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  • Good Music for a Free Peopleby Nancy Newman

    Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 80.00

    Good Music for a Free People examines the activities of the Germania Musical Society, a group of immigrant musicians who toured the United States from 1848-1854. The ensemble's eclectic repertory of symphonies, opera selections and social dances helped shape an audience for orchestral music at a seminal time in the history of the public concert. more...

  • Essays on the History of English Music in Honour of John Caldwellby Emma Hornby; David Maw

    Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 99.00

    Articles on English music, from the medieval period to the present day, centred on four of the major areas of scholarly enquiry. more...

  • Musik in der Mittelalter-Szeneby Iwen Schmees

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 50.17

    Das Mittelalter scheint heute allgegenwärtig. Sei es unter dem Begriff 'Lebendige Geschichte', 'Reenactment', 'Kultur', oder schlicht neudeutsch 'Event' - die Angebote, sich dem Mittelalter zu nähern sind zahlreicher denn je. Und während sich die einen Holzhäuser im Museumspark für lebendige Geschichtsdarstellung bauen und dort ihre Wochenenden als... more...

  • Das deutsche Musikleben (E-Book)by Andreas Eichhorn; Paul Bekker

    Georg Olms Verlag 2013; US$ 93.34

    Hauptbeschreibung Paul Bekker (1882-1937) war zwischen 1910 und 1925 der einflussreichste deutschsprachige Musikpublizist. Bereits seinerzeit erschlossen sich die sprachliche Brillanz seiner Texte, die Plastizität und Unkonventionalität seiner Thesen einen Leserkreis, der weit über das engere musikalische Fachpublikum hinausging. Innerhalb der Musikkultur... more...

  • After Adornoby Tia DeNora

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 29.00

    Guide to how to do music sociology that argues for a reassessment of Adorno's work. more...

  • The Twisted Museby Michael H. Kater

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 49.99

    Under a totalitarian regime, can art and artists be innocent? This questions and its implications are explored in Michael Kater's broad survey of musicians, and the music they composed and performed during the Third Reich. more...

  • French Cultural Politics and Musicby Jane F. Fulcher

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 124.99

    This work argues that French musical meanings and values in the years from 1898 to 1914 are best explained not in terms of artistic movements, but rather of the political culture, which was undergoing subtle but profound transformation as nationalist leagues enlarged the arena of political action. more...

  • Interpreting the Musical Pastby Katharine Ellis

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 26.99

    Presenting a study of the French early music revival, this book gives us a sense of how music's cultural meanings were contested in the nineteenth century. It surveys the main patterns of revivalist activity while also providing studies of repertories stretching from Adam de la Halle to Rameau. more...

  • The Composer As Intellectualby Jane F. Fulcher

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 26.99

    As a follow-up to her book exploring musical and political cultures in France from the Dreyfus Affair to the First World War, the author here applies the same approach to the years from 1914-1940, arguing that French musical meanings are best explained not in terms of artistic movements, but rather in terms of the political culture. more...

  • Music and Urban Geographyby Adam Krims

    Routledge 2007; US$ 25.00

    Theorizes the musical aspects of the changes that have overtaken major cities in the developed world over the past few decades. Drawing on musicology, music theory, urban geography, and historical materialism, this book maps changes not only in how music represents cities, but also in how music sounds and is deployed socially in urban contexts. more...