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  • The Words and Music of Taylor Swiftby James Perone

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 49.00

    By the age of 13, singer-songwriter Taylor Swift had already inked a development deal with a major record label. This early milestone was an appropriate predictor of what accomplishments were to come. Now a superstar artist with an international fanbase of millions and several critically acclaimed and commercially successful albums, Swift has established... more...

  • Coldplay Kaleidoscopeby Wise Publications

    Music Sales 2017; US$ 7.49

    Wise Publications presents the long anticipated EP from Coldplay: Kaleidoscope . All the songs from the EP are here, arranged for piano, vocal and guitar, along with hand-written lyrics in a beautiful package. The tracks are: - All I Can Think About Is you - Miracles (someone Special) - Aleins - Something Just Like this (Tokyo Remix) - Hypnotised... more...

  • Gender and Rockby Mary Celeste Kearney

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 34.99

    Gender & Rock introduces readers to how gender operates in multiple sites within rock culture, including its music, imagery, technologies, and business practices. Additionally, it explores how rock culture, despite a history of regressive gender politics, has provided a place for musicians and consumers to experiment with alternate ways of being. more...

  • Demetrius Cantemir: The Collection of Notationsby Owen Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 200.00

    The substantial collection of notations of seventeenth-century Ottoman instrumental music made by Demetrius Cantemir is both a record of compositions of considerable intrinsic interest and a historical document of vital importance, representing as it does one of the most comprehensive accounts of any Middle Eastern repertoire before the widespread... 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...

  • Hindi Film Songs and the Cinemaby Anna Morcom

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Since their beginnings in the 1930s, Hindi films and film songs have dominated Indian public culture in India, and have also made their presence felt strongly in many global contexts. Hindi film songs have been described on the one hand as highly standardized and on the other as highly eclectic. Anna Morcom addresses many of the paradoxes eccentricities... more...

  • The Gendered Score: Music in 1940s Melodrama and the Woman's Filmby Heather Laing

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Heather Laing examines, for the first time, the issues of gender and emotion that underpin the classical style of film scoring, but that have until now remained unquestioned and untheorized, thus providing a benchmark for thinking on more recent and alternative styles of scoring. Many theorists have discussed this type of music in film as a signifier... more...

  • Female Voices from an Ewe Dance-drumming Community in Ghanaby James Burns

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Ewe dance-drumming has been extensively studied throughout the history of ethnomusicology, but up to now there has not been a single study that addresses Ewe female musicians. James Burns redresses this deficiency through a detailed ethnography of a group of female musicians from the Dzigbordi community dance-drumming club from the rural town of Dzodze,... more...

  • Touraj Kiaras and Persian Classical Music: An Analytical Perspectiveby Owen Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    In this book Owen Wright analyses a single recording of classical Persian music made by Touraj Kiaras, a distinguished singer, accompanied by four noted instrumentalists. The format of the recording is typical of a public concert performance, and thus includes instrumental compositions as well as a central exploration of vocal repertoire and technique.... 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...