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  • Early Recordings and Musical Styleby Robert Philip

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    Argues that recordings of the early twentieth-century provide an important, and hitherto neglected, resource in the history of musical performance. more...

  • Music Education and the Art of Performance in the German Baroqueby John Butt

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 52.00 US$ 42.64

    In considering the role of practical music in education, this book attempts to define the art of performance in Germany during the Baroque period. more...

  • Acoustical Impulse Response Functions of Music Performance Hallsby Douglas Frey; Victor Coelho; Rangaraj M. Rangayyan

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2013; US$ 55.00

    Digital measurement of the analog acoustical parameters of a music performance hall is difficult. The aim of such work is to create a digital acoustical derivation that is an accurate numerical representation of the complex analog characteristics of the hall. The present study describes the exponential sine sweep (ESS) measurement process in the derivation... more...

  • The Notation Is Not the Musicby Barthold Kuijken

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 25.99

    Written by a leading authority and artist of the historical transverse flute, The Notation Is Not the Music offers invaluable insight into the issues of historically informed performance and the parameters?and limitations?of notation-dependent performance. As Barthold Kuijken illustrates, performers of historical music should consider what is written... more...

  • Playing with Historyby John Butt

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    This challenging 2002 study examines and ultimately defends the case for historically informed musical performance. more...

  • The Historical Performance of Musicby Colin Lawson; Robin Stowell

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    A 1999 overview of historical performance, surveying issues and suggesting future developments. more...

  • Orchestrationby Paul Mathews

    Routledge 2006; US$ 35.00

    Intended for college-level music majors, this collection traces the history of orchestration, beginning with Beethoven's Orchestra (with writings by Berlioz, Wagner, Gounod, Mahler, and others). It illuminates how orchestration has grown and developed, and offers a variety of theories that have been embraced by practitioners in the field. more...

  • The End of Early Musicby Bruce Haynes

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 28.99 US$ 24.93

    Part history, part explanation of early music, this book also plays devil's advocate, criticizing current practices and urging experimentation. Haynes, a veteran of the movement, describes a vision of the future that involves improvisation, rhetorical expression, and composition. more...

  • Collective Talentby Jacqueline B. de Jong

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 49.50

    Muzikale groepsimprovisatie levert opvallende en dramatische voorbeelden op van de talentvolle manier waarop mensen kunnen interacteren en elkaar inspireren. Zulke muzikale sessies kunnen als voorbeeld dienen van talentvolle groepsimprovisatie in het algemeen. Dit proefschrift gaat over manieren om getalenteerde ge´mproviseerde groepsprocessen tot... more...

  • Inside Early Musicby Bernard D. Sherman

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 43.99 US$ 37.83

    The attempt to play music with the styles and instruments of its era--commonly referred to as the early music movement--has become immensely popular in recent years. For instance, Billboard's "Top Classical Albums" of 1993 and 1994 featured Anonymous 4, who sing medieval music, and the best-selling Beethoven recording of 1995 was a period-instruments... more...