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  1. Truth and Music

    Truth and Music: The Complete Writings from Music and Musicians, 1957-85 [Hardback]

    Hans Keller(Author); Mark Doran(Author); Mark Doran(Editor)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780907689805
    Published by : Toccata Press
    Series: Musicians on Music
    Volume: 10
    Hans Keller - born in Vienna in 1919 and a Jewish refugee from Nazism - became the most influential writer on music in Britain after George Bernard Shaw. His writings were always concerned with a search for the truth - 'the truthabout music, and t... .... Learn More
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. The Works of Thomas Traherne [complete set]

    The Works of Thomas Traherne [complete set] [Hardback]

    Jan Ross(Editor)

    $965.00

    ISBN: 9781843840473
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Works of Thomas Traherne
    Volume: 14
    Thomas Traherne [1637? - 1674], a clergyman of the Church of England during the Restoration, was little known until the early twentieth century, when his poetry and Centuries of Meditations were discovered. There have beensince miscellaneou... .... Learn More
  5. Edinburgh German Yearbook, volume 13

    Edinburgh German Yearbook, volume 13: Music in German Politics / Politics in German Music [Hardback]

    Siobhán Donovan(Editor); Maria Euchner(Editor); Frauke Matthes(General editor)

    $85.00

    ISBN: 9781640140608
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Edinburgh German Yearbook
    A particularly iconic image of German Reunification is that of Mstislav Rostropovich playing J.S. Bach's cello suites in front of the Berlin Wall on November 11, 1989. Thirty years on, it is timely to reconsider the crossfertilization of music and... .... Learn More
  6. Musics Lost and Found

    Musics Lost and Found: Song Collectors and the Life and Death of Folk Tradition [Hardback]

    Michael Church(Author)

    $45.00

    ISBN: 9781783276073
    Published by : Boydell Press
    This ground-breaking book is the first-ever study of the role played in musical history by song collectors. It examines their often extraordinary lives, how they set about their task, and the music they collected. In detailing thepressures which h... .... Learn More
  7. Debating English Music in the Long Nineteenth Century

    Debating English Music in the Long Nineteenth Century [Hardback]

    John Ling(Author)

    $130.00

    ISBN: 9781783276165
    Published by : Boydell Press
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  8. Music, Dance, and Franco-Italian Cultural Exchange, c.1700

    Music, Dance, and Franco-Italian Cultural Exchange, c.1700: Michel Pignolet de Montéclair and the prince de Vaudémont [Hardback]

    Don Fader(Author)

    $115.00

    ISBN: 9781783276288
    Published by : Boydell Press
    This study stems from discoveries in a trove of documents belonging to Charles-Henri de Lorraine, prince de Vaudémont, who served as governor of Milan under the Spanish crown from 1698 to 1706. These documents, together with a mass of other... .... Learn More
  9. A Description of Moldavia

    A Description of Moldavia [Hardback]

    Dimitrie Cantemir(Author)

    $49.99

    ISBN: 9781592110254
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Written by one of the country’s most renowned rulers, A Description of Moldavia provides unique insight into the geography, history, economy, ethnography, culture, and traditions of the principality. Born to a noble family, the author... .... Learn More
  10. Composing Myself and Other Texts

    Composing Myself and Other Texts: Collected Writings [Hardback]

    Andrzej Panufnik(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780907689904
    Published by : Toccata Press
    Series: Musicians on Music
    Volume: 11
    Sir Andrzej Panufnik used to say that he communicated in music, not words. But his literary legacy is substantial, as this book demonstrates. Its major element is Composing Myself, the autobiography he wrote in 1985, long since a collector'... .... Learn More

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