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  • Scholarly Research for Musiciansby Sang-Hie Lee

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    Scholarly Research for Musicians presents a range of research methods and techniques, incorporating both the common elements of traditional music research methodologies with innovative research strategies endemic to the fields of social science, education, and performance science. The author?s collaborative and interdisciplinary approach reinforces... more...

  • Motown Artist by Artistby Pat Morgan

    G2 Rights Ltd 2017; US$ 5.99

    In 1959 Berry Gordy Jr., a high school dropout, former boxer and record store owner, founded the Motown record label in Detroit. The company name, which played on the city's proud tradition of car manufacture, was to become synonymous with great music as Gordy took the sound of black America to the world. Starting with Barrett Strong's Money (That's... more...

  • Made in Hungaryby Emília Barna; Tamás Tófalvy

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Emília Barna is Assistant Professor at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. She is a founding member and Chair of IASPM Hungary, editor of Zenei Hálózatok Folyóirat (Music Networks Journal), and Advisory Board Member of IASPM@Journal. Tamás Tófalvy is Assistant Professor at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics.... more...

  • Made in Swedenby Alf Björnberg; Thomas Bossius

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Made in Sweden: Studies in Popular Music  serves as a comprehensive and rigorous introduction to the history, sociology and musicology of twentieth-century Swedish popular music. The volume consists of essays by leading scholars of Swedish popular music and covers the major figures, styles and social contexts of pop music in Swedish.? Although the... more...

  • Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Musicby Ross Hair; Thomas Ruys Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Released in 1952, The Anthology of American Folk Music was the singular vision of the enigmatic artist, musicologist, and collector Harry Smith (1923?1991). A collection of eighty-four commercial recordings of American vernacular and folk music originally issued between 1927 and 1932, the Anthology featured an eclectic and idiosyncratic... more...

  • Popular Music, Cultural Politics and Music Education in Chinaby Wai-Chung Ho

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    While attention has been paid to various aspects of music education in China, to date no single publication has systematically addressed the complex interplay of sociopolitical transformations underlying the development of popular music and music education in the multilevel culture of China. Before the implementation of the new curriculum reforms... 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...

  • Tuk Music Tradition in Barbadosby Sharon Meredith

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Barbados is a small Caribbean island better known as a tourist destination rather than for its culture. The island was first claimed in 1627 for the English King and remained a British colony until independence was gained in 1966. This firmly entrenched British culture in the Barbadian way of life, although most of the population are descended from... more...

  • Hwang Byungki: Traditional Music and the Contemporary Composer in the Republic of Koreaby Andrew Killick

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Anyone who knows anything of Korean music probably knows something of Hwang Byungki. As a composer, performer, scholar, and administrator, Hwang has had an exceptional influence on the world of Korean traditional music for over half a century. During that time, Western-style music (both classical and popular) has become the main form of musical expression... more...

  • Bulgarian Harmonyby Kalin S. Kirilov

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    An in-depth study of the Bulgarian harmonic system is long overdue. More than two decades since the Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares choir was awarded a Grammy (1990), there is no scholarly study of the captivating sounds of Bulgarian vertical sonorities. Kalin Kirilov traces the gradual formation of a unique harmonic system that developed in three styles... more...