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MAY 2003

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Description, Specifications, More Photos, Francis Winspear Centre for Music, Edmonton, Alberta, Létourneau

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Description, St. James Episcopal Church, Jackson, Mississippi, Steiner-Reck Organ Co.

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Article, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Greencastle, Indiana, J. Zamberlan & Co.

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Description, Marian Ruhl Metson residence, Auburn, California, Juget-Sinclair

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Oakland Hills Roman Catholic Church, Oakland Hills, Illinois, Ott

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Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, New Melle, Missouri, Wicks

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St. Mark's Reformed Church, Burlington, North Carolina, Schantz

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Specifications, More Photos, Article, Westminster Presbyterian Church, Eugene, Oregon, Bond

cover Art and the Performance of Memory: Sounds and Gestures of Recollection (Memory and Narrative) by Richard Candida-Smith (Editor)
Book Description
Expanding upon longstanding concerns in cultural history about the relation of text and image, this book explores how ideas move across and between expressive forms. The contributions draw from art and architectural history, film, theatre, performance studies, and social and cultural history to identify and dissect the role that the visual and performing arts can play in the experience and understanding of the past.

cover Aspects of Teaching Secondary Music: Perspectives on Practice by Gary Spruce (Editor)
Book Description
Aspects of Teaching Secondary Music provides a practical illustration of the skills, knowledge and understanding required to teach music in the secondary classroom. Musical concepts and ideas are discussed and a critical examination of key issues is given. This encourages the reader to engage with these thoughts and consider their views and beliefs in terms of how they will influence their potential to teach music in an inspired and effective manner. Gary Spruce draws on his long experience as a practitioner for the good of this book, with can be used along side the reader: Teaching Music in the Secondary School to form a comprehensive resource for those studying for the PGCE. These combinations of practical and theoretical books are available in a range of subjects to accommodate all on the course.

cover C. P. E. Bach: A Guide to Research by Doris Bosworth Powers
Book Description
This annotated bibliography presents a complete listing of the works of C. P. E. Bach--including works in English, German, French, Italian and Spanish--along with entries covering all aspects of this composer's work. The volume includes a biographical sketch and an overview of C. P. E. Bach research.

cover Counterpoint, Composition and Musica Ficta by Margaret Bent
Book Description
Musica ficta is the practice of sharpening or flattening certain notes to avoid awkward intervals in medieval and Renaissance music. This collection gathers Margaret Bent's influential writings on this controversial subject from the past 30 years, along with an extensive author's introduction discussing the current state of scholarship and responding to critics.

cover Form and Method: Composing Music, the Rothschild Essays by Roger Reynolds, Stephen McAdams (Editor)

cover Gender, Sexuality, and Early Music (Criticism and Analysis of Early Music) by Todd C. Borgerding (Editor), Jessie Ann Owens
Book Description
This collection addresses questions of gender and sexuality as they relate to music from the middle ages to the early seventeenth century. These essays present a body of scholarship that considers music as part of the history of sexuality, stimulating conversation within musicology as well as bringing music studies into dialogue with feminist, gender and queer theory.

cover Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina : A Research Guide by Clara Marvin, Guy A. Marco
Book Description
This work offers an annotated reference guide to the life and works of this important Italian Renaissance composer. The book opens with an essay placing Palestrina in his time and relating his importance to today. It includes an annotated chronology of his life and works; a complete guide to manuscript and modern editions of his works; and an annotated bibliography of secondary literature, tracing the history of Palestrina studies from his day to today. This will prove invaluable to students of Renaissance music.

cover Hollywood Songsters: Singers Who Act and Actors Who Sing: A Biographical Dictionary 2nd Edition, Three Volume Set by James Robert Parish, Michael R. Pitts
Book Description
For fans of musicals, singing, Hollywood history, and the lives of stars, no other work equals this new three-volume reference to the on- and off-camera careers of more than 100 performers who made major contributions to the American screen musical. From June Allyson to Mae West, Hollwood Songsters provides a detailed narrative-ranging from 2,000 to 5000 words each-of the lives and careers of stars forever etched in our memories. Each description is informative, engaging, and fun, yet the scrupulous attention to detail and accuracy ensures that even the most knowledgeable scholar will learn something new. Each entry includes a filmography, discography (of both albums and CDs), Broadway appearances, radio work, television appearances and series,and a full-page photo of the subject. A complete index of names of performers, films, and songs rounds out the work. This is the ideal reference work for everyone one from the mildly curious to the hard-core fan.

