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A History of Russian Music

Being an Account of the Rise and Progress of the Russian School of Composers, With a Survey of Their Lives and a Description of Their Works

by M. Montagu-Nathan

<p>The present book has been undertaken with no other object than to fill a gap which though for a long time ignored has now made itself apparent to many musi cians and music-lovers. In a work of this character it is obviously impossible to ...

ISBN: 9780243613052

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A History of the Handel Choir of Baltimore (1935–2013)

Music, Spread Thy Voice Around

by Carl B. Schmidt

<p><em>A History of the Handel Choir of Baltimore (1935-2013): Music, Spread Thy Voice Around</em> chronicles the history of one of America’s longstanding volunteer choral organizations, one that has followed in the footsteps of venerable ...

ISBN: 9780739199343

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A History of the Pianoforte and Pianoforte Players

by Oskar Bie

<p>This work does not profess to be so much a literal translation as a somewhat free version of Dr Bie's &quot;Das Klavier.&quot; The author, writing as he does for a German public, naturally uses a more philosophic style than would be generally

ISBN: 9780259619666

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A Musical Biography, or Sketches of the Lives and Writings of Eminent Musical Characters

Interspersed With an Epitome of Interesting Musical Matter

by John R. Parker

<p>Handel, Haydn and Mozartare the brightest luminaries of the musical world, and while harmony shall be cherished as a sci ence, or be loved as an amusement, they will always stand conspicuous among those who have delighted mankind. For this ...

ISBN: 9780259624301

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A Musician and Teacher in Nineteenth Century New England

Irving Emerson, 1843—1903

by Terese Volk Tuohey

<p>There is a need for historical studies in music education that focuses on the common person. Historians in general have been doing this for years, but music education history has yet to catch up to the field. Although there have been many ...

ISBN: 9781498500418

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A Poetry Precise and Free

Selected Madrigals of Guarini

by Nicholas Jones

<p><em>A Poetry Precise and Free</em> collects 150 lyric poems by the Renaissance Italian poet Giovanni Battista Guarini in new translations, accompanied by the Italian originals and commentary that will enlighten and engage both scholars and ...

ISBN: 9780472123612

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A Short and Concise Analysis of Mozart's Twenty-Two Pianoforte Sonatas

With a Description of Some of the Various Forms

by Janet Salsbury

<p>Also called (i) first-movement Form. (2) Symphony Form, (3) Sonata Allegro Form, (all so named because the First Movements of Sonatas, Symphonies, etc., are most frequently constructed on this particular design), and (4) formerly called ...

ISBN: 9780243778874

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A Short History of Russian Music

by Arthur Pougin

<p>From that day the young Russian school has worked with eager activity and has forged ahead. It has not merely asserted with regularity and increasing emphasis its existence and progress at home; it has also Spread abroad, moving in Germany ...

ISBN: 9780243604784

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A Sociable Moment

Opera and Festive Culture in Baroque Siena

by Colleen Reardon

<p>After their military defeat by the Florentines in the mid-sixteenth century, the citizens of Siena turned from politics to celebratory, social occasions to express their civic identity and show their capacity for collective action. In the ...

ISBN: 9780190607524

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A Theory of Musical Narrative

by Byron Almén

<p>Byron Almén proposes an original synthesis of approaches to musical narrative from literary criticism, semiotics, historiography, musicology, and music theory, resulting in a significant critical reorientation of the field. This volume ...

ISBN: 9780253030283

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A Theory of Virtual Agency for Western Art Music

by Robert S Hatten

<ol> <li> <p>This book draws on theories of musical gesture and emotion to develop the first comprehensive theory of virtual musical agency in Western art music. It uses examples from tonal music of well-known Western ...

ISBN: 9780253038012

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A Treatise on the Music of Hindoostan

Comprising a Detail of the Ancient Theory and Modern Practise

by N. Augustus Willard

<p>Rag and Raginee any piece of melody not strictly in con formity with the established melody is thus characterised.</p> ...

ISBN: 9780243817160

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Accidentally Like a Martyr

The Tortured Art of Warren Zevon

by James Campion

<p>(Book). Warren Zevon songs are like chapters in a great American novel. Its story lies in the heart of his and our psyche. The lines are blurred. We never seem to know if we are looking in a mirror or peering through a window; we only know ...

ISBN: 9781617137396

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Accidentally Like a Martyr

The Tortured Art of Warren Zevon

by James Campion

<p>Warren Zevon songs are like chapters in a great American novel. Its story lies in the heart of his – and our – psyche. The lines are blurred. We never seem to know if we are looking in a mirror or peering through a window; we only know that ...

ISBN: 9781617137402

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African Music, Power, and Being in Colonial Zimbabwe

by Mhoze Chikowero

<p>In this new history of music in Zimbabwe, Mhoze Chikowero deftly uses African sources to interrogate the copious colonial archive, reading it as a confessional voice along and against the grain to write a complex history of music, ...

ISBN: 9780253018090

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Agustin Lara

A Cultural Biography

by Andrew Grant Wood

<p>Few Mexican musicians in the twentieth century achieved as much notoriety or had such an international impact as the popular singer and songwriter Agustín Lara (1897-1970). Widely known as &quot;el flaco de oro&quot; (&quot;the Golden ...

ISBN: 9780199976744

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Allusion as Narrative Premise in Brahms’s Instrumental Music

by Jacquelyn E. C. Sholes

<p>Who inspired Johannes Brahms in his art of writing music? In this book, Jacquelyn E. C. Sholes provides a fresh look at the ways in which Brahms employed musical references to works of earlier composers in his own instrumental music. By ...

ISBN: 9780253033192

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Altamont

The Rolling Stones, the Hells Angels, and the Inside Story of Rock's Darkest Day

by Joel Selvin

<p>In this breathtaking cultural history filled with exclusive, never-before-revealed details, celebrated rock journalist Joel Selvin tells the definitive story of the Rolling Stones’ infamous Altamont concert, the disastrous historic event that

ISBN: 9780062444271

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American Lonesome

The Work of Bruce Springsteen

by Gavin Cologne-Brookes

<p><em>American Lonesome: The Work of Bruce Springsteen</em> begins with a visit to the Jersey Shore and ends with a meditation on the international legacy of Springsteen’s writing, music, and performances. Gavin Cologne-Brookes’s innovative ...

ISBN: 9780807169476

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An Account of the Scottish Psalter of 1566

Containing the Psalms, Canticles, and Hymns, Set to Music in Four Parts, in the Manuscripts of Thomas Wode or Wood, Vicar of Sanctandrous

by David Laing

<p>The number of tunes is one hundred and two — the remaining psalms in the printed copies being directed to be sung to one or other of these tunes.</p> ...

ISBN: 9780243767274

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