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  1. Allegri's Miserere in the Sistine Chapel

    Allegri's Miserere in the Sistine Chapel [Hardback]

    Graham O'Reilly(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781783274871
    Published by : Boydell Press
    The Miserere attributed to the Italian composer Gregorio Allegri (1582-1652) is one of the most popular, often performed and recorded choral pieces of late Renaissance/early Baroque music. It was composed during the reign of Pope Urban VIII in ... .... Learn More
  2. Cheer Up!

    Cheer Up!: British Musical Films, 1929-1945 [Hardback]

    Adrian Wright(Author)

    $39.95

    ISBN: 9781783274994
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Cheer Up! is the first book to deal exclusively with the British musical film from the very beginning of talking pictures in the late 1920s through the Depression of the 1930s up to the end of World War II. The upsurge in production at Brit... .... Learn More
  3. British Music after Britten

    British Music after Britten [Hardback]

    Arnold Whittall(Author)

    $115.00

    ISBN: 9781783274970
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Aldeburgh Studies in Music
    Volume: Volume 14
    This collection of revised reprints of essays, reviews and analyses first published between 1995 and 2018 surveys a cross-section of contemporary classical composition in the UK. The governing perspective is the impact of the life and work of Benj... .... Learn More
  4. Listen with the Ear of the Heart

    Listen with the Ear of the Heart: Music and Monastery Life at Weston Priory [Paperback]

    Maria S. Guarino(Author)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781580469920
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman/Rochester Studies Ethnomusicology
    Far from being a long-silent echo of medieval religion, modern monastery music is instead a resounding, living illustration of the role of music in religious life. Benedictine monks gather for communal prayer upwards of five times per day, every d... .... Learn More
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Postmodernity's Musical Pasts

    Postmodernity's Musical Pasts [Hardback]

    Tina Frühauf(Editor)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781783274963
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Postmodernity's Musical Pasts considers music after 1945 as a representation of concepts such as "historicity" and "temporality". The volume understands postmodernity as a period in which both modernism and postmodernism... .... Learn More
  8. 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
  9. The Operas of Sergei Prokofiev

    The Operas of Sergei Prokofiev [Hardback]

    Christina Guillaumier(Author)

    $55.00

    ISBN: 9781783274482
    Published by : Boydell Press
    The operas of Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953) mark a significant contribution to twentieth-century music and theatre. Opera was Prokofiev's preferred genre; not counting juvenile and unfinished works, he wrote a total of eight. Yet, to date, little h... .... Learn More
  10. 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

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