cover The Language of the Modes : Studies in the History of Polyphonic Modality (Criticism and Analysis of Early Music) by Frans Wiering (Editor), Jessie Ann Owens
Book Description
The Language of the Modes provides a study of modes in early music through eight essays, each dealing with a different aspects of modality. The volume codifies all known theoretical references to mode, all modally ordered musical sources, and all modally cyclic compositions. For many music students and listeners, the "language of the modes" is a deep mystery, accustomed as we are to centuries of modern harmony. Wiering demystifies the modal world, showing how composers and performers were able to use this structure to create compelling and beautiful works. This book will be an invaluable source to scholars of early music and music theory. in early music through eight essays, each dealing with a different aspects of modality. It codifies all known theoretical references to mode, all modally ordered musical sources, and all modally cyclic compositions. This book will be an invaluable source to scholars of early music.

cover Music Education: Source Readings from Ancient Greece to Today by Michael L. Mark (Editor)
Book Description
This book offers students a complete overview of key writings on music education, from the ancient Greeks to contemporary American thought (with the emphasis on writings from the last 100 years). Designed to complements the standard music pedagogy course, the selections range from Plato's Republic through William Billing's writings on Colonial American Music Education through today's advocacy for music education. In five sections, each part of the book is introduced by a brief essay giving an overview of the material covered and information placing it within the critical context of its day. Individual articles are also prefaced with informative headnotes.

cover Schoenberg and Words : The Modernist Years (Border Crossings) by Charlotte M. Cross (Editor), Russell A. Berman (Editor)
Book Description
Schoenberg and Words disentangles significant aspects of the composer's complex relationship to fin-de-siecle modernism, especially in its Viennese variety. The eleven new essays examine the texts and contexts of works Schoenberg composed from the mid-1890s through 1916 and his writings on theoretical, aesthetic, and ethical issues.

cover Slonimsky's Book of Musical Anecdotes by Nicholas Slonimsky, Robert Bonotto (Illustrator), Nicolas Slonimsky
Book Description
Quirky anecdotes and observations abound in this volume now published by Routledge. Enter a surreal and humorous world of medicinal music, musical schizophrenia, conductorless orchestras, suing seals, cat operas, musical beds and more. Let Slonimsky regale you with tales of Mozart, Beethoven, Rossini and the other expected Classical Music figures, the ugly ducking of Russian music, the Kafka of modern music and other sublime misfits. First published in 1948, this book has earned well-deserved acclaim for being insightful, witty and enthralling. Charming illustrations by Robert Bonotto complete this superb collection of musical vignettes.

cover The Virgil Thomson Reader: Selected Writings 1924-1984 by Richard Kostelanetz (Editor), Virgil Thomson
Book Description
Virgil Thompson is universally recognized as one of the dominant music critics whose unique sensibility was informed by his groundbreaking work as a composer of the mid twentieth-century. Whether writing for a daily newspaper or an academic journal, Thompson brought wit and erudition to a literary form that is often staid. Not suffering fools gladly, unwilling to kowtow to the powers that be, Thompson and his writing remain remarkably relevant and entertaining today. This essential reader includes his essays on making a living as a musician; his articles on classic composers; his relation to his contemporaries; his articles on newcomers in the music world, including John Cage and Pierre Boulez; his autobiographical writings and commentary on his own works.

