History & Criticism

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  1. Liszt and Virtuosity

    Liszt and Virtuosity [Hardback]

    Robert Doran(Editor)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9781580469395
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: Volume 168
    In the annals of music history, few figures have dominated the discussion of virtuosity as much as Franz Liszt. A flamboyant performer whose hair-raising technical feats at the piano created a sense of awe-inspiring excitement and an icon whose st... .... Learn More
  2. Heinrich Schenker's Conception of Harmony

    Heinrich Schenker's Conception of Harmony [Hardback]

    Robert W. Wason(Author); Matthew Brown(Author)

    $135.00

    ISBN: 9781580465755
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: Volume 163
    What makes the compositions of Handel, Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, Chopin, and Brahms stand out as great works of art? Heinrich Schenker (1868-1935) set out to answer this question in a series of treatises, beginning with a... .... Learn More
  3. Greek and Latin Music Theory

    Greek and Latin Music Theory: Principles and Challenges [Hardback]

    Edward Nowacki(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781580469951
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: Volume 171
    Long recognized as a foundation of musical composition, criticism, pedagogy, and appreciation, the literature of ancient and medieval music theory has maintained its strong position in the academic curriculum up to the present day. Now blessed wit... .... Learn More
  4. The Music of Leos Janácek

    The Music of Leos Janácek: Motive, Rhythm, Structure [Hardback]

    Zdenek Skoumal(Author)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9781580469944
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: Volume 170
    The works of Leos Jancek, including Jenufa and several of his other operas, have been widely performed in recent years. But they have rarely been investigated closely from a theoretical perspective, and their musical language remains only p... .... Learn More
  5. Revisiting the Codex Buranus

    Revisiting the Codex Buranus: Contents, Contexts, Composition [Hardback]

    Tristan E. Franklinos(Editor); Henry Hope(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783273799
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music
    Volume: Volume 21
    The Codex Buranus, compiled, in all likelihood, in South Tyrol in the first half of the thirteenth century, has fascinated modern scholars and performers ever since its rediscovery in 1803. Its diverse range of texts (some famously featuring in Ca... .... Learn More
  6. The Symphonic Poem in Britain, 1850-1950

    The Symphonic Poem in Britain, 1850-1950 [Hardback]

    Michael Allis(Editor); Paul Watt(Editor)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781783275281
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Music in Britain, 1600-2000
    Volume: Volume 26
    The Symphonic Poem in Britain 1850-1950 aims to raise the status of the genre generally and in Britain specifically. The volume reaffirms British composers' confidence in dealing with literary texts and takes advantage of the contributors' ... .... Learn More
  7. Humperdinck

    Humperdinck: A Life of the Composer of Hänsel und Gretel [Hardback]

    William Melton(Author)

    $59.00

    ISBN: 9780907689928
    Published by : Toccata Press
    Engelbert Humperdinck's opera Hänsel und Gretel is one of the best-known in the repertoire, its melodies as familiar as folk-tunes - and yet no full-length biography of Humperdinck (1854-1921) has ever been published in English: althou... .... Learn More
  8. Aaron Copland's Hollywood Film Scores

    Aaron Copland's Hollywood Film Scores [Hardback]

    Paula Musegades(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781580469913
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: Volume 169
    One of the most influential and beloved American composers, Aaron Copland played a critical role in shaping what is often recognized as the "American sound." He is best known for achieving this through his works for the concert hall and ... .... Learn More
  9. Allegri's Miserere' in the Sistine Chapel

    Allegri's Miserere' in the Sistine Chapel [Hardback]

    Graham O'Reilly(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781783274871
    Published by : Boydell Press
    The Miserere attributed to the Italian composer Gregorio Allegri (1582-1652) is one of the most popular, often performed and recorded choral pieces of late Renaissance/early Baroque music. It was composed during the reign of Pope Urban VIII... .... Learn More
  10. Brahms's A German Requiem

    Brahms's A German Requiem: Reconsidering Its Biblical, Historical, and Musical Contexts [Hardback]

    R. Allen Lott(Author)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9781580469869
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: Volume 162
    Despite its entirely biblical text, Brahms's long-beloved A German Requiem is now widely considered a work in which the composer espoused a theologically universal view. R. Allen Lott's comprehensive reconsideration of the work's various co... .... Learn More

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