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  • Making Beatsby Joseph G. Schloss; Jeff Chang

    Wesleyan University Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    First book on hip-hop sampling as a musical process, now with a new foreword and afterword more...

  • Looking and Listeningby Brenda Lynne Leach

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 44.99

    This book invites the art and music lover to place these two realms of creative endeavor in conversation with one another. In Looking and Listening , conductor and art connoisseur Brenda Leach explores unique pairings of well-known visual art works and musical compositions from the twentieth century, identifying the shared sources of inspiration.... more...

  • African American Musicby Mellonee V. Burnim; Portia K. Maultsby

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    American Music: An Introduction, Second Edition  is a collection of seventeen essays surveying major African American musical genres, both sacred and secular, from slavery to the present. With contributions by leading scholars in the field, the work brings together analyses of African American music based on ethnographic fieldwork, which privileges... 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...

  • K-Popby John Lie

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    K-Pop: Popular Music, Cultural Amnesia, and Economic Innovation in South Korea seeks at once to describe and explain the emergence of export-oriented South Korean popular music and to make sense of larger South Korean economic and cultural transformations. John Lie provides not only a history of South Korean popular music?the premodern background,... more...

  • Wenn der Musiker erscheintby Friedrich Platz

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 29.05

    Ein Konzert ist gut, wenn dem Publikum gefällt, was es hört - und was es sieht. Der audiovisuelle Eindruck ist maßgebend für das Gefallensurteil. Die bisherigen musikpsychologischen Erklärungsansätze berücksichtigen jedoch lediglich die auditive Komponente. Friedrich Platz schlägt in diesem Buch einen neuen Weg ein: Er betrachtet ein Konzert als einen... more...

  • Sámi Musical Performance and the Politics of Indigeneity in Northern Europeby Thomas Hilder

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 84.99

    In Sámi Musical Performance and the Politics of Indigeneity in Northern Europe , ethnomusicologist Thomas Hilder offers the first book-length study of this diverse and dynamic music scene and its intersection with the politics of indigeneity. more...

  • Running with the Devilby Robert Walser; Harris M. Berger

    Wesleyan University Press 2014; US$ 16.99

    A comprehensive musical, social, and cultural analysis of heavy metal music, with a new foreword and afterword more...

  • DJing For Dummiesby John Steventon

    Wiley 2014; US$ 22.80

    DJ like a pro—without skipping a beat The bestselling guide to spinning and scratching is back! If you've ever spent hours in your bedroom with two turntables and an earful of tracks that sound off-beat or out of key, DJing For Dummies is the go-to guide for taking your skills to the next level. Inside, John Steventon, a successful club DJ,... more...

  • The New Orleans Jazz Scene, 1970-2000by Thomas W. Jacobsen

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 14.95

    In 1966, journalist Charles Suhor wrote that New Orleans jazz was "ready for its new Golden Age." Thomas W. Jacobsen's The New Orleans Jazz Scene, 1970?2000 chronicles the resurgence of jazz music in the Crescent City in the years following Suhor's prophetic claim. Jacobsen, a New Orleans resident and longtime jazz aficionado, offers a wide-ranging... more...