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xvi, 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Young children learning through music technology / Victoria Rowe
  • Musical creativity and technology : pedagogical considerations / Angeliki Triantafyllaki
  • Vignette 1 : music technology workshop using Audacity / Thodoris Korakas
  • Interacting with style : the MIROR software and its learning theories / François Pachet
  • Vignette 2 : playing a style-recognition game with MIROR / Victoria Rowe
  • Vignette 3 : using MIROR-COMPO in a computer laboratory setting with year 3 pupils at a primary school in Birmingham, UK / Nancy Evans and Jonathan Savage
  • Improvisation : a gateway to creative thinking / Victoria Rowe and Angeliki Triantafyllaki
  • Vignette 4 : developing autonomy in composition / Victoria Rowe
  • Creating musical sounds, creating musical selves : supporting the development of children's agency and musical identity / Victoria Rowe
  • Vignette 5 : composing with a purpose : music for movement / Sarah Moody, Victoria Rowe
  • Developing a language for creative music-making / Angeliki Triantafyllaki
  • Vignette 6 : what did I see in the ... MIROR? / Lilly Kotsira
  • Vignette 7 : communicating in and about music / Pernilla Lagerlöf, Cecilia Wallerstedt
  • Vignette 8 : composing with MIROR-COMPO / Nancy Evans
  • Conclusion : supporting children's musical creativity development / Angeliki Triantafyllaki, Victoria Rowe.
Music Library
xiii, 340 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Preface Acknowledgements I. General Music Reference Dictionaries and Encyclopedias / Bibliographies of Music Literature: General Works - Music Literature and Periodical Indexes - Dissertations and Master's Theses / Discographies / Chronologies II. Church Music Reference Dictionaries and Encyclopedias: General Works - Biographical Dictionaries and Collective Biographies / Bibliographies of Music Literature: General Works - Church Music - United States Music / Music Literature and Periodical Indexes / Dissertations and Master's Theses / Special and Subject Bibliographies: African American Music - Baptist and Southern Baptist - Choral Music - Episcopal/Anglican - Folk Music - Hymnody - Masses - Mennonite - Psalmody - Spirituals / Bibliographies of Music and Music Indexes: General Works - Special and Subject Bibliographies and Music Indexes - Anthems - Cantatas - Chant - Choral Music - Contemporary Music - Episcopal/Anglican - Fuging Tunes - Gospel Music - Hymns and Hymnals - Instrumental Music - Masses - Moravian - Oratorios - Organ Music - Piano Music - Spiritual - Tunebooks - Vocal Music / Discographies / Texts and Translations III. Church and Sacred Music in Periodicals IV. Historical Studies V. Regional Studies Mid-Atlantic States (Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C.): General Works - Maryland - New Jersey - New York - Pennsylvania / Midwestern States (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin): Illinois - Michigan - Ohio / New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont): General Works - Maine - Massachusetts - New Hampshire - Rhode Island / Southern States (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia): General Works - Alabama - Georgia - Kentucky - Mississippi - North Carolina - South Carolina - Virginia / Southwestern States (Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas): General Works - Oklahoma - Texas / Western States (Alaska, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming): Alaska - California - Colorado - Hawaii VI. Religious and Ethnic Groups General Works / African American / African Methodist Episcopal / African Methodist Episcopal Zion / Assemblies of God / Baptist and Southern Baptist / Brethren / Catholic / Christian Methodist Episcopal / Christian Reformed / Church of Christ / Church of Christ, Scientist / Church of God / Church of God and Saints in Christ / Church of the Brethren / Episcopal/Anglican / Evangelical Lutheran Church in America / Harmonists / Hispanic American / Holiness / Independent Christian / Jewish / Korean American / Lutheran / Mennonite and Mennonite Brethren / Methodist and United Methodist / Methodist Episcopal / Moravian and Moravian Brethren / Mormon / Native American / Pentecostal / Presbyterian / Primitive Baptist / Puritan / Reformed Church in America / Reformed German / Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America / Seventh-Day Adventist / Shakers / Southern Fundamentalist / Swedish American / United Missionary Church VII. Church and Sacred Music Genres Anthems / Camp Meeting Songs / Canatas / Choral Music / Contemporary Worship Music / Folk Music / Fuging Tunes / Gospel Music / Hymns and Hymnody: General - Missionary Hymnody - Revivalism - Sacred Harp - Tunebooks / Instrumental Music / Masses / Motets / Operas / Oratorios / Organ Music / Psalms and Psalmody / Spirituals / Vocal Music VIII. Music Ministry General Works / Religious and Ethnic Groups: African American - Apostolic Faith Churches of God - Baptist - Catholic - Church of Christ - Episcopal/Anglican - Lutheran - Mennonite - United Methodist - Quakers - Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints / Choirs