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  • Michael Jacksonby

    Saddleback Educational Publishing 2011; US$ 10.95

    Fast-paced and easy-to-read, these 25-page graphic biographies teach students about historical figures: those who lead us into new territory; pursued scientific discoveries; battled injustice and prejudice; and broke down creative and artistic barriers. These biographies offer a variety of rich primary and secondary source material to support teaching... more...

  • In Their Own Wordsby

    Dundurn 2001; US$ 8.99

    Canadas choral conductors share their experiences and ideas about the roles of music and the choir. more...

  • The 50th Lawby 50 Cent; Robert Greene

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 14.99

    In The 50th Law, hip hop and pop culture icon 50 Cent (aka Curtis Jackson) joins forces with Robert Greene, bestselling author of The 48 Laws of Power, to write a ?bible? for success in life and work based on a single principle: fear nothing. With stories from 50 Cent's life on the streets and in the boardroom as he rose to fame after the release... more...

  • In Search of Operaby Carolyn Abbate

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.95 US$ 31.96

    In her new book, Carolyn Abbate considers the nature of operatic performance and the acoustic images of performance present in operas from Monteverdi to Ravel. Paying tribute to music's realization by musicians and singers, she argues that operatic works are indelibly bound to the contingency of live singing, playing, and staging. She seeks a middle... more...

  • Unsung Voicesby Carolyn Abbate

    Princeton University Press 1996; US$ 55.00 US$ 44.00

    Who "speaks" to us in The Sorcerer's Apprentice, in Wagner's operas, in a Mahler symphony? In asking this question, Carolyn Abbate opens nineteenth-century operas and instrumental works to new interpretations as she explores the voices projected by music. The nineteenth-century metaphor of music that "sings" is thus reanimated in a new context,... more...

  • Hardcore, Punk, and Other Junkby Eric James Abbey; Colin Helb; Evan Ware; Sean Ahern; Mika Elovaara; Marcus Erbe; Nelson Varas-Diaz; Eliut Rivera-Segarra; Ross Hagan; Brian Cogan; Kevin Fellezs

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 39.99

    Hardcore, Punk, and Other Junk: Aggressive Sounds in Contemporary Music , edited by Eric James Abbey and Colin Helb, is a collection of writings on music that is considered aggressive throughout the world. This collection reflects the importance of aggressive music within our society and how this music effects and informs contemporary issues. more...

  • Confederate Sheet Musicby E. Lawrence Abel

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 49.95

    During the American Civil War, songs united and inspired people on both sides. The North had a well-established music publishing industry when the war broke out, but the South had no such industry. The importance of music as an expression of the South's beliefs was obvious; as one music publisher said, "The South must not only fight her own... more...

  • Das Unmessbare messen?by Dagmar Abfalter

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 59.99

    Die Bewertung von Erfolg im Kulturbetrieb wird durch spezielle Rahmenbedingungen und die Einbettung in ein komplexes Stakeholder- und Umweltgefüge erschwert, dies gilt insbesondere für das Beschäftigungssystem Theater. Dagmar Abfalter entwickelt aus einer Vielzahl eindimensionaler Studien ein multifaktorielles Modell der Erfolgswahrnehmung für den... more...

  • An Index to African-American Spirituals for the Solo Voiceby Kathleen Abromeit

    ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 64.00

    Spirituals were an intrinsic part of the African-American plantation life and were sung at all important occasions and events. This volume is the first index of African-American spirituals to be published in more than half a century and will be an important research tool for scholars and students of African-American history and music. The first collection... more...

  • Nina Simoneby Kerry Acker

    Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 36.00

    - Explores the contributions of women in the science and arts, whose paths allowed them to break gender barriers. - Lavishly illustrated with photographs and memorabilia. - Presents inspiring portraits of achievement. more...