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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. 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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Eric Ball

This book is an addition to the British music culture, as it traces the life and work of a renowned Brass Band composer, Eric Ball, during the twentieth century. He takes his place among the great figures in the Brass Band Movement.The book includes a survey of his music, along with a catalogue of his composition output. It also re...
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Experiencing Rhythm

How is “rhythm” experienced? What role does “rhythm” play in musicians’ search for a collective musical identity? These questions are answered in this book on the fascinating blend of musical styles and influences within contemporary Malagasy music.Madagascar is the fourth largest island in the world, “the footprint between Africa ...

Folk Musical Instruments in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Folk Musical Instruments in Bosnia and Herzegovina gives a complex and complete overview of traditional practice, for the first time, concerning traditional folk instruments on the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina.The first part of the book describes historical sources and the research of folk musical instruments in Bosnia and H...

Folk Music, Traditional Music, Ethnomusicology

Folk Music, Traditional Music, Ethnomusicology: Canadian Perspectives, Past and Present features the proceedings of the Fiftieth Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Traditional Music / La Société Canadienne pour les Traditions Musicales (formerly the Canadian Folk Music Society / La Société canadienne de musique folkloriq...

Fragments of Yesteryear

As a youth, the author obtained a scratchy old 78rpm record of “The Prisoner’s Song” sung by Vernon Dalhart. He also sang and played American Folk songs on an old acoustic guitar with a harmonica rest strapped around his neck. It was at that time that he wondered, who were these early recording artists?What was their background? Ho...
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Franz von Suppé

The famous operetta composer Franz von Suppé (1819-1895) was of Italian and Belgian descent, and was born a subject of the Habsburg Empire in Dalmatia. His musical gift was evident from an early age, but he first studied philosophy in Padua and then law in Vienna, before he later enrolled in the Vienna Conservatory under Sechter an...

French Romantic Ballets

This collection presents music from three of the most important scores of the Golden Age of ballet in Paris from 1830–1870. The Romantic ballet had been inaugurated by Meyerbeer’s opera Robert le Diable (21 November 1831) with its ghostly Ballet of the Nuns, risen from their graves and dancing in the moonlight, led by their spectra...

Future Prospects for Music Education

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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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