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  • Music and Identity in Ireland and Beyondby Mark Fitzgerald; John O'Flynn

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This interdisciplinary volume of essays contemplates whether ‘music in Ireland’ can be regarded as one interrelated plane of cultural and/or national identity, given the various conceptions and contexts of both Ireland and Music that give rise to multiple sites of identification. Arranged in interweaving sections of ‘Historical Perspectives’,... more...

  • Orientalismus in der Popmusikby Markus Henrik Wyrwich

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 22.32

    Zum ersten Mal wird in diesem Band Orientalismusforschung mit der Forschung zur populären Musik systematisch vereint. Gut 35 Jahre nach Erscheinen des Schlüsselwerkes "Orientalism? von Edward Said hat die spannende Debatte um Orient und Okzident nichts von ihrer gesellschaftlich-politischen Bedeutung eingebüßt und nahezu jede Disziplin der Geisteswissenschaft... more...

  • Musikrezeption, Migration und Maqamby Winfried Sakai

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 26.79

    Mögen alle Kinder in der Schule die gleiche Musik? Oder gibt es einen Zusammenhang zwischen dem Musikgeschmack und der musikalischen Verortung der Familie? Die Frage nach musikkulturellen Unterschieden wird diskursiv erörtert: Folkloristische Ansätze unterstellen einen Zusammenhang zwischen den musikalischen Vorlieben der Kinder mit Migrationshintergrund... more...

  • Russian Court Chapel Choirby Carolyn C. Dunlop

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Italian Cantata in Viennaby Lawrence Bennett

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 54.99

    Lawrence Bennett provides a comprehensive study of the rich repertoire of accompanied vocal chamber music that entertained the imperial family in Vienna and their guests throughout the 17th and early 18th centuries. The cantata became a form of elite entertainment composed to amuse listeners during banquets or pay homage to members of the royal family... more...

  • The Completely Useless Guide to Christmasby Martin Pullen

    John Blake Publishing 2013; US$ 10.19

    Did you know that Santa used to wear a blue tricorn hat and yellow stockings before he traded it in for his trademark red suit? Did you know that chocolate coins are now available in pound sterling and euro currencies? And did you know that it would be far healthier to eat your vitamin-packed Christmas tree than your chocolate coins – and that artificial... more...

  • The Show Must Go Onby Gareth Davies

    Elliott & Thompson 2013; US$ 14.99

    A memoir of the London Symphony Orchestra on tour in the U.S. and beyond, focusing on their historical first visit to America in 1912 when they were due to sail on the Titanic , and their most recent travels Gareth Davies, principal flautist at the London Symphont Orchestra (LSO), tells the remarkable story of a groundbreaking expedition with... more...

  • Music and Ultra-Modernism in France: A Fragile Consensus, 1913-1939by Barbara L. Kelly

    Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 95.00

    Exploring the ideas of consensus, resistance and rupture, this book contributes an important and nuanced reflection to the current debate on modernism in music. more...

  • The Hidden Musiciansby Ruth Finnegan

    Wesleyan University Press 2013; US$ 23.99

    A classic ethnography reveals the worlds of amateur musicians. Back in print with a new preface. more...

  • Details of Consequenceby Gurminder Kaur Bhogal

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 64.99

    Details of Consequence examines a trait that is taken for granted and rarely investigated in fin-de-siecle French music: ornamental extravagance. Considering why such composers as Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, Gabriel Faure, Igor Stravinsky, and Erik Satie, turned their attention to the seemingly innocuous and allegedly superficial phenomenon of ornament... more...