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2 volumes : illustrations ; 29 cm
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xiii, 153 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Part I : The history of bassoon pedagogy. Pedagogic methods, 1687-1803 ; Pedagogic methods, 1803-1887
  • Part II : The history of bassoon reed making. Instrument maker/reed maker ; Performer/reed maker
  • Part III : The history of bassoon reed-making pedagogy. Pedagogic methods, 1687-1787 ; The birth of reed-making pedagogy ; Pedagogic methods, 1803-1843 ; Pedagogic methods, 1844-1887
  • Part IV : Bassoon reed-making pedagogy in twentieth-century America. The modern era ; Researcher/pedagogue : Louis Skinner ; Reed maker/innovator : Don Christlieb ; Artist/scholar I : Norman Herzberg ; Artist/scholar II : Lewis Hugh Cooper.
  • Part I : The history of bassoon pedagogy. Pedagogic methods, 1687-1803 ; Pedagogic methods, 1803-1887
  • Part II : The history of bassoon reed making. Instrument maker/reed maker ; Performer/reed maker
  • Part III : The history of bassoon reed-making pedagogy. Pedagogic methods, 1687-1787 ; The birth of reed-making pedagogy ; Pedagogic methods, 1803-1843 ; Pedagogic methods, 1844-1887
  • Part IV : Bassoon reed-making pedagogy in twentieth-century America. The modern era ; Researcher/pedagogue : Louis Skinner ; Reed maker/innovator : Don Christlieb ; Artist/scholar I : Norman Herzberg ; Artist/scholar II : Lewis Hugh Cooper.
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ML951 .S35 2016 Unavailable On order Request
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70 pages : illustrations (partly color) ; 19 cm.
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2 volumes (878 pages) : music ; 21 cm.
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ML410 .R25 S39 2016 Unavailable On order Request
ML410 .R25 S39 2016 Unavailable On order Request
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360 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • The maestros
  • The impresarios
  • The virtuosi
  • The composers
  • The power brokers and patrons.
The past 50 years have seen a tremendous arts boom in Seattle, which has given the city not only internationally recognized classical music institutions but also great performance halls to showcase their work and that of visiting artists. From Igor Stravinsky's presence as guest conductor at the World's Fair in 1962, to Speight Jenkins's masterly production of Wagner's "Ring" cycle, to the work of benefactors such as Jack and Becky Benaroya, Seattle is deservingly well known as a city of the musical arts. In "Classical Seattle, " Melinda Bargreen documents the lives of prominent figures in the local classical music world. Informed by Bargreen's experience as a music critic and drawing on interviews she conducted over several decades, the 35 biographical profiles presented here illuminate the conductors, performing artists, composers, arts organizers, and arts leaders who have shaped Seattle's classical music community and made world-class performances possible. Among the individuals featured are University of Washington virtuosi, Seattle Symphony maestros and musicians, and Seattle Opera directors.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
  • The maestros
  • The impresarios
  • The virtuosi
  • The composers
  • The power brokers and patrons.
