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  • »Echte Kunst ist eigensinnig!«by

    Primus Verlag 2013; US$ 16.83

    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 jedoch längst dargelegt. Hans-Georg Klemm hat nun den Mut, das Leben Beethovens einmal etwas weniger nüchtern anzugehen. In literarischer... more...

  • Radiohead and Philosophyby

    Open Court 2009; US$ 19.95

    Since their breakthrough hit "Creep" in 1993, Radiohead has continued to make waves throughout popular and political culture with its views about the Bush presidency (its 2003 album was titled Hail to the Thief ), its anti-corporatism, its pioneering efforts to produce ecologically sound road tours, and, most of all, its decision in 2007 to sell... more...

  • 1860-1864by

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 587.00

    Volume 8 closes this edition of Meyerbeer's correspondence, personal journals and pocket diaries and provides the reader with detailed information about public music life in Berlin, London and Paris during the time from 1860 to 1864. Especially interesting are the documents on his work as the Prussian general music director under Wilhelm I and his... more...

  • Liederkunde zum Evangelischen Gesangbuch. Heft 16by

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 16.51

    Kommentare zu:EG 169 Der Gottesdienst soll fröhlich seinEG 222 Im Frieden deinEG 267 Herr, du hast darum gebetetEG 288 Nun jauchzt dem Herrn, alle WeltEG 294 Nun saget Dank und lobt den HerrenEG 320 Nun lasst uns Gott, dem HerrenEG 321 Nun danket alle GottEG 326 Sei Lob und Ehr dem höchsten GutEG 372 Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetanEG 385 Mir nach,... more...

  • The 50th Lawby 50 Cent; Robert Greene

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 15.99

    In The 50 th Law, hip hop and pop culture icon 50 Cent (aka Curtis Jackson) joins forces with Robert Greene, bestselling author of The 48 Laws of Power, to write a ?bible? for success in life and work based on a single principle: fear nothing. With intimate stories from 50 Cent's life on the streets and in the boardroom as he rose to fame after... more...

  • Hardcore, Punk, and Other Junkby Eric James Abbey; Colin Helb; Evan Ware; Sean Ahern; Mika Elovaara; Marcus Erbe; Nelson Varas-Diaz; Eliut Rivera-Segarra; Ross Hagan; Brian Cogan; Kevin Fellezs

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    Hardcore, Punk, and Other Junk: Aggressive Sounds in Contemporary Music , edited by Eric James Abbey and Colin Helb, is a collection of writings on music that is considered aggressive throughout the world. This collection reflects the importance of aggressive music within our society and how this music effects and informs contemporary issues. ... more...

  • To Do This, You Must Know Howby Lynn Abbot; Doug Seroff

    University Press of Mississippi 2013; US$ 187.50

    To Do This, You Must Know How traces black vocal music instruction and inspiration from the halls of Fisk University to the mining camps of Birmingham and Bessemer, Alabama, and on to Chicago and New Orleans. In the 1870s, the Original Fisk University Jubilee Singers successfully combined Negro spirituals with formal choral music disciplines, and... more...

  • Ragged but Rightby Lynn Abbott; Doug Seroff

    University Press of Mississippi 2007; US$ 75.00

    The commercial explosion of ragtime in the early twentieth century created previously unimagined opportunities for black performers. However, every prospect was mitigated by systemic racism. The biggest hits of the ragtime era weren't Scott Joplin's stately piano rags. "Coon songs," with their ugly name, defined ragtime for the masses.... more...

  • Out of Sightby Lynn Abbott; Doug Seroff

    University Press of Mississippi 2009; US$ 40.00

    "A product of old-fashioned, back-wearying, foundational scholarship, yet very readable, this book is certain to feature importantly in future studies of early jazz and its prehistory. Highly recommended." ? Library Journal. "This volume makes possible the study of the rise of black music in the days that paved the way for the Harlem... more...

  • Austronesian Soundscapesby Birgit Abels

    Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 47.50

    In Austronesia—the region that stretches from Madagascar in the west to Easter Island in the east—music plays a vital role in both the construction and expression of social and cultural identities. Yet research into the music of Austronesia has hitherto been sparse. Drawing together contemporary cultural studies and musical analysis,... more...