Obgleich Johannes Brahms als einer der bedeutendsten Liedkomponisten des 19. Jahrhunderts gilt, wird er oftmals in erster Linie als Schöpfer von gewichtigen Symphonien und komplexer Kammer-/Klavierm……続きを見る
出版社： University of California Press
A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more.
The study of South Asian musi……続きを見る
In Musicophilia in Mumbai Tejaswini Niranjana traces the place of Hindustani classical music in Mumbai throughout the long twentieth century as the city moved from being a seat of British colonial p……続きを見る
出版社： Little, Brown and Company
A delightful journey through the psychology and science of music, Why You Love Music is the perfect book for anyone who loves a tune.
Music plays a hugely important role in our emotional, intellectu……続きを見る
出版社： Oxford University Press
Ethnomusicologists believe that all humans, not just those we call musicians, are musical, and that musicality is one of the essential touchstones of the human experience. This insight raises big qu……続きを見る
The emergence of modernity has typically focused on Western male actors and privileged politics and economy over culture. The contributors to this volume successfully unsettle such perspectives by e……続きを見る
In Kwaito Bodies Xavier Livermon examines the cultural politics of the youthful black body in South Africa through the performance, representation, and consumption of kwaito, a style of electronic d……続きを見る
Speech and Song at the Margins of Global Health tells the story of a unique Zulu gospel choir comprised of people living with HIV in South Africa, and how they maintained healthy, productive lives a……続きを見る
A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program for monographs. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more.
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Rihanna: Barbados World Gurl in Global Popular Culture brings together US- and Caribbean-based scholars to discuss issues of class, gender, sexuality, race, culture and economy. Drawing from litera……続きを見る
How does sound ecologyーan acoustic connective tissue among communitiesーalso become a basis for a healthy economy and a just community?
Jeff Todd Titon's lived experiences shed light on the power o……続きを見る
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How Music Works* is David Byrne’s incisive and enthusiastic look at the musical art form, from its very inceptions to the influences that shape it, ……続きを見る
Jean Sibelius's Violin Concerto is the story of Sibelius as performer and composer, of violin performing traditions, of histories of musical transmission, and of virtuosity itself. It investigates t……続きを見る
Nuclear power has been a contentious issue in Japan since the 1950s, and in the aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster, the conflict has only grown. Government agencies and the nucl……続きを見る
Rivers of Sacred Sound traces the flow of influences from East to West, from
BC to AD and from wordless jubilations to the setting of texts. It takes the
discussion about western chant beyond a Euro……続きを見る
出版社： University of California Press
Hungarian composer and musician Zoltán Kodály (1882–1967) is best known for his pedagogical system, the Kodály Method, which has been influential in the development of music education around the wor……続きを見る
The Relentless Pursuit of Tone: Timbre in Popular Music assembles a broad spectrum of contemporary perspectives on how "sound" functions in an equally wide array of popular music. Ranging from the t……続きを見る
"World music" emerged as a commercial and musical category in the 1980s, but in some sense music has always been global. Through the metaphor of encounters, Music and Globalization explores the dyna……続きを見る
How the Chinese pop of the 1960s participated in a global musical revolution
What did Mao’s China have to do with the music of youth revolt in the 1960s? And how did the mambo, the Beatles, and Bob ……続きを見る
Sense and Sadness is an innovative study of music modality in relation to human emotion and the aesthetics of perception. It is also a musical story of survival through difficulty and pain. Focusing……続きを見る
The ethnically and geographically heterogeneous countries that comprise Latin America have each produced music in unique styles and genres - but how and why have these disparate musical streams come……続きを見る
Music is an accumulation of mediators: instruments, languages, sheets, performers, scenes, media and so on. There is no musical objectin itself ; music must always be made again. In this innovative ……続きを見る
出版社： University of Chicago Press
In mid-1990s South Africa, apartheid ended, Nelson Mandela was elected president, and the country’s urban black youth developed kwaitoーa form of electronic music (redolent of North American house) ……続きを見る
This musicologist’s exploration of classical music culture in post-WWII Berlin evokes the power of music in the face of trauma and tragedy.
As the seat of Hitler's government, Berlin was the most fr……続きを見る
Most studies of musical improvisation focus on individual musicians. But that is not the whole story. From jazz to flamenco, Shona mbira to Javanese gamelan, improvised practices thrive on group cre……続きを見る
Jazz has always been a genre built on the blending of disparate musical cultures. Latin jazz illustrates this perhaps better than any other style in this rich tradition, yet its cultural heritage ha……続きを見る
出版社： Oxford University Press
In the 1920s and 30s, musicians from Latin America and the Caribbean were flocking to New York, lured by the burgeoning recording studios and lucrative entertainment venues. In the late 1940s and 50……続きを見る
With extensive photographs and an audio CD, this guide to Balinese music showcases the history, culture and art of the gamelan ceremony.
Bali has developed and nourished an astonishing variety of mu……続きを見る
Taking as a thread the concept of national identity, this book elucidates the sound transformations that have taken place in the world of the Latin American art song since its appearance in the late……続きを見る
In My Voice Is My Weapon, David A. McDonald rethinks the conventional history of the Palestinian crisis through an ethnographic analysis of music and musicians, protest songs, and popular culture. C……続きを見る