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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. A Critical History of German Film, Second Edition

    A Critical History of German Film, Second Edition [Paperback]

    Stephen Brockmann(Author)

    $60.00

    ISBN: 9781571133267
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 207
    From early masterpieces such as The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) and Metropolis (1927) to the post-1945 films of Fassbinder, Herzog, and Wenders, German film constitutes a crucial part of the history of world cinema. It helped to s... .... Learn More
  8. Brahms and His Poets

    Brahms and His Poets: A Handbook [Paperback]

    Natasha Loges(Author)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781783275021
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Johannes Brahms's much-loved solo songs continue to be enjoyed in recordings and on recital stages all over the world. This book provides a wealth of information on the poets whose words he set, many of whom are still unfamiliar. A substantial int... .... Learn More
  9. The Films of Konrad Wolf

    The Films of Konrad Wolf: Archive of the Revolution [Hardback]

    Larson Powell(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781640140721
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Screen Cultures: German Film and the Visual
    Konrad Wolf (1925-1982) was East Germany's greatest filmmaker and also an influential public figure in his country's political and cultural life. As artist and representative of the GDR, he had to perform a complex balancing act between aesthetic ... .... Learn More
  10. Beethoven's Conversation Books

    Beethoven's Conversation Books: Volume 3: Nos. 17 to 31 (May 1822 to May 1823) [Hardback]

    Theodore Albrecht(Editor)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781783271528
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) is recognized the world over as a composer of musical masterpieces exhibiting heroic strength, particularly in the face of his increasing deafness from ca. 1798. By 1818, the Viennese composer had begun carrying bl... .... Learn More

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