Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-09-21 - Publisher: Indiana University Press
The Musical Topic discusses three tropes prominently featured in Western European music: the hunt, the military, and the pastoral. Raymond Monelle provides an in-depth cultural and historical study of musical topics -- short melodic figures, harmonic or rhythmic formulae carrying literal or lexical meaning -- through consideration of their origin,
Type: BOOK - Published: 1963 - Publisher: W. W. Norton
This definitive text combines a history of woodwinds with detailed descriptions and photographs of the various instruments in use today.&Includes 34 halftones, 41 line illustrations, &25 musical examples and&16 fingering charts.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-09 - Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
“Superb and subtle psychological suspense.”—Lee Child A haunting novel from the author of The Weight of Blood about a young woman’s return to her childhood home—and her encounter with the memories and family secrets it holds ITW THRILLER AWARD FINALIST Arrowood is the most ornate and grand of the historical