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- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2016; Not Available
How did Brahms conduct his four symphonies? What did he want from other conductors when they performed these works, and to which among them did he give his approval? And crucially, are there any stylistic pointers to these performances in early recordings of the symphonies made in the first half of the twentieth century?<BR> For the first time,... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 120.00
This book takes advantage of new and often surprising biographical research on the Loder family as a whole and its four main figures, using them to illustrate aspects of music history in the 19th century. more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016; US$ 8.99
A composer's study and celebration of a difficult but influential artist, his work, and his time Proposing that Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951) has been more discussed than heard, more tolerated than loved, composer Allen Shawn puts aside ultimate judgments about Schoenberg's place in musical history to explore the composer's fascinating world in... more...
- University of California Press 2016; US$ 34.95
What, exactly, is knowledge of music? And what does it tell us about humanistic knowledge in general? The Thought of Music grapples directly with these fundamental questions?questions especially compelling at a time when humanistic knowledge is enmeshed in debates about its character and future. In this third volume in a trilogy on musical understanding... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2015; US$ 43.75
For centuries, the sea and those who sail upon it have inspired the imaginations of British musicians. Generations of British artists have viewed the ocean as a metaphor for the mutable human condition - by turns calm and reflective, tempestuous and destructive - and have been influenced as much by its physical presence as by its musical potential.... more...
The Neapolitan Canzone in the Early Nineteenth Century as Cultivated in the Passatempi musicali of Guillaume CottrauLexington Books 2015; US$ 74.99
This collection examines the history of the Canzona Napoletana and its emergence as a leading genre of popular music in the early nineteenth century. Featuring original research by leading scholars in the fields of ethnomusicology, historical musicology, and theater, this is the first collection of essays in the English language to address the topic.... more...
- Hamilton Books 2015; US$ 28.99
This book focuses on Miami University?s music-training program and its efforts to maintain a rich experience in the arts. It argues that music is essential to the ideals of a complete education. It is a representative story that includes interviews with former and present faculty, administrators, and alumni. more...