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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
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Robert Schumann: Schumann on Music - A Selection From The Writings ~ Reference
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Publisher Dover Publications

In addition to his genius as a composer, Schumann was a gifted critic who wrote perceptive essays, articles, and reviews for his influential musical journal, Neue Zeitschrift fur MusikMore
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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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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
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James Levine: 40 Years At The Met ~ Biography
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Publisher Amadeus Press

This extraordinary collection of photographs and essays chronicles the unparalleled career of Maestro James Levine over four decades at the Metropolitan Opera. More
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Roy Bennett: History Of Music ~ History
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Publisher Cambridge University Press

This book presents a brief outline of the history of western music, covering all important areas, with the main emphasis on recognition of style and period.  More
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Jeffrey Langford: Evenings At The Opera - An Exploration Of The Basic Repertoire ~ History
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Publisher Amadeus Press

Evenings at the Opera: An Exploration of the Basic Repertoire is a collection of essays based on Jeffery Langford's lectures at the Manhattan School of Music and inspired by his pre-performance talks at the Metropolitan Opera Guild. More
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Doug Adams: The Music of the Lord of the Rings Films - A Comprehensive Account of Howard Shore's Scores ~ Reference
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Publisher Alfred Publishing

Howard Shore’s Academy Award-winning score for The Lord of the Rings has been hailed some of the greatest film music ever written. Sweeping in scope, it is an interpretation of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth as music—an operatic tapestry of cultures, histories, languages, and peoples. More
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Graham Johnson/Richard Stokes: A French Song Companion ~ Reference
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Publisher Oxford University Press

The French Song Companion is the most comprehensive book of French mélodie in any language. The great accompagnist Graham Johnson, a noted authority of song, provides repertoire guides to the work of some 150 composers - the majority of them from France, but including British, American, German, Spanish, and Italian musicians who have written French vocal music. More
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Elaine Gould: Behind Bars - The Definitive Guide To Music Notation ~ Reference
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Publisher Faber Music

This seminal and all-encompassing guide encourages new standards of excellence and accuracy and, at a weighty 704 pages, it is supported by 1,500 music examples of published scores from Bach to Xenakis. More
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Robin Thompson: The Gershwins' Porgy And Bess - A 75th Anniversary Celebration ~ History
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Publisher Amadeus Press

In 1935 George Gershwin continued the melding of theatrical, classical, and jazz idioms he began with "Rhapsody in Blue," bringing DuBose Heyward's novel and play Porgy to the musical stage with Porgy and BessMore