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  • 2006by Axel Schniederjürgen

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 405.00

    Kürschners Musiker-Handbuch (Kürschner's German Music Handbook), recording some 12,000 living music professionals from the world of serious music, comprises composers, conductors, soloists, singers and music professors who work predominantly within the German-language area. Individual entries contain biographical particulars, a contact address, place... more...

  • China with a Cutby Jeroen de Kloet

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 59.00

    Provides insight into the vibrant popular music scene of contemporary China in the context of globalisation and rapid economic and social change more...

  • Echoes from Dharamsalaby Keila Diehl

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95

    In Echoes from Dharamsala, Keila Diehl uses music to understand the experiences of Tibetans living in Dharamsala, a town in the Indian Himalayas that for more than forty years has been home to Tibet's government-in-exile. The Dalai Lama's presence lends Dharamsala's Tibetans a feeling of being "in place," but at the same time they have physically... more...

  • Hearing the Motetby Dolores Pesce

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 70.00

    In this collection, musicologists provide a picture of the motet's "music-poetic" nature, looking at the interplay of music and text that distinguished the genre's finest work and reading motets and motet repertories in ways that illuminate their historical and cultural backgrounds. more...

  • History of the Oratorio, Vol. 1by Howard E. Smither

    The University of North Carolina Press 1977; US$ 75.00

    Howard Smither has written the first definitive work on the history of the oratorio since Arnold Schering published his Geschichte des Oratoriums in 1911. This volume is the first of a four-volume comprehensive study that offers a new synthesis of what is known to date about the oratorio. Volume 1, divided into three parts, opens with the examination... more...

  • A History of the Oratorioby Howard E. Smither

    The University of North Carolina Press 1977; US$ 75.00

    Written by an eminent scholar in a style that represents American musicological writing at its communicative best, A History of the Oratorio offers a synthesis and critical appraisal so exhaustive and reliable that the serious student of the oratorio will be compelled to look to these volumes as an indispensable source. No work on the history of... more...

  • A History of the Oratorioby Howard E. Smither

    The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 75.00

    With this volume, Howard Smither completes his monumental History of the Oratorio . Volumes 1 and 2, published by the University of North Carolina Press in 1977, treated the oratorio in the Baroque era, while Volume 3, published in 1987, explored the genre in the Classical era. Here, Smither surveys the history of nineteenth- and twentieth-century... more...

  • A History of the Oratorioby Howard E. Smither

    The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 50.00

    The Oratorio in the classical Era is the third volume of Howard Smither's monumental History of the Oratorio , continuing his synthesis and critical appraisal of the oratorio. His comprehensive study surpasses in scope and treatment all previous works on the subject. A fourth and final volume, on the oratorio in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries,... more...

  • The Motet in the Age of Du Fayby Julie E. Cumming

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 70.00

    A re-evaluation of the Latin-texted motet during the age of Du Fay. more...

  • Pianos and Politics in Chinaby Richard Curt Kraus

    Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 124.99

    During the Cultural Revolution the piano, the musical embodiment of Western culture, became the object of intense hostility. This book examines the evolution of China's ever-changing disposition towards European music and Western influences generally. more...