Sourcebook For Research In Music

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Author: Phillip Crabtree
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253217806
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Sourcebook For Research In Music by Phillip Crabtree

Original Title: Sourcebook For Research In Music

The Sourcebook for Research in Music, in this revised and greatly expanded second edition, is an invaluable guide to the researcher in navigating the vast proliferation of materials in music research. The editors emphasize English-language and recent sources, and also include essential materials in other languages. An opening chapter of introductory materials, including a list of common bibliographical terms with definitions, German and French bibliographical terms, and the plan of the Library of Congress and the Dewey Decimal music classification systems, is followed by seven bibliographical chapters, covering lists of sources as well as collective annotations that introduce and identify specific items. A reference tool containing varied information relating to research in music, the Sourcebook will serve as a classroom text and as a resource for individual music researchers, librarians, faculty members, students, performing and teaching musicians, and musical amateurs.

Schoenberg And The New Music

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Author: Carl Dahlhaus
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521337830
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Schoenberg And The New Music by Carl Dahlhaus

Original Title: Schoenberg And The New Music

This collection of essays examines the works of composer Arnold Schoenberg, one of the most influential and controversial composers of the twentieth century, in the context of the "New Music" that was the historical and cultural movement of his time. In these essays, Schoenberg's work is subjected to historical, technical and theoretical analysis. Studies of other "New Music" composers such as Webern, Schreker and Scriabin are also provided. The collection includes essays of broader cultural-historical and sociological import that should interest those involved with twentieth-century music and theory.

Mathematics And Computation In Music

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Author: Elaine Chew
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642023940
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Mathematics And Computation In Music by Elaine Chew

Original Title: Mathematics And Computation In Music

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second International Conference on Mathematics and Computation in Music, MCM 2009, held in New Haven, CT, USA, in June 2009. The 26 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 38 submissions. The MCM conference is the flagship conference of the Society for Mathematics and Computation in Music. The papers deal with topics within applied mathematics, computational models, mathematical modelling and various further aspects of the theory of music. This year’s conference is dedicated to the honor of John Clough whose research modeled the virtues of collaborative work across the disciplines.


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Billboard by

Original Title: Billboard

In its 114th year, Billboard remains the world's premier weekly music publication and a diverse digital, events, brand, content and data licensing platform. Billboard publishes the most trusted charts and offers unrivaled reporting about the latest music, video, gaming, media, digital and mobile entertainment issues and trends.

Companion To Medieval And Renaissance Music

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Author: Tess Knighton
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520210813
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Companion To Medieval And Renaissance Music by Tess Knighton

Original Title: Companion To Medieval And Renaissance Music

With contributions from a range of internationally known early music scholars and performers, Tess Knighton and David Fallows provide a lively new survey of music and culture in Europe from the beginning of the Christian era to 1600. Fifty essays comment on the social, historical, theoretical, and performance contexts of the music and musicians of the period to offer fresh perspectives on musical styles, research sources, and performance practices of the medieval and Renaissance periods.

The Ebay Business Handbook 4th Edition

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Author: Robert Pugh
Publisher: Harriman House Limited
ISBN: 0857194569
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The Ebay Business Handbook 4th Edition by Robert Pugh

Original Title: The Ebay Business Handbook 4th Edition

Completely revised, updated and expanded new edition of the best-selling eBay business guide Anyone can buy and sell on eBay. But how many people actually make serious money from eBay? How many people make enough give up the day job and run an eBay business full time? Robert Pugh has done just that and in this fully updated and revised fourth edition of his best-selling eBay Business Handbook he reveals the secrets of his success. Robert covers everything you need to know, from the basics of setting up your eBay account through to the creation and management of your own business. He gives you the information you need to use eBay to its full potential, to maximise returns and develop a robust online business. This book has been written for anyone who has ever considered the idea of being their own boss. Whether you want to supplement an existing income or you want a complete change in lifestyle, this book is for you - giving you the confidence and knowledge you need to make that step. Unlike many other eBay guides, this handbook is based on the personal experiences of an established Power Seller. Everything is covered; from the practical concerns of international sales to the purchase of packing materials. With a fresh, common sense approach to selling, there are many hints, tips and personal recommendations that can be applied to all of your eBay activities. One of the most valuable sections is dedicated to where to find stock to sell. Where traders obtain their stock is a closely guarded secret and often finding a source of stock can be quite daunting. This guide tells you where to look, how to buy from different sources and, perhaps most interesting of all, how to use eBay as a source of goods. New for the fourth edition: -- Understand and work with the new seller defect process. -- Take best advantage of recent developments and turn them into hard cash. -- Maximise your selling potential across all media, including mobile. -- How to work with the latest eBay fee structure, so you retain the most of your revenue. -- Share in the knowledge gleaned from over 100,000 eBay transactions. Discover how the author went from zero to over 53,000 positive feedbacks (and counting). From the very first LP record to the family car, he has sold items into almost every corner of the globe and taken every form of payment known to man. Anybody can do this, just follow the simple steps in this guide, dedicate the time, and soon you too could be living the eBay dream.

The Relationship Between Music And Language

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Author: Lutz Jäncke
Publisher: Frontiers E-books
ISBN: 2889190544
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The Relationship Between Music And Language by Lutz Jäncke

Original Title: The Relationship Between Music And Language

Traditionally, music and language have been treated as different psychological faculties. This duality is reflected in older theories about the lateralization of speech and music in that speech functions were thought to be localized on the left and music functions on the right hemisphere. But with the advent of modern brain imaging techniques and the improvement of neurophysiological measures to investigate brain functions an entirely new view on the neural and psychological underpinnings of music and speech has evolved. The main point of convergence in the findings of these new studies is that music and speech functions have many aspects in common and that several neural modules are similarly involved in speech and music. There is also emerging evidence that speech functions can benefit from music functions and vice versa. This new research field has accumulated a lot of new information and it is therefore timely to bring together the work of those researchers who have been most visible, productive, and inspiring in this field and to ask them to present their new work or provide a summary of their laboratory's work.

The Invention Of Folk Music And Art Music

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Author: Matthew Gelbart
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139466089
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The Invention Of Folk Music And Art Music by Matthew Gelbart

Original Title: The Invention Of Folk Music And Art Music

We tend to take for granted the labels we put to different forms of music. This study considers the origins and implications of the way in which we categorize music. Whereas earlier ways of classifying music were based on its different functions, for the past two hundred years we have been obsessed with creativity and musical origins, and classify music along these lines. Matthew Gelbart argues that folk music and art music became meaningful concepts only in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, and only in relation to each other. He examines how cultural nationalism served as the earliest impetus in classifying music by origins, and how the notions of folk music and art music followed - in conjunction with changing conceptions of nature, and changing ideas about human creativity. Through tracing the history of these musical categories, the book confronts our assumptions about different kinds of music.

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