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Early Music America the Magazine of Historical Performance Volume 2
1 Early Music America the Magazine of Historical Performance Volume 2
Cleveland, Ohio 1996 Paperback Very Good 
Nos 1,2, 3 &4. Illustrations. Contents includes: - The Lute Awakes; Francis and the Minstrels of God (Altramar's group effort to recreate Franciscan laude) ; The Craftsman's Consuming Fire (the work of harpsichord builders Rutkowski & Robinette) Buried Musical Treasures from Baroque Mexico. No 2, includes: - The Joys of Busking; Folkers & Powell: A Couple of Flute Makers; Singing Renaissance Music; Recollections of a Coffee House Lutenist; Hindemith and Early Music. No 3, Contents includes: - Chant Meets Culture; Beethoven Lite; Early musicians Who Know the Score; William Christie and the Baroque Opera Boom; Lutes. Remains of postal labels on the cover. No 4. Includes: - Anonymous No More; Hallelujah! More Messiahs; Early Music Crossovers; Celebrating Schubert; Performing at a Renaissance Festival; Viola da Gamba. Remains of postal labels on the cover. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Recording the Classics: Maestros, Music, and Technology, Badal, James
2 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
 
 
The Pursuit of High Culture. John Ella and Chamber Music in Victorian London, Bashford, Christina
3 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
 
 
Nordic Sounds - Quarterly, Beyer, Anders
4 Beyer, Anders Nordic Sounds - Quarterly
Copenhagen Nomus 1997 Paperback Near Fine 
No's 1,2,3 & 4. Includes: - Towards new horizons for Inuit culture; Greenland's new Culture House. Folk music unbound - Umeå folk music festival in Sweden. Per Nørgård correspondence with Sibelius. Presentation o the nominations for the Nordic Council's Music Prize 1998. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
Letters from a Life: Selected Letters and Diaries of Benjamin Britten Volume Two 1939-45, Britten, Benjamin - edited by Donald Mitchell & Philip Reed
5 Britten, Benjamin - edited by Donald Mitchell & Philip Reed Letters from a Life: Selected Letters and Diaries of Benjamin Britten Volume Two 1939-45
Faber & Faber 1998 0571194001 / 9780571194001 Paperback New 
848pp, plates. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. The letters in this second volume are among the most fascinating of the correspondence, and - supplemented by the editors' detailed commentary and by exhaustive contemporary documentation - offer a unique insight into American history, politics and culture during the Second World War. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
Jazz and its Discontents - A Francis Davis Reader, David, Francis
6 David, Francis Jazz and its Discontents - A Francis Davis Reader
Da Capo Press 2004 0306810557 / 9780306810558 Paperback New 
338pp. A collection of writings by news columnist and critic Francis Davis, whose essays on American music and culture have appeared in the Atlantic Monthly, the New Yorker and the Village Voice, covering subject matter from Jack Kerouac and Duke Ellington to Jerry Seinfeld and rap music. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
The Organ and its Music in German-Jewish Culture, Frühauf, Tina
7 Frühauf, Tina The Organ and its Music in German-Jewish Culture
Oxford University Press 2009 0195337069 / 9780195337068 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
296pp, 14 halftones, 21 musical examples. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
 
 
Hotter Than That. The Trumpet, Jazz, and American Culture, Gabbard, Krin
8 Gabbard, Krin Hotter Than That. The Trumpet, Jazz, and American Culture
Faber & Faber 2008 0571211992 / 9780571211999 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
xvi, 251pp, plates. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
 
 
Musical Instruments: Their History in Western Culture from the Stone Age to the Present Day., Geiringer, Karl
9 Geiringer, Karl Musical Instruments: Their History in Western Culture from the Stone Age to the Present Day.
Allen & Unwin 1949 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
340pp, colour frontis, pates, text figures. Price clipped dust jacket, chipped with slight loss. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
10 Geiringer, Karl Musical Instruments: Their History in Western Culture from the Stone Age to the Present Day.
Allen & Unwin 1943 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
339pp, colour frontis, pates, text figures. No dust jacket. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
The Victorian Music Hall - Culture, Class and Conflict, Kift, Dagmar
11 Kift, Dagmar The Victorian Music Hall - Culture, Class and Conflict
Cambridge University Press 1996 0521474728 / 9780521474726 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
x, 244pp, illustrations. Translated by Roy Kift. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
 
