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  • Revealing Masksby William Anthony Sheppard

    University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95

    W. Anthony Sheppard considers a wide-ranging constellation of important musical works in this fascinating exploration of ritualized performance in twentieth-century music. Revealing Masks uncovers the range of political, didactic, and aesthetic intents that inspired the creators of modernist music theater. more...

  • The Advent Projectby James W. McKinnon

    University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95

    In his final accomplishment of an extraordinarily distinguished career, James W. McKinnon considers the musical practices of the early Church in this incisive examination of the history of Christian chant from the years a.d. 200 to 800. The result is an important book that is certain to have a long-lasting impact on musicology, religious studies, and... more...

  • Eight Centuries of Troubadours and Trouvèresby John Haines

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 43.00

    This 2004 book traces the changing interpretation of troubadour and trouvere music. more...

  • Communication in Eighteenth-Century Musicby Danuta Mirka; Kofi Agawu

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 34.00

    In this 2008 book, ten leading scholars of music explore the nature of musical communication in the eighteenth century. more...

  • Rebirth and Renewalby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 54.00

    Discusses the recurring literary theme of rebirth and renewal in The Canterbury Tales , The Great Gatsby , The Scarlet Letter , and others. This title provides about 20 explanatory essays and critical analyses from which students studying literature can gain insights. more...

  • Music in the Middle Agesby Suzanne Lord

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2008; US$ 55.00

    Explore the music and instruments of the Middle Ages. more...

  • Nine Famous Operasby Iris J. Arnesen

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 35.00

    This book contains analyses of the stories and music of nine operas, presented in chronological order from 1791 to 1928. These great works are most readily approached with an understanding of the conventions of the several operatic genres as well as the social conditions that influenced the composers and librettists. The popular and intellectual movements... more...

  • Bernstein's Candideby Burton D Fisher

    Opera Journeys Publishing 2006; US$ 9.75

    A comprehensive opera-guide, featuring Principal Characters in the Opera, Brief Story Synopsis, Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples, and Burton D. Fisher's insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis. more...

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    Opera Journeys Publishing 2009; US$ 9.75

    A comprehensive opera-guide, featuring Principal Characters in the Opera, Brief Story Synopsis, Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples, and Burton D. Fisher's insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis. more...

  • Richard Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxosby Burton D Fisher

    Opera Journeys Publishing 2010; US$ 9.75

    A comprehensive opera-guide, featuring Principal Characters in the Opera, Brief Story Synopsis, Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples, and Burton D. Fisher's insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis. more...