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The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, Vol. 3

by Francis James Child Dover Publications (December 06, 2012)

This definitive 19th-century collection compiles all the extant ballads with all known variants and features Child's commentary for each work. Volume III includes Parts V and VI of the original set — ballads...


The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, Vol. 1

by Francis James Child Dover Publications (October 03, 2012)

This classic 19th-century survey offers absolute fidelity to original texts as well as invaluable commentary by Francis James Child. Volume 1 includes Parts I and II of the original set — ballads 1-53.


The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, Vol. 4

by Francis James Child Dover Publications (December 06, 2012)

This definitive 19th-century collection compiles all the extant ballads with all known variants and features Child's commentary for each work. Volume IV includes Parts VII and VIII of the original set — ballads...


The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, Vol. 2

by Francis James Child Dover Publications (October 16, 2012)

This definitive 19th-century collection compiles all the extant ballads with all known variants and features Child's commentary for each work. Volume II includes Parts III & IV of the original set — ballads...


The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, Vol. 5

by Francis James Child Dover Publications (December 06, 2012)

This 19th-century collection compiles all the extant ballads with all known variants and features Child's commentaries. Includes Parts IX and X of the original set — ballads 266-305 — plus indexes, glossary....


Korean P'ansori Singing Tradition: Development, Authenticity, and Performance History

by Yeonok Jang Scarecrow Press (November 26, 2013)

In Korean P’ansori Singing Tradition: Development, Authenticity, and Performance History, Yeonok Jang studies the periodical developments and changes in the performance context, vocal developments, singing...


Revival and Reconciliation: Sacred Music in the Making of European Modernity

by Philip V. Bohlman Scarecrow Press (May 16, 2013)

Drawing upon three decades of research in European sacred music, Philip V. Bohlman calls for a re-examination of European modernity in the twenty first century, a modernity shaped no less by canonic religious...


Song and Social Change in Latin America

by Lauren E. Shaw, Lisette Balabarca, Phillip J. Chidester & Juan Carlos Ureña et al. Lexington Books (March 15, 2013)

Politics and music are intertwined in this study of different musical forms in Latin America from the twentieth century to the present as scholars from diverse disciplines analyze various musical genres contextualized...


Shpil: The Art of Playing Klezmer

by Yale Strom Scarecrow Press (October 12, 2012)

Shpil offers an expansive history of klezmer, from its medieval origins through the present era. Individual chapters concentrate on the most common instruments found in a typical klezmer ensemble: violin, clarinet,...


Cuban Counterpoints: The Legacy of Fernando Ortiz

by Mauricio A. Font & Alfonso W. Quiroz Lexington Books (December 23, 2004)

While Fernando Ortiz's contribution to our understanding of Cuba and Latin America more generally has been widely recognized since the 1940s, recently there has been renewed interest in this scholar and activist...


Confronting Silence: Selected Writings

by Toru Takemitsu, Yoshiko Kakudo, Glenn Glasow & Seiji Ozawa Scarecrow Press (January 01, 1995)

In these writings, available here in English for the first time, the distinguished Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu reflects on his contemporaries, including John Cage, Olivier Messiaen, and Merce Cunningham;...


Music and Media in the Arab World

by Michael Frishkopf The American University in Cairo Press (September 01, 2010)

Since the turn of the twentieth century the dramatic rise of mass media has profoundly transformed music practices in the Arab world. Music has adapted to successive forms of media disseminationfrom phonograph...


Steel Drums and Steelbands: A History

by Angela Smith Scarecrow Press (June 07, 2012)

Steel Drums and Steelbands: A History is a vivid account of the events that led to the “accidental” invention of the steel drum: the only acoustic musical instrument invented in the 20th century. Angela...


HOW TO LIVE FOR LOVE & HIP HIP

by Maxine Johns Nobility Press (August 29, 2017)

This book is your opportunity to see into the real life of creatives and artists. You will see how we connect and how important great conversations are. Maybe you’re reading this book because your passion...


Hip-Hop within and without the Academy

by Karen Snell & Johan Söderman Lexington Books (July 29, 2014)

Hip-hop’s historical nature as a mouthpiece for marginalized peoples provides a platform for its universal-appeal and contemporary relevancy. Moreover, hip-hop culture’s affirmation of a pedagogy of liberation...


African American Music Trails of Eastern North Carolina

by Sarah Bryan, Beverly Patterson & Michelle Lanier The University of North Carolina Press (December 12, 2013)

Thelonius Monk, Billy Taylor, and Maceo Parker--famous jazz artists who have shared the unique sounds of North Carolina with the world--are but a few of the dynamic African American artists from eastern North...


Ko-Uta: Little Songs of the Geisha World

by Liza Crihfield Tuttle Publishing (February 03, 2016)

This book of Japanese poetry and lyrics explores a little-known style of Japanese song called Ko-Uta.

A Ko-Uta is translated as "little song" in Japanese. Unfamiliar to most Westerners, ko-uta are particularly...


Nagauta: The Heart of Kabuki Music

by William P. Malm Tuttle Publishing (June 15, 1963)

This study of Japanese music explore Nagauta or literally "long song"—the delicate and complex music that accompanies kabuki theater—in great detail.

The Kabuki theater of Japan has achieved a growing reputation...


Folk Songs Hawaii Sings: A Collection of Songs from Polynesia and Asia for Piano and Voice

by John M. Kelly, Jr Tuttle Publishing (June 15, 1963)

Folk Songs Hawaii Sings is a sparkling compilation of melodies from the islands of Polynesia together with a variety of folk songs that countless Asian people have brought with them to their new home in the...


Rap-Up: The Ultimate Guide to Hip-Hop and R&B

by Devin Lazerine & Cameron Lazerine Grand Central Publishing (February 29, 2008)

In this fun, edgy, and essential guide, the editors of today's hottest music magazine give you the ultimate, all-access pass to the exciting world of hip-hop and contemporary R&B. From the megaselling songs...