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- Dundurn 2017; US$ 9.99
A look at folk music?s legendary home ground. From Pete Seeger to Serena Ryder, the musicians who have graced the stages at Mariposa have carried on a living tradition of folk music connecting the sixties to the present day and tomorrow. Featuring interviews with the people behind the scenes and artists like Gordon Lightfoot and Ken Whitely. more...
- John Blake Publishing 2017; US$ 7.49
BUZZCOCKS | THE COMPLETE HISTORY is the bible for fans of the legendary Manchester band who gave birth to the independent record movement and released some of the greatest punk records of all time. By distinctively combining sardonic wit, romanticism and timeless tunes, they produced such classics as 'Orgasm Addict', 'What Do I Get?' and 'Ever Fallen... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2017; US$ 22.00
*Updated with a new chapter on digital curation* How Music Works is David Byrne?s incisive and enthusiastic look at the musical art form, from its very inceptions to the influences that shape it, whether acoustical, economic, social or technological. Utilizing his incomparable career and inspired collaborations with Talking Heads, Brian Eno, and... more...
- Touchstone 2017; US$ 29.99
The companion book to the groundbreaking PBS and BBC documentary series celebrating the pioneers and artists of American roots music?blues, gospel, folk, Cajun, Appalachian, Hawaiian, Native American?without which there would be no jazz, rock, country R&B, or hip hop today. Jack White, T. Bone Burnett, and Robert Redford have teamed up to executive... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2017; US$ 21.00
Roots rock, Americana, alt country: what are they and why do they matter? Americans have been trying to answer these questions for as long as the music bearing these labels has existed. Music can function as an escape from the outside world or as an explanation of that world. Listeners who identify with the music?s message may shape their social understandings... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2017; US$ 28.99
"Nobody knows Dolly like Dolly," declares Dolly Parton. Dolly's is a rags-to-riches tale like no other. A dirt-poor Smoky Mountain childhood paved the way for the buxom blonde butterfly's metamorphosis from singer-songwriter to international music superstar. The undisputed "Queen of Country Music," Dolly has sold more than 100 million... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2017; US$ 22.72
Bálint András Varga is perhaps the world's most respected interviewer of living composers. For The Courage of Composers and the Tyranny of Taste: Reflections on New Music , Varga has confrontedthirty-three composers with quotations carefully chosen to elicit their thoughts about an issue that is crucial for any serious creative artist: How... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 29.99
This book is an international handbook of inspirational wisdom for teaching music universally to enhance the learning potential in children of all ages, backgrounds, and capabilities. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00
The first comprehensive study of musical form in operatic and concert overtures in continental Europe between 1815 and 1850. more...