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  1. 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
  2. Beethoven's Lives

    Beethoven's Lives: The Biographical Tradition [Hardback]

    Lewis Lockwood(Author)

    $24.95

    ISBN: 9781783275519
    Published by : Boydell Press
    When Ludwig van Beethoven died in March 1827, the world of music felt an intense loss. The composer's funeral procession was one of the largest Vienna had ever witnessed, and the poet Franz Grillparzer's eulogy brought the tensions between the com... .... Learn More
  3. Composing Myself and Other Texts

    Composing Myself and Other Texts: Collected Writings [Hardback]

    Andrzej Panufnik(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780907689904
    Published by : Toccata Press
    Series: Musicians on Music
    Volume: Volume 11
    Sir Andrzej Panufnik used to say that he communicated in music, not words. But his literary legacy is substantial, as this book demonstrates. Its major element is Composing Myself, the autobiography he wrote in 1985, long since a collector'... .... Learn More
  4. The Golem, How He Came into the World

    The Golem, How He Came into the World [Paperback]

    Maya Barzilai(Author)

    $19.95

    ISBN: 9781640140301
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Camden House German Film Classics
    Volume: Volume 5
    Actor and director Paul Wegener released his 1920 silent film The Golem, How He Came into the World in the aftermath of Germany's defeat in World War I. The film's innovative cinematography, lighting effects, modernist architectural design,... .... Learn More
  5. The New Beethoven

    The New Beethoven: Evolution, Analysis, Interpretation [Hardback]

    Jeremy Yudkin(Editor)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9781580469937
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Beethoven's music stands as a universal symbol of personal and artistic achievement. As we reach and then surpass the 250th anniversary of the composer's birth, Jeremy Yudkin has commissioned a collection of new essays from some of the most insigh... .... Learn More
  6. Opposing Apartheid on Stage

    Opposing Apartheid on Stage: King Kong the Musical [Hardback]

    Tyler Fleming(Author)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9781580469852
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: Volume 89
    In 1959, King Kong, an interracial jazz opera, swept across South Africa and became a countrywide phenomenon. Its performances sold out, its LP record was widely heard, and its cast became recognized celebrities. Featuring an African compos... .... Learn More
  7. 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
  8. New York Klezmer in the Early Twentieth Century

    New York Klezmer in the Early Twentieth Century: The Music of Naftule Brandwein and Dave Tarras [Hardback]

    Joel E. Rubin(Author)

    $95.00

    ISBN: 9781580465984
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman/Rochester Studies Ethnomusicology
    Volume: Volume 9
    Since the 1970s, klezmer music has become one of the most popular world music genres, at the same time influencing musical styles as diverse as indie rock, avant-garde jazz, and contemporary art music. Klezmer is the celebratory instrumental music... .... Learn More
  9. Liszt and Virtuosity

    Liszt and Virtuosity [Hardback]

    Robert Doran(Editor)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9781580469395
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: Volume 168
    In the annals of music history, few figures have dominated the discussion of virtuosity as much as Franz Liszt. A flamboyant performer whose hair-raising technical feats at the piano created a sense of awe-inspiring excitement and an icon whose st... .... Learn More
  10. Nadia Boulanger

    Nadia Boulanger: Thoughts on Music [Hardback]

    Jeanice Brooks(Editor); Kimberly Francis(Editor)

    $110.00

    ISBN: 9781580469678
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: Volume 166
    The impact of Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979) on twentieth-century music was vast: as composer, keyboard performer, conductor, impresario, and pedagogue. Her extensive musical networks included figures such as Fauré, Stravinsky, and Poulenc, an... .... Learn More

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