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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. La parola intonata

    La parola intonata: Memorie di una maestra di canto [Paperback]

    Anna Di Gennaro(Author)

    $12.00

    ISBN: 9788856404791
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: Libro verità | Nuova Serie
    Volume: 54
    The author, a singing teacher since 1989, offers an accurate reflection on teaching and the profession of an opera singer. His testimony embraces various themes that revolve around the singing world, from exercises to refine vocal technique to the... .... Learn More
  4. ‘Giselle’ e il teatro musicale

    ‘Giselle’ e il teatro musicale: Nuove visioni per la storia del balletto [Paperback]

    Maria Venuso(Author)

    $35.00

    ISBN: 9788859621874
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: Universitario | Teatro
    Volume: 1
    This essay is dedicated to the study of Giselle, ou Les Wilis, a mid-nineteenth-century ballet born from the idea of the writer Théophile Gautier, who composed the book. It was performed for the first time in 1842 in Paris with choreography... .... Learn More
  5. 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
    Volume: 29
    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
  6. The Creative Worlds of Joseph Joachim

    The Creative Worlds of Joseph Joachim [Hardback]

    Valerie Woodring Goertzen(Editor); Robert Whitehouse Eshbach(Editor); Styra Avins(Contributor); Beatrix Borchard(Contributor); Kimberly Crow(Contributor)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781783276547
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Joseph Joachim (1831-1907), violinist, composer, teacher, and founding director of Berlin's Royal Academy of Music, was one of the most eminent and influential musicians of the long nineteenth century. Born in a tiny Jewish community on the Austro... .... Learn More
  7. 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
  8. British Music, Musicians and Institutions, c. 1630-1800

    British Music, Musicians and Institutions, c. 1630-1800: Essays in Honour of Harry Diack Johnstone [Hardback]

    Peter Lynan(Author); Julan Rushton(Author); Olive Baldwin(Contributor); Donald Burrows(Contributor); John Caldwell(Contributor); Julian Rushton(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783276479
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Music in Britain, 1600-2000
    Volume: 28
    British music in the era from the death of Henry Purcell to the so-called 'Musical Renaissance' of the late nineteenth century was once considered barren. This view has been overturned in recent years through a better-informed historical perspecti... .... Learn More
  9. 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
  10. 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

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