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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...