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Cambridge Scholars Publishing offers a particularly strong and diverse collection of music books, ranging from interdisciplinary music studies in rapidly emerging fields such as ethnomusicology and music technologies to detailed studies and analyses of some of the world's greatest composers. Musical traditions including folk music and brass band music are discussed, while titles on the history of music provide valuable contextual insights. Together, this collection forms a broad and thought-provoking music library which will be of interest to music scholars, educators and students alongside historians and the interested general reader.

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Future Prospects for Music...

Informal learning pedagogy has become a major topic within the international field of music education, due in no small part to Lucy Green’s groundbreaking research on popular musicians’ learning, as well as her subsequent efforts to turn her research findings into a pedagogy that can be implemented in comprehensive school music edu...
£39.99

Giacomo Meyerbeer

ARSC Awards for Excellence, 2014: Best Historical Research in Classical Music (Certificate of Merit).This book presents a discography of recordings made from the works of Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791–1864) – from the inception of recording techniques in 1889 until the dominance of the long-playing record in 1955. It is a testimony to th...
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Giacomo Meyerbeer

This Guide has resulted from years of research on the papers and music of Giacomo Meyerbeer, and aims to provide a bibliographical aid and point of reference for further research. The first part presents the private papers connected to the composer and his principal librettist, Eugène Scribe—both archival and printed, with working ...
£59.99

Giacomo Meyerbeer

The subject-matter of Meyerbeer’s second opera Wirt und Gast, or Aus Scherz Ernst (also called Alimelek), written in Munich in 1812, was taken from a tale in The Arabian Nights. The story of the man who would be sovereign, if only for one day, so frequently treated in the literature of all nations. The opera is an example of the Or...
£79.99

Giacomo Meyerbeer

Giacomo Meyerbeer remains an enigma. Until the First World War he was one of the most famous of all composers. this Reader hopes to reflect something of the immense fame, prestige and love in which this composer was once held, the voices of doubt and dismissal that began to be heard even in his lifetime, and the enduring witness ...
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Giacomo Meyerbeer

The cantatas of Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791–1864), spanning his middle and late life, were written in response to royal and civic commissions to celebrate dynastic events and to praise the deeds of famous men. Their festive nature is indicated in the titles: festival song, festival greeting, festival hymn, homage.Like a continuation of...
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Giacomo Meyerbeer Choral M...

This second volume of Meyerbeer’s non-operatic work is devoted to his secular choral writing for male voices, solo songs with chorus, and later songs with instrumental obbligato and local colour.Choral writing—so much part of the operatic tradition, also germane to religious music, and integral to the public music of celebration—is...
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Giacomo Meyerbeer

Meyerbeer's first opera, Jephtas Gelübde, has a libretto by the German academic Alois Schreiber, based on a Biblical theme taken from chapters 11-12 of the Book of Judges. The conflict between paternal love and love of country intrinsic to this story was is also the basic theme of the opera scenario, and is reflected in the overtur...
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Giacomo Meyerbeer

Meyerbeer’s first opera, Jephtas Gelübde, has a libretto by the German academic Alois Schreiber, based on a Biblical theme taken from chapters 11–12 of the Book of Judges. The story centres on the vow the ancient Israelite Judge made to God in return for victory over the enemy: “If thou wilt give the Ammonites into my hand, then wh...
£44.99

Giacomo Meyerbeer

This volume presents the various pieces of music—from fragments, through complete pieces, to whole scenes—that were not used in the final performing edition of Meyerbeer’s L’Africaine. The genesis of Meyerbeer’s last opera is something of a legend. He had first considered the subject in 1837 when Scribe presented him with two new ...
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Giacomo Meyerbeer

The manuscripts scores contained in this collection further extend knowledge about Meyerbeer’s non-operatic compositions—instrumental, choral and occasional. These totally unknown works by a great operatic master range from a substantial cantata in the style of a dramatic monologue (for tenor solo with chorus and brass orchestra)...
£34.99

Giacomo Meyerbeer Orchestr...

This volume brings together a collection of the orchestral works of the composer Giacomo Meyerbeer. He is remembered as one of the great figures of 19th-century opera—a master of brilliant vocalism, impassioned drama and vivid orchestral power and colour. His operas are noted for their precise construction and urgent propulsion, an...
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