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- 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...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2015; US$ 36.46
By the time of his death in 2010 at the age of 84, Sir Charles Mackerras had achieved widespread recognition, recorded extensively and developed into a conductor of major international significance. In addition to areas in which he already had forged a distinctive and definitive profile (Janacek, Mozart, Handel, Sullivan) he revisited - and rethought... more...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Percy Grainger has remained on the margins of American music history and twentieth-century modernism. This volume reveals him to be a self-described hyper-modernist who composed works of uncompromising dissonance, challenged the conventions of folk song collection and adaptation, re-visioned the modern orchestra, experimented with ego-less... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2015; US$ 22.99
Mark Ribowsky is the author of 10 books, including widely praised biographies of Howard Cosell, Tom Landry, Satchel Paige, and Phil Spector. His writing has appeared in numerous magazines, including High Times , Penthouse , and Playboy . He lives in Boca Raton, Florida. more...
- PM Press 2015; US$ 9.99
Dave Laing is an associate editor of the journal Popular Music History and an honorary research fellow at the University of Liverpool who has been researching and writing about popular music, its business, and its politics for more than 40 years. His books include Buddy Holly and The Sound of Our Time . He is a coeditor of The Continuum Encyclopedia... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2015; Not Available
GRADY GAINES, from Houston, Texas, was the musical director and saxophonist for Little Richard?s seminal backing band the Upsetters during the rock ?n? roll icon?s biggest hitmaking era in the mid-1950s. He continues to perform as leader of Grady Gaines and the Texas Upsetters. ROD EVANS is an award-winning, Houston-based freelance journalist, writer,... more...