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  • 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...

  • Music and Musical Composition at the American Academy in Romeby Martin Brody

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 80.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 2006by Axel Schniederjürgen

    De Gruyter Saur 2006; US$ 419.00

    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 address, place... more...

  • A History of the Oratorioby Howard E. Smither

    The University of North Carolina Press 1977; US$ 29.99

    History of the Oratorio: Vol. 1: The Oratorio in the Baroque Era: Italy, Vienna, Paris more...