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  1. Richard Wagner

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Michael Saffle

    Richard Wagner: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography concerning both the nature of primary sources related to the composer and the scope and significance of the secondary sources which deal with him, his compositions, and his influence as a composer and performer....

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Language of the Modes

    Studies in the History of Polyphonic Modality

    By Frans Wiering

    The Language of the Modes provides a study of modes in early music through eight essays, each dealing with a different aspects of modality. The volume codifies all known theoretical references to mode, all modally ordered musical sources, and all modally cyclic compositions. For many music students...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Leonard Bernstein

    A Guide to Research

    By Paul Laird

    Beginning with an introductory essay on his achievements, it continues with annotations on Bernstein's voluminous writings, performances, educational work, and major secondary sources....

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Camille Saint-Saens

    A Guide to Research

    By Timothy Flynn

    A key figure in establishing an identifiable French musical style in the nineteenth century, this annotated biliography catalogs the studies of Saint-Saens' life and works as well as examining the composer's own correspondence and essays. Included are many lesser-known writings on the composer and...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Olivier Messiaen

    A Research and Information Guide

    By Vincent Benitez

    Olivier Messiaen: A Research and Information Guide is a unique bibliographical resource that presents the reader with the most significant and helpful resources on Olivier Messiaen, one of the twentieth century's greatest composers, published between 1930 and 2007. An introductory chapter offers a...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Frederick Delius

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Mary Christison Huismann

    Frederick Delius is among the most celebrated English composers of the 20th century. Widely studied and performed, his works are considered models of the British impressionist school and continue to fascinate students and scholars centuries later. This research guide serves as a ready reference for...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Developing Musicianship Through Aural Skills

    A Holistic Approach to Sight Singing and Ear Training, 2nd Edition

    By Kent D. Cleland, Mary Dobrea-Grindahl

    Developing Musicianship through Aural Skills, Second Edition, is a comprehensive method for learning to hear, sing, understand, and use the foundations of music as part of an integrated curriculum, incorporating both sight singing and ear training in one volume. Under the umbrella of musicianship,...

    Published December 8th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Music, Travel, and Imperial Encounter in 19th-Century France

    Musical Apprehensions

    By Ruth Rosenberg

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethnomusicology

    This book considers the activities and writings of early song collectors and proto-ethnomusicologists, memoirists, and other "musical travelers" in 19th-century France. Each of the book’s discrete but interrelated chapters is devoted to a different geographic and discursive site of empire,...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Benjamin Britten

    A Guide to Research

    By Peter J. Hodgson

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    This work constitutes the largest and most comprehensive research guide ever published about Benjamin Britten. Entries survey the most significant published materials relating to the composer, including bibliographies, catalogs, letters and documents, conference reports, biographies, and...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Maurice Ravel

    A Guide to Research

    By Zank Stephen

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    Maurice Ravel: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography concerning both the nature of primary sources related to the composer and the scope and significance of the secondary sources which deal with him, his compositions, and his influence as a composer and theorist....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge