Modern Music History Books

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1. Tanglewood

The story of Tanglewood - the summer home of the Boston Symphony since 1935 - as told in first-person accounts by such Tanglewood luminaries as Leonard Bernstein, Serge Koussevitzky,... more info
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A Group Memoir. Amadeus. With Hardcover. 8x10 inches. 258 pages. Published by Amadeus Press. (HL.00331944)

2. Boosey & Hawkes

A rare inside look at the evolution of the world's leading classical publisher and how it works with composers to shape music history. Rather than wage a price war, Leslie... more info
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The Publishing Story. Boosey & Hawkes Scores and Books. With Softcover. 6.75x9.5 inches. 256 pages. Published by Boosey & Hawkes. (HL.48019455)

3. Shostakovich Symphonies and Concertos - An Owner's Manual

The fall of the Soviet empire has not diminished the popularity of Dmitri Shostakovich's great symphonies and concertos one bit, despite the fact that most literature on him... more info
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Unlocking the Masters Series. AMADEUS. With Softcover with CD. 6x9 inches. 224 pages. Published by Amadeus Press. (HL.00331692)

4. The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess: The 75th Anniversary Celebration

In 1935 George Gershwin continued the melding of theatrical, classical, and jazz idioms he began with Rhapsody in Blue, bringing DuBose Heyward's novel and play Porgy to the... more info
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AMADEUS. With Hardcover. 8.75x11.25 inches. 192 pages. Published by Amadeus Press. (HL.00333053)

5. Choral Music in the Twentieth Century

Nick Strimple's all-encompassing survey ranges from 19th-century masters, such as Elgar, to contemporary composers, such as Tan Dun and Paul McCartney. Repertory of every... more info
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AMADEUS. With Softcover. 6x9 inches. 390 pages. Published by Amadeus Press. (HL.00331677)

6. Experiencing Music (Revised Edition) - Student Workbook

This innovative college text offers a chronological history of music from its beginning through electronic music. Focusing on music as a creative process, the text explores... more info
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Music History Book. 9x12 inches. 170 pages. Published by Alfred Publishing. (AL.00-5079)

7. History of Musical Style, A

A systematic presentation following the evolution of Western musical style from Gregorian Chant (ca. 750 A.D.) to the atonal music of the mid-20th century. The book stresses... more info
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Music History Book. 576 pages. Published by Dover Publications. (AL.06-250296)

8. The Pleasure of Their Company

The New York Times music and drama critic recalls friends and associates over a 57-year career. HARDCOVER. more info
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A Reminiscence. AMADEUS. With Hardcover. 6.25x9.25 inches. 346 pages. Published by Amadeus Press. (HL.00331605)

9. The New York Philharmonic

The New York Philharmonic, from Bernstein to Maazel continues the story of America's oldest orchestra as told in Howard Shanet's Philharmonic: A History of New York's Orchestra.... more info
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From Bernstein to Maazel. AMADEUS. With Hardcover. 6x9 inches. 486 pages. Published by Amadeus Press. (HL.00333054)
 
 
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