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Recollecting Resonances: Indonesian-Dutch Musical Encounters
Brill (2014)

Over time Dutch and Indonesian composers, performers and music scholars have inspired each other and they continue to do so. The presence of the Dutch in the Netherlands East-Indies and Indonesia, but also the existence of large diasporic communities in ...

The Sounds of Silent Films: New Perspectives on History, Theory and Practice
Palgrave Macmillan (2014)

The Sounds of Silent Films comprises up-to-date research on silent film sound, providing a particular focus on historical performance practices combined with detailed theoretical case studies. The contributions by eminent scholars in the fields of musicology, film studies and media ...

Masculinity in Opera
Routledge (2013)

This book addresses the ways in which masculinity is negotiated, constructed, represented, and problematized within operatic music and practice. Although the consideration of masculine ontology and epistemology has pervaded cultural and sociological studies since the late 1980s, and masculinity has ...

The Quilting Points of Musical Modernism: Revolution, Reaction, and William Walton
Cambridge University Press (2012)

Modernism is both a contested aesthetic category and a powerful political statement. Modernist music was condemned as degenerate by the Nazis and forcibly replaced by socialist realism under the Soviets. Sympathetic philosophers and critics have interpreted it as a vital ...

The Italian Solo Concerto, 1700–1760: Rhetorical Strategies and Style History
Boydell Press (2004)

The solo concerto, a vast and important repertory of the early to mid eighteenth century, is known generally only through a dozen concertos by Vivaldi and a handful of works by Albinoni and Marcello. The authors aim to bring this ...

Dixie Lullaby: A Story of Music, Race and New Beginnings in a New South

In Dixie Lullaby, a veteran music journalist ponders the transformative effects of rock and roll on the generation of white southerners who came of age in the 1970s--the heyday of disco, Jimmy Carter, and Saturday Night Live. Growing up in ...