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  1. Whitechapel Noise

    Archive material from the London Yiddish press, songbooks, and satirical writing offers a window into an untold cultural life of the Yiddish East End. Whitechapel Noise positions London's Yiddish popular culture in historical perspective within Anglo-Jewish history, English socialist aesthetics, and music-hall culture, and shows its relationship to the transnational Yiddish-speaking world. Learn More
    £79.50

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  2. Whitechapel Noise

    Archive material from the London Yiddish press, songbooks, and satirical writing offers a window into an untold cultural life of the Yiddish East End. Whitechapel Noise positions London's Yiddish popular culture in historical perspective within Anglo-Jewish history, English socialist aesthetics, and music-hall culture, and shows its relationship to the transnational Yiddish-speaking world. Learn More
    £25.95

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  3. The Restoration of Gregorian Chant

    Presents the history of the Gregorian chant restoration. This book describes the strenuous efforts of personalities like Dom Joseph Pothier, Dom Andre Mocquereau, Fr Angelo de Santi, and Peter Wagner to carry out the wishes of the pope. Learn More
    £36.95

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  4. The Johnson Family Singers

    The Johnson Family Singers rose to acclaim in the US during the 1940s and 1950s. This memoir, written by one of the three sons, focuses not only on family singers that became famous on popular radio but also on American gospel music. In a frank, objective narrative Kenneth M. Johnson looks back on his singing days and details both the successes and struggles the Johnsons experienced. Learn More
    £20.34 Inc. VAT

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  5. To Do This, You Must Know How

    Traces black vocal music instruction and inspiration from the halls of Fisk University to the mining camps of Birmingham and Bessemer, Alabama, and on to Chicago and New Orleans. Learn More
    £68.95

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  6. A History of the Oratorio

    With this volume, Howard Smither completes his monumental History of the Oratorio. Here, Smither surveys the history of nineteenth- and twentieth-century oratorio, stressing the main geographic areas of oratorio composition and performance: Germany, Britain, America, and France. Learn More
    £72.95

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  7. Giovanni Croce

    Born in Chioggia, a fishing village on the south western perimeter of Venice's lagoon, Giovanni Croce (1556–1609) made a major contribution to the musical life of the Veneto, eventually becoming maestro di cappella at St Mark's Basilica. His first book of motets for eight voices, found here, appeared in more editions than any of his other collections. This volume includes all eighteen of the Latin motets in the collection. A detailed investigation of the music and its sources is also included. Learn More
    £54.95

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  8. The Musical Tradition of the Eastern European Synagogue, Volume 3A

    The Sabbath Eve Service, a three-book set, is to date the most comprehensive annotated anthology of authentic musical liturgy of the Eastern European synagogue Friday night Shabbat service. Part of a projected five-volume set, this series is dedicated to the preservation of the legacy of Eastern European synagogue music. Learn More
    £117.00

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  9. Social Harp

    One of the rarest country songbooks, it contains 222 pieces, mostly folktune settings, dating from the time between the Revolution and the Civil War. This facsimile reprinting has appendices useful for the study of its sources and an introduction that throws light on the men who wrote for nineteenth-century American songsters. Learn More
    £23.95

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  10. A Day for Dancing

    After earning his theology degree from Union Seminary in New York, Lloyd Pfautsch (1921–2003) found his true calling in church music. He was invited to Southern Methodist University in 1958 to start their graduate program in sacred music and remained there for 34 years. This is the first biography of this important figure, and it is told from the viewpoint of a longtime colleague and friend. Learn More
    £22.95

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  11. Singing the Lord's Song in a Strange Land

    Hymns have long played a central role in Protestant cultural history. This book explores how Protestants use hymns to clarify their identity and define their relationship with America and to Christianity. It reveals how hymns helped immigrants to establish new identities, contributed to the body of worship resources, and sustained ethnic identity. Learn More
    £39.50

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  12. Singing in My Soul

    Black gospel music grew from obscure nineteenth-century beginnings to become the leading style of sacred music in black American communities after World War II. Jerma A. Jackson traces the music's unique history, profiling the careers of several singers and demonstrating the important role women played in popularising gospel. Learn More
    £32.50

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  13. Jewish Musical Traditions

    This work provides an analysis of Jewish music. Drawing upon hundreds of sources, it explains what constitutes Jewish music and the socio-cultural context in which it evolved. Learn More
    £20.50

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