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    Title: Anthropocosmic Theatre
    By (author): Nicolas Nunez, Deborah Middleton, Franc Chamberlain
    ISBN10-13: 1862181608 : 9781862181601
    This new edition of Núñez’s Anthropocosmic Theatre contains the text of the original english translation plus additional contributions from Núñez and others. In part one, Núñez traces his researches in nahuatlan, tibetan and western theatre, to arrive at his design for a theatre of the human in the cosmos. Part Two explores how this work has developed, during the last three decades, into an approach to performance training and production that uniquely combines ritual and ontemplative influences. New and previously untranslated writing from Núñez presents his idiosyncratic view of an awakened and expansive role for theatre today.
    About The Author:
    Nicolás Núnez has been director of the Taller de Investigación Teatral, based at UNAM, Mexico, for more than forty years. He has created numerous psychophysical performance training dynamics and participatory theatre productions. He is the author of Anthropocosmic Theatre, amongst other titles. Nicolás is a Visiting Professor in the Centre for Psychophysical Performance Research at the University of Huddersfield.
    Pages: 387  Size: 230x150mm  Illustrations: 4 b/w illus 
    PublishedUniversity of Huddersfield Press - August   2019
    Format: Paperback
    Subjects: Theatre studies
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    Title: Beerhouses, Brothels and Bobbies
    Sub-title: Policing by consent in Huddesrfield and the Huddersfield district in the mid-nineteenth century
    By (author): Professor David Taylor.
    ISBN10-13: 186218139X : 9781862181397
    Professor David Taylor has established a fine reputation for his books and articles on the history of policing in England. This book on Huddersfield policing looks at the mid-nineteenth century and issues facing the local area in relation to policing a centre of West Riding textile production.
    Table of Contents:
    Tables; Maps & Illustrations; Abbreviations; Introduction: Themes, Sources and Context; The Development of the Borough Police Force: Continuity and Change; The Watch Committee, Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary and the Management of the Huddersfield Police Force; The Men of the Borough Force; Beats and Streets; Criminals or Victims?; Thomas Heaton and the Superintending Constable System; The Early Years of the West Riding County Constabulary; Trouble in Honley and Holmfirth; Crime, Custom and Culture; Conclusions and the Contentious Question of ‘Policing by Consent’; Index.
    Pages: 301  Size: 240x170mm  Illustrations: 2 colour & 13 b/w illus 
    PublishedUniversity of Huddersfield Press - November   2016
    Format: Paperback
    Subjects: History : Regional & national history
    List Price: 25.00 Pounds Sterling
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    Title: 2 of: 16
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    Title: Bhangra
    Sub-title: Mystics, music and migration
    By (author): Hardeep Singh Sahota
    ISBN10-13: 1862181233 : 9781862181236
    This book explores the origins of this folk song and dance from the Panjab in South Asia and its development into part of modern British culture in the hybrid soundscape of British Bhangra and beyond. This book originated in academic research and the Heritage-lottery funded Bhangra Renaissance project. Through ethnographic research, oral history interviews, performances, photography, story-telling and community activity it celebrates the past contribution of all those involved in Bhangra. This ground-breaking work provides an in-depth history of the spiritualism of performance and song, and an overview of the artists involved in influencing its development, as well as contemporaries leading the way of Bhangra’s renaissance amongst the South Asian diaspora in the UK and around the world.
    Table of Contents:
    Foreword; An Essence of Bhangra; Bhangra in Acedemia; Exploring the Soundscape of Panjab; Exploring Bhnagra Dance & Mysticism; Evolution of Bhangra Music; Bhangra in Renaissance; The Diversity of Bhangra; Select Bibliography; Key Terms; Appendices; Notes; Personal Dedication.
