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Theory of music & musicology

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A Musicology for Landscape

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A Musicology for Landscape

David Nicholas Buck

Theory of architecture; Theory of music & musicology; 20th century & contemporary classical music; Human geography; Gardens (descriptions, history etc)

Hardback

Drawing conceptually and directly on music notation, this book investigates landscape architecture's inherent temporality.... [more]

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The Musicology of Record Production

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The Musicology of Record Production

Simon Zagorski-Thomas (London College of Music, Thames Valley University)

Theory of music & musicology; Music recording & reproduction

Paperback

Recorded music is as different to live music as film is to theatre. In this book, Simon Zagorski-Thomas sets out a framework... [more]

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Theory for Today's Musician, Third Edition (Textbook and Workbook Package)

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Theory for Today's Musician, Third Edition (Textbook and Workbook Package)...

Ralph Turek (University of Akron, USA), Daniel McCarthy (University of Akron, USA)

Music; Theory of music & musicology

Mixed media product

Theory for Today's Musician, Third Edition, recasts the scope of the traditional music theory course to meet the demands of... [more]

$231.00

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Loading the Silence: Australian Sound Art in the Post-Digital Age

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Loading the Silence: Australian Sound Art in the Post-Digital Age

Linda Ioanna Kouvaras

Music; Theory of music & musicology; 20th century & contemporary classical music; Regional studies

Paperback

Linda Kouvaras explores the ways in which selected sound art works demonstrate creatively how sound is embedded within local,... [more]

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Music and the Modern Condition: Investigating the Boundaries

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Music and the Modern Condition: Investigating the Boundaries

Ljubica Ilic

Theory of music & musicology; 20th century & contemporary classical music; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Two crucial moments in the formation and disintegration of musical modernity and the musical canon occurred at the turn of... [more]

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Dimensions of Energy in Shostakovich's Symphonies

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Dimensions of Energy in Shostakovich's Symphonies

Michael Rofe

Theory of music & musicology; 20th century & contemporary classical music; Regional geography

Paperback

Shostakovich's music is often described as being dynamic, energetic. But what is meant by 'energy' in music? After setting... [more]

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Kaija Saariaho: Visions, Narratives, Dialogues

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Kaija Saariaho: Visions, Narratives, Dialogues

Jon Hargreaves

Theory of music & musicology; 20th century & contemporary classical music; Popular culture

Paperback

Kaija Saariaho is internationally recognized as a leading figure in contemporary music, enjoying a well-deserved reputation... [more]

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New Music and the Claims of Modernity

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New Music and the Claims of Modernity

Alastair Williams

Theory of music & musicology; 20th century & contemporary classical music

Paperback

Since 1945 the emphasis in new music has lain in a desire for progress, a concept challenged by postmodernist aesthetics.... [more]

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Modernism and the Cult of Mountains: Music, Opera, Cinema

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Modernism and the Cult of Mountains: Music, Opera, Cinema

Christopher Morris

Theory of music & musicology; Music: styles & genres; 20th century & contemporary classical music; Opera

Paperback

Adopting and transforming the Romantic fascination with mountains, modernism in the German-speaking lands claimed the Alps... [more]

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Composition, Performance, Reception: Studies in the Creative Process in Music

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Composition, Performance, Reception: Studies in the Creative Process in...

Wyndham Thomas

Theatre Studies; Theory of music & musicology; Popular culture

Paperback

Composers, performers, listeners, critics and theorists all play vital roles in the creation of music culture; yet often each... [more]

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Art as Music, Music as Poetry, Poetry as Art, from Whistler to Stravinsky and Beyond

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Art as Music, Music as Poetry, Poetry as Art, from Whistler to Stravinsky...

Peter Dayan

Theory of art; Theory of music & musicology; 20th century & contemporary classical music; Literary theory; Literary studies: from c 1900 -

Paperback

In 1877, Ruskin accused Whistler of 'flinging a pot of paint in the public's face'. Was he right? After all, Whistler always... [more]

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Music, Masculinity and the Claims of History: The Austro-German Tradition from Hegel to Freud

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Music, Masculinity and the Claims of History: The Austro-German Tradition...

