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  • A Student's Guide to Music Historyby R.J. Stove

    Intercollegiate Studies Institute 2014; US$ 4.99

    R. J. Stove?s  A Student?s Guide to Music History  is a concise account, written for the intelligent lay reader, of classical music?s development from the early Middle Ages onwards. Beginning with a discussion of Hildegard von Bingen, a twelfth-century German nun and composer, and the origins of plainchant, Stove?s narrative recounts the rise (and... more...

  • An Introduction to the Music of Milton Babbittby Andrew Mead

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 41.95

    In this celebration of Milton Babbitt's art, Andrew Mead explores the development of a central figure in contemporary American music. As a teacher and writer, Babbitt has influenced two generations of students, including such notable musicians as Stephen Sondheim and Donald Martino. He has helped establish the study of music theory as a serious academic... more...

  • The Music Theory of Godfrey Winhamby Leslie David Blasius

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    This book serves as an introduction to the work of Godfrey Winham, an influential figure in American music theory circles in the 1960s. Little published in his lifetime, Winham left behind, at his premature death in 1974, a massive collection of notes: correspondence, unfinished articles, sketches for books, etc. These notes were transcribed and deposited... more...

  • Playing with Signsby V. Kofi Agawu

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Of all the repertories of Western Art music, none is as explicitly listener-oriented as that of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Yet few attempts to analyze the so-called Classic Style have embraced the semiotic implications of this condition. Playing with Signs proposes a listener-oriented theory of Classic instrumental music that... more...

  • Studies on the Origin of Harmonic Tonalityby Carl Dahlhaus; Robert O. Gjerdingen

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 50.95

    Carl Dahlhaus was without doubt the premier musicologist of the postwar generation, a giant whose recent death was mourned the world over. Translated here for the first time, this fundamental work on the development of tonality shows his complete mastery of the theory of harmony. In it Dahlhaus explains the modern concepts of harmony and tonality,... more...

  • Elvis Has Left the Buildingby Dylan Jones

    Overlook 2014; US$ 10.99

    ?The King? departed this world during the month of punk rock?s apotheosis. Punk had set out to destroy Elvis, or at least everything he came to represent, but never got the chance, as Elvis destroyed himself before anyone else could. Nearly forty years after his death, rock?s ultimate legend and prototype just won?t go away and his influence and legacy... more...

  • Precious and Fewby Don Breithaupt; Jeff Breithaupt

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 18.99

    Here is a lively and nostalgic look back at the forgotten era of pop that gave us "Hooked on a Feeling", "Dancing in the Moonlight", "I Am Woman", "Seasons in the Sun", and more. The early '70s brought a "Convoy" of popular rock music--everything from cheesy to the classic. The authors of Precious and Few , Don Breithaupt and Jeff Breithaupt, true-blue... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Topic Theoryby Danuta Mirka

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 149.99

    Topics are musical signs that rely on associations with different genres, styles, and types of music making. The concept of topics was introduced by Leonard Ratner in the 1980s to account for cross-references between eighteenth-century styles and genres. While music theorists and critics were busy classifying styles and genres, defining their affects... more...

  • Beethovenby Jan Swafford

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014; US$ 40.00

    The definitive book on the life and music of Ludwig van Beethoven, written by the acclaimed biographer of Brahms and Ives. more...

  • Crowded House: Something So Strongby Chris Bourke

    Pan Macmillan Australia 2014; US$ 5.11

    'It's pretty stupid comparing us to the Beatles. There were four of them. There's only three of us.' ? Paul Hester Crowded House promised to become the most successful band ever to have come out of Australasia. When 'Don't Dream It's Over' and 'Something So Strong' exploded in the US charts, worldwide success looked inevitable. Critics compared... more...