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The New Percy Grainger Companion

Thwaites, Penelope.
(2016)  | 9781783271856 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | pbk. | book | 356pp | Availability last checked: 8/2/2018
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In the thirty years since his Centenary in 1982 it has become even clearer thatPercy Grainger [1882-1961] - composer, pianist and revolutionary - was a manborn out of his time. Many of his ideas, both musical and social, sit far moreeasily in our contemporary world. Those thirty years have also seen...

A Companion to Australian Aboriginal Literature

Wheeler, Belinda.
(2015)  | 9781571139382 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | pbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 13/2/2018
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Australian Aboriginal literature, once relegated to the margins of Australianliterary studies, now receives both national and international attention. Notonly has the number of published texts by contemporary Australian Aboriginalsrisen sharply, but scholars and publishers have also recently begun recoveringearlier...

The Buccaneer Explorer: William Dampier's Voyages

Dampier, W. Dampier, William. Norris, Gerald. , Norris, G. Norris, Gerald.
(2008)  | 9781843833642 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | pbk. | book | 321pp | Availability last checked: 8/2/2018
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William Dampier [1651-1715] is the most remarkable seaman that England producedin the century and a half between Drake and Captain Cook. They eachcircumnavigated the world once; Dampier did so three times. He commanded thefirst government-funded voyage of discovery with a specific mission to report...

A Companion to the Works of Kim Scott

Wheeler, Belinda.
(2016)  | 9781571139498 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 202pp | Availability last checked: 13/2/2018
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Since the mid-1980s there has been a sharp rise in the number of literarypublications by Indigenous Australians and in the readership and impact of thoseworks. One contemporary Aboriginal Australian author who continues to make acontribution to both the Australian and the global canon is Kim Scott (1957-).Scott...

The Other Classical Musics: Fifteen Great Traditions

Church, M Church, Michael.
(2016)  | 9781843837268 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 426pp | Availability last checked: 8/2/2018
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Winner of the Royal Philharmonic Society Music Award for Creative Communication2015There is a treasure trove of underappreciated music out there; this book willconvince many to explore it. The EconomistWhat is classical music? This book answers the question in a manner never beforeattempted, by presenting...

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Concert Life in Haydn's Vienna: Aspects of a Developing Musical and Social Institution

Morrow, Mary S. Morrow, Mary Sue.
(2018)  | 9780918728838 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | book | 576pp | Availability last checked: 23/1/2018
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Concert life in Vienna between 1760 and 1810, both public and private, offeredan intriguing variety of musical events, here studied through repertoire,business and financial aspects, and the position they held in Vienna's largercultural wor ld. Also included are five extensive appendices of the concertcalendars...

Brahms and the Shaping of Time

Murphy, Scott.
(2018)  | 9781580465977 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 310pp | Availability last checked: 8/2/2018
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Brahms and the Shaping of Time brings together essays by leading music scholars,each of which analyzes the music of Brahms with a particular focus on themusic's temporality. The volume reveals numerous ways in which Brahmsmanipulates such basic elements as rhythm and phrase structure, in piecesranging...

Ezra Pound and the Career of Modern Criticism: Professional Attention

Coyle, Michael. Preda, Roxana.
(2018)  | 9781571131928 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 8/2/2018
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Forty-five years after his death, and more than seventy years after hisindictment for treason, Ezra Pound remains a deeply controversial figure. Todayit is hard to imagine a poet sparking national debate, but Pound did just that.His receipt in 1949 of the first-ever Bollingen Award for Poetry started...

Martinu's Subliminal States: A Study of the Composer's Writings and Reception, with a Translation of His "American Diaries"

Svatos, Thomas.
(2018)  | 9781580465571 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 317pp | Availability last checked: 8/2/2018
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Bohuslav Martinu (1890-1959) was one of the most productive and frequentlyperformed composers of the mid-twentieth century, renowned for such works as hisopera Julietta; the Double Concerto for Two String Orchestras, Piano, andTimpani; and Symphony no. 6 ("Fantaisies symphoniques"). History books, however,rarely...

Courts of Chivalry and Admiralty in Late Medieval Europe

Musson, Anthony. Ramsay, Nigel. , Musson, Anthony. Ramsay, Nigel.
(2018)  | 9781783272174 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 232pp | Availability last checked: 8/2/2018
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The wars waged by the English in France during the fourteenth and fifteenthcenturies led to the need for judicial agencies which could deal with disputesthat arose on land and sea, beyond the reach of indigenous laws. This led to thejurisdictional development of the Courts of Chivalry and Admiralty,...

English Monastic Litanies of the Saints after 1100: Volume III: Addenda, Commentary, Catalogue of Saints, Indexes

Morgan, Nigel J. , Morgan, Nigel J.
(2018)  | 9781907497339 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 400pp | Availability last checked: 8/2/2018
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The litanies of the monastic orders in England, above all those of theBenedictines, are key witnesses of devotion to the saints of the British Isles,whose relics and shrines were mostly in Benedictine abbeys and cathedralpriories. However, although many of the calendars of the Benedictines have beenpublished,...

The Sonatas of Henry Purcell: Rhetoric and Reversal

Schab, Alon.
(2018)  | 9781580469203 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 304pp | Availability last checked: 8/2/2018
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Purcell's trio sonatas are among the cornerstones of Baroque chamber music. Thecomposer himself unassumingly described them as "a just imitation of the mostfamed Italian masters." However, analysis of their underlying structures revealsthat Purcell's modesty hides a highly original blend of Italian...

The Sense of Injustice and the Origin of Modern Democracy

Smith, Bruce J.
(2018)  | 9781580469234 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 322pp | Availability last checked: 8/2/2018
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In this study of early modern political thought, Bruce Smith traces the originsof modern democracy to Machiavelli. Offering careful readings of Machiavelli'smost important political writings, Smith shows that Machiavelli's analysis ofthe human sentiment of injustice provides the theoretical basis for...

Sara Levy's World: Gender, Judaism, and the Bach Tradition in Enlightenment Berlin

Cypess, Rebecca. Sinkoff, Nancy.
(2018)  | 9781580469210 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 290pp | Availability last checked: 8/2/2018
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Sara Levy née Itzig (1761-1854), a salonnière, skilled performingmusician, and active participant in enlightened Prussian Jewish society, playeda powerful role in shaping the dynamic cultural world of late eighteenth- andearly nineteenth-century Berlin. A patron and collector of music, she...

Chaucer's Book of the Duchess: Contexts and Interpretations

Fumo, Jamie. , Fumo, Jamie. Fumo, Jamie C.
(2018)  | 9781843845041 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 241pp | Availability last checked: 8/2/2018
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The Book of the Duchess, Chaucer's first major poem, is foundational for ourunderstanding of Chaucer's literary achievements in relation to late-medievalEnglish textual production; yet in comparison with other works, its treatmenthas been somewhat peripheral in previous criticism.This volume, the first...

 

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