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Enhanced by an accompanying CD, this book presents documentary evidence of performance in Brahms’s time.
Provides both a translation and detailed commentary on Berlioz’s own practice as an orchestrator.
An examination of the world of Vienna and the opera buffa in the eighteenth-century.
A highly illustrated biography and study of Stradivari, the greatest violin maker, including colour photographs of his most famous instruments.
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This book, originally published in Italian, is a leading study of the greatest composer of late Renaissance and early Baroque Italy.
Caryl Emerson and Robert Oldani take a comprehensive look at the most famous Russian opera, Modest Musorgsky’s Boris Godunov.
A definitive history of music in the United States, written by a team of scholars.
This collection of essays explores the wide dimensions and influence of eighteenth-century opera.
Essays on the context of popular music and its interrelationships with politics and ideology.
The first comprehensive study of the liturgical manuscripts of the Florentine Duomo.
A history of the Lied and its interpretation, with a guide to available recordings.
This book shows how the poetry and music of a Polynesian people, the Tikopia, can have an intimate relation with their social life.
This book demonstrates how musical and literary scholarship can combine forces effectively on the common ground of contemporary literary theory and interpretive practice.
Second volume of studies based on the work of Heinrich Schenker.
Major reference tool providing in-depth analysis of Purcell manuscript sources.
This wide-ranging history explores German opera from its primitive origins up to Wagner.
This early German ‘do-it-yourself’ manual tells us about music-making in the years just before the Reformation.
A treatise on musical eloquence in all its branches.
This book offers a most comprehensive view of galant composition available in a single volume.
A comprehensive assessment of J.S. Bach’s use of articulation marks (i.e. slurs and dots) in the large body of primary sources.
This book is a collection of twelve essays by British and American writers on William Byrd.
This substantial anthology of Russian writing on Russian music features the most influential critics of music in nineteenth-century Russia.
Christopher Page’s book provides an edition of the Latin text taken from the only surviving original copy, together with an English translation.
This book contains essays by leading Berlioz scholars on various aspects of the great musician’s life and work.
This book is a detailed investigation of a lively and innovative period in London’s cultural life.
Robin Headlam Wells re-examines the myth, central to the Orpheus story.
Explores the musical culture of the German-speaking realm in the age of Gutenberg, Dürer and Luther.
Essays commemorating the 1995 tercentenary of Purcell’s death, representing the best recent research.