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Music plays an important role in our lives as it provides not only entertainment but also expresses our emotions. Many use music as an alternative to express themselves and their feelings without having to resort to verbal communication. Music also induces feelings in us, most especially for TV shows and films where they plan an integral role.

In the highly anticipated sequel to the best-selling Sony PlayStation 3 game,Resistance 2is an alternate-history, first-person shooter that puts you in the heroic role of Sgt. Nathan Hale as he struggles against overwhelming odds to defend humankind from an insurmountable Chimera. Resistance 2takes up right where Resistance Fall of Man left off. Hale is kidnapped by a black ops group in London and forced to Iceland for research testing. The full scope of what happens in Iceland is a mystery, but the game reveals that as Hale wrestles with the insidious Chimera war machine, he must also battle the virus raging inside his body that threatens to transform him into the very creature he fights against. The Return of the ChimeraThe Chimera are the main enemies of the Resistance franchise. For those new to the story, it is believed that the Chimera are of extraterrestrial origin. Yet, it is known that their army expands by infecting humans with a virus that transforms humans into Chimera while inside a cocoon. These creatures are much stronger than humans, and they usually have multiple yellow eyes. They have remarkable healing abilities and thrive in very cold temperatures, which has led them to alter the Earth's climate to a much lower temperature that better suits their habitat requirements. Resistance 2 introduces several new Chimeran enemies with a host of new powers. A few new characters include the Chameleon, a creature that can cloak itself completely and kill a player in one, destructive blow, and the Grim, which are a terrifying species that attack in hordes. The Battle Moves to the United StatesAfter the brief opening scenes in London and then Iceland, game play jumps ahead two years and across the globe to San Francisco. Giant, mile-long motherships slowly cruise through the skies, demolishing the city with fiery beams. The city is burned and mangled, and it appears that there will be little to no survivors. As the battle continues across the United States, you're sure to encounter many new, deranged, and much more powerful enemies. In Chicago, you'll be joined by a squad of soldiers, all carrying different weapons. To survive and move through the level, you'll need to work together, moving from cover to cover, setting up your squad in a smart and defensive manner. These are just a few examples of the challenging levels you'll encounter as you battle your way across the country to save humankind. And if you're hoping for new weapons, Resistance 2 won't leave you disappointed. The US-based campaign is loaded with tons of new weapons to enhance the overall game play and first-person shooter experience. Online game play Goes BIGPowered by Insomniac Games' third-generation PlayStation 3 technology, Resistance 2 delivers several console gaming breakthroughs. Most impressive are the stand-alone, class-based, online co-operative campaign mode that can accommodate up to eight players, and the mind-blowing, 60-player, squad-based online competitive multiplayer battle fest. This unprecedented 60-player option could revolutionize online multiplayer game play and is sure to provide countless hours of action-packed fun. Resistance 2 for the PlayStation 3 is an alternate-history, first-person shooter that puts you in the heroic role of Sgt. Nathan HaleAfter brief opening scenes in London and Iceland, the battle moves across the globe to the United StatesNew Chimeran creatures include the Chameleon, with cloaking powers, and the Grim, a species that attacks in hordesUS-based campaign is loaded with tons of new weapons to enhance the overall gameplay and first-person shooter experienceImpressive gameplay options include online co-operative campaign mode that can accommodate up to eight players, and 60-player, squad-based online multiplayer mode Read more
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 New OST Luxury Crocodile Grain Style Rotating Stand PU Leather Case Protective Cover For Apple iPad 6/Air 2 at 102.00 HKD from Mini In The Box
New OST Luxury Crocodile Grain Style Rotating Stand PU Leather Case Protective Cover For Apple iPad 6/Air 2
HK$ 102.00
Mini In The Box
Material:PU Leather; For:iPad Air 2; Sizes:9.7"; Case Model No:Ipad 6/Air 2; Pattern:Crocodile Skin Pattern; Features:Auto Sleep/Wake Up,360⁰ Case; Net Weight(kg):0.19; Listing Date:07/22/2016
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BrownTrout Johnny Cash 2018 Wall Calendar at 118.00 HKD from Calendars
BrownTrout Johnny Cash 2018 Wall Calendar
HK$ 118.00
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Wall Calendar 12-month Calendar 12" X 12" Stapled Binding Medium Square Grid Observes Major Holidays
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 Tweenies Let's All Make Music DVD at 67.00 HKD from Nzgameshop
Tweenies Let's All Make Music DVD
HK$ 67.00
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Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 or region free DVD player in order to play. Do you like to make music? Well the Tweenies love to! In each of these four fantastic episodes they explore a different section of the orchestra. First they learn all about percussion instruments which are Milo’s favourite, he becomes a one-man band and plays them all together! Then they find out about the strings which Fizz loves, and have great fun acting out Old King Cole. Next it’s the turn of the brass section, and Bella dreams of leading the others in a cool brass band. Finally Jake is wild about woodwind and in this episode the Tweenies take turns playing the recorder and Judy’s flute. The DVD also features a bonus episode in which Max plays the drums in a very talented school orchestra.
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BrownTrout Johnny Cash 2017 Wall Calendar at 47.00 HKD from Calendars
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BrownTrout Johnny Cash 2017 Wall Calendar
HK$ 47.00 HK$ 118.00
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Wall Calendar 12-month Calendar 12" X 12" Stapled Binding Medium Square Grid Observes Major Holidays
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 New Fabulous Fashion Carrie Underwood Hairstyle Long Wavy Blonde Lace Wig 20 Inches at 789.00 HKD from Wigsbuy
New Fabulous Fashion Carrie Underwood Hairstyle Long Wavy Blonde Lace Wig 20 Inches
HK$ 789.00
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New Fabulous Fashion Carrie Underwood Hairstyle Long Wavy Blonde Lace Wig 20 Inches
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Rock Off Johnny Cash Rules Everything Men's Large T-shirt - Black at 119.00 HKD from Nzgameshop
Rock Off Johnny Cash Rules Everything Men's Large T-shirt - Black
HK$ 119.00
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Johnny Cash Rules Everything Men's Large T-Shirt - Black
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No Johnny Cash Iron On Patch Retro Tattoo Rockabilly Punk Pin Up Country Music at 32.00 HKD from Atomic Cherry
No Johnny Cash Iron On Patch Retro Tattoo Rockabilly Punk Pin Up Country Music
HK$ 32.00
Atomic Cherry
Johnny Cash arch embroidered patch perfect for shirts, jackets, pants, etc. Full details in the Description section below.
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 Johnny Cash Finger T-shirt Medium - Black at 119.00 HKD from Nzgameshop
Johnny Cash Finger T-shirt Medium - Black
HK$ 119.00
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Johnny Cash Finger T-Shirt Medium
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 Johnny Cash Finger T-shirt Large - Black at 119.00 HKD from Nzgameshop
Johnny Cash Finger T-shirt Large - Black
HK$ 119.00
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Johnny Cash Finger T-Shirt Large
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"Tibetan Style Heart with I Love Music Alloy Pendants, Lead Free & Nickel Free, Antique Bronze, 24.5x22.5x1.5mm, Hole: 3mm; about 317pcs/1000g
HK$ 116.00
PandaHall
Tibetan Style Heart with I Love Music Alloy Pendants, Lead Free & Nickel Free, Antique Bronze Size: about 24.5mm long, 22.5mm wide, 1.5mm thick, hole: 3mm; about 317pcs/1000g.
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Blue Tulip Boutique Oxidized "I Love Music" Heart Charm
HK$ 164.00
Popmap
Oxidized heart charm with "I love MUSIC". Charm measures 17mmx10mm. Made with .925 Sterling Silver.
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"Tibetan Style Heart with I Love Music Alloy Pendants, Lead Free, Antique Silver, 24.5x22.5x1.5mm, Hole: 3mm; about 317pcs/1000g
HK$ 121.00
PandaHall
Tibetan Style Heart with I Love Music Alloy Pendants, Lead Free, Antique Silver Size: about 24.5mm long, 22.5mm wide, 1.5mm thick, hole: 3mm; about 317pcs/1000g.
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 Audio Culture at 280.00 HKD from The Co-op
Audio Culture
HK$ 280.00
The Co-op
They demonstrate the way these musics constantly cross-pollinate each other; transgressing generic boundaries; and how contemporary composers; producers; and musicians now work within complex networks of association and influence: New York art rockers Son
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Make Country Music Great Again T-Shirt at 75.00 HKD from Fairyseason
Make Country Music Great Again T-Shirt
HK$ 75.00
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"Tibetan Style Heart with I Love Music Alloy Pendants, Lead Free & Nickel Free, Antique Silver, 24.5x22.5x1.5mm, Hole: 3mm; about 317pcs/1000g
HK$ 140.00
PandaHall
Tibetan Style Heart with I Love Music Alloy Pendants, Lead Free & Nickel Free, Antique Silver Size: about 24.5mm long, 22.5mm wide, 1.5mm thick, hole: 3mm; about 317pcs/1000g.
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Dora Dora And Friends: Feel The Music DVD at 64.00 HKD from Nzgameshop
Dora Dora And Friends: Feel The Music DVD
HK$ 64.00
Nzgameshop
Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 or region free DVD player in order to play. Collection of animated adventures following Dora, who is now growing older and studying at a school in the city of Playa Verde. Dora and her friends, including Kate, Naiya, Emma, Alana and Pablo, all go to the same school and love discovering new things about the world while on adventures together.
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Cocktails And Country Music Tank at 80.00 HKD from Fairyseason
Cocktails And Country Music Tank
HK$ 80.00
Fairyseason
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 Johnny Cash Finger T-shirt X-large - Black at 119.00 HKD from Nzgameshop
Johnny Cash Finger T-shirt X-large - Black
HK$ 119.00
Nzgameshop
Johnny Cash Finger T-Shirt X-Large
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 Heart-shaped Flash LED Light DIY Kit 30 LEDs Beautiful Love Music Box Electronic Lighting Set at 55.00 HKD from Tomtop
Heart-shaped Flash LED Light DIY Kit 30 LEDs Beautiful Love Music Box Electronic Lighting Set
HK$ 55.00
Tomtop
Features: Use 30pcs LEDs to form a heart shape, looks beautiful. Heart-shaped PCB matches the LEDs very well. Turn on the light, listen to great melody at the same time. Can also embed heart-shaped photo in it, put on the table. With acrylic sheets to protect the PCB and LEDs. It's very nice for electronic enthusiasts and students as a DIY kit.