and Choral Music / Contemporary Worship Music / Hymns and Hymnody / Instrumental Music: General Works - Handbell Music - Keyboard Music - Orchestra Music / Song Leading and Congregational Singing IX. Tradition, Change, and Conflict General Works / Religious and Ethnic Groups: African American - Church of Christ / A Cappella / Contemporary Music and Worship / Instrumental Music X. Church and Worship Music Web Sites General Works / Religious and Ethnic Groups: African American - Armenian - Baptist - Catholic - Christian Reformed - Church of God - Episcopal/Anglican - Evangelical Lutheran - Greek Orthodox Archdiocese - Lutheran - Moravian - Orthodox - Presbyterian - Seventh-Day Adventist - United Church of Christ - United Methodists / Choral Music / Contemporary Christian Music / Discographies / Gospel Music / Handbell Music / Hymns and Hymnody / Organ Music / Publishers / Scores Subject Index Author Index Title Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138195806 20161031
This fully updated second edition is a selective annotated bibliography of all relevant published resources relating to church and worship music in the United States. Over the past decade, there has been a growth of literature covering everything from traditional subject matter such as the organ works of J.S. Bach to newer areas of inquiry including folk hymnology, women and African-American composers, music as a spiritual healer, to the music of Mormon, Shaker, Moravian, and other smaller sects. With multiple indices, this book will serve as an excellent tool for librarians, researchers, and scholars sorting through the massive amount of material in the field.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138195806 20161031
Music Library
xix, 343 pages : music ; 24 cm
  • Introduction: What is a Contemporary spiritual Music? Robert Sholl and Sander van Maas Part 1: Passions 1. For Whom the Bells Toll: Arvo Part's Passio, Metamodernism and the Appealing Promise of Tintinnabulation Andrew Shenton 2. Sacrificial Passions: The Influence of Wagner and Scruton in James MacMillan's The Sacrifice and St John Passion Dominic Wells 3. Kenosis in Contemporary Music and Postmodern Philosophy Peter Bannister 4. Synoptic Passions: Gubaidulina's St John Passion in the post-Jungian Era Anna McCready Part 2: Composer Studies 5. Canon as an agent of revelation in the music of Ligeti Amy Bauer 6. Music and Belief: The figure of Singularity in Galina Ustvolskaya's Work Rokus de Groot 7. Zen' in the Art of Toru Takemitsu: listening as vehicle for inner discovery Peter Burt 8. John Cage's Journey into Silence James Pritchett 9. Stockhausen's Spirituality Konrad Boehmer 10. Claude Vivier at the End Jonathan Goldman Part 3: Perspectives and 'Prospectives' 11. Searching for the Elusive Obvious: Memory, Forgiveness, Catharsis, and Transcendence in Contemporary Spiritual Music Robert Sholl 12. The Curvatures of Salvation: Messiaen, Stockhausen, and Adams Sander van Maas 13. In Defence of Complexity: The New Spiritual Music's Farewell to Modernism Burcht Pranger 14. An Awkward Reverence : Composing Oneself in the 21st Century Anglican Church Francis Pott 15. Spiritual Music: 'positive' negative theology? Jonathan Harvey. Selected Bibliography Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781409440581 20161128
The flourishing of religious or spiritually-inspired music in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries remains largely unexplored. The engagement and tensions between modernism and tradition, and institutionalized religion and spirituality are inherent issues for many composers who have sought to invoke spirituality and Otherness through contemporary music. Contemporary Music and Spirituality provides a detailed exploration of the recent and current state of contemporary spiritual music in its religious, musical, cultural and conceptual-philosophical aspects. At the heart of the book are issues that consider the role of secularization, the claims of modernity concerning the status of art, and subjective responses such as faith and experience. The contributors provide a new critical lens through which it is possible to see the music and thought of Cage, Ligeti, Messiaen, Stockhausen as spiritual music. The book surrounds these composers with studies of and by other composers directly associated with the idea of spiritual music (Harvey, Gubaidulina, MacMillan, Part, Pott, and Tavener), and others (Adams, Birtwistle, Ton de Leeuw, Ferneyhough, Ustvolskaya, and Vivier) who have created original engagements with the idea of spirituality. Contemporary Music and Spirituality is essential reading for humanities scholars and students working in the areas of musicology, music theory, theology, religious studies, philosophy of culture, and the history of twentieth-century culture.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781409440581 20161128
Music Library
xiii, 224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Music Library
