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- Profile Books 2014; US$ 9.32
Everyone loves a Christmas carol - in the end, even Scrooge. They have the power to summon up a special kind of midwinter mood, like the aroma of mince pies and mulled wine and the twinkle of lights on a tree. It's a kind of magic. But how did they get that magic? In Christmas Carols Andrew Gant tells the story of some twenty carols, each... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
This book considers the activities and writings of early song collectors and proto-ethnomusicologists, memoirists, and other "musical travelers" in 19 th -century France. Each of the book?s discrete but interrelated chapters is devoted to a different geographic and discursive site of empire, examining French representations of musical encounters in... more...
- 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...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 20.37
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...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 24.45
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...