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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. 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
  3. A Performer’s Guide to the Piano Music of Samuel Adler

    A Performer’s Guide to the Piano Music of Samuel Adler [Hardback]

    Bradford P. Bradford P. Gowen(Author)

    $49.95

    ISBN: 9781648250422
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    American composer Samuel Adler has composed a huge and multi-faceted body of works ranging from symphonies, concertos, and oratorios to solos for every standard Western instrument, to a rich trove of vocal and choral music, to pieces for students.... .... Learn More
  4. Ralph Vaughan Williams and Adrian Boult

    Ralph Vaughan Williams and Adrian Boult [Hardback]

    Nigel Simeone(Author)

    $75.00

    ISBN: 9781783277292
    Published by : Boydell Press
    From 1918 onwards, Boult became one of Vaughan Williams's most important interpreters, giving the world premieres of the Pastoral, Fourth and Sixth Symphonies, performing almost all his major works (not only at home but with some of the wor... .... Learn More
  5. New Perspectives on Handel's Music

    New Perspectives on Handel's Music: Essays in Honour of Donald Burrows [Hardback]

    David Vickers(Editor); David Vickers(Contributor); David R.B. Kimbell(Contributor); Suzana Ograjenšek(Contributor); John H. Roberts(Contributor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783271467
    Published by : Boydell Press
    This international collaboration between leading scholars showcases a broad spectrum of observations on Handel and his music, covering many aspects of modern interdisciplinary and traditional philological musicology. Much like a baroque 'drama per... .... Learn More
  6. Measure

    Measure: In Pursuit of Musical Time [Hardback]

    Marc D. Moskovitz(Author)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781783276615
    Published by : Boydell Press
    The book opens with an exploration of musical time keeping as expressed in the artwork and musical writing of the Renaissance, sources that inform our early understanding of an age when music making was bound up with motions of the body and the pu... .... Learn More
  7. The Modern Brass Ensemble in Twentieth-Century Britain

    The Modern Brass Ensemble in Twentieth-Century Britain [Hardback]

    John Miller(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781783277346
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Whereas the British 'brass band' originated in the nineteenth century and rapidly developed into a nationwide working-class movement, the perceived modern 'brass ensemble' has a less clear foundation and identity. This book is the first to focus e... .... Learn More
  8. The Partimenti of Giovanni Paisiello

    The Partimenti of Giovanni Paisiello: Pedagogy and Practice [Hardback]

    Nicoleta Paraschivescu(Author); Chris Walton(Translator)

    $85.00

    ISBN: 9781648250361
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: 184
    Giovanni Paisiello (1740-1816) was one of the most important composers of opera in the eighteenth century. His operas were performed throughout Europe, and his fame led to appointments as a maestro di cappella and composer at prominent Euro... .... Learn More
  9. Opera and Politics in Queen Anne's Britain, 1705-1714

    Opera and Politics in Queen Anne's Britain, 1705-1714 [Hardback]

    Thomas McGeary(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783277155
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Music in Britain, 1600-2000
    Volume: 31
    The reign of Queen Anne (1702-1714) was pivotal for both politics and opera in Britain. In this study, Thomas McGeary brings together a wide range of sources to show how the worlds of politics and opera were entwined. The associations that Italian... .... Learn More
  10. Walking with Asafo in Ghana

    Walking with Asafo in Ghana: An Ethnographic Account of Kormantse Bentsir Warrior Music [Paperback]

    Ama Oforiwaa Aduonum(Author)

    $29.95

    ISBN: 9781648250446
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman/Rochester Studies Ethnomusicology
    Volume: 12
    What is Asafo ndwom (music)? How and when is it performed? What is the state of this warrrior tradition that once served as the bedrock of the Akan, Ewe, and Ga societies in Ghana? How does Asafo enact the past and serve as an archive for t... .... Learn More

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