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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Computational Mechanics of the Classical Guitarby Rolf Bader

    Springer 2006; US$ 209.00

    Computational Mechanics of the Classical Guitar describes a new dynamic paradigm in instrument acoustics based on time-dependent transient analysis and simulation of complete musical instruments. It describes the current state of theoretical and experimental research into the guitar for engineers, instrument makers and musicians. This includes a summary... more...

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

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 28.99

    Preface Bruno Nettl. 1. Casting Shadows in the Field: Introduction, Timothy J. Cooley and Gregory Barz. 2. Knowing Fieldwork, Jeff Todd Titon. 3. Transformations of the Self in Fieldwork, Timothy Rice. 4. Phenomenology and the Ethnography of Popular Music: Ethnomusicology at the Juncture of Cultural Studies and Folklore, Harris M. Berger. 5. Moving:... more...

  • Modern Methods for Musicologyby Tim Crawford; Lorna Gibson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 119.95

    Written by leading experts, this volume provides both a picture of the realities of how ICT is currently being used in musicology as well as prospects and proposals for how it could be fruitfully used in the future. Through its coverage of topics spanning content-based sound searching/retrieval, sound and content analysis, markup and text encoding,... more...

  • Music Talent & Performanceby Henry Kingsbury

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 28.95

    A provocative, perceptive study of the cultural dynamics of classical music in American society, Music, Talent, and Performance describes music as a  metaphor of the society in which it takes place. Author Henry Kingbury, a conservatory-trained pianist and music educator turned anthropologist forgoes the traditional ethnomusicologist approach... more...

  • Music and Academia in Victorian Britainby Rosemary Golding

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95

    Until the nineteenth century, music occupied a marginal place in British universities. It was not until a benefaction initiated the creation of a professorship of music at the University of Edinburgh, in the early nineteenth century, that the idea of music as a university discipline commanded serious consideration. Focusing on four universities - Edinburgh,... more...

  • Ethnomusicologyby Timothy Rice

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 7.99

    Ethnomusicologists believe that all humans, not just those we call musicians, are musical, and that musicality is one of the essential touchstones of the human experience. This insight raises big questions about the nature of music and the nature of humankind, and ethnomusicologists argue that to properly address these questions, we must study music... more...