The past 50 years have seen a tremendous arts boom in Seattle, which has given the city not only internationally recognized classical music institutions but also great performance halls to showcase their work and that of visiting artists. From Igor Stravinsky's presence as guest conductor at the World's Fair in 1962, to Speight Jenkins's masterly production of Wagner's "Ring" cycle, to the work of benefactors such as Jack and Becky Benaroya, Seattle is deservingly well known as a city of the musical arts. In "Classical Seattle, " Melinda Bargreen documents the lives of prominent figures in the local classical music world. Informed by Bargreen's experience as a music critic and drawing on interviews she conducted over several decades, the 35 biographical profiles presented here illuminate the conductors, performing artists, composers, arts organizers, and arts leaders who have shaped Seattle's classical music community and made world-class performances possible. Among the individuals featured are University of Washington virtuosi, Seattle Symphony maestros and musicians, and Seattle Opera directors.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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ML385 .B297 2016 Unknown
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viii, 167 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Introduction 1. The digital age and material modalities of music consumption 2. Music within everyday life in the digital age 3. Role-normative modes of listening and the affective possibilities of music 4. Music taste as assemblage 5. Rethinking the roles of music through its association with life narratives Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
This book addresses the issue of music consumption in the digital era of technologies. It explores how individuals use music in the context of their everyday lives and how, in return, music acquires certain roles within everyday contexts and more broadly in their life narratives.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
  • Introduction 1. The digital age and material modalities of music consumption 2. Music within everyday life in the digital age 3. Role-normative modes of listening and the affective possibilities of music 4. Music taste as assemblage 5. Rethinking the roles of music through its association with life narratives Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
This book addresses the issue of music consumption in the digital era of technologies. It explores how individuals use music in the context of their everyday lives and how, in return, music acquires certain roles within everyday contexts and more broadly in their life narratives.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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ML3916 .N68 2016 Unknown
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xxxii, 717 pages : illustrations, music ; 28 cm + 1 foldout keyboard
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MT222 .M155 2016 Unavailable At bindery Request
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xxvi, 334 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, music ; 26 cm
  • Why study Mexican music?
  • Defining and listening to Mexican music
  • Pre-cortesian and indigenous music, past and present
  • Majesty, machismo, mestizaje and other legacies of the vice kingdom of New Spain
  • Colonial legacies and regional responses : sones regionales
  • Sound foundations for independence
  • Immigration and cosmopolitan identity during the Porfiriato
  • Gifts of the revolution
  • Cinema, radio and the celebrity cantante
  • New song and rock mexicano
  • Competing popular styles
  • Classical contemporary music : new frames for new audiences
  • A despedida and closing reflections.
  • Why study Mexican music?
  • Defining and listening to Mexican music
  • Pre-cortesian and indigenous music, past and present
  • Majesty, machismo, mestizaje and other legacies of the vice kingdom of New Spain
  • Colonial legacies and regional responses : sones regionales
  • Sound foundations for independence
  • Immigration and cosmopolitan identity during the Porfiriato
  • Gifts of the revolution
  • Cinema, radio and the celebrity cantante
  • New song and rock mexicano
  • Competing popular styles
  • Classical contemporary music : new frames for new audiences
  • A despedida and closing reflections.
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ML210 .S88 2016 Unavailable On order Request
