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  • The Keeper of Secrets: A Novel

    • ASIN: B009NG11S2
    • Manufacturer: William Morrow Paperbacks

    Beautiful and mysterious, The Keeper of Secrets by Julie Thomas follows a priceless violin across generations—from WWII to Stalinist Russia to the gilded international concert halls of today—and reveals the loss, love, and secrets of the families who owned it. In 1939 Berlin, 14-year-old Simon Horowitz’s world is stirred by his father's 1742... [Read More]

  • Death at La Fenice (Commissario Brunetti Book 1)

    • ASIN: B007SIV41G
    • Manufacturer: Grove Press

  • Welcome to the Symphony: A Musical Exploration of the Orchestra Using Beethoven's Symphony No. 5

    • ASIN: 0761176470
    • ISBN: 0761176470
    • Brand: Workman Publishing Company
    • Manufacturer: Workman Publishing Company

    Using one of the most famous works in classical music—Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony—here is the perfect way to introduce a young child to the world of classical music. This charming and interactive picture book with its panel of 19 sound buttons is like a ticket to a concert hall, taking readers on a journey from the exciting first moment when t... [Read More]

  • The Rite of Spring in Full Score (Dover Music Scores) by Igor Stravinsky (1989-01-01)

    • UPC: 800759258574
    • ASIN: 0486258572
    • ISBN: 0486258572
    • Brand: Dover Publications
    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

    The full score of Stravinsky's famous and controversial ballet The Rite of Spring. Quality Dover score.

  • Symphonies Nos. 5, 6 and 7 in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)

    • UPC: 800759260348
    • ASIN: 0486260348
    • ISBN: 0486260348
    • Brand: Dover Publications
    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

    Beethoven's symphonies are among this greatest works — in the opinion of many, the greatest orchestral compositions in the history of music. Perfect in their fusion of emotion and form, filled with drama and great beauty, they are among the best-known and best-loved works in all classical music. This volume contains complete scores for Symphony N... [Read More]

  • The Planets in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)

    • UPC: 800759292776
    • ASIN: 0486292770
    • ISBN: 0486292770
    • Brand: Dover Publications
    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

    Among the most popular and important modern British composers, Gustav Holst (1874–1934) was a true eccentric, given to odd enthusiasms and mystical musings. His spectacular symphonic suite The Planets, first performed in 1918, established his international reputation and remains a staple of the orchestral repertoire to this day.Scored for huge or... [Read More]

  • Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein

    • ASIN: 0062641352
    • ISBN: 0062641352
    • Manufacturer: Harper

    Best Book of 2018 -- NPR, Library Journal The oldest daughter of revered composer/conductor Leonard Bernstein offers a rare look at her father on the centennial of his birth in a deeply intimate and broadly evocative memoir The composer of On the Town and West Side Story, chief conductor of the New York Philharmonic, television star, humanitaria... [Read More]

  • Bach: Music in the Castle of Heaven

    • ASIN: 0375415297
    • ISBN: 0375415297
    • Brand: Knopf Publishing Group
    • Manufacturer: Knopf

    Johann Sebastian Bach is one of the most unfathomable composers in the history of music. How can such sublime work have been produced by a man who (when we can discern his personality at all) seems so ordinary, so opaque—and occasionally so intemperate? John Eliot Gardiner grew up passing one of the only two authentic portraits of Bach every morn... [Read More]

  • Ariadne auf Naxos in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)

    • UPC: 800759275601
    • ASIN: 0486275604
    • ISBN: 0486275604
    • Brand: Dover Publications
    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

  • Lohengrin in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)

    • UPC: 800759243358
    • ASIN: 0486243354
    • ISBN: 0486243354
    • Brand: Dover Publications
    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

    Perhaps the most accessible of all Wagnerian operas, Lohengrin has delighted generations of listeners since its premiere at Weimar in 1850. A remarkable composite of intense drama and elaborate choral writing, the magical tale of the Swan-Knight is suffused with an ethereal purity of tone. Moreover, the opera is replete with memorable music: the en... [Read More]

  • Note Yet Unsung (A Belmont Mansion Novel)

    • ASIN: 0764206249
    • ISBN: 0764206249
    • Brand: Baker Pub Group/Baker Books
    • Manufacturer: Bethany House Publishers

