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  • "... immer das Ganze vor Augen"by Peter Gülke

    J.B. Metzler 2016; US$ 9.90

    Das Äußerste, das Vollkommen - danach strebte Beethoven mit seiner Musik. Werkeinführungen u.a. zu Fidelio, Missa Solemnis und zur Pastoral-Sinfonie stehen neben Analysen der 3., 5. und 8. Sinfonie, Vermutungen über kompositorische Programme neben dramaturgischen und ästhetischen Betrachtungen - allesamt bezogen auf das für Beethoven Ganze. more...

  • "'To fill, forbear, or adorne' "by Rebecca Herissone

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This is the first study to provide a systematic and thorough investigation of continuo realization styles appropriate to Restoration sacred music, an area of performance practice that has never previously been properly assessed. Rebecca Herissone undertakes detailed analysis of a group of organ books closely associated with the major Restoration composers... more...

  • "Alles ist nach seiner Art"by Udo Bermbach

    J.B. Metzler 2016; US$ 29.71

    Die Figuren des "Ring". Wohl kaum ein Werk des Musiktheaters ist so oft und von so unterschiedlichen Perspektiven her interpretiert worden wie Wagners "Der Ring des Nibelungen". Dieser Band rückt die Personen der Tetralogie ins Zentrum des Interesses. Die Grundlage der Analyse bilden dabei der spezifische Charakter der jeweiligen Figur, ihr Verhalten... more...

  • "An Introduction to the Dramatic Works of Giacomo Meyerbeer: Operas, Ballets, Cantatas, Plays "by Robert Ignatius Letellier

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791-1864) was a great musical dramatist in his own right. The fame of his operas rests on his radical treatment of form, his development of scenic complexes and greater plasticity of structure and melody, his dynamic use of the orchestra, and close attention to all aspects of presentation and production, all of which set new standards... more...

  • "Bach Performance Practice, 1945?975 "by Dorottya Fabian

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Analysing over 100 recordings from 1945-1975, this book examines twentieth-century baroque performance practice as evinced in all the commercially available recordings of J.S. Bach's Passions, Brandenburg Concertos and Goldberg Variations. Dorottya Fabian presents a qualitative, style-orientated history of the early music movement in its formative... more...

  • "Baroque Piety: Religion, Society, and Music in Leipzig, 1650?750 "by Tanya Kevorkian

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Drawing upon a rich array of sources from archives in Leipzig, Dresden and Halle, Tanya Kevorkian illuminates culture in Leipzig before and during J.S. Bach's time in the city. Working with these sources, she has been able to reconstruct the contexts of Baroque and Pietist cultures at key periods in their development much more specifically than has... more...

  • "Berlioz and Debussy: Sources, Contexts and Legacies "by Kerry Murphy

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This collection of essays by scholars of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century French music has been assembled in homage to the influential and inspirational French musicologist Fran?s Lesure who died in 2001. Lesure's immense erudition was legendary and spanned music from the sixteenth to the twentieth century. Two French composers who were particular... more...

  • "Beyond Jerusalem: Music in the Women's Institute, 1919?969 "by Lorna Gibson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Music in the Women's Institute has become stereotyped by the ritualistic singing of Jerusalem at monthly meetings. Indeed, Jerusalem has had an important role within the organization, and provides a valuable means within which to assess the organization's relationship with women's suffrage and the importance of rurality in the Women's Institute's identity.... more...

  • 'Blerwytirhwng?' The Place of Welsh Pop Musicby Sarah Hill

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    In the 1960s, Welsh-language popular music emerged as a vehicle for mobilizing a geographically dispersed community into political action. As the decades progressed, Welsh popular music developed beyond its acoustic folk roots, adopting the various styles of contemporary popular music, and ultimately gaining the cultural self-confidence to compete... more...

  • "Bolognese Instrumental Music, 1660?710 "by Gregory Barnett

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book, the first of its kind, is a study of Bolognese instrumental music during the height of the city's musical activity in the late seventeenth century. The period?marked by a rapid expansion of the cappella musicale of the principal city church, San Petronio, by the founding of the Accademia Filarmonica, and by increasingly lavish patronage... more...