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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...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 23.11
Zum ersten Mal wird in diesem Band Orientalismusforschung mit der Forschung zur populären Musik systematisch vereint. Gut 35 Jahre nach Erscheinen des Schlüsselwerkes "Orientalism? von Edward Said hat die spannende Debatte um Orient und Okzident nichts von ihrer gesellschaftlich-politischen Bedeutung eingebüßt und nahezu jede Disziplin der Geisteswissenschaft... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 24.78
Youghal town, in County Cork has a long history which predates most others in Ireland. The area was settled by vikings (Danes) and later, the town was fortified with walls built by the Normans in the 1100s. For centuries after, the town was a hub of trading activity and a vital port during the early stages of the English empire's expansion. This book... more...
- LSU Press 2014; US$ 19.95
Red beans and rice, trad jazz, and second lines are the Big Easy's calling cards, but beyond where the carriage rides take you is a city brimming with genre-defying music, transnational cuisine, and pockets of wild, artistic locals that challenge preconceived notions of what it means to be New Orleans. With a respectful nod to the traditional and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
This book examines the relationship between narrative film and reality, as seen through the lens of on-screen classical concert performance. By investigating these scenes, wherein the performance of music is foregrounded in the narrative, Winters uncovers how concert performance reflexively articulates music's importance to the ontology of film. The... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
This book opens new perspectives into the Cold War ideological confrontations. Using Austria and Finland as an example, it shows how the Cold War battles for the hearts and minds of the people also influenced policies in countries that wished to stay outside the conflict. Following the model of older European neutrals, Austria and Finland sought... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95
Rock Music in American Popular Culture III: More Rock ?n?Roll Resources explores the fascinating world of rock music and examines how this medium functions as an expression of cultural and social identity. This nostalgic guide explores the meanings and messages behind some of the most popular rock ?n?roll songs that captured the American spirit, mirrored... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
The musical genre of taarab is played for entertainment at weddings and other festive occasions all along the Swahili Coast in East Africa. In this study Janet Topp Fargion traces the development of the genre in Zanzibar, from the late nineteenth century to the end of the twentieth. Of special interest is the role of women - as audiences and primary... more...