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  • Thai Classical Singingby Dusadee Swangviboonpong

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Thai classical singing is a genre that blossomed during the golden age of music in the royal court at Bangkok during the nineteenth century. It took a variety of forms including unaccompanied songs used for narration in plays, instrumental music that was used to accompany mimed actions, and songs of entertainment accompanied by an instrumental ensemble.... more...

  • Timba: The Sound of the Cuban Crisisby Vincenzo Perna

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Cuban music is recognized unanimously as a major historical force behind Latin American popular music, and as an important player in the development of US popular music and jazz. However, the music produced on the island after the Revolution in 1959 has been largely overlooked and overshadowed by the Buena Vista Social Club phenomenon. The Revolution... more...

  • Experiencing Ethnomusicologyby Simone Kr?ger

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Simone Kr?ger provides an innovative account of the transmission of ethnomusicology in European universities, and explores the ways in which students experience and make sense of their musical and extra-musical encounters. By asking questions as to what students learn about and through world musics (musically, personally, culturally), Kr?ger argues... more...

  • Beyond 'Innocence': Amis Aboriginal Song in Taiwan as an Ecosystemby ShzrEe Tan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 53.95

    Taiwan aboriginal song has received extensive media coverage since the launch and settlement of a copyright lawsuit following pop group Enigma's allegedly unauthorized use of Amis voices in the 1996 Olympics hit, Return To Innocence. Taking as her starting point the ripple effects of this case, Shzr Ee Tan explores the relationship of this song culture... more...

  • Demetrius Cantemir: The Collection of Notationsby Owen Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The substantial collection of notations of seventeenth-century Ottoman instrumental music made by Demetrius Cantemir is both a record of compositions of considerable intrinsic interest and a historical document of vital importance, representing as it does one of the most comprehensive accounts of any Middle Eastern repertoire before the widespread... more...

  • Greek Rebetiko from a Psychocultural Perspectiveby Daniel Koglin

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Greek Rebetiko from a Psychocultural Perspective: Same Songs Changing Minds examines the ways in which audiences in present-day Greece and Turkey perceive and use the Greek popular song genre rebetiko to cultivate specific cultural habits and identities. In the past, rebetiko has been associated chiefly with the lower strata of Greek society. But... more...

  • Hindi Film Songs and the Cinemaby Anna Morcom

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Since their beginnings in the 1930s, Hindi films and film songs have dominated Indian public culture in India, and have also made their presence felt strongly in many global contexts. Hindi film songs have been described on the one hand as highly standardized and on the other as highly eclectic. Anna Morcom addresses many of the paradoxes eccentricities... more...

  • The Gendered Score: Music in 1940s Melodrama and the Woman's Filmby Heather Laing

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Heather Laing examines, for the first time, the issues of gender and emotion that underpin the classical style of film scoring, but that have until now remained unquestioned and untheorized, thus providing a benchmark for thinking on more recent and alternative styles of scoring. Many theorists have discussed this type of music in film as a signifier... more...

  • Touraj Kiaras and Persian Classical Music: An Analytical Perspectiveby Owen Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    In this book Owen Wright analyses a single recording of classical Persian music made by Touraj Kiaras, a distinguished singer, accompanied by four noted instrumentalists. The format of the recording is typical of a public concert performance, and thus includes instrumental compositions as well as a central exploration of vocal repertoire and technique.... more...

  • "The Chamber Organ in Britain, 1600?830 "by Michael I. Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The first edition of The English Chamber Organ was published in 1968. This new, revised edition takes into account the considerable research into chamber organs that has taken place over the last thirty years. Much of the book has been completely rewritten and expanded, and it includes a number of organs not detailed in the first edition. As its revised... more...