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Chamber ensembles

See below for a selection of the latest books from Chamber ensembles category. Presented with a red border are the Chamber ensembles books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Chamber ensembles books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

A History of Jazz in America

A History of Jazz in America

Author: Barry Ulanov Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/08/2015

The Sonata Principle from C 1750

The Sonata Principle from C 1750

Author: Wilfrid Mellers Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/08/2015

Orchestration

Orchestration

Author: Cecil Forsyth Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/08/2015

Orchestration

Orchestration

Author: Cecil Forsyth Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/08/2015

Chamber Music

Chamber Music

Author: John H. (Tulane University, USA) Baron Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/04/2015

Chamber Music: A Research and Information Guide is a reference tool for anyone interested in chamber music. It is not a history or an encyclopedia but a guide to where to find answers to questions about chamber music. The third edition adds nearly 600 new entries to cover new research since publication of the previous edition in 2002. Most of the literature is books, articles in journals and magazines, dissertations and theses, and essays or chapters in Festschriften, treatises, and biographies. In addition to the core literature obscure citations are also included when they are the only studies in a particular field. In addition to being printed, this volume is also for the first time available online. The online environment allows for information to be updated as new research is introduced. This database of information is a live resource, fully searchable, and with active links. Users will have unlimited access, annual revisions will be made and a limited number of pages can be downloaded for printing.

Chamber Music

Chamber Music

Author: Lucy Miller Murray Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/04/2015

In Chamber Music: An Extensive Guide for Listeners, Lucy Miller Murray transforms her decades of program notes for some of the world's most distinguished artists and presenters into the go-to guide for the chamber music novice and enthusiast. Offering practical information on the broad array of chamber music works from the Classical, Romantic, and Modern periods-and an artful selection from the Baroque period of Johann Sebastian Bach's works-Chamber Music: An Extensive Guide for Listeners is both the perfect reference resource and chamber music primer for listeners. Covering over 500 works, Murray surveys in clear and simple language the historical and musical impact of some 130 composers-20 of them living. Notably, Chamber Music includes the complete string quartets of Beethoven, Bartok, and Shostakovich, as well as 35 piano trios of Haydn. It also provides critical information and assessments of works by composers not nearly so well known, both past and present. Entries appear in alphabetical order by composer, and, in every instance, give a brief introduction to the composer's life and work. Of particular interest are the brief spotlight contributions, from well-known figures in the chamber music world, who focus on the performance experience or offer special knowledge of the works. This work is an ideal introduction and reference for students and scholars, new listeners, and enthusiasts of the chamber music tradition in Western music. Special contributors include: * Charles Abramovic * James Bonn * Michael Brown * Eugene Drucker * James Dunham * Daniel Epstein * Ralph Evans * Jeremy Gill * Jake Heggie * Paul Katz * Bert Lucarelli * Stuart Malina * Robert Martin * Peter Orth * Jann Pasler * Susan Salm * David Shifrin * Peter Sirotin/Ya-Ting Chang * Arnold Steinhardt * Kenneth Woods * David Yang * Phillip Ying

Serge Koussevitzky

Serge Koussevitzky

Author: Hugo Leichtentritt Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/04/2014

Orchestration

Orchestration

Author: Cecil Forsyth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/02/2013

On the Guarding of the Heart

On the Guarding of the Heart

Author: Djuro Zivkovic Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/07/2012

Chamber Music

Chamber Music

Author: Mark A. Radice Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/01/2012

Intended for the music student, the professional musician, and the music lover, Chamber Music: An Essential History covers repertoire from the Renaissance to the present, crossing genres to include string quartets, piano trios, clarinet quintets, and other groupings. Mark A. Radice gives a thorough overview and history of this long-established and beloved genre, typically performed by groups of a size to fit into spaces such as homes or churches and tending originally toward the string and wind instruments rather than percussion. Radice begins with chamber music's earliest expressions in the seventeenth century, discusses its most common elements in terms of instruments and compositional style, and then investigates how those elements play out across several centuries of composers-among them Mozart, Bach, Haydn, and Brahms-and national interpretations of chamber music. While Chamber Music: An Essential History is intended largely as a textbook, it will also find an audience as a companion volume for musicologists and fans of classical music, who may be interested in the background to a familiar and important genre.

Chamber Music

Chamber Music

Author: Mark A. Radice Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/01/2012

Intended for the music student, the professional musician, and the music lover, Chamber Music: An Essential History covers repertoire from the Renaissance to the present, crossing genres to include string quartets, piano trios, clarinet quintets, and other groupings. Mark A. Radice gives a thorough overview and history of this long-established and beloved genre, typically performed by groups of a size to fit into spaces such as homes or churches and tending originally toward the string and wind instruments rather than percussion. Radice begins with chamber music's earliest expressions in the seventeenth century, discusses its most common elements in terms of instruments and compositional style, and then investigates how those elements play out across several centuries of composers-among them Mozart, Bach, Haydn, and Brahms-and national interpretations of chamber music. While Chamber Music: An Essential History is intended largely as a textbook, it will also find an audience as a companion volume for musicologists and fans of classical music, who may be interested in the background to a familiar and important genre.

Chamber Orchestra and Ensemble Repertoire

Chamber Orchestra and Ensemble Repertoire

Author: Dirk Meyer Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/02/2011

In Chamber Orchestra and Ensemble Repertoire, Dirk Meyer provides conductors, musicians, and librarians with all the information needed to plan their performances of modern chamber music. Meyer lists almost 4,000 works written during the 20th and 21st centuries, representing more than 1,100 composers. Entries are divided into three categories: Chamber Orchestra, String Orchestra, and Ensemble. Presented alphabetically by composer, each entry fully describes the composition, including its duration, year of composition, availability, publisher, and complete instrumentation. The comprehensive appendix allows users to search for repertoire based on a variety of criteria, such as instrumentation, duration, solo instruments, and solo voices. As a catalog of modern music, the appendix also provides categories for 21st-century repertoire as well as compositions that use electronics.