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Theory of Music & Entertainment

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Theory of Music & Entertainment

Paperback. Cajun Breakdown examines the social and cultural roots of Cajun music's development through 1950. The idiom's synthetic nature suggests an extensive and intensive dialogue with popular culture that extinguishes the myth that Cajuns were an insular folk group astray in the American South. Series: American Musicspheres Series. Num Pages: 338 pages. BIC Classification: AV; AVA; HBJK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 157 x 20. Weight in Grams: 494.
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc United States
Number of pages
338
Condition
New
SKU
V9780190628444
ISBN
9780190628444

€ 39.18

Paperback. When we hear music we don't just listen; we move along with it. Hearing in Time explores our innate propensity for rhythmic synchronization, drawing on research in music psychology, neurobiology, music theory, and mathematics. It looks at music from a wide range of musical styles and cultures. Num Pages: 252 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: AVA; JMAQ; JML; JMRP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 156 x 17. Weight in Grams: 410.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Edition
2nd Edition
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199744374
ISBN
9780199744374

€ 44.07

Hardback. A radical re-assessment of the post-modern study of music Series: Musical Meaning & Interpretation. Num Pages: 248 pages, 21 music exx. BIC Classification: AVA; AVGC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 238 x 169 x 23. Weight in Grams: 518.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
248
Condition
New
SKU
V9780253357038
ISBN
9780253357038

€ 35.99
€ 34.29

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Wesleyan
Edition
1st
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780819522573
ISBN
9780819522573

€ 21.48

Paperback. Editor(s): Jones, Steve; Jensen, Joli. Series: Music [Meanings]. Num Pages: 293 pages, 11 fig. BIC Classification: AVA; GTC; JHBT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 154 x 228 x 18. Weight in Grams: 434.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Peter Lang International Academic Publishers
Condition
New
SKU
V9780820463650
ISBN
9780820463650

€ 29.99
€ 28.68

Paperback. The art of the mix creates a new language of creativity. Series: Mediaworks Pamphlet. Num Pages: 136 pages, 45 illustrations. BIC Classification: AVA; AVG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 192 x 147 x 8. Weight in Grams: 170.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
MIT Press Ltd United States
Edition
1st
Number of pages
136
Condition
New
SKU
V9780262632874
ISBN
9780262632874

€ 49.99
€ 37.57

Hardcover. Assumes that the creative work of Alban Berg, which in recent years has moved to the forefront of scholarly interest, is largely rooted in autobiography, so that therefore one can gain access to the music by studying the inner biography of its creator. This volume outlines a character portrait of this great composer. Translator(s): Bernhardt-Kabisch, Ernest. Num Pages: 386 pages. BIC Classification: AVA; AVC; DSBH; JMS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 153 x 219 x 25. Weight in Grams: 592.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631645970
ISBN
9783631645970

€ 63.16

Sheet music. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: AVA; AVS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 304 x 229 x 11. Weight in Grams: 538.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Hal Leonard Corporation United States
Number of pages
160
Condition
New
SKU
V9780793579914
ISBN
9780793579914

€ 25.99
€ 19.00

Paperback. Using classical, popular, and avant-garde music as texts, this title addresses such questions as: why do bodies develop goose bumps when listening to music and why does music sound so good when heard 'all around'. It shows how the historical conditions under which music is created affect the listening experience. Num Pages: 224 pages, 1 b&w photograph, 65 musical examples. BIC Classification: AVA; JFC; JMAF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 152 x 229 x 17. Weight in Grams: 422.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Duke University Press United States
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822319221
ISBN
9780822319221

€ 26.99
€ 24.94

Hardcover. Defines and describes the relationships between Chopin's music and one of the oldest but still used monastic rules, the Rule of Saint Benedict. Num Pages: 143 pages. BIC Classification: AVA; AVGD; HB; HP; HR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 154 x 214 x 14. Weight in Grams: 290.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631650653
ISBN
9783631650653

€ 29.99
€ 28.68

Paperback. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: AVA; VXA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 135 x 23. Weight in Grams: 448.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1984
Publisher
Inner Traditions Bear and Company United States
Edition
New ed
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780892810567
ISBN
9780892810567

€ 22.06

Hardback. Musical understanding has evolved dramatically, principally through an appreciation of musical meaning in its social, cultural, and philosophical dimensions. This book examines the open and active circle between the values and valuations placed on music by individuals and societies, and the discovery, through music, of what and how to value. Editor(s): Chapin, Keith. Num Pages: 226 pages, 23 b&w illus. BIC Classification: AVA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 150 x 23. Weight in Grams: 445.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Fordham University Press United States
Number of pages
226
Condition
New
SKU
V9780823230099
ISBN
9780823230099

