Esselstrom, Michael J. Books

About the author: Dr. Esselstrom received his Ed.D. from Teachers College, Columbia University. He is currently Professor of Music at Indiana University South Bend. He is also Music Director and Conductor of the Elkhart County Symphony Orchestra (Metropolitan Orchestra), and Director of Instruction, Division of the Arts, IUSB.

Conductor's Guide to Symphonies I, Ii, and III of Gustav Mahler
1998 0-7734-8400-0
Text provides insights into the works and a basis for discussion about them. Brief historical context is provided, instrumentation list and phrasal analysis precede the discussion of each movement, conducting commentary explains musical and technical considerations.

Die Rezeption Des Artussotoffes in Der Englischen Und Amerikanischen Literatur Des 20. Jahrhunderts Bei Thomas Berger, Marion Zimmer Bradley, E. A. Robinson, Mary Stewart Und T. H. White
1995 0-7734-1243-3
This study examines the differing treatments of similar points of the Arthurian legends by the authors cited, including the treatment of Merlin, war, and feminism.