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- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 43.95
"Opera Coaching "is the first practical guide for pianists, singers, and opera producers to this important--and often neglected--career. The opera coach is a teacher who helps singers not only meet the physical and vocal demands of a score, but--like the dramatic coach--shapes their entire performance. The opera coach must have a wide knowledge, from... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 55.00
Newly translated writings of nineteenth-century music critics and theorists, including Wagner and Berlioz. more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 3.99
Are you a fan of JLS? Have you followed the bands rise to fame from early success on The X Factor to chart topping pop sensation? If you think you are an expert on JLS, then find out how much you really know by testing yourself and your friends with this fun quiz book. Most fans will be able to tell you what JLS stands for but do you know what... more...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 1996; US$ 224.00
The »Bayreuther Blätter« periodical was founded by Richard Wagner in 1878. In the 61 years of its existence, it was the central literary vehicle of the cultural movement emanating from Bayreuth and as such represents a major source of information on mentalities prevalent in Germany in the late 19th and early 20th century. The study traces the origins... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2004; US$ 139.95
Many contemporary composers and music critics say in an offhand way that all music written in the past quarter century is about musicthat it is reflexive and self-referential in some significant sense. It is music in search of an understanding of itself. This book tries to deepen the understanding of music about music as well as music itself... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 104.95
Conferences, workshops and curricula are for the first time beginning to develop around the theme of "world music theory," as students, teachers and researchers recognize the need for analytical concepts and methods applicable to a wider range of human musics. This book proposes a number of such concepts and methods and Mark Hijleh presents... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
Is my singing good enough? What should I do with instruments? How can I create a rich and exciting musical environment which will allow for both child and adult led musical activity? Singing, dancing and music-making comes naturally to young children, but we as adults often lack confidence in our musical ability. This easily accessible book will... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 74.95
Twentieth-Century Music Theory and Practice introduces a number of tools for analyzing a wide range of twentieth-century musical styles and genres. It includes discussions of harmony, scales, rhythm, contour, post-tonal music, set theory, the twelve-tone method, and modernism. Recent developments involving atonal voice leading, K-nets, nonlinearity,... more...