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  • Dichotonies. Gender and Musicby Beate Neumeier

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 47.29

    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...

  • Musik im interkulturellen Kontextby Max P Baumann

    Traugott Bautz 2005; US$ 8.93

    "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...

  • Tonality 1900?1950by Felix Wörner; Ullrich Scheideler; Philip Rupprecht

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 43.55

    <P>Tonality ? or the feeling of key in music ? achieved crisp theoretical definition in the early 20th century, even as the musical avant-garde pronounced it obsolete. The notion of a general collapse or loss of tonality, ca. 1910, remains influential within music historiography, and yet the textbook narrative sits uneasily with a continued flourishing... more...

  • Das Publikum macht die Musikby Sven-Oliver Müller

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 44.66

    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...

  • Writing about Musicby D. Kern Holoman

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Where do you place the hyphen in "Beethoven" if it breaks between two lines? How do you cite John Coltrane?s album A Love Supreme ? Is it "premiere" or "première"? The answers and much more can be found in this definitive resource for authors, students, editors, concert producers?anyone who deals with music in print. Extending the principles devised... 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$ 27.95

    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...

  • The Rise of a Jazz Art Worldby Paul Lopes

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 38.00

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