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Non-Western music: traditional & "classical" books

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Listening for Africa Freedom, Modernity, and the Logic of Black Music's African Origins by David F. Garcia Listening for Africa Freedom, Modernity, and the Logic of Black Music's African Origins

David F. Garcia examines the work of a wide range of musicians, dancers, academics, and activists between the 1930s and the 1950s to show how their belief in black music's African roots would provide the means to debunk racist ideologies,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/08/2017

Listening for Africa Freedom, Modernity, and the Logic of Black Music's African Origins by David F. Garcia Listening for Africa Freedom, Modernity, and the Logic of Black Music's African Origins

David F. Garcia examines the work of a wide range of musicians, dancers, academics, and activists between the 1930s and the 1950s to show how their belief in black music's African roots would provide the means to debunk racist ideologies,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/08/2017

New Mansions For Music Performance, Pedagogy and Criticism by Lakshmi (University of Cyprus) Subramanian New Mansions For Music Performance, Pedagogy and Criticism

The essays in New Mansions for Music: Performance, Pedagogy and Criticism look at one of the most ancient and rigorous classical musical traditions of India, the Karnatik music system, and the kind of changes it underwent once it was relocated...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Musicscapes The Multiple Emotions of Indian Music by Shobha Deepak Singh Musicscapes The Multiple Emotions of Indian Music


Format: Hardback - Released: 09/03/2017

Indian Music A Vast Ocean of Promise by Peggy Holroyde Indian Music A Vast Ocean of Promise

In this book, first published in 1972, Indian music is given the comprehensive treatment it so richly deserves. The author brings a wealth of association with the country and its music into focus with a general introduction to the cultural...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/02/2017

The North American Folk Music Revival: Nation and Identity in the United States and Canada, 1945 1980 by Gillian Mitchell The North American Folk Music Revival: Nation and Identity in the United States and Canada, 1945 1980

This work represents the first comparative study of the folk revival movement in Anglophone Canada and the United States and combines this with discussion of the way folk music intersected with, and was structured by, conceptions of national affinity and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/11/2016

Intimate Letters Leos Janacek to Kamila Stosslova by Leos Janacek Intimate Letters Leos Janacek to Kamila Stosslova

These are the letters of a great love story. In 1917, the Czech composer Leos Janacek met Kamila Stosslova while on holiday at Luhacovice, a spa resort in Moravia. He was sixty-three and locked in a loveless marriage; she was...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/04/2016

Wake Up You! The Rise and Fall of Nigerian Rock by Gingko Press Wake Up You! The Rise and Fall of Nigerian Rock


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/04/2016

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Jalsa - Indian Women and Their Journeys from the Salon to the Studio by Vidya Shah Jalsa - Indian Women and Their Journeys from the Salon to the Studio

Jalsa takes the reader through the journeys of women performers in India from the salon to the studio. It attempts to give insight into and a perspective on the beginning of the interface of technology and entertainment, and the irreversible...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/03/2016

Piping Hot! Tales of a Wandering Bagpiper by Susan Hadley Planck Piping Hot! Tales of a Wandering Bagpiper


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 08/02/2016

Samulnori: Korean Percussion for a Contemporary World by Professor Keith Howard Samulnori: Korean Percussion for a Contemporary World

SamulNori is a percussion quartet which has given rise to a genre, of the same name, that is arguably Korea's most successful 'traditional' music of recent times. Today, there are dozens of amateur and professional samulnori groups. There is a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/10/2015

The Other Classical Musics Fifteen Great Traditions by Michael Church The Other Classical Musics Fifteen Great Traditions

The Other Classical Musics offers challenging new perspectives on classical music by presenting the history of fifteen parallel traditions.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2015

Teton Sioux Music by Frances Densmore Teton Sioux Music


Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2015

Teton Sioux Music by Frances Densmore Teton Sioux Music


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 25/02/2015

Intimate Letters Leos Janacek to Kamila Stosslova by Leos Janacek Intimate Letters Leos Janacek to Kamila Stosslova

These are the letters of a great love story. In 1917, the Czech composer Leos Janacek met Kamila Stosslova while on holiday at Luhacovice, a spa resort in Moravia. He was sixty-three and locked in a loveless marriage; she was...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2014

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