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The Queen Next Door

Aretha Franklin, An Intimate Portrait

Linda Solomon
With a Foreword by Burt Bacharach and Afterword by Sabrina Vonne' Owens

Reflections on the life of Aretha Franklin captured in exclusive photographs by her friend, photojournalist Linda Solomon.

Hardback
Published: October 2019
ISBN: 9780814347287
$34.99
eBOOK
Published: October 2019
ISBN: 9780814347294

Blues Legacy

Jacquese Armstrong

Blues Legacy is a collection of exquisitely crafted poems in which the blues and other forms of African American music serve as metaphors representing the spirit of determination and perseverance that characterizes African American culture.

Paperback
Published: February 2019
ISBN: 9780940713277
$20.00

Whitechapel Noise

Jewish Immigrant Life in Yiddish Song and Verse, London 1884–1914

Vivi Lachs

New perspectives on Anglo-Jewish history via the poetry and song of Yiddish-speaking immigrants in London from 1884 to 1914.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: May 2018
ISBN: 9780814344880
$85.99
Paperback
Published: May 2018
ISBN: 9780814343555
$32.99
eBOOK
Published: May 2018
ISBN: 9780814343562

Field Recordings

Poems by Russell Brakefield

Poetry that uses American folk music as a lens to investigate themes of family, art, and masculinity.

Paperback
Published: March 2018
ISBN: 9780814344965
$15.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2018
ISBN: 9780814344972

Twenty Israeli Composers

Voices of a Culture

Robert Fleisher

Twenty of Israel's leading art-music composers discuss the interaction of inspiration, method and cultural context in their work, revealing both international and national influence and scope.

Paperback
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344255
$21.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344248

Michigan Opera Theatre

The DiChiera Legacy

Timothy Paul Lentz

History of David DiChiera's tenure with Michigan Opera Theatre and his significant contribution to the renaissance of the city of Detroit.

Hardback
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780692794937
$30.00
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Heaven Was Detroit

From Jazz to Hip-Hop and Beyond

Edited by M. L. Liebler with a foreword by Dave Marsh

A comprehensive collection of essays on the long history of Detroit music by some of America’s best-known music writers.

Paperback
Published: May 2017
ISBN: 9780814341223
$34.99
eBOOK
Published: May 2017
ISBN: 9780814341230
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The Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Grace, Grit, and Glory

Laurie Lanzen Harris with Paul Ganson

The first history of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra to describe and document its origins in 1887 to the present day, relating its changing fortunes in light of the economic, demographic, and cultural history of the city of Detroit.

Hardback
Published: September 2016
ISBN: 9780814331361
$39.99
eBOOK
Published: September 2016
ISBN: 9780814340622

The Stooges

Head On, A Journey through the Michigan Underground

Brett Callwood
Foreword by Alice Cooper
Afterword by Glenn Danzig

The story of seminal Ann Arbor punk rock band the Stooges, told through original interviews with the band members and associates.

Paperback
Published: September 2011
ISBN: 9780814334843
$21.99
eBOOK
Published: September 2011
ISBN: 9780814337103

MC5

Sonically Speaking, A Tale of Revolution and Rock'n'Roll

By Brett Callwood

A definitive history of the MC5 that considers the band’s musical legacy and revolutionary political roots.

Paperback
Published: September 2010
ISBN: 9780814334850
$22.99
eBOOK
Published: September 2010
ISBN: 9780814337110
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Travelin' Man

On the Road and Behind the Scenes with Bob Seger

Tom Weschler | Gary Graff
Foreword by John Mellencamp
Afterword by Kid Rock

A photo-driven insider’s look at Bob Seger’s career from the early days to his breakthrough as a world-famous musician.

Paperback
Published: September 2010
ISBN: 9780814335017
$18.99
eBOOK
Published: September 2010
ISBN: 9780814337028

Techno Rebels

The Renegades of Electronic Funk

Dan Sicko
With a Foreword by Bill Brewster

An updated, expanded history of techno music with special attention to its roots in Detroit.

Paperback
Published: April 2010
ISBN: 9780814334386
$24.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2010
ISBN: 9780814337127
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Mediterranean Israeli Music and the Politics of the Aesthetic

Amy Horowitz

Examines a pan-ethnic style of music created by North African and Middle Eastern Israeli musicians in the late twentieth century.

Paperback
Published: April 2010
ISBN: 9780814334652
$32.99
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Maqam and Liturgy

Ritual, Music, and Aesthetics of Syrian Jews in Brooklyn

Mark L. Kligman

Explores the cultural connection between Syrian Jewish life and Arab culture in present-day Brooklyn, New York, through liturgical music.

Hardback
Published: January 2009
ISBN: 9780814332160
$49.99
eBOOK
Published: January 2009
ISBN: 9780814341865
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Yiddishlands

A Memoir

David G. Roskies
With a CD Featuring the Singing of Masha Roskies

A renowned scholar looks back on his life and the life of his mother, tracing the Yiddish experience through major historical events of the last century.

Hardback
Published: July 2008
ISBN: 9780814333976
$29.99
eBOOK
Published: July 2008
ISBN: 9780814335444
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When the Church Becomes Your Party

Contemporary Gospel Music

Deborah Smith Pollard

A look at the innovations of contemporary performers of modern gospel music and their roots in the African American Christian church.

Paperback
Published: April 2008
ISBN: 9780814332184
$26.99

It Was All Right

Mitch Ryder's Life in Music

James A. Mitchell
With a Foreword by Mitch Ryder

The story of Detroit rock icon Mitch Ryder’s life in the context of the many changes in popular music, politics, and American culture since the 1960s.

Hardback
Published: March 2008
ISBN: 9780814333372
$24.99
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Windjammers

Songs of the Great Lakes Sailors

Ivan H. Walton
Joe Grimm

A collection of stories, lyrics, music and folklore centered on the Great Lakes.

Paperback
Published: February 2002
ISBN: 9780814329979
$32.99

Music in the World of Islam

A Socio-Cultural Study

Amnon Shiloah

Provides basic musicological information about a vast variety of Middle Eastern musical genres within an ethnomusical context.

Paperback
Published: August 2001
ISBN: 9780814329702
$24.99

Jewish Musical Traditions

Amnon Shiloah

This is the first English-language volume to consider oral music of Jewish communities in a sociocultural context.

Paperback
Published: May 1995
ISBN: 9780814322352
$23.99

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