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  • Welsh Traditional Musicby Phyllis Kinney

    University of Wales Press 2011; US$ 24.99

    This book offers readers, both general and specialist, an introduction to, and analysis of, the traditional music of Wales. With musical examples throughout, the book is written in a straightforward, accessible style by an acknowledged authority in the field. Covering the period from medieval times to the present day, this book should appeal to anyone... more...

  • Die Macht der Filmmusikby Guoyi Liu

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 23.33

    Hauptbeschreibung Filme haben oft eine enorme emotionale Kraft auf ihre Zuschauer. Doch wie gelingt es Filmemachern die Gefühle der Zuschauer anzuregen oder in eine bestimmte Richtung zu lenken? Oft ist es das komplexe Zusammenspiel von Bild, Filmmusik und Schnitt, welches ein intensives Filmerlebnis kreiert. Wie verbinden sich musikalische und filmische... more...

  • Strike Songs of the Depressionby Timothy P. Lynch

    University Press of Mississippi 2001; US$ 50.00

    The Depression brought unprecedented changes for American workers and organized labor. As the economy plummeted, employers cut wages and laid off workers, while simultaneously attempting to wrest more work from those who remained employed. In mills, mines, and factories workers organized and resisted, striking for higher wages, improved working conditions,... more...

  • Dichotonies. Gender and Musicby Beate Neumeier

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 49.00

    Hauptbeschreibung This volume brings together twenty-one original essays by international scholars from the fields of gender studies, cultural theory, and music studies. Covering a wide range of music genres and theoretical perspectives, the shared concern of all contributions is the underlying concept of gender and sexuality pervading music production... more...

  • The Physics of Music and Colorby Leon Gunther

    Springer 2011; US$ 99.00

    "The Physics of Music and Color" deals with two subjects, music and color - sound and light in the physically objective sense - in a single volume. The basic underlying physical principles of the two subjects overlap greatly: both music and color are manifestations of wave phenomena, and commonalities exist as to the production, transmission,... more...

  • Vom Notendrucker zum Rechtemaklerby Urs Pfeiffer

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 23.33

    Hauptbeschreibung Seit mehr als einem Jahrhundert spielt die Musikindustrie im Wechsel von Dur und Moll. Wirtschaftskrisen, Weltkriege, die Einführung der Compact Disc, des mp-3-Formats und illegaler wie kommerzieller Download-Portale haben ihre Geschäftsgrundlage immer wieder verändert. Nach Spitzenzeiten in den 1990er-Jahren schrumpfen die Märkte... more...

  • Foundations of Music Historyby Carl Dahlhaus; J. B. Robinson

    Cambridge University Press 1983; US$ 38.00

    A study of the philosophy of music history. more...

  • The Performing Lifeby Sharon Mabry

    Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 34.99

    The Performing Life: A Singer?s Guide to Survival is the first-hand account of the 35-year career of singer, music professor, and recording artist Sharon Mabry, who draws on personal experience to explore how professional singers survive in the face of personal and professional pressures, exorbitant expectations, illness, and the demands of their public.... more...

  • Altered Sensationsby David Pantalony

    Springer 2009; US$ 219.00

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  • "Cashville" - Dilution of Original Country Music Identity through Increasing Commercializationby Stephanie Schäfer

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 40.49

    Hauptbeschreibung Where I come from, it's cornbread and chicken. This line from Alan Jackson's country hit defines the genre as the music of the American South. All its ambiguity set aside, the South stands proudly for its hospitality, politeness, sense of place and community. Family and religion are traditionally more important down there than in... more...