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Product Description: Mali has provided many of Africa's best known and most celebrated artists, several of whom have won Grammy awards and other accolades from the international music industry. Malian music attracts audiences from around the world, is widely recorded, and features prominently in most discussions of 'world music' or culture in West Africa...read more

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9780754657965 | Routledge, January 7, 2018, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Mali has provided many of Africa's best known and most celebrated artists, several of whom have won Grammy awards and other accolades from the international music industry.

Product Description: Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) is recognized the world over as a composer of musical masterpieces exhibiting heroic strength, particularly in the face of his increasing deafness from ca. 1798. By 1818, the Viennese composer had begun carrying blank booklets with him, for his acquaintances to jot their sides of conversations, while he answered aloud...read more
By Theodore Albrecht (editor)

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9781783271528 | Boydell Pr, September 21, 2017, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) is recognized the world over as a composer of musical masterpieces exhibiting heroic strength, particularly in the face of his increasing deafness from ca.

Product Description: Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) is recognized the world over as a composer of musical masterpieces exhibiting heroic strength, particularly in the face of his increasing deafness from ca. 1798. By 1818, the Viennese composer had begun carrying blank booklets with him, for his acquaintances to jot their sides of conversations, while he answered aloud...read more
By Theodore Albrecht (editor)

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9781783271504 | Boydell Pr, September 21, 2017, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) is recognized the world over as a composer of musical masterpieces exhibiting heroic strength, particularly in the face of his increasing deafness from ca.

Product Description: Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) is recognized the world over as a composer of musical masterpieces exhibiting heroic strength, particularly in the face of his increasing deafness from ca. 1798. By 1818, the Viennese composer had begun carrying blank booklets with him, for his acquaintances to jot their sides of conversations, while he answered aloud...read more
By Theodore Albrecht (editor)

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9781783271511 | Boydell Pr, September 21, 2017, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) is recognized the world over as a composer of musical masterpieces exhibiting heroic strength, particularly in the face of his increasing deafness from ca.

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Product Description: Music and Irish Identity represents the latest stage in a life-long project for Gerry Smyth, focusing here on the ways in which music engages with particular aspects of Irish identity. The nature of popular music and the Irish identity it supposedly articulates have both undergone profound change in recent years: the first as a result of technological and wider industrial changes in the organisation and dissemination of music as seen, for example, with digital platforms such as YouTube, Spotify and iTunes...read more

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9781472442727 | Routledge, October 13, 2016, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Music and Irish Identity represents the latest stage in a life-long project for Gerry Smyth, focusing here on the ways in which music engages with particular aspects of Irish identity.

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Product Description: Responding to the development of a lively hip hop culture in Central and Eastern European countries, this interdisciplinary study demonstrates how a universal model of hip hop serves as a contextually situated platform of cultural exchange and becomes locally inflected...read more
By Milosz Miszczynski (editor)

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9780253022738 | Indiana Univ Pr, March 15, 2017, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Responding to the development of a lively hip hop culture in Central and Eastern European countries, this interdisciplinary study demonstrates how a universal model of hip hop serves as a contextually situated platform of cultural exchange and becomes locally inflected.

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9780253023049 | Indiana Univ Pr, March 15, 2017, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Responding to the development of a lively hip hop culture in Central and Eastern European countries, this interdisciplinary study demonstrates how a universal model of hip hop serves as a contextually situated platform of cultural exchange and becomes locally inflected.

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Product Description: A New York Times BestsellerFor almost a century, Americans have been losing their hearts and losing their minds in an insatiable love affair with the American musical. It often begins in childhood in a darkened theater, grows into something more serious for high school actors, and reaches its passionate zenith when it comes time for love, marriage, and children, who will start the cycle all over again...read more

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9780374256920 | Sarah Crichton Books, March 1, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: A New York Times BestsellerFor almost a century, Americans have been losing their hearts and losing their minds in an insatiable love affair with the American musical.

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9780374536893 | Sarah Crichton Books, March 14, 2017, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A New York Times BestsellerFor almost a century, Americans have been losing their hearts and losing their minds in an insatiable love affair with the American musical.

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9781494517847 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, March 1, 2016), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: For almost a century, Americans have been losing their hearts and losing their minds in an insatiable love affair with the American musical.
9781494567842 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, March 1, 2016), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: For almost a century, Americans have been losing their hearts and losing their minds in an insatiable love affair with the American musical.

