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- LSU Press 2013; US$ 99.00
During the nineteenth century, New Orleans thrived as the epicenter of classical music in America, outshining New York, Boston, and San Francisco before the Civil War and rivaling them thereafter. While other cities offered few if any operatic productions, New Orleans gained renown for its glorious opera seasons. Resident composers, performers, publishers,... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 38.99
Lauri Suurpää brings together two rigorous methodologies, Greimassian semiotics and Schenkerian analysis, to provide a unique perspective on the expressive power of Franz Schubert's song cycle. Focusing on the final songs, Suurpää deftly combines textual and tonal analysis to reveal death as a symbolic presence if not actual character in the musical... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 37.50
The emergence of Russian classical music in the nineteenth century in the wake of Mikhail Glinka comprises one of the most remarkable and fascinating stories in all musical history. The five men who came together in the Russian capital of St. Petersburg in the 1860s, all composers of talent, some of genius, would be?in spite of a virtual lack of technical... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 99.00
The first genuinely interdisciplinary study of creativity in early modern England more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 60.00
What does it mean to author a piece of music? What transforms the performance scripts written down by musicians into authored books? In this fascinating cultural history of Western music?s adaptation to print, Kate van Orden looks at how musical authorship first developed through the medium of printing. When music printing began in the sixteenth century,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 35.00
Johann Sebastian Bach is one of the most unfathomable composers in the history of music. How can such sublime work have been produced by a man who (when we can discern his personality at all) seems so ordinary, so opaque?and occasionally so intemperate? John Eliot Gardiner grew up passing one of the only two authentic portraits of Bach every morning... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 90.00
The book's coverage is wide-ranging, addressing all aspects of the composer's prolific output and probing many of the issues that it raises. The essays are gathered in five sections: Howells the Stylist, Howells the Vocal Composer, Howells the Instrumental Composer, Howells the Modern and Howells in Mourning. The composer that emerges from... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 80.00
The book chronicles and analyses Harty's conducting career, with the LSO in London (through his acquaintance with Hans Richter), the Hallé, and then as a freelance in the 1930s, when, as an active supporter of American composers such as Gershwin, he regularly performed in the US. It also looks at his life as an accompanist and composer as... more...