The Nineteenth-Century Wind Band and Wind Ensemble Apr07

The Nineteenth-Centu...

The History and Literature of the Wind Band and Wind Ensemble, volume 5 One of the most amazing accomplishments of contemporary music publication. — Wolfgang Suppan, Internationale Gesellschaft zur Erforschung und Forderung der Blasmusik, Mitteilungsblatt, Nr. 15, Marz, 1985. This...

Berlioz on Bands Feb08

Berlioz on Bands

The colorful and sometimes startling style expressed in the music of Berlioz is also found in his prose. The man wrote hundreds of newspaper articles and many more private letters which have yet to be made available to English readers. This book mines those resources to introduce the views of...

The Wind Band and Wind Ensemble of the Classical Period Jan20

The Wind Band and Wi...

The History and Literature of the Wind Band and Wind Ensemble, volume 4 One of the most amazing accomplishments of contemporary music publication. — Wolfgang Suppan, Internationale Gesellschaft zur Erforschung und Forderung der Blasmusik, Mitteilungsblatt, Nr. 15, Marz, 1985. This...

Aesthetics of Music, vol. 2 Dec29

Aesthetics of Music,...

Aesthetics of Music in the Middle Ages Aesthetics of Music, volume 2 For the first time, Dr. David Whitwell presents a thorough study of the performance of music in society together with the philosophical views on art versus entertainment, the role of performance in education and character...

The Baroque Wind Band and Wind Ensemble Dec06

The Baroque Wind Ban...

The History and Literature of the Wind Band and Wind Ensemble, volume 3 One of the most amazing accomplishments of contemporary music publication. — Wolfgang Suppan, Internationale Gesellschaft zur Erforschung und Forderung der Blasmusik, Mitteilungsblatt, Nr. 15, Marz, 1985. This...

Wagner on Bands Oct05

Wagner on Bands

Wagner was present for the birth of the modern conductor, living and working during the period when the idea of a conductor evolved from a man sitting at the first violin desk setting tempi to the present role of one who personifies the composer’s ideas. Because Wagner was also working as a...

Aesthetics of Music, vol. 1 Oct02

Aesthetics of Music,...

Aesthetics of Music in Ancient Civilizations Aesthetics of Music, volume 1 The Aesthetics of Music is a specialized field of Philosophy which studies fundamental questions. Regarding the mind, what is the role of the senses? What is the role of experience? What are the influences of pleasure...

The Renaissance Wind Band and Wind Ensemble Sep23

The Renaissance Wind...

The History and Literature of the Wind Band and Wind Ensemble, volume 2 One of the most amazing accomplishments of contemporary music publication. — Wolfgang Suppan, Internationale Gesellschaft zur Erforschung und Forderung der Blasmusik, Mitteilungsblatt, Nr. 15, Marz, 1985. This...

The Wind Band and Wind Ensemble Before 1500 Aug17

The Wind Band and Wi...

The History and Literature of the Wind Band and Wind Ensemble, volume 1 One of the most amazing accomplishments of contemporary music publication. — Wolfgang Suppan, Internationale Gesellschaft zur Erforschung und Forderung der Blasmusik, Mitteilungsblatt, Nr. 15, Marz, 1985. This...

The Longy Club Jul16

The Longy Club

The Longy Club: 1900-1917 The Longy Club was a large chamber wind ensemble made up entirely of members of the Boston Symphony and founded by the principal oboist, Georges Longy. Longy and several of the other players had been students of the musicians of the famous Société de Musique de...

Art of Musical Conducting Apr16

Art of Musical Condu...

This book by Dr. David Whitwell is destined to be regarded as one of the most important works on the subject. It emphasizes the philosophic and aesthetic concepts of conducting and will cause ensemble directors to re-examine their ideas about the way they look at music making. Frederick...

A Concise History of the Wind Band Dec07

A Concise History of the Wind Band

Whether used for personal reference or as a text for a class in the history of the wind band, this book, A Concise History of the Wind Band, is the most comprehensive single-volume text on the history of the wind band ever written. It draws on the author’s multi-volume History and Literature of the Wind Band and follows the development of the wind band through the civic, court, church and military performances of the Ancient World through the nineteenth century. Paperback — available from Amazon.com. Preview Download a PDF preview of A Concise History of the Wind...

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