Music: Musical Instruments & Ensembles

  • John Williams: Changing the Culture of the Classical Guitar: Performance, perception, education and construction book cover

    John Williams: Changing the Culture of the Classical Guitar

    Performance, perception, education and construction, 1st Edition

    By Michael O'Toole

    This book assesses the influence and reception of many different forms of guitar playing upon the classical guitar and more specifically through the prism of John Williams. Beginning with an examination of Andrés Segovia and his influence upon Williams’ life’s work, a further three incisive…

    Hardback – 2019-04-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Aspects of Early English Keyboard Music before c.1630 book cover

    Aspects of Early English Keyboard Music before c.1630

    1st Edition

    Edited by David J. Smith

    English keyboard music reached an unsurpassed level of sophistication in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries as organists such as William Byrd and his students took a genre associated with domestic, amateur performance and treated it as seriously as vocal music. This book draws…

    Hardback – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Historical Keyboard Series

  • Nineteenth-Century Piano Music: Essays in Performance and Analysis book cover

    Nineteenth-Century Piano Music

    Essays in Performance and Analysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Witten

    Nineteenth-Century Piano Music clarifies some theoretical concepts, debunks some longstanding myths, and above all, stimulates the reader's intellectual curiosity about the piano repertoire of the 19th century. While our emotions tell us that this repertoire is thrilling to hear and exciting to…

    Paperback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge

  • Pioneer Female Violin Virtuosi in the Early Twentieth Century: Maud Powell, Marie Hall, and Alma Moodie: A Gendered Re-Evaluation book cover

    Pioneer Female Violin Virtuosi in the Early Twentieth Century

    Maud Powell, Marie Hall, and Alma Moodie: A Gendered Re-Evaluation, 1st Edition

    By Tatjana Goldberg

    Tatjana Goldberg reveals the extent to which gender and socially constructed identity influenced female violinists’ ‘separate but unequal’ status in a great male-dominated virtuoso lineage, by focussing on the few that stood out: the American Maud Powell (1867–1920), Australian-born Alma Moodie (…

    Hardback – 2019-06-26 
    Routledge

  • Practicing Music by Design: Historic Virtuosi on Peak Performance book cover

    Practicing Music by Design

    Historic Virtuosi on Peak Performance, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Berg

    Practicing Music by Design: Historic Virtuosi on Peak Performance explores pedagogical practices for achieving expert skill in performance. It is an account of the relationship between historic practices and modern research, examining the defining characteristics and applications of eight common…

    Paperback – 2019-06-26 
    Routledge

  • Edvard Grieg and His Songs book cover

    Edvard Grieg and His Songs

    1st Edition

    By Sandra Jarrett

    Originally published in 2003, Edvard Grieg and his Songs examines the lifetime of Edvard Grieg. His songs were among his most popular and well-known works and both historians and critics have seen in them, Grieg at his most sophisticated and innovative. Important in and of themselves, the songs…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Notes Become Music: A Guidebook from the Viennese Piano Tradition book cover

    Notes Become Music

    A Guidebook from the Viennese Piano Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Walter Fleischmann

    Notes Become Music: A Guidebook from the Viennese Piano Tradition addresses the many unwritten nuances of dynamics, articulation, and agogics that form the fundamental principles of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century European music. It treats the score as an incomplete musical shorthand that…

    Paperback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge

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