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  1. Heinrich Schenker

    A Research and Information Guide

    By Benjamin Ayotte

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    Heinrich Schenker: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography concerning both the nature of primary sources related to the composer and the scope and significance of the secondary sources which deal with him, his compositions, and his influence as a composer and theorist....

    Published March 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Encyclopedia of Percussion

    2nd Edition

    By John H. Beck

    The Encyclopedia of Percussion is an extensive guide to percussion instruments, organized for research as well as general knowledge. Focusing on idiophones and membranophones, it covers in detail both Western and non-Western percussive instruments. These include not only instruments whose usual...

    Published December 18th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Alban Berg

    2nd Edition

    By Bryan Simms

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    Alban Berg: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography concerning both the nature of primary sources related to the composer and the scope and significance of the secondary sources which deal with him, his compositions, and his influence as a composer. The second edition will...

    Published September 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Franz Liszt

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Michael Saffle

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    Franz Liszt: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography concerning both the nature of primary sources related to the composer and the scope and significance of the secondary sources which deal with him, his compositions, and his influence as a composer and performer. The second...

    Published September 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  5. The John Coltrane Reference

    By Lewis Porter, Chris DeVito, David Wild, Yasuhiro Fujioka, Wolf Schmaler

    The BBC's Jazz Book of the Year for 2008. Few jazz musicians have had the lasting influence or attracted as much scholarly study as John Coltrane. Yet, despite dozens of books, hundreds of articles, and his own recorded legacy, the "facts" about Coltrane's life and work have never been definitely...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Edward Elgar

    A Thematic Catalogue and Research Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Christopher Kent

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    This updated second edition is an in-depth exploration of Elgar's compositions and of writings by and about the composer and his music. The past 16 years have seen a steady increase in scholarly publications and the emergence of The Elgar Society Journal, as well as further discoveries of the...

    Published December 11th 2012 by Routledge

  7. William Byrd

    A Research and Information Guide, 3rd Edition

    By Richard Turbet

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    This comprehensive research guide surveys the most significant published materials relating to William Byrd. This new edition includes research since the publication of the last edition....

    Published May 8th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Charles Ives

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Gayle Sherwood Magee

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    This research guide provides detailed information on over one thousand publications and websites concerning the American composer Charles Ives. With informative annotations and nearly two hundred new entries, this greatly expanded, updated, and revised guide offers a key survey of the field for...

    Published April 29th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Encyclopedia of the Piano

    By Robert Palmieri

    Edited by Robert Palmieri

    Published April 29th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Giuseppe Verdi

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Gregory W. Harwood

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    This comprehensive research guide surveys the most significant published materials relating to Giuseppe Verdi. This new edition includes research since the publication of the first edition in 1998....

    Published April 18th 2012 by Routledge