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  1. Music and Instruments of the Middle Ages

    Music and Instruments of the Middle Ages: Essays in Honour of Christopher Page [Hardback]

    Tess Knighton(Editor); David Skinner(Editor); Alice V. Clark(Contributor); Andrew Kirkman(Contributor); Anna Maria Busse Berger(Contributor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783275564
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music
    Volume: 22
    Christopher Page is one of the most influential and distinguished scholars and performers of medieval music. His first book, Voices and Instruments of the Middle Ages (1987), marked the beginning of what might be called the"Page turn&q... .... Learn More
  2. Music, Pantomime and Freedom in Enlightenment France

    Music, Pantomime and Freedom in Enlightenment France [Hardback]

    Hedy Law(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783275601
    Published by : Boydell Press
    This book explains the relationships between music, pantomime and freedom in pre-Revolutionary France. It argues that composers and performers recognized their agency when they attempted, from the 1730s through the end of the Old Regime, to revive... .... Learn More
  3. Songs for a Revolution

    Songs for a Revolution: The 1848 Protest Song Tradition in Germany [Hardback]

    Eckhard John(Author); David Robb(Author); Eckhard John(Contributor); David Robb(Contributor); David G Robb(Author); David G Robb(Contributor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781640140486
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: 215
    The socially volatile period of the Vormärz (1830-1848) and the 1848 Revolution in Germany produced a wealth of political protest song. Songs for a Revolution makes available twenty-two prominent protest songs from that time, bo... .... Learn More
  4. The Songs of Johanna Kinkel

    The Songs of Johanna Kinkel: Genesis, Reception, Context [Hardback]

    Anja Bunzel(Author)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781783274109
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Johanna Kinkel (1810-1858) was a German composer, music pedagogue, pianist, poet, writer, and activist. This is the first study to offer an exhaustive examination of Kinkel's published songs through the lens of her extraordinary biography and rece... .... Learn More
  5. The New Beethoven

    The New Beethoven: Evolution, Analysis, Interpretation [Hardback]

    Jeremy Yudkin(Editor); Alan Gosman(Contributor); Barbara Barry(Contributor); Barry Cooper(Contributor); Bruce Bruce Adolphe(Contributor); Bruce Adolphe(Contributor)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9781580469937
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: 172
    Beethoven's music stands as a universal symbol of personal and artistic achievement. As we reach and then surpass the 250th anniversary of the composer's birth, Jeremy Yudkin has commissioned a collection of new essays from someof the most insight... .... Learn More
  6. Nadia Boulanger

    Nadia Boulanger: Thoughts on Music [Hardback]

    Jeanice Brooks(Editor); Kimberly Francis(Editor)

    $110.00

    ISBN: 9781580469678
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: 166
    The impact of Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979) on twentieth-century music was vast: as composer, keyboard performer, conductor, impresario, and pedagogue. Her extensive musical networks included figures such as Fauré, Stravinsky, and Poulenc, an... .... Learn More
  7. Fictions of Presence

    Fictions of Presence: Theatre and Novel in Eighteenth-Century Britain [Hardback]

    Ros Ballaster(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783275588
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in the Eighteenth Century
    Volume: 9
    In the years following the 1737 Licensing Act, the English stage found itself for the first time facing serious competition from the novel - newly respectable and increasingly fashionable. But the story is not one of theatre's decline and the nove... .... Learn More
  8. Liszt and Virtuosity

    Liszt and Virtuosity [Hardback]

    Robert Doran(Editor); David Keep(Contributor); Dolores Pesce(Contributor); Jim Samson(Contributor); Jonathan Dunsby(Contributor)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9781580469395
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    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 andan icon whose sta... .... Learn More
  9. 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: 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
  10. 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: 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

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