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- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 42.99
A defining moment in Catholic life in early modern Europe, Holy Week brought together the faithful to commemorate the passion, crucifixion, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. In this study of ritual and music, Robert L. Kendrick investigates the impact of the music used during the Paschal Triduum on European cultures during the mid-16th century, when... more...
- John Blake 2014; US$ 8.99
B. B. King, Joni Mitchell, Keith Richards, Queen Latifah, and more than 70 other iconic musicians discuss the creative process in exclusive interviews "I was amazed at how many people have shared an experience I thought was so rare." ?Eric Clapton In this exciting, original, and inspiring book, 75 of the world's most iconic musicians reveal,... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 114.95
This volume addresses the perceived gap between symbolic interaction and ethnomusicological approaches to the study of music. It seeks to bring the fields closer by highlighting some of the complementary theoretical constructs of phenomenology and symbolic interaction as they relate to music studies. The papers, presented at the 2012 Couch-Stone Symposium,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
From its earliest days as little more than a series of monophonic outbursts to its current-day scores that can rival major symphonic film scores, video game music has gone through its own particular set of stylistic and functional metamorphoses while both borrowing and recontextualizing the earlier models from which it borrows. With topics ranging... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
Hardcore, Punk, and Other Junk: Aggressive Sounds in Contemporary Music , edited by Eric James Abbey and Colin Helb, is a collection of writings on music that is considered aggressive throughout the world. This collection reflects the importance of aggressive music within our society and how this music effects and informs contemporary issues. ... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95
In her provocative new book Rednecks, Queers, and Country Music , Nadine Hubbs looks at how class and gender identity play out in one of America?s most culturally and politically charged forms of popular music. Skillfully weaving historical inquiry with an examination of classed cultural repertoires and close listening to country songs, Hubbs confronts... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 34.99
In Who Did It First?: Great Pop Cover Songs and Their Original Artists, the second volume in Bob Leszczak?s exciting Who Did It First? series, readers explore the hidden history of the most famous, indeed legendary, pop songs and standards. As Leszczak points out, the version you purchased, swayed to, sang to, and grew up with is often not... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00
Cover songs operate as a form of cultural discourse across various musical genres and different societal, historical and political conditions. Case studies include a comparative analysis of Jimi Hendrix's and Whitney Houston's versions of "The Star-Spangled Banner" as well as a mapping of the trajectory of "(I Can't Get No)... more...