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Recording the Classics: Maestros, Music, and Technology, Badal, James
1 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
 
 
Music Sounded Out. Essays, Lectures, Interviews, Afterthoughts., Brendel, Alfred
2 Brendel, Alfred Music Sounded Out. Essays, Lectures, Interviews, Afterthoughts.
Robson Books 1990 0860516660 / 9780860516668 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
258pp, music examples. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Lenya the Legend - a Pictorial Autobiography, Farneth, David
3 Farneth, David Lenya the Legend - a Pictorial Autobiography
New York Overlook Press 0879518251 / 9780879518257 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
254pp, 300+ photos. Reminiscences from her interviews, private conversations, letters, and other writings. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
Conversations with Arrau, Horowitz, Joseph
4 Horowitz, Joseph Conversations with Arrau
Collins 1982 0002162903 / 9780002162906 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
xv, 317pp, 12 plates music examples, discography. The book's first section contains Horowitz's interviews with Arrau discussing, in detail, his technique and distinctive principles of interpretation. The second section is devoted to four other musicians' responses to Arrau's achievements. Arrau's views on psychoanalysis are covered in the third section. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
 
 
The Great Jazz Pianists - Speaking of Their Lives and Music., Lyons, Len
5 Lyons, Len The Great Jazz Pianists - Speaking of Their Lives and Music.
Da Capo Press 1983 0306803437 / 9780306803437 Paperback New 
322pp, b/w illustrations. A general survey of jazz pianists and their tradition, followed by interviews with 27 pianists. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
The Great Jazz Pianists - Speaking of Their Lives and Music., Lyons, Len
6 Lyons, Len The Great Jazz Pianists - Speaking of Their Lives and Music.
Da Capo Press 1989 0306803437 / 9780306803437 Reprint Paperback Very Good 
322pp, b/w illustrations. A general survey of jazz pianists and their tradition, followed by interviews with 27 pianists. Previous owner's name on half title page. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
Bravo: Today's Great Tenors, Baritones and Basses Discuss Their Roles, Matheopoulos, Helena
7 Matheopoulos, Helena Bravo: Today's Great Tenors, Baritones and Basses Discuss Their Roles
Weidenfeld & Nicholson 1986 0297784773 / 9780297784777 Hardcover; Red Cloth/Gilt Titles Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
xxviii, 338pp, 16 plates. Slight crease on dust jacket. Based on interviews, this book explores the relationship between each singer and some of the roles he is identified with. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Music from the Road: Views and Reviews, 1978-1992, Page, Tim
8 Page, Tim Music from the Road: Views and Reviews, 1978-1992
Oxford University Press 1992 0195073150 / 9780195073157 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
268pp 
Price: 6.00 GBP
 
 
Singing Archaeology: Philip Glass's Akhnaten, Richardson, John
9 Richardson, John Singing Archaeology: Philip Glass's Akhnaten
New England Wesleyan University Press 1999 0819563420 / 9780819563422 Paperback New 
294pp, illustrations, music examples. This in-depth study examines both Glass's work and its sources. Focusing on the third opera of the trilogy, Richardson looks at the composer's compositional techniques, detailed readings of the work itself, and the effect of collaboration in the actual production. Previously unpublished interviews with Glass, photographs from the production, and musical notation. 
Price: 11.50 GBP
 
 
Myself when I Am Real: the Life and Music of Charles Mingus, Santoro, Gene
10 Santoro, Gene Myself when I Am Real: the Life and Music of Charles Mingus
Oxford University Press 2000 0195147111 / 9780195147117 Paperback New 
452pp 16 plates. This biography draws on dozens of new interviews and previously overlooked archival materials to highlight the intricate connections between the man and his music. A pioneering bassist and composer, Mingus wrote over 300 works spanning gut-bucket gospel, Colombian cumbias, orchestral tone poems, multimedia performance, and chamber jazz. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Inside Early Music: Conversations with Performers, Sherman, Bernard D.
11 Sherman, Bernard D. Inside Early Music: Conversations with Performers
Oxford University Press 1997 019516945X / 9780195169454 Paperback New 
xv, 414pp, music examples. Interviews with many of early music's leading practitioners, including John Eliot Gardiner, Roger Norrington, Peter Phillips, Susan Hellauer, Anner Bylsma, and many other artists. New copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
The Lasalle Quartet - Conversations with Walter Levin, Spruytenburg, Robert &  Richard Howe
12 Spruytenburg, Robert & Richard Howe The Lasalle Quartet - Conversations with Walter Levin
Boydell Press 2014 1843838354 / 9781843838357 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
418pp Illustrated. Founded in 1946 at the Juilliard School in New York, the LaSalle Quartet became famous for championing the work of the Second Viennese School and commissioning new pieces by contemporary composers. This book is based on extensive interviews with the quartet's first violinist Walter Levin, and combines reminiscences about their concerts and teaching activities with his insightful commentary on their wide-ranging repertoire. Appendices list every work performed by the quartet, both in concert and on disc. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
 
 
Schumann: A Chorus of Voices, Tibbetts, John C.
13 Tibbetts, John C. Schumann: A Chorus of Voices
Amadeus Press 2010 1574671855 / 9781574671858 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
514pp. A significant contribution to Schumann's 200th-birthday year, 2010. In these hitherto unpublished interviews and conversations, more than thirty biographers, musicians, critics, and commentators offer their own unique perspectives on Schumann's life, work, controversies, and place in the history of Romantic music. Gathered by Schumann scholar John C. Tibbetts during more than thirty years of travel and research, these intimate and informal talks take the reader “backstage” to the rehearsal hall, scholar's study, archive, and music festival. The accompanying disc features Van Cliburn Gold Medalist Jose Feghali performing and discussing Schumann's Carnaval, Opus 9, and pianist Ronald Brautigam performing the complete Noveletten, Opus 21 – not available anywhere else! 
Price: 20.00 GBP
 
 
Making Music. Neville Marriner and the Academy of St Martins in the Fields, Tyler, Christian
14 Tyler, Christian Making Music. Neville Marriner and the Academy of St Martins in the Fields
Norwich Unicorn Press Ltd 2009 1906509042 / 9781906509040 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
159pp, 70+ photographs, colour and b/w, chronology, players past and present and members of the chorus, select discography and awards. Based on archive material, interviews with players, soloists, its managers, record producers and audiences. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 


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