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Chasing Sound

Technology, Culture, and the Art of Studio Recording from Edison to the LP

by Susan Schmidt Horning

<p>In <em>Chasing Sound</em>, Susan Schmidt Horning traces the cultural and technological evolution of recording studios in the United States from the first practical devices to the modern multi-track studios of the analog era. Charting the ...

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Chasing the Raag Dream: A Look into the World of Hindustani Classical Music

by Pradhan. Aneesh

<p>One of the two branches of Indian classical music, the Hindustani (North Indian) music tradition has evolved over thousands of years into the complex ecosystem it is today. From its movement across geographical and class boundaries, its ...

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Chasing the Wild Goose

The story of the Iona Community

by Ronald Ferguson

<p>The history of the Iona Community including the work of George MacLeod whose inspiration placed Iona firmly on the Christian map once again in the twentieth century.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781849520836

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Cheap Print and Popular Song in the Nineteenth Century

A Cultural History of the Songster

by Paul Watt, Derek B. Scott & Patrick Spedding

<p>This book is a cultural history of the nineteenth-century songster: pocket-sized anthologies of song texts, usually without musical notation. It examines the musical, social, commercial and aesthetic functions songsters served and the ...

ISBN: 9781108161268

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Chicago Jazz

A Cultural History, 1904-1930

by William Howland Kenney

<p>The setting is the Royal Gardens Cafe. It's dark, smoky. The smell of gin permeates the room. People are leaning over the balcony, their drinks spilling on the customers below. On stage, King Oliver and Louis Armstrong roll on and on, piling ...

ISBN: 9780190282431

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Children of the Stone

The Power of Music in a Hard Land

by Sandy Tolan

<p><em>Children of the Stone</em> is the unlikely story of Ramzi Hussein Aburedwan, a boy from a Palestinian refugee camp in Ramallah who confronts the occupying army, gets an education, masters an instrument, dreams of something much bigger ...

ISBN: 9781408853054

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Children's Songbag

by Paul DuBois Jacobs

Children instinctively love to sing and follow along with songs. The authors have collected 50 fun and easy songs in this delightful new book, a virtual songbag of children's favourites. Many will be be familiar, some will be brand new to little

ISBN: 9781586853563

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Chopin's Piano

A Journey through Romanticism

by Paul Kildea

Chopin's Piano begins in November 1838, when George Sand, her children and Frederick Chopin took a boat to Majorca for the winter. It describes their circumstances there, and how Chopin completed one of the most revolutionary works in the ...

ISBN: 9780141980560

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Chopin's Polish Ballade

Op. 38 as Narrative of National Martyrdom

by Jonathan D. Bellman

<p><em>Chopin's Polish Ballade</em> examines the Second Ballade, Op. 38, and how that work gave voice to the Polish cultural preoccupations of the 1830s, using musical conventions from French opera and amateur piano music. This approach provides

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Chopin: Pianist and Teacher

As Seen by his Pupils

by Jean-Jacques Eigeldinger

<p>The first English paperback edition of the unique collection of documents which reveal Chopin as teacher and interpreter of his own music. From the accounts of his pupils, acquaintances and contemporaries, together with his own writing, we ...

ISBN: 9781316098547

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Choral Fantasies

Music, Festivity, and Nationhood in Nineteenth-Century Germany

by Ryan Minor

<p>Most histories of nineteenth-century music portray 'the people' merely as an audience, a passive spectator to the music performed around it. Yet, in this reappraisal of choral singing and public culture, Minor shows how a burgeoning German ...

ISBN: 9781139365468

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Choral Mediations in Greek Tragedy

by Renaud Gagné & Marianne Govers Hopman

<p>This volume explores how the choruses of Greek tragedy creatively combined media and discourses to generate their own specific forms of meaning. The contributors analyse choruses as fictional, religious and civic performers; as combinations ...

ISBN: 9781107065598

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Choral Monuments

Studies of Eleven Choral Masterworks

by Dennis Shrock

<p><em>Choral Monuments</em> provides extensive material about eleven epoch-making choral masterworks that span the history of Western culture. Included are: <em>Missa Pange lingua</em> (Josquin Desprez); <em>Missa Papae Marcelli</em> (G. P. da ...

ISBN: 9780190469054

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Choral Repertoire

by Dennis Shrock

<p><em>Choral Repertoire</em> is the definitive and comprehensive one-volume presentation of the canon of the Western choral tradition. Designed for practicing conductors and directors, students and teachers of choral music, amateur and ...

ISBN: 9780199886876

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Choreomania

Dance and Disorder

by Kélina Gotman

<p>When political protest is read as epidemic madness, religious ecstasy as nervous disease, and angular dance moves as dark and uncouth, the 'disorder' being described is choreomania. At once a catchall term to denote spontaneous gestures and ...

ISBN: 9780190840440

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Christian Music

A global history (revised and expanded)

by Tim Dowley

<p>Christian Music: A Global History was originally published by Lion Hudson in 2011. This new edition has been substantially extended and updated.</p> <p>Dr Tim Dowley's wide-ranging survey includes contributions from nine additional experts. ...

ISBN: 9780281079278

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Church and Worship Music in the United States

A Research and Information Guide

by James Michael Floyd & Avery T. Sharp

<p>This fully updated second edition is a selective annotated bibliography of all relevant published resources relating to church and worship music in the United States. Over the past decade, there has been a growth of literature covering ...

ISBN: 9781317270355

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Class of '88

Find the warehouse. Lose the hitmen. Pump the beats.

by Wayne Anthony

<p><strong>Organised crime puts on a smiley face.</strong></p> <p>When the Summer of Love hit Britain in ’88, Wayne embraced the bright new world of dance music, MDMA and all-night celebrations. But alongside the ecstasy, his natural East End ...

ISBN: 9780753552131

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Class, Control, and Classical Music

by Anna Bull

<p>Why is classical music predominantly the preserve of the white middle classes? Contemporary associations between classical music and social class remain underexplored, with classical music primarily studied as a text rather than as a practice

ISBN: 9780190844370

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Classic Albums..

by Alan Whiticker

In the late 1960s and 1970s, vinyl ruled! Fans showed their love and investment in a particularly rock and roll band by paying about $10 ($75 in today’s money) for a dozen songs etched into 40 minutes of a vinyl ‘long play’ or LP record. Not ...

ISBN: 9781921024382

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