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21.
William Walton Edition: Complete Set ~ Artist Songbook
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Media Sheet Music, Book
Publisher Oxford University Press

This complete set includes William Walton's works in 23 handsomely-bound volumes with the Catalogue of Works as Volume 24. More
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William Walton Edition: Volume 24 - A Catalogue ~ Reference
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Publisher Oxford University Press

The final volume in Oxford University Press' William Walton series, William Walton Edition: Volume 24 - A Catalogue is a comprehensive listing of the composer's works, compiled by Stewart Craggs. More
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The Metropolitan Opera Presents: The Complete Libretto Of Puccini's La Bohème ~ Libretto
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Publisher Hal Leonard

This gorgeous souvenir libretto for Puccini's La Bohème includes extensive background notes and photos from productions staged through the years by the Metropolitan Opera. More
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Concerto For Piano No.24 In C Minor K.491 Facsimile ~ Score
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Publisher Bärenreiter

This high-quality facsimile truly is a fascinating insight into Mozart’s art of composition. More
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David Crombie: Le Piano - Histoire, Facture Et Evolution (French) ~ History
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Publisher Carisch France

One of the most comprehensive books on Piano history, 'Le Piano - Histoire, Facture Et Evolution' features a spectacular collection of 150 instruments, from Cristofori first designs (and their ancestors) to the innovative models of the present day. 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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Singing The Faith ~ Aural
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Publisher Canterbury Press Norwich

Singing The Faith expresses the central beliefs of the Methodist Church with its distinctive musical inheritance, famously expressing its theology through singing. More
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Beethoven's Piano Playing: With An Essay On The Execution Of The Trill ~ Instrumental Tutor
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Publisher Dover Publications

Beethoven's Piano Playing was originally written as an introduction to a critical edition of Beethoven's Piano concertos. More
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Richard Wagner: The Lighter Side ~ Biography
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Publisher Amadeus Press

Richard Wagner: The Lighter Side focuses on the trivia, the interesting facts, anecdotes, and quotations about the man and his operas. More
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Carol Kimball: Song - A Guide to Art Song Style and Literature ~ Reference
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Publisher Hal Leonard

Carol Kimball's Song - A Guide to Art Song Style and Literature has been the principal one-volume American source on the topic. More
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Carol Kimball: Art Song - Linking Poetry and Music ~ Reference
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Publisher Hal Leonard

Art Song: Linking Poetry and Music is a follow-up to author Carol Kimball's bestselling Song: A Guide to Art Song Style and Literature. Rather than a general survey of art song literature, the new book clearly and insightfully defines the fundamental characteristics of art song, and the integral relationship between lyric poetry and its musical settings. More
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Francois-Joseph Fetis: Nicolo Paganini - With An Analysis Of His Compositions And A Sketch Of The History Of The Violin ~ Biography
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Publisher Dover Publications

Written by an immensely important musicologist, this rare 1860 monograph analyzes Nicolo Paganini's compositions and provides a fascinating history of the Violin. More
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Humphrey Searle: The Music Of Liszt ~ Biography
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Publisher Dover Publications

Virtuoso pianist Franz Liszt was a key figure in the evolution of modern music. The Music Of Liszt, by well-known British composer and musicologist Humphrey Searle, constitutes the most authoritative English-language study of Liszt's works. More
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Abraham Veinus: The Concerto - From Its Origins To The Modern Era ~ Reference
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Publisher Dover Publications

Examining the social, economic, and personal factors that influenced the concerto's growth, author Abraham Veinus also summarizes the contributions of theorists, composers, and musicians and defines the genre's terms and the changing nature. More
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Adam Carse: The History Of Orchestration ~ Reference
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Publisher Dover Publications

This well-known study by an eminent musicologist constitutes one of the best mid-level explorations of the nature and function of the orchestra. More
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George Grove: Beethoven And His Nine Symphonies ~ Reference
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Publisher Dover Publications

This classic of music analysis by a noted musicologist offers revealing insights into Beethoven's personality and music. George Grove, the founding editor of Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians, interweaves fascinating background information on the composer's historical era with quotations, letters, and anecdotes. 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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Michael Steinberg: The Symphony - A Listener's Guide ~ Backing Tracks
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Publisher Oxford University Press

Discusses some 118 works by 36 major composers, from Beethoven and Brahms to Sibelius and Stravinsky. More
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Bent Lorentzen: Musikdramaturgi ~ Not Specified
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Publisher Edition Wilhelm Hansen AS

Bent Lorentzen viser med denne bog, hvad god musikdramaturgi er. Alle operainteresserede kan få større indsigt i operaens virkemidler – som teater. More
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Jon Ceander Mitchell: Ralph Vaughan Williams' Wind Works ~ Reference
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Publisher Meredith Music

This exciting work, by one of today's most highly regarded music scholars, brings new light to the more than two dozen works by Ralph Vaughan Williams for military band, brass band and wind ensemble. More