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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. A Medieval Songbook

    A Medieval Songbook: Trouvère MS C [Hardback]

    Elizabeth Eva Leach(Editor); Joseph W. Mason(Editor); Matthew P. Thomson(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783276523
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music
    Volume: 24
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  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Edinburgh German Yearbook, volume 13

    Edinburgh German Yearbook, volume 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
    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
  6. Music, Dance and Franco-Italian Cultural Exchange, c.1700

    Music, Dance and Franco-Italian Cultural Exchange, c.1700: Michel Pignolet de Montéclair and the prince de Vaudémont [Hardback]

    Don Fader(Author)

    $115.00

    ISBN: 9781783276288
    Published by : Boydell Press
    This study stems from discoveries in a trove of documents belonging to Charles-Henri de Lorraine, prince de Vaudémont, who served as governor of Milan under the Spanish crown from 1698 to 1706. These documents, together with a mass of other... .... Learn More
  7. Debating English Music in the Long Nineteenth Century

    Debating English Music in the Long Nineteenth Century [Hardback]

    John Ling(Author)

    $130.00

    ISBN: 9781783276165
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Throughout the nineteenth century a fierce debate about the future of English music was raging in Britain. Just as English music was appearing to advance in quality, the impact of Richard Wagner altered the course of the debate. Alarmed at the Wag... .... Learn More
  8. The Dorset Rotulus

    The Dorset Rotulus: Contextualizing and Reconstructing the Early English Motet [Hardback]

    Margaret Bent(Author); Jared C. Hartt(Author); Peter M. Lefferts(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783276189
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music
    Volume: 23
    From its origins in the thirteenth century, the Latin-texted motet in England and France became the most significant and diverse polyphonic genre of the fourteenth, a body of music important both for its texts and its variety of musical structures... .... Learn More
  9. Toni Erdmann

    Toni Erdmann [Paperback]

    Gerd Gemünden(Author)

    $19.95

    ISBN: 9781640141094
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Camden House German Film Classics
    Volume: 7
    Maren Ade's tragicomedy Toni Erdmann, a 2016 Cannes sensation and Oscar nominee, is an internationally acclaimed classic of recent German cinema. By turns hilarious, cringeworthy, and heart-wrenching, the film revolves around Winfried, a re... .... Learn More
  10. Music and Instruments of the Elizabethan Age

    Music and Instruments of the Elizabethan Age: The Eglantine Table [Hardback]

    Michael Fleming(Editor); Christopher Page(Editor)

    $60.00

    ISBN: 9781783274215
    Published by : Boydell Press
    The reign of Elizabeth I (1558-1603) has often been regarded as the Golden Age of English music. Many works of high quality, both vocal and instrumental, were composed and performed by native and immigrant musicians, while balladry and minstrelsy ... .... Learn More

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