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

All Shook Up

How Rock 'n' Roll Changed America

AU$20.02

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

The History of Jazz
AU$18.59

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

To a Young Jazz Musician: Letters from the Road

In To a Young Jazz Musician, the renowned jazz musician and Pulitzer Prize—winning composer Wynton...

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

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
AU$34.10

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

Anton Rubinstein: A Life in Music
AU$33.65

The first modern biography in English of Russian composer-pianist Anton Rubinstein,...

Hearing and Knowing Music: The Unpublished Essays of Edward T. Cone

Hearing and Knowing Music

The Unpublished Essays of Edward T. Cone

AU$55.04

Edward T. Cone was one of the most important and influential music critics of the twentieth century....

Fiddling for Norway: Revival and Identity

Fiddling for Norway

Revival and Identity

AU$47.69

Fiddling for Norway is an engrossing portrait of a fiddle-based folk revival in Norway, one that in...

Musical Performance: A Guide to Understanding

Musical Performance

A Guide to Understanding

AU$39.60

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

Oru Seco: Bata scores

Oru Seco

Bata scores

Oru Seco is the Bata drum cycle, without songs. Adrian Coburg's transcription book of Afro-Cuban...