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  1. 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
  2. African Theatre 19

    African Theatre 19: Opera & Music Theatre [Hardback]

    Christine Matzke(B12); Lena van der Hoven(B12); Christopher Odhiambo and Hilde Roos(B12)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847012579
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: African Theatre
    Volume: Volume 19
    Music is often cited as a central artistic mode in African theatre and performance practices. However, little attention has been paid to music theatre on the continent in general, and to opera in particular, with the exceptions of a few noted genr... .... Learn More
  3. Romantic Violin Performing Practices

    Romantic Violin Performing Practices: A Handbook [Hardback]

    David Milsom(Author)

    $115.00

    ISBN: 9781783275274
    Published by : Boydell Press
    This book discusses key issues (and barriers) of putting into practice nineteenth-century violin performing practices. It deals with a number of well-known problems concerning romantic performance including the widely perceived 'gap' between schol... .... Learn More
  4. Music in North-East England, 1500-1800

    Music in North-East England, 1500-1800 [Hardback]

    Stephanie Carter(Editor); Kirsten Gibson(Editor); Roz Southey(Editor)

    $130.00

    ISBN: 9781783275410
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Music in Britain, 1600-2000
    Volume: Volume 27
    Music in North-East England provides a wide-ranging exploration of musical life in the North-East of England during the early modern period. It contributes to a growing number of studies concerned with developing a nationwide account of Bri... .... Learn More
  5. The Flageolet in England, 1660-1914

    The Flageolet in England, 1660-1914 [Hardback]

    Douglas MacMillan(Author)

    $115.00

    ISBN: 9781783275489
    Published by : Boydell Press
    The flageolet is a small recorder-like instrument dating back to the seventeenth century. Predominantly an instrument of the amateur, the flageolet seldom featured in the orchestra but nevertheless occupied a unique niche in musical history. In ni... .... Learn More
  6. Music and Instruments of the Middle Ages

    Music and Instruments of the Middle Ages: Essays in Honour of Christopher Page [Hardback]

    Tess Knighton(Editor); David Skinner(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783275564
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music
    Volume: Volume 22
    Christopher Page is one of the most influential and distinguished scholars and performers of medieval music. His first book, Voices and Instruments of the Middle Ages (1987), marked the beginning of what might be called the "Page turn&... .... Learn More
  7. Music, Pantomime and Freedom in Enlightenment France

    Music, Pantomime and Freedom in Enlightenment France [Hardback]

    Hedy Law(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783275601
    Published by : Boydell Press
    This book explains the relationships between music, pantomime and freedom in pre-Revolutionary France. It argues that composers and performers recognized their agency when they attempted, from the 1730s through the end of the Old Regime, to revive... .... Learn More
  8. Fictions of Presence

    Fictions of Presence: Theatre and Novel in Eighteenth-Century Britain [Hardback]

    Ros Ballaster(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783275588
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in the Eighteenth Century
    In the years following the 1737 Licensing Act, the English stage found itself for the first time facing serious competition from the novel - newly respectable and increasingly fashionable. But the story is not one of theatre's decline and the nove... .... Learn More
  9. Songs for a Revolution

    Songs for a Revolution: The 1848 Protest Song Tradition in Germany [Hardback]

    Eckhard John(Author); David Robb(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781640140486
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 2215
    The socially volatile period of the Vormärz (1830-1848) and the 1848 Revolution in Germany produced a wealth of political protest song. Songs for a Revolution makes available twenty-two prominent protest songs from that time, bo... .... Learn More
  10. The Songs of Johanna Kinkel

    The Songs of Johanna Kinkel: Genesis, Reception, Context [Hardback]

    Anja Bunzel(Author)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781783274109
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Johanna Kinkel (1810-1858) was a composer, music pedagogue, pianist, poet, writer, and activist. Her biography features both an unusually strong socio-cultural engagement and the self-perception of a typical nineteenth-century mother. After the fa... .... Learn More

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