The Situation of Classical Music in the Twenty-First Century
"The author brings a fascinating philosophical and sociological mindset to the examination of how classical Western music and 21st-century society interact, complement, contrast, counteract, and relate to each other ... Recommended." - CHOICE
Nationalist Composers and Nation Building in Nineteenth-Century Europe
As one of the very few broad, comparative studies of nationalist music, this book is an essential resource for students and scholars in history and musicology. In addition, as a groundbreaking analysis of the socio-political functions of nationalist music, the book will be of interest to those studying nationalism and political science.
The Emotional Power of Music in Police Work
"While there is plenty here to engage the interest of anthropologists, ethnomusicologists, phenomenologists and other scholars, anyone interested in police power, the power of music and the intersection of the two will find this work both powerful and thought provoking."