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- Georg Olms Verlag 2013; US$ 70.00
Hauptbeschreibung In Paul Bekkers "Musikgeschichte" verdichten sich die in seinen unmittelbar vorangehenden Schriften entwickelten Teilaspekte zu einer musikgeschichtlichen Gesamtschau, in die auch die Musik seiner Gegenwart integriert ist. Bekker ging es nicht um die Entfaltung musikgeschichtlichen Faktenreichtums, sondern sein Anliegen war es,... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 179.00
Blending ideas from operations research, music psychology, music theory, and cognitive science, this book aims to tell a coherent story of how tonality pervades our experience, and hence our models, of music. The story is told through the developmental stages of the Spiral Array model for tonality, a geometric model designed to incorporate and represent... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 60.00
Romantic Anatomies of Performance is concerned with the very matter of musical expression: the hands and voices of virtuosic musicians. Rubini, Chopin, Nourrit, Liszt, Donzelli, Thalberg, Velluti, Sontag, and Malibran were prominent celebrity pianists and singers who plied their trade between London and Paris, the most dynamic musical centers of... more...
- R&L Education 2008; US$ 24.99
Co-published by MENC: The National Association for Music Education. A History of American Music Education covers the history of American music education, from its roots in Biblical times through recent historical events and trends. It describes the educational, philosophical, and sociological aspects of the subject, always putting it in the context... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 32.39
Vor nicht langer Zeit stellte ein dänischer Repräsentant der klassischen Musik fest: Kein Land in Europa weise eine höhere Komponistendichte auf als seine Heimat. Für die Entwicklung im 20. Jahrhundert kann dieses leicht überspitzte Statement tatsächlich einen gewissen Wahrheitswert beanspruchen. Doch wie sieht es mit den Anfängen und der frühen Neuzeit... more...
- DK Publishing 2008; US$ 18.95
A beautifully composed journey through music history! Music history is a required course for all music students. Unfortunately, the typical music history book is dry and academic, focusing on rote memorization of important composers and works. This leads many to think that the topic is boring, but bestselling author Michael Miller proves that isn't... more...
- Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 48.00
The Musical Topic discusses three tropes prominently featured in Western European music: the hunt, the military, and the pastoral. Raymond Monelle provides an in-depth cultural and historical study of musical topics -- short melodic figures, harmonic or rhythmic formulae carrying literal or lexical meaning... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 90.00
This collection of new studies explores the diverse ways in which music -- and ideas about it -- have been disseminated in print and other media from the sixteenth century onward. The chapters look afresh at the circulation of manuscript and printed music in the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries and reach forward to the present by considering how... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2012; US$ 9.99
Rick Moody has been writing about music as long as he has been writing, and this book provides an ample selection from that output. His anatomy of the word cool reminds us that, in the postwar 40s, it was infused with the feeling of jazz music but is now merely a synonym for neat . "On Celestial Music," which was included in Best American... more...