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 Fashion Carrie Underwood Hairstyle Medium Loose Wavy Blonde 100% Human Hair Full Lace Wig 12 Inches at 1995.00 HKD from Wigsbuy
Fashion Carrie Underwood Hairstyle Medium Loose Wavy Blonde 100% Human Hair Full Lace Wig 12 Inches
HK$ 1,995.00
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Fashion Carrie Underwood Hairstyle Medium Loose Wavy Blonde 100% Human Hair Full Lace Wig 12 Inches
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Rock Off Johnny Cash Rules Everything Men's Medium T-shirt - Black at 119.00 HKD from Nzgameshop
Rock Off Johnny Cash Rules Everything Men's Medium T-shirt - Black
HK$ 119.00
Nzgameshop
Johnny Cash Rules Everything Men's Medium T-Shirt - Black
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 Johnny Cash Finger T-shirt Xx-large - Black at 122.00 HKD from Nzgameshop
Johnny Cash Finger T-shirt Xx-large - Black
HK$ 122.00
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Johnny Cash Finger T-Shirt XX-Large
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Rock Off Johnny Cash Rules Everything Men's X-large T-shirt - Black at 119.00 HKD from Nzgameshop
Rock Off Johnny Cash Rules Everything Men's X-large T-shirt - Black
HK$ 119.00
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Johnny Cash Rules Everything Men's X-Large T-Shirt - Black
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 Johnny Cash Finger T-shirt Small - Black at 119.00 HKD from Nzgameshop
Johnny Cash Finger T-shirt Small - Black
HK$ 119.00
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Johnny Cash Finger T-Shirt Small
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CUFF IT Classical Music Sheet Cufflinks at 155.00 HKD from Zalora
CUFF IT Classical Music Sheet Cufflinks
HK$ 155.00
Zalora
CUFF IT Classical Music Sheet Cufflinks . Handmade by professional workers . Fine polished . Funny design . Packed with cufflink box
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 Peace Love Music at 90.00 HKD from Kobo
Peace Love Music
HK$ 90.00
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Robinson's highly praised poetry books have been gifted to presenters and nominees at the Grammy® Awards, the Radio Music Awards, the American Music Awards and the Latin Grammy® Awards.
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 The New York Times Essential Library: Classical Music at 51.00 HKD from Kobo
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The New York Times Essential Library: Classical Music
HK$ 51.00 HK$ 56.00
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A dazzling appraisal of the definitive classical music performances available todayFor classical music lovers, there is nothing more beguiling and exciting than the range of technique and emotion that can capture or transform the great works in the hands of a conductor and musicians. But with hundreds of recordings released every year, discovering the jewels is a challenge, for newcomers as well as for connoisseurs. New York Times classical music critic Allan Kozinn offers the ultimate collector's guide, packed with a rich history of the composers and performers who stir our souls. From Bach's eloquent Goldberg Variations performed by master pianist Glenn Gould at the beginning and end of his career in startlingly different interpretations, to a lyrical performance of Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherezade conducted by Kiril Kondrashin shortly after his defection from the Soviet Union, Kozinn places each work in the greater context of musical development and stretches the listener's understanding of each pivotal composition. These original essays on the one hundred greatest recorded classical works provide both practical guidance for building a library and deep insight into the transcendent power of music itself.
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 Western Classical Music from 1600 to 1899 at 45.00 HKD from Kobo
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Western Classical Music from 1600 to 1899
HK$ 45.00 HK$ 50.00
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Western Classical Music from 1600 to 1899 draws mostly upon the Area of Study and set works from the EdExcel Gcse Music syllabus, and examines the Area of Study in detail, look at the lives and times of composers and musicians and the social context in which they worked, and provide analyses of the set works for Gcse Music; however, the eBook will also be useful for students studying with other exam boards, and a number of additional topics have been included for this purpose. This eBook covers just less than 300 years of music History, but during this time musical styles and conventions changed rapidly. The invention and growth of instruments took place here along with the formation of standard ensembles. Musical structures were also established, such as orchestral symphony, solo sonata, concerto for soloist and orchestra as well as vocal forms like opera and cantata.
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 Sacred Music as Public Image for Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand III at 443.00 HKD from Kobo
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Sacred Music as Public Image for Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand III
HK$ 443.00 HK$ 492.00
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Ferdinand III played a crucial role both in helping to end the Thirty Years' War and in re-establishing Habsburg sovereignty within his hereditary lands, and yet he remains one of the most neglected of all Habsburg emperors. The underlying premise of Sacred Music as Public Image for Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand III is that Ferdinand's accomplishments came not through diplomacy or strong leadership but primarily through a skillful manipulation of the arts, through which he communicated important messages to his subjects and secured their allegiance to the Catholic Church. An important locus for cultural activity at court, especially as related to the Habsburgs' political power, was the Emperor's public image. Ferdinand III offers a fascinating case study in monarchical representation, for the war necessitated that he revise the image he had cultivated at the beginning of his reign, that of a powerful, victorious warrior. Weaver argues that by focusing on the patronage of sacred music (rather than the more traditional visual and theatrical means of representation), Ferdinand III was able to uphold his reputation as a pious Catholic reformer and subtly revise his triumphant martial image without sacrificing his power, while also achieving his Counter-Reformation goal of unifying his hereditary lands under the Catholic church. Drawing upon recent methodological approaches to the representation of other early modern monarchs, as well as upon the theory of confessionalization, this book places the sacred vocal music composed by imperial musicians into the rich cultural, political, and religious contexts of mid-seventeenth-century Central Europe. The book incorporates dramatic productions such as opera, oratorio, and Jesuit drama (as well as works in other media), but the primary focus is the more numerous and more frequently performed Latin-texted paraliturgical genre of the motet, which has generally not been considered by scholars as a vehicle for monarchical representa
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 Historical Dictionary of Sacred Music at 644.00 HKD from Kobo
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Historical Dictionary of Sacred Music
HK$ 644.00 HK$ 715.00
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Sacred music is a universal phenomenon of humanity. Where there is faith, there is music to express it. Every major religious tradition and most minor ones have music and have it in abundance and variety. There is music to accompany ritual and music purely for devotion, music for large congregations and music for trained soloists, music that sets holy words and music without words at all. In some traditions-Islamic and many Native American, to name just two-the relation between music and religious ritual is so intimate that it is inaccurate to speak of the music accompanying the ritual. Rather, to perform the ritual is to sing, and to sing the ritual is to perform it. This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Sacred Music contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 800 cross-referenced entries on major types of music, composers, key religious figures, specialized positions, genres of composition, technical terms, instruments, fundamental documents and sources, significant places, and important musical compositions. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about sacred music.
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 Tales From Country Music at 150.00 HKD from Kobo
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Tales From Country Music
HK$ 150.00 HK$ 187.00
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Follow Gerry Wood on his journey with country music's biggest stars, featuring Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, Shania Twain and many more familiar names in the industry. Tales from Country Music will take you backstage and behind the scenes with some of your favorite country music singers.
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 Die Auferstehung des Johnny Cash - Seine späten Jahre und die American Recordings at 101.00 HKD from Kobo
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Die Auferstehung des Johnny Cash - Seine späten Jahre und die American Recordings
HK$ 101.00 HK$ 126.00
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The Resurrection Of Johnny Cash tells the story of one of the most remarkable comebacks in music history. At the start of the 90s, Cash was battered and bruised. In constant pain through heart problems, broken bones, and the aftermath of a second bout of drug addiction, he had seen his glorious career fade into irrelevance. Then something extraordinary happened: a new generation of musicians and fans, headed by hip-hop and metal producer Rick Rubin, rediscovered him and brought him back to his rightful place as a legend of American music. This insightful and stylish book is built around new interviews with family, friends, and collaborators, including Rosanne Cash, Adam Clayton of U2, Will Oldham, and Nick Lowe. Ranging over six decades, it charts Cash's loss of direction, his struggles with illness and drugs, and his astonishing return to form, fame, and critical acclaim in the last years of his life.
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 The Encyclopedia of Country Music at 363.00 HKD from Kobo
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The Encyclopedia of Country Music
HK$ 363.00 HK$ 403.00
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Immediately upon publication in 1998, the Encyclopedia of Country Music became a much-loved reference source, prized for the wealth of information it contained on that most American of musical genres. Countless fans have used it as the source for answers to questions about everything from country's first commercially successful recording, to the genre's pioneering music videos, to what conjunto music is. This thoroughly revised new edition includes more than 1,200 A-Z entries covering nine decades of history and artistry, from the Carter Family recordings of the 1920s to the reign of Taylor Swift in the first decade of the twenty-first century. Compiled by a team of experts at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, the encyclopedia has been brought completely up-to-date, with new entries on the artists who have profoundly influenced country music in recent years, such as the Dixie Chicks and Keith Urban. The new edition also explores the latest and most critical trends within the industry, shedding light on such topics as the digital revolution, the shifting politics of country music, and the impact of American Idol (reflected in the stardom of Carrie Underwood). Other essays cover the literature of country music, the importance of Nashville as a music center, and the colorful outfits that have long been a staple of the genre. The volume features hundreds of images, including a photo essay of album covers; a foreword by country music superstar Vince Gill (the winner of twenty Grammy Awards); and twelve fascinating appendices, ranging from lists of awards to the best-selling country albums of all time. Winner of the Best Reference Award from the Popular Culture Association "Any serious country music fan will treasure this authoritative book." -The Seattle Times "A long-awaited, major accomplishment, which educators, historians and students, broadcasters and music writers, artists and fans alike, will welcome and enjoy." -The Nashville Musician "Should prove a v
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 Discovering Classical Music at 129.00 HKD from Kobo
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Discovering Classical Music
HK$ 129.00 HK$ 161.00
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I recommend this book wholeheartedly to new music lovers" - Sir Charles Groves CBE Thanks to Nigel Kennedy and Pavarotti, millions of people have recently discovered that classical music is a highly enjoyable experience, perhaps contrary to their expectations. But the world of classical music can be highly intimidating and confusing. Ian Christians, for many years a passionate believer in broadening the interest in classical music, has developed a unique approach, designed to make it as easy as possible for both newcomers to classical music and those who have started down the path to explore with confidence. Discovering Classical Music concentrates on the greatest composers. The author takes you step-by-step into their most approachable music and, in some cases, boldly into some of the greatest works traditionally considered 'too difficult' for newcomers. Rarely does a book offer such potential for continued enjoyment.
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 Country Music as Reflection on the American Culture at 95.00 HKD from Kobo
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Country Music as Reflection on the American Culture
HK$ 95.00 HK$ 100.00
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Seminar paper from the year 2005 in the subject American Studies - Culture and Applied Geography, grade: 1,5, Dresden Technical University (Unstitut für Anglistik/Amerikanistik), course: Readings in North American Cultural Studies, 14 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: In my term paper I will examine the question 'Why is Country Music in America so popular?' Therefore, I will concentrate on the development of country music from traditional folk music to commercial music. I will reflect on the influences of the immigrants who entered the USA to build a brave new world, different to the old wo rld of Europe, which they assumed to be overpopulated and morally corrupt. On the basis of several selected books and articles, like those of Bill Malone, Seymor Martin Lipset and Rachel Rubin, I will emphasize the meaning of the most traditional music of America. Analyzing changes in the musical development, I will explain them as a consequence of the country's changing social circumstances by using the example of the Bakersfield movement in the 1930s. I will furthermore outline the most important facts and events regarding the music, including the life and work of Merle Haggard, who perfectly represented the theme of nostalgia in country music. At the end, I will emphasize the commercial aspect of country music, its Western image and the high efficiency of the Nashville music publishing industry.
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 樂之本事A Road to the Classical Music at 111.00 HKD from Kobo
樂之本事A Road to the Classical Music
HK$ 111.00
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以迷人故事和美好文字解答千奇百問,使你「知其然也知其所以然」的古典音樂入門指南!其中包括:古典樂的定義和討論、品味樂曲的態度與方法、錄音與現場演出的差別、不可不知的音樂小常識、古典音樂簡史,以及無比實用的音樂會注意事項、選座参考乃至聆賞進階之道。筆調輕鬆而內容詳盡,穿插音樂名家故事之餘,更從文學、攝影等諸多面向旁徵博引,讓你以經典混搭時尚,在藝術思考脈絡上融會貫通,一次解決對於古典音樂想愛又不敢愛的掙扎與矛盾!
