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  1. 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: 170
    The works of Leos Janácek, 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 remain... .... Learn More
  2. Revisiting the Codex Buranus

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

    Tristan E. Franklinos(Editor); Henry Hope(Editor); Albrecht Classen(Contributor); Carmen Cardelle de Hartmann(Contributor); Charles E. Brewer(Contributor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783273799
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music
    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
  3. The Symphonic Poem in Britain, 1850-1950

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

    Michael Allis(Editor); Paul Watt(Editor); Anne-Marie Forbes(Contributor); Barbara L. Kelly(Contributor); Benedict Taylor(Contributor)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781783275281
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Music in Britain, 1600-2000
    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
  4. 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
  5. 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: 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
  6. 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: 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
  7. Self-Quotation in Schubert

    Self-Quotation in Schubert: Ave Maria, the Second Piano Trio, and Other Works [Hardback]

    Scott Messing(Author)

    $110.00

    ISBN: 9781580469654
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: 165
    Enthusiasts and experts have long relished Schubert's quotations of his own music. This study centers on a previously unidentified pairing: "Ave Maria," one of his most beloved songs, and the Piano Trio no. 2, a masterpiece that holds a ... .... Learn More
  8. Augusta Browne

    Augusta Browne: Composer and Woman of Letters in Nineteenth-Century America [Hardback]

    Bonny H. Miller(Author); Bonny H Miller(Author)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9781580469722
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: 164
    Augusta Browne's five-decade career in music and letters reveals a gifted composer and author. Hailed as "one of the most prolific women composers in the USA before 1870," Augusta Browne Garrett (c. 1820-1882) was also a dedicatedmusic e... .... Learn More
  9. British Music after Britten

    British Music after Britten [Hardback]

    Arnold Whittall(Author)

    $115.00

    ISBN: 9781783274970
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Aldeburgh Studies in Music
    Volume: 14
    This collection of revised reprints of essays, reviews and analyses first published between 1995 and 2018 surveys a cross-section of contemporary classical composition in the UK. The governing perspective is the impact of the lifeand work of Benja... .... Learn More
  10. From Silence to Sound: Beethoven's Beginnings

    From Silence to Sound: Beethoven's Beginnings [Hardback]

    Jeremy Yudkin(Author)

    $115.00

    ISBN: 9781783274796
    Published by : Boydell Press
    No classical composer put more drama or originality into his opening ideas than Beethoven, so this first special study of these musical beginnings is particularly welcome. LEWIS LOCKWOOD

    This book discusses the myriadways in which Beethov... .... Learn More

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