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vii, 314 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • 1. Ecomusicologies Aaron S. Allen and Kevin Dawe Part 1: Ecological Directions 2. The Ecology of Musical Performance: Towards a Robust Methodology Alice Boyle and Ellen Waterman 3. Ecomusicology, Ethnomusicology, and Soundscape Ecology: Scientific and Musical Responses to Sound Study Margaret Q. Guyette and Jennifer C. Post 4. "No Tree-No Leaf": Applying Resilience Theory to Eucalypt-Derived Musical Traditions Robin Ryan 5. Why Thoreau? Jeff Todd Titon Part 2: Fieldwork Directions 6. Natural Species, Sounds, and Humans in Lowland South America: The Kisedje/Suya, Their World, and the Nature of Their Musical Experience Anthony Seeger 7. Of Human and Non-human Birds: Indigenous Music Making and Sentient Ecology in Northwestern Mexico Helena Simonett 8. Materials Matter: Towards a Political Ecology of Musical Instrument Making Kevin Dawe 9. "Keepin' It Real": Musicking and Solidarity, the Hornby Island Vibe Andrew Mark 10. Late Soviet Discourses of Nature and the Natural: Musical Avtentyka, Native Faith, and "Cultural Ecology" after Chornobyl Maria Sonevytsky and Adrian Ivakhiv Part 3: Critical Directions 11. Critical Theory in Ecomusicology James Rhys Edwards 12. Nature and Culture, Noise and Music: Perception and Action W. Luke Windsor 13. Aural Rights and Early Environmental Ethics: Negotiating the Post-War Soundscape Alexandra Hui 14. Music, Television Advertising, and the Green Positioning of the Global Energy Industry Travis Stimeling 15. Pop Ecology: Lessons from Mexico Mark Pedelty Part 4: Textual Directions 16. Ecocriticism and Traditional English Folk Music David Ingram 17. The Peasant's Voice and the Tourist's Gaze: Listening to Landscape in Luc Ferrari's Petite symphonie intuitive pour un paysage de printemps Eric Drott 18. Negotiating Nature and Music through Technology: Ecological Reflections in the Works of Maggi Payne and Laurie Spiegel Sabine Feisst 19. Musical Actions, Political Sounds: Libby Larsen and Composerly Consciousness Denise Von Glahn 20. New Directions: Ecological Imaginations, Soundscapes, and Italian Opera Aaron S. Allen.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
This volume is the first sustained examination of the complex perspectives on ecomusicology - the study of the intersections of music/sound, culture/society, and nature/environment. Twenty-two authors provide a range of theoretical, methodological, and empirical chapters representing disciplines such as anthropology, biology, ecology, environmental studies, ethnomusicology, history, literature, musicology, performance studies, and psychology. They bring their specialized training to bear on interdisciplinary topics, both individually and in collaboration. What emerges from the whole is a view of ecomusicology that the editors argue is a field, a place where many disciplines come together. The topics address in this volume - contemporary composers and traditional musics, acoustic ecology and politicized soundscapes, material sustainability and environmental crisis, familiar and unfamiliar sounds, local places and global warming, birds and mice, hearing and listening, biomusic and soundscape ecology, and more - engage with conversations in the various realms of music study as well as in environmental studies and cultural studies. As with any good ecosystem, the field of ecomusicology is dynamic, but this edited collection provides a snapshot of it in a formative period. Each chapter is short and designed to be accessible to the non-specialist; and extensive bibliographies are included with further materials provided on a companion website. An introduction together with interspersed editorial summaries helps guide readers through this particular instance of the field of ecomusicology.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
  • 1. Ecomusicologies Aaron S. Allen and Kevin Dawe Part 1: Ecological Directions 2. The Ecology of Musical Performance: Towards a Robust Methodology Alice Boyle and Ellen Waterman 3. Ecomusicology, Ethnomusicology, and Soundscape Ecology: Scientific and Musical Responses to Sound Study Margaret Q. Guyette and Jennifer C. Post 4. "No Tree-No Leaf": Applying Resilience Theory to Eucalypt-Derived Musical Traditions Robin Ryan 5. Why Thoreau? Jeff Todd Titon Part 2: Fieldwork Directions 6. Natural Species, Sounds, and Humans in Lowland South America: The Kisedje/Suya, Their World, and the Nature of Their Musical Experience Anthony Seeger 7. Of Human and Non-human Birds: Indigenous Music Making and Sentient Ecology in Northwestern Mexico Helena Simonett 8. Materials Matter: Towards a Political Ecology of Musical Instrument Making Kevin Dawe 9. "Keepin' It Real": Musicking and Solidarity, the Hornby Island Vibe Andrew Mark 10. Late Soviet Discourses of Nature and the Natural: Musical Avtentyka, Native Faith, and "Cultural Ecology" after Chornobyl Maria Sonevytsky and Adrian Ivakhiv Part 3: Critical Directions 11. Critical Theory