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  • 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 treating... 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...

  • Made in Koreaby Hyunjoon Shin; Seung-Ah Lee

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Made in Korea: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary Korean popular music. Each essay covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of pop music in Korea, first presenting a general description of the history and background of popular music in... more...

  • Music in Contemporary Indian Filmby Jayson Beaster-Jones; Natalie Sarrazin

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    Music in Contemporary Indian Film: Memory, Voice, Identity provides a rich and detailed look into the unique dimensions of music in Indian film. Music is at the center of Indian cinema, and India?s film music industry has a far-reaching impact on popular, folk, and classical music across the subcontinent and the South Asian diaspora. In twelve essays... more...

  • A Song to Save the Salish Seaby Mark Pedelty

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 26.99

    On the coast of Washington and British Columbia sit the misty forests and towering mountains of Cascadia. With archipelagos surrounding its shores and tidal surges of the Salish Sea trundling through the interior, this bioregion has long attracted loggers, fishing fleets, and land developers, each generation seeking successively harder to reach resources... more...

  • Detroit 67by Stuart Cosgrove

    Birlinn 2016; US$ 11.99

    ?Cosgrove weaves a compelling web of circumstance that maps a city struggling with the loss of its youth to the Vietnam War, the hard edge of the civil rights movement and ferocious inner-city rioting . . . a whole-hearted evocation of people and places? ? Independent Detroit 67 is the story of Motor City in the year that changed everything.... more...

  • Issues in African American Musicby Portia K. Maultsby; Mellonee V. Burnim

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    Issues in African American Music: Power, Gender, Race, Representation is a collection of twenty-one essays by leading scholars, surveying vital themes in the history of African American music. Bringing together the viewpoints of ethnomusicologists, historians, and performers, these essays cover topics including the music industry, women and gender,... more...