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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. 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 previously unexplored archival documentation, this biography offers the first comprehensive critical reappraisal of the career and achievement of Nikolay Myaskovsky (1881-1950). The story of Myaskovsky's unlikely rise to pro... .... Learn More
  3. Gerald Finzi's Letters, 1915-1956

    Gerald Finzi's Letters, 1915-1956 [Hardback]

    Diana McVeagh(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783275724
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Gerald Finzi's (1901-1956) masterpiece is the radiant and touching cantata Dies Natalis. He is also highly regarded for his Thomas Hardy song-settings, for his Intimations of Immortality, and for his fine cello and clarinet concertos... .... Learn More
  4. J.S. Bach's Material and Spiritual Treasures J.S. Bach's Material and Spiritual Treasures

    J.S. Bach's Material and Spiritual Treasures J.S. Bach's Material and Spiritual Treasures: A Theological Perspective [Hardback]

    Noelle M. Heber(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781783275717
    Published by : Boydell Press
    This book explores theological themes related to earthly and heavenly 'treasures' in J.S. Bach's sacred music through an examination of selected texts from Bach's personal theological library. The chapters are organized around biblical ideas that ... .... Learn More
  5. Bizet's Carmen Uncovered

    Bizet's Carmen Uncovered [Hardback]

    Richard Langham Smith(Author)

    $39.95

    ISBN: 9781783275250
    Published by : Boydell Press
    What were the forces that brought Carmen to the Operatic stage? There were certainly many: for example, the liberation of Spain from the Napoleonic rule in 1813; the subsequent emigration of Spanish artists and musicians to form an active communit... .... Learn More
  6. Music's Nordic Breakthrough

    Music's Nordic Breakthrough: Aesthetics, Modernity, and Cultural Exchange, 1890-1930 [Hardback]

    Philip Ross Bullock(Editor); Daniel M. Grimley(Editor)

    $115.00

    ISBN: 9781783275687
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Following the end of the Cold War in Europe, the former East-West binary model of European identity has been replaced with different patterns. Northern Europe (and/or the idea of the North) is one such territory/concept now being more under the mi... .... Learn More
  7. Music, Liturgy, and Confraternity Devotions in Paris and Tournai, 1300-1550

    Music, Liturgy, and Confraternity Devotions in Paris and Tournai, 1300-1550 [Hardback]

    Sarah Ann Long(Author)

    $110.00

    ISBN: 9781580469968
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: Volume 174
    Starting in the fourteenth century, northern France saw the rise of confraternities and other lay communities of men and women, organized around trades and religious devotions dedicated to specific patron saints. The composition of new plainchant ... .... Learn More
  8. 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
  9. The Brecht Yearbook / Das Brecht-Jahrbuch 45

    The Brecht Yearbook / Das Brecht-Jahrbuch 45 [Paperback]

    Markus Wessendorf(Editor)

    $59.00

    ISBN: 9780985195687
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Brecht Yearbook
    Volume: Volume 45
    Published for the International Brecht Society by Camden House, the Brecht Yearbook is the central scholarly forum for discussion of Brecht's life and work and of topics of particular interest to him, especially the politics of literature a... .... Learn More
  10. Revealing the Inner Contours of Human Emotion

    Revealing the Inner Contours of Human Emotion: Preserving the Ballets of Anthony Tudor [Paperback]

    Dr. Christine Knoblauch-O’Neal(Author)

    $24.99

    ISBN: 9781592110353
    Published by : Vita Histria
    Anthony Tudor stands as one of the pillars of twentieth century ballet choreography. An English born choreographer who found a home in the United States, Tudor gained renown as the most innovative choreographer of his day. He explored the inner co... .... Learn More

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