Category: Music

Greek and Latin Music Theory

Greek and Latin Music Theory

Greek and Latin Music Theory: Principles and Challenges by Edward Nowacki is a long-needed overview of, and guide to, the principles behind the treatises on music theory written in ancient… READ MORE

The Books of… Peter Dickinson

The Books of… Peter Dickinson

A composer, a pianist, a writer, an editor and a painter walk into a bar. “Good evening, Professor Dickinson,” says the barman, “Your usual?” Yes, Peter Dickinson, who has produced… READ MORE

The Operas of Sergei Prokofiev

The Operas of Sergei Prokofiev

Christina Guillaumier’s new book The Operas of Sergei Prokofiev is the first book in the English language to engage with Prokofiev’s operatic output in its entirety. The book draws on… READ MORE

Brahms’s A German Requiem

Brahms’s A German Requiem

Our newest book on the music of Johannes Brahms is R. Allen Lott’s Brahms’s A German Requiem: Reconsidering Its Biblical, Historical, and Musical Contexts, a detailed examination of the contexts… READ MORE

Revisiting the Codex Buranus

Revisiting the Codex Buranus

Perhaps more so than many other medieval manuscripts, the Codex Buranus is an artefact which demands, and benefits from, an interdisciplinary approach. And that’s just what this book’s editors and… READ MORE

Self-Quotation in Schubert

Self-Quotation in Schubert

New this month from the University of Rochester Press is Scott Messing’s book Self-Quotation in Schubert: “Ave Maria,” the Second Piano Trio, and Other Works. The book offers an examination… READ MORE