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- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 22.99
J. S. Bach's sonatas and partitas for solo violin have been central to the violin repertoire since the mid-eighteenth century. This engaging volume is the first comprehensive exploration of the place of these works within Bach's music: it focuses on their structural and stylistic features as they have been perceived since their creation. Joel Lester,... more...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 19.99
A people-centred book designed to aid singers and voice teachers to discover and decipher the innovative repertoire of the 20th century, this title familiarizes the reader with new notation systems employed by some contemporary composers and suggests rehearsal techniques and vocal exercises that should help singers prepare to tackle the repertoire. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Charles C Thomas 1973; US$ 29.95
Compiled and edited by Roy E. Grant, Georgia Retardation Center, Athens, Georgia. Music with which the senior citizen can associate can often be used to reach the most withdrawn. Studies have shown that music produces a happy feeling even in nursing homes and hospitals, thus providing a better atmosphere and warmer feelings toward the staff and each... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 32.99
Time in Indian Music is the first major study of rhythm, metre, and form in North Indian rag , or classical, music. Martin Clayton presents a theoretical model for the organization of time in this repertory, a model which is related explicitly to other spheres of Indian thought and culture as well as to current ideas on musical time in alternative... more...