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  • 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...

  • Bach?s Cycle, Mozart?s Arrowby Karol Berger

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 19.96

    In this erudite and elegantly composed argument, Karol Berger uses the works of Monteverdi, Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven to support two groundbreaking claims: first, that it was only in the later eighteenth century that music began to take the flow of time from the past to the future seriously; second, that this change in the structure of musical time... more...

  • Electroacoustic Musicby Thomas Licata

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 144.00

    Electroacoustic music, a flourishing medium for over half a century, remains today, in a wide array of technological forms, one of the major areas of creative activity in music. However, it has long been overlooked in theoretical studies—possibly in part because it does away with traditional scores and notation. In this landmark collection, a... 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...

  • Musical Anthologies for Analytical Studyby JAMES PERONE

    ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 105.00

    Presenting detailed information about 14 standard anthologies, this useful music reference tool lists all excerpts and complete compositions, provides information concerning the type of score presented, and includes an index of composers and sources as well as an index of complete compositions and movements. The book is designed primarily for researchers... more...

  • Kenneth Leightonby CAROLYN SMITH

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 139.00

    Kenneth Leighton, best known for his organ and sacred choral music, was a composer of great depth and talent who wrote a significant body of works. Many of those works were written for large orchestras and a significant number of pieces of chamber music were composed for a variety of instrument groupings, as well as for instrumental solos. Anyone interested... more...

  • Flute Music by Women Composersby H Alais Boenke

    ABC-CLIO 1988; US$ 87.00

    For the flutist wishing to perform music composed by women, this annotated catalog will come as a most welcome addition to the numerous flute bibliographies now available. Boenke has spent four years gleaning all possible sources to come up with several hundred listings of composers from three centuries and 40 different countries. When the information... more...

  • Organ and Harpsichord Music by Women Composersby Adel Heinrich

    ABC-CLIO 1991; US$ 119.95

    This reference work catalogs music for organ and harpsichord written by more than 700 women composers from 40 countries. Compiler Adel Heinrich has expanded the organ and harpsichord repertoire to include choir and instruments accompanying organ and harpsichord. She provides more detailed information about each work than can be found in any other reference... more...

  • William Schumanby K. Gary Adams

    ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 110.95

    William Howard Schuman, a celebrated figure in 20th-century music, was a composer and a copious writer on music and music education. Early on, as a composer, he received the attention of several musicians and writers such as Nathan Broder, Elliott Carter, and Leonard Bernstein. He was the recipient of numerous prestigious awards, including the Pulitzer... more...

  • Jean Langlaisby Kathleen Thomerson

    ABC-CLIO 1988; US$ 86.95

    This is the first book on the French composer Jean Langlais to be published in English and also the first to provide complete information on all of his published works plus 86 unplubished compositions, and eleven orchestral works. This book traces Langlais' development from his early years of study at the National Institute for the Young Blind,... more...