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  • Gaspar Cassadó

    Cellist, Composer and Transcriber

    By Gabrielle Kaufman

    Barcelonian Gaspar Cassadó (1897-1966) was one of the greatest cello virtuosi of the twentieth century and a notable composer and arranger, leaving a vast and heterogeneous legacy. In this book, Gabrielle Kaufman provides the first full-length scholarly work dedicated to Cassadó, containing the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge

  • Early English Viols: Instruments, Makers and Music

    By Michael Fleming, John Bryan

    Musical repertory of great importance and quality was performed on viols in sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century England. This is reported by Thomas Mace (1676) who says that ’Your Best Provision’ for playing such music is a chest of old English viols, and he names five early English viol…

    Hardback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge
    Music and Material Culture

  • Playing the Cello, 1780–1930

    By George Kennaway

    This innovative study of nineteenth-century cellists and cello playing shows how simple concepts of posture, technique and expression changed over time, while acknowledging that many different practices co-existed. By placing an awareness of this diversity at the centre of an historical narrative,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Berio's Sequenzas

    Essays on Performance, Composition and Analysis

    Edited by Janet K. Halfyard

    Between 1958 and 2002, Luciano Berio wrote fourteen pieces entitled Sequenza, along with several versions of the same work for different instruments, revisions of the original pieces and also the parallel Chemins series, where one of the Sequenzas is used as the basis for a new composition on a…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst: Virtuoso Violinist

    By M.W. Rowe

    From 1840-57, Heinrich Ernst was one of the most famous and significant European musicians, and performed on stage, often many times, with Berlioz, Mendelssohn, Chopin, Liszt, Wagner, Alkan, Clara Schumann, and Joachim. It is a sign of his importance that, in 1863, Brahms gave two public…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Artistic Practice as Research in Music: Theory, Criticism, Practice

    Edited by Mine Dogantan-Dack

    Artistic Practice as Research in Music: Theory, Criticism, Practice brings together internationally renowned scholars and practitioners to explore the cultural, institutional, theoretical, methodological, epistemological, ethical and practical aspects and implications of the rapidly evolving area…

    Paperback – 2016-10-29 
    Routledge
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • Chopin

    By John Rink

    This anthology brings together representative examples of the most significant and engaging scholarly writing on Chopin by a wide range of authors. The essays selected for the volume portray a rounded picture of Chopin as composer, pianist and teacher of his music, and of his overall achievement…

    Hardback – 2016-09-28
    Routledge
    The Early Romantic Composers

  • Perspectives on the Performance of French Piano Music

    By Lesley A. Wright

    Edited by Scott McCarrey

    Perspectives on the Performance of French Piano Music offers a range of approaches central to the performance of French piano music of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The contributors include scholars and active performers who see performance not as an independent activity but as a practice…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Readying Cavalli's Operas for the Stage

    Manuscript, Edition, Production

    Edited by Ellen Rosand

    After more than three centuries of silence, the voice of Francesco Cavalli is being heard loud and clear on the operatic stages of the world. The coincidence of productions at La Scala (Milan) and Covent Garden (London) in the same month (September 2008) of two different operas signals a new stage…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • Isolde Ahlgrimm, Vienna and the Early Music Revival

    By Peter Watchorn

    Isolde Ahlgrimm (1914-1995) was an important pioneer in the revival of Baroque and Classical keyboard instruments in her native city, Vienna, and later, throughout Europe and the United States. She trained as a pianist at the Musikakademie in Vienna under the instruction of Viktor Ebenstein, Emil…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Musical Creativity: Insights from Music Education Research

    Edited by Oscar Odena

    How do we develop musical creativity? How is musical creativity nurtured in collaborative improvisation? How is it used as a communicative tool in music therapy? This comprehensive volume offers new research on these questions by an international team of experts from the fields of music education,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • New Perspectives on Music and Gesture

    Edited by Elaine King, Anthony Gritten

    Building on the insights of the first volume on Music and Gesture (Gritten and King, Ashgate 2006), the rationale for this sequel volume is twofold: first, to clarify the way in which the subject is continuing to take shape by highlighting both central and developing trends, as well as popular and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

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