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Studies in Music History Presented to H. C. Robbins Landon on His Seventieth Birthday, Biba, Otto and Jones, David Wyn (Ed)
1 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 
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 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

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