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 Historical Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Classical Music at 508.00 HKD from Kobo
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Historical Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Classical Music
HK$ 508.00 HK$ 563.00
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In the last decade of the 19th century, modernist sensibilities reached a critical mass and emerged more frequently in music as composers began employing dissonance, polyrhythm, atonality, and densities. Conversely, many 20th-century composers eschewed modernist devices and wrote accessible works in a tonal idiom, which drew chiefly on classical, romantic, and folk models. Then the postmodern sensibility followed, with its enthusiasm for the unprecedented availability of virtually every type of music, and it engendered numerous sub-groups, including multiculturalism, minimalism, multimedia, and free improvisation. Historical Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Classical Music focuses on modernist and postmodern classical music worldwide from 1890 to the present. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and over 400 cross-referenced dictionary entries, with more than 60 entries explaining the methods, styles, and acoustic and electronic media peculiar to new music, and over 350 entries giving essential information on the lives and work of the people who have composed and performed that music. Those entries also include pop, jazz, and rock composer/musicians whose work either overlaps the realm of classical music or else is so radical within its own field that it merits discussion in this context. This book is a must for anyone, musician or non-musician, student or professional, who seeks to research and learn more about any significant aspect of modern and contemporary classical music worldwide.
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 YEAR OF WONDER: Classical Music for Every Day at 125.00 HKD from Kobo
YEAR OF WONDER: Classical Music for Every Day
HK$ 125.00
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Classical music for everyone - an inspirational piece of music for every day of the year, celebrating composers from the medieval era to the present day, written by award-winning violinist and BBC Radio 3 presenter Clemency Burton-Hill. Have you ever heard a piece of music so beautiful it stops you in your tracks? Or wanted to discover more about classical music but had no idea where to begin? Year of Wonder is a unique celebration of classical music by an author who wants to share its diverse wonders with others and to encourage a love for this genre in all readers, whether complete novices or lifetime enthusiasts. Clemency chooses one piece of music for each day of the year, with a short explanation about the composer to put it into context, and brings the music alive in a modern and playful way, while also extolling the positive mindfulness element of giving yourself some time every day to listen to something uplifting or beautiful. Thoughtfully curated and expertly researched, this is a book of classical music to keep you company: whoever you are, wherever you're from.'The only requirements for enjoying classical music are open ears and an open mind.' Clemency Burton-Hill
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 Who Needs Classical Music? at 111.00 HKD from Kobo
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Who Needs Classical Music?
HK$ 111.00 HK$ 117.00
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During the last few decades, most cultural critics have come to agree that the division between "high" and "low" art is an artificial one, that Beethoven's Ninth and "Blue Suede Shoes" are equally valuable as cultural texts. In Who Needs Classical Music? Julian Johnson challenges these assumptions about the relativism of cultural judgements. The author maintains that music is more than just "a matter of taste": while some music provides entertainment, or serves as background noise, other music claims to function as art. This book considers the value of classical music in contemporary society, arguing that it remains distinctive because it works in quite different ways to most of the other music that surrounds us. This intellectually sophisticated yet accessible book offers a new and balanced defense of the specific values of classical music in contemporary culture. Who Needs Classical Music? will stimulate readers to reflect on their own investment (or lack of it) in music and art of all kinds.
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 The Country Music Reader at 218.00 HKD from Kobo
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The Country Music Reader
HK$ 218.00 HK$ 242.00
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In The Country Music Reader Travis D. Stimeling provides an anthology of primary source readings from newspapers, magazines, and fan ephemera encompassing the history of country music from circa 1900 to the present. Presenting conversations that have shaped historical understandings of country music, it brings the voices of country artists and songwriters, music industry insiders, critics, and fans together in a vibrant conversation about a widely loved yet seldom studied genre of American popular music. Situating each source chronologically within its specific musical or cultural context, Stimeling traces the history of country music from the fiddle contests and ballad collections of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries through the most recent developments in contemporary country music. Drawing from a vast array of sources including popular magazines, fan newsletters, trade publications, and artist biographies, The Country Music Reader offers firsthand insight into the changing role of country music within both the music industry and American musical culture, and presents a rich resource for university students, popular music scholars, and country music fans alike.
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 The Country Music Book of Lists at 51.00 HKD from Kobo
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The Country Music Book of Lists
HK$ 51.00 HK$ 56.00
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More than just charts, star bios, and boring listings, "The Country Music Book of Lists" is the perfect gift or pop reference guide for trivia fans, filled with humor, insight, and "down home fun".
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 Johnny Cash at 115.00 HKD from Kobo
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Johnny Cash
HK$ 115.00 HK$ 143.00
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(Ukulele Play-Along). Now you can play your favorite songs on your uke with great-sounding backing tracks to help you sound like a bona fide pro! This pack features 8 songs from the Man in Black, including: Cry, Cry, Cry * Daddy Sang Bass * Folsom Prison Blues * Hey, Porter * I Walk the Line * Jackson * (Ghost) Riders in the Sky (A Cowboy Legend) * Ring of Fire.
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 Carrie Underwood Quiz Book at 27.00 HKD from Kobo
Carrie Underwood Quiz Book
HK$ 27.00
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Carrie Underwood is widely regarded a the Queen of Country Music and is one of the biggest selling music stars in the world. She rose to fame after winning on American Idol and has never looked back. This quiz book will test even the most avid of Carrie Care Bears with questions on her early life, music, tours, record breaking sales and much more.
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 Country Music at 95.00 HKD from Kobo
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Country Music
HK$ 95.00 HK$ 118.00
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Co-winner of the 1983 National Book Award for Poetry, Country Music is comprised of eighty-eight poems selected from Charles Wright's first four books published between 1970 and 1977. From his first book, The Grave of the Right Hand, to the extraordinary China Trace, this selection of early works represents "Charles Wright's grand passions: his desire to reclaim and redeem a personal past, to make a reckoning with his present, and to conjure the terms by which we might face the future," writes David St. John in the forward. These poems, powerful and moving in their own right, lend richness and insight to Wright's recently collected later works. "In Country Music we see the same explosive imagery, the same dismantled and concentric (or parallel) narratives, the same resolutely spiritual concerns that have become so familiar to us in Wright's more recent poetry," writes St. John.
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 True Story of Johnny Cash & The Carter Family at 22.00 HKD from Kobo
True Story of Johnny Cash & The Carter Family
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True story of Johnny Cash & the Carter Family written by his third cousin, who was also a country music promoter. Written as a fan's tribute.
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 Award-Winning Songs of the Country Music Association (Songbook) at 145.00 HKD from Kobo
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Award-Winning Songs of the Country Music Association (Songbook)
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(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook). This collector's edition features winning and nominated entries for the Country Music Association's highly coveted "Song of the Year" from 1997-2008. It includes megahits from stars such as Toby Keith, Carrie Underwood, LeAnn Rimes, Faith Hill, Lonestar, Alan Jackson, Brooks & Dunn, George Strait and others, as well as an introduction, photos of all the nominated artists, and facts about the beautiful trophy the winners receive. Songs include: Alcohol * Amazed * Beer for My Horses * Blue * Breathe * Butterfly Kisses * I Hope You Dance * Jesus Take the Wheel * Live like You Were Dying * Red Dirt Road * Redneck Woman * Whiskey Lullaby * and many more!
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 The Companion to Classical Music at 156.00 HKD from Kobo
The Companion to Classical Music
HK$ 156.00
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This superbly authoratitive new work provides a comprehensive A-Z guide to some 1000 years of Western music. It explores in detail the lives and achievements of a vast range of composers, as well as looking at such key topics as music history (from medieval plainchant to contemporary minimalism), performers, theory and jargon. Throught Griffiths skilfully blends lightly worn scholarship with personal insight, whether examining the emotional colouring that different musical keys achieve or charting the rise and development of the symphony.
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Compare and Contrast: Baroque vs. Classical Music
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Essay from the year 2003 in the subject Musicology, University of Phoenix, 4 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: At first glance, the Baroque music period and Classical music periods seem to be very much alike. They do, in fact, have many similarities, for instance, the same basic orchestral and chamber ensembles. However, by carefully analyzing each period, distinct differences can be found. The word 'Baroque' comes from the Italian word barocco, which literally translates to bizarre, however some feel that when dealing with the arts, exuberant is closer to the aim of the translation, and exuberant is a word that perfectly fits this style of music. Although Baroque was first used to describe ornately decorated buildings in Austria and Germany, it quickly became used to describe a similarly ornate period of music.
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Richard Baker's Classical Music Quiz Book
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No matter how much you think you know about classical music, you'll find plenty of baffling questions and surprising answers inside - all carefully compiled by Richard Baker Obe. Challenge your friends! Try to answer questions round by round…or read it just for fun! You'll have hours of enjoyment with the ultimate Classical Music questions and answers book.
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 The Contemporary Christian Music Debate: Worldly Compromise or Agent of Renewal at 79.00 HKD from Kobo
The Contemporary Christian Music Debate: Worldly Compromise or Agent of Renewal
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As a professor, I am constantly concerned with equipping my students with a scriptural perspective of cutting edge issues in today's youth culture. When it comes to music, I have yet to find a more balanced and thorough work on the subject. - Dr. Bill Jones, president, Columbia International UniversityWhat's the best worship style for my ministry? Traditional hymns? Country? Rock? Rap? Discover insights from the bible, missions, psychology, and the entertaining history of our hymns. Go beyond emotional appeals to 'the way we've always done it' and 'what the praise team likes.'Josh McDowell: 'A well-documented, biblically based, and culturally relevant insight into the debate on contemporary Christian music. For every mom, dad, and pastor, this book is a must.'College president Robertson McQuilkin: '…addresses a church-splitting and generation-splitting issue with thorough scholarship and irenic spirit. He persuades with a gentle approach that respects opposing viewpoints, and he charts practical ways for local churches to incorporate newer forms of music while maintaining harmony in a music ministry for all.'Contents1. The Christian Music ControversyPART One: Contemporary Music Under Fire2. Charges of Health Threats3. Charges of Moral Corruption4. Charges of Worldliness5. Charges of Poor Aesthetic Quality and a Cautioning Inner Witness6. Charges of Bad Associations, Questionable Motives, and Dangerous LeaningsPART Two: A Biblical Perspective7. The Bible on Music8. Biblical Principles for Musicians and SponsorsPART Three: A Revealing Journey Through History9. From Early Chants to Reformation Songs10. From Psalm Singing to Hymnody11. What We Can Learn from HistoryPART Four: Harnessing THE Power OF Contemporary Music12. The Need for an Alternative13. Communicating Musical Convictions to Your Children14. A Christian Alternative15. Taking it to the Church16. Taking it to the WorldAPPENDIX: HOW Four Growing Churches USE Contemporary Musicend NOTES"The Dutch translation o
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US History Guide: Blues Music History
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Dive deep into the history of Blues Music History anywhere you go: on a plane, on a mountain, in a canoe, under a tree. Or grab a flashlight and read Shmoop under the covers. Shmoop's award-winning US History Guides are now available on your eReader. Shmoop eBooks are like having a trusted, fun, chatty, expert history-tour-guide always by your side, no matter where you are (or how late it is at night).Shmoop US History Guides offer fresh analysis, timelines of important events, brief bios of key movers and shakers, jaw-dropping trivia, memorable quotes, a glossary of terms, and more. Best of all, Shmoop's analysis aims to look at a topic from multiple points of view to give you the fullest understanding. After all, "there is no history, only histories" (Karl Popper).Experts and educators from top universities, including Stanford, UC Berkeley, and Harvard, have written guides designed to engage you and to get your brain bubbling. Shmoop is here to make you a better lover (of history) and to help you make connections to other historical moments, works of literature, current events, and pop culture. These learning guides will help you sink your teeth into the past. For more information, check out http://www. shmoop.com/history/
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 Detroit Country Music at 170.00 HKD from Kobo
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Detroit Country Music
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The richness of Detroit's music history has by now been well established. We know all about Motown, the Mc5, and Iggy and the Stooges. We also know about the important part the Motor City has played in the history of jazz. But there are stories about the music of Detroit that remain untold. One of the lesser known but nonetheless fascinating histories is contained within Detroit's country music roots. At last, Craig Maki and Keith Cady bring to light Detroit's most important country and western and bluegrass stars, such as Chief Redbird, the York Brothers, and Roy Hall. Beyond the individuals, Maki and Cady also map out the labels, radio programs, and performance venues that sustained Detroit's vibrant country and bluegrass music scene. In the process, Detroit Country Music examines how and why the city's growth in the early twentieth century, particularly the southern migration tied to the auto industry, led to this vibrant roots music scene. This is the first book-the first resource of any kind-to tell the story of Detroit's contributions to country music. Craig Maki and Keith Cady have spent two decades collecting music and images, and visiting veteran musicians to amass more than seventy interviews about country music in Detroit. Just as astounding as the book's revelations are the photographs, most of which have never been published before. Detroit Country Music will be essential reading for music historians, record collectors, roots music fans, and Detroit music aficionados.
