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  • A History of Western Music

    A History of Western Music
    av J. Peter Burkholder

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393668155

    The definitive survey, combining current scholarship with a vibrant narrative. Carefully informed by feedback from dozens of scholars, it remains the book that students and teachers trust to explain what's important, where it fits and why it matters…

  • Feber

    Feber
    av Jan Gradvall, Andres Lokko, Mats Olsson, Lennart Persson

    Pocket - 2015 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789174996319

    »Febergänget blev den svenska rockjournalistikens Travelling Wilburys, en supergrupp bestående av fyra ikoniska kritiker. Här är alla de bästa texterna de publicerade på Febersajten i en omistlig samlingsvolym. Stora ord. Stor musik. Stora känslor.…

  • Rebel Rebel

    Rebel Rebel
    av Chris O'Leary

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780992440

    David Bowie: every single song. Everything you want to know, everything you didn't know. David Bowie remains mysterious and unknowable, despite 45 years of recording and performing. His legacy is roughly 600 songs, which range from psychedelia to gl…

  • Renaissance Polyphony

    Renaissance Polyphony
    av Fabrice Fitch

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521728171

    This engaging study introduces Renaissance polyphony to a modern audience. It helps readers of all ages and levels of experience make sense of what they are hearing. How does Renaissance music work? How is a piece typical of its style and type; or,…

  • Renaissance Polyphony

    Renaissance Polyphony
    av Fabrice Fitch

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521899338

    This engaging study introduces Renaissance polyphony to a modern audience. It helps readers of all ages and levels of experience make sense of what they are hearing. How does Renaissance music work? How is a piece typical of its style and type; or,…

  • How Music Works

    How Music Works
    av David Byrne

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804188937

    *Updated with a new chapter on digital curation* 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, whether acoustical, economic, social or technological…

  • Queen FAQ

    Queen FAQ
    av Daniel Ross

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617137280

    Whether you think you know everything about Queen already or if you're new to the band and want to learn more, Queen FAQ will walk you through every aspect of one of the music industry's strangest, longest, and most successful bands of all time. Que…

  • The Early Horn

    The Early Horn
    av John Humphries

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521635592

    This introduction to the early horn provides a historical account of the instrument’s development during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries as well as a practical guide to playing techniques and principles of interpretation. The book aims…

  • Soulsville U.S.A.

    Soulsville U.S.A.
    av Rob Bowman

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780825672842

  • Franz Schubert: Music and Belief

    Franz Schubert: Music and Belief
    av Leo Black

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843831358

    Remarkable new study...Its central submission, that we have hitherto disregarded or misinterpreted the most profound intuitions of a unique composer, certainly carries conviction. And even after one reading there are already musical passages that th…

  • Suicide's Suicide

    Suicide's Suicide
    av Andi Coulter

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501355660

    New York City in the 1970s was an urban nightmare: destitute, dirty, and dangerous. As the country collectively turned its back on the Big Apple, two musical vigilantes rose out of the miasma. Armed only with amplified AC current, Suicide's Alan Veg…

  • Experimental Music Since 1970

    Experimental Music Since 1970
    av Jennie Gottschalk

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628922479

    What is experimental music today? This book offers an up to date survey of this field for anyone with an interest, from seasoned practitioners to curious readers. This book takes the stance that experimental music is not a limited historical event,…

  • Experimental Music Since 1970

    Experimental Music Since 1970
    av Jennie Gottschalk

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628922486

    What is experimental music today? This book offers an up to date survey of this field for anyone with an interest, from seasoned practitioners to curious readers. This book takes the stance that experimental music is not a limited historical event,…

  • Skipping Reels of Rhyme

    Skipping Reels of Rhyme
    av John Howells

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781732389236

    In 1994, the first comprehensive website devoted to the works of Bob Dylan was created. This book presents some of the original articles written for the site, concentrating on the unreleased tapes of Bob Dylan, with commentary on the merits of each…

  • Close to the Edge

    Close to the Edge
    av Chris Welch

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847721327

    Yes have now been on the rock circuit for almost 40 years. Jon Anderson, Steve Howe, Rick Wakeman, Chris Squire and Bill Bruford are just some of the star names who helped make the band one of the greatest-ever names in classic rock. Their turbulent…

  • Meet Me in the Bathroom: Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City 2001-2011

    Meet Me in the Bathroom: Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City 2001-2011
    av Lizzy Goodman

