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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. Measure

    Measure: In Pursuit of Musical Time [Hardback]

    Marc D. Moskovitz(Author)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781783276615
    Published by : Boydell Press
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  3. 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
  4. The Heroic in Music

    The Heroic in Music [Hardback]

    Beate Kutschke(Editor); Katherine Butler(Editor)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781783276899
    Published by : Boydell Press
    The first part of this volume reconstructs the various musical strategies that composers of medieval chant, Renaissance madrigals, and Baroque operas, cantatas or oratorios employed when referring to heroic ideas exemplifying their personal moral ... .... Learn More
  5. Karl Straube (1873–1950)

    Karl Straube (1873–1950): Germany’s Master Organist in Turbulent Times [Hardback]

    Christopher Anderson(Author)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9781648250385
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: 182
    In the course of a multifaceted career, Karl Straube (1873-1950) rose to positions of immense cultural authority in a German musical world caught in unprecedented artistic and sociopolitical upheaval. Son of a German harmonium-builder and an intel... .... Learn More
  6. Claiming Wagner for France

    Claiming Wagner for France: Music and Politics in the Parisian Press, 1933-1944 [Hardback]

    Rachel Orzech(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781580469708
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: 181
    This book examines the shifting attitudes toward Wagner reflected in the Parisian press during the period of the Third Reich. Paradoxically, during one of the darkest periods of French history, as the German threat grew more tangible and then mani... .... Learn More
  7. Beyond Fingal's Cave

    Beyond Fingal's Cave: Ossian in the Musical Imagination [Paperback]

    James Porter(Author)

    $45.00

    ISBN: 9781648250347
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: 158
    Beyond Fingal's Cave: Ossian in the Musical Imagination is the first study in English of musical compositions inspired by the poems published in the 1760s and attributed to a purported ancient Scottish bard named Ossian. From around 1780 on... .... Learn More
  8. Emma and Claude Debussy

    Emma and Claude Debussy: The Biography of a Relationship [Hardback]

    Gillian Opstad(Author)

    $70.00

    ISBN: 9781783276585
    Published by : Boydell Press
    The singer Emma Bardac (1862-1934) has often been presented as a woman who ensnared Claude Debussy (1862-1918) because she wanted to be associated with his fame and to live a life of luxury. Indeed, in many biographies and composer-related studies... .... Learn More
  9. Berlioz in Time

    Berlioz in Time: From Early Recognition to Lasting Renown [Paperback]

    Peter Bloom(Author)

    $29.95

    ISBN: 9781648250200
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: 183
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  10. Exhibitions, Music and the British Empire

    Exhibitions, Music and the British Empire [Hardback]

    Sarah Kirby(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783276738
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Music in Britain, 1600-2000
    Volume: 30
    International exhibitions were among the most significant cultural phenomena of the late nineteenth century. These vast events aimed to illustrate, through displays of physical objects, the full spectrum of the world's achievements, from industry ... .... Learn More

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