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- Da Capo Press 2009; US$ 21.00
"This anthology of essays, interviews, and autobiographical pieces provides an invaluable overview of the evolution of contemporary music—from chromaticism, serialism, and indeterminacy to jazz, vernac" more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 4.99
Are you a fan of frank Sinatra? Have you seen every film he made? Do you know all there is to know about the man and his music? Then why not put your knowledge to the test with this tribute to the legendary entertainer?Frank Sinatra first appeared on the music scene in the 1940s and quickly went on to become one of the worlds best loved stars,... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2000; US$ 139.95
This work focuses on eight of the dances, the istampittas, linked etymologically to the estampie, a French dance, whose origins are here examined with an eye toward Italian and French music and civilization, as well as the music and society of the Arabs. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1967; US$ 375.00
Vorliegende Arbeit, welche die Bedeutung der Musik im antiken Rom zum Gegenstand hat, versucht eine Zusammenschau hundertjähriger Einzelforschung verschiedener Disziplinen, um Altertums- und Musikwissenschaft durch Darstellung und Quellendokumentation zu neuem Verständnis und neuer Bewertung einer bislang teils unbekannten, teils verkannten Epoche... more...
- The O'Brien Press 1998; US$ 10.19
The history of Irish traditional music, song and dance from the mythological harp of the Dagda right up to Riverdance. Exploring an abundant spectrum of historical sources, music and folklore, this guide uncovers the contribution of the Normans to Irish dancing, the role of the music maker in Penal Ireland, as well as the popularity of dance tunes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 50.95
In the final decades of the fifteenth-century, the European musical world was shaken to its foundations by the onset of a veritable culture war on the art of polyphony. Now in paperback, The Crisis of Music in Early Modern Europe tells the story of this cultural upheaval, drawing on a wide range of little-known texts and documents, and weaving... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 169.95
This work examines Swedish art music during modern times. It includes an examination of lateromantic composers and styles, the modernist devotion to international styles and its influence on neoclassical composers, and who blended the modern avant garde with traditional styles and genres. This book contains fourteen black and white photographs. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2002; US$ 49.99
This new edition of Swain's classic award-winning text reveals how a musical drama achieves plot movement, character development and conflict through strategic placement of music in twenty impressive productions. Included is the latest research and viewpoints of contemporary critics, highlighting the various styles of important composers including... more...