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- HarperCollins Canada 2012; US$ 2.99
Alan Cross is the preeminent chronicler of popular music. Here he provides the history of Lou Reed and The Velvet Underground. This look at the band -- "The First Alternative Band" -- is based on the audiobook of the same name. more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 139.95
The South Asian dancing-beloveds courtesanship, her enigmatic presence, her romantic allure, and her socio-economic position are all explored within the framework of this book. This text presents English translations of major Urdu (and a couple of Poorbi) lyrics from classic South Asian films. more...
- Equinox Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 29.99
This ground-breaking volume bridges the fields of music and sound and also positions animation-film sound and music in the context of the screen and music industries. Animation experts like Paul Wells and Daniel Goldmark and film-music authorities including Philip Hayward, Ian Inglis and Janet Halfyard provide international perspectives on the history... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 54.99
This documented history reconstructs the song performances of each annual production of the Ziegfeld Follies from 1907 to 1931. In so doing, it demonstrates the important role of song in facilitating the comedy and spectacle for which the Follies are better known. more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 39.99
?Pädagogisches Handeln ist auf Erfahrungen angewiesen und auf sie bezogen. Dabei werden einerseits Erfahrungen und die Fähigkeiten, sie zu bearbeiten, immer schon vorausgesetzt. Andererseits besteht Erziehung geradezu darin, Erfahrungen zu ermöglichen bzw. herzustellen und sie zu bearbeiten. Immerhin definieren wichtige Traditionslinien in der Geschichte... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2002; US$ 49.99
Thompson's book provides a glimpse into a society in which cultures intersect and in which magic was born in the form of the popular salsa . Musicians, musicologists, historians, students of Hispanic culture, and anyone interested in the musical foundations of Puerto Rican life will fund Music in Puerto Rico a valuable resource. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 25.95
Opera: The Basics offers an excellent introduction to four centuries of opera. Its easy to follow sections explore topics including: the origins of opera basic terminology the history of major opera genres including: serious opera, comic opera, semi-serious opera and vernacular opera. With key notes, discography and videography, this is the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95
Nineteenth-Century Choral Music is an in-depth examination of the rich repertoire of choral music and the cultural phenomenon of choral music making throughout the period. The book is divided into three main sections. The first details the attraction to choral singing and the ways it was linked to different parts of society, and to the role of choral... more...