in Ecomusicology James Rhys Edwards 12. Nature and Culture, Noise and Music: Perception and Action W. Luke Windsor 13. Aural Rights and Early Environmental Ethics: Negotiating the Post-War Soundscape Alexandra Hui 14. Music, Television Advertising, and the Green Positioning of the Global Energy Industry Travis Stimeling 15. Pop Ecology: Lessons from Mexico Mark Pedelty Part 4: Textual Directions 16. Ecocriticism and Traditional English Folk Music David Ingram 17. The Peasant's Voice and the Tourist's Gaze: Listening to Landscape in Luc Ferrari's Petite symphonie intuitive pour un paysage de printemps Eric Drott 18. Negotiating Nature and Music through Technology: Ecological Reflections in the Works of Maggi Payne and Laurie Spiegel Sabine Feisst 19. Musical Actions, Political Sounds: Libby Larsen and Composerly Consciousness Denise Von Glahn 20. New Directions: Ecological Imaginations, Soundscapes, and Italian Opera Aaron S. Allen.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
This volume is the first sustained examination of the complex perspectives on ecomusicology - the study of the intersections of music/sound, culture/society, and nature/environment. Twenty-two authors provide a range of theoretical, methodological, and empirical chapters representing disciplines such as anthropology, biology, ecology, environmental studies, ethnomusicology, history, literature, musicology, performance studies, and psychology. They bring their specialized training to bear on interdisciplinary topics, both individually and in collaboration. What emerges from the whole is a view of ecomusicology that the editors argue is a field, a place where many disciplines come together. The topics address in this volume - contemporary composers and traditional musics, acoustic ecology and politicized soundscapes, material sustainability and environmental crisis, familiar and unfamiliar sounds, local places and global warming, birds and mice, hearing and listening, biomusic and soundscape ecology, and more - engage with conversations in the various realms of music study as well as in environmental studies and cultural studies. As with any good ecosystem, the field of ecomusicology is dynamic, but this edited collection provides a snapshot of it in a formative period. Each chapter is short and designed to be accessible to the non-specialist; and extensive bibliographies are included with further materials provided on a companion website. An introduction together with interspersed editorial summaries helps guide readers through this particular instance of the field of ecomusicology.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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ML3799.3 .C87 2016 Unknown
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ix, 406 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
  • Doo-wop waste land
  • The velvet underground
  • Transformer
  • Set the twilight reeling.
"A tremendously insightful biography of the man who helmed the Velvet Underground and single-handedly created alternative rock This book covers not only the highlights of Reed's career, but explores lesser-known facets of his work, such as his first recordings with doo-wop group the Jades, his key literary influences, the impact of Judaism upon his work, and his engagement with the LGBT movement. Drawing from original interviews with many of his artistic collaborators, friends, and romantic partners, as well as from archival material, concert footage, and unreleased bootlegs of live performances, Dirty Blvd. exposes the man behind the myth, the notoriously uncompromising rock poet who wrote songs that transcended their genre and established himself as one of the most influential and engmatic American artists of the past half century"--Publisher's description.
  • Doo-wop waste land
  • The velvet underground
  • Transformer
  • Set the twilight reeling.
"A tremendously insightful biography of the man who helmed the Velvet Underground and single-handedly created alternative rock This book covers not only the highlights of Reed's career, but explores lesser-known facets of his work, such as his first recordings with doo-wop group the Jades, his key literary influences, the impact of Judaism upon his work, and his engagement with the LGBT movement. Drawing from original interviews with many of his artistic collaborators, friends, and romantic partners, as well as from archival material, concert footage, and unreleased bootlegs of live performances, Dirty Blvd. exposes the man behind the myth, the notoriously uncompromising rock poet who wrote songs that transcended their genre and established himself as one of the most influential and engmatic American artists of the past half century"--Publisher's description.
