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  • "Blühendes Leid"by Udo Bermbach

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2003; US$ 44.71

    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 Inhalten... more...

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

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 26.85

    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$ 27.08

    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...

  • 'N Syncby Anna Louise Golden

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 8.99

    With such groovin' Top 20 songs as "I Want You Back," "Tearing Up My Heart," and their unforgettable remake of Christopher Cross's "Sailing," 'N Sync is one of today's hottest all-boy bands. And not only are they great singers, they all happen to be great guys, who hang out together even when they're off stage. With looks, talent, and way-cool personalities,... 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 culturally 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$ 5.99

    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...

  • "Venceremos"by Gabriel San Román; T. M. Scruggs

    PM Press 2014; US$ 2.99

    When the socialist politician Salvador Allende dramatically won Chile?s presidential election in 1970, a powerful cultural movement accompanied him to power as folk singers emerged at the forefront proving that music could help forge the birth of a new society. ? Venceremos? charts the development of such a cultural phenomenon from the years before... more...