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  • The American Songbookby Ann van der Merwe

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 44.99

    The American Songbook explores key aspects of individual song's popularizations, addressing how and why the tradition of standards was eventually usurped by rock and roll in the 1950s and 1960s, as well as how it has continued to hold historic, nostalgic, and contemporary value for listeners. more...

  • Argentine Queer Tangoby Mercedes Liska; Peggy Westwell; Pablo Vila

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99

    This book analyzes tango, specifically queer tango, and the role of musical practices and bodily expressions in social and cultural transformations in Buenos Aires. more...

  • Ian Gillan - The Autobiography of Deep Purple's Lead Singerby Ian Gillan

    John Blake Publishing 2016; US$ 7.99

    In 1970, Deep Purple burst on to the British rock scene with their hit "Black Night" and bestselling album "Deep Purple in Rock". This is the autobiography of their lead singer, Ian Gillan. Here he tells his life story, and that of the band he helped to make great. Stories of friction and violence, groupies and non-stop partying, drugs and alcohol,... more...

  • Jenufaby Timothy Cheek

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 89.99

    Drawing on both scholarly studies and production experience, Timothy Cheek presents an original English-language translation of the original Czech libretto of Czech composer Leo ? Janá ? ek ?s, most famous opera, Jen ? fa. Cheek also provides background on the opera, a discussion about the various v oice types and roles, Janá?ek?s... more...

  • Menuhinby Humphrey Burton CBE

    Faber & Faber 2016; US$ 18.95

    Since 2000, when this biography was first published, Menuhin's name has not faded from public attention, as often happens in the decades after the death of a popular performing artist. Far from it: the centenary of his birth, April 22, 1916, is being marked by celebrations around the world. Yehudi Menuhin was born in New York of Russian Jewish immigrants.... more...

  • Women's Bands in Americaby Jill M. Sullivan

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 99.99

    In the first comprehensive exploration of women?s bands in American history, contributors trace women's emerging roles in town, immigrant, family, school, suffrage, military, swing, and rock bands, as well as society at large. Contributors bring together a series of disciplines in this unique work, including musicology, American history, women's... more...

  • I Am Still The Greatest Says Johnny Angeloby Nik Cohn

    Oldcastle Books 2016; US$ 7.99

    I Am Still The Greatest Says Johnny Angelo is Nik Cohn's hymn to rock as myth, in all its crazed, absurd and glorious excess. Partly based on the legendary rocker, P J Proby, Johnny Angelo is the pop star to end all pop stars - narcissistic, mock-heroic and massively destructive. The novel follows his progress from warped infancy to final messianic... more...

  • In the Midnight Hourby Tony Fletcher

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 16.99

    Drawn from extensive interviews with the singer's close family and friends and regular members of his studio and touring bands, In the Midnight Hour is a narrative portrait of one of the greatest voices of soul and a rare window into the social upheavals that surrounded him, the genre he helped shape along the way, and the pitfalls of the fame that... more...

  • Wintermärchen (Philippe Boesmans - mise en scène Luc Bondy - 1999)by Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Une fiche de référence sur Wintermärchen de Philippe Boesmans, un spectacle mis en scène par Luc Bondy. Créé le 10 décembre 1999 au Théâtre royal de La Monnaie de Bruxelles, Wintermärchen (Le Conte d'hiver), opéra en quatre actes du compositeur belge Philippe Boesmans (né en 1936), fut aussitôt donné, en janvier et février 2000, à l'Opéra national... more...

  • Light Come Shiningby Andrew PhD McCarron

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 14.99

    In this new biography of Bob Dylan, writer Andrew McCarron provides a unique look at Dylan's life and work by focusing on his various reinventions and incarnations. more...