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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
Born in 1900, Alan Bush, the English composer, conductor and pianist, studied with Corder and Matthay, and privately with John Ireland. He was appointed professor of harmony and composition at the Royal Academy of Music in 1925, a post he held until 1978. In 1929-31, he continued to study at Berlin University and had piano lessons with Moiseiwitsch... more...
- 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...
- 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...