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  • Production & Consumption of Musicby Alan Bradshaw; Avi Shankar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This collection considers music within the spheres of production and consumption and pulls together an interdisciplinary collection of music studies from around the world, ranging from an ethnomusicological analysis of the condition of Tibetan music and its role within the Chinese state, the changing reception of anti-apartheid music by white musicians... more...

  • Writing about Musicby D. Kern Holoman

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Where do you place the hyphen in "Beethoven" if it breaks between two lines? How do you cite John Coltrane?s album A Love Supreme ? Is it "premiere" or "première"? The answers and much more can be found in this definitive resource for authors, students, editors, concert producers?anyone who deals with music in print. Extending the principles devised... more...

  • A Style and Usage Guide to Writing About Musicby Thomas Donahue

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 29.99

    Donahue presents a collection of style and formatting guidelines designed to help writers express the special notations, terms, and concepts found in the discipline of music. A glossary of typographic terms, a bibliography, and a comprehensive index help make this a valuable resource for students, scholars, teachers, and writers. more...

  • Wenn der Musiker erscheintby Friedrich Platz

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 26.49

    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...

  • Critical Music Historiography: Probing Canons, Ideologies and Institutionsby Dr Markus Mantere; Dr Vesa Kurkela

    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...

  • Musicology: The Key Conceptsby David Beard; Kenneth Gloag

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 39.95

    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

    This book shows how music is central to the construction and regulation of everyday life. more...

  • Performing Ethnomusicologyby Ted Solis

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 34.95

    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...