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Classical Music, Why Bother?

By: Fineberg, Joshua

Price: £19.95

Publisher: New York, Routledge Taylor & Francis Group: 2006

Seller ID: 004420

Condition: Fine


Hearing the World of Contemporary Culture through a Composer's Ears. Fine copy in soft covers. xvii, 162 pp. Shipping Category: Book/Large Score. View more info

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Schoenberg's Serial Odyssey - The Evolution of his Twelve-Tone Method, 1914-1928.

By: Haimo, Ethan

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1990

Seller ID: 002720

ISBN: 0193152606

Condition: Fine


Fine hardback copy in VG dust jacket. 192 pages. Shipping Category: Book. View more info

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Experimental Music: Cage and Beyond

By: Nyman, Michael

Price: £15.95

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1999

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 004689

ISBN: 0521653835

Condition: Fine


Second Edition. Michael Nyman's book is a first-hand account of experimental music from 1950 to 1970. First published in 1974, it has remained the classic text on a significant form of music making and composing which developed alongside, and partly in opposition to, the post-war modernist tradition of composers such as Boulez, Berio, or Stockhausen. The experimentalist par excellence was John Cage whose legendary 4' 33'' consists of four minutes and thirty three seconds of silence to be performed on any instrument. Such pieces have a conceptual rather than purely musical starting point and ra... View more info

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The Path to the New Music

By: Webern, Anton

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, Theodore Presser Company & Universal Edition: 1963

Seller ID: 002843

Condition: Good


Third Impression. Edited by Willi Reich. Previous owners name on front cover. Slight foxing on edges and fading on spine and back cover, otherwise a good copy in soft covers. 67 pages. Shipping Category: Book View more info

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Cage - Oxford Studies of Composers

By: [Cage] Griffiths, Paul

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1981

Seller ID: 003914

ISBN: 0193154501

Condition: Very Good


Fading on spine and soft covers a little rubbed, otherwise a VG clean copy. 50 pages. Shipping Category: Book/Large Score. View more info

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Schoenberg and the New Music

By: [Schoenberg] Dahlhaus, Carl

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1988

Seller ID: 001366

ISBN: 0521337836

Condition: Very Good


Essays by Carl Dahlhaus translated by Derrick Puffett and Alfred Clayton. Pages lightly tanned towards edges, otherwise a VG copy in soft covers. 305 pages. Shipping Category: Book. View more info

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Webern and the Lyric Impulse. Songs and Fragments on Poems of Georg Trakl.

By: [Webern] Shreffler, Anne C.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1994

Seller ID: 004862

ISBN: 0198162243

Condition: Very Good


Studies in Musical Genesis and Structure. Small light crease on bottom corner of last few pages, otherwise a VG hardback copy in dust jacket. xvi, 256 pages. Shipping Category: Book/Large Score. View more info