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  • Perspectives on Males and Singingby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 219.00

    In this book, leading thinkers and practitioners share research and insights on the involvement of males in singing, analyzing the axiomatic male disinclination to sing, and offering strategies for engaging males more successfully in performing vocal music. more...

  • Confederate Sheet Musicby E. Lawrence Abel

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 49.95

    During the American Civil War, songs united and inspired people on both sides. The North had a well-established music publishing industry when the war broke out, but the South had no such industry. The importance of music as an expression of the South's beliefs was obvious; as one music publisher said, "The South must not only fight her own... more...

  • Das Unmessbare messen?by Dagmar Abfalter

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 59.99

    Die Bewertung von Erfolg im Kulturbetrieb wird durch spezielle Rahmenbedingungen und die Einbettung in ein komplexes Stakeholder- und Umweltgefüge erschwert, dies gilt insbesondere für das Beschäftigungssystem Theater. Dagmar Abfalter entwickelt aus einer Vielzahl eindimensionaler Studien ein multifaktorielles Modell der Erfolgswahrnehmung für den... more...

  • An Index to African-American Spirituals for the Solo Voiceby Kathleen Abromeit

    ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 109.00

    Spirituals were an intrinsic part of the African-American plantation life and were sung at all important occasions and events. This volume is the first index of African-American spirituals to be published in more than half a century and will be an important research tool for scholars and students of African-American history and music. The first collection... more...

  • William Schuman: A Bio-Bibliographyby K. Gary Adams

    ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 122.00

    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...

  • Grand Operaby Charles Affron; Mirella Jona Affron

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 45.00

    The Metropolitan has stood among the grandest of opera companies since its birth in 1883. Tracing the offstage/onstage workings of this famed New York institution, Charles Affron and Mirella Jona Affron tell how the Met became and remains a powerful actor on the global cultural scene. In this first new history of the company in thirty years, each of... more...

  • The Management of Operaby Mr Philippe Agid; Professor Jean-Claude Tarondeau

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 120.00

    This book presents the current and future issues facing opera houses and opera companies. Problems in different environments need different solutions. In particular, it opposes the American method of managing cultural institutions, preferring a European one where public support and funds plays a major role. more...

  • Flute Music by Women Composers: An Annotated Catalogby H Alais Boenke

    ABC-CLIO 1988; US$ 96.00

    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...

  • The Secular Commediaby Wye Jamison Allanbrook; Mary Ann Smart; Richard Taruskin

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 60.00

    Wye Jamison Allanbrook?s The Secular Commedia is a stimulating and original rethinking of the music of the late eighteenth century. Hearing the symphonies and concertos of Haydn and Mozart with an ear tuned to operatic style, as their earliest listeners did, Allanbrook shows that this familiar music is built on a set of mimetic associations drawn... more...

  • The 80s Pop Music Quiz Bookby Paul Andrews

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    How well do you know your 80's Pop Music? This Quiz book will test even the most avid fan, with questions that span the 80's bands and songs! Test yourself and your friends with this 80's Pop Music Quiz Book. more...