By Donald Patterson, Donald L. Patterson
This consultant to the piano literature for the one-handed pianist surveys over 2,100 person piano items which come with not just live performance literature yet pedagogical items in addition. Following the advent are 4 chapters cataloguing unique works for the ideal hand on my own, unique works for the left hand on my own, tune prepared or transcribed for one hand on my own, and concerted works for one hand in live performance with different pianists, tools, or voices. every one access assesses the person composition, its caliber, its trouble, its specific attraction, and its makes use of with the composer's identify, dates, and nationality, the place attainable. additionally incorporated is a particular discography of commercially produced phonodiscs, compact discs, and cassettes.Instructors and pianists alike will take pleasure in this exhaustive consultant to one-handed piano track. to assist additional learn, a bibliography of books, articles, and theses in regards to the literature is equipped in addition to a bankruptcy that lists the contents of thirty-six anthologies dedicated to one-handed piano track. This targeted reference additionally comprises an index.
By Byron Almén, Edward Pearsall
Approaches to that means in tune provides a survey of the issues and matters inherent in pursuing that means and signification in song, and makes an attempt to rectify the conundrums that experience plagued philosophers, artists, and theorists on the grounds that the time of Pythagoras. This assortment brings jointly essays that replicate a number of different views on techniques to musical which means. confirmed tune theorists and musicologists disguise subject matters together with musical point and temporality, university, borrowing and organization, musical symbols and inventive mythopoesis, the articulation of silence, the mutual interplay of cultural and music-artistic phenomena, and the research of gesture.
Contributors are Byron Almén, J. Peter Burkholder, Nicholas prepare dinner, Robert S. Hatten, Patrick McCreless, Jann Pasler, and Edward Pearsall.
By Philip Auslander
While it first seemed within the early Seventies, glam rock not just prompted a stir between audiences and performers, it additionally stood counterculture and psychedelic rock on their heads. Glam rock was once outrageous and brazenly theatrical, and its unforgettable characters-adorned with flamboyant costumes and heavy make-up and observed by way of elaborately developed sets-were personified by means of performers comparable to Marc Bolan, David Bowie, Bryan Ferry, and Suzi Quatro. A sea swap in rock functionality had occurred.
Yet glam was once as a lot approximately substance as sort, and appearing Glam Rock delves into the various methods glam cleared the path for brand new explorations of id when it comes to gender, sexuality, and function. Philip Auslander positions glam traditionally and examines it as a collection of functionality ideas, exploring the ways that glam rock-while celebrating the showmanship of Fifties rock and roll-began to undermine rock's adherence to the ideology of authenticity within the overdue 1960s.
In this significant learn of a too-often-overlooked phenomenon, Auslander takes a clean examine the genius of the glam circulate and introduces glam to a brand new iteration of functionality fanatics and students alike.
Philip Auslander is Professor within the tuition of Literature, conversation, and tradition on the Georgia Institute of expertise and writer of various books, together with Liveness: functionality in a Mediatized tradition and Presence and Resistance: Postmodernism and Cultural Politics in modern American functionality. he's editor of the main reference paintings functionality: serious recommendations and coeditor, with Carrie Sandahl, of our bodies in Commotion: incapacity and function.
By R. Allen Lott
It really is tricky to visualize Franz Liszt acting in Peoria, yet his modern and most efficient rival, Sigismund Thalberg, did simply that. throughout the mid-nineteenth century, americans in additional than 100 cities--from Portland, Maine to Dubuque, Iowa to cellular, Alabama--were taken care of to performances through a few of Europe's such a lot celebrated pianists. From Paris to Peoria deftly chronicles the visits of 5 of those pianists to the the United States of Mark Twain. no matter if appearing in small railroad cities through the Midwest or in gold-rush period California, those 5 charismatic pianists--Leopold de Meyer, Henri Herz, Sigismund Thalberg, Anton Rubinstein, and Hans von Bülow--introduced many americans to the delights of the live performance corridor. With humor and perception, R. Allen Lott describes the glamour and the drudgery of the traveling existence, the transformation of yankee audiences from boisterous to reverent, and the institution of the piano recital as a manageable creative and monetary company. Lott additionally explores the artistic and infrequently outlandish exposure concepts of managers looking to capitalize on wealthy yet uncharted American markets. the results of large archival examine, From Paris to Peoria is richly illustrated with live performance courses, handbills, caricatures, and maps. A better half site, www.rallenlott.info, features a complete checklist of repertoires and itineraries, audio song examples, and transcriptions of chosen basic resources. bound to pride pianists, musicologists, and historians, From Paris to Peoria is an interesting, completely researched, and infrequently humorous account of song and tradition in nineteenth-century America.
By Lawrence M. Zbikowski
This ebook indicates how fresh paintings in cognitive technology, specially that constructed by way of cognitive linguists and cognitive psychologists, can be utilized to give an explanation for how we comprehend tune. The booklet makes a speciality of 3 cognitive processes--categorization, cross-domain mapping, and using conceptual models--and explores the half those play in theories of musical organization.L the 1st a part of the e-book presents an in depth evaluate of the suitable paintings in cognitive technology, framed round particular musical examples. the second one half brings this angle to undergo on a couple of concerns with which track scholarship has frequently been occupied, together with the emergence of musical syntax and its courting to musical semiosis, the matter of musical ontology, the connection among phrases and song in songs, and conceptions of musical shape and musical hierarchy.L The e-book can be of curiosity to tune theorists, musicologists, and ethnomusicologists, in addition to people with a certified or avocational curiosity within the software of labor in cognitive technology to humanistic rules.
By Sheila Melvin
Western classical track has turn into as chinese language as Peking Opera, and it has woven its method into the hearts and lives of normal chinese language humans. This lucidly written account lines the biographies of the daring visionaries who performed this musical merger. Rhapsody in pink is a historical past of classical song in China that revolves round a typical subject matter: how Western classical track entered China, and the way it turned chinese language. China's oldest orchestra used to be based in 1879, years prior to the Boston Symphony. when you consider that then, classical track has woven its manner into the lives of standard chinese language humans. thousands of chinese language young children take piano and violin classes a week. but, regardless of the significance of classical track in China - and of chinese language classical musicians and composers to the realm - subsequent to not anything has been written in this attention-grabbing topic. The authors trap the occasions with the voice of an insider and the point of view of a Westerner, providing new info, unique study and insights right into a subject that has slightly been broached in different places. "Every bankruptcy is as exiting because it is revealing. The e-book is punctiliously researched, with remarkable bibliography. i'm ecstatic; my scholars may be electrified." - Clive M. Marks, Chairman, The London university of tune, Trestee, Trinity collage of track and The London Philarmonic Orchestra
By Janaki Bakhle
A provocative account of the advance of recent nationwide tradition in India utilizing classical track as a case examine. Janaki Bakhle demonstrates how the emergence of an "Indian" cultural culture mirrored colonial and exclusionary practices, relatively the exclusion of Muslims by way of the Brahmanic elite, which happened although Muslims have been the most important practiti oners of the Indian song that used to be put in as a "Hindu" nationwide culture. This ebook lays naked how a nation's imaginings--from politics to culture--reflect instead of rework societal divisions.