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- Chicago Review Press 2015; US$ 22.99
This intimate story of Lynyrd Skynyrd tells of how a band of lost souls and self-destructive misfits with uncertain artistic objectives clawed their way to the top of the rock 'n? roll world. Based on interviews with surviving band members, Whiskey Bottles and Brand-New Cars shares how lead singer and front man Ronnie Van Zant guided the band?s... more...
- Elliott & Thompson 2015; US$ 9.99
A witty and fun graphic depiction of the classical music world With this fun and lighthearted book, readers can see the world of classical music as it?s never been seen before. Using flow charts, pie charts, Venn diagrams, checklists, graphs, and other ingenious graphics, the authors have neatly represented many favorite pieces of classical... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Percy Grainger has remained on the margins of American music history and twentieth-century modernism. This volume reveals him to be a self-described hyper-modernist who composed works of uncompromising dissonance, challenged the conventions of folk song collection and adaptation, re-visioned the modern orchestra, experimented with ego-less... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95
Chopin's twenty-four Préludes remain as mysterious today as when they were newly published, raising questions about sources, compositional intention and aesthetic appeal. In this monograph, richly illustrated with musical examples, Anatole Leikin combines historical perspectives, hermeneutic and thematic analyses, and a range of practical... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 34.95
Alison Levinge explains the approaches of four child development theorists and explores how they apply to and inform the practice of music therapy. The focus is on D.W. Winnicott whose infant theory is influenced by the medium of music and resonates with the central aspects of music therapy. more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2015; US$ 36.46
By the time of his death in 2010 at the age of 84, Sir Charles Mackerras had achieved widespread recognition, recorded extensively and developed into a conductor of major international significance. In addition to areas in which he already had forged a distinctive and definitive profile (Janacek, Mozart, Handel, Sullivan) he revisited - and rethought... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 72.74
Biographische Informationen Dr. Axel Fischer ist Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter an der Universität Münster und lehrt an der Universität der Künste Berlin. Reihe Abhandlungen zur Musikgeschichte - Band 027 more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95
As one of the most influential and popular genres of the last three decades, rap has cultivated a mainstream audience and become a multimillion-dollar industry by promoting highly visible and often controversial representations of blackness. Sounding Race in Rap Songs argues that rap music allows us not only to see but also to hear how mass-mediated... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 44.99
Drummer Artimisi?s interviews with some top timekeepers of country music will please a select audience. The author?s interview skills...[allow a] conversational style that imparts personal information, playing techniques, and a little industry gossip. . . .Artimisi also heaps much-deserved praise on musicians who rarely taste the glory. . . .These... more...
- Blink Publishing 2015; US$ 11.65
With exclusive access and behind-the-scenes photos, Collabro: Our Story is the first official look at how a labourer, a sales assistant, a kitchen salesman, a hospital porter and a restaurant worker converged to form one of the most exciting bands in pop music. Michael Auger, Richard Hadfield, Jamie Lambert, Matt Pagan and Thomas J Redgrave had been... more...