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Non-Western music: traditional & "classical" books

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Spanish American Music in New Mexico, the Wpa Era Folk Songs, Dance Tunes, Singing Games, and Guitar Arrangements by Jr James Clois Smith Spanish American Music in New Mexico, the Wpa Era Folk Songs, Dance Tunes, Singing Games, and Guitar Arrangements


Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2017

A Handbook of Examinations in Music Containing 650 Questions With Answers, in Theory, Harmony, Counterpoint, Form, Fugue, Acoustics, Musical History, Organ Construction, and Choir Training, Together w by Ernest Alfred Dicks A Handbook of Examinations in Music Containing 650 Questions With Answers, in Theory, Harmony, Counterpoint, Form, Fugue, Acoustics, Musical History, Organ Construction, and Choir Training, Together w


Format: Paperback - Released: 26/08/2017

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: Hardback - Released: 16/08/2017

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: 16/08/2017

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

Heaven Was Detroit by Edited by M. L. Liebler Heaven Was Detroit

Heaven Was Detroit: From Jazz to Hip Hop and Beyond is the first of its kind to capture the full spectrum of Detroit popular music from the early 1900s to the twenty-first century. Readers will find in this unique and...
Format: eBook - Released: 01/05/2017

Senses of the City Perceptions of Hangzhou and Southern Song China, 1127-1279 by Joseph Sui Ching Lam Senses of the City Perceptions of Hangzhou and Southern Song China, 1127-1279

The city of Hangzhou symbolized all of the contradictions of the declining Song Empire (960-1279). It was paramount and feeble, awe-inspiring and threatened, the most admired city and a disgrace to its dynastic founders. Rather than debate the merit of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2017

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


Format: Hardback - Released: 09/03/2017

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Songs of a Kaumatua As Sung by Kino Hughes by Margaret Orbell Songs of a Kaumatua As Sung by Kino Hughes


Format: Mixed media product - Released: 22/01/2018

Intimate Letters Leos Janacek to Kamila Stoesslova by Leos Janacek Intimate Letters Leos Janacek to Kamila Stoesslova

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: 05/02/2018

Iranian Classical Music The Discourses and Practice of Creativity by Laudan Nooshin Iranian Classical Music The Discourses and Practice of Creativity

Questions of creativity, and particularly the processes which underlie creative performance or 'improvisation', form some of the central areas of interest in current musicology. Yet the predominant discourses on which musicological thought in this area are based have rarely been...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/02/2018

Other books in this genre

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

A Handbook of Examinations in Music Containing 650 Questions With Answers, in Theory, Harmony, Counterpoint, Form, Fugue, Acoustics, Musical History, Organ Construction, and Choir Training, Together w by Ernest Alfred Dicks A Handbook of Examinations in Music Containing 650 Questions With Answers, in Theory, Harmony, Counterpoint, Form, Fugue, Acoustics, Musical History, Organ Construction, and Choir Training, Together w


Format: Hardback - Released: 21/06/2016

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

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 - 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

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