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The History of Jazz
Oxford University Press (2011)
AU$18.71

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$20.15

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$28.80

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

A Geometry of Music: Harmony and Counterpoint in the Extended Common Practice

A Geometry of Music

Harmony and Counterpoint in the Extended Common Practice

Oxford University Press (2010)
AU$46.07

In this groundbreaking book, Tymoczko uses contemporary geometry to provide a new framework for...

The Cambridge Companion to Arvo Pärt
Cambridge University Press (2012)
AU$31.90

An authoritative guide to Arvo Pärt, this Companion provides a rounded picture of the man and his...

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'.

Psychological Foundation of Musical Behavior
Charles C Thomas (2012)
AU$95.93

The fifth edition of Psychological Foundations of Musical Behavior appears at a time of continuing...

Rebel Rebel: All the Songs of David Bowie From '64 to '76

Rebel Rebel

All the Songs of David Bowie From '64 to '76

John Hunt Publishing (2015)
AU$15.99

David Bowie: every single song. Everything you want to know, everything you didn't know.

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.

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...