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1001 Classical Recordings You Must Hear Before You Die
Matthew Rye, ed. Steven Isserlis, preface.
Studio: Universe.   Format: hardcover.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 30492
 
From medieval madrigals to living composers like Steve Reich and Philip Glass, the finest classical music of all time is surveyed and discussed in this authoritative and entertaining guide. Sonatas, ... (Read More)
 
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Bach's Choral Music: A Listener's Guide
Gordon Jones.
Studio: Amadeus Press.   Format: paperback & CD.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 36340
 
Along with his unparalleled contribution to the baroque keyboard, Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750) also produced a remarkable body of works for chorus, including hundreds of cantatas as well as ... (Read More)
 
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Brahms: A Listener's Guide
John Bell Young.
Studio: Amadeus Press.   Format: paperback & CD.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 36341
 
One of the 19th century's preeminent composers and one of its most polarizing musical figures, Johannes Brahms (1833–1897) was widely hailed in his own time as Beethoven's true successor, but his ... (Read More)
 
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Daily Book of Classical Music: 365 Readings That Teach, Inspire & Entertain
Leslie Chew, Dwight DeReiter, Cathy Doheny, Colin Gilbert, Katherine Federici Greenwood, Travers Huff, Susanna Loewy, Melissa Maples, Jeff McQuilkin, & Scott Spiegelberg.
Studio: Walter Foster..   Format: laminated cover.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 33226
 
If you don't yet know your chaconne from your sarabande, or where the premier music festivals are held, or who John Bayless is and what he's done with Bach, this illustrated guide can help you to ... (Read More)
 
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Dido and Aeneas: In Full Score
Henry Purcell.
Studio: Dover.   Format: paperback.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 10017
 
One of the masterpieces of baroque opera, Dido and Aeneas was composed when Henry Purcell was in his early twenties. Little more than an hour in duration, the opera ranges across many moods, ... (Read More)
 
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Fidelio in Full Score
Ludwig van Beethoven.
Studio: Dover.   Format: paperback.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 10021
 
Beethoven's Fidelio—his only opera—is the tale of the heroic Leonore, who poses as a guard to rescue her husband from political prison, and it has been an audience favorite for nearly two ... (Read More)
 
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The Gershwins' Porgy & Bess: A 75th-Anniversary Celebration
Robin Thompson, text. Marc Gershwin, foreword.
Studio: Amadeus Press.   Format: hardcover.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 36354
 
Premiering in 1935, with music by George Gershwin and lyrics by his brother Ira and DuBose Heyward, the author of the 1925 novel Porgy, Porgy and Bess has endured cycles of praise and ... (Read More)
 
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The Gesualdo Hex: Music, Myth, and Memory
Glenn Watkins.
Studio: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 11071
 
In this vivid exploration Glenn Watkins compares the life of Renaissance composer Carlo Gesualdo—a life suffused with intrigue, witchcraft, and scandal, bordering on the fantastical—with his ... (Read More)
 
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Glenn Gould: A Life in Pictures
Meg Taylor, ed. Yo-Yo Ma, foreword. Tim Page, intro.
Studio: Firefly.   Format: paperback.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 34405
 
"Master cellist Yo-Yo Ma and Pulitzer Prize–winning music critic [Tim] Page (The Glenn Gould Reader) provide the text for this large-format collection of photographs assembled by publisher ... (Read More)
 
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The Harlequin Years: Music in Paris 1917–1929
Roger Nichols.
Studio: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 34458
 
Paris in the 1920s was one of the greatest artistic crossroads of the modern era, particularly in music—Ravel, Fauré, Satie, Stravinsky, and Prokofiev, as well as up-and-coming members of Les Six ... (Read More)
 
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Harrison Birtwistle: Man, Mind, Music
Jonathan Cross.
Studio: Cornell.   Format: paperback.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 91879
 
For more than half a century contemporary British composer Sir Harrison Birtwistle has been challenging audiences with his mixture of medieval and modern music. This book uncovers the sources of ... (Read More)
 
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Haydn's Visits to England
Christopher Hogwood.
Studio: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 41332
 
In September 1790, following the death of his princely patron, court composer Joseph Haydn and his orchestra were sacked. But the cloistered composer received a visit from London-based German ... (Read More)
 
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