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  • The Concertoby Michael Steinberg

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 49.99

    Michael Steinberg's 1996 volume The Symphony: A Reader's Guide received glowing reviews across America. It was hailed as "wonderfully clear...recommended warmly to music lovers on all levels" ( Washington Post ), "informed and thoughtful" ( Chicago Tribune ), and "composed by a master stylist" ( San Francisco Chronicle ). Seiji Ozawa wrote that "his... more...

  • Choral Masterworksby Michael Steinberg

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 10.99

    Michael Steinberg's highly successful listener's guides - "The Symphony" and "The Concerto" - have been universally praised for their blend of captivating biography, crystal clear musical analysis, and delightful humor. This book follows these volumes. It presents more than fifty illuminating essays on the classic choral masterworks. more...

  • Enlightenment Interruptedby Michael Steinberg

    John Hunt Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    Modernity isn't the realization of the Enlightenment but the forgetting of its culmination and self-critique, German idealism. more...

  • Still Pitchingby Michael Steinberg

    Dzanc Books 2013; US$ 9.99

    Still Pitching is the coming-of-age story of growing up in New York in the ?50s revolving around Steinberg?s passion for baseball. more...

  • A New Biology of Religion: Spiritual Practice and the Life of the Bodyby Michael Steinberg

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 53.00

    This book is unique in its focus on bodily experience as an independent source of knowledge and insight, an important aspect of recent discoveries in neurology and psychology. By rethinking what it is to be human and what role self-consciousness plays, it finds striking points of intersection between science and religion and challenges readers to... more...

  • The Concerto: A Listener's Guideby Michael Steinberg

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 29.99

    Michael Steinberg's 1996 volume The Symphony: A Reader's Guide received glowing reviews across America. It was hailed as wonderfully clear...recommended warmly to music lovers on all levels (Washington Post), informed and thoughtful (Chicago Tribune), and composed by a master stylist (San Francisco Chronicle). Seiji Ozawa wrote that his beautiful... more...

  • For The Love of Musicby Michael Steinberg; Larry Rothe

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 11.99

    Two noted writers on classical music, Michael Steinberg and Larry Rothe, explore the allure of this melodious art--not in the clinical terms of social scientists--but through stories drawn from their own experience. Steinberg and Rothe draw on a lifetime of listening to, living with, and writing about music, sharing the delights and revelatory encounters... more...

  • Listening to Reasonby Michael P. Steinberg

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 35.00

    This pathbreaking work reveals the pivotal role of music--musical works and musical culture--in debates about society, self, and culture that forged European modernity through the "long nineteenth century." Michael Steinberg argues that, from the late 1700s to the early 1900s, music not only reflected but also embodied modern subjectivity as it increasingly... more...

  • Stalking the Ghost Birdby Michael K. Steinberg

    LSU Press 2008; US$ 19.95

    When a kayaker thought he spotted an ivory-billed woodpecker in 2004, the birding community took notice. Two birders traveled to the bayou where the sighting occurred, well aware that the last confirmed sighting of an ivory-bill had taken place over sixty years ago. Both men caught a glimpse of the bird, and a team began to search the surrounding swamplands.... more...

  • Boy Culture: An Encyclopedia [2 volumes]by Shirley Steinberg; Michael Kehler; Lindsay Cornish

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 182.00

    Boy Culture: An Encyclopedia spans the breadth of the country and the full scope of a pivotal growing-up time to show what "a boy's life" is really like today. With hundreds of entries across two volumes, it offers a series of vivid snapshots of boys of all kinds and ages at home, school, and at play; interacting with family or knocking around with... more...