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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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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  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. The Dorset Rotulus

    The Dorset Rotulus: Contextualising and Reconstructing the Early English Motet [Hardback]

    Margaret Bent(Author); Jared C. Hartt(Author); Peter M. Lefferts(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783276189
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music
    Volume: 23
    From its origins in the thirteenth century, the Latin-texted motet in England and France became the most significant and diverse polyphonic genre of the fourteenth, a body of music important both for its texts and its variety of musical structures... .... Learn More
  8. Béla Bartók in Italy

    Béla Bartók in Italy: The Politics of Myth-Making [Hardback]

    Nicolò Palazzetti(Author)

    $115.00

    ISBN: 9781783276202
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Music in Society and Culture
    Volume: 8
    This book examines the reputation of the Hungarian composer Béla Bartók (1881-1945) as an antifascist hero and beacon of freedom. Following Bartok's reception in Italy from the early twentieth century, through Mussolini's fascist reg... .... Learn More
  9. The Cultural History of Musical Instruments in Scotland

    The Cultural History of Musical Instruments in Scotland: 1700 to the Present Day [Paperback]

    Vivien E. Williams(Editor); Hugh Cheape(Editor)

    $50.00

    ISBN: 9781910900208
    Published by : John Donald
    What can a bagpipe, a fiddle or a harpsichord tell us about national culture and identity? Each country has a different story to tell, and Scotland’s story has not yet been told. This book traces the cultural and social history of musical in... .... Learn More
  10. Nikolay Myaskovsky

    Nikolay Myaskovsky: A Composer and his Times [Hardback]

    Patrick Zuk(Author)

    $99.00

    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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