Classical Music History and Reference
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A Concise History of the Classic Guitar
A Concise History of the Classic Guitar
Paperback      ISBN: 078664978x
Ukulele Heaven: Songs from the Golden Age of the Ukulete-Plus Eight New Songs for a New Age
Ukulele Heaven
Songs from the Golden Age of the Ukulete-Plus Eight New Songs for a New Age
Paperback      ISBN: 0786649518
Wedding Music for Classical Guitar
Wedding Music for Classical Guitar
Paperback      ISBN: 0871662175
Johannes Brahms: Hungarian Dances Transcribed for Solo Guitar
Johannes Brahms
Hungarian Dances Transcribed for Solo Guitar
Paperback      ISBN: 0786667958
The Blue Piano and Other Stories
The Blue Piano and Other Stories
Hardcover      ISBN: 1574670875
"These autobiographical stories sparkle with vignettes of people, places and pets, but their deeper subject is that of the woman pianist in a male-dominated world. The subject is not new, but Ms. Montparker brings to it a rewarding freshness of insight." - Jerome Lowenthal Pianist; and faculty, The Juilliard School "The pianist's latest book deserves to be read by anyone who plays or wishes to play or ever wished to play the piano, and by everyone else too. She writes about music in a sane, wise, humane voice in this charming, instructive, often moving collection." - Michael Kimmelman Chief Art Critic, The New York Times; and pianist
Herman Klein and the Gramophone: Being a Series of Essays on the Bel Canto
Herman Klein and the Gramophone
Being a Series of Essays on the Bel Canto
Hardcover      ISBN: 0931340187
From Klein's comments on early recordings that remain available today, the reader can get a glimpse of what legendary singers such as Patti and Lind sounded like more than a century ago. The essays of Herman Klein that appeared in The Gramophone from 1924 until 1934 are indispensable sources of information on the singers of the Golden Age.
Getting Opera: A Guide for the Cultured but Confused
Getting Opera
A Guide for the Cultured but Confused
Paperback      ISBN: 0671041398
A fun, breezy guide to this often misunderstood musical form offers readers an irreverant tour of the opera world and the music it supports. Original.
26 Italian Songs and Arias: Medium Low
26 Italian Songs and Arias
Medium Low
Paperback      ISBN: 0882849360
This authoritative, new edition of the world's most loved songs and arias draws on original manuscripts, historical first editions and recent research by prominent musicologists to meet a high standard of accuracy and authenticity. Includes fascinating background information about the arias and their composers as well as a singable rhymed translation, a readable prose translation and a literal translation of each single Italian word.
Piano Notes: The World of the Pianist
Piano Notes
The World of the Pianist
Hardcover      ISBN: 0743203828
An exploration of the piano reveals how the musical instrument transformed western music and forces pianists to stretch themselves in order to master it.
You Can Teach Yourself Classic Guitar
You Can Teach Yourself Classic Guitar
Paperback      ISBN: 0786667745