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- Pavilion Books Company Limited 2014; US$ 10.19
The Boy in the Song is a follow up to 2010's The Girl in the Song. It features the real-life stories that inspired some classic pop songs about the male of the species. While the first book was filled with songs about unrequited love, the follow-up is more varied, with songs written from a number of emotions. There are songs motivated by love and... more...
- 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...
- Microcosm Publishing 2015; US$ 8.99
A small town Florida teenager discovers punk rock through a loaned mix tape and punk music and culture slowly takes over all aspects of his life. His new passion causes him to form a band, track down out-of-print records that he loves and begin to reissue them, open a record store, begin a record distribution operation as a public service, mentor... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Eroticism in Early Modern Music contributes to a small but significant literature on music, sexuality, and sex in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Europe. Its chapters have grown from a long dialogue between a group of scholars, who employ a variety of different approaches to the repertoire: musical and visual analysis; archival and cultural history;... more...
- Three Rooms Press 2015; US$ 15.95
LAST BOAT TO YOKOHAMA: THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF BEATE SIROTA GORDON tells a story of both tragedy and grandeur in the twentieth century. It recounts the life and work of Beate Sirota Gordon: the influence of her father, Leo Sirota, one of the greatest pianists of his generation; her secret work ensuring women?s equality while helping to develop the... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00
Aging and creativity can seem a particularly fraught relationship for artists, who often face age-related difficulties as their audience?s expectations are at a peak. In Four Last Songs , Linda and Michael Hutcheon explore this issue via the late works of some of the world?s greatest composers. Giuseppe Verdi (1813?1901), Richard Strauss... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 88.83
Richard Wagner und die Juden ? das Thema ist so umstritten wie belastet und von nicht nachlassender Aktualität. Es gehört zweifellos zu den schmerzlichsten Kapitel der deutschen Kulturgeschichte. Vor allem Wagners Aufsatz »Das Judentum in der Musik« von 1850, dessen Bedeutung weit über das Musikleben hinausgeht, hat eine verhängnisvolle und im vergangenen... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
The use of irony in music is just beginning to be defined and critiqued, although it has been used, implied and decried by composers, performers, listeners and critics for centuries. Irony in popular music is especially worthy of study because it is pervasive, even fundamental to the music, the business of making music and the politics of messaging.... more...
Damnable Practises: Witches, Dangerous Women, and Music in Seventeenth-Century English Broadside BalladsAshgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
Broadside ballads-folio-sized publications containing verse, a tune indication, and woodcut imagery-related cautionary tales, current events, and simplified myth and history to a wide range of social classes across seventeenth century England. Ballads straddled, and destabilized, the categories of public and private performance spaces, the material... more...