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Image for The Dolmetsch Years: a Festival to Celebrate the Life and Work of the Pioneer Arnold Dolmetsch, on the 50th Anniversary of His Death, and the First Hundred Years of the Early Music Renaissance

The Dolmetsch Years: a Festival to Celebrate the Life and Work of the Pioneer Arnold Dolmetsch, on the 50th Anniversary of His Death, and the First Hundred Years of the Early Music Renaissance

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Dolmetsch Foundation & David Stone Associates:

Seller ID: 12510

Condition: Very Good


A folder of publicity material for the festival. Containing: publicity brochure, 24 x 11.5", illustrated, colour and b/w; festival schedule and programme; single sheet details of concert on 10th May, 1990 "An Evening with Arnold Dolmetsch" 2pp article by Ann Mann - "The Life and Work of Arnold Dolmetsch 1858-1940" and "Arnold Dolmetsch - An Acorn from which Oaks Have Grown" + a programme of Rishworth Hall concert, May 1922. Two photographs, 'A... View more info

Image for The Harmonious Musick of John Jenkins I  The Fantasias for Viols: Fantasias for Viols Vol 1

The Harmonious Musick of John Jenkins I The Fantasias for Viols: Fantasias for Viols Vol 1

By: Ashbee, Andrew

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Toccata Press: 1992

Seller ID: 12744

ISBN: 0907689353

Condition: New


359pp, 9 b/w illustrations, 148 music examples, discography. After a full biographical introduction, this volume focuses on the early part of Jenkins's career, when he composed dozens of fantasias for viols. Andrew Ashbee analyses the compositional techniques used in these works and shows how Jenkins perfected the form, combining 'a wonderful all-pervasive lyricism and a masterly handling of tonality'. View more info

Image for Anges Musiciens à Genève Au XV Siècle

Anges Musiciens à Genève Au XV Siècle

By: Azpiazu, Lupe De

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Revue Du Vieux Genève: 1986

Seller ID: 11177

Condition: Very Good


16pp, illustrations. Slight damage to spine. View more info

Image for Christopher Lowther's Lute Book. Reprinted from the Galpin Society Journal, XXIV

Christopher Lowther's Lute Book. Reprinted from the Galpin Society Journal, XXIV

By: Beechey, Gwilym

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1971

Seller ID: 12010

Condition: Very Good


Staples pamphlet. Plate and music examples. View more info

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Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music

By: Bukofzer, Manfred

Price: £10.00

Publisher: J. M. Dent: 1951

Seller ID: 5900

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


324pp, 4 plates, music examples. Dust jacket slightly chipped at top of spine in removable protective cover. View more info

Image for A Register of Royal and Baronial Domestic Minstrels 1272-1327

A Register of Royal and Baronial Domestic Minstrels 1272-1327

By: Bullock-Davies, Constance

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Boydell Press: 1986

Seller ID: 7235

ISBN: 085115431X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


227pp View more info

Image for Thomas Tallis and His Music in Victorian England

Thomas Tallis and His Music in Victorian England

By: Cole, Suzanne

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Boydell Press: 2008

Seller ID: 11741

ISBN: 1843833808

Condition: New in New dust jacket


232pp, illustrations, music examples. ; Music in Britain, 1600-1900 View more info

Image for Medieval Music-Making and the Roman De Fauvel

Medieval Music-Making and the Roman De Fauvel

By: Dillon, Emma

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2002

Seller ID: 10350

ISBN: 0521813719

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


304pp, text illustrations, tables. Explores the role of music in an early fourteenth-century French manuscript (BN, fr. 146). Small remainder mark, otherwise as new. ; New Perspectives in Music History and Criticism View more info

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Medieval English Song

By: Dobson, E.J. & Harrison, F.Ll,

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1979

Seller ID: 11320

ISBN: 057109841X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


329pp. The entire corpus of songs with English texts up to about 1400 which are known to have survived with their music - texts and music of the 33 songs - or 45 including variants. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. View more info

