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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
    This book looks at the background of Bizet's 'Carmen' (1875), exploring the myths, stereotypes and actualities which lie behind this much-loved opera. Drawing on both French and Spanish literary and art historical sources as well as the author's '... .... 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
    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. It takes advantage of the contributors' ... .... Learn More
  5. 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
  6. Revisiting the Codex Buranus

    Revisiting the Codex Buranus: Contents, Contexts, Compositions [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
    he 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 Car... .... Learn More
  7. Brahms's A German Requiem

    Brahms's A German Requiem: Reconsidering Its Biblical, Historical, and Musical Contexts [Hardback]

    R. Allen Lott(Author)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9781580469869
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: Volume 162
    Despite its entirely biblical text, Brahms's long-beloved A German Requiem is now widely considered a work in which the composer espoused a theologically universal view. R. Allen Lott's comprehensive reconsideration of the work's various co... .... Learn More
  8. Coquettes, Wives, and Widows

    Coquettes, Wives, and Widows: Gender Politics in French Baroque Opera and Theater [Hardback]

    Marcie Ray(Author)

    $85.00

    ISBN: 9781580469883
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Seventeenth- and eighteenth-century French theatrical works created an uneasy dialogue with the often-blistering depictions of marriage in contemporary writings by literary women. For over a century, composers and librettists attempted to silence ... .... Learn More
  9. Self-Quotation in Schubert

    Self-Quotation in Schubert: "Ave Maria," the Second Piano Trio, and Other Works [Hardback]

    Scott Messing(Author)

    $110.00

    ISBN: 9781580469654
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: Volume 165
    Enthusiasts and experts have long relished Schubert's quotations of his own music. This study centers on a previously unidentified pairing: "Ave Maria," one of his most beloved songs, and the Piano Trio no. 2, a masterpiece that holds a ... .... Learn More
  10. 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

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