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  • German Music Criticism in the Late Eighteenth Centuryby Mary Sue Morrow

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 52.00

    Derives a practical aesthetic for German instrumental music during the late eighteenth century, from reviews of printed instrumental works. more...

  • Man of La Manchaby Dale Wasserman

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 11.00

    Winner of the New York Drama Critics Award for Best Musical, 1966 "To me the most interesting aspect of the success of Man of La Mancha is the fact that it plows squarely upstream against the prevailing current of philosophy in the theater. That current is best identified by its catch-labels--Theater of the Absurd, Black Comedy, the Theater of Cruelty--which... more...

  • The Jessie J Quiz Bookby Chris Cowlin

    Andrews UK 2011; US$ 3.99

    Are you a Jesse J fan? Have you followed her meteoric rise to fame from song-writing wannabe to singing superstar? Do you know everything there is to know about the feisty songster from London? If so, why not test your knowledge with this quick quiz book? Which 2009 song did Jessie write for Miley Cyrus? What is Jessie’s official website address?... more...

  • Style and Performance for Bowed String Instruments in French Baroque Musicby Professor Mary Cyr

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Mary Cyr addresses the needs of researchers, performers, and informed listeners who wish to apply knowledge about historically informed performance to specific pieces. Special emphasis is placed upon the period 1680 to 1760, when the viol, violin, and violoncello grew to prominence as solo instruments in France. Part I deals with the historical background... more...

  • The Evil Deadby Kate Egan

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 12.99

    Sam Raimi?s The Evil Dead (1981) has been celebrated as a rollercoaster ride of terror and a classic horror hit, a defining example of the tongue-in-cheek, excessively gory horror films of the 1980s. It is also the film that introduced the now-iconic character of Ash (played by Bruce Campbell). This study considers the factors that have contributed... more...

  • Der 30-jährige ABC-Schütz. Text, Musik und szenische Praxis im Wiener Volkstheaterby Matthias Johannes Pernerstorfer; David McShane

    Hollitzer Wissenschaftsverlag 2012; US$ 8.98

    Der vorliegende Klavierauszug zur Posse mit Gesang in drei Aufzügen Taddädl der dreyssigjährige A B C Schütz, nach einem Text von Karl Friedrich Hensler im Jahre 1799 von Wenzel Müller vertont, macht ein jahrzehntelang gern gespieltes Stück des Wiener Volkstheaters erstmals einem breiten Publikum zugänglich.   Reihe Theatralia - Band 2 more...

  • Transformationen der Musikkulturby Winfried Sakai

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 22.70

    Wozu brauchen wir Musikerziehung in der Schule? In einer von technologischen Errungenschaften getriebenen Welt, in einer von Bildungsansprüchen überladenen Schule und in Zeiten von Sparmaßnahmen in Bildung und Kultur: Welche Rolle kann Musikpädagogik in der Schule noch spielen? Winfried Sakai gibt einen umfassenden Überblick über die internationale... more...

  • Keyboard Music Before 1700by Alexander Silbiger

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 56.95

    Keyboard Music Before 1700 begins with an overview of the development of keyboard music in Europe.  Then, individual chapters by noted authorities in the field cover the key composers and repertory before 1700 in England, France, Germany and the Netherlands, Italy, and Spain and Portugal. The book concludes with a chapter on performance practice, which... more...

  • Verdi's AIDAby Burton D. Fisher

    Opera Journeys Publishing 2001; US$ 19.95

    A comprehensive guide to Verdi's AIDA, featuring insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis, a complete, newly translated Libretto with ItalianEnglish side-by side, and over 30 music highlight examples. more...