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  • "Redneck Woman" and the Gendered Poetics of Class Rebellionby Nadine Hubbs

    The University of North Carolina Press 2011; US$ 0.99

    In 2004 Gretchen Wilson exploded onto the country music scene with 'Redneck Woman.' The blockbuster single led to the early release of her first CD and propelled it to triple platinum sales." Gretchen Wilson celebrates a new kind Virile Woman on the country music scene—but this subtle gender analysis reveals much more than immediately meets the eye.... more...

  • The "Musica" of Hermannus Contractusby Leonard Ellinwood; John L. Snyder

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 85.00

    The renowned treatise on music, by an eleventh-century monk, in a critical edition with annotated English translation, introduction, and detailed indexes. more...

  • 101 Quirky Observations on Classical Musicby Maggie Cotton

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 3.99

    Are you a fan of classical music? Can you name all the well-known composers, conductors and the compositions they are associated with? Or perhaps, you would like to learn more about them? If so, you are certain to enjoy the quotes and musical miscellany in 101 Quirky Observations on Classical Music. Who defined music as ‘a science that would have... more...

  • The 36 Fantasias for Keyboardby Georg Philipp Telemann

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 14.95

    This collection of 36 Telemann fantasias features works of great artistic merit and only intermediate-level complexity. It forms a fine introduction to Baroque keyboard works. Authoritative Verlag von Martin Breslauer edition. more...

  • 40 Most Requested Classical Piecesby Wise Publications

    Music Sales 2006; US$ 11.99

    Enjoy this definitive selection of the 40 Most Requested Classical Pieces , derived from some of the most celebrated and well-loved music of all time, including your favourite moments from classic choral works, operas, ballets, concertos and symphonies. All songs are arranged for easy piano, ideal for the Grade 2-3 pianist, or for more accomplished... more...

  • 50 Moments that Rocked the Classical Music Worldby Darren Henley; Sam Jackson

    Elliott & Thompson 2014; US$ 10.49

    An eclectic, fun and informative guide to the 50 moments that changed classical music forever, from technological advances in music recording and practical innovations, to landmark concerts, the births and deaths of the great composers, and much more. Published in partnership with Classic FM, the book will have a wide appeal to classical music fans... more...

  • 88 Piano Classics for Beginnersby David Dutkanicz

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 12.95

    Beginning pianists of all ages will cherish this excellent compilation, which features multiple pieces by many of the greatest composers — J. S. Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Liszt, and others. more...

  • ABBA Gold: Classical Guitar Editionby Wise Publications

    Music Sales 2010; US$ 16.99

    This edition of ABBA Gold has taken all the songs from ABBA's Greatest Hits album and arranged them for intermediate level classical guitar, with both standard notation and Guitar TAB transcription. From Waterloo to Dancing Queen to Mama Mia , this is the most fun any classical guitarist can have, as well as exploring the rich harmony and... more...

  • Absolute Musicby Mark Evan Bonds

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    In Absolute Music: The History of an Idea, author Mark Evan Bonds examines how writers have struggled to isolate the essence of music in ways that account for its profound effects on the human spirit. By carefully tracing the evolution of absolute music from Ancient Greece through the Middle Ages to twentieth-century America, Bonds provides the first... more...

  • Absolute Music, Mechanical Reproductionby Arved Ashby

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 34.95

    Recordings are now the primary way we hear classical music, especially the more abstract styles of "absolute" instrumental music. In this original, provocative book, Arved Ashby argues that recording technology has transformed our understanding of art music. Contesting the laments of nostalgic critics, Ashby sees recordings as socially progressive... more...