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  • Musikalische Norm um 1700by Rainer Bayreuther

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 196.00

    Seit der Antike galt die Musik als eine mathematische Kunst. Um 1700 beginnen die musikalischen Denker, sich an einer anderen Leitwissenschaft zu orientierten: dem Rechtsdenken der Zeit. Diesen Paradigmenwechsel lotet der Band in elf Beiträgen aus musikgeschichtlicher, literaturgeschichtlicher, philosophischer und rechtsgeschichtlicher... more...

  • Off-Broadway Musicals since 1919by Thomas S. Hischak

    Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 82.00

    In this volume, Thomas Hischak looks at more than 375 Off-Broadway productions, from the early decades of the 20th century through 2010. These musicals are described, discussed, and analyzed with particular attention given to their books, scores, performers, and creators. more...

  • Alternative Chinese Opera in the Age of Globalizationby Professor Daphne P. Lei

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00

    Bringing the study of Chinese theatre into the 21st-century, Lei discusses ways in which traditional art can survive and thrive in the age of modernization and globalization. Building on her previous work, this new book focuses on various forms of Chinese 'opera' in locations around the Pacific Rim, including Hong Kong, Taiwan and California. more...

  • Opera and Sovereigntyby Martha Feldman

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 31.00

    Performed throughout Europe during the 1700s, Italian heroic opera, or opera seria, was the century’s most significant musical art form, profoundly engaging such figures as Handel, Haydn, and Mozart. Opera and Sovereignty is the first book to address this genre as cultural history, arguing that eighteenth-century opera seria must be understood... more...

  • Operaby Quintus Horatius Flaccus; David R. Shackleton Bailey

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 42.00

    Shackleton Bailey’s Horatius text is a university set text used world-wide; in the US American market in particular, it became standard reading for students of Latin. From the first edition in 1985, Shackleton Bailey improved and updated his work with each new edition, especially with the 4th revised edition in 2001. Thus the editor has put... more...

  • Ancient Drama in Music for the Modern Stageby Peter Brown; Suzana Suzana OgrajenŠek

    OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 54.99

    Operas based on Greek drama - primarily tragedy - have been, and are, among the most important in the repertoire, and this collection of essays by leading authorities in a variety of disciplines provides an exceptionally wide-ranging and detailed overview of the relationship between the two genres. more...

  • The Cultural Context of Medieval Musicby Nancy Van Deusen

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 53.00

    Nancy van Deusen's The Cultural Context of Medieval Music addresses the mental landscape surrounding music that, especially, was sung and experienced in the Middle Ages. Largely anonymous in its composition, and apparently lacking the motivation of fame and commerce, music within a well thought-out system of education served a purpose that goes... more...

  • The Past Is Always Presentby Tore Tvarnø Lind

    Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 94.00

    In The Past Is Always Present , Tore Tvarnø Lind examines the musical revival of Greek Orthodox chant at the monastery of Vatopaidi within the monastic society of Mount Athos, Greece. In particular, Lind focuses on the musical activities at the monastery and the meaning of the past in the monks' efforts at improving their musical performance... more...

  • Art and Ideology in European Operaby Rachel Cowgill; David Cooper; Clive Brown

    Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 99.00

    Essays highlight the interplay between opera, art and ideology across three centuries. Three broad themes are opened up from a variety of approaches: nationalism, cosmopolitanism and national opera; opera, class and the politics of enlightenment; and opera and otherness. more...

  • Transposing Broadwayby Stuart J. Hecht

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00

    Hecht examines the relationship between Jewish assimilation and the changing face of the American musical though the twentieth century and into the twenty-first century. more...