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- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 30.00
The popularity of the motion picture soundtrack O Brother, Where Art Thou? brought an extraordinary amount of attention to bluegrass, but it also drew its share of criticism from some aficionados who felt the album?s inclusion of more modern tracks misrepresented the genre. This soundtrack, these purists argued, wasn?t bluegrass, but ?roots music,?... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 55.00
For most musicians and musicologists in the West, traditional Albanian music remains an obscure subject, even though Albania has produced a monumental cultural and corresponding musical heritage. This book examines the distinct musical culture of southeastern Europe, both monophonic and polyphonic, by delineating its four main musical dialects: Gheg,... more...
- Souvenir Press 2011; US$ 8.99
When first published 'The Sound of the City' was hailed as "has never been bettered as the definitive history of rock" (The Guardian'). Now the classic history of rock and roll, has been revised and updated with over 75 historic archive photos. The text has been substantially revised to include newly discovered information and it is now "the one essential... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 61.00
During the 1990s, musical genres became more commercialized than ever?and that was just one of the many changes that characterized the decade. Music of the 1990s offers a detailed and wide-ranging view of the important music of the '90s, identifying the artists and the important compositions?popular, classical, and jazz?that helped shape the period.... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 85.00
The early seventeenth century, when the first operas were written and technical advances with far-reaching consequences?such as tonal music?began to develop, is also notable for another shift: the displacement of aristocratic music-makers by a new professional class of performers. In this book, Andrew Dell?Antonio looks at a related phenomenon: the... more...
- Andrews UK 2011; US$ 3.99
Are you an expert on Britney Spears? Have you followed every dramatic twist and turn in the amazing Britney Spears story from child wannabe to controversial princess of pop? Are you familiar with Britneys early work before finding international acclaim and stardom? And would you like to find out more about the blond schoolgirl who went on to... more...
- Andrews UK 2011; US$ 3.99
Do you often listen to pop music? Can you recall artists from yesteryear and reel off their hits? Do you have a broad knowledge of the history of pop? If you think you are an expert on pop music, then this quiz book is just what you need to test your memory of pop culture through the years. Which female singer fronted the Bluebelles during the 1960s?... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 13.69
Der Band thematisiert Bewegungen in der Institution Schule und verfolgt den Diskurs in der Genderdebatte von der feministischen Mädchenbildung bis zur Genderkompetenz. Im Zentrum steht die Frage: Wie kann Geschlechtergerechtigkeit in der Schule verwirklicht werden? Anhand von Konzepten und Ansätzen, empirischen Studien und Schulprozessen werden Facetten... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 27.37
Oversexed and underfucked! Diese sicherlich pointiert formulierte und auch provozierende Diagnose über den gegenwärtigen Zustand des ?sexuellen Begehrens? unterstellt, dass die Lust der Geschlechter aufeinander heute weitgehend abhanden gekommen sei und dass die vermeintliche, ganz wesentlich durch die Medien getragene, Übersexualisierung daran einen... more...