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  • 2006by Axel Schniederjürgen

    De Gruyter 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... more...

  • China with a Cutby Jeroen de Kloet

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 59.00

    Provides insight into the vibrant popular music scene of contemporary China in the context of globalisation and rapid economic and social change more...

  • Die Wittenbergisch Nachtigallby Martin Rößler

    Calwer Verlag 2015; US$ 4.54

    Mit dem Stabreim "singen und sagen" kennzeichnet Martin Luther mehrfach seine öffentliche Tätigkeit. Zu Predigten und Vorlesungen, zu Bibelübersetzungen und Streitschriften gehören darum volkstümliche Lieder und kirchliche Gesänge. Mit ihnen löst er in geistlicher Tiefe und thematischer Weite seinen Grundsatz ein: "Ich gebe der Musik... 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...

  • 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...

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

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 76.00

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

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

    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...

  • 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...

  • Sizhu Instrumental Music of South Chinaby Alan Thrasher

    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...