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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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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.

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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

With the 150th anniversary of Nielsen’s birth in 2015 there is no more appropriate time to (re)discover this master composer! And what better way to do that than with this great edition of Carl Nielsen: SongsMore
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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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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
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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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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