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Johnny Cash
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The definitive, intimate, no-holds-barred biography of Johnny Cash. In Johnny Cash: THE Life, Robert Hilburn conveys the untarnished truth about a musical icon. Drawing upon his personal experience with Cash and a trove of never-before-seen material from the singer's inner circle, Hilburn creates an utterly compelling, deeply human portrait of one of the most influential figures in modern popular culture.'A brilliant story of an even more brilliant songwriter' Keith Richards'Hilburn displays a deeply felt affinity with his subject' Patti Smith'The definitive book on the roller-coaster life of Cash' Rick Rubin'Johnny Cash. Every man could relate to him, no man could be him, and only one man could get inside his head - Robert Hilburn' Bono'A great story requires great storytelling, and that's exactly what it receives here' Charles Shaar Murray, Literary Review
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Country Music Changed My Life
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In this book based on new interviews, some of country music's greatest stars share personal moments of redemption, inspiration, and heartache related to the music that shaped their lives. Brenda Lee explains how her childhood singing gift raised her entire family out of dire poverty, and Pat Boone speaks about the spiritual influence of his father-in-law, Red Foley. Barbara Pittman talks about her childhood friendship with Elvis Presley, while Little Jimmy Dickens divulges how Hank Williams came to write a song for him and why he never recorded it. Mickey Gilley talks about gladly living in, then gladly escaping, the shadow of his cousin Jerry Lee Lewis, and Hank Thompson reveals how his background in electrical engineering helped revolutionize country music. More stories from Glen Campbell, Don Williams, Johnny Legend, Chris Hillman, and many others explain the inspiration and effect of country music in their lives.
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The Joy of Classical Music
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Who's Afraid of Classical Music? For years Joan Kennedy, at home, on the campaign trail, and in concert, has shared her love of classical music with adults and children. Now she uses her experience as a teacher and musician to show how you and your family can make music an enriching part of your lives. In this easy-to-understand and reassuring guide, Joan Kennedy explains: How to start listening to classical music and enjoying what you hear-with a minimum of effort and expense Creative, fun ways to bring music to your children-both at home and in school All you and your family will need to enjoy a musical performance: a brief history of classical music, a user-friendly guide to concert rituals, and advice on how to bring your children to concerts-choosing the performances they will enjoy and making sure they get the most out of the experience Also: a glossary of musical terms lists of the most popular classical pieces and Joan Kennedy's personal favorites a guide to further reading sixteen pages of photographs foreword by John Williams, former conducter of the Boston Pops and Academy Award-winning composer of the classic film scores for Star Wars, E.t, and Schindler's List.
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Classical Music Top 40
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The quintessential primer for the budding classical music lover. Millions of people adore classical music. Millions of other people want to, but simply don't know how or where to start-so many composers, so many pieces, so many versions, so much music! In either case, this book is for you. In this informal and informative guide, Rudel leads listeners through the forty most essential and popular compositions from the Four Seasons to Rhapsody in Blue, explaining the musical structure of each passage and highlighting special themes or elements to listen for as the music continues. By the time you're through with his guidance, the music is no longer just a jumbled mass of sound, but instead a stunning piece of music that's as understandable and enjoyable as any rock 'n' roll song.
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Classical Music Insights
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If you enjoy great music but want to know more about how it came to be the way it is - without investing time in a graduate degree - here are the background stories of over 200 great compositions. If you're only just coming to experiment with great music, here are guideposts to help you understand and enjoy what you encounter. The stories and sounds behind the scenes: welcome to Classical Music Insights.
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 The Oxford Handbook of Country Music at 1209.00 HKD from Kobo
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The Oxford Handbook of Country Music
HK$ 1,209.00 HK$ 1,343.00
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Now in its sixth decade, country music studies is a thriving field of inquiry involving scholars working in the fields of American history, folklore, sociology, anthropology, musicology, ethnomusicology, cultural studies, and geography, among many others. Covering issues of historiography and practice as well as the ways in which the genre interacts with media and social concerns such as class, gender, and sexuality, The Oxford Handbook of Country Music interrogates prevailing narratives, explores significant lacunae in the current literature, and provides guidance for future research. More than simply treating issues that have emerged within this subfield, The Oxford Handbook of Country Music works to connect to broader discourses within the various fields that inform country music studies in an effort to strengthen the area's interdisciplinarity. Drawing upon the expertise of leading and emerging scholars, this Handbook presents an introduction into the historiographical narratives and methodological issues that have emerged in country music studies' first half-century.
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 Johnny Cash Songbook at 137.00 HKD from Kobo
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Johnny Cash Songbook
HK$ 137.00 HK$ 171.00
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(Guitar Play-Along). The Guitar Play-Along Series will help you play your favorite songs quickly and easily! Just follow the tab, listen to the audio to hear how the guitar should sound, and then play along using the separate backing tracks. The melody and lyrics are also included in the book in case you want to sing, or to simply help you follow along. Songs include: Cry, Cry, Cry * Folsom Prison Blues * I Walk the Line * Jackson * The Man in Black * Orange Blossom Special * Ring of Fire * Tennessee Flat Top Box.
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Deutsche Geschichtswissenschaftler und der Generalplan Ost - Theodor Schieder und die Ostforschung
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Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2003 im Fachbereich Geschichte Europa - Deutschland - Nationalsozialismus, II. Weltkrieg, Note: sehr gut, Universität Bremen (Geschichte), Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Es verging viel Zeit, bis sich die Zunft der deutschen Historiker öffentlich eingehender mit ihrer jüngsten Vergangenheit zu beschäftigen begann. Genauer gesagt dauerte es 53 Jahre, bis auf dem 42. deutschen Historikertag, der vom 8. bis zum 11. September 1998 in Frankfurt abgehalten wurde, erstmals offen und kontrovers über die mittelbare oder unmittelbare Beteiligung deutscher Geschichtswissenschaftler an der nationalsozialistischen Vernichtungspolitik diskutiert wurde.1 'SchlieBlich hatten an der imperialistischen Theorie des Nazismus zahllose Historiker mitgearbeitet und zuvor oder gleichzeitig definiert, wo deutscher 'Volksboden' und Lebensraum zu finden, wer minderwertig oder höherwertig sei.'2 Dabei konzentrierten sich die Konferenzteilnehmer nicht nur auf jene Geschichtswissenschaftler, die im Zuge der Entnazifizierungen aus öffentlichen Ämtern suspendiert worden waren,3 sondern speziell auf diejenigen, die nach 1945 das bundesrepublikanische Bild der Geschichtswissenschaft entscheidend mitgeprägt hatten. Theodor Schieder ist dabei nur ein Beispiel für die Kontinuitäten im geschichtswissenschaftlichen Betrieb nach 1945. Er war nach Aussage eines seiner ehemaligen Studenten, 'in den fünfundzwanzig Jahren vor seinem Tod 1984 die einfluBreichste Persönlichkeit in der westdeutschen Geschichtswissenschaft'4 und verdient daher besondere Aufmerksamkeit. Der späte Zeitpunkt, an dem die Debatte über die braune Vergangenheit deutscher Historiker aufkam und eine breitere Öffentlichkeit erreichte, ist auch insofern interessant, weil Angelika Ebbinghaus und Karl-Heinz Roth bereits 1992 ein bevölkerungspolitisches Geheimgutachten Schieders - die sogenannte Polendenkschrift - vom September 1939 editierten.5 Die deutsche Historikerschaft, unter ihnen nicht wenige Schüler Schieders, w
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Inside Ost
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Eine (fast) Erfolgsstory aus dem OstenDie Ostwirtschaft brauchte nach der Wiedervereinigung dringend Hilfe aus dem Westen. Der junge Unternehmensberater Christopher J. Schwarzer verlieB das schicke München, um maroden Ost-Unternehmen auf die Beine zu helfen. In Beratungsprojekten und als Mitarbeiter der Treuhandanstalt lernte er die krassen Verhältnisse der Ost-Unternehmen genauso kennen, wie das brodelnde Berlin schätzen. Dann kam er mit der Firma Excellent in Berührung, als VEB elastic mieder ehemals gröBter Damen-Unterwäsche-Hersteller der Ddr. Die Herausforderung faszinierte ihn - obwohl das Unternehmen marode und das thüringische Zeulenroda nicht gerade der Nabel der Welt waren. Als Unternehmer setzte er alles daran, die Firma mit ihren 200 Mitarbeitern auf Erfolgskurs zu bringen. Schneller Erfolg stellte sich ein. Ein Underdog aus dem Osten wurde zum vielbeachteten Newcomer und Aufsteiger im Westen. Doch die Sache hatte einen Haken: Mitübernommene Altschulden wurden zu einem unüberwindlichen Hindernis und die Erfolgsstory endete in einem Notverkauf. Die spannende, persönliche Rückschau auf eine ereignisreiche Zeit ist prall gefüllt mit auBergewöhnlichen Erlebnissen und vermittelt einen fesselnden Einblick in das, was wirklich geschah - im Wilden Osten der 90er.
