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  • Skeleton Keyby David Shenk; Steve Silberman

    Crown/Archetype 2015; US$ 16.00

    NOW AN EBOOK FOR THE FIRST TIME For fifty years and more than two thousand shows, the Grateful Dead have been earning the "deadication" of more than a million fans. Along the way, Deadheads have built an original and authentic American subculture, with vivid jargon and rich love, and its own legends, myths, and spirituality. Skeleton Key: A Dictionary... more...

  • Isaac Albenizby Walter Aaron Clark

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Isaac Albéniz (1860-1909) is one of the most important figures in the history of Spanish music. A legendary child prodigy, he went on to become one of the leading concert pianists of his generation in Europe. Albéniz is renowned for such piano collections as the Suite española, Cantos de España, España: Seis hojas de álbum, and his chef d?oeuvre Iberia,... more...

  • Here we go (Audio ebook)by Bla? Pucihar; Damijan Stepancic

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 11.99

    Here We Go Round Slovenia ? A Journey of Song takes the reader on a trip around Slovenia, presenting some of this beautiful subalpine country?s cultural and folk heritage. The eighteen songs arranged by Bla? Pucihar, a prominent Slovene composer and pianist, embody the language and stories of the people as they used to be sung. Not only do they... more...

  • The Ethnomusicology of Western Art Musicby Laudan Nooshin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 160.00

    Since the late 1980s, the boundaries between the ?musicologies? have become increasingly blurred. Most notably, a growing number of musicologists have become interested in the ideas and methodologies of ethnomusicology, and in particular, in applying one of the central methodological tools of ethnomusicology ? ethnography ? to the study of Western... more...

  • Focus: Scottish Traditional Musicby Simon McKerrell

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Focus: Scottish Traditional Music engages methods from ethnomusicology, popular music studies, cultural studies, and media studies to explain how complex Scottish identities and culture are constructed in the traditional music and culture of Scotland. This book examines Scottish music through their social and performative contexts, outlining vocal... more...

  • Shock and Aweby Simon Reynolds

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 12.99

    From the acclaimed author of Rip It Up and Start Again and Retromania ??the foremost popular music critic of this era ( Times Literary Supplement )?comes the definitive cultural history of glam and glitter rock, celebrating its outlandish fashion and outrageous stars, including David Bowie and Alice Cooper, and tracking its vibrant legacy in... more...

  • The Course of Mexican Musicby Janet Sturman

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    The Course of Mexican Music provides students with a cohesive introductory understanding of the scope and influence of Mexican music. The textbook highlights individual musical examples as a means of exploring the processes of selection that led to specific musical styles in different times and places, with a supporting companion website with audio... more...

  • The Performance of Jewish and Arab Music in Israel Todayby Amnon Shiloah

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 42.95

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Ma'luf in Contemporary Libyaby Philip Ciantar

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The musical tradition of Ma'luf is believed to have come to North Africa with Muslim and Jewish refugees escaping the Christian reconquista of Spain between the tenth and seventeenth centuries. Although this Arab Andalusian music tradition has been studied in other parts of the region, until now, the Libyan version has not received Western scholarly... more...

  • The Instrumental Music of Wutaishan's Buddhist Monasteriesby Beth Szczepanski

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Beth Szczepanski examines how traditional and modern elements interact in the current practice, reception and functions of wind music, or shengguan, at monasteries in Wutaishan, one of China's four holy mountains of Buddhism. The book provides an invaluable insight into the political and economic history of Wutaishan and its music, as well as the instrumentation,... more...