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- 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...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2013; US$ 70.00
Volume 14 focuses on the theme ?1813 and its Sequelae? to explore the culture of remembrance during the final phase of Napoleonic rule in various European states. Additional essays are devoted to the First World War and the euro-political thought of Bertrand de Jouvenel. A general appraisal of the now completed Handbook of European History completes... more...
- Carcanet 2013; US$ 18.89
Benjamin Britten was a great reader of poetry: it affected his musical genius and style of composition. Friendships and collaborations with writers - Auden and E.M. Forster among them - left a mark. No other composer, not even Schubert or Schumann, set poems of such range and quality. All the poems Britten et are included in this unique anthology,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00
Aesthetics of Music: Musicological Approaches is an anthology of fourteen essays, each addressing a single key concept or pair of terms in the aesthetics of music, collectively serving as an authoritative work on musical aesthetics that remains as close to 'the music' as possible. Each essay includes musical examples from works in the 18 th , 19... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 29.95
Most Beatles fans have probably spent most of their time listening to the iconic group's music over a stereo system with external speakers. While the music sounds wonderful this way, this method of listening does not deliver the full sonic picture of what the Beatles created. To have a full appreciation of their artistry and innovation, one must... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00
Highlighting Chet Atkins' 50-plus-year career as a virtuoso, singer, songwriter and record producer, this book is an analysis and appreciation of the most noteworthy recordings of one of the world's greatest guitarists. Atkins' whole body of work--truly unmatched in the history of modern musical entertainment--and nearly 140 of his all-time... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95
Dedicated to the late Gerard Béhague, this anthology offers perspectives on the evolving legacy of performance ethnography in socio-musical analysis and reflects the heritage but also contemporary trajectories of Béhagues scholarly concerns. Prefaced by an essay outlining key developments in the ethnography of performance paradigm,... more...