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Sir Henry Wood. Fifty Years of the Proms.
1 Sir Henry Wood. Fifty Years of the Proms.
BBC Paperback Good+ 
64pp, illustrations. 'This book was designed as the BBC's tribute to Sir Henry Woods's life work for music, on the occasion of the Jubilee Year of the Promenade Concerts and of his seventy-fifth birthday. Covers dust stained, staples rusted. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
The Barbirollis. a Musical Marriage, Atkins, Harold & Cotes, Peter
2 Atkins, Harold & Cotes, Peter The Barbirollis. a Musical Marriage
Robson Books 1983 0860512118 / 9780860512110 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
238pp, 16 plates. A warm-hearted account of a remarkable couple - and two remarkable careers. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
Recording the Classics: Maestros, Music, and Technology, Badal, James
3 Badal, James Recording the Classics: Maestros, Music, and Technology
Ohio Kent State University Press 1996 087338542X / 9780873385428 Hardcover 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. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
A Life in Music, Barenboim Daniel
4 Barenboim Daniel A Life in Music
Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2002 0297646494 / 9780297646495 Hardcover 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. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
A Mingled Chime: Leaves from an Autobiography, Beecham, Thomas
5 Beecham, Thomas A Mingled Chime: Leaves from an Autobiography
Arrow Books 1987 0862873762 / 9780862873769 Paperback Very Good+ 
Price: 5.00 GBP
Zubin Mehta, Bookspan, Martin & Yockey, Ross
6 Bookspan, Martin & Yockey, Ross Zubin Mehta
Robert Hale 1980 070917862X / 9780709178620 Hardcover 
226pp, 16 plates. Ex library, plate on front endpaper, else very good in very good dust jacket 
Price: 5.00 GBP
Zubin. The Zubin Mehta Story, Bookspan, Martin & Yockey, Ross
7 Bookspan, Martin & Yockey, Ross Zubin. The Zubin Mehta Story
Harper & Row 1978 0061204005 / 9780061204005 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
226pp, 16 plates 
Price: 5.00 GBP
Conductor's Gallery, Brook, Donald
8 Brook, Donald Conductor's Gallery
Rockliff 1946 3rd printing Hardcover 
xii, 188pp, 46 plates. Good in chipped dust jacket. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
Pages from a Musician's Life, Busch, Fritz
9 Busch, Fritz Pages from a Musician's Life
Hogarth Press 1953 Hardcover 
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. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
Leopold Stokowski: A Profile, Chasins, Abram
10 Chasins, Abram Leopold Stokowski: A Profile
Robert Hale 1981 0801544807 / 9780801544804 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
313pp, frontis, 16 plates, discography. In removable protective cover. Previous owner's book plate on endpaper. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
Arturo Toscanini: the NBC Years, Frank, Mortimer H.
11 Frank, Mortimer H. Arturo Toscanini: the NBC Years
Portland, OR Amadeus Press 2002 1574670697 / 9781574670691 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
358 pp, 34 b/w photos. Describes 17 years (1937-1954) conducting the NBC Symphony Orchestra. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
Concerning Music, Furtwangler, Wilhelm
12 Furtwangler, Wilhelm Concerning Music
Boosey & Hawkes 1953 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
96pp, frontis. Translated from the German by L. J. Lawrence. Dust jacket price clipped and slightly chipped along top edge. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
Carl Schuricht, Gavoty, Bernard
13 Gavoty, Bernard Carl Schuricht
Geneva René Kister 1956 illustrated wrappers Very Good 
32pp, illustrations. Slight edge wear. ; Great Concert Artists Series 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Conductors  A New Generation, Hart, Philip
14 Hart, Philip Conductors A New Generation
Robson Books 1980 0860510980 / 9780860510987 Hardcover 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. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
The Virtuoso Conductors.  The Central European Tradition from Wagner to Karajan, Holden, Raymond
15 Holden, Raymond The Virtuoso Conductors. The Central European Tradition from Wagner to Karajan
Yale University Press 2005 0300093268 / 9780300093261 Hardcover 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. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
Conductors on Record, Holmes John L
16 Holmes John L Conductors on Record
Victor Gollancz 1982 0575027819 / 9780575027817 34th edition Hardcover 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. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
Mozart's Operas. A Companion, Hunter, Mary
17 Hunter, Mary Mozart's Operas. A Companion
Yale University Press 2008 0300118333 / 9780300118339 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
viii, 268pp, plates. This guide to Mozart’s operas encompasses the full range of his most popular works as well as lesser known works like Mitridate and Il re Pastore. The Companion includes a synopsis and commentary on each work, as well as background information on the three main genres in which Mozart wrote: opera seria, opera buffa, and Singspiel. The book also places modern productions of the operas in historical context and explores how modern directors, producers, and conductors present Mozart’s works today. 
Price: 13.00 GBP
Herbert Von Karajan. My Autobiography, Karajan, Herbert Von. (As Told by Franz Endler)
18 Karajan, Herbert Von. (As Told by Franz Endler) Herbert Von Karajan. My Autobiography
Sidgwick & Jackson 1989 0283997230 / 9780283997235 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
150pp, plates. Dust jacket price clipped with a tiny tear. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
Musical Lives, Kenyon Nicholas
19 Kenyon Nicholas Musical Lives
Oxford University Press 2002 0198605285 / 9780198605287 Paperback New 
313pp. Contains miniature biographies taken from the archives of the Dictionary of National Biography. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
Simon Rattle  The Making of a Conductor, Kenyon, Nicholas
20 Kenyon, Nicholas Simon Rattle The Making of a Conductor
Faber & Faber 1987 0571146708 / 9780571146703 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
246pp, many illustrations, chronology of first appearances & appointments, discography. Previous owners signature. Corners slightly bumped. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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