xx, 269 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Series Editor's Foreword Introduction: Why Beethoven? Timeline 1. "The Spirit of Mozart" (1770-1792) 2. "From the Hands of Haydn" (1792-1801) 3. The "Heroic" Style (1802-1806) 4. Fidelio: Beethoven's One and Only Opera (1805-06 and 1814) 5. Symphonic Alternatives to the Heroic Style (1807-1814) 6. Beethoven and Song 7. The Late Piano Music (1816-1824) 8. Daiku: The Big Ninth 9. The String Quartet in C# Minor, Op. 131 Glossary Selected Reading Selected Listening Works Discussed in Experiencing Beethoven About the Author.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781442245457 20161114
The life and music of Beethoven still fascinate classical music lovers, new and old. His many symphonies, sonatas, concertos, string quartets, and his one opera enchant audiences, challenge performers, engage students, and support scholars in their work. In Experiencing Beethoven, music historian Geoffrey Block explores in layman's terms a highly representative body of about two dozen Beethoven instrumental and vocal works, offering listeners who know him well, or are just discovering him, an opportunity to grasp the breadth and depth of his musical genius. Designed for those unversed in musical terminology or theory, Experiencing Beethoven places the composer's works within the evolving context of his personal and professional life and social and cultural milieu. Block sheds light on the public and private audiences of Beethoven's music, from the concerts for the composer's own financial benefit to the debut of the "Eroica" Symphony at the palace of Prince Lobkowitz to the historic public premiere of his Ninth Symphony. Experiencing Beethoven paints a portrait of the composer's youth in Bonn, his early triumphs and artistic maturation in Vienna, and-despite the challenges his music posed to his contemporaries- the recognition he received during his lifetime as the most acclaimed composer of the era. Block conveys the range and scope of Beethoven's achievement, from his heroic style to his lyricism, grappling throughout with the composer's power to communicate his idealistic musical vision to listeners in both his time and ours. Finally, Experiencing Beethoven explores why Beethoven's music continues to enjoy an unwavering appeal in an age saturated with a range of musical styles.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781442245457 20161114
Music Library
xii, 154 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), music ; 24 cm.
Music Library
xviii, 364 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Introduction (Bruce Johnson) Part I: Totalitarian Templates 1. Jazz and Fascism: Contradictions and Ambivalences in the Diffusion of Jazz Music under the Italian Fascist Dictatorship (1925-1935) (Marilisa Merolla) 2. Jazz in Moscow after Stalinism (Rudiger Ritter) Part II: In the Soviet Shadow 3. Four Spaces, Four Neanings: Narrating Jazz in Late Stalinist Estonia (Heli Reimann) 4. Jazz in Poland: Totalitarianism, Stalinism, Socialist Realism (Igor Pietraszewski) 5. Jazz in Czechoslovakia during the 1950s and 1960s (Wolf-Georg Zaddach) 6. Trouble with the Neighbours: Jazz, Geopolitics, and Finland's Totalitarian Shadow (Marcus O'Dair) Part III: Iberia - Spain 7. Performing the 'Anti-Spanish' Body: Jazz and Biopolitics in the Early Franco Regime (1939-1957) (Ivan Iglesias) 8. 'The Purest Essence of Jazz': The Appropriation of Blues in Spain during Franco's Dictatorship (Josep Pedro) Part IV: Iberia - Portugal 9. Jazz and the Portuguese Dictatorship before and after the Second World War: From Moral Panic to Suspicious Acceptance (Pedro Roxo) 10. A Kind of 'in-between': Jazz and Politics in Portugal (1958-1974) (Pedro Cravinho) Part V: Apartheid South Africa 11. A Climbing Vine through Concrete: Jazz in 1960s Apartheid South Africa (Jonathan Eato) 12. 'Fanfare for the warriors': Jazz, Education, and State Control in 1980s South Africa and After (Mark Duby) Part VI: To the East 13. From the 'Sultan' to the Persian Side: Jazz in Iran and Iranian Jazz since the 1920s (G. J. Breyley) 14. On the Marginality of Contemporary Jazz in China: The Case of Beijing (Adiel Portugali) 15. Afterword: Conclusions (Bruce Johnson).
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138887824 20161010
Jazz and Totalitarianism examines jazz in a range of regimes that in significant ways may be described as totalitarian, historically covering the period from the Franco regime in Spain beginning in the 1930s to present day Iran and China. The book presents an overview of the two central terms and their development since their contemporaneous appearance in cultural and historiographical discourses in the early twentieth century, comprising fifteen essays written by specialists on particular regimes situated in a wide variety of time periods and places. Interdisciplinary in nature, this compelling work will appeal to students from Music and Jazz Studies to Political Science, Sociology, and Cultural Theory.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138887824 20161010
Music Library
xvi, 351 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Music Library
xv, 245 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • The sounds of revolution?
  • Building an empty frame
  • A raucous education
  • From Warsaw to the world
  • Mobilizing performers, scores, and avant-gardes
  • The limits to exchange.
