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  • Aesthetics of Musicby Stephen Downes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Aesthetics of Music: Musicological Approaches is an anthology of fourteen essays, each addressing a single key concept or pair of terms in the aesthetics of music, collectively serving as an authoritative work on musical aesthetics that remains as close to 'the music' as possible. Each essay includes musical examples from works in the 18 th , 19... more...

  • Beethovenby Richard Wagner; William Ashton Ellis

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 6.99 US$ 6.08

    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827) is one of the most famous and influential classical musicians of all time. He was particularly instrumental in the transition from the Classic to the Romantic. He was born in Germany but lived from his early twenties in Vienna. There he studied under Haydn and became recognized for his prodigious talents. Though Beethoven... more...

  • Corresponding with Carlosby Charles Barber

    Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 40.50

    Drawing heavily on their 15-year correspondence, this book is the first English-language biography of Carlos Kleiber ever written. Charles Barber offers unique insights into how Kleiber worked. This biography considers Kleiber's singular aesthetic, his playful and often erudite sense of humor, his reputation for perfectionism, his much-studied baton... more...

  • K-pop – The International Rise of the Korean Music Industryby JungBong Choi; Roald Maliangkay

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    K-pop, described by Time Magazine in 2012 as "South Korea’s greatest export", has rapidly achieved a large worldwide audience of devoted fans largely through distribution over the Internet. This book examines the phenomenon, and discusses the reasons for its success. It considers the national and transnational conditions that have played a role in... more...

  • The History of Jazzby Ted Gioia

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 12.99

    On its initial release, The History of Jazz was heralded as a classic: it was honored as one of the twenty best books of the year in The Washington Post and was chosen as a notable book of the year in The New York Times . Now Gioia brings the story up-to-date, drawing on his latest research and covering the full spectrum of the music's past, present,... more...

  • Choral Music on Recordby Alan Blyth

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 29.00

    This 1991 book presents detailed discussion by well-known critics and writers of every recording of selected major choral works. more...

  • Haydn: String Quartets, Op. 50by W. Dean Sutcliffe

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 32.00

    The Op. 50 string quartets contain some of the purest writing Haydn ever accomplished. In this first full account of these six quartets Dean Sutcliffe evaluates the Op. 50 in relation to Haydn's more frequently performed quartets and considers their relevance to the composer's wider output. A lucid and accessible discussion of the music emphasises... more...

  • Berlioz Studiesby Peter Bloom

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 62.00

    This book contains essays by leading Berlioz scholars on various aspects of the great musician's life and work. more...

  • Aesthetics and the Art of Musical Composition in the German Enlightenmentby Heinrich Christoph Koch; Johann Georg Sulzer; Nancy Baker; Thomas Christensen

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 46.00

    A collaborative study of the writings of Sulzer and Koch and their philosophical and musical thought. more...

  • Lieder der alten Eddaby Saemundur Sigfusson [angebl.Bearb.]; Julius Hoffory; Wilhelm [Übers.] Grimm

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00

    This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work. While some publishers have opted to apply OCR (optical character recognition) technology to the process, we believe this leads to sub-optimal results (frequent typographical errors, strange... more...