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  1. Music and Instruments of the Elizabethan Age

    Music and Instruments of the Elizabethan Age: The Eglantine Table [Hardback]

    Michael Fleming(Editor); Christopher Page(Editor)

    $60.00

    ISBN: 9781783274215
    Published by : Boydell Press
    The reign of Elizabeth I (1558-1603) has often been regarded as the Golden Age of English music. Many works of high quality, both vocal and instrumental, were composed and performed by native and immigrant musicians, while balladry and minstrelsy ... .... Learn More
  2. A Critical Companion to Medieval Motets

    A Critical Companion to Medieval Motets [Paperback]

    Jared C. Hartt(Editor)

    $24.95

    ISBN: 9781783276080
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music
    Volume: 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 devoted exclusively to m... .... Learn More
  3. Singing the Crusades

    Singing the Crusades: French and Occitan Lyric Responses to the Crusading Movements, 1137-1336 [Paperback]

    Linda Paterson(Author)

    $24.95

    ISBN: 9781843846000
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    The crusading movements provoked a vast and diverse mass of reactions in the medieval West. While Latin sources provide official versions of its preaching, organisation and events, the vernacular lyrics of the troubadours and trouvres present a se... .... Learn More
  4. Canonic Repertories and the French Musical Press

    Canonic Repertories and the French Musical Press: Lully to Wagner [Hardback]

    William Weber(Author); Beverly Wilcox(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781648250163
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: Volume 177
    This long-awaited book by a leading historian of European music life offers a fresh reading of concert and operatic life by showing how certain musical works in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century France came to be considered "canonic": t... .... Learn More
  5. Tempo and Tactus in the German Baroque

    Tempo and Tactus in the German Baroque: Treatises, Scores, and the Performance of Organ Music [Hardback]

    Julia Dokter(Author)

    $135.00

    ISBN: 9781648250187
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Before the advent of the metronome ca. 1800, there was little in the way of a standardized, commonly accessible method for precisely communicating how fast musical compositions should be performed. Instead of absolute time (e.g., plottable on a me... .... Learn More
  6. Arnold Schoenberg and Egon Wellesz

    Arnold Schoenberg and Egon Wellesz: A Fraught Relationship [Paperback]

    Bojan Bujic(Author); Christopher Wintle(Author)

    $24.95

    ISBN: 9780993198380
    Published by : Plumbago Books
    Egon Wellesz studied music only briefly with Arnold Schoenberg but remained forever captivated by his personality. Yet, unlike Alban Berg or Anton Webern, he never wholly succumbed to his master but developed his own style: in the 1920s he emerged... .... Learn More
  7. Arnold Schoenberg and Egon Wellesz

    Arnold Schoenberg and Egon Wellesz: A Fraught Relationship [Hardback]

    Bojan Bujic(Author); Christopher Wintle(Author)

    $65.00

    ISBN: 9780993198373
    Published by : Plumbago Books
    Egon Wellesz studied music only briefly with Arnold Schoenberg but remained forever captivated by his personality. Yet, unlike Alban Berg or Anton Webern, he never wholly succumbed to his master but developed his own style: in the 1920s he emerged... .... Learn More
  8. 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
  9. Richard Wagner’s Essays on Conducting

    Richard Wagner’s Essays on Conducting: A New Translation with Critical Commentary [Paperback]

    Chris Walton(Author)

    $29.95

    ISBN: 9781648250125
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: Volume 175
    Richard Wagner was one of the leading conductors of his time. Through his disciples Hans von Bülow, Hans Richter, Anton Seidl, Felix Mottl, Arthur Nikisch, and their many notable protégés, a Wagnerian art of interpretation becam... .... Learn More
  10. Cantar Fuori Porta

    Cantar Fuori Porta: Storia, spettacoli e protagonisti del teatro Mediceo di Pratolino (1679-1710) [Paperback]

    Leonardo Spinelli(Author)

    $28.00

    ISBN: 9788859620068
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: Storia dello Spettacolo
    Volume: 1
    Based on first-hand documents, the volume reconstructs the brief history of the shows hosted in the villa outside the town of Pratolino, near Florence, during the reign of the Grand Prince Ferdinando de’ Medici. On the stage of that theater,... .... Learn More

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