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The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music 1889-1948
1 The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music 1889-1948
Paperback Very Good 
71pp, frontis portrait of Queen Mary, 27 plates. Previous owner's initials on cover. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
 
 
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
2 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
Dolmetsch Foundation & David Stone Associates Paperback 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, 'Arnold Dolmetsch playing the viol' & 'Arnold Dolmetsch with his staff at the Gaveau Facory'. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
The Music with the Form and Order of the Service to be Performed At the Coronation of Her Most Excellent Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, in the Abbey Church of Westminster, on Tuesday the 2nd Day of June, 1953.
3 The Music with the Form and Order of the Service to be Performed At the Coronation of Her Most Excellent Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, in the Abbey Church of Westminster, on Tuesday the 2nd Day of June, 1953.
Novello Paperback Very Good 
viii, 183pp. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
 
 
4 0'Brien, Grace The Golden Age of Italian Music
Jarrold & Sons Ltd N.D. Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
191pp, 15 plates, map on endpapers. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
The Age of Humanism 1540-1630, Vol IV, Abraham, Gerald
5 Abraham, Gerald The Age of Humanism 1540-1630, Vol IV
Oxford University Press 1968 Hardcover 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 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
THE FUGUE Vol 1 from the Beginnings to Johann Sebastian Bach, Adrio, Adam  (general editor K.G.Fellerer)
6 Adrio, Adam (general editor K.G.Fellerer) THE FUGUE Vol 1 from the Beginnings to Johann Sebastian Bach
Koln Arno Volk Verlag 2nd Edition - revised and enlarged Paperback 
(c1961) 80pp. facsimiles. Front cover removed, otherwise very good.; Anthology of Music: a Collection of Complete Musical Examples Illustrating the History of Music. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
Unsung. A History of Women in American Music, Ammer, Christine
7 Ammer, Christine Unsung. A History of Women in American Music
Portland, OR Amadeus Press 2001 1574670581 / 9781574670585 Second Revised Edition Hardcover; Red Cloth/Gilt Titles 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. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
 
 
Masters of the Keyboard. a Brief Survey of Pianoforte Music, Apel, Willi
8 Apel, Willi Masters of the Keyboard. a Brief Survey of Pianoforte Music
Cambridge, Mass Harvard University 1947 0674553004 / 9780674553002 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
323pp, music examples. Ex college library plate on front paste down, dust jacket a little chipped. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
 
 
The Pursuit of High Culture. John Ella and Chamber Music in Victorian London, Bashford, Christina
9 Bashford, Christina The Pursuit of High Culture. John Ella and Chamber Music in Victorian London
Woodbridge, Suffolk Boydell Press 2007 1843832984 / 9781843832980 Hardcover 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 players, repertoire and audiences, set against the gradually shifting contexts for London concerts, chamber music and cultural life. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
 
 
Charles Hallé - A Musical Life, Beale, Robert
10 Beale, Robert Charles Hallé - A Musical Life
Ashgate Publishing 2007 0754661377 / 9780754661375 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
300pp, 6 b&w illustrations. ; Music in Nineteenth Century Britain 
Price: 55.00 GBP
 
 
Da Capo - An Informal History of the Belfast Music Society, 1921-1996, Belfast Music Society
11 Belfast Music Society Da Capo - An Informal History of the Belfast Music Society, 1921-1996
Belfast Music Society 1996 0952923203 / 9780952923206 Paperback Very Good 
84pp, colour frontis, illustrations. Small crease to bottom corner of cover. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Studies in Music History Presented to H. C. Robbins Landon on His Seventieth Birthday, Biba, Otto and Jones, David Wyn (Ed)
12 Biba, Otto and Jones, David Wyn (Ed) Studies in Music History Presented to H. C. Robbins Landon on His Seventieth Birthday
Thames and Hudson 1996 0500016968 / 9780500016961 First Edition Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
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 about the Haydn brothers and Mozart, freemasonry in Vienna under Emperor Leopold II, the interpretation of music in the 18th and 19th centuries, portraits of musicians in the Lavater Collection (Austrian National Library) and musical manuscripts in the collections of monasteries and cathedrals in Bavaria. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Showcase of Musical Instruments, Bonanni, Filippo  Text By Frank Harrison and Joan Rimmer
13 Bonanni, Filippo Text By Frank Harrison and Joan Rimmer Showcase of Musical Instruments
Dover Publications 1964 Paperback Very Good 
All 152 plates from the 'Gabinetto Armonico' slight crease to bottom corner of cover. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
A History of Music At Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, Boydell, Barra
14 Boydell, Barra A History of Music At Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin
Boydell Press 2004 1843830442 / 9781843830443 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
236pp, illustrations, music examples, lists of organists & assistant organists, Masters of the Boys/Music Masters/Choir Masters 
Price: 45.00 GBP
 
