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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 48 related to Popular Music and Human Rights: World music.   

Adorno's Aesthetics of Music

Max Paddison - Music - 1997 - 378 pages
The main aim of this book is to provide a conceptual context within which to situate Adorno's writings on music. It has quickly established itself as a classic text. Paddison ...
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Douglas Jarman - Biography & Autobiography - 1989 - 181 pages
A clear and accessible introduction to one of the most significant operas of the twentieth century.
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Foundations of Music History

Carl Dahlhaus - Music - 1983 - 177 pages
A study of the philosophy of music history.
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Simon Trezise - Music - 1994 - 109 pages
La Mer stands at the center of Debussy's achievement. Described by the composer as "a seascape without figures," it is arguably the greatest and most original French symphony ...
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Musorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

Michael Russ - Biography & Autobiography - 1992 - 99 pages
This informative and wide-ranging guide places the original piano work in the context of Russian cultural life, considering in particular the work of the artist Victor Hartman ...
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The Troubadours: An Introduction

Simon Gaunt - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 330 pages
This book offers a general introduction to the world of the troubadours. Its sixteen chapters, newly commissioned from leading scholars in Britain, the United States, France ...
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The Cambridge Companion to Sam Shepard

Matthew Roudané - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 329 pages
Few American playwrights have exerted as much influence on the contemporary stage as Sam Shepard. His plays are performed on and off Broadway and in all the major regional ...
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Rock Music: Culture, Aesthetics and Sociology

Peter Wicke, Rachel Fogg - Music - 1990 - 228 pages
A stimulating and penetrating study of rock music, from rock 'n' roll to the present day.
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Schubert's Poets and the Making of Lieder

Susan Youens - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 404 pages
A re-examination of the life and work of four poets and Schubert's settings of their verse.
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Richard Wagner: Der Fliegende Holländer

Thomas S. Grey - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 229 pages
An opera handbook on one of Richard Wagner's most popular operatic masterpieces.
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