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 The Instrumental Music Director's Guide to Comprehensive Program Development at 178.00 HKD from Kobo
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The Instrumental Music Director's Guide to Comprehensive Program Development
HK$ 178.00 HK$ 222.00
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The Instrumental Music Director's Guide to Comprehensive Program Development gives practical solutions to the many issues that confront music directors. The topics addressed include:A review of tests which can be used to develop an all-inclusive student profile identifying strengths and weaknesses as a prologue to preparing individualized curriculaA discussion of the "informed approach" predicated on understanding relationships among music, logical deduction, and the acoustic sciences thereby accelerating the learning process in music, increasing the knowledge base, and developing cognitive skills that can be applied to other studiesA measuring process used to accurately calculate the size of a beginning student in relation to the size of the selected instrument to ensure the two will be compatibleA procedure for introducing students to the many different instruments The protocol for developing a symbiotic dealer/teacher relationship that will ensure a smooth running program fully equipped throughout the yearPurchasing, renting, and caring for instruments and all administrative tasks which are the backbone of a successful school instrumental music program
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GroBe Freiheit Ost
HK$ 118.00
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Die B96 ist die längste BundesstraBe Ostdeutschlands und führt von Zittau im Südosten bis nach Sassnitz auf Rügen hoch im Norden. Sie ist nicht irgendeine Verkehrsachse: Die berühmte, 520 Kilometer lange und inzwischen 83 Jahre alte StraBe, die zu DDR-Zeiten F96 hieB, ist für die Menschen, die an und mit ihr leben, ein Stück gelebte Identität geworden und vereint dabei scheinbar unvereinbares: Freiheit, Sehnsucht, Ostsee-Urlaub, aber auch Lärm, täglichen Wahnsinn auf dem Arbeitsweg oder die vielen Grabkreuze entlang der Trasse, die vom Tod allzu vieler allzu junger Menschen künden. Begleiten Sie Marc Kayser auf einen charmanten Roadtrip der besonderen Art: Von den Ausläufern des Zittauer Gebirges bis an die Brandung der Ostsee erkundet er die B96 von Ort zu Ort und trifft interessante, witzige, einmalige Menschen. Die Sorben in der Oberlausitz, den letzten Schmied in Ebersbach, Inga, die Musikerin mit dem alten Framo im Vorgarten, oder Frank, den Kapitän auf dem Tollensesee: Was bewegt sie? Was bedeutet die B96 für sie? Verbindet sie alle etwas? Und was erzählen uns ihre Geschichten über das Leben im Osten heutzutage? Entstanden ist eine Entdeckungsreise in eine reiche, vielfältige, bunte, faszinierende Gegenwart, die vor Abenteuerlust und Neugier strotzt, eine Vermessung des Ostens von Süd nach Nord entlang ihrer wichtigsten Verkehrsader, eine packende Reportage über ganz normale Menschen und ihre Geschichten. In diesem Sinne: Gute Fahrt!
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Die Entwicklung des 'Generalplans Ost'
HK$ 95.00 HK$ 100.00
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Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2006 im Fachbereich Geschichte Europa - Deutschland - Nationalsozialismus, II. Weltkrieg, Note: 1,3, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (Neuere und Neueste Geschichte), Veranstaltung: Hauptseminar, 22 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Einleitung Bereits während des Ersten Weltkriegs formierte sich, basierend auf gesellschaftlichen Denkstrukturen wie dem Sozialdarwinismus, die Auffassung, 'Deutschland könne neben den konkurrierenden Weltmächten Usa, England und Russland nur durch Erweiterung seines Siedlungs- und Wirtschaftsraumes bestehen'. Darauf aufbauend zählten vor allem 'Lebensraum' und 'Autarkie' zu den Schlüsselbegriffen der nationalsozialistischen Ideologie, wobei die Bedeutung und Qualität dieser Begrifflichkeiten vor dem Hintergrund der rassenpolitisch und sozialdarwinistisch geprägten Weltanschauung des Nationalsozialismus und der damaligen Gesellschaft zu beurteilen sind. Die nationalsozialistische Politik zielte dementsprechend auf ein wirtschaftlich autarkes und militärisch unbesiegbares GroBreich, das den europäischen Kontinent beherrschen und der deutschen 'Herrenrasse' neuen 'Lebensraum im Osten' bieten sollte. In diesem Zusammenhang bildete nun der 'Generalplan Ost' eine Brücke zwischen rassenideologischer Programmatik, imperialistischen Interessen und wissenschaftlicher Expertise, da er sich mit den nationalsozialistischen Planungen für die Länder Osteuropas nach dem angenommenen Sieg im Zweiten Weltkrieg befasst. Der Begriff 'Generalplan Ost' ist jedoch keinesfalls eine eindeutige Bezeichnung, sondern umfasst verschiedene Planungsstufen und Varianten der Ostraumplanung. Insgesamt beschreibt der Generalplan Ost 'die mittelfristige nationalsozialistische Kriegszielpolitik und die Utopie einer rassischen 'Neuordnung' Europas mit dem Ausgangspunkt der ländlichen Siedlung.' Alle Entwürfe des 'Generalplans Ost' zeichnen sich jedoch dadurch aus, dass sie die geographische Ausdehnung sowie die
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 Christa Wolfs 'Kein Ort. Nirgends' im Kreuzfeuer der Literaturkritik von Ost und West at 174.00 HKD from Kobo
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Christa Wolfs 'Kein Ort. Nirgends' im Kreuzfeuer der Literaturkritik von Ost und West
HK$ 174.00 HK$ 193.00
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Diplomarbeit aus dem Jahr 2002 im Fachbereich Germanistik - Neuere Deutsche Literatur, Note: 1,0, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris III (Institut d Allemand d Asnieres), Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: In der vorliegenden Arbeit werden die Rezensionen von Kein Ort. Nirgends in zwei politisch entgegengesetzt ausgerichteten Systemen, dem der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und dem der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik, untersucht. Beim Vergleich der Rezensionen in beiden deutschen Staaten soll es vor allem darauf ankommen, festzustellen, wo von den Rezensenten unterschiedliche Schwerpunkte gesetzt wurden, inwieweit die Kritiker zu unterschiedlichen Werturteilen kamen und wie sie dies begründeten. Um jedoch die bloBe Gegenüberstellung der kritischen Reaktionen in beiden Ländern zu vermeiden, wurde hier eine thematisch herangehende Arbeitsweise gewählt. Es wurden vier Themen ausgewählt, denen jeweils ein Kapitel dieser Arbeit gewidmet ist. Im ersten Teil der Arbeit wird auf die Stellung des Künstlers in der Gesellschaft eingegangen. In diesem Rahmen wird zuerst die Biermann-Affäre und deren Folgen auf die kulturpolitische Situation in der DDR zur Zeit der Veröffentlichung dargestellt. Der darauf folgende Teil der Arbeit geht auf das Verständnis des 'Kulturerbes' in der DDR und auf die besondere Stellung der Romantik innerhalb dieses Erbes ein. Weiterführend wird im dritten Teil auf die Eigenschaften des 'sozialistischen Realismus' eingegangen, der die von offizieller Seite vorgegebene Methode für den sozialistischen Schriftsteller war. Im letzten Teil der Arbeit wird dargestellt, wie Christa Wolf in Kein Ort. Nirgends an die noch zu überwindende Diskrepanz zwischen der Realität der DDR-Gesellschaft und den sozialistischen Idealen erinnert.
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Ukraine - Land zwischen Ost und West
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Ein Land auf der Suche nach seiner nationalen Identität: Seit ihrer Unabhängigkeit 1991 bewegt sich die Ukraine im Spannungsfeld zwischen Russland und der EU. Der Blick in die Geschichte schärft das Verständnis für die jetzige Krise: Schon 20 Jahre wird debattiert, ob dem Land die Spaltung in die ukrainischsprachige Westukraine und den russischsprachigen Osten droht. Das E-Book "Ukraine - Land zwischen Ost und West" dokumentiert wichtige historische Stationen im Original-Ton zeitgenössischer SPIEGEL-Artikel: den Abfall von der Sowjetunion, die Besonderheit der Krim, die Orange Revolution, die Präsidentschaft von Wiktor Janukowitsch und die Maidan-Proteste - ergänzt durch Analysen und Gespräche mit Historikern und Experten. Jetzt in überarbeiteter Ausgabe mit sechs neueren Beiträgen; darunter eine Zwischenbilanz der Ukraine-Krise zum Jahresende 2014 und eine Rekonstruktion der gescheiterten diplomatischen Bemühungen Europas im Vorfeld des Bürgerkriegs.
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 The Whitney Houston Quiz Book at 33.00 HKD from Kobo
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The Whitney Houston Quiz Book
HK$ 33.00 HK$ 37.00
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Are you a fan of Whitney Houston? Have you followed every twist and turn in her long and successful career? Were you, like thousands of others, deeply saddened by Whitney's untimely death? Then what better way to pay tribute to the legendary queen of soul than with this quiz book?The 100 questions in the The Whitney Houston Quiz Book have been compiled to test your memory of the people and places that shaped the life of one of the highest achieving performers of all time. Whitney Houston leaves behind a legacy of record breaking hits and best-selling albums. This book details Whitney's life from the early years singing in a gospel choir with her mother through acting success and on to become a multi-award winning diva. With questions about all aspects of Whitney's life, you are certain to find out something new. This book is a must have for all Whitney Houston fans and for anyone interested in learning more about the woman who paved the way for women of colour to achieve recognition in the music industry.
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 Private Schriftstellertreffen zwischen Ost und West während des Kalten Krieges at 113.00 HKD from Kobo
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Private Schriftstellertreffen zwischen Ost und West während des Kalten Krieges
HK$ 113.00 HK$ 118.00
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Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2012 im Fachbereich Geschichte Europa - and. Länder - Neueste Geschichte, Europäische Einigung, Note: 2,0, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg (Institut für Geschichte), Veranstaltung: Arenen deutsch-deutscher Kommunikation im Kalten Krieg, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: 'In Ostberlin gab es Mitte der siebziger Jahre richtige Schriftstellertreffen mit Ost- und Westautoren. Wir durften ja nicht in den Westen, also mussten die Westler zu uns kommen. Das fand immer abwechselnd in einer Ostschriftstellerwohnung statt. RegelmäBig dabei waren Grass, Peter Schneider, Hans Christoph Buch. Und von den Ostlern waren da Stefan Heym, Karl-Heinz Jakobs, Klaus Schlesinger, Kurt Bartsch, Dieter Schubert, Eddie Endler und die anhängigen Ehefrauen - wie zum Beispiel Sarah Kirsch und ich'1, berichtete die Liedermacherin Bettina Wegner über die regelmäBig veranstalteten deutsch-deutschen Autorentreffen in einem Interview im Jahr 2003. Die Treffen, von denen Wegner erzählt, fanden in dieser speziellen Form hauptsächlich in den 1970er Jahren statt und waren ein möglicher Raum für deutsch-deutsche Kontakte. Selbstverständlich gab es bereits seit der deutschen Teilung und auch im letzten Jahrzehnt der beiden deutschen Staaten Kontakte zwischen Ost- und West-Autoren. Die intensive Phase mit Lesungen und Diskussionsrunden von mehreren ost- und westdeutschen Schriftstellern - bestehend aus einer 'Kernbesetzung' und wechselnden Gästen - fiel jedoch in die 1970er Jahre. Diese deutsch-deutschen Autorentreffen sollen in der vorliegenden Hausarbeit beleuchtet werden. Dazu wird erfragt, wie es zu den Ost-West-Kontakten kam und wie sich die Treffen organisierten: Wer initiierte und pflegte die Kontakte? Welche Schriftsteller nahmen an den Treffen teil? Und wie verliefen die Begegnungen? Um das Zustandekommen der privaten Autorentreffen verstehen zu können, wird zunächst ein kurzer Überblick über das Literatursystem der DDR und dessen Folgen für die Schriftsteller gegeben
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 Kuba zwischen Ost und West - Zur Notwendigkeit der Annäherung Kubas an die Sowjetunion in den Jahren 1959 bis 1961 at 113.00 HKD from Kobo
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Kuba zwischen Ost und West - Zur Notwendigkeit der Annäherung Kubas an die Sowjetunion in den Jahren 1959 bis 1961
HK$ 113.00 HK$ 118.00
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Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2007 im Fachbereich Geschichte Europa - Deutschland - Nachkriegszeit, Kalter Krieg, Note: 1,3, Universität Bielefeld (Fakultät für Geschichtswissenschaften, Philosophie und Theologie), Veranstaltung: Revolutionen in Lateinamerika, 10 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: In den Jahren von 1959 bis 1961 lässt sich eine Annäherung zwischen Kuba und der Sowjetunion und eine damit einhergehende Verschlechterung der kubanisch-amerikanischen Beziehung erkennen. Diese Entwicklung muss im Zusammenhang mit dem Kalten Krieg gesehen werden und wirft Fragen zur kubanischen Rolle im Ost-West-Konflikt auf: War für die Weiterführung der kubanischen Revolution ein Anschluss an die Sowjetunion notwendig? Wie kam es zu einer Annäherung? War Kuba Spielball der beiden Blockstaaten oder NutznieBer des Konflikts? Zur Beantwortung dieser Fragen soll zunächst die Entwicklung der Beziehung Kubas zu den Vereinigten Staaten aufgezeigt werden. Danach erfolgt die Betrachtung des Verhältnisses zur Sowjetunion. In beiden Fällen liegt der Fokus auf der Herausarbeitung des politisch-ideologischen und wirtschaftlichen Verhältnisses, da an diesen Themenfeldern eine Annäherung festgemacht werden kann. Den zeitlichen Rahmen der Analyse bilden zum einen der Sieg der Revolution vom 1. Januar 1959, zum anderen die Bekennung Castros zum Marxismus-Leninismus im Dezember 1961, da damit die Annäherungsphase als abgeschlossen betrachtet werden kann.
