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  • Music, Travel, and Imperial Encounter in 19th-Century Franceby Ruth Rosenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book considers the activities and writings of early song collectors and proto-ethnomusicologists, memoirists, and other "musical travelers" in 19 th -century France. Each of the book?s discrete but interrelated chapters is devoted to a different geographic and discursive site of empire, examining French representations of musical encounters in... more...

  • Social Networks and Music Worldsby Nick Crossley; Siobhan McAndrew; Paul Widdop

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Social networks are critical for the creation and consumption of music. This edited collection, Social Networks and Music Worlds , introduces students and scholars of music in society to the core concepts and tools of social network analysis. The collection showcases the use of these tools by sociologists, historians and musicologists, examining... more...

  • On Highway 61by Dennis McNally

    Counterpoint 2014; US$ 28.00

    On Highway 61 explores the historical context of the significant social dissent that was central to the cultural genesis of the sixties. The book is going to search for the deeper roots of American cultural and musical evolution for the past 150 years by studying what the Western European culture learned from African American culture in a historical... more...

  • Wayfaring Strangersby Fiona Ritchie; Doug Orr; Darcy Orr

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    Wayfaring Strangers: The Musical Voyage from Scotland and Ulster to Appalachia more...

  • Jazz Childby Ellen Johnson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 54.99

    Jazz Child: A Portrait of Sheila Jordan is the complete biography of the first female jazz vocalist to record on the prestigious Blue Note record label. In this book, biographer Ellen Johnson reveals the challenges Jordan confronted to become an influential recording artist and performer, working with many famous jazz luminaries of the era. more...

  • Carl Maria von Weberby Joseph E. Morgan

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 84.99

    In Carl Maria von Weber: Oberon and the Cosmopolitanism in the Early German Romantic , Joseph E. Morgan tracks the development of Weber?s musical style across his career, within the cultural context of Germany?s romantic period. This discussion with analyses features multiple musical examples and culminates with Weber?s last and long-misunderstood... more...

  • Not the Life It Seemsby Tom Bryant

    Da Capo Press 2014; US$ 17.99

    The definitive biography of emo rock band My Chemical Romance , based on hours of exclusive, unpublished interviews by the journalist who knows them best more...

  • Mario Lanza: Singing to the Godsby Derek Mannering

    Robert Hale 2014; US$ 8.74

    In paperback for the first time, this author's bestselling biography of "Mario Lanza" now contains a fabulous new collection of forty rare photographs drawn from the private collections of Lanza's closest friend Terry Robinson, and the tenor's niece, the former actress Dolores Hart. Mario Lanza was blessed with one of the great tenor voices of all... more...

  • 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...