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  • Romantic Anatomies of Performanceby James Q. Davies

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 60.00

    Romantic Anatomies of Performance is concerned with the very matter of musical expression: the hands and voices of virtuosic musicians. Rubini, Chopin, Nourrit, Liszt, Donzelli, Thalberg, Velluti, Sontag, and Malibran were prominent celebrity pianists and singers who plied their trade between London and Paris, the most dynamic musical centers of... more...

  • Singing Jeremiahby Robert L. Kendrick

    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...

  • 'Nationes', 'Gentes' und die Musik im Mittelalterby Frank Hentschel; Marie Winkelmüller

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    The notion that ideas and judgments about music are based on cultural-specific and national frames of reference and ideologies was not invented in the modern era. Taking an interdisciplinary perspective, this volume examines the role played by notions of communities such as Germani, Itali, and Franci (Germanic, Italian, and French) in medieval writings... more...

  • Underground Music from the Former USSRby Valeria Tsenova

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 76.95

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Orientalismus in der Popmusikby Markus Henrik Wyrwich

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 23.13

    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...

  • Reclaiming Late-Romantic Musicby Peter Franklin

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 60.00

    Why are some of the most beloved and frequently performed works of the late-romantic period?Mahler, Delius, Debussy, Sibelius, Puccini?regarded by many critics as perhaps not quite of the first rank? Why has modernist discourse continued to brand these works as overly sentimental and emotionally self-indulgent? Peter Franklin takes a close and even-handed... more...

  • Das Sounddesign im deutschen Spielfilmby Mario Brauch

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 37.02

    Das Jahr 1962 veränderte die Tongestaltung des deutschen Spielfilms entscheidend. Mit dem Anspruch, den Neuen Deutschen Film zu erschaffen, endete die Ära des deutschen Heimatfilmes und gänzlich unkonventionelle Filminhalte rückten in den künstlerischen Mittelpunkt. Regisseure wie Bernhard Wicki oder Wim Wenders ließen die bislang herrschenden politischen,... more...

  • Music, Performance, and the Realities of Filmby Benjamin Winters

    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...

  • The Ideological Cold Warby Johanna Rainio-Niemi

    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...

  • Musikgeschichte Dänemarksby Hanns-Peter Mederer

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 32.39

    Vor nicht langer Zeit stellte ein dänischer Repräsentant der klassischen Musik fest: Kein Land in Europa weise eine höhere Komponistendichte auf als seine Heimat. Für die Entwicklung im 20. Jahrhundert kann dieses leicht überspitzte Statement tatsächlich einen gewissen Wahrheitswert beanspruchen. Doch wie sieht es mit den Anfängen und der frühen Neuzeit... more...