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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Apparitions takes a new look at the critical legacy of one of the 20th century's most important and influential thinkers about music, Theodor W. Adorno. Bringing together an international group of scholars, the book offers new historical and critical insights into Adorno's theories of music and how these theories, in turn, have affected the study... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.99
This film score handbook provides a detailed analysis of Alex North's astounding score for Elia Kazan's 1951 adaptation of A Streetcar Named Desire . Beginning with a review of North's musical training and film scoring techniques, the book then uses approaches from both musicology and film studies to present a comprehensive exploration of the film's... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2005; US$ 59.99
If you have ever felt the pulsating beat of the timbales, those electrifying steel drums native to Puerto Rico, or the reverberating sound of the djembe, the wooden hand drum born in Africa, then you know the power of percussive instruments. One shake of a rain stick or a few scratches on a washboard has the ability to turn an ordinary song into something... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95
Southwest Shuffle documents an important period in country music history. During the '30s and early '40s, hundreds of thousands of "Okies," "Arkies," and other rural folks from around the Southwest resettled in California, in search of work. A country music scene quickly blossomed there, with performers playing Western Swing, Cowboy, and Honky Tonk... more...
- Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00
IN WRITING a book for which there is no precedent (the tistic achievements. But, alas, there has not been such last textbooks about accompanying were written during a genius in the realm of music during the twentieth the age of thorough bass or shortly thereafter - the century. The creative musical genius of our space age eighteenth and early nineteenth... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 189.00
VORWORT Erich M. von Hornbostel's list of publica Erich M. von Hornbostels Schriftenver zeichnis umfasst 154 Titel; in seinem ge tions includes 154 original writings; his druckten Gesamtwerk werden n61 ver printed works contain references to n61 schiedene Literaturhinweise gegeben. Die different sources in the literature. This bibliographischen... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00
he wealth and variety of artistic creations evolved by the Ru T manian people in the course of the centuries have long alerted the interest of foreign scholars whom circumstances brought to the lands of the Rumanians. The Polish chronicler Matthew Stryjcovski (16th century), the Genovese Franco Sivori, secretary of the 16th century reigning prince... more...