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A Passionate Journey

A Memoir

by Robert Mann

<p>Growing up as an outdoorsy, nature-loving child in Portland, Oregon, Robert Mann wanted to be a forest ranger, but it was violin lessons—and his parents’ encouragement—that ultimately launched him on a remarkable journey that would span a ...

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Chamber Music

An Extensive Guide for Listeners

by Lucy Miller Murray

<p>In <em>Chamber Music: An Extensive Guide for Listeners</em>,Lucy Miller Murray transforms her decades of program notes for some of the world’s most distinguished artists and presenters into the go-to guide for the chamber music novice and ...

ISBN: 9781442243439

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Chamber Music

by James Joyce

<p>One of Irelands most famous writers was James Joyce, a novelist and poet whos best known for his avant garde classic Ulysses, which was inspired by The Odyssey but written in a completely modern, stream of conscience way. Joyce was also ...

ISBN: 9781614309321

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CPE Bach, Quartet in G Major for Keyboard, Flute, and Viola, Wq 95 Allegretto Adagio Presto

by Dr. Eric Kinsley

<p>This is an Urtext edition of the Quartet in G major for Keyboard, Flute, viola. and cello by CPE Bach. Written in the last year of CPE Bach&apos;s life this beautifully crafted work is highly imaginative and mature in the classical style. The

ISBN: 9781311150561

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Francis Poulenc: Articles and Interviews

Notes from the Heart

by Nicolas Southon & Roger Nichols

<p>’He plays the piano well,’ wrote the society hostess Mme de Saint-Marceaux in her diary on 18 March 1927. ’His compositions are not devoid of talent but he’s not a genius, and I’m afraid he thinks he is.’ Intelligent though the lady was, she ...

ISBN: 9781317133322

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India's Kathak Dance in Historical Perspective

by Margaret E. Walker

<p>Kathak, the classical dance of North India, combines virtuosic footwork and dazzling spins with subtle pantomime and soft gestures. As a global practice and one of India's cultural markers, kathak dance is often presented as heir to an ...

ISBN: 9781317117360

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Music for Flute, Oboe, Bassoon, Clarinet, Woodwinds Volume 4

by Richard von Fuchs

<p>this is the 4th volume in a series of original woodwind music. This has one trio. 2 duets, 8 quartets, and one quintet. Most are by the composer (author) but one is an arrangement of a traditional spiritual, one is an arrangement of Bach BMV ...

ISBN: 9780463834060

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Music, Sense and Nonsense

Collected Essays and Lectures

by Alfred Brendel

<p>Alfred Brendel, one of the greatest pianists of our time, is renowned for his masterly interpretations of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and Liszt, and has been credited with rescuing from oblivion the piano music of Schubert's last ...

ISBN: 9781849549615

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Revival: Beethoven (1933)

by Harvey Grace

<p>The original intention was that this book should be entirely biographical. If it be true, however, that out main interest is (or ought to be) in what a composer did rather than in what he was, the truth applies especially to Beethoven, and ...

ISBN: 9781351346825

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SamulNori: Korean Percussion for a Contemporary World

by Keith Howard

<p>SamulNori is a percussion quartet which has given rise to a genre, of the same name, that is arguably Korea’s most successful ’traditional’ music of recent times. Today, there are dozens of amateur and professional samulnori groups. There is ...

ISBN: 9781317059585

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The Chinese Zheng Zither

Contemporary Transformations

by Sun Zhuo

<p>The zheng zither is one of the most popular instruments in contemporary China. It is commonly regarded as a solo instrument with a continuous tradition dating back to ancient times. But in fact, much of its contemporary solo repertory is ...

ISBN: 9781351892964

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Urban Politics and Cultural Capital

The Case of Chinese Opera

by Ma Haili

<p>This book tells the story of how a regional Chinese theatrical form, Shanghai Yue Opera, evolved from the all-male ’beggar’s song’ of the early twentieth century to become the largest all-female opera form in the nation, only to face ...

ISBN: 9781317003519

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