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- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 30.00 US$ 25.80
Presents an account of the development of national culture in India using classical music as a case study. This book demonstrates how the emergence of an "Indian" cultural tradition reflected colonial and exclusionary practices. It deals with how a nation's imaginings - from politics to culture - reflect rather than transform societal divisions. more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 130.00
According to a reader's report, this is "one of the finest studies on (any kind of) Chinese music to emerge in recent years." Based on extensive fieldwork and a thorough knowledge of the scholarly literature, the author examines the theoretical underpinnings of the 'silk and bamboo' instrumental ensemble traditions of the Chaozhou, Hakka and Cantonese... more...
- Zytglogge Verlag 2013; US$ 22.99
Berndeutsche Chansons mit Noten, Strophen und original gesungen von Mani Matter. Inhaltsangabe: I: ds zündhölzli / dr hansjakobli und ds babettli / si hei dr wilhälm täll ufgfüert / mir hei e verein / är isch vom amt ufbotte gsy / hemmige / dene wos guet geit II: dr eskimo / d?nase / dr ferdinand isch gstorbe / alls wo mir id finger chunnt / dr bärnhard... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 70.00 US$ 60.20
In this collection, musicologists provide a picture of the motet's "music-poetic" nature, looking at the interplay of music and text that distinguished the genre's finest work and reading motets and motet repertories in ways that illuminate their historical and cultural backgrounds. more...
- Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 144.99 US$ 124.69
In China, a nation where the worlds of politics and art are closely linked, Western classical music was considered during the cultural revolution to be an imperialist intrusion, in direct conflict with the native aesthetic. In this revealing chronicle of the relationship between music and politics in twentieth-century China, Richard Kraus examines... more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 433.00
Kürschners Musiker-Handbuch (Kürschner's German Music Handbook), recording some 12,000 living music professionals from the world of serious music, comprises composers, conductors, soloists, singers and music professors who work predominantly within the German-language area. Individual entries contain biographical particulars, a contact... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 24.95
Combining cultural analysis with historical and personal accounts of a century of musical life at the American Academy in Rome, this volume provides a history of the AAR's Rome Prize in Composition. more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76
In Echoes from Dharamsala, Keila Diehl uses music to understand the experiences of Tibetans living in Dharamsala, a town in the Indian Himalayas that for more than forty years has been home to Tibet's government-in-exile. The Dalai Lama's presence lends Dharamsala's Tibetans a feeling of being "in place," but at the same time they have physically... more...