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Concert Life in Haydn's Vienna: Aspects of a Developing Musical and Social Institution

Morrow, Mary S. Morrow, Mary Sue.
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(2018)  | 9780918728838 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | book | 576pp | Availability last checked: 23/1/2018
AUD 95.95 (inc. GST), AUD 87.23 (ex. GST),
Concert life in Vienna between 1760 and 1810, both public and private, offeredan intriguing variety of musical events, here studied through repertoire,business and financial aspects, and the position they held in Vienna's largercultural wor ld. Also included are five extensive appendices of the concertcalendars...

Communicating hip-hop : how hip-hop culture shapes popular culture.

Sciullo, Nick J.
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(2018)  | 9781440842221 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 155pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
AUD 76.95 (inc. GST), AUD 69.95 (ex. GST),
How has hip-hop influenced our culture beyond the most obvious ways (music and fashion)? Examples of the substantial power of hip-hop culture include influence on consumer buying habits--for example, Dr. Dre's Beats headphones; politics, seen in Barack Obama's election as the first "hip-hop president"...

Music Preservation and Archiving Today

Carlson, Scott. Guthrie, Norie.
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(2018)  | 9781538102947 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 220pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
AUD 62.95 (inc. GST), AUD 57.23 (ex. GST),
Here are the stories of how music archives are preserving independent music andsaving a part of our cultural heritage. Music Preservation and Archiving Todaymoves beyond the how-to and assembles the work currently being done to preservemusic and "scenes" via essays, case studies, and overviews of work...

American Wind Music: Its Origin and the Instrumental Tutors

AraĂşjo Kolman, Barry.
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(2018)  | 9781527507807 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 155pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
AUD 84.95 (inc. GST), AUD 77.23 (ex. GST),
The transitions that occurred in everyday life after the new “America” was created after the Revolutionary War are reflected in the type of wind music local amateur groups were performing. New composers began writing original works, always trying to wean themselves from the British musical traditions...

Voices of Identities: Vocal Music and De/con/struction of Communities in the Former Habsburg Areas

Ender, Daniel. Flamm, Christoph.
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(2018)  | 9781527508088 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 198pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
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European history has rarely met changes as rapid, dense and radical as those that have taken place in the regions of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire over the past hundred years. This cultural area has experienced political conflicts, the setting and dissolution of borders, and the construction of...

The Study of Musical Performance in Antiquity: Archaeology and Written Sources

Tavolieri, Claudia. Ventura, Agnés Garcia. Verderame, Lorenzo. , Garcia Ventura, Agnès. Tavolieri, Claudia. Verderame, Lorenzo.
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(2018)  | 9781527506589 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 275pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
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This collection of eleven essays provides the reader with some valuable insights into the richness of sources dealing with music and musical performance scattered over 3000 years and covering a wide range of geographies, from Syria to Iberia, through Greece and Rome. The volume, then, offers a series...

Live and Recorded: Music Experience in the Digital Millennium

Kjus, Yngvar.
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(2018)  | 9783319703671 | Springer | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/4/2018
AUD 199.95 (inc. GST), AUD 181.77 (ex. GST),
This book uncovers how music experience–live and recorded–is changing along with the use of digital technology in the 2000s. Focussing on the Nordic region, this volume utilizes the theory of mentalization: the capacity to perceive and interpret what others are thinking and feeling, and applies it to...

The Contemporary Piano: A Performer and Composer’s Guide to Techniques and Resources

Shockley, Alan.
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(2018)  | 9781442281899 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 280pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
AUD 96.95 (inc. GST), AUD 88.14 (ex. GST),
With Contemporary Piano: A Performer and Composer’s Guide to Techniques andResources, Alan Shockley provides a comprehensive resource for composers writingmusic that uses extended techniques for the piano, and for pianists interestedin playing repertoire that makes use of techniques and/or implements...

Experiencing Alice Cooper : a listener's companion

Chapman, Ian.
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(2018)  | 9781442257702 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 3/4/2018
AUD 57.95 (inc. GST), AUD 52.68 (ex. GST),
Experiencing Alice Cooper: A Listener’s Companion take a long overdue look atthe music and stage act of rock music’s self-styled arch-villain. Aprovocateur from the very start of his career in the mid-1960s, Alice Cooper,aka Vince Furnier, son of a lay preacher in the Church of Jesus Christ, carved...

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Experiencing Alice Cooper : a listener's companion

Chapman, Ian.
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(2018)  | 9781442257702 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 3/4/2018
AUD 57.95 (inc. GST), AUD 52.68 (ex. GST),
Experiencing Alice Cooper: A Listener’s Companion take a long overdue look atthe music and stage act of rock music’s self-styled arch-villain. Aprovocateur from the very start of his career in the mid-1960s, Alice Cooper,aka Vince Furnier, son of a lay preacher in the Church of Jesus Christ, carved...

 

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