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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 70.95
For courses in ethnomusicological theory. This book covers ethnomusicological theory, exploring some of the underpinnings of different approaches and analyzing differences and commonalities in these orientations. This text addresses how ethnomusicologists have used and applied these theories in ethnographic research. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 54.99
In This Thing Called Music: Essays in Honor of Bruno Nettl, editors Victoria Lindsay Levine and Philip V. Bohlman salute not only a great scholar and beloved teacher, but also a thinker whose search for the meaning and ontology of music has exerted a global influence. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
During the past two decades, there has emerged a growing need to reconsider the objects, axioms and perspectives of writing music history. A certain suspicion towards Francois Lyotard?s grand narratives, as a sign of what he diagnosed as our ?postmodern condition?, has become more or less an established and unquestioned point of departure among historians.... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 13.99
Acknowledgements. A note about academic writing conventions. Introduction. Part I. 1. How to write: some basics for shorter writing tasks. 2. Doing research: a basic method for longer projects. 3. Using libraries and the Internet. 4. Scholarly documentation: citing sources. 5. Using illustrations: notated music, pictures, tables, and other visual representations.... more...
- Georg Olms Verlag 2012; US$ 19.08
Ute Jung-Kaiser hat mit ihrem ?uvre einen bedeutenden Beitrag sowohl zur Musikwissenschaft als auch zur Musikpädagogik geleistet. Insbesondere die Interdisziplinarität der Wissenschaften und Künste war und ist ihr ein Anliegen. Mit dem Ziel, das große Spektrum der wissenschaftlichen Tätigkeit Ute Jung-Kaisers aufzuzeigen, versammelt die vorliegende... more...