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- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 35.00
Analytical and Cross-Cultural Studies in World Music presents intriguing explanations of extraordinary musical creations from diverse cultures across the world. All the authors are experts, deeply engaged in the traditions they describe. They recount the contexts in which the music is created and performed, and then hone in on elucidating how the music... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 22.70
Die aktive Verwendung von Musik im Alltag zur Emotionsbeeinflussung wird erst in den letzten Jahren vermehrt untersucht. Bestehende Arbeiten stellen hierbei die Interaktion zwischen dem sozialen Umfeld und der jeweilige Situation in den Mittelpunkt. Doch kommen bei dieser Betrachtungsweise situationsübergreifende und personale Faktoren zu kurz. Den... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Translated by E. Gulbekian, edited with introduction by N.V. Nersessian. Komitas Vardapet was the giant of Armenian sacred and folk music. Eight of Komitas's principal musicological studies have been selected from his Collected Works published in Yerevan in 1941. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 69.99
Both biographical and topical, The Ballad Collectors of North America chronicles those individuals most influential in the gathering of North American folksongs and investigates the two leading schools of thought regarding the collection process, the leading proponents of those schools, and the projects shaped by them. Contributors also reflect... more...
- Giles de la Mare Publishers Ltd 2012; US$ 14.57
Becoming an Orchestral Musician takes you on a journey into the musical profession. It is the first comprehensive guide for professional musicians on how to succeed in joining an orchestra or ensemble, and how to survive as an orchestral musician. Such crucial topics as how to obtain the right tuition, music college versus university, auditioning,... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2006; US$ 22.99
Part One. Prologue: So - You Want to Be a Conductor? It Starts With You!. 1. Preparing for Success. 2. Path to the Podium. 3. Your First Job. 4. Artistic Leadership. 5. Artistic Programming. 6. The People Factor. 7. Funding the Artistic Vision. 8. Closing Thoughts. Part Two: Resources. Music Organizations. Music Sources. Training and Personal Development.... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 14.99
The first edition of Beyond Talent quickly became a favorite among classical and jazz musicians, and has been used in courses at scores of conservatories and universities. This expanded second edition provides updated user-friendly advice, inspiring examples, and practical tools to advance a career in music. Packed with new tips and resources, Beyond... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2002; US$ 37.99
Black, Blanc, Beur is about the emergence and growing notoriety of rap music and hip-hop culture in the French-speaking world (France, Quebec, and Western Africa). It provides an introduction to many forms of expression of hip-hop cultures (rap music, hip-hop dance, and graffiti/tagging). In addition to a foreword by Adam Krims, a noted rap authority,... more...