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Product Description: In The Sonic Persona, Holger Schulze undertakes a critical study of some of the most influential studies in sound since the 19th century in the natural sciences, the engineering sciences, and in media theory, confronting them with contemporary artistic practices, with experimental critique, and with disturbing sonic experiences...read more

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9781501305467 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 9, 2017, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: In The Sonic Persona, Holger Schulze undertakes a critical study of some of the most influential studies in sound since the 19th century in the natural sciences, the engineering sciences, and in media theory, confronting them with contemporary artistic practices, with experimental critique, and with disturbing sonic experiences.

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9781501305450 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 9, 2017), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: In The Sonic Persona, Holger Schulze undertakes a critical study of some of the most influential studies in sound since the 19th century in the natural sciences, the engineering sciences, and in media theory, confronting them with contemporary artistic practices, with experimental critique, and with disturbing sonic experiences.

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Product Description: Sound is an integral part of contemporary art. Once understood to be a marginal practice, increasingly we encounter sound in art exhibitions through an array of sound making works in various art forms, at times played to very high audio levels...read more
By Paul Hegarty (editor)

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9781501304378 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, June 1, 2017, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Sound is an integral part of contemporary art.

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9781501304361 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, June 1, 2017), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Sound is an integral part of contemporary art.

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Product Description: Since György Ligeti’s death in 2006, there has been a growing acknowledgement of how central he was to the late twentieth-century cultural landscape. This collection is the first book devoted to exploring the composer’s life and music within the context of his East European roots, revealing his dual identities as both Hungarian national and cosmopolitan modernist...read more

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9781472473646 | Routledge, March 7, 2017, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Since György Ligeti’s death in 2006, there has been a growing acknowledgement of how central he was to the late twentieth-century cultural landscape.

Product Description: Musical improvisation is a complex form of creative human expression. In this book, Sabina Rakcheyeva explores the logical outcomes of performance, relating them to existing theories and expanding those theories with new findings...read more

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9781472421852 | Pap/com edition (Routledge, March 7, 2017), cover price $89.95 | About this edition: Musical improvisation is a complex form of creative human expression.

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Product Description: (Music Pro Guide Books & DVDs). Although we live in an age of innovation and disruption, many folks are content using new technologies to consume rather than create especially musicians. Case in point: for many guitarists, the notion of electronic enhancement starts at their instrument's output jack (or mic) and ends at their amp...read more

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9781495047459 | Hal Leonard Corp, February 28, 2017, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: (Music Pro Guide Books & DVDs).

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Product Description: This book takes the reader on a journey to the Fab Four’s hometown of Liverpool and explores the significant sites and locations associated with the band’s unparalleled rise to stardom. Delve into the archives and uncover nostalgic images of Mathew Street, Strawberry Fields, and Penny Lane, as well as many other familiar landmarks, and witness the changes that have taken place in the city through time...read more

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9781445652337 | Amberley Pub Plc, February 28, 2017, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: This book takes the reader on a journey to the Fab Four’s hometown of Liverpool and explores the significant sites and locations associated with the band’s unparalleled rise to stardom.

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Product Description: “A remarkable new book . . . [Ratliff] goes leaping from Beethoven to Big Black, from Morton Feldman to Curtis Mayfield, identifying continuities while delighting in contrasts.” ---Alex Ross, The New YorkerWhat does it mean to listen in the digital era? Today, we can listen to nearly anything, at any time, from Detroit techno to jam bands to baroque opera...read more

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9781250117991 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, February 14, 2017), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: “A remarkable new book .

Product Description: There is a longstanding historical and cultural relationship between Congo and Cuba via the slave trade and the ’return’ of Cuban music to Africa, a relationship that has apparently been very scantily documented. It is acknowledged that Congolese roots are present in Cuban music but there is little musical analysis of the actual elements concerned...read more

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9781472456809 | Pap/psc edition (Routledge, February 7, 2017), cover price $99.95 | About this edition: There is a longstanding historical and cultural relationship between Congo and Cuba via the slave trade and the ’return’ of Cuban music to Africa, a relationship that has apparently been very scantily documented.

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Product Description: (Book). The first half of the 1970s was an especially fertile period for British progressive rock, laying claim to classics such as Tarkus , Selling England by the Pound , Larks' Tongues in Aspic , The Dark Side of the Moon , and Thick as a Brick ...read more

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9781617136177 | Backbeat Books, February 7, 2017, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: (Book).

