History & Criticism

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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
    While our modern concepts of musical time and tempo have been largely shaped by the metronome, musicians have long depended on a variety of methods, including the use of hands and feet, the incorporation of markings and pendulums. Measure: In P... .... Learn More
  3. Opera and Politics in Queen Anne's Britain, 1705-1714

    Opera and Politics in Queen Anne's Britain, 1705-1714 [Hardback]

    Thomas McGeary(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783277155
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Music in Britain, 1600-2000
    Volume: 31
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  4. America in the French Imaginary, 1789-1914

    America in the French Imaginary, 1789-1914: Music, Revolution and Race [Hardback]

    Diana R. Hallman(Editor); Cesar Leal(Editor); César A. Leal(Editor); Diana R. Hallman(Contributor); Marian E. Smith(Contributor); Sarah Gutsche-Miller(Contributor)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781783277001
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Music in Society and Culture
    Volume: 10
    Following the American Revolution, French observers often viewed the United States as a laboratory for the forging of new practices of liberté and égalité, in affinity with and divergence from France's own Revolutionary ideals... .... Learn More
  5. Medieval English Theatre 43

    Medieval English Theatre 43 [Paperback]

    Meg Twycross(Editor); Sarah Carpenter(Editor); Elisabeth Dutton(Editor); Gordon L. Kipling(Editor); Meg Twycross(Contributor)

    $60.00

    ISBN: 9781843846307
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Medieval English Theatre
    Volume: 43
    Medieval English Theatre is the premier journal in early theatre studies. Its name belies its wide range of interest: it publishes articles on theatre and pageantry from across the British Isles up to the opening of the London playhouses an... .... Learn More
  6. The Heroic in Music

    The Heroic in Music [Hardback]

    Beate Kutschke(Editor); Katherine Butler(Editor); Beate Kutschke(Contributor); Katherine Butler(Contributor); Roman Hankeln(Contributor)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781783276899
    Published by : Boydell Press
    The first part of this volume reconstructs the various musical strategies that composers of medieval chant, Renaissance madrigals, and Baroque operas, cantatas or oratorios employed when referring to heroic ideas exemplifying their personal moral ... .... Learn More
  7. Claiming Wagner for France

    Claiming Wagner for France: Music and Politics in the Parisian Press, 1933-1944 [Hardback]

    Rachel Orzech(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781580469708
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: 181
    Richard Wagner was a polarizing figure in France from the time that he first entered French musical life in the mid nineteenth century. Critics employed him to symbolize everything from democratic revolution to authoritarian antisemitism. During p... .... Learn More
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
    Written for both music lovers and scholars, these essays probe some of Berlioz's major works, including the Symphonie fantastique (the period of whose genesis is newly explored), Les Nuits d'été (whose origins are newly... .... Learn More

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