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- Scarecrow Press 2003; US$ 72.99
The classical music of Iraq, known as Iraqi Maqam, features classical and vernacular poetry sung by a virtuoso soloist and accompanied by a small instrumental ensemble. It is a remarkably cosmopolitan art, sharing many features with neighboring classical traditions, particularly Iranian. Its repertoire consists of orally transmitted, multi-sectioned... more...
- 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...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 17.95
Authoritative compilation of more than 100 Lieder features well-beloved melodies set to the poetry of Heine, Goethe, Burns, Byron, and others. Reprinted from the Breitkopf and Härtel edition. New translations of lyrics. more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 22.95
Authoritative version contains complete Four Seasons plus the rest of Vivaldi's Opus 8. Includes new English translations of the original sonnets and extensive editorial notes on the composer's life and work. more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 19.95
Includes Bizet's Jeux d'enfants, Mendelssohn's Andante and Variations, Op. 83a , Schumann's Bilder aus Osten, Op. 66 . Large, easy-to-read playing edition. Glossary, notes, bibliography. Study score. more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 16.95
Favorite Franz Schubert melodies in piano transcriptions that reflect Franz Liszt's incomparable mastery of the keyboard. Reproduced from extremely rare early editions overseen by Liszt himself. more...