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  • Conducting the Brahms Symphoniesby Christopher Dyment

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2016; Not Available

    How did Brahms conduct his four symphonies? What did he want from other conductors when they performed these works, and to which among them did he give his approval? And crucially, are there any stylistic pointers to these performances in early recordings of the symphonies made in the first half of the twentieth century?<BR> For the first time,... more...

  • Conducting the Brahms Symphoniesby Christopher Dyment

    Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 45.00

    A major study sure to fascinate musicians, Brahms enthusiasts and those interested in the history of recorded music. more...

  • Musicians of Bath and Beyond: Edward Loder (1809-1865) and his Familyby Nicholas Temperley

    Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 120.00

    This book takes advantage of new and often surprising biographical research on the Loder family as a whole and its four main figures, using them to illustrate aspects of music history in the 19th century. more...

  • Small Town Talkby Barney Hoskyns

    Faber & Faber 2016; US$ 21.86

    <p>Think 'Woodstock' and the mind turns to the seminal 1969 festival that crowned a seismic decade of sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll. But Woodstock itself was over 60 miles from the site to which the fabled half a million flocked. So why the misnomer? Quite simply, Woodstock was already a key location in the Sixties rock landscape, the tiny Catskills... more...

  • The Harmonious Childby Beth Luey; Stella Saperstein

    Open Road Distribution 2016; US$ 5.99

    Children are naturally musical, but many parents don?t know when or how to begin their child?s formal musical education. Whether you wish to encourage your child?s musical growth, or would like to plan more advanced study, this book provides insight and guidance for parents of children from toddlers to teenagers. Beth Luey and Stella Saperstein walk... more...

  • F--k Ivy and Everything Elseby Mark McNairy

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 23.99

    The renowned designer?s views on dressing and behaving well: Ivy League meets street, sartorial rules are made and broken in this must-have style guide for traditionalists and hipsters alike, filled with Mark McNairy?s humorous, sometimes snarky, spot-on observations. With a Foreword by Nick Wooster. Supported by a powerful cult following of dedicated,... more...

  • Kent Finlay, Dreamerby Brian T. Atkinson; Jenni Finlay; George Strait

    Texas A&M University Press 2016; Not Available

    Though not a household name for the general public, Kent Finlay (1938?2015) was one of the world?s best-known and best-loved promoters, mentors, and gurus of Texas music. In 1974, he founded the Cheatham Street Warehouse in San Marcos as a venue for live music and an incubator for young talent. In 1977, he drove to Nashville and took with him a young,... more...

  • 30-Second Jazzby Dave Gelly

    The Ivy Press 2016; US$ 13.43

    Jazz can be difficult for the novice, but 30-Second Jazz proves the ideal companion for the newcomer to the subject, taking readers from the African-American roots of jazz all the way to today?s global mix of musicians and styles. Along the way, it looks at the shape, style and instruments of jazz, at key personalities and recordings in the jazz canon... more...

  • We are the Champions: The Politics of Sports and Popular Musicby Ken McLeod

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Sports and popular music are synergistic agents in the construction of identity and community. They are often interconnected through common cross-marketing tactics and through influence on each other's performative strategies and stylistic content. Typically only studied as separate entities, popular music and sport cultures mutually 'play' off each... more...

  • Urban Politics and Cultural Capitalby Ma Haili

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 109.95

    This book tells the story of how a regional Chinese theatrical form, Shanghai Yue Opera, evolved from the all-male â??beggarâ??s songâ?? of the early twentieth century to become the largest all-female opera form in the nation, only to face increasing pressure to survive under Chinese political and economic reforms in the new millennium. Previous publications... more...