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  • Twentieth-Century Classical Musicby Fiona Maddocks

    Penguin Books Ltd 2018; US$ 11.27

    Part of the ALL-NEW LADYBIRD EXPERT SERIES. ____________ How did modern classical music develop over the 20th Century? What enabled women to get their music performed in the early 1900s? Which classical composers borrowed from jazz? How did composers respond to politics and war? DISCOVER the stories behind Mahler's, Symphony No. 5 (1901-2),... more...

  • Singing in the Age of Anxietyby Laura Tunbridge

    University of Chicago Press 2018; US$ 55.00

    In New York and London during World War I, the performance of lieder—German art songs—was roundly prohibited, representing as they did the music and language of the enemy. But as German musicians returned to the transatlantic circuit in the 1920s, so too did the songs of Franz Schubert, Hugo Wolf, and Richard Strauss. Lieder were encountered in a... more...

  • Carterby David Schiff

    Oxford University Press 2018; US$ 23.99

    Twice winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and the first composer to receive the United States National Medal of Arts, Elliott Carter is widely lauded as one of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries' most preeminent figures in classical music and modernism. David Schiff, Carter's former student and lifelong associate, offers here the first full overview... more...

  • Hanns Eisler's Art Songsby Heidi Hart

    Boydell & Brewer 2018; US$ 90.00

    Traces Eisler's art songs through the political crises of the twentieth century, presenting them as a way to intervene in the nationalist appropriation of aesthetic material. more...

  • Coming to Terms with Our Musical Pastby Edmund J. Goehring

    Boydell & Brewer 2018; US$ 90.00

    A bold, restorative vision of Mozart's works, and Western art music generally, as manifestations of an idealism rooted in the sociable nature of humans. more...

  • British Musical Criticism and Intellectual Thought, 1850-1950by Jeremy Dibble; Julian Horton

    Boydell & Brewer 2018; US$ 115.00

    This collection provides an in-depth look at musical criticism between the mid-nineteenth and the mid-twentieth century. more...

  • Speaking the Pianoby Susan Tomes

    Boydell & Brewer 2018; US$ 19.95

    This is a book to appeal to a wide range of readers - pianists of every level from beginner to professional, piano teachers, musicians of all kinds, and the broader community of music-lovers. more...

  • Dario MarianelliI: Darkest Hour (Solo Piano)by Hal Leonard

    Music Sales 2018; US$ 16.99

    This unique piano sheet music book presents selections from the soundtrack to the critically-acclaimed film Darkest Hour , written by Oscar-winning composer Dario Marianelli. Included within this collection are intermediate-level piano arrangements by the composer, a specially-written introduction and unforgettable full-colour imagery from the film,... more...

  • The Classical Music Industryby Chris Dromey; Julia Haferkorn

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 48.99

    This volume brings together academics, executives and practitioners to provide readers with an extensive and authoritative overview of the classical music industry. The central practices, theories and debates that empower and regulate the industry are explored through the lens of classical music-making, business, and associated spheres such as politics,... more...

  • Chopin's Pianoby Paul Kildea

    Penguin Books Ltd 2018; US$ 35.24

    In November 1838 Frédéric Chopin, George Sand and her two children sailed to Majorca to escape the Parisian winter. They settled in an abandoned monastery at Valldemossa in the mountains above Palma, where Chopin finished what would eventually be recognised as one of the great and revolutionary works of musical Romanticism - his 24 Preludes. There... more...