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  • Yevgeny Mravinskyby Gregor Tassie

    Scarecrow Press 2005; US$ 85.50

    This biography of Russian conductor Yevgeny Mravinsky (1903-1988) examines a period and culture rarely dealt with by contemporary scholars. The last of a long line of distinguished Russian aristocrats, Mravinsky emerges from 20th century musical history as Russia's noble conductor. His connection to many prominent musicians—most notably Dmitri Shostakovich—and... more...

  • Maurice Duruflé, 1902-1986by Ronald Ebrecht; James Frazier; Marie Rubis Bauer; Jeffrey Reynolds; Herndon Spillman; Eliane Chevalier

    Scarecrow Press 2002; US$ 85.50

    Ebrecht has brought together in this centenary tribute a fine collection of articles on Duruflé's life and work that will enthrall all those who have come under the spell of this great master of French Impressionism. more...

  • Maestros in Americaby Roderick L. Sharpe; Jeanne Koekkoek Stierman

    Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 114.00

    This volume presents biographical and critical essays of the leading orchestral conductors of US nationality, or of non-US citizens holding permanent appointments in the US, during the twenty-first century. more...

  • Sparks-Tasticby Tosh Berman

    Rare Bird Books 2013; US$ 9.99

    In 2008, Tosh Bermanauthor and publisher of TamTam Booksgot on a plane with a single motive: "Sparks Spectacular." It had been announced that the band Sparks would perform all twenty-one of their albums in a succession of twenty-one nights in London...a monumental experience for any Sparks fanatic. Part travel journal, part personal memoir, Berman... more...

  • Political and Religious Ideas in the Works of Arnold Schoenbergby Charlotte M. Cross; Russell A. Berman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    The original essays in this collection chronicle the transformation of Arnold Schoenberg's works from music as pure art to music as a vehicle of religious and political ideas, during the first half of the twentieth century. This interdisciplinary volume includes contributions from musicologists, music theorists, and scholars of German literature and... more...

  • Why Music Mattersby David Hesmondhalgh

    Wiley 2013; US$ 33.95 US$ 30.56

    Listen to David Hesmondhalgh discuss the arguments at the core of 'Why Music Matters' with Laurie Taylor on BBC Radio 4's Thinking Allowed here . In what ways might music enrich the lives of people and of societies? What prevents it from doing so? Why Music Matters explores the role of music in our lives, and investigates the social and political... more...

  • Nietzsches Problem mit den Deutschenby Andreas Rupschus

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 126.00

    For several decades, Monographien und Texte zur Nietzsche-Forschung (MTNF) has set the agenda in a rapidly growing and changing field of Nietzsche scholarship. The book series is international in orientation and reflects the entire spectrum of research on Nietzsche. The series publishes monographs and edited volumes that undergo a strict peer-review... more...

  • Classical Music Criticismby Robert D. Schick

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    The first new survey of the field in more than 60 years, this study concentrates on the basics of music criticism. Because it focuses on core issues and proven principles, the book is likely to become the standard work on the subject. It is written for the audience that reads music criticism in newspapers and popular journals: professional and amateur... more...

  • Jesús María Sanromáby Alberto Hernández

    Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 61.50

    This book presents for the first time a documented biography of Jesús María Sanromá (1902-1984), a native Puerto Rican classical musician and a leading 20th century American pianist. more...

  • Tony DiPardo: Life, Love, Music and Footballby Tony DiPardo

    Sports Publishing 2012; US$ 3.99

    This heart-warming autiobiography blends the magic of music with the thrill of Kansas City football. For almost half a century, Tony DiPardo was the band director for the Knasas City Chiefs. In this humerous, touching, and lively memoir, fans will re-live all the greatest moments of Chiefs football through the unqiue, smiling eyes of the longest running... more...