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  • Music as a Science of Mankind in Eighteenth-Century Britainby Maria Semi; Timothy Keates

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95

    Music as a Science of Mankind offers a philosophical and historical perspective on the intellectual representation of music in British eighteenth-century culture. A particularly rich field of investigation, developed between the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, was the British philosophy of the mind and of human understanding which looked at music... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95

    What is the relationship between music and culture? Including contributions from scholars of music, cultural studies, anthropology, sociology, and psychology, this anthology provides a comprehensive introduction to the study of music and culture. 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, offering a cross section of the best new writing in the field from the last 15-20 years. 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

    From Tibet to South Africa to Jamaica and from film history to people?s domestic conditions of music listening, this collection brings together interdisciplinary analyses of music as understood from a broader context, ambitiously seeking to explore the conditions of its production and consumption within single frameworks. This book was published... more...

  • Music and the Politics of Negationby James R. Currie

    Indiana University Press 2011; 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...

  • Music in Everyday Lifeby Tia DeNora

    Cambridge-Obeikan 2000; US$ 34.00

    Shows how music is central to the construction and regulation of everyday life. more...

  • Performing Ethnomusicologyby Ted Solis

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 33.95

    Performing Ethnomusicology is the first book to deal exclusively with creating, teaching, and contextualizing academic world music performing ensembles. Considering the formidable theoretical, ethical, and practical issues that confront ethnomusicologists who direct such ensembles, the sixteen essays in this volume discuss problems of public performance... more...