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Benjamin Britten and Russia
Benjamin Britten and Russia Benjamin Britten and Russia
Cameron Pyke - Boydell & Brewer Inc.

This book explores Benjamin Britten's creative relationship with Russia throughout his life by examining his engagement with Russian composers, musicians and writers in the context of twentieth-century

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C.P.E.: A Listener's Guide to the Other Bach
C.P.E.: A Listener's Guide to the Other Bach C.P.E.: A Listener's Guide to the Other Bach
David Hurwitz - Amadeus Press, Inc.

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788) has to be the most rewarding, expressive, and entertaining of all the composers whose work fell into obscurity in the years following his death. He was overshadowed

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Decoding Afro-Cuban Jazz
Decoding Afro-Cuban Jazz Decoding Afro-Cuban Jazz (The Music of Chuco Valdes and Irakere)
Chucho Valdes & Rebeca Mauleon - Sher Music Company

Here is a book that, at the same time, includes the best compositions of the ground-breaking Cuban fusion group, Irakere; is a thorough guide to the roots of Afro-Cuban jazz; and provides an overview of

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The Great British Recording Studios
The Great British Recording Studios The Great British Recording Studios
Howard Massey - Hal Leonard Corporation

The Great British Recording Studios tells the story of the iconic British facilities where many of the most important recordings of all time were made. The first comprehensive account of British recording

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The Great Instrumental Works
The Great Instrumental Works The Great Instrumental Works (Unlocking the Masters Series)
M. Owen Lee - Amadeus Press, Inc.

Unlocking the Masters Series, No. 7.  Includes two full-length Naxos CDs.  Instrumental works from 50 different composers are examined within this volume, including historical background and significance of... view details
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Hogey's Journey
Hogey's Journey Hogey's Journey
Eph Ehly - Heritage Music Press

The life of legendary choral conductor and clinician Dr. Eph Ehly is a life lived in passionate dedication to living to learn, learning to teach, and teaching to learn how to live. With this memoir, he opens a... view details
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Incredible Band of John Philip Sousa, The
Incredible Band of John Philip Sousa, The Incredible Band of John Philip Sousa, The
Paul Edmund Bierley - University Of Illinois Press

Nearly 40 years in the making, this book documents every aspect of the March King's band: its history, its star performers, its appearances on recordings and radio and the challenges band members faced during... view details
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Leonard Bernstein at Work
Leonard Bernstein at Work Leonard Bernstein at Work (His Final Years, 1984-1990)
Steve J. Sherman - Amadeus Press, Inc.

This remarkable photographic essay of Leonard Bernstein during the last six years of his life gives us rare insight into the disparate, sometimes vastly conflicting elements that shaped his work and deeply... view details
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Ravel: A Listener's Guide
Ravel: A Listener's Guide Ravel: A Listener's Guide
Victor Lederer - Amadeus Press, Inc.

An enigma to those who knew him, the early-20th century French master Maurice Ravel composed some of the most popular and beloved music in the repertory. In Ravel: A Listener's Guide, Victor Lederer surveys

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