Last Updated: Aug 6, 2014
The Well-Tempered Announcer
Call Number: Ref ML109 .F73 1996
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)
The Köln Concert
Call Number: Media M22.J37 K6 1987
Publication Date: 1975
Recorded live in concert at the Opera, Cologne, Germany, Jan. 24,1975.
Eds. recorded: Cavelight Music.
Call Number: Media M1527.2.V54 T35 2013
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.
Benjamin Britten - Complete Folksong Arrangements
Call Number: M1620.B74 F65 V32 2006
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.
1. X. 1905 "Sonáta"
Call Number: M23.J36 S66 2005
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.
How to Listen To and Understand Great Music
Call Number: Media MT90.G74 H69 2006 v. 1
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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