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- Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 109.99
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00
Les éventails, aujourd'hui appréciés pour leur finesse et leur beauté, bénéficiaient en d'autres temps, d'une véritable fonction auprès des femmes de la bonne société. Loin d'être considérés comme de simples objets, ils se faisaient le vecteur d'un langage à part entière. Au moyen d?une iconographie riche et variée, le texte raconte l'histoire de cet... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2005; US$ 44.99
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... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 219.00
"Since singing is so good a thing,I wish all men would learne to sing" (William Byrd, 1588) Over the centuries, there has been reluctance among boys and men to become involved in some forms of singing. Perspectives on Males and Singing tackles this conundrum head-on as the first academic volume to bring together leading thinkers and practitioners... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Electronic and Experimental Music: Technology, Music, and Culture, Fourth Edition provides a comprehensive history of electronic music, covering key composers, genres, and techniques used in both analog and digital synthesis. This textbook has been greatly expanded and revised with the needs of both students and instructors in mind. The reader-friendly... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 9.99
In this Very Short Introduction, D. Kern Holoman considers the structure, roots, and day-to-day functioning of the modern philharmonic society. He explores topics ranging from the life of a musician in a modern orchestra, the recent wave of new hall construction from Berlin to Birmingham, threats of bankruptcies and strikes, and the eyebrow-raising... more...