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  1. Piano-Playing Revisited

    Piano-Playing Revisited: What Modern Players Can Learn From Period Instruments [Hardback]

    David Breitman(Author)

    $55.00

    ISBN: 9781648250101
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: Volume 176
    Today's pianists are expected to play music of three centuries on a single instrument: Steinway's design from the late 1800s. Other types of pianos, such as Mozart's Walter or Chopin's Pleyel, are increasingly being copied or restored, but they ar... .... Learn More
  2. Bernstein and Robbins

    Bernstein and Robbins: The Early Ballets [Hardback]

    Sophie Redfern(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781648250057
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: Volume 173
    Leonard Bernstein and choreographer Jerome Robbins stand as giants of the musical-theatre world, but it was ballet that launched their stage careers and established their relationship. With Fancy Free (1944), their triumphant debut collabor... .... Learn More
  3. 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, a former East-West binary model of European identity has been replaced with a series of more complex and variegated patterns. Northern Europe is one such territory, and the idea of the 'North' more generally has ... .... Learn More
  4. Ignition: Beethoven

    Ignition: Beethoven: Reception Documents from the Paul Sacher Foundation [Paperback]

    Felix Meyer(Editor); Simon Obert(Editor)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781783275908
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Paul Sacher Foundation
    Although the notion of a musical "mainstream" with Beethoven as its fons et origo barely holds today, countless composers of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries have referred to Beethoven in their music or creatively sought t... .... Learn More
  5. 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
    In Johann Sebastian Bach's Lutheran church setting, various biblical ideas were communicated through sermons and songs to encourage parishioners to emulate Christian doctrine in their own lives. Such narratives are based on an understanding that o... .... Learn More
  6. 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
  7. I Manoscritti Miniati del Museo di San Marco a Firenze

    I Manoscritti Miniati del Museo di San Marco a Firenze: Corali Francescani (1440-1530) [Hardback]

    Ada Labriola(Author)

    $85.00

    ISBN: 9788859620884
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    This volume presents and analyzes a selection of twenty-two choir books, created for Franciscan Observance convents, and kept inside the Museum of San Marco in Florence. The books cover the span of a century: the oldest volume is dated 1438, the m... .... Learn More
  8. 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
  9. The Turkish Long-Necked Lute Saz or Bağlama

    The Turkish Long-Necked Lute Saz or Bağlama [Paperback]

    Hans de Zeeuw(Author)

    $36.00

    ISBN: 9781789694321
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    The saz or bağlama, a generic name for long-necked lutes in Turkey, plays an important role in the Turkish musical culture. It forms the core of all folk musical ensembles and orchestras and is a popular instrument in the arabes... .... Learn More
  10. African Theatre 19

    African Theatre 19: Opera & Music Theatre [Hardback]

    Christine Matzke(B12); Lena van der Hoven(B12); Christopher Odhiambo and Hilde Roos(B12); Christine Matzke(Guest editor); Lena van der Hoven(Guest editor); Christopher Odhiambo and Hilde Roos(Guest editor)

    $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

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