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  • Charles Francois Gounodby Timothy Flynn

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95

    Charles Franšois 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 ge´ntegreerd 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...

  • Alan Bushby Professor Stewart R Craggs

    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...

  • 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...

  • Musical Meaning and Human Valuesby Lawrence Kramer

    Fordham University Press 2009; US$ 23.99

    Musical understanding has evolved dramatically in recent years, principally through a heightened appreciation of musical meaning in its social, cultural, and philosophical dimensions. This collection of essays by leading scholars addresses an aspect of meaning that has not yet received its due: the relation of meaning in this broad humanistic sense... more...

  • Music in the Middle Agesby Suzanne Lord

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2008; US$ 55.00

    Explore the music and instruments of the Middle Ages. more...

  • Jazz Books in the 1990sby Janice Leslie Hochstat Greenberg

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 52.99

    This annotated bibliography contains over 700 entries covering adult non-fiction books on jazz published from 1990 through 1999. Entries are organized by category, including biographies, history, individual instruments, essays and criticism, musicology, regional studies, discographies, and reference works. Three indexes?by title, author, and subject?are... more...

  • Dmitri Shostakovich Catalogueby Derek C. Hulme; Irina Shostakovich

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 174.99

    This is an updated and expanded edition of the catalogue of Dmitri Shostakovich's music, a comprehensive listing of all his published and unnumbered works from 1915 to 1975. More than 175 major works are described and annotated with details including dates of composition, durations, premieres, instrumentation, bibliographic information, and recordings. more...