all ebooks in category: Classical Music (35)

J.S. Bach's Great Eighteen Organ Chorales
2001 | 192 Pages | ISBN: 0195116666 | PDF | 13 MB

On the 250th anniversary of the composer's death, this volume offers an in-depth look at the "Great Eighteen" organ chorales, among the most celebrated works …

20 Spanish Baroque Pieces by Gaspar Sanz Arranged for Uke
English | ISBN: 0786687282 | 40 pages | EPUB | March 24, 2015 | 12 Mb

Gaspar Sanz (1640 - 1710) is the most famous baroque-period guitarist. His works are tuneful and memorable, with fiery cross-rhythms and cascading scale passages. He …

The New Bruckner: Compositional Development and the Dynamics of Revision
English | 2011 | ISBN: 1409400913 | 296 pages | PDF | 3 MB

"The New Bruckner" provides a valuable study of Bruckner's music, focusing on the interaction of biography, textual scholarship, reception history and analysis. Dr Dermot Gault …

Messiaen's Musical Techniques: The Composer's View and Beyond
English | ISBN: 1409448258 | 2013 | 224 pages | PDF | 3 MB

Despite Messiaen's position as one of the greatest technical innovators of the twentieth century, his musical language has not been comprehensively defined and investigated. The …

The Melodramatic Moment : Music and Theatrical Culture, 1790–1820
English | 2018 | ISBN: 022654365X | 295 Pages | PDF | 4.36 MB

We seem to see melodrama everywhere we look—from the soliloquies of devastation in a Dickens novel to the abject monstrosity of Frankenstein's creation, and from …

The Silent Musician : Why Conducting Matters
English | 2019 | ISBN: 022662255X | 261 Pages | PDF | 0.6 MB

The conductor—tuxedoed, imposingly poised above an orchestra, baton waving dramatically—is a familiar figure even for those who never set foot in an orchestral hall. As …

Playing with Ease : A Healthy Approach to Guitar Technique
English | 2018 | ISBN: 0190693312 | 177 Pages | PDF | 20 MB

Playing with Ease is a book about ergonomic technique for the guitar, as well as other instruments. Renowned classical guitarist David Leisner offers an introduction …

Four Last Songs: Aging and Creativity in Verdi, Strauss, Messiaen, and Britten
English | 2015 | ISBN: 022625559X, 022642068X | 176 pages | PDF | 1 MB

Aging and creativity can seem a particularly fraught relationship for artists, who often face age-related difficulties as their audience’s expectations are at a peak. In …

Anthropology -- Books a la Carte Ed 14
English | ISBN: 0134041801 | 2014 | pages | PDF | 77 MB

Explains how and why human cultures vary so greatly across space and time Anthropology, provides students with a comprehensive and scientific introduction to the holistic …

Franz Liszt and His World
English | 2006 | ISBN: 0691129010 | EPUB | pages: 608 | 8.3 mb

No nineteenth-century composer had more diverse ties to his contemporary world than Franz Liszt (1811-1886). At various points in his life he made his home …