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Music Of The Sirens

Pub Date : 2006-07-21 | Author : Linda Austern | Publisher : Indiana University Press

ISBN 10 : 0253112079
ISBN 13 : 9780253112071

Whether referred to as mermaid, usalka, mami wata, or by some other name, and whether considered an imaginary being or merely a person with extraordinary abilities, the siren is th..

Listening To The Sirens

Pub Date : 2005-10-30 | Author : Judith Peraino | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 0520921747
ISBN 13 : 9780520921740

In this fresh and innovative study, Judith A. Peraino investigates how music has been used throughout history to call into question norms of gender and sexuality. Beginning with a ..

Music Of The Spheres And The Dance Of Death

Pub Date : 2015-03-08 | Author : Kathi Meyer-Baer | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400872336
ISBN 13 : 1400872332

The roots and evolution of two concepts usually thought to be Western in origin-musica mundana (the music of the spheres) and musica humana (music's relation to the human soul)-are..

Bronze By Gold

Pub Date : 2014-01-21 | Author : Sebastian D.G. Knowles | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781135656539
ISBN 13 : 1135656533

First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company...

The Sirens

Pub Date : 2011-08-01 | Author : Tamra Orr | Publisher : Mitchell Lane Publishers, Inc.

ISBN 10 : 9781612281995
ISBN 13 : 1612281990

The Sirens were a group of women—or half women, half other creature, depending on the version of the myth—who sang with beautiful voices to lure unsuspecting sailors to their d..

Secret Of The Sirens

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Julia Golding | Publisher : Marshall Cavendish

ISBN 10 : 0761453717
ISBN 13 : 9780761453710

Upon moving to her aunt's seaside home in the British Isles, Connie becomes part of a secret society that shelters mythical creatures, and must use her ability to communicate with ..