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- Manchester University Press 2006; US$ 95.00
In this important new book, Peter J. Martin explores the interface between musicological and sociological approaches to the analysis of music, and in doing so reveals the differing foundations of cultural studies and sociological perspectives more generally. Building on the arguments of his earlier book Sounds and society, Dr Martin initially contrasts... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.00
As more and more music literature is published each year, librarians, scholars, and bibliographers are turning to music bibliography to retain control over the flood of information. Based on the Conference of Music Bibliography, this timely book provides vital information on the most important aspects of the scholarly practice of music bibliography.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 158.00
This revised edition of Garland's 1989 publication updates the core bibliography on Gustave Mahler (as well as his spouse and fellow composer Alma Mahler) by incorporating new research gathered over the past dozen years on his life and professional works. Gustave Mahler, renowned conductor and composer of symphonies and song cycles, is one of the... more...
- Elliott & Thompson 2013; US$ 9.99
Readers are pushed to their memory limits to recall their most obscure music knowledge with this book as it has 1,000 questions and answers to stump every music-lover With questions for the novice, the enthusiast, and the downright expert, The Classic FM Quiz Book is guaranteed to set your musical knowledge a-quaver as you pit wits against Quick... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95
Nineteenth-Century Choral Music is an in-depth examination of the rich repertoire of choral music and the cultural phenomenon of choral music making throughout the period. The book is divided into three main sections. The first details the attraction to choral singing and the ways it was linked to different parts of society, and to the role of choral... 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 109.95
Bands structured around western wind instruments are among the most widespread instrumental ensembles in the world. Although these ensembles draw upon European military traditions that spread globally through colonialism, militarism and missionary work, local musicians worldwide have adapted the brass band prototype to their various home settings for... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
This is the first study of a neglected genre and has four aims: firstly, to show the development of symphonic composition in Australia from Federation to 1960; secondly to highlight the achievement of the main composers who wrote symphonies; thirdly, to advocate the restoration and revival of this repertory; and, lastly, to take a step towards a recasting... more...
- Helion & Company 2013; US$ 19.95
With Trumpet, Drum and Fife' is described as a 'short treatise covering the rise and fall of military musical instruments on the battlefield'. Despite there being a plethora of books about military music, 'With Trumpet, Drum and Fife' stands out from the crowd in that it explores new areas of the world of military musical instruments.... more...