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  • Nine Sephardic Songsby Samuel Milligan

    Wings Press 2015; US$ 14.99

    This is a collection of nine familiar Sephardic folk songs, most dating to the 16th century or earlier, both religious and secular in nature, in attractive arrangements for voice with pedal or lever harp accompaniments of moderate difficulty. Texts are in Ladino, with translations provided. Arranged by a well-known arranger/transcriber, Nine Sephardic... 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...

  • Peace, Love & Potatoesby John Hegley

    Profile Books 2012; US$ 13.31

    This all-new volume by the inimitable poet, comedian and performer John Hegley brings together poetry, prose and drawings on the themes closest to his heart. Contemplating subjects from painting, France and family to Daleks and of course potatoes, these pieces are by turns funny, moving, thought-provoking - and always brilliantly original. Peace,... more...

  • Time in Indian Musicby Martin Clayton

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 32.99

    Time in Indian Music is the first major study of rhythm, metre, and form in North Indian rag , or classical, music. Martin Clayton presents a theoretical model for the organization of time in this repertory, a model which is related explicitly to other spheres of Indian thought and culture as well as to current ideas on musical time in alternative... more...

  • Musical Performanceby John Rink

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 35.00

    This accessible guide unravels the complexities of musical performance for students, teachers and performers at all levels. more...

  • Performing Ethnomusicologyby Ted Solis

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 34.95

    Performing Ethnomusicology is the first book to deal exclusively with creating, teaching, and contextualizing academic world music performing ensembles. Considering the formidable theoretical, ethical, and practical issues that confront ethnomusicologists who direct such ensembles, the sixteen essays in this volume discuss problems of public performance... more...

  • Mozart's THE MARRIAGE OF FIGAROby Burton D. Fisher

    Opera Journeys Publishing 2001; US$ 19.95

    A comprehensive guide to Mozart's THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, featuring Principal Characters in the opera, Brief Story Synopsis, Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples, a complete, newly translated LIBRETTO with Italian/English side-by-side, selected Discography and Videography, Dictionary of Opera and Musical Terms, and an insightful and in depth... more...

  • Francesca Caccini's Il primo libro delle musiche of 1618by Francesca Caccini; Ronald James Alexander; Richard Savino

    Indiana University Press 2004; US$ 19.95

    Francesca Caccini (1587--ca.1640) was an accomplished composer, singer, and instrumentalist in the tradition of the Florentine Camerata. Her 1618 volume Il primo libro delle musiche was dedicated to her patron the Cardinal de' Medici (1596--1666). This modern critical edition presents 17 secular ... more...

  • Bach's Works for Solo Violinby Joel Lester

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 22.99

    J.S. Bach's sonatas and partitas for solo violin have been central to the violin repertoire since the mid-18th century. This engaging introduction to these works is the first comprehensive exploration of their place within Bach's music, focusing on their structural and stylistic features as they have been perceived since their creation. Combining an... more...

  • Democracy and Music Educationby Paul G. Woodford

    Indiana University Press 2004; US$ 17.55

    On the basis of Dewey's principles, Paul G. Woodford explores the social foundation of current music education practices in the context of democratic values of freedom, creativity, and contribution to society. He then critiques the means by which this ideal is learned by teachers and taught to students.... more...