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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 2.81
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...
- Primus Verlag 2013; US$ 30.52
Das typische Beethoven-Klischee ist noch immer das des wild frisierten, ungestümen Grobians. Dass dies eine engsichtige Beschränkung auf wenige Aspekte der Persönlichkeit des großen Komponisten ist, hat die Forschung dargelegt. Der Autor Hans-Georg Klemm hat nun den Mut, das Leben Beethovens einmal etwas weniger nüchtern anzugehen. In literarischer... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...