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- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 105.00
Aaron Copland (1900-1990) is generally considered the most popular and well-known composer of American art music, and yet little scholarly attention has been paid to Copland since the 1950s. This volume begins with a portrait of the composer and an evaluation of significant research trends which is intended to fill a void and to suggest directions... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 99.95
This present Source Book documents the works of Alan Bush and the many arrangements of his music by other composers. A wealth of detail is provided, including printed scores, CD recordings, bibliographical material and manuscript scores and their locations, the majority of which have been deposited recently in the British Library by the Bush family.... more...
- Stiebner Verlag 2012; US$ 14.01
Hauptbeschreibung Haben Sie gewusst, dass München-Gründer Herzog Heinrich der Löwe ein 13-jähriges Mädchen geheiratet hatte, dass ein Großfeuer in der Oper nur mit Bier gelöscht werden konnte oder dass die Isar bis heute pures Gold in sich führt, das 1550 noch zu Münzen geprägt wurde? Viel Unbekanntes - von der Gründung München bis zu Gegenwart -... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 75.00
Covering more than 3,200 classic country music songs, this book embraces the country genre from its earliest roots to the end of 1989. It includes all of the recorded number-one hits from the early 1920s along with notable gospel songs which have become a part of the country music repertory, major fiddle tunes used throughout country music history,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1987; US$ 27.95
[This book is] a comprehensive illustrated history of the U.S. musical from its colonial origins to the present, tracing the connections and influences of the minstrel show, operetta, burlesque, melodrama, revues, circus, dance, musical comedy, the Broadway opera, the book musical and other forms. . . . Further, Mates introduces readers to inside stuff--the... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 28.95
The American musical has long provided an important vehicle through which writers, performers, and audiences reimagine who they are and how they might best interact with the world around them. Musicals are especially good at this because they provide not only an opportunity for us to enact dramatic versions of alternative identities, but also the... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 44.00
Studies of concert life in nineteenth-century America have generally been limited to large orchestras and the programs we are familiar with today. But as this book reveals, audiences of that era enjoyed far more diverse musical experiences than this focus would suggest. To hear an orchestra, people were more likely to head to a beer garden, restaurant,... more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 159.99
Opera was invented at the end of the sixteenth century in imitation of the supposed style of delivery of ancient Greek tragedy, and, since then, operas based on Greek drama have been among the most important in the repertoire. This collection of essays by leading authorities in the fields of Classics, Musicology, Dance Studies, English Literature,... more...