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- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 78.95
The concept of ?live? has changed as a consequence of mediated culture. Interaction may occur in real time, but not necessarily in shared physical spaces with others. The Digital Evolution of Live Music considers notions of live music in time and space as influenced by digital technology. This book presents the argument that live music is a special... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95
Singing the Body Electric explores the relationship between the human voice and technology, offering startling insights into the ways in which technological mediation affects our understanding of the voice, and more generally, the human body. From the phonautograph to magnetic tape and now to digital sampling, Miriama Young visits particular musical... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 30.00
In the hands of the state, music is a political tool. The Banda de Música del Estado de Oaxaca (State Band of Oaxaca, BME), a civil organization nearly as old as the modern state of Oaxaca itself, offers unique insights into the history of a modern political state. In The Inevitable Bandstand , Charles V. Heath examines the BME?s role as a part... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 40.00
Films produced in late 1960s and early 1970s America--along with later films focusing on that period--continue to frame our understanding of the counterculture era. The popular and experimental music of the day is central to the counterculture narrative on film, from the utopian Monterey Pop (1968) to the disenchantment of Gimme Shelter (1970). But... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 35.99
By exploring the relationship between music and the moving image in film narrative, David Neumeyer shows that film music is not conceptually separate from sound or dialogue, but that all three are manipulated and continually interact in the larger acoustical world of the sound track. In a medium in which the image has traditionally trumped sound,... more...
- Routledge 2002; US$ 37.95
The second edition of the classic text on the history of electronic music, this book has been thoroughly updated to present material on home computers, the Internet, as well as enlarged sections on history and theoretical issues. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 40.00
Study of 'characteristic' symphonies, discussing works by Beethoven, Haydn and Dittersdorf. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 60.00
This is an introduction to the familiar music of Indonesia - both as sounds and cultural phenomena. It examines the meaning and significance of traditional Indonesian musical expressions and explores the agricultural roots of modern day dangdut dancing. more...