Three Marian Hymns (for Flute and Organ) By Brian Henkelmann. For Instruments: Flute, organ (instruments required). Organ. Published by GIA Publications. (G-4010)
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Historical Organ Techniques: Spain 1550-1830 Edited by Johnson, Calvert. Organ. For Organ. Published by E.C. Schirmer Publishing. (WL500004)
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cover Great European Organs, Vol. 60
1. Trumpet Tune 2. Aria for Organ 3. Chorale Fantasia for organ ("Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme"), Op. 52/2 4. Intermezzo for organ ("Moonlight") 5. Toccata for organ in B flat major 6. Variations on the Agincourt Song for organ 7. Passacaglia, for piano 8. Variations on the Shape-note Hymn "Wondrous Love", for organ 9. Sunset Hour, for organ 10. Postlude for organ

cover Die Gottfried Silbermann-Orgeln
1. Chorale prelude for organ ("Komm, Gott Schöpfer, heiliger Geist"), BWV 667 2. Chorale prelude for organ ("Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr"), BWV 675 3. Chorale fughetta for organ ("Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr"), BWV 677 4. Prelude and Fugue for organ in B minor, BWV 544 5. Prelude and Fugue for organ in B minor, BWV 544 Fuge 6. Chorale prelude for organ ("Kyrie, Gott Vater in Ewigkeit"), BWV 669 7. Chorale prelude for organ ("Christe, aller Welt Trost"), BWV 670 8. Chorale prelude for organ ("Kyrie, Gott heiliger Geist"), BWV 671 9. Chorale prelude for organ ("Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele"), BWV 654 10. Trio sonata for organ No. 2 in C minor, BWV 526 11. Prelude and Fugue for organ in E minor ("Wedge"), BWV 548 12. Prelude and Fugue for organ in E minor ("Wedge"), BWV 548

cover Sigfrid Karg-Elert: Pastels & Impressions
1. Ach bleib mit deiner Gnade, Symphonic Chorale for organ, Op. 87/1 2. Pastels (7) from the Lake of Constance, for organ Op.96 3. Cycle of Eight Short Pieces, Op 154 4. Impressions (3) for organ, Op 72 5. Passacaglia and Fugue for organ on B-A-C-H, Op 150

cover Karg-Elert: Cathedral Windows
1. Symphonic Chorales (3) for organ, Op. 87: No. 2, Jesu, meine Freude 2. Canzone for organ in G flat major, Op. 46b 3. Cathedral Windows (6) for organ, Op 106 4. Symphony for organ in F sharp minor, Op 143

cover La Música extremada: Musica española para tecla de los siglos XV al XVIII
1. Propiñan de Melyor 2. Doù vient cela, for keyboard 3. Tiento de segundo tono por Gsolreut, for keyboard 4. Tiento de octavo modo 5. Triste España sin ventura, for Renaissance ensemble 6. Tiento tercero de sexto tono. Sobre la batalla de Morales 7. Segundo Tiento de medio registro de tiple de 12th tono, for organ 8. Canarios, for keyboard 9. Obra en lleno de tercer tono, for keyboard 10. Partido de mano derecha. Obra de tercer tono. Cancion 11. Toccata de mà esquerra 12. Tiento de Primer Tono de Mano Izquierda for organ 13. Fandango, for keyboard 14. Sonata de quinto tono 15. Sonata for organ

cover Cesare Giuseppe Celsi: Composizioni per Grand' Organo
1. Concerto for organ 2. Trittico for organ 3. Fantasia for trumpet & organ 4. Scherzo, for organ 5. Pastorale for organ in F major 6. Momenti Musicali (4) for organ

cover Bach im Regensburger Dom
1. Prelude and Fugue for organ in E flat major ("St Anne"), BWV 552 2. Chorale prelude for organ ("Erbarm dich mein, o Herre Gott"), BWV 721 3. Chorale for 4 voices ("Erbarm dich mein, o Herre Gott"), BWV 305 4. Chorale fantasia for organ ("Valet will ich dir geben"), BWV 735 5. Chorale for 4 voices ("Valet will ich dir geben"), BWV 415 6. Chorale prelude for organ ("Jesus, meine Zuversicht"), BWV 728 7. Chorale for 4 voices ("Jesus, Meine Zuversicht"), BWV 365 8. Chorale prelude for organ ("Wir Christenleut habn jetzund Freud"), BWV 710 9. Wir Christenleut 10. Concerto for solo organ No. 5 in D minor (after Vivaldi Op3/11) BWV 596 11. Chorale prelude for organ ("Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend"), BWV 709 12. Chorale for 4 voices ("Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend"), BWV 332 13. Chorale prelude for organ ("Nun freut euch, lieben Christen gmein"), (doubtful), BWV 734 14. Chorale for 4 voices ("Nun freut euch, lieben Christen g'mein"), BWV 388 15. Chorale prelude for organ ("Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten"), BWV 690 16. Chorale for 4 voices ("Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten"), BWV 434 1. Strophe 17. Chorale prelude for organ ("Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten"), BWV 691 18. Chorale for 4 voices ("Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten"), BWV 434 2. Strophe 19. Toccata and Fugue for organ in D minor ("Dorian"), BWV 538

