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Cuthbert Girdlestone: Jean-Philippe Rameau - His Life And Work ~ Biography
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Publisher Dover Publications

The definitive biography and critical study of Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764), this volume deals at length not only with with the composer's musical achievements but also with aspects of his life and work that made him one of the most important cultural figures in eighteenth-century France. More
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Klassisk For Alle ~ Theory
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Publisher Edition Wilhelm Hansen AS

Af Svend Rastrup Andersen, Finn Gravesen, Trine Boje Mortensen og Helge Baun Sørensen. Klassisk for alle er for dem, der har lyst til at komme ind i den klassiske ­musiks verden og gerne vil vide mere.  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

Histoire, facture et évolution. Ce livre somptueux constitue l’un des ouvrages les plus complets sur l’histoire du Piano.  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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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