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New and Published Books

  1. Rachmaninoff's Recollections

    By Oskar von Riesemann

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1934, contains the recollections of the varied and coloured life of a great pianist and composer, who is one of the most striking figures of the musical world. Rachmaninoff dictated his memoires to the author of this book, and much of the story is therefore told in the...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Leonard Bernstein

    A Guide to Research

    By Paul Laird

    Beginning with an introductory essay on his achievements, it continues with annotations on Bernstein's voluminous writings, performances, educational work, and major secondary sources....

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Olivier Messiaen

    A Research and Information Guide

    By Vincent Benitez

    Olivier Messiaen: A Research and Information Guide is a unique bibliographical resource that presents the reader with the most significant and helpful resources on Olivier Messiaen, one of the twentieth century's greatest composers, published between 1930 and 2007. An introductory chapter offers a...

    Published February 27th 2015 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 15th 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 15th 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 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. A History of the American Musical Theatre

    No Business Like It

    By Nathan Hurwitz

    From the diverse proto-theatres of the mid-1800s, though the revues of the ‘20s, the ‘true musicals’ of the ‘40s, the politicisation of the ‘60s and the ‘mega-musicals’ of the ‘80s, every era in American musical theatre reflected a unique set of socio-cultural factors. Nathan Hurwitz uses these...

    Published June 20th 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 24th 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 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. A History of Twentieth-Century Music in a Theoretic-Analytical Context

    By Elliott Antokoletz

    A History of Twentieth-Century Music in a Theoretic-Analytical Context is an integrated account of the genres and concepts of twentieth-century art music, organized topically according to aesthetic, stylistic, technical, and geographic categories, and set within the larger political, social,...

    Published September 11th 2013 by Routledge