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Composer to Composer

Conversations About Contemporary Music

by Andrew Ford

ISBN: 9780868066318

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Composing Ambiguity: The Early Music of Morton Feldman

by Alistair Noble

<p>American composer Morton Feldman is increasingly seen to have been one of the key figures in late-twentieth-century music, with his work exerting a powerful influence into the twenty-first century. At the same time, much about his music ...

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Composing for Moving Pictures

The Essential Guide

by Jason M. Gaines

<p>Making quality moving pictures has never been easier or more affordable, and the proliferation and ease of access to digital recording devices has prompted scores of amateurs to record and post videos to YouTube and its ilk. Paradoxically, ...

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Composing for the Red Screen

Prokofiev and Soviet Film

by Kevin Bartig

<p>Sound film captivated Sergey Prokofiev during the final two decades of his life: he considered composing for nearly two dozen pictures, eventually undertaking eight of them, all Soviet productions. Hollywood luminaries such as Gloria Swanson ...

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Composing for the State

Music in Twentieth-Century Dictatorships

by Esteban Buch, Igor Contreras Zubillaga & Manuel Deniz Silva

<p>Under the dictatorships of the twentieth century, music never ceased to sound. Even when they did not impose aesthetic standards, these regimes tended to favour certain kinds of art music such as occasional works for commemorations or ...

ISBN: 9781317162636

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Composing the Canon in the German Democratic Republic

Narratives of Nineteenth-Century Music

by Elaine Kelly

<p>When the German Democratic Republic (GDR) was founded in 1949, its leaders did not position it as a new state. Instead, they represented East German socialism as the culmination of all that was positive in Germany's past. The GDR was heralded

ISBN: 9780199395187

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Composing the World

Harmony in the Medieval Platonic Cosmos

by Andrew Hicks

<p>&quot;We can hear the universe!&quot; This was the triumphant proclamation at a February 2016 press conference announcing that the Laser Interferometer Gravity Observatory (LIGO) had detected a &quot;transient gravitational-wave signal.&quot;

ISBN: 9780190658229

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Composition in the Digital World

Conversations with 21st Century American Composers

by Robert Raines

<p>American composers are at the forefront of a renaissance in concert music, in the process expanding the very definition of the category. The impact of digital technology on the creative process and the unprecedented diversity of contemporary ...

ISBN: 9780199357055

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Computational Musicology in Hindustani Music

by Soubhik Chakraborty, Guerino Mazzola, Swarima Tewari & others

<p>The book opens with a short introduction to Indian music, in particular classical Hindustani music, followed by a chapter on the role of statistics in computational musicology. The authors then show how to analyze musical structure using ...

ISBN: 9783319114729

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Conducting the Brahms Symphonies

From Brahms to Boult

by Christopher Dyment

<p>How did Brahms conduct his four symphonies? What did he want from other conductors when they performed these works, and to which among them did he give his approval? And crucially, are there any stylistic pointers to these performances in ...

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Conductors in Britain, 1870-1914

Wielding the Baton at the Height of Empire

by Fiona M. Palmer

<p>Drawing on many archival findings, this book considers the emerging function and status of orchestral conductors in Britain, and the nature of the opportunities available to them, from the late Victorian era until the outbreak of World War I.

ISBN: 9781782049616

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Connecting Metal to Culture

Unity in Disparity

by Bryan Bardine & Mika Elovaara

<p>Though it’s given little attention—and even less serious attention— by the mainstream press, metal music has for decades been a major creative and cultural force around the world. This book brings together a group of contributors from Europe,

ISBN: 9781783207022

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Connecting Metal to Culture

Unity in Disparity

by Bryan Bardine & Mika Elovaara

<p>Though it’s given little attention—and even less serious attention— by the mainstream press, metal music has for decades been a major creative and cultural force around the world. This book brings together a group of contributors from Europe,

ISBN: 9781783207008

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Connectionist Representations of Tonal Music

Discovering Musical Patterns by Interpreting Artifical Neural Networks

by Michael R. W. Dawson

<p>Previously, artificial neural networks have been used to capture only the informal properties of music. However, cognitive scientist Michael Dawson found that by training artificial neural networks to make basic judgments concerning tonal ...

ISBN: 9781771992220

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Consort Suites and Dance Music by Town Musicians in German-Speaking Europe, 1648–1700

by Michael Robertson

<p>This companion volume to <em>The Courtly Consort Suite in German-Speaking Europe</em> surveys an area of music neglected by modern scholars: the consort suites and dance music by musicians working in the seventeenth-century German towns. ...

ISBN: 9781317161790

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Consuming Dance

Choreography and Advertising

by Colleen T. Dunagan

<p>Dance in TV advertisements has long been familiar to Americans as a silhouette dancing against a colored screen, exhibiting moves from air guitar to breakdance tricks, all in service of selling the latest Apple product. But as author Colleen ...

ISBN: 9780190491390

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Consuming Music in the Digital Age

Technologies, Roles and Everyday Life

by Raphaël Nowak

<p>This book addresses the issue of music consumption in the digital era of technologies. It explores how individuals use music in the context of their everyday lives and how, in return, music acquires certain roles within everyday contexts and ...

ISBN: 9781137492562

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Contemplating Shostakovich: Life, Music and Film

by Andrew Kirkman

<p>Contemplating Shostakovich marks an important new stage in the understanding of Shostakovich and his working environment. Each chapter covers aspects of the composer's output in the context of his life and cultural milieu. The contributions ...

ISBN: 9781317161011

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Contemporary Film Music

Investigating Cinema Narratives and Composition

by Lindsay Coleman & Joakim Tillman

<p>The purpose of this book, through its very creation, is to strengthen the dialogue between practitioner and theorist. To that end, a film academic and musicologist have collaborated as editors on this book, which is in turn comprised of ...

ISBN: 9781137573759

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Contemporary Music

Theoretical and Philosophical Perspectives

by Irène Deliège

<p>This collection of essays and interviews addresses important theoretical, philosophical and creative issues in Western art music at the end of the twentieth- and the beginning of the twenty-first centuries. Edited by Max Paddison and Irène ...

ISBN: 9781317160687

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