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  • Gabriel Yared's The English Patientby Heather Laing

    Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 36.99

    This resource offers the most in-depth examination to date of the work of composer Gabriel Yared, through a uniquely interdisciplinary analysis that integrates film theory and musicology. more...

  • Mind Modelsby Roger Reynolds

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This new edition of Mind Models reintroduces and renews a classic work on 20th century composition, one that has remained relevant for over a quarter century -- and should remain a central reading for decades to come. more...

  • Yogakuby Luciana Galliano; Martin Mayes

    Scarecrow Press 2002; US$ 84.99

    Yogaku discusses over a century of musical activity in Japan, detailing, in particular, the music that was inspired by Western music after the Meiji Restoration in the 19th century, and its development through the end of the 20th century. The book not only examines the infiltration of Western music into Japan, but it also provides insight into the... more...

  • Composing for the Cinemaby Ennio Morricone; Sergio Miceli; Gillian B. Anderson

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 44.99

    Ennio Morricone has written scores for nearly 400 films. In 2007 he received an honorary Academy award for his significant contribution to the art of film music, the only composer to be so recognized. Sergio Miceli is an Italian musicologist whose many analyses, particularly of Morricone?s scores, have established film music as a major... more...

  • Planning Your Piano Successby Stewart Gordon

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 17.99

    Young pianists pursuing a professional career face a barrage of questions, choices, and challenges. In this book, experienced teacher and performer Stewart Gordon offers a new and practical way to approach them by helping readers to plan strategically and build a secure and successful career from the ground up. For decades, Gordon has guided young... more...

  • Composing for Voiceby Paul Barker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

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

  • Camerataby Arthur Wenk

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 44.99

    Camerata: A Guide to Organizing and Directing Small Choruses distinguishes itself from all other works on choral conducting by starting at the very beginning?the conception and purpose of an ensemble?and continuing through all other aspects of rehearsing and organizing a chorus to performance and reception. Wenk offers basic information on getting... more...

  • A Schnittke Readerby Alfred Schnittke; Alexander Ivashkin

    Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 19.95

    This compilation assembles previously published and unpublished essays by Schnittke and supplements them with an interview with cellist and scholar Alexander Ivashkin. The book is illustrated with musical examples, many of them in Schnittke's own hand. In A Schnittke Reader, the composer speaks of his... more...

  • Carl Maria von Weber and the Search for a German Operaby Stephen C. Meyer

    Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 31.95

    Stephen C. Meyer details the intricate relationships between the operas Der Freisch├╝tz and Euryanthe, and contemporary discourse on both the "Germany of the imagination" and the new nation itself. In so doing, he presents excerpts from a wide range of philosophical, political, and musical writings,... more...

  • Songwriting Successby Michael Lydon

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 28.95

    Breaking down the craft of melody and lyric writing into easily digested lessons that anyone can follow, Michael Lydon shows the beginning songwriter how to integrate the craft's many skills into a seamless artistic and commercial whole. more...