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- De Gruyter 1996; US$ 196.00
The »Bayreuther Blätter« periodical was founded by Richard Wagner in 1878. In the 61 years of its existence, it was the central literary vehicle of the cultural movement emanating from Bayreuth and as such represents a major source of information on mentalities prevalent in Germany in the late 19th and early 20th century. The study traces the origins... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2004; US$ 139.95
Many contemporary composers and music critics say in an offhand way that all music written in the past quarter century is about musicthat it is reflexive and self-referential in some significant sense. It is music in search of an understanding of itself. This book tries to deepen the understanding of music about music as well as music itself... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 99.95
Conferences, workshops and curricula are for the first time beginning to develop around the theme of "world music theory," as students, teachers and researchers recognize the need for analytical concepts and methods applicable to a wider range of human musics. This book proposes a number of such concepts and methods and Mark Hijleh presents... more...
- Icon Books 2012; US$ 11.65
From Great Composers author Michael Steen, a unique multi-platform project offering a royal box view into one of mankind?s greatest art forms. From the soaring heights of Wagner?s epic Ring cycle to the tear-jerking emotion of Mozart?s breathtakingly beautiful Don Giovanni, opera is one of the most powerful artistic forms mankind has ever created.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
Is my singing good enough? What should I do with instruments? How can I create a rich and exciting musical environment which will allow for both child and adult led musical activity? Singing, dancing and music-making comes naturally to young children, but we as adults often lack confidence in our musical ability. This easily accessible book will... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 74.95
Twentieth-Century Music Theory and Practice introduces a number of tools for analyzing a wide range of twentieth-century musical styles and genres. It includes discussions of harmony, scales, rhythm, contour, post-tonal music, set theory, the twelve-tone method, and modernism. Recent developments involving atonal voice leading, K-nets, nonlinearity,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 50.95
Composing is part if the mainstream music curriculum for many children yet children's music does not receive the same attention as their art or creative writing. Children Composing 4-14 traces the ways in which composing can be organised and taught within the school music curriculum, drawing on children's own music-making activities. This practical... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 34.99
Assembles eleven distinguished writers on music to discuss the ingenuity with which sound is organized in musical traditions all over the world. This work contains an introductory chapter which proposes ways to think about musical structures cross-culturally. It also contains recordings, notations, diagrams, and imaginative descriptions. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 46.95
Acting in Musical Theatre is the only complete course in approaching a role in a musical. It is the first to combine acting, singing and dancing into a comprehensive guide, combining what have previously been treated as three separate disciplines. This book contains fundamental skills for novice actors, practical insights for professionals,... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1961; US$ 67.50
Designed particularly as a reference work for opera producers, students, performers, and writers, this book provides basic production information about more than 500 operas. Anyone planning to produce an opera will find here the essential information he n more...