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  • Songs by Henri Reber (1807-1880), Six Romances Populaires (1849), Six Melodies de Victor Hugo (1855), and Five Other Songs by Edouard Lalo (1823-1892)by David Tunley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Nine Seventeenth-Century Organ Transcriptions from the Operas of Lullyby Almonte C. Jr. Howell

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Jean-Baptiste Lully is perhaps best known in the history of music as the founder of French opera. Although Italian-born himself, he created a form of opera so suited to French tastes and needs that it alone, among the attempts of various other nations at operatic forms of their own, was able to resist domination by Italian opera and to maintain its... more...

  • The Ballad Book of John Jacob Nilesby John Jacob Niles; Ron Pen

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    A legend in the folk music community, John Jacob Niles enjoyed a lengthy career as a balladeer, folk collector, and songwriter. Ever close to his Kentucky roots, he spent much of his adulthood searching for the most well-loved songs of the southern Appalachia. The Ballad Book of John Jacob Niles brings together a wealth of songs with the stories... more...

  • Obama Musicby Bonnie Greer

    Legend Times Group 2009; US$ 8.99

    Bonnie Greer has won the Verity Bargate and has been a judge on many prizes, including the Orange Prize for Fiction. She regularly contributes articles to the Guardian , Independent , Marie Claire , and Telegraph , as well as appearing for comment on TV and radio. more...

  • Singing Games in Early Modern Italyby Paul Schleuse

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 49.99

    In Italy during the late cinquecento, printed music could be found not only in the homes of the wealthy or the music professional, but also in lay homes, courts, and academies. No longer confined to the salons of the elite, music took on the role of social play and recreation. Paul Schleuse examines these new musical forms through a study of the music... more...

  • 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...

  • The Knowledge: Jazzby John Fordham

    Quadrille Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 14.99

    The jazz paradox: why has an art that has so transformed the world’s music in barely 100 years, remained so widely misunderstood? Jazz shines light on the subject for those intrigued by its influence and creativity, but also mystified by its occasionally esoteric habits. From charting the first wave of jazz to breaking down its full history, Jazz... 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...