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  1. Truth and Music

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

    Hans Keller(Author); Mark Doran(Author); Mark Doran(Editor)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780907689805
    Published by : Toccata Press
    Series: Musicians on Music
    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 truthabout music, and t... .... Learn More
  2. Measure

    Measure: In Pursuit of Musical Time [Hardback]

    Marc D. Moskovitz(Author)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781783276615
    Published by : Boydell Press
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  3. Beyond Fingal's Cave

    Beyond Fingal's Cave: Ossian in the Musical Imagination [Paperback]

    James Porter(Author)

    $45.00

    ISBN: 9781648250347
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: 158
    Beyond Fingal's Cave: Ossian in the Musical Imagination is the first study in English of musical compositions inspired by the poems published in the 1760s and attributed to a purported ancient Scottish bard named Ossian. From around 1780 on... .... Learn More
  4. Emma and Claude Debussy

    Emma and Claude Debussy: The Biography of a Relationship [Hardback]

    Gillian Opstad(Author)

    $70.00

    ISBN: 9781783276585
    Published by : Boydell Press
    The singer Emma Bardac (1862-1934) has often been presented as a woman who ensnared Claude Debussy (1862-1918) because she wanted to be associated with his fame and to live a life of luxury. Indeed, in many biographies and composer-related studies... .... Learn More
  5. Berlioz in Time

    Berlioz in Time: From Early Recognition to Lasting Renown [Paperback]

    Peter Bloom(Author)

    $29.95

    ISBN: 9781648250200
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: 183
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  6. Exhibitions, Music and the British Empire

    Exhibitions, Music and the British Empire [Hardback]

    Sarah Kirby(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783276738
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Music in Britain, 1600-2000
    Volume: 30
    International exhibitions were among the most significant cultural phenomena of the late nineteenth century. These vast events aimed to illustrate, through displays of physical objects, the full spectrum of the world's achievements, from industry ... .... Learn More
  7. A Medieval Songbook

    A Medieval Songbook: Trouvère MS C [Hardback]

    Elizabeth Eva Leach(Editor); Joseph W. Mason(Editor); Matthew P. Thomson(Editor); Florian Mittenhuber(Contributor); Mélanie Lévêque-Fougre(Contributor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783276523
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music
    Volume: 24
    The medieval songbook known variously as trouvère manuscript C or the "Bern Chansonnier" (Bern, Burgerbibliothek, Cod. 389) is one of the most important witnesses to musical life in thirteenth-century France. Almost certain... .... Learn More
  8. The Creative Labor of Music Patronage in Interwar France

    The Creative Labor of Music Patronage in Interwar France [Hardback]

    Louis K. Louis K. Epstein(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783276691
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Music in Society and Culture
    Volume: 9
    Patrons have long appeared as colorful, exceptional figures in music history, but this book recasts patrons and patronage as creative forces that shaped the sounds and meanings of new French music between the world wars. Far from mere sources of f... .... Learn More
  9. Demystifying Scriabin

    Demystifying Scriabin [Hardback]

    Vasilis Kallis(Editor); Kenneth Smith(Editor); Vasilis Kallis(Contributor); Kenneth Smith(Contributor); Simon Morrison(Contributor)

    $115.00

    ISBN: 9781783276561
    Published by : Boydell Press
    This book is an innovative contribution to Alexander Scriabin (1875-1915) studies, covering aspects of Scriabin's life, personality, beliefs, training, creative output, as well as his interaction with contemporary Russian culture. It offers new an... .... Learn More
  10. Edinburgh German Yearbook 13

    Edinburgh German Yearbook 13: Music in German Politics / Politics in German Music [Hardback]

    Siobhán Donovan(Editor); Maria Euchner(Editor); Frauke Matthes(General editor); Florian Gassner(Contributor); David G Robb(Contributor)

    $85.00

    ISBN: 9781640140608
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Edinburgh German Yearbook
    Volume: 13
    A particularly iconic image of German Reunification is that of Mstislav Rostropovich playing J.S. Bach's cello suites in front of the Berlin Wall on November 11, 1989. Thirty years on, it is timely to reconsider the crossfertilization of music and... .... Learn More

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