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Image for The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music 1889-1948

The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music 1889-1948

By: N/A

Price: £6.00

Seller ID: 12479

Condition: Very Good


71pp, frontis portrait of Queen Mary, 27 plates. Previous owner's initials on cover. View more info

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

The Golden Age of Italian Music

By: 0'Brien, Grace

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Jarrold & Sons Ltd: N.D.

Seller ID: 11308

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


191pp, 15 plates, map on endpapers. View more info

Image for The Age of Humanism 1540-1630, Vol IV

The Age of Humanism 1540-1630, Vol IV

By: Abraham, Gerald

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1968

Seller ID: 12297

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


xxv, 978pp, plates, music examples. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. ; The New Oxford History of Music View more info

Image for The Fugue Vol 1   from the Beginnings to Johann Sebastian Bach

The Fugue Vol 1 from the Beginnings to Johann Sebastian Bach

By: Adrio, Adam (general editor K.G.Fellerer)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Koln, Arno Volk Verlag:

Edition: 2nd Edition - revised and enlarged

Seller ID: 5270


(c1961) 80pp. facsimiles. Front cover removed, otherwise very good.; Anthology of Music: a Collection of Complete Musical Examples Illustrating the History of Music. View more info

Image for Unsung. A History of Women in American Music

Unsung. A History of Women in American Music

By: Ammer, Christine

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Amadeus Press: 2001

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 6535

ISBN: 1574670581

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


382pp. Surveys 200 years of women active in American music. From the earliest organists to contemporary innovators in jazz, biographical sketches show the influences of and influences on hundreds of musicians, and the important strides women musicians have made in the last 20 years. View more info

Image for Masters of the Keyboard. a Brief Survey of Pianoforte Music

Masters of the Keyboard. a Brief Survey of Pianoforte Music

By: Apel, Willi

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass, Harvard University: 1947

Seller ID: 9271

ISBN: 0674553004

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


323pp, music examples. Ex college library plate on front paste down, dust jacket a little chipped. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. View more info

Image for The Pursuit of High Culture. John Ella and Chamber Music in Victorian London

The Pursuit of High Culture. John Ella and Chamber Music in Victorian London

By: Bashford, Christina

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, Boydell Press: 2007

Seller ID: 11137

ISBN: 1843832984

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


410pp, illustrations. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. This investigation of the consumption of high musical culture among leisured society in Victorian London focuses on the activities of the concert manager John Ella and his Musical Union (1845-81) , an eminent, long-lived institution for chamber music, much feted across Europe in its day. A biography of Ella is combined with a social- economic history of the Musical Union, its playe... View more info

Image for Charles Hallé - A Musical Life

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

Image for Da Capo - An Informal History of the Belfast Music Society, 1921-1996

Da Capo - An Informal History of the Belfast Music Society, 1921-1996

By: Belfast Music Society

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Belfast Music Society: 1996

Seller ID: 12340

ISBN: 0952923203

Condition: Very Good


84pp, colour frontis, illustrations. Small crease to bottom corner of cover. View more info

Image for Studies in Music History Presented to H. C. Robbins Landon on His Seventieth Birthday

Studies in Music History Presented to H. C. Robbins Landon on His Seventieth Birthday

By: Biba, Otto and Jones, David Wyn (Ed)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Thames and Hudson: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11215

ISBN: 0500016968

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. 272pp, tipped in frontis portrait, plates, 27 music examples. The studies in English include a recently rediscovered manuscript copy of a Domenico Scarlatti opera, Haydn's early Pastorellas, works by Mozart marketed in London by Longman and Broderip, Haydn's contract with his London publisher and an appreciation of H. C. Robbins as founder of the Haydn Society. The studies in German include information ... View more info

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Jewish Music and Modernity

By: Bohlman, Philip V.

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2008

Seller ID: 10977

ISBN: 0195178327

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


314pp, 35 halftones, 5 music examples. New copy. ; AMS Studies in Music View more info

Image for Showcase of Musical Instruments

Showcase of Musical Instruments

By: Bonanni, Filippo Text By Frank Harrison and Joan Rimmer

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Dover Publications: 1964

Seller ID: 6506

Condition: Very Good


All 152 plates from the 'Gabinetto Armonico' slight crease to bottom corner of cover. View more info

Image for A History of Music At Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin

A History of Music At Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin

By: Boydell, Barra

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Boydell Press: 2004

Seller ID: 11742

ISBN: 1843830442

Condition: New in New dust jacket


236pp, illustrations, music examples, lists of organists & assistant organists, Masters of the Boys/Music Masters/Choir Masters View more info

Image for Das Deutsche Lied: Geistlich Und Weltlich Bis Zum 18 Jahrhundert

Das Deutsche Lied: Geistlich Und Weltlich Bis Zum 18 Jahrhundert

By: Breslauer, Martin

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Georg Olms Verlag: 1966

Seller ID: 5122

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


301pp, frontis, illustrations. A reprint of the 1908 edition. Previous owners inscription. View more info

Shakespearean Music in the Plays and Early Operas

By: Bridge, Sir Frederick

Price: £15.00

Publisher: J. M. Dent: 1923

Seller ID: 5114


xiii, 93pp, frontis, 16 illustrations, musical appendix. ex library rebound front endpaper removed; some slight wear to boards. good clean copy. View more info

Image for History of the Pianoforte (1879)

History of the Pianoforte (1879)

By: Brinsmead, Edgar

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Frits Knuf: 1986

Seller ID: 7562

ISBN: 9060275004

Condition: New


201pp, illustrations. A mid-19th century overview of the development of the piano and earlier forms of keyboard instruments from the Ancients until the 1870s. Examines the forerunners of the piano, including the clavicytherium, virginals, spinet and harpsichord, and the fundamental acoustic properties they have in common, to the invention and development of the modern instrument and the work of significant European and British makers. Facsimile reprint. View more info

Image for Festival in the North the Story of the Edinburgh Festival

Festival in the North the Story of the Edinburgh Festival

By: Bruce, George

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Robert Hale: 1975

Seller ID: 3751

ISBN: 070915061X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


253pp, 24 plates. Previous owners signature. View more info

Image for Die Musik Des Rokokos Und Der Klassik

Die Musik Des Rokokos Und Der Klassik

By: Bucken Ernst:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: New York, Musurgia Publishers: 1927

Seller ID: 286

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


248pp, many illustrations, music examples. Neat signature of previous owner. In German. Heavy book, extra postage may be requested for delivery outside UK. ; Handbuch Der Musikwissenschaft View more info

Image for Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music

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