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The Well-Tempered Announcer - Robert A. Fradkin; Robert Fradkin
Call Number: Ref ML109 .F73 1996
ISBN: 025321064X
Have you ever been in a musical discussion, audition or interview and before even realizing, incorrect pronunciation of a musical work, name or style in a foreign language leaves you embarrassed? Fear no more! The Well-Tempered Announcer by Robert Fradkin is a pronunciation guide to all things classical music. Soon, you too will be able to say Krzysztof Penderecki!
(Suggested by Dr. Green)


New Media Resources in the MRC!

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The Köln Concert - Keith Jarrett
Call Number: Media M22.J37 K6 1987
ISBN: 042281006722
Publication Date: 1975
Recorded live in concert at the Opera, Cologne, Germany, Jan. 24,1975.
Compact disc.
Analog recording.
Eds. recorded: Cavelight Music.

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Take One - Vienna Brass Connection
Call Number: Media M1527.2.V54 T35 2013
ISBN: 717281912174
Publication Date: 2013
Masterful arrangements of classics from the concert hall, film, and popular culture performed at the highest level by brass and percussion players from the orchestral world of Vienna.


New Scores in MRC

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Benjamin Britten - Complete Folksong Arrangements - Benjamin Britten (Composed by); Richard Walters (Editor)
Call Number: M1620.B74 F65 V32 2006
ISBN: 9781423421573
Publication Date: 2006-08-01
Settings for voice and piano of 61 folksongs mostly but not entirely of British heritage. A new compilation of works previously released in numerous small sets or "cycles." Versions for high voice and medium/low voice are available.

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1. X. 1905 "Sonáta" - Leos Janacek
Call Number: M23.J36 S66 2005
ISBN: M006530489
Publication Date: 2005
Advanced difficulty sonata for piano by the 20th-century Czech composer Leos Janacek. Written to memorialize a worker slain during a protest (on Oct. 1, 1905-hence the title), this sonata is the remaining 2 movements ("Foreboding" and "Death") from what was originally a 3-movement piece, the "Funeral March" having been destroyed by Janacek himself.

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How to Listen To and Understand Great Music - The Great Courses (Robert Greenberg-Professor)
Call Number: Media MT90.G74 H69 2006 v. 1
ISBN: 9781598032703
Publication Date: 2006
Most recent edition of a classic "independent learning" course in the genre of Music Appreciation. Consists of 48 themed lessons on 12 DVDs and an accompanying printed guide.


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