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Beethoven & Freedom

by Daniel K L Chua

<p>Over the last two centuries, Beethoven's music has been synonymous with the idea of freedom, in particular a freedom embodied in the heroic figure of Prometheus. This image arises from a relatively small circle of heroic works from the ...

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Beethoven for a Later Age

The Journey of a String Quartet

by Edward Dusinberre

<p>'They are not for you but for a later age!' <em>Ludwig van Beethoven, on the Opus 59 quartets</em>.</p> <p>Tackling the Beethoven quartets is a rite of passage that has shaped the Takács Quartet's work together for over forty years. Using ...

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Beethoven the Pianist

by Tilman Skowroneck

<p>The widely held belief that Beethoven was a rough pianist, impatient with his instruments, is not altogether accurate: it is influenced by anecdotes dating from when deafness had begun to impair his playing. Presenting a detailed biography of

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Beethoven's 32 Piano Sonatas

A Handbook for Performers

by Stewart Gordon

<p>The thirty-two Piano Sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven form one of the most important segments of piano literature. In this accessible, compact, and comprehensive guidebook, renowned performer and pedagogue Stewart Gordon presents the pianist ...

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Beethoven's Cello: Five Revolutionary Sonatas and Their World

by Marc D. Moskovitz & R. Larry Todd

<p>Winner of the 2018 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title Award In 1796 the young Beethoven presented his first two cello sonatas, Op. 5, at the court of Frederick William II, an avid cellist and the reigning Prussian monarch. Released in print ...

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Beethoven's Symphony No. 9

by Alexander Rehding

<p>Beethoven's Ninth Symphony has held musical audiences captive for close to two centuries. Few other musical works hold such a prominent place in the collective imagination; each generation rediscovers the work for itself and makes it its own.

ISBN: 9780190299729

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Beethoven's Theatrical Quartets

Opp. 59, 74 and 95

by Nancy November

<p>Beethoven's middle-period quartets, Opp. 59, 74 and 95, are pieces that engage deeply with the aesthetic ideas of their time. In the first full contextual study of these works, Nancy November celebrates their uniqueness, exploring their ...

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Before and After Corroboree: The Music of John Antill

by Dr David Symons

<p>John Antill (1904-1986) was one of the foremost composers of Australia’s ‘post-colonial period’. Although a relatively prolific and much esteemed composer in Australia, Antill’s wider reputation is sustained chiefly by his famous ballet ...

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Before the Singing

Structuring Children's Choirs for Success

by Dr. Barbara Tagg

<p>All children must have an opportunity to share the joy of choral music participation - whether in school, church, or community choirs. What happens before the singing begins, is critical to supporting, sustaining, and nurturing choirs to give

ISBN: 9780199991037

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Begin the Begin

R.E.M.'s Early Years

by Robert Dean Lurie

<p>Robert Dean Lurie’s biography is the first completely researched and written since R.E.M. disbanded in 2011. It offers by far the most detailed account of their formative years—the early lives of the band members, their first encounters with ...

ISBN: 9781891241697

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Behind the Curtain

Making Music in Mumbai's Film Studios

by Gregory D. Booth

<p>Beginning in the 1930s, men and a handful of women came from India's many communities-Marathi, Parsi, Goan, North Indian, and many others--to Mumbai to work in an industry that constituted in the words of some, &quot;the original fusion ...

ISBN: 9780190296247

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Being Time

Case Studies in Musical Temporality

by Research Fellow Richard Glover, Bryn Harrison & Jennie Gottschalk

<p><em>Being Time</em> invites a deep consideration of the personal experience of temporality in music, focusing on the perceptual role of the listener. Through individual case studies, this book centers on musical works that deal with time in ...

ISBN: 9781628927016

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Bela Bartok

by Kenneth Chalmers

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Bela Bartok

by Kenneth Chalmers

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Benjamin Britten

by Michael Oliver

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Benjamin Britten

by Michael Oliver

ISBN: 9780714847719

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Benjamin Britten and Russia

by Cameron Pyke

<p>This book explores Benjamin Britten's creative relationship with Russia throughout his life by examining his engagement with Russian composers, musicians and writers in the context of twentieth-century politics. The remarkable relationship ...

ISBN: 9781782048053

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Berceuse H Ro Que by Claude Debussy for Solo Piano (1914) Cd140/L.132

by Claude Debussy

<p>Claude-Achille Debussy (1862 – 1918) was a seminal French composer. He is considered to be one of the most important pioneers of Impressionist music and was among the most popular composers during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Debussy's ...

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Berlioz: Servitude and Greatness 1832-1869

by David Cairns

Berlioz was one of the towering figures of Romanticism- not only was he a great and revolutionary composer, but also the finest composer of his day and an outstanding critic and writer. Yet throughout his life he struggled for money and his ...

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Bernstein Meets Broadway

Collaborative Art in a Time of War

by Carol J. Oja

<p><strong>Winner of the 2015 Music in American Culture Award from the American Musicological Society</strong> When Leonard Bernstein first arrived in New York City, he was an unknown artist working with other brilliant twentysomethings, notably

ISBN: 9780199343621

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