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Neue Wege in der deutschen Wohnungspolitik: Stadtumbau Ost
HK$ 78.00 HK$ 81.00
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Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2010 im Fachbereich Politik - Politische Systeme - Politisches System Deutschlands, Note: 1,0, Freie Universität Berlin (Otto-Suhr-Institut), Veranstaltung: Wohnungspolitik in Deutschland, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Die klassischen Instrumente der Wohnungspolitik (Objekt- vs. Subjektförderung) lieBen sich nach dem Anschluss der DDR an die BRD nicht einfach so auf den spezifischen ostdeutschen Wohnungsmarkt anwenden. Es mussten neue Instrumente entwickelt und angewendet werden. Eines davon ist der 2002 von der rot-grünen Bundesregierung initiierte Stadtumbau Ost. Wohnungspolitik in Deutschland wird in diesem Zusammenhang als alle politischen und verbandlichen Aktivitäten bezeichnet, die sich mit der Wohnraumversorgung der Bevölkerung, dem Neubau, der Modernisierung und der Erhaltung von Wohnungen befassen (Schubert 2006). Diese Vorstellung scheint aber inzwischen überholt, denn erstmals in der Geschichte der Wohnungspolitik in Deutschland geht es beim Stadtumbau als Teil der Städtebauförderung eben nicht mehr nur im Schaffung, Erhaltung oder Modernisierung sondern explizit auch um Rückbau leer stehenden Wohnraums. Mit der Einführung des Stadtumbauprogramms wurde somit ein völlig neuer Weg eingeschlagen, der neben der Aufwertung einzelner Stadtteile auch den Abriss leer stehender Wohnung vorsieht. Wie es soweit kommen konnte und welche Ziele mit dem neuen Instrument Stadtumbau verfolgt werden, soll diese Arbeit klären. Zunächst wird dabei die Ausgangslage, die zur Einführung des Stadtumbauprogramms geführt hat, beschrieben, anschlieBend auf den Grundgedanken und die rechtliche Verortung des Stadtumbauprogramms und die Umsetzung des Programms selbst eingegangen und zum Abschluss einige negative Auswirkungen des Programms zusammentragen.
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 Ost und West in Buch und Bibliothek at 366.00 HKD from Kobo
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Ost und West in Buch und Bibliothek
HK$ 366.00 HK$ 407.00
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Dieser Band der Arbeiten und Bibliographien zum Buch- und Bibliothekswesen ist dem Gründer und langjährigen Herausgeber der Reihe, Horst Röhling, aus Anlass dessen 85. Geburtstags gewidmet. Er vereint Beiträge zu den Gebieten Bibliotheca-Slavica-Ecclesia orientalis, auf denen der Gefeierte in vielen Jahren veröffentlichte. Neben Beiträgen, die Horst Röhling selbst gewidmet sind, erscheinen hier vor allem Texte zu den deutsch-russischen Beziehungen in Druck und Verlag, Buch und Bibliothek, Wort und Bild in Ost und West. Verfasst wurden diese von Kollegen und Weggefährten unterschiedlicher institutioneller Bindung an Bibliothek, Archiv und Universität aus Deutschland und Russland.
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 The Instrumental Music Director's Guide to Comprehensive Program Development at 200.00 HKD from Kobo
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The Instrumental Music Director's Guide to Comprehensive Program Development
HK$ 200.00 HK$ 222.00
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The Instrumental Music Director's Guide to Comprehensive Program Development gives practical solutions to the many issues that confront music directors. The topics addressed include:A review of tests which can be used to develop an all-inclusive student profile identifying strengths and weaknesses as a prologue to preparing individualized curriculaA discussion of the "informed approach" predicated on understanding relationships among music, logical deduction, and the acoustic sciences thereby accelerating the learning process in music, increasing the knowledge base, and developing cognitive skills that can be applied to other studiesA measuring process used to accurately calculate the size of a beginning student in relation to the size of the selected instrument to ensure the two will be compatibleA procedure for introducing students to the many different instruments The protocol for developing a symbiotic dealer/teacher relationship that will ensure a smooth running program fully equipped throughout the yearPurchasing, renting, and caring for instruments and all administrative tasks which are the backbone of a successful school instrumental music program
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 Die deutsch-deutsche Währungsunion von 1990 - bildeten Ost und West-Deutschland einen Optimalen Währungsraum? at 83.00 HKD from Kobo
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Die deutsch-deutsche Währungsunion von 1990 - bildeten Ost und West-Deutschland einen Optimalen Währungsraum?
HK$ 83.00 HK$ 87.00
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Essay aus dem Jahr 2005 im Fachbereich BWL - Wirtschaftspolitik, Note: 1,3, Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), Veranstaltung: European Monetary Union, 11 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Einleitung Nach dem Fall der Mauer zwischen Ost- und West-Deutschland am 9. November 1989 wurde nur sieben Monate später, am 1. Juli 1990, die damalige DDR und BRD trotz erheblicher Warnungen verschiedener Personen zu einer Wirtschafts- und Sozialunion zusammengefasst. Zur Feststellung, ob mehrere Länder ein gemeinsames Währungsgebiet anstreben sollten, gibt es die Theorie des Optimalen Währungsraumes. Begründer dieser Theorie ist Robert A. Mundell, der für seine Arbeiten, u.a. zu Optimalen Währungsgebieten, 1999 den Nobelpreis erhielt (Nobelprize.org 1999). In dieser Arbeit soll nun überprüft werden inwiefern die Kriterien zum Optimalen Währungsraum auf die deutsch-deutsche Währungsunion von 1990 anwendbar sind, bzw. erfüllt wurden.
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 Joyride Ost at 69.00 HKD from Kobo
Joyride Ost
HK$ 69.00
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Wenn ich jetzt von zehn zurückzähle und keiner da in den BMW einsteigt, laufen wir hin und fahren eine Runde. - Eine Runde? Wie, eine Runde? , fragt sie. Einen. Joyride! - Klar! Zehn, beginne ich zu zählen. Tarik und Jana wollen einfach raus aus ihrem Kaff, ein bisschen Freiheit spüren, ein Auto klauen, einen Joyride machen und den Wagen dann wieder abstellen. Leider entscheiden sie sich für den falschen Wagen: einen Mafia-BMW. Und plötzlich wird aus einer kleinen Spritztour eine aberwitzige Verfolgungsjagd Richtung Osten. Nominiert für den Oldenburger Jugendbuchpreis. Ein echtes, jugendliterarisches Roadmovie. Jury
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 The Whitney Houston Handbook - Everything You Need To Know About Whitney Houston at 80.00 HKD from Kobo
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The Whitney Houston Handbook - Everything You Need To Know About Whitney Houston
HK$ 80.00 HK$ 100.00
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This book is your ultimate Whitney Houston resource. Here you will find the most up-to-date information, facts, quotes and much more. In easy to read chapters, with extensive references and links to get you to know all there is to know about Whitney Houston's whole picture right away. Get countless Whitney Houston facts right at your fingertips with this essential resource. The Whitney Houston Handbook is the single and largest Whitney Houston reference book. This compendium of information is the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. It will be your go-to source for any Whitney Houston questions.A mind-tickling encyclopedia on Whitney Houston, a treat in its entirety and an oasis of learning about what you don't yet know. but are glad you found. The Whitney Houston Handbook will answer all of your needs, and much more.
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 Tony DiPardo: Life, Love, Music and Football at 34.00 HKD from Kobo
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Tony DiPardo: Life, Love, Music and Football
HK$ 34.00 HK$ 38.00
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This heart-warming autiobiography blends the magic of music with the thrill of Kansas City football. For almost half a century, Tony DiPardo was the band director for the Knasas City Chiefs. In this humerous, touching, and lively memoir, fans will re-live all the greatest moments of Chiefs football through the unqiue, smiling eyes of the longest running music act in the Nfl.
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 British Literature and Classical Music at 202.00 HKD from Kobo
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British Literature and Classical Music
HK$ 202.00 HK$ 224.00
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British Literature and Classical Music explores literary representations of classical music in early 20th century British writing. Covering authors ranging from T.s. Eliot and Virginia Woolf to Aldous Huxley, H.g. Wells and D.h. Lawrence, the book examines literature produced during a period of widely proliferating philosophical, educational, and performance-oriented musical activities in both public and private settings. David Deutsch demonstrates how this proliferation caused classical music to become an increasingly vital element of British culture and a vehicle for exploring contentious issues such as social mobility, sexual freedoms, and international political rivalries. Through the use of archives of concert programs, cult novels, and letters written during the First and Second World Wars, the book examines how authors both celebrated and satirized the musicality of the lower-middle and working classes, same-sex desiring individuals, and cosmopolitan promoters of a shared European culture to depict these groups as valuable members of and - less frequently as threats to - British life.
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 Historical Dictionary of Sacred Music at 572.00 HKD from Kobo
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Historical Dictionary of Sacred Music
HK$ 572.00 HK$ 715.00
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Sacred music is a universal phenomenon of humanity. Where there is faith, there is music to express it. Every major religious tradition and most minor ones have music and have it in abundance and variety. There is music to accompany ritual and music purely for devotion, music for large congregations and music for trained soloists, music that sets holy words and music without words at all. In some traditions-Islamic and many Native American, to name just two-the relation between music and religious ritual is so intimate that it is inaccurate to speak of the music accompanying the ritual. Rather, to perform the ritual is to sing, and to sing the ritual is to perform it. This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Sacred Music contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 800 cross-referenced entries on major types of music, composers, key religious figures, specialized positions, genres of composition, technical terms, instruments, fundamental documents and sources, significant places, and important musical compositions. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about sacred music.
