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Theory of music & musicology

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Being Time: Case Studies in Musical Temporality

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Being Time: Case Studies in Musical Temporality

Richard Glover (University of Wolverhampton, UK), Bryn Harrison (University of Huddersfield, UK), Jennie Gottschalk (Independent Scholar, USA)

Theory of music & musicology; Rock & Pop music

Paperback

Being Time invites a deep consideration of the personal experience of temporality in music, focusing on the perceptual role... [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

Theory of music & musicology

Hardback

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

$231.00

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Good Music: What It Is and Who Gets to Decide

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Good Music: What It Is and Who Gets to Decide

John J Sheinbaum

Theory of music & musicology; Techniques of music & music tutorials; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Over the past two centuries Western culture has largely valorized a particular kind of good music--highly serious, wondrously... [more]

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Humming

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Humming

Suk-Jun Kim (University of Aberdeen, UK)

Theory of music & musicology

Paperback

From a gentle and soothing voice that is personal and intimate to hums that are mystical, impersonal and maddening, this book... [more]

$29.99

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The Hum of the World: A Philosophy of Listening

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The Hum of the World: A Philosophy of Listening

Lawrence Kramer

Theory of music & musicology; Music reviews & criticism; Philosophy of language; Literary studies: general; Social & political philosophy

Hardback

The Hum of the World is an invitation to contemplate what would happen if we heard the world as attentively as we see it.... [more]

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Banjo Roots and Branches

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Banjo Roots and Branches

Robert B Winans

Theory of music & musicology; Folk & traditional music; String instruments

Paperback

Contributors: Greg C. Adams, Nick Bamber, Jim Dalton, George R. Gibson, Chuck Levy, Shlomo Pestcoe, Pete Ross, Tony Thomas,... [more]

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Wherever the Sound Takes You: Heroics and Heartbreak in Music Making

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Wherever the Sound Takes You: Heroics and Heartbreak in Music Making

David Rowell

Theory of music & musicology

Hardback

In Wherever the Sound Takes You, he explores the essence of music's meaning with a wide spectrum of musicians, trying to understand... [more]

$49.99

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Rock: The Primary Text: Developing a Musicology of Rock

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Rock: The Primary Text: Developing a Musicology of Rock

Allan F Moore, Remy Martin

Theory of music & musicology; Rock & Pop music

Paperback

This thoroughly revised third edition of Allan F. Moore's ground-breaking book, now co-authored with Remy Martin, incorporates... [more]

$62.99

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Night Fever: Designing Club Culture: 1960-Today

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Night Fever: Designing Club Culture: 1960-Today

Mateo Kries, Jochen Eisenbrand

Graphic design; Textile design & theory; Theory of music & musicology

Paperback

A history of the nightclub from Studio 54 to the Double Club Nightclubs and discotheques are hotbeds of contemporary... [more]

$115.00

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The String Quartet, 1750-1797: Four Types of Musical Conversation

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The String Quartet, 1750-1797: Four Types of Musical Conversation

Mara Parker

Theory of music & musicology; Classical music (c 1750 to c 1830); Musical instruments & instrumental ensembles

Paperback

The author approached this work with the premise that the string quartet is a conversation between four equal participants.... [more]

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The Routledge Companion to Music, Mind, and Well-being

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The Routledge Companion to Music, Mind, and Well-being

Penelope Gouk (University of Manchester, UK), James Kennaway (University of Roehampton, UK), Jacomien Prins (Ca'Foscari University of Venice, Italy), Wiebke Thormahlen (Royal College of Music, London, UK)

Theory of music & musicology; Psychology; Creative therapy (eg art, music, drama)

Hardback

In recent decades, the relationship between music, emotions, health and well-being has become a hot topic. Scientific research... [more]

$368.00

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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 (Coventry University, UK)

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

Hardback

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

$158.00

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Discordant Democracy: Noise, Affect, Populism, and the Presidential Campaign

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Discordant Democracy: Noise, Affect, Populism, and the Presidential Campaign...

Justin Patch

Theory of music & musicology; Psychology: emotions; Political campaigning & advertising

Hardback

Discordant Democracy: Noise, Affect, Populism, and the Presidential Campaign paints a portrait of the political experience... [more]

$221.00

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Death and (Re) Birth of J.S. Bach: Reconsidering Musical Authorship and the Work-Concept

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Death and (Re) Birth of J.S. Bach: Reconsidering Musical Authorship and...

