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Dapha: Sacred Singing in a South Asian City

Music, Performance and Meaning in Bhaktapur, Nepal

by Richard Widdess

<p>Dapha, or dapha bhajan, is a genre of Hindu-Buddhist devotional singing, performed by male, non-professional musicians of the farmer and other castes belonging to the Newar ethnic group, in the towns and villages of the Kathmandu Valley, ...

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Dark Days

by Randy Blythe

<p><strong>The incredible memoir from <em>Lamb of God</em> frontman, Randy Blythe.</strong></p> <p>In 2010, a nineteen-year-old super-fan rushed the stage during a Lamb of God concert in Prague. To protect himself, singer Randy Blythe pushed ...

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Das Lied im Grünen D.917 - For Voice and Piano (1827)

by Franz Schubert

<p>This modern, high-quality reproduction is perfect for students and would make for a worthy addition to any music collection. Franz Peter Schubert (1797 – 1828) was a seminal Austrian composer. Even though he died before he was 32, he was ...

ISBN: 9781528781183

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David Lewin's Morgengruß

Text, Context, Commentary

by David Bard-Schwarz & Richard Cohn

<p>Arguably one of the most influential and revered figures in contemporary music theory, David Lewin (1933-2003) revolutionized the field through his work on transformational theory and theoretical methodology. <em>David Lewin's</em> ...

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dc Talk's Jesus Freak

by Will,Gilson, D. Stockton

Late in the Reagan years, three young men at Jerry Falwell's Liberty University formed the Christian rap group dc Talk. The trio put out a series of records that quickly secured their place at the forefront of contemporary Christian music. But, ...

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dc Talk’s Jesus Freak

by Will Stockton & D. Gilson

<p>Late in the Reagan years, three young men at Jerry Falwell's Liberty University formed the Christian rap group dc Talk. The trio put out a series of records that quickly secured their place at the forefront of contemporary Christian music. ...

ISBN: 9781501331671

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De-Colonization, Heritage, and Advocacy

An Oxford Handbook of Applied Ethnomusicology, Volume 2

by Svanibor Pettan & Jeff Titon

<p>The nine ethnomusicologists who contributed to this volume present a diverse range of views, approaches, and methodologies that address indigenous peoples, immigrants, and marginalized communities. Discussing participatory action research, ...

ISBN: 9780190885755

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Dead Kennedys' Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables

by Michael Stewart Foley

<p>In 1978, San Francisco, a city that has seen more than its share of trauma, plunged from a summer of political tension into an autumn cascade of malevolence that so eluded human comprehension it seemed almost demonic. The battles over ...

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Deaf School

The Non-Stop Pop Art Punk Rock Party

by Paul Du Noyer

<p>Liverpool's dynamic music scene gave the world The Beatles. What city could hope to follow that? But 12 years later, in 1974, lightning nearly struck twice. Deaf School were a band formed in John Lennon's old art college, rehearsing in the ...

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Dear Mr Pop Star

by Derek Philpott & Dave Philpott

<p>For more than a decade, Derek Philpott and his son, Dave, have been writing to pop stars from the 1960s to the 90s to take issue with the lyrics of some of their best-known songs. But then, to their great surprise, the pop stars started ...

ISBN: 9781783526000

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Dearest Lenny

Letters from Japan and the Making of the World Maestro

by Mari Yoshihara

<p>Much has been written about Leonard Bernstein, a musician of extraordinary talent who was legendary for his passionate love of life and many relationships. In this work, Mari Yoshihara reveals the deeply emotional connections Bernstein formed

ISBN: 9780190465803

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Death and the Rock Star

by Catherine Strong & Barbara Lebrun

<p>The untimely deaths of Amy Winehouse (2011) and Whitney Houston (2012), and the ’resurrection’ of Tupac Shakur for a performance at the Coachella music festival in April 2012, have focused the media spotlight on the relationship between ...

ISBN: 9781317154501

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Death and the Rock Star

by Professor Derek B Scott & Professor Stan Hawkins

<p>The untimely deaths of Amy Winehouse (2011) and Whitney Houston (2012), and the ‘resurrection’ of Tupac Shakur for a performance at the Coachella music festival in April 2012, have focused the media spotlight on the relationship between ...

ISBN: 9781472430939

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Debussy

by Eric Frederick Jensen

<p>Nearly one hundred years after the death of its composer, the music of Claude Debussy has lost none of its breadth of appeal. With the rare ability to entice listeners on many levels, at its heart lies an engaging simplicity-one which defies ...

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Debussy

A Painter in Sound

by Professor Stephen Walsh

<p>Debussy's life is of extraordinary interest because, like Wagner and Stravinsky, he crossed artistic boundaries, associating as much with poets and artists as with musicians. His father was active in the 1871 Paris Commune and the composer's ...

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Debussy's Critics

Sound, Affect, and the Experience of Modernism

by Alexandra Kieffer

<p><em>Debussy's Critics: Sound, Affect, and the Experience of Modernism</em> explores the music of Claude Debussy and its early reception in light of the rise of the empirical human sciences in Western Europe around the turn of the twentieth ...

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Debussy's Legacy and the Construction of Reputation

by Marianne Wheeldon

<p>Today, Claude Debussy's position as a central figure in twentieth-century concert music is secure, and scholarship has long taken for granted the enduring musical and aesthetic contributions of his compositions. Yet this was not always the ...

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Delius and the Sound of Place

by Daniel M. Grimley

<p>Few composers have responded as powerfully to place as Frederick Delius (1862–1934). Born in Yorkshire, Delius resided in the United States, Germany, and Scandinavia before settling in France, where he spent the majority of his professional ...

ISBN: 9781108560313

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Depeche Mode: Monument

by Dennis Burmeister

<p><i>Depeche Mode: Monument</i>&nbsp;illustrates the amazing success story that began in 1981 and is still going strong after 100 million album sales. This book contains: information on all of the band's releases from 1981 to 2017; over a ...

ISBN: 9781617755934

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Descriptions Automatiques by Erik Satie for Solo Piano (1913)

by Erik Satie

<p>This wonderful classic score by Erik Satie is a high-quality reproduction of the original music scores. Featuring wide margins and clear note heads, it is ideal for following the music and a fantastic addition to music collections. It is a ...

ISBN: 9781528780599

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