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  • Rossini's Le Comte Oryby Burton D Fisher

    Opera Journeys Publishing 2010; US$ 9.75

    A comprehensive opera-guide, featuring Principal Characters in the Opera, Brief Story Synopsis, Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples, and Burton D. Fisher's insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis. more...

  • Tchaikovsky's The Queen of Spadesby Burton D. Fisher

    Opera Journeys Publishing 2010; US$ 9.75

    A comprehensive opera-guide, featuring Principal Characters in the Opera, Brief Story Synopsis, Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples, and Burton D. Fisher's insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis. more...

  • Greek Musical Writings: Volume 2, Harmonic and Acoustic Theoryby Andrew Barker

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 100.00

    A second volume of Greek Musical Writings containing important texts on harmonic and acoustic theory. more...

  • Music in the Early Twentieth Centuryby Richard Taruskin

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 26.99

    The universally acclaimed and award-winning Oxford History of Western Music is the eminent musicologist Richard Taruskin's provocative, erudite telling of the story of Western music from its earliest days to the present. Each book in this superlative five-volume set illuminates-through a representative sampling of masterworks-the themes, styles,... more...

  • Music in the Nineteenth Centuryby Richard Taruskin

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 26.99

    The universally acclaimed and award-winning Oxford History of Western Music is the eminent musicologist Richard Taruskin's provocative, erudite telling of the story of Western music from its earliest days to the present. Each book in this superlative five-volume set illuminates-through a representative sampling of masterworks-the themes, styles,... more...

  • Enchanted Eveningsby Geoffrey Block

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 21.99

    The second edition of Enchanted Evenings offers an illuminating behind-the-scenes tour of some of America's best loved musicals. Focusing in particular on the music, Block provides a documentary history of each of the musicals, showing at the same time how the American musical evolved from the 1920s to today, both on stage and on screen. The volume... more...

  • North American Fiddle Musicby Drew Beisswenger

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    North American Fiddle Music: A Research and Information Guide is the first large-scale annotated bibliography and research guide on the fiddle traditions of the United States and Canada. These countries, both of which have large immigrant populations as well as Native populations, have maintained fiddle traditions that, while sometimes faithful... more...

  • The Musicalby William Everett

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    The musical, whether on stage or screen, is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable musical genres, yet one of the most perplexing. What are its defining features? How does it negotiate multiple socio-cultural-economic spaces? Is it a popular tradition? Is it a commercial enterprise? Is it a sophisticated cultural product and signifier? This... more...

  • The Italian Traditions and Pucciniby Nicholas Baragwanath

    Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 42.99

    In this groundbreaking survey of the fundamentals, methods, and formulas that were taught at Italian music conservatories during the 19th century, Nicholas Baragwanath explores the compositional significance of tradition in Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti, Verdi, Boito, and, most importantly, Puccini. Taking account of some 400 primary sources, Baragwanath... more...

  • Lieder und Liederbücherby Burghart Wachinger

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 179.69

    Eighteen essays, published between 1970 and 2007 but supplemented to reflect current research, explore the most important types and developments of German poetry ( Lieddichtung ) from Walther von der Vogelweide and the songbook of Clara Hätzlerlin, often beginning with how the songs were handed down. With an emphasis on Heinrich Frauenlob... more...