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Theatre Matters: Performance and Culture on the World Stage (Cambridge Studies in Modern Theatre)
Theatre Matters: Performance and Culture on the World Stage (Cambridge Studies in Modern Theatre)
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ean: 9780521634434, isbn: 0521634431,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
Theater, in a variety of forms and contexts, can make, and indeed has made, positive political and social interventions in a range of developing cultures around the world. In this book a distinguished team of theater historians and dramatists explore...


Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth) (Cambridge Music Handbooks)
Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth) (Cambridge Music Handbooks)
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ean: 9780521475341, isbn: 0521475341,

Since its premiere Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth) has been widely regarded as his finest masterpiece. It was written in the wake of personal events that shook the foundations of his life in 1907 and, like all his earlier works...


Engaging Haydn: Culture, Context, and Criticism
Engaging Haydn: Culture, Context, and Criticism
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ean: 9781107015142, isbn: 1107015146,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
Haydn is enjoying renewed appreciation as one of the towering figures of Western music history. This lively collection builds upon this resurgence of interest, with chapters exploring the nature of Haydn's invention and the cultural forces that he bo...


Mahler's Sixth Symphony: A Study in Musical Semiotics (Cambridge Studies in Music Theory and Analysis)
Mahler's Sixth Symphony: A Study in Musical Semiotics (Cambridge Studies in Music Theory and Analysis)
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ean: 9780521602839, isbn: 0521602831,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
The terms of structuralist and post-structuralist theory have been widely debated within the field of music analysis in recent years. However, very few analyses have attempted to address the repertoire of large orchestral works of the turn of the cen...


Haydn Studies (Cambridge Composer Studies)
Haydn Studies (Cambridge Composer Studies)
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ean: 9780521580526, isbn: 0521580528,

Haydn Studies deals with many new aspects of a composer who is perennially fresh. It concentrates principally on matters of reception, style and aesthetics and presents many radical new readings of the composer's work. Contributions by both establish...


Janácek Studies (Cambridge Composer Studies)
Janácek Studies (Cambridge Composer Studies)
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ean: 9780521573573, isbn: 0521573572,

This is the first major set of essays on the Czech composer Leos Janá^Dvcek, widely considered one of the most important composers of the early twentieth century. The essays deal with a range of subjects relating to opera, symphonic poem, instrument...


Modest Musorgsky and Boris Godunov: Myths, Realities, Reconsiderations
Modest Musorgsky and Boris Godunov: Myths, Realities, Reconsiderations
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ean: 9780521369763, isbn: 0521369762,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
Caryl Emerson, a literary specialist, and Robert William Oldani, a music historian, take a new and comprehensive look at the most famous Russian opera, Musorgsky's Boris Godunov. The result is both a historical study of a famous work and an interpret...


Chopin Studies 2 (Cambridge Composer Studies) (Vol 2)
Chopin Studies 2 (Cambridge Composer Studies) (Vol 2)
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ean: 9780521416474, isbn: 0521416477,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
Following the success of Chopin Studies, this second volume of essays contains the most recent Chopin research of twelve leading scholars. Three main themes are addressed: reception history, aesthetics and criticism, and performance studies. The essa...


The Cambridge Companion to Chopin (Cambridge Companions to Music)
The Cambridge Companion to Chopin (Cambridge Companions to Music)
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ean: 9780521477529, isbn: 0521477522,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
This Companion is designed to provide the enquiring music lover with helpful insights into a musical style that recognizes no contradictions between the accessible and the sophisticated, between the popular and the significant....


Choral Fantasies: Music, Festivity, and Nationhood in Nineteenth-Century Germany
Choral Fantasies: Music, Festivity, and Nationhood in Nineteenth-Century Germany
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ean: 9780521760713, isbn: 0521760712,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
Most histories of nineteenth-century music portray 'the people' merely as an audience, a passive spectator to the music performed around it. Yet, in this reappraisal of choral singing and public culture, Minor shows how a burgeoning German bourgeoisi...


Mozart's Piano Sonatas: Contexts, Sources, Style
Mozart's Piano Sonatas: Contexts, Sources, Style
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ean: 9780521496315, isbn: 0521496314,

Mozart's piano sonatas form a richly diverse and significant part of his instrumental output and span much of his mature composing career, thereby representing a microcosm of the composer's changing style. Part I examines the contexts in which the so...


Mozart's Chamber Music with Keyboard
Mozart's Chamber Music with Keyboard
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ean: 9781107002487, isbn: 1107002486,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
Internationally renowned scholars and performers present a wide range of new analytical, historical and critical perspectives on some of Mozart's most popular chamber music: his sonatas with violin, keyboard trios and quartets and the quintet with wi...


C.P.E. Bach Studies (Cambridge Composer Studies)
C.P.E. Bach Studies (Cambridge Composer Studies)
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ean: 9780521836296, isbn: 0521836298,

Focusing on his activity in Hamburg from 1767 until his death in 1788, this collection of essays explores the literary and aesthetic contexts of C.P.E. Bach's later work. It includes essays on Bach's position on contemporary concepts of responsivenes...


Bach Studies 2
Bach Studies 2
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ean: 9781107032606, isbn: 0521877911,

This volume brings together essays on J. S. Bach and members of his family by a distinguished group of scholars. The essays address Bach's compositions, his knowledge of the musical past, his study of contemporaries, and the cultivation of his own mu...


Lie Groups, Physics, and Geometry: An Introduction for Physicists, Engineers and Chemists
Lie Groups, Physics, and Geometry: An Introduction for Physicists, Engineers and Chemists
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sku: 9780521884006, ean: 9780521884006, isbn: 0521884004,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
Describing many of the most important aspects of Lie group theory, this book presents the subject in a 'hands on' way. Rather than concentrating on theorems and proofs, the book shows the applications of the material to physical sciences and applied ...


Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra (Cambridge Music Handbooks)
Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra (Cambridge Music Handbooks)
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ean: 9780521480048, isbn: 0521480043,

Bartók's Concerto for Orchestra has proven to be one of the most popularly successful concert works of the twentieth century. It is seen by its champions as an example of Bartók's seamless blend of Eastern European folk music and Western art music,...


Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 (Pathétique) (Cambridge Music Handbooks)
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 (Pathétique) (Cambridge Music Handbooks)
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ean: 9780521641111, isbn: 052164111X,

Tchaikovsky's final symphony has fascinated generations of music lovers since its first performance just over a century ago. Professor Jackson explores sensitively and without prejudice the question of the Pathétique's program and its relation to Tc...


On Mozart (Woodrow Wilson Center Press)
On Mozart (Woodrow Wilson Center Press)
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ean: 9780521470650, isbn: 052147065X,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
On Mozart is an attempt to suggest how much more complicated a figure Mozart was than popular legends and media portrayals would have us believe. He was certainly a genius--in that, the legends are correct, and the evidence abounds--but he was also a...


Bach and the Meanings of Counterpoint (New Perspectives in Music History and Criticism)
Bach and the Meanings of Counterpoint (New Perspectives in Music History and Criticism)
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ean: 9780521803465, isbn: 0521803462,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
This book offers new interpretations of many of Bach's late compositions which include complex musical techniques such as canon. These techniques held great significance for Bach and his contemporaries not only on account of the great skill they dema...


Debussy Studies (Cambridge Composer Studies)
Debussy Studies (Cambridge Composer Studies)
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ean: 9780521460903, isbn: 0521460905,

This collection of essays on Debussy's life and music is aimed at both the music lover and a specialist readership. Many of the contributors to the current volume have worked on various pieces in the long-overdue complete edition, and the significanc...



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