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  • Whiskey Bottles and Brand-New Carsby Mark Ribowsky

    Chicago Review Press 2015; US$ 22.99

    This intimate story of Lynyrd Skynyrd tells of how a band of lost souls and self-destructive misfits with uncertain artistic objectives clawed their way to the top of the rock 'n? roll world. Based on interviews with surviving band members, Whiskey Bottles and Brand-New Cars shares how lead singer and front man Ronnie Van Zant guided the band?s... more...

  • Charting the Classicsby Tim Lihoreau; Daniel Ross; Darren Henley

    Elliott & Thompson 2015; US$ 9.99

    A witty and fun graphic depiction of the classical music world   With this fun and lighthearted book, readers can see the world of classical music as it?s never been seen before. Using flow charts, pie charts, Venn diagrams, checklists, graphs, and other ingenious graphics, the authors have neatly represented many favorite pieces of classical... more...

  • The Mystery of Chopin's Préludesby Anatole Leikin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95

    Chopin's twenty-four Préludes remain as mysterious today as when they were newly published, raising questions about sources, compositional intention and aesthetic appeal. In this monograph, richly illustrated with musical examples, Anatole Leikin combines historical perspectives, hermeneutic and thematic analyses, and a range of practical... more...

  • Grainger the Modernistby Suzanne Robinson; Kay Dreyfus

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Percy Grainger has remained on the margins of American music history and twentieth-century modernism. This volume reveals him to be a self-described ‘hyper-modernist’ who composed works of uncompromising dissonance, challenged the conventions of folk song collection and adaptation, re-visioned the modern orchestra, experimented with ‘ego-less’... more...

  • The Music of Beingby Alison Levinge

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 34.95

    Alison Levinge explains the approaches of four child development theorists and explores how they apply to and inform the practice of music therapy. The focus is on D.W. Winnicott whose infant theory is influenced by the medium of music and resonates with the central aspects of music therapy. more...

  • Charles Mackerrasby Nigel Simeone; John Tyrrell

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2015; US$ 36.46

    By the time of his death in 2010 at the age of 84, Sir Charles Mackerras had achieved widespread recognition, recorded extensively and developed into a conductor of major international significance. In addition to areas in which he already had forged a distinctive and definitive profile (Janacek, Mozart, Handel, Sullivan) he revisited - and rethought... more...

  • The Man from Muscle Shoalsby Rick Hall; Peter Guralnick

    Heritage Builders 2015; US$ 9.99

    Rick Hall was born to a family of sharecroppers in Tishomingo County, MS, and was raised in Franklin County, AL. He moved to Rockford, IL, as a teenager and began playing in local bar bands. He went on to become a record producer, songwriter, music publisher, and musician who is best known as the owner and proprietor of the legendary FAME Studios... more...

  • Das Wissenschaftliche der Kunstby Axel Fischer

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 73.21

    Biographische InformationenDr. Axel Fischer ist Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter an der Universität Münster und lehrt an der Universität der Künste Berlin. ReiheAbhandlungen zur Musikgeschichte - Band 027 more...

  • Sounding Race in Rap Songsby Loren Kajikawa

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    As one of the most influential and popular genres of the last three decades, rap has cultivated a mainstream audience and become a multimillion-dollar industry by promoting highly visible and often controversial representations of blackness. Sounding Race in Rap Songs argues that rap music allows us not only to see but also to hear how mass-mediated... more...

  • Rhythm Makersby Tony Artimisi

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 44.99

    Drummer Artimisi?s interviews with some top timekeepers of country music will please a select audience. The author?s interview skills...[allow a] conversational style that imparts personal information, playing techniques, and a little industry gossip. . . .Artimisi also heaps much-deserved praise on musicians who rarely taste the glory. . . .These... more...