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  1. Nikolay Andreevich Rimsky-Korsakov

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Gerald Seaman

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    Nikolay Andreevich Rimsky-Korsakov: A Research and Information Guide, Second Edition is an annotated bibliography of all substantial, relevant published resources relating to the Russian composer. First published in 1988, this revised and expanded volume incorporates new information about the...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Piano

    An Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Robert Palmieri

    Series: Encyclopedia of Keyboard Instruments

    The Piano: An Encyclopedia was selected in its first edition as a Choice Outstanding Book and remains a fascinating and unparalleled reference work. The instrument has been at the center of music history with even composers of large symphonic work asserting that they do not write anything without...

    Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Harpsichord and Clavichord

    An Encyclopedia

    Edited by Igor Kipnis

    The Harpsichord and Clavichord, An Encyclopedia includes articles on this family of instruments, including famous players, composers, instruments builders, the construction of the instruments, and related terminology. It is the first complete A-Z reference on this important family of keyboard...

    Published October 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Benjamin Britten

    A Guide to Research

    By Peter J. Hodgson

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    This work constitutes the largest and most comprehensive research guide ever published about Benjamin Britten. Entries survey the most significant published materials relating to the composer, including bibliographies, catalogs, letters and documents, conference reports, biographies, and...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Maurice Ravel

    A Guide to Research

    By Zank Stephen

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    Maurice Ravel: 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 August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Music and Twentieth-Century Tonality

    Harmonic Progression Based on Modality and the Interval Cycles

    By Paolo Susanni, Elliott Antokoletz

    Series: Routledge Studies in Music Theory

    This book explores the web of pitch relations that generates the musical language of non-serialized twelve-tone music and supplies both the analytical materials and methods necessary for analyses of a vast proportion of the 20th century musical repertoire. It does so in a simple, clear, and...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Quincy Jones

    A Research and Information Guide

    By Clarence Bernard Henry

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    Quincy Jones: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography and discography on one of the most prolific composers, arrangers, and conductors in American music. This reference work will appeal to wide range of musicologists, ethnomusicologists and cultural studies scholars....

    Published June 18th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Bohuslav Martinu

    A Research and Information Guide

    By Robert Simon

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    This annotated bibliography uncovers the wealth of resources available to prospective researchers and supports emerging scholarship and inquiry into the life and music of this Czech composer. It includes all secondary sources on Martinu and his music, as well as chronology of his life and a...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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