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Music: styles & genres books

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The Ethnomusicology: A Contemporary Reader by Jennifer Post The Ethnomusicology: A Contemporary Reader

Ethnomusicology: A Contemporary Reader, Volume II provides an overview of developments in the study of ethnomusicology in the 21st century, offering an introduction to contemporary issues relevant to the field. Nineteen essays, written by an international array of scholars, highlight...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/09/2017

The Ethnomusicology: A Contemporary Reader by Jennifer Post The Ethnomusicology: A Contemporary Reader

Ethnomusicology: A Contemporary Reader, Volume II provides an overview of developments in the study of ethnomusicology in the 21st century, offering an introduction to contemporary issues relevant to the field. Nineteen essays, written by an international array of scholars, highlight...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/09/2017

Congregational Music-Making and Community in a Mediated Age by Anna E. Nekola Congregational Music-Making and Community in a Mediated Age

Congregational music can be an act of praise, a vehicle for theology, an action of embodied community, as well as a means to a divine encounter. This multidisciplinary anthology approaches congregational music as media in the widest sense - as...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2017

Musical Modernism and German Cinema from 1913 to 1933 by Francesco Finocchiaro Musical Modernism and German Cinema from 1913 to 1933

Between 1913 and 1933, Modernist composers' exploration of cinema reached such a degree of pervasiveness and consistency as to become a true aesthetic paradigm, a paradigm that sat at the very heart of the Modernist project.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/08/2017

Theory and Practice in the Music of the Islamic World Essays in Honour of Owen Wright by Rachel Harris Theory and Practice in the Music of the Islamic World Essays in Honour of Owen Wright

This volume of original essays is dedicated to Owen Wright in recognition of his formative contribution to the study of music in the Islamic Middle East. Wright's work, which comprises, at the time of writing, six field-defining volumes and countless...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/08/2017

Good Booty Love and Sex, Black and White, Body and Soul in American Music by Ann Powers Good Booty Love and Sex, Black and White, Body and Soul in American Music

In this sweeping history of popular music in the United States, NPR's acclaimed music critic examines how popular music shapes fundamental American ideas and beliefs, allowing us to communicate difficult emotions and truths about our most fraught social issues, most...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

The Garland Handbook of Southeast Asian Music by Terry Miller The Garland Handbook of Southeast Asian Music

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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/07/2017

The Music of the Other New Challenges for Ethnomusicology in a Global Age by Laurent Aubert The Music of the Other New Challenges for Ethnomusicology in a Global Age

We are surrounded by new musical encounters today as never before, and the experience of musics from elsewhere is progressively affecting all arenas of the human conscience. Yet why is it that Western listeners expect a certain cultural and ethnic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

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Made in the Low Countries Studies in Popular Music by Gert Keunen Made in the Low Countries Studies in Popular Music


Format: Hardback - Released: 04/10/2017

Dancehall: the Rise of Jamaican Dancehall Culture by Beth Lesser Dancehall: the Rise of Jamaican Dancehall Culture


Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Stats, Records & Rock 'N' Roll by Daniel Tatarsky, Ian Preece Stats, Records & Rock 'N' Roll
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Welcome to Stats, Records & Rock 'n' Roll, an exploration of the aural beauty of music told through 80 visually stunning infographics - the most popular information medium of the 21st century.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Mad Dogs and Englishness Popular Music and English Identities by Lee (St Mary's University, Twickenham, UK) Brooks Mad Dogs and Englishness Popular Music and English Identities
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Mad Dogs and Englishness connects English popular music with questions about English national identities, featuring essays that range across folk music, Bowie and Burial, to PJ Harvey, Bishi and Tricky. The later years of the 20th century saw a resurgence...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Yoko Kanno's Cowboy Bebop Soundtrack by Rose (University of Texas-Austin USA) Bridges Yoko Kanno's Cowboy Bebop Soundtrack

Cowboy Bebop is one of the most beloved anime series of all time, and if you ask its fans why, you can expect to hear about its music. Composer Yoko Kanno created an eclectic blend of jazz, rock, lullabies, folk...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

Yoko Kanno's Cowboy Bebop Soundtrack by Rose (University of Texas-Austin USA) Bridges Yoko Kanno's Cowboy Bebop Soundtrack

Cowboy Bebop is one of the most beloved anime series of all time, and if you ask its fans why, you can expect to hear about its music. Composer Yoko Kanno created an eclectic blend of jazz, rock, lullabies, folk...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

Singing the Gospel Along Scotland's North-East Coast, 1859-2009 by Frances Wilkins Singing the Gospel Along Scotland's North-East Coast, 1859-2009


