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- Jacana Media 2013; US$ 24.99
The story of a once promising young musician, this autobiography demonstrates how Roger Lucey?s life journey was radically changed by the South African apartheid. Having performed songs that reflected upon the cruelty and violence of late 1970s South Africa, Lucey drew unwanted attention from the State and police. A covert operation made sure that... more...
- Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 17.27
Ludwig van Beethoven, Richard Wagner und Gustav Mahler waren jeder für sich ohne Zweifel musikalische Genies. Doch was verband sie und welche Charaktereigenschaften finden sich bei allen drei Komponisten wieder? Mit dem vorliegenden Band lernt der Leser Beethoven, Wagner und Mahler unter dem Blickwinkel ihrer gemeinsamen Wesenszüge kennen. Viele der... more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 15.95
In a highly influential essay Rose Rosengard Subotnik critiques "structural listening" as an attempt to situate musical meaning solely within the unfolding of the musical structure itself. The authors of this volume, prominent young music historians and theorists writing on repertories ranging from Beethoven to MTV, take up Subotnik's challenge in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
The first new survey of the field in more than 60 years, this study concentrates on the basics of music criticism. Because it focuses on core issues and proven principles, the book is likely to become the standard work on the subject. It is written for the audience that reads music criticism in newspapers and popular journals: professional and amateur... more...
- Elliott & Thompson 2010; US$ 10.18
The Classical Music Map of Britain is a charming and fascinating journey around the UK from a classical music perspective. Extensively researched and beautifully written, every entry explains why each place was so special to the composer in question, which pieces were composed there, and whether it's currently open to the public. The Classical Music... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 44.99
In Classical Music in a Changing Culture, Donald Vroon takes no prisoners in assessing the challenges and failures and possible successes that confront America?s future as a nation of music listeners. Vroon delves into a variety of topics: orchestra finances, contemporary music, classical music marketing, attracting young crowds, musical aesthetics,... more...
- zu Klampen 2013; US$ 21.59
Am 27. März 2011 starb mit nur 36 Jahren die jüdische Religionsphilosophin Francesca Yardenit Albertini, gebürtige Römerin, emphatische Wahldeutsche, Grenzgängerin zwischen Italien, Deutschland, den USA und Israel, eine leidenschaftliche Forscherin und Hochschullehrerin. ?Eine Begabung, wie sie nur einmal in einem halben Jahrhundert anzutreffen ist?,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 130.00
Hermeneutics and Music Criticism forges new perspectives on aesthetics, politics and contemporary interpretive strategies. By advancing new insights into the roles judgment and imagination play both in our experiences of music and its critical interpretation, this book reevaluates our current understandings of music's transformative power. The... more...
- Icon Books 2011; US$ 11.65
Explore the life of Bach, the respectable burgher much of whose vast output was composed amidst petty turf disputes in Lutheran Leipzig; the ugly, argumentative Beethoven in French-occupied Vienna, obsessed by his laundry; Mozart, the over-exploited infant prodigy whose untimely death was shrouded in rumour. Steen gives us the story of Verdi, who... more...