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  1. Tempo and Tactus in the German Baroque

    Tempo and Tactus in the German Baroque: Treatises, Scores, and the Performance of Organ Music [Hardback]

    Julia Dokter(Author)

    $135.00

    ISBN: 9781648250187
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Before the advent of the metronome ca. 1800, there was little in the way of a standardized, commonly accessible method for precisely communicating how fast musical compositions should be performed. Instead of absolute time (e.g., plottable on a me... .... Learn More
  2. A Description of Moldavia

    A Description of Moldavia [Hardback]

    Dimitrie Cantemir(Author)

    $39.99

    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, ... .... Learn More
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Arnold Schoenberg and Egon Wellesz

    Arnold Schoenberg and Egon Wellesz: A Fraught Relationship [Paperback]

    Bojan Bujic(Author); Christopher Wintle(Author)

    $24.95

    ISBN: 9780993198380
    Published by : Plumbago Books
    Egon Wellesz studied music only briefly with Arnold Schoenberg but remained forever captivated by his personality. Yet, unlike Alban Berg or Anton Webern, he never wholly succumbed to his master but developed his own style: in the 1920s he emerged... .... Learn More
  6. Arnold Schoenberg and Egon Wellesz

    Arnold Schoenberg and Egon Wellesz: A Fraught Relationship [Hardback]

    Bojan Bujic(Author); Christopher Wintle(Author)

    $65.00

    ISBN: 9780993198373
    Published by : Plumbago Books
    Egon Wellesz studied music only briefly with Arnold Schoenberg but remained forever captivated by his personality. Yet, unlike Alban Berg or Anton Webern, he never wholly succumbed to his master but developed his own style: in the 1920s he emerged... .... Learn More
  7. 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
  8. Richard Wagner’s Essays on Conducting

    Richard Wagner’s Essays on Conducting: A New Translation with Critical Commentary [Paperback]

    Chris Walton(Author)

    $29.95

    ISBN: 9781648250125
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: Volume 175
    Richard Wagner was one of the leading conductors of his time. Through his disciples Hans von Bülow, Hans Richter, Anton Seidl, Felix Mottl, Arthur Nikisch, and their many notable protégés, a Wagnerian art of interpretation becam... .... Learn More
  9. Metier International 2019

    Metier International 2019 [Paperback]

    Jolanda Bos(Editor)

    $27.00

    ISBN: 9789492940124
    Published by : Blikvelduitgevers Publishers
    Métier Magazine is devoted to engaging its readers in art, craft, material and techniques. This annual English edition combines a series of articles and amazing stories of crafts, objects and artisans from around the world and from differen... .... Learn More
  10. Silver and Frankincense

    Silver and Frankincense: Scent and personal adornment in the Arab world [Paperback]

    Sigrid van Roode(Author)

    $23.00

    ISBN: 9789492940100
    Published by : Blikvelduitgevers Publishers
    Although scent has always played a major role in personal adornment in the Arab world, its evanescent quality leaves very few or no traces at all over time. This book presents an introduction into this lesser known aspect of personal adornment in ... .... Learn More

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