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  • Inherit the Truth 1939-1945

    The Documented Experiences of a Survivor of Auschwitz and Belsen

    by Anita Lasker-Wallfisch

    This is the story of the destruction of a talented Jewish family, and of the survival against all the odds of two young sisters. It is one of the most moving stories to emerge from the Second World War. Anita and her elder sister Renate defied death at the hands of the Gestapo and the SS over a period of two and a half years when they were sucked into the whirlpool of Nazi mass extermination, ... Read more

    $15.94 AUD

  • Chamber Music (Illustrated Edition)

    by James Joyce

    James Joyce (1882 1941) was an Irish novelist and poet who is widely considered to be one of the most influential writers in the modernist avant-garde of the early 20th century. Joyce is best known for Ulysses (1922), a landmark novel which perfected his stream of consciousness technique and combined nearly every literary device available in a modern re-telling of The Odyssey. Other major works ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • Beethoven's Early Chamber Music: A Listening Guide

    by Terence O'Grady

    Beethoven’s early chamber music is, for many listeners, largely an unexplored treasure trove of fresh, often highly creative, sometimes surprising music. This listening guide will help the interested listener experience this music more fully, by providing detailed examples of what to expect and what to listen for among Beethoven’s chamber works up to and including the famous string quartets of Op. ... Read more

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  • The Ma'luf in Contemporary Libya

    An Arab Andalusian Musical Tradition

    by Philip Ciantar

    series SOAS Studies in Music
    The musical tradition of Ma'luf is believed to have come to North Africa with Muslim and Jewish refugees escaping the Christian reconquista of Spain between the tenth and seventeenth centuries. Although this Arab Andalusian music tradition has been studied in other parts of the region, until now, the Libyan version has not received Western scholarly attention. This book investigates the place of ... Read more

    $80.40 AUD

  • Hugo Wolf. Una biografia

    by Frank Walker

    Nella recensione alla II ed. di questa biografia, Eric Sams aveva scritto: “Considero il libro di Frank Walker su Wolf la migliore biografia musicale mai scritta. Il testo completo è ora disponibile per la prima volta. L’autore aveva omesso diversi passaggi dalla prima edizione ‘per rispetto verso i sentimenti di persone viventi’. Si ha l’impressione di un uomo tanto cortese nella vita quanto ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Mozart's Music of Friends

    Social Interplay in the Chamber Works

    by Edward Klorman

    In 1829 Goethe famously described the string quartet as 'a conversation among four intelligent people'. Inspired by this metaphor, Edward Klorman's study draws on a wide variety of documentary and iconographic sources to explore Mozart's chamber works as 'the music of friends'. Illuminating the meanings and historical foundations of comparisons between chamber music and social interplay, Klorman ... Read more

    $30.90 AUD

  • The Chinese Zheng Zither

    Contemporary Transformations

    by Sun Zhuo

    series SOAS Studies in Music
    The zheng zither is one of the most popular instruments in contemporary China. It is commonly regarded as a solo instrument with a continuous tradition dating back to ancient times. But in fact, much of its contemporary solo repertory is derived from several different regional folk ensemble repertories of the mid-twentieth century. Since the setting up of China’s modern conservatories, the zheng ... Read more

    $66.10 AUD

  • Suono troppo forte?

    Memorie di un pianista accompagnatore

    by Gerald Moore

    series Le Opere di Gerald Moore
    «Non è facile», scrive Gerald Moore a proposito del Wanderers Nachtlied di Schubert, parole che ben riassumono il suo approccio a questo Lied e all’arte dell’accompagnamento in generale. In questo «inestimabile contributo alla letteratura» – così egli stesso con la consueta ironia – ripercorriamo assieme a Moore le tappe essenziali della sua straordinaria carriera, che corre parallela al percorso ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Experiencing Leonard Bernstein

    A Listener's Companion

    by Kenneth LaFave

    series Listener's Companion
    In Experiencing Leonard Bernstein: A Listener’s Companion, Kenneth LaFave guides reader past Bernstein’s famously tortured personal problems and into the clarity and balance of his Serenade after Plato’s Symposium for Violin and Orchestra, the intense drama of his music for On the Waterfront, the existential cosmography of his three symphonies, and his vibrant works for the musical stage. Perhaps ... Read more

    $36.62 AUD

  • Ocarina 10/12-holes Songbook - 36 Classical Music Themes

    Play by Numbers + MP3 Sound downloads

    by Reynhard Boegl

    Songbook with 36 well-known and popular Classical Music Themes for the Ocarina with 10/12 holes.The melodies were simply prepared with fingering images and symbols and sorted according to the number of tones and handles, including quick instructions and tips.The MP3 sounds (melody and band as well as band only - playalong) are available online in a player with adjustable playback speed.<... ... Read more

    $12.26 AUD

  • Francis Poulenc: Articles and Interviews

    Notes from the Heart

    by Nicolas Southon and 1 more

    ’He plays the piano well,’ wrote the society hostess Mme de Saint-Marceaux in her diary on 18 March 1927. ’His compositions are not devoid of talent but he’s not a genius, and I’m afraid he thinks he is.’ Intelligent though the lady was, she got this one spectacularly wrong. Poulenc has in fact outpaced his colleagues in Les Six by many a mile, as singers and instrumentalists all over the world ... Read more

    $66.10 AUD

  • Urban Politics and Cultural Capital

    The Case of Chinese Opera

    by Ma Haili

    This book tells the story of how a regional Chinese theatrical form, Shanghai Yue Opera, evolved from the all-male ’beggar’s song’ of the early twentieth century to become the largest all-female opera form in the nation, only to face increasing pressure to survive under Chinese political and economic reforms in the new millennium. Previous publications have focused mainly on the historical ... Read more

