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📒This Is Music ✍ Dena Adams
📝This Is Music Book Synopsis : For those teachers with little or no music background and seasoned professionals who just don't have time to gather lesson plans, the This Is Music! series is exactly what they need to teach music in a classroom setting! Incredibly easy to use; Eight lessons in each book; Reproducible pages make easy take-home assignments; No singing ability required - all music is on the CDs!
📒The Cartoon Music Book ✍ Daniel Goldmark
📝The Cartoon Music Book Book Synopsis : The popularity of cartoon music, from Carl Stalling's work for Warner Bros. to Disney sound tracks and "The Simpsons"' song parodies, has never been greater. This lively and fascinating look at cartoon music's past and present collects contributions from well-known music critics and cartoonists, and interviews with the principal cartoon composers. Here Mark Mothersbaugh talks about his music for "Rugrats," Alf Clausen about composing for "The Simpsons," Carl Stalling about his work for Walt Disney and Warner Bros., Irwin Chusid about Raymond Scott's work, Will Friedwald about "Casper the Friendly Ghost," Richard Stone about his music for "Animaniacs," Joseph Lanza about "Ren and Stimpy," and much, much more.
📒On Music ✍ Benjamin Britten
📝On Music Book Synopsis : Benjamin Britten was a most reluctant public speaker. Yet his contributions were without doubt a major factor in the transformation during his lifetime of the structure of the art-music industry. This book, by bringing together all his published articles, unpublished speeches, drafts, and transcriptions of numerous radio interviews, explores the paradox of a reluctant yet influential cultural commentator, artist, and humanist. Whether talking about his own music, about the role of the artist in society, about music criticism, or wading into a debate on Soviet ideology at the height of the cold war, Britten always gave a performance which reinforced the notion of a private man who nonetheless saw the importance of public disclosure.
📒Music In American Life An Encyclopedia Of The Songs Styles Stars And Stories That Shaped Our Culture 4 Volumes ✍ Jacqueline Edmondson Ph.D.
✍Author : Jacqueline Edmondson Ph.D.
♛Publisher : ABC-CLIO
♣Release Date : 2013-10-03
✿Pages : 1270
♠ISBN : 9780313393488
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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📝Music in American Life An Encyclopedia of the Songs Styles Stars and Stories that Shaped our Culture 4 volumes Book Synopsis : A fascinating exploration of the relationship between American culture and music as defined by musicians, scholars, and critics from around the world.
📝Music and the Play of Power in the Middle East North Africa and Central Asia Book Synopsis : This volume presents the first direct look at the complex relationship between music and power across a range of musical genres and countries. Discourses of power in the region centre on some of the most contested social issues, most notably in relation to nationhood, gender and religion. Individual chapters examine the ways in which music serves as a forum for playing out issues of power, ideology, resistance and subversion.
📒Music Popular Culture Identities ✍ Richard Young
📝Music Popular Culture Identities Book Synopsis : Music, Popular Culture, Identities is a collection of sixteen essays that will appeal to a wide range of readers with interests in popular culture and music, cultural studies, and ethnomusicology. Organized around the central theme of music as an expression of local, ethnic, social and other identities, the essays touch upon popular traditions and contemporary forms from several different regions of the world: political engagement in Italian popular music; flamenco in Spain; the challenge of traditional music in Bulgaria; boerenrock and rap in Holland; Israeli extreme heavy metal; jazz and pop in South Africa, and musical hybridity and politics in Côte d'Ivoire. The collection includes essays about Latin America: on the Mexican corrido, the Caribbean, popular dance music in Cuba, and bossanova from Brazil. Communities of a cultural diaspora in North America are discussed in essays on Somali immigrant and refugee youth and Iranians in exile in the US. Grounded in cultural theory and a specialized knowledge of a particular popular musical practice, each author has written a critical study on the mix of music and identity in a particular social practice and context.
📒Music And Discourse ✍ Jean-Jacques Nattiez
📝Music and Discourse Book Synopsis : Series statement on p.  of cover, paperback edition.
📒Music Discipline And Arms In Early Modern France ✍ Kate van Orden
📝Music Discipline and Arms in Early Modern France Book Synopsis : Examines noble education in the arts to show how music contributed to cultural and social transformation in early modern French society. Van Orden constructs a fresh account of music's importance in promoting the absolutism that the French monarchy would fully embrace under Louis XIV, uncovering many hitherto unpublished ballets and royal ceremonial performances. The great pressure on French noblemen to take up the life of the warrior gave rise to bellicose art forms such as sword dances and equestrian ballets.
📒The Music Of The Spheres ✍ Jamie James
📝The Music of the Spheres Book Synopsis : For centuries, scientists and philosophers believed that the universe was a stately, ordered mechanism, both mathematical and musical. The perceived distances between objects in the sky mirrored (and were mirrored by) the spaces between notes forming chords and scales. The smooth operation of the cosmos created a divine harmony that composers sought to capture and express. Jamie James allows readers to see how this scientific philosophy emerged, how it was shattered by changing views of the universe and the rise of Romanticism, and to what extent it survives today - if at all. From Pythagoras to Newton, Bach to Beethoven, and on to the twentieth century of Einstein, Schoenberg, Stravinsky, Cage and Glass. A spellbinding examination of the interwoven fates of science and music throughout history.
📒Shakespeare And Music ✍ David Lindley
📝Shakespeare And Music Book Synopsis : This unique and comprehensive study examines how music affects Shakespeare's plays and addresses the ways in which contemporary audiences responded to it. David Lindley sets the musical scene of Early Modern England, establishing the kinds of music heard in the streets, the alehouses, private residences and the theatres of the period and outlining the period's theoretical understanding of music. Focusing throughout on the plays as theatrical performances, this work analyzes the ways Shakespeare explores and exploits the conflicting perceptions of music at the time and its dramatic and thematic potential.