Ian Biddle

Theory of music & musicology; Romantic music (c 1830 to c 1900); Philosophy: aesthetics; Popular culture

Paperback

What does it mean to think of Western Art music - and the Austro-German contribution to that repertory - as a tradition? How... [more]

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Roger Smalley: A Case Study of Late Twentieth-Century Composition

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Roger Smalley: A Case Study of Late Twentieth-Century Composition

Christopher Mark

Theory of music & musicology; Music: styles & genres; 20th century & contemporary classical music; Regional studies

Paperback

Employing an interview with English-born (1943) and Australia-domiciled composer Roger Smalley as a kind of cantus firmus,... [more]

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Derrick Puffett on Music

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Derrick Puffett on Music

Kathryn Bailey Puffett

Theory of music & musicology; Romantic music (c 1830 to c 1900); 20th century & contemporary classical music

Paperback

'I listen to a piece and ask myself what has made the greatest impression on me. What has moved me the most about it, what... [more]

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Composing the Modern Subject: Four String Quartets by Dmitri Shostakovich

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Composing the Modern Subject: Four String Quartets by Dmitri Shostakovich...

Sarah Reichardt

Theory of music & musicology; 20th century & contemporary classical music; Regional geography

Paperback

Since the publication of Solomon Volkov's disputed memoirs of Dmitri Shostakovich, the composer and his music has been subject... [more]

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Music Writing Literature, from Sand via Debussy to Derrida

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Music Writing Literature, from Sand via Debussy to Derrida

Peter Dayan

Theory of music & musicology; Romantic music (c 1830 to c 1900); Literary theory; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900

Paperback

Why does poetry appeal to music? Can music be said to communicate, as language does? What, between music and poetry, is it... [more]

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Jumping to Conclusions: The Falling-Third Cadences in Chant, Polyphony, and Recitative

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Jumping to Conclusions: The Falling-Third Cadences in Chant, Polyphony,...

Richard Hudson

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Medieval & Renaissance music (c 1000 to c 1600); Baroque music (c 1600 to c 1750)

Paperback

Concerns the cadences, which reach their conclusion by jumping from scale degree 3 down to 1 or to 1-7-1. This book suggests... [more]

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The Music of David Lumsdaine: Kelly Ground to Cambewarra

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The Music of David Lumsdaine: Kelly Ground to Cambewarra

Michael Hooper

Theory of music & musicology; 20th century & contemporary classical music; Regional studies

Paperback

Australian by birth but a longtime resident of Great Britain, David Lumsdaine (b.1931) is central to both Australian and British... [more]

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Mendelssohn Perspectives

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Mendelssohn Perspectives

Nicole Grimes (University of California Irvine), Angela Mace

Theory of music & musicology; Romantic music (c 1830 to c 1900); Jewish studies

Paperback

Presents insights into Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy's music, biography and reception. This title offers essays on Mendelssohn's... [more]

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Critical Musicological Reflections: Essays in Honour of Derek B. Scott

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Critical Musicological Reflections: Essays in Honour of Derek B. Scott

Stan Hawkins

Theory of music & musicology; 20th century & contemporary classical music; Rock & Pop music

Paperback

A collection of essays that offers a tribute to the work of Derek Scott on the occasion of his sixtieth birthday. [more]

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Adrian Willaert and the Theory of Interval Affect: The Musica nova Madrigals and the Novel Theories of Zarlino and Vicentino

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Adrian Willaert and the Theory of Interval Affect: The Musica nova Madrigals...

Timothy R. McKinney

Theory of music & musicology; Medieval & Renaissance music (c 1000 to c 1600); Baroque music (c 1600 to c 1750)

Paperback

In the writings of Nicola Vicentino (1555) and Gioseffo Zarlino (1558) is found, for the first time, a systematic means of... [more]

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Understanding Mozart's Piano Sonatas

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Understanding Mozart's Piano Sonatas

John Irving

Theatre Studies; Theory of music & musicology; Classical music (c 1750 to c 1830); Musical instruments & instrumental ensembles

Paperback

Mozart's piano sonatas are among the most familiar of his works and stand alongside those of Haydn and Beethoven as staples... [more]

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The Modernist Legacy: Essays on New Music

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The Modernist Legacy: Essays on New Music

Bjoern Heile

Theory of music & musicology; 20th century & contemporary classical music

Paperback

This collection of essays offers a historical reappraisal of what musical modernism was, and what its potential for the present... [more]

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The Music of Hugh Wood

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The Music of Hugh Wood

Edward Venn

Theory of music & musicology; Music: styles & genres; 20th century & contemporary classical music

Paperback

The eclectic blend of national and international influences in the music of Hugh Wood combine to create an individual and... [more]

$79.99

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A Woman's Voice in Baroque Music: Mariane von Ziegler and J.S. Bach

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A Woman's Voice in Baroque Music: Mariane von Ziegler and J.S. Bach

Mark A. Peters

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Baroque music (c 1600 to c 1750); Literature: history & criticism; Popular culture

Paperback

At the end of his second year in Leipzig, J S Bach composed nine sacred cantatas to texts by Leipzig poet Mariane von Ziegler... [more]

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