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  1. Musical Analyses and Musical Exegesis

    Musical Analyses and Musical Exegesis: The Shepherd's Melody in Richard Wagner's Tristan and Isolde [Hardback]

    Jean-Jacques Nattiez(Author); Joan Huguet(Author); Joan Campbell Huguet(Editor)

    $150.00

    ISBN: 9781580469999
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: 180
    The field of musicology has in recent decades branched out to incorporate methods from a wide range of other fields. But, when scholars examine a musical work, to what extent should they emphasize immanent (purely internal) features, and to what e... .... Learn More
  2. Nikolay Myaskovsky

    Nikolay Myaskovsky: A Composer and his Times [Hardback]

    Patrick Zuk(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783275755
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Drawing on a wealth of unexplored documentation, this biography reappraises the life and work of Nikolay Myaskovsky (1881-1950) - a central figure in twentieth-century Russian musical culture.

    The story of Myaskovsky'sunlikely rise to pro... .... Learn More
  3. The Clarinet

    The Clarinet [Hardback]

    Jane Ellsworth(Editor); Julian Rushton(Contributor); Eric Hoeprich(Contributor); Albert Rice(Contributor); Ingrid Pearson(Contributor)

    $60.00

    ISBN: 9781648250170
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: 179
    With essays written by leading performer-scholars, The Clarinet offers unique perspectives on the clarinet's historical role in various styles, genres, and ensembles. Beginning with a chapter on clarinet iconography, the book continues with... .... Learn More
  4. 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
  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
    Volume: 178
    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 (that is, plottable on a... .... Learn More
  6. Arnold Schoenberg and Egon Wellesz

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

    Bojan Bujic(Author); Christopher Wintle(Author); Christopher Wintle(Editor)

    $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 the1920s 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); Christopher Wintle(Editor)

    $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 the1920s he emerged ... .... Learn More
  8. 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
  9. Canonic Repertories and the French Musical Press

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

    William Weber(Author); Beverly Wilcox(Contributor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781648250163
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    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
  10. The Event of Music History

    The Event of Music History [Paperback]

    J.P.E. Harper-Scott(Author); J. P. E. Harper-Scott(Author)

    $24.95

    ISBN: 9781783275991
    Published by : Boydell Press
    This book presents a new theory of how to write music history, and offers an exemplar of this new theory in action, in a series of four chapter-length reflexions on Beethoven's heroic style. The first book-length theory of music history since Carl... .... Learn More

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