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Evenings with the Orchestra

by Hector Berlioz University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1999
ISBN:
9780226043746
Format:
Pbk 408 pages

During the performances of fashionable operas in an unidentified but ''civilized'' town in northern Europe, the musicians (with...

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Rhythmic Structure of Music

by Grosvenor Cooper and Leonard B. Meyer University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1960
ISBN:
9780226115221
Format:
Pbk 221 pages

In this influential book on the subject of rhythm, the authors develop a theoretical framework based essentially on a Gestalt...

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Music as Biology: The Tones We Like and Why

by Dale Purves Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
01/2017
ISBN:
9780674545151
Format:
Hbk 176 pages

The universality of musical tones has long fascinated philosophers, scientists, musicians, and ordinary listeners. Why do human...

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Reflections on Liszt

by Alan Walker Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
12/2017
ISBN:
9780801477584
Format:
Pb+ 304 pages

In a series of lively essays that tell us much not only about the phenomenon that was Franz Liszt but also about the musical...

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Of Birds, Whales, and Other Musicians: An Introduction to Zoomusicology

by Dario Martinelli University of Scranton Press
Pub Date:
05/2009
ISBN:
9781589661875
Format:
Hbk 100 pages

Dario Martinelli’s compact and enjoyable treatise on zoömusicology, Of Birds, Whales and Other Musicians introduces musicologists,...

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Bob Dylan's Poetics: How the Songs Work

by Timothy Hampton Zone Books
Pub Date:
02/2019
ISBN:
9781942130154
Format:
Hbk 288 pages

A close examination of Bob Dylan's songs that locates his transgressive style within a long history of modern (and modernist)...

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Just around Midnight: Rock and Roll and the Racial Imagination

by Jack Hamilton Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
09/2016
ISBN:
9780674416598
Format:
Hbk 352 pages

By the time Jimi Hendrix died in 1970, the idea of a black man playing lead guitar in a rock band seemed exotic. Yet a mere ten...

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AUDINT - Unsound:Undead

by Steve Goodman, Toby Heys and Eleni Ikoniadou Urbanomic
Pub Date:
05/2019
ISBN:
9781916405219
Format:
Pbk 320 pages

Tracing the the potential of sound, infrasound, and ultrasound to access anomalous zones of transmission between the realms of...

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Crazy Man, Crazy: The Bill Haley Story

by Bill Haley Jr and Peter Benjaminson Backbeat
Pub Date:
05/2019
ISBN:
9781617137112
Format:
Hbk 288 pages

Bill Haley—the man who brought rock 'n' roll into the mainstream. His song Crazy Man Crazy was the first rock 'n' roll song to...

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Studying Popular Music Culture 2ed

by Tim Wall SAGE Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
02/2013
ISBN:
9781446207727
Format:
Pb+ 332 pages

Popular music is an important part of our everyday life, entertaining, inspiring and even empowering us, but where did it come...

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Knowing Music, Making Music: Javanese Gamelan and the Theory of Musical Competence and Interaction

by Benjamin Brinner University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1995
ISBN:
9780226075105
Format:
Pb+ 388 pages

How do musicians know what they know? This study is a new approach to the nature of musical competence. Using the intricate collaborative...

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Beat Sound, Beat Vision: Aspects of Beat Spirituality and Popular Song

by Laurence Coupe Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
01/2011
ISBN:
9780719071133
Format:
Pb+ 232 pages

''In a series of articulate essys Coupe stretches out his ideas and linkages, investigating who inspired who, casting Alan Watts...

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Dan Graham: Rock My Religion

by Kodwo Eshun Afterall Books
Pub Date:
07/2012
ISBN:
9781846380860
Format:
Pb+ 112 pages

Dan Graham’s Rock My Religion (1982–1984) is a video essay populated by punk and rock performers (Patti Smith, Jim Morrison, Jerry...

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Teaching Secondary Music

by Jayne Price and Jonathan Savage SAGE Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
11/2011
ISBN:
9780857023940
Format:
Pb+ 176 pages

Designed to support teachers in developing new strategies and pedagogies for teaching music, and for teacher education students...

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Experiencing Mahler: A Listener's Companion

by Arved Ashby Rowman and Littlefield
Pub Date:
01/2020
ISBN:
9781538104866
Format:
Hbk 272 pages

Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) took the symphony, one of the most abstract and tradition-bound genres in Western music, and opened...

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