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062233103

    Joining the ranks of the classics Please Kill Me, Our Band Could Be Your Life, and Can't Stop Won't Stop, an intriguing oral history of the post-9/11 decline of the old-guard music industry and rebirth of the New York rock scene, led by a group of i…

  • Life of Chopin

    Life of Chopin
    av Franz Liszt

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781406894837

  • The Hot Rats Book

    The Hot Rats Book
    av Bill Gubbins

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781493047758

    Hot Rats, the second solo album by Frank Zappa, is considered by his fans and critics alike to be a groundbreaking, important record, as well as one of his most innovative efforts of all time.The first recording project after the dissolution of the…

  • Experimental Music

    Experimental Music
    av Michael Nyman

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521653831

    Michael Nyman’s book is a first-hand account of experimental music from 1950 to 1970. First published in 1974, it has remained the classic text on a significant form of music making and composing which developed alongside, and partly in opposi…

  • Analyzing Popular Music

    Analyzing Popular Music

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521100359

    How do we know music? We perform it, we compose it, we sing it in the shower, we cook, sleep and dance to it. Eventually we think and write about it. This book represents the culmination of such shared processes. Each of these essays, written by lea…

  • Analyzing Popular Music

    Analyzing Popular Music

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521771207

    How do we know music? We perform it, we compose it, we sing it in the shower, we cook, sleep and dance to it. Eventually we think and write about it. This book represents the culmination of such shared processes. Each of these essays, written by lea…

  • The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century

    The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century
    av Alex Ross

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312427719

    Winner of the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism A New York Times Book Review Top Ten Book of the Year Time magazine Top Ten Nonfiction Book of 2007 Newsweek Favorite Books of 2007 A Washington Post Book World Best Book of 2007…

  • Japanoise

    Japanoise
    av David Novak

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822353928

    Noise, an underground music made through an amalgam of feedback, distortion, and electronic effects, first emerged as a genre in the 1980s, circulating on cassette tapes traded between fans in Japan, Europe, and North America. With its cultivated ob…

  • Music in Transition

    Music in Transition
    av Jim Samson

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780460861502

    BL A clear and stimulating guide to the origins of modern music In the decades from 1900 to 1920, traditonal tonality gave way to new forms of musical expression and was reinterpreted. In tracing the atonal revolution, Jim Samson reveals the various…

  • The Wild Tchoupitoulas' The Wild Tchoupitoulas

    The Wild Tchoupitoulas' The Wild Tchoupitoulas
    av Bryan Wagner

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501333361

    The Wild Tchoupitoulas is a definitive expression of the modern New Orleans sound. From "Hey Pocky A-Way" to "Big Chief Got a Golden Crown," the album draws on carnival traditions stretching back a century, adapting songs from the Mardi Gras Indians…

  • Mozart in Context

    Mozart in Context

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781316632444

    The vibrant intellectual, social and political climate of mid eighteenth-century Europe presented opportunities and challenges for artists and musicians alike. This book focuses on Mozart the man and musician as he responds to different aspects of t…

  • Mozart in Context

    Mozart in Context

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107181052

    The vibrant intellectual, social and political climate of mid eighteenth-century Europe presented opportunities and challenges for artists and musicians alike. This book focuses on Mozart the man and musician as he responds to different aspects of t…

  • The Way of Cane

    The Way of Cane
    av Eric Arbiter

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190919627

    As the sound-producing mechanism for the bassoon, the reed is a vital component in the sound of the entire instrument. While pre-manufactured reeds are widely available for purchase at music stores, this one-size-fits-all option hardly does justice…

  • The Way of Cane

    The Way of Cane
    av Eric Arbiter

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190919610

    As the sound-producing mechanism for the bassoon, the reed is a vital component in the sound of the entire instrument. While pre-manufactured reeds are widely available for purchase at music stores, this one-size-fits-all option hardly does justice…

  • Mozart's Music of Friends

    Mozart's Music of Friends
    av Edward Klorman

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107474666

    In 1829 Goethe famously described the string quartet as 'a conversation among four intelligent people'. Inspired by this metaphor, Edward Klorman's study draws on a wide variety of documentary and iconographic sources to explore Mozart's chamber wor…

  • Mozart's Music of Friends

    Mozart's Music of Friends
    av Edward Klorman

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107093652

    In 1829 Goethe famously described the string quartet as 'a conversation among four intelligent people'. Inspired by this metaphor, Edward Klorman's study draws on a wide variety of documentary and iconographic sources to explore Mozart's chamber wor…

