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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Vibe Merchants offers an insiders perspective on the development of Jamaican popular music. This rare perspective focuses on the actual details of music making practice, rationalised in the context of the economic and creative forces that locally drive music production. By focusing on the work of audio engineers and musicians, recording studios... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99
Can you remember exactly where you were the first time you heard ?What a Wonderful World? and how it made you feel? Did you play Paul Williams?s ?We?ve Only Just Begun? at your wedding? Throughout time, certain songs and their lyrics have come to act as key emotional landmarks in our hearts and minds and continue to resonate throughout our lives.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
Stuart Nicholson's biography of Ella Fitzgerald is considered a classic in jazz literature. Drawing on original documents, interviews, and new information, Nicholson draws a complete picture of Fitzgerald's professional and personal life. Fitzgerald rose from being a pop singer with chart-novelty hits in the late '30s to become a bandleader and then... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95
The package (ISBN 978-0-415-73036-5) contains the second edition of Theory for Today?s Musician (ISBN: 978-0-415-66332-8) and the Theory for Today?s Musician Workbook (ISBN: 978-0-415-66333-5) Theory for Today?s Musician, Second Edition, recasts the scope of the traditional music theory course to meet the demands of the professional... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
Of all the repertories of Western Art music, none is as explicitly listener-oriented as that of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Yet few attempts to analyze the so-called Classic Style have embraced the semiotic implications of this condition. Playing with Signs proposes a listener-oriented theory of Classic instrumental music that... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 50.95
Carl Dahlhaus was without doubt the premier musicologist of the postwar generation, a giant whose recent death was mourned the world over. Translated here for the first time, this fundamental work on the development of tonality shows his complete mastery of the theory of harmony. In it Dahlhaus explains the modern concepts of harmony and tonality,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 45.00
This book describes a colorful period in French social and cultural history, during which music and science combined to provide the intellectual and aesthetic spirit of the Age of Enlightenment with an enormous vitality. Investigating the place assigned to music in France's preeminent scientific institution, the Paris Academy, the author shows the... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 41.00
In a comprehensive work with important implications for tuning theory and musicology, Easley Blackwood, a distinguished-composer, establishes a mathematical basis for the family of diatonic tunings generated by combinations of perfect fifths and octaves. Originally published in 1986. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 34.99
Make your music come alive with this indispensable guitar guide There's no denying that guitar players have cachet. The guitar is an ever-present part of our collective musical heritage, and the sound can be sensual, aggressive, or a million things in between. Whether you're hoping to conquer Free Bird, Bourée, or Bolero Mallorquin, you need... more...