Author: F. Neubauer
Publisher: A-R Editions
Keywords: music, era, classical, recent, chamber, researches
Published: 1985-06
List price: $40.00
ISBN-10: 0895791757
ISBN-13: 9780895791757

Author: Tatiana Egorova
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: music, studies, contemporary, soviet, film
Number of Pages: 329
Published: 1997-12-01
List price: $115.00
ISBN-10: 3718659107
ISBN-13: 9783718659104

In the years 1917 to 1991, despite unfavorable prevailing conditions, there were outstanding achievements in the music created for the cinema in the Soviet Union. Perhaps in no other country was film music associated with so many distinguished composers: Sergei Prokofiev, Dmitry Shostakovich, Isaak Dunayevsky, Georgy Sviridov, Aram Khachaturian, Alfred Schnittke, Nikolai Karetnikov, Edward Artemyev, Edison Denisov, and Sofia Gubaidulina.They were ready to accept film directors’ invitations because they considered the cinema to be a perfect laboratory for testing the concepts and themes f

Author: Robert Jourdain
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Keywords: music, imagination, captures, ecstasy, brain
Number of Pages: 400
Published: 1998-03-01
List price: $14.99
ISBN-10: 038078209X
ISBN-13: 9780380782093

What makes a distant oboe’s wail beautiful? Why do some kinds of music lift us to ecstasy, but not others? How can music make sense to an ear and brain evolved for detecting the approaching lion or tracking the unsuspecting gazelle? Lyrically interweaving discoveries from science, psychology, music theory, paleontology, and philosophy, Robert Jourdian brilliantly examines why music speaks to us in ways that words cannot, and why we form such powerful connections to it. In clear, understandable language, Jourdian expertly guides the reader through a continuum of musical experience: sound,

Author: Thom Holmes
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: music, culture, technology, electronic, experimental
Number of Pages: 480
Published: 2008-04-23
List price: $46.95
ISBN-10: 0415957826
ISBN-13: 9780415957823

Electronic and Experimental Music: Technology, Music, and Culture is a revised and expanded edition of this classic work, providing a thorough treatment of the relevant history behind the marriage of technology and music that has led to the state of electronic music today. Beginning with an early history of electronic music before 1945, the book outlines key composers, inventions, and concepts, ranging from Edgard Varèse to Brian Eno; musique concrète to turntablism; and compositional techniques used in both analog and digital synthesis. The third edition’s reader-friendly writing style,

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Publisher: Greenwood Press
Keywords: music, reference, collection, bibliography, composers, black, brass
Number of Pages: 576
Published: 1996-05-30
List price: $159.95
ISBN-10: 0313298262
ISBN-13: 9780313298264

Aaron Horne provides the most comprehensive guide to brass music written by black composers. He covers composers from around the world in the 19th and 20th centuries. Included in the book is biographical information; commission, duration, instrumentation, date of publication, premiere, publisher, discography for each piece; bibliographical sources; and an index which groups the music by numbers, medium, and ensemble.

Author: Darwin E. Walker
Publisher: Schirmer
Keywords: music, program, successful, managing, teaching
Number of Pages: 340
Published: 1997-12-24
List price: $94.95
ISBN-10: 0028645960
ISBN-13: 9780028645964

This practical text offers a comprehensive program for organizing and managing the non-instructional functions of a successful music program.

Author: Thom Holmes
Publisher: Macmillan Pub Co
Keywords: music, library, scribner, electronic, experimental
Number of Pages: 272
Published: 1985-06
List price: $12.95
ISBN-10: 0684183951
ISBN-13: 9780684183954

Electronic and Experimental Music details the history of electronic music throughout the world, and the people who created it. From the theory of sound production to key composers and instrument designers, this is a complete introduction to the genre from its early roots to the present technological explosion. This new edition, includes a thoroughly updated and enlarged theoretical and historical sections and includes new material on using home computers (PCs) and the many resources now available in software and the Internet.
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