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  • "Blühendes Leid"by Udo Bermbach

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2003; US$ 46.36

    Hauptbeschreibung Von den frühen Opern bis zum "Parsifal". Kaum ein Künstler der Moderne hat so entschieden auf dem Zusammenhang von Politik, Gesellschaft und Kunst bestanden wie Richard Wagner und sein Werk daher eingehend kommentiert. Vor dem Hintergrund von Wagners theoretischen Schriften spürt der Autor in dessen Werken politischen und gesellschaftlichen... more...

  • "DA WOHNT EIN SEHNEN TIEF IN UNS ??by Bastian Rütten

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 27.61

    Der Begriff "Neues Geistliches Lied? steht seit den späten 1960er Jahren für modernes Kirchenliedgut. Rund 30 Jahre später hat sich die innerkirchliche Situation jedoch stark verändert. Die Zeiten der Volkskirche sind vorbei. Dies hat tiefgreifende Folgen für die Verkündigungspraxis und den Einsatz des Liedgutes in der Gemeindearbeit. Bastian... more...

  • "Do You Know...?"by Robert R. Faulkner; Howard S. Becker

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 18.00

    Every night, somewhere in the world, three or four musicians will climb on stage together. Whether the gig is at a jazz club, a bar, or a bar mitzvah, the performance never begins with a note, but with a question. The trumpet player might turn to the bassist and ask, “Do you know ‘Body and Soul’?”—and from there the... more...

  • 'Food for Apollo'by Dorothy T. Potter

    Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 64.99

    'Food for Apollo:' Cultivated Music in Antebellum Philadelphia details the evolution and significance in that city of what is often called 'classical' music. Performances in a variety of settings, from 'long rooms' in taverns to large theatres and concert halls, facilitated this process over approximately 100 years. Philadelphia's thriving music publishing... more...

  • "Mit Musik geht alles besser"by Binh Nguyen

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 27.84

    Hauptbeschreibung Jeder kennt sie, jeder liebt sie: Zarah Leander, Heinz Rühmann oder Marika Rökk. Ihre Schlager werden noch heute gern gehört und gesungen, ihre Filme gelten als zeitlose Klassiker. Doch sie dienten nicht nur der reinen Unterhaltung. "Durch kluge und dauernde Anwendung von Propaganda (kann) einem Volke selbst der Himmel als Hölle... more...

  • 'Nationes', 'Gentes' und die Musik im Mittelalterby Frank Hentschel; Marie Winkelmüller

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    The notion that ideas and judgments about music are based on cultural-specific and national frames of reference and ideologies was not invented in the modern era. Taking an interdisciplinary perspective, this volume examines the role played by notions of communities such as Germani, Itali, and Franci (Germanic, Italian, and French) in medieval writings... more...

  • 'Scuse Me While I Kiss the Skyby Paolo Hewitt

    Quercus Publishing 2011; US$ 12.99

    An insider's guide to the greatest musical tour de force of the twentieth century. more...

  • 'Scuse Me While I Kiss the Skyby David Henderson

    Atria Books 2008; US$ 16.00

    Jimi Hendrix: Voodoo Child of the Aquarian Age -- first published in hardcover in 1978 -- was described by Greil Marcus of Rolling Stone as "[t]he strongest and most ambitious biography yet written about any rock and roll performer." The paperback edition was retitled 'Scuse Me While I Kiss the Sky: The Life of Jimi Hendrix , and in this smaller... more...

  • "We're Going to See the Beatles!"by Garry Berman; Sid Bernstein; Mark Lapidos

    Santa Monica Press 2007; US$ 14.95

    “We?re Going to See the Beatles!? presents the story of Beatlemania in America as experienced by their most devoted fans. “We?re Going to See the Beatles!? includes anecdotes from those who cheered the group as they arrived at Kennedy Airport in 1964, who kept vigil for them outside the Plaza Hotel, and who sat in the studio audience of The... more...

  • The "Light Crust Doughboys" are on the Airby John Mark Dempsey

    University of North Texas Press 2002; US$ 23.96

    This is the story of the Light Crust Doughboys phenomenon, from their debut broadcast in 1930 to their contemporary live performances. more...