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- 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...
- Stiebner Verlag 2012; US$ 12.43
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...
- 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...
- Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 49.99
This reference source focuses on post-1980 songs with English texts by American composers, written for solo voice and piano. Composer entries include biographical and bibliographical information, as well as commentary concerning the range, appropriate voice type, and musical style of the songs. more...
- Georg Olms Verlag 2013; US$ 57.38
Hauptbeschreibung In Paul Bekkers "Musikgeschichte" verdichten sich die in seinen unmittelbar vorangehenden Schriften entwickelten Teilaspekte zu einer musikgeschichtlichen Gesamtschau, in die auch die Musik seiner Gegenwart integriert ist. Bekker ging es nicht um die Entfaltung musikgeschichtlichen Faktenreichtums, sondern sein Anliegen war es,... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 64.99
Guide to the Pianist?s Repertoire continues to be the go-to source for piano performers, teachers, and students. Newly updated and expanded with more than 250 new composers, this incomparable resource expertly guides readers to solo piano literature and provides answers to common questions: What did a given composer write? What interesting work have... more...