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  • Die Grundsätze der musikalischen Kompositionby Simon Sechter

    Georg Olms Verlag 2015; US$ 267.19

    Seine erste musikalische Ausbildung (Gesang, Geige, Flöte, Klavier) erhielt der österreichische Musiktheoretiker und -pädagoge Simon Sechter (1788-1867) bei Johann Nepomuk Maxandt. Später setzte er sein Studium bei Leopold A. Ko?eluh (Klavier) und Hartmann, einem vermutlichen Schüler Albrechtsbergers, fort (Kontrapunkt). 1825 wurde er zum Hoforganisten... more...

  • The Virtuoso Flute-Playerby Johann George Tromlitz; Ardal Powell; Eileen Hadidian

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 72.00

    This is an English translation of Tutor for Playing the Flute (1791) by Johann George Tromlitz. The most explicit of the eighteenth-century tutors for flute-playing, it now serves as a record of instrumental practice as well as a useful guide to the performance of German classical music. The Tutor covers all aspects of flute playing, including intonation,... more...

  • The Art of Partimentoby Giorgio Sanguinetti

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 54.99

    At the height of the Enlightenment, four conservatories in Naples stood at the center of European composition. Maestros taught their students to compose with unprecedented swiftness and elegance using the partimento, an instructional tool derived from the basso continuo that encouraged improvisation as the path to musical fluency. Although the practice... more...

  • Buzz to Brillianceby Adrian Griffin

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 21.99

    Buzz to Brilliance engages students personally, technically and musically as they begin their study on the trumpet. The book journeys with students from the moment they first open their trumpet case to years later as they prepare for college auditions. It abounds with technical information and practical tips including buying a new trumpet, mouthpiece... more...

  • Chromatic Transformations in Nineteenth-Century Musicby David Kopp

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 56.00

    Develops a model of chromatic chord relations in nineteenth-century music. more...

  • Chromaticismby Vladimir Barsky

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Composers' Intentions?by Andrew Parrott

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 34.95

    Essays on musical performance practice by an acknowledged expert in the field. more...

  • Composition in the Digital World: Conversations with 21st Century American Composersby Robert Raines

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    American composers are at the forefront of a renaissance in concert music, in the process expanding the very definition of the category. The impact of digital technology on the creative process and the unprecedented diversity of contemporary composers are arguably among the catalysts driving the rebirth. In this series of personal interviews with some... more...

  • Creative Music Compositionby Margaret Lucy Wilkins

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Creative Music Composition is designed to be an introductory textbook for music students. "Creative composition"-composing in your own style, rather than in the style of a composer of the past-is embraced by music educators not only for composition students, but for beginning performers and music educators, and is often offered to all music students... more...

  • Finding the Rhythm in Musicby Marla Swift

    JoJo Publishing 2012; US$ 16.99

    In 1930, George Gershwin composed the score to his extravagant Broadway musical Girl Crazy. The show's hit song was immediately identified as the catchy "I Got Rhythm", which the singer Ethel Merman delivered with extraordinary impact. The claim inherent in the song's title is certainly one that Gershwin and Ms Merman could justifiably... more...