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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...