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Adorno, Modernism and Mass Culture Adorno, Modernism and Mass Culture
Max Paddison - Kahn & Averill

In examining the work of Theodor Adorno, this collection of essays focuses on the German philosopher's ideas in the field of musicology. Though it addresses complex theories, this inquiry maintains a lucid... view details
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The Aesthetic of Johann Sebastian Bach The Aesthetic of Johann Sebastian Bach
Andre Pirro - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

Translated into English for the first time, this book by the celebrated French musicologist Andre Pirro was originally published in 1907. Pirro's work is based primarily on an examination of the close

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American Big Bands American Big Bands
Dr. William F. Lee - Hal Leonard Corporation

Count Basie, the Dorsey Brothers, Duke Ellington - these and more were the American idols of the golden era of the big bands. This is the ultimate guide to American big bands, with over 650 entries spanning... view details
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American Favorite Ballads American Favorite Ballads
Pete Seeger - Music Sales Corporation

Pete Seeger is an outstanding folksinger and an American treasure. Millions in every corner of the globe have listened to and sung along with Seeger-discovering the riches of America's folk song heritage.... view details
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Anthology of Western Music #1 Ancient to Baroque Anthology of Western Music #1 Ancient to Baroque
J. Peter Burkholder - W. W. Norton & Company

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$42.00
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Anthology of Western Music #2 Classic to Romantic Anthology of Western Music #2 Classic to Romantic
J. Peter Burkholder - W. W. Norton & Company

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Anthology of Western Music #3 20th Century Anthology of Western Music #3 20th Century
J. Peter Burkholder - W. W. Norton & Company

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Bach, Beethoven and the Boys Bach, Beethoven and the Boys
David W. Barber - Alfred Music Publishing

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Basso Continuo: An Introduction Basso Continuo: An Introduction
Diez Eichler - Breitkopf & Haertel USA

The thoroughbass was the basis of composed music for an entire music-history period. To anyone starting to deal with the music of the "continuo age" in terms of study and practice today, the new

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Beethoven's Chamber Music Beethoven's Chamber Music (A Listener's Guide)
Victor Lederer - Amadeus Press, Inc.

Lederer shows how Beethoven's sonatas for violin and piano overflow with high energy and spirits, showing a creative force that transcended personal struggles. The "Kreutzer" Sonata, Op. 47, displays all the... view details
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A Beginner's Guide to Reading Gregorian Chant Notation A Beginner's Guide to Reading Gregorian Chant Notation
Noel Jones - Frog Music Press

For people who have no experience reading chant or people who do but want to improve their ability in reading the notes, clef, staff markings and understanding what they mean.  The large size used here is... view details
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Benjamin Britten and Russia Benjamin Britten and Russia
Cameron Pyke - Boydell & Brewer Inc.

This book explores Benjamin Britten's creative relationship with Russia throughout his life by examining his engagement with Russian composers, musicians and writers in the context of twentieth-century

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Bossa Nova Bossa Nova (The Story of the Brazilian Music That Seduced the World (Revised))
Ruy Castro, Lysa Salsbury & Julian Dibbell - Chicago Review Press

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C.P.E.: A Listener's Guide to the Other Bach C.P.E.: A Listener's Guide to the Other Bach
David Hurwitz - Amadeus Press, Inc.

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788) has to be the most rewarding, expressive, and entertaining of all the composers whose work fell into obscurity in the years following his death. He was overshadowed

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Chamber Music: Selections from Essays in Musical Analysis Chamber Music: Selections from Essays in Musical Analysis
Donald Francis Tovey - Dover Publications Inc.

This volume features selections from the famous musicologist's acclaimed Essays in Musical Analysis. The contents comprise some of Donald F. ... view details

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Choral Music in the 19th Century Choral Music in the 19th Century
Nick Strimple - Amadeus Press, Inc.

A scholarly and broad-ranging treatise on more than a century of choral literature, this comprehensive study is the most complete work in one volume on the choral art of the 19th century.  Beginning with Haydn... view details
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Choral Music in the 20th Century Choral Music in the 20th Century
Nick Strimple - Amadeus Press, Inc.

This resource is the first truly comprehensive volume on choral music of the last century, and covers an extraordinary range of music for vocal ensembles, including secular, sacred and folk/jazz-influenced... view details
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Christmas Music Companion Fact Book Christmas Music Companion Fact Book
Dale Nobbman - Hal Leonard Corporation

This fascinating book deserves a place of honor in every Christmas music collection! For 50 beloved traditional tunes, readers will learn the story of how the song came to be, the author and the historical... view details
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Classical Destinations Classical Destinations
Simon Callow & Wendy McDougall - Hal Leonard Corporation

Classical Destinations is a unique multimedia curriculum that introduces the world of classical music to young people in grades five through twelve. Your students will travel through six multimedia... view details
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Classroom CD-ROM Austria
$59.95
Classroom CD-ROM Czech Republic
$59.95
Classroom CD-ROM Germany
$59.95
Classroom CD-ROM Italy
$59.95
Classroom CD-ROM Russia
$59.95
Classroom CD-ROM Scandinavia
$59.95
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$299.95
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Close Harmony Close Harmony (A History of Southern Gospel)
James R. Goff, Jr - University Of North Carolina Press

Comprehensive and richly illustrated, Close Harmony traces the development of the music known as southern gospel from its antebellum origins to its twentieth-century emergence as a vibrant musical... view details
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Collecting Rock 'n' Roll Sheet Music of the 1960s Collecting Rock 'n' Roll Sheet Music of the 1960s
Valerie Carallo - Schiffer Publishing, LTD

Collecting rock and roll sheet music is a different way to enjoy popular songs without having to know how to read music! This lively look at the songs and fashions that were all the rage in the

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Concertos and Choral Works: Selections from Essays in Musical Analysis Concertos and Choral Works: Selections from Essays in Musical Analysis
Donald Francis Tovey - Dover Publications Inc.

Drawn from the well-known musicologist's celebrated Essays in Musical Analysis, this volume contains nearly all of the concertos in the standard repertoire, from Bach's concerto for two violins to

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Early Music Early Music
Denis Stevens - Kahn & Averill

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Ella Fitzgerald : The Tale of a Vocal Virtuosa Ella Fitzgerald : The Tale of a Vocal Virtuosa
Andrea Davis Pinkney - Hyperion Press, Inc.

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