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Songs of the Women Trouveres

By: Doss-Quinby, Eglal; Tasker Grimbert, Joan; Pfeffer, Wendy et al

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 7958

ISBN: 0300084129

Condition: New with no dust jacket


283pp, illustrations, music examples, maps. Works of women poet-composers, or trouveres, in northern France in the 12th and 13th centuries. View more info

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Ben Jonson and Elizabethan Music

By: Evans, Willa McClung

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press: 1967

Seller ID: 4548

ISBN: 0306709074

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


131pp. An unabridged reprint of the first edition published 1929. Previous owners signature. View more info

Image for Etudes Gregoriennes I - Publiees Par L'Abbaye De Solesmes

Etudes Gregoriennes I - Publiees Par L'Abbaye De Solesmes

By: Gajard, Dom Joseph

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Solesmes: 1955

Seller ID: 9309

Condition: Very Good


207pp, plates. In French. Previous owner's name on title page. ; Folio View more info

Image for Salamone Rossi, Jewish Musician in Late Renaissance Mantua

Salamone Rossi, Jewish Musician in Late Renaissance Mantua

By: Harran, Don

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 8498

ISBN: 0198162715

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


320pp, 15 plates, numerous music examples, 1 map. Salamone Rossi (c.1570-c.1628) was the earliest outstanding Jewish composer to work in the European art music tradition. He worked for the Gonzaga dukes in Mantua, yet remaining faithful to his own religious community. ; Oxford Monographs on Music View more info

Image for Medieval Liturgical Chant and Patristic Exegesis. Words and Music in the Second-Mode Tracts

Medieval Liturgical Chant and Patristic Exegesis. Words and Music in the Second-Mode Tracts

By: Hornby, Emma

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Boydell Press: 2009

Seller ID: 12194

ISBN: 1843834715

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


342pp. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. Emma Hornby argues that careful study of the musical shape of chant illuminates the structured beauty which serves both to articulate the text for listeners and to draw special attention to words and phrases which were important within the patristic tradition of exegetical commentary on the Bible. She illustrates these features through an examination of the interplay of formulaic material with un... View more info

Image for Medieval Music: The Sixth Liberal Art.

Medieval Music: The Sixth Liberal Art.

By: Hughes Andrew

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Ernest Benn: 1980

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 12815

ISBN: 051000086X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


360pp. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. View more info

Image for Machaut's Music: New Interpretations

Machaut's Music: New Interpretations

By: Leach, Elizabeth

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Boydell Press: 2003

Seller ID: 10503

ISBN: 1843830167

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


314pp, music examples. The book presents a detailed picture of the current range of interpretative approaches to Machaut's music, focusing variously on counterpoint, musica ficta, text setting, musico-poetic meanings, citation and intertextuality, tonality, and compositional method. ; Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music View more info

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Authenticity in Music.

By: Leppard, Raymond

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1988

Seller ID: 10871

ISBN: 0571100880

Condition: Very Good


80pp, music examples. Previous owner's inscription on title page. View more info

Image for The Troubadours and Their World of the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries.

The Troubadours and Their World of the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries.

By: Lindsay, Jack

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Frederick Muller Ltd.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11165

ISBN: 0584103166

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


xii, 306pp, illustrations. View more info

Masterpieces of Music before 1750

By: Parrish & Ohl:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1952

Seller ID: 6749

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


x, 235pp, 50 extended music examples. An Anthology of Musical Examples from Gregorian Chant to J. S. Bach. Compiled & Edited with Historical & Analytical Notes. Previous owner's signature and very slight foxing on endpaper. View more info

Image for The Heaven Singing. Music in Early English Religious Drama

The Heaven Singing. Music in Early English Religious Drama

By: Rastall, Richard

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, D. S. Brewer: 1999

Seller ID: 8615

ISBN: 0859915506

Condition: New


422pp, music examples. Volume I of an exploration of the musical spectrum of early English drama. A Companion volume to Minstrels Playing. View more info