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  • Music and the Play of Power in the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asiaby Laudan Nooshin

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    What is it about the history, geographical position and cultures of the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia that has made music such a potent and powerful agent? This volume presents the first direct look at the complex relationship between music and power across a range of musical genres and countries. Discourses of power in the region centre... more...

  • Music, Modernity and Locality in Prewar Japan: Osaka and Beyondby Alison Tokita; Hugh de Ferranti

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This anthology addresses the modern musical culture of interwar Osaka and its surrounding Hanshin region. Modernity as experienced in this locale, with its particular historical, geographic and demographic character, and its established traditions of music and performance, gave rise to configurations of the new, the traditional and the hybrid that... more...

  • An Introduction to Japanese Folk Performing Artsby Terence A. Lancashire

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Japanese folk performing arts incorporate a body of entertainments that range from the ritual to the secular. They may be the ritual dances at Shinto shrines performed to summon and entertain deities; group dances to drive away disease-bearing spirits; or theatrical mime to portray the tenets of Buddhist teachings. These ritual entertainments can have... more...

  • Chronology of American Popular Music, 1900-2000by Frank Hoffmann

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 215.00

    The field of Popular Music Studies is growing, but still lacks some basic reference materials. The Chronology of American Popular Music, 1899-2000 fills this gap by offering a comprehensive overview of the field. It will be a must-own for libraries and individuals interested in this growing field of research. more...

  • Tonic to the Nation: Making English Music in the Festival of Britainby Nathaniel G. Lew

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Long remembered chiefly for its modernist exhibitions on the South Bank in London, the 1951 Festival of Britain also showcased British artistic creativity in all its forms. In Tonic to the Nation, Nathaniel G. Lew tells the story of the English classical music and opera composed and revived for the Festival, and explores how these long-overlooked components... more...

  • Sounding the Dance, Moving the Musicby Mohd Anis Md Nor; Kendra Stepputat

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Performing arts in most parts of Maritime Southeast Asia are seen as an entity, where music and dance, sound and movement, acoustic and tactile elements intermingle and complement each other. Although this fact is widely known and referenced, most scholarly works in the performing arts so far have either focused on "music"? or "dance" rather than... more...

  • Flamenco, Regionalism and Musical Heritage in Southern Spainby Matthew Machin-Autenrieth

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Flamenco, Regionalism and Musical Heritage in Southern Spain explores the relationship between regional identity politics and flamenco in Andalusia, the southernmost autonomous community of Spain. In recent years, the Andalusian Government has embarked on an ambitious project aimed at developing flamenco as a symbol of regional identity. In... more...

  • Excursions in World Music, Seventh Editionby Bruno Nettl; Timothy Rommen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 144.95

    Excursions in World Music is a comprehensive introductory textbook to world music, creating a panoramic experience for students by engaging the many cultures around the globe and highlighting the sheer diversity to be experienced in the world of music. At the same time, the text illustrates the often profound ways through which a deeper exploration... more...

  • Music of Latin America and the Caribbeanby Mark Brill

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 84.95

    The Music of Latin America and the Caribbean is the first text written on the rich musical heritage of this region specifically for the non-music major.  The text is arranged by region, focusing on the major countries/regions (Mexico, Brazil, Peru, etc. in Latin America and Jamaica, the Virgin Islands, Haiti, etc. in the Caribbean).  In each chapter,... more...

  • War, Exile and the Music of Afghanistanby John Baily

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    In the 1970s John Baily conducted extensive ethnomusicological research in Afghanistan, principally in the city of Herat but also in Kabul. Then, with Taraki’s coup in 1978, came conflict, war, and the dispersal of many musicians to locations far and wide. This new publication is the culmination of Baily’s further research on Afghan music over the... more...