Performing Arts & Film

  • 'East of noise' Eivind Groven - composer, ethnomusicologist, researcher

    'East of noise' Eivind Groven - composer, ethnomusicologist, res...

    Edited by: Ingrid Loe Dalaker, Anne Jorunn Kydland, Dagmara Lopatowska-Romsvik

    The Norwegian composer, musicologist, and folk musician Eivind Groven (1901-1977) is increasingly recognized as an important contributor to the music scene from the 1920's onwards. His work on the just intonation problematics has inspired further studies of composition...

    Cloth - 9788232102617 - $ 63.00

  • 'we remember differently'

    'we remember differently'

    Race, Memory, Imagination

    Edited by: Jyoti Mistry, Jordache A Ellapen

    Using the short film We Remember Differently (2005) as a focal point, this collection of essays addresses the conditions of cultural production in post-apartheid South Africa. Practiced in an apartheid context, art was strongly motivated as 'struggle art,' but in...

    Paper & DVD - 9781868886937 - $ 29.00

  • A Community of the Imagination

    A Community of the Imagination

    SeOirse Bodley's Goethe Settings

    Edited by: Lorraine Byrne Bodley

    Eminent Irish Composer, Seoirse Bodley's musical settings of Goethe's poetry. It is edited by Dr. Lorraine Byrne Bodley and at the heart of her musicological reflections musicological reflections is a detailed account of the poems that significantly shaped Bodley's settings. In her...

    Paper - 9781909325319 - $ 30.00

  • A Feminist Perspective on Opera Interpretation

    A Feminist Perspective on Opera Interpretation

    The Case of Richard Wagner's "Der fliegende Hollander"

    By Courtney W. Howland

    Drawing upon gender studies, musicology, German studies, and literary theory, this book develops a feminist analytic framework for interpreting opera and for critiquing the usual interpretations of opera, using Richard Wagner's Der fliegende Hollander [The Flying Dutchman] as a...

    Paper - 9783643905376 - $ 59.95

  • A Fusion of Traditions

    A Fusion of Traditions

    Liturgical Music in the Copenhagen Synagogue

    By Jane Mink Rossen, Uri Sharvit

    Danish Jewry is the oldest minority in Denmark, with a history reaching back 400 years. The music still used in the Copenhagen synagogue was an offshoot of 19th-century developments in the synagogues of Vienna and Berlin that accompanied...

    Paper & CD - 9788776740382 - $ 27.25

  • A Hazardous Melody of Being

    A Hazardous Melody of Being

    Seoirse Bodley's Song Cycles on the Poems of Micheal O'Siadhail

    Edited by: Lorraine Byrne Bodley

    Seoirse Bodley's Song Cycles on the Poems of Micheal O'Siadhail. Seoirse Bodley is one of the best-known senior figures of contemporary music in Ireland. This book seeks to examine his engagement with the poetry of Micheal...

    Paper - 9781904505310 - $ 30.00

  • A Hazardous Melody of Being

    A Hazardous Melody of Being

    Seoirse Bodley's Song Cycles on the Poems of Micheal O'Siadhail

    Edited by: Lorraine Byrne Bodley

    Seoirse Bodley's Song Cycles on the Poems of Micheal O'Siadhail. Seoirse Bodley is one of the best-known senior figures of contemporary music in Ireland. This book seeks to examine his engagement with the poetry of Micheal...

    Cloth - 9781904505327 - $ 90.00

  • A Hidden Ulster

    A Hidden Ulster

    People, Songs and Traditions of Oriel

    By Padraigin Ni Uallachain

    This book is the first major study of the Gaelic song tradition in an area which was the main center of literature in Leath Chuinn (the northern half of Ireland) from the end of the 17th century to the middle of...

    Paper - 9781851827381 - $ 29.95

  • A Historical Anthology of Irish Church Music

    A Historical Anthology of Irish Church Music

    Irish Musical Studies Vol 6

    Edited by: Andrew Johnstone, Gerry Johnstone, Gerard Gillen

    The sixth volume in the well-established and highly acclaimed Irish Musical Studies series forms a sequel to the second volume, Music and the Church that appeared in 1993. This volume also explores the connective strands, historical,...

    Cloth - 9781851825073 - $ 74.50

  • A Practical Approach to Harmony of Jazz

    A Practical Approach to Harmony of Jazz

    and Related Forms of Music for Piano

    By Robert E. van der Linden

    Harmony of jazz and related forms of music - music that originated from the fusion of European and African musical cultures on the American continent - is a very complex subject. Significant for these forms of music is...

    Spiral/Wiro/Comb - 9789044132601 - $ 46.00