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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
"Maracatu Atômico" is the first academic work to investigate the mangue movement, one of Brazil's most vital pop culture trends of the last thirty years, and the related "new music scene" of Northeast Brazil. Contending with the widespread poverty and social problems, mangue places a renewed value on the local environment and its myriad folk traditions... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00
Highlighting Chet Atkins' 50-plus-year career as a virtuoso, singer, songwriter and record producer, this book is an analysis and appreciation of the most noteworthy recordings of one of the world's greatest guitarists. Atkins' whole body of work--truly unmatched in the history of modern musical entertainment--and nearly 140 of his all-time... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2004; US$ 16.00
WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE The celebrated first memoir from arguably the most influential singer-songwriter in the country, Bob Dylan. ?I?d come from a long ways off and had started a long ways down. But now destiny was about to manifest itself. I felt like it was looking right at me and nobody else.? So writes Bob Dylan in Chronicles:... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
The Harpsichord and Clavichord, An Encyclopedia includes articles on this family of instruments, including famous players, composers, instruments builders, the construction of the instruments, and related terminology. It is the first complete reference on this important family of keyboard instruments. The contributors include major scholars of music... more...
- Awe-Struck Publishing 2007; US$ 22.95
After the resounding success of "Celebrate the Native American Flute"--Dick Claassen's first method book on how to play the Native American flute--Dick has followed up this success with another book--this time a book on Christmas carols. The book is laid out in a clear and simple way so that even someone who has no music background whatsoever can successfully... more...
- Course Technology PTR 2007; US$ 34.99
This completely updated edition of the bestselling Mastering Engineers Handbook provides a thorough exploration of the mastering process for virtually any kind of audio program, utilizing insights from the worlds top mastering engineers. The book is a treasure-trove of knowledge, with an overview of the history, tools, and philosophy behind... more...
- Course Technology PTR 2010; US$ 29.99
Most of us employ at least one form of mobile device for communication, organization, information, and listening to music. But what about making music? In the past, weve had to wait to make music until we returned to the studio, or wed carry around a ratty old notebook in which we would jot down our ideas. Now, with the help of a growing... more...
- Indiana University Press 2005; US$ 44.99
Challenging myths that mountain isolation and ancient folk customs defined the music culture of the Polish Tatras, Timothy J. Cooley shows that intensive contact with tourists and their more academic kin, ethnographers, since the late 19th century helped shape both the ethnic group known as Górale (highlanders) and the music that they perform. Making... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2008; US$ 7.39
"Where lies the boundary between meaning and sentiment? Between memory and nostalgia? America and Americana? What is and what was? Does it move?" --Donovon Hohn, A Romance of Rust Part travelogue, part cultural criticism, part music appreciation, It Still Moves does for today's avant folk scene what Greil Marcus did for Dylan and The Basement... more...