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Debussy's Mélisande: The Lives of Georgette Leblanc, Mary Garden and Maggie Teyte
Debussy's Mélisande: The Lives of Georgette Leblanc, Mary Garden and Maggie Teyte
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mpn: 38 black and white, ean: 9781843834595, isbn: 1843834596,

Debussy's Mélisande examines the colourful lives of Georgette Leblanc, Mary Garden and Maggie Teyte, and their involvement with Debussy's Pelléas et Mélisande, illustrating the prejudices and difficulties women singers of their era faced. The thre...


Music and Soviet Power, 1917-1932
Music and Soviet Power, 1917-1932
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mpn: 33, 33 line drawing, ean: 9781843837039, isbn: 184383703X,

The October Revolution of 1917 tore the fabric of Russian musical life: institutions collapsed, and leading composers emigrated or fell into silence. But in 1932, at the outset of the 'socialist realist' period, a new Stalinist music culture was emer...


The Legend of Spring-Heeled Jack
The Legend of Spring-Heeled Jack
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781843837879, isbn: 1843837870,

WINNER of the 2013 Katharine Briggs Award This book uses the nineteenth-century legend of Spring-Heeled Jack to analyse and challenge current notions of Victorian popular cultures. Starting as oral rumours, this supposedly supernatural entity moved f...


The Songs of Edvard Grieg
The Songs of Edvard Grieg
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mpn: 28 line drawing, ean: 9781843833437, isbn: 1843833433,

Edvard Grieg's 180 songs mirror his artistic and personal development more intimately than any of his other music, yet are still the least known part of his output. This definitive appraisal, now revised and updated, discusses every song, including t...


Mozart's Così fan tutte: A Compositional History
Mozart's Così fan tutte: A Compositional History
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mpn: 1, black & white illustrations, ean: 9781843834069, isbn: 1843834065,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
WINNER of the Mozart Society of America 'Marjorie Weston Emerson Award' for 2008. This study proposes a hypothesis to account for some of the opera's long-standing 'problems'. It suggests that Mozart considered the idea that the pairings in Act II s...


Gustav Holst: Collected Facsimile Edition of Autograph Manuscripts of the Published Works: I. Chamber Operas: i. Savitri, Opus 25; ii. The Wandering Scholar, Opus 50
Gustav Holst: Collected Facsimile Edition of Autograph Manuscripts of the Published Works: I. Chamber Operas: i. Savitri, Opus 25; ii. The Wandering Scholar, Opus 50
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sku: 0715-WS0202-A03035-0571100066, ean: 9780571100064, isbn: 0571100066,

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These autograph volumes come as close to the composer's intentions as it is possible to do. They are an invaluable source of reference to set beside the printed score, revealing precisely what Holst wrote, and thus making clear any use of an assistan...



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