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  • 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...

  • Empty Wordsby John Cage

    Wesleyan University Press 2010; US$ 14.99

    Writings through James Joyce's Finnegan's Wake, Norman O. Brown, and "The Future of Music." more...

  • Before the Chinrestby Stanley Ritchie

    Indiana University Press 2012; US$ 28.99

    Drawing on the principles of Francesco Geminiani and four decades of experience as a baroque and classical violinist, Stanley Ritchie offers a valuable resource for anyone wishing to learn about 17th-18th-and early 19th-century violin technique and style. While much of the work focuses on the technical aspects of playing the pre-chinrest violin, these... more...

  • Max/MSP/Jitter for Musicby V. J. Manzo

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 26.99

    In Max/MSP/Jitter for Music, expert author and music technologist V. J. Manzo provides a user-friendly introduction to a powerful programming language that can be used to write custom software for musical interaction. Through clear, step-by-step instructions illustrated with numerous examples of working systems, the book equips you with everything... more...

  • Take Control of iCloudby Joe Kissell

    TidBITS 2011; US$ 15.00

    Understand the features, get set up, and enjoy iCloud! (Updated March 26, 2013) iCloud may seem simple, but complexity lurks below the surface. In this essential title from best-selling author Joe Kissell, you'll learn how to set up and use iCloud successfully on Macs (running 10.7 Lion or 10.8 Mountain Lion), iOS devices, second- and third-generation... more...

  • Das verlorene Ichby Verena Scheffel

    Tectum Verlag 2013; US$ 17.50

    Hauptbeschreibung Jeden Tag hören wir viele Lieder: Summen mit, singen, tanzen dazu. Aber oft machen wir uns überhaupt keine Gedanken darüber, was die Texte wirklich bedeuten. Wollen uns die Texte etwas sagen oder die Songschreiber selbst? Dieses Buch analysiert Liedtexte von Herbert Grönemeyer, einem der erfolgreichsten deutschsprachigen Musiker... more...

  • Hanns Eiseleby Bernd Christmann

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 23.33

    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...