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The History of Jazz
Oxford University Press (2011)
AU$18.70

On its initial release, The History of Jazz was heralded as a classic: it was honored as one of...

All Shook Up: How Rock 'n' Roll Changed America

All Shook Up

How Rock 'n' Roll Changed America

Oxford University Press (2003)
AU$20.14

The birth of rock 'n roll ignited a firestorm of controversy--one critic called it "musical riots...

Hip Hop America
Penguin Publishing Group (2005)
AU$28.79

From Nelson George, supervising producer and writer of the hit Netflix series, "The Get Down,  Hip...

The Invention of 'Folk Music' and 'Art Music': Emerging Categories from Ossian to Wagner

The Invention of 'Folk Music' and 'Art Music'

Emerging Categories from Ossian to Wagner

Cambridge University Press (2007)
AU$42.90

A study tracing the origins and implications of the categories 'folk music' and 'art music'.

Greek Reflections on the Nature of Music
Cambridge University Press (2009)
AU$34.10

Flora Levin explores how and why music was so important to the ancient Greeks.

Analytical Music Therapy
Jessica Kingsley Publishers (2002)
AU$46.97

The book examines the origins and theory of AMT (including a contribution on the subject from Mary...

What a Wonderful World: The Magic of Louis Armstrong's Later Years

What a Wonderful World

The Magic of Louis Armstrong's Later Years

Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group (2011)
AU$28.79

In this richly detailed and prodigiously researched book, jazz scholar and musician Ricky Riccardi...

Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra
Cambridge University Press (1996)
AU$34.10

This handbook contains a discussion of the historical and musical contexts of the piece, its early...

Musical Performance: A Guide to Understanding

Musical Performance

A Guide to Understanding

Cambridge University Press (2002)
AU$39.60

This accessible guide unravels the complexities of musical performance for students, teachers and...

Tunes for 'Toons: Music and the Hollywood Cartoon

Tunes for 'Toons

Music and the Hollywood Cartoon

University of California Press (2005)
AU$37.50

In the first in-depth examination of music written for Hollywood animated cartoons of the 1930s...