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ML420 .R299 L48 2016 Unavailable On order Request
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xvi, 174 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Part 1. Understanding Scotland Musically 1.Auld Lang Syne 2. Introduction to understanding Scotland musically 3. Brief definitions in Scottish music Part 2. Traditional Scottish Music Today 4. The People of Scottish Music 5. The Place of Scottish Music 6. The Politics of Scottish Music Part 3. Focus in on Scottish Music 7. The White Heather Club and 'media-folk' 8. The notes of tradition 9. Sounding Scotland's Diaspora Conclusion. Understanding Scotland Musically.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Focus: Scottish Traditional Music engages methods from ethnomusicology, popular music studies, cultural studies, and media studies to explain how complex Scottish identities and culture are constructed in the traditional music and culture of Scotland. This book examines Scottish music through their social and performative contexts, outlining vocal traditions such as lullabies, mining songs, Scottish ballads, herding songs, and protest songs as well as instrumental traditions such as fiddle music, country dances, and informal evening pub sessions. Case studies explore the key ideas in understanding Scotland musically by exploring ethnicity, Britishness, belonging, politics, transmission and performance, positioning the cultural identity of Scotland within the United Kingdom. Visit the author's companion website at http://www.scottishtraditionalmusic.org/ for additional resources.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
  • Part 1. Understanding Scotland Musically 1.Auld Lang Syne 2. Introduction to understanding Scotland musically 3. Brief definitions in Scottish music Part 2. Traditional Scottish Music Today 4. The People of Scottish Music 5. The Place of Scottish Music 6. The Politics of Scottish Music Part 3. Focus in on Scottish Music 7. The White Heather Club and 'media-folk' 8. The notes of tradition 9. Sounding Scotland's Diaspora Conclusion. Understanding Scotland Musically.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Focus: Scottish Traditional Music engages methods from ethnomusicology, popular music studies, cultural studies, and media studies to explain how complex Scottish identities and culture are constructed in the traditional music and culture of Scotland. This book examines Scottish music through their social and performative contexts, outlining vocal traditions such as lullabies, mining songs, Scottish ballads, herding songs, and protest songs as well as instrumental traditions such as fiddle music, country dances, and informal evening pub sessions. Case studies explore the key ideas in understanding Scotland musically by exploring ethnicity, Britishness, belonging, politics, transmission and performance, positioning the cultural identity of Scotland within the United Kingdom. Visit the author's companion website at http://www.scottishtraditionalmusic.org/ for additional resources.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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ML3655 .M37 2016 Unknown
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xx, 259 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Properties of sound
  • Audio
  • Audio editing software
  • Synthesis
  • MIDI
  • Music notation software
  • Sequencing MIDI
  • Acoustics
  • Effects
  • Sequencing and performing with audio
  • Technology in performance
  • Technology in education
  • Technology in composition
  • Introduction to music programming.
  • Properties of sound
  • Audio
  • Audio editing software
  • Synthesis
  • MIDI
  • Music notation software
  • Sequencing MIDI
  • Acoustics
  • Effects
  • Sequencing and performing with audio
  • Technology in performance
  • Technology in education
  • Technology in composition
  • Introduction to music programming.
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ML74 .M34 2016 Unknown
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xiii, 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • 1. Introduction: Rising K-Pop, Pursuing the Hyphen Part I: Configuring K-Pop: Histories and Production 2. Inventing Korean Popular Music: Historical Formations and Genres (1885-2000) 3. Producing the Global Imaginary: A K-Pop Tropology Part II: Complicating K-Pop: Flows, Asymmetries, and Transformations 4. Temporal Asymmetries: Music, Time, and the Nation-State 5. Spatial Asymmetries: Imaginary Places in the Transnational Production of K-Pop 6. Asymmetries of Mobility: Immigrant Stars and the Conjuncture of Patriotism, Anti-American Sentiment, and Cyberculture 7. Conclusion: "Oppan, Korean Style!": An Imaginary Horse Ride around the Globe.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
This book offers an in-depth study of the globalization of contemporary South Korean idol pop music, or K-Pop, visiting K-Pop and its multiple intersections with political, economic, and cultural formations and transformations. It provides detailed insights into the transformative process in and around the field of Korean pop music since the 1990s, which paved the way for the recent international rise of K-Pop and the Korean Wave. Fuhr examines the conditions and effects of transnational flows, asymmetrical power relations, and the role of the imaginary "other" in K-Pop production and consumption, relating them to the specific aesthetic dimensions and material conditions of K-Pop stars, songs, and videos. Further, the book reveals how K-Pop is deployed for strategies of national identity construction in connection with Korean cultural politics, with transnational music production circuits, and with the transnational mobility of immigrant pop idols. The volume argues that K-Pop is a highly productive cultural arena in which South Korea's globalizing and nationalizing forces and imaginations coincide, intermingle, and counteract with each other and in which the tension between both of these poles is played out musically, visually, and discursively. This book examines a vibrant example of contemporary popular music from the non-Anglophone world and provides deeper insight into the structure of popular music and the dynamics of cultural globalization through a combined set of ethnographic, musicological, and cultural analysis. Widening the regional scope of Western-dominated popular music studies and enhancing new areas of ethnomusicology, anthropology, and cultural studies, this book will also be of interest to those studying East Asian popular culture, music globalization, and popular music.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
