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  • Russians on Russian Music, 1830?1880by Stuart Campbell

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 55.00

    This substantial anthology of Russian writing on Russian music features the most influential critics of music in nineteenth-century Russia. more...

  • Music in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianityby John Arthur Smith

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 109.95

    John Arthur Smith presents the first full-length study of music among the ancient Israelites, the ancient Jews and the early Christians in the Mediterranean lands during the period from 1000 BCE to 400 CE. He considers the physical, religious and social setting of the music, and how the music was performed. The book serves as a reliable introduction... more...

  • Essays on the History of English Music in Honour of John Caldwellby Emma Hornby; David Maw

    Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 99.00

    Articles on English music, from the medieval period to the present day, centred on four of the major areas of scholarly enquiry. more...

  • Acoustical Impulse Response Functions of Music Performance Hallsby Douglas Frey; Rangaraj Rangayyan; Victor Coelho

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2013; US$ 40.00

    Digital measurement of the analog acoustical parameters of a music performance hall is difficult. The aim of such work is to create a digital acoustical derivation that is an accurate numerical representation of the complex analog characteristics of the hall. The present study describes the exponential sine sweep (ESS) measurement process in the derivation... more...

  • Mad Musicby Stephen Budiansky

    ForeEdge an Imprint of University Press of New England 2014; US$ 34.99

    The life and times of the famed modernist composer more...

  • Mike Watt: On and Off Bassby Mike Watt

    Three Rooms Press 2014; US$ 12.99

    The New Yorker calls it “unusual and beautiful.? The LA Weekly raves, “the photos are strikingly inventive, revealing yet another side of this modern-day Renaissance man.? MTV calls it “a charming, well-shot document of a the legendary punk rocker?s photographic dabbling.? Detroit Metrotimes: “A unique insight into Watt?s mind.? “Mike Watt: On and... more...

  • Lyrical Nationalism in Post-Apartheid Namibiaby Wendi A. Haugh

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99

    This book explores how young people living in a former ethnic homeland in post-apartheid Namibia imagine the nation through songs they compose and perform. The author argues that these Oshiwambo-speaking youth draw on conflicting ideologies?hierarchical and egalitarian, nationalist and cosmopolitan?to construct a complex sense of national identity.... more...

  • Classical Music in a Changing Cultureby Donald Vroon

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 44.99

    In Classical Music in a Changing Culture, Donald Vroon takes no prisoners in assessing the challenges and failures and possible successes that confront America?s future as a nation of music listeners. Vroon delves into a variety of topics: orchestra finances, contemporary music, classical music marketing, attracting young crowds, musical aesthetics,... more...

  • A History of the American Musical Theatreby Nathan Hurwitz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    From the diverse proto-theatres of the mid-1800s, though the revues of the ?20s, the ?true musicals? of the ?40s, the politicisation of the ?60s and the ?mega-musicals? of the ?80s, every era in American musical theatre reflected a unique set of socio-cultural factors.? Nathan Hurwitz uses these factors to explain the output of each decade in turn,... more...

  • Metrical Psalmody in Print and Practiceby Timothy Duguid

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    During the Reformation, the Book of Psalms became one of the most well-known books of the Bible. This was particularly true in Britain, where people of all backgrounds memorized and sang poetic versifications of the psalms. This book is the first to consider both English and Scottish metrical psalmody, comparing the two traditions in print and practice.... more...