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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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 184.37
Klopstock considered hymn writing to be his second vocation. In his hymns he abandoned the exalted tone of his odes, choosing a simpler, more appropriate mode of expression for the liturgy of the divine service. This volume presents the first critical edition of the hymns and prefaces published in 1757 and 1769, the first versions of the... more...
- Alazar Press 2002; US$ 13.99
Walk Together Children is a collection of spirituals songs brought to life from award winning children?s book author and illustrator Ashley Bryan. Lovingly updated and with a foreword from Dr. Henrietta Mays Smith, recipient of the 2011 Coretta Scott King?Virginia Hamilton Practitioner Award for lifetime achievement, this edition includes such favorites... more...
- Alazar Press 2012; US$ 13.99
I?m Going to Sing is a collection of spirituals songs brought to life from award winning children?s book author and illustrator Ashley Bryan. Lovingly updated and with a foreword from Dr. Henrietta Mays Smith, recipient of the 2011 Coretta Scott King?Virginia Hamilton Practitioner Award for lifetime achievement, this edition includes favorites songs... more...