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The Musical Work Of Nadia Boulanger

Author : Jeanice Brooks
ISBN : 9781107009141
Genre : Music
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A fresh look at the career of Nadia Boulanger, among the most influential musical figures of the entire twentieth century.

Music And Ultra Modernism In France

Author : Barbara L. Kelly
ISBN : 9781843838104
Genre : Music
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Exploring the ideas of consensus, resistance and rupture, this book contributes an important and nuanced reflection to the current debate on modernism in music.

The Guitar In Stuart England

Author : Christopher Page
ISBN : 9781108329675
Genre : Music
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This is the first history of the guitar during the reign of the Stuarts, a time of great political and social upheaval in England. In this engaging and original volume, Christopher Page gathers a rich array of portraits, literary works and other, previously unpublished, archival materials in order to create a comprehensive picture of the guitar from its early appearances in Jacobean records, through its heyday at the Restoration court in Whitehall, to its decline in the first decades of the eighteenth century. The book explores the passion of Charles II himself for the guitar, and that of Samuel Pepys, who commissioned the largest repertoire of guitar-accompanied song to survive from baroque Europe. Written in Page's characteristically approachable style, this volume will appeal to general readers as well as to music historians and guitar specialists.

Nadia And Lili Boulanger

Author : Caroline Potter
ISBN : 9780754681649
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Pioneers in their fields and two of the best-known women in music in the twentieth century, Nadia and Lili Boulanger have only previously been considered in isolation from one another. Yet, as Caroline Potter's new book demonstrates, their careers were closely linked during Lili's short life (1893-1918) and there are several intriguing connections between their musical works.

The Politics Of Musical Identity

Author : Annegret Fauser
ISBN : 9781351541473
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This volume explores the way in which composers, performers, and critics shaped individual and collective identities in music from Europe and the United States from the 1860s to the 1950s. Selected essays and articles engage with works and their reception by Richard Wagner, Georges Bizet (in an American incarnation), Lili and Nadia Boulanger, William Grant Still, and Aaron Copland, and with performers such as Wanda Landowska and even Marilyn Monroe. Ranging in context from the opera house through the concert hall to the salon, and from establishment cultures to counter-cultural products, the main focus is how music permits new ways of considering issues of nationality, class, race, and gender. These essays - three presented for the first time in English translation - reflect the work in both musical and cultural studies of a distinguished scholar whose international career spans the Atlantic and beyond.

Gabriel Faure

Author : Graham Johnson
ISBN : 0754659607
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The career of Gabriel Fauré as a composer of songs for voice and piano traverses six decades (1862-1921); almost the whole history of French mélodie is contained within these parameters. In this book, the distinguished accompanist and song scholar Graham Johnson places the vocal music within twin contexts: Fauré's own life story, and the parallel lives of his many poets. Each of Fauré's 109 songs receives a separate commentary. Additional chapters for the student singer and serious music-lover discuss interpretation and performance in both aesthetical and practical terms and Richard Stokes provides parallel English translations of the original French texts.

A Chronology Of Western Classical Music 1600 2000

Author : Jon Paxman
ISBN : 9781783231218
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“A great reference tool for anyone who wants to explore the history of music.” - Philip Glass Jon Paxman's Classical Music 1600–2000: A Chronology interprets four centuries of Western classical music, considering its evolution from two different perspectives. Monumental in scope but lucid in style, this book will prove invaluable to anyone – student or enthusiast – who wants to comprehend the overwhelmingly rich and sometimes complex evolution of Western classical music. Classical Music 1600–2000: A Chronology features contributions by Terry Barfoot, Katy Hamilton, Thomas Lydon and Robert Rawson.

International Who S Who In Classical Music

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Musical Opinion

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Music Article Guide

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