Music: Western Music Styles (Early & Classical)

  • Music, Life and Changing Times: Letters Between Composers Elizabeth Maconchy and Grace Williams, 1927-1977: Volume 1 book cover

    Music, Life and Changing Times: Letters Between Composers Elizabeth Maconchy and Grace Williams, 1927-1977

    Volume 1, 1st Edition

    By Jenny Doctor, Sophie Fuller

    At this book's core is a critical edition of letters exchanged over 50 years between Anglo-Irish composer Elizabeth Maconchy (1907-1994) and the Welsh composer Grace Williams (1906-1977). These two innovative and talented women are highly regarded for their music, their professional activities and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge

  • Music, Life and Changing Times: Letters Between Composers Elizabeth Maconchy and Grace Williams, 1927-1977: Volume 2 book cover

    Music, Life and Changing Times: Letters Between Composers Elizabeth Maconchy and Grace Williams, 1927-1977

    Volume 2, 1st Edition

    By Jenny Doctor, Sophie Fuller

    At this book's core is a critical edition of letters exchanged over 50 years between Anglo-Irish composer Elizabeth Maconchy (1907-1994) and the Welsh composer Grace Williams (1906-1977). These two innovative and talented women are highly regarded for their music, their professional activities and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge

  • Music History and Cosmopolitanism book cover

    Music History and Cosmopolitanism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anastasia Belina, Kaarina Kilpiö, Derek B Scott

    This collection of essays is the first book-length study of music history and cosmopolitanism, and is informed by arguments that culture and identity do not have to be viewed as primarily located in the context of nationalist narratives. Rather than trying to distinguish between a true…

    Hardback – 2019-07-25 
    Routledge

  • Performing Homer: The Voyage of Ulysses from Epic to Opera book cover

    Performing Homer: The Voyage of Ulysses from Epic to Opera

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Heller, Eleonora Stoppino

    The epic poems, The Iliad and The Odyssey, attributed to Homer, are among the oldest surviving works of literature derived from oral performance. Deeply embedded in these works is the notion that they were intended to be heard: there is something musical about Homer's use of language and a vivid…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • Medieval Music book cover

    Medieval Music

    1st Edition

    By John Caldwell

    Originally published in 1978, Medieval Music explores the fascinating development of medieval western music from its often obscure origins in the Jewish synagogue and early Church, to the mid-fifteenth century. The book is intended as a straightforward survey of medieval music and emphases the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Kaikhosru Sorabji's Letters to Philip Heseltine (Peter Warlock) book cover

    Kaikhosru Sorabji's Letters to Philip Heseltine (Peter Warlock)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Inglis, Barry Smith

    I encourage him to write more and more, since I find his letters most entertaining, and sometimes really interesting —Philip Heseltine   I am very lonely… In a former incarnation… you must have been closely related to me and the Law of Karma has ordained us to meet in this life…. laugh, if…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    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

    Tanja 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 (1898…

    Hardback – 2019-06-26 
    Routledge

  • Pëtr Il’ich Tchaikovsky: A Research and Information Guide book cover

    Pëtr Il’ich Tchaikovsky

    A Research and Information Guide, 1st Edition

    By Gerald R. Seaman

    Pëtr Il’ich Tchaikovsky: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography of substantial, relevant published resources relating to the Russian composer. Generally regarded as one of the most remarkable composers of the second half of the nineteenth century, Tchaikovsky is unique in…

    Hardback – 2019-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • Puccini’s La fanciulla del West and American Musical Identity book cover

    Puccini’s La fanciulla del West and American Musical Identity

    1st Edition

    By Kathryn M. Fenton

    On 10 December 1910, Giacomo Puccini’s seventh opera, La fanciulla del West, had its premiere before a sold-out audience at New York City’s Metropolitan Opera House. The performance was the Metropolitan Opera Company’s first world premiere by any composer. By all accounts, the premiere was an…

    Hardback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • The Symphony and Symphonic Thinking in Polish Music Since 1956 book cover

    The Symphony and Symphonic Thinking in Polish Music Since 1956

    1st Edition

    By Beata Boleslawska

    1956 was a year of transition in Poland, and an important year for Polish music. This year saw the beginning of a political thaw - sometimes called the Polish October - in communist Poland. It was also the year of the establishment of the ’Warsaw Autumn’ International Festival of Contemporary Music…

    Hardback – 2019-06-12 
    Routledge

  • Choral Music: A Research and Information Guide book cover

    Choral Music

    A Research and Information Guide, 3rd Edition

    By James Michael Floyd, Avery T Sharp

    Choral Music: A Research and Information Guide, Third Edition, offers a comprehensive guide to the literature on choral music in the Western tradition. Clearly annotated bibliographic entries guide readers to resources on key topics within choral music, individual choral composers, regional and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • 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

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