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Theory of music & musicology

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Strange Stars

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Strange Stars

Jason Heller

Theory of music & musicology; Rock & Pop music; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture

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In [this book, the author] recasts sci-fi and pop music as parallel cultural forces that depended on one another to expand... [more]

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Hearing the Crimean War: Wartime Sound and the Unmaking of Sense

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Hearing the Crimean War: Wartime Sound and the Unmaking of Sense

Gavin Williams (Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow, Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow, King's College London)

Theory of music & musicology; Romantic music (c 1830 to c 1900); History

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Hearing the Crimean War: Wartime Sound and the Unmaking of Sense examines the experience of listeners and the politics of... [more]

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Bob Dylan and the British Sixties: A Cultural History

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Bob Dylan and the British Sixties: A Cultural History

Tudor Jones

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Rock & Pop music; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Politics & government

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Britain played a key role in Bob Dylan's career in the 1960s. He visited Britain on several occasions and performed across... [more]

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Which Side Are You On?: 20th Century American History in 100 Protest Songs

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Which Side Are You On?: 20th Century American History in 100 Protest Songs...

James Sullivan (Journalist, Journalist, Freelance)

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Folk & traditional music; Easy listening, MOR music; Rock & Pop music

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When he emerged from the nightclubs of Greenwich Village, Bob Dylan was often identified as a protest singer. As early as... [more]

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Making Music American: 1917 and the Transformation of Culture

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Making Music American: 1917 and the Transformation of Culture

E. Douglas Bomberger (Professor of Musicology, Professor of Musicology, Elizabethtown College)

Music; Theory of music & musicology; 20th century & contemporary classical music; Jazz

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The year 1917 was unlike any other in American history, or in the history of American music. The United States entered World... [more]

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Mars by 1980: The Story of Electronic Music

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Mars by 1980: The Story of Electronic Music

David Stubbs (Associate Editor)

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Electronic music

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Electronic music is now ubiquitous, from mainstream pop hits to the furthest reaches of the avant-garde. [more]

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Comparing Notes: How We Make Sense of Music

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Comparing Notes: How We Make Sense of Music

Adam Ockelford

Music; Theory of music & musicology

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How does music work? Indeed, what is (or isn't) music? We are all instinctively musical, but why? Adam Ockelford has the answers.... [more]

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Music as an Art

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Music as an Art

Roger Scruton

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Philosophy: aesthetics

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Music as an Art begins by examining music through a philosophical lens, engaging in discussions about tonality, music and... [more]

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Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain

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Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain

Oliver Sacks

Theory of music & musicology; Literary essays; Psychology; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Popular science; Popular psychology

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From the bestselling author of Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. [more]

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Music, evolution, and the harmony of souls

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Music, evolution, and the harmony of souls

Alan R. Harvey (Emeritus Professor, The University of Western Australia)

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Social, group or collective psychology; Evolution; Neurosciences

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'Music, Evolution, and the Harmony of Souls' demonstrates the evolutionary sociobiological importance of music as a driver... [more]

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Comparing Notes: How We Make Sense of Music

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Comparing Notes: How We Make Sense of Music

Adam Ockelford

Music; Theory of music & musicology

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How does music work? Indeed, what is (or isn't) music? We are all instinctively musical, but why? Adam Ockelford has the answers.... [more]

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Lament from Epirus: An Odyssey into Europe's Oldest Surviving Folk Music

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Lament from Epirus: An Odyssey into Europe's Oldest Surviving Folk Music...

Christopher C. King

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Social & cultural anthropology

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In the tradition of Patrick Leigh Fermor and Geoff Dyer, a Grammy-winning producer discovers a powerful and ancient folk music... [more]

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Managing Stage Fright: A Guide for Musicians and Music Teachers

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Managing Stage Fright: A Guide for Musicians and Music Teachers

Julie Jaffee-Nagel

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Psychotherapy

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Managing Stage Fright: A Guide for Musicians and Music Teachers is a practical and enlightening guide to overcoming one of... [more]

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Music, Sense and Nonsense: Collected Essays and Lectures

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Music, Sense and Nonsense: Collected Essays and Lectures

Alfred Brendel

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Literary essays

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A unique insight into the exceptional mind of one of the outstanding musicians of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.... [more]

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Music Theory 101: From keys and scales to rhythm and melody, an essential primer on the basics of music theory

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Music Theory 101: From keys and scales to rhythm and melody, an essential...

Brian Boone, Marc Schonbrun

Music; Theory of music & musicology

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Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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The Memory of Music

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The Memory of Music

Andrew Ford

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Psychology: emotions

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In this evocative and moving book, composer and broadcaster Andrew Ford shares the vivid musical experiences - good, bad and... [more]

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How Music Works

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How Music Works

David Byrne

Music; Theory of music & musicology

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David Byrne's internationally bestselling magnum opus on the subject of music [more]

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Adam Carse: The History Of Orchestration

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Adam Carse: The History Of Orchestration

Adam Carse

Music; Theory of music & musicology

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Examines evolution of orchestra from Renaissance through 19th-century. Individual instruments, great composers. [more]

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Ravel the Decadent: Memory, Sublimation, and Desire

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Ravel the Decadent: Memory, Sublimation, and Desire

Michael J. Puri (Associate Professor, University of Virginia)

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Romantic music (c 1830 to c 1900); 20th century & contemporary classical music; Literary studies: general

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Ravel the Decadent offers a bold new perspective on the music of Maurice Ravel by locating its aesthetic origins in the French... [more]

$36.95

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In Search of Wagner

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In Search of Wagner

Theodor W. Adorno, Slavoj Zizek

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Philosophy: aesthetics; Marxism & Communism

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An analysis of the controversial composer's oeuvre. Part of Radical Thinkers series, it combines the brilliant exponent... [more]

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This Is Your Brain On Music: Understanding a Human Obsession

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This Is Your Brain On Music: Understanding a Human Obsession

Daniel J. Levitin

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Perception

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Ever wondered why you can identify your favourite song from hearing only the first two notes? Or why you can't get that annoying... [more]

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Oxford Dictionary of Musical Terms

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Oxford Dictionary of Musical Terms

Alison Latham (Writer and editor of music reference books)

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Western "classical" music; Reference works

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Covers the musical terms in English and other European languages generally used in Western music. This dictionary features... [more]

$21.95

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The Aesthetics of Music

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The Aesthetics of Music

Roger Scruton

Theory of music & musicology; Philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics

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What is music, what is its value, and what does it mean? The philosopher Roger Scruton explores the nature and meaning of... [more]

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Music Theory Essentials: A Streamlined Approach to Fundamentals, Tonal Harmony, and Post-Tonal Materials

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Music Theory Essentials: A Streamlined Approach to Fundamentals, Tonal Harmony,...

Jason W. Solomon

Music; Theory of music & musicology

Paperback

Music Theory Essentials offers an antidote to music theory textbooks that are overly long and dense. Focusing on the essentials,... [more]

$112.00

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