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  • Opera in Paris from the Empire to the Commune book cover

    Opera in Paris from the Empire to the Commune

    1st Edition

    By Mark Everist

    Studies in the history of French nineteenth-century stage music have blossomed in the last decade, encouraging a revision of the view of the primacy of Austro-German music during the period and rebalancing the scholarly field away from instrumental music (key to the Austro-German hegemony) and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-05
    Routledge

  • Schumann book cover

    Schumann

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roe-Min Kok

    This collection is a compilation of many of the paths taken by scholars in their pursuit of knowledge about Schumann over the last half-century. Selected for their topical breadth and quality, the writings showcase different points of departure as well as their authors’ allegiance to diverse…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge
    The Early Romantic Composers

  • Discordant Democracy: Noise, Affect, Populism, and the Presidential Campaign book cover

    Discordant Democracy: Noise, Affect, Populism, and the Presidential Campaign

    1st Edition

    By Justin Patch

    Discordant Democracy: Noise, Affect, Populism, and the Presidential Campaign paints a portrait of the political experience at a pivotal time in American political and social history. The modern political campaign is aestheticized and assimilated into mass culture, divorced from fact and policy, and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge

  • Richard D’Oyly Carte book cover

    Richard D’Oyly Carte

    1st Edition

    By Paul Seeley

    The first biography of Richard D’Oyly Carte, this is a critical survey of the career of the impresario whose ambitions went beyond the famous partnership of Gilbert and Sullivan. Errors and misconceptions in current literature are challenged and corrected to give a truer portrayal of one of the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • Embodying Voice: Singing Verdi, Singing Wagner book cover

    Embodying Voice

    Singing Verdi, Singing Wagner, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Medlyn

    Embodying Voice: Singing Verdi, Singing Wagner articulates the process of developing an operatic voice, explaining how and why the training of such a voice is as complex and sophisticated as it is mysterious. This book illustrates how putting together a voice, embodying a sound, and creating a…

    Paperback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge

  • Stage Performance for Singers: A Practical Course in 12 Basic Steps  book cover

    Stage Performance for Singers

    A Practical Course in 12 Basic Steps , 1st Edition

    By Martin Karnolsky

    There are about ten books in the world on stage performance training. Most of them are in English, but there are a few in Spanish. There are none in Russian, although the father of modern theater, Konstantin Stanislavski, was born in Russia. In singing, regardless of genre and style, the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-29
    Jenny Stanford Publishing

  • DIY Cultures and Underground Music Scenes book cover

    DIY Cultures and Underground Music Scenes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andy Bennett, Paula Guerra

    This volume examines the global influence and impact of DIY cultural practice as this informs the production, performance and consumption of underground music in different parts of the world. The book brings together a series of original studies of DIY musical activities in Europe, North and South…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • English Opera from 1834 to 1864 with Particular Reference to the Works of Michael Balfe book cover

    English Opera from 1834 to 1864 with Particular Reference to the Works of Michael Balfe

    1st Edition

    By George Biddlecombe

    First published in 1994. This study sets out to investigate English opera from 1834 to 1864. The author attempts to understand the circumstances influencing the development of English nineteenth-century opera, its characteristic features, and the reasons why these traits held sway. This title will…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Art and Culture in the Nineteenth Century

  • The Last Troubadours: Poetic Drama in Italian Opera, 1597-1887 book cover

    The Last Troubadours

    Poetic Drama in Italian Opera, 1597-1887, 1st Edition

    By Deirdre O'Grady

    First published in 1991. At once poet, dramatist, adaptor and translator, the operatic librettist in turn expresses and mocks social convention. Deirdre O'Grady's study of the Italian operatic librettist identifies opera as a mirror of literary climates, popular taste and political aspirations. The…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Art and Culture in the Nineteenth Century

  • American Musical Life in Context and Practice to 1865 book cover

    American Musical Life in Context and Practice to 1865

    1st Edition

    Edited by James R. Heintze

    First published in 1994. This study covers a wide cross-section of topics, individuals, groups, and musical practices representing various regions and cities. The subjects discussed reflect the religious, ethnic, and social plurality of the American musical experience as well as the impact on…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Art and Culture in the Nineteenth Century

  • Vincenzo Bellini and the Aesthetics of Early Nineteenth-Century Italian Opera book cover

    Vincenzo Bellini and the Aesthetics of Early Nineteenth-Century Italian Opera

    1st Edition

    By Simon Maguire

    First published in 1989. This study explores Italian attitudes to opera while Vincenzo Bellini was studying and composing. It draws mainly on Italian critical and aesthetic writing dating from the end of an era that was still dominated by the Italian bel canto. Many of the writers considered are…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Art and Culture in the Nineteenth Century

  • Creativity in Later Life: Beyond Late Style book cover

    Creativity in Later Life

    Beyond Late Style, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Amigoni, Gordon McMullan

    This collection begins with two premises: that our understanding of the nature and forms of creativity in later life remains limited and that dialogue between specialists in gerontology, the arts and humanities can produce the crucial new insights that are so obviously needed. Representing the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge

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