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  • BBC Proms 2017by Bloomsbury Publishing

    Alma Books 2017; US$ 6.99

    The BBC Proms is the world's biggest and longest-running classical music festival and one of the jewels in the crown for the BBC. It is one of the strongest brand names in the music world and attracts a glittering array of artists and orchestras from the UK and around the world in over 150 concerts, talks, workshops and family events around London... more...

  • Polish Style in the Music of Johann Sebastian Bachby Szymon Paczkowski

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 99.99

    Now translated into English, Szymon Paczkowski's study presents the first true analysis of Polish influences on the works of Johann Sebastian Bach. It is often forgotten that the Elector of Saxony, under whose rule Bach worked for almost three decades, was also the King of Poland and the connections between Saxony and Poland ran far and wide. In... more...

  • The Music of William Schuman, Vincent Persichetti, and Peter Menninby Walter Simmons

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 54.99

    Schuman, Persichetti, and Mennin were three of the most significant American composers of the 20th century; yet their music has largely disappeared from view since their respective deaths. This book provides a thorough examination of their lives and work, and thereby clarifies their considerable individuality, both as composers and as human beings.... more...

  • The Classic fM Musical Treasuryby Tim Lihoreau

    Elliott & Thompson 2017; US$ 8.99

    There are all sorts of people, events and sounds that exist in the musical world for which there are no words. We have been sadly bereft of a satisfactory way to describe the contortion of a singer's mouth when reaching for the high notes; the audience member who leaves a concert halfway through the grand finale; or that person who places one finger... more...

  • Composer Genealogiesby Scott Pfitzinger

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 149.99

    Functioning as its own fully cross-referenced index, this volume lists composers and their dates, followed by their teachers and their notable students. A short introduction lays out the parameters by which composers were selected and provides a survey of the literature available for further study. more...

  • Music into Fictionby Theodore Ziolkowski

    Boydell & Brewer 2017; Not Available

    Illuminates unexplored dimensions of the music-literature relationship and the sometimes unrecognized talents of certain famous writers and composers. more...

  • Song Loves the Massesby Johann Gottfried Herder; Philip V. Bohlman

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    Distinguished ethnomusicologist Philip V. Bohlman compiles Johann Gottfried Herder?s writings on music and nationalism, from his early volumes of Volkslieder through sacred song to the essays on aesthetics late in his life, shaping them as the book on music that Herder would have written had he gathered the many strands of his musical thought into... more...

  • Correspondance générale d'Hector Berlioz (dir. Pierre Citron)by Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 4.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis Entreprise à l'occasion du centenaire de sa mort (survenue le 8 mars 1869), l'édition monumentale de la correspondance générale d'Hector Berlioz, établie sous la direction de Pierre Citron et publiée à partir de 1972 par Flammarion, à Paris, s'est achevée avec un huitième volume qui... more...

  • Beethoven's 32 Piano Sonatasby Stewart Gordon

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 18.99

    In Beethoven's 32 Piano Sonatas , renowned performer and pedagogue Stewart Gordon addresses textual issues, Beethoven's pianos, performance practices, composer's indications, and the composer's development, pointing to patterns of structure, sonority, keyboard technique, and emotional meaning. In addition, each sonata appears in a helpful outline-chart... more...

  • Notes for Clarinetistsby Albert R. Rice

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 24.99

    Notes for Clarinetists: A Guide to the Repertoire offers historic and analytical information concerning thirty major works for solo clarinet, clarinet and piano, and clarinet and orchestra. This information will enhance performance and be useful in preparing and presenting concerts, and recitals. more...