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Trubuluru

by Stefano Luigi Mangia & Glissato_nuovi linguaggi

"Trubuluru" for an indeterminate “Acapella” choir of improvisers by Stefano Luigi Mangia.

 


Brian Eno's Ambient 1: Music for Airports

by John T. Lysaker

Brian Eno's seminal album Ambient 1: Music for Airports continues to fascinate and charm audiences, not only as a masterpiece of ambient music, but as a powerful and transformative work of art. Author John T....


Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers: Secular & Sacred Music to 1900

by Laurel Parsons & Brenda Ravenscroft

Through musical analysis of compositions written between the mid-twelfth to late nineteenth centuries, this volume celebrates the achievements of eight composers, all women: Hildegard of Bingen, Maddalena Casulana,...


The Contemporary Piano

by Alan Shockley

With Contemporary Piano: A Performer and Composer’s Guide to Techniques and Resources, Alan Shockley provides a comprehensive resource for composers writing music that uses extended techniques for the piano,...


Music Theory and Composition

by Stephen C. Stone

Music Theory and Composition: A Practical Approach presents a pragmatic, accessible approach to music theory through an emphasis on melody and counterpoint. This focus explains the “why” of musical construction...


Charles Dibdin and Late Georgian Culture

by Oskar Cox Jensen, David Kennerley & Ian Newman

Charles Dibdin (1745-1814) was one of the most popular and influential creative forces in late Georgian Britain, producing a diversity of works that defy simple categorisation. He was an actor, lyricist, composer,...


Music and Shape

by Daniel Leech-Wilkinson & Helen M. Prior

Shape is a concept widely used in talk about music. Musicians in classical, popular, jazz and world musics use it to help them rehearse, teach and think about what they do. Yet why is a word that seems to require...


Beethoven's Symphony No. 9

by Alexander Rehding

Beethoven's Ninth Symphony has held musical audiences captive for close to two centuries. Few other musical works hold such a prominent place in the collective imagination; each generation rediscovers the work...


The Unorthodox Guitar

by Mike Frengel

The Unorthodox Guitar: A Guide to Alternative Performance Practice is a comprehensive resource for experimentally minded guitarists and composers wishing to write for or perform on the instrument in new ways....


Creating Sounds from Scratch

Middle School General Music: The Best Part of Your Day

by Elizabeth Ann McAnally

Create a viable, meaningful program that will motivate your students and have them participating with enthusiasm with Middle School General Music: The Best Part of Your Day. A welcome guidebook for music teachers...


Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers: Concert Music, 1960-2000

Star Turns and Cameo Appearances

by Bernard Jacobson

Star Turns and Cameo Appearances is the entertaining and insightful memoir by veteran music critic Bernard Jacobson. Its pages are populated by eminent composers ranging from Hans Werner Henzeto Andrzej Panufnik...


Composing for Japanese Instruments

by Minoru Miki, Marty Regan & Philip Flavin

The unique sounds of the biwa, shamisen, and other traditional instruments from Japan are heard more and more often in works for the concert hall and opera house. Composing for Japanese Instruments is a practical...


Encounters with British Composers

by Andrew Palmer

This book features interviews with leading and upcoming British composers who use the same raw materials but produce classical music that takes very different forms. Uniquely, Andrew Palmer approaches the sometimes...


Encounters with British Composers

by Andrew Palmer

This book features interviews with leading and upcoming British composers who use the same raw materials but produce classical music that takes very different forms. Uniquely, Andrew Palmer approaches the sometimes...


Hallelujah – The story of a musical genius and the city that brought his masterpiece to life

by Jonathan Bardon

18 November, 1741. George Frideric Handel, one of the world’s greatest composers, arrives in Dublin – the second city of the Empire – to prepare his masterpiece, Messiah, for its maiden performance the...


Cavern Club

by Spencer Leigh.

This is the story of the Cavern Club - the most famous club in the world. The Cavern saw the birth of the Beatles and Merseybeat, and more. Respected author, music journalist and Merseybeat historian Spencer...


The Contemporary Guitar

by John Schneider

While the guitar has stood in the vanguard of musical experimentation, its many new techniques and notations remain a mystery for many composers and players. In The Contemporary Guitar, musician and scholar,...


Guerrilla Film Scoring: Practical Advice from Hollywood Composers

by Jeremy Borum

In this book, Jeremy Borum provides valuable guidance on how to make a good film score both quickly and inexpensively. Featuring insights from 20 professional composers, this handbook encompasses the entire...