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  • The Stone Rosesby Simon Spence

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 28.19

    Based on 400 hours of interviews with over seventy of The Stone Roses' closest associates, including six former band members, War and Peace is the first major biography of the band that defined a generation. Originally planned in collaboration with Reni, the reclusive drummer, this book had been a year in the making when the Roses, against all... more...

  • Analyzing Popular Musicby Allan F. Moore

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 37.00

    It aims to encourage listeners to think more seriously about the 'social' consequences of the music they spend time with. more...

  • Music and Revolutionby Robin D. Moore

    University of California Press 2006; US$ 34.95

    Music and Revolution provides a dynamic introduction to the most prominent artists and musical styles that have emerged in Cuba since 1959 and to the policies that have shaped artistic life. Robin D. Moore gives readers a chronological overview of the first decades after the Cuban Revolution, documenting the many ways performance has changed and... more...

  • All Shook Upby Glenn C. Altschuler

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 13.99

    The birth of rock 'n roll ignited a firestorm of controversy--one critic called it "musical riots put to a switchblade beat"--but if it generated much sound and fury, what, if anything, did it signify? As Glenn Altschuler reveals, the rise of rock 'n roll--and the outraged reception to it--tell us a lot about the values of the United States in the... more...

  • The Garland Handbook of Southeast Asian Musicby Terry Miller; Sean Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 66.95

    The Garland Handbook of Southeast Asian Music  is comprised of essays from The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: Volume 4, Southeast Asia (1998). Largely revised and updated, the essays offer detailed, regional studies of the different musical cultures of Southeast Asia and examine the ways in which music helps to define the identity of this... more...

  • Rage Against The Machineby Colin Devenish

    St. Martin's Press 2001; US$ 6.79

    Rage Against The Machine is one of the most prominant and politically active bands on the music scene today. Music Journalist and Biographer Colin Devenish delves into the interworkings of the band to discover what makes them so successful with their diverse fan base. They sell millions of copies of their CD's and have had #1 hits. They are also... more...

  • Kornby Leah Furman

    St. Martin's Press 2000; US$ 6.79

    In the past eight-years, the face of popular culture has changed radically and with it, the music that will define the decade. Gone are the pop saturated songs of the 70's and 80's. Today's sound is a fusion of grunge, hip-hop, metal, hardcore and funk. Disparate sounds that together create something thoroughly modern and unlike anything we've... more...

  • The Songs of Hugo Wolfby Eric Sams

    Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 26.24

    With a foreword by the legendary accompanist, Gerald Moore, Eric Sams' study (Faber 1961, revised 1983) is a notable landmark in the establishment of Wolf as one of the supreme masters of German song. Comprehensively revised and enlarged in 1983, the main subject matter remains the 242 published songs that Wolf wrote for voice and piano, though the... more...

  • The Musical Work of Nadia Boulangerby Jeanice Brooks

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 26.00

    A fresh look at the career of Nadia Boulanger, among the most influential musical figures of the entire twentieth century. more...

  • The Rise of the Croonersby Michael Pitts; Frank Hoffmann; Dick Carty; Jim Bedoian; Ian Whitcomb

    Scarecrow Press 2001; US$ 65.50

    The Rise of the Crooners examines the historical trends and events that led to the emergence of the crooning style. The lives and careers of six pioneers of the style-Bing Crosby, Russ Columbo, Gene Austin, Rudy Vallee, Johnny Marvin, and Nick Lucas-are covered at length. more...