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  • Arnold Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw in Postwar Europe

    Arnold Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw in Postwar Europe
    av Joy H. Calico

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520281868

    Joy H. Calico examines the cultural history of postwar Europe through the lens of the performance and reception of Arnold Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw--a short but powerful work, she argues, capable of irritating every exposed nerve in postwa…

  • Welcome To The Symphony

    Welcome To The Symphony
    av Carolyn Sloan

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780761176473

    This charming and interactive picture book with sound panel is like a ticket to a concert hall. Narrated by three mice, Welcome to the Symphony takes readers on a journey that begins with the musicians tuning up. Readers learn the basics: What is a…

  • A Child's Introduction to the Orchestra (Revised and Updated)

    A Child's Introduction to the Orchestra (Revised and Updated)
    av Robert Levine

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780762495474

    A Child's Introduction to the Orchestra is a fun and exciting musical journey. With cheery narrator Orchestra Bob as their guide, kids are encouraged to listen, learn, and enjoy as they are introduced to the most powerful works from the greatest com…

  • Holst

    Holst
    av Richard Greene

    Övrigt - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521456333

    This book is the first comprehensive guide to Holst’s popular orchestral suite The Planets. It considers the music in detail and places the work in its historical context, describing the circumstances of its composition and its meteoric rise t…

  • Holst

    Holst
    av Richard Greene

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521450003

    This book is the first comprehensive guide to Holst's popular orchestral suite The Planets. It considers the music in detail and places the work in its historical context, describing the circumstances of its composition and its meteoric rise to popu…

  • Stravinsky

    Stravinsky
    av Peter Hill

    Övrigt - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521627146

    The Rite of Spring is Stravinsky’s most revolutionary work. This important new book provides a comprehensive guide to the work, telling in vivid detail the story of its inception and composition, of the stormy rehearsals which led to the scand…

  • Debussy

    Debussy
    av Simon Trezise

    Övrigt - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521446563

    La mer stands at the centre of Debussy’s achievement: described by the composer as ‘a seascape without figures’, it is arguably the greatest and most original French symphony. In this study La mer is considered in the context of De…

  • The Rite of Spring at 100

    The Rite of Spring at 100

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253024206

    When Igor Stravinsky's ballet Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring) premiered during the 1913 Paris season of Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, its avant-garde music and jarring choreography scandalized audiences. Today it is considered one of…

  • The Symphonic Poems of Franz Liszt

    The Symphonic Poems of Franz Liszt
    av Keith T. Johns, Michael Saffle, Keith T. Johns

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780945193401

    No book-length study of Liszt's thirteen symphonic poems and their impact on contemporary composers and critics has previously been published. Keith Johns's monograph is therefore the work on this significant body of musical material and its place i…

  • Mahler's Sixth Symphony: A Study in Musical Semiotics

    Mahler's Sixth Symphony: A Study in Musical Semiotics
    av Robert Samuels

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521481663

    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 ce…

  • The Reich's Orchestra (1933-1945)

    The Reich's Orchestra (1933-1945)
    av Misha Aster

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780889629134

    There has never been a book written on the subject of the Berlin Philharmonic during the Third Reich, in any language. The historiography is scant, and strewn with rumours and misinformation. This book represents the first comprehensive study of the…

  • Gershwin

    Gershwin
    av David Schiff

    Övrigt - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521559539

    The Rhapsody in Blue (1924) established Gershwin’s reputation as a serious composer and has since become one of the most popular of all American concert works. In this richly informative guide David Schiff considers the piece as musical work,…

  • Gershwin

    Gershwin
    av David Schiff

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521550772

    The Rhapsody in Blue (1924) established Gershwin's reputation as a serious composer and has since become one of the most popular of all American concert works. In this richly informative guide David Schiff considers the piece as musical work, histor…

  • The Orchestra: A Collection of 23 Essays on Its Origins and Transformations

    The Orchestra: A Collection of 23 Essays on Its Origins and Transformations
    av Joan Peyser

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781423410263

    The symphonic orchestra is intriguingly considered in essays by 23 leading music authors and thinkers. Topics include historical beginnings, the role of the conductor, the orchestral audience, the nature of the repertoire, and how recordings have af…

  • Chopin

    Chopin
    av John Rink

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521441094

    Chopin’s E minor and F minor Piano Concertos played a vital role in his career as a composer-pianist. Praised for their originality and genius when he performed them, the concertos later attracted censure for ostensible weaknesses in form, dev…

  • Brahms's Symphonies

    Brahms's Symphonies
    av David Hurwitz

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826431646

    Though Brahms' symphonies are often treated somewhat like medicine, as something 'good for you', but otherwise lacking in purely sensual pleasure, David Hurwitz takes the reader beyond the jargon and pedantry and unlocks the mystery (and the joy) co…

