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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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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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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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Frits Noske/Rita Benton: French Song From Berlioz To Duparc ~ Reference
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Publisher Dover Publications

A distinguished musicologist explores nineteenth-century French art songs in this fascinating study of the melodies of Berlioz, Liszt, Bizet, Saint-Saëns, Franck, Fauré, and others. 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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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
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Ludwig Van Beethoven: Romances In F And G For Violin And Orchestra Op.50, 40 (Critical Report) ~ Reference
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Publisher Bärenreiter

Bärenreiter's new Urtext edition of opp. 50 and 40 offers the score to op. 50 twice; the first score reflects the state of Beethoven’s autograph with editorial markings clearly indicated, the second score has been edited based on other works by Beethoven from that period. More
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Antonín Dvorák: Concerto For Violoncello And Orchestra In B Minor Op.104 (Critical Commentary) ~ Reference
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Publisher Bärenreiter

The editor Jonathan Del Mar has painstakingly examined all the surviving sources in order to produce an authoritative edition which restores Dvorák's final and definitive version of the solo cello part. More
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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.  More
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Malcolm Arnold in Words ~ Biography
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Publisher Queen's Temple Publications

This collection of Malcolm Arnold's writings and interviews presents a fascinating insight into his complex mind. More
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Amy Fay: Music-Study In Germany - The Classic Memoir Of The Romantic Era ~ Biography
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Publisher Dover Publications

Dating from 1869 to 1875, this famous series of engaging letters by a young American pianist uniquely describes study with Liszt, Tausig, and other luminaries. More
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Carl Nielsen: Songs - Editorial Texts ~ Reference
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Publisher Edition Wilhelm Hansen

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James Friskin/Irwin Freundlich: Music For The Piano ~ Reference
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Publisher Dover Publications

This musicology classic and survey reviews the piano repertoire from 1580 to 1952 and the works of more than 500 composers. More
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Timothy Martin: Joyce And Wagner - A Study Of Influence ~ Reference
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Publisher Cambridge University Press

This book reveals that in spite of his protestations Joyce was profoundly influenced by one of the major figures of nineteenth-century culture, the composer Richard Wagner.  More
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Peter Williams: The Organ Music of J.S. Bach ~ Reference
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Publisher Cambridge University Press

This is a completely revised edition of volumes I and II of The Organ Music of J. S. Bach (1980), a bestselling title, which has subsequently become a classic text. More
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The Cambridge Companion To The String Quartet ~ Reference
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Publisher Cambridge University Press

The Cambridge Companion to the String Quartet offers a concise and authoritative survey of the string quartet by eleven chamber music specialists. Its fifteen carefully structured chapters provide coverage of a stimulating range of perspectives previously unavailable in one volume. More