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- Atlantic Books 2012; US$ 8.99
As recently as one hundred years ago British children existed in ways now unthinkable; boys as young as eight worked gruelling hours in unlit factories; girls were sold into sexual slavery with dolls still in their grasp; and boys at schools like Rugby and Harrow were brutally trained for their future at the helm of Britain's vast red empire. In ... more...
- SPCK 2012; US$ 14.99
In this captivating book, David Adam aims to help us recognize that there are moments in each day of our lives that are cause for thanksgiving, when we may pause and praise God. The author explores in turn our natural ability to rest, to see, to know, to love and to enjoy - first in relation to our surroundings, and then in relation to our Creator.... more...
- Gibson Square 2012; US$ 9.99
Can music change lives, and classical music in particular? In Soul Music, novelist and former activist of African descent, Candace Allen asks whether the pitched battles between 'our' music and 'their' music of her youth are alive among young people engaged in music study. She follows the beat of music -from Blues, Miles Davis as friend of the family,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00
Although Vince Guaraldi's playful jazz piano themes for the early Peanuts animated television specials are well known, the composer himself remains largely unheralded. More than merely "the Peanuts guy," Guaraldi cut his jazz teeth as a member of combos fronted by Cal Tjader and Woody Herman, and garnered Top 40 fame with his Grammy Award-winning... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 130.17
Building on the work in the editor?s first text on the subject, this further exploration of the topic provides an anthology of narrative research work in the fields of music and education that shows how narrative inquiry has been taken up by music education. more...
- Giramondo Publishing 2013; US$ 14.99
In the 1990s, when music was recorded on cassettes and movies on VHS, Vanessa Berry was reacting to the loneliness of life in the suburbs by constructing imaginary worlds and identities from video hits, late-night music programs, band t-shirts, mixtapes and zines, and the dark energy of the Goths. A memoir in essay form, Ninety9 is about... more...
- 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...
- Black & White Publishing 2003; US$ 3.99
Have you ever felt like ripping off your knickers, donning your kilt, drinking sixteen pints and becoming the latest recruit to the concatenation of chaos that is the Tartan Army, but have been ashamed to because of your lack of musical and lyrical knowledge? Fear not! Help is at hand. The songs and chats in this volume have been collected and culled... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2012; US$ 90.00
Leo Black, a pupil of Rubbra in the 1950s, presents a full-scale study of his symphonies (the first for fifteen years). A biographical sketch throws light on legends about the BBC and Rubbra; there are full programme notes on each symphony, with accounts of important non-symphonic works. more...