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Product Description: "The pictures, which include some posed portraits but are mostly concert shots, are the chief attraction. They freeze moments of adolescent release, vein-bulging intensity and sweaty communion that fuses performer and audience...Vivid and evocative...read more

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9781617755002 | Akashic Books, February 14, 2017, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: "The pictures, which include some posed portraits but are mostly concert shots, are the chief attraction.

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Product Description: Licia Fiol-Matta traces the careers of four iconic Puerto Rican singers—Myrta Silva, Ruth Fernández, Ernestina Reyes, and Lucecita Benítez—to explore how their voices and performance style transform the possibilities for comprehending the figure of the woman singer...read more

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9780822362821 | Duke Univ Pr, February 3, 2017, cover price $89.95 | About this edition: Licia Fiol-Matta traces the careers of four iconic Puerto Rican singers—Myrta Silva, Ruth Fernández, Ernestina Reyes, and Lucecita Benítez—to explore how their voices and performance style transform the possibilities for comprehending the figure of the woman singer.

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9780822362937 | Reprint edition (Duke Univ Pr, February 3, 2017), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Licia Fiol-Matta traces the careers of four iconic Puerto Rican singers—Myrta Silva, Ruth Fernández, Ernestina Reyes, and Lucecita Benítez—to explore how their voices and performance style transform the possibilities for comprehending the figure of the woman singer.

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Product Description: With this volume, Lynn Abbott and Doug Seroff complete their groundbreaking trilogy on the development of African American popular music. Fortified by decades of research, the authors bring to life the performers, entrepreneurs, critics, venues, and institutions that were most crucial to the emergence of the blues in black southern vaudeville theaters; the shadowy prehistory and early development of the blues is illuminated, detailed, and given substance...read more

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9781496810021 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, February 1, 2017, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: With this volume, Lynn Abbott and Doug Seroff complete their groundbreaking trilogy on the development of African American popular music.

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Product Description: "Elegant, thought-provoking, often outrageous but always stimulating, this book will fascinate those who know a lot about Brahms as well as those who know little." — Stephen Hough, pianist and composer.Hailed in his lifetime as Beethoven's successor and a powerful symbol of musical classicism, Johannes Brahms was nonetheless a controversial figure in a world infatuated with the bold new directions taken by Wagner and Liszt...read more

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9780486809380 | Dover Pubns, January 18, 2017, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: "Elegant, thought-provoking, often outrageous but always stimulating, this book will fascinate those who know a lot about Brahms as well as those who know little.
9781574671711 | Pap/com edition (Amadeus Pr, September 15, 2008), cover price $22.99 | About this edition: In this survey of Brahm's music, John Bell Young explores in depth the composer's private world of musical intimacies that infuriated Wagner, but inspired Schumann, Schoenberg, and millions of music lovers for generations to come.

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Product Description: The raw and powerful true story of how one man invented Southern Hip-Hop, saved the First Amendment, and became a role model for his disenfranchised Miami neighborhood—living proof that one person can make a difference in the world...read more

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9780062336408 | Amistad Pr, August 4, 2015, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: The raw and powerful true story of how one man invented Southern Hip-Hop, saved the First Amendment, and became a role model for his disenfranchised Miami neighborhood—living proof that one person can make a difference in the world.

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9780062336422 | Reprint edition (Amistad Pr, January 17, 2017), cover price $15.99 | also contains The Book of Luke: My Fight for Truth, Justice, and Liberty City | About this edition: The raw and powerful true story of how one man invented Southern Hip-Hop, saved the First Amendment, and became a role model for his disenfranchised Miami neighborhood—living proof that one person can make a difference in the world.

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Product Description: The raw and powerful true story of how one man invented Southern Hip-Hop, saved the First Amendment, and became a role model for his disenfranchised Miami neighborhood—living proof that one person can make a difference in the world...read more

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9780062336422 | Reprint edition (Amistad Pr, January 17, 2017), cover price $15.99 | also contains The Book of Luke: My Fight for Truth, Justice, and Liberty City | About this edition: The raw and powerful true story of how one man invented Southern Hip-Hop, saved the First Amendment, and became a role model for his disenfranchised Miami neighborhood—living proof that one person can make a difference in the world.

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