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Image for American Indian Love Lyrics and Other Verse. from the Songs of the North American Indians

American Indian Love Lyrics and Other Verse. from the Songs of the North American Indians

By: Barnes, Nellie (Selected by).

Price: £12.00

Publisher: MacMillan: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11484


190pp. Songs of Love, Grief, Friendship, Nature, Deities, Holy Places, and other subjects, by native American poets from various tribes. View more info

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Jewish Music and Modernity

By: Bohlman, Philip V.

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2008

Seller ID: 10977


314pp, 35 halftones, 5 music examples. New copy. ; AMS Studies in Music View more info

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Yuman and Yaqui Music

By: Densmore, Frances

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, Da Capo Press: 1972

Seller ID: 9300


xviii, 216pp, plates, text illustrations, music examples. Reprint of the 1932 edition which was issued as Bulletin 110 of Smithsonian Institute, Bureau of American Ethnology View more info

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Musical Instruments of India. Their History and Development

By: Deva, B. Chaitanya

Price: £18.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd: 2000

Seller ID: 10313


xvi, 159pp + 107 plates. Reprinted from 2nd revised and enlarged edition, 1987. View more info

Image for Rites of Rhythm. The Music of Cuba

Rites of Rhythm. The Music of Cuba

By: Farr, Jory

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Regan Books: 2003

Seller ID: 11995


261pp, illustrations, discography. View more info

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World Musics in Context A Comprehensive Survey of the World's Major Musical Cultures

By: Fletcher, Peter

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 7582


734pp, plates, maps, music examples. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. View more info

Image for Sound Alliances: Indigenous Peoples, Cultural Politics and Popular Music in the Pacific

Sound Alliances: Indigenous Peoples, Cultural Politics and Popular Music in the Pacific

By: Hayward, Philip

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cassell & Co: 1998

Seller ID: 6360


220pp. Provides a survey of syncretic, or "fusion" musics, such as Aboriginal Rock or "Jawaiian" Reggae, across the entire Pacific region. The text includes an in-depth look at Yothu Yindi, a band which has made it into the mainstream music scene. View more info

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Music and Musical Instruments in the World of Islam

By: Jenkins, Jean and Olsen, Poul Rovsing

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Horniman Museum: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11295


100pp, colour & b/w illustrations. World of islam festival. View more info

The Ragas of South India. a Catalogue of Scalar Material

By: Kaufmann, Walter

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana University: 1976

Seller ID: 9304


xxxiv, 723pp. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. View more info

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Nor-Tec Rifa! Electronic Dance Music from Tijuana to the World.

By: Madrid, Alejandro L.

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2008

Seller ID: 10353


272pp, 15 halftones, 14 music examples. New Copy. ; Currents in Latin American & Iberian Music View more info

Image for Filigree in Sound. Form and Content in Indian Music

Filigree in Sound. Form and Content in Indian Music

By: Sharman, Gopal

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Andre Deutsch: 1970

Seller ID: 10307


176pp, frontis. Ex library, book plate removed, usual stamps, else very good. View more info

Image for American Klezmer: its Roots and Offshoots

American Klezmer: its Roots and Offshoots

By: Slobin, Mark

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California Press: 2002

Seller ID: 12681


245pp, illustrations, music examples. Klezmer, the Yiddish word for a folk instrumental musician, has also come to mean a musical style and scene The essays collected in this volume investigate American klezmer: its roots, its evolution, and its revitalization. View more info

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Mode in Javanese Music

By: Walton, Susan Pratt

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Ohio State University Press: 1989

Seller ID: 9945


xxv, 253pp, text figures. Analyses the melodies and defines the basic laws of mode for sindhenan and explains how two systems of mode operate simultaneously in gamelan music to enhance its aesthetic appeal. ; Monographs in International Studies Southeast Asia Series, No 79 View more info

Image for The Sound of the Ancestral Ship: Highland Music of West Java

The Sound of the Ancestral Ship: Highland Music of West Java

By: Williams, Sean

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 12699


276pp, illustrations, music examples. View more info