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  • Music in Ancient Greece and Romeby John G Landels

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 46.95

    Music in Ancient Greece and Rome provides a comprehensive introduction to the history of music from Homeric times to the Roman emperor Hadrian, presented in a concise and user-friendly way. Chapters include: * contexts in which music played a role * a detailed discussion of instruments * an analysis of scales, intervals and tuning * the principal... more...

  • To Everything There is a Seasonby Allan M. Winkler

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 18.99

    Track List. Foreword from series editors Michael Stoff and James West Davidson. Foreword. Prologue. 1. "Talking Union:. 2. "If I Had a Hammer. 3. "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?". 4. "We Shall Overcome". 5. "Waist Deep in the Big Muddy". 6. "Sailing Down my Golden River". Afterord. Notes. Bibliography.... more...

  • Popular Music and National Culture in Israelby Motti Regev; Edwin Seroussi

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 15.95

    A unique Israeli national culture?indeed, the very nature of "Israeliness"?remains a matter of debate, a struggle to blend vying memories and backgrounds, ideologies and wills. Identifying popular music as an important site in this wider cultural endeavor, this book focuses on the three major popular music cultures that are proving instrumental in... more...

  • Our Place, Our Musicby Marcus Breen

    Aboriginal Studies Press 1989; US$ 17.50

    Here is the inside story of Aboriginal music in Australia, from its beginnings in tribal music, to the high volume and energy of contemporary rock and reggae. Our Place Our Music surveys developments in Aboriginal music across Australia and traces some of the historical influences which have shaped it. It show how dynamic Aboriginal culture is, and... more...

  • Beethovenby Richard Wagner; William Ashton Ellis

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 6.99

    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827) is one of the most famous and influential classical musicians of all time. He was particularly instrumental in the transition from the Classic to the Romantic. He was born in Germany but lived from his early twenties in Vienna. There he studied under Haydn and became recognized for his prodigious talents. Though Beethoven... more...

  • Beethoven, as Revealed in His Own Wordsby Ludwig van Beethoven; Friedrich Kerst

    The Floating Press 1904; US$ 6.95

    The following book consists of brief biographical commentaries about Beethoven, each followed by sections of quotations attributed to the muse. In these quotes, Beethoven demonstrates his intense preoccupation (or obsession) with thinking artistically and intelligently, and with helping to alleviate man's suffering by providing man with musical... more...

  • Chromatic Beauty in the Late Medieval Chansonby Thomas Brothers

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 48.00

    An in-depth study of the late medieval chanson. more...

  • Mozart: The 'Haydn' Quartetsby John Irving

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 28.00

    A guide to Mozart's most famous string quartets, dedicated to his friend, Joseph Haydn. more...

  • Charles Mackerrasby Nigel Simeone; John Tyrrell

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 80.00

    This book celebrates and epitomizes an exceptional life in music. The first study of Mackerras to appear in decades. more...

  • The Mystery of Chopin's Préludesby Anatole Leikin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95

    Chopin's twenty-four Préludes remain as mysterious today as when they were newly published, raising questions about sources, compositional intention and aesthetic appeal. In this monograph, richly illustrated with musical examples, Anatole Leikin combines historical perspectives, hermeneutic and thematic analyses, and a range of practical... more...