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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 11 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book The Lost Words: Spell Songs by Various artists
    The Lost Words: Spell Songs - by Various artists

    £20.00   book with CD   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781527239616 | ISBN 10: 1527239616

    The Lost Words: Spell Songs is a 112 page book with 14 track CD of new works.   In 2018 Folk by the Oak Festival commissioned Spell Songs, a musical companion piece to The Lost Words by author Robert Macfarlane and artist Jackie Morris; a celebrat ... more

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  • Cover image of book Noise Uprising: The Audiopolitics of a World Musical Revolution by Michael Denning
    Noise Uprising: The Audiopolitics of a World Musical Revolution - by Michael Denning

    £17.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781781688564 | ISBN 10: 1781688567

    A radically new reading of the origins of recorded music.  Noise Uprising brings to life the moment and sounds of a cultural revolution. Between the development of electrical recording in 1925 and the outset of the Great Depression in the ear ... more

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  • Cover image of book Music IS Rapid Transportation...from the Beatles to Xenakis by Daniel Kernohan (Editor)
    Music IS Rapid Transportation...from the Beatles to Xenakis - by Daniel Kernohan (Editor)

    £14.95   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781895166040 | ISBN 10: 1895166047

    By Lawrence Joseph, Dan Lander, Donal McGraith, Bill Smith, Alan Stanbridge, Scott Thomson & Vern Weber.  - photos by Gordon Bowbrick, Herb Greenslade & Bill Smith  A truly alternative look at music lists, not one that mere ... more

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  • Cover image of book World Beats: Exploring Rhythms from Different Cultures by Ensemblebash
    World Beats: Exploring Rhythms from Different Cultures - by Ensemblebash

    £29.99   book with CD   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780713688900 | ISBN 10: 0713688904

    World Beats is a complete resource for classroom teachers exploring drumming styles from various cultures around the world. It has been specially developed for 7-11 year olds and offers new and exciting ways into creating musical performances as a wh ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Train of Ice and Fire: Mano Negra in Colombia by Ramon Chao, translated by Ann Wright
    The Train of Ice and Fire: Mano Negra in Colombia - by Ramon Chao, translated by Ann Wright

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781901927443 | ISBN 10: 190192744x

    "'Maybe it was the best adventure I ever had."(Manu Chao)Colombia, November 1993: a reconstructed old passenger train, bespangled with yellow butterflies, is carrying one hundred musicians, acrobats and artists on a daring adventure through the heart ... more

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  • Cover image of book Global Minstrels; Voices of World Music by Elijah Wald
    Global Minstrels; Voices of World Music - by Elijah Wald

    £32.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780415979306 | ISBN 10: 0415979307

    Global Minstrels: The World of World Music introduces today's leading performers from around the world. From urban nightclubbers dancing to salsa to suburbanites relaxing with Cuban and Brazilian melodies, to the host of pop and rock stars who have a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Amazing Grace: John Newton, Slavery and the World
    Amazing Grace: John Newton, Slavery and the World's Most Enduring Song - by Steve Turner

    £8.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780745951782 | ISBN 10: 0745951783

    Amazing Grace, the most recorded song ever, has an amazing story. Written over 200 years ago by a former slave trader who had converted to Christianity during a transatlantic storm, it has become a song that millions turn to both in times of crisis a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Belong: A TV Journalist by Jennifer Morton
    Belong: A TV Journalist - by Jennifer Morton

    £12.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781894663786 | ISBN 10: 1894663780

    Belong is a search for urban culture: knocking on doors, walking the streets and taking risks along the way. From the sophisticated corridors of artsy Stockholm to the dirt roads of Bamako to the people-littered streets of Mumbai, this is a collectio ... more

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  • Cover image of book Music and Gender: Perspectives from the Mediterranean by Tullia Magrini
    Music and Gender: Perspectives from the Mediterranean - by Tullia Magrini

    £25.50   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780226501666 | ISBN 10: 0226501663

    Although scholars have long been aware of the crucial roles that gender plays in music, and vice versa, the contributors to this volume are among the first to systematically examine the interactions between the two. This book is also the first to exp ... more

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  • Cover image of book World Music: A Very Short Introduction by Philip V. Bohlman
    World Music: A Very Short Introduction - by Philip V. Bohlman

    £7.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780192854292 | ISBN 10: 0192854291

    Philip Bohlman asks: What is music? If the question is simple, the answers are not. In this fascinating introduction to the remarkable diversity of world music - from Swiss yodelling to pilgrims\' chants, Yiddish folk songs to \'Art-Song\' from Tun ... more

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  • Cover image of book Music: A Very Short Introduction by Nicholas Cook
    Music: A Very Short Introduction - by Nicholas Cook

    £7.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780192853820 | ISBN 10: 0192853821

    This stimulating Very Short Introduction to music invites us to really think about music and the values and qualities we ascribe to it.  The world teems with different kinds of music-traditional, folk, classical, jazz, rock, pop-and each type of ... more

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