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  • Music and Aesthetic Realityby Nick Zangwill

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    In this volume, Zangwill develops a view of the nature of music and our experience of music that foregrounds the aesthetic properties of music. He focuses on metaphysical issues about aesthetic properties of music, psychological issues about the nature of musical experience, and philosophy of language issues about the metaphorical nature of aesthetic... more...

  • Music and the Crises of the Modern Subjectby Michael L. Klein

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 39.99

    Departing from the traditional German school of music theorists, Michael Klein injects a unique French critical theory perspective into the framework of music and meaning. Using primarily Lacanian notions of the symptom, that unnamable jouissance located in the unconscious, and the registers of subjectivity (the Imaginary, the Symbolic Order, and... more...

  • Secrets of Stage Successby Louise Dearman

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 14.99

    Two of the biggest musical-theatre stars working today answer questions submitted by the public on a wide range of theatrical topi. A message from LOUISE and MARK... This is the book for anyone who's seen a show and thought: 'That could be me...' That's what we used to think growing up, dreaming of working in musical theatre. Now, after years... more...

  • This Thing Called Musicby Victoria Lindsay Levine; Philip V. Bohlman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 59.50

    In This Thing Called Music: Essays in Honor of Bruno Nettl, editors Victoria Lindsay Levine and Philip V. Bohlman salute not only a great scholar and beloved teacher, but also a thinker whose search for the meaning and ontology of music has exerted a global influence. more...

  • Theory for Ethnomusicologyby Ruth M. Stone

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 70.95

    For courses in ethnomusicological theory. This book covers ethnomusicological theory, exploring some of the underpinnings of different approaches and analyzing differences and commonalities in these orientations.  This text addresses how ethnomusicologists have used and applied these theories in ethnographic research. more...

  • The Renaissance Ethics of Musicby Hyun-Ah Kim

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    In early modern Europe, music – particularly singing – was the arena where body and soul came together, embodied in the notion of musica humana. Kim uses this concept to examine the framework within which music and song were used to promote moral education and addresses Renaissance ideas of religion, education and music. more...

  • PWL: From The Factory Floorby Phil Harding

    Cherry Red Books 2015; US$ 14.99

    To the modern pop world, Stock, Aitken and Waterman have taken on something of a legendary status in recent years. The PWL label and studios produced so many hits in the 1980s that their name became synonymous with success, and they created a template so expertly worked today. From Elton John’s tea boy to successful record producer, Phil Harding’s... more...

  • Media Policy and Music Activityby Krister Malm; Roger Wallis

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95

    How do people make music - and how does this activity relate to the policies of governments and the music industry? What is the relationship between live music and music we hear on the radio, or in music videos? How has the digital revolution affected music-making in industrialised and in developing nations? In Media Policy and Music Activity , Krister... more...

  • Music and the Cognitive Sciences 1990by Ian Cross; Irene Deliege

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 113.95

    This issue comprises the twenty-five papers presented at the Second Music and the Cognitive Sciences conference held at Cambridge University in 1990. more...

  • The Improvisation of Musical Dialogueby Bruce Ellis Benson

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 28.00

    This book is an important contribution to the philosophy of music. more...