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    Import USA Paperback edition bookHaving placed Cage in the experimental tradition of music, poetry, and literature, Christopher Shultis offers provocative interpretations of Cage’s aesthetic views, especially as they concern the issue of non-intention, and addresses some of his most path-breaking music as well as several experimentally innovative...
    OVER 50% OFF. DELUXE LARGE FORMAT USA IMPORT HARDBACK. Currently £25 on AmazonMad Music is the story of Charles Edward Ives (1874-1954), the innovative American composer who achieved international recognition, but only after he'd stopped making music. While many of his best works received little attention in his lifetime, Ives is now appreciated as...
    USA IMPORT BOOK 60% OFF Original price + FREE CD! This book explains in vivid picturesque detail why we still listen with admiration to the work of these men, and how their personalities and the era in which they lived affected their music. The accompanying CD includes a sampling of their music from masterworks such as Appalachian Spring and The Unanswered...
    USA Hardback 60% OFF!!The tale of two Waltz Kings: how the Strauss family took Europe by storm during the nineteenth century. In The Last Waltz John Suchet skilfully portrays this gripping story, capturing the family dramas, the tensions, triumphs and disasters, all set against the turbulent backdrop of Austria in the nineteenth century, from revolution...
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK 50% OFF!!This revelatory book of music history examines what is perhaps the best known and most-popular symphony ever written--and its famous four-note opening.
    Import USA Hardback editionIn 1714, the 29 year-old Johann Sebastian Bach was promoted to the position of concertmaster at the ducal court of Weimar. This post required him for the first time in his already established career to produce a regular stream of church cantatas-one cantata every four weeks. Among the most significant works of this period...
    World premiere recording of the complete score of "At The Boar's Head", and the Polish premiere of "Riders To The Sea", both performed by the Warsaw Chamber Opera Sinfonietta.At The Boar's Head: The content consists of loosely connected episodes from the tavern from whose name the title comes. In the ‘At the Boar’s Head’ tavern, Bardolph...