History & Criticism

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  1. The Segovia Manuscript

    The Segovia Manuscript: A European Musical Repertory in Spain, c.1500 [Hardback]

    Wolfgang Fuhrmann(Editor); Cristina Urchueguía(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783274635
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music
    Volume: 20
    The Segovia Manuscript (Cathedral of Segovia, Archivo Capitular) has puzzled musicologists ever since its rediscovery at the beginning of the twentieth century. It is unique: no other manuscript of the period transmits a comparable blend of late f... .... Learn More
  2. Revealing the Inner Contours of Human Emotion

    Revealing the Inner Contours of Human Emotion: Preserving the Ballets of Anthony Tudor [Hardback]

    Dr. Christine Knoblauch-O’Neal(Author)

    $29.99

    ISBN: 9781592110230
    Published by : Vita Histria
    Anthony Tudor stands as one of the pillars of twentieth century ballet choreography. An English born choreographer who found a home in the United States, Tudor gained renown as the most innovative choreographer of his day. He explored the inner co... .... Learn More
  3. Musical Journeys: Performing Migration in Twentieth-Century Music

    Musical Journeys: Performing Migration in Twentieth-Century Music [Hardback]

    Florian Scheding(Author)

    $95.00

    ISBN: 9781783274611
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Music in Society and Culture
    Volume: 7
    The displacement of European musics and musicians is a defining feature of twentieth-century music history. Musical Journeys uses vignettes of migratory moments in the works of Hanns Eisler in Paris, Mátyás Seiber in London, a... .... Learn More
  4. Bach and Mozart

    Bach and Mozart: Essays on the Enigma of Genius [Hardback]

    Robert L. Marshall(Author); Robert L. Robert L. Marshal(Author)

    $49.95

    ISBN: 9781580469623
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: 161
    2020 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title Award Winner

    The essays in this volume, by one of America's leading authorities on Bach and Mozart, serve a single objective: to promote a deeper understanding of those two great composers both as su... .... Learn More
  5. Aaron Copland and the American Legacy of Gustav Mahler

    Aaron Copland and the American Legacy of Gustav Mahler [Hardback]

    Matthew Mugmon(Author)

    $49.95

    ISBN: 9781580469647
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: 160
    The iconic American composer Aaron Copland (1900-1990) is often credited with creating an unmistakably American musical style, a style free from the powerful sway of the European classics that long dominated the art-music scene inthe United States... .... Learn More
  6. Music in Elizabethan Court Politics

    Music in Elizabethan Court Politics [Paperback]

    Katherine Butler(Author)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781783274031
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music
    Volume: 14
    Queen Elizabeth I (1558-1603) had a strong reputation for musicality; her court musicians, Thomas Tallis and William Byrd, even suggested that music was indispensable to the state. But what roles did music play in Elizabethan court politics? How d... .... Learn More
  7. The Music of James MacMillan

    The Music of James MacMillan [Hardback]

    Phillip A. Cooke(Author)

    $39.95

    ISBN: 9781783273706
    Published by : Boydell Press
    James MacMillan appeals across the spectrum of contemporary music making and is particularly celebrated for his orchestral, operatic and choral pieces. This book, published in time to mark the composer's sixtieth birthday, is thefirst in-depth loo... .... Learn More
  8. Sir Henry Wood: Champion of J.S. Bach

    Sir Henry Wood: Champion of J.S. Bach [Hardback]

    Hannah French(Author)

    $95.00

    ISBN: 9781783273850
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Sir Henry J. Wood (1869-1944), co-founder and chief conductor of the Proms for nearly half a century, is often noted for his championing of the leading composers of the day, including Richard Strauss, Debussy, Rachmaninoff, Ravel,Sibelius, and Vau... .... Learn More
  9. Claude Debussy

    Claude Debussy: A Critical Biography [Hardback]

    Francois Lesure(Author); Marie Rolf(Author); François Lesure; Revised and trans. Marie Rolf(Author); Marie Rolf(Translator)

    $49.95

    ISBN: 9781580469036
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: 159
    François Lesure's "critical biography" of Claude Debussy (Fayard, 2003) is widely recognized by scholars as the most comprehensive and reliable account of that composer's life and career as well as of the artistic milieu in whichh... .... Learn More
  10. City Songs and American Life, 1900-1950

    City Songs and American Life, 1900-1950 [Hardback]

    Michael Lasser(Author)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781580469524
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Nothing defines the songs of the Great American Songbook more centrally than their urban sensibility. During the first half of the twentieth century, songwriters such as Harold Arlen, Irving Berlin, Dorothy Fields, George and IraGershwin, and Thom... .... Learn More

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