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  • Looking for the "Harp" Quartet:by Markand Thakar

    Boydell & Brewer 2011; US$ 34.95

    This book is a philosophical tour through the experience of beauty: what it is, and how the composer, performer, and listener all contribute. It explores -- with insight, patience, and humor -- profound issues at the essence of our experience. A student performance of Beethoven's String Quartet No. 10 in E-Flat Major, known as the "Harp," serves as... more...

  • Arabeske of Gedachteby Walter Buijn

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 42.40

    Heeft instrumentale muziek een betekenis? Moet men zich bij programmamuziek tijdens het luisteren rekenschap geven van het programma?. Is vocale muziek waarin muziek en tekst samengaan superieur aan de abstracte klank, nog des te meer wanneer vergezeld door een toneelmatig gebeuren?. Van deze soms felle discussie tussen Nederlandse schrijvers in de... more...

  • Music and Textby Steven Paul Scher

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    This book demonstrates how musical and literary scholarship can combine forces effectively on the common ground of contemporary literary theory and interpretive practice. more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Music and Visual Cultureby Tim Shephard; Anne Leonard

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 240.00

    As a coherent field of research, the field of music and visual culture has seen rapid growth in recent years. The Routledge Companion to Music and Visual Culture serves as the first comprehensive reference on the intersection between these two areas of study, an ideal introduction for those coming to the field for the first time as well as a useful... more...

  • Music and Modern Artby James Leggio

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Music and Modern Art adopts an interdisciplinary approach to the relationship between these two fields of creative endeavor. more...

  • The Discourse of Musicologyby Giles Hooper

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    In The Discourse of Musicology, Giles Hooper considers a number of issues central to recent debates about the nature and direction of contemporary musicology. The first part of the book seeks to situate and critically rethink the alleged 'postmodern' turn in musical scholarship. Then, in attempting to overcome some of the problems typically associated... more...

  • Mystical Love in the German Baroqueby Isabella van Elferen

    Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 94.99

    This book identifies the cultural and devotional conventions underlying expressions of mystical love in poetry and music of the German baroque. It sheds new light on the seemingly erotic overtones in settings of the Song of Songs and dialogues between Christ and the faithful soul in late 17th- and early 18th-century cantatas by SchYtz, Buxtehude, and... more...

  • Musikrezeption, Musikdistribution und Musikproduktionby Gerhard Gensch; Eva Maria Stöckler; Peter Tschmuck

    Gabler Verlag 2009; US$ 59.99

    Das musikwirtschaftliche Wertschöpfungsnetzwerk unterliegt gegenwärtig einem tiefgreifenden Wandel. Um den vielfältigen Facetten dieser Umbruchsituation gerecht zu werden, reicht das Spektrum der Beiträge von der Musikwissenschaft über die Musiksoziologie, die Kultur- und Medienwissenschaft bis hin zu den Wirtschaftswissenschaften. So entsteht ein... more...

  • Musickingby Christopher Small

    Wesleyan University Press 2011; US$ 17.99

    Acclaimed scholar rethinks the nature and meaning of music. more...

  • Country Music Changed My Lifeby Ken Burke

    Chicago Review Press 2005; US$ 9.95

    In this book based on new interviews, some of country music's greatest stars share personal moments of redemption, inspiration, and heartache related to the music that shaped their lives. Brenda Lee explains how her childhood singing gift raised her entire family out of dire poverty, and Pat Boone speaks about the spiritual influence of his father-in-law,... more...