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- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00
iTunes. Spotify. Pandora. With these brief words one can map the landscape of music today, but these aren?t musicians, songs, or anything else actually musical?they are products and brands. In this book, Timothy D. Taylor explores just how pervasively capitalism has shaped music over the last few decades. Examining changes in the production, distribution,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
Media, Materiality and Memory: Grounding the Groove examines the entwinement of material music objects, technology and memory in relation to a range of independent record labels, including Sarah Records, Ghost Box and Finders Keepers. Moving from Edison?s phonograph to digital music files, from record collections to online archives, Roy argues that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
Focusing on several distinct genres of eighteenth-century Irish song, Henigan demonstrates in each case that the interaction between the elite and vernacular, the written and oral, is pervasive and characteristic of the Irish song tradition to the present day. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Horgan analyses the importance of songs in British eighteenth-century culture with specific reference to their political meaning. Using an interdisciplinary methodology, combining the perspectives of literary studies and cultural history, the utilitarian power of songs emerges across four major case studies. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
In early modern Europe, music ? particularly singing ? was the arena where body and soul came together, embodied in the notion of musica humana. Kim uses this concept to examine the framework within which music and song were used to promote moral education and addresses Renaissance ideas of religion, education and music. more...
- Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95
?Wenn die Musik der Liebe Nahrung ist, spielt weiter.?(Shakespeare, Was Ihr Wollt).Die Musik ist nicht nur eine Freude für die Ohren; sieist auch das Echo des Herzschlags, des Atems und desVerlangens. Professor Döpp deutet die Musik alsKatalysator für Tanz, Liebe und Sex. Vom Notenblatt,über den Tanz bis hin zu den Instrumenten ist die Musikder Ausdruck... more...
- Allworth Press 2015; US$ 14.99
In today?s competitive society, parents face great pressure to encourage their children to follow their dreams and strive for excellence. Organized in a practical question-and-answer format, Your Child?s Career in Music and Entertainment: The Prudent Parent?s Guide raises and addresses many of the issues parents encounter when seeking to turn their... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00
At a time when the bulwarks of the music industry are collapsing, what does it mean to be a successful musician and artist? How might contemporary musicians sustain their artistic communities? Based on interviews with over seventy-five popular-music professionals in Nashville, Beyond the Beat looks at artist activists?those visionaries who create... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 174.99
The Oxford Handbook of Disability Studies represents a comprehensive state of current research for the field of Disability Studies and Music. The forty-two chapters in the book span a wide chronological and geographical range, from the biblical, the medieval, and the Elizabethan, through the canonical classics of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries,... more...