  • 1. Introduction: Rising K-Pop, Pursuing the Hyphen Part I: Configuring K-Pop: Histories and Production 2. Inventing Korean Popular Music: Historical Formations and Genres (1885-2000) 3. Producing the Global Imaginary: A K-Pop Tropology Part II: Complicating K-Pop: Flows, Asymmetries, and Transformations 4. Temporal Asymmetries: Music, Time, and the Nation-State 5. Spatial Asymmetries: Imaginary Places in the Transnational Production of K-Pop 6. Asymmetries of Mobility: Immigrant Stars and the Conjuncture of Patriotism, Anti-American Sentiment, and Cyberculture 7. Conclusion: "Oppan, Korean Style!": An Imaginary Horse Ride around the Globe.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
This book offers an in-depth study of the globalization of contemporary South Korean idol pop music, or K-Pop, visiting K-Pop and its multiple intersections with political, economic, and cultural formations and transformations. It provides detailed insights into the transformative process in and around the field of Korean pop music since the 1990s, which paved the way for the recent international rise of K-Pop and the Korean Wave. Fuhr examines the conditions and effects of transnational flows, asymmetrical power relations, and the role of the imaginary "other" in K-Pop production and consumption, relating them to the specific aesthetic dimensions and material conditions of K-Pop stars, songs, and videos. Further, the book reveals how K-Pop is deployed for strategies of national identity construction in connection with Korean cultural politics, with transnational music production circuits, and with the transnational mobility of immigrant pop idols. The volume argues that K-Pop is a highly productive cultural arena in which South Korea's globalizing and nationalizing forces and imaginations coincide, intermingle, and counteract with each other and in which the tension between both of these poles is played out musically, visually, and discursively. This book examines a vibrant example of contemporary popular music from the non-Anglophone world and provides deeper insight into the structure of popular music and the dynamics of cultural globalization through a combined set of ethnographic, musicological, and cultural analysis. Widening the regional scope of Western-dominated popular music studies and enhancing new areas of ethnomusicology, anthropology, and cultural studies, this book will also be of interest to those studying East Asian popular culture, music globalization, and popular music.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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ML3502 .K6 F84 2016 Unknown
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162 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Goth musical styles
  • Goth socio-musical reality
  • Goth chronotopes
  • From sound to subculture.
  • Goth musical styles
  • Goth socio-musical reality
  • Goth chronotopes
  • From sound to subculture.
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ML3918 .G68 E44 2016 Unavailable On order Request
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xxiv, 265 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
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ML3918 .R37 T73 2016 Unavailable On order Request
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xiii, 183 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction
  • A musical Melanesian way
  • A decade in the sun
  • The sound of Sanguma
  • Reformation in the world music era
  • From heard future to sounding present
  • Coda.
During the turbulent decades of the 1970s and 1980s, Papua New Guinea gained political independence from a colonial hold that had lasted almost a century. It was an exciting time for a diverse group of pioneering musicians who formed a band they named "Sanguma." These Melanesian artists heard an imagined future and performed it during a socially and politically critical time for the region. They were united under one goal: to create a sound that represented the birth of a new, sovereign, and distinctly Melanesian nation; and to express their values, identities, and cosmology through their music and performance. Sanguma's experimental music sounded the complex expectations and pressures of their modern nation and helped to steer its postcolonial journey through music. In Hearing the Future, Australian ethnomusicologist Denis Crowdy documents and analyzes the music and activities of the Sanguma band, arguing that their music was a vital form of cultural expression in sync with sociopolitical change then taking place in PNG. Drawing from rock, jazz, and nascent "world music" influences, Sanguma reached audiences far from their home nation, introducing the world to modern music, Melanesia-style, with its fusion of old and new, local and global. Performances ranged from ensembles of Melanesian log drums (garamuts) to extended songs and improvisations involving electric guitars, synthesizers, saxophone, trumpet, bamboo percussion, panpipes, and kuakumba flutes. The band sang in a variety of local vernacular languages, as well as in Tok Pisin and English. To further emphasize their ancestral style, the musicians wore decorative headdresses and body decoration from all around the nation, along with distinctive pants featuring indigenous designs. As the optimism of the early years of the nation faded due to harsh economic and social realities, and as an increasingly commercial popular music scene came to dominate public music culture, tensions between a once heard future and the sounding present emerged. Continuing a theoretical trajectory in ethnomusicology, Crowdy explores the role of music in imagining, constructing, and representing national and regional identity. The analysis reveals inherent tensions between distinctly Melanesian ideals and the complexities in navigating the realities of local neoliberal capitalism.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
  • Introduction
  • A musical Melanesian way
  • A decade in the sun
  • The sound of Sanguma
  • Reformation in the world music era
  • From heard future to sounding present
  • Coda.
