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  • British Music and Literary Contextby Michael Allis

    Boydell & Brewer 2012; US$ 99.00

    This book refutes the notion that British composers in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century lacked literary credentials. more...

  • The Reich's Orchestraby Misha Aster

    Souvenir Press 2010; US$ 21.86

    For decades the relationship between the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and National Socialist regime has been shrouded in mystery. In 1933, the world-renowned orchestra came under the control of Hitler's Propaganda Minister, Joseph Goebbels; the musicians became civil servants of the Reich and until the end of World War Two, the orchestra served as... 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...

  • Details of Consequenceby Gurminder Kaur Bhogal

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 64.99

    Details of Consequence examines a trait that is taken for granted and rarely investigated in fin-de-siecle French music: ornamental extravagance. Considering why such composers as Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, Gabriel Faure, Igor Stravinsky, and Erik Satie, turned their attention to the seemingly innocuous and allegedly superficial phenomenon of ornament... more...

  • Erfahrung - Erfahrungenby Johannes Bilstein; Helga Peskoller

    Springer 2012; US$ 39.99

    ?Pädagogisches Handeln ist auf Erfahrungen angewiesen und auf sie bezogen. Dabei werden einerseits Erfahrungen und die Fähigkeiten, sie zu bearbeiten, immer schon vorausgesetzt. Andererseits besteht Erziehung geradezu darin, Erfahrungen zu ermöglichen bzw. herzustellen und sie zu bearbeiten. Immerhin definieren wichtige Traditionslinien... more...

  • Stories Behind the Greatest Hits of Christmasby Ace Collins

    Zondervan 2010; US$ 11.99

    Ace Collins exposes the stories behind the greatest secular hit songs of Christmas---who wrote them, how they became famous, and why they still have such a strong impact on Christmas. more...

  • Steady Steadyby Henry "Seaman" Dan; Karl Neuenfeldt

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2013; US$ 32.99

    Replete with Seaman Dan's stories of his active and sometimes dangerous life in Queensland, Australia, as a boat captain and pearl diver, this memoir follows his fascinating life and later development as a professional singer and musician. From his birth on Thursday Island in 1929 through the release of his albums following his 70th birthday, this... more...

  • The Show Must Go Onby Gareth Davies

    Elliott & Thompson 2013; US$ 14.99

    A memoir of the London Symphony Orchestra on tour in the U.S. and beyond, focusing on their historical first visit to America in 1912 when they were due to sail on the Titanic , and their most recent travels Gareth Davies, principal flautist at the London Symphont Orchestra (LSO), tells the remarkable story of a groundbreaking expedition with... more...

  • After Adornoby Tia DeNora

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 29.00

    Guide to how to do music sociology that argues for a reassessment of Adorno's work. more...

  • Russian Court Chapel Choirby Carolyn C. Dunlop

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

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