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- O'Reilly Media 2009; US$ 15.99
Get the scoop on iTunes 9 and all of the newest iPods with this bestselling Missing Manual. Apple's gotten the world hooked on portable music, pictures, and videos with its amazing entertainment center, but one thing they haven't delivered is an easy guide for getting the most out of it. That's where this book comes in. iPod: The Missing Manual... more...
- University of California Press 2010; US$ 30.95
Interpreting Music is a comprehensive essay on understanding musical meaning and performing music meaningfully?"interpreting music" in both senses of the term. Synthesizing and advancing two decades of highly influential work, Lawrence Kramer fundamentally rethinks the concepts of work, score, performance, performativity, interpretation, and meaning?even... more...
- PublicAffairs 2004; US$ 17.95
A distinguished New York Times editor explores the history of the pipe organ in America in a book that will intrigue and delight anyone interested in classical music and popular culture. Hear the sounds of some of the pipe organs featured in ALL THE STOPS more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 42.00
Like his compositions, Milton Babbitt's writings about music have exerted an extraordinary influence on postwar music and thinking about music. In essays and public addresses spanning fifty years, Babbitt has grappled profoundly with central questions in the composition and apprehension of music. These writings range from personal memoirs and critical... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 119.95
Setting out to address a range of approaches to theorizing music and promulgating modes of analysis across a wide range of repertories, the essays in this collection can be read as a coming of age of critical musicology through its active dialogue with other disciplines such as sociology, feminism, ethnomusicology, history, anthropology, philosophy,... more...
- Portable Press 2012; US$ 17.95
Uncle John has proven once again that he is in tune with our legion of loyal readers. This 516-page musical masterpiece dedicated to all things noteworthy ranges from silly one-hit wonders to culture-changing musical milestones. You'll get a glimpse into the future of music and go back to the days when prehistoric man first started communicating in... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 55.00
The 17th century was the century of the organ in much the same way the 19th century was the century of the piano. Almost without exception, the major composers of the century wrote for the instrument, and most of them were practicing organists themselves. This historical book surveys, analyzes, and discusses the major national styles of 17th century... more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2011; US$ 17.50
‘Some people think it a very bad thing to have an opinion about anything. Blend in, don?t make too much noise, just be happy with what you know and do. I can?t do that.? South African DJ personality and Idols judge Gareth Cliff likes to shoot from the hip. Whether on air or judging a trembling Idols contestant, he?s always quick with a point of... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 69.95
This book discusses all aspects of computing for expressive performance, from the history of CSEMPs to the very latest research, in addition to discussing the fundamental ideas, and key issues and directions for future research. Topics and features: includes review questions at the end of each chapter; presents a survey of systems for real-time interactive... more...