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  1. Dynamic Korea and Rhythmic Form

    Dynamic Korea and Rhythmic Form [Paperback]

    Katherine In-Young Lee (Author)

    £23.00

    ISBN: 9780819577061
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Series: Music/Culture
    The South Korean percussion genre, samul nori, is a world phenomenon whose rhythmic form is the key to its popularity and mobility. Based on both ethnographic research and close formal analysis, author Katherine In-Young Lee focuses on the kinetic... .... Learn More
  2. Roots in Reverse

    Roots in Reverse: Senegalese Afro-Cuban Music and Tropical Cosmopolitanism [Hardback]

    Richard M. Shain (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780819577085
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Series: Music/Culture
    Roots in Reverse explores how Latin music contributed to the formation of the négritude movement in the 1930s. Taking Senegal and Cuba as its primary research areas, this work uses oral histories, participant observation, and archival research to ... .... Learn More
  3. Jarmila Novotná

    Jarmila Novotná: My Life in Song [Hardback]

    Jarmila Novotná (Author); William V. Madison (Editor); Brian Kellow (Author)

    £33.00

    ISBN: 9780813176116
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    A legendary beauty, hailed as one of the greatest singing actors of her time, Jarmila Novotná (1907-1994) was an internationally known opera soprano from the former Czechoslovakia. Best known for her performances in Der Rosenkavalier, The Marriag... .... Learn More
  4. Citizen Azmari

    Citizen Azmari: Making Ethiopian Music in Tel Aviv [Hardback]

    Ilana Webster-Kogen (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780819578327
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Series: Music/Culture
    In the thirty years since their immigration from Ethiopia to the State of Israel, Ethiopian-Israelis have put music at the center of communal and public life, using it alternatingly as a mechanism of protest and as appeal for integration. Ethiopia... .... Learn More
  5. Animal Musicalities

    Animal Musicalities: Birds, Beasts, and Evolutionary Listening [Hardback]

    Rachel Mundy (Author)

    £28.00

    ISBN: 9780819578068
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Series: Music/Culture
    Over the past century and a half, the voices and bodies of animals have been used by scientists and music experts as a benchmark for measures of natural difference. Animal Musicalities traces music’s taxonomies from Darwin to digital bird guides t... .... Learn More
  6. American Music Documentary

    American Music Documentary: Five Case Studies of Ciné-Ethnomusicology [Hardback]

    Benjamin J. Harbert (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9780819578006
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Series: Music/Interview
    Documentary filmmakers have been making films about music for a half-century. American Music Documentary looks at five key films to begin to imagine how we might produce, edit, and watch films from an ethnomusicological point of view. Reconsiderin... .... Learn More
  7. American Music Documentary

    American Music Documentary: Five Case Studies of Ciné-Ethnomusicology [Paperback]

    Benjamin J. Harbert (Author)

    £26.00

    ISBN: 9780819578013
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Series: Music/Interview
    Documentary filmmakers have been making films about music for a half-century. American Music Documentary looks at five key films to begin to imagine how we might produce, edit, and watch films from an ethnomusicological point of view. Reconsiderin... .... Learn More
  8. Music & Camp

    Music & Camp [Hardback]

    Christopher Moore (Editor); Philip Purvis (Editor)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9780819577818
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Series: Music/Culture
    This collection of essays provides the first in-depth examination of camp as it relates to a wide variety of twentieth and twenty-first century music and musical performances. Located at the convergence of popular and queer musicology, the book p... .... Learn More
  9. Music & Camp

    Music & Camp [Paperback]

    Christopher Moore (Editor); Philip Purvis (Editor)

    £26.00

    ISBN: 9780819577825
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Series: Music/Culture
    This collection of essays provides the first in-depth examination of camp as it relates to a wide variety of twentieth and twenty-first century music and musical performances. Located at the convergence of popular and queer musicology, the book p... .... Learn More
  10. Puccini's Soundscapes

    Puccini's Soundscapes: Realism and Modernity in Italian Opera [Paperback]

    Arman Schwartz (Author)

    £22.00

    ISBN: 9788822264473
    Published by : Olschki
    From the bells in Tosca and the birdcalls in Madame Butterfly to the horns and sirens in Il tabarro and the music box melodies that inspired Turandot, Puccini’s operas rely to an unprecedented degree on realistic and seemingly unmediated acoustic ... .... Learn More

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