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  • Musical Instruments of the Bibleby Jeremy Montagu

    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...

  • 100 Best Albums Of All Timeby Toby Creswell

    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 Dylan’s stunning Highway 61 Revisited , through the pioneering genius of the Beatles’ best work, across the... more...

  • Hymnal Companion to Sound the Bambooby I-to Loh

    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...

  • Vieltönige Musikby Martin Kirnbauer

    Schwabe Verlag Basel 2013; US$ 72.99

    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...

  • Music in Antiquityby Joan Goodnick Westenholz; Yossi Maurey; Edwin Seroussi

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 142.85

    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...

  • The Italian Cantata in Viennaby Lawrence Bennett

    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...

  • Ellingtoniaby W. E. Timner

    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...

  • Music and Kabbalahby Matityahu Glazerson

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1996; US$ 47.99

    Music is an intrinsic part of Jewish expression, reaching back to the biblical "Song of the Sea," which appears in Exodus, and the Psalms composed by King David. Employing the tools of Jewish mysticism, Music and Kabbalah examines the spiritual connection between God and music. The holy aspects of the musical scale, musical terminology, and instruments... more...

  • All of Meby Jos Willems

    Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 72.99

    A discography of jazz trumpeter and singer Louis Armstrong's groundbreaking musical career, with detailed information about all his works, from professionally made commercial releases to amateur and unissued recordings. more...

  • Music from the House of Hammerby Randall D. Larson

    Scarecrow Press 1996; US$ 57.99

    Hammer Film Productions produced Horror/Fantasy films with a unique sound. The musicians and the work they did are chronicled here in careful detail. more...