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  • The Beatles Bookby Hunter Davies

    Ebury Publishing 2016; US$ 42.29

    THE BEATLES BOOK is the ultimate authority on the fab four. Hunter Davies, the only ever authorised biographer of the group, brings together three eminent Beatles experts to compile an invaluable and essential guide. Divided into four sections ? People, Songs, Places and Broadcast & Cinema ? The Beatles Book covers every element of the band?s... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    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...

  • 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...

  • Categorizing Soundby David Brackett

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    Categorizing Sound addresses the relationship between categories of music and categories of people, particularly how certain ways of organizing sounds becomes integral to how we perceive ourselves and how we feel connected to some people and disconnected from others. Presenting a series of case studies ranging from race music and old-time music of... more...

  • Festivals (Les Grands Articles)by Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Jamais les festivals n'ont été si nombreux ni si populaires. Jamais ils n'ont concerné autant de domaines artistiques ? de l'opéra au cinéma, en passant par le théâtre, la danse et les arts plastiques. more...

  • Let's Make Lots of Moneyby Tom Watkins

    Ebury Publishing 2016; US$ 28.19

    Tom Watkins is the famously entertaining pop Svengali with killer commercial instincts and prodigious talent for design who propelled the Pet Shop Boys, Bros and East 17, among others, to global stardom. His fingerprints are all over 80s and 90s pop, and he?s decided the time has come for a tell-all autobiography. Funny, unstoppable and outspoken,... more...

  • Heavy Metal, Gender and Sexualityby Florian Heesch; Niall Scott

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Heavy Metal, Gender and Sexuality brings together a collection of original, interdisciplinary, critical essays exploring the negotiated place of gender and sexuality in heavy metal music and its culture. Scholars debate the current state of play concerning masculinities, femininities, queerness, identity aesthetics and monstrosities in an area of... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    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 treating... more...

  • Never Say No To A Rock Starby Glenn Berger

    Schaffner Press, Inc. 2016; US$ 9.99

    In 1974, at the age of seventeen, author Glenn Berger served as "schlepper" and apprentice to the legendary recording engineer, Phil Ramone, at New York City's A&R Studios. He was witness to music history on an almost daily and nightly basis as pop and rock icons such as Paul Simon, Bob Dylan, Mick Jagger, Frank Sinatra, Burt Bacharach, Bette Midler,... more...