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  • 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$ 26.69

    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...

  • Musicology: The Key Conceptsby David Beard; Kenneth Gloag

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 35.95

    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$ 36.00

    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...

  • Shadows in the Fieldby Gregory F. Barz; Timothy J. Cooley

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 54.99

    What are the new directions in ethnomusicological fieldwork? What do we see when we acknowledge the shadows we cast in the field? Will fieldwork continue as an integral part of ethnomusicological theory and method? Glancing forward and backward, the authors in this collection explore a range of issues that can help ethnomusicologists and those who... more...

  • Community Music Therapyby Gary Ansdell; Mercedes Pavlicevic

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2004; US$ 38.95

    Music therapists from around the world working in conventional and unconventional settings have offered their contributions to this exciting new book, presenting discussion and practical examples of the ways music therapy can reflect and encourage social change. The writers offer fresh perceptions on their identity and role as music therapists. more...

  • Analytical Music Therapyby Johannes Eschen; Susan Hadley; Juliane Kowski

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2002; US$ 44.95

    The book examines the origins and theory of AMT (including a contribution on the subject from Mary Priestley), before exploring its uses in various contexts. Chapters cover AMT in counselling and rehabilitation, with adults and children and with nonverbal clients. A concluding section discusses aspects of the training of music therapy students. more...

  • Musicophiliaby Oliver Sacks

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.95

    Revised and Expanded With the same trademark compassion and erudition he brought to The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat , Oliver Sacks explores the place music occupies in the brain and how it affects the human condition. In Musicophilia , he shows us a variety of what he calls ?musical misalignments.? Among them: a man struck by lightning... more...

  • Deconstructive Variationsby Rose Rosengard Subotnik

    University of Minnesota Press 1995; US$ 66.00

    In this sequel to her previous collection, Developing Variations, Subotnik applies the insights of Kant, Adorno, Bakhtin, and Derrida to major works of Mozart and Chopin. more...