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The Redeemer Reborn: Parsifal as the Fifth Opera of Wagner's Ring
Paul Schofield.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781574671612.  Daedalus Item Code: 14012
 
Traditionally, Wagnerian scholarship has treated the four-opera Ring cycle and Parsifal as two separate works. Here Paul Schofield argues that Parsifal is in fact actually the fifth ... (Read More)
 
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Reinventing Bach
Paul Elie.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374281076.  Daedalus Item Code: 41684
 
(Finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism) In his remarkable second book, following The Life You Save May Be Your Own (also a finalist for the National ... (Read More)
 
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Reinventing Bach
Paul Elie.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780374534042.  Daedalus Item Code: 49104
 
(Finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism) In his remarkable second book, following The Life You Save May Be Your Own (also a finalist for the National ... (Read More)
 
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The Saddest Music Ever Written: The Story of Samuel Barber's Adagio for Strings
Thomas Larson.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605981154.  Daedalus Item Code: 32171
 
In this exploration of the cultural impact of Samuel Barber's Adagio for Strings, a work now synonymous with mourning on a national scale, music and literary critic Thomas Larson tells the ... (Read More)
 
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A Schnittke Reader
Alfred Schnittke. Alexander Ivashkin, ed. Mstislav Rostropovich, foreword.
Publisher: Indiana.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780253338181.  Daedalus Item Code: 31952
 
The compositions of Alfred Schnittke (1934–1998) are known for their exquisite construction, their embrace of material from disparate sources, their predisposition for melancholia, and their ... (Read More)
 
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Schubert: A Survey of His Symphonic, Piano and Chamber Music
John Bell Young.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: paperback & CD.
ISBN: 9781574671773.  Daedalus Item Code: 36347
 
Though Franz Schubert (1797–1828) composed more than a thousand works, in a career spanning less than two decades, he struggled to achieve acclaim during his short life. It was after his death in ... (Read More)
 
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Schubert's Theater of Song: A Listener's Guide
Mark Ringer.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: paperback & CD.
ISBN: 9781574671766.  Daedalus Item Code: 36348
 
Before his death at 31, Franz Schubert (1797–1828) wrote more than 600 leider—German art songs for voice—and utterly transformed a modest genre into a vehicle of great emotional power. ... (Read More)
 
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Schumann: A Chorus of Voices
John C. Tibbetts. Emanuel Ax, foreword.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: hardcover & CD.
ISBN: 9781574671858.  Daedalus Item Code: 36360
 
In these previously unpublished interviews and conversations, more than 30 biographers, musicians, and commentators—including Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Erich Leinsdorf, Jacques Barzun, Nancy Reich, ... (Read More)
 
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Selected Operatic Fantasies of Mertz
Brian Torosian, ed.
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780786656844.  Daedalus Item Code: 22618
 
The premier Austrian guitarist of the 19th century, Joseph Kaspar Mertz achieved renown for his own works and also for his transcriptions of other composers. This volume collects solo guitar versions ... (Read More)
 
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Seven Mozart Librettos: A Verse Translation
J.D. McClatchy, trans.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393066098.  Daedalus Item Code: 23894
 
The editor of the Yale Review and president of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, as well as a finalist for the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, J.D. McClatchy is also a librettist with ... (Read More)
 
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Working with Bernstein: A Memoir
Jack Gottlieb.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781574671865.  Daedalus Item Code: 36362
 
Composer Jack Gottlieb has been described as Leonard Bernstein's amanuensis, and the preeminent Bernstein scholar. This memoir, by a man who knew the maestro personally and worked closely with him ... (Read More)
 
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The Worlds of Johann Sebastian Bach
Raymond Erickson, ed.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781574671667.  Daedalus Item Code: 36363
 
A world-renowned expert on J.S. Bach, honored by the American Bach Society and decorated by the German government, Raymond Erickson here assembles both traditional and new perspectives on the life ... (Read More)
 
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