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  • Before the Chinrestby Stanley Ritchie

    Indiana University Press 2012; US$ 28.99

    Drawing on the principles of Francesco Geminiani and four decades of experience as a baroque and classical violinist, Stanley Ritchie offers a valuable resource for anyone wishing to learn about 17th-18th-and early 19th-century violin technique and style. While much of the work focuses on the technical aspects of playing the pre-chinrest violin, these... more...

  • Begabung und Förderung in der Musikerziehung: Ist musikalische Begabung angeboren oder erlernbar?by Sandra Malik

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 18.59

    Wer kennt das nicht? Man wohnt einem Konzert bei und bemerkt die unterschiedliche Art und Weise, wie zwei Pianisten ihre Stücke spielen und präsentieren. An dieser Stelle treten Erklärungsversuche ein, die zumeist sehr objektiv sind. Vielleicht das Alter und die damit einhergehende Erfahrung, oder auch der Zeitraum, in dem ein Instrument schon gespielt... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to the Pianoby David Rowland

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 32.00

    A Companion to the piano, one of the world's most popular instruments. more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to the Violinby Robin Stowell

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 32.00

    The Cambridge Companion to the Violin offers students, performers and scholars a fascinating and composite survey of the history and repertory of the instrument from its origins to the present day. more...

  • Confronting Silenceby Toru Takemitsu; Yoshiko Kakudo; Glenn Glasow; Seiji Ozawa

    Scarecrow Press 1995; US$ 32.99

    In these writings, available here in English for the first time, the distinguished Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu reflects on his contemporaries, including John Cage, Olivier Messiaen, and Merce Cunningham; on nature, which has profoundly influenced his composition; on film and painting; on relationships between East and West; on traditional Japanese... more...

  • Current of Musicby Theodor W. Adorno

    Wiley 2014; US$ 39.95

    Fleeing the Nazis, Theodor W. Adorno lived in New York City as a refugee from 1938 until 1941. During these years, he was intensively involved in a study of how the recently developed techniques for the nation-wide transmission of music over radio were transforming the perception of music itself. This broad ranging radio research was conceived as nothing... more...

  • Empire of Songby Dafni Tragaki

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 92.99

    Essays in Empire of Song adopt theoretical and epistemological orientations in their exploration of ?popular music? within ethnomusicology and critical musicology, questioning the idea of ?Europe? and the ?nation? through and in music, at a time when the European self appears more fragmented, if not entirely shattered. Bringing together ethnomusicology,... more...

  • Empty Wordsby John Cage

    Wesleyan University Press 2010; US$ 14.99

    Writings through James Joyce's Finnegan's Wake, Norman O. Brown, and "The Future of Music." more...

  • Hanns Eiseleby Bernd Christmann

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 19.08

    Hauptbeschreibung Josef Mengele oder Karl Brandt stehen für die Verstrickungen eines ganzen Berufsstandes in die verbrecherische Politik Hitlers. Doch neben wenigen hochrangigen Medizinern waren es vor allem die zahlreichen namenlos gebliebenen Ärzte, die als Mitglieder der SS in den Konzentrationslagern Dienst taten und zu Mittätern am nationalsozialistischen... more...

  • Hearing and Knowing Musicby Edward T. Cone; Robert P. Morgan

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 35.00

    Edward T. Cone was one of the most important and influential music critics of the twentieth century. He was also a master lecturer skilled at conveying his ideas to broad audiences. Hearing and Knowing Music collects fourteen essays that Cone gave as talks in his later years and that were left unpublished at his death. Edited and introduced by Robert... more...