Classical Listening: Two Decades of Reviews from “The American Record Guide”
The classical record business gained a new lease on life in the 1980s when period instrument performances of baroque and ...
John Cage
John Cage’s contribution to twentieth-century music, literature and art not only established his place as a leading figure in the ...
Dixie Lullaby: A Story of Music, Race and New Beginnings in a New South
In Dixie Lullaby, a veteran music journalist ponders the transformative effects of rock and roll on the generation of white ...
Memoirs of the Life of the late George Frederic Handel
John Mainwaring's "Memoirs" (1760), the first major biography of a composer, capture the lofty reputation and immense impact of George ...
Antonius Stradiuarius
Alessandra Barabaschi retraces the challenging past of 148 instruments of the legendary luthier Antonio Stradivari. Pictures of all instruments by ...
The 1690 'Tuscan' Stradivari Violin
The second book of the series 'Treasures of Italian Violin Making' is dedicated to the beautiful 1690 'Tuscan' Stradivari violin. ...
The music of the Temporalists
A Parisian drugstore owner (André Pogoriloffsky), a man in his early fifties, who is also a skilled amateur piano player, ...
The Notation of Polyphonic Music: 900-1600
Mediaeval Academy of America (1961)
Concert Life in London from Mozart to Haydn
Cambridge University Press (1993)
During the second half of the eighteenth century, the pace of London's concert life quickened dramatically, reflecting both the prosperity ...
The Italian Solo Concerto, 1700–1760: Rhetorical Strategies and Style History
Boydell Press (2004)
The solo concerto, a vast and important repertory of the early to mid eighteenth century, is known generally only through ...
Disruptive Divas: Feminism, Identity and Popular Music
Routledge (2002)
Disruptive Divas focuses on four female musicians: Tori Amos, Courtney Love, Me'Shell Ndegéocello and P. J. Harvey who have marked ...
Lori Burns, et al.
The Sounds of Silent Films: New Perspectives on History, Theory and Practice
Palgrave Macmillan (2014)
The Sounds of Silent Films comprises up-to-date research on silent film sound, providing a particular focus on historical performance practices ...
Claus Tieber, et al.
Puccini: His Life and Works
Oxford University Press (2006)
Julian Budden, one of the world's foremost scholars of Italian opera and author of a monumental three-volume study of Verdi's ...
The Operas of Verdi: Volume 3: From Don Carlos to Falstaff
Oxford University Press (1992)
This is the third volume of Julian Budden's monumental three-volume survey of the operas of Verdi. Hailed on publication for ...