During the turbulent decades of the 1970s and 1980s, Papua New Guinea gained political independence from a colonial hold that had lasted almost a century. It was an exciting time for a diverse group of pioneering musicians who formed a band they named "Sanguma." These Melanesian artists heard an imagined future and performed it during a socially and politically critical time for the region. They were united under one goal: to create a sound that represented the birth of a new, sovereign, and distinctly Melanesian nation; and to express their values, identities, and cosmology through their music and performance. Sanguma's experimental music sounded the complex expectations and pressures of their modern nation and helped to steer its postcolonial journey through music. In Hearing the Future, Australian ethnomusicologist Denis Crowdy documents and analyzes the music and activities of the Sanguma band, arguing that their music was a vital form of cultural expression in sync with sociopolitical change then taking place in PNG. Drawing from rock, jazz, and nascent "world music" influences, Sanguma reached audiences far from their home nation, introducing the world to modern music, Melanesia-style, with its fusion of old and new, local and global. Performances ranged from ensembles of Melanesian log drums (garamuts) to extended songs and improvisations involving electric guitars, synthesizers, saxophone, trumpet, bamboo percussion, panpipes, and kuakumba flutes. The band sang in a variety of local vernacular languages, as well as in Tok Pisin and English. To further emphasize their ancestral style, the musicians wore decorative headdresses and body decoration from all around the nation, along with distinctive pants featuring indigenous designs. As the optimism of the early years of the nation faded due to harsh economic and social realities, and as an increasingly commercial popular music scene came to dominate public music culture, tensions between a once heard future and the sounding present emerged. Continuing a theoretical trajectory in ethnomusicology, Crowdy explores the role of music in imagining, constructing, and representing national and regional identity. The analysis reveals inherent tensions between distinctly Melanesian ideals and the complexities in navigating the realities of local neoliberal capitalism.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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ML421 .S268 C76 2016 Unknown
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xxiii, 567 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm
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ML2075 .B84 2016 Unknown
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256 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : 25 color photos ; 25 cm.
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xii, 236 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Listening to instruments
  • "The joy of precision": mechanical instruments and the aesthetics of automation
  • "The alchemy of tone": Jörg Mager and electric music
  • "Sonic handwriting": media instruments and musical inscription
  • "A new, perfect musical instrument": the trautonium and electric music in the 1930s
  • The expanding instrumentarium.
At publication date, a free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press's new open access publishing program for monographs. Player pianos, radio-electric circuits, gramophone records, and optical sound film - these were the cutting-edge acoustic technologies of the early twentieth century, and for many musicians and artists of the time, these devices were also the implements of a musical revolution. Instruments for New Music traces a diffuse network of cultural agents who shared the belief that a truly modern music could be attained only through a radical challenge to the technological foundations of the art. Centered in Germany during the 1920s and 1930s, the movement to create new instruments encompassed a broad spectrum of experiments, from the exploration of microtonal tunings and exotic tone colors to the ability to compose directly for automatic musical machines. This movement comprised composers, inventors, and visual artists, including Paul Hindemith, Ernst Toch, Jorg Mager, Friedrich Trautwein, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Walter Ruttmann, and Oskar Fischinger. Patteson's fascinating study combines an artifact-oriented history of new music in the early twentieth century with an astute revisiting of still-relevant debates about the relationship between technology and the arts.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
  • Listening to instruments
  • "The joy of precision": mechanical instruments and the aesthetics of automation
  • "The alchemy of tone": Jörg Mager and electric music
  • "Sonic handwriting": media instruments and musical inscription
  • "A new, perfect musical instrument": the trautonium and electric music in the 1930s
  • The expanding instrumentarium.
