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- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 75.00
Over the first half of the twentieth century, scientist and scholar Frances Densmore (1867?1957) visited thirty-five Native American tribes, recorded more than twenty-five hundred songs, amassed hundreds of artifacts and Native-crafted objects, and transcribed information about Native cultures. Her visits to indigenous groups included meetings with... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available
Bamako Sounds tells the story of an African city, its people, their values, and their music. Centered on the music and musicians of Bamako, Mali?s booming capital city, this book reveals a community of artists whose lives and works evince a complex world shaped by urban culture, postcolonialism, musical expression, religious identity, and intellectual... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 154.95
Music was, in some form or another, a pastime enjoyed by all in sixteenth-century society, and a fundamental part of their lives. It was both through the use of music and partly as a result of its existence that many religious changes occurred during the Reformation. This book explores the part played by music, especially group singing, in the unfolding... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
The use of irony in music is just beginning to be defined and critiqued, although it has been used, implied and decried by composers, performers, listeners and critics for centuries. Irony in popular music is especially worthy of study because it is pervasive, even fundamental to the music, the business of making music and the politics of messaging.... more...
Damnable Practises: Witches, Dangerous Women, and Music in Seventeenth-Century English Broadside BalladsAshgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
Broadside ballads-folio-sized publications containing verse, a tune indication, and woodcut imagery-related cautionary tales, current events, and simplified myth and history to a wide range of social classes across seventeenth century England. Ballads straddled, and destabilized, the categories of public and private performance spaces, the material... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 99.95
Artistic Practice as Research in Music: Theory, Criticism, Practice brings together internationally renowned scholars and practitioners to explore the cultural, institutional, theoretical, methodological, epistemological, ethical and practical aspects and implications of the rapidly evolving area of artistic research in music. Through various theoretical... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00
Linda Hutcheon is university professor emeritus of English and comparative literature at the University of Toronto and the author of many books on contemporary culture and theory. Michael Hutcheon is a pulmonologist and professor of medicine at the University of Toronto. Together they have written several books on opera and medical culture, most... more...
- Sandstone Press Ltd 2015; US$ 13.11
One of the most easily recognised figures on the Scottish scene, Ronnie Browne was one half of The Corries until the untimely death of his musical partner, Roy Williamson, in 1990. Working as a duo with mostly traditional Scottish material, The Corries took musicality and professionalism to new levels in Scotland, delighting audiences with their witty,... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00
This edited volume systematically describes the major adaptations of the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery which accommodate a variety of contexts and client groups. The international contributors, who each use these adaptations in their own clinical practice, provide theoretical and practical details of the approach used for their client group. more...