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Francisco Tárrega: The Story of Capricho Árabe
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Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
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Francisco Tárrega: The Story of Capricho Árabe, is a brief look into guitarist/composer Francisco Tárrega and a study of performance practice of the piece.
Waving, Not Drowning
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,920. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
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Waving, Not Drowning is a mercifully short book comprising the last and definitive thoughts of the great and under-appreciated Maestro Barrington Orwell, as told to his colleague and friend Lev Parikian. Part biography, part conducting manual, Waving Not Drowning acts as a compendium for the aspiring conductor as well as startling insight into life on the podium.
Conversations with Roger Sessions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,220. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
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Andrea Olmstead’s Conversations with Roger Sessions, out of print, is now available in a new eBook format complete with updated Discography. Her interviews with the composer took place between 1974 and 1980 in New York. Originally published by Northeastern University Press in 1987, this book can now be easily obtained at online bookstores.
Triptych
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Price: Free! Words: 330. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
UPDATED 10th August, 2012: now engraved using LilyPond; *and* all parts now downloadable separately (see book for hyperlinks). ---- Sheet music. Classical ensemble: piccolo, flute, Bb clarinet, violin, viola, cello and piano. Written in 1994 as music to accompany a short film about St. George the Martyr, Wolverton church. Free for non-commercial purposes.
Muerte de la Tragedia Griega
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
A la figura de Dionisos debemos el nacimiento del teatro. Como divinidad de la fecundidad, propició fiestas en su honor, durante la siega en los campos, en las que se desarrolló el denominado "ditirambo", el antecedente más directo del teatro griego.
Repertoire Tips for Classical Music Radio Stations
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Price: Free! Words: 29,390. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
Does your classical music radio station play some of the same famous pieces over and over again? This book is filled with hundreds of tips for repertoire that will immediately add variety to your station's playlist, including forgotten works by famous composers and music by one-hit wonders besides their one hit.
The 20 Crucial Compositions of Anton Bruckner
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,200. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
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In this book, Alonso Delarte chooses 20 crucial compositions by Anton Bruckner and explains why they are fundamental to understanding Bruckner.