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  • Bachata and Dominican Identity / La bachata y la identidad dominicanaby Julie A. Sellers

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    Bachata--a guitar-based romantic music that debuted in Santo Domingo's urban shantytowns in the 1960s--is today one of the hottest Latin genres. Dominicans at home and abroad have embraced bachata as synonymous with national identity. Still, fans and musicians have not forgotten the social stigma the genre carried for decades. This book interweaves... more...

  • Music, Travel, and Imperial Encounter in 19th-Century Franceby Ruth Rosenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book considers the activities and writings of early song collectors and proto-ethnomusicologists, memoirists, and other "musical travelers" in 19 th -century France. Each of the book?s discrete but interrelated chapters is devoted to a different geographic and discursive site of empire, examining French representations of musical encounters in... more...

  • Social Networks and Music Worldsby Nick Crossley; Siobhan McAndrew; Paul Widdop

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Social networks are critical for the creation and consumption of music. This edited collection, Social Networks and Music Worlds , introduces students and scholars of music in society to the core concepts and tools of social network analysis. The collection showcases the use of these tools by sociologists, historians and musicologists, examining... more...

  • How Star Wars Conquered the Universeby Chris Taylor

    Head of Zeus 2014; US$ 11.65

    Why do most people know what an Ewok is, even if they haven't seen Return of the Jedi? How have Star Wars action figures come to outnumber human beings? How did 'Jedi' become an officially recognised religion? When did the films' merchandising revenue manage to rival the GDP of a small country? Tracing the birth, death and rebirth of the epic universe... more...

  • Songs by Henri Reber (1807-1880), Six Romances Populaires (1849), Six Melodies de Victor Hugo (1855), and Five Other Songs by Edouard Lalo (1823-1892)by David Tunley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Beatles vs. Stonesby John McMillian; Henning Dedekind

    Orell Füssli Verlag 2014; US$ 21.04

    "Micks schwules Getanze ist ein Witz!"(John Lennon über Mick Jagger) "Liverpool ist ein anderes Wort für Alaska." (Keith Richard über die Geburtsstadt der Beatles) Wer hat die schärfsten Bräute? Wer verkauft die meisten Platten? Wer macht die beste Musik? Wer ist am glaubwürdigsten? Dieses Buch ist ein blendend geschriebenes, anekdotenreiches... more...

  • 2015 Songwriter's Marketby James Duncan

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 29.99

    The most trusted guide to songwriting success! There is a home out there for every song you've written, but in order to place those songs and advance your music career you must arm yourself with steadfast determination, unending passion, and the most accurate music business knowledge available. For more than 38 years, Songwriter's Market has provided... more...

  • Sleeping in Templesby Susan Tomes

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 34.95

    Highly acclaimed author Susan Tomes takes up various topics of perennial interest: how music awakens and even creates memories, what 'interpretation' really means, what effect daily practice has on the character, whether playing from memory is a burden or a liberation, and why the piano is the right tool for the job. more...

  • Made In Brazilby Martha Tupinambá de Ulhôa; Cláudia Azevedo; Felipe Trotta

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Made in Brazil: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of twentieth-century Brazilian popular music. The volume consists of essays by leading scholars and journalists of Brazilian music, and covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of pop music in Brazil.... more...

  • Dichtung, Bibel und Gesangbuchby Jürgen Henkys

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 53.16

    In den 24 Beiträgen dieser Sammlung untersucht Jürgen Henkys Kirchenlieder aus der Zeit Luthers bis zur Gegenwart mit besonderem Fokus auf dem Verhältnis von biblischer Autorität, poetischer Qualität und zeitgenössischer Frömmigkeit, die in den Liedern zum Ausdruck kommt. Dabei untersucht er unter anderem Werke von Paul Gerhardt, Matthias Jorissen... more...