    #1 CBA Bestseller From the beloved USA Today bestselling author of A Lasting Impression and To Whisper Her Name comes the third and final much-anticipated novel in the sweeping Southern Belmont Mansion series...  A master violinist trained in Vienna, Rebekah Carrington manages to wheedle her way into an audition with the maestro at the newl... [Read More]

  • Aida in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)

    • UPC: 800759261727
    • ASIN: 0486261727
    • ISBN: 0486261727
    • Brand: Dover Publications
    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

  • Daniel Barenboim: A Life in Music

    • ASIN: 0684193264
    • ISBN: 0684193264
    • Brand: Brand: Scribner
    • Manufacturer: Scribner

    The uniquely varied life of Daniel Barenboim as conductor, performer, and political activist makes this biography compelling reading. His parents, both musicians, taught Barenboim to play the piano at a very early age. When Arthur Rubinstein heard the young prodigy, he was so impressed he immediately brought him to the famous American impresario to... [Read More]

  • Messiah in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)

    • UPC: 800759260676
    • ASIN: 0486260674
    • ISBN: 0486260674
    • Brand: Dover Publications
    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

    The best-known and most beloved large-scale musical work in the English-speaking world, Messiah was first performed in Dublin over 200 years ago to benefit local charities. Since that time, it has given millions of performers their primary experience in singing classical music. Today it is the supreme example of the English oratorio. A meditation o... [Read More]

  • Tannhäuser in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)

    • UPC: 800759246496
    • ASIN: 0486246493
    • ISBN: 0486246493
    • Brand: Dover Publications
    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

    Tannhäuser is one of Wagner's richest and most elaborate musical achievements. Here the composer's inexhaustible genius for composition merges with brilliant orchestration to achieve a masterpiece of melodic invention. Since the opera's premiere at Dresden in 1845, generation of listeners have delighted in such inspired selections as the "Pilgrim'... [Read More]

  • Johannes Brahms Complete Symphonies in Full Score (Vienna Gesellschaft Der Musikfreunde Edition)

    • UPC: 800759230532
    • ASIN: 0486230538
    • ISBN: 0486230538
    • Brand: Alfred
    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

    This volume reproduces, complete and unabridged, the scores of all four symphonies of Johannes Brahms, from the Vienna Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde Edition edited by Hans Gál.Included are Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68; Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73; Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90; and Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98. Do not confuse t... [Read More]

  • The Composer Is Dead

    • ASIN: 0061236276
    • ISBN: 9780061236273
    • Brand: HarperCollins Publishers
    • Manufacturer: HarperCollins

    There's dreadful news from the symphony hall—the composer is dead!If you have ever heard an orchestra play, then you know that musicians are most certainly guilty of something. Where exactly were the violins on the night in question? Did anyone see the harp? Is the trumpet protesting a bit too boisterously?In this perplexing murder mystery, every... [Read More]

  • Toscanini: Musician of Conscience

    • ASIN: 1631492713
    • ISBN: 1631492713
    • Brand: LIVERIGHT
    • Manufacturer: Liveright

    On the 150th anniversary of his birth comes this monumental biography of Arturo Toscanini, whose dramatic life is unparalleled among twentieth-century musicians.It may be difficult to imagine today, but Arturo Toscanini―recognized widely as the most celebrated conductor of the twentieth century―was once one of the most famous people in the worl... [Read More]

  • The Student Conductor

    • ASIN: 0399150374
    • ISBN: 0399150374
    • Manufacturer: Putnam Adult

    Returning to the orchestral communities of Germany just as the Berlin Wall falls, Cooper Barrow begins studying under the cruel and capricious maestro and concentration camp survivor Karlheinz Ziegler, an endeavor that is compromised by a psychologically complex relationship with a beautiful fellow musician. A first novel. 12,500 first printing.... [Read More]

  • The Complete Preludes & Etudes: For Solo Piano

    • UPC: 800759240524
    • ASIN: 0486240525
    • ISBN: 9780486240527
    • Brand: Dover Publications
    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

    Chopin’s piano works are of such uniformly high quality that they are all absolutely essential in the repertoire of any aspiring pianist. The Preludes and Etudes are exquisitely beautiful examples of his genius. Numbering 52 pieces in all, they are reproduced here from the authoritative Mikuli edition and are available for the first time in a low... [Read More]

  • Memorable Conducting from Great Conductors

    Gustavo Dudamel & Beethoven 5 - 1st movement

    Funniest Classical Orchestra Ever... - Rainer Hersch