Music Theory from Zarlino to Schenker
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Music Theory from Zarlino to Schenker


  • Author : David Damschroder
  • Publisher : Pendragon Press
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0918728991


Music Theory from Zarlino to Schenker Book Description :

At last a vast amount of recent scholarship, pertaining to four centuries of theoretical developments including the Baroque, Classical, and Romantic periods, has been organized systematically in a single volume. In the Dictionary of Theorists, the major section of the volume, individual entries devoted to approximately 250 theorists supply all of the bibliographic information most scholars are likely to require: titles and publication data for each author's treatises and principal articles, as well as titles and locations of manuscripts; lists of translations, facsimile editions, and microfilm copies of each work; a bibliography of articles, books, dissertations, and encyclopedia entries pertinent to an author and his works; and a compilation of mode...

Italian Ars Nova Music

Italian Ars Nova Music


  • Author : Viola Luther Hagopian
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1973-01-01
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0520022238


Italian Ars Nova Music Book Description :

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Jamaican Popular Music  from Mento to Dancehall Reggae

Jamaican Popular Music from Mento to Dancehall Reggae


  • Author : John Gray
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Jamaica
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0984413413


Jamaican Popular Music from Mento to Dancehall Reggae Book Description :

Despite its global popularity, reggae, and the myriad Jamaican popular music forms which led up to it creation, has long lacked a bibliographic resource that could assist its legion of fans, students and scholars. Until now.Based on 15 years of research Jamaican Popular Music offers nearly 3700 entries on the evolution of the island'¿¿s commercial music scene from the calypso-like mento of the late-1940s and '¿¿50s to the roots reggae revolution of the 1970s and the dancehall boom of the 1980s and beyond. It also provides in-depth coverage of the music'¿¿s diffusion to more than 51 countries abroad along with a biographical section documenting the careers of some 800 individual artists, producers, dancers, filmmakers, and others. Sources range ...

Music  Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide

Music Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide


  • Author : Ann Moyer
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-06-01
  • Genre:
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780199810857


Music Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide Book Description :

This ebook is a selective guide designed to help scholars and students of Islamic studies find reliable sources of information by directing them to the best available scholarly materials in whatever form or format they appear from books, chapters, and journal articles to online archives, electronic data sets, and blogs. Written by a leading international authority on the subject, the ebook provides bibliographic information supported by direct recommendations about which sources to consult and editorial commentary to make it clear how the cited sources are interrelated related. This ebook is a static version of an article from Oxford Bibliographies Online: Renaissance and Reformation, a dynamic, continuously updated, online resource designed to provi...

From Vodou to Zouk

From Vodou to Zouk


  • Author : John Gray
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Carnival
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0984413405


From Vodou to Zouk Book Description :

The inaugural volume in African Diaspora Press's Black Music Reference Series, From Vodou to Zouk is a landmark bibliography documenting vernacular music traditions of the French- and Creole-speaking Caribbean. Its nearly 1300 entries cover all of the French-speaking islands, in particular Haiti, Martinique, Guadeloupe, and French Guiana, as well as their overseas enclaves in France, the United States and Canada. Most works are in English, French, and Spanish, with the bulk having been published between the 1930s and 2008. Of particular note is the strong representation of sources from the Caribbean and France not found anywhere else. A scholarly foreword by ethnomusicologist Julian Gerstin helps to contextualize the history of the region and its vib...

A Percussionist s Guide to Music

A Percussionist s Guide to Music


  • Author : Geary Larrick
  • Publisher : Edwin Mellen Press
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015055107984


A Percussionist s Guide to Music Book Description :

Fifty essays in bibliographic form with commentary, on international and multicultural aspects of music as they relate to percussion instruments, performance, teaching and scholarship. Headings include: acoustics, articles, audio recording review, bibliography of Native American topics, black history, books reference, building, business and music, children's literature, compact disc review, composer's notes, contemporary topics, cymbal history, drum duets, the drum set, French percussion, German bibliography, health ideas, jazz, John Cage, music and sociology, percussion in music education, percussion repertoire, percussion teacher references, Polish music, publication references, reviews, school programmes, Siwe's books, tabla virtuoso, tambourine t...