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Nonfiction » Music » Classical
Wanda Landowska - Manuel de Falla : Correspondance (1922-1931) by Loes Dommering
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,260. Language: French. Published: February 26, 2016 by Amsterdam Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician, Nonfiction » Music » Classical
Cette correspondance, entretenue entre le compositeur espagnol Manuel de Falla et la claveciniste franco-polonaise Wanda Landowska, suit les traces d’une amitié dont on sait qu’à un moment donné, elle s’est refroidie. Mais elle a été profonde : « trop précieuse et trop élevée pour qu’on l’expose au moindre doute » écrivait Landowska en 1927.
Parametric Composition: Computer-Assisted Strategies for Human Performance by Nigel Morgan
Price: $47.00 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Classical, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Composition
Parametric Composition is an e-book introducing a progressive and very different way of thinking about the art and practice of music composition. This is achieved by networking the core symbolic parameters of music for human performance – pitch, rhythm, duration, tonality, dynamics and expression.
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
Waving, Not Drowning by Lev Parikian
Price: $2.99 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 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.
The Orchestra Audition : How to Prepare by Roger Frisch
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 20,380. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Classical, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Professional development
This detailed packed book will walk you through every aspect of auditioning for a symphony orchestra. Included is a 6 week step by step guide. Also included are the Most Common Excerpts asked in auditions for all the instruments of the orchestra. Learn the Most Common Mistake in taking orchestral auditions and read the extensive section on how to cope with Performance Nerves.
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: $1.99 USD. 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.