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New Paths
Aspects of Music Theory and Aesthetics in the Age of Romanticism
In New Paths, five renowned scholars discuss a variety of topics related to Romanticism, focusing especially on the years 1800–1840.



Unfolding Time
Studies in Temporality in Twentieth Century Music
This book addresses the temporal significance of specific topics such as notation, tempo, meter, and rhythm within broader contexts of performance, composition, aesthetics, and philosophy.



Musical Form, Forms, and Formenlehre
Three Methodological Reflections
William E. Caplin, James Hepokoski, James Webster
In Musical Form, Forms & Formenlehre, three eminent music theorists reflect on the fundamentals of "musical form." They discuss how to analyze form in music and question the relevance of analytical theories and methods in general. They illustrate...



"Cui dono lepidum novum libellum?"
Dedicating Latin Works and Motets in the Sixteenth Century
This book presents an interdisciplinary study of the nature of the sixteenth-century dedication that will appeal to not only Neo-Latinists and musicologists but also historians of the book and philologists.



Diaries 1915–1923
Behind the Mask
Sergey Prokofiev
"'To go to America!' Here was wretchedness; there life brimming over. . . . Such was the flag under which I greeted the New Year. Surely it will not disappoint my hopes'" With these words Sergey Prokofiev closed his diary for the revolutionary year...



"Recevez ce mien petit labeur"
Studies in Renaissance Music in Honour of Ignace Bossuyt
Mark Delaere, Pieter Bergé



Towards Tonality
Aspects of Baroque Music Theory
Thomas Christensen, Penelope Gouk, Gérard Geay, Susan McClary, Markus Jans
Collected Writings of the Orpheus Institute 6 "We have developed a tremendous amount of what might best be referred to as journalistic knowledge concerning the ways that musicians of earlier periods thought about musical structures. Now that we have...



Diaries 1907–1914
Prodigious Youth
Sergey Prokofiev
Sergey Prokofiev, a compulsive diarist and gifted and idiosyncratic writer, possessed an incorrigibly sardonic curiosity about individuals and events. When he left Russia after the 1917 Revolution, his diaries were recovered from the family flat in...



Sung Birds
Music, Nature, and Poetry in the Later Middle Ages
Elizabeth Eva Leach
Is birdsong music? The most frequent answer to this question in the Middle Ages was resoundingly "no." In Sung Birds, Elizabeth Eva Leach traces postmedieval uses of birdsong within Western musical culture. She first explains why such melodious...



Creative Union
The Professional Organization of Soviet Composers, 1939–1953
Kiril Tomoff
Why did the Stalin era, a period characterized by bureaucratic control and the reign of Socialist Realism in the arts, witness such an extraordinary upsurge of musical creativity and the prominence of musicians in the cultural elite? This is one of the questions that Kiril Tomoff seeks to answer in Creative Union, the first book about any of...



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