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  • Echoes from Dharamsalaby Keila Diehl

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95

    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...

  • Sizhu Instrumental Music of South Chinaby Alan R. Thrasher

    BRILL 2008; US$ 130.00

    A study on Chinese music, based on the author's extensive fieldwork and a thorough knowledge of the scholarly literature. Itexamines the theoretical underpinnigs. more...

  • Us emene lääre Gygechaschteby Mani Matter

    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...

  • The Motet in the Age of Du Fayby Julie E. Cumming

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 70.00

    A re-evaluation of the Latin-texted motet during the age of Du Fay. more...

  • Two Men and Musicby Janaki Bakhle

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 30.00

    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...

  • History of the Oratorio, Vol. 1by Howard E. Smither

    The University of North Carolina Press 1977; US$ 75.00

    Howard Smither has written the first definitive work on the history of the oratorio since Arnold Schering published his Geschichte des Oratoriums in 1911. This volume is the first of a four-volume comprehensive study that offers a new synthesis of what is known to date about the oratorio. Volume 1, divided into three parts, opens with the examination... more...

  • A History of the Oratorioby Howard E. Smither

    The University of North Carolina Press 1977; US$ 75.00

    Written by an eminent scholar in a style that represents American musicological writing at its communicative best, A History of the Oratorio offers a synthesis and critical appraisal so exhaustive and reliable that the serious student of the oratorio will be compelled to look to these volumes as an indispensable source. No work on the history of... more...

  • Hearing the Motetby Dolores Pesce

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 70.00

    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...

  • Pianos and Politics in Chinaby Richard Curt Kraus

    Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 124.99

    During the Cultural Revolution the piano, the musical embodiment of Western culture, became the object of intense hostility. This book examines the evolution of China's ever-changing disposition towards European music and Western influences generally. more...

  • Rhapsody in Redby Sheila Melvin; JinDong Cai

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 45.00

    Inspiring history of the musicians, composers, and conductors who fostered Western classical music in China, written by a WSJ, NYT, IHT journalist and an internationally-known conductor. more...