    $66.10 AUD

  • The Vivaldi Compendium

    by Michael Talbot

    The Vivaldi Compendium will serve as the most reliable and up-to-date source of quick reference on the composer Antonio Vivaldi and his music. This takes the form of a dictionary listing persons, places, musical works and many other topics connected with Vivaldi; its alphabetically arranged entries are copiously cross-referenced so as to guide the reader towards related topics. The Vivaldi ... Read more

    $34.64 AUD

  • The Collected Writings of Franz Liszt

    Dramaturgical Leaves: Essays about Musical Works for the Stage and Queries about the Stage, Its Composers, and Performers Part 1

    by Janita R. Hall-Swadley

    series The Collected Writings of Franz Liszt #3
    In Dramaturgical Leaves: Essays about Musical Works for the Stage and Queries about the Stage, Its Composers and Performers, the third volume in Janita R. Hall-Swadley’s The Collected Writings of Franz Liszt, Liszt heralds his admiration for early nineteenth-century opera and musical stage works. He honors Gluck, the musical prophet, as the cultivator of dramatic truth in the Romantic opera ... Read more

    $132.65 AUD

  • The Classic fM Musical Treasury

    A Curious Collection of New Meanings for Old Words

    by Tim Lihoreau

    There are all sorts of people, events and sounds that exist in the musical world for which there are no words. We have been sadly bereft of a satisfactory way to describe the contortion of a singer's mouth when reaching for the high notes; the audience member who leaves a concert halfway through the grand finale; or that person who places one finger in their ear and raises their eyes heavenwards ... Read more

    $9.89 AUD

  • Kalimba Songbook - 40 Classical Music Themes

    Play by numbers + MP3 Sound downloads

    by Reynhard Boegl

    Songbook with 40 Classical Music Themes for the Kalimba with 10 or 17 tines.The melodies were simply prepared with the symbols that can be found on the most common instruments.The MP3 sounds (melody and ensemble and ensemble alone - "playlong") are available online in a player with adjustable playback speed.No knowledge of music notes is required - suitable for beginners - play... ... Read more

    $12.26 AUD

  • La créativité à l'oeuvre chez Bach

    Entretien avec Gilles Cantagrel, musicologue

    by Anne-Laure Saives and 2 more

    Si la créativité n’est pas (qu’une) technique, mais plutôt un rapport au monde, une forme d’être, que peuvent nous apprendre sur ce sujet de grands créateurs comme Jean-Sébastien Bach, compositeur prolifique – plus d’un millier d’œu vres répertoriées – dont la musique fait vibrer encore, plus de 300 ans après sa création, les murs des salles de concert et le cœur des auditeurs? C’est à cet examen ... Read more

    $17.28 AUD

  • Vocal Chamber Music

    A Performer's Guide

    by Barbara Winchester and 1 more

    This invaluable resource is a revised edition of an essential index to vocal works composed for at least one solo voice and one instrument (other than piano or guitar) up to twelve solo voices and twelve solo instruments. The book includes a brief introduction on how to teach vocal chamber music, with tips on running a successful ensemble.Vocal Chamber Music: A Performer's Guide, 2nd Edition is a ... Read more

    $66.10 AUD

  • Chamber Music

    A Listener's Guide

    by James Keller

    Oxford's highly successful listener's guides--The Symphony, The Concerto, and Choral Masterworks--have been widely praised for their blend of captivating biography, crystal clear musical analysis, and delightful humor. Now James Keller follows these greatly admired volumes with Chamber Music. Approaching the tradition of chamber music with knowledge and passion, Keller here serves as the often ... Read more

    $45.64 AUD

  • Coherence in New Music: Experience, Aesthetics, Analysis

    by Mark Hutchinson

    What does it mean to talk about musical coherence at the end of a century characterised by fragmentation and discontinuity? How can the diverse influences which stand behind the works of many late twentieth-century composers be reconciled with the singular immediacy of the experiences that they can create? How might an awareness of the distinctive ways in which these experiences are generated and ... Read more

    $69.73 AUD

  • Le Tombeau de Couperin by Maurice Ravel for Solo Piano (1917) M.68

    by Maurice Ravel

    This wonderful work by Maurice Ravel contains a score for the solo piano. It is a fine example of the composer's work and a fantastic addition to any classical musician's repertoire. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original ... Read more

    $7.69 AUD

  • La Musica del '900 e Sergej Prokofiev

    by Guido Picariello

    Ho voluto analizzare gli aspetti che hanno caratterizzato la musica del '900 con un riferimento particolare ad uno dei suoi più importanti compositori qual'è Prokofiev e analizzando alcune delle sue opere: La Soanta per pianoforte n. 7 op- 83, Romeo e Giulietta, Pierino e il Lupo e L'amore delle 3 melarance. ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Life of Chopin

    by Franz Liszt

    This classic text represents the definitive account of the life of the great Polish pianist/composer, Frederic Chopin. The story is told by his friend and colleague, the legendary Hungarian pianist, Franz Liszt-the ideal man to relate the brief, but brilliant life of Chopin.Liszt's proximity to the subject and insightful accounts make this biography resonate as few can. ... Read more

    $3.06 AUD

  • Ocarina 6-holes Songbook - 30 themes from classical music

    No Music Notes + MP3-Sound downloads

    by Reynhard Boegl

    series Ocarina Songbooks #7
    Songbook with 30 themes from classical music for the Ocarina with 6 holes.The melodies were written down using fingering images according to the well-known "English Crossfingering" system.No knowledge of notes is necessary - play by symbols + MP3 Sounds!The MP3 sounds (melody and accompanying ensemble as well as ensemble alone - playalong) are available online in a player with ... ... Read more

    $12.26 AUD