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  • Lies and Epiphaniesby Chris Walton

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 49.95

    Lies and Epiphanies' offers case studies of "inspiration" in five composers -- Richard Wagner, Gustav Mahler, Wilhelm Furtwängler, Richard Strauss, and Alban Berg. Their own tales of their "epiphanies" played a determining role in the reception history of their works: the finale of Mahler's Second Symphony, for instance,... more...

  • Lies and Epiphaniesby Chris Walton

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 29.15

    Lies and Epiphanies' offers case studies of "inspiration" in five composers -- Richard Wagner, Gustav Mahler, Wilhelm Furtwängler, Richard Strauss, and Alban Berg. Their own tales of their "epiphanies" played a determining role in the reception history of their works: the finale of Mahler's Second Symphony was supposedly inspired by a "lightning bolt"... more...

  • Acoustical Impulse Response Functions of Music Performance Hallsby Douglas Frey; Rangaraj Rangayyan; Victor Coelho

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2013; US$ 40.00

    Digital measurement of the analog acoustical parameters of a music performance hall is difficult. The aim of such work is to create a digital acoustical derivation that is an accurate numerical representation of the complex analog characteristics of the hall. The present study describes the exponential sine sweep (ESS) measurement process in the derivation... more...

  • "Jede Note an Dich gerichtet!"by Ursula Schneewind

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 27.20

    Das "musikalische Opfer", die "Eroica", "Tristan und Isolde", die "Sinfonie der Tausend", "Ein Überlebender aus Warschau" - Werke die immer wieder aufs Neue Konzertbesucher und CD-Käufer in ihren Bann ziehen. Die Musik wurde tausendfach aufgeführt und gehört, doch die Geschichten rund um die Widmungen... more...

  • Classical and Romantic Performing Practice 1750-1900by Clive Brown; Roger Norrington

    Clarendon Press 1999; US$ 64.99

    The past ten years have seen a rapidly growing interest in performing and recording Classical and Romantic music with period instruments; yet the relationship of composers' notation to performing practices during that period has received only sporadic attention from scholars, and many aspects of composers' intentions have remained uncertain.... more...

  • The Performance of 16th-Century Musicby Anne Smith

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 22.99

    Most modern performers, trained on the performance practices of the Classical and Romantic periods, come to the music of the Renaissance with well-honed but anachronistic ideas. Fundamental differences between 16th-century repertoire and that of later epochs thus tend to be overlooked-yet it is just these differences which can make a performance truly... more...

  • The Notation Is Not the Musicby Barthold Kuijken

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 25.99

    Written by a leading authority and artist of the historical transverse flute, The Notation Is Not the Music offers invaluable insight into the issues of historically informed performance and the parameters?and limitations?of notation-dependent performance. As Barthold Kuijken illustrates, performers of historical music should consider what is written... more...

  • Schriftbildlichkeitby Eva Cancik-Kirschbaum; Sybille Krämer; Rainer Totzke

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 70.00

    Lange Zeit galt Schrift als aufgeschriebene mündliche Sprache. Doch was geschieht, wenn eine mathematische Gleichung gelöst und Musik mit Noten komponiert wird, wenn ein Autor an seinem Text feilt, die Konkrete Poesie ein Schriftspiel entfaltet, der genetische Code als Buchstabenfolge sequenziert wird, der Kabbalist Buchstaben permutiert oder der Informatiker... more...

  • Beethoven: The 'Moonlight' and other Sonatas, Op. 27 and Op. 31by Timothy Jones

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 26.00

    This 1999 book is a comprehensive introduction to Beethoven's most popular piano sonata, and Opp. 27 and 31. more...

  • Russians on Russian Music, 1880?1917by Stuart Campbell

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 54.00

    Explores the reactions of leading critics to new Russian music in the period 1880?1917. more...