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    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 60.00

    This book is the first complete study of Toru Takemitsu's work to appear in English. more...

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    Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 24.99

    Stylized dance music and music based on dance rhythms pervade Bach's compositions. Although the music of this very special genre has long been a part of every serious musician's repertoire, little has been written about it. The original edition of this addressed works that bore the names of dances?a considerable corpus. In this expanded version of... more...

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    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 28.00

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  • No Regretsby Carolyn Burke

    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...

  • Haydn: String Quartets, Op. 50by W. Dean Sutcliffe

    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...

  • Hugo Wolf and the Wagnerian Inheritanceby Amanda Glauert

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 36.00

    This 1999 book offers an in-depth study of the music of Hugo Wolf. more...

  • Elgar: Enigma Variationsby Julian Rushton

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 32.00

    This book contains an examination of Elgar's most famous work, the 'Enigma' Variations. more...

  • Liszt: Sonata in B Minorby Kenneth Hamilton

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 28.00

    This book examines Liszt's B minor Sonata - regarded as a pinnacle of Romantic piano music. more...

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    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2004; US$ 31.82

    "Im Kunstwerk werden wir Eins sein", verheißt Richard Wagner. Leitmotivartig zieht sich dieser Satz durch Wagners Werk und seine Vision einer "ästhetischen Weltordnung". Kunst und Politik werden dabei untrennbar miteinander verwoben. Ein demokratisiertes Publikum soll ein Gesamtkunstwerk erleben, in dem die Einzelkünste zum Musikdrama... more...

  • Best of the Beatlesby Spencer Leigh

    McNidder and Grace Limited 2015; US$ 7.28

    Why was Pete Best sacked from the Beatles? In this unique book, based on extensive research and interviews with those close to the events, Spencer Leigh has gathered the clues together to try and solve the greatest Beatles mystery of all. On 16 August 1962, the Beatles drummer, Pete Best, went to see their manager, Brian Epstein, in his Liverpool office.... more...