    Pages: 125  Size: 285x215mm  Illustrations: 360 colour & 45 b/w illus 
    PublishedUniversity of Huddersfield Press - August   2014
    Format: Hardback
    Subjects: Folk dancing
    List Price: 20.00 Pounds Sterling
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    Title: 3 of: 16
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    Title: Drums and Bass
    Sub-title: For tommorow's rhythm section
    By (author): Paul A Francis
    ISBN10-13: 1862181047 : 9781862181045
    Performance and recital repertoire for tomorrow’s rhythm section. Comprising of original music for drummers and bass players, with fully annotated scores and CD backing tracks with and without click tracks. Ideal for the graduate level popular music performer, or for those just wanting a new and exciting musical challenge. Drum and Bass presents pieces that are of level 4 -6, and can be used in conjunction with diploma or undergraduate performance studies.
    Table of Contents:
    CD1; Douper Souper; Drums 1, Without drums, click 2, Without drums 3, Bass 4, Without bass, click 5, Without bass 6. Cubism; Drums 7, Without drums, click 8, without drums 9, bass 10, without bass, click 11, without bass 12. C's A Crowd; drums 13, without drums, click...14, without drums...15, bass...16, without bass, click...17, without bass...18. Moove the Groove; drums...19, without drums, click...20, without drums...21, nass...22, without bass, click...23, without bass...24. CD2; Marli's March; drums...1, without drums, click...2. Bacon and Sausage; bass...3, without bass, click...4. Acknowledgements......... Thanks goes to all those who have helped with the production of this publication.
    Pages: 42  Size: 295x205mm  Illustrations: 2 colour & 1 b/w illus 
    PublishedUniversity of Huddersfield Press - January   2012
    Format: Mixed media
    Subjects: Musical scores, lyrics & libretti : Techniques of music / music tutorials
    List Price: 15.00 Pounds Sterling
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    Title: 4 of: 16
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    Title: Explosions in November
    Sub-title: The first 33 years of Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival
    By (author): Professor Richard Steinitz
    ISBN10-13: 1862180997 : 9781862180994
    Explosions in November tells the story of one of Europe’s leading cultural institutions, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival (hcmf), through the eyes of its founder and former artistic director, Professor Richard Steinitz. From its modest beginnings in 1978, when winter fog nearly sabotaged the inaugural programme, to today’s internationally renowned event, hcmf has been a pioneering champion of the best in contemporary music.Now Richard Steinitz brings his insider view on the people behind the festival and how they made each year a success. He recalls his encounters with some true giants of music, including Boulez, Berio, Cage, Ligeti, Stockhausen and Xenakis. Discover how the author survived mushroom-hunting with John Cage, how the festival engineered a historic reconciliation between Cage and Pierre Boulez and how a ceiling fitting nearly brought Stockhausen’s career to a premature end. It is a compelling, inspiring and often entertaining story. Explosions in November reveals the full picture of a festival that continues to surprise, delight and provoke its audiences to this day.
    Table of Contents:
    Preface vi, 1 Background 1, 2 The first festivals 9, 3 Expansion 27, 4 Orchestras 37, 5 Ensembles and soloists 51, 6 The shock of the new 85, 7 Composers 91, 8 Premiers and commissions 141, 9 The festival in the 1990s 147, 10 Venues 169, 11 Other spaces, other media 189, 12 Education and outreach 209, 13 The University and the music department 231, 14 Marketing and audiences 239, 15 Partnerships and management 251, 16 The new millennium 278, Endnotes 278, Appendices 283, Index 293
    About The Author:
    Richard Steinitz is the founder and former artistic director of the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.
    Pages: 308  Size: 295x230mm  Illustrations: 230 colour & 50 b/w illus 
    PublishedUniversity of Huddersfield Press - November   2011
    Format: Paperback
    Subjects: Pageants, parades, festivals : Music
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    Title: 5 of: 16
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    Title: Grooves for Guitar
    By (author): Paul A Francis
    ISBN10-13: 1862181055 : 9781862181052
    Book & CD. Performance and recital repertoire for the aspiring guitarist. Comprising of original music with fully annotated scores and CD backing tracks with and without click tracks. Ideal for the intermediate or graduate level popular music performer, or for those just wanting a new and exciting musical challenge.
