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The Art of Music
C. Hubert H. Parry (1848–1918), knighted in 1902 for his services to music, was a distinguished composer, conductor and musicologist. In the first of these roles he is best known for his settings of Blake's 'Jerusalem' and the coronation anthem 'I was glad'. He was an enthusiastic teacher and prosel..
₦ 12,003
Analytical Strategies and Musical Interpretation
This book is devoted to music analysis as an interpretive activity. Interpretation is often considered only in theory, or as a philosophical problem, but this book attempts to demonstrate and reflect on the interpretive results of analysis. Two associated types of practice are emphasised: 'translati..
₦ 17,425
Schenker Studies
The essays contained in this volume provide a focus on the work of the music theorist Heinrich Schenker - a figure of legendary status who has had an incalculable influence on developments in music theory and analysis in this century. His theories, not always fully understood, have aroused some cont..
₦ 11,047
A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450–1880) 5 Volume Paperback Set
Grove's Dictionary was first published in the 1880s in response to a growing demand for a book that would give both professionals and amateurs access to information about composers, instruments, performers, works, and the structure of music itself. It is a fascinating document of the musical world o..
₦ 75,437
Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt 2 Volume Paperback Set
Francis Hueffer (1845–89) was born and studied music in Germany, but moved to London in 1869 to pursue a career as a critic and writer on music. He edited the series 'The Great Musicians' for Novello and Co., was music critic of The Times, wrote libretti for some now-forgotten operas, and was an ear..
₦ 17,106
Schumann
J. A. Fuller Maitland (1856–1936), whose Masters of German Music is also reissued in this series, was music critic of The Times for 22 years, was the editor of the second edition of Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians, prepared an edition of the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book, and also worked on Pu..
₦ 9,453
The Music of Nature
The English composer and concert producer William Gardiner published The Music of Nature in 1832 in order to explain the 'true principles of musical taste and expression' by listening to the 'germs of melody' in nature. In this book, he musically notates the sounds of oxen, a Newfoundland dog, a bla..
₦ 13,916
Rossini and his School
Henry Sutherland Edwards (1828–1906) wrote this volume in Francis Hueffer's 'Great Musicians' series, published by Novello, in 1881. It was unusual for this series because of the addition of 'the School': most of the other books dealt with an individual composer, but Edwards discusses Bellini and pr..
₦ 9,453
Masters of German Music
J. A. Fuller Maitland (1856–1936), whose Schumann in the Novello 'Great Musicians' series is also reissued in this series, had a wide-ranging interest in music. He was music critic of The Times for 22 years, was the editor of the second edition of Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians, prepared ..
₦ 10,728
A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450–1880)
This is a reissue of the first edition of George Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians, which has since evolved to become the largest and most authoritative work of its kind in English. The project grew in the making: the title page of Volume 1 (1879) refers to 'two volumes', but by the time Vol..
₦ 12,959
Händel und Shakespeare
Handel enjoyed considerable popularity at the end of the eighteenth century, when his music was performed in London, Berlin, Leipzig, Vienna and Breslau. However, interest in him had waned by the mid-nineteenth century, when it was rekindled by a small group of music-lovers including Georg Gervinus ..
₦ 13,278
Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt
Francis Hueffer (1845–89) was born and studied music in Germany, but moved to London in 1869 to pursue a career as a critic and writer on music. He edited the series 'The Great Musicians' for Novello and Co., was music critic of The Times, wrote libretti for some now-forgotten operas, and was an ear..
₦ 11,366