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"The Cambridge Companion to Jazz"

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"Cambridge Companions to Music" series; Takes the reader through the essentials from locating and defining jazz to jazz in performance. With 9 halftones 15 music examples. Paperback, 426 pages. Size: 248 x 175 mm. Weight: 845g.
Author:  (Cooke, Mervyn, ed.)
ISBN:  0521663881
Publisher:  Cambridge University Press
Date:  2003  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) 20th Century Music

"Carl Nielsen Studies"

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Offers a forum for the spectrum of historical, analytical and aesthetic approaches to the study of Nielsen's music. Paperback, 250 pages. Size: 186 x 123 mm. Weight: 318g.
Author:  (Krabbe, Niels, ed.)
ISBN:  0754665585
Publisher:  Ashgate Publishing Group
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly 20th Century Music

"The Great British Songbook"

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Sheet Music, Weight: 1560g.
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ISBN:  1846096081
Publisher:  Omnibus Press
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) 20th Century Music

"Ruth Crawford Seeger's Worlds"

Innovation and Tradition in Twentieth-Century American Music

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"Eastman Studies in Music" series; Offers perspectives on the life and pioneering musical activities of American composer and folk music activist Ruth Crawford Seeger. This collection of studies by musicologists, music theorists, folklorists, historians, and others reveals how innovation and tradition have intertwined to shape the cultural landscape of twentieth-century America. With 1. Hardback, 324 pages. Size: 229 x 152 mm. Weight: 674g.
Author:  (Allen, Ray, ed.)
ISBN:  158046212X
Publisher:  Boydell & Brewer Ltd
Date:  2007  (United States)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational 20th Century Music

"Western Music and Its Others"

Difference, Representation and Appropriation in Music

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This collection of articles offers an overview of developments in cultural theory as applied to western music. The text examines a range of primarily 20th-century music and provides insights into how cultural identities and differences are constructed in music. With 4 b&w photographs, 16 music examples. Paperback, 409 pages. Size: 229 x 152 mm. Weight: 600g.
Author:  (Born, Georgina, ed.)
ISBN:  0520220846
Publisher:  University Presses of California, Columbia and Princeton
Date:  2000  (United States)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational 20th Century Music

"My Music in London"

1945-2000

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Consists of reviews of the golden times of Callas, Flagstad, Heifetz, Horowitz, Beecham, Bruno Walter and Klemperer, telling their own story of the times. This title also deals with the last decades of the twentieth century, and the author's time spent lecturing, travelling, writing, and listening to music; and other topics. With b&w photos. Paperback, 229 pages. Size: 234 x 156 mm. Weight: 505g.
Author:  Amis, John
ISBN:  0955158001
Publisher:  Amiscellany Books
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) 20th Century Music

"New Music, New Allies"

American Experimental Music in West Germany From the Zero Hour to Reunification

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"California Studies in Twentieth-Century Music" series; Documents how American experimental music and its practitioners came to prominence in the West German cultural landscape between the end of the Second World War in 1945 and the reunification of East and West Germany in 1990. This work chronicles German views on American music, and American composers' pursuit of professional opportunities abroad. With 10 b/w photographs. Hardback, 359 pages. Size: 235 x 159 mm. Weight: 788g.
Author:  Beal, Amy C.
ISBN:  0520247558
Publisher:  University Presses of California, Columbia and Princeton
Date:  2006  (United States)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational 20th Century Music

"Two Interviews"

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Smith, D.O-. (trans.) With ill.mus.exs.. Hardback, 192 pages. Size: 250 x 160 mm. Weight: 408g.
Author:  Berio, Luciano
ISBN:  0714528293
Publisher:  Marion Boyars Publishers Ltd
Date:  1985  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) 20th Century Music

"The American Songbook"

The Singers, the Songwriters, the Songs

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The Singers, The Songwriters, The Songs. This illustrated celebration of American popular music in the 20th century is an authoritative and entertaining chronicle of our most enduring art form - the popular song. The Singers include Armstrong, Crosby and Sinatra. The Songwriters Rogers, Ellington and Kern. The Songs include hundreds of standards and favourites, illustrated with 600 colour and black and white photographs in this large format gift book. With 600 colour & b&w photos. Hardback, 336 pages. Size: 320 x 270 mm. Weight: 2464g.
Author:  Bloom, Ken
ISBN:  1579124488
Publisher:  Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc
Date:  2005  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) 20th Century Music

"M"

Writings, 1967-72

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New ed. Paperback, 217 pages. Size: 240 x 200 mm. Weight: 399g.
Author:  Cage, John
ISBN:  0714511358
Publisher:  Marion Boyars Publishers Ltd
Date:  1976  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) 20th Century Music

"Silence"

Lectures and Writings

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New ed. Paperback, 276 pages. Size: 220 x 190 mm. Weight: 505g.
Author:  Cage, John
ISBN:  0714510432
Publisher:  Marion Boyars Publishers Ltd
Date:  1973  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) 20th Century Music

"Joel-Francois Durand in the Mirror Land"

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Features a self-interview in which Joel-Francois Durand speaks about how and why he became a composer and about the ways in which the choice shaped his musical and intellectual development. This book also features an exposition and contemplation of the use of melody in his music and a short analytical study of his Piano Concerto. With full musica. Paperback, 278 pages. Size: 228 x 173 mm. Weight: 400g.
Author:  Durand, Joel-Francois (Bernard, Jonathan W., ed.)
ISBN:  0295985755
Publisher:  University of Washington Press
Date:  2006  (United States)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational 20th Century Music

"Repeating Ourselves"

American Minimal Music as Cultural Practice

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American Minimal Music as Cultural Pract. With illustrations, ports.. Paperback, 296 pages. Size: 229 x 152 mm. Weight: 415g.
Author:  Fink, Robert
ISBN:  0520245504
Publisher:  University Presses of California, Columbia and Princeton
Date:  2005  (United States)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational 20th Century Music

"The Last Party"

Britpop, Blair and the Demise of English Rock

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The history of the Britpop era - Oasis, Blur, Elastica and Tony Blair. With illustrations. New ed. Paperback, 464 pages. Size: 197 x 129 mm. Weight: 619g.
Author:  Harris, John
ISBN:  0007134738
Publisher:  Harpercollins Publishers
Date:  2004  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) 20th Century Music

"Sound Art"

Beyond Music, Between Catagories

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Beyond Music Between Catagories. This definitive book on the increasingly inportant genre of sound art, includes free CD with 10 recordings. With 250 illustrations. Hardback, 304 pages. Size: 229 x 152 mm. Weight: 1075g.
Author:  Licht, Alan
ISBN:  0847829693
Publisher:  Rizzoli International Publications
Date:  2007  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) 20th Century Music

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