    Table of Contents:
    Douper Souper; guitar 1, without guitar, click 2, without guitar 3. Cubism; guitar 5, without guitar, click 6, without guitar 7. Move the Groove; guitar 10, without guitar, click 11, without guitar 12. Acknowledgements Thanks goes to all those who have helped with the production of this publication.
    Pages: 22  Size: 295x205mm  Illustrations: 2 colour & 1 b/w illus 
    PublishedUniversity of Huddersfield Press - May   2012
    Format: Mixed media
    Subjects: Musical scores, lyrics & libretti : Techniques of music / music tutorials
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    Title: 6 of: 16
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    Title: Huddersfield's Roll of Honour 1914-1922
    By (author): Margaret Stansfield, Reverend Paul Wilcock
    ISBN10-13: 1862181268 : 9781862181267
    Huddersfield’s Roll of Honour 1914-1922 is a detailed account of 3,439 service personnel from Huddersfield who lost their lives during the First World War. In the Preface, HRH The Duke of York KG writes: This publication represents the lifetime work of Margaret Stansfield who sadly passed away in 2012. Margaret spent 30 years compiling the 3,439 biographical entries giving a poignant insight into the background, working lives and families of those who selflessly left Huddersfield to fight for their country never to return. Along with the biographical accounts there are many moving letters to the families of soldiers who lost their lives reflecting an attempt to bring comfort amid the darkness that their loss brought to both families and comrades alike.
    Table of Contents:
    Foreword – HRH The Duke of York KG v Maps vi Orders of Battle viii Introduction – Reverend Paul Wilcock BEM xi Roll of Honour 1 War Memorials and Rolls of Honour 503 Personal Tribute – Martin Middlebrook 505 Acknowledgements 507
    Pages: 507  Size: 255x180mm  Illustrations: 15 colour & 10 b/w illus 
    PublishedUniversity of Huddersfield Press - August   2014
    Format: Hardback
    Subjects: First World War
    List Price: 25.00 Pounds Sterling
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    Title: 7 of: 16
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    Title: I You He She It
    Sub-title: Experiments in viewpoint, the Grist anthology 2017
    Series: (Grist Anthology Series)
    By (author): Dr. Simon Crump
    ISBN10-13: 186218142X : 9781862181427
    The latest Grist Anthology is an innovative blend of some of the most exciting and freshest voices in prose and poetry today. It features five sections written from five distinct narrative viewpoints.
    Table of Contents:
    "Editorial Team 1 I The Finest Cuts 5 Liam Brown At Last 14 Poppy Connor-Slater Greyhound 23 Matilde Christensen Lego Sword 32 Alexandra Davis Nyctophillia 34 Jennifer Gledhill Coping Mechanism 43 Tracy Fells You Running Naked On The Motorway 59 Wes Lee Space Diving 60 Olivia Randall vi What Is There To Say? 63 L.F. Roth Happy Birthday Pauly! 69 Andrew McDonnell The Imperative Mood 75 Claire Martin Salvage 86 Martin Nathan The Consultant 89 Jim Lewis He Martin’s Sperm 97 Mark Kenny The Fear Of Your Own Reflection 101 Michael Hargreaves A Real Purple Patch 106 Russell Reader Lucky Dress 108 Jo Hiley Stirring Of The Wind 110 John Beresford Michael 38 112 Faye Chambers Cairo Salutes 117 John Rathbone Taylor She She 2 133 Ford Dagenham A Greyhound Pass 134 Erinna Mettler vii No Regrets 141 Gordon Williams For My Sins 151 Max Dunbar Mating Week 163 Ruby Cowling The Bright Room 170 by Anthony Watts It It 173 Gaia Holmes Concerning That Girl 176 P.R. Elephant 178 Ledlowe Guthrie The Man Who Dissappeared 179 Siobhan Donnelly The Iolaire 186 Aileen Shirra It 188 Shawni Dunne Tutorial 191 William Thirsk-Gaskill About the authors 193 About Grist 200 Acknowledgements 200"
    Pages: 200  Size: 195x130mm  Illustrations: 2 colour & 6 b/w illus 
    PublishedUniversity of Huddersfield Press - March   2017
    Format: Paperback
    Subjects: Poetry : Anthologies (non-poetry)
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    Title: 8 of: 16
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    Title: Music Beyond Airports
    Sub-title: Appraising Ambient Music
    Contributions by: Monty Adkins, Axel Berndt, Lisa Colton, Simon Cummings, Ambrose Field, Ulf Holbrook, Justin Morey, Richard Talbot, David Toop
    ISBN10-13: 1862181616 : 9781862181618
