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  • Italian Opera Since 1945by Raymond Fearn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

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

  • Romantic Anatomies of Performanceby James Q. Davies

    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...

  • Musikgeschichte Dänemarksby Hanns-Peter Mederer

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 28.90

    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...

  • Music in Print and Beyondby Craig A. Monson; Roberta Montemorra Marvin

    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...

  • Mathematical and Computational Modeling of Tonalityby Elaine Chew

    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...

  • Musikgeschichte als Geschichte der musikalischen Formwandlungen (E-Book)by Paul Bekker; Andreas Eichhorn

    Georg Olms Verlag 2013; US$ 62.46

    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...

  • Melody, Harmony, Tonalityby E. Eugene Helm

    Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 34.99

    The full range of Western music is explored through 21 concise chapters on such topics as melody, harmony, counterpoint, texture, melody types, improvisation, music notation, free imitation, canon and fugue, vibration and its relation to harmony, tonality, and the place of music in architecture and astronomy. Intended for amateurs and professionals,... more...

  • On Celestial Musicby Rick Moody

    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...

  • Silenceby John Cage; Kyle Gann

    Wesleyan University Press 2011; US$ 19.99

    Special edition of the book that revolutionized our understanding of how we make and experience art more...

  • Musikgeschichte Wittenbergs im 16. Jahrhundertby Marie Schlüter

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 46.45

    Wittenberg entwickelte sich im 16. Jahrhundert zu einem Kulminationszentrum städtischer Musikkultur ? überregional bedeutend für die praktische sowie theoretische Musikpflege. Diesem Beispiel nähert sich die Autorin institutionen- und sozialgeschichtlich ausgerichtet. In den Blick genommen werden als Hauptinstitutionen städtischer Musikpflege die Schlosskirche,... more...