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  • Analyzing Bach Cantatasby Eric T. Chafe

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 60.00

    Concentrating on a small number of representative cantatas, mostly from the Leipzig cycles of 1723-24 and 1724-25, and in particular on Cantata 77, Chafe illustrates how Bach strove to mirror both the dogma and the mystery of religious experience in musical allegory. more...

  • Musical Metropolisby Kenneth Marcus

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 38.00

    Decentralization and diversity characterized much of the performance of art music in Los Angeles. Decentralization defined the city's growth since the late-nineteenth century, and because the central city did not dominate music culture, as in the East and Midwest, a greater diversification of music emerged in the communities of Greater Los Angeles.... more...

  • Music and Maestrosby John K. Sherman

    University of Minnesota Press 1952; US$ 72.00

    Music lovers all over the United States as well as in other countries have heard the music of the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra under the direction of such noted conductors as Dimitri Mitropoulos and Eugene Ormandy. Now they can enjoy the story behind t more...

  • Communication in Eighteenth-Century Musicby Danuta Mirka; Kofi Agawu

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 36.00

    In this book, ten leading scholars of music explore the nature of musical communication in the eighteenth century. more...

  • Words and Musicby John Williamson

    Liverpool University Press 2005; US$ 75.00

    Word and music studies is a relatively young discipline that has nonetheless generated a substantial amount of work. Recent studies in the field have embraced music in literature (word music, formal parallels to music in literature, verbal music), music and literarature (vocal music) and literature in music (programme music). Other positions have been... more...

  • Christopher Columbusby Wendy Conklin

    Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2004; US$ 8.99

    Christopher Columbus set out on August 3, 1492, to find the East by sailing west. Over the course of a few years, he convinced the king and queen of Spain to pay for his trip, promising them fame and riches in return. Columbus discovered more than he bargained for?he had found a new continent. more...

  • Entartete Musikby Leo Samama; Emanuel Overbeeke

    Amsterdam University Press 2004; US$ 46.95

    Tussen 1933 en 1945 zijn complete bevolkingsgroepen van de aardbodem verdwenen. Onder hen ontelbaar veel uitvoerende en scheppende musici. De namen die we onthouden hebben, die we nog kennen of weer hebben leren kennen, vormen slechts een klein deel van wat verloren is gegaan. Een themaproject over 'entartete Musik', zoals Jan Zekveld voor... more...

  • Music of the Twentieth Centuryby Ton de Leeuw

    Amsterdam University Press 2005; US$ 35.00

    Ton de Leeuw's lifetime engagement with music, European and Oriental, gives this book its unique insight into what constitutes true modernity and innovation more...

  • Music in the Galant Styleby Robert Gjerdingen

    Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 44.99

    Music in the Galant Style is an authoritative and readily understandable study of the core compositional style of the eighteenth century. Gjerdingen adopts a unique approach, based on a massive but little-known corpus of pedagogical workbooks used by the most influential teachers of the century, the Italian partimenti. He has brought this vital repository... more...

  • De perfecte verleidingby Natascha Veldhorst

    Amsterdam University Press 2004; US$ 48.00

    In de zeventiende eeuw ging vrijwel iedere toneelvoorstelling gepaard met muziek. Er werd niet alleen gemusiceerd tussen de bedrijven, maar ook in het toneelstuk zelf. Muziek diende als achtergrond en versiering en was functioneel ge´ntegreerd in de handeling van het drama. Uit de rekeningen van de Amsterdamse Schouwburg blijkt dat men professionele... more...