Rock the monkey!: Manuale di sopravvivenza per non perdersi by Massimo Luca,David A. R. Spezia

By Massimo Luca,David A. R. Spezia

Talento. Pensi di averlo? Dimostralo! Perché l. a. scimmia crea dipendenza, dalla Musica e dal successo. Non ti fa dormire di notte, ti trasforma in un perenne cercatore d’oro, maledetto come tutti i più grandi artisti.
Questo libro ti darà le armi in keeping with combattere, consistent with essere pronto a sopravvivere. Voglio raccontarti quello che ho vissuto, che ho imparato sulla mia pelle, nota dopo nota: segreti che forse ti aiuteranno a non perderti.

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Why Music Matters by David Hesmondhalgh

By David Hesmondhalgh

Listen to David Hesmondhalgh speak about the arguments on the middle of 'Why song concerns' with Laurie Taylor on BBC Radio 4's Thinking Allowed here.

In what methods may well song improve the lives of individuals and of societies? What prevents it from doing so? Why tune Matters explores the function of tune in our lives, and investigates the social and political importance of tune in sleek societies.

  • First ebook of its style to discover track via a number of theories and techniques and unite those theories utilizing one authoritative voice
  • Combines a wide but theoretically refined method of tune and society with genuine readability and accessibility
  • A traditionally and sociologically knowledgeable figuring out of track in terms of questions of social strength and inequality
  • By drawing on either well known and educational speak about a variety of musical types and practices, readers will interact with a large musical terrain and a wealth of case studies

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Sing Us a Song, Piano Woman: Female Fans and the Music of by Adrienne Trier-Bieniek

By Adrienne Trier-Bieniek

Sing Us a track, Piano girl: lady enthusiasts and the tune of Tori Amos explores the many-layered relationships lady lovers construct with feminist musicians as a rule and with Tori Amos, specifically. utilizing unique interview study with greater than 40 lovers of Tori Amos, a number of observer-participant reviews at Amos’s concert events, and demanding content material research of Amos’s lyrics and bigger physique of labor, Adrienne Trier-Bieniek makes use of a mixture of gender, feelings, song, and activism to resolve the typecasts plaguing girl fanatics. Trier-Bieniek aggressively demanding situations the preferred tradition stereotypes that experience painted all woman lovers as screaming, crying teenage women who're not able to manage themselves whilst a favourite (generally male) performer occupies the level.

In beautiful distinction, admirers of Tori Amos contain a extra introspective class of fan. Sing Us a Son, Piano Woman examines the big variety of reports from those listeners, exploring how Amos’s girl fanatics are certain simply because Amos locations the reviews of girls on the heart of her track. Tori Amos’s fan base is taken into account committed due to the deeply emotional, usually therapeutic, connection they need to her track, a facet that has been missed, rather in sociological and cultural study on gender, feelings and music.

Tori Amos’s woman lovers as a social phenomenon are very important for realizing the multi-layered relationships girls may have with lady singer/songwriters. At a time while superficial girls dominate public media shows, from the Kardashians to the “Real Housewives,” the connection among Tori Amos and her lovers illustrates the continual seek through girls for girl performers who problem patriarchal criteria in pop culture. Trier-Bieniek’s learn serves as a springboard for additional learn of girls in popular culture whose function is empower and galvanize their fanatics, in addition to swap society.

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Kiss Songbook: Guitar Play-Along Volume 30 by KISS

By KISS

(Guitar Play-Along). The Guitar Play-Along sequence can help you play your favourite songs fast and simply! simply stick to the tab, hearken to the audio to listen to how the guitar may still sound, after which play alongside utilizing the separate backing tracks. The melody and lyrics also are incorporated should you are looking to sing, or to easily assist you stick to alongside. eight songs: chilly Gin * Detroit Rock urban * Deuce * Firehouse * Heaven's on hearth * Love Gun * Rock and Roll All Nite * surprise Me.

