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  • School and Amateur Orchestrasby John B. Dalby; K. A. Wright

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    School and Amateur Orchestras is devoted to a discussion of school and amateur orchestras and consideration of instruments that are normally associated with them. The book opens with a general discussion of students, teachers, music centers, and junior music schools. This is followed by separate chapters on the teaching of string, woodwind and brass,... more...

  • Nikolay Andreevich Rimsky-Korsakovby Gerald Seaman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    Nikolay Andreevich Rimsky-Korsakov: A Research and Information Guide, Second Edition is an annotated bibliography of all substantial, relevant published resources relating to the Russian composer. First published in 1988, this revised and expanded volume incorporates new information about the composer appearing over the last two decades, including... more...

  • Here She Comes Nowby Jeff Gordinier; Marc Weingarten; Elissa Schappell; Susan Choi; Gina Frangello

    Rare Bird Books 2015; US$ 11.99

    Whether it was Patti Smith's angry moan, Nina Simone's guttural growl, or Dolly Parton's towering hair and sweet voice, women have been a musical force to be reckoned with, inspired by, and paid attention to. In Here She Comes Now , today's biggest and brightest writers tackle their favorite female musicians and the effect they've had on their own... more...

  • The French Symphony at the Fin de Siècleby Andrew Deruchie

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2013; US$ 24.95

    In this first full-length study of the symphony in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century France, Andrew Deruchie provides extended critical discussion of seven of the most influential and frequently performed works of the era, by Camille Saint-Saëns, César Franck, Édouard Lalo, Vincent d'Indy, and Paul Dukas. The volume explores how these symphonists... more...

  • The German Symphony between Beethoven and Brahmsby Mr Christopher Fifield

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    It was Carl Dahlhaus who coined the phrase ?dead time? to describe the state of the symphony between Schumann and Brahms. Christopher Fifield argues that many of the symphonies dismissed by Dahlhaus made worthy contributions to the genre. He traces the root of the problem further back to Beethoven?s ninth symphony, a work which then proceeded to intimidate... more...

  • FilmMusik - Martin Scorseseby Guido Heldt; Tarek Krohn; Peter Moormann; Willem Strank

    edition text + kritik 2015; US$ 23.85

    Bereits in "Mean Streets" im Jahre 1973 gelang Martin Scorsese eine Szene, deren Kombination von Bild und Musik Kultstatus erlangte: Der Auftritt Robert De Niros zum Song "Jumpin' Jack Flash" der Rolling Stones sollte nur der erste Wurf eines Regisseurs sein, der es wie kaum ein anderer verstand, Musik und Film zur Einheit zu verschmelzen.... more...

  • The Digital Evolution of Live Musicby Angela Jones; Rebecca Jane Bennett

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 78.95

    The concept of ?live? has changed as a consequence of mediated culture. Interaction may occur in real time, but not necessarily in shared physical spaces with others. The Digital Evolution of Live Music considers notions of live music in time and space as influenced by digital technology. This book presents the argument that live music is a special... more...

  • The Recorderby Richard W. Griscom; David Lasocki

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 160.00

    A Choice "Best Academic" book in its first edition, The Recorder remains an essential resource for anyone who wants to know about this instrument. This new edition is thoroughly redone, takes account of the publishing activity of the years since its first publication, and still follows the original organization. more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Mozartby Simon P. Keefe

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 32.00

    A comprehensive view which bridges the gap between scholarly and popular images of Mozart. more...

  • The Cambridge History of Nineteenth-Century Musicby Jim Samson

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 40.00

    First published in 2002, this comprehensive overview of music in the nineteenth century draws on extensive scholarship in the field. more...