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Catalogue De L'Oeuvre D' Albert Roussel

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Paris, 1947

Seller ID: 11640


138pp, frontis. Ex library, rebound in green cloth, front endpaper removed, usual stamps, slight dust staining.. View more info

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August Jaeger - Portrait of Nimrod: a Life in Letters and Other Writings

By: Allen, Kevin

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Limited: 2000

Seller ID: 12722


xvii, 318pp, plates. Jaeger was one of Elgar's most devoted supporters and was the subject of one of Elgar's most inspired movements, the Nimrod variation. This study explores the correspondence between Jaeger and the famous English composer. View more info

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The Modern Age 1890-1960. Vol 10

By: Cooper, Martin

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1974

Seller ID: 12295


xix, 764pp, plates, music examples. Very heavy book, 2kg+, extra postage will be requested. ; The New Oxford History of Music View more info

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The New Music 1900-1960

By: Copland, Aaron

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Macdonald: 1968

Seller ID: 10386


194pp. A very small area of loss of surface to dust jacket. View more info

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Paths to Modern Music - Aspects of Music from Wagner to the Present Day

By: Davies, Laurence

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Barrie & Jenkins: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 8669


xvii, 330pp. View more info

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The World of Twentieth Century Music

By: Ewen, David

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Hale Publishing: 1991

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 9704


990pp. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. New edition of this standard work fully revised by Stephen J. Pettitt. Entries on each composer give a brief biography and list works in order of composition with programmatic and analytical notes. View more info

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Leaving Home: a Conducted Tour of Twentieth Century Music with Simon Rattle

By: Hall, Michael

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5902


288pp, illustrations, colour & b/w. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. Small graze to back of dust jacket. View more info

Image for Modern American Music from Charles Ives to the Minimalists

Modern American Music from Charles Ives to the Minimalists

By: Karolyi, Otto

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Cygnus Arts: 1996

Seller ID: 6034


143pp. View more info

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Musical Lives

By: Kenyon Nicholas

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2002

Seller ID: 7352


313pp. Contains miniature biographies taken from the archives of the Dictionary of National Biography. View more info

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The Companion to Twentieth Century Music

By: Lebrecht, Norman

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1992

Seller ID: 11916


418pp, 8 plates, text illustrations, chronology, discography. Ex library, withdrawn stamp on endpaper, else very good. View more info

Image for Something about the Music: Guide to Contemporary Repertory. Vol 2 Anthology of Critical Opinions

Something about the Music: Guide to Contemporary Repertory. Vol 2 Anthology of Critical Opinions

By: Lewis, Thomas P.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Pro/Am Music: 1990

Seller ID: 9031


xxviii, 628pp, illustrations. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. The second volume in a series of reference books on contemporary music with profiles of 330 works by 78 composers with statements by the composers addressing matters of personal conviction and concern. View more info

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Introduction to Contemporary Music

By: MacHlis, Joseph

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New York, Norton: 1961

Seller ID: 4676


714pp, illustrations, music examples. Ex lib front free endpaper removed View more info

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Harrison Birtwistle - Wild Tracks A Conversation Diary with Fiona Maddocks

By: Maddocks, Fiona & Sir Harrison Birtwistle

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 2014

Seller ID: 12743


334pp. Sir Harrison Birtwistle is one of Britain’s greatest contemporary composers, but has usually been reluctant to discuss his music. In 2013, as he approached the age of 80, he agreed to take part in this series of conversations, which happened mostly at his kitchen table, over a period of six months. They offer insights into his career and compositional process, his thoughts on the composers whom he most admires and his non-musical interests, such as cricket, natu... View more info

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The Language of Modern Music

By: Mitchell, Donald

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 8681


168pp. A discussion of two major figures in 20th century music, Schoenberg & Stravinsky, as well as shorter references to other composers. Parallels are drawn with the other arts, notably architecture. View more info

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Cockaigne - Essays on Elgar 'in London Town'

By: Mitchell, Kevin

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Elgar Editions: 2004

Seller ID: 12723


256pp, 32pp illustrations. Lectures given to the Elgar Society, London Branch. View more info

Image for Edward Elgar - The Windflower Letters: Correspondence with Alice Caroline Stuart Wortley and Her Family

Edward Elgar - The Windflower Letters: Correspondence with Alice Caroline Stuart Wortley and Her Family

By: Moore, Jerrold Northrop

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1989

Seller ID: 12718


xv, 352pp, 12pp plates. This book is a collection of letters mainly written by Edward Elgar to Alice Stuart Wortley, daughter of the Pre-Raphaelite painter Sir John Everett Millais and whose previous marriage to John Ruskin had ended in annulment. Her relationship with Elgar spanned three decades. View more info

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Elgar on Record - The Composer and the Gramophone

By: Moore, Jerrold Northrop

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1975

Seller ID: 12721


viii, 244pp, frontis, plates. View more info

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Twentieth-Century Music: a History of Musical Style in Modern Europe and America

By: Morgan, Robert P.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York, Norton: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10027


554pp, illustrations, music examples. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. ; Norton Introduction to Music History View more info

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The Harlequin Years: Music in Paris 1917-1929

By: Nichols, Roger

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 2002

Seller ID: 8383


288pp, 69 illustrations. Based on the author's series of 12 programmes broadcast on BBC Radio 3. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. View more info

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Settling the Score: A Journey through the Music of the 20th Century

By: Oliver, Michael

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1999

Seller ID: 7480


338pp. Based on a series of documentary programmes broadcast as BBC Radio 3's series Sounding the Century. View more info