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Harrison Birtwistle
Man, Mind, Music
Jonathan Cross
Sir Harrison Birtwistle is the most original, the most challenging, and the most controversial British composer of our time. His notoriously angular music is at once defiantly modernist and deeply indebted to the traditions, medieval and modern, of...



Hear My Sad Story
The True Tales That Inspired "Stagolee," "John Henry," and Other Traditional American Folk Songs
Richard Polenberg
In Hear My Sad Story, Richard Polenberg describes the historical events that led to the writing of many famous American folk songs that served as touchstones for generations of American musicians, lyricists, and folklorists.



Identity and Difference
Essays on Music, Language and Time
Jonathan Cross, Jonathan Harvey, Helmut Lachenmann, Albrecht Wellmer, Richard Klein
This volume is a collection of essays based on lectures given at the Orpheus Institute in Ghent at various occasions over the last four years. Two of our five distinguished authors are British, three are Germans. Two are prominent composers and both...



Improvising Early Music
Rob C. Wegman, Johannes Menke, Peter Schubert
In this book, three experts give their view on aspects of musical improvisation in the late medieval, renaissance, and early baroque periods.



In the Name of Mozart
Photographs by Malou Swinnen
This book is the result of a collaborative project, commissioned to the Lieven Gevaert Research Centre for Photography and Visual Studies at the KULeuven by the Concertgebouw Bruges. Complying to its mission as a laboratory for creation, the...



Inter Disciplinas Ars
Collected Writings of the Orpheus Institute
Michael Butor, Henri Pousseur, Herman Sabbe, Silvio Senn



Jerry Garcia Coloring Book
Collection One
Ted Harrington, Douglas Brown Gillespie, Jeremy Dean
Grateful Dead co-founder Jerry Garcia was not only a brilliant musician, he was also a prolific and well regarded artist. At the time of his death, Garcia left behind more than 2000 pieces. This book was created with some of our favorites. It's not just a coloring book, it's a way to interact with the art (and...



Johann Sebastian Bach
Christmas Oratorio (BWV 248)
Ignace Bossuyt
This book is intended to provide the inquisitive listener with a guide to exploring the many layers of meaning found in Bach's Christmas Oratorio. The first section offers a general sketch of the specific context in which this composition was created...



Johann Sebastian Bach's "Art of Fugue"
Performance Practice Based on German Eighteenth-Century Theory
Ewald Demeyere
This book, by a leading Bach performer, is designed to provide a practical guide to the performance of the "Art of Fugue."



Josquin des Prez and His Musical Legacy
An Introductory Guide
William Elders
The most up-to-date contribution to the research on one of the most important and internationally famous composers of the Renaissance.



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