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  • Jazz Sells: Music, Marketing, and Meaningby Mark Laver

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Jazz Sells: Music, Marketing, and Meaning examines the issues of jazz, consumption, and capitalism through advertising. On television, on the Internet, in radio, and in print, advertising is a critically important medium for the mass dissemination of music and musical meaning. This book is a study of the use of the jazz genre as a musical signifier... more...

  • Focus: Music, Nationalism, and the Making of a New Europeby Philip V. Bohlman

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 61.95

    Focus: Music, Nationalism, and the Making of the New Europe surveys the intersection of music and nationalism by tracing its historical development and documenting its persistence today. Contrasting different types of music reveals how music expresses core ideas of nationalism, for example, folk music in the nineteenth century and popular music... more...

  • Popular Film Music and Masculinity in Actionby Amanda Howell

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    Amanda Howell offers a new perspective on the contemporary pop score as the means by which masculinities not seen?or heard?before become a part of post-World War II American cinema. Popular Film Music and Masculinity in Action addresses itself to an eclectic mix of film, from Elvis and Travolta star vehicles to Bruckheimer-produced blockbuster action,... more...

  • Sizhu Instrumental Music of South Chinaby Alan R. Thrasher

    BRILL 2008; US$ 130.00

    A study on Chinese music, based on the author's extensive fieldwork and a thorough knowledge of the scholarly literature. Itexamines the theoretical underpinnigs. more...

  • Precious Metalby Albert Mudrian

    Da Capo Press 2009; US$ 18.95

    The making of the 25 greatest extreme metal albums of all time, as told via exclusive band-member interviews, drawn and expanded from Decibel 's ?Hall of Fame? more...

  • Musik in der Mittelalter-Szeneby Iwen Schmees

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 39.10

    Das Mittelalter scheint heute allgegenwärtig. Sei es unter dem Begriff 'Lebendige Geschichte', 'Reenactment', 'Kultur', oder schlicht neudeutsch 'Event' - die Angebote, sich dem Mittelalter zu nähern sind zahlreicher denn je. Und während sich die einen Holzhäuser im Museumspark für lebendige Geschichtsdarstellung bauen und dort ihre Wochenenden als... more...

  • Stephen Sondheims Sweeney Toddby Marco Franke

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 39.10

    Spätestens seit der Verfilmung durch Tim Burton wurde Stephen Sondheims Musical "Sweeney Todd" auch hierzulande einem breiten Publikum bekannt. 1979 am Broadway uraufgeführt, kann das Werk mittlerweile als Klassiker der Gattung bezeichnet werden und gilt gemeinhin als größte Leistung des amerikanischen Komponisten und Textautors. Aufgrund der musikalisch... more...

  • Rapucationby Robin Haefs

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 34.55

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Bachelorarbeit "Rapucation" beschäftigt sich mit der Herstellung einer neuartigen Lernhilfe für Schüler der 5. und 6. Klassen. Es wird eine CD produziert, die textlich Unterrichtsinhalte vermittelt, sich hinsichtlich des Sounds jedoch an aktuell erfolgreichen deutschsprachigen Rapproduktionen orientiert. Der durch die Rezeption... more...

  • The Dastgah Concept in Persian Musicby Hormoz Farhat

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 36.00

    The tradition of Persian art music embodies twelve modal systems, known as dastgahs. Each dastgah represents a complex of skeletal melodic models on the basis of which a performer produces extemporised pieces. The dastgahs revolve around unspecified central nuclear melodies which the individual musician comes to know through experience and absorption.... more...

  • Music Criticism in Nineteenth-Century Franceby Katharine Ellis

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 60.00

    This book focuses on the musical writings in the daily and periodical press in France during the nineteenth century. more...