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  • Lift Every Voice and Singby Julian Bond; Sondra Kathryn Wilson

    Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 29.95

    "A group of young men in Jacksonville, Florida, arranged to celebrate Lincoln's birthday in 1900. My brother, J. Rosamond Johnson, and I decided to write a song to be sung at the exercise. I wrote the words and he wrote the music. Our New York publisher, Edward B. Marks, made mimeographed copies for us and the song was taught to and sung by a chorus... more...

  • Russians on Russian Music, 1880?1917by Stuart Campbell

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    This book explores the reactions of leading critics to new Russian music in the period 1880?1917. more...

  • The Rise of a Jazz Art Worldby Paul Lopes

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 41.00 US$ 33.62

    A unique sociological vision of the evolution of jazz music in the twentieth century, first published in 2002. more...

  • The Motet in the Age of Du Fayby Julie E. Cumming

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 46.00 US$ 37.72

    A re-evaluation of the Latin-texted motet during the age of Du Fay. more...

  • Polish Music since Szymanowskiby Adrian Thomas

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 52.00 US$ 42.64

    Looks at Polish music since 1937 and its interaction with political and cultural turmoil. more...

  • Jazz in Its Timeby Martin Williams

    Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.16

    From record album liner notes to serious academic pieces, Martin Williams has been perceptively chronicling the development of jazz for over three decades. In this, his newest collection of jazz writings, Williams brings together many of his best pieces and covers new ground, with short columns on Teddy Wilson and George Winston and a longer article,... more...

  • Jazz Changesby Martin Williams

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.16

    Jazz Changes is the late Martin Williams's third and perhaps best collection of jazz portraits, interviews, narrative accounts of recording sessions, rehearsals, and performances, important liner notes, and far reaching discussions of musicians and their music. The collection includes thirty years of Williams's finest pieces taking readers on an engaging... more...

  • The Jazz Revolutionby Kathy J. Ogren

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.16

    Born of African rhythms, the spiritual "call and response," and other American musical traditions, jazz was by the 1920s the dominant influence on this country's popular music. Writers of the Harlem Renaissance (Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, Zora Neale Hurston) and the "Lost Generation" (Malcolm Cowley, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Gertrude Stein), along... more...

  • Wrong's What I Do Bestby Barbara Ching

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99

    This is the first study of "hard" country music as well as the first comprehensive application of contemporary cultural theory to country music. Barbara Ching begins by defining the features that make certain country songs and artists "hard." She compares hard country music to "high" American culture, arguing that hard country deliberately focuses... more...

  • World Music: A Very Short Introductionby Philip V. Bohlman

    OUP Oxford 2002; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    World Music draws readers into a remarkable range of historical encounters, in which music had the power to evoke the exotic and to give voice to the voiceless. In the course of the volume's eight chapters the reader witnesses music's involvement in the modern world, but also the individual moments and particular histories that are crucial to an understanding... more...