  • Richard Hell and the Voidoids' Blank Generation

    Richard Hell and the Voidoids' Blank Generation
    av Pete Astor

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623561222

    To wander the streets of a bankrupt, often lawless, New York City in the early 1970s wearing a T-shirt with PLEASE KILL ME written on it was an act of determined nihilism, and one often recounted in the first reports of Richard Hell filtering into t…

  • Mode in Ancient Greek Music

    Mode in Ancient Greek Music
    av R. P. Winnington-Ingram

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107480261

    Originally published in 1936, this book presents a discussion regarding the modality of ancient Greek music, using literary evidence supplemented by surviving melodies. Detailed notes are incorporated throughout, together with indexes of proper name…

  • Nas's Illmatic

    Nas's Illmatic
    av Matthew Gasteier

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826429070

    This title explores a key hip hop album marking the cross over point where the streets and the charts collided. Contradiction the simultaneous existence of two competing realities and larger than life persona are at the core of "Nas' Illmatic". Yet…

  • New Music at Darmstadt

    New Music at Darmstadt
    av Martin Iddon

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107480018

    New Music at Darmstadt explores the rise and fall of the so-called 'Darmstadt School', through a wealth of primary sources and analytical commentary. Martin Iddon's book examines the creation of the Darmstadt New Music Courses and the slow developme…

  • Get Tusked

    Get Tusked
    av Ken Caillat

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781493047710

    In this behind-the-scenes look at the making of Fleetwood Mac's epic, platinum-selling double album, Tusk, producers and engineers Ken Caillat and Hernan Rojas tell their stories of spending a year with the band in their new million-dollar studio tr…

  • The Dylanologists

    The Dylanologists
    av David Kinney

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781451626933

    A joyous and poignant exploration of the meaning of fandom, the healing power of art, and the importance of embracing what moves you, "The Dylanologists is juicy...artfully told...and an often moving chronicle of the ecstasies and depravities of obs…

  • The Musical Language of Pierre Boulez

    The Musical Language of Pierre Boulez
    av Jonathan Goldman

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107673205

    Pierre Boulez is arguably the most influential composer of the second half of the twentieth century. Here, Jonathan Goldman provides a fresh appraisal of the composer's music, demonstrating how understanding the evolution of Boulez's ideas on musica…

  • The Musical Language of Pierre Boulez

    The Musical Language of Pierre Boulez
    av Jonathan Goldman

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521514903

    Pierre Boulez is arguably the most influential composer of the second half of the twentieth century. Here, Jonathan Goldman provides a fresh appraisal of the composer's music, demonstrating how understanding the evolution of Boulez's ideas on musica…

  • Grateful Dead's Workingman's Dead

    Grateful Dead's Workingman's Dead
    av Buzz Poole

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628929249

    Released in 1970, Workingman's Dead was the breakthrough album for the Grateful Dead, a cold-water-shock departure from the Acid Test madness of the late '60s. It was the band's most commercially and critically successful release to date. More impor…

  • Four Musical Minimalists

    Four Musical Minimalists
    av Keith Potter

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521015011

    The American composers la Monte Young, Terry Riley, Steve Reich and Philip Glass are widely regarded as pioneers of the aesthetic and the techniques of minimalism in musical composition during the 1960s and early 1970s. This book offers the most det…

  • Prince FAQ

    Prince FAQ
    av Arthur Lizie

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617136702

    Here is the first comprehensive book that covers Prince's forty-plus personal and professional years in and out of the public spotlight. Firmly grounded in a detailed chronological overview of Prince's prodigious released and unreleased recorded mus…

  • The Sonic Episteme

    The Sonic Episteme
    av Robin James

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781478006640

    In The Sonic Episteme Robin James examines how twenty-first-century conceptions of sound as acoustic resonance shape notions of the social world, personhood, and materiality in ways that support white supremacist capitalist patriarchy. Drawing on fi…

  • Aphex Twin's Selected Ambient Works Volume II

    Aphex Twin's Selected Ambient Works Volume II
    av Marc Weidenbaum

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623568900

    Extravagantly opaque, willfully vaporous - Aphex Twin's Selected Ambient Works Volume II, released by the estimable British label Warp Records in 1994, rejuvenated ambient music for the Internet Age that was just dawning. In the United States, it wa…

  • The Ultimate Guide to Great Reggae: The Complete Story of Reggae Told Through Its Greatest Songs, Famous and Forgotten

    The Ultimate Guide to Great Reggae: The Complete Story of Reggae Told Through Its Greatest Songs, Famous and Forgotten
    av Michael Garnice

