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Shostakovich's Preludes and Fugues: Contexts, Style, Performance
Shostakovich's Preludes and Fugues: Contexts, Style, Performance
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ean: 9780300149432, isbn: 0300149433,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
This is the first book-length study of Shostakovich’s Twenty-Four Preludes and Fugues for piano, Opus 87. Mark Mazullo explains the cultural context in which Shostakovich composed, relates the cycle to piano works (by Bach, Hindemith, and others),...


Unaccompanied Bach: Performing the Solo Works
Unaccompanied Bach: Performing the Solo Works
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ean: 9780300141511, isbn: 0300141513,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
This pioneering book by an acclaimed expert is the first to discuss all of Bach’s unaccompanied pieces in one volume, including an examination of crucial issues of style and composition type and the options open to interpretation and performance. D...


Bach's Solo Violin Works: A Performer's Guide
Bach's Solo Violin Works: A Performer's Guide
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ean: 9780300124668, isbn: 030012466X,

Long admired for his interpretation of Bach's six Sonatas and Partitas for unaccompanied violin, Jaap Schröder, a leading international soloist, here provides a detailed but informal guide to their performance. Bach’s sublime solo violin works hav...


A Performer's Guide to the Keyboard Partitas of J.S. Bach
A Performer's Guide to the Keyboard Partitas of J.S. Bach
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mpn: YUP04312, ean: 9780300043129, isbn: 0300043120,

Fernando Valenti, one of this century's harpsichordists, here reveals his approach to playing Bach's six Partitas....


The Art of French Piano Music: Debussy, Ravel, Fauré, Chabrier
The Art of French Piano Music: Debussy, Ravel, Fauré, Chabrier
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ean: 9780300145472, isbn: 0300145470,

An essential resource for scholars and performers, this study by a world-renowned specialist illuminates the piano music of four major French composers, in comparative and reciprocal context. Howat explores the musical language and artistic ethos of ...


The Perilous Life of Symphony Orchestras: Artistic Triumphs and Economic Challenges
The Perilous Life of Symphony Orchestras: Artistic Triumphs and Economic Challenges
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ean: 9780300171938, isbn: 0300171935,

This book analyzes the economic challenges facing symphony orchestras and contrasts the experience of orchestras in the United States (where there is little direct government support) and abroad (where governments typically provide large direct subsi...


The Music of Sergei Prokofiev (Composers of the Twentieth Century Serie)
The Music of Sergei Prokofiev (Composers of the Twentieth Century Serie)
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ean: 9780300063660, isbn: 0300063660,

This work is a comprehensive analytical study of the music of Sergei Prokofiev. Neil Minturn sets the Russian composer's work in historical, cultural, and autobiographical context and examines a representative sampling of his compositions from a theo...


Franz Schubert: The Complete Songs
Franz Schubert: The Complete Songs
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ean: 9780300112672, isbn: 030011267X,

This three-volume boxed set is the definitive work on Franz Schubert’s vocal music with piano.  A richly illustrated encyclopedia, these substantial volumes contain more than seven hundred song commentaries with parallel text and translations (by ...


Bach's Well-tempered Clavier: The 48 Preludes and Fugues
Bach's Well-tempered Clavier: The 48 Preludes and Fugues
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ean: 9780300097078, isbn: 0300097077,

Bach's "Well-Tempered Clavier" (the 48 preludes and fugues) stands at the core of baroque keyboard music and has been a model and inspiration for performers and composers ever since it was written. This guide to the 96 pieces explains Bach's various ...


I, Maya Plisetskaya
I, Maya Plisetskaya
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ean: 9780300088571, isbn: 0300088574,

Maya Plisetskaya, one of the world’s foremost dancers, rose to become a prima ballerina of Moscow’s Bolshoi Ballet after an early life filled with tragedy and loss. In this spirited memoir, Plisetskaya reflects on her personal and professional od...


The Songs of Johannes Brahms
The Songs of Johannes Brahms
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ean: 9780300079623, isbn: 0300079621,

In this highly anticipated book, Eric Sams examines each of Johannes Brahms’s 213 songs, translates the texts into English, and provides original commentary on points of musicology and literary detail. Sams here reveals for the first time the full ...


Chanel: The Vocabulary of Style
Chanel: The Vocabulary of Style
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780300175660, isbn: 0300175663,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
Gabrielle Bonheur "Coco" Chanel (1883-1971) was undoubtedly the most influential fashion designer of the 20th century. Her clothes and accessories have remained perennially chic, and her legendary fashion house continues to exert a powerful sway over...


Oklahoma!: The Making of an American Musical
Oklahoma!: The Making of an American Musical
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ean: 9780300106190, isbn: 030010619X,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
Oklahoma! premiered on Broadway in 1943 under the auspices of the Theatre Guild, and today it is performed more frequently than any other Rodgers and Hammerstein musical. In this book Tim Carter offers the first fully documented history of the making...


Prokofiev's Piano Sonatas: A Guide for the Listener and the Performer
Prokofiev's Piano Sonatas: A Guide for the Listener and the Performer
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ean: 9780300114904, isbn: 0300114907,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
Boris Berman, renowned concert pianist and teacher, is one of the world’s foremost authorities on Sergei Prokofiev. In this book, he draws on his intimate knowledge of Prokofiev’s work to guide music lovers and pianists through the composer’s n...


No Fixed Points: Dance in the Twentieth Century
No Fixed Points: Dance in the Twentieth Century
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ean: 9780300093667, isbn: 0300093667,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
This book chronicles one hundred years of dramatic developments in ballet, modern, and experimental dance for stage and screen in Europe and North America. The volume is magisterial in scope, encompassing the history of theatrical dance from 1900 thr...



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