Music Library
xxi, 353 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • List of Figures, Diagrams and Examples List of Tables Acknowledgements Notes to the Reader Introduction: Comparing Apples and Tomatoes: The Problematics of Restoration Masque and Opera 1 PART I: "Their greatest gallantry imaginable": Masques, Balls, and "Recreational" Acting at Court 1 Balls and the Growth of Shrovetide Entertainments 2 Youthful "Recreational" Theatrics, 1668-75 3 Masques and Plays at Court after 1675 PART II: "For such uses as the King shall direct": Through-Composed Opera, Foreign Musicians, and the Royall Academy of Musick 4 Operatic Experiments of the 1650s 5 Foreign Musicians at the Restoration Court, 1660-73 6 The Royall Academy of Musick, 1673-75 7 French Musicians at Court, 1675-89 8 Through-Composed Drama in the 1680s Appendix A: Transcription of National Archives, London, AO1/2053/28, ff. 4v-5r(Costumes for 1667 Court Ball) Appendix B: Letters Relating to Lord Sunderland's Court Ballet, 1686 Appendix C: Instrumental Music Associated with Early Operas and Masques Found in Contemporary Printed Collections, 1662-c.1725 Selected Bibliography Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472446534 20161128
Masque and Opera in England, 1656-1688 presents a comprehensive study of the development of court masque and through-composed opera in England from the mid-1650s to the Revolution of 1688-89. In seeking to address the problem of generic categorization within a highly fragmentary corpus for which a limited amount of documentation survives, Walkling argues that our understanding of the distinctions between masque and opera must be premised upon a thorough knowledge of theatrical context and performance circumstances. Using extensive archival and literary evidence, detailed textual readings, rigorous tabular analysis, and meticulous collation of bibliographical and musical sources, this interdisciplinary study offers a host of new insights into a body of work that has long been of interest to musicologists, theatre historians, literary scholars and historians of Restoration court and political culture, but which has hitherto been imperfectly understood. A companion volume will explore the phenomenon of "dramatick opera" and its precursors on London's public stages between the early 1660s and the first decade of the eighteenth century.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472446534 20161128
Music Library
xvi, 243 pages : music ; 24 cm.
  • List of Music Examples List of Tables Preface Introduction. Opera and Didacticism in Early-Modern German Culture Chapter 1. Cultivating the Court and the Nation in Gluck's La rencontre imprevue Chapter 2. Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail and the Didactic Aesthetics of the National Singspiel Chapter 3. Morality and Germanness in Die Zauberflote Chapter 4. Die Zauberflote and Subversive Morality in Suburban Operas Chapter 5.The Politics of Morality at the Court Theater in the Late 1790s Chapter 6. How German is Fidelio? Didacticism in Beethovenian Operas Epilogue Bibliography.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472476579 20161128
This book explores how the Enlightenment aesthetics of theater as a moral institution influenced cultural politics and operatic developments in Vienna between the mid-eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Moralistic viewpoints were particularly important in eighteenth-century debates about German national theater. In Vienna, the idea that vernacular theater should cultivate the moral sensibilities of its German-speaking audiences became prominent during the reign of Empress Maria Theresa, when advocates of German plays and operas attempted to deflect the imperial government from supporting exclusively French and Italian theatrical performances. Morality continued to be a dominant aspect of Viennese operatic culture in the following decades, as critics, state officials, librettists, and composers (including Gluck, Mozart, and Beethoven) attempted to establish and define German national opera. Viennese concepts of operatic didacticism and national identity in theater further transformed in response to the crisis of Emperor Joseph II's reform movement, the revolutionary ideas spreading from France, and the war efforts in facing Napoleonic aggression. The imperial government promoted good morals in theatrical performances through the institution of theater censorship, and German-opera authors cultivated intensely didactic works (such as Die Zauberflote and Fidelio) that eventually became the cornerstones for later developments of German culture.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472476579 20161128
Music Library
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Music Library
xxviii, 584 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
