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- 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...
- 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 Frances 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...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 90.00
In 'Javanese Gamelan and the West', gamelan performer and scholar Sumarsam explores the concept of hybridity in performance traditions that have developed in the context of Javanese encounters with the West. The book begins by looking at the "domestication" of Western music in Javanese performance traditions during the colonial and... more...
- Scarecrow Press 1996; US$ 99.99
Designed as an aid for the church musician or pastor who would like to locate choral settings based on a particular passage from the Scripture. This second edition of Laster's Catalog combines in one volume the listings from the first catalog with the huge amount of material that has appeared since 1973. Entries are arranged from Genesis through... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 36.99
Using landscape as its unifying concept, this engaging book explores orchestral music that represents real and imagined physical and cultural spaces, natural forces, and humans and wildlife. Spanning continents and centuries, David Knight links contrasting forms of music through unifying themes of time and space; waterscapes; mythic spaces; extreme... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 34.99
From his first performance in the late 1940s until his early death in 1982, Marty Robbins established himself as one of the most popular and successful singer/songwriters in the latter half of the 20th century. On the country charts, he racked up 15 #1 hits, including the crossover smashes El Paso and A White Sport Coat (and a Pink Carnation). A beloved... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2002; US$ 94.99
The repertoire files of the late Dr. Barbara Doscher, in which she noted her tips, observations on each particular piece, and notes on how to best teach it, comprise a unique trove of wisdom unmatched by any other source. Laboriously transcribed and annotated by John Nix, one of Doscher's students, the notes are presented here as a companion volume... more...