3017 books (151 pages) in this category
A Background to Romantic French Song 1830-1870
by David Tunley
Music! It is the great pleasure of this city, the great occupation of the drawing-rooms, which have banished politics, and which have renounced literature, from ennui.? Jules Janin, An American in Paris, 1843 Afternoon and evening entertainmentseBook
Music and Individuality in the Work of Thomas Hardy
by John Hughes
This book studies the ways Hardy writes about music, and argues that this focus allows for a close and varied investigation of the affective dimensions of his poetry and fiction, and his recurrent preoccupations with time, community and love. ...eBook
by Peter Hauge
Robert Fludd (1574-1637) is well known among historians of science and philosophy for his intriguing work, The Metaphysical, Physical and Technical History of both Major and Minor Worlds, in which music plays an important role in his system of ...eBook
by Abigail Gardner
For female pop stars, whose star bodies and star performances are undisputedly the objects of a sexualized external gaze, the process of ageing in public poses particular challenges. Taking a broadly feminist perspective, 'Rock On': women, ...eBook
by ROLLIN SMITH
This collection of 100 melodies features such beloved hymns as A Mighty Fortress Is Our God, Amazing Grace, Faith of Our Fathers, We Gather Together, and Onward, Christian Soldiers. Although specially arranged for organ, the hymns can be played ...
by Robert Dimery
Now newly revised, this fascinating book is the ultimate critical guide to history's greatest albums. ...
by Matthew Rye
From the Gregorian chants of the Medieval age to the innovative and sometimes challenging composers of the 20th and 21st centuries and everything in between - the definitive guide to classical music. The key to a lifetime's passion and listening
by Terry Burrows
A visually stunning reference guide that traces the evolution of the most inflentual instrument of the last century. ...
by Robert Dimery
An inspiring selection of the greatest song recordings ever made. ...
The Year the Decade Exploded
by Jon Savage
<p>The pop world accelerated and broke through the sound barrier in 1966. In America, in London, in Amsterdam, in Paris, revolutionary ideas slow-cooking since the late '50s reached boiling point. In the worlds of pop, pop art, fashion and ...eBook
A Complete Rock Music History of the Summer of Love
by Harvey Kubernik
On the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, acclaimed journalist and pop culture historian Harvey Kubernik takes us on an insider’s look at the happenings in San Francisco, L.A., and beyond—in the months leading up to, during, and
by David Hepworth
"The Sixties ended a year late - on New Year's Eve 1970, when Paul McCartney initiated proceedings to wind up The Beatles. Music would never be the same again. The next day would see the dawning of a new era. 1971 saw the release of more ...
The Ultimate Collection
by John Morrish
Stringed instruments resembling the modern guitar date back 5,000 years! Most have six strings, but others have anywhere from four to 12 strings depending on the model and the player. Some are simply styled and made of wood, while others are ...
Where & How to Market Your Songs
by James Duncan
<p>The most trusted guide to songwriting success!</p> <p>There is a home out there for every song you've written, but in order to place those songs and advance your music career you must arm yourself with steadfast determination, unending ...eBook
by R. Purcell & R. Randall
<p>This collection presents a contemporary evaluation of the changing structures of music delivery and enjoyment. Exploring the confluence of music consumption, burgeoning technology, and contemporary culture; this volume focuses on issues of ...eBook
by Andrew Loog Oldham
<p>In 1963, in a south London hotel, Andrew Loog Oldham discovered an unknown rhythm and blues band called the Rolling Stones and became their manager and producer; by 1967 they had achieved worldwide celebrity, been arrested in a notorious ...eBook
The 50 most significant genres, composers and innovations, each explained in half a minute
by Joanne Cormac
From plainsong to program music, appreciate the passion and the pathos of sounds that have the power to stir our emotions to joy or sadness. Here's music to your ears. ...
by Dave Gelly
<p>Jazz can be difficult for the novice, but 30-Second Jazz proves the ideal companion for the newcomer to the subject, taking readers from the African-American roots of jazz all the way to today’s global mix of musicians and styles. Along the ...eBook