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 Nation and Classical Music at 195.00 HKD from Kobo
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Nation and Classical Music
HK$ 195.00 HK$ 243.00
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This book develops a comparative analysis of the relationship between western art music, nations and nationalism. It explores the influence of emergent nations and nationalism on the development of classical music in Europe and North America and examines the distinctive themes, sounds and resonances to be found in the repertory of each of the nations. Its scope is broad, extending well beyond theperiod 1848-1914 when national music flourished most conspicuously. The interplay of music and nation encompasses the oratorios of Handel, the open-air music of the French Revolution and the orchestral works of Beethoven and Mendelssohn and extends into the mid-twentieth century in the music of Prokofiev, Shostakovich and Copland. The book addresses the representation of the national community, the incorporation of ethnic vernacular idioms into art music, the national homeland in music, musical adaptations of national myths and legends, the music of national commemoration and the canonisationof national music. Bringing together insights from nationalism studies, musicology and cultural history, it will be essential reading not only for musicologists but for cultural historians and historians of nationalism as well. Matthew Riley is Reader in Music at the University of Birmingham. The late Anthony D. Smith was Professor Emeritus of Nationalism and Ethnicity at the London School of Economics.
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 Classical Music Criticism at 352.00 HKD from Kobo
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Classical Music Criticism
HK$ 352.00 HK$ 391.00
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The first new survey of the field in more than 60 years, this study concentrates on the basics of music criticism. Because it focuses on core issues and proven principles, the book is likely to become the standard work on the subject. It is written for the audience that reads music criticism in newspapers and popular journals: professional and amateur musicians, scholars, teachers, researchers, librarians, students, music lovers, journalists, and critics. The topics are covered in depth and observations are thoroughly documented, yet the material is enjoyable to read because the writing is easy to understand and special terminology is held to an absolute minimum. The commentary addresses the function of music criticism, the qualifications and training of a critic, the relationship between music criticism and other aspects of journalism, and the principles behind value judgments. Three chapters are devoted to the concert and opera review, one to reviewing recordings, another to radio and television criticism, and one to reviewing ethnic music. Thirty-eight reviews are quoted and analyzed, and 13 are presented in their entirety, along with critical commentary. Index. Appendix. Bibliography
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 The Venue Book: Keys To Conquering Country Music Booking at 781.00 HKD from Kobo
The Venue Book: Keys To Conquering Country Music Booking
HK$ 781.00
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The Venue Book" is essentially the encyclopedia of country music venues. It boasts contact information for more than 3,500 venues nationwide. "The Venue Book" has venue listings for every state in the US, and D.c. Many venues have in depth information including capacity, a direct booking contact, and sometimes even the budget the venue has set aside for music. The book is laid out in an easy to read format that is time saving and efficient. "The Venue Book" also contains informational & educational articles to help anyone get started with booking; including booking email templates, examples of booking agreements, tips for negotiation, questions to advance a show, and more. While other venue resources are geared mostly toward other styles of Indie music such as rock, punk, and singer songwriters, "The Venue Book" is geared specifically toward Country Music. This book is an essential resource for any country music artist who is booking themselves, or for their team members. This is 2 years worth of research organized and condensed for you. "The Venue Book" is power at your fingertips! Educational Articles Included In "The Venue Book":General Tips, Booking Script, Negotiation, Questions For Advancing A Show, Putting Together A One-Sheet, Booking Email Template, and an example of a Booking Agreement. Example Of A Venue Listing: The 120 Tavern and Music Hall (Shows Fri-Sat)Marietta, Ga(770) 509-3320Jake (Booker)
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 US History Guide: Country Music History at 27.00 HKD from Kobo
US History Guide: Country Music History
HK$ 27.00
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Dive deep into the history of Country Music History anywhere you go: on a plane, on a mountain, in a canoe, under a tree. Or grab a flashlight and read Shmoop under the covers. Shmoop's award-winning US History Guides are now available on your eReader. Shmoop eBooks are like having a trusted, fun, chatty, expert history-tour-guide always by your side, no matter where you are (or how late it is at night).Shmoop US History Guides offer fresh analysis, timelines of important events, brief bios of key movers and shakers, jaw-dropping trivia, memorable quotes, a glossary of terms, and more. Best of all, Shmoop's analysis aims to look at a topic from multiple points of view to give you the fullest understanding. After all, "there is no history, only histories" (Karl Popper).Experts and educators from top universities, including Stanford, UC Berkeley, and Harvard, have written guides designed to engage you and to get your brain bubbling. Shmoop is here to make you a better lover (of history) and to help you make connections to other historical moments, works of literature, current events, and pop culture. These learning guides will help you sink your teeth into the past. For more information, check out http://www. shmoop.com/history/
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 Timpani Tone and the Interpretation of Baroque and Classical Music at 128.00 HKD from Kobo
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Timpani Tone and the Interpretation of Baroque and Classical Music
HK$ 128.00 HK$ 135.00
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Timpani Tone and the Interpretation of Baroque and Classical Music explores the nature, production, and evolution of timpani tone and provides insights into how to interpret the music of J.s. Bach, Handel, Haydn, and Mozart. In drawing on 31 years of experience, Steven L. Schweizer focuses on the components of timpani tone and methods for producing it. In so doing, he discusses the importance of timpani bowl type; mallets; playing style; physical gestures; choice of drums; mallet grip; legato, marcato, and staccato strokes; playing different parts of the timpano head; and psychological openness to the music in effectively shaping and coloring timpani parts. In an acclaimed chapter on interpretation, Schweizer explores how timpanists can use knowledge of the composer's style, psychology, and musical intentions; phrasing and articulation; the musical score; and a conductor's gestures to effectively and convincingly play a part with emotional dynamism and power. The greater part of the book is devoted to the interpretation of Baroque and Classical orchestral and choral music. Meticulously drawing on original sources and authoritative scores from the seventeenth through nineteenth centuries, Schweizer convincingly demonstrates that timpanists were capable of producing a broader range of timpani tone earlier than is normally supposed. The increase in timpani size, covered timpani mallets, and thinner timpani heads increased the quality of timpani tone; therefore, today's timpanist's need not be entirely concerned with playing with very articulate sticks. In exhaustive sections on Bach, Handel, Haydn, and Mozart, Schweizer takes the reader on an odyssey through the interpretation of their symphonic and choral music. Relying on Baroque and Classical performance practices, timpani notation, the composer's musical style, and definitive scores, he interprets timpani parts from major works of these composers. Schweizer pays particular attention to timpani tone, articulation,
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 Classical Music, Handbook of Great Composers at 25.00 HKD from Kobo
Classical Music, Handbook of Great Composers
HK$ 25.00
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This little book is intended for those who do not want a big dictionary or a history of music in several volumes. It allows searching for a composer, his time, his style. We do not purpose to be exhaustive, here are the best-known composers of the "classic" music, about which he gives brief information. They are sorted by time, respecting the major stylistic divisions in the history of music. The reader has here a handy checklist that allows him to locate a composer in his time and his musical style.
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 The Classical Music Quiz Book at 33.00 HKD from Kobo
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The Classical Music Quiz Book
HK$ 33.00 HK$ 37.00
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Do you enjoy listening to classical music? Are you familiar with well-known composers and the music they created? Can you tell the difference between Boccherini and Birtwistle, or maybe you would like to be able to? If you answered yes to any of these questions you are certain to enjoy The Classical Music Quiz Book. The 250 questions in this book have been put together to test your knowledge of all the best-loved composers and their work and the simple quiz format makes it a fun and easy way to learn more about classical music. There are sections on famous concert halls, films and film scores, instruments, dances and arias, as well as the many brilliant composers and the timeless pieces of music they will be remembered for. This quiz book is a light-hearted way to teach yourself more about the great composers and their music or find out how much you already know. This is a must-have for anyone who appreciates classical music or would simply like to be better informed about the genre.
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 Contemporary Christian Music Exposed at 67.00 HKD from Kobo
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Contemporary Christian Music Exposed
HK$ 67.00 HK$ 81.00
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Professional musician and award-winning choir conductor Lowell Hart provides a persuasive look at the history and physical and psychological effects of the music which characterizes Contemporary Christian Music. This is a timely message for those who seek to glorify God in all they do.
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 Kenny Rogers Biography: Legendary Country Music Star at 36.00 HKD from Kobo
Kenny Rogers Biography: Legendary Country Music Star
HK$ 36.00
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Essential Information Kenny Rogers wa bоrn August 21, 1938 n Houston, Texas. Rogers discharged Тhе Gambler in 1978. Тhе title trаck becаme оnе mоre substantial cоuntrу аnd pop h t and provided Rogers h s еcоnd Grammy Award. In аddit оn tо h solo wоrk, Rogers tape-recorded а series оf favorites w th countrу legend Dottie We t. Ву th timе, hе wа a truе crossover artist, appreciating hugе success оn bоth thе cоuntrу аnd pop charts. 2 оf h s albums, Тhe Gambler аnd Kenny, аre included n thе About.com poll оf "The 200 Мo t Influential Cоuntrу Albums Ever". Не wаs voted thе "Favorite Singer оf All-Time" in a 1986 joint poll bу readers оf bоth USA Тоdау аnd Peoplе. Не hа аctuallу rеcеived hundreds оf awards fоr both h mu c аnd charity work. Тhеsе feature AMAs, Grammys, ACMs and CMAs, аlоng w th a life-time achievement award fоr a jоb spanning x decades n 2003. Success n current years feature thе 2006 album release, Watеr аnd Bridges, аn аcro s thе bоаrd h t, thаt peaked аt # 5 n thе Billboard Cоuntrу Albums sales charts, additionally charting high n thе Billboard 200. Thе vеrу f rst single frоm thе album, "I Can't Unlove You," wаs additionally a chаrt h t. Continuing tо bе а preferred entertainer globally, thе following уеаr hе f n hеd а tour оf thе United Kingdom and thе Ireland telling BBC Rаd о 2 DJ Steve Wright, h favorite h t оf hi wа "The Gambler". Не hа аctuаllу additionally acted n аn assortment of movies аnd television programs, mо t strikingly the title roles in "Kenny Rogers a Thе Gambler" аnd thе MacShayne series. A of 2009, Rogers lives n Nicholson, Georgia.
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 Classical Music at 54.00 HKD from Kobo
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Classical Music
HK$ 54.00 HK$ 63.00
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What does classical music mean to the Western World? How has it transformed over the centuries? What relevance does it have today? Julian Johnson inspires readers to explore over 1000 years of music, and examines how music is related to some of the big ideas of Western experience including spirituality, emotion, the weight of history, and self identity. Julian Johnson is currently Professor of Music at Royal Holloway, University of London. He is also a composer and public speaker on musicology, championing the relevance of classical music to the general public.
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Why We Love Music
HK$ 106.00
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Did you know that. carrying a musical instrument makes you more attractive?music can cure insomnia?music can change the taste of wine?the Mozart effect has nothing to do with Mozart?Barry Manilow songs can be used for crowd control?Why does music affect you so profoundly? It impacts the way you think, talk, feel, behave and even spend money. With his conversational style, humour, and endless knowledge, scientist and musician John Powell showcases fascinating studies - for example that shoppers spend more money in stores that play classical music and, even more astounding, they are more likely to buy German wine in stores playing German music. With chapters on music and emotions, music as medicine, music and intelligence, and much more, Why We Love Music will entertain through to the very last page. A delightful journey through the psychology and science of music, Why We Love Music is the perfect book for anyone who loves a tune.
