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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 48 related to Popular Music and Human Rights: World music.   

Handel: Messiah

Donald Burrows - Music - 1991 - 127 pages
This new guide to Handel's most celebrated work traces the course of Messiah from Handel's initial musical response to the libretto, through the oratorio's turbulent first ...
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Foundations of Music History

Carl Dahlhaus - Music - 1983 - 177 pages
A study of the philosophy of music history.
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Debussy

Simon Trezise - Music - 1994 - 109 pages
La Mer stands at the center of Debussy's achievement. Described by the composer as "a seascape without figures," it is arguably the greatest and most original French symphony ...
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Musorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

Michael Russ - Biography & Autobiography - 1992 - 99 pages
This informative and wide-ranging guide places the original piano work in the context of Russian cultural life, considering in particular the work of the artist Victor Hartman ...
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The Troubadours: An Introduction

Simon Gaunt - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 330 pages
This book offers a general introduction to the world of the troubadours. Its sixteen chapters, newly commissioned from leading scholars in Britain, the United States, France ...
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Rock Music: Culture, Aesthetics and Sociology

Peter Wicke, Rachel Fogg - Music - 1990 - 228 pages
A stimulating and penetrating study of rock music, from rock 'n' roll to the present day.
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Schubert's Poets and the Making of Lieder

Susan Youens - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 404 pages
A re-examination of the life and work of four poets and Schubert's settings of their verse.
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Richard Wagner: Der Fliegende Holländer

Thomas S. Grey - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 229 pages
An opera handbook on one of Richard Wagner's most popular operatic masterpieces.
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Bach: The Goldberg Variations

Peter Williams - Music - 2001 - 112 pages
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Mozart: The 'Haydn' Quartets

John Irving - Music - 1998 - 105 pages
The six string quartets dedicated to his friend Joseph Haydn represent a turning point in Mozart's compositional development. In addition to providing a full synopsis of each ...
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