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Nonfiction » Music » Classical
My Music in London by John Amis
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 88,200. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Classical, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
a review of the post-war period in classical music mostly in London by music critic John Amis
Helen Versus Handel's Messiah by Kay Hemlock Brown
Series: Helen, Book 14. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,700. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Nonfiction » Music » Classical
Helen, a multi-talented musician and Bach expert, comes under fire from the conservative Christian Right, and very quickly finds herself barred from performing in any sacred works. She retires from the concert stage, a bitter woman. A year later, it is Christmas once again, and Helen and her beloved Marissa try to face the season with joy, but Handel's Messiah gets in the way.
Francisco Tárrega: The Story of Capricho Árabe by Thanh Pham
Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Classical, Essay » Author profile(4.00 from 1 review)
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 by Lev Parikian
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,920. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Classical, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody(5.00 from 1 review)
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 orchestral conducting manual, Waving Not Drowning acts as a compendium for the aspiring conductor as well as startling insight into life on the podium.
Beethoven's Early Chamber Music: A Listening Guide by Terence O'Grady
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 108,580. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Chamber, Nonfiction » Music » Classical
Beethoven’s early chamber music is, for many listeners, largely an unexplored treasure trove of fresh, often highly creative, sometimes surprising music. This listening guide will help the interested listener experience this music more fully, by providing detailed examples of what to expect and what to listen for in Beethoven’s chamber works up to and including the famous string quartets of Op.18.
Conversations with Roger Sessions by Andrea Olmstead
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,220. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Classical(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
This way I taught myself classical guitar by Tirso Jose Alecoy
Series: Autoayuda- Ebook, This way I taught myself clasi. Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 16,210. Language: Simple English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar, Nonfiction » Music » Classical
This booklet try to teach you the efficient way to learn classical guitar. In this book I tell you all my experience that l lived, while I learned playing guitar.
Triptych by Peter Stephenson
Price: Free! Words: 330. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: 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 by Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Classical, Nonfiction » History » European
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 by Alonso Delarte
Price: Free! Words: 41,570. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Categories: 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 by Alonso Delarte
Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 43,000. Language: American English. Published: September 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Classical(4.00 from 1 review)
In this book, Alonso Delarte chooses 20 crucial compositions by Anton Bruckner and explains why they are fundamental to understanding Bruckner. This includes the three great Masses and the nine Symphonies.
Lettres à la princesse by Hector Berlioz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,750. Language: French. Published: June 15, 2011 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Classical, Fiction » Biographical
La princesse Carolyne Sayn-Wittgenstein s'installe avec le compositeur Franz Liszt à Weimar en 1847. Ils feront de cette ville une Athènes du Nord qui accueille de nombreux artistes. Berlioz est l'un de ceux-là. Lettres à la princesse est un exaltant roman épistolaire, un voyage sur les cimes de l'expression et du sentiment.
Music Healing and Harmony by Sally Fletcher
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 25,860. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Classical, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
What Makes Music So Powerful and Healing? Why Does Everyone Love Music? Is Music the Universal Language? You will discover: How great music, carefully selected, changes your mood, energizes you, calms you, improves your mental focus, lifts you up spiritually, and helps you to become healthier.