  • The Story Of The Orchestra

    The Story Of The Orchestra
    av Meredith Hamilton

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781579121488

    Eye-catching illustrations, engaging text and delightful musical selections on the accompanying 70-minute CD lead children ages 8 to 12 (and parents, too!) on an exciting and educational tour through the instruments and music of the orchestra. Illus…

  • The Symphony in Beethoven's Vienna

    The Symphony in Beethoven's Vienna
    av David Wyn Jones

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521862615

    An original study of the history of the symphony in Vienna during Beethoven's lifetime, this 2006 book explores the context in which the composer worked. Based on an extensive study of the wider symphonic repertoire of the period and of the characte…

  • Mozart's Piano Concertos

    Mozart's Piano Concertos
    av C. M. Girdlestone

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409791232

  • George Whitefield Chadwick

    George Whitefield Chadwick
    av Bill F. Faucett

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810830387

    In the nineteenth-century, American musical composition was dominated by European-born composers and conductors who emigrated to the United States. Chadwick helped the cause of American composition by making distinctively American works acceptable i…

  • Arturo Toscanini

    Arturo Toscanini
    av Mortimer H. Frank

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574670691

    This lively account - the first book to draw upon all the archival recordings of Toscanini's broadcasts - suggests that his work before an audience was often more compelling than his commercially issued studio productions.

  • The Societe des Concerts du Conservatoire, 1828-1967

    The Societe des Concerts du Conservatoire, 1828-1967
    av D. Kern Holoman

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520236646

    This is the story of one of the world's great philharmonic societies, told by a distinguished conductor and writer whose command of the subject is nothing short of virtuosic. Established in 1828 with roots stretching back to the 1790s, the Societe d…

  • Martinu and the Symphony

    Martinu and the Symphony
    av Michael Crump

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780907689652

    Over the past few decades the music of the Czech composer Bohuslav Martinu (1890-1959) has enjoyed a slow but steady rise in popularity, and his six symphonies, written between 1942 and 1953, have now been recorded many times; concert performances a…

  • Mozart's Piano Concertos

    Mozart's Piano Concertos

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472103140

    Like the symphonies of Beethoven, Mozart's piano concertos constitute an extraordinary body of work that will never disappear from our culture. Yet despite widespread recognition of their importance, they still present many interpretive problems. In…

  • Mendelssohn

    Mendelssohn
    av R. Larry Todd

    Övrigt - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521407649

    The concert overtures A Midsummer Night's Dream, Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage, and The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave), conceived by Mendelssohn before the age of twenty, have ranked amongst the most enduring of the nineteenth-century orchestral repertoi…

  • Camille Saint-Saens and the French Solo Concerto from 1850 to 1920

    Camille Saint-Saens and the French Solo Concerto from 1850 to 1920
    av Michael Stegemann, Ann C. Sherwin, Michael Stegemann

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780931340352

  • A Soviet Credo: Shostakovich's Fourth Symphony

    A Soviet Credo: Shostakovich's Fourth Symphony
    av Pauline Fairclough

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754650164

    Composed in 1935-36 and intended to be his artistic 'credo', Shostakovich's Fourth Symphony was not performed publicly until 1961. Here, Dr Pauline Fairclough tackles head-on one of the most significant and least understood of Shostakovich's major w…

  • Berg

    Berg
    av Anthony Pople

    Övrigt - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521399760

    Described by Aaron Copland as ‘among the finest creations in the modern repertoire’, Alban Berg’s Violin Concerto has become a twentieth-century classic. In this authoritative and highly readable guide to the work the reader is int…

  • Brahms and the Challenge of the Symphony

    Brahms and the Challenge of the Symphony
    av Raymond Knapp

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780945193906

    Brahms's symphonies represent one of the most important bodies of work to come from the second half of the nineteenth century, when many of the difficult issues that have confronted composers and scholars in our own century were formulated. As the o…

  • The German Symphony between Beethoven and Brahms

    The German Symphony between Beethoven and Brahms
    av Christopher Fifield

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409452881

    It was Carl Dahlhaus who coined the phrase 'dead time' to describe the state of the symphony between Schumann and Brahms. Christopher Fifield argues that many of the symphonies dismissed by Dahlhaus made worthy contributions to the genre. He traces…

  • When Swan Lake Comes to Sarajevo

    When Swan Lake Comes to Sarajevo
    av Ruth Waterman

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853118654

    *Chosen as an Observer Book of the Year 2012!* War is always with us, and so is peace. This is about the peace that comes after a war. It is one woman's account of her experiences in the new country of Bosnia as guest conductor of a remarkable littl…

