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  • Manuel de Fallaby Nancy Lee Harper

    Scarecrow Press 2005; US$ 77.50

    Drawing extensively on primary sources, this study in three parts provides a detailed biography, examines the most prominent aspects of Falla's character as they pertained to his relationships with other composers and his own music, and sheds light on his creative process as a composer through examination of many of his works with reference to original... more...

  • The Repertoire of Iraqi Maqamby Rob Simms

    Scarecrow Press 2003; US$ 76.00

    The classical music of Iraq, known as Iraqi Maqam, features classical and vernacular poetry sung by a virtuoso soloist and accompanied by a small instrumental ensemble. It is a remarkably cosmopolitan art, sharing many features with neighboring classical traditions, particularly Iranian. Its repertoire consists of orally transmitted, multi-sectioned... more...

  • The Choral Music of Twentieth-Century Women Composersby Catherine Roma

    Scarecrow Press 2005; US$ 50.00

    The book presents an in depth analysis of the choral compositions of Elisabeth Lutyens, Elizabeth Maconchy, and Thea Musgrave, complete with musical examples and texts. The introductory chapter gives historical perspective and places Lutyens, Maconchy and Musgrave in the context of twentieth-century British musical culture. more...

  • Music for a City Music for the Worldby Larry Rothe

    Chronicle Books LLC 2011; US$ 34.99

    In Music for a City, Music for the World , Larry Rothe shares how the San Francisco Bay Area's love of music, rooted in the Gold Rush, gave birth to a Grammy-winning and internationally acclaimed orchestra. Released in time for the San Francisco Symphony's celebration of its 100th anniversary, this definitive history replete with hundreds of archival... more...

  • Sleeping in Templesby Susan Tomes

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 21.49

    In several decades as a distinguished classical pianist, Susan Tomes has found that there are some issues which never go away. Here she takes up various topics of perennial interest: how music awakensand even creates memories, what "interpretation" really means, what effect daily practice has on the character, whether playing from memory is a burden... more...

  • Jean-Philippe Rameauby Cuthbert Girdlestone; Philip Gossett

    Dover Publications 2014; US$ 24.95

    Definitive biography and critical study of the great 18th-century composer features full-chapter treatments of Rameau's operas and ballets as well as his chamber music, cantatas and motets, and minor works. more...

  • Iberia and Españaby Isaac Albéniz

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 16.95

    The great Spanish composer's best-known piano compositions, in authoritative editions. The often-performed Iberia contains 12 musical scenes of Spanish life and España contains 6 works, among them the famous "Tango." more...

  • Complete Hungarian Rhapsodies for Solo Pianoby Franz Liszt

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 16.95

    All 19 Rhapsodies reproduced directly from an authoritative Russian edition. All headings, footnotes translated to English. Best one-volume edition available. more...

  • Mazurkasby Frédéric Chopin

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 9.95

    Features 51 best-loved compositions, reproduced directly from the authoritative Kistner edition edited by Carl Mikuli, a pupil of Chopin. Editor's Foreword, 1879. more...

  • Complete Preludes and Etudes-Tableauxby Serge Rachmaninoff

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 16.95

    Forty-one of the Russian master's greatest works for solo piano, including the immensely popular C-sharp minor, G-minor, and B-minor Preludes, in authoritative editions. more...