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Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers: Secular & Sacred Music to 1900

by Laurel Parsons & Brenda Ravenscroft

<p>Through musical analysis of compositions written between the mid-twelfth to late nineteenth centuries, this volume celebrates the achievements of eight composers, all women: Hildegard of Bingen, Maddalena Casulana, Barbara Strozzi, Élisabeth ...

ISBN: 9780190909277

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Analytical Methods of Electroacoustic Music

by Mary Simoni

<p>Containing extensive artwork serving as demonstration, as well as a DVD with sound and video clips, this collection of essays on electroacoustic music explores the creative possibilities to be found in various forms of musical ...

ISBN: 9781135503352

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Analyzing Bach Cantatas

by Eric Chafe

<p>Bach's cantatas are among the highest achievements of Western musical art, yet studies of the individual cantatas that are both illuminating and detailed are few. In this book, noted Bach expert Eric Chafe combines theological, historical, ...

ISBN: 9780199882977

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Analyzing Schubert

by Suzannah Clark

<p>When Schubert's contemporary reviewers first heard his modulations, they famously claimed that they were excessive, odd and unplanned. This book argues that these claims have haunted the analysis of Schubert's harmony ever since, outlining ...

ISBN: 9781139123983

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Anatomy of a Song

The Inside Stories Behind 45 Iconic Hits

by Marc Myers

Forty-five oral histories of iconic rock and R&B hits based on the popular <i>Wall Street Journal </i>column 'Anatomy of a Song'. ...

ISBN: 9781611855258

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Ancient Drama in Music for the Modern Stage

by Peter Brown & Suzana Suzana OgrajenŠek

<p>Opera was invented at the end of the sixteenth century in imitation of the supposed style of delivery of ancient Greek tragedy, and, since then, operas based on Greek drama have been among the most important in the repertoire. This collection

ISBN: 9780191610943

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Ancient Greek Music

A New Technical History

by Stefan Hagel

<p>This book endeavours to pinpoint the relations between musical, and especially instrumental, practice and the evolving conceptions of pitch systems. It traces the development of ancient melodic notation from reconstructed origins, through ...

ISBN: 9781139248662

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Ancient Text Messages of the Yoruba Bata Drum

Cracking the Code

by Amanda Villepastour

The bata is one of the most important and representative percussion traditions of the people in southwest Nigeria, and is now learnt and performed around the world. In Cuba, their own bata tradition derives from the Yoruba bata from Africa yet ...

ISBN: 9781351958424

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And in the End

The Last Days of The Beatles

by Ken McNab

<p>This is the story of the last acrimonious days of The Beatles, a final chapter reconstructing for the first time the seismic events of 1969, the year that saw the band reach new highs of musical creativity and new lows of internal strife. Two

ISBN: 9781788851770

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And Yet It Is Heard

Musical, Multilingual and Multicultural History of the Mathematical Sciences - Volume 2

by Tito M. Tonietti

<p>We bring into full light some excerpts on musical subjects which were until now scattered throughout the most famous scientific texts. The main scientific and musical cultures outside of Europe are also taken into consideration. The first and

ISBN: 9783034806756

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Andante Favori - A Score for Violin and Piano WoO 57 (1804)

by Ludwig Van Beethoven

<p>Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827) was a seminal German composer. He had a significant influence on the transition from the Classical to the Romantic era of music, and to this day he is considered to be one the most celebrated and important ...

ISBN: 9781528781206

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Andrew W.K.'s I Get Wet

by Phillip Crandall

<p>&quot;It's Time To Party,&quot; the first track off of <em>I Get Wet</em>, opens with a rapid-fire guitar line - nothing fancy, just a couple crunchy power chords to acclimate the ears - repeated twice before a booming bass drum joins in to ...

ISBN: 9781623567576

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Angel Song: Medieval English Music in History

by Lisa Colton

<p>Although medieval English music has been relatively neglected in comparison with repertoire from France and Italy, there are few classical musicians today who have not listened to the thirteenth-century song ‘Sumer is icumen in’, or read of ...

ISBN: 9781317181149

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Angelo Badalamenti's Soundtrack from Twin Peaks

by Clare Nina Norelli

When <i>Twin Peaks</i> debuted on the ABC network on the night of April 8, 1990, thirty-five million viewers tuned in to some of the most unusual television of their lives. Centered on an eccentric, coffee-loving FBI agent's investigation into ...

ISBN: 9781501323010

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Another 100 Lyrics

by Piyush Pandey

A delightful new collection from the master lyricist After the great success of 100 Lyrics, this new volume contains a hundred more of Gulzar’s marvellous compositions, complete with anecdotes and photographs making it a true collector’s item. ...

ISBN: 9789352140473

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Anything Goes

A History of American Musical Theatre

by Ethan Mordden

<p>Ethan Mordden has been hailed as &quot;a sharp-eared listener and a discerning critic,&quot; by <em>Opera News</em>, which compares his books to &quot;dinner with a knowledgeable, garrulous companion.&quot; The &quot;preeminent historian of ...

ISBN: 9780199313570

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Appetite for Destruction

by Mick Wall

ISBN: 9781409121695

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Arab Subcultures

Transformations in Theory and Practice

by Tarik Sabry & Layal Ftouni

<p>What is 'Arab' about Arab subcultures? This is the first book to set out to delineate different ways of studying and theorising Arab subcultural groups and practices, including film, graffiti, music, live art performances, Arab techies and ...

ISBN: 9781786720429

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Arduino for Musicians

A Complete Guide to Arduino and Teensy Microcontrollers

by Brent Edstrom

<p>Arduino, Teensy, and related microcontrollers provide a virtually limitless range of creative opportunities for musicians and hobbyists who are interested in exploring &quot;do it yourself&quot; technologies. Given the relative ease of use ...

ISBN: 9780190460044

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Ariana

The Biography

by Danny White

<p>Ariana Grande captured the hearts of a nation with her One Love Manchester concert. Less than a fortnight after a terrorist killed twenty-two people at her Manchester show, the petite princess stood tall at her tribute concert that united and

ISBN: 9781782438861

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