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  • Das deutsche Musiklebenby Paul Bekker; Andreas Eichhorn

    Georg Olms Verlag 2013; US$ 76.33

    Paul Bekker (1882-1937) war zwischen 1910 und 1925 der einflussreichste deutschsprachige Musikpublizist. Bereits seinerzeit erschlossen sich die sprachliche Brillanz seiner Texte, die Plastizität und Unkonventionalität seiner Thesen einen Leserkreis, der weit über das engere musikalische Fachpublikum hinausging. Innerhalb der Musikkultur der Weimarer... more...

  • The Italian Cantata in Viennaby Lawrence Bennett

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 54.99

    Lawrence Bennett provides a comprehensive study of the rich repertoire of accompanied vocal chamber music that entertained the imperial family in Vienna and their guests throughout the 17th and early 18th centuries. The cantata became a form of elite entertainment composed to amuse listeners during banquets or pay homage to members of the royal family... more...

  • Russian Court Chapel Choirby Carolyn C. Dunlop

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Advancement of Music in Enlightenment Englandby Tim Eggington

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    Casts new and valuable light on English musical history and on Enlightenment culture more generally. more...

  • Music, Travel, and Imperial Encounter in 19th-Century Franceby Ruth Rosenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This book considers the activities and writings of early song collectors and proto-ethnomusicologists, memoirists, and other "musical travelers" in 19 th -century France. Each of the book?s discrete but interrelated chapters is devoted to a different geographic and discursive site of empire, examining French representations of musical encounters in... more...

  • Love Songs: The Hidden Historyby Ted Gioia

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 20.99

    The love song is timeless. From its beginnings, it has been shaped by bohemians and renegades, slaves and oppressed minorities, prostitutes, immigrants and other excluded groups. But what do we really know about the origins of these intimate expressions of the heart? And how have our changing perceptions about topics such as sexuality and gender roles... more...

  • The Careers of British Musicians, 1750?1850by Deborah Rohr

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 36.00

    This study focuses on the day-to-day lives and careers of musicians in Britain from 1750?1850. more...

  • American Bandby Kristen Laine

    Penguin Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00

    In the spirit of Friday Night Lights comes the stirring story of a marching band from small-town middle America . Every fall, marching bands take to the field in a uniquely American ritual. For millions of kids, band is a rite of passage?a first foray into leadership and adult responsibility, and a chance to learn what it means to be a part of... more...

  • Deconstructive Variationsby Rose Rosengard Subotnik

    University of Minnesota Press 1995; US$ 66.00

    In this sequel to her previous collection, Developing Variations, Subotnik applies the insights of Kant, Adorno, Bakhtin, and Derrida to major works of Mozart and Chopin. more...

  • Pitch Perfectby Mickey Rapkin

    Penguin Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00

    High notes, high drama, and high jinks collide as elite collegiate a cappella groups compete to be the best in the nation Journalist Mickey Rapkin follows a season in collegiate a cappella, covering the breathtaking displays of vocal talent, the groupies (yes, a cappella singers have groupies), the rock-star partying (and run-ins with the law),... more...