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The BluesA Very Short Introduction

The Blues: A Very Short Introduction  

Elijah Wald

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365760
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195398939.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780195398939
The Blues: A Very Short Introduction surveys a genre which lies at the heart of American culture. Blues is more of a broad musical tradition than a musical genre, with a constantly evolving ... More
Early MusicA Very Short Introduction

Early Music: A Very Short Introduction  

Thomas Forrest Kelly

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365784
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199730766.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199730766
Early Music: A Very Short Introduction explores the music of the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods. The revival of Gregorian chant in the early nineteenth century, the ‘Cecilian ... More
EthnomusicologyA Very Short Introduction

Ethnomusicology: A Very Short Introduction  

Timothy Rice

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2013
Published Online: 
Dec 2013
eISBN: 
9780199375257
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199794379.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199794379
Ethnomusicology: A Very Short Introduction describes this growing discipline, showing how modern researchers go about studying music from around the world, looking for insights into both ... More
Film MusicA Very Short Introduction

Film Music: A Very Short Introduction  

Kathryn Kalinak

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365685
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195370874.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780195370874
Film Music: A Very Short Introduction focuses on the most central issues in the practice of film music. What is film music? How is it composed? How does film music work? The rich and deeply ... More
Folk MusicA Very Short Introduction

Folk Music: A Very Short Introduction  

Mark Slobin

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365753
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195395020.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780195395020
Folk Music: A Very Short Introduction explores a remarkably diverse musical genre. It considers folk musical traditions from across the globe, everything from music to accompany a Russian ... More
MusicA Very Short Introduction

Music: A Very Short Introduction  

Nicholas Cook

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2000
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776441
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853820.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192853820
The world teems with different kinds of music-traditional, folk, classical, jazz, rock, pop — and each type of music tends to come with its own way of thinking. Drawing on a wealth of ... More
The OrchestraA Very Short Introduction

The Orchestra: A Very Short Introduction  

D. Kern Holoman

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365869
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199760282.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199760282
The Orchestra: A Very Short Introduction considers the structure, roots, and day-to-day functioning of the modern philharmonic society and explores topics ranging from the life of a ... More
World MusicA Very Short Introduction

World Music: A Very Short Introduction  

Philip V. Bohlman

Print Publication Year: 
May 2002
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776717
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854292.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192854292
World Music: A Very Short Introduction shows how ‘world music’ has emerged as an invention of the West from encounters with other cultures and presents its modern diversity ranging from ... More

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