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  • Twentieth-Century Countertenor Repertoireby Steven L. Rickards

    Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 119.99

    This significant reference of over 600 entries compiles and catalogues information about repertoire composed specifically for the countertenor from 1950 to 2000. Representing more than 350 composers, it provides a resource for countertenors and voice teachers to identify and become more familiar with contemporary works for countertenor. more...

  • Guide to Sonatasby Melvin Berger

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    With the same authority, insight, and unique ability to bring music to life on the printed page that he brought to his Guide to Chamber Music , Melvin Berger gives us an indispensable guide to the sonata form. Comprehensive, analytical, and historical, including descriptions in nontechnical language of over two hundred of the best best-known sonatas... more...

  • New Music in China and The C.C. Liu Collection at the University of Hong Kongby Helen Woo

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2005; US$ 40.00

    This book comprises five invited papers, each of which touches on a topic directly or indirectly related to the music of China in the twentieth century. And it consists of the catalogue of library materials related to new music of China donated by Liu Ching-chih to the University of Hong Kong. more...

  • Franz Lisztby Wolfgang Dömling

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 7.40

    Seit seinem ersten öffentlichen Konzert in Paris, im März 1824, wurde Franz Liszt als veritables Wunderkind triumphal gefeiert ? als neuer Mozart gar, der 1763 als Siebenjähriger in Paris Furore gemacht hatte. «Wahrhaftig, seit gestern Abend glaube ich an die Seelenwanderung», beginnt eine groß aufgemachte Besprechung jenes Konzerts; «ich bin überzeugt,... more...

  • The Birth of the Orchestraby John Spitzer; Neal Zaslaw

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 62.99

    This is the story of the orchestra, from 16th-century string bands to the "classical" orchestra of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven. Spitzer and Zaslaw document orchestral organization, instrumentation, social roles, repertories, and performance practices in Europe and the American colonies, concluding around 1800 with the widespread awareness of the orchestra... more...

  • The Sound of Disneyby Franziska Brocksch

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 14.31

    Hauptbeschreibung Trotz ihres recht jungen Bestehens nimmt die Filmmusik eine besondere Rolle in der Musikgeschichte ein. Die Walt Disney Company verstand es wie kein anderer Medienkonzern, eine beeindruckende Symbiose zwischen Zeichentrickfilm und Musik herzustellen und gilt als Pionier der Animationsfilme und deren Vertonung. Franziska Brocksch... more...

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    De Gruyter 1988; US$ 252.00

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  • The Cambridge Companion to the Orchestraby Colin Lawson

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 32.00

    This guide to the orchestra and orchestral life is unique in its breadth of coverage. more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to the Concertoby Simon P. Keefe

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 32.00

    A rare volume dedicated entirely to scholarship on the genre of the concerto. more...

  • The Music of Georges Auricby Carl B. Schmidt

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 339.95

    This serves as the first comprehensive catalogue of the orchestral, vocal, and chamber music composed by Georges Auric, one of France’s most important twentieth-century musicians. Approximately three hundred-fifty compositions are considered here with full descriptions of all known printed and manuscript sources; locations of literary works on... more...