Western "classical" music

    Painting the Stage

    By Denise Wendel-Poray

    Hardback £35.46

    Verdi: The Man Revealed

    By John Suchet

    Hardback £17.46

    Genius, patriot, pessimist, atheist: a fascinating exploration of Italy's best-loved composer, Giuseppe Verdi

    Musical Response in the Early Modern Playhouse, 1603-1625

    By Simon Smith

    Hardback £65.84

    This book investigates the dramatic role of music in plays by Shakespeare and his contemporaries. Drawing on Smith's unusual combination of gifts as a musician and literary critic, this investigation offers scholars and students of literature, history and music new views on Jacobean drama and early modern musical culture.

    Adelina

    Paperback £8.45

    The Cathedral of Music: The Archivo Storico Ricordi

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    This illustrated survey celebrates the panoramic holdings and colorful history of the Archivio Storico Ricordi, one of the world's most important musical archives.

    Music in the London Theatre from Purcell to Handel

    Hardback £65.84

    The book is concerned with musical settings c.1650-1750 for voices and instruments of mostly secular texts that were performed in English theatres. It is of value to those with an interest in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century English music, literature, drama or theatre, showing how these arts intersected.

    Music in Goethe\'s Faust: Goethe\'s Faust in Music

    By Lorraine Byrne Bodley

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    That Goethe's poetry has proved pivotal for the development of the nineteenth-century Lied has long been acknowledged. Less acknowledged is the seminal impact in musical realms of Goethe's Faust/I>, a work which has attracted the attention of composers since the late eighteenth century and played a vital role in the...

    Three Choirs Festival: A History

    By Anthony Boden

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    Described in the Radio Times 27 July 2015 as 'A remarkable, unique institution lying at the heart of British life', the Three Choirs Festival celebrated its three-hundred-year anniversary in 2015.

    Schubert's Mature Instrumental Music

    By David Beach

    Hardback Save £5.04 = £69.96

    Probing analyses, from the renowned music theorist, of Schubert's great, yet still little-studied piano-solo, chamber, and symphonic masterpieces.

    Delius and Norway

    By Andrew J. Boyle

    Hardback Save £2.04 = £42.96

    The first detailed study of the vital role that Norway played in the life and work of Frederick Delius

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