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Chopin the Composer

His Structural Art and Its Influence on Contemporaneous Music

by Edgar Stillman Kelley

<p>More recently, Huneker continually and unhesitatingly places Chopin among the group of the greatest — Bach, Beet hoven, Wagner — justly stating that he had as great har monic genius as Wagner and greater melodic gifts; in the flow of his ...

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Chopin's Polish Ballade

Op. 38 as Narrative of National Martyrdom

by Jonathan D. Bellman

<p><em>Chopin's Polish Ballade</em> examines the Second Ballade, Op. 38, and how that work gave voice to the Polish cultural preoccupations of the 1830s, using musical conventions from French opera and amateur piano music. This approach provides

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Choral Music in the Twentieth Century

by Nick Strimple

(Amadeus). Nick Strimple's all-encompassing survey ranges from 19th-century masters, such as Elgar, to contemporary composers, such as Tan Dun and Paul McCartney. Repertory of every style and level of complexity is critically surveyed and ...

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Chronology of the Works of Guillaume Dufay

by Hamm, Charles Edward

<p>Although, according to the author, much sound research, has been done in the Dufay era in recent years,&#8221; Charles Hamm&#8217;s book marks the first time an attempt has been made at a comprehensive chronology of the works of this ...

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Civil Rights Music

The Soundtracks of the Civil Rights Movement

by Reiland Rabaka

<span><span>While there have been a number of studies that have explored African American “movement culture” and African American “movement politics,” rarely has the mixture of black music and black politics or, rather, </span><span ...

ISBN: 9781498531795

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Classical and Romantic Music

by David Milsom

<p>This volume brings together twenty-two of the most diverse and stimulating journal articles on classical and romantic performing practice, representing a rich vein of enquiry into epochs of music still very much at the forefront of current ...

ISBN: 9781351571746

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Classical Listening

Two Decades of Reviews from The American Record Guide

by Rob Haskins

<p>The classical record business gained a new lease on life in the 1980s when period instrument performances of baroque and classical music began to assume a place on the stage. This return to the past found its complement in the musical ...

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Classical Music

The 50 Greatest Composers and Their 1,000 Greatest Works

by Phil G. Goulding

<p>MAKE A SOUND INVESTMENT IN CLASSICAL MUSIC<br /> Who are the ten most important classical composers? Who in the world was Palestrina? Why did Stravinsky's &quot;Rite of Spring&quot; cause a riot? Which five of each important composer's works

ISBN: 9780307760463

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Classroom Keyboard

Play and Create Melodies with Chords

by Patricia Melcher Bissell

<p>This book is concise, practical, and has modular content that can be taught in several flexible formats. The introduction of one hundred musical elements is supported by three hundred activities.Ten core melodies and seventeen other authentic

ISBN: 9781475835434

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Claude Ranger

Canadian Jazz Legend

by Mark Miller

<p>Even before Claude Ranger disappeared in late 2000, his fate unknown, he had attained legendary status among Canada’s jazz musicians as an extraordinary drummer who repeatedly challenged the status quo on bandstands in Montreal, Toronto and ...

ISBN: 9781773025605

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Colloquium

Sound Art and Music

by Thomas Gardner & Salomé Voegelin

<span><span>In 2012, Thomas Gardner and Salomé Voegelin hosted a colloquium, entitled "Music - Sound Art: Historical Continuum and Mimetic Fissures", at the London College of Communication, University of the Arts London. This colloquium dealt ...

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Commemorating Gallipoli through Music

Remembering and Forgetting

by John Morgan O'Connell

<p>This monograph examines the relationship between music and memory as it relates to the Gallipoli Campaign (1915-6). Drawing upon a wide variety of sources in many languages, it explores the multiple ways in which music is employed to remember

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Complicated Fun

The Birth of Minneapolis Punk and Indie Rock, 1974-1984 --- An Oral History

by Cyn Collins

<p>In the early 1970s, the Minneapolis music scene was no scene at all. Radio stations played Top 40 music; bars and clubs booked only rock cover bands and blues bands. Meanwhile, cities like New York, Detroit, and London were spawning fresh and

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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 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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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Contemporary Music and Spirituality

by Robert Sholl & Sander Van Maas

<p>The flourishing of religious or spiritually-inspired music in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries remains largely unexplored. The engagement and tensions between modernism and tradition, and institutionalized religion and ...

ISBN: 9781317160656

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Cosmic Cowboys and New Hicks

The Countercultural Sounds of Austin's Progressive Country Music Scene

by Travis D. Stimeling, Ph.D.

<p>Country music of late 1960s and early 1970s was a powerful symbol of staunch conservative resistance to the flowering hippie counterculture. But in 1972, the city of Austin, Texas became host to a growing community of musicians, ...

ISBN: 9780199831913

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Counting Down the Beatles

Their 100 Finest Songs

by Jim Beviglia

<p>The Beatles loom large over the musical landscape even now that nearly a half-century has passed since the four men from Liverpool played their last notes together. While the story of their stunning rise and brief but brilliant time together ...

ISBN: 9781442271555

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