    This collection of essays has been assembled and developed from papers given at the Ambient@40 International Conference held in February 2018 at the University of Huddersfield. The original premise of the conference was not merely to celebrate Eno’s work and the landmark release of Music for Airports in 1978, but to consider the development of the genre, how it has permeated our wider musical culture, and what the role of such music is today given the societal changes that have occurred since the release of that album. In the context of the conference, ambient was considered from the perspectives of aesthetic, influence, appropriation, process, strategy and activity. A detailed consideration of each of these topics could fill many volumes. With that in mind, this book does not seek to provide an in-depth analysis of each of these topics or a comprehensive history of the last 40 years of ambient music. Rather it provides a series of provocations, observations and reflections that each open up seams for further discussion. As such, this book should be read as a starting point for future research, one that seeks to critically interrogate the very meaning of ‘ambient’, how it creates its effect, and how the genre can remain vital and relevant in twenty-first century music-making.
    About The Author:
    Monty Adkins is a sound artist, performer and lecturer in digital music. He read music at Pembroke College, Cambridge, and is currently Professor of Electronic Music and head of research in the Department of Music at the University of Huddersfield. He has published articles on the aesthetics of digital music, painting and visual art, and has recorded five solo CDs of his sonic art.
    Axel Berndt studied computer science and music at Otto-von-Guericke University in Magdeburg, Germany where he also did his PhD on the musical scoring of interactive media. From 2012 he worked for three years at Technische Universität Dresden at the Media Design Group and the Interactive Media Lab where his research combined both fields, humancomputer interaction and music. In 2015 Axel Berndt moved to the cemfi (Center of Music and Film Informatics) in Detmold, Germany. At this institution, which is run collaboratively by Detmold University of Music and Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences, Berndt and his colleagues work in the fields of digital music editions, new interfaces for musical expression, live electronics, modelling and computer generation of expressive music performances, and music information retrieval and its applications in music production.
    Lisa Colton is Reader in Musicology at the University of Huddersfield. Her monograph, Angel Song: Medieval English Music in History, was published by Routledge, and has been described as “a masterful account of the medieval history of English music” (Music and Letters, 2017). Lisa’s recent research has focused on analytical approaches to fourteenth-century English motets,on medievalism in the music of British composer Margaret Lucy Wilkins, and on gendered voices in early French song. With Dr. Catherine Haworth, Lisa co-edited the volume of essays Gender, Age and Musical Creativity (Routledge, 2015); a second volume of essays, entitled Sources of Identity: Makers, Owners and Users of Music Sources Before 1600 was co-edited with Dr. Tim Shephard (Brepols, 2017).
    Simon Cummingsis a composer, writer and researcher based in the Cotswolds, in south-west England. He composes instrumental and electronic music, both of which focus upon gradual processes of transformation. His acoustic work involves highly intricate algorithmic processes rooted in carefullydefined behaviours, the music emerging from stochastic relationships in which these behaviours are juxtaposed and intermingle. His electronic music explores the juxtaposition of noise and pitch, reappraising what defines each and their boundaries. Cummings studied composition, conducting and organ at the Birmingham Conservatoire, at graduation being awarded the Creative Studies composition prize. Aided by a substantial grant from The Countess of Munster Musical Trust, Cummings undertook the Sonology and Masters degree programmes at the Institute for Sonology at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, at the same time studying privately with Richard Barrett in Amsterdam. He has recently completed a Ph.D. in composition at the Royal 10.5920/beyondairports.fulltext Birmingham Conservatoire under the supervision of Richard Causton and Howard Skempton. The primary focus of his research is the exploration and development of new algorithmic and stochastic approaches to musical composition. When not composing, Cummings is an accomplished writer about new music; he is the author of contemporary/avant-garde music blog 5:4 and contributes to assorted print and web journals.
