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  • Rhythm Makersby Tony Artimisi

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 44.99

    Drummer Artimisi?s interviews with some top timekeepers of country music will please a select audience. The author?s interview skills...[allow a] conversational style that imparts personal information, playing techniques, and a little industry gossip. . . .Artimisi also heaps much-deserved praise on musicians who rarely taste the glory. . . .These... 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...

  • Grainger the Modernistby Suzanne Robinson; Kay Dreyfus

    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...

  • Das Wissenschaftliche der Kunstby Axel Fischer

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 73.21

    Biographische InformationenDr. Axel Fischer ist Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter an der Universität Münster und lehrt an der Universität der Künste Berlin. ReiheAbhandlungen zur Musikgeschichte - Band 027 more...

  • Chopinby James Huneker

    The Floating Press 1900; US$ 6.99

    Frederic Chopin (1810 - 1849) was one of the most influential musicians of the 19th Century. Discovered as a child-prodigy pianist in his native Poland, he later travelled to France, where he remained after the Polish uprising of 1830-31. There he gave few public performances, but worked as composer and piano teacher. He later became a French citizen... more...

  • Der Kastrat und seine Männlichkeitby Sibylle Unser

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 11.89

    Im 17. und 18. Jahrhundert, das sogenannte goldene Zeitalter des Kastratengesanges, wurden tausendfach Knaben aus dem einzigen Grund kastriert, um ihre kindliche Stimme zu erhalten. Bekannt sind uns heute noch die klangvollen Namen Farinelli und Caffarelli. Doch nicht jeder, der dieser Operation unterzogen worden war, erlangte solche Größe. Die Autorin... more...

  • Das Klaviertrio bei Haydn und Mozart: Untersuchungen zur Frühgeschichte einer musikalischen Gattungby Christoph Biehl

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 11.89

    Das Klaviertrioschaffen Haydns und Mozarts wurde in der musikwissenschaftlichen Literatur bisher eher beiläufig beleuchtet. Diese Untersuchung widmet sich dem gattungsbezogenen Schaffen dieser beiden Klassiker und versucht, sowohl die Vorgeschichte der Gattung vor Haydn und Mozart zu beleuchten, als auch an ausgesuchten Beispielen Tendenzen aufzuzeigen,... more...

  • Alte, unnennbare Tageby Friedrich Eckstein

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 8.23

    "Selbst unter den berühmtesten Wiener Berühmtheiten gab es keinen, der sich nicht gern an Mac Ecks Stammtisch eingefunden hätte. Hugo Wolf, Johann Strauß, E. Blavatsky und Annie Besant, Ferdinand Bruckner, Sigmund Freud, Alfred Adler und Leo Trotzki - sie alle berieten sich mit ihm. Wenn Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Werfel und Rilke über ein Gedicht in Zweifel... more...

  • Russians on Russian Music, 1830?1880by Stuart Campbell

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 60.00

    This substantial anthology of Russian writing on Russian music features the most influential critics of music in nineteenth-century Russia. more...

  • Music in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianityby John Arthur Smith

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 124.95

    John Arthur Smith presents the first full-length study of music among the ancient Israelites, the ancient Jews and the early Christians in the Mediterranean lands during the period from 1000 BCE to 400 CE. He considers the physical, religious and social setting of the music, and how the music was performed. The book serves as a reliable introduction... more...