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Atma Bhog

Bhajans of Bhakti Marga with Chords and Translations

by Ivan Pavkovic Chaturananda, & Paramahamsa Sri Swami Vishwananda

<p>Atma Bhog contains more than 900 bhajans, chants and songs from all major spiritual traditions and encompasses one of the largest and at the same time widest collection of bhajans and spiritual songs from all over the world. With chords and ...

ISBN: 9783940381972

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Bamako Sounds

The Afropolitan Ethics of Malian Music

by Ryan Thomas Skinner

<DIV><P><I>Bamako Sounds</I> tells the story of an African city, its people, their values, and their music. Centered on the music and musicians of Bamako, Mali’s booming capital city, this book reveals a community of artists whose lives and ...

ISBN: 9781452944418

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Caribbean Folksongs for Ukulele: Vol 1

by Jacqueline Grant

<p>Twenty Caribbean folksongs arranged for soprano, concert or tenor ukulele.<br /> Arranged for GCEA (standard tuning) tuned ukulele.<br /> 19 traditional Caribbean folksong plus one original song by the author Jacqueline Grant.<br /> Each ...

ISBN: 9781370414727

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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, ...

ISBN: 9781351946278

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Fela: This Bitch Of a Life

by Carlos Moore

<p>African superstar composer singer and musician as well as mystic and political activist Nigerian Fela Kuti born in 1938 was controversy personified. He was swept to international celebrity on a wave of scandal and flamboyance and when he died

ISBN: 9780857125897

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From Factory Girls to K-Pop Idol Girls

Cultural Politics of Developmentalism, Patriarchy, and Neoliberalism in South Korea’s Popular Music Industry

by Gooyong Kim

<p>Focusing on female idols’ proliferation in the South Korean popular music (K-pop) industry since the late 1990s, Gooyong Kim critically analyzes structural conditions of possibilities in contemporary popular music from production to ...

ISBN: 9781498548830

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How to Live for Love & Hip Hop

Learn to Live Your Passion as Ms. Hennessey speaks to World Star Hip Hop Artists

by Maxine Johns

<p>This book is your opportunity to see into the real life of creatives and artists. You will see how we connect and how important great conversations are. Maybe you’re reading this book because your passion is Hip Hop. Maybe you’d like to take ...

ISBN: 9781925653113

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Kwaito's Promise

Music and the Aesthetics of Freedom in South Africa

by Gavin Steingo

<p>In mid-1990s South Africa, apartheid ended, Nelson Mandela was elected president, and the country’s urban black youth developed <em>kwaito</em>—a form of electronic music (redolent of North American house) that came to represent the ...

ISBN: 9780226362687

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Latin American Classical Composers

A Biographical Dictionary

by Martha Furman Schleifer & Gary Galván

<p>Now in its third edition, <em>Latin American Classical Composers: A Biographical Dictionary</em> provides a singular English-language resource for biographical information on hundreds of composers from Central and South America and the ...

ISBN: 9780810888715

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Lion Songs

Thomas Mapfumo and the Music That Made Zimbabwe

by Banning Eyre

<p>Like Fela Kuti and Bob Marley, singer, composer, and bandleader Thomas Mapfumo and his music came to represent his native country's anticolonial struggle and cultural identity. Mapfumo was born in 1945 in what was then the British colony of ...

ISBN: 9780822375425

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Living Politics, Making Music

The Writings of Jan Fairley

by Jan Fairley, edited by Simon Frith & Ian Christie

<p>The late Jan Fairley (1949-2012) was a key figure in making world music a significant topic for popular music studies and an influential contributor to such world music magazines as fRoots and Songlines. This book celebrates her contribution ...

ISBN: 9781317103950

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Made in Hungary

Studies in Popular Music

by Emília Barna & Tamás Tófalvy

<p><strong>Emília Barna</strong> is Assistant Professor at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. She is a founding member and Chair of IASPM Hungary, editor of <em>Zenei Hálózatok Folyóirat (Music Networks Journal),</em> and ...

ISBN: 9781351709798

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Making New Zealand's Pop Renaissance

State, Markets, Musicians

by Michael Scott

<p>Since the early 2000s New Zealand has undergone a pop renaissance. Domestic artists' sales, airplay and concert attendance have all grown dramatically while new avenues for 'kiwi' pop exports emerged. Concurrent with these trends was a new ...

ISBN: 9781317102304

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Mongolian Film Music

Tradition, Revolution and Propaganda

by Lucy M. Rees

<p>In 1936 the Mongolian socialist government decreed the establishment of a film industry with the principal aim of disseminating propaganda to the largely nomadic population. The government sent promising young rural Mongolian musicians to ...

ISBN: 9781317094203

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Singing My Life

by Valentina Suzukei

<p>Valentina Süzükei takes readers on a journey through the life of legendary throat singer Kongar-ool Ondar. When he came onto the scene in 1989, Ondar was one of the pioneers of Tuvan throat singing in the West. Süzükei tells stories of his ...

ISBN: 9781311769084

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The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music

The United States and Canada

by Ellen Koskoff

<p>This volume makes available the full range of the American/Canadian musical experience, covering-for the first time in print-all major regions, ethnic groups, and traditional and popular contexts. From musical comedy to world beat, from the ...

ISBN: 9781351544146

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The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music

The Middle East

by Virginia Danielson, Dwight Reynolds & Scott Marcus

<p>Expert writers present the major traditions of North Africa, the Middle East, and Central Asia, together with personal accounts of performers, composers, teachers, and ceremonies. A special feature of this volume is the inclusion of dozens of

ISBN: 9781351544177

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The Modern Composer and His World

by John Beckwith & Udo Kasemets

<p>Proceedings of the International Conference of Composers attended by SCEG at the Stratford Festival, Stratford, Ontario in August 1960.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781442633452

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Vibe Merchants: The Sound Creators of Jamaican Popular Music

by Ray Hitchins

<p>Vibe Merchants offers an insider’s perspective on the development of Jamaican Popular Music, researched and analysed by a thirty-year veteran with a wide range of experience in performance, production and academic study. This rare ...

ISBN: 9781317002376

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War, Exile and the Music of Afghanistan

The Ethnographer’s Tale

by John Baily

<p>In the 1970s John Baily conducted extensive ethnomusicological research in Afghanistan, principally in the city of Herat but also in Kabul. Then, with Taraki’s coup in 1978, came conflict, war, and the dispersal of many musicians to locations

ISBN: 9781315466910

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