  • Vaughan Williams's Ninth Symphony

    Vaughan Williams's Ninth Symphony
    av Alain Frogley

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198162841

    Ever since its premiere just before the composer's death, Vaughan Williams's Ninth Symphony has divided critical opinion and remained something of an enigma. Yet the composer thought highly of the work, and went against his usual practice by preserv…

  • Orchestra

    Orchestra
    av Mark Rubin

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780920668993

    The Orchestra, a non-fiction book for children, introduces musical instruments, basic musical concepts and the symphonic orchestra. The very straight-forward text is accompanied by playful, but accurate, drawings. A number of musical concepts are ex…

  • Gustav Mahler's Symphonies

    Gustav Mahler's Symphonies
    av Lewis M. Smoley

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313297717

    The popularity of Mahler's symphonic works is unremitting. More recordings have been made during the past ten years than in the previous six decades. This work is a companion to the first volume, published in 1986; together, the two review virtually…

  • Otto Klemperer

    Otto Klemperer
    av Peter Heyworth

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521495097

    Otto Klemperer was one of the great conductors of the century, best known in the last years of his life for his performances and recordings of the classical symphonic repertory from Mozart to Mahler. Volume 1 of Peter Heyworth’s biography foll…

  • Schubert and the Symphony - A New Perspective

    Schubert and the Symphony - A New Perspective
    av Brian Newbould

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780907689270

    Astonishingly, Schubert's symphonies have never received the detailed study that their prominence in the orchestral repertoire would suggest they deserve. In this book Professor Brian Newbould, perhaps the best-known of contemporary Schubert scholar…

  • Schubert and the Symphony - A New Perspective

    Schubert and the Symphony - A New Perspective
    av Brian Newbould

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780907689263

    Astonishingly, Schubert's symphonies have never received the detailed study that their prominence in the orchestral repertoire would suggest they deserve. In this book Professor Brian Newbould, perhaps the best-known of contemporary Schubert scholar…

  • Bruckner

    Bruckner
    av Benjamin M. Korstvedt

    Övrigt - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521635370

    Anton Bruckner’s Eighth Symphony (1890), one of the last of the great Romantic symphonies, is a grandly complex masterpiece. Its critical reception has been fascinatingly contentious. Its music, at once extensive and distilled, directly confro…

  • Bruckner

    Bruckner
    av Benjamin M. Korstvedt

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521632263

    Anton Bruckner's Eighth Symphony (1890), one of the last of the great Romantic symphonies, is a grandly complex masterpiece. Its critical reception has been fascinatingly contentious. Its music, at once extensive and distilled, directly confronts th…

  • The Cambridge Companion to the Concerto

    The Cambridge Companion to the Concerto
    av Simon P. Keefe

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521834834

    No musical genre has had a more controversial critical history than the concerto, but has simultaneously retained as consistently prominent a place in the affections of the concert-going public. This volume is one of a very few to deal with the genr…

  • Haydn'S Farewell Symphony

    Haydn'S Farewell Symphony
    av James Webster

    Övrigt - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521612012

    This volume offers a new view of Joseph Haydn’s instrumental music. It argues that many of Haydn’s greatest and most characteristic instrumental works are ‘through-composed’ in the sense that their several movements are bound…

  • Bach

    Bach
    av Malcolm Boyd

    Övrigt - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521387132

    The Brandenburg Concertos represent a pinnacle in the history of the Baroque Concerto, as well as being among the most universally admired of all Bach's works. This fascinating new guide places the concertos in their historical context, investigates…

  • Water Music and Music for the Royal Fireworks

    Water Music and Music for the Royal Fireworks
    av Christopher Hogwood

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521836364

    This handbook covers Handel's best known public music, the Water Music, written at the outset of his English career, and the Music for the Royal Fireworks, the last and largest of his orchestral creations. The genesis of these two orchestral suites…

  • Water Music and Music for the Royal Fireworks

    Water Music and Music for the Royal Fireworks
    av Christopher Hogwood

    Övrigt - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521544863

    This handbook covers Handel's best known public music, the Water Music, written at the outset of his English career, and the Music for the Royal Fireworks, the last and largest of his orchestral creations. The genesis of these two orchestral suites…

  • Beethoven's Symphonies: An Artistic Vision

    Beethoven's Symphonies: An Artistic Vision
    av Lewis Lockwood

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393076448

    The Beethoven symphonies form the core of the classical concert repertoire and remain among the defining works of the Western musical experience. As the heir to Haydn and Mozart, Beethoven possessed an artistic vision that found its most powerful ex…

  • Beethoven's "Orpheus" Concerto

    Beethoven's "Orpheus" Concerto
    av Owen Jander

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781576471326

    Beethoven composed his Fourth Piano Concerto in Vienna in the years 1803-06. In that period there was an unusually keen interest in the Orpheus legend; and so it is not surprising to learn that all three movements were undeclaredly or better describ…

