Eyewitness Companions: Opera (Eyewitness Companion Guides) [Alan Riding, Leslie Dunton-Downer] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Spanning 400 years of musical drama, from the late Renaissance and including such classical masters as Verdi, Puccini
Opera's First Master: The Musical Dramas of Claudio Monteverdi (AMADEUS) [Mark Ringer, Claudio Monteverdi] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. (Unlocking the Masters). Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643) was the first great opera composer and is often hailed as the creator of modern music. His genius was often likened to that of Mozart
The Oxford Illustrated History of Opera [Roger Parker] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In its lavish amalgam of theatrical and musical resources, its flamboyant charm, its extravagant appeal to the heart and the mind
A History of Opera [Carolyn Abbate, Roger Parker] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A bold, engaging exploration of opera’s fundamental nature and enduring appeal, from the sixteenth century to the present.A History of Opera
The Cambridge History of Nineteenth-Century Music (The Cambridge History of Music) [Jim Samson] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The most informed reference book on nineteenth-century music currently available, this comprehensive overview of music in the nineteenth century draws on the most recent scholarship in the field. Essays investigate the intellectual and socio-political history of the time
Choral Music in the Twentieth Century [Nick Strimple] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. (Amadeus). Nick Strimple's all-encompassing survey ranges from 19th-century masters, such as Elgar, to contemporary composers
Oxford History of Western Music: 5-vol. set – Kindle edition by Richard Taruskin. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Oxford History of Western Music: 5-vol. set.
The Greatest Music Stories Never Told: 100 Tales from Music History to Astonish, Bewilder, and Stupefy (The Greatest Stories Never Told) [Rick Beyer] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Fullof tasty morsels.A delightful book to arm one for thenext dull cocktail party.” —Chicago Tribune RickBeyer
Norton Recorded Anthology of Western Music (Sixth Edition) (Vol. 3: Twentieth Century) [J. Peter Burkholder, Claude V. Palisca] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The newly expanded recorded anthology features updated recordings from some of the best performers and ensembles working today alongside classic recordings by great artists.
A History of Musical Style (Dover Books on Music) [Richard L. Crocker] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Style — the distinctive manner of presentation, construction, and execution in any art — is a topic of primary importance in music history. This highly regarded text by noted musicologist Richard Crocker (University of California
Romantic Music: A History of Musical Style in Nineteenth-Century Europe (The Norton Introduction to Music History) [Leon Plantinga] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In this volume of the Norton Introduction to Music History series, Leon Plantinga explores the origins of Romanticism
American Popular Music: From Minstrelsy to MP3 [Larry Starr, Christopher Waterman] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The most complete, colorful, and authoritative package of its kind, American Popular Music: From Minstrelsy to MP3
A History of Music in Western Culture, Volume 2 (Set v) [Bonds] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Fifteen compact discs complement the text and Anthology of Scores. Produced by Naxos of America in close coordination with Prentice Hall
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