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  • Russians on Russian Music, 1880?1917by Stuart Campbell

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 37.00

    This book explores the reactions of leading critics to new Russian music in the period 1880?1917. more...

  • Polish Music since Szymanowskiby Adrian Thomas

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 52.00

    Looks at Polish music since 1937 and its interaction with political and cultural turmoil. more...

  • Crossing Confessional Boundariesby Mary E. Frandsen

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 37.99 US$ 34.19

    This book is an examination of the uneasy alliance of two confessions, Lutheran and Catholic, at the prominent seventeenth-century court of Dresden, and the implications of this alliance for the repertoire of sacred art music cultivated there, an influential repertoire that has received only scant attention from scholars. more...

  • Analyzing Bach Cantatasby Eric T. Chafe

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 60.00 US$ 54.00

    Concentrating on a small number of representative cantatas, mostly from the Leipzig cycles of 1723-24 and 1724-25, and in particular on Cantata 77, Chafe illustrates how Bach strove to mirror both the dogma and the mystery of religious experience in musical allegory. more...

  • Christopher Columbusby Wendy Conklin

    Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2004; US$ 8.99

    Christopher Columbus set out on August 3, 1492, to find the East by sailing west. Over the course of a few years, he convinced the king and queen of Spain to pay for his trip, promising them fame and riches in return. Columbus discovered more than he bargained for?he had found a new continent. more...

  • Music in Renaissance Ferrara 1400-1505by Lewis Lockwood

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 34.99 US$ 31.49

    Based on extensive documentary and archival research, Music in Renaissance Ferrara is a documentary history of music for one of the most important city-states of the Italian Renaissance. Lockwood shows how patrons and musicians created a musical center over the course of the fifteenth-century, tracing the growth of music and musical life in rich detail.... more...

  • Postwar Literature, 1945-1970by John Cusatis

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 60.00

    Postwar Literature: 1945?1970 covers American literature during the postwar period. Containing approximately 40 study guides, this new resource provides the necessary background information, suggests helpful areas of research, and lists the best secondary sources for students writing about this era of American literature. Topics covered include: The... more...

  • Listening as Spiritual Practice in Early Modern Italyby Andrew Dell'Antonio

    University of California Press 2011; US$ 85.00 US$ 72.25

    The early seventeenth century, when the first operas were written and technical advances with far-reaching consequences?such as tonal music?began to develop, is also notable for another shift: the displacement of aristocratic music-makers by a new professional class of performers. In this book, Andrew Dell?Antonio looks at a related phenomenon: the... more...

  • Genderkompetenz und Schulweltenby Dorothea Krüger

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 26.85

    Der Band thematisiert Bewegungen in der Institution Schule und verfolgt den Diskurs in der Genderdebatte von der feministischen Mädchenbildung bis zur Genderkompetenz. Im Zentrum steht die Frage: Wie kann Geschlechtergerechtigkeit in der Schule verwirklicht werden? Anhand von Konzepten und Ansätzen, empirischen Studien und Schulprozessen werden Facetten... more...

  • Synagogue Songby Jonathan L. Friedmann

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    Throughout history, music has been a fixture of Jewish religious life. Musical references appear in biblical accounts of the Red Sea crossing and King Solomon's coronation, and music continues to play a central role in virtually every Jewish occasion. Through 100 brief chapters, this volume considers theoretical approaches to the study of Jewish... more...