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Musical research

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Music Autoethnographiesby Brydie-Leigh Bartlet; Carolyn Ellis

    Australian Academic Press 2009; US$ 23.95

    Autoethnography is an autobiographical genre that connects the personal to the cultural, social, and political. The synergies between music and autoethnography are promising, ready to be fully realised. For the first time, this edited volume explores these synergies by presenting work in which the relationship between these two areas is explored through... 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...

  • 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...

  • Musik im interkulturellen Kontextby Max P Baumann

    Traugott Bautz 2005; US$ 8.93

    "Musik" (sg.) beinhaltet im kulturüberschreitenden Diskurs immer schon ein Stück des eigenen, ethnozentrisch gebundenen Selbstverständnisses. Sie impliziert im erweiterten Konzept der "Musiken der Welt" (pl.) bereits das Fremdverständnis vom "Anderen" und definiert sich in der Reflexion darauf als Wechselbeziehung kulturspezifischer Konstrukte. Als... 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...

  • Statistics in Musicologyby Jan Beran

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 129.95

    Traditionally, statistics and music are not generally associated with each other. However, ...intelligent... music software, computer digitization, and other advanced techniques and technologies have precipitated the need for standard statistical models to answer basic musicological questions. Statistics In Musicology presents an unprecedented introduction... 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...