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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.

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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.

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.

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Product Description: Taking its cue from Deleuze's definition of minor cinema as one which engages in a creative act of becoming, this collection explores the multifarious ways that music has been used in the cinemas of various countries in Australasia, Africa, Latin America and even in Europe that have hitherto received little attention...read more
By German Gil-curiel (editor)

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9781628926675, titled "Film Music in 'Minor' National Cinemas" | Bloomsbury USA Academic, February 25, 2016, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: Taking its cue from Deleuze's definition of minor cinema as one which engages in a creative act of becoming, this collection explores the multifarious ways that music has been used in the cinemas of various countries in Australasia, Africa, Latin America and even in Europe that have hitherto received little attention.

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9781501320224 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, August 24, 2017), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Taking its cue from Deleuze's definition of minor cinema as one which engages in a creative act of becoming, this collection explores the multifarious ways that music has been used in the cinemas of various countries in Australasia, Africa, Latin America and even in Europe that have hitherto received little attention.

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Product Description: The Catechism Devotions are comprised of 50 spiritual songs that impart all of the material in Luther`s Small Catechism in vocal form. They are regarded as an important milestone in early modern theologia catechetica that aimed at an elemental presentation of the liturgy.
By Oliver Huck (contributor)

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9783110478044 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, November 21, 2016, cover price $280.00 | About this edition: The Catechism Devotions are comprised of 50 spiritual songs that impart all of the material in Luther`s Small Catechism in vocal form.

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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: 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.

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: Improvisation is crucial to a wide range of artistic activities—most prominently, perhaps, in music, but extending to other fields of experience such as literature and pedagogy. Yet it gets short shrift in both appreciation and analysis of art within education...read more

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9781783206735, titled "The Lived Experience of Improvisation: In Music, Learning and Life" | Intellect L & D E F A E, January 15, 2017, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Improvisation is crucial to a wide range of artistic activities—most prominently, perhaps, in music, but extending to other fields of experience such as literature and pedagogy.

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Product Description: Despite recent interest in music-making in the so-called ’provinces’, the idea still lingers that music-making outside London was small in scale, second-rate and behind the times. However, in Newcastle upon Tyne, the presence of a nationally known musician, Charles Avison (1709-1770), prompts a reassessment of how far this idea is still tenable...read more

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9781472450746 | Routledge, January 4, 2017, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Despite recent interest in music-making in the so-called ’provinces’, the idea still lingers that music-making outside London was small in scale, second-rate and behind the times.

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Product Description: In recent years, empathy has received considerable research attention as a means of understanding a range of psychological phenomena, and it is fast drawing attention within the fields of music psychology and music education. This volume seeks to promote and stimulate further research in music and empathy, with contributions from many of the leading scholars in the fields of music psychology, neuroscience, music philosophy and education...read more

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9781472445803 | Routledge, January 4, 2017, cover price $89.95 | About this edition: In recent years, empathy has received considerable research attention as a means of understanding a range of psychological phenomena, and it is fast drawing attention within the fields of music psychology and music education.

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Product Description: Opera has been performed in Australia for more than two hundred years, yet none of the operas written before the Second World War have become part of the repertoire. It is only in the late 1970s and early 1980s that there is evidence of the successful systematic production of indigenous opera...read more

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9781472433275 | Routledge, January 4, 2017, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Opera has been performed in Australia for more than two hundred years, yet none of the operas written before the Second World War have become part of the repertoire.

Product Description: Claudio Monteverdi: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography that navigates the vast resources on the composer. It supersedes the research guide by K. Gary Adams and Dyke Kiel which published in 1989. Claudio Monteverdi transformed and mastered the principal genres of his day and his works influenced generations of musicians and other artists...read more

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9780415837330 | Routledge, December 31, 2016, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Claudio Monteverdi: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography that navigates the vast resources on the composer.

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Product Description: Anton Webern: A Research and Information Guide offers carefully selected and annotated sources regarding Webern from 1975 to present day, including sources on Webern’s life, his music, and the interpretation and reception of his music...read more

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9781138780699 | Routledge, December 31, 2016, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: Anton Webern: A Research and Information Guide offers carefully selected and annotated sources regarding Webern from 1975 to present day, including sources on Webern’s life, his music, and the interpretation and reception of his music.

