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  • WALT WHITMANby Axel von Cossart

    tredition 2014; US$ 7.35

    Zeichen des Whitman ganz eigenen Stils sind seine Worte des "wahren Gedichts", die nicht den gefeilten Ausdruck suchen, sondern Natürlichkeit anstelle von Künstlichkeit den Vorzug geben. Das Gedankengut seiner Zeit verarbeitend, entstehen neue Begriffe, die kommende Weltsichten vorwegnehmen. Man könnte an den spannungsvollen Moment unmittelbar... more...

  • Rom, Wien, die Musik und das Krankseinby Wolfgang Schmidt

    tredition 2012; US$ 4.18

    In vier Essays werden die möglichen Hintergründe zum Tod des mit 23 Jahren in Rom ertrunkenen Malers Carl Philipp Fohr untersucht. War es ein natürlicher Tod? Hat jemand nachgeholfen? Eine Kunststudentin soll dies herausfinden. Kann man auch als Untergebener, wie der Diener Leporello am Verhalten seines Herrn mitschuldig werden? Das fragt sich ein... more...

  • Die Wasserfall Sonateby Johanna Stephan

    tredition 2015; Not Available

    Der Komponist und Pianist Fernand Celadière geht ganz in seiner Musik auf, nimmt das Leben um sich herum kaum wahr. Er arbeitet an einer Sonate, ist überzeugt, dass sie der Höhepunkt seines Schaffens wird. Als er dem Chorsänger Jean begegnet, gerät sein Dasein aus den Fugen. Es entwickelt sich eine tiefe Liebesbeziehung, die schon bald zu zerbrechen... more...

  • Analyzing Popular Musicby Allan F. Moore

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 36.00

    It aims to encourage listeners to think more seriously about the 'social' consequences of the music they spend time with. more...

  • Early Keyboard Instrumentsby David Rowland

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 36.00

    Discusses performance issues on keyboard instruments relevant to music from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries. more...

  • Clapton's Guitarby Allen St. John

    Free Press 2005; US$ 16.00

    In 1994, Eric Clapton came across a Wayne Henderson guitar in a recording studio and decided on the spot that he had to have one. Rarer than Stradivarius violins, these musical works of art are built from near-extinct Brazilian Rosewood, Appalachian spruce, black ebony, and fine mother-of-pearl. With Henderson's keen ear for the vibrations of each... more...

  • Exploring Twentieth Century Vocal Musicby Sharon Mabry

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 19.99

    The vocal repertoire of the twentieth century--including works by Schoenberg, Boulez, Berio, Larsen, and Vercoe--presents exciting opportunities for singers to stretch their talents and demonstrate their vocal flexibility. Contemporary composers can be very demanding of vocalists, requiring them to recite, trill, and whisper, or to read non-traditional... more...

  • Ponchielli's La Gioconda (Opera Journeys Mini Guide Series)by Burton D. Fisher

    Opera Journeys Publishing 2006; US$ 9.75

    A comprehensive guide to Ponchielli's LA GIOCONDA, featuring Principal Characters in the opera, Brief Story Synopsis, Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples, and an insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis by Burton D. Fisher, noted opera author and lecturer. more...

  • Rossini's Armidaby Burton D. Fisher

    Opera Journeys Publishing 2009; US$ 11.75

    A complete newly translated libretto with Italian-English side-by-side, including Music Highlight Examples. more...

  • Cigar Box Guitarby Ed Vogel

    O'Reilly Media 2009; US$ 1.99

    This sweet-sounding, three-stringed mini guitar revives an American musical tradition. As a volunteer music teacher, Ed Vogel sometimes meets kids who can't afford instruments. So he decided to design one that they could inexpensively build themselves, based on the traditional cigar box guitar. Before the 1950s, when factory guitars became less... more...