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  • Music Autoethnographiesby Brydie-Leigh Bartleet; Carolyn Ellis

    Australian Academic Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    Music Autoethnographies explores an intersection of autoethnographic approaches with studies of music. Written through the eyes, ears, emotions, experiences and stories of music and autoethnography practitioners, this edited collection showcases how autoethnography can expand musicians' awareness of their practices, and how musicians can expand the... 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 History of Jazzby Ted Gioia

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 12.99

    On its initial release, The History of Jazz was heralded as a classic: it was honored as one of the twenty best books of the year in The Washington Post and was chosen as a notable book of the year in The New York Times . Now Gioia brings the story up-to-date, drawing on his latest research and covering the full spectrum of the music's past, present,... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to the Violinby Robin Stowell

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 26.00

    The Cambridge Companion to the Violin offers students, performers and scholars a fascinating and composite survey of the history and repertory of the instrument from its origins to the present day. more...

  • Oru Secoby Adrian Coburg

    Coburg Percussion Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99

    Oru Seco is the Bata drum cycle, without songs. Adrian Coburg's transcription book of Afro-Cuban Bata scores contains basic Bata rhythm patterns and additional solo parts. These are principal Bata scores to be played as the opening of religious ceremonies. The Bata rhythms are presented in a definite order to call the Orishas. Adrian Coburg's collection... more...

  • Why Music Mattersby David Hesmondhalgh

    Wiley 2013; US$ 33.95 US$ 30.56

    Listen to David Hesmondhalgh discuss the arguments at the core of 'Why Music Matters' with Laurie Taylor on BBC Radio 4's Thinking Allowed here . In what ways might music enrich the lives of people and of societies? What prevents it from doing so? Why Music Matters explores the role of music in our lives, and investigates the social and political... more...

  • The Rebirth of Musicby LaMar Boschman

    Destiny Image, Inc. 2011; US$ 15.99

    Your music can be filled with the presence and power of the Holy Spirit! The Rebirth of Music is quickly becoming a classic in its presentation of the Bible's major emphasis on music. You will discover why music is mentioned 989 times in the Scriptures and why God places such a major priority on it. Some of the topics include: ... more...

  • Hearing and Knowing Musicby Edward T. Cone; Robert P. Morgan

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 37.50 US$ 34.13

    Edward T. Cone was one of the most important and influential music critics of the twentieth century. He was also a master lecturer skilled at conveying his ideas to broad audiences. Hearing and Knowing Music collects fourteen essays that Cone gave as talks in his later years and that were left unpublished at his death. Edited and introduced by Robert... more...

  • Choral Music on Recordby Alan Blyth

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 29.00

    This 1991 book presents detailed discussion by well-known critics and writers of every recording of selected major choral works. more...

  • Haydn: String Quartets, Op. 50by W. Dean Sutcliffe

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 34.00

    The Op. 50 string quartets contain some of the purest writing Haydn ever accomplished. In this first full account of these six quartets Dean Sutcliffe evaluates the Op. 50 in relation to Haydn's more frequently performed quartets and considers their relevance to the composer's wider output. A lucid and accessible discussion of the music emphasises... more...