Gloria

Gloria

This is the choral score of the most famous of the several Vivaldi works with the title of "Gloria." This edition and translation by Clayton Westermann features vocal text both in Latin and English, and a piano reduction of the

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Strictly Classics Book 1

Strictly Classics  Book 1

This flexible new collection of string ensembles will inspire chamber music performance while introducing beginners to some of the greatest classic themes ever written. Correlated with Strictly Strings Book 1, Strictly Classics contains 18 ensembles spanning four centuries of music. Its flexible

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Exciting Dixieland

Exciting Dixieland

Original arrangements for Dixieland Band! Titles: * When My Sugar Walks Down the Street (All the Little Birdies Go Tweet, Tweet, Tweet) * The New Dixieland Parade * Little Rock Getaway * It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got that Swing) * Sunday

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Pride Prejudice Songbook

Pride   Prejudice  Songbook

(Instrumental Solo). Dario Marianelli composed the music from this 2005 film starring Keira Knightley. This book features 9 selections from the movie arranged for violin: Another Dance * Arrival at Netherfield * Darcy's Letter * Dawn * Georgiana * Leaving Netherfield * Meryton Townhall * Mrs. Darcy * Stars and

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Ancient Greek Music

Ancient Greek Music

This book endeavours to pinpoint the relations between musical, and especially instrumental, practice and the evolving conceptions of pitch systems. It traces the development of ancient melodic notation from reconstructed origins, through various adaptations necessitated by changing musical styles and

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Conventional Wisdom

Conventional Wisdom

With her usual combination of erudition, innovation, and spirited prose, Susan McClary reexamines the concept of musical convention in this fast-moving and refreshingly accessible book. Exploring the ways that shared musical practices transmit social knowledge, Conventional Wisdom offers an account

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Drama Kings

Drama Kings

In this colorful and detailed history, Joshua Goldstein describes the formation of the Peking opera in late Qing and its subsequent rise and re-creation as the epitome of the Chinese national culture in Republican era China. Providing a fascinating look

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The Courtesan s Arts

The Courtesan s Arts

Courtesans, hetaeras, tawaif-s, ji-s--these women have exchanged artistic graces, elevated conversation, and sexual favors with male patrons throughout history and around the world. Of a different world than common prostitutes, courtesans deal in artistic and intellectual pleasures in ways that

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