Books tagged: classical music

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Voice of Abandon
By Rae Lori
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 21,770. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2009. Category: Fiction
His music inspired her to live again. His heart inspired her to love again. After losing her husband to a fatal heart condition, Her Serene Highness Julianna DeWinters falls into a depression. Assisted by her in-laws on an evening visit to a classical concert, Julianna hears the most beautiful sound that awakens her to life once again.
The Royal Albert Hall: A Masterpiece for the 21st Century
By Roger Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,330. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
The story of London's favourite "village hall", written to celebrate its upgrading and refurbishment. With unprecedented access to the archives, it tells of the great pageant of events that have taken place here. Home of the world famous Proms, opera house, sports arena, meeting hall, ballroom - it was also the only place the Beatles and Rolling Stones shared the same bill.
Walter's Christmas-Night Musik
By Susan J. Kroupa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010 by Laurel Fork Press. Category: Fiction
A little magic, a little Mozart, a big miracle on Christmas Eve. . . Nothing has gone right for Walter Gunther since his wife died. He had to sell his music store to pay her medical bills and take a job in a big box music store. But when Walter is forced to work late on Christmas Eve, he receives a musical gift beyond his wildest imagining.
The Prodigy
By Georgiann Baldino
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,700. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010. Category: Fiction
Aubrey Swann catapults onto the concert stage at age four and soon becomes the world's musical darling. Much later, during his transition to mature artist, Aubrey composes his own survival. How does life history shape the creative process? How does art shape an artist? Baldino explores tough questions from a child's point of view.
Harmony
By Georgiann Baldino
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2010. Category: Fiction
When Aubrey Swann walks in Madame Fattora's side door for composition lessons, he enters a world of imagination. She insists he learn proper rules of harmony, but the outside world makes even stronger demands. Georgiann Baldino's short fiction captures the joy and difficulty of creativity while the main character comes of age.
Comparison of Learning Classical Singing between European and Chinese Singers
By Peter Simon
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 55,390. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This new book compares East-West learning styles in classical singing. Even if there are language barriers, the common denominator of song has always knocked down the walls of cultural differences to bring about the enjoyment of music. The book is for singers and music teachers who grapple with differences in singing techniques, languages and cultures.
Caruso's Mustache Off - and Other Writings about Music and Musicians
By Carl Van Vechten
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 116,520. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011 by Mondial. Category: Nonfiction
Van Vechten wrote lively and often audacious essays on musical subjects. He was first to offer serious assessments of the music of Stravinsky, Erik Satie, Gershwin, and the operas of Richard Stauss. He wrote the earliest study in America of the music of Spain. He was first to advocate musical scores for movies. He contended that ragtime and jazz were the only uniquely American music.
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. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Seduction of a Wanton Dreamer
By Richard Beeson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 207,450. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Fiction
Travel with Tony Fellows, the Wanton Dreamer, as the new women in his life lure him into a parallel universe inhabited by the ghosts of his ancestors and the mythical creatures of the Collective Unconscious.
Witch Hampton
By Richard Beeson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,980. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Fiction
Part I of the trilogy Seduction of a Wanton Dreamer. Travel with Tony Fellows, the Wanton Dreamer, as the new women in his life lure him into a parallel universe inhabited by the ghosts of his ancestors and the mythical creatures of the Collective Unconscious.