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  • Nietzsche, Wagner, Europeby Martine Prange

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.97

    Most of Nietzsche?s works are concerned with the present state and future of European culture and humanity, thereby resisting the ?nationalist nonsense.? Prange analyzes the development of his ideal of European culture based on his musical aesthetics. She does so against the background of contemporary searches for a wider, cultural meaning beyond... more...

  • Jesús María Sanromáby Alberto Hernández

    Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 59.99

    This book presents for the first time a documented biography of Jesús María Sanromá (1902-1984), a native Puerto Rican classical musician and a leading 20th century American pianist. more...

  • Mychael Danna's The Ice Stormby Miguel Mera

    Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 39.99

    This book studies the music and sound in Ang Lee's film The Ice Storm , providing a unique insight into the collaborative processes that influenced the development and evolution of the score, and illustrating how the politics of filmmaking interacts with creativity. more...

  • Tony DiPardo: Life, Love, Music and Footballby Tony DiPardo

    Sports Publishing 2012; US$ 3.99

    This heart-warming autiobiography blends the magic of music with the thrill of Kansas City football. For almost half a century, Tony DiPardo was the band director for the Knasas City Chiefs. In this humerous, touching, and lively memoir, fans will re-live all the greatest moments of Chiefs football through the unqiue, smiling eyes of the longest running... more...

  • The FBI File on Whitney Houstonby The Federal Bureau of Investigation

    Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 2.99

    Released on March 6, 2013, The Whitney Houston FBI File contains dozens of letters from a crazed fan who just wanted to be noticed by the singer, details of an investigation into an extortion attempt at the height of Houston?s career and threats from a Dutch fan claiming to be the President of Europe.? It is a terrifying and revealing look into the... more...

  • The Roaring Silence: John Cage: A Lifeby David Revill

    Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 19.99

    Composer John Cage is often described as the most influential musician of the last half-century. He has defined - and continues to define - our whole concept of "avant-garde", not just in music but increasingly as writer and visual artist. "The Roaring Silence" is the first full-length biography of Cage. It documents his life in unrivalled detail,... more...

  • Johann Rist, Neue Himmlische Lieder (1651)by Johann Anselm Steiger; Konrad Küster

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 237.58

    Die hier erstmals sorgfältig historisch-kritisch edierten geistlichen Gedichte und Kompositionen bilden ein barockes Literatur- und Musikdenkmal ersten Ranges. Sie dokumentieren den Facettenreichtum der lutherischen Barockkultur im Hinblick auf deren theologische, frömmigkeitliche, literarische und musikalische Vitalität. more...

  • Music as Dreamby Franco Sciannameo; Alessandra Carlotta Pellegrini

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 97.99

    Music as Dream: Essays on Giacinto Scelsi showcases recent scholarly criticism on the music and philosophy of the brilliantly original composer Giacinto Scelsi. In this collection, Franco Sciannameo and Alessandra Carlotta Pellegrini select and translate into English for the first time essays that reflect the evolution of recent scholarship on... more...

  • Ennio Morricone's The Good, the Bad and the Uglyby Charles Leinberger

    Scarecrow Press 2004; US$ 39.99

    This guide demonstrates Morricone's unique and enduring contributions to the art of film music through a discussion of his compositional and orchestrational processes, many of which are evident in his music for The Good, the Bad and the Ugly in a way that can be easily understood by both musicians and nonmusicians. Though the guide illuminates theoretical... more...

  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold's The Adventures of Robin Hoodby Ben Winters

    Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 39.99

    Winner of the Academy Award for best dramatic score in 1938, the score for The Adventures of Robin Hood is seen by many as the archetypal accompaniment to a Warner Brothers swashbuckler, and it established the score's composer, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, as one of the leading exponents of film score composition at a formative point in its history.... more...