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  • Musorgsky and His Circleby Stephen Walsh

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 37.50

    The emergence of Russian classical music in the nineteenth century in the wake of Mikhail Glinka comprises one of the most remarkable and fascinating stories in all musical history. The five men who came together in the Russian capital of St. Petersburg in the 1860s, all composers of talent, some of genius, would be?in spite of a virtual lack of technical... more...

  • Leonard Bernsteinby Burton Bernstein; Barbara Haws

    HarperCollins 2010; Not Available

    One of the most gifted, celebrated, scrutinized, and criticized musicians in the second half of the twentieth century, Leonard Bernstein made his legendary conducting debut at the New York Philharmonic in 1943, at age 25. A year later, he became a sensation on Broadway with the premiere of On the Town . Throughout the 1950s, his Broadway fame only... more...

  • Organ Literatureby Corliss Richard Arnold

    Scarecrow Press 1995; US$ 109.99

    This third edition is a basic textbook on the development of pipe organ composition in geographically diverse schools. Its nineteen chapters include charts of organ composers and a historical background of contemporary events and figures for each organ composition school. Chapter bibliographies cover readings published in the seventies, eighties, and... more...

  • Lies and Epiphaniesby Chris Walton

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 49.95

    Lies and Epiphanies' offers case studies of "inspiration" in five composers -- Richard Wagner, Gustav Mahler, Wilhelm Furtwängler, Richard Strauss, and Alban Berg. Their own tales of their "epiphanies" played a determining role in the reception history of their works: the finale of Mahler's Second Symphony, for instance,... more...

  • Nineteenth-Century Piano Musicby R. Larry Todd

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Orchestral "Pops" Musicby Lucy Manning

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 84.99

    In this new edition of Orchestral ?Pops? Music: A Handbook , Lucy Manning brings to the present her remarkable compendium, which has proven so critical to the success of ?pops? concert programming. This revised handbook alleviates this time-consuming task by offering a list of works for orchestral ?pops? concerts that is comprehensive, informative,... more...

  • Mourning de Pachmannby Carl Abbott

    Hamilton Books 2012; US$ 36.99

    Written for a mature audience with an interest in music, history and mystery, this historical novel investigates the subtleties of love, guilt and forgiveness, ambition and ego, the rewards of a personal adventure, the career of the real-life de Pachmann, and Europe on the verge of another world war. more...

  • Ralph Kirkpatrickby Ralph Kirkpatrick; Meredith Kirkpatrick

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 65.00

    This collection of letters to and from the eminent harpsichordist, scholar, and early music pioneer Ralph Kirkpatrick provides a portrait of the musician from the beginning of his career in Paris in the 1930s to its end in the early 1980s. more...

  • Ignaz Moscheles and the Changing World of Musical Europeby Mark Kroll

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 70.00

    The first full-length study devoted to Ignaz Moscheles (1794-1870) more...

  • Richard Wagner's Beethoven (1870)by Roger Allen

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 95.00

    Indispensable reading for historians and musicologists as well as those interested in Wagner's philosophy and the aesthetics of music. more...