By Neil Peart
By Paul Lester
Through interviews with all of the unique band individuals, managers, A&R males and musicians who joined GO4 later, writer Paul Lester demonstrates how the groundbreaking band cleared the path for a number of the world's largest acts, together with the crimson scorching Chili Peppers and Franz Ferdinand.
By Walter Simmons
Through biographical overviews and a entire evaluation of musical works, Simmons presents readers with a transparent realizing of the importance of the composers, their our bodies of labor, and their placement in musicological background. The chapters delve deeply and objectively into every one composer's oeuvre, addressing their origins, stylistic qualities and consistencies, stages of improvement, strengths and weaknesses, and affinities with different composers. The composers' so much consultant works are pointed out, and every bankruptcy concludes with a discography of crucial recordings.
Visit the author's website to learn samples from the publication and to hear consultant excerpts of every composer's work.
By Marc Sherman
By Eric David Mackerness
By Phil Kraus
By Professor Cyr Mary
Mary Cyr addresses the wishes of researchers, performers, and educated listeners who desire to follow wisdom approximately traditionally educated functionality to express items. particular emphasis is positioned upon the interval 1680 to 1760, whilst the viol, violin, and violoncello grew to prominence as solo tools in France.
Part I offers with the ancient heritage to the controversy among the French and Italian kinds and the positive factors that outlined French kind. half II summarizes the current nation of study on bowed string tools (violin, viola, cello, contrebasse, pardessus de viole, and viol) in France, together with such issues because the dimension and distribution of elements in ensembles and the function of the contrebasse. half III addresses matters and conventions of interpretation comparable to articulation, pace and personality, inequality, ornamentation, the basse proceed, pitch, temperament, and "special results" equivalent to tremolo and harmonics. half IV introduces 4 composer profiles that research functionality matters within the song of Élisabeth Jacquet de l. a. Guerre, Marin Marais, Jean-Baptiste Barrière, and the Forquerays (father and son). the range of compositional types between this staff of composers, and the virtuosity they integrated of their tune, generate a extensive box for discussing problems with functionality perform and supply possibilities to discover arguable topics in the context of particular pieces.
By Richard Paul Anderson
Readers will locate essays in addition on Mozart's piano compositions, Beethoven's sonatas, the impact of Schubert's lieder on his piano works, and works by means of Schumann, Liszt, Brahms, Debussy, Rachmaninoff, Scriabin, Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Bartók, Gershwin, and Crumb. The contributors—all famous nationally and the world over for his or her contributions as acting artists, academics, recording artists, and clinicians—write thoughtfully in regards to the composers whose paintings they've got studied and performed for years. every one writer addresses matters detailed to the person composer they've got selected to discover, reading questions of phraseology, pace, articulation, dynamics, rhythm, colour, gesture, lyricism, instrumentation, and style. priceless perception is supplied into educating, acting, and getting ready those nice works.
InThe Pianist's Craft those nice artists and lecturers resolution questions for readers which are another way simply addressed in meetings, grasp periods, and personal classes. during this selection of essays, key issues of knowledge and guideline are provided with over 2 hundred musical examples integrated as representation. The Pianist's Craft is meant for lecturers and scholars of the intermediate and complicated degrees of piano, teachers and performers on the college point, and those that love piano and piano tune generally.