Roberto Alonso Trillo

Theory of music & musicology

Hardback

While the study and redefinition of the notion of authorship and its relationship to the idea of the literary work have played... [more]

$94.99

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The Routledge Companion to Popular Music Analysis: Expanding Approaches

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The Routledge Companion to Popular Music Analysis: Expanding Approaches...

Ciro Scotto (Ohio University, USA), Kenneth M. Smith (University of Liverpool, UK), John Brackett (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA)

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Rock & Pop music

Hardback

The Routledge Companion to Popular Music Analysis: Expanding Approaches widens the scope of analytical approaches for popular... [more]

$368.00

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Music Theory in the Safavid Era: The taqsim al-nagamat

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Music Theory in the Safavid Era: The taqsim al-nagamat

Owen Wright

Theory of music & musicology; Medieval & Renaissance music (c 1000 to c 1600); Social & cultural history

Hardback

The Safavid era (1501-1722) is one of the most important in the history of Persian culture, celebrated especially for its... [more]

$252.00

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What is Music Literacy?

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What is Music Literacy?

Paul Broomhead (Brigham Young University, USA)

Theory of music & musicology

Paperback

What is Music Literacy? attempts to redefine music literacy with a more expansive meaning than is commonly in use, and to... [more]

$69.99

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Rock: The Primary Text: Developing a Musicology of Rock

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Rock: The Primary Text: Developing a Musicology of Rock

Allan F Moore, Remy Martin

Theory of music & musicology; Rock & Pop music

Hardback

This thoroughly revised third edition of Allan F. Moore's ground-breaking book, now co-authored with Remy Martin, incorporates... [more]

$231.00

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Listening to Rap: An Introduction

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Listening to Rap: An Introduction

Michael Berry (University of Washington, USA)

Theory of music & musicology; Rock & Pop music; Rap & Hip-Hop; Popular culture

Paperback

Over the past four decades, rap and hip hop culture have taken a central place in popular music both in the United States... [more]

$101.00

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Hollywood Harmony: Musical Wonder and the Sound of Cinema

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Hollywood Harmony: Musical Wonder and the Sound of Cinema

Frank Lehman (Assistant Professor of Music, Tufts University)

Film theory & criticism; Theory of music & musicology; Media studies

Paperback

Film music often tells us how to feel, but it also guides us how to hear. Filmgoing is an intensely musical experience, one... [more]

$61.95

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Theory Essentials for Today's Musician (Workbook)

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Theory Essentials for Today's Musician (Workbook)

Ralph Turek (University of Akron, USA), Daniel McCarthy (University of Akron, USA)

Music; Theory of music & musicology

Hardback

Theory Essentials for Today's Musician offers a review of music theory that speaks directly and engagingly to modern students.... [more]

$242.00

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Analyzing Music in Advertising: Television Commercials and Consumer Choice

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Analyzing Music in Advertising: Television Commercials and Consumer Choice...

Nicolai Graakjaer (Aalborg University, Denmark)

Theory of music & musicology; TV & society; Advertising

Paperback

The study of music in commercials is well-suited for exploring the persuasive impact that music has beyond the ability to... [more]

$77.99

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On the Origin and Progress of the Art of Music by John Taverner

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On the Origin and Progress of the Art of Music by John Taverner

Joseph M. Ortiz

Theory of music & musicology; Medieval & Renaissance music (c 1000 to c 1600)

Hardback

Edited from a set of music lectures delivered by Taverner at Gresham College around 1611 (British Library. Sloane MS 2329).... [more]

$200.00

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Musicophilia

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Musicophilia

Oliver Sacks

Theory of music & musicology; Psychology

CD-Extra

Oliver Sacks's compassionate tales of people struggling to adapt to different neurological conditions have fundamentally changed... [more]

$39.95

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Hildegard von Bingen's Ordo Virtutum: A Musical and Metaphysical Analysis

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Hildegard von Bingen's Ordo Virtutum: A Musical and Metaphysical Analysis...

Michael Gardiner

Theory of music & musicology; Medieval & Renaissance music (c 1000 to c 1600)

Hardback

The Ordo Virtutum, Hildegard von Bingen's twelfth-century music-drama, is one of the first known examples of a large-scale... [more]

$221.00

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