all ebooks in category: Music History & Criticism

Music: A Subversive History
English | October 15th, 2019 | ISBN: 1541644360 | 528 pages | EPUB | 2.75 MB

A preeminent music historian and critic presents a global history of music from the bottom up Histories of music overwhelmingly suppress stories of the outsiders …

A Portrait in Four Movements : The Chicago Symphony Under Barenboim, Boulez, Haitink, and Muti
English | 2019 | ISBN: 022660991X | 272 Pages | PDF | 1.48 MB

“Playing in an orchestra in an intelligent way is the best school for democracy.”—Daniel Barenboim The Chicago Symphony Orchestra has been led by a storied …

The World in Six Songs: How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature
English | July 4th, 2019 | ISBN: 0241987814 | 368 pages | EPUB | 1.21 MB

Dividing the sum total of human musical achievement, from Beethoven to The Beatles, Busta Rhymes to Bach, into just six fundamental forms, Levitin illuminates, through …

From the Basement: A History of Emo Music and How It Changed Society
English | October 15th, 2019 | ISBN: 164250114X | 226 pages | EPUB | 21.14 MB

A Look at the History of the Emo and Indie Music Era Explore the cultural, social, and psychological factors surrounding the genres. Though songs can …

Burning Britain: The History of UK Punk 1980–1984
English | August 1, 2014 | ISBN: 1604867485 | EPUB | 456 pages | 16.15 MB

The product of years of research, travel, and countless conversations, Burning Britain is the true story of the UK punk scene from 1980 to 1984 …

«I Would Die 4 U: Why Prince Became an Icon» by Touré
English | ISBN: 9781476705545 | EPUB | 0.4 MB

Celebrated journalist, TV personality, and award-winning author Touré investigates one of the most enigmatic and fascinating figures in contemporary American culture: Prince. Celebrated journalist, TV …

Why Bowie Matters (Why Music Matters, Book 2)
English | October 15th, 2019 | ISBN: 0008313725 | 240 pages | EPUB | 1.80 MB

A unique, moving and dazzlingly researched exploration of the places, people, musicians, writers and filmmakers that inspired David Jones to become David Bowie, what we …

«The Music of the Future» by Robert Barry
English | ISBN: 9781910924877 | EPUB | 0.2 MB

Charles Fourier imagined a whole society structured by music. Hector Berlioz wrote science fiction. Hugo Gernsback looked forward to telematic operas. John Cage imagined an …

«MJ: The Genius of Michael Jackson» by Steve Knopper
English | ISBN: 9781476730394 | EPUB | 2.6 MB

The definitive biography of Michael Jackson, a “vivid…gripping…authoritative account of a world-changing force of nature” (Rolling Stone), celebrating the King of Pop’s legendary contributions to …

Ethnomusicologizing: Essays on Music in the New Paradigms
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1442229713 | 446 pages | PDF | 7 MB

In Ethnomusicologizing: Essays on Music in the New Paradigms, composer and musicologist brings together a series of essays on music making in contemporary culture. More …