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  • Electronic and Experimental Musicby Thomas B. Holmes

    Routledge 2002; US$ 37.95

    The second edition of the classic text on the history of electronic music, this book has been thoroughly updated to present material on home computers, the Internet, as well as enlarged sections on history and theoretical issues. more...

  • Ethnomusicologyby Jennifer Post

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 120.00

    Ethnomusicology: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography of books, recordings, videos, and websites in the field of ethnomusicology. The book is divided into two parts; Part One is organised by resource type in catagories of greatest concern to students and scholars. This includes handbooks and guides; encyclopedias and dictionaries;... more...

  • The Characteristic Symphony in the Age of Haydn and Beethovenby Richard Will

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 40.00

    Study of 'characteristic' symphonies, discussing works by Beethoven, Haydn and Dittersdorf. more...

  • Gamelanby Henry Spiller

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 60.00

    This is an introduction to the familiar music of Indonesia - both as sounds and cultural phenomena. It examines the meaning and significance of traditional Indonesian musical expressions and explores the agricultural roots of modern day dangdut dancing. more...

  • 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...

  • Stephen Sondheims Sweeney Toddby Marco Franke

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 39.14

    Spätestens seit der Verfilmung durch Tim Burton wurde Stephen Sondheims Musical "Sweeney Todd" auch hierzulande einem breiten Publikum bekannt. 1979 am Broadway uraufgeführt, kann das Werk mittlerweile als Klassiker der Gattung bezeichnet werden und gilt gemeinhin als größte Leistung des amerikanischen Komponisten und Textautors. Aufgrund der musikalisch... 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...

  • Éventailsby Victoria Charles

    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...

  • The Birth of the Orchestraby John Spitzer; Neal Zaslaw

    Oxford University Press, USA 2005; US$ 59.99

    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...