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

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 3.99

    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...

  • Recording Orchestra and Other Classical Music Ensemblesby Richard King

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    Recording Orchestra and Other Classical Music Ensembles explores techniques and methodologies specific to recording classical music. Whether a newcomer or a seasoned engineer looking to refine their skills, this book speaks to all levels of expertise and covers every aspect of recording symphonic and concerto repertoire, opera, chamber music, and... more...

  • The Chinese Zheng Zitherby Sun Zhuo

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The zheng zither is one of the most popular instruments in contemporary China. It is commonly regarded as a solo instrument with a continuous tradition dating back to ancient times. But in fact, much of its contemporary solo repertory is derived from several different regional folk ensemble repertories of the mid-twentieth century. Since the setting... more...

  • Brahmsby John Bell Young

    Dover Publications 2016; US$ 14.95

    "Elegant, thought-provoking, often outrageous but always stimulating, this book will fascinate those who know a lot about Brahms as well as those who know little." ? Stephen Hough, pianist and composer. Hailed in his lifetime as Beethoven's successor and a powerful symbol of musical classicism, Johannes Brahms was nonetheless a controversial figure... more...

  • Nation and Classical Musicby Matthew Riley; Anthony D. Smith

    Boydell & Brewer 2016; Not Available

    How and why do listeners come over time to 'feel the nation' through particular musical works? more...

  • Absolutely on Musicby Haruki Murakami; Seiji Ozawa; Jay Rubin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 27.95

    A deeply personal, intimate conversation about music and writing between the internationally acclaimed, best-selling author and the former conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. In Absolutely on Music , internationally Haruki Murakami sits down with his friend Seiji Ozawa, the revered former conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, for a... more...

  • The Political Orchestraby Fritz Trümpi; Kenneth Kronenberg

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 50.00

    This is a groundbreaking study of the prestigious Berlin and Vienna Philharmonics during the Third Reich. Making extensive use of archival material, including some discussed here for the first time, Fritz Trümpi offers new insight into the orchestras? place in the larger political constellation. Trümpi looks first at the decades preceding National... more...

  • Beethoven's Third Symphony 'The Eroica'by James Hamilton-Paterson

    Head of Zeus 2016; US$ 13.49

    The story of the composition and revolutionary impact of Beethoven's Third Symphony, 'the Eroica'. more...