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  1. Bizet in Italy

    Bizet in Italy: Letters and Journals, 1857-1860 [Hardback]

    Hugh Macdonald(Author)


    ISBN: 9781783275809
    Published by : Boydell Press
    In 1857, Georges Bizet (1838-1875) won the prestigious Prix de Rome scholarship which allowed him to study in Italy for a few years at the expense of the French state. While Bizet's correspondence from this time suggests that he was not fond of It... .... Learn More
  2. The Music of Frederick Delius

    The Music of Frederick Delius: Style, Form and Ethos [Hardback]

    Jeremy Dibble(Author)


    ISBN: 9781783275779
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Frederick Delius' (1862-1934) music has proved impervious to analytical definition. Delius's approaches to genre, form, harmony, orchestration and literary texts are all highly individual, not to say eccentric in their deliberate aim to avoid conf... .... Learn More
  3. Ernest John Moeran

    Ernest John Moeran: His Life and Music [Hardback]

    Ian Maxwell(Author)


    ISBN: 9781783276011
    Published by : Boydell Press
    This long-awaited study of the life and music of Anglo-Irish composer Ernest John Moeran (1894-1950) finally provides a full biography of the last senior figure in early twentieth-century British Music to have been without one.

    Although M... .... Learn More
  4. Songs for Cabo Verde

    Songs for Cabo Verde: Norberto Tavares's Musical Visions for a New Republic [Hardback]

    Susan Hurley-Glowa(Author)


    ISBN: 9781648250217
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman/Rochester Studies Ethnomusicology
    Volume: 10
    Based on twenty years of collaborative fieldwork, Songs for Cabo Verde: Norberto Tavares's Musical Visions for a New Republic focuses on the musician Norberto Tavares but also tells a larger story about postcolonial nation building, musical... .... Learn More
  5. Debating English Music in the Long Nineteenth Century

    Debating English Music in the Long Nineteenth Century [Hardback]

    John Ling(Author)


    ISBN: 9781783276165
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Throughout the nineteenth century a fierce debate about the future of English music was raging in Britain. Just as English music was appearing to advance in quality, the impact of Richard Wagner altered the course of the debate. Alarmed at the Wag... .... Learn More
  6. Gerald Finzi's Letters, 1915-1956

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

    Diana McVeagh(Editor)


    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
  7. In My Own Time

    In My Own Time: An Autobiography [Hardback]

    Humphrey Burton(Author)


    ISBN: 9781783274819
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Sir Humphrey Burton is one of Britain's most influential post-war music and arts broadcasters. Witty, humorous and full of humanity, Burton's account presents us with never before recorded perspectives on the world of British cultural broadcasting... .... Learn More
  8. Portuguese Cinema (1960-2010)

    Portuguese Cinema (1960-2010): Consumption, Circulation and Commerce [Hardback]

    André Rui Graça(Author)


    ISBN: 9781855663435
    Published by : Tamesis Books
    Series: Monografías A
    Volume: 395
    This book traces the evolution of Portuguese cinema between the beginning of the New Cinema movement in 1960 and the height of the economic crisis in 2010 from a socio-cultural and economic perspective. It aims to explain why this vibrant and crea... .... Learn More
  9. A Critical Companion to Medieval Motets

    A Critical Companion to Medieval Motets [Paperback]

    Jared C. Hartt(Editor); Alice V. Clark(Contributor); Anna Zayaruznaya(Contributor); Catherine Bradley(Contributor); Dolores Pesce(Contributor); Jared C. Hartt(Contributor); Elizabeth Eva Leach(Contributor)


    ISBN: 9781783276080
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music
    Volume: 17
    Motets constitute the most important polyphonic genre of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. Moreover, these compositions are intrinsically involved in the early development of polyphony. This volume - the first to be devotedexclusively to me... .... Learn More
  10. Medieval English Theatre 42

    Medieval English Theatre 42: Religious Drama and Community [Paperback]

    Elisabeth Dutton(Editor); Olivia Robinson(Editor); Aurélie Blanc(Contributor); Camille Marshall(Contributor); E. Lucy Deacon(Contributor); Elisabeth Dutton(Contributor); Olivia Robinson(Contributor); George Gandy(Contributor)


    ISBN: 9781843845942
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Medieval English Theatre
    Volume: 42
    Medieval English Theatre is the premier journal in early theatre studies. Its name belies its wide range of interest: it publishes articles on theatre and pageantry from across the British Isles up to the opening of the London playhouses an... .... Learn More

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