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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Leonard Bernstein and Washington, DC

    Leonard Bernstein and Washington, DC: Works, Politics, Performances [Hardback]

    Daniel Abraham(Editor); Alicia Kopfstein-Penk(Editor); Andrew Weaver(Editor); Andrew H. Weaver(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781580469739
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: Volume 167
    Composer, conductor, activist, and icon of twentieth-century America, Leonard Bernstein (1918-90) had a rich association with Washington, DC. Although he never lived there, the U.S. capital was the site of some of the most important moments in his... .... Learn More
  8. The Correspondence of Thomas Stephens

    The Correspondence of Thomas Stephens: Revolutionising Welsh Scholarship in the Mid-Nineteenth Century through Knowledge Exchange [Paperback]

    Adam Coward(Author)

    $29.95

    ISBN: 9781891271304
    Published by : Celtic Studies Publications
    Series: Celtic Studies Publications
    Volume: 23
    Thomas Stephens was one of the most significant and controversial nineteenth-century Welsh scholars. His Literature of the Kymry (1849) was the first work to apply modern critical scholarship to medieval Welsh literature. Throughou... .... Learn More
  9. The Gentle Apocalypse

    The Gentle Apocalypse: Truth and Meaning in the Poetry of Georg Trakl [Hardback]

    Richard Millington(Author)

    $85.00

    ISBN: 9781571135889
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 209
    Like much German-language poetry of the years preceding the First World War, the poems of Georg Trakl (1887-1914) are imbued with a sense of historical crisis, but what sets his work apart is the mildness and restraint of his images of universal d... .... Learn More
  10. Ovid in Exile

    Ovid in Exile [Paperback]

    Professor Adrian Radulescu(Author)

    $24.99

    ISBN: 9781592110209
    Published by : Vita Histria
    The Roman poet Ovid (43 B.C.-A.D. 17) was a rock star of the newly-founded empire ruled by Caesar Augustus. A sensitive, artistic soul, his verse, focused on the art of love, attracted the Roman youth of his day and made him a cele... .... Learn More

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