MUSIC: HISTORY, SURVEYS & THEORY

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Dust-to-Digital

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Slip, Hardcover, 6.25 x 9.5 in. / 124 pgs / 77 color / 2 Audio CDs.

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Catalog: FALL 2015 p. 73   

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Parchman Farm

Photographs and Field Recordings: 1947-1959

By Alan Lomax. Introduction by Anna Lomax Wood. Text by Bruce Jackson.

In 1947, 1948 and 1959, renowned folklorist Alan Lomax (1915-2002) went behind the barbed wire into the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman. Armed with a reel-to-reel tape deck--and, in 1959, a camera--Lomax documented as best an outsider could the stark and savage conditions of the prison farm, where the black inmates labored "from can't to can't," chopping timber, clearing ground and picking cotton for the state.
They sang as they worked, keeping time with axes or hoes, adapting to their condition the slavery-time hollers that sustained their forebears and creating a new body of American song. Theirs was music, as Lomax wrote, that "testified to the love of truth and beauty which is a universal human trait." Their songs participated in two distinct musical traditions: free world (the blues, hollers, spirituals and other songs they sang outside and, when the situation permitted, sang inside as well) and the work songs, which were specific to the prison situation.
A chilling account of how slavery persisted well into the 20th century in the institutionalized form of the chain gang, Parchman Farm includes two CDs with 44 of Lomax's remastered audio recordings and a book of more than 70 of Lomax's photographs, many published here for the first time.
Parchman Farm

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FORTHCOMING AND NEW: MUSIC AND PERFORMING ARTS

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BAD BONN SONG BOOK

EDITION PATRICK FREY

ISBN: 9783905929980
USD $70.00
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Pub Date: 3/22/2016
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Die Not hat ein Ende

DIE NOT HAT EIN ENDE

Edited by Lurker Grand.

EDITION PATRICK FREY

ISBN: 9783905929775
USD $65.00
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Pub Date: 7/1/2015
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Can You Hear Me?

CAN YOU HEAR ME?

By Francesco Spampinato.

ONOMATOPEE

ISBN: 9789491677366
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Pub Date: 5/20/2015
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Marred for Life!

MARRED FOR LIFE!

Edited by Jason Fulford. Text by Greg Wooten.

J&L BOOKS

ISBN: 9780999365526
USD $35.00
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Pub Date: 4/23/2019
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Woodstock: 3 Days of Peace & Music

WOODSTOCK: 3 DAYS OF PEACE & MUSIC

By Michael Lang.

REEL ART PRESS

ISBN: 9781909526624
USD $59.95
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Pub Date: 6/25/2019
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Broken Music

BROKEN MUSIC

PRIMARY INFORMATION

ISBN: 9780991558599
USD $34.00
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Pub Date: 11/20/2018
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Grounds for Possible Music

GROUNDS FOR POSSIBLE MUSIC

ERRANT BODIES PRESS

ISBN: 9780997874426
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Pub Date: 7/24/2018
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The Disco Files 1973–78

THE DISCO FILES 1973–78

By Vince Aletti. Interview with Fran Lebowitz.

D.A.P.

ISBN: 9781942884309
USD $35.00
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Pub Date: 11/27/2018
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Sonic Rebellion: Music as Resistance

SONIC REBELLION: MUSIC AS RESISTANCE

Edited with text by Jens Hoffmann. Foreword by Elysia Borowy-Reeder. Text by Marsha Music, Joel Peterson, Robin K. Williams.

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, DETROIT

ISBN: 9780979199172
USD $29.00
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Pub Date: 5/22/2018
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Visual Music Masters

VISUAL MUSIC MASTERS

Edited with text by Adriano Abbado.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857222233
USD $55.00
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Pub Date: 5/22/2018
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Art & Vinyl

ART & VINYL

Edited by Jeffrey Fraenkel, Antoine de Beaupré.

FRAENKEL GALLERY/EDITIONS ANTOINE DE BEAUPRé

ISBN: 9782912794291
USD $75.00
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Pub Date: 4/24/2018
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Freedom, Rhythm & Sound

FREEDOM, RHYTHM & SOUND

Edited by Gilles Peterson, Stuart Baker.

SOUL JAZZ BOOKS

ISBN: 9780957260061
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Pub Date: 8/22/2017
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