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Cambridge Scholars Publishing offers a particularly strong and diverse collection of music books, ranging from interdisciplinary music studies in rapidly emerging fields such as ethnomusicology and music technologies to detailed studies and analyses of some of the world's greatest composers. Together, this collection forms a broad and thought-provoking music library which will be of interest to music scholars, educators and students alongside historians and the interested general reader.

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Music Glocalization

This unique edited volume offers a distinctive theoretical perspective and advanced insights into how music is impacted by the interaction of global forces with local conditions. As the first major book to apply the timely notion of “glocality” to music, this collection features robust scholarship on genres and practices from many ...

The Tritonet Approach to Music Theory

‘Music’ is the sum of vibrations created by an intelligence. ‘Theory’ is the evaluation of the bonds between these vibrations.This book proposes a new theoretical model, Tritonet, that provides a unique approach to music theory by reintroducing the ‘Circle of Fifths’. It offers additional components that turn the circle into a musi...

Traditional Songs and Music of the Korçë Region of Albania

This book is concerned with the repertory of traditional urban song and music of the Korçë area in general and more specifically the karakteristike (characteristic) or ‘distinctive’ song associated with Korçë city, Albania. The first half of the 20th century marked the climax of an evolution which started in the mid-19th century wi...

Transcending the Borders of Countries, Languages, and Disciplines in Russian Émigré Culture

The political changes at the end of the last century in the Soviet Union, and later the Russian Federation, had deep-reaching repercussions on the interpretation of Russian culture in the time of division between “Russia Abroad” and “Russia at Home”. Ever since, scholars have tried to understand and to describe the interrelationshi...

Diversity in Australia’s Music

This volume showcases academic research into the rich diversity of music in Australia from colonial times to the present. Starting with an overview of developments during the past 50 years, the contributions discuss Western and non-western genres (opera, film, dance, choral, chamber); the history of music-making in particular cosmo...

Professional Artistic Education and Culture within Modern Global Transformations

This volume brings together the proceedings of the II International Scientific and Practical Conference “Professional Artistic Education and Culture: Challenges of the XXI Century”, held at Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University, Ukraine, in April 2016. It discusses a wide range of the most pressing issues in contemporary artistic educat...

The Study of Musical Performance in Antiquity

This collection of eleven essays provides the reader with some valuable insights into the richness of sources dealing with music and musical performance scattered over 3000 years and covering a wide range of geographies, from Syria to Iberia, through Greece and Rome. The volume, then, offers a series of examinations of literary dat...

American Wind Music

The transitions that occurred in everyday life after the new “America” was created after the Revolutionary War are reflected in the type of wind music local amateur groups were performing. New composers began writing original works, always trying to wean themselves from the British musical traditions so imbedded in daily life. Sele...

Cinematic Schooling

This volume uses the metaphor of schooling to highlight the conviction that the widespread attention given to moving pictures in their various venues is not only diverting and entertaining, but also educative, although subtle and suggestive rather than explicit and didactic. The importance of our movie experience includes the inesc...

Voices of Identities

European history has rarely met changes as rapid, dense and radical as those that have taken place in the regions of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire over the past hundred years. This cultural area has experienced political conflicts, the setting and dissolution of borders, and the construction of similarities, differences, and e...

William Orpen, an Outsider in France

William Orpen (1878-1931) was in 1917 appointed as an official war artist in France. He not only saw the Great War as a call to paint serious subject-matter—enabling him to break away from the constraints of society portraiture in London—but also as an opportunity to write. Orpen was commissioned, along with artists such as Paul Na...

Sound in Motion

Sound in Motion: Cinema, Videogames, Technology and Audiences is a collective volume that sheds more light on the intimate relationship between music and audiovisual culture in contemporary society. This book brings together researchers from different parts of the world, from the USA to Brazil, through Spain, Georgia, France and Au...
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