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Recollections of R. J. S. Stevens:  An Organist in Georgian London, Argent, Mark
1 Argent, Mark Recollections of R. J. S. Stevens: An Organist in Georgian London
Macmillan 1992 0333567331 / 9780333567333 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
314pp, chronology, maps on endpapers. Stevens career as organist & composer spanned the late Baroque & early Romanticism. He kept copious diaries throughout his life which formed the basis for his Recollections written in 1827. ; Music in Georgian and Victorian Society 
Price: 20.00 GBP
 
 
Letters from a Life: Selected Letters and Diaries of Benjamin Britten Volume Two 1939-45, Britten, Benjamin - edited by Donald Mitchell & Philip Reed
2 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
 
 
Purcell Remembered, Burden, Michael
3 Burden, Michael Purcell Remembered
Faber & Faber 1995 0571172709 / 9780571172702 Paperback New 
188pp, 8 plates. A portrait of the composer both in his time and since, using diaries, letters and official and published writings from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
 
 
Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier, Fifield, Christopher
4 Fifield, Christopher Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier
Boydell Press 2003 1843830124 / 9781843830122 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
333pp, 8 plates. Inscription by the author. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 16.00 GBP
 
 
Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier, Fifield, Christopher
5 Fifield, Christopher Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier
Boydell Press 2003 1843830124 / 9781843830122 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
333pp, 8 plates. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
 
 
Alma Mahler-Werfel: Diaries 1898-1902, Mahler-Werfel, Alma
6 Mahler-Werfel, Alma Alma Mahler-Werfel: Diaries 1898-1902
Faber & Faber 2000 0571197256 / 9780571197255 Paperback New 
Selected and translated by Antony Beaumont. 494pp, 8 plates, facsimiles. The diaries open with her first affair with Klimt, and break off shortly before her marriage to Gustave Mahler. They portray the vitality of everyday life, descriptions of significant artistic events, and insights into the behavioural patterns and linguistic conventions of the Vienna of 1900. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
Mr Brown's War A Diary of the Second World War, Millgate, Helen D.
7 Millgate, Helen D. Mr Brown's War A Diary of the Second World War
Sutton Publishing 1999 0750923253 / 9780750923255 Paperback Near Fine 
278pp, plates, maps. At the outbreak of war Richard Brown became a faithful recorder of life on the home front and events around the world in twelve notebooks, 400,000 words and several carefully drawn maps. Concurrent with this narrative of the war, he presented a fascinating image of life in wartime Britain, rationing, blackout restrictions, interrupted sleep, the prospect of evacuation and the enormous burden placed on those civilians coping with a full-time job and the extra demands of war work. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
 
 
Letters of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Mozart  (Selected & Edited by Hans Mersmann)
8 Mozart (Selected & Edited by Hans Mersmann) Letters of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Dover 1972 0486228592 / 9780486228594 Paperback Very Good 
xiv, 278pp, 18 illustrations. An unabridged republication of the original (1928) edition. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Diaries 1907 - 1914. Prodigious Youth, Prokofiev, Sergei ( Prokofieff ) edited by Anthony Phillips
9 Prokofiev, Sergei ( Prokofieff ) edited by Anthony Phillips Diaries 1907 - 1914. Prodigious Youth
Faber & Faber 2006 0571226299 / 9780571226290 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
835pp, 8 plates, map on endpapers. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
 
 
Diaries 1915 - 1923. Behind the Mask, Prokofiev, Sergei ( Prokofieff ) edited by Anthony Phillips
10 Prokofiev, Sergei ( Prokofieff ) edited by Anthony Phillips Diaries 1915 - 1923. Behind the Mask
Ithaca, New York Cornell University 2008 080144702X / 9780801447020 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
848pp, 30 illustrations, map on endpapers. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. The second volume of Sergey Prokofiev's recently uncovered Diaries. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
 
 
The Travel Diaries of Peter Pears: 1936-1978, Reed, Philip
11 Reed, Philip The Travel Diaries of Peter Pears: 1936-1978
Woodbridge Boydell & Brewer 1999 0851157416 / 9780851157412 Paperback New 
xiv, 242pp, frontis, 12 plates. ; Aldeburgh Studies in Music Vol 2 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Dearest Bubushkin  The Correspondence of Vera and Igor Stravinsky, 1921-54, with Excerpts from Vera Stravinsky's Diaries, 1922-71, Stravinsky, Igor & Vera. edited by Robert Craft
12 Stravinsky, Igor & Vera. edited by Robert Craft Dearest Bubushkin The Correspondence of Vera and Igor Stravinsky, 1921-54, with Excerpts from Vera Stravinsky's Diaries, 1922-71
Thames & Hudson Ltd 1985 0500013683 / 9780500013687 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
239pp, 183 illustrations. A heavy book, extra postage (at cost) will be requested. ; 12 X 10.50 X 1.90 inches 
Price: 22.00 GBP
 
 
Beyond the Notes. Journeys with Chamber Music, Tomes, Susan
13 Tomes, Susan Beyond the Notes. Journeys with Chamber Music
Boydell Press 2005 1843831600 / 9781843831600 Paperback Fine 
xvii, 192pp, frontis portrait, illustrations, discography. Susan Tomes describes her experience of twenty years of rehearsal, concerts and recording. Her performing life has been centred on chamber music, she was a founder member and the pianist of both Domus and the Florestan Trio. Part One is a series of diaries describing their travels and performances: Domus in the 1980s with its own portable concert hall, struggling to create the conditions for informal but intense concert performances, and the Florestan Trio, currently one of the world's finest piano trios. Part Two is a collection of thought-provoking essays about teachers, making records, practising and rehearsing, audiences, earning a living, and the particular challenges of being a concert pianist. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
 
 
Cosima Wagner's Diaries: An Abridgement, Wagner Cosima   (edited & introduced By Geoffrey Skelton)
14 Wagner Cosima (edited & introduced By Geoffrey Skelton) Cosima Wagner's Diaries: An Abridgement
Pimlico 1994 0712659528 / 9780712659529 Paperback Near Fine 
xi, 524pp, 8 plates. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 


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