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  • Romantic Anatomies of Performanceby James Q. Davies

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 60.00

    Romantic Anatomies of Performance is concerned with the very matter of musical expression: the hands and voices of virtuosic musicians. Rubini, Chopin, Nourrit, Liszt, Donzelli, Thalberg, Velluti, Sontag, and Malibran were prominent celebrity pianists and singers who plied their trade between London and Paris, the most dynamic musical centers of... more...

  • Index to Poetry in Musicby Carol June Bradley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 250.00

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Rock Song Indexby Bruce Pollock

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 175.00

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Vom Solo zur Sinfonieby Christian Gansch

    Campus Verlag 2014; US$ 24.29

    Ein funktionierender Orchesterapparat ist ein Paradebeispiel für effiziente Management-, Führungs- und Konfliktlösungsstrategien. Denn nirgendwo sonst arbeiten Spitzenkräfte täglich stundenlang auf so engem Raum zusammen. Wie viele Solisten verträgt ein Team? Wie entsteht ein Klima, in dem der Einzelne seine Begabung zum Wohle aller nutzt? Wie werden... more...

  • 'Nationes', 'Gentes' und die Musik im Mittelalterby Frank Hentschel; Marie Winkelmüller

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    The notion that ideas and judgments about music are based on cultural-specific and national frames of reference and ideologies was not invented in the modern era. Taking an interdisciplinary perspective, this volume examines the role played by notions of communities such as Germani, Itali, and Franci (Germanic, Italian, and French) in medieval writings... more...

  • Reclaiming Late-Romantic Musicby Peter Franklin

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 60.00

    Why are some of the most beloved and frequently performed works of the late-romantic period?Mahler, Delius, Debussy, Sibelius, Puccini?regarded by many critics as perhaps not quite of the first rank? Why has modernist discourse continued to brand these works as overly sentimental and emotionally self-indulgent? Peter Franklin takes a close and even-handed... more...

  • Das Sounddesign im deutschen Spielfilmby Mario Brauch

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 37.02

    Das Jahr 1962 veränderte die Tongestaltung des deutschen Spielfilms entscheidend. Mit dem Anspruch, den Neuen Deutschen Film zu erschaffen, endete die Ära des deutschen Heimatfilmes und gänzlich unkonventionelle Filminhalte rückten in den künstlerischen Mittelpunkt. Regisseure wie Bernhard Wicki oder Wim Wenders ließen die bislang herrschenden politischen,... more...

  • 100 Books Every Blues Fan Should Ownby Edward Komara; Greg Johnson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 34.99

    In 100 Books Every Blues Fan Should Own, blues scholars Edward Komara and Greg Johnson select those histories, biographies, surveys, transcriptions and studies from the many hundreds of works that have been published about this vital American musical genre, providing short descriptions of the contents and evaluations of the achievements of the... more...

  • Music, Performance, and the Realities of Filmby Benjamin Winters

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book examines the relationship between narrative film and reality, as seen through the lens of on-screen classical concert performance. By investigating these scenes, wherein the performance of music is foregrounded in the narrative, Winters uncovers how concert performance reflexively articulates music's importance to the ontology of film. The... more...

  • The Ideological Cold Warby Johanna Rainio-Niemi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book opens new perspectives into the Cold War ideological confrontations. Using Austria and Finland as an example, it shows how the Cold War battles for the hearts and minds of the people also influenced policies in countries that wished to stay outside the conflict.    Following the model of older European neutrals, Austria and Finland sought... more...