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  • Rockmusikby Johannes Kohaupt

    tredition 2015; US$ 16.66

    In diesem zwei Bände umfassenden historischen Überblick betrachtet der Soziologe Johannes Kohaupt die zur Durchschnittsgesellschaft oft magisch-mysteriös wirkenden Gegenkulturen seit den 1950er Jahren. Der hier vorgelegte zweite Band öffnet den Blick auf die Gothic-Kultur, auf Hip-Hop- und Technowelten, beschreibt den Hardcore-Punk aus Washington,... more...

  • Aber mit Rock'N'Rollby Rolf Esser

    tredition 1753; US$ 6.05

    Für jemand, der es ernst meint mit der Rockmusik, gibt es gewiss nichts Schöneres, als in einer Band zu musizieren. Gemeinsam ist man stark. Es ist jedoch schwer, der Vielfalt der Anfangsprob-leme, die das Musizieren in Bands mit sich bringt, Herr zu werden. Dabei muss man deutlich feststellen, dass es zu allen in diesem Werk vertretenen Teilbereichen... more...

  • Antiphonal Historiesby Julia Byl

    Wesleyan University Press 2014; US$ 23.99

    A vivid ethnography and in-depth history of musical performance in North Sumatra more...

  • Where Have All the Good Times Gone?by Louis Barfe

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2013; US$ 2.90

    Louis Barfe's elegantly written, authoritative and highly entertaining history charts the meteoric rise and slow decline of the popular recording industry. Barfe shows how the 1920s and 1930s saw the departure of Edison from the phonograph business he created and the birth of EMI and CBS. In the years after the war, these companies, and... more...

  • Irresistible Forcesby Trevor Merriden

    John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2001; US$ 29.95

    This book is about - but not only about - Napster. The story of Napster is important in its own right, but its legacy even more so. The phenomenon that surrounds Napster has highlighted the extraordinary potential for the mass mobilisation of consumer and community power. This irresistible force - the underground Internet - has blown apart conventional... more...

  • Brands That Rockby Roger Blackwell; Tina Stephan

    Wiley 2004; US$ 33.00

    The unique ability of rock and roll to inspire fanatical support from its customers is undeniable; the loyalty showered upon the Rolling Stones, Elton John, Aerosmith, and others who create it, unmatched; and the lessons for corporate America, endless. In the past, business leaders have looked to the successes of other firms to guide their own strategies... more...

  • Lift Every Voice and Singby Julian Bond; Sondra Kathryn Dr Wilson

    Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 29.95

    "A group of young men in Jacksonville, Florida, arranged to celebrate Lincoln's birthday in 1900. My brother, J. Rosamond Johnson, and I decided to write a song to be sung at the exercise. I wrote the words and he wrote the music. Our New York publisher, Edward B. Marks, made mimeographed copies for us and the song was taught to and sung by a chorus... more...

  • Western Music and Its Othersby Georgina Born; David Hesmondhalgh

    University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95

    This innovative collection of articles offers a major comprehensive overview of new developments in cultural theory as applied to Western music. Addressing a broad range of primarily twentieth-century music, the authors examine two related phenomena: musical borrowings or appropriations, and how music has been used to construct, evoke, or represent... more...

  • The Rise of a Jazz Art Worldby Paul Lopes

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 40.00

    A unique sociological vision of the evolution of jazz music in the twentieth century, first published in 2002. more...

  • Jazz in Its Timeby Martin Williams

    Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 19.95

    From record album liner notes to serious academic pieces, Martin Williams has been perceptively chronicling the development of jazz for over three decades. In this, his newest collection of jazz writings, Williams brings together many of his best pieces and covers new ground, with short columns on Teddy Wilson and George Winston and a longer article,... more...