    Ambrose Field is a British composer. He is Professor and Head of Department of Music at the University of York. His music has been performed at venues such as the Vienna Konzerthaus, Chicago Early Music Festival, and Parco Dela Musica Rome. His album for ECM,  Being Dufay, was a bestseller on Amazon and achieved five star reviews in BBC Music magazine and from Classic FM. Other highlights include a commission from the Polish National Chamber Choir for his work In Memoriam for H.M. Gorecki. This piece, for 25 solo voices with a Polish text, received critical acclaim in the press for a distinctive, lush sound world. Field studied Music Education at the University of Cambridge and Composition at City University, London. Whilst at City, he took Jean-Jacques Nattiez’s Ethnomusicology seminar which became an important motivation in his approach towards new music. His work has received a number of international awards, including three Prix Ars Electronica honorary mentions specifically for pieces making use of new technologies, a strand of work which resulted in a performance at the MUTEK festival in Canada with the support of Recombinant Media Labs, San Francisco. Field has served as a panellist on the British Composer Awards, on juries for contemporary music competitions internationally. At the University of York, Field has created a successful international culture through finding new links with education and industry, creating resources which have been invested in new jobs, rese
    Ulf A. S. Holbrook is a composer, sound artist and doctoral research fellow at the RITMO Center for Interdisciplinary Study on Rhythm, Time and Motion, Department of Musicology, at the University of Oslo. The focus of his research is on the perception of sound objects in spatial audio representation systems at the convergence of signal processing applications and sonic creation. His research proposes the soundfield as a link between a sound object and the spatialisation of sound masses which share the same multidimensional space. His work is performed and exhibited in galleries, as well as at festivals and conferences internationally.
    Justin Morey has a background in sound engineering and music production, having set up and run a recording studio in Shoreditch, London from 1995– 2003. As a co-writer and producer of dance and electronic music, he has had records released through labels including Acid Jazz, Lacerba, Ministry of Sound and Sony. He has been teaching in higher education since 2001, and has been a member of academic staff at Leeds Beckett University (formerly Leeds Metropolitan University) since 2004, where his teaching specialisms include music production, production analysis and music business. His main research interest is in sampling as a creative practice within British dance and electronic music, the subject of his PhD, which was awarded in 2017. Publications include articles for Dancecult, the IASPM Journal, and the Journal on the Art of Record Production, and book chapters for IIPC and Palgrave Macmillan.
    Richard Talbot is currently undertaking a PhD at the University of Liverpool. His research topic is the production and consumption of ambient music. He is also a member of Marconi Union, an ambient / electronica band who have recorded albums for a number of labels including All Saints, 30 Hertz and Just Music. Marconi Union have collaborated with a number of artists including the Marina Abramović Institute and Jah Wobble, and a recent Marconi Union remix of Max Richter was released on Deutsche 10.5920/beyondairports.fulltext Grammophon. Their music has also been remixed by Biosphere and Steve Jansen. In 2012, Marconi Union appeared at Punkt Festival curated by Brian Eno. At the same time, they achieved success with Weightless which was acclaimed as ‘’the most relaxing track ever”. This led to Marconi Union being featured as one of Time Magazine’s 2012 inventors of the year list. Weightless has now been streamed over 60 million times on Spotify and spent over a year in the top three of the Billboard New Age charts.
