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Music : History & Criticism - General


Louie Louie: The History And Mythology Of The World's Most Famous Rock 'n Roll Song; Including The Full Details Of Its Torture And - Dave Marsh

A new edition of Dave Marsh's classic work on the three-chord song that rocked the world "A tale as compelling as any John Grisham thriller." -Rolling Stone "Dave Marsh's Louie Louie is part rant, part rock criticism and part cultural analy......

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Grunge Seattle - Justin Henderson

Detailing the intertwined lives of members of core grunge bands, this thoroughly researched account reveals the origins and inspirations of the grunge music movement. Illustrating the dramatic and emotional tensions that arose between the various ......

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Piano Roles: Three Hundred Years Of Life With The Piano - James Parakilas

The place of the piano in classical and popular musical cultures and its changing roles over the past three centuries are examined by eminent authorities. Everything about the piano is here: its invention, innovations in design, importance of pian......

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Stravinsky And Balanchine: A Journey Of Invention - Charles M. Joseph

Drawing on extensive new research, Charles M. Joseph discusses the Stravinsky-Balanchine ballets against a rich contextual backdrop. He explores the background and psychology of the two men, the dynamics of their interactions, their personal and p......

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Dowland: Lachrimae (1604) - Peter Holman

Dowland's Lachrimae (1604) is perhaps the greatest but most enigmatic publication of instrumental music from before the eighteenth century. This new handbook, the first detailed study of the collection, investigates its publication history, its in......

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Music In Everyday Life - Tia Denora

The power of music to influence mood, create scenes, routines and occasions is widely recognised and this is reflected in a strand of social theory from Plato to Adorno that portrays music as an influence on character, social structure and action.......

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Playing With History - John Butt

Why do we feel the need to perform music in a historically informed style? Is this need related to wider cultural concerns? In the most ambitious study of the topic to date, John Butt sums up recent debates on the nature of the early music moveme......

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The Invention Of 'folk Music' And 'art Music': Emerging Categories From Ossian To Wagner - Matthew Gelbart

We tend to take for granted the labels we put to different forms of music. This study considers the origins and implications of the way in which we categorize music today. Whereas earlier ways of classifying music were based on its different funct......

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Women Singer-songwriters In Rock: A Populist Rebellion In The 1990s - Jr. Lankford, Ronald D.

Women Singer-Songwriters in Rock provides an overview of the women's singer-songwriter movement during the 1990s with detailed analyses of the music of Alanis Morissette, PJ Harvey, Courtney Love, Liz Phair, Tori Amos, Sarah McLachlan, and Sheryl ......

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The Place Where You Go To Listen: In Search Of An Ecology Of Music - John Luther Adams

A personal journey into the music of the Arctic Author: Adams, John Luther Publisher: Wesleyan Illustration: n Language: ENG Title: The Place Where You Go to Listen: In Search of an Ecology of Music Pages: 00180 (Encrypted EPUB) / 00000 (Encrypte......

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Music Scenes: Local, Translocal, And Virtual

The fascinating world of Āmusic scenes,Ā where local musicians and fans explore common musical tastesand create distinctive lifestyles. Editor: Bennett, Andy Editor: Peterson, Richard A. Publisher: Vanderbilt University Press Illustration: N Lang......

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