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  • Mentoring in the Ensemble Artsby Tim Sharp

    Gia Publications 2013; US$ 19.99

    Examining the mentor-protégé dynamic and its critical impact on the lives of ensembles and their conductors, author Tim Sharp draws from research, his own experience as a choir conductor, mentor, and protégé, and his travels as the executive director of the American Choral Directors Association in this study. The result is a profound portrait of this... more...

  • 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    Is the music world clinging to an outdated school of thought in ethnomusicology?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...

  • Das Publikum macht die Musikby Sven-Oliver Müller

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 41.74

    Sven Oliver Müller und Jürgen Osterhammel haben bereits in dem Heft »Musikalische Kommunikation« (Geschichte und Gesellschaft 2012/1) die Grundlage gelegt: »Warum sollten sich Historikerinnen und Historiker mit Musik beschäftigen?« Weil, so ihre Antwort, »Musik das globalisierte Kulturgut par excellence« ist. Sven Oliver Müller hat diesen Auftrag nun... more...

  • Musik im interkulturellen Kontextby Max P Baumann

    Traugott Bautz 2005; US$ 8.35

    "Musik" (sg.) beinhaltet im kulturüberschreitenden Diskurs immer schon ein Stück des eigenen, ethnozentrisch gebundenen Selbstverständnisses. Sie impliziert im erweiterten Konzept der "Musiken der Welt" (pl.) bereits das Fremdverständnis vom "Anderen" und definiert sich in der Reflexion darauf als Wechselbeziehung kulturspezifischer Konstrukte. Als... more...

  • Romby Andreas Pehl

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 16.69

    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...

  • 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...