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  • Music and the Politics of Negationby James R. Currie

    Indiana University Press 2012; US$ 28.99

    Over the past quarter century, music studies in the academy have their postmodern credentials by insisting that our scholarly engagements start and end by placing music firmly within its various historical and social contexts. In Music and the Politics of Negation, James R. Currie sets out to disturb the validity of this now quite orthodox claim.... more...

  • 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$ 46.95

    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 2013; US$ 129.00

    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$ 140.00

    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...

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

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 26.99

    Thomas Donahue is a musician and instrument builder. He is author of Gerhard Brunzema: His Work and His Influence (Scarecrow, 1998), Anthony Newman: Music, Energy, Healing Spirit (Scarecrow, 2000), and A Guide to Musical Temperament (Scarecrow, 2005). more...

  • Wenn der Musiker erscheintby Friedrich Platz

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 25.21

    Ein Konzert ist gut, wenn dem Publikum gefällt, was es hört - und was es sieht. Der audiovisuelle Eindruck ist maßgebend für das Gefallensurteil. Die bisherigen musikpsychologischen Erklärungsansätze berücksichtigen jedoch lediglich die auditive Komponente. Friedrich Platz schlägt in diesem Buch einen neuen Weg ein: Er betrachtet ein Konzert als einen... more...