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- Scarecrow Press 2005; US$ 48.99
The book presents an in depth analysis of the choral compositions of Elisabeth Lutyens, Elizabeth Maconchy, and Thea Musgrave, complete with musical examples and texts. The introductory chapter gives historical perspective and places Lutyens, Maconchy and Musgrave in the context of twentieth-century British musical culture. more...
- Chronicle Books LLC 2011; US$ 34.99
In Music for a City, Music for the World , Larry Rothe shares how the San Francisco Bay Area's love of music, rooted in the Gold Rush, gave birth to a Grammy-winning and internationally acclaimed orchestra. Released in time for the San Francisco Symphony's celebration of its 100th anniversary, this definitive history replete with hundreds of archival... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 29.15
In several decades as a distinguished classical pianist, Susan Tomes has found that there are some issues which never go away. Here she takes up various topics of perennial interest: how music awakensand even creates memories, what "interpretation" really means, what effect daily practice has on the character, whether playing from memory is a burden... more...
- Philosophical Library/Open Road 2014; US$ 14.99
This book is full of essays which Arnold Schoenberg wrote on style and idea. He talks about the relationship to the text, new and outmoded music, composition in twelve tones, entertaining through composing, the relationship of heart and mind in music, evaluation of music, and other essays. more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 4.95
Includes theme from "Raindrop" Prelude, "Minute" Waltz, "Lullaby," "Fantaisie-impromptu," "Butterfly" Etude, "Military" and "Heroic" Polonaise, plus melodic highlights from the most familiar preludes, mazurkas, waltzes, and etudes. Features 23 piano arrangements. Bonus MP3 downloads are included for each song. more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 12.95
Forty-seven vocal works from the 12th to the 17th centuries, including songs by Henry IV and Henry VIII as well as Thomas Tallis, William Byrd, Thomas Ravenscroft, Thomas Morley, and Thomas Weelkes. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 11.95
Mendelssohn's Lieder Ohne Worte , or "Songs without Words," is among the most loved, most played collections in the Romantic piano repertoire. Reproduced from the authoritative Breitkopf & Härtel edition, this volume contains all of these popular compositions?more than 40 pieces, including such favorites as Spinning Song , Spring Song , and Venetian... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 5.95
These special arrangements of favorite Tchaikovsky themes are ideal for beginner pianists, child or adult. Contents include themes from "The Nutcracker," "March Slav," Symphonies Nos. 5 and 6, "Swan Lake," "Sleeping Beauty," and more. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 16.95
The greatest Renaissance creator of liturgical music, the revered sixteenth-century composer known as Palestrina wrote works that served for centuries as models of counterpoint. Until The Style of Palestrina and the Dissonance, theoreticians seldom closely analyzed the composer?s work to discover its fundamental elements, including the handling... more...