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  • The Performance Style of Jascha Heifetzby Dr Dario Sarlo

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    The violinist Jascha Heifetz (1901-1987) is considered among the most influential performers in history and still maintains a strong following among violinists around the world. Dario Sarlo contributes significantly to the growing field of analytical research into recordings and the history of performance style. Focussing on Heifetz and his under-acknowledged... more...

  • Shared Meanings in the Film Music of Philip Glassby Dr Tristian Evans

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    The study of music within multimedia contexts has become an increasingly active area of scholarly research. However, the application of such studies to musical genres outside the 'classical' film canon, or in television and other media remains largely unexplored in any detail. Tristian Evans demonstrates how postminimal music interacts with other... more...

  • Media, Materiality and Memoryby Dr Elodie Amandine Roy

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Media, Materiality and Memory: Grounding the Groove examines the entwinement of material music objects, technology and memory in relation to a range of independent record labels, including Sarah Records, Ghost Box and Finders Keepers. Moving from Edison?s phonograph to digital music files, from record collections to online archives, Roy argues that... more...

  • PJ Harvey and Music Video Performanceby Dr Abigail Gardner; Professor Derek B Scott; Professor Stan Hawkins

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    PJ Harvey?s performances are premised on the core contention that she is somehow causing ?trouble?. Just how this trouble can be theorised within the context of the music video and what it means for a development of the ways we might conceptualise ?disruption? and think about music video lies at the heart of this book. Abigail Gardner mixes feminist... more...

  • The Other Classical Musicsby Michael Church

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 90.00

    The Other Classical Musics offers challenging new perspectives on classical music by presenting the history of fifteen parallel traditions. more...

  • Ronnie Gilbertby Ronnie Gilbert

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 26.95

    Ronnie Gilbert had a long and colorful career as a singer, actor, playwright, therapist, and independent woman. Her lifelong work for political and social change was central to her role as a performer. Raised in Depression-era New York City by leftist, working-class, secular Jewish parents, Gilbert is best known as a member of the Weavers, the quartet... more...

  • Tom Jones - An Extraordinary Lifeby Gwen Russell

    John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 6.99

    The owner of one of the most recognizable faces " not to mention voices " in the entertainment business, Sir Tom Jones is the definition of a national treasure. It has been over fifty years since Jones"s breakthrough single "It"s Not Unusual" reached Number One in the UK, and it seems as if he has been a permanent fixture on our airwaves ever since.... more...

  • Women and the Nineteenth-Century Liedby Dr Aisling Kenny; Prof Dr Susan Wollenberg

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    This book bridges a gap in existing scholarship by foregrounding the contribution of women to the nineteenth-century Lied. Building on the pioneering work of scholars in recent years, it consolidates recent research on women?s achievements in the genre, and develops an alternative narrative of the Lied that embraces an understanding of the contributions... more...

  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Classical Musicby Darren Henley

    Elliott & Thompson 2015; US$ 9.99

    An essential short history of classical music, and a standalone accompaniment to the Handy Guides series Trace the history of classical music from its birth through the Baroque, Classical and Romantic periods and right up to the present day. Packed full of essential information, this pocket-sized handbook explores the lives and works of the key... more...

  • Your Child's Career in Music and Entertainmentby Steven C. Beer; Kathryne Badura

    Allworth Press 2015; US$ 14.99

    In today?s competitive society, parents face great pressure to encourage their children to follow their dreams and strive for excellence. Organized in a practical question-and-answer format, Your Child?s Career in Music and Entertainment: The Prudent Parent?s Guide raises and addresses many of the issues parents encounter when seeking to turn their... more...