 
A Dublin Musical Calendar 1700-1760, Boydell, Brian
15 Boydell, Brian A Dublin Musical Calendar 1700-1760
Irish Academic Press Ltd 1988 0716524309 / 9780716524304 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
320pp, illustrations. Small tear to bottom of dust jacket. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. ; Music Series 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
History of the Pianoforte (1879), Brinsmead, Edgar
16 Brinsmead, Edgar History of the Pianoforte (1879)
Frits Knuf 1986 9060275012 / 9789060275016 Paperback 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. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Die Musik Des Rokokos Und Der Klassik, Bucken Ernst:
17 Bucken Ernst: Die Musik Des Rokokos Und Der Klassik
New York Musurgia Publishers 1927 Hardcover; Red Cloth Boards Very Good with no dust jacket 
248pp, many illustrations, music examples. (Handbuch der Musik Wissenschaft) Neat signature of previous owner. In German. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music, Bukofzer, Manfred
18 Bukofzer, Manfred Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music
J. M. Dent 1951 Hardcover; Blue Cloth, Gilt Titles Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
324pp, 4 plates, music examples. Dust jacket slightly chipped at top of spine in removable protective cover. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
A Register of Royal and Baronial Domestic Minstrels 1272-1327, Bullock-Davies, Constance
19 Bullock-Davies, Constance A Register of Royal and Baronial Domestic Minstrels 1272-1327
Boydell Press 1986 085115431X / 9780851154312 Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
227pp 
Price: 6.00 GBP
 
 
A History of English Cathedral Music 1549 - 1889. (2 Volumes), Bumpus, John S.
20 Bumpus, John S. A History of English Cathedral Music 1549 - 1889. (2 Volumes)
T. Werner Laurie Ltd. N.D. Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
No Date (circa 1908) 580pp, illustrations. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
 
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from our catalogue HISTORY OF MUSIC
Gretry & the Growth of Opera-Comique, Charlton, David
Gretry & the Growth of Opera-Comique
Charlton, David
35.00 GBP


Music in the Age of Chaucer, Wilkins, Nigel
Music in the Age of Chaucer
Wilkins, Nigel
15.00 GBP


The Careers of British Musicians 1750-1850  A Profession of Artisans, Rohr, Deborah
The Careers of British Musicians 1750-1850 A Profession of Artisans
Rohr, Deborah
35.00 GBP


The Edinburgh Highland Reel and Strathspey Society: A History, Calder, James Moray
The Edinburgh Highland Reel and Strathspey Society: A History
Calder, James Moray
10.00 GBP


Byrd to Britten. A Survey of English Song, Northcote, Sydney
Byrd to Britten. A Survey of English Song
Northcote, Sydney
10.00 GBP


Music in Eighteenth-Century Britain, Jones, David Wyn
Music in Eighteenth-Century Britain
Jones, David Wyn
40.00 GBP


Study & Listening Guide for Grout / Palisca; a History of Western Music 6th Edition & Palisca; Norton Anthology of Western Music 4th Edition, Burkholder, J. Peter
Study & Listening Guide for Grout / Palisca; a History of Western Music 6th Edition & Palisca; Norton Anthology of Western Music 4th Edition
Burkholder, J. Peter
8.00 GBP


The Choral Tradition. an Historical and Analytical Survey from the Sixteenth Century to the Present Day., Young, Percy M.
The Choral Tradition. an Historical and Analytical Survey from the Sixteenth Century to the Present Day.
Young, Percy M.
10.00 GBP


Music in Renaissance Ferrara 1400-1505. The Creation of a Musical Centre in the Fifteenth Century, Lockwood, Lewis
Music in Renaissance Ferrara 1400-1505. The Creation of a Musical Centre in the Fifteenth Century
Lockwood, Lewis
25.00 GBP


Studies in Music History Presented to H. C. Robbins Landon on His Seventieth Birthday, Biba, Otto and Jones, David Wyn (Ed)
Studies in Music History Presented to H. C. Robbins Landon on His Seventieth Birthday
Biba, Otto and Jones, David Wyn (Ed)
15.00 GBP


A History of English Cathedral Music 1549 - 1889. (2 Volumes), Bumpus, John S.
A History of English Cathedral Music 1549 - 1889. (2 Volumes)
Bumpus, John S.
50.00 GBP


A History of Music At Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, Boydell, Barra
A History of Music At Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin
Boydell, Barra
45.00 GBP


 
 
New Arrivals
Fringe and Fortune: the Role of Critics in High and Popular Art, Shrum, Wesley Monroe Jr
Fringe and Fortune: the Role of Critics in High and Popular Art
Shrum, Wesley Monroe Jr
12.00 GBP


Nineteenth Century British Music Studies Volume 1, Zon, Bennett
Nineteenth Century British Music Studies Volume 1
Zon, Bennett
50.00 GBP


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
10.00 GBP


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


French Music - from the Enlightenment to Romanticism, 1789-1830, Mongredien , Jean
French Music - from the Enlightenment to Romanticism, 1789-1830
Mongredien , Jean
18.00 GBP


The World of the Oratorio - Oratorio, Mass, Requiem, Te Deum, Stabat Mater and Large Cantatas, Pahlen, Kurt
The World of the Oratorio - Oratorio, Mass, Requiem, Te Deum, Stabat Mater and Large Cantatas
Pahlen, Kurt
15.00 GBP


 
 


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