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781790953

    The Ultimate Guide to Great Reggae celebrates (and helps you find) the greatest songs of reggae. It focuses on every style of reggae, from mento to Jamaican R&B, ska, rock steady, dub, DJ roots, dancehall and more. It opens with an exceptionally com…

  • Gene, Ace, Peter & Paul: A Detailed Exploration of the 1978 Kiss Solo Albums

    Gene, Ace, Peter & Paul: A Detailed Exploration of the 1978 Kiss Solo Albums
    av Julian Gill

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780982253762

  • Vinyl Junkies: Adventures in Record Collecting

    Vinyl Junkies: Adventures in Record Collecting
    av Brett Milano

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312304270

    From the first time a record was pressed back in 1894, people have been fascinated with the black spinning disks that elevate our moods at parties, get us through rough patches in our relationships, and provide the background music to our daily rout…

  • Let's Go to Hell

    Let's Go to Hell
    av James Burns

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780578164397

  • Let's Go to Hell

    Let's Go to Hell
    av James Burns

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780578164403

  • The Holy or the Broken: Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, and the Unlikely Ascent of "hallelujah"

    The Holy or the Broken: Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, and the Unlikely Ascent of "hallelujah"
    av Alan Light

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781451657852

    Praised as "brilliantly revelatory...a masterful work of critical journalism" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review), The Holy or the Broken is the fascinating account of one of the most-performed rock songs in history-Leonard Cohen's heartrending "Hallel…

  • 33 Revolutions Per Minute: A History of Protest Songs, from Billie Holiday to Green Day

    33 Revolutions Per Minute: A History of Protest Songs, from Billie Holiday to Green Day
    av Dorian Lynskey

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061670152

    From one of the most prominent music critics writing today, a page-turning and wonderfully researched history of protest music in the twentieth century and beyond Nowhere does pop music collide more dramatically with the wider world than in the prot…

  • Capturing Music

    Capturing Music
    av Thomas Forrest Kelly

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393064964

    In today's digital landscape, we have the luxury of experiencing music anytime, anywhere. But before this instant accessibility and dizzying array of formats-before CDs, the eight-track tape, the radio, and the turntable-there was only one recording…

  • Playing with History

    Playing with History
    av John Butt

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521013581

    Why do we feel the need to perform music in a historically informed style? Is this need related to wider cultural concerns? In the most ambitious study of the topic to date, John Butt sums up recent debates on the nature of the early music movement…

  • Playing with History

    Playing with History
    av John Butt

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521813525

    Why do we feel the need to perform music in a historically informed style? Is this need related to wider cultural concerns? In this 2002 study, John Butt sums up debates on the nature of the early music movement and historically informed performance…

  • Retromania: Pop Culture's Addiction to Its Own Past

    Retromania: Pop Culture's Addiction to Its Own Past
    av Simon Reynolds

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780865479944

    One of The Telegraph's Best Music Books 2011 We live in a pop age gone loco for retro and crazy for commemoration. Band re-formations and reunion tours, expanded reissues of classic albums and outtake-crammed box sets, remakes and sequels, tribute a…

  • The Life of Haydn

    The Life of Haydn
    av David Wyn Jones

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521895743

    Presenting a fresh picture of the life and work of Joseph Haydn, this biography captures all the complexities and contradictions of the composer's long career. In his lifetime Haydn achieved a degree of fame that easily surpassed that of Mozart and…

  • The Life of Haydn

    The Life of Haydn
    av David Wyn Jones

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107610811

    Presenting a fresh picture of the life and work of Joseph Haydn, this biography captures all the complexities and contradictions of the composer's long career. In his lifetime Haydn achieved a degree of fame that easily surpassed that of Mozart and…

  • Resonances

    Resonances

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441159373

    Resonances is a compelling collection of new essays by scholars, writers and musicians, all seeking to explore and enlighten this field of study. Noise seems to stand for a lack of aesthetic grace, to alienate or distract rather than enrapture. And…

  • Thayer's Life of Beethoven, Part I

    Thayer's Life of Beethoven, Part I

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691027173

    The description for this book, Thayer's Life of Beethoven, Part I, will be forthcoming.

  • Thayer's Life of Beethoven, Part II

    Thayer's Life of Beethoven, Part II

    Häftad - 1967 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691027180

    Alexander Wheelock Thayer's Life of Beethoven. has long been recognized as the classic biography of Beethoven. "Thayer, with his calm and logical mind, scrupulous, magnanimous and spacious...had set out to describe for posterity the great man as he…