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1 Boosey, William Fifty Years of Music
Ernest Benn 1931 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
202pp, 8 plates. Memoirs and history of music publishers Boosey and Chappell. Previous owner's inscription, edges foxed. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
Pages from a Musician's Life, Busch, Fritz
2 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
 
 
The Memoirs of Hector Berlioz: Member of the French Institute Including His Travels in Italy, Germany, Russia and England. 1803-1865, Cairns, David
3 Cairns, David The Memoirs of Hector Berlioz: Member of the French Institute Including His Travels in Italy, Germany, Russia and England. 1803-1865
Victor Gollancz Ltd 1969 57500181X Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
636pp, plates. Ex college library, small stamp on title page. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
 
 
Blowing My Own Trumpet. Memoirs of a Yorkshire Bandsman, Casson, Colin
4 Casson, Colin Blowing My Own Trumpet. Memoirs of a Yorkshire Bandsman
Tempus 2008 075244719X / 9780752447193 Paperback Fine 
96pp. Memories of childhood and early days in the Black Dyke Mills Band to trooping the colour with the Irish Guards and his debut with Geraldo, this collection of tales from Haworth musician Colin Casson takes the reader from Westminster Abbey to Northern Ireland, Europe, Australia and the Hollywood of the 1950s. A hugely successful career with British institutions such as the BBC Philharmonic and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (with whom he débuted Britten's War Requiem) followed. Illustrated with more than sixty photographs and filled with amusing anecdotes including how he came to record the theme tune for The Bridge Over The River Kwai 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
First Beginning. a Boy's Memories of Beverley, Windermere and Repton, Crosskill, W. E.
5 Crosskill, W. E. First Beginning. a Boy's Memories of Beverley, Windermere and Repton
Beverley, East Yorkshire Highgate Publications 1987 0948929081 / 9780948929083 Paperback Fine 
36pp, illustrations by the author. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Memoirs of Lorenzo Da Ponte: Mozart's Librettist, Da Ponte, Lorenzo - translated by Elisabeth Abbott
6 Da Ponte, Lorenzo - translated by Elisabeth Abbott Memoirs of Lorenzo Da Ponte: Mozart's Librettist
Dover Paperback Very Good 
512pp, 42 illustrations. 1967 Unabridged republication of the 1929 translation, with introduction and annotations by Arthur Livingston. Slight edge wear. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
7 Da Ponte, Lorenzo - Translated, with an Introduction & Notes, By L.A.Sheppard Memoirs of Lorenzo Da Ponte: Mozart's Librettist
George Routledge & Sons 1929 Hardcover Good+ 
388pp, frontis, 7 plates. Edges dust stained, corners bumped, no dust jacket. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
Chopin and George Sand in Majorca, Ferra, Bartomeu
8 Ferra, Bartomeu Chopin and George Sand in Majorca
Palma De Mallorca Edicions La Cartoixa 1935 Paperback Very Good 
Plates, fold out illustration of the Cartuja of Valldemosa, drawings by the author. Preceded by an extract from 'The Memoirs of Aurore Sand' translated by R. D. F. Pring-Mill. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Musical and Other Recollections of Carl Fuchs, 'cellist, Fuchs, Carl
9 Fuchs, Carl Musical and Other Recollections of Carl Fuchs, 'cellist
Sherratt and Hughes At the Saint Ann's Press. 1937 Hardcover 
132pp, frontis portrait, 16 plates. Very slight edgewear to boards, dust jacket a little dust stained else very good. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
 
 
Swingtime in Tottenham, Green, Benny
10 Green, Benny Swingtime in Tottenham
Lemon Tree Press 1976 0904291111 / 9780904291117 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 
107pp. The Memoirs of the Jazz Musician Benny Green, 1940s -1970s. Illustrated by Ross 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Horns in High C. A Memoir of Musical Discoveries and Adventures, Landon H. C. Robbins
11 Landon H. C. Robbins Horns in High C. A