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  • Bob Dylanby Greil Marcus

    Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 18.95

    His foremost interpreter revisits more than forty years of listening to Dylan - weaving individual moods and moments into a brilliant history of their changing times. The book begins in Berkeley in 1968, and ends with a piece on Dylan's show at the University of Minnesota on election night 2008. In between are moments of euphoric discovery:... more...

  • The Social and Applied Psychology of Musicby Adrian North; David Hargreaves

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 74.99

    The Social and Applied Psychology of Music is the successor to the bestselling and influential The Social Psychology of Music. It considers the value of music in everyday life, answering some of the perennial questions about music. It is required reading for anyone seeking to understand the role of music in our daily lives. more...

  • Understanding Society through Popular Musicby Joeseph A. Kotarba

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Written for Introductory Sociology and Sociology of Popular Music courses, the second edition of Understanding Society through Popular Music uses popular music to illustrate fundamental social institutions, theories, sociological concepts, and processes. The authors use music, a social phenomenon of great interest, to draw students in and bring... more...

  • Ethnomusicology: A Very Short Introductionby Timothy Rice

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 7.99

    Ethnomusicology, an academic discipline founded in 1950, has been defined as the study of the music of others. This definition, at once whimsical and very nearly true, is incomplete. Many of its strongest threads have emerged because a person or a people have wanted to understand themselves, their history, and their identity. This book examines the... more...

  • Music and Revolutionby Robin D. Moore

    University of California Press 2006; US$ 34.95

    Music and Revolution provides a dynamic introduction to the most prominent artists and musical styles that have emerged in Cuba since 1959 and to the policies that have shaped artistic life. Robin D. Moore gives readers a chronological overview of the first decades after the Cuban Revolution, documenting the many ways performance has changed and... more...

  • The Garland Handbook of Southeast Asian Musicby Terry Miller; Sean Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 66.95

    The Garland Handbook of Southeast Asian Music  is comprised of essays from The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: Volume 4, Southeast Asia (1998). Largely revised and updated, the essays offer detailed, regional studies of the different musical cultures of Southeast Asia and examine the ways in which music helps to define the identity of this... more...

  • Rage Against The Machineby Colin Devenish

    St. Martin's Press 2001; US$ 6.79

    Rage Against The Machine is one of the most prominant and politically active bands on the music scene today. Music Journalist and Biographer Colin Devenish delves into the interworkings of the band to discover what makes them so successful with their diverse fan base. They sell millions of copies of their CD's and have had #1 hits. They are also... more...

  • Kornby Leah Furman

    St. Martin's Press 2000; US$ 6.79

    In the past eight-years, the face of popular culture has changed radically and with it, the music that will define the decade. Gone are the pop saturated songs of the 70's and 80's. Today's sound is a fusion of grunge, hip-hop, metal, hardcore and funk. Disparate sounds that together create something thoroughly modern and unlike anything we've... more...

  • The Songs of Hugo Wolfby Eric Sams

    Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 26.24

    With a foreword by the legendary accompanist, Gerald Moore, Eric Sams' study (Faber 1961, revised 1983) is a notable landmark in the establishment of Wolf as one of the supreme masters of German song. Comprehensively revised and enlarged in 1983, the main subject matter remains the 242 published songs that Wolf wrote for voice and piano, though the... more...

  • The Musical Work of Nadia Boulangerby Jeanice Brooks

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 26.00

    A fresh look at the career of Nadia Boulanger, among the most influential musical figures of the entire twentieth century. more...