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Classical Form: A Theory of Formal Functions for the Instrumental Music of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven

Classical Form

A Theory of Formal Functions for the Instrumental Music of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven

Oxford University Press (1998)
CA$62.40

Building on ideas first advanced by Arnold Schoenberg and later developed by Erwin Ratz, this book...

Mendelssohn: A Life in Music

Mendelssohn

A Life in Music

Oxford University Press (2003)
CA$28.52

In the first major Mendelssohn biography to appear in decades, R. Larry Todd offers a remarkably...

Shostakovich: A Life
Oxford University Press (1999)
CA$20.20

For this authoritative post-cold-war biography of Shostakovich's illustrious but turbulent career...

A Guide to Orchestral Music: The Handbook for Non-Musicians

A Guide to Orchestral Music

The Handbook for Non-Musicians

Oxford University Press (1986)
CA$21.20

This authoritative guide gives the non-musician the fundamentals of orchestral music. It begins with...

The Orchestra: A Very Short Introduction
Oxford University Press (2012)
CA$9.50

The Orchestra: A Very Short Introduction considers the structure, roots, and day-to-day functioning...

Organized Time: Rhythm, Tonality, and Form

Organized Time

Rhythm, Tonality, and Form

Oxford University Press (2018)
CA$101.08

Organized Time is the first attempt to unite theories of harmony, rhythm, and form under a common...

Beyond Structural Listening?: Postmodern Modes of Hearing
University of California Press (2004)
CA$36.72

In a highly influential essay, Rose Rosengard Subotnik critiques "structural listening" as an...

Wagner Beyond Good and Evil
University of California Press (2008)
CA$67.76

John Deathridge presents a different and critical view of Richard Wagner based on recent research...

Absolute Music, Mechanical Reproduction
University of California Press (2010)
CA$40.17

Recordings are now the primary way we hear classical music, especially the more abstract styles of...

Interpreting Music
University of California Press (2010)
CA$40.17

Interpreting Music is a comprehensive essay on understanding musical meaning and performing music...