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  1. Nikolay Myaskovsky

    Nikolay Myaskovsky: A Composer and his Times [Hardback]

    Patrick Zuk(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783275755
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Drawing on a wealth of previously unexplored archival documentation, this biography offers the first comprehensive critical reappraisal of the career and achievement of Nikolay Myaskovsky (1881-1950). The story of Myaskovsky's unlikely rise to pro... .... Learn More
  2. Bizet in Italy

    Bizet in Italy: Letters and Journals, 1857-1860 [Hardback]

    Hugh Macdonald(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781783275809
    Published by : Boydell Press
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  3. Gerald Finzi's Letters, 1915-1956

    Gerald Finzi's Letters, 1915-1956 [Hardback]

    Diana McVeagh(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783275724
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Gerald Finzi's (1901-1956) masterpiece is the radiant and touching cantata Dies Natalis. He is also highly regarded for his Thomas Hardy song-settings, for his Intimations of Immortality, and for his fine cello and clarinet concertos... .... Learn More
  4. Humphrey Burton: In My Own Time

    Humphrey Burton: In My Own Time: An Autobiography [Hardback]

    Humphrey Burton(Author)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781783274819
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Sir Humphrey Burton is one of Britain's most influential post-war music and arts broadcasters. Witty, humorous and full of humanity, Burton's account presents us with never before recorded perspectives on the world of British cultural broadcasting... .... Learn More
  5. Music and Instruments of the Elizabethan Age

    Music and Instruments of the Elizabethan Age: The Eglantine Table [Hardback]

    Michael Fleming(Editor); Christopher Page(Editor)

    $60.00

    ISBN: 9781783274215
    Published by : Boydell Press
    The reign of Elizabeth I (1558-1603) has often been regarded as the Golden Age of English music. Many works of high quality, both vocal and instrumental, were composed and performed by native and immigrant musicians, while balladry and minstrelsy ... .... Learn More
  6. J.S. Bach's Material and Spiritual Treasures

    J.S. Bach's Material and Spiritual Treasures: A Theological Perspective [Hardback]

    Noelle M. Heber(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781783275717
    Published by : Boydell Press
    This book explores theological themes related to earthly and heavenly 'treasures' in J.S. Bach's sacred music through an examination of selected texts from Bach's personal theological library. The chapters are organized around biblical ideas that ... .... Learn More
  7. The Bad Maestro

    The Bad Maestro: Tinto Brass and the Eroticization of (Film ) History [Paperback]

    Alberto Zambenedetti(Author)

    $12.00

    ISBN: 9788869770845
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Often referred to as a master of erotica, Venetian director Tinto Brass is a deeply political man who has made no mystery of his anarchic inclinations. His long career has often been divided into two periods: the first twenty years (1958-1976), du... .... Learn More
  8. That's Entertainment

    That's Entertainment: Spectacle, Amusement, and Leisure Culture [Paperback]

    Michele Fadda(Author); Sara Pesce(Editor)

    $29.00

    ISBN: 9788869771798
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Out of Series
    The 20th century witnessed the collapse of the traditional separation between the realm of 'official' culture and that of 'popular' entertainment. This event produced dramatic consequences at all levels of social life in the West, especially in th... .... Learn More
  9. Bizet's Carmen Uncovered

    Bizet's Carmen Uncovered [Hardback]

    Richard Langham Smith(Author)

    $39.95

    ISBN: 9781783275250
    Published by : Boydell Press
    What were the forces that brought Carmen to the Operatic stage? There were certainly many: for example, the liberation of Spain from the Napoleonic rule in 1813; the subsequent emigration of Spanish artists and musicians to form an active communit... .... Learn More
  10. Music's Nordic Breakthrough

    Music's Nordic Breakthrough: Aesthetics, Modernity, and Cultural Exchange, 1890-1930 [Hardback]

    Philip Ross Bullock(Editor); Daniel M. Grimley(Editor)

    $115.00

    ISBN: 9781783275687
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Following the end of the Cold War in Europe, the former East-West binary model of European identity has been replaced with different patterns. Northern Europe (and/or the idea of the North) is one such territory/concept now being more under the mi... .... Learn More

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