  • The Cambridge Companion to the Symphony

    The Cambridge Companion to the Symphony

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521884983

    Few genres of the last 250 years have proved so crucial to the course of music history, or so vital to public musical experience, as the symphony. This Companion offers an accessible guide to the historical, analytical and interpretative issues surr…

  • The Cambridge Companion to the Symphony

    The Cambridge Companion to the Symphony

    Övrigt - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521711951

    Few genres of the last 250 years have proved so crucial to the course of music history, or so vital to public musical experience, as the symphony. This Companion offers an accessible guide to the historical, analytical and interpretative issues surr…

  • Tchaikovsky

    Tchaikovsky
    av Timothy L. Jackson

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521641111

    Tchaikovsky’s final symphony has fascinated generations of music lovers, amateur and specialist alike, since its first performance just over a century ago. Timothy L. Jackson explores sensitively and without prejudice the question of the Pathé…

  • Tchaikovsky

    Tchaikovsky
    av Timothy L. Jackson

    Övrigt - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521646765

    Tchaikovsky's final symphony has fascinated generations of music lovers, amateur and specialist alike, since its first performance just over a century ago. Timothy L. Jackson explores sensitively and without prejudice the question of the Pathetique'…

  • Beethoven

    Beethoven
    av David Wyn Jones

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521450744

    Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony is in many ways his most startlingly original symphony. It has a programmatic content, it is in five movements rather than the normal four, and its mood is quite different from the usual barnstorming image of the…

  • Beethoven

    Beethoven
    av David Wyn Jones

    Övrigt - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521456845

    Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony is in many ways his most startlingly original symphony. It has a programmatic content, it is in five movements rather than the normal four, and its mood is quite different from the usual barnstorming image of the…

  • Mozart

    Mozart
    av David Grayson

    Övrigt - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521484756

    This guide to Mozart’s two most popular piano concertos - No. 20 in D minor, K. 466, and No. 21 in C major, K. 467 - the so-called ‘Elvira Madigan’ - presents the historical background of the works, placing them within the context…

  • Mozart

    Mozart
    av David Grayson

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521481564

    This guide to Mozart's two most popular piano concertos - No. 20 in D minor, K. 466, and No. 21 in C major, K. 467 - the so-called 'Elvira Madigan' - presents the historical background of the works, placing them within the context of Mozart's compos…

  • Mozart

    Mozart
    av Elaine R. Sisman

    Övrigt - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521409247

    This guide to Mozart’s last and most celebrated symphony explores the historical background and aesthetic context of the work as well as the music itself. The early chapters examine the expectations of the symphony in Mozart’s Vienna, Mo…

  • Mozart

    Mozart
    av Elaine R. Sisman

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521400695

    This guide to Mozart’s last and most celebrated symphony explores the historical background and aesthetic context of the work as well as the music itself. The early chapters examine the expectations of the symphony in Mozart’s Vienna, Mo…

  • Mendelssohn: The Hebrides and Other Overtures

    Mendelssohn: The Hebrides and Other Overtures
    av Todd R. Larry Todd

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521404198

    Larry Todd offers a historical, stylistic, and analytical guide to three remarkable works which secured for Mendelssohn no small measure of his fame.

  • Gustav Mahler's Symphonic Landscapes

    Gustav Mahler's Symphonic Landscapes
    av Thomas Peattie

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107027084

    In this study Thomas Peattie offers a new account of Mahler's symphonies by considering the composer's reinvention of the genre in light of his career as a conductor and more broadly in terms of his sustained engagement with the musical, theatrical,…

  • Strauss

    Strauss
    av John Williamson

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521400763

    Richard Strauss's tone poem Also sprach Zarathustra is one of his most controversial works. Its greatest popularity has been achieved when its connection with Nietzsche's book of the same name has seemed less relevant than its associations with Kubr…

  • Strauss

    Strauss
    av John Williamson

    Övrigt - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521409353

    Richard Strauss’s tone poem Also sprach Zarathustra is one of his most controversial works. Its greatest popularity has been achieved in recent years when its connection with Nietzsche’s book of the same name has seemed less relevant tha…

  • Arranging Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue

    Arranging Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue
    av Ryan Banagale

    Övrigt - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199978380

    In Arranging Gershwin, author Ryan Banagale approaches George Gershwin's iconic piece Rhapsody in Blue not as a composition but as an arrangement - a status it has in many ways held since its inception in 1924, yet one unconsidered until now. Shifti…

  • Arranging Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue

    Arranging Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue
    av Ryan Banagale

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199978373

    In Arranging Gershwin, author Ryan Banagale approaches George Gershwin's iconic piece Rhapsody in Blue not as a composition but as an arrangement - a status it has in many ways held since its inception in 1924, yet one unconsidered until now. Shifti…