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Folk, national, and ethnic music

  • The 60s Music Quiz Bookby Paul Andrews

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    How well do you know your 60's Pop Music? This Quiz book will test even the most avid fan, with questions that span the 60's bands and songs! Test yourself and your friends with this 60's Pop Music Quiz Book. more...

  • Chasing the Rising Sunby Ted Anthony

    Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 26.00

    Chasing the Rising Sun is the story of an American musical journey told by a prize-winning writer who traced one song in its many incarnations as it was carried across the world by some of the most famous singers of the twentieth century. Most people know the song "House of the Rising Sun" as 1960s rock by the British Invasion group the Animals,... more...

  • Old-Time Music and Danceby John Bealle

    Indiana University Press 2005; US$ 19.95

    In the summer of 1972, a group of young people in Bloomington, Indiana, began a weekly gathering with the purpose of reviving traditional American old-time music and dance. In time, the group became a kind of accidental utopia, a community bound by celebration and deliberately void of structure and authority.... more...

  • Música de todo el mundo (Music Around the World)by Char Benjamin

    Shell Education 2010; US$ 8.99

    Do you enjoy listening to music? Do you know that there is a pattern to music and the instruments we use to make music? Tapping and clapping are movements that can form a pattern. For example, tap, tap, clap, tap, tap, clap. Can you find a pattern with your favorite instrument? 32pp. more...

  • Britpop and the English Music Traditionby Professor Andy Bennett; Professor Jon Stratton; Professor Stan Hawkins; Professor Lori Burns

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Britpop and the English Music Tradition is the first study devoted exclusively to the Britpop phenomenon and its contexts. The genre of Britpop, with its assertion of Englishness, evolved at the same time that devolution was striking deep into the hegemonic claims of English culture to represent Britain. It is usually argued that Britpop, with its... more...

  • Klänge im Zeitalter ihrer medialen Verfügbarkeitby Susanne Binas-Preisendörfer

    transcript 2014; US$ 27.03

    Die Digitalisierung hat die Debatten um Segnungen und Gefahren medialer Verfügbarkeit auf die gesellschaftliche Agenda gesetzt. Der freie Umgang mit kulturellen Errungenschaften der Menschheit und das erodierende Urheberrecht bestimmen die Auseinandersetzungen um die Legitimität kultureller Praktiken. Musik und Klänge stehen dabei im Zentrum - insbesondere... more...

  • We Shall Overcomeby Victor V. Bobetsky

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 74.99

    We Shall Overcome: Essays on a Great American Song , edited and compiled by Victor V. Bobetsky, comprises essays that explore the origins, history, and impact of this great American folk song. more...

  • World Musicby Philip V. Bohlman

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 9.99

    In the course of this 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 of music's diversity. more...

  • The Music of European Nationalismby Philip V. Bohlman

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 60.00

    This volume surveys the intersection of music and nationalism by tracing its historical development and interpreting its most recent forms. Several types of music are offered as examples of how music becomes a language and agent for nationalism. more...

  • Jewish Musical Modernism, Old and Newby Philip V. Bohlman; Sander L. Gilman

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 34.00

    Tackling the myriad issues raised by Sander Gilman?s provocative opening salvo??Are Jews Musical???this volume?s distinguished contributors present a series of essays that trace the intersections of Jewish history and music from the late nineteenth century to the present. Covering the sacred and the secular, the European and the non-European, and... more...