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  1. Songs for Cabo Verde

    Songs for Cabo Verde: Norberto Tavares's Musical Visions for a New Republic [Hardback]

    Susan Hurley-Glowa(Author)


    ISBN: 9781648250217
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman/Rochester Studies Ethnomusicology
    Volume: 10
    Based on twenty years of collaborative fieldwork, Songs for Cabo Verde: Norberto Tavares's Musical Visions for a New Republic focuses on the musician Norberto Tavares but also tells a larger story about postcolonial nation building, musical... .... Learn More
  2. Debating English Music in the Long Nineteenth Century

    Debating English Music in the Long Nineteenth Century [Hardback]

    John Ling(Author)


    ISBN: 9781783276165
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Throughout the nineteenth century a fierce debate about the future of English music was raging in Britain. Just as English music was appearing to advance in quality, the impact of Richard Wagner altered the course of the debate. Alarmed at the Wag... .... Learn More
  3. Gerald Finzi's Letters, 1915-1956

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

    Diana McVeagh(Editor)


    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. In My Own Time

    In My Own Time: An Autobiography [Hardback]

    Humphrey Burton(Author)


    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. Portuguese Cinema (1960-2010)

    Portuguese Cinema (1960-2010): Consumption, Circulation and Commerce [Hardback]

    André Rui Graça(Author)


    ISBN: 9781855663435
    Published by : Tamesis Books
    Series: Monografías A
    Volume: 395
    This book traces the evolution of Portuguese cinema between the beginning of the New Cinema movement in 1960 and the height of the economic crisis in 2010 from a socio-cultural and economic perspective. It aims to explain why this vibrant and crea... .... Learn More
  6. A Critical Companion to Medieval Motets

    A Critical Companion to Medieval Motets [Paperback]

    Jared C. Hartt(Editor); Alice V. Clark(Contributor); Anna Zayaruznaya(Contributor); Catherine Bradley(Contributor); Dolores Pesce(Contributor); Jared C. Hartt(Contributor); Elizabeth Eva Leach(Contributor)


    ISBN: 9781783276080
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music
    Volume: 17
    Motets constitute the most important polyphonic genre of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. Moreover, these compositions are intrinsically involved in the early development of polyphony. This volume - the first to be devotedexclusively to me... .... Learn More
  7. Medieval English Theatre 42

    Medieval English Theatre 42: Religious Drama and Community [Paperback]

    Elisabeth Dutton(Editor); Olivia Robinson(Editor); Aurélie Blanc(Contributor); Camille Marshall(Contributor); E. Lucy Deacon(Contributor); Elisabeth Dutton(Contributor); Olivia Robinson(Contributor); George Gandy(Contributor)


    ISBN: 9781843845942
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Medieval English Theatre
    Volume: 42
    Medieval English Theatre is the premier journal in early theatre studies. Its name belies its wide range of interest: it publishes articles on theatre and pageantry from across the British Isles up to the opening of the London playhouses an... .... Learn More
  8. Musical Analyses and Musical Exegesis

    Musical Analyses and Musical Exegesis: The Shepherd's Melody in Richard Wagner's Tristan and Isolde [Hardback]

    Jean-Jacques Nattiez(Author); Joan Huguet(Author); Joan Campbell Huguet(Editor)


    ISBN: 9781580469999
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: 180
    The field of musicology has in recent decades branched out to incorporate methods from a wide range of other fields. But, when scholars examine a musical work, to what extent should they emphasize immanent (purely internal) features, and to what e... .... Learn More
  9. Experimental Women

    Experimental Women: Mapping Cinema and Video Practices from the Post-War Period up to Present [Paperback]

    Sarah Keller(Editor); Elena Marcheschi(Editor); Giulia Simi()


    ISBN: 9788869773129
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Cinéma & Cie
    Experimental cinema, as well as experimental video practices, have always been art forms widely explored by women. Yet, while the field of cinema studies has devoted research — although only recently — to women involved in narrative an... .... Learn More
  10. Nikolay Myaskovsky

    Nikolay Myaskovsky: A Composer and his Times [Hardback]

    Patrick Zuk(Author)


    ISBN: 9781783275755
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Drawing on a wealth of unexplored documentation, this biography reappraises the life and work of Nikolay Myaskovsky (1881-1950) - a central figure in twentieth-century Russian musical culture.

    The story of Myaskovsky'sunlikely rise to pro... .... Learn More

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