  • Part 1: Setting the Stage Chapter 1: Overture Music and Society: We've Got Music in Us Art Versus Commerce: Music Changes Everything Historical Development Chapter 2: The Digital Millennium The Double-Edged Sword Internet Synergy Labels Sow Seeds of Self-Destruction Smaller, Cheaper, Faster, Better (?) The Economics of Digital Distribution: Change and Evolution The New Economic Order The Digital Future Chapter 3: The Music Business System Help Wanted! Getting Through the Maze Show Me the Money Tools of the Trade: Everybody's Gotta Learn Sometime Part 2: Copyright, Songwriting, Publishing, and Licensing Chapter 4: Music Copyright Background Essential Provisions Key Terms Coverage Exclusive Rights Fair Use of Copyrighted Material Copyright Ownership Transfer or Assignment Work Made for Hire Musical Arrangements Sound Recordings Compulsory Mechanical License Royalty Payments (Section 115[c]) Duration of Copyright Formalities Infringement, Remedy Record Counterfeiting, Penalties Changing Laws Rights in Names and Trademarks A Final Note on Law Chapter 5: Professional Songwriting The Market Predictors of Success The Craft The Business of Writing Income Sources Publishing Options Evaluating Publishers The Songwriters Guild of America Contract Reassignment or Default Breaking In Chapter 6: Music Publishing Types of Publishers Subpublishing Administration Contracts With Writers Split Publishing, Copublishing Copyright Protection: Sampling Promotion, Advertising Income Sources Trade Associations and Rights Administration Chapter 7: Music Licensing Music Rights: An Overview Performing Rights Organizations Keeping Track of the Music Membership Options Mechanical Licenses Synchronization Licenses Cable Television Licenses Video Licenses Transcription Licenses Special Use Permits Jukebox Licenses Dramatic Music Rights Creative Commons Part 3: Managing Artist Relationships Chapter 8: Agents, Managers, and Attorneys Agents Managers Attorneys Chapter 9: Artist Management Discovering Each Other The Financial Relationship Manager's Commission The Manager's Role Advancing the Career Personal Management Agreement Chapter 10: Unions and Guilds American Federation of Musicians SAG-AFTRA American Guild of Musical Artists American Guild of Variety Artists Actors' Equity Association International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Other Unions and Guilds Part 4: The Recorded Music Industry Chapter 11: Record Labels Perspective Major Labels Independent Labels Specialty Labels Record Company Structure Trade Associations Chapter 12: Artists' Recording Contracts AFTRA Agreements AFM Agreements Royalty Artist Contracts Chapter 13: Record Production Record Producers Matching Producer to Artist Production Deals The Recording Studio: Operation and Selection The Five Stages of Record Production Getting Started in the Business Professional Associations Chapter 14: Record Label Marketing and Distribution The Marketing Plan The Elements of a Marketing Plan Record Distribution Chapter 15: Marketplace Research Understanding the Consumer Research Topics Data Sources Part 5: Live Performance Chapter 16: Concert Production Concert Promotion Getting Started Booking the Artist Making an Offer The Art of the Deal Contracts Marketing Publicity and Public Relations Sponsorships The Future of Live Chapter 17: Concert Venues Venue Contracts Ticketing Licensed Merchandise Venue Trade Association Chapter 18: Arts Administration Perspective Representative Organizations Symphonic Music Funding the Arts Classical Artist Management Administration Part 6: Music in the Marketplace Chapter 19: Music in Radio Types of Broadcast Radio Stations Audience Identification and Market Research Spectrum of Formats How Commercial Radio Stations Work Chapter 20: Music in Television and Video Variety and Talk Shows Music Specials/Events/Awards Shows Theme Songs Background Music and Foreground Spotlights The Evolving TV Picture MTV and the Rise of the Music Video Music Video Economics and Distribution Chapter 21: Dramatic Scoring for Movies, TV, and Games Background The Craft Music Scoring for TV Music Scoring for Video Games Production Music Libraries Hiring Practices Chapter 22: Music in Advertising Influences on Style Jobs Music Uses Budgets Station Branding Logos The Agency Role Spot Production Chapter 23: Music and Theater Types of Musical Theater Theater Associations Production Components Chapter 24: Music Products Music Retailers Sales Leaders Promotion of Musical Products A Changing Industry Trade Associations Opportunities for Employment Chapter 25: Business Music and Production Libraries Foreground and Background Music Business Music Production Music Libraries Part 7: The Entrepreneurial Musician Chapter 26: The DIY Toolkit The Economics of Indie The Direct-to-Fan Era Doing the Math Making Money With "Free" Tools of the Trade Online Platforms: Now You See It, Now You Don't Conclusion Chapter 27: Starting Your Own Business Getting the Process Started Choosing a Name Forms of Ownership Permits and Legal Issues Raising Funds Marketing Accounting and Finance Keeping Track of the Money Operations Management Management Where To From Here? Part 8: Career Planning and Development Chapter 28: Career Options Creative Careers Directing/Producing Careers Performing Careers Teaching Careers Broadcasting/Film/Video Game Careers Music-Related Careers Entrepreneurs/Starting Your Own Business Chapter 29: Career Development Defining Goals Climbing the Ladder Finding Work Part 9: The Global View Chapter 30: The World Outside the United States Chapter 31: International Copyright Copyright Conventions Multilateral Agreements Bilateral Treaties Intergovernmental Bodies and International Industry Organizations.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781506309538 20160619