At publication date, a free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press's new open access publishing program for monographs. Player pianos, radio-electric circuits, gramophone records, and optical sound film - these were the cutting-edge acoustic technologies of the early twentieth century, and for many musicians and artists of the time, these devices were also the implements of a musical revolution. Instruments for New Music traces a diffuse network of cultural agents who shared the belief that a truly modern music could be attained only through a radical challenge to the technological foundations of the art. Centered in Germany during the 1920s and 1930s, the movement to create new instruments encompassed a broad spectrum of experiments, from the exploration of microtonal tunings and exotic tone colors to the ability to compose directly for automatic musical machines. This movement comprised composers, inventors, and visual artists, including Paul Hindemith, Ernst Toch, Jorg Mager, Friedrich Trautwein, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Walter Ruttmann, and Oskar Fischinger. Patteson's fascinating study combines an artifact-oriented history of new music in the early twentieth century with an astute revisiting of still-relevant debates about the relationship between technology and the arts.
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ML460 .P347 2016 Unknown
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xiv, 228 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • 1. The Shaping of John Fogerty's Imagination 2. The Musical Development of John Fogerty 3. CCR and San Francisco 4. From San Francisco to the Bayou 5. "Proud Mary" and the Aesthetics of John Fogerty 6. Artistic Maturity, Part I-Jeremiads, Political Commentaries and Satires 7. Artistic Maturity, Part II-Character Portraits and a Green World 8. Cosmo's Factory, Pendulum, and The End 9. John Fogerty's Blue Ridge Rangers-Escape into the Green World of the Studio 10. The 1980s Comeback of John Fogerty 11. Another Comeback and Into the New Millennium 12. Still Chooglin'.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
This is the first critical biography to explore John Fogerty's life and his music. When inducting Creedence Clearwater Revival into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993, Bruce Springsteen referred to the "music's power and its simplicity...[its] beauty and poetry and a sense of the darkness of events and of history, of an American tradition shot through with pride, fear, and paranoia." This book investigates those aspects and more of Fogerty's songs and life: his Americanism, his determined individualism, and unyielding musical vision which led to conflicts with his band, isolation from his family, constant legal battles, and some of the greatest songs of the 20th century.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
  • 1. The Shaping of John Fogerty's Imagination 2. The Musical Development of John Fogerty 3. CCR and San Francisco 4. From San Francisco to the Bayou 5. "Proud Mary" and the Aesthetics of John Fogerty 6. Artistic Maturity, Part I-Jeremiads, Political Commentaries and Satires 7. Artistic Maturity, Part II-Character Portraits and a Green World 8. Cosmo's Factory, Pendulum, and The End 9. John Fogerty's Blue Ridge Rangers-Escape into the Green World of the Studio 10. The 1980s Comeback of John Fogerty 11. Another Comeback and Into the New Millennium 12. Still Chooglin'.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
This is the first critical biography to explore John Fogerty's life and his music. When inducting Creedence Clearwater Revival into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993, Bruce Springsteen referred to the "music's power and its simplicity...[its] beauty and poetry and a sense of the darkness of events and of history, of an American tradition shot through with pride, fear, and paranoia." This book investigates those aspects and more of Fogerty's songs and life: his Americanism, his determined individualism, and unyielding musical vision which led to conflicts with his band, isolation from his family, constant legal battles, and some of the greatest songs of the 20th century.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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ML420 .F64 K58 2016 Unknown