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Image for The Barbirollis. a Musical Marriage

The Barbirollis. a Musical Marriage

By: Atkins, Harold & Cotes, Peter

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Robson Books: 1983

Seller ID: 7216

ISBN: 0860512118

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


238pp, 16 plates. A warm-hearted account of a remarkable couple - and two remarkable careers. View more info

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Recording the Classics: Maestros, Music, and Technology

By: Badal, James

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Ohio, Kent State University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 11799

ISBN: 087338542X

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


186pp, illustrations. A collection of interviews with major orchestra conductors such as Vladimir Ashkenazy, Colin Davis, Antal Doráti, and Lorin Maazel, exploring the impact of recording technology on contemporary musical culture. View more info

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A Life in Music

By: Barenboim Daniel

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2002

Seller ID: 11110

ISBN: 0297646494

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


x, 246pp, 24 plates, some in colour. Edited by Michael Lewin, revised by Phillip Huscher. This revised edition updates the original material and adds six new chapters. View more info

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Charles Hallé - A Musical Life

By: Beale, Robert

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 12348

ISBN: 0754661377

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


300pp, 6 b&w illustrations. ; Music in Nineteenth Century Britain View more info

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A Mingled Chime: Leaves from an Autobiography

By: Beecham, Thomas

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Arrow Books: 1987

Seller ID: 11710

ISBN: 0862873762

Condition: Very Good+


198pp. View more info

Image for The conductor.  The theory of his art: Extrait du grand d'instrumentation et d'orchestration modernes

The conductor. The theory of his art: Extrait du grand d'instrumentation et d'orchestration modernes

By: Berlioz, Hector

Price: £16.00

Publisher: William Reeves: N.D.

Seller ID: 10882

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


63pp, +48pp advertisements, music examples, text figures. Edges foxed and pages browned. View more info

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Zubin. The Zubin Mehta Story

By: Bookspan, Martin & Yockey, Ross

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1978

Seller ID: 4118

ISBN: 0061204005

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


226pp, 16 plates View more info

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Zubin Mehta

By: Bookspan, Martin & Yockey, Ross

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Robert Hale: 1980

Seller ID: 7315

ISBN: 070917862X


226pp, 16 plates. Ex library, plate on front endpaper, else very good in very good dust jacket View more info

Image for The Conductor  His Artistry and Craftsmanship

The Conductor His Artistry and Craftsmanship

By: Bowles, Michael

Price: £5.00

Publisher: G. Bell: 1961

Seller ID: 7687


191pp, music examples. Ex library, usual stamps and small label on spine View more info

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Conductor's Gallery

By: Brook, Donald

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Rockliff: 1946

Edition: 3rd printing

Seller ID: 3772


xii, 188pp, 46 plates. Good in chipped dust jacket. View more info

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Sir Thomas Beecham

By: Cardus, Neville

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Collins: 1961

Seller ID: 12831

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Inscription believed to be by Sir Thomas to Mona Paulee - 'Congratulations on a wonderful performance 'Lady Thiang' ; Signed by Biographee View more info

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Leopold Stokowski: A Profile

By: Chasins, Abram

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Robert Hale: 1981

Seller ID: 8966

ISBN: 0801544807

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


313pp, frontis, 16 plates, discography. In removable protective cover. Previous owner's book plate on endpaper. View more info

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An Orchestra Beyond Borders. Voices of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra

By: Cheah, Elena. Foreword by Daniel Barenboim

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Verso: 2009

Seller ID: 12033

ISBN: 1844674088

Condition: New


viii, 280pp. View more info

Image for Down a Path of Wonder. Memoirs of Stravinsky, Schoenberg and Other Cultural Figures

Down a Path of Wonder. Memoirs of Stravinsky, Schoenberg and Other Cultural Figures

By: Craft, Robert

Price: £17.00

Publisher: Naxos Books: 2006

Seller ID: 12737

ISBN: 1843792176

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


562pp. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. Robert Craft is best known for his close association with Stravinsky and friendship with Schoenberg, but he also came into contact with many of Stravinsky's friends and collaborators, including George Balanchine, WH Auden and Aldous Huxley. Craft's memoirs of these figures form the core of this volume, which brings together 44 of his essays on music and literature, complemented by three colourful... View more info

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Arturo Toscanini: the NBC Years

By: Frank, Mortimer H.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Amadeus Press: 2002

Seller ID: 8377

ISBN: 1574670697

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


358 pp, 34 b/w photos. Describes 17 years (1937-1954) conducting the NBC Symphony Orchestra. View more info

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Carl Schuricht

By: Gavoty, Bernard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Geneva, René Kister: 1956

Seller ID: 11485

Condition: Very Good


32pp, illustrations. Slight edge wear. ; Great Concert Artists Series View more info

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Conductors A New Generation

By: Hart, Philip

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Robson Books: 1980

Seller ID: 7791

ISBN: 0860510980

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


312pp, 8 plates. Biographies of Zubin Mehta, Ricardo Muti, Claudio Abbado, Daniel Barenboim, Andrew Davis, Seiji Ozawa, James Levine, Edo de Waart. View more info

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The Virtuoso Conductors. The Central European Tradition from Wagner to Karajan

By: Holden, Raymond

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 2005

Seller ID: 10286

ISBN: 0300093268

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


370pp, illustrations. This study considers some of the greatest figures, in each case tracing the course of the conductor's career and discussing his influences, rehearsal techniques, repertoire, performance practice and place in musical history. The conductors discussed are: von Bulow, Nikisch, Mahler, Weingartner, Richard Strauss, Walter, Klemperer, Furtwangler and Karajan. View more info

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Conductors on Record

By: Holmes John L

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: 1982

Edition: 34th edition

Seller ID: 11814

ISBN: 0575027819

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


xv, 734pp. An encyclopaedia of internationally recorded orchestral conductors from the early days of recording to 1977. Dust jacket price clipped. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. View more info

Image for Blessed City - The Life and Works of Edward C. Bairstow 1874-1946

Blessed City - The Life and Works of Edward C. Bairstow 1874-1946

By: Jackson, Francis

Price: £14.00

Publisher: William Sessions Limited: 1997

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 12282

ISBN: 1850721920

Condition: Fine


xii, 339pp, illustrations. Organist and choirmaster of York Minster and Professor of Music at Durham University. This book, published 50 years after his death, includes five chapters of his unfinished autobiography. View more info