This powerhouse best-selling text maintains is the most comprehensive, up-to-date guide to the music industry. Music business newcomers and professionals alike will find Baskerville's handbook an indispensable resource, whatever their specialty is within the field music. Key Features: * Expanded and enhanced coverage of state-of-the-art technology and its implications for the music industry, including digital downloads, changing production technologies, marketing via social networking, and new distribution channels including video games * Discusses new and emerging business models and their implications including the topics of Internet outlets, the independent musician, the evolving role of producers, and satellite and Internet radio * Information on careers, especially in the context of a changing business environment * Discussion of the concert business, once a minor source of revenue but now as robust as the revenue stream of recorded music * Coverage of alternatives to radio airplay and to incentivising teens to visit local record stores, in light of the weakened format of radio and the disappearance of neighborhood music shops * Examination of sophisticated marketing research tools for the industry, due to consumer clicks that illuminate customer buying behavior and changes in tastes and desires * Reflection on the global shift of the music business world as it becomes less centered on American companies and culture. It is ideal as the core textbook in courses such as Introduction to the Music Business, Music and Media, Music Business Foundations, and survey courses. This book can also be used for more specialized courses on the record industry, music merchandising, music careers, artist management, music and the law, arts administration, and music in popular culture.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781506309538 20160619
Music Library
xi, 172 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Music Library
xvi, 174 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm
  • 1 Music, Performance, Theatre: Christopher Fox's Stage Works Bjorn Heile 2 Professor Fox, Will You Draw Me a Doodle? Claudia Molitor 3 Mapping the Words: A Composer's View of the Role of Text in Music Christopher Fox 4 Reflections on Consonance and Dissonance: Christopher Fox's Early Works for Clarinet Roger Heaton 5 Dr Fox's Commas Bob Gilmore 6 Utilitarian Electronics: Portrait mit Cage und Stockhausen (Barlow und Kagel sind auch dabei) Monty Adkins 7 Something to Do with Belief: An Interview with Christopher Fox Nikki Cassidy 8 Style Matters: Getting Foxy with Igor (and Benjamin) Stephen Chase 9 Abstruse Bagatelles: Music for Solo Piano by Christopher Fox Philip Thomas 10 Ecstatic and Dutch: Structuralist Approaches to Minimalism Rose Dodd.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472428240 20161010
Christopher Fox (1955) has emerged as one of the most fascinating composers of the post-war generation. His spirit of experimentalism pervades an oeuvre in which he has blithely created his own version of a range of contemporary musical practices. In his work many of the major expressions of European cultural activity - Darmstadt, Fluxus, spectralism, postminimalism and more - are assimilated to produce a voice which is uniquely resonant and multifaceted. In this, the first major study of his work, musicologists, composers, thinkers and practitioners scrutinize aspects of Christopher Fox's music, each exploring elements that relate to their own distinct areas of practice, tracing Fox's compositional trajectory and situating it within post-war contemporary European music practice. Above all this book addresses the question: How can one person dip his fingers into so many paint pots and yet retain a coherent compositional vision? The range of Fox's musical concerns make his work of interest to anyone who wants to study the development of so-called new music spanning the latter twentieth century into the twenty first century.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472428240 20161010
Music Library
xix, 344 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm
  • INTRODUCTION CHAPTER 1 A Parisian Apprenticeship CHAPTER 2 Towards twelve-note technique CHAPTER 3 First Sonata: ... a Rene Leibowitz... CHAPTER 4 Second Sonata: pulveriser le son CHAPTER 5 Chance and Inspiration in Structures Premier Livre CHAPTER 6 The Expansion of Serialism: Structures Deuxieme Livre, Chapitre I CHAPTER 7 Alea: Third Sonata, 1955-57 CHAPTER 8 At the Limits of Serialism: Structures Deuxieme Livre, Chapitre II CHAPTER 9 Sonate, " Que me veux-tu " : Third Sonata, 1957-63 CHAPTER 10 A competition piece and its consequences: Incises (1994/2001) CHAPTER 11 A Codetta: Une page d'ephemeride (2005) ... A Work in Progress... APPENDIX Objets trouves: an interview with Pierre Boulez.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780754653196 20161114
Pierre Boulez's first piano pieces date from his youth, prior to his studies in Paris with Messiaen, and his subsequent meteoric rise to international acclaim as the leader of the musical avant-garde during the 1950s. His most recent published work is a solo piano piece, Une page d'ephemeride, written some sixty years after his first attempts at composition. The piano has remained central to Boulez's creative work throughout his career, and although his renown as a conductor has to some extent overshadowed his other achievements, it was as a performer of his own piano music that his practical gifts first found expression. Peter O'Hagan has given performances of various unpublished piano works by Boulez, including Antiphonie from the Third Sonata and Trois Psalmodies. In this study, he considers Boulez's writing for the piano in the context of the composer's stylistic evolution throughout the course of his development. Each of the principal works is considered in detail, not only on its own terms, but also as a stage in Boulez's ongoing quest to invent radical solutions to the renewal of musical language and to reinvigorate tradition. The volume includes reference to hitherto unpublished source material, which sheds light on his working methods and on the interrelationship between works.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780754653196 20161114
Music Library
138 pages ; 24 cm.
