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Mozart's THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO (Opera Journeys Libretto Series)
Opera Journeys Publishing (2006)

A newly translated LIBRETTO of Mozart's THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO (Le Nozze di Figaro) with many music...

Beethoven: The 'Moonlight' and other Sonatas, Op. 27 and Op. 31
Cambridge University Press (1999)

This 1999 book is a comprehensive introduction to Beethoven's most popular piano sonata, and Opp....

The Cambridge Companion to Mozart
Cambridge University Press (2003)

A comprehensive view which bridges the gap between scholarly and popular images of Mozart.

The Historical Performance of Music: An Introduction
Cambridge University Press (1999)

A 1999 overview of historical performance, surveying issues and suggesting future developments.

On Michael Jackson
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group (2006)

In  On Michael Jackson —an at once passionate, incisive, and bracing work of cultural...

Chopin: The Man and His Music


The Man and His Music

The Floating Press (1900)

Frederic Chopin (1810 - 1849) was one of the most influential musicians of the 19th Century....

Psychology for Musicians: Understanding and Acquiring the Skills

Psychology for Musicians

Understanding and Acquiring the Skills

Oxford University Press (2007)

What is it that accounts for the differences between musical beginners, advanced music makers, and...

Beethoven after Napoleon: Political Romanticism in the Late Works

Beethoven after Napoleon

Political Romanticism in the Late Works

University of California Press (2004)

In this provocative analysis of Beethoven's late style, Stephen Rumph demonstrates how deeply...

A Schnittke Reader
Indiana University Press (2002)

This compilation assembles previously published and unpublished essays by Schnittke...

Bizet's CARMEN
Opera Journeys Publishing (2001)

A comprehensive guide to Bizet's CARMEN, featuring insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis,...