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  • The Orchestraby D. Kern Holoman

    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...

  • Geistliche Vokalpolyphonie und Frühhumanismus in Englandby Rebekka Sandmeier

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 42.09

    Das 15. Jahrhundert zeigt einen Stilwandel in der Musik, dessen Ursprung in zeitgenössischen historischen und theoretischen Quellen in England gesehen wird. Gleichzeitig mit der Übernahme englischer Merkmale in der Musik des neuen Stils breiten sich von Italien die Ideen des Humanismus in ganz Europa aus. Beide Entwicklungen sind jedoch in der Musik... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to the Orchestraby Colin Lawson

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 30.00

    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$ 29.00

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

  • Als die Oper mit Bier gelöscht wurdeby Heinz Gebhardt

    Stiebner Verlag 2012; US$ 13.79

    Hauptbeschreibung Haben Sie gewusst, dass München-Gründer Herzog Heinrich der Löwe ein 13-jähriges Mädchen geheiratet hatte, dass ein Großfeuer in der Oper nur mit Bier gelöscht werden konnte oder dass die Isar bis heute pures Gold in sich führt, das 1550 noch zu Münzen geprägt wurde? Viel Unbekanntes - von der Gründung München bis zu Gegenwart -... 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...

  • Javanese Gamelan and the Westby Sumarsam

    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...

  • Catalogue of Choral Music Arranged in Biblical Orderby James H. Laster

    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...

  • Landscapes in Musicby David B. Knight

    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...

  • Marty Robbinsby Barbara J. Pruett

    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...