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- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 134.95
This present Source Book documents the works of Alan Bush and the many arrangements of his music by other composers. A wealth of detail is provided, including printed scores, CD recordings, bibliographical material and manuscript scores and their locations, the majority of which have been deposited recently in the British Library by the Bush family.... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 studiespossibly in part because it does away with traditional scores and notation. In this landmark collection, a... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 47.99
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...
- 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...