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  • "Cashville" - Dilution of Original Country Music Identity through Increasing Commercializationby Stephanie Schäfer

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 39.64

    Hauptbeschreibung Where I come from, it's cornbread and chicken. This line from Alan Jackson's country hit defines the genre as the music of the American South. All its ambiguity set aside, the South stands proudly for its hospitality, politeness, sense of place and community. Family and religion are traditionally more important down there than in... more...

  • "Do You Know...?"by Robert R. Faulkner; Howard S. Becker

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 18.00

    Every night, somewhere in the world, three or four musicians will climb on stage together. Whether the gig is at a jazz club, a bar, or a bar mitzvah, the performance never begins with a note, but with a question. The trumpet player might turn to the bassist and ask, “Do you know ‘Body and Soul’?”—and from there the... more...

  • 'Food for Apollo'by Dorothy T. Potter

    Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 64.99

    'Food for Apollo:' Cultivated Music in Antebellum Philadelphia details the evolution and significance in that city of what is often called 'classical' music. Performances in a variety of settings, from 'long rooms' in taverns to large theatres and concert halls, facilitated this process over approximately 100 years. Philadelphia's thriving music publishing... more...

  • "Jede Note an Dich gerichtet!"by Ursula Schneewind

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 26.85

    Das ?musikalische Opfer?, die ?Eroica?, ?Tristan und Isolde?, die ?Sinfonie der Tausend?, ?Ein Überlebender aus Warschau? ? Werke die immer wieder aufs Neue Konzertbesucher und CD-Käufer in ihren Bann ziehen. Die Musik wurde tausendfach aufgeführt und gehört, doch die Geschichten rund um die Widmungen zu diesen Stücken blieben meist unbekannt. Dabei... more...

  • "La clemenza di Tito" di Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart al Teatro romano di Fiesoleby Stefania Gitto; Hans Ernst Weidinger; Stefano Cavallerin; Kuno Trientbacher

    Hollitzer Wissenschaftsverlag 2014; US$ 8.92

    Da una coproduzione fra il Mozart Opern Institut , l'Università Mozarteum di Salisburgo e la Scuola di Musica di Fiesole Fondazione O.N.L.U.S. è nata la rappresentazione fiesolana de La clemenza di Tito , dramma serio per musica in due atti di Caterino Mazzolà, con musica di Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Questo lavoro, l'ultimo infatti nella produzione... more...

  • "Majestas Mariae"by Christiane Wiesenfeldt

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 60.30

    Die Geschichte der musikalischen Marienverehrung ist so alt wie das Christentum selbst. Mit ihr verbanden sich Ansprüche aus der Volksfrömmigkeit ebenso wie aus der Institution Kirche: eine spannende und spannungsvolle Mischung, die Komponisten über Jahrhunderte inspirierte. Auch in die Messe hielt die Marienverehrung symbolisch Einzug. Sie schlug... more...

  • 'Nationes', 'Gentes' und die Musik im Mittelalterby Frank Hentschel; Marie Winkelmüller

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    The notion that ideas and judgments about music are based on culturally specific and national frames of reference and ideologies was not invented in the modern era. Taking an interdisciplinary perspective, this volume examines the role played by notions of communities such as Germani, Itali, and Franci (Germanic, Italian, and French) in medieval writings... more...

  • "U2 ist ihre Religion, Bono ihr Gott"by Brigitte Dorner

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 22.51

    Hauptbeschreibung Konzerte sind ihre Kulte, die Superstars ihre Oberpriester. Milliarden pflegen ihre Riten: Rock- und Popmusik hat den Status einer Weltreligion. In vorderste Reihe hat sich seit 1978 der Ire Bono (Paul David Hewson) mit seiner Rockband U2 gespielt. Er engagiert sich für Amnesty International oder Greenpeace, initiierte zusammen... more...

  • "Venceremos"by Gabriel San Román; T. M. Scruggs

    PM Press 2014; US$ 2.99

    When the socialist politician Salvador Allende dramatically won Chile?s presidential election in 1970, a powerful cultural movement accompanied him to power as folk singers emerged at the forefront proving that music could help forge the birth of a new society. ? Venceremos? charts the development of such a cultural phenomenon from the years before... more...

  • "We're Going to See the Beatles!"by Garry Berman; Sid Bernstein; Mark Lapidos

    Santa Monica Press 2007; US$ 14.95

    “We?re Going to See the Beatles!? presents the story of Beatlemania in America as experienced by their most devoted fans. “We?re Going to See the Beatles!? includes anecdotes from those who cheered the group as they arrived at Kennedy Airport in 1964, who kept vigil for them outside the Plaza Hotel, and who sat in the studio audience of The... more...