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  • Music and Maestrosby John K. Sherman

    University of Minnesota Press 1952; US$ 72.00

    Music lovers all over the United States as well as in other countries have heard the music of the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra under the direction of such noted conductors as Dimitri Mitropoulos and Eugene Ormandy. Now they can enjoy the story behind t more...

  • Pleasure and Meaning in the Classical Symphonyby Melanie Lowe

    Indiana University Press 2007; US$ 33.95

    Classical music permeates contemporary life. Encountered in waiting rooms, movies, and hotel lobbies as much as in the concert hall, perennial orchestral favorites mingle with commercial jingles, video-game soundtracks, and the booming bass from a passing car to form the musical soundscape of our daily... more...

  • Way Beyond Compareby John C. Winn

    Crown/Archetype 2008; US$ 26.95

    An answered prayer for Beatles fans and collectors, the first ­volume of a unique work that exhaustively chronicles all known and ­available Beatles recordings! Have you ever watched a Beatles film clip and wondered: ? Where was that filmed? ? Is any more of that footage available? Have you ever heard a Beatles interview and asked: ? When was that... more...

  • Communication in Eighteenth-Century Musicby Danuta Mirka; Kofi Agawu

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    In this book, ten leading scholars of music explore the nature of musical communication in the eighteenth century. more...

  • Words and Musicby John Williamson

    Liverpool University Press 2005; US$ 75.00

    Word and music studies is a relatively young discipline that has nonetheless generated a substantial amount of work. Recent studies in the field have embraced music in literature (word music, formal parallels to music in literature, verbal music), music and literarature (vocal music) and literature in music (programme music). Other positions have been... more...

  • Charles Francois Gounodby Timothy Flynn

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95

    Charles François Gounod: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography concerning both the nature of primary sources related to the composer and the scope and significance of the secondary sources which deal with him and his compositions. more...

  • De perfecte verleidingby Natascha Veldhorst

    Amsterdam University Press 2004; US$ 48.00

    In de zeventiende eeuw ging vrijwel iedere toneelvoorstelling gepaard met muziek. Er werd niet alleen gemusiceerd tussen de bedrijven, maar ook in het toneelstuk zelf. Muziek diende als achtergrond en versiering en was functioneel geïntegreerd in de handeling van het drama. Uit de rekeningen van de Amsterdamse Schouwburg blijkt dat men professionele... more...

  • Music of the Twentieth Centuryby Ton de Leeuw

    Amsterdam University Press 2005; US$ 35.00

    Ton de Leeuw's lifetime engagement with music, European and Oriental, gives this book its unique insight into what constitutes true modernity and innovation more...

  • The Great American Symphonyby Nicholas Tawa

    Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 21.20

    The years of the Great Depression, World War II, and their aftermath brought a sea change in American music. This period of economic, social, and political adversity can truly be considered a musical golden age. In the realm of classical music, Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber, Howard Hanson, Virgil Thompson,... more...

  • Rebirth and Renewalby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 54.00

    Discusses the recurring literary theme of rebirth and renewal in The Canterbury Tales , The Great Gatsby , The Scarlet Letter , and others. This title provides about 20 explanatory essays and critical analyses from which students studying literature can gain insights. more...