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Henry-Louis de La Grange, Gustav Mahler: The Arduous Road to Vienna (1860-1897)

By   /  24 October 2019  /  New Releases, Specvlvm Mvsicae  /  Comments Off on Henry-Louis de La Grange, Gustav Mahler: The Arduous Road to Vienna (1860-1897)

completed, revised and edited by Sybille Werner, Turnhout, Brepols, 2020 (Speculum Musicae, 36), pp. xviii+810, ISBN 978-2-503-58814-8.

 

This long awaited revised volume I completes Henry-Louis de La Grange’s four-volume English language biography of the Austrian composer Gustav Mahler (1860–1911), …

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Symphonism in Nineteenth-Century Europe

By   /  27 June 2019  /  New Releases, Specvlvm Mvsicae  /  Comments Off on Symphonism in Nineteenth-Century Europe

edited by José Ignacio Suárez García and Ramón Sobrino Sánchez, Turnhout, Brepols, 2019 (Specvlvm Mvsicae, 35), pp. xiv+484, ISBN 978-2-503-58643-4.

This volume deals, from multiple perspectives, with the complex world of European symphonism during the nineteenth century, a period in …

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J. Hirshberg. Tragedy and Lieto Fine in Romantic Opera Seria

By   /  11 May 2019  /  New Releases, Studies on Italian Music History  /  Comments Off on J. Hirshberg. Tragedy and Lieto Fine in Romantic Opera Seria

Turnhout, Brepols, 2019 (Studies on Italian Music History, 12), pp. x+266, ISBN: 978-2-503-58642-7.

In a seminal essay Carl Dahlhaus has pointed out that »often it is possible to turn the ending in a different direction without making any difference to …

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Giacinto Scelsi: Music across the Borders

By   /  9 May 2019  /  Contemporary Composers, New Releases  /  Comments Off on Giacinto Scelsi: Music across the Borders

edited by Federico Celestini, Turnhout, Brepols, 2019 (Contemporary Composers, 2), pp. xxx+416, ISBN 978-2-503-58644-1.

The opening of the archive of the Isabella Scelsi Foundation in Rome in 2009 has facilitated new research perspectives on the work and the significance of …

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Music and the Second Industrial Revolution

By   /  7 May 2019  /  Music, Science & Technology, New Releases  /  Comments Off on Music and the Second Industrial Revolution

edited by Massimiliano Sala, Turnhout, Brepols, 2019 (Music, Science and Technology, 2), pp. xiv+498, ISBN: 978-2-503-58571-0.

The Second Industrial Revolution, new industrial societies, and growing urbanization drastically changed the life of humankind at the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth

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Twentieth-Century Music and Mathematics

By   /  23 April 2019  /  Music, Science & Technology, New Releases  /  Comments Off on Twentieth-Century Music and Mathematics

edited by Roberto Illiano, with an Introduction by Massimiliano Locanto, Turnhout, Brepols, 2019 (Music, Science and Technology, 1), pp. xxxiv+382, ISBN: 978-2-503-58570-3

Music and mathematics have been connected since ancient times. During the twentieth century, however, many composers consciously started …

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Music Criticism 1950-2000

By   /  22 April 2019  /  Music, Criticism & Politics, New Releases  /  Comments Off on Music Criticism 1950-2000

edited by Roberto Illiano and Massimiliano Locanto, Turnhout, Brepols, 2019 (Music, Criticism & Politics, 8), pp. xxiv + 420, ISBN 978-2-503-58442-3.

This book addresses the complex world of music criticism during the second half of the twentieth century, with particular …

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Cinema Changes: Incorporations of Jazz in the Film Soundtrack

By   /  10 March 2019  /  New Releases, Specvlvm Mvsicae  /  Comments Off on Cinema Changes: Incorporations of Jazz in the Film Soundtrack

edited by Emile Wennekes and Emilio Audissino, Turnhout, Brepols, 2019 (Speculum Musicae, 34), pp. XXVI+334, ISBN 978-2-503-58447-8

Cinema is the form of entertainment that can be, above all, identified with the twentieth century. It gradually replaced theatre as a popular …

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Musical Improvisation in the Baroque Era

By   /  10 February 2019  /  New Releases, Specvlvm Mvsicae  /  Comments Off on Musical Improvisation in the Baroque Era

edited by Fulvia Morabito, Turnhout, Brepols, 2019 (Speculum Musicae, 33), ISBN: 978-2-503-58369-3.

In the Baroque period there is a large discrepancy between sound entity and musical notation. In a context where the musical tradition, handwritten and printed, at times suggests …

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