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  1. The Creative Worlds of Joseph Joachim

    The Creative Worlds of Joseph Joachim [Hardback]

    Valerie Woodring Goertzen(Editor); Robert Whitehouse Eshbach(Editor)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781783276547
    Published by : Boydell Press
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  2. John Gunn: Musician Scholar in Enlightenment Britain

    John Gunn: Musician Scholar in Enlightenment Britain [Hardback]

    George Kennaway(Author)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781783276417
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Music in Britain, 1600-2000
    The Scottish cellist and antiquarian John Gunn (1766-1824) is unique among British writers on music in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century. Learned and practical, at home in classical and modern languages, knowledgeable in a wide rang... .... Learn More
  3. Edinburgh German Yearbook 13

    Edinburgh German Yearbook 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
    Volume: 13
    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
  4. The Kecak and Cultural Tourism on Bali

    The Kecak and Cultural Tourism on Bali [Hardback]

    Kendra Stepputat(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781648250316
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman/Rochester Studies Ethnomusicology
    Volume: 11
    The kecak is one of the most well-known dramatic dance performance practices on Bali. It is based on stories from the Old-Indian epic Ramayana, performed by an ensemble of male and female solo dancers and accompanied by a group consisting of appro... .... Learn More
  5. Beethoven's Conversation Books

    Beethoven's Conversation Books: Volume 4: Nos. 32 to 43 (May 1823 to September 1823) [Hardback]

    Ted Albrecht(Editor); Ted Albrecht(Translator)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781783276219
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) is recognized the world over as a composer of musical masterpieces exhibiting heroic strength, particularly in the face of his increasing deafness from ca. 1798. By 1818, the Viennese composer had begun carrying bl... .... 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 is the first-ever book about song collectors, music's unsung heroes. They include the Armenian priest who sacrificed his life to preserve the folk music which the Turks were trying to erase in the 1915 Genocide; the prisoner in a Nazi concent... .... Learn More
  7. 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
  8. Youth and Popular Culture in Africa

    Youth and Popular Culture in Africa: Media, Music, and Politics [Hardback]

    Paul Ugor(Editor); Bamba Ndiaye(Contributor); David Kerr(Contributor); Ty-Juana Taylor(Contributor); Ibrahim Bangura(Contributor)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9781648250248
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: 92
    This edited collection focuses on the links between youth and African popular culture. Contributions by a distinguished group of scholars explore popular culture produced and consumed by young people in contemporary Africa. Essays cover a variety ... .... 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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