cover Great European Organs, No. 58
1. Grand Choeur in C major 2. À 2 claviers, for organ 3. Andante con moto, for organ 4. Grand Choeur in G minor for organ 5. Canon for organ (or pedal piano) No. 1 in E minor 6. Canon for organ (or pedal piano) No. 2 in A major 7. Canon for organ (or pedal piano) No. 3 in F major 8. Suite for organ, Op. 26 Scherzo-Caprice 9. Marche Américaine, for piano 10. Rédemption, for soprano, female chorus, speaker & orchestra, M. 52 Symphonic Interlude, for organ 11. Offertoire, for organ in F major 12. Trio for organ 13. Scherzo for organ 14. Lamento, for organ in A minor 15. Grand Choeur, for organ 16. Prière, for organ 17. Toccata for organ

cover Great Australasian Organs, Vol. 2
1. Symphony No. 2 for organ, Op 26 2. Élévations (3) for organ, Op. 32 3. Pieces (4) for organ, Op. 71 4. Prelude, Scherzo and Passacaglia, Opus 41

cover Madrid 1752: Sacred Music from the Royal Chapel of Spain
1. Principio de Maitines de Navidad (Initium & Invitatorium) 2. Iesu, redemptor omnium, hymn 3. Responsorium I (Christmas Responsory,1752) 4. Responsorium II (Epiphany Responsory, 1750) 5. Responsorium III (Epiphany Responsory, 1750) 6. Hymnus Sanctissimae Trinitati

cover Victorian Gems
1. Carillons (on an Old French Folksong), for organ 2. Symphony No. 3 in E minor for organ, Op. 13/3 Marcia 3. Symphony No. 9 in C minor for organ ("Gothique"), Op. 70 Andante sostenuto 4. Pieces (3) for organ, set 2 Larghetto in F sharp minor 5. Compositions (4) for organ, Op 36 6. Rhapsodies (3) on Breton themes, for organ, Op. 7 Rhapsodie 1 7. Work(s) [Unspecified] Sortie for organ 8. Andante for organ 9. Prelude á 5 Parties 10. Fanfare for Concert Use, for organ

cover Magic!
1. St. John's Night on the Bare Mountain (Ivanova noch' na Lisoy gore), symphonic poem for orchestra transcribed for organ 2. Die Walküre (The Valkyrie), opera, WWV 86b Wotan's Farewell 3. Die Walküre (The Valkyrie), opera, WWV 86b Magic Fire Music 4. The Sorcerer's Apprentice, for orchestra 5. Overture to "The Merry Wives of Windsor" 6. Cockaigne Overture ("In London Town") for orchestra, Op. 40 7. Transcription for orchestra of Bach's Fantasia & Fugue in C minor (BWV 537), Op. 86

cover Dupré: Choral Works
1. Motets (4), for chorus & organ, Op. 9 O Salutaris hostia 2. Motets (4), for chorus & organ, Op. 9 Ave Maria 3. Motets (4), for chorus & organ, Op. 9 Tantum ergo 4. Motets (4), for chorus & organ, Op. 9 Laudate 5. La France au Calvaire, oratorio, Op. 49 Final 6. Ave Verum, for voices & strings, Op. 34/2 7. Motets (2), for soprano & chorus, Op. 53 Memorare, O piissima Virgo 8. Motets (2), for soprano & chorus, Op. 53 Alma Redemptoris Mater 9. De Profundis, for soprano, tenor, bass, chorus, organ & orchestra, Op. 17

cover Dupré: Complete Organ Works, Vol. 12
Chorales (79) for organ, Op. 28

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