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  1. Arsenio Rodríguez and the Transnational Flows of Latin Popular Music
    Arsenio Rodr\u00edguez was one of the most important Cuban musicians of the twentieth century. In this first scholarly study, ethnomusicologist David F. Garc\u00eda examines Rodr\u00edguez's life, including the conjunto musical... Learn More
    Published: 27th June 3006
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  2. BLUE RHYTHMS

    BLUE RHYTHMS

    By Chip Deffaa

    Series Music in American Life

    University of Illinois Press

    Published: 31st December 2020
    Paperback | £13.99
  3. Digital Sound Studies

    Digital Sound Studies

    Edited by Mary Caton Lingold, Darren Mueller and Whitney Trettien

    Duke University Press Books

    This volume's contributors explore the transformative potential of digital sound studies to create rich, multisensory experiences within scholarship, building on the work of digital humanists to evaluate and historicize new technologies... Learn More
    Published: 5th October 2018
    Hardback | £77.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  4. Intimacy, Performance, and the Lied in the Early Nineteenth Century
    The German lied, or art song, is considered one of the most intimate of all musical genres—often focused on the poetic speaker’s inner world and best suited for private and semi-private performance in the home or salon. Yet,... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2018
    Hardback | £64.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  5. The Gnawa Lions
    Traditionally gnawa musicians in Morocco played for all-night ceremonies where communities gathered to invite spirits to heal mental, physical, and social ills untreatable by other means. Now gnawa music can be heard on the streets... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2018
    Hardback | £65.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  6. Black Lives Matter and Music
    Music has always been integral to the Black Lives Matter movement in the United States, with songs such as Kendrick Lamar’s "Alright," J. Cole’s "Be Free," D’Angelo and the Vanguard "The Charade," The Game’s "Don’t Shoot,"... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2018
    Hardback | £42.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  7. The Making of John Lennon
    Despite the nearly universal fame of the Beatles, many people only know the fairytale version of the iconic group’s rise to fame. Drawing on his extensive knowledge of Liverpool, Francis Kenny reveals the real John Lennon who... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2018
    Hardback | £60.00
    Paperback | £14.99
  8. Banjo Roots and Branches

    Banjo Roots and Branches

    Edited by Robert B Winans

    Series Music in American Life

    University of Illinois Press

    The story of the banjo's journey from Africa to the western hemisphere blends music, history, and a union of cultures. In Banjo Roots and Branches, Robert B. Winans presents cutting-edge scholarship that covers the instrument's... Learn More
    Published: 30th July 2018
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  9. Jazz As Critique
    Bringing critical theory to bear on music, this book argues that the jazz form models progressive social relations through its foregrounding of a "communal self," an African-American subjectivity that demands recognition of black... Learn More
    Published: 17th July 2018
    Hardback | £54.00
    Paperback | £17.99
  10. Black Opera

    Black Opera

    History, Power, Engagement

    By Naomi Andre

    University of Illinois Press

    From classic films like Carmen Jones to contemporary works like The Diary of Sally Hemmings and U-Carmen eKhayelitsa, American and South African artists and composers have used opera to reclaim black people's place in history.... Learn More
    Published: 30th June 2018
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  11. Country Music USA
    “Fifty years after its first publication, Country Music USA still stands as the most authoritative history of this uniquely American art form. Here are the stories of the people who made country music into such an integral part... Learn More
    Published: 4th June 2018
    Hardback | £35.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  12. No Depression
    This summer, No Depression will dig into topics of immigration and migration in roots music. Stories will delve into the ways songs spread across borders and profiles on the songwriters who undertake those journeys. The issue... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2018
    Paperback | £13.99
  13. Los Romeros
    Spanish émigré guitarist Celedonio Romero gave his American debut performance on a June evening in 1958. In the sixty years since, the Romero Family—Celedonio, his wife Angelita, sons Celín, Pepe, and... Learn More
    Published: 30th May 2018
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  14. Graffiti Grrlz
    An inside look at women graffiti artists around the worldSince the dawn of Hip Hop graffiti writing on the streets of Philadelphia and New York City in the late 1960s, writers have anonymously inscribed their tag names on trains,... Learn More
    Published: 22nd May 2018
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  15. Right to the Juke Joint
    The cowboy songs and dusty Texas car rides of his youth set Patrick B. Mullen on a lifelong journey into the sprawling Arcadia of American music. That music fused so-called civilized elements with native forms to produce everything... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2018
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  16. Bluegrass Generation
    Neil V. Rosenberg met the legendary Bill Monroe at the Brown County Jamboree. Rosenberg's subsequent experiences in Bean Blossom put his feet on the intertwined musical and scholarly paths that made him a preeminent scholar of... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2018
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £16.99
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