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Between Air and Electricity

Microphones and Loudspeakers as Musical Instruments

by Dr. Cathy van Eck

<p>Composers and sound artists have explored for decades how to transform microphones and loudspeakers from &quot;inaudible†? technology into genuinely new musical instruments. While the sound reproduction industry had claimed perfect high ...

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Between Baudelaire and Mallarmé

Voice, Conversation and Music

by Helen Abbott

<p>As the status of poetry became less and less certain over the course of the nineteenth century, poets such as Baudelaire and Mallarmé began to explore ways to ensure that poetry would not be overtaken by music in the hierarchy of the arts. ...

ISBN: 9781317175056

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Beyond Art

by Dominic McIver Lopes

<p>Dominic McIver Lopes articulates and defends a 'buck passing theory of art', namely that a work of art is nothing but a work in one of the arts. Having traced philosophical interest in theories of art to a reaction to certain puzzle cases of ...

ISBN: 9780191006715

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Beyond No Future

Cultures of German Punk

by Seth Howes, Mirko M. Hall & Dr. Cyrus M. Shahan

<p>The first book of its kind in English, <em>Beyond No Future: Cultures of German Punk</em> explores the texts and contexts of German punk cultures. Notwithstanding its &quot;no future&quot; sloganeering, punk has had a rich and complex life in

ISBN: 9781501314100

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Beyond Sound

The College and Career Guide in Music Technology

by Scott L. Phillips

<p><em>Beyond Sound</em> is a must-read for anyone who loves music technology and wants to build a career in this competitive, fast-paced world. Author Scott L. Phillips draws on his seventeen-year career as a technology trainer and educator, ...

ISBN: 9780199996537

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Beyond the Baton

What Every Conductor Needs to Know

by Diane Wittry

<p>Seasoned conductor Diane Wittry draws a comprehensive roadmap to a successful career in <em>Beyond the Baton</em>. With first-hand understanding of how the role of the conductor has changed across the years, she expertly examines the new set ...

ISBN: 9780199885275

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Beyond the Roof of the World

Music, Prayer, and Healing in the Pamir Mountains

by Benjamin D. Koen

<p>While Western medicine has conventionally separated music, science, and religion into distinct entities, traditional cultures throughout the world have always viewed music as a bridge that connects the physical with the spiritual. Now, as ...

ISBN: 9780199910496

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Beyond Unwanted Sound

Noise, Affect and Aesthetic Moralism

by Marie Thompson

<p>Noise is so often a 'stench in the ear' – an unpleasant disturbance or an unwelcome distraction. But there is much more to noise than what greets the ear as unwanted sound.<br /> <em>Beyond Unwanted Sound</em> is about noise and how we talk ...

ISBN: 9781501313325

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Big Bangs

by Howard Goodall

<p>The dramatic story of five key turning points in a thousand years of Western music - discoveries that changed the course of history.</p> <p>Who first invented 'Doh Re Mi...'?</p> <p>What do we mean by &quot;in tune&quot;?</p> <p>Looking ...

ISBN: 9781446484548

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Big Book of Beginner Piano Classics Volume Two

by DAVID DUTKANICZ

Beginning pianists of all ages will cherish this excellent compilation of 57 piano classics. Each piece has been carefully selected and simplified to help students develop their skills. The special arrangements also offer novices the pleasure ...

ISBN: 9780486812663

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Big Book of Rock & Roll Names, The:How Arcade Fire, Led Zeppelin,

"How Arcade Fire, Led Zeppelin, Nirvana, Vampire Weekend, and 532 Other Bands Got Their Names"

by Dolgins Adam

ISBN: 9781419732591

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Big Star's Radio City

by Bruce Eaton

<p>Released when ELP and Elton John were plodding from one packed stadium to the next, <em>Radio City</em> was a radical album influenced by records that were already deemed oldies and yet sounding like a lean electrical jolt from the future. ...

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Bits and Pieces

A History of Chiptunes

by Kenneth B. McAlpine

<p><em>Bits and Pieces</em> tells the story of chiptune, a style of lo-fi electronic music that emerged from the first generation of video game consoles and home computers in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Through ingenuity and invention, ...

ISBN: 9780190496128

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Bizet

by Hugh Macdonald

<p>Today Georges Bizet is most immediately recognized as the composer of the acclaimed opera <em>Carmen</em>. One of the most frequently performed operas for over a century, <em>Carmen</em> explores concepts such as the femme fatale and ...

ISBN: 9780199384730

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Björk's Homogenic

by Ms. Emily Mackay

<p>In recent years, Björk's artistry has become ever more ambitious and ever more respected. With the release of her conceptual app-album <em>Biophilia</em> in 2011, and a huge retrospective exhibition at New York's Museum of Modern Art ...

ISBN: 9781501322754

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Black British Jazz

Routes, Ownership and Performance

by Jason Toynbee & Catherine Tackley

<p>Black British musicians have been making jazz since around 1920 when the genre first arrived in Britain. This groundbreaking book reveals their hidden history and major contribution to the development of jazz in the UK. More than this, ...

ISBN: 9781317173977

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Black Dog Opera Library Box Set

Includes La Boheme, Carmen, La Traviata and The Marriage of Figaro

by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

ISBN: 9781579129668

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Black Power and the American People

Culture and Identity in the Twentieth Century

by Rafael Torrubia

<p>While the history of the Civil Rights Movement, from Rosa Parks to Martin Luther King, is one of the great American stories of the twentieth century, the related Black Power movement has left a more complex legacy. Its original leaders, ...

ISBN: 9781786720887

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Black Sabbath

Symptom of the Universe

by Mick Wall

ISBN: 9781409118466

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