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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$ 19.02

    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...

  • El Sistemaby Geoffrey Baker

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 23.99 US$ 21.59

    The Venezuelan youth orchestra program known as "El Sistema" has garnered global renown through its claims to use classical music education to foster social inclusion. Yet, it has been the subject of surprisingly little scrutiny and genuine debate. In this book, Geoffrey Baker examines its program of "social action through music" overturning current... 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 2013; US$ 67.99 US$ 61.19

    Details of Consequence examines a trait that is rarely questioned in fin-de-si?cle French music: ornamental extravagance. In re-evaluating the status of ornament for French culture, this book investigates how musical and visual expressions of decorative detail shaped widespread discussions on identity, style, and aesthetics. more...

  • Erfahrung - Erfahrungenby Johannes Bilstein; Helga Peskoller

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 23.98

    ?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 in der Geschichte... 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...

  • After Adornoby Tia DeNora

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 33.00

    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$ 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...