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  • Portrait Galleryby Edward Greenfield

    Elliott & Thompson 2014; US$ 12.73

    From Leonard Bernstein to Benjamin Britten, André Previn and Igor Stravinsky, Edward Greenfield had the privilege of getting to know some of the 20th century?s greatest composers, conductors and performers. His lifelong career as a music critic for the Guardian and Gramophone has taken him around the world and left him with an endless source of fascinating... 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... more...

  • The New (Ethno)musicologiesby Henry Stobart; John Baily; Michelle Bigenho; Caroline Bithell; Philip V. Bohlman; Martin Clayton; Nicholas Cook; Fabian Holt; Laudan Nooshin; Tina K. Ramnarine; Jim Samson; Jonathan P. J. Stock; Martin Stokes; Abigail Wood

    Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 46.99

    This collection of essays addresses and critically examines key issues in contemporary ethnomusicology. Set in two parts, the volume explores ethnomusicology's shifting disciplinary relationships and plots a range of potential developments for its future. more...

  • Postmodernism and Globalization in Ethnomusicologyby Andy H. Nercessian

    Scarecrow Press 2002; US$ 39.99

    Is the music world clinging to an outdated school of thought in ethnomusicology? Nercessian shows how the theory of cultural relativism continues to detrimentally pervade ethnomusicological thought, and then offers a solution that may better serve musical study in today?s more globalized world. At the heart of cultural relativism, which seeks to avoid... more...

  • Music Career Advisingby Dr. Eric Branscome

    R&L Education 2013; US$ 20.99

    Music Career Advising: A Guide for Parents Students and Teachers answers the most common music career questions through research-based career advising strategies, a comprehensive inventory of music careers, bibliography of print and on-line music career resources, and additional information gathered through interviews with leading musicians in... more...

  • Cairo Popby Daniel J. Gilman

    University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 75.00

    Cairo Pop is the first book to examine the dominant popular music of Egypt, shababiyya . Scorned or ignored by scholars and older Egyptians alike, shababiyya plays incessantly in Cairo, even while Egyptian youth joined in mass protests against their government, which eventually helped oust longtime Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak in early 2011.... more...

  • British Invasionby Simon Philo

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 44.99

    In The British Invasion , Simon Philo illustrates how this remarkable event in cultural history disrupted and even reversed pop culture?s default flow of influence, goods, and ideas?orchestrating a dramatic turn-around in the commercial fortunes of British pop in North America that turned the 1960s into ?The Sixties.? more...

  • Vom Musikalisch-Schönenby Eduard Hanslick; Markus Gärtner

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 20.46

    Eine der schillernden Gestalten des Musiklebens des 19. Jh. war der Musikkritiker Eduard Hanslick, der im Jahr 1854 ?Vom Musikalisch-Schönen? veröffentlichte. Hanslick, ein großer Brahms-Befürworter, sah das musikalische Erbe Mozarts und Beethovens durch die Strömungen der neudeutschen Schule um den Komponisten Franz Liszt gefährdet ? und sprach das... more...

  • Romby Andreas Pehl

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 33.21

    Komponierende Stararchitekten, eitle Gesangsvirtuosen und triumphierende Dirigenten: Das musikalische Rom bot vielen eine Bühne. Klangvolle Namen wie Palestrina, Händel, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Berlioz und Puccini waren darunter. Andreas Pehl, selbst Opern- und Oratoriensänger, hat sich auf den Weg gemacht, die großartige Musikstadt neu zu entdecken.... more...

  • The Songwriter's and Musician's Guide to Nashvilleby Sherry Bond

    Allworth Press 2012; US$ 19.95

    This behind-the scenes look at the Nashville music industry reveals inside tips on how to break through the system and get heard. The new edition includes the latest strategies for Internet marketing, best techniques for pitching songs and artist packages, and more. Songwriters and musicians learn how to get their songs heard in Music City, USA, and... more...