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- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52
The tradition of Persian art music embodies twelve modal systems, known as dastgahs. Each dastgah represents a complex of skeletal melodic models on the basis of which a performer produces extemporised pieces. The dastgahs revolve around unspecified central nuclear melodies which the individual musician comes to know through experience and absorption.... more...
- Intellect 2009; US$ 20.00
Serbian and Greek Art Music is the first ever book in the English language to examine the assimilation and development of western art music in Serbia and Greece during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Music education, music life and the creation of the two neighbouring nations since they gained freedom from the Ottomans in the nineteenth century... more...
- Saddleback Educational Publishing 2013; US$ 14.95
There's no doubt about it, today's students listen to an average of 2.5 hours of music every day. Guess what they are listening to? Hip-hop is mainstream, continually topping Billboard's Hot 100 charts. These hi-lo biographies engage striving readers from the very beginning with blinged-out covers, stunning four-color photographs, modern and graphic... more...
- Triumph Books 2013; US$ 13.99
Lou Gramm rose from humble, working-class roots in Rochester, New York, to become one of rock?s most popular and distinctive voices in the 1970s and ?80s, singing and cowriting more than a dozen hits with the band Foreigner. Songs such as ?Cold As Ice,? ?I Want to Know What Love Is,? ?Waiting for a Girl Like You,? ?Double Vision,? ?Urgent,? and ?Midnight... more...
- Titan Books 2011; US$ 4.99
The biggest edition yet – expanded and updated with 35,000 words of new material. Critically acclaimed in its previous editions, The Complete David Bowie is widely recognized as the foremost source of analysis and information on every facet of Bowie’s career. The A-Z of songs and the day-by-day dateline are the most complete ever... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
Written for Introductory Sociology and Sociology of Popular Music courses, the second edition of Understanding Society through Popular Music uses popular music to illustrate fundamental social institutions, theories, sociological concepts, and processes. The authors use music, a social phenomenon of great interest, to draw students in and bring... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2002; US$ 32.95
Written in a way that is both informative for the professional and accessible for parents, this book furthers the already strong case for the use of music therapy as a resource to encourage behavioural changes for the better in children with autism spectrum conditions. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 27.95
The iconic French singer comes to life in this enthralling, definitive biography, which captures Edith Piaf?s immense charisma along with the time and place that gave rise to her unprecedented international career. Raised by turns in a brothel, a circus caravan, and a working-class Paris neighborhood, Piaf began singing on the city?s streets, where... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24
The Op. 50 string quartets contain some of the purest writing Haydn ever accomplished. In this first full account of these six quartets Dean Sutcliffe evaluates the Op. 50 in relation to Haydn's more frequently performed quartets and considers their relevance to the composer's wider output. A lucid and accessible discussion of the music emphasises... more...