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Product Description: The universality of musical tones has long fascinated philosophers, scientists, musicians, and ordinary listeners. Why do human beings worldwide find some tone combinations consonant and others dissonant? Why do we make music using only a small number of scales out of the billions that are possible? Why do differently organized scales elicit different emotions? Why are there so few notes in scales? In Music as Biology, Dale Purves argues that biology offers answers to these and other questions on which conventional music theory is silent...read more

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9780674545151 | Harvard Univ Pr, January 9, 2017, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The universality of musical tones has long fascinated philosophers, scientists, musicians, and ordinary listeners.

Product Description: This first book in English on the French composer André Jolivet (1905-1974) investigates his music, influences and activities against a background of the main trends in twentieth-century French music. A pupil of Varèse and colleague of Messiaen in La Jeune France, Jolivet is recognised as a major figure in French music of the last century...read more

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9781472442956, titled "André Jolivet: Music, Art and Literature" | Routledge, December 5, 2016, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: This first book in English on the French composer André Jolivet (1905-1974) investigates his music, influences and activities against a background of the main trends in twentieth-century French music.

Product Description: Northern identities - particularly when constructed as foils to the 'The South' in different regions, cultures and communities - have been the focus of considerable attention in recent years among cultural historians and commentators, several of whom are represented in this collection...read more
By Rachel Cowgill (editor)

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9781409422914 | Routledge, December 5, 2016, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Northern identities - particularly when constructed as foils to the 'The South' in different regions, cultures and communities - have been the focus of considerable attention in recent years among cultural historians and commentators, several of whom are represented in this collection.

Product Description: This research and information guide provides a wide range of scholarship on the life, career, and musical legacy of Miles Davis, and is compiled for an interdisciplinary audience of scholars in jazz and popular music, musicology, and cultural studies...read more

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9781138652460 | Routledge, November 30, 2016, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: This research and information guide provides a wide range of scholarship on the life, career, and musical legacy of Miles Davis, and is compiled for an interdisciplinary audience of scholars in jazz and popular music, musicology, and cultural studies.

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Product Description: The "magisterial biography" (Chicago Tribune) of the most enigmatic Beatle, now in a paperback edition.As a Beatle, Harrison underwent a bewilderingly compressed early adulthood, buffeted by unprecedented levels of fame and success...read more

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9781468310658 | Overlook Pr, January 22, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The definitive new biography of the most enigmatic Beatle As a Beatle, Harrison underwent a bewilderingly compressed early adulthood, buffeted by unprecedented levels of fame and success.

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9781468313932 | Overlook Pr, October 11, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The "magisterial biography" (Chicago Tribune) of the most enigmatic Beatle, now in a paperback edition.
9780373272341, titled "Bachelor in Blue Jeans" | Harlequin Books, July 1, 2002, cover price $4.75 | also contains Bachelor in Blue Jeans | About this edition: At the charity auction, Kristin Chase outbid Wisdom's gossip circle for a date with Zach Davis -- the only man she'd ever loved.

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Product Description: The long-awaited memoir from the legendary guitarist and cofounder of the seminal British band The Smiths.An artist who helped define a period in popular culture, Johnny Marr tells his story in a memoir as vivid and arresting as his music...read more

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9780062438690 | Dey Street Books, November 8, 2016, cover price $28.99 | About this edition: The long-awaited memoir from the legendary guitarist and cofounder of the seminal British band The Smiths.

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Product Description: Winner of the Nicholas Bessaraboff Prize Musical repertory of great importance and quality was performed on viols in sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century England. This is reported by Thomas Mace (1676) who says that ’Your Best Provision’ for playing such music is a chest of old English viols, and he names five early English viol makers than which ’there are no Better in the World’...read more

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9781472468543 | Routledge, November 8, 2016, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Winner of the Nicholas Bessaraboff Prize Musical repertory of great importance and quality was performed on viols in sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century England.

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