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ADRIAN WALLER'S GUIDE TO MUSIC

By: ADRIAN WALLER

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: IM458164


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In Concert

By: Carl A. Vigeland

Price: $8.00

Publisher: William Morrow & Company:

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CLASSICAL STYLE

By: CHARLES ROSEN

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NORTON, W.W. & COMPANY, INC.:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: IM119786


This outstanding book treating the three most beloved composers of the Vienna School is basic to any study of Classical-era music. Drawing on his rich experience and intimate familiarity with the works of these giants, Charles Rosen presents his keen insights in clear and persuasive language. For this expanded edition, now available in paperback for the first time, Rosen has provided a new, 64-page chapter on the later years of Beethoven and the musical conventions he in... View more info

RECORD BOOK SUPPLEMENT

By: DAVID HALL

Price: $10.00

Publisher: SMITH & DURRELL:

Seller ID: IM446691


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PERFECT WAGNERITE : A COMMENTARY ON THE

By: GEORGE BERNARD SHAW

Price: $6.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBLICATIONS INC.:

Edition: 4

Seller ID: IM168982


The famous playwright's enlightening and provocative criticism surveys the four Wagner operas known as The Ring. Shaw explores the works' philosophic and social ideology as well as Wagner's life, music drama versus grand opera, the role of the Leitmotif in unifying the cycle, Siegfried's character, and many other fascinating subjects. View more info

PARSIFAL

By: H.R. HAWEIS

Price: $10.00

Publisher: FUNK & WAGNALLS:

Edition: 1ST

Seller ID: IM456856


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RECORD SHELF GUIDE TO CLASSICAL CDS

By: JIM SVEJDA

Price: $10.00

Publisher: PRIMA PUBLISHING:

Edition: 5

Seller ID: IM241472


"The breadth of his knowledge is extraordinary.... His taste is consummate; his integrity unswayed by today's musical hype". -- Mitch MillerIn this fully revised and expanded fifth edition of his popular book, Mr. Svejda introduces readers to the latest performances and newest perspectives. Arranged alphabetically by composer, this irreverent, selective, and highly opinionated guide is the only American source book for CD and audiocassette recordings of hundreds of cl... View more info

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MUSIC FOR A CITY MUSIC FOR THE WORLD :

By: LARRY ROTHE

Price: $26.95

Publisher: CHRONICLE BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM279714


In Music for a City, Music for the World, Larry Rothe shares how the San Francisco Bay Area's love of music, rooted in the Gold Rush, gave birth to a Grammy-winning and internationally acclaimed orchestra. Released in time for the San Francisco Symphony's celebration of its 100th anniversary, this definitive history replete with hundreds of archival photos and images gives readers a behind-the-scenes glimpse into one of the world's foremost orchestras and, in so doing, i... View more info

LISTENER'S ANTHOLOGY OF MUSIC

By: LILLIAN BALDWIN

Price: $8.00

Publisher: SILVER BURDETT-GINN:

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ART OF STRING QUARTET PLAYING

By: M.D. HERTER NORTON

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NORTON, W.W. & COMPANY, INC.:

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ECHOES OF THE SIXTIES

By: MARTI SMILEY CHILDS

Price: $8.00

Publisher: WATSON-GUPTILL PUBLICATIONS:

Seller ID: IM288739


In tune with the interest in oldies music, this book spotlights the performers who recorded those cherished songs that so strongly imprinted millions of Americans growing up in the 1960s. View more info

MUSIC-LOVER'S BIRTHDAY BOOK

By: METROPOLITAN MUSEUM

Price: $8.00

Publisher: METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART:

Seller ID: IM482175


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MAESTRO MYTH

By: NORMAN LEBRECHT

Price: $7.50

Publisher: CITADEL PRESS:

Seller ID: IM271913


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PENGUIN COMPANION TO CLASSICAL MUSIC

By: PAUL GRIFFITHS

Price: $12.50

Publisher: PENGUIN:

Seller ID: IM41729


In this impressive volume, music critic Paul Griffiths offers a succinct and comprehensive guide to the history, forms, and personalities of classical music. Here readers will find: ? Biographies of thousands of composers from Albinoni to Zappa, with in-depth treatment of major figures ? Coverage of individual works, including plot summaries of operas and ballets ? Articles on the history of music and instruments ? Entries on musical forms, from medieval... View more info

ENGLISH MUSIC

By: PETER ACKROYD

Price: $15.00

Publisher: ALFRED A. KNOPF:

Edition: ARC

Seller ID: IM424809


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