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  1. 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
    Volume: Volume 9
    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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Beethoven's Conversation Books

    Beethoven's Conversation Books: Volume 3: Nos. 17 to 31 (May 1822 to May 1823) [Hardback]

    Theodore Albrecht(Editor)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781783271528
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) is recognized the world over as a composer of musical masterpieces exhibiting heroic strength, particularly in the face of his increasing deafness from ca. 1798. By 1818, the Viennese composer had begun carrying bl... .... Learn More
  5. Truth and Music

    Truth and Music: The Complete Writings from Music and Musicians, 1957-85 [Hardback]

    Hans Keller(Author); Mark Doran(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780907689805
    Published by : Toccata Press
    Series: Musicians on Music
    Volume: Volume 10
    Hans Keller - born in Vienna in 1919 and a Jewish refugee from Nazism - became the most influential writer on music in Britain after George Bernard Shaw. His writings were always concerned with a search for the truth - 'the truth about music, and ... .... Learn More
  6. Heinrich Schenker's Conception of Harmony

    Heinrich Schenker's Conception of Harmony [Hardback]

    Robert W. Wason(Author); Matthew Brown(Author)

    $135.00

    ISBN: 9781580465755
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: Volume 163
    What makes the compositions of Handel, Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, Chopin, and Brahms stand out as great works of art? Heinrich Schenker (1868-1935) set out to answer this question in a series of treatises, beginning with a... .... Learn More
  7. Greek and Latin Music Theory

    Greek and Latin Music Theory: Principles and Challenges [Hardback]

    Edward Nowacki(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781580469951
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: Volume 171
    Long recognized as a foundation of musical composition, criticism, pedagogy, and appreciation, the literature of ancient and medieval music theory has maintained its strong position in the academic curriculum up to the present day. Now blessed wit... .... Learn More
  8. The Music of Leos Janácek

    The Music of Leos Janácek: Motive, Rhythm, Structure [Hardback]

    Zdenek Skoumal(Author)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9781580469944
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: Volume 170
    The works of Leos Jancek, including Jenufa and several of his other operas, have been widely performed in recent years. But they have rarely been investigated closely from a theoretical perspective, and their musical language remains only p... .... Learn More
  9. Revisiting the Codex Buranus

    Revisiting the Codex Buranus: Contents, Contexts, Composition [Hardback]

    Tristan E. Franklinos(Editor); Henry Hope(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783273799
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music
    Volume: Volume 21
    The Codex Buranus, compiled, in all likelihood, in South Tyrol in the first half of the thirteenth century, has fascinated modern scholars and performers ever since its rediscovery in 1803. Its diverse range of texts (some famously featuring in Ca... .... Learn More
  10. Musical Exchange between Britain and Europe, 1500-1800

    Musical Exchange between Britain and Europe, 1500-1800: Essays in Honour of Peter Holman [Hardback]

    John Cunningham(Editor); Bryan White(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783274925
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Music in Britain, 1600-2000
    Volume: Volume 25
    This book explores the exchange of music, musicians and musical practice between Britain and the Continent in the period c.1500-1800. Inspired by Peter Holman's research and performing activities, the essays in the volume develop the theme of exch... .... Learn More

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