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  • Liszt: Sonata in B Minorby Kenneth Hamilton

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 27.00

    This book examines Liszt's B minor Sonata - regarded as a pinnacle of Romantic piano music. more...

  • Traditional New Orleans Jazzby Thomas W. Jacobsen

    LSU Press 2011; US$ 19.95

    About a century after its beginnings, traditional jazz remains the definitive music of New Orleans and an international hallmark of the city. Producing a long list of jazz legends from Lionel Ferbos?the city?s oldest working jazz musician?to Grammy winner Irvin Mayfield, the musical heritage of traditional jazz lives on through each player?s passion.... more...

  • Der Wahn des Gesamtkunstwerksby Udo Bermbach

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2004; US$ 40.56

    Hauptbeschreibung "Im Kunstwerk werden wir Eins sein", verheißt Richard Wagner. Leitmotivartig zieht sich dieser Satz durch Wagners Werk und seine Vision einer "ästhetischen Weltordnung". Kunst und Politik werden dabei untrennbar miteinander verwoben. Ein demokratisiertes Publikum soll ein Gesamtkunstwerk erleben, in dem die Einzelkünste zum Musikdrama... more...

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    TidBITS 2010; US$ 10.00

    Questions answered include: How do I use the new Album List View in iTunes 10? What can I do with Ping, the new musical social network in iTunes 10? How do I control the sound quality when I import (rip) a music CD? What should I consider before I rip an audiobook CD? How do I turn on Genius? Where are good places to shop for digital... more...

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    TidBITS 2009; US$ 10.00

    This book explains how to use GarageBand '09 to create musical compositions with vocals, drums, guitars, MIDI keyboards, and even the kitchen sink! Seattle composer Jeff Tolbert shares his GarageBand know-how and years of recording experience to help you get the most out of your existing gear or purchase new equipment that fits your budget and... more...

  • Samuel Barber Rememberedby Peter Dickinson

    Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 49.95

    Compulsively readable interviews with the great American composer and his friends and colleagues, including Aaron Copland, Virgil Thomson, and Leontyne Price. more...

  • The Twelve-Tone Music of Luigi Dallapiccolaby Brian Alegant

    Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 75.00

    Brian Alegant's The Twelve-Tone Music of Luigi Dallapiccola traces the evolution of Dallapiccola's compositional technique over a thirty-year period (1942-74). Using both historical and music-analytical lenses, this book documents the influences of Webern and Schoenberg, highlights Dallapiccola's innovative handling of harmony, form, and... more...

  • Good Music for a Free Peopleby Nancy Newman

    Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 80.00

    Good Music for a Free People examines the activities of the Germania Musical Society, a group of immigrant musicians who toured the United States from 1848-1854. The ensemble's eclectic repertory of symphonies, opera selections and social dances helped shape an audience for orchestral music at a seminal time in the history of the public concert. 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...

  • Two cities, one lifeby Theo Engelen; Hsieh Ying-Hui

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 38.95

    Historical processes are the result of the behavior of countless individual actors. In this book, therefore, the authors compare the demography of the Taiwanese town Lugang and the Dutch town Nijmegen using data on the lifes of thousands of their inhabitants. The period covered is approximately 1850 to 1945. First, the standard demographic rates on... more...