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Go, Girl, Go!: The Women's Revolution in Music by James L. Dickerson

By James L. Dickerson

ladies were vital avid gamers within the recording from the very starting, yet no longer until eventually 1996 did they out-chart their male opponents and pull forward within the race for hits. Go, woman, Go! presents a virtually 100-year heritage of girls in track, starting with Lil Hardin Armstrong and Billie vacation, and carrying on with as much as present-day artists similar to Britney Spears and Norah Jones. The booklet includes a considerate research of the 1996 revolution, besides interviews with artists comparable to Shania Twain, Pat Benatar, Brenda Lee, Bonnie Raitt, Melissa Etheridge, Ann and Nancy Wilson, Tiffany, and Tammy Wynette, and managers comparable to Garth Brooks' ex-manager Pam Lewis, BMI head Frances Preston, Stax files co-founder Estelle Axton, and Tracey Edmonds of Yab Yum Entertainment.

The in basic terms definitive background of the ladies who've made favored song in the past a hundred years, with info and tales from over 185 assorted girls musicians and executives.

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Masculinity in Opera (Routledge Research in Music) by Philip Purvis

By Philip Purvis

This e-book addresses the ways that masculinity is negotiated, developed, represented, and problematized inside operatic track and perform. even though the honour of masculine ontology and epistemology has pervaded cultural and sociological reviews because the overdue Nineteen Eighties, and masculinity has been the focal point of contemporary if sporadic musicological dialogue, the connection among masculinity and opera has to date escaped specific serious scrutiny. working from a place of sympathy with feminist and queer methods and the phallocentric developments they determine, this examine bargains a distinct point of view at the cultural relativism of opera via targeting the male operatic topic. Anchored via musical research or shut readings of musical discourse, the contributions take an interdisciplinary procedure by way of additionally enticing with theatre, well known tune, and cultural musicology scholarship. many of the musical, theoretical, and socio-political trajectories of the essays are traditionally dispersed from 17th to 20th- first-century operatic works and practices, vacationing masculinity and the operatic voice, the worry or refusal of essentialist notions of masculinity, and the operatic illustration of the ‘crisis’ of masculinity. This quantity won't in basic terms brighten up the research of masculinity in opera, yet be an attractive contribution to tune students drawn to gender, historical past, and new musicology.

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Kentucky's Bluegrass (Postcard History Series) by Wynelle Scott Deese

By Wynelle Scott Deese

inside those pages are classic postcards, created among 1900 and 1950, that depict a space identified around the kingdom as Kentucky's Bluegrass. From its horse farms to its army forts and river trade, this seventeen county area exemplifies the spirit and satisfaction of Kentucky, and the pictures preserved on those postcards deliver the heritage of this designated zone to life.

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The Culture of Jazz: Jazz as Critical Culture by Frank A. Salamone

By Frank A. Salamone

The tradition of Jazz is a suite of essays that view jazz from an anthropological point of view. It specializes in features of jazz tradition and the ways that jazz scrutinizes the yankee way of life. Jazz musicians filter out their standpoint on tradition in accordance with African roots. they've got a duty to inform fact to strength and supply perspectives of other realities. those essays discover many dimensions of the jazz lifestyles and its views on cultural realities. seriously prompted via the views of Neil Leonard and Alan Merriam, The tradition of Jazz covers a wide variety of themes making it an extraordinary compilation.

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Really The Blues by Mezz Mezzrow,Bernard Wolfe,Barry Gifford

By Mezz Mezzrow,Bernard Wolfe,Barry Gifford

Mezz Mezzrow was once a white Jewish boy who learnt tips to play saxophone whereas he was once in penitentiary tuition. He used to be one of many first white musicians to commit himself to jazz (as a saxophonist, a supervisor for Louis Armstrong, possessing his personal checklist label and he was once additionally considered one of jazz's most famed drug buyers) and crossed the racial divide in 1920's the US to make himself a part of black tradition. In relatively the Blues he describes the underworld of 1920's and 30's the USA, from long island to Chicago and New Orleans. Mezzrow captures the ambience of the brothels, bars and honky-tonks, in addition to the outsized personalities of these musicians he performed with; from Bessie Smith and Sidney Bechet to fat Waller and Louis Armstrong. Written within the slang of the jazz underground, Mezzrow brought the realm to phrases reminiscent of 'hipster", "groovy" and "high". it truly is one of many nice song autobiographies (and its impact has been felt for many years, Tom Waits nonetheless credit it as a massive impression on his personal existence and work). Mezz Mezzrow was once the literary pioneer for the Beats, hippies and each author considering the fact that who has written concerning the tune that has moved their iteration to uprising or joy.

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