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- 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...
- 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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 27.95
The iconic French singer comes to life in this enthralling, definitive biography, which captures Edith Piaf?s immense charisma along with the time and place that gave rise to her unprecedented international career. Raised by turns in a brothel, a circus caravan, and a working-class Paris neighborhood, Piaf began singing on the city?s streets, where... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 44.00
A collaborative study of the writings of Sulzer and Koch and their philosophical and musical thought. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 32.00
The Op. 50 string quartets contain some of the purest writing Haydn ever accomplished. In this first full account of these six quartets Dean Sutcliffe evaluates the Op. 50 in relation to Haydn's more frequently performed quartets and considers their relevance to the composer's wider output. A lucid and accessible discussion of the music emphasises... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 75.00
Brian Alegant's The Twelve-Tone Music of Luigi Dallapiccola traces the evolution of Dallapiccola's compositional technique over a thirty-year period (1942-74). Using both historical and music-analytical lenses, this book documents the influences of Webern and Schoenberg, highlights Dallapiccola's innovative handling of harmony, form, and... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2013; US$ 13.72
Hauptbeschreibung Jeden Tag hören wir viele Lieder: Summen mit, singen, tanzen dazu. Aber oft machen wir uns überhaupt keine Gedanken darüber, was die Texte wirklich bedeuten. Wollen uns die Texte etwas sagen oder die Songschreiber selbst? Dieses Buch analysiert Liedtexte von Herbert Grönemeyer, einem der erfolgreichsten deutschsprachigen Musiker... more...