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  • Mozart ensayando su requiemby Tristán de Jesús Medina

    Linkgua 2014; US$ 3.00

    Tristán de Jes ús   Medina  completed his academic training in Havana and Philadelphia. He studied Latin and Greek. His novel  Una lágrima y una gota de rocío  first appeared in  El Redactor . In 1852 he publishing  El orden su novela Un joven alemán . The Spanish Royal Academy entrusted him with the honor of giving the eulogy for Cervantes in 1861.... more...

  • Travels with Frances Densmoreby Joan M. Jensen; Michelle Wick Patterson

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 75.00

    Over the first half of the twentieth century, scientist and scholar Frances Densmore (1867?1957) visited thirty-five Native American tribes, recorded more than twenty-five hundred songs, amassed hundreds of artifacts and Native-crafted objects, and transcribed information about Native cultures. Her visits to indigenous groups included meetings with... more...

  • Bamako Soundsby Ryan Thomas Skinner

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    Bamako Sounds tells the story of an African city, its people, their values, and their music. Centered on the music and musicians of Bamako, Mali?s booming capital city, this book reveals a community of artists whose lives and works evince a complex world shaped by urban culture, postcolonialism, musical expression, religious identity, and intellectual... more...

  • Sounding the Color Lineby Erich Nunn

    University of Georgia Press 2015; US$ 26.95

    Sounding the Color Line explores how competing understandings of the U.S. South in the first decades of the twentieth century have led us to experience musical forms, sounds, and genres in racialized contexts. Yet, though we may speak of white or black music, rock or rap, sounds constantly leak through such barriers. A critical disjuncture exists,... more...

  • The Sounds of Latinidadby Samuel K. Byrd

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 22.95

    The Sounds of Latinidad  explores the Latino music scene as a lens through which to understand changing ideas about  latinidad  in the New South. Focusing on Latino immigrant musicians and their fans in Charlotte, North Carolina, the volume shows how limited economic mobility, social marginalization, and restrictive immigration policies have stymied... more...

  • Mein Leben. Autobiografie in vier Bänden. Vier Bände in einem Bandby Richard Wagner

    Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 2.79

    Der Komponist und Dramatiker Richard Wagner blickt in seiner Autobiografie auf sein bewegtes Leben zurück: Mit ?schmuckloser Wahrhaftigkeit? erzählt er von seiner Flucht vor politischer Verfolgung wie auch vor Gläubigern. Zwar beeinflusst durch immer wieder neue Bekanntschaften und Persönlichkeiten hält Wagner dennoch an seinem Schaffen fest und wird... more...

  • Classical Music in the German Democratic Republicby Kyle Frackman; Larson Powell

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 85.00

    Approaches the topic of classical music in the GDR from an interdisciplinary perspective, questioning the assumption that classical music functioned purely as an ideological support for the state. more...

  • English Cathedral Music and Liturgy in the Twentieth Centuryby Revd Dr Martin Thomas

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    This book examines the stylistic development of English cathedral music during a period of liturgical upheaval, looking at the attitudes of cathedral clergy, liturgists, composers, leading church music figures and organisations to music and liturgy. Arguments that were advanced for retaining an archaic style in cathedral music are considered, including... more...

  • Klezmerby Hankus Netsky

    Temple University Press 2015; US$ 64.50

    Klezmer presents a lively and detailed overview of the folk musical tradition as practiced in Philadelphia's twentieth-century Jewish community. Through interviews, archival research, and recordings, Hankus Netsky constructs an ethnographic portrait of Philadelphia?s Jewish musicians, the environment they worked in, and the repertoire they performed... more...

  • Zayn - A New Direction: The Unauthorised Biographyby Sarah Oliver

    John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 11.65

    Zayn Malik shocked the world on 25 March 2015 when he unexpectedly announced that ‘after five years, I feel like it is now the right time for me to leave the band?. When One Direction first formed on The X Factor in 2010, few could have expected the furore Zayn?s statement would cause just a few years later. Coming from a typical Bradford family,... more...