Theory of music & musicology

    Performing Queer Modernism

    By Penny Farfan

    Paperback £24.89

    Focusing on well-known plays and performances of the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-centuries, Performing Queer Modernism demonstrates that queer performance was integral to modernism, that queer modernist performance played a key role in the historical emergence of modern sexual identities, and that it anticipated the insights of contemporary queer modernist...

    Jazz Theory: From Basic to Advanced Study

    By Dariusz Terefenko

    Paperback £51.69

    Jazz Theory: From Basic to Advanced Study, Second Edition, is a comprehensive textbook for those with no previous study in jazz, as well as those in advanced theory courses. Written with the goal to bridge theory and practice, it provides a strong theoretical foundation from music fundamentals to post-tonal theory,...

    Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies, Volume 1

    By Jason Stanyek

    Paperback Save £1.50 = £31.49

    This handbook examines how electrical technologies and their corresponding economies of scale have rendered music and sound increasingly mobile-portable, fungible, and ubiquitous. Highly interdisciplinary, the two volumes of the Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies consider, respectively, the devices, markets, and theories of mobile music, and its aesthetics and forms...

    Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies, Volume 2

    Paperback £31.49

    This handbook examines how electrical technologies and their corresponding economies of scale have rendered music and sound increasingly mobile-portable, fungible, and ubiquitous. Highly interdisciplinary, the two volumes of the Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies consider, respectively, the devices, markets, and theories of mobile music, and its aesthetics and forms...

    Audio Culture,: Readings in Modern Music

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    The groundbreaking Audio Culture: Readings in Modern Music Continuum; September 2004; paperback original maps the aural and discursive terrain of vanguard music today. Rather than offering a history of contemporary music, Audio Culture traces the genealogy of current musical practices and theoretical concerns, drawing lines of connection between recent musical...

    Music Theory 101

    By Marc Schonbrun

    Hardback Save £1.94 = £9.05

    Learn the basics of music theory in this comprehensive and easy-to-understand guide.

    Film Music in 'Minor' National Cinemas

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    Taking its cue from Deleuze's definition of minor cinema as one which engages in a creative act of becoming, this collection explores the multifarious ways that music has been used in the cinemas of various countries in Australasia, Africa, Latin America and even in Europe that have hitherto received little...

    Gallery Sound

    By Caleb Kelly

    Paperback Save £3.04 = £18.95

    Sound is an integral part of contemporary art. Once understood to be a marginal practice, increasingly we encounter sound in art exhibitions through an array of sound making works in various art forms, at times played to very high audio levels. However, works of art are far from the only...

    Music, Sense and Nonsense

    By Alfred Brendel

    Paperback £10.25

    A unique insight into the exceptional mind of one of the outstanding musicians of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

    Arvo Part's White Light

    Hardback £65.84

    This book presents a fresh, interdisciplinary approach to the study of the contemporary composer Arvo Part and his reception. The volume charts his influence on areas including film, cultural programming, new media, cultures of listening, politics and performance practice. It addresses a wide readership across the humanities, with technical analysis...

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