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Jesper Boje Christensen: 18th Century Continuo Playing ~ History
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Publisher Bärenreiter

In this book Christensen combines all the figured bass authorities of the time, adding comments and examples of his own.

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William Lovelock: Common Sense In Music Teaching ~ History
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Publisher Hammond Textbooks

Lovelock's no-nonsense guide to the fundamentals of music teaching in schools, first published in 1965. More
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Jon Paxman: Classical Music 1600–2000 - A Chronology ~ History
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Publisher Omnibus Press

Jon Paxman's Classical Music 1600–2000 - A Chronology interprets four centuries of Western classical music, considering its evolution from two different perspectives. More
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New Illustrated Lives Of Great Composers: Bach (Book/CD) ~ Biography
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Publisher Omnibus Press

A new biography of one of the most outstanding composers in musical history, this book includes reproductions of historical engravings and portraits - helping to recreate the era in which Bach flourished.  More
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Barry Cooper: Beethoven - An Extraordinary Life ~ Biography
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Publisher ABRSM Publishing

In this, the fifth biography in the ABRSM Extraordinary Lives series, Beethoven expert Professor Barry Cooper provides a fascinating and compact summary of the key moments in Beethoven’s life. More
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Lotte Lehmann: More Than Singing - The Interpretation Of Songs ~ Reference
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Publisher Dover Publications

As the title suggests, More Than Singing concerns not only music and proper vocal techniques but also life and the transcendent power of art. More
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Hugh Benham: Baroque Music In Focus - Second Edition ~ History
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Publisher Rhinegold Education

Written to provide a solid foundation for pupils of all levels who are studying Baroque music, Baroque Music in Focus would also be useful for any readers with an interest in the topic. More
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David Hurwitz: Getting The Most Out Of Mozart - The Vocal Works ~ Biography
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Publisher Amadeus Press

Unlocking the Masters Series, No. 4. Mozart was the first composer whose operas have never left the international repertoire, and for many he remains one of the finest vocal composers who ever lived. More
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Tuning And Temperament: A Historical Study ~ History
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Publisher Dover Publications

This volume traces the development of equal-temperament and the scientific search for the perfect scale, from Pythagoras to Bach and beyond. More
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Wagner On Conducting ~ Reference
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Publisher Dover Publications

Wagner initiated Romantic image of the conductor as fiery, omniscient dictator of the podium. This book has been translated by Edward Dannreuther. More
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The Shaping Forces In Music ~ History
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Publisher Dover Publications

Based on a series of lectures given at Harvard in 1944 and first published in 1948, this book is a brilliant examination of the materials and concepts that are the basic building blocks of music —harmony, melody, counterpoint and form.  More
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Ed. J. Daniel Jenkins: Schoenberg's Program Notes And Musical Analyses ~ Reference
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Publisher Oxford University Press

This is the most comprehensive study of Schoenberg's program notes and analyses of his own music yet published. Schoenberg's Program Notes And Musical Analyses illuminates 42 of Schoenberg's compositions through his own writings. More
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Classical Music For Dummies (2nd Edition) (Book/Online Audio) ~ Reference
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Publisher J. Wiley & Sons

Classical Music For Dummies is a friendly, funny, easy-to-understand guide to composers, instruments, orchestras, concerts, recordings, and more. More
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William Walton: A Catalogue ~ Reference
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Publisher Oxford University Press

This revised, updated, and expanded edition of the definitive catalogue of works by Sir William Walton (1902-83) follows the completion of the William Walton Edition. More
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Homi Dastoor: Musical Journeys - A Personal Introduction To Western Classical Composers ~ Reference
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Publisher 49 50 Books

This remarkable book is a personal introduction to western classical composers. Homi Dastoor describes each composer's musical lineage, with the major moments in their life history explained.

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Josephine Koh: Understanding Orchestration, The Orchestra & Its Instruments ~ Reference
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Publisher Wells Music Publishers

A comprehensive guide to instrumental composition, score reading and orchestral techniques. More
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Andrés Tarazona Ruiz: Discoteca Esencial (Historia Musicale) ~ History
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Publisher Real Musical

This informative book by Andrés Tarazona Ruiz contains 300 essential works in a music library followed by a brief and complete history of music. More
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The Masterwork In Music: Volume I - 1925 ~ History
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Publisher Dover Publications

The three volumes of The Masterwork In Music present complete English translations of major works by Austrian music theorist Heinrich Schenker, one of the twentieth century's leading figures in the field. More
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The Masterwork In Music: Volume II - 1926 ~ History
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Publisher Dover Publications

The three volumes of The Masterwork In Music present complete English translations of major works by Austrian music theorist Heinrich Schenker, one of the twentieth century's leading figures in the field. More
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The Masterwork In Music: Volume III - 1930 ~ History
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Publisher Dover Publications

The three volumes of The Masterwork In Music present complete English translations of major works by Austrian music theorist Heinrich Schenker, one of the twentieth century's leading figures in the field. More

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