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  • Narrative Soundings: An Anthology of Narrative Inquiry in Music Educationby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 139.00

    Building on the work in the editor?s first text on the subject, this further exploration of the topic provides an anthology of narrative research work in the fields of music and education that shows how narrative inquiry has been taken up by music education. more...

  • Songs of Innocenceby Fran Abrams

    Atlantic Books 2012; US$ 10.92

    As recently as one hundred years ago British children existed in ways now unthinkable; boys as young as eight worked gruelling hours in unlit factories; girls were sold into sexual slavery with dolls still in their grasp; and boys at schools like Rugby and Harrow were brutally trained for their future at the helm of Britain's vast red empire. In ... more...

  • Occasions for Alleluiaby David Adam

    SPCK 2012; US$ 10.99

    In this captivating book, David Adam aims to help us recognize that there are moments in each day of our lives that are cause for thanksgiving, when we may pause and praise God. The author explores in turn our natural ability to rest, to see, to know, to love and to enjoy – first in relation to our surroundings, and then in relation to our Creator.... more...

  • Soul Musicby Candace Allen

    Gibson Square 2012; US$ 6.99

    Can music change lives, and classical music in particular? In Soul Music, novelist and former activist of African descent, Candace Allen asks whether the pitched battles between 'our' music and 'their' music of her youth are alive among young people engaged in music study. She follows the beat of music -from Blues, Miles Davis as friend of the family,... more...

  • Ich muss meinen Namen in den Himmel schreibenby Angelika Baier

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 55.35

    Im vorliegenden Band werden erstmals deutschsprachige Rap-Texte aus dem 21. Jahrhundert einer eingehenden literaturwissenschaftlichen Analyse unterzogen. Geklärt werden soll u. a., welchem Text-Genre sie angehören und welche unterschiedlichen medialen Dimensionen Einfluss auf die Bedeutungsproduktion der Texte haben. Im Besonderen aber wird der Lektürefokus... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Verdiby Scott L. Balthazar

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 32.00

    This 2004 Companion provides an accessible introduction to Verdi's life and music. more...

  • Vince Guaraldi at the Pianoby Derrick Bang

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    Although Vince Guaraldi's playful jazz piano themes for the early Peanuts animated television specials are well known, the composer himself remains largely unheralded. More than merely "the Peanuts guy," Guaraldi cut his jazz teeth as a member of combos fronted by Cal Tjader and Woody Herman, and garnered Top 40 fame with his Grammy Award-winning... more...

  • Liedgottesdienste im Kirchenjahrby Wolf Dietrich Berner

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 13.65

    Wie wichtig das Singen für die Gemeinde Jesu Christi ist, das hat bereits Martin Luther nicht nur festgestellt. Sondern als Dichter und als Komponist konnte der Reformator dem Gemeindegesang wesentliche Impulse geben. Seine Lieder haben entscheidend dazu beigetragen, dass sich die Reformation schnell ausbreiten konnte. Wenn wir im Gottesdienst singen,... more...

  • Ninety 9by Vanessa Berry

    Giramondo Publishing 2013; US$ 14.99

    In the 1990s, when music was recorded on cassettes and movies on VHS, Vanessa Berry was reacting to the loneliness of life in the suburbs by constructing imaginary worlds and identities from video hits, late-night music programs, band t-shirts, mixtapes and zines, and the ‘dark energy’ of the Goths. A memoir in essay form, Ninety9 is about... more...

  • A Philosophy of Song and Singingby Jeanette Bicknell

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    In Philosophy of Song and Singing: An Introduction , Jeanette Bicknell explores key aesthetic, ethical, and other philosophical questions that have not yet been thoroughly researched by philosophers, musicologists, or scientists. Issues addressed include: The relationship between the meaning of a song?s words and its music The performer?s... more...