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The Poetic Debussy: A Collection of His Song Texts and Selected Letters
The Poetic Debussy: A Collection of His Song Texts and Selected Letters
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sku: 0929-WS0401-A02010-1878822330, ean: 9781878822338, isbn: 1878822330,

This completely revised second edition of The Poetic Debussy contains the most recent discoveries in the composer's oeuvre, including a number of hitherto unknown songs. The texts of all Debussy's songs, both in the original French and with revised E...


Schubert's Mature Instrumental Music: A Theorist's Perspective (Eastman Studies in Music)
Schubert's Mature Instrumental Music: A Theorist's Perspective (Eastman Studies in Music)
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mpn: 9781580465922, ean: 9781580465922, isbn: 1580465927,

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In his instrumental works, Franz Schubert, like Beethoven, expanded on the classical traditions, especially in the areas of form and harmony. Yet many of these works have only recently begun to be appreciated for their truth worth by performers, list...


Stravinsky's ''Great Passacaglia'': Recurring Elements in the Concerto for Piano and Wind Instruments (Eastman Studies in Music)
Stravinsky's "Great Passacaglia": Recurring Elements in the Concerto for Piano and Wind Instruments (Eastman Studies in Music)
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ean: 9781580465137, isbn: 1580465137,

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Stravinsky's "Great Passacaglia" marks the first full-length analytic study devoted to the Concerto for Piano and Wind Instruments, an important neoclassic piece composed by one of the most influential composers of the twentieth century. Donald Traut...


Reviving Haydn (Eastman Studies in Music)
Reviving Haydn (Eastman Studies in Music)
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mpn: 13 black & white illustrations, 32 black, ean: 9781580465120, isbn: 1580465129,

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By the 1840s Joseph Haydn, who died in 1809 as the most celebrated composer of his generation, had degenerated into the bewigged ""Papa Haydn,"" a shallow placeholder in music history who merely invented the forms used by Beethoven.In a remarkable re...


The Music of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (Eastman Studies in Music)
The Music of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (Eastman Studies in Music)
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mpn: 59 black & white line drawings, ean: 9781580464819, isbn: 1580464815,

Of the four sons of J. S. Bach who became composers, Carl Philipp Emanuel (1714-88) was the most prolific, the most original, and the most influential both during and after his lifetime. This first full-length English-language study critically survey...


Pentatonicism from the Eighteenth Century to Debussy (Eastman Studies in Music)
Pentatonicism from the Eighteenth Century to Debussy (Eastman Studies in Music)
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Pentatonicism from the Eighteenth Century to Debussy offers the first comprehensive account of a widely recognized aspect of music history: the increasing use of pentatonic ("black-key scale") techniques in nineteenth-century Western art-music. Penta...


Irony and Sound: The Music of Maurice Ravel (Eastman Studies in Music)
Irony and Sound: The Music of Maurice Ravel (Eastman Studies in Music)
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mpn: 12 black and white, ean: 9781580461894, isbn: 1580461891,

What is it about Bolero, Gaspard de la nuit, and Daphnis et Chloe that makes musicians and listeners alike love them so? Stephen Zank here illuminates these and other works of Maurice Ravel through several of the composer's fascinations: dynamic inte...


Bach to Brahms (Eastman Studies in Music)
Bach to Brahms (Eastman Studies in Music)
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mpn: 27 black & white illustrations, 246 blac, ean: 9781580465151, isbn: 1580465153,

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Bach to Brahms presents current analytic views on the traditional tonal repertoire, with essays on works by Bach, Handel, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, and Brahms. The fifteen essays, written by well-established scholars of this reperto...


Berlioz: Scenes from the Life and Work (Eastman Studies in Music)
Berlioz: Scenes from the Life and Work (Eastman Studies in Music)
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These twelve essays bring new breadth and depth to our knowledge of the life and work of the composer of the Symphonie fantastique. A distinguished international array of scholars here treat such matters as Berlioz's "aesthetics" and what it means to...


The Musical Madhouse: An English Translation of Berlioz's Les Grotesques de la musique (Eastman Studies in Music)
The Musical Madhouse: An English Translation of Berlioz's Les Grotesques de la musique (Eastman Studies in Music)
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sku: 8435879, ean: 9781580461320, isbn: 1580461328,

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Hector Berlioz's Les Grotesques de la musique is the only one of his books that has never been translated into English in its entirety. It is by far the funniest of all his works, and consists of a number of short anecdotes, witticisms, open letters,...


Bach and the Pedal Clavichord: An Organist's Guide (Eastman Studies in Music)
Bach and the Pedal Clavichord: An Organist's Guide (Eastman Studies in Music)
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Friederich Griepenkerl, in his 1844 introduction to Volume 1 of the first complete edition of J. S. Bach's organ works, wrote: "Actually the six Sonatas and the Passacaglia were written for a clavichord with two manuals and pedal, an instrument that,...


Rossini and Post-Napoleonic Europe (Eastman Studies in Music)
Rossini and Post-Napoleonic Europe (Eastman Studies in Music)
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mpn: 15 black & white illustrations, ean: 9781580465304, isbn: 1580465307,

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This book examines Rossini within the context of his own time, one of Napoleonic domination of Italy, restoration of the Bourbon monarchy in Naples in 1815, and the 1830 Revolution in Paris. Using the techniques of the historian,and reading librettos...


Mendelssohn, the Organ, and the Music of the Past (Eastman Studies in Music)
Mendelssohn, the Organ, and the Music of the Past (Eastman Studies in Music)
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mpn: 11 black & white illustrations, 31 black, ean: 9781580464741, isbn: 1580464742,

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By upbringing, family connections, and education, Felix Mendelssohn was ideally positioned to contribute to the historical legacies of the German people, who in the aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars discovered that they were a nation with a distinct c...


Liszt's Transcultural Modernism and the Hungarian-Gypsy Tradition (Eastman Studies in Music)
Liszt's Transcultural Modernism and the Hungarian-Gypsy Tradition (Eastman Studies in Music)
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ean: 9781580463232, isbn: 1580463231,

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Some of Franz Liszt's most renowned pieces -- most famously his Hungarian Rhapsodies -- are written in a nineteenth-century Hungarian style known as verbunkos. Closely associated with the virtuosic playing tradition of the Hungarian-Gypsy band, the m...


Liszt's Final Decade (Eastman Studies in Music)
Liszt's Final Decade (Eastman Studies in Music)
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mpn: 24 black& white illustrations, 15 black, ean: 9781580464840, isbn: 158046484X,

Toward the end of his life Franz Liszt maintained extensive correspondence with two women who were at the time his closest confidantes, Carolyne von Sayn-Wittgenstein and Olga von Meyendorff. Liszt wrote to them regularly, expressing his intimate fee...


Marianna Martines: A Woman Composer in the Vienna of Mozart and Haydn (Eastman Studies in Music)
Marianna Martines: A Woman Composer in the Vienna of Mozart and Haydn (Eastman Studies in Music)
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Marianna Martines (1744-1813) was one of the most accomplished, prolific, and highly honored female musicians of the eighteenth century. She spent most of her life in a remarkable household that included celebrated librettist Pietro Metastasio, who s...



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