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  • The Illiterate Listenerby Henkjan Honing

    Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 12.25

    Since infancy we humans have had a high perceptual sensitivity to both the melodic, rhythmic and dynamic aspects of speech and music. It is, as far as we know, a uniquely human talent for perceiving, interpreting and appreciating music, dating as far back before words were spoken, or even invented. Music has an intriguing way with our hearing, our... more...

  • The Cultural Study of Musicby Martin Clayton; Trevor Herbert; Richard Middleton

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    What is the relationship between music and culture? The first edition of The Cultural Study of Music: A Critical Introduction explored this question with groundbreaking rigor and breadth. Now this second edition refines that original analysis while examining the ways the field has developed in the years since the book?s initial publication. Including... more...

  • Ethnomusicologyby Jennifer C. Post

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.95

    Ethnomusicology: A Contemporary Reader is designed to supplement a textbook for an introductory course in ethnomusicology. It offers a cross section of the best new writing in the field from the last 15-20 years. Many instructors supplement textbook readings and listening assignments with scholarly articles that provide more in-depth information... more...

  • Mediterranean Mosaicby Goffredo Plastino

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Research and Research Education in Music Performance and Pedagogyby Scott D. Harrison

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 97.97

    This volume is an innovative collection that transcends national boundaries and provides new knowledge about approaches to research and research education in music. The collection brings together leading thinkers and practitioners in music research from Europe, Asia, North America and Australia. The book is designed to serve as a resource for university... more...

  • Production & Consumption of Musicby Alan Bradshaw; Avi Shankar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This collection considers music within the spheres of production and consumption and pulls together an interdisciplinary collection of music studies from around the world, ranging from an ethnomusicological analysis of the condition of Tibetan music and its role within the Chinese state, the changing reception of anti-apartheid music by white musicians... more...

  • Writing about Musicby D. Kern Holoman

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    Where do you place the hyphen in "Beethoven" if it breaks between two lines? How do you cite John Coltrane?s album A Love Supreme ? Is it "premiere" or "première"? The answers and much more can be found in this definitive resource for authors, students, editors, concert producers?anyone who deals with music in print. Extending the principles devised... more...

  • A Style and Usage Guide to Writing About Musicby Thomas Donahue

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 31.99

    Donahue presents a collection of style and formatting guidelines designed to help writers express the special notations, terms, and concepts found in the discipline of music. A glossary of typographic terms, a bibliography, and a comprehensive index help make this a valuable resource for students, scholars, teachers, and writers. more...

  • Musicology: The Key Conceptsby David Beard; Kenneth Gloag

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 39.95

    Musicology: the Key Concepts provides a vital reference guide for students of contemporary musicology. Its clear and accessible entries cover a comprehensive range of terms including: - aesthetics - canon - culture - deconstruction - ethnicity - identity - subjectivity - value - work Fully cross-referenced and with suggestions for further reading,... more...

  • Music in Everyday Lifeby Tia DeNora

    Cambridge-Obeikan 2000; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    This book shows how music is central to the construction and regulation of everyday life. more...