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  • The Ballad Book of John Jacob Nilesby John Jacob Niles; Ron Pen

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    A legend in the folk music community, John Jacob Niles enjoyed a lengthy career as a balladeer, folk collector, and songwriter. Ever close to his Kentucky roots, he spent much of his adulthood searching for the most well-loved songs of the southern Appalachia. The Ballad Book of John Jacob Niles brings together a wealth of songs with the stories... more...

  • Cantos Afro-Cubanosby Adrian Coburg

    Coburg Percussion Publishing 2012; US$ 29.99

    This is Adrian Coburg's extended and comprehensive transcription book of song scores with origin of the Afro-Cuban folkloric heritance. The Cantos Afro-Cubanos are sung in the manner of call and response. Originally from various ethnic sources such as: Bantu, Iyesa, Arara. His collection also contains various songs of Rumba Cubana such as: Yambú, Guaguancó,... more...

  • Cantos especiales - Cantos Yoruba, Iyesa y Arara, Vol. IIby Adrian Coburg

    Coburg Percussion Publishing 2012; US$ 29.99

    This is the second part of Adrian Coburg's extended and comprehensive transcription book of the Tradados de fundamento of the Orishas. The song scores are in the manner of call and response to celebrate religious ceremonies. Originally from ethnic sources as Yoruba, Iyesa and Arara. Cantos Especiales Vol 1 and Vol 2 is a continuing selection. The transcription... more...

  • Folk Visions and Voicesby Art Rosenbaum

    University of Georgia Press 2013; US$ 28.95

    Sampling virtually all of the old-time styles within the musical traditions still extant in north Georgia, Folk Visions and Voices is a collection of eighty-two songs and instrumentals, enhanced by photographs, illustrations, biographical sketches of performers, and examples of their narratives, sermons, tales, and reminiscences. more...

  • Ich muss meinen Namen in den Himmel schreibenby Angelika Baier

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 55.35

    Im vorliegenden Band werden erstmals deutschsprachige Rap-Texte aus dem 21. Jahrhundert einer eingehenden literaturwissenschaftlichen Analyse unterzogen. Geklärt werden soll u. a., welchem Text-Genre sie angehören und welche unterschiedlichen medialen Dimensionen Einfluss auf die Bedeutungsproduktion der Texte haben. Im Besonderen aber wird der Lektürefokus... more...

  • Nationalhymnen als kulturelle Identitätselemente des Verfassungsstaates.by Peter Häberle

    Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 25.46

    Die Erstauflage dieses Büchleins von 2007 war nach knapp sechs Jahren vergriffen. Dazu haben sicher die positiven Rezensionen beigetragen. In der hier vorgelegten (punktuell aktualisierten) zweiten Auflage wird ein größeres »Nachwort« präsentiert, das die jüngsten Verfassungsentwicklungen in Sachen Nationalhymnen aufschlüsselt: wiederum in wirklichkeitswissenschaftlicher... more...

  • Oru Cantadoby Adrian Coburg

    Coburg Percussion Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99

    Oru Cantado is the Bata song cycle related to Bata drums. This is Adrian Coburg's transcription book of song scores in the manner of call and response to celebrate religious ceremonies. His collection contains 20 Tratados originally from ethnic sources such as Yoruba and Arara. These are arrangements in form of a special song cycle to invite and welcome... more...

  • Osainby Adrian Coburg

    Coburg Percussion Publishing 2012; US$ 7.99

    This is Adrian Coburg's transcription book of 9 song scores for the Orisha Osain. His collection shows an extraordinary order to commit a special ceremony in the manner of call and response. Osain is the Orisha of the ground vegetation, of medical herbs and plants. more...

  • Postmodern and Oriental Elements in 'Moulin Rouge!': Film Analysisby Sylvia Krenn

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 18.59

    Die Arbeit analysiert Baz Luhrmanns Film "Moulin Rouge!" (2001) vor dem Hintergrund postmoderner und orientalischer Stilmittel in Literatur und Film. Moulin Rouge! ist nach Strictly Ballroom (1992) und William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet (1996) das letzte Werk in Luhrmanns 'Red Curtain Trilogy'. Charakterisierend für diese Art des Filmschaffens... more...