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Haydn's Visits to England
Christopher Hogwood.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500514603.  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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Jacqueline du Pre: Her Life, Her Music, Her Legend
Elizabeth Wilson.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611458251.  Daedalus Item Code: 42157
 
She was beautiful, she was a musical genius, and she was married to another prodigious musician, conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim. Jacqueline du Pré's life and meteoric career were like a ... (Read More)
 
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Janácek: Years of a Life, Volume 1 (1854–1914): The Lonely Blackbird
John Tyrrell.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571175383.  Daedalus Item Code: 52506
 
This biography of Czech composer Leos Janácek is the culmination of a lifetime of field work by music professor John Tyrrell. Also the author of Czech Opera, Janácek's Operas, and My ... (Read More)
 
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Johann Sebastian Bach
Hannsdieter Wohlfarth.
Publisher: Lutterworth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780718826178.  Daedalus Item Code: 52455
 
Beautifully illustrated with 46 color plates up to 16 x 9 1/4 inches—including a photo of the original console of the Arnstadt Bach Church organ and manuscript pages from the Brandenburg Concerto No. ... (Read More)
 
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The Leonard Bernstein Letters
Leonard Bernstein. Nigel Simeone, ed.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300179095.  Daedalus Item Code: 51993
 
A charismatic and brilliant conductor as well as a gifted composer of Broadway musicals (West Side Story), symphonies (Age of Anxiety), and film scores (On the Waterfront), ... (Read More)
 
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Marc Blitzstein: His Life, His Work, His World
Howard Pollack.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199791590.  Daedalus Item Code: 43600
 
A composer and lyricist of enormous innovation and influence, Marc Blitzstein remains one of the most versatile and fascinating figures in the history of American music. A prominent leftist who was ... (Read More)
 
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Matthaus-Passion: St. Matthew Passion: (English/German Languages)
Johann Sebastian Bach. Astrid Fischer, ed.
Publisher: Ear Books.   Format: hardcover & CDs.
ISBN: 9783937406237.  Daedalus Item Code: 52026
 
A central work from the canon of Johann Sebastian Bach, the Saint Matthew Passion is an inspired and profound musical expression of Jesus's trial and crucifixion. The original German lyrics ... (Read More)
 
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Mozart: A Biographical Kaleidoscope (English/German Languages)
Detmar Huchting, text.
Publisher: Ear Books.   Format: hardcover & CDs.
ISBN: 9783937406435.  Daedalus Item Code: 52019
 
Published in celebration of the 250th anniversary of his birth, this book describes Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's life and career through numerous quotes and letters set with page-filling reproductions ... (Read More)
 
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Music & Monarchy: A History of Britain in Four Movements
David Starkey & Katie Greening.
Publisher: BBC Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849906814.  Daedalus Item Code: 52367
 
Showcasing a monarch's power, prestige, and taste, music has been the lifeblood of many a royal dynasty. Featuring 16 pages of color illustrations, this history by the author of Royal River ... (Read More)
 
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Music of Domenico Scarlatti for Two Guitars, Vol. 1
Domenico Scarlatti.
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780786674275.  Daedalus Item Code: 22605
 
Melodic, creative, and diverse, the keyboard music of Domenico Scarlatti has always lent itself well to being adapted for guitar. This collection of nine sonatas arranged by the eminent American ... (Read More)
 
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The New York Philharmonic: From Bernstein to Maazel
John Canarina.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781574671889.  Daedalus Item Code: 36357
 
Though functioning as a continuation of Howard Shanet's Philharmonic: A History of New York's Orchestra, which ended with the 1970–71 season, this book begins with a retrospective of the ... (Read More)
 
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Puccini: A Biographical Kaleidoscope (English/German Languages)
Detmar Huchting, text.
Publisher: Ear Books.   Format: hardcover & CDs.
ISBN: 9783940004536.  Daedalus Item Code: 52022
 
One of Italy's greatest opera composers, Giacomo Puccini created such enduring favorites as Madame Butterfly, La Bohème, Turandot, and Tosca. This illustrated biography ... (Read More)
 
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