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Music and Musicians in the USSR

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1962

Seller ID: 12169


No author or publisher stated. 46pp, numerous illustrations. The paper covers are grazed and staples rusted, slight creasing. Internally very good. View more info

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Harrap's Illustrated Dictionary of Music & Musicians.

By: N/A

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Harrap: 1989

Seller ID: 11786


469pp, illustrations. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. View more info

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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


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

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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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Recollections of R. J. S. Stevens: An Organist in Georgian London

By: Argent, Mark

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1992

Seller ID: 10429


314pp, chronology, maps on endpapers. Stevens career as organist & composer spanned the late Baroque & early Romanticism. He kept copious diaries throughout his life which formed the basis for his Recollections written in 1827. ; Music in Georgian and Victorian Society View more info

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Heifetz

By: Axelrod, Herbert R.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Neptune City, NJ, Paganiniana: 1990

Edition: Third Revised Edition

Seller ID: 12410


744pp, many illustrations. 130+ new pages. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. View more info

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Pablo Casals

By: Baldock, Robert

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: 1992

Seller ID: 12413


334pp, plates, discography. View more info

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A Life in Music

By: Barenboim Daniel

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2002

Seller ID: 11110


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


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

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Handbook of Soviet Musicians

By: Boelza, Egor

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10883


xiv, 101pp, Edited by Alan Bush. Slight stain on title page and final page. ; Life and Literature in the Soviet Union View more info

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Friends and Fiddlers

By: Bowen, Catherine Drinker

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Little Browm and Co: 1963

Seller ID: 10573


261pp. View more info

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Music Sounded Out. Essays, Lectures, Interviews, Afterthoughts.

By: Brendel, Alfred

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Robson Books: 1990

Seller ID: 7206


258pp, music examples. View more info

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The Lost Cellos of Lev Aronson

By: Brent, Francis

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Atlas & Co: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11168


224pp, plates. Lev Aronson was first cellist of the Latvian orchestra. The instruments that passed through his hands show what was lost and preserved during the Holocaust. This book recalls his life through the Russian revolution, pogroms and Cold War Berlin to the United States, and how he is forced to reshape his identity in order to survive. A portrait of being Jewish in Russia, the brutalities of the camps and the status of refugees in Berlin and America. A new copy. View more info

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Masters of the Keyboard

By: Brook, Donald

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Rockliff: 1947

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 10872


184pp, 35 plates. Endpapers browned, dust jacket price clipped and slightly chipped in removable protective cover. View more info

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Pages from a Musician's Life

By: Busch, Fritz

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Hogarth Press: 1953

Seller ID: 10778


223 pp. Frontis, 7 plates. Memoirs of the distinguished conductor who played a major part in the founding of Glyndebourne Opera House Translated by Marjorie Strachey. Endpapers browned, repaired dust jacket slightly chipped at edges in removable protective cover. View more info

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Blow by Blow: the Memories of a Musical Rogue and Vagabond

By: Camden, Archie

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Thames Publishing: 1982

Seller ID: 12599


208pp, frontis portrait, 17 plates, appendices. Previous owner's inscription on front endpaper. View more info

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Julian Lloyd Webber: Married to Music. The Authorised Biography

By: Campbell, Margaret

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Robson Books: 2001

Seller ID: 6123


205pp, 16 plates, discography. View more info

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The Great Violinists

By: Campbell, Margaret

Price: £13.00

Publisher: Granada Publishing: 1980

Seller ID: 12662


xxix, 366pp, plates, discography. Foreword by Ruggiero Ricci. Brief accounts of the lives, characters and history of many of the greatest violinists. A chart shows the stylistic lineage of such differing players as Perlman, Stern and Menuhin in unbroken teacher-pupil continuity back to Corelli. Heavy book, extra postage may be requested for delivery outside UK. View more info

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Blowing My Own Trumpet. Memoirs of a Yorkshire Bandsman

By: Casson, Colin

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Tempus: 2008

Seller ID: 11868


96pp. Memories of childhood and early days in the Black Dyke Mills Band to trooping the colour with the Irish Guards and his debut with Geraldo, this collection of tales from Haworth musician Colin Casson takes the reader from Westminster Abbey to Northern Ireland, Europe, Australia and the Hollywood of the 1950s. A hugely successful career with British institutions such as the BBC Philharmonic and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (with whom he débuted Britten'... View more info

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Olga Rudge & Ezra Pound "What Thou Lovest Well..."

By: Conover, Anne

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 8048


351pp, 16 plates. A portrait of Olga Rudge, concert violinist and companion for half a century to Ezra Pound, drawing on Rudge's personal notebooks and correspondence to explore her relationship with Pound, her influence on his life and career, and her own career as a violinist and musicologist. View more info