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  1. Duty, Honor, County

    Duty, Honor, County: The Life of Arthur McArthur Jr. [Hardback]

    Dr. A.K. Brackob(Author)

    $39.99

    ISBN: 9781592110247
    Published by : Vita Histria
    On September 15, 1906 Arthur MacArthur Jr. became the twelfth man in the history of the United States Army to be awarded the rank of Lieutenant General, the highest rank in the Army up to that time. This great honor, which marked t... .... Learn More
  2. 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
    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
  3. 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
  4. 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
    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
  5. Augusta Browne

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

    Bonny H. Miller(Author)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9781580469722
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: 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 dedicated music ... .... Learn More
  6. Lucrezia Borgia

    Lucrezia Borgia: Daughter of Pope Alexander VI [Hardback]

    Ferdinand Gregorovius(Author); Samantha Morris(Introduction)

    $49.99

    ISBN: 9781592110391
    Published by : Vita Histria
    Lucrezia Borgia is among the most fascinating and controversial personalities of the Renaissance. The daughter of Pope Alexander VI, she was intensely involved in the political life of Italy during the late fifteenth and early sixt... .... Learn More
  7. Composing Myself and Other Texts

    Composing Myself and Other Texts: Collected Writings [Hardback]

    Andrzej Panufnik(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780907689904
    Published by : Toccata Press
    Series: Musicians on Music
    Volume: Volume 11
    Sir Andrzej Panufnik used to say that he communicated in music, not words. But his literary legacy is substantial, as this book demonstrates. Its major element is Composing Myself, the autobiography he wrote in 1985, long since a collector'... .... Learn More
  8. 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
  9. 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 myriad ways in which... .... Learn More
  10. Giovanni Spadolini

    Giovanni Spadolini: Frammenti di vita di un italiano (1972-1994) [Paperback]

    Cosimo Ceccuti(Editor)

    $45.00

    ISBN: 9788859620020
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    A hundred shots from Giovanni Spadolini’s photographic archive are collected here to reconstruct the political career of the great Italian statesman, starting from 1972 – the year in which he was elected to the Senate – up until ... .... Learn More

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