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Whose Blues?: Facing Up to Race and the Future of the Music

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Whose Blues?: Facing Up to Race and the Future of the Music

Whose Blues?: Facing Up to Race and the Future of the Music by Adam Gussow
English | October 19th, 2020 | ISBN: 1469660369 | 332 pages | True PDF | 13.66 MB

Mamie Smith's pathbreaking 1920 recording of "Crazy Blues" set the pop music world on fire, inaugurating a new African American market for "race records." Not long after, such records also brought black blues performance to an expanding international audience. A century later, the mainstream blues world has transformed into a multicultural and transnational melting pot, taking the music far beyond the black southern world of its origins. But not everybody is happy about that. If there's "No black. No white. Just the blues," as one familiar meme suggests, why do some blues people hear such pronouncements as an aggressive attempt at cultural appropriation and an erasure of traumatic histories that lie deep in the heart of the music? Then again, if "blues is black music," as some performers and critics insist, what should we make of the vibrant global blues scene, with its all-comers mix of nationalities and ethnicities?

A Double Bassist's Guide to Refining Performance Practices

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A Double Bassist's Guide to Refining Performance Practices

Murray Grodner, Michael P. Sweeney, "A Double Bassist's Guide to Refining Performance Practices"
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0253010160 | PDF | pages: 168 | 14.6 mb

From Xenakis's UPIC to Graphic Notation Today

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From Xenakis's UPIC to Graphic Notation Today

Richard Barrett, Rudolphe Bourotte, Pierre Couprie, "From Xenakis's UPIC to Graphic Notation Today"
English | 2020 | ISBN: 3775747419 | PDF | pages: 337 | 11.5 mb

On Popular Music and Its Unruly Entanglements

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On Popular Music and Its Unruly Entanglements

Nick Braae, "On Popular Music and Its Unruly Entanglements "
English | ISBN: 3030180980 | 2019 | 269 pages | EPUB, PDF | 11 MB + 4 MB

AA.VV. - La storia del jazz

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AA.VV. - La storia del jazz

AA.VV. - La storia del jazz
Italiano | 2020 | 512 pages | ISBN: 8820390450 | EPUB | 16,2 MB

La storia del jazz, con prefazione di Pupi Avati, racconta oltre un secolo di musica, dalle “radici” fino alla contemporaneità, attraverso personaggi, stili, tecnologie. La novità di questo volume sta nell’affiancare nella trattazione in modo organico Stati Uniti, Europa e Italia, mostrando in parallelo come il linguaggio jazzistico - nato in Nordamerica - si sia radicato e modificato sulle due sponde dell’Atlantico. Lo spazio per le vicende europee ed italiane è, infatti, presente in modo caratterizzante, con una sezione interamente dedicata alle scene del jazz continentale, dalla Scandinavia al Mediterraneo. Altra novità è il taglio divulgativo della narrazione, rivolta a lettori interessati sì alla musica ma non necessariamente specialisti. Informazione, analisi, riferimenti storico-sociali, tendenze sono infatti proposti in capitoli godibili sia da neofiti sia da appassionati..

Jan Caeyers - Beethoven. Ritratto di un genio

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Jan Caeyers - Beethoven. Ritratto di un genio

Jan Caeyers - Beethoven. Ritratto di un genio
Italiano | 2020 | 657 pages | ISBN: 8804726105 | EPUB | 2,1 MB

Ancora oggi, a quasi due secoli di distanza, la vicenda umana e artistica di Ludwig van Beethoven non finisce di sorprendere. A partire dalla messe di aggettivi iperbolici con cui si è soliti definire il suo straordinario talento musicale e che non sembrano per nulla inappropriati. Geniale, rivoluzionario, visionario: sono queste le parole cui ci affidiamo per spiegare quello che in fondo rimane un enigma. Come è stato possibile che nel giro di pochi decenni il pronipote di un fornaio della provincia fiamminga sia riuscito a diventare una delle eminenti personalità della storia culturale europea? Come è arrivato a conquistare una fama immensa e a rivoluzionare i canoni musicali dell'epoca al punto che dopo di lui niente sarà più come prima? Come ha potuto cogliere appieno lo spirito del tempo, anticipando valori e sentimenti che a lungo innerveranno l'arte e la cultura, la politica e il costume?

The Art of Jazz: A Visual History

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The Art of Jazz: A Visual History

Alyn Shipton, John Hasse, "The Art of Jazz: A Visual History"
English | ISBN: 1623545048 | 2020 | EPUB | 296 pages | 365 MB

Mandolin For Dummies, 2nd Edition

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Mandolin For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Mandolin For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Don Julin
English | October 20th, 2020 | ISBN: 1119736641 | 416 pages | EPUB | 32.31 MB

Learn how fretting and picking can entertain friends!

Whose Blues?: Facing Up to Race and the Future of the Music

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Whose Blues?: Facing Up to Race and the Future of the Music

Adam Gussow, "Whose Blues?: Facing Up to Race and the Future of the Music"
English | ISBN: 1469660350, 1469660350 | 2020 | EPUB | 320 pages | 11 MB

Ornette Coleman : The Territory and the Adventure

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Ornette Coleman : The Territory and the Adventure

Ornette Coleman : The Territory and the Adventure
by Maria Golia
English | 2020 | ISBN: 1789142237 | 369 Pages | PDF | 12.6 MB

Adventures of a Jazz Age Lawyer : Nathan Burkan and the Making of American Popular Culture

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Adventures of a Jazz Age Lawyer : Nathan Burkan and the Making of American Popular Culture

Adventures of a Jazz Age Lawyer :
Nathan Burkan and the Making of American Popular Culture

by Gary A. Rosen
English | 2020 | ISBN: 0520297377 | 409 Pages | ePUB | 5.12 MB

Flop Musicals of the Twenty-First Century

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Flop Musicals of the Twenty-First Century

Stephen Purdy, "Flop Musicals of the Twenty-First Century"
English | ISBN: 0367173328 | 2020 | 114 pages | PDF | 7 MB

Rap and Politics: A Case Study of Panther, Gangster, and Hyphy Discourses in Oakland, CA

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Rap and Politics: A Case Study of Panther, Gangster, and Hyphy Discourses in Oakland, CA

Lavar Pope, "Rap and Politics: A Case Study of Panther, Gangster, and Hyphy Discourses in Oakland, CA "
English | ISBN: 1349960365 | 2020 | 357 pages | EPUB, PDF | 6 MB + 6 MB

Eastern European Popular Music in a Transnational Context: Beyond the Borders

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Eastern European Popular Music in a Transnational Context: Beyond the Borders

Ewa Mazierska, "Eastern European Popular Music in a Transnational Context: Beyond the Borders "
English | ISBN: 3030170330 | 2019 | 255 pages | EPUB, PDF | 15 MB + 4 MB

The Routledge Companion to the Contemporary Musical

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The Routledge Companion to the Contemporary Musical

Jessica Sternfeld, Elizabeth L. Wollman, "The Routledge Companion to the Contemporary Musical"
English | 2019 | ISBN: 1138684619 | PDF | pages: 497 | 11.6 mb