all ebooks in category: Music History & Criticism (61)

'Food for Apollo': Cultivated Music in Antebellum Philadelphia
English | May 12, 2011 | ISBN: 1611460026 | 236 pages | PDF | 2 Mb

Food for Apollo by Dorothy Potter, describes and evaluates the growth and scope of cultivated music in Philadelphia, from the early eighteenth-century to the advent …

Krautrock : German Music in the Seventies
English | 2016 | ISBN: 0472053191 | 247 Pages | PDF | 1.51 MB

Krautrock is a catch-all term for the music of various white German rock groups of the 1970s that blended influences of African American and Anglo-American …

History, Space and Place
English | March 14, 2019 | ISBN: 113874221X | PDF | 232 pages | 6.2 MB

Spaces, too, have a history. And history always takes place in spaces. But what do historians mean when they use the word "spaces"? And how …

Britpop and the English Music Tradition
English | ISBN: 0754668053 | 2010 | 242 pages | PDF | 3 MB

Britpop and the English Music Tradition is the first study devoted exclusively to the Britpop phenomenon and its contexts. The genre of Britpop, with its …

Towards a Twenty-First-Century Feminist Politics of Music
English | ISBN: 1409409821 | 2010 | 206 pages | PDF | 4 MB

Towards a Twenty-First-Century Feminist Politics of Music opens up a new way of thinking about the absence of women's music. It does not aim to …

Music and the Modern Condition: Investigating the Boundaries
English | ISBN: 1409407616 | 2010 | 132 pages | PDF | 3 MB

Two crucial moments in the formation and disintegration of musical modernity and the musical canon occurred at the turn of the seventeenth and the first …

British Musical Biography: A Dictionary of Musical Artists, Authors and Composers, born in Britain and its Colonies
English | July 20, 2009 | ISBN: 1108001882 | 476 pages | PDF | 34 MB

Co-authored by James D. Brown (also known for A Biographical Dictionary of Musicians) and Stephen S. Stratton, British Musical Biography is an alphabetical reference work …

Woodstock: Peace, Music & Memories
English | November 1st, 2018 | ISBN: 0896898334 | 258 pages | EPUB | 20.31 MB

A spectacular visual history of the 1969 music festival that Time magazine called "the greatest peaceful event in history." They were three days that changed …

Schubert's Late Music: History, Theory, Style
2016 | ISBN: 1107111293 | English | 490 pages | PDF | 26 MB

Schubert's late music has proved pivotal for the development of diverse fields of musical scholarship, from biography and music history to the theory of harmony. …

The Instrumental Music of Schmeltzer, Biber, Muffat and Their Contemporaries
English | 2011 | ISBN: 1859283969 | 440 pages | PDF | 6,4 MB

Based on primary sources, many of which have never been published or examined in detail, this book examines the music of the late 17th-century composers, …