€ 83.24

Paperback. It aims to encourage listeners to think more seriously about the 'social' consequences of the music they spend time with. Editor(s): Moore, Professor Allan F. Num Pages: 288 pages, 35 music examples. BIC Classification: AVA; AVG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 153 x 224 x 18. Weight in Grams: 428. 288 pages, 35 music examples. Editor(s): Moore, Allan F. It aims to encourage listeners to think more seriously about the 'social' consequences of the music they spend time with. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: AVA; AVG. Dimension: 153 x 224 x 18. Weight: 454.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Edition
Reissue
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521100359
ISBN
9780521100359

€ 43.38

Paperback. Editor(s): Abril, Carlos R.; Gault, Brent M. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: AVA; AVS; JNC; JNU. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 156. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
416
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199328109
ISBN
9780199328109

€ 43.14

Paperback. A groundbreaking look into the connections between music, dance, emotion, and trance Num Pages: 210 pages, 17 b&w photos, 26 figures, 8 color photos, 1 bibliog., 1 index. BIC Classification: AVA; JHMC; JMT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 151 x 232 x 22. Weight in Grams: 388.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
210
Condition
New
SKU
V9780253216724
ISBN
9780253216724

€ 31.99
€ 29.07

Paperback. Num Pages: 288 pages, Ill. BIC Classification: AVA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210. Weight in Grams: 354.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Quartet Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780704302266
ISBN
9780704302266

€ 13.99
€ 11.09

Hardcover. Virginia Woolf famously claimed that, around December 1910, human character changed. This book addresses how music, the phonograph, and film served as cultural agents facilitating the many extraordinary social, artistic, and cultural shifts that characterized the new century and much of what followed long thereafter. Num Pages: 348 pages, 81 color, 61 b/w, 19 music examples, 4 tables. BIC Classification: AVA; AVGC9. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 266 x 188 x 25. Weight in Grams: 1102.
Publisher
University of California Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520287372
ISBN
9780520287372

€ 64.60
€ 61.49

Hardcover. The book is designed as an introduction to the basic questions of musical semantics and represents the quintessence of fifty years of the author's researches into music from Beethoven to Nono. Translator(s): Bernhardt-Kabisch, Ernest. Num Pages: 339 pages. BIC Classification: AVA; AVG; DSB; JMRP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 154 x 215 x 24. Weight in Grams: 540.
Publisher
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631660331
ISBN
9783631660331

€ 55.38

Paperback. Bach and Tuning is strictly concerned with the identification of a historically accurate tuning paradigm that applies to the great majority of Johann Sebastian Bach's music. This fresh narrative reveals the great composer's intentions regarding intonation. A new intimate dimension of expression is the result. Series: Quellen und Studien zur Musikgeschichte von der Antike bis in die Gegenwart. Sources and Studies in Music History from Antiquity to the Present. Num Pages: 297 pages, 17. BIC Classification: 3JD; AVA; AVGC3; AVH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 156 x 211 x 19. Weight in Grams: 392.
Publisher
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631672051
ISBN
9783631672051

€ 56.67

Paperback. BIC Classification: AVA; YQB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 212 x 296 x 3. Weight in Grams: 46.
Publisher
Trinity College London
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857365224
ISBN
9780857365224

€ 6.05

Hardcover. More than two decades since the Le Mystere des Voix Bulgares choir was awarded a Grammy (1990), there is no scholarly study of the captivating sounds of Bulgarian vertical sonorities. This book offers an in-depth study of the Bulgarian harmonic system is long overdue. Series Editor(s): Howard, Professor Keith. Series: SOAS Musicology Series. Num Pages: Includes 196 music examples and 8 maps. BIC Classification: 1DVWB; AVA; AVGH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472437488
ISBN
9781472437488

€ 104.00

Paperback. Num Pages: 448 pages, 150 black & white halftones, 225 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: AVA; AVX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 254 x 203. .
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138930629
ISBN
9781138930629

€ 75.51

Hardcover. A philosophical exploration of sound and contemporary technoculture that utilizes fictocriticism and the conceit of the dream to engage with the intersection of listening and dreaming. Num Pages: 168 pages. BIC Classification: AVA; HPN. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 135 x 205 x 18. Weight in Grams: 278.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781501320798
ISBN
9781501320798

€ 76.46

Hardcover. A collaborative study of the writings of Sulzer and Koch and their philosophical and musical thought. Editor(s): Baker, Nancy Kovaleff; Christensen, Thomas. Series Editor(s): Bent, Ian. Series: Cambridge Studies in Music Theory & Analysis. Num Pages: 224 pages, 1 b/w illus. 8 music examples. BIC Classification: 1DFG; AVA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 152 x 16. Weight in Grams: 500.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1996
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521360357
ISBN
9780521360357

€ 115.05

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