  • 1. There is no now: welcome to the age of retro culture 2. Popular music, youth, and aging 3. Retro culture in the digital era 4. Generation units of retro fans 5. The hauntological structure of feeling 6. Technological determinism and retro culture 7. Back to the future.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138676701 20161003
This book explores the trend of retro and nostalgia within contemporary popular music culture. Using empirical evidence obtained from a case study of fans' engagement with older music, the book argues that retro culture is the result of an inseparable mix of cultural and technological changes, namely, the rise of a new generation and cultural mood along with the encouragement of new technologies. Retro culture has become a hot topic in recent years but this is the first time the subject has been explored from an academic perspective and from the fans' perspective. As such, this book promises to provide concrete answers about why retro culture dominates in contemporary society. For the first time ever, this book provides an empirically grounded theory of popular music, retro culture and its intergenerational audience in the twenty-first century. It will appeal to advanced students of popular music studies, cultural studies, media studies, sociology and music.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138676701 20161003
Music Library
x, 198 pages ; 24 cm
From rap to folk to punk, music has often sought to shape its listeners' political views, uniting them as a global community and inspiring them to take action. Yet the rallying potential of music can also be harnessed for sinister ends. As this groundbreaking new book reveals, white-power music has served as a key recruiting tool for neo-Nazi and racist hate groups worldwide. Reichsrock shines a light on the international white-power music industry, the fandoms it has spawned, and the virulently racist beliefs it perpetuates. Kirsten Dyck not only investigates how white-power bands and their fans have used the internet to spread their message globally, but also considers how distinctly local white-power scenes have emerged in Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Latin America, the United States, and many other sites. While exploring how white-power bands draw from a common well of nationalist, racist, and neo-Nazi ideologies, the book thus also illuminates how white-power musicians adapt their music to different locations, many of which have their own terms for defining whiteness and racial otherness. Closely tracking the online presence of white-power musicians and their fans, Dyck analyzes the virtual forums and media they use to articulate their hateful rhetoric. This book also demonstrates how this fandom has sparked spectacular violence in the real world, from bombings to mass shootings. Reichsrock thus sounds an urgent message about a global menace.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780813574714 20161108
Music Library
xxiii, 261 pages : illustrations, music ; 26 cm
  • Contents: Preface-- Introduction. Part I Toward the History of the Conception: The last decade-- On conception of The Art of Fugue-- Bach's illness and the changes in his handwriting. Part II The Principal Documents: the Autograph and the Original Edition: The autograph-- The original edition. Part III J.S. Bach's work on The Art of Fugue: The versions in Bach's music-- The first version of The Art of Fugue-- The second version-- Toward the third version-- The third version-- The fourth version. Part IV C.P.E. Bach's Work Toward the Publication of The Art of Fugue: Settings, attitudes and circumstances-- Sequencing and titles in the original edition-- The history of the 1752 edition. Part V Toward a New Interpretation of The Art of Fugue: The title page as a `letters and numbers game' and the question of authorship-- Contrapunctur 5-- Myths about the canon in augmentation-- The autograph of the last fugue: an unfinished copy?-- `Over this fugue...'. Revelation (instead of an epilogue)-- Bibliography-- Index.
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  • List of Figures List of Schemes List of Tables List of Musical Examples List of Abbreviations Notes on Contributors Preface Introduction Part I: Toward the History of the Conception 1. The Last Decade 2. On the Conception of The Art of Fugue 3. Bach's Illness and the Changes in his Handwriting Part II: The Principal Documents: the Autograph and the Original Edition 4. The Autograph 5. The Original Edition Part III: J.S. Bach's work on The Art of Fugue 6. The versions in Bach's music 7. The First Version of The Art of Fugue 8. The Second Version 9. Toward the Third Version 10. The Third Version 11. The Fourth Version Part IV: C.P.E. Bach's work toward the publication of The Art of Fugue 12. Settings, Attitudes and Circumstances 13. Sequencing and Titles in the Original Edition 14. The History of the 1752 Edition Part V: Toward a New Interpretation of The Art of Fugue 15. The title page as a 'Letters and Numbers Game' and The Question of Authorship 16. Contrapunctur 5 17. Myths about the Canon in Augmentation 18. The Autograph of the Last Fugue: an Unfinished Copy? 19. "Over This Fugue..." 20. Revelation (Instead of an Epilogue) Bibliography Index.
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The enigmatic character of The Art of Fugue became apparent as early as in its first edition, printed more than a year after the composer's death. Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, who published both the first and the second editions, raised several unsolved questions regarding this opus. Anatoly P Milka presents a consistent and coherent solution to the unresolved questions about the history, structure and appearance of J.S. Bach's The Art of Fugue, opening new perspectives for further exploration of this musical masterpiece. Milka challenges the present scholarly consensus that there exist two different versions of The Art of Fugue (the Autograph and the Original Edition) and argues that Bach had considered four versions, of which only two are apparent and have been discussed so far. Only Bach's illness and death prevented him from fulfilling his plan and publishing a fourth, conclusive version of his opus.