 
Opera and Modern Culture. Wagner and Strauss, Kramer, Lawrence
12 Kramer, Lawrence Opera and Modern Culture. Wagner and Strauss
University of California 2004 0520241738 / 9780520241732 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
258pp, illustrations, music examples. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
 
 
Hermann Pötzlinger's Music Book. The St Emmeram Codex and its Contexts, Rumbold, Ian &  Peter Wright
13 Rumbold, Ian & Peter Wright Hermann Pötzlinger's Music Book. The St Emmeram Codex and its Contexts
Boydell Press 2009 1843834634 / 9781843834632 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
363pp. Heavy book, extra postage may be requested for delivery outside UK. In the years following his graduation from Vienna University in 1439, the monastic schoolmaster Hermann Potzlinger compiled one of the largest and most intriguing collections of late-medieval polyphonic music to have survived from Central Europe. In their study of the book's history and contents, Rumbold and Wright examine the professional networks and academic culture in which it was produced as well as the many other manuscripts copied by Potzlinger. They also present editions of 13 pieces from the manuscript. ; Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music 
Price: 50.00 GBP
 
 
Fringe and Fortune: the Role of Critics in High and Popular Art, Shrum, Wesley Monroe Jr
14 Shrum, Wesley Monroe Jr Fringe and Fortune: the Role of Critics in High and Popular Art
Princeton University Press 1996 0691026572 / 9780691026572 Paperback New 
284pp, 14 plates. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
American Klezmer: its Roots and Offshoots, Slobin, Mark
15 Slobin, Mark American Klezmer: its Roots and Offshoots
Berkeley, California University of California Press 2002 0520227182 / 9780520227187 Paperback New 
245pp, illustrations, music examples. Klezmer, the Yiddish word for a folk instrumental musician, has also come to mean a musical style and scene The essays collected in this volume investigate American klezmer: its roots, its evolution, and its revitalization. New copy. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
Listening to Reason. Culture, Subjectivity, and Nineteenth Century Music, Steinberg, Michael P.
16 Steinberg, Michael P. Listening to Reason. Culture, Subjectivity, and Nineteenth Century Music
Princeton University Press 2004 0691116857 / 9780691116853 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
244pp, 8 halftones. Discussing composers from Mozart to Mahler, Steinberg reveals the pivotal role of musical works and musical culture in the debates that forged European modernity during the 19th century. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
 
 
New World Symphonies: How American Culture Changed European Music, Sullivan, Jack
17 Sullivan, Jack New World Symphonies: How American Culture Changed European Music
Yale University Press 1999 0300072317 / 9780300072310 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
262pp, illustrations. This book shows the influence of American literature, music, and mythology on European music. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Imaging Sound: An Ethnomusicological Study of Music, Art, & Culture in Mughal India, Wade, Bonnie C.
18 Wade, Bonnie C. Imaging Sound: An Ethnomusicological Study of Music, Art, & Culture in Mughal India
University of Chicago Press 1998 0226868400 / 9780226868400 Hardcover; Black Cloth, Gilt Titles New in Fine dust jacket 
lvi, 276pp, many illustrations, colour & b/w. A heavy book, extra postage will be requested. ; Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology 
Price: 40.00 GBP
 
 
Valleys of Song. Music and Society in Wales 1840-1914, Williams, Gareth
19 Williams, Gareth Valleys of Song. Music and Society in Wales 1840-1914
Cardiff University of Wales Press 2003 0708314805 / 9780708314807 Paperback New 
xi,237pp, 16 illustrations. From the mid-nineteenth century to the First World War, the valleys of south Wales were the centre of a vibrant musical culture which embraced not just choirs but orchestras, bands and opera. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
The Life and Legend of Leadbelly, Wolfe, Charles K. & Lornell, Kip
20 Wolfe, Charles K. & Lornell, Kip The Life and Legend of Leadbelly
Secker & Warburg 1993 0436584107 / 9780436584107 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
xv, 333pp, plates, discography. Huddie Ledbetter, known to his fans as Leadbelly, was among the most prominent black folk singers in American history. His songs, such as "Goodnight Irene" and "Midnight Special", have become part of American culture, and his music helped to lay the foundations for blues, modern folk music, and rock and roll. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 


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