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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
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Unlocking The Masters Deluxe Set ~ Biography
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Publisher Amadeus Press

The big three - Bach, Beethoven and Brahms - all together in one deluxe set! Each volume presents an in-depth exploration of the composer's world of musical intimacies in an easy-to-read, nuts-and-bolts manner. More
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Roberto Poli: The Secret Life of Musical Notation - Defying Interpretive Traditions ~ Reference
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Publisher Amadeus Press

In this book, Roberto Poli presents original discoveries that have generated ground breaking insights based on years of research and performance. More
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Roye E. Wates: Mozart: An Introduction To The Music, The Man, And The Myths ~ Biography
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Publisher Amadeus Press

Mozart: An Introduction to the Music, the Man, and the Myths explores in detail 20 of the composer's major works in the context of his tragically brief life and the turbulent times in which he lived. More
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José Rosa: New World Music Reference Guide (Book/3CDs) ~ History
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Publisher Centerstream Publications

This history guide will take you through the music of Cuba, Bahamas, Antigua, Barbuda, Puerto Rico, The Lesser Antilles, Venezuela, Colombia, and many others! More
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Marc Pincherle: Petit Lexique Des Termes Musicaux ~ Reference
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Publisher Editions Choudens Paris

Français et Etrangers d'usage courant. Définitions, traductions, explications. More
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Victor Lederer: Bach's Keyboard Music - A Listener's Guide ~ Biography
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Publisher Amadeus Press

This listener's guide to Bach's music provides the interested amateur with a close but non-technical look at the master's works for Keyboard instruments. A full length CD is included. More
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Helen Bauer: Young People's Guide To Classical Music ~ Reference
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Publisher Amadeus Press

Young People's Guide to Classical Music fills the need in the market for comprehensive classical music literature written specifically for the younger generation. More
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Gordon Jones: Bach's Choral Music - A Listener's Guide ~ Reference
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Publisher Amadeus Press

J.S. Bach: A Listener's Guide to His Choral Music introduces the general listener to a genre of music that is mistakenly supposed to be "difficult." More
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Maria-Cristina Necula: Life In Opera - Truth, Tempo, And Soul ~ Reference
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Publisher Amadeus Press

Life in Opera: Truth, Tempo, and Soul is a collection of encounters with great stars and personalities that shape and enhance the opera universe of today. More
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Alexander Morin: Classical Music ~ Reference
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Publisher Backbeat Books

Third Ear - The Essential Listening Companion. Ranging from Gregorian chant to Philip Glass, this well-balanced guide to historical and contemporary classical music examines major works by 500 composers worldwide. More
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James L. Zychowicz: Mahler's Fourth Symphony ~ History
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Publisher Oxford University Press

Following the earlier volumes in the Studies in Musical Genesis and Structure series, Mahler's Fourth Symphony is a study of origins of one of Mahler's most popular and accessible works. More
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Ludwig Van Beethoven: String Quartets Op.74/Op.95 (Critical Commentary) ~ Reference
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Publisher Bärenreiter

Includes facsimiles, signs and conventions, sources and critical commentary for Quartet in E flat major op. 74 and Quartet in F minor op. 95. Main text in English. More
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Mark Ringer: Franz Schubert's Theatre Of Song - A Listener's Guide (Book/CD) ~ Biography
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Publisher Hal Leonard

Ringer sheds new perspectives on Schubert's songs, focusing on their incomparable dramatic power, which often exceeds that of many a full-fledged opera. More
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Raymond Erickson: The Worlds Of Johann Sebastian Bach ~ Biography
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Publisher Hal Leonard

The Worlds Of J.S. Bach offers both traditional and new perspectives on the life and work of the man who is arguably the central figure in the Western musical tradition. More
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The Operagoer's Guide ~ Reference
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Publisher Amadeus Press

One Hundred Stories and Commentaries. In this volume, Father M. More