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  1. Truth and Music

    Truth and Music: The Complete Writings from Music and Musicians, 1957-85 [Hardback]

    Hans Keller(Author); Mark Doran(Author); Mark Doran(Editor)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780907689805
    Published by : Toccata Press
    Series: Musicians on Music
    Volume: 10
    Hans Keller - born in Vienna in 1919 and a Jewish refugee from Nazism - became the most influential writer on music in Britain after George Bernard Shaw. His writings were always concerned with a search for the truth - 'the truthabout music, and t... .... Learn More
  2. A Medieval Songbook

    A Medieval Songbook: Trouvère MS C [Hardback]

    Elizabeth Eva Leach(Editor); Joseph W. Mason(Editor); Matthew P. Thomson(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783276523
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music
    Volume: 24
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  3. British Music, Musicians and Institutions, c. 1630-1800

    British Music, Musicians and Institutions, c. 1630-1800: Essays in Honour of Harry Diack Johnstone [Hardback]

    Peter Lynan(Author); Julan Rushton(Author); Olive Baldwin(Contributor); Donald Burrows(Contributor); John Caldwell(Contributor)

    $130.00

    ISBN: 9781783276479
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Music in Britain, 1600-2000
    Volume: 28
    British music in the era from the death of Henry Purcell to the so-called 'Musical Renaissance' of the late nineteenth century was once considered barren. This view has been overturned in recent years through a better-informed historical perspecti... .... Learn More
  4. John Gunn: Musician Scholar in Enlightenment Britain

    John Gunn: Musician Scholar in Enlightenment Britain [Hardback]

    George Kennaway(Author)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781783276417
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Music in Britain, 1600-2000
    The Scottish cellist and antiquarian John Gunn (1766-1824) is unique among British writers on music in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century. Learned and practical, at home in classical and modern languages, knowledgeable in a wide rang... .... Learn More
  5. Edinburgh German Yearbook, volume 13

    Edinburgh German Yearbook, volume 13: Music in German Politics / Politics in German Music [Hardback]

    Siobhán Donovan(Editor); Maria Euchner(Editor); Frauke Matthes(General editor)

    $85.00

    ISBN: 9781640140608
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Edinburgh German Yearbook
    A particularly iconic image of German Reunification is that of Mstislav Rostropovich playing J.S. Bach's cello suites in front of the Berlin Wall on November 11, 1989. Thirty years on, it is timely to reconsider the crossfertilization of music and... .... Learn More
  6. The Kecak and Cultural Tourism on Bali

    The Kecak and Cultural Tourism on Bali [Hardback]

    Kendra Stepputat(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781648250316
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman/Rochester Studies Ethnomusicology
    Volume: 11
    The kecak is one of the most well-known dramatic dance performance practices on Bali. It is based on stories from the Old-Indian epic Ramayana, performed by an ensemble of male and female solo dancers and accompanied by a group consisting of appro... .... Learn More
  7. Musics Lost and Found

    Musics Lost and Found: Song Collectors and the Life and Death of Folk Tradition [Hardback]

    Michael Church(Author)

    $45.00

    ISBN: 9781783276073
    Published by : Boydell Press
    This ground-breaking book is the first-ever study of the role played in musical history by song collectors. It examines their often extraordinary lives, how they set about their task, and the music they collected. In detailing the pressures which ... .... Learn More
  8. Debating English Music in the Long Nineteenth Century

    Debating English Music in the Long Nineteenth Century [Hardback]

    John Ling(Author)

    $130.00

    ISBN: 9781783276165
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Throughout the nineteenth century a fierce debate about the future of English music was raging in Britain. Just as English music was appearing to advance in quality, the impact of Richard Wagner altered the course of the debate. Alarmed at the Wag... .... Learn More
  9. Music, Dance and Franco-Italian Cultural Exchange, c.1700

    Music, Dance and Franco-Italian Cultural Exchange, c.1700: Michel Pignolet de Montéclair and the prince de Vaudémont [Hardback]

    Don Fader(Author)

    $115.00

    ISBN: 9781783276288
    Published by : Boydell Press
    This study stems from discoveries in a trove of documents belonging to Charles-Henri de Lorraine, prince de Vaudémont, who served as governor of Milan under the Spanish crown from 1698 to 1706. These documents, together with a mass of other... .... Learn More
  10. Youth and Popular Culture in Africa

    Youth and Popular Culture in Africa: Media, Music, and Politics [Hardback]

    Paul Ugor(Editor); Bamba Ndiaye(Contributor); David Kerr(Contributor); Ty-Juana Taylor(Contributor); Ibrahim Bangura(Contributor)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9781648250248
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: 92
    This edited collection focuses on the links between youth and African popular culture. Contributions by a distinguished group of scholars explore popular culture produced and consumed by young people in contemporary Africa. Essays cover a variety ... .... Learn More

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