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  1. The Cultural History of Musical Instruments in Scotland

    The Cultural History of Musical Instruments in Scotland: 1700 to the Present Day [Paperback]

    Vivien E. Williams(Editor); Hugh Cheape(Editor)

    $50.00

    ISBN: 9781910900208
    Published by : John Donald
    What can a bagpipe, a fiddle or a harpsichord tell us about national culture and identity? Each country has a different story to tell, and Scotland’s story has not yet been told. This book traces the cultural and social history of musical in... .... Learn More
  2. Romantic Violin Performing Practices

    Romantic Violin Performing Practices: A Handbook [Hardback]

    David Milsom(Author)

    $115.00

    ISBN: 9781783275274
    Published by : Boydell Press
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  3. Bizet's Carmen Uncovered

    Bizet's Carmen Uncovered [Hardback]

    Richard Langham Smith(Author)

    $39.95

    ISBN: 9781783275250
    Published by : Boydell Press
    What were the forces that brought Carmen to the Operatic stage? There were certainly many: for example, the liberation of Spain from the Napoleonic rule in 1813; the subsequent emigration of Spanish artists and musicians to form an active communit... .... Learn More
  4. The Symphonic Poem in Britain, 1850-1950

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

    Michael Allis(Editor); Paul Watt(Editor)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781783275281
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Music in Britain, 1600-2000
    Volume: 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' interdi... .... Learn More
  5. 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: 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
  6. 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
    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
  7. 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
  8. Revisiting the Codex Buranus

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

    Tristan E. Franklinos(Editor); Henry Hope(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783273799
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music
    Volume: 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
  9. Musical Exchange between Britain and Europe, 1500-1800

    Musical Exchange between Britain and Europe, 1500-1800: Essays in Honour of Peter Holman [Hardback]

    John Cunningham(Editor); Bryan White(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783274925
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Music in Britain, 1600-2000
    Volume: Volume 25
    This book explores the exchange of music, musicians and musical practice between Britain and the Continent in the period c.1500-1800. Inspired by Peter Holman's research and performing activities, the essays in the volume develop the theme of exch... .... Learn More
  10. Julian Anderson

    Julian Anderson: Dialogues on Culture, Composing and Listening Dialogues on Culture, Composing and Listening [Hardback]

    Julian Anderson(Author); Christopher Dingle(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781783274987
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Julian Anderson is renowned internationally as one of the leading composers of his generation. This substantial book of conversations with the scholar and critic Christopher Dingle captures Anderson's thoughts and memories in-depth for the first t... .... Learn More

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