Latest News: Books
New textbooks from Cambridge University Press on music by Schubert, Handel, Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann, and Boulez, books on French Baroque Opera and Renaissance Culture, and new biographies of Buddy Holly and Marie Duplessis, the woman who inspired the plot of Verdi's La Traviata.
Books on Russian and Chinese opera, the relationship between dance and politics in contemporary Buenos Aires, how technology influenced avant garde music in Cold War Germany, and changes in audience listening habits from the nineteenth century to the present day.
Books on Mozart and the da Ponte operas, an introduction to the psychology of music, a companion to the harpsichord, and volumes discussing music in silent film and the history of The Wizard of Oz on stage and screen.
We are very pleased to be able to announce the latest development on the Presto website: a new department dedicated to books about music.