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  • 25 Albums that Rocked the Worldby Chris Charlesworth

    Music Sales 2009; US$ 16.49

    From Elvis Presley's Sun Sessions to Radiohead's OK Computer, here is the very best of rock and pop music of the Twentieth Century. A consumer's critical guide to the music, enabling the reader to select the very best of an artist's repertoire before making a buying decision. more...

  • Greek Rebetiko from a Psychocultural Perspectiveby Daniel Koglin

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Greek Rebetiko from a Psychocultural Perspective: Same Songs Changing Minds examines the ways in which audiences in present-day Greece and Turkey perceive and use the Greek popular song genre rebetiko to cultivate specific cultural habits and identities. In the past, rebetiko has been associated chiefly with the lower strata of Greek society. But... more...

  • Made in Franceby Gérôme Guibert; Catherine Rudent

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Made in France: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary French popular music. The volume consists of essays by scholars of French popular music, and covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of pop music in France. The book first presents a general description... more...

  • Made in Turkeyby Ali C. Gedik

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Made in Turkey: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of Turkish popular music. The volume consists of essays by leading scholars of Turkish music, and covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of popular music in Turkey. Each essay provides adequate context... more...

  • Made in the Low Countriesby Lutgard Mutsaers; Gert Keunen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Made in the Low Countries: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of twentieth and twenty-first century popular music of the Dutch-speaking region comprising the Netherlands and Flanders as a region of federal Belgium. The volume consists of essays by leading scholars... more...

  • Sustainable Futures for Music Culturesby Huib Schippers; Catherine Grant

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99

    The sustainability of music and other intangible expressions of culture has been high on the agenda of scholars, governments and NGOs in recent years. However, there is a striking lack of systematic research into what exactly affects sustainability across music cultures. By analyzing case studies of nine highly diverse music cultures against a single... more...

  • Samuel Wesley (1766?837): A Source Bookby Michael Kassler

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 190.00

    Hailed as a child prodigy and later acclaimed as England's finest extempore organist, Samuel Wesley - son of Charles Wesley and nephew of John Wesley, the founders of Methodism - is best known today for his musical compositions and for his promotion of the music of J. S. Bach. At the heart of this source book is a calendar of Samuel Wesley's correspondence.... more...

  • "The Chamber Organ in Britain, 1600?830 "by Michael I. Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The first edition of The English Chamber Organ was published in 1968. This new, revised edition takes into account the considerable research into chamber organs that has taken place over the last thirty years. Much of the book has been completely rewritten and expanded, and it includes a number of organs not detailed in the first edition. As its revised... more...

  • Musical Healing in Cultural Contextsby Penelope Gouk

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    How do people use music to heal themselves and others? Are the healing powers of music universal or culturally specific? The essays in this volume address these two central questions as to music?s potential as a therapeutic source. The contributors approach the study of music healing from social, cultural and historical backgrounds, and in so doing... more...

  • Thai Classical Singingby Dusadee Swangviboonpong

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Thai classical singing is a genre that blossomed during the golden age of music in the royal court at Bangkok during the nineteenth century. It took a variety of forms including unaccompanied songs used for narration in plays, instrumental music that was used to accompany mimed actions, and songs of entertainment accompanied by an instrumental ensemble.... more...