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Music Library
xx, 482 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • General Introduction (Marcel Cobussen, Vincent Meelberg, and Barry Truax) Part 1: Sounding Art Introduction (Marcel Cobussen) 1. But Is It (Also) Music? (Leigh Landy) 2. Defining Sound Art (Laura Maes and Marc Leman) 3. Sound Leads Elsewhere (Douglas Kahn) 4. Dams, Weirs, and Damn Weird Ears: Post-Ergonal Sound (Seth Kim-Cohen) 5. Sound Words and Sonic Fictions: Writing the Ephemeral (Salome Voegelin) 6. Field Recording Centered Composition Practices: Negotiating the "Out-there" with the "In-here" (John Levack Drever) 7. Soundwalking, Sonification and Activism (Andrea Polli) Part 2: Acoustic Knowledge and Communication Introduction (Marcel Cobussen) 8. Why I Make Music with Natural Sounds (David Rothenberg) 9. > Image > Memory > Sound > Text > (John Wynne) 10. Institutionalized Sound (Frances Dyson) 11. Sonification and Music, Music and Sonification (Paul Vickers) 12. String Theory. Denis Diderot's Philosophy of Sound and Everything (Veit Erlmann) 13. Music to the Eyes: Intersensoriality, Culture, and the Arts (David Howes) Part 3: Listening and Memory Introduction (Barry Truax) 14. That Passing Glance: Sounding Paths Between Memory and Familiarity (Katharine Norman) 15. The Art and Science of Sensory Memory Walking (Helmi Jarviluoma) 16. Postphenomenology: Sound Beyond Sound (Don Ihde) 17. Auditory Capital, Media Publics and the Sounding Arts (Kate Lacey) 18. Sonic Subjectivities (Ruth Herbert) 19. Pieces of Music as Memory Capsules (Tiina Mannisto-Funk) Part 4: Acoustic Spaces, Identities, and Communities Introduction (Vincent Meelberg) 20. Acoustic Space, Community, and Virtual Soundscapes (Barry Truax) 21. Towards an Art of Impregnation (Jean-Paul Thibaud) 22. Restless Acoustics, Emergent Publics (Brandon LaBelle) 23. Sounding Art Climate Change (Matthew Burtner) 24. Unsettling Performances, Soundwalks and Loudspeakers: Gender in Electroacoustic Music and Other Sounding Arts (Hannah Bosma) 25. Developing a Cognitive Heuristic Model of Sound Art (Linda-Ruth Salter and Barry A. Blesser) Part 5: Sonic Histories Introduction (Vincent Meelberg) 26. Whistling for the Hell of It (Hillel Schwartz) 27. Shakespeare as Sound Artist (Bruce R. Smith) 28. History, Archaeology, and De-anthropocentrism in Sound Art (Mandy-Suzanne Wong) 29. Weimar Activism: Walter Benjamin's Work for Radio (Erik Granly Jensen) 30. Mapping Sounding Art: Affect, Place, Memory (Norie Neumark) Part 6: Sound Technologies and Media Introduction (Barry Truax) 31. What Would Be a Digital Sound? (Aden Evens) 32. Algorithms, Affect, and Aesthetic Listening (David Cecchetto) 33. Performance with Technology: Extending the Instrument - From Prosthetic to Aesthetic (Simon Emmerson) 34. Distributed Sounding Art - Practices in Distributing Sound (Franziska Schroeder and Pedro Rebelo) 35. The Art of a New Technology: Early Synthesizer Sounds (Trevor Pinch) 36. The Privatization of Sound Space (Mark Grimshaw).
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The Routledge Companion to Sounding Art presents an overview of the issues, methods, and approaches crucial for the study of sound in artistic practice. Thirty-six essays cover a variety of interdisciplinary approaches to studying sounding art from the fields of musicology, cultural studies, sound design, auditory culture, art history, and philosophy. The companion website hosts sound examples and links to further resources. The collection is organized around six main themes: * Sounding Art: The notion of sounding art, its relation to sound studies, and its evolution and possibilities. * Acoustic Knowledge and Communication: How we approach, study, and analyze sound and the challenges of writing about sound. * Listening and Memory: Listening from different perspectives, from the psychology of listening to embodied and technologically mediated listening. * Acoustic Spaces, Identities and Communities: How humans arrange their sonic environments, how this relates to sonic identity, how music contributes to our environment, and the ethical and political implications of sound. * Sonic Histories: How studying sounding art can contribute methodologically and epistemologically to historiography. * Sound Technologies and Media: The impact of sonic technologies on contemporary culture, electroacoustic innovation, and how the way we make and access music has changed. With contributions from leading scholars and cutting-edge researchers, The Routledge Companion to Sounding Art is an essential resource for anyone studying the intersection of sound and art.
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