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  • Bach's Works for Solo Violinby Joel Lester

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 22.99

    J. S. Bach's sonatas and partitas for solo violin have been central to the violin repertoire since the mid-eighteenth century. This engaging volume is the first comprehensive exploration of the place of these works within Bach's music: it focuses on their structural and stylistic features as they have been perceived since their creation. Joel Lester,... more...

  • Choral Masterworksby Michael Steinberg

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 10.99

    Michael Steinberg's highly successful listener's guides - "The Symphony" and "The Concerto" - have been universally praised for their blend of captivating biography, crystal clear musical analysis, and delightful humor. This book follows these volumes. It presents more than fifty illuminating essays on the classic choral masterworks. more...

  • Guitar Tunings: A Comprehensive Guideby Dick Weissman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Singing Schumannby Richard Miller

    Oxford University Press, USA 2005; US$ 34.99

    Why This Book Was Written. 1. Robert Schumann as Song Composer. 2. Performance Practices in the Schumann Lieder. 3. Liederkreis (Heine), Opus 24. 4. Myrten, Opus 25. 5. Kerner Lieder, Opus 35. 6. Reinick Lieder, Opus 36. 7. Ruckert Lieder (Zwolf Gedichte aus "Liebesfruhling"), Opus 37. 8. Liederkries (Eichendorff), Opus 39. 9. Funf Lieder... more...

  • A Guide to Orchestral Musicby Ethan Mordden

    Oxford University Press, USA 1986; US$ 20.99

    Relaxed and accessible in style, this authoritative guide is the first symphony handbook for non-musicians. The book begins with a general introduction to the symphony and short pieces on the orchestra and musical styles. Mordden goes on to describe, chronologically, over 700 pieces--from Vivaldi to twentieth-century composers. Further aids to the... more...

  • Mahler's Fourth Symphonyby James L. Zychowicz

    Oxford University Press, USA 2005; US$ 59.99

    Introduction: Sketches and Drafts. Structural Considerations. Das himmlische Leben before the Fourth Symphony. Early Plans: Mahler's Symphonie Humoreske. Preliminary Sketches. The Short Score. The Draft Score. The Fair Copy. Editions and the Problem of Editing Mahler's Music. Conclusion. Appendix. Select Bibliography. Index more...

  • Facing the Musicby Huib Schippers

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 23.99

    Facing the Music investigates the practices and ideas that have grown from some five decades of cultural diversity in music education, developments in ethnomusicology, and the rise of 'world music'. Speaking from rich, hands-on experience of more than thirty years at various levels of music education (music in schools, community organizations... more...

  • Advances in Social-Psychology and Music Education Researchby Patrice Madura Ward-Steinman

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 104.95

    This Festschrift honors the career of Charles P. Schmidt on the occasion of his retirement from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. His main research focus has been the social-psychology of music education, including the subtopics of motivation in music learning, applied music teaching behaviors, and personality and cognitive styles in music... more...

  • The Vienna Don Giovanniby Ian Woodfield

    Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 99.00

    Aspects of Don Giovanni's compositional history are uncovered and the study provides for detailed evidence with which to evaluate Da Ponte's recollections. The essential truth of his account - that the revision of the opera in Vienna was an interactive process - seems to be fully borne out. A general theory of transmission is proposed, which clarifies... more...

  • From the Stage to the Studioby Cornelia Watkins; Laurie Scott

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 16.99

    "The fact is, you will teach."from the Foreword by Stephen Clapp, Dean Emeritus, The Julliard School.Whether serving on the faculty at a university, maintaining a class of private students, or fulfilling an invitation as guest artist in a master class series, virtually all musicians will teach during their careers. From the Stage to the Studio... more...