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The Aesthetic of Johann Sebastian Bach
The Aesthetic of Johann Sebastian Bach The Aesthetic of Johann Sebastian Bach
Andre Pirro - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

Translated into English for the first time, this book by the celebrated French musicologist Andre Pirro was originally published in 1907. Pirro's work is based primarily on an examination of the close

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Band of Sisters
Band of Sisters Band of Sisters (U.S. Women's Military Bands during World War II)
Jill M. Sullivan - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

On Saturday, November 14, 1944, radio listeners heard an enthusiastic broadcast announcer describe something they had never heard before: Women singing the "Marines' Hymn" instead of the traditional

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From Bach's Goldberg to Beethoven's Diabelli
From Bach's Goldberg to Beethoven's Diabelli From Bach's Goldberg to Beethoven's Diabelli (Influence and Independence)
Alfred Kanwischer - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

In this book, music scholar and noted pianist Alfred Kanwischer takes readers on an extended exploration in which each of the thirty-three pieces making up Beethoven's Diabelli Variations, Op. 120

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Historical Dictionary of the American Music Industry
Historical Dictionary of the American Music Industry Historical Dictionary of the American Music Industry
Keith Hatscheck & Veronica A. Wells - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

This book contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes that provide a comprehensive directory of college music business programs and a listing of all relevant music industry trade associations, and an

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Music Education in the Caribbean and Latin America
Music Education in the Caribbean and Latin America Music Education in the Caribbean and Latin America (A Comprehensive Guide)
Raymond Torres-Santos - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

This book features music education from twenty of the most important Latin American countries and Caribbean islands. Each chapter will address some -or all- of the following aspects: the early days, music

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Neoclassical Music in America
Neoclassical Music in America Neoclassical Music in America (Voices of Clarity and Restraint)
R. James Tobin - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

From the 1920s to the 1950s, neoclassicism was one of the dominant movements in American music. Today this music is largely in eclipse, mostly absent in performance and even from accounts of music history,

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Song and System
Song and System Song and System (The Making of American Pop Music)
Harvey Rachlin - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

Harvey Rachlin investigates how music entered American homes and established a cultural institution that would expand throughout the decades to become a multibillion dollar industry, weaving a history of

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Women Drummers
Women Drummers Women Drummers (A History from Rock and Jazz to Blues and Country)
Angela Smith - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

This book offers a comprehensive look from the inside at the world of professional drumming and at the women who had the courage and chops to break the barriers of this all-too-male field. Combining

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Women's Bands in America
Women's Bands in America Women's Bands in America (Performing Music and Gender)
ed. Jill M. Sullivan - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

Women's Bands in America is the first comprehensive exploration of women's bands across the three centuries in American history. Contributors trace women's emerging roles in society as seen through

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