    David Toop has been developing a practice that crosses boundaries of sound, listening, music and materials since 1970. This practice encompasses improvised music performance, writing, electronic sound, field recording, exhibition curating, sound art installations and opera. It includes seven acclaimed books, including Rap Attack (1984), Ocean of Sound (1995), Sinister Resonance (2010) and Into the Maelstrom (2016), the latter a Guardian music book of the year, shortlisted for the Penderyn Music Book Prize. Briefly a member of David Cunningham’s pop project The Flying Lizards in 1979, he has released thirteen solo albums, from  New and Rediscovered Musical Instruments on Brian Eno’s Obscure label (1975) and Sound Body on David Sylvian’s Samadhisound label (2006) to  Entities Inertias Faint Beings  on Lawrence English’s ROOM40 (2016). His 1978 Amazonas recordings of Yanomami shamanism and ritual were released on Sub Rosa as  Lost Shadows (2016). Major sound art exhibitions he has curated include Sonic Boom at the Hayward Gallery, London (2000) and Playing John Cage at the Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol (2005-6). In 2008, a DVD of the Belgian film – I Never Promised You a Rose Garden: A Portrait of David Toop Through His Records Collection – was released by Sub Rosa, and in 2017 his autobiography – Flutter Echo: Living Within Sound – was published by Du Books in Japan. His most recent record release is Dirty Songs Play Dirty Songs, released on Audika in October 2017. He is currently
    Pages: 234  Illustrations: 4 b&w images (graphs/sheet music) 
    PublishedUniversity of Huddersfield Press - August   2019
    Format: Paperback
    Subjects: Theory of music & musicology
    List Price: 30.00 Pounds Sterling
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    Title: Noise in and as Music
    By (author): Aaron Cassidy, Aaron Einbond
    ISBN10-13: 1862181187 : 9781862181182
    One hundred years after Luigi Russolo’s The Art of Noises, this book exposes a cross-section of the current motivations, activities, thoughts, and reflections of composers, performers, and artists who work with noise in all of its many forms. The book’s focus is the practice of noise and its relationship to music, and in particular the role of noise as musical material -- as form, as sound, as notation or interface, as a medium for listening, as provocation, as data. Its contributors are first and foremost practitioners, which inevitably turns attention toward how and why noise is made and its potential role in listening and perceiving. Contributors include Peter Ablinger, Sebastian Berweck, Aaron Cassidy, Marko Ciciliani, Nick Collins, Aaron Einbond, Matthias Haenisch, Alec Hall, Martin Iddon, Bryan Jacobs, Phil Julian, Michael Maierhof, Joan Arnau Pàmies, and James Whitehead (JLIAT). The book also features a collection of short responses to a two-question interview -- what is noise (music) to you? and why do you make it? -- by some of the leading musicians working with noise today. Their work spans a wide range of artistic practice, including instrumental, vocal, and electronic music; improvisation; notated composition; theater; sound installation; DIY; and software development. Interview subjects include Eryck Abecassis, Franck Bedrossian, Antoine Chessex, Ryan Jordan, Alice Kemp (Germseed), George Lewis, Lasse Marhaug, Maja Solveig Kjelstrup Ratkje, Diemo Schwarz, Ben Thigpen, Kasper Toeplitz, and Pierre Alexandre Tremblay.
    Table of Contents:
    Introduction; Aaron Cassidy and Aaron Einbond; Black Square and Bottle Rack: noise and noises; Un-sounding Music: noise is not sound; Noise and the Voice: exploring the thresholds of vocal transgression; Subtractive Synthesis: noise and digital (un)creativity; Noise Music Information Retrieval; Inside Fama’s House: listening, intimacy, and the noises of the body; “We Need You To Play Some Music”; Beyond Pitch Organization: an interview with Michael Maierhof; Materiality and Agency in Improvisation: Andrea Neumann’s “Inside Piano”; Noise-Interstate(s): toward a subtextual formalization; Molding the Pop Ghost: noise and immersion; Qubit Noise Non-ference: a conversation.
    Pages: 238  Size: 230x50mm  Illustrations: 8 colour & 15 b/w illus 
    PublishedUniversity of Huddersfield Press - October   2013
    Format: Paperback
    Subjects: 20th century & contemporary classical music
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