Format: Hardback - Released: 04/11/2017

Recomposing the Past: Early Music on Stage and Screen by James Cook Recomposing the Past: Early Music on Stage and Screen


Format: Hardback - Released: 08/11/2017

Don't Stop the Carnival by Kevin Le Gendre Don't Stop the Carnival


Format: Paperback - Released: 13/11/2017

Beethoven's Eroica The First Great Romantic Symphony by James Hamilton-Paterson Beethoven's Eroica The First Great Romantic Symphony

An ode to Beethoven's Third Symphony
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/12/2017

Reeled in: Pre-Existing Music in Narrative Film by Jonathan Godsall Reeled in: Pre-Existing Music in Narrative Film


Format: Hardback - Released: 05/12/2017

Made in Turkey Studies in Popular Music by Ali C. (Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey) Gedik Made in Turkey Studies in Popular Music
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Format: Hardback - Released: 06/12/2017

Making Congregational Music Local in Christian Communities Worldwide by Monique Ingalls Making Congregational Music Local in Christian Communities Worldwide

What does it mean for music to be considered local in contemporary Christian communities, and who shapes this meaning? Through what musical processes have religious beliefs and practices once foreign become indigenous ? How does using indigenous musical practices aid...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/12/2017

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Ritual and Music of North China Shaanbei by Stephen Jones Ritual and Music of North China Shaanbei

This second volume of Stephen Jones' work on ritual and musical life in north China, again with an accompanying DVD, gives an impression of music-making in daily life in the poor mountainous region of Shaanbei, northwest China. It conveys some...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2017

Ritual and Music of North China Shawm Bands in Shanxi by Stephen Jones Ritual and Music of North China Shawm Bands in Shanxi

The rich local traditions of musical life in rural China are still little known. Music-making in village society is largely ceremonial, and shawm bands account for a significant part of such music. This is the first major ethnographic study of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2017

Theory for Ethnomusicology by Ruth M. Stone Theory for Ethnomusicology

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.
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

From Jubilee to Hip Hop Readings in African American Music by Kip Lornell From Jubilee to Hip Hop Readings in African American Music

From Jubilee to Hip Hop includes 36 reading selections that underscore the breadth and variety of African American musical culture. Each of these selections relates something notable and interesting about African American musical culture since the Emancipation, whether it is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

Excursions in World Music, Seventh Edition International Student Edition by Bruno Nettl, Timothy Rommen Excursions in World Music, Seventh Edition International Student Edition
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Excursions in World Music is a comprehensive introductory textbook to world music, creating a panoramic experience for students by engaging the many cultures around the globe and highlighting the sheer diversity to be experienced in the world of music. At...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/06/2017

Dancing with Devtas: Drums, Power and Possession in the Music of Garhwal, North India by Andrew Alter Dancing with Devtas: Drums, Power and Possession in the Music of Garhwal, North India

In the Central Himalayan region of Garhwal, the gods (devtas) enjoy dancing. Musicians - whether ritual specialists or musical specialists - are therefore an indispensable part of most entertainment and religious events. In shamanistic ceremonies, their incantations, songs and drumming...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/06/2017

Contemporary Film Music Investigating Cinema Narratives and Composition by Lindsay Coleman Contemporary Film Music Investigating Cinema Narratives and Composition

The purpose of this book, through its very creation, is to strengthen the dialogue between practitioner and theorist. To that end, a film academic, a composer, and a composer/musicologist have collaborated as editors on this book, which is in turn...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/06/2017

Fearless Post-Rock 1987 2001 by Jeanette Leech Fearless Post-Rock 1987 2001

A comprehensive study of some of the most groundbreaking and influential music of recent decades, featuring first-hand contributions by key acts including Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Mogwai, Tortoise, and more.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/06/2017

The Routledge Companion to Screen Music and Sound by Miguel Mera The Routledge Companion to Screen Music and Sound

The Routledge Companion to Screen Music and Sound provides a detailed and comprehensive overview of screen music and sound studies, addressing the ways in which music and sound interact with forms of narrative media such as television, videogames, and film....
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/05/2017

No Depression Summer 2017 - Over Yonder by FreshGrass No Depression Summer 2017 - Over Yonder


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/05/2017

Music in Disney's Animated Features Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to the Jungle Book by James Bohn, Jeff Kurtti Music in Disney's Animated Features Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to the Jungle Book
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Investigates how music functions in Disney animated films and identifies several vanguard techniques used in them. In addition he also presents a history of music in Disney animated films, as well as biographical information on several of the Walt Disney...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/05/2017

Arabella by Hugo Von Hofmannsthal Arabella


Format: Hardback - Released: 06/05/2017

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