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Classical Music Lover's Companion to Orchestral Music
ISBN: HB: 9780300120691, Yale University Press, October 2018
1024 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm
Robert Philip, scholar, broadcaster, and musician, has compiled an essential handbook for lovers of classical music, designed to enhance their listening experience to the full. Covering four hundred works by sixty-eight composers from Corelli to Shos...
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£35,00
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Musical Composition Craft and Art
ISBN: PB: 9780300218992, Yale University Press, June 2018
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 125 black&white illus.
This essential introduction to the art and craft of musical composition is designed to familiarize beginning composers with principles and techniques applicable to a broad range of musical styles, from concert pieces to film scores and video game mus...
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Tchaikovsky Papers Unlocking the Family Archive
ISBN: HB: 9780300191363, Yale University Press, April 2018
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 22 black&white illus.
This fascinating collection of letters, notes, and miscellanea from the archives of the Tchaikovsky State House-Museum sheds new light on the world of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Most of these documents have never before been available in English, and...
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Franz Liszt Musician, Celebrity, Superstar
ISBN: PB: 9780300228755, ISBN: HB: 9780300182934, Yale University Press, April 2018
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 black&white illus.
Hungarian composer Franz Liszt (1811-1886) was an anomaly. A virtuoso pianist and electrifying showman, he toured extensively throughout the European continent, bringing sold-out audiences to states of ecstasy while courting scandal with his frequent...
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Bela Bartok
ISBN: PB: 9780300234374, ISBN: HB: 9780300148770, Yale University Press, April 2018
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 black&white illus.
This deeply researched biography of Bela Bartok (1881-1945) provides a more comprehensive view of the innovative Hungarian musician than ever before. David Cooper traces Bartok's international career as an ardent ethno-musicologist and composer, teac...
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£19,00
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Notes from the Pianist's Bench
ISBN: PB: 9780300221527, Yale University Press, February 2018
256 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 177 black&white illus.
In this newly revised edition of a comprehensive guide to piano technique, performance, and music interpretation, renowned performing musician, recording artist, and teacher Boris Berman addresses virtually every aspect of musical artistry and pedago...
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£28,00
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In Concert! Musical Instruments in Art, 1860-1910
ISBN: HB: 9780300230093, Yale University Press, April 2017
180 pp., 29.2x23.5 cm, 150 colour and black&white illus.
The rise of democratic ideals and the burgeoning middle class of the late 19th and early 20th centuries precipitated an important surge in the prevalence of music in everyday life. Cafe concerts, dances, and operas all flourished in major cities acro...
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Poetry of Pop
ISBN: HB: 9780300165029, Yale University Press, April 2017
424 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 13 black&white illus.
A trailblazing exploration of the poetic power of popular songs, from Tin Pan Alley to the Beatles to Beyonce and beyond. Encompassing a century of recorded music, this pathbreaking book reveals the poetic artistry of popular songs. Pop songs are mu...
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Real Life Rock The Complete Top Ten Columns, 1986-2014
ISBN: PB: 9780300223606, ISBN: HB: 9780300196641, Yale University Press, January 2017
600 pp., 22.1x14.6 cm, 2 black&white illus.
From the author of "The History of Rock 'n' Roll in Ten Songs" comes his "Basement Tapes": the complete "Real Life Rock Top 10" columns For nearly thirty years, Greil Marcus has written a remarkable column called "Real Life Rock Top Ten." It has been...
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Exile's Song Edmond Dede and the Unfinished Revolutions of the Atlantic World
ISBN: HB: 9780300221367, Yale University Press, January 2017
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 12 black&white illus.
The extraordinary story of African American composer Edmond Dede, raised in antebellum New Orleans, and his remarkable career in France In 1855, Edmond Dede, a free black composer from New Orleans, emigrated to Paris. There he trained with France's b...
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