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- Wiley 2014; US$ 23.99
Crank your sound up to X with Apple's premier recording software and Logic Pro X For Dummies! Apple's Logic Pro X levels the playing field, making high-quality studio recordings accessible for any musician. It's a professional-level tool with a user-friendly interface and loads of new features to keep you more organized so you can focus on creating... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 29.95
Most Beatles fans have probably spent most of their time listening to the iconic group's music over a stereo system with external speakers. While the music sounds wonderful this way, this method of listening does not deliver the full sonic picture of what the Beatles created. To have a full appreciation of their artistry and innovation, one must... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00
Highlighting Chet Atkins' 50-plus-year career as a virtuoso, singer, songwriter and record producer, this book is an analysis and appreciation of the most noteworthy recordings of one of the world's greatest guitarists. Atkins' whole body of work--truly unmatched in the history of modern musical entertainment--and nearly 140 of his all-time... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95
Dedicated to the late Gerard Béhague, this anthology offers perspectives on the evolving legacy of performance ethnography in socio-musical analysis and reflects the heritage but also contemporary trajectories of Béhagues scholarly concerns. Prefaced by an essay outlining key developments in the ethnography of performance paradigm,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Louise Talma (1906-1996) was the first female winner of two back-to-back Guggenheim Awards, the first American woman to have an opera premiered in Europe, the first female winner of the Sibelius Award for Composition, and the first woman composer elected to the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. This book analyses Talmas works... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
Made in Brazil: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of twentieth-century Brazilian popular music. The volume consists of essays by scholars of Brazilian music, and covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of pop music in Brazil. Each essay provides... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 79.95
Fleeing the Nazis, Theodor W. Adorno lived in New York City as a refugee from 1938 until 1941. During these years, he was intensively involved in a study of how the recently developed techniques for the nation-wide transmission of music over radio were transforming the perception of music itself. This broad ranging radio research was conceived as nothing... more...
- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 39.99
Performing in a country rife with racism and segregation, the tenor Roland Hayes was the first African American man to reach international fame as a concert performer and one of the few artists who could sell out Town Hall, Carnegie Hall, Symphony Hall, and Covent Garden. His trailblazing career carved the way for a host of African American artists,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Discussion concerning the musicality of Samuel Becketts writing now constitutes a familiar critical trope in Beckett Studies, one that continues to be informed by the still-emerging evidence of Becketts engagement with music throughout his personal and literary life, and by the ongoing interest of musicians in Becketts... more...