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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 74.95
Authors Terry E. Miller and Andrew Shahriari take students around the world to experience the diversity of musical expression. World Music: A Global Journey , now in its third edition, is known for its breadth in surveying the world?s major cultures in a systematic study of world music within a strong pedagogical framework. As one prepares for... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 18.99
1. Introduction. 2. Jim Crow, Economics, and the Politics of Musicianship. 3. Modernism, Race, and Aesthetics. 4. Africa, The Cold War and the Diaspora at Home. 5. Activism and Fundraising from Freedom Now to the Freedom Rides. 6. Activism and Fundraising from Birmingham to Black Power. 7. The Debate Within: White Backlash, The New Thing, and Economics.... more...
- Elliott & Thompson 2015; US$ 9.99
High quality soundtracks composed for video games have only been around for a few decades, but their popularity is fast becoming a global phenomenon. Packed full of essential information, this pocket-sized handbook explores the way the music has developed in step with gaming technology, as the once-niche genre increasingly enters the mainstream. ... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 35.00
With an influx of Appalachian migrants who came looking for work in the 1940s and 1950s, Baltimore found itself populated by some extraordinary mountain musicians and was for a brief time the center of the bluegrass world. Life in Baltimore for these musicians was not easy. There were missed opportunities, personal demons and always the up-hill battle... more...
- transcript 2015; US$ 35.30
Dieses Buch widmet sich den Stimmen und Gesangsweisen in der populären Musik der USA. Am Beispiel von Sängerinnen und Sängern aus den Bereichen Vaudeville, Gospel, Blues, American Popular Song, Musical, Jazz, Country, Folk, Rhythm & Blues, Rock'n'Roll und Soul beschreiben die Beiträge detailliert, wie vokale Ausdrucksmittel einander über Genregrenzen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 61.95
Two decades after the fall of communism in Eastern Europe and one decade into the twenty-first century, European music remains one of the most powerful forces for shaping nationalism. Using intensive fieldwork throughout Europe -- from participation in alpine foot pilgrimages to studies of the grandest music spectacle anywhere in the world, the Eurovision... more...
Damnable Practises: Witches, Dangerous Women, and Music in Seventeenth-Century English Broadside BalladsAshgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
Broadside ballads-folio-sized publications containing verse, a tune indication, and woodcut imagery-related cautionary tales, current events, and simplified myth and history to a wide range of social classes across seventeenth century England. Ballads straddled, and destabilized, the categories of public and private performance spaces, the material... more...