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  • Musicals!by Robert M. Boland; Paul M. Argentini

    Scarecrow Press 1997; US$ 59.99

    An illustrated sourcebook for total theatre training, emphasizing the director's role in the three main building blocks for mounting a performance: preparation, production, and performance. Boland and Argentini provide a comprehensive step-by-step theatre primer which will prove invaluable to musical directors, teachers, administrators, students, and... more...

  • The Zarzuela Companionby Christopher Webber; Plácido Domingo

    Scarecrow Press 2002; US$ 84.99

    The Zarzuela Companion is a comprehensive guide to the zarzuela's most popular and romantic works written after 1850, with chapters devoted to the major Spanish zarzuela composers, writers and singers. Complete synopses of all sixty works selected are delivered at the level of detail necessary for non-Spanish speakers to follow along with ease. The... more...

  • Singing in Musical Theatreby Joan Melton; Angela Punch Mcgregor

    Allworth Press 2010; US$ 19.95

    What does it take to be a musical theatre performer? What kind of training is required to do eight shows a weekacting, dancing, and singing in a wide variety of vocal styles? This insider's look into the unique demands of musical theatre performance establishes connecting links between voice training for the singer and drama school training for the... more...

  • Göttinger Händel-Beiträge, Band 13by Hans Joachim Marx; Wolfgang Sandberger

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 39.44

    Der Band enthält neue Forschungsbeiträge zu Leben, Werk und Wirkung Händels. Insbesondere sind Texte des Symposions zur Händel-Rezeption im 19. Jahrhundert von Interesse (Mendelssohn, Brahms, Schumann, Liszt). Außerdem präsentiert der Band Beiträge zu Händels Instrumentalfugen, zur Verwendung des protestantischen Chorals in »Israel in Egypt« und zu... more...

  • Hörgedankenby Rüdiger Görner

    Schwabe Verlag Basel 2013; US$ 21.99

    "Denken mit dem Ohr" Wie man wird, was man hört: Dem Hören, seiner psychologischen Wirkung, aber auch dem, was es im Menschen an Potenzialen freisetzt - bis hin zu literarischen Verwandlungen des Gehörten -, schenkt die Ästhetik nur allzu selten Gehör. Die Essays von Rüdiger Görner bezeugen, dass es ein auditiv grundiertes Denken gibt, das auf Behutsamkeit... more...

  • Directing in Musical Theatreby Joe Deer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 33.95

    This comprehensive guide, from the author of Acting in Musical Theatre , will equip aspiring directors with all of the skills that they will need in order to guide a production from beginning to end. From the very first conception and collaborations with crew and cast, through rehearsals and technical production all the way to the final performance,... more...

  • Laute Musik gleich gute Musik? Der Einfluss des Mixings auf die subjektive Beurteilung eines Popsongsby Sebastian Steinhardt

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 35.94

    Ist laute Musik wirklich bessere Musik? Hier wird anhand eines Hörexperimentes eine Antwort gegeben und der Einfluss der Musikproduktion bei einem Popsong im Bezug auf die subjektive Bewertung untersucht. Dabei werden dynamischen Aspekte des Gesamtklanges und der Nachbearbeitung von Musik betrachtet. Neben Hintergrundinformationen zum menschlichen... more...

  • 100 Great Operas And Their Storiesby Henry W. Simon

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.95

    An invaluable guide for both casual opera fans and afficionados, this volume contains act-by-act descriptions of operatic works ranging from the early seventeenth century masterworks of Monteverdi and Purcell to the modern classics of Menotti and Britten. Written in a lively anecdotal style, entries include character descriptions, historical background,... more...

  • Music Analysis in the Nineteenth Century: Volume 2, Hermeneutic Approachesby Ian Bent

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 55.00

    Newly translated writings of nineteenth-century music critics and theorists, including Wagner and Berlioz. 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...