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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...

  • Singing Games in Early Modern Italyby Paul Schleuse

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 49.99

    In Italy during the late cinquecento, printed music could be found not only in the homes of the wealthy or the music professional, but also in lay homes, courts, and academies. No longer confined to the salons of the elite, music took on the role of social play and recreation. Paul Schleuse examines these new musical forms through a study of the music... more...

  • RocKwiz Decadesby Toby Creswell

    Hardie Grant Books 2015; US$ 14.99

    From the beginning of rock & roll to its evolution into pop, rap, punk, heavy metal, and beyond, RocKwiz Decades takes us on a journey through time - reviving and recalling the reasons why great songs live on. Songs create the soundtrack for our lives: they inform, stimulate, tell us about ourselves, thrill us and make us glad to be alive. Some songs... more...

  • Music at the Extremesby Scott A. Wilson

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    Away from the spotlight of the pop charts and the demands of mainstream audiences, original music is still being played and audiences continue to engage with innovative artists. This collection of fresh essays gathers together critical writing on such genres as Power Electronics, Black Metal, Neo-Folk, Martial Industrial, Hard-Core Punk and Horrorcore.... more...

  • Aldershot in the Great Warby Murray Rowlands

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 9.99

    The first book written about Britain's premier army base in the First World War.

The book contains and explores the following:

• The first published record of the troops in Aldershot on 4 August 1914.
• The first published list of officers and men from Aldershot killed in the war.
• Lists the... more...

  • Lyudmila and Natashaby Misha Friedman

    The New Press 2015; US$ 21.99

    The photojournalist Misha Friedman is renowned for his efforts to capture life in contemporary Russia, documenting subjects as varied as political corruption, the dangers of coal mining, the tuberculosis epidemic, and the Bolshoi Ballet. In publications ranging from the New York Times , the Washington Post , Time , and the New Yorker , Friedman?s... more...

  • Tonal Counterpoint for the 21st-Century Musicianby Teresa Davidian

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 46.99

    Written in a style that is clear, simple, and informal writing style, Davidian artfully mixes the history of counterpoint with an outline of its structure, placing musical examples from J. S. Bach side by side with those from The Beatles to illustrate the universality and currency of counterpoint in music analysis and composition. more...

  • The Nick Enright Songbookby Peter Wyllie Johnston

    Currency Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    The Nick Enright Songbook brings together fifty of the best songs from ten musicals for which Enright wrote the lyrics; and the music of five gifted composers—Terence Clarke, Glenn Henrich, Alan John, David King and Max Lambert. The book includes songs from The Venetian Twins, Variations, Summer Rain, Buckley’s!, Orlando Rourke, The Betrothed,... more...

  • Music in Elizabethan Court Politicsby Katherine Butler

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 90.00

    Music and musical entertainments are here shown to be used for different ends, by both monarch and courtiers. more...