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  • Ethnomusicologyby E.D Kunst

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    This booklet hardly needs a preface; the contents, I think. speak for themselves.It contains a short and carefully brought up to date resume of all that I. as a private University Lecturer in Amsterdam. have tried to teach my pupils. It is intended as a general introduction to ethnomusicology, before going on to the study of the forms of separate music-cultures.... more...

  • Rumanian Folk Musicby B. Suchoff; E.C. Teodorescu; Bela Bartok

    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...

  • Rumanian Folk Musicby Bela Bartok; B. Suchoff

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    he editorial treatment of the second volume of Bela Bart6k's T Rumanian Folk Music is not dissimilar to that applied to Vol. I. The matter of poetic texts here, however, must allow for a sizeable increase in corrigenda and addenda. But first, let us delve into the source material upon which Vol. II is based. THE MANUSCRIPTS The various drafts of Vol.... more...

  • Rumanian Folk Musicby B. Suchoff; E.C. Teodorescu; Bela Bartok

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    N January 30, 1944, Bela Bart6k, writing from Asheville, North O Carolina, where he had gone to regain his strength after a long period of ill-health in 1943, commented, Here I have started on a very interesting (and, as usual, lengthy) work, the kind I have never done before. Properly speaking, it is not a musical work: I am arranging and writing... more...

  • The Music of Central Africaby Rose Brandel

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    Under the inspiring guidance of my mentor, Curt Sachs, this work was conceived, planned, and executed. It gained in dimension under the acute and patient perusal of Gustave Reese to whose brilliant propensity for clarity of thought and of style I owe a huge debt. Furthermore, the helpful suggestions made by Martin Bernstein and by J an LaRue are gratefully... more...

  • Ethno-Musicologyby Jaap Kunst

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    This booklet hardly needs a preface; the contents, I think, speak for themselves. It contains a short and carefully brought up to date resume of all that I, as a private University Lecturer in Amsterdam, have tried to teach my pupils. It is intended as a general introduction to ethno-musicology, before going on to the study of the forms of separate... more...

  • Tales From Boilermaker Country: A Collection of the Greatest Stories Ever Toldby Doug Griffiths

    Sports Publishing 2012; US$ 19.99

    The history of Purdue athletics is sometimes funny, sometimes poignant and triumphant and often pretty amazing -- but always uniquely human. Along the way many characters have arisen in over 11 decades of competition and nearly 200 of these great stories are chronicled in Tales from the Boilermaker Country. On the hardwood, readers will learn why... more...

  • Perfecting Sound Foreverby Greg Milner

    Granta Publications 2011; US$ 13.90

    From our CD collections to iPods bursting with MP3s to the hallowed vinyl of DJs, recordings are the most common way we experience music. Perfecting Sound Forever tells the story of recorded music, introducing us to the innovators, musicians and producers who have affected the way we hear our favourite songs, from Thomas Edison to Phil Spector. Exploring... more...

  • Kraftwerkby Tim Barr

    Ebury Publishing 2013; US$ 14.09

    The future of modern music began in Dusseldorf in 1970, when an avant-garde German band, the Organisation re-invented themselves as Kraftwerk and set in motion a train of events which introduced a whole new language into popular culture. By pre-dating electro, house, ambient and techno by more than two decades, they are quite simply the most influentual... more...