Short lecture on Shostakovich's life and music TOMORROW, February 16

Borderlines Open School for Advanced Cross-Cultural Studies, an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural teaching and research organization, presents its first Spring course:

Dmitri Shostakovich: The Man, The Music, The Myth
Instructor: Harlow Robinson - expert in Soviet and Russian cultural history, Matthews Distinguished University Professor of History, Emeritus, Northeastern University.

Join us on February 16 at 4pm EST for a free introductory lecture on Shostakovich’s life and works.

ONLINE Summer School "Music as Heritage: an Interdisciplinary Approach in Theory and Practice" (June 28 to July 7, 2021)

Following the great success of the previous two editions of the Music as Heritage course (face-to-face in 2019 and online in 2020), in 2021 our main goal is unchanged: to provide insight into the methodology and approaches of modern musicology as an integral part of heritage studies.

New Book - Lift Every Voice and Swing: Black Musicians and Religious Culture in the Jazz Century

Author: Vaughn A. Booker Title: Lift Every Voice and Swing: Black Musicians and Religious Culture in the Jazz Century Publisher: NYU Press Publication Date: 21/07/2020 ISBN: 9781479890804 Trade Paperback  (English)

New Book - Taking a Chance on Love: The Life and Music of Vernon Duke (American Popular Music Series)

Author: George Harwood Phillips Title: Taking a Chance on Love: The Life and Music of Vernon Duke (American Popular Music Series) Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press Publication Date: 19/09/2019 ISBN: 9780806164359 Paperback  (English)

New Book - I'd Fight the World: A Political History of Old-Time, Hillbilly, and Country Music

Author: Peter La Chapelle Title: I'd Fight the World: A Political History of Old-Time, Hillbilly, and Country Music Publisher: University of Chicago Press Publication Date: 17/9/2019 ISBN: 9780226923000 Paperback  (English)

New Book - Encyclopedia of Louisiana Musicians: Jazz, Blues, Cajun, Creole, Zydeco, Swamp Pop, and Gospel

Author: Gene Tomko Title: Encyclopedia of Louisiana Musicians: Jazz, Blues, Cajun, Creole, Zydeco, Swamp Pop, and Gospel Publisher: LSU Press Publication Date: 11/3/2020 ISBN: 9780807169322 Hardcover  (English)

New Book - Sounds Like Helicopters: Classical Music in Modernist Cinema (SUNY series, Horizons of Cinema)

Author: Matthew Lau Title: Sounds Like Helicopters: Classical Music in Modernist Cinema (SUNY series, Horizons of Cinema) Publisher: SUNY Press Publication Date: 1/10/2019 ISBN: 9781438476315 Hardcover  (English)

Subscribe to RSS - Music History / Musicology