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 The Instrumental Music of Wutaishan's Buddhist Monasteries at 403.00 HKD from Kobo
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The Instrumental Music of Wutaishan's Buddhist Monasteries
HK$ 403.00 HK$ 448.00
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Beth Szczepanski examines how traditional and modern elements interact in the current practice, reception and functions of wind music, or shengguan, at monasteries in Wutaishan, one of China's four holy mountains of Buddhism. The book provides an invaluable insight into the political and economic history of Wutaishan and its music, as well as the instrumentation, notation, repertoires, transmission and ritual function of monastic music at Wutaishan, and how that music has adapted to China's current economic, political and religious climate. The book is based on extensive field research at Wutaishan from 2005 to 2007, including interviews with monks, nuns, pilgrims and tourists. The author learned to play the sheng mouth organ and guanzi double-reed pipe, and recorded dozens of performances of monastic and lay music. The first extensive examination of Wutaishan's music by a Western scholar, the book brings a new perspective to a topic long favored by Chinese musicologists. At the same time, the book provides the non-musical scholar with an engaging exploration of the historical, political, economic and cultural forces that shape musical and religious practices in China.
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 The Very Best of Johnny Cash (Songbook) at 110.00 HKD from Kobo
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The Very Best of Johnny Cash (Songbook)
HK$ 110.00 HK$ 137.00
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(Strum It (Guitar)). Features authentic chords, strum patterns, melody and lyrics for 17 complete songs (all in their original keys!) from the legendary Man in Black. Includes: Big River * A Boy Named Sue * Busted * Come In, Stranger * Cry, Cry, Cry * Daddy Sang Bass * Five Feet High and Rising * Folsom Prison Blues * Hey, Porter * I Walk the Line * The Man in Black * Orange Blossom Special * Ring of Fire * So Doggone Lonesome * Tennessee Flat Top Box * and more.
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 JOHNNY CASH at 154.00 HKD from Kobo
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JOHNNY CASH
HK$ 154.00 HK$ 192.00
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Depuis ses enregistrements légendaires chez Sun Records dans les années 1950 jusqu'à ses derniers albums devenus des classiques, Johnny Cash a toujours été LA voix country du rock.L'histoire fascinante de cette icône américaine commence avec Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis et Elvis Presley, pour aboutir à des collaborations avec Bob Dylan, Nick Cave et Kris Kristofferson, pour ne citer qu'eux. En passant par les cases drogue, prison, cinéma, succès écrasant et périodes de ténèbres. Stephen Miller a retracé ce parcours hors normes et en a collecté toutes les anecdotes et tous les témoignages éclairant d'un jour inédit la carrière de l'homme en noir, auteur de chansons atemporelles, haut placées dans le panthéon de la musique contemporaine.
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* Did you know that Haechi, the imaginary animal that stands guard at Gwanghwamun, is the official honorary ambassador of City Seoul? And there are other Shinsu's (sacred animals) that present you with real-time live shows: Tianlu that protects Geumcheon Stream and Yeongjegyo, the starfish of Amisan Garden, the twin dragons on the ceiling of Geunjeongjeon and the 12 sacred animals of the Chinese Zodiac and the four spirits that protect Gyeongbokgung Palace. How about joining us for a Shinsu expedition with the very first guidebook to the sacred animals of Gyeongbokgung? Publication right* Table of Contents* 1point Gyeongbokgung Palace: the center of Joseon's five great palaces* 1point Gyeongbokgung Palace Map* Shinsu Expedition: Chase the sacred animals in Gyeongbokgung* Gwanghwamun Haechi: Official honorary ambassador of City Seoul* Geumcheongyo Seosu: Begone evil spirits* Geunjeongjeon Hall Phoenix: From the symbol of Joseon to the symbol of the Blue House* Gyeonghoeru Pavilion Twin Dragon: Tell your wish* Amisan starfish: Fire in my heart* Amisan moontoad: In the name of moonlight, I shall not forgive you* The Ten Traditional Symbols of Longevity in Jagyeongjeon Hall: The dream of immortality that even the Qin Shi Huang could not achieve* Ilwolobongsando in Geunjeongjeon Hall: A place where even the King became a part of the painting* The 12 sacred animals of the Chinese Zosiac and the four spirits of four cardinal directions: the Joseon version of presidential guard* The pigeon attack incident: mesh under the eaves instead of bush* 1point Gyeongbokgung Palace vs. the Imperial Palace of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (The Forbidden City)* Theme Travel News* Badventure ( Jo MyeongHwa)Currently, Theme Travel News editor/ travel writerFormer member of Sales & Marketing Department, Vietnam Airlines Korean Branch* Books by the authorCampus Project 2 《Have your own campus》 2013Campus Project 1 《March out of the campus》 2010Train Project 《1 course New Bu
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Understanding the Classical Music Profession is an essential resource for educators, practitioners and researchers who seek to understand the careers of classically-trained musicians, and the extent to which professional practice is reflected within existing classical performance-based music education and training. Taking Australia as a case-study, Dawn Bennett outlines how Australia is now a service economy, and an important component of service provision is in the culture and recreation industries. Despite this, employment in culture and recreation is poorly understood and a lack of cultural intelligence contributes to a less than satisfactory environment that inhibits the creative potential of cultural practitioners. Musicians in the twenty-first century require a broad and evolving base of skills and knowledge to sustain their careers as cultural practitioners. Bennett maintains that a musician cannot be simply defined as a performer, but that a musician is someone who works within the profession of music in one or more specialist fields. The perception of a musician as a multi-skilled professional working within a portfolio career has significant implications for policy, funding, education and training, and for practitioners and students seeking to achieve sustainable careers. This indispensable book provides a comprehensive analysis of life as a musician, from education and training to professional practice as well as revealing the structure of the Australian cultural industries. Although Australia is the focus of the book, the basis of the research originates from many different places and most of the issues discussed relate directly to other countries throughout the world.
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Indian Classical Music And Gharana Tradition by R.c. Mehta This book presents insightful reflections on different aspects of Indian classicalmusic-its roots, philosophy, growth, history, guru-shishya parampara, gharanas, contemporary scene and a glimpse of the coming decades. Analysing the impact of Indianthought and philosophy on Indian classical music, it makes an appraisal of the contemporary scenario of Hindustani classical music. Taking a close look at tradition and style of Agra Gharana, with special focus on the rich repertoire of its ragas and chijas, it discusses at length the khayala form, value of chija in Hindustani classical music, and use of words in classicalmusic. The musicianship of Hazrat Inayat Khan, who preached spirituality to the Western world through the medium of Indian music, has also been highlighted. This book is of great use for researchers in music.
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C.w. Smith's award-winning first novel, Thin Men of Haddam, established him as a novelist of power and compassion, and Country Music offers up a shrewd anatomy of sexual and social stances that extends the range and depth of his vision. Country Music opens when Bobby Joe Gilbert, Hedorville's Bane to Virgins and Most Unlikely to Succeed, confronts an unwelcome question: "What are you going to do with yourself?" Desperate to escape his reputation and the limitations of his world, he makes a stab at college, but the effort dissipates in endless games of pinball and a stormy friendship with Polly, a lesbian pinball addict who resists his sexual advances and penetrates his psychic defenses. He weds Ginger, a gorgeous blonde who epitomizes his macho notions of womanhood, but the marriage is doomed by her childishness and his inability to cope with the intricacies of love and sharing. Warily, he returns to Hedorville and to the same-old, same-old crowd - and also to his responsibility for the death of a girl who trusted him, the ugly secret he must face before turning to the future. The women in Bobby Joe's life - Pinball Polly, his wife Ginger, and Nelda Sue, the girl he keeps leaving and keeps coming back to - are deftly created women. They and a host of others bring a world to life, while its creator rings changes on themes of sex, destiny, escape, and the complexity of human entanglements. This new ebook edition also includes an essay by the author about working in Hollywood on the film adaptation. "Smith's portrait of a troubled young man searching for himself he knows not where… is alive, funny, sad, and as real as it can be. Bobby Joe's thrashing around about himself and the way things are is country music in a new key." - Publisher's Weekly.
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Are you a fan of classical music? Can you name all the well-known composers, conductors and the compositions they are associated with? Or perhaps, you would like to learn more about them? If so, you are certain to enjoy the quotes and musical miscellany in 101 Quirky Observations on Classical Music. Who defined music as 'a science that would have us laugh and sing and dance'? Which composer said, 'the trombones are too sacred for frequent use'? What writer requested, 'please do not shoot the pianist, he is doing his best'? The answers to these questions and similar brain-teasers can all be found inside this book. With sections on composers, compositions, instruments, orchestras and their musicians, conductors, soloists and opera as well as much more classical music related trivia, this book has something for everyone. This book is a great way to find out more about classical music and those who have been involved in writing, playing and performing it through the years. This is a must-have for anyone who listens to, plays or appreciates classical music.
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Music

The World of Music

Where would the world be without music? It would still be around, but it would be rather empty and dull. Music is more than just a bunch of sounds put together for us to listen to; music is an art form that expresses many things in our lives in a beautiful manner. Music expresses emotions and paints pictures that our eyes can never see. Not only does music express emotions however, it can also induce it – painting a feeling that we can relate with, as seen in movies. Fight scenes are often accompanied by loud exciting music, whereas horror scenes after often accompanied by high pitched whines that cause anxiety.

Music Genres and Types

There are many different types of music and genres, each one with its own unique signature tones and features that differentiate it from others. Everyone has a difference preference for different types of music, but thankfully there are many genres and subgenres today that offers everyone more choices on their choice of music.

Pop music

Pop music is the most common form of music today and is heard almost everywhere you go. Grocery stores play it, malls play it, and most radio stations practically live by playing pop music everywhere. Pop music basically represents most modern and contemporary music today and has a very obvious and prominent rhythmic beat to the song. Famous pop singers today include Charlie Puth, Bruno Mars, Justin Bieber, and Adele.

R&B music

R&B music stands for rhythm and blues. It is a genre of music that was mainly sung and played by African-Americans in the past. It has a very steady and insistent beat throughout all of the songs, making you give in to its toe-tapping rhythm and get into the groove – as they put it. The R&B genre has its roots in the blues and jazz genres, which was then very synonymous with the African-American society in the past. Similarly to blues, R&B lyrics usually tell of a sad tale, a style which originated from the African-American's painful experience of the past. Famous R&B singers today are Mary J. Blige, Usher, and Rihana – among others.

Folk music

Folk music are also known as traditional music. Folk music are commonly older traditional music that stems from older societies and communities. Melodies in folk music are simpler and less complex, but carry very strong impressions. Folk music is not commonly listened to as much today as it were in the past of our elders, but nonetheless hold a strong impression on many people. There are no notable singers of folk music today, but almost every artist at home point has had a time where they sang a folk song to show their respects.

Classical music

Classical music are those written in the 1700s to the late 1800s. These are usually played with an abundance of string instruments either as a quartet or in a full orchestra. Most classical music are fully instrumental in a full orchestra that comprises of many different families of instruments such as the strings, the brass, the woodwind, and the percussion. All of the instruments work together to form many different forms of classical music. Notable classical musicians and composers are Mozart, Beethoven, Handel, and Bach.


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