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- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2010; US$ 29.99
A Tanner's Worth of Tune is the first book to be written on the post-war British musical, and the first major assessment of the British musical for a quarter of a century, reviving interest ina vast archive of musicals that have been dismissed to the footnotes of theatrical history. This timely reappraisal of the genre and its social background, before... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2012; US$ 29.99
West End Broadway is the first book to deal specifically with the 'Golden Age' of American musicals in London. Here is a history and a re-evaluation not only of the British productions of Broadway's most popular product but of the works themselves, beginning with a brief account of the origins of the genre and of the shows seen during World War II.... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 0.00
The Queen?s English has no place across the pond, where a long history of defiance, creativity, and originality has made its way into the everyday vocabulary of Americans coast-to-coast. God Bless America is an informative and entertaining guide to the meaning and history beneath our uniquely American words and phrases. Robert Hendrickson makes... more...
- Gia Publications 2013; US$ 36.99
A new, highly authoritative reference for all things related to Asian Christian hymnody, this tome examines the hymns of Sound the Bamboo in their historical, cultural, and spiritual contexts of 22 countries. Noted hymnologist I-to Loh has gathered and assembled his studies and experiences and that of many colleagues relating to the history and... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2013; Not Available
The 100 Best Albums of all Time announces and elaborates on the best albums of released since music gave birth to rock and roll. From the opening snare shot that was heard around the world on Like a Rolling Stone from Bob Dylans stunning Highway 61 Revisited , through the pioneering genius of the Beatles best work, across the... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2002; US$ 59.99
This book uses all the resources available to establish what each instrument in the bible really was, what it looked like, and how it was played and is arranged in the same order as the King James Bible, with explanation where this differs from other versions in English. As well as a full bibliography, there are three indexes. more...
- Schwabe Verlag Basel 2013; US$ 67.99
Mit mehr als zwölf Tönen - "cela produit vn bel effet"Dieser Band beschreibt anhand von Materialien aus Rom zur Zeit des Barberini-Papstes Urban VIII. (amtierend 1623-1644) ein heute in der Musikgeschichtsschreibung weitgehend vergessenes Phänomen - Vieltönigkeit. Bezeichnet ist damit Musik, die mit mehr als zwölf realen, d.h. mit unterschiedlichen... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 137.40
Music was one component of the cultural continuum that developed in the contiguous civilizations of the ancient Near East and of Greece and Rome. This book covers the range and gamut of this symbiosis, as well as scrutinizes archeological findings, texts, and iconographical materials in specific geographical areas along this continuum.... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 54.99
Lawrence Bennett provides a comprehensive study of the rich repertoire of accompanied vocal chamber music that entertained the imperial family in Vienna and their guests throughout the 17th and early 18th centuries. The cantata became a form of elite entertainment composed to amuse listeners during banquets or pay homage to members of the royal family... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2000; US$ 119.99
Edward Kennedy 'Duke' Ellington (1899-1974) is recognized as one of the great composers and orchestra leaders of the twentieth century and is credited for raising jazz to its highest plateau. He remained musically active through his entire life, creating a prolific musical output. Ellingtonia: The Recorded Music of Duke Ellington and His Sidemen compiles... more...