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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Orchestration: An Anthology of Writings is designed to be a primary or ancillary text for college-level music majors. Although there are several 'how to' textbooks aimed at this market, there is little available that traces the history of orchestration through the writings of composers themselves. By collecting writings from the ninenteenth century... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 25.87
Hauptbeschreibung Das "musikalische Opfer", die "Eroica", "Tristan und Isolde", die "Sinfonie der Tausend", "Ein Überlebender aus Warschau" - Werke die immer wieder aufs Neue Konzertbesucher und CD-Käufer in ihren Bann ziehen. Die Musik wurde tausendfach aufgeführt und gehört, doch die Geschichten rund um die Widmungen zu diesen Stücken blieben meist... more...
- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2013; US$ 40.00
Digital measurement of the analog acoustical parameters of a music performance hall is difficult. The aim of such work is to create a digital acoustical derivation that is an accurate numerical representation of the complex analog characteristics of the hall. The present study describes the exponential sine sweep (ESS) measurement process in the derivation... more...
- Clarendon Press 1999; US$ 64.99
The past ten years have seen a rapidly growing interest in performing and recording Classical and Romantic music with period instruments; yet the relationship of composers' notation to performing practices during that period has received only sporadic attention from scholars, and many aspects of composers' intentions have remained uncertain.... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 22.99
Most modern performers, trained on the performance practices of the Classical and Romantic periods, come to the music of the Renaissance with well-honed but anachronistic ideas. Fundamental differences between 16th-century repertoire and that of later epochs thus tend to be overlooked-yet it is just these differences which can make a performance truly... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 25.00
This is a comprehensive introduction to Beethoven's most popular piano sonata, together with the four other sonatas in Opp. 27 and 31. Aimed at pianists, students and music-lovers, it gives an account of the sonatas' historical background, their changing performance styles, and offers an accessible critical introduction to the music. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 28.00
This volume offers an overview of historical performance, surveying current issues, and suggesting future developments. Its kernel comprises discussion of the performer's primary source-materials and their interpretation, aspects of style and technique that combine to make up a well-grounded, period interpretation, and a survey of performance conditions... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 51.00
This second anthology of Russian music criticism brings for the first time to an English-speaking readership the reactions of leading critics to new Russian music in the period 1880-1917. These years found Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov and Borodin in their prime, and saw several new generations emerge. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 28.00
In this challenging study, John Butt sums up recent debates on the nature of historically informed musical performance, calling upon a seemingly inexhaustible fund of ideas gleaned from historical musicology, analytic philosophy, literary theory, historiography and theories of modernism and postmodernism. more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 50.00
Using sketches and other documentary evidence, this study is an investigation of composition in Renaissance music. It sets out the indispensable background to an inquiry and into the fundamental processes of Renaissance composition. more...