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  • Dies Iraeby Robert Chase; Jahja Ling

    Scarecrow Press 2004; US$ 99.99

    Traditional requiem texts, among them the anonymous medieval Latin poem Dies Irae ('Day of Wrath'), have inspired an untold number of composers in different ages and serving different religions, Western and Eastern. This book, the first comprehensive survey of requiem music for nearly half a century, provides a great deal of diverse and detailed information... more...

  • Elgar: Enigma Variationsby Julian Rushton

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 32.00

    This book contains an examination of Elgar's most famous work, the 'Enigma' Variations. more...

  • Empire of Songby Dafni Tragaki

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 92.99

    Essays in Empire of Song adopt theoretical and epistemological orientations in their exploration of ?popular music? within ethnomusicology and critical musicology, questioning the idea of ?Europe? and the ?nation? through and in music, at a time when the European self appears more fragmented, if not entirely shattered. Bringing together ethnomusicology,... more...

  • Giacomo Pucciniby Roger Flury

    Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 129.99

    In Giacomo Puccini: A Discography , librarian and music historian Roger Flury brings together information on nearly 10,000 recordings of Giacomo Puccini's music. Flury looks at each of Puccini's operas chronologically from Le Villi to Turandot , followed by sections on Puccini's instrumental, chamber, orchestral, and solo vocal works.... more...

  • Good Music for a Free Peopleby Nancy Newman

    Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 80.00

    A transatlantic perspective that illuminates the Germania Musical Society's crucial role in introducing a "classical," predominantly German, repertory of instrumental works into American musical life. more...

  • Handbook to Bach's Sacred Cantata Textsby Melvin P. Unger

    Scarecrow Press 1996; US$ 149.99

    Identifies scriptural references for the wording, imagery, and themes in Bach's work that his listeners would have known, but which may be a mystery to modern musicians. more...

  • Hanns Eiseleby Bernd Christmann

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 19.08

    Hauptbeschreibung Josef Mengele oder Karl Brandt stehen für die Verstrickungen eines ganzen Berufsstandes in die verbrecherische Politik Hitlers. Doch neben wenigen hochrangigen Medizinern waren es vor allem die zahlreichen namenlos gebliebenen Ärzte, die als Mitglieder der SS in den Konzentrationslagern Dienst taten und zu Mittätern am nationalsozialistischen... more...

  • Haydn: String Quartets, Op. 50by W. Dean Sutcliffe

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 32.00

    The Op. 50 string quartets contain some of the purest writing Haydn ever accomplished. In this first full account of these six quartets Dean Sutcliffe evaluates the Op. 50 in relation to Haydn's more frequently performed quartets and considers their relevance to the composer's wider output. A lucid and accessible discussion of the music emphasises... more...

  • Hearing and Knowing Musicby Edward T. Cone; Robert P. Morgan

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 35.00

    Edward T. Cone was one of the most important and influential music critics of the twentieth century. He was also a master lecturer skilled at conveying his ideas to broad audiences. Hearing and Knowing Music collects fourteen essays that Cone gave as talks in his later years and that were left unpublished at his death. Edited and introduced by Robert... more...

  • Historical Harpsichord Techniqueby Yonit Lea Kosovske

    Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 28.95

    Yonit Lea Kosovske surveys early music and writing about keyboard performance with the aim of facilitating the development of an expressive tone in the modern player. Reviewing the work of the pedagogues and performers of the late Renaissance through the late Baroque, she gives special emphasis to la... more...