History & Criticism

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  1. 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
  2. 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 some of the most insigh... .... Learn More
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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