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  • 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...

  • 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$ 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...

  • Dmitri Shostakovich Catalogueby Derek C. Hulme; Irina Shostakovich

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 159.99

    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...

  • The Archive of the Sing-Akademie zu Berlin. Catalogue / Das Archiv der Sing-Akademie zu Berlin. Katalogby Sing-Akademie zu Berlin; Axel Fischer; Matthias Kornemann

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 280.00

    A complete catalogue of the music archive of the Sing-Akademie zu Berlin is now available for the first time since the archive, which disappeared during World War II, was rediscovered in 1999. (The whole work is complete in English and German). Since 2001 the more than 260,000 pages of music manuscripts, copies and first prints (from 17th to early... more...

  • Song and Significanceby Dinda L. Gorlee

    Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 86.80

    Vocal translation is an old art, but the interpretive feeling, skill and craft have expanded into a relatively new area in translation studies. Vocal translation is the translation of the poetic discourse in the hybrid art of the musicopoetic (or poeticomusical) forms, shapes and skills. This symbiotic construct harmonizes together the conflicting... more...

  • Bernstein's Candideby Burton D Fisher

    Opera Journeys Publishing 2006; 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...

  • Richard Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxosby 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...

  • Richard Strauss's Capriccioby 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...