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  • 'Nationes', 'Gentes' und die Musik im Mittelalterby Frank Hentschel; Marie Winkelmüller

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    The notion that ideas and judgments about music are based on culturally specific and national frames of reference and ideologies was not invented in the modern era. Taking an interdisciplinary perspective, this volume examines the role played by notions of communities such as Germani, Itali, and Franci (Germanic, Italian, and French) in medieval writings... more...

  • Reclaiming Late-Romantic Musicby Peter Franklin

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 60.00

    Why are some of the most beloved and frequently performed works of the late-romantic period?Mahler, Delius, Debussy, Sibelius, Puccini?regarded by many critics as perhaps not quite of the first rank? Why has modernist discourse continued to brand these works as overly sentimental and emotionally self-indulgent? Peter Franklin takes a close and even-handed... more...

  • Dundurn Performing Arts Library Bundle ? Theatreby James Neufeld; Charles Foster; Mel Atkey; Martin Hunter; Sheila M.F. Johnston; Ward McBurney

    Dundurn 2013; US$ 49.99

    Canada?s twentieth century contributions to the performing arts are detailed in this entertaining bundle of acclaimed titles covering dance, theatre, radio, and musicals. Learn about the country?s rich tradition in these artistic pursuits. more...

  • Counterpoint and Compositional Process in the Time of Dufayby Kevin N. Moll

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Complete Book of 1960s Broadway Musicalsby Dan Dietz

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 94.99

    The book examines in specific detail every Broadway musical which opened during the seminal decade of the 1960s, a decade which encompassed traditional musicals (such as Hello, Dolly! ) as well as iconoclastic ones ( Hair ). Besides technical information, the book includes extensive commentary for all 268 musicals which opened during the decade.... more...

  • Teutschlandby Thomas Lau

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2011; US$ 22.65

    In einer brillanten historischen Analyse zeigt Thomas Lau, dass ein deutsches Nationalgefühl nicht erst im Nationalismus des 19. Jahrhunderts entstand, sondern dass man bereits 300 Jahre früher, im Zeitalter der Reformation und der Glaubenskriege, von einer »Geburt der deutschen Nation« sprechen kann. Die Deutschen: Seit wann gibt es sie und wann nahmen... more...

  • Schauspielerby Andrea Rottloff

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2011; US$ 9.05

    Im zweiten Band der BERÜHMTEN Schauspieler widmet sich Andrea Rottloff berühmten und berüchtigten Vertretern dieser Zunft vom Barock bis in die heutige Zeit. Angefangen mit »La Calderona« und Molière über Sarah Bernhardt und Josef Kainz bis hin zu Marilyn Monroe und Heath Ledger präsentiert sie 45 illustre Persönlichkeiten. Mit vergnüglichen Anekdoten,... more...

  • Mobile Musik: Die mobile iPod-Hörkultur und ihre gesellschaftlichen und ästhetischen Konsequenzenby Danja Ulrich

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 39.97

    Hauptbeschreibung Technologien wie Mobiltelefone, Laptops oder der iPod sind Ausdruck eines aktuellen weltumspannenden Mobilisierungsprozesses, bei dem vormals stationäre technische Artefakte zu mobilen Alltagsbegleitern avancieren. Kulturtechniken, die traditionell in den eigenen vier Wänden stattfanden, verlagern sich dadurch in den öffentlichen... more...

  • Musical Instruments of the Bibleby Jeremy Montagu

    Scarecrow Press 2002; US$ 49.99

    This book uses all the resources available to establish what each instrument in the bible really was, what it looked like, and how it was played and is arranged in the same order as the King James Bible, with explanation where this differs from other versions in English. As well as a full bibliography, there are three indexes. more...

  • The Italian Traditions and Pucciniby Nicholas Baragwanath

    Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 42.99

    In this groundbreaking survey of the fundamentals, methods, and formulas that were taught at Italian music conservatories during the 19th century, Nicholas Baragwanath explores the compositional significance of tradition in Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti, Verdi, Boito, and, most importantly, Puccini. Taking account of some 400 primary sources, Baragwanath... more...