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The Other Classical Musics offers challenging new perspectives on classical music by presenting the history of fifteen parallel traditions.
Politics and music are intertwined in this study of different musical forms in Latin America from the twentieth century to the present as scholars from diverse disciplines analyze various musical genres contextualized by moments of political importance in Latin America. Interviews of prominent and up-and-coming musicians from Latin America discuss...
By Eliot Bates
Music in Turkey places the diverse sounds of the country and the Middle East at large in their social contexts.
By Francis Maes
Aims to introduce the general public to the scholarly debate that has revolutionized Russian music history. This work summarizes the fresh view of Russian music and provides an overview of the relationships between artistic movements and political ideas. It explores the cultural and historical milieu from which great works have...
Cooper also demonstrates the ways in which the language of dancehall culture, often devalued as mere 'noise,' articulates a complex understanding of the border clashes which characterize Jamaican society, and analyzes the sound clashes that erupt in the movement of Jamaican dancehall culture across national borders.
In this revised second edition, Roberts updates the history of Latin American influences on the American music scene over the last 20 years. 50 halftones.