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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. 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
  3. 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
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  4. 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
  5. Demystifying Scriabin

    Demystifying Scriabin [Hardback]

    Vasilis Kallis(Editor); Kenneth Smith(Editor)

    $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
  6. John Gunn: Musician Scholar in Enlightenment Britain

    John Gunn: Musician Scholar in Enlightenment Britain [Hardback]

    George Kennaway(Author)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781783276417
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Music in Britain, 1600-2000
    The Scottish cellist and antiquarian John Gunn (1766-1824) is unique among British writers on music in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century. Learned and practical, at home in classical and modern languages, knowledgeable in a wide rang... .... Learn More
  7. 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)

    $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
  8. British Music, Musicians and Institutions, c. 1630-1800

    British Music, Musicians and Institutions, c. 1630-1800: Essays in Honour of Harry Diack Johnstone [Hardback]

    Peter Lynan(Author); Julan Rushton(Author); Olive Baldwin(Contributor); Donald Burrows(Contributor); John Caldwell(Contributor)

    $130.00

    ISBN: 9781783276479
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Music in Britain, 1600-2000
    Volume: 28
    British music in the era from the death of Henry Purcell to the so-called 'Musical Renaissance' of the late nineteenth century was once considered barren. This view has been overturned in recent years through a better-informed historical perspecti... .... Learn More
  9. Musica, e non solo

    Musica, e non solo: Scritti (2011-2020) [Paperback]

    Giuseppe Pennisi(Author)

    $30.00

    ISBN: 9788859621713
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: Quaderni della Nuova Antologia
    Volume: 78
    This book contains a selection of articles written by the musicologist Giuseppe Pennisi over a decade for the famous Italian quarterly «Nuova Antologia». The texts have not been arranged in chronological order of publication, but accor... .... Learn More
  10. Il Teatro Niccolini di Firenze

    Il Teatro Niccolini di Firenze [Paperback]

    Linda Giandalia(Author)

    $28.00

    ISBN: 9788856404746
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: Storie del mondo
    Volume: 45
    The Niccolini, formerly known as “Teatro del Cocomero”, is the oldest stage theater in Florence and one of the first “modern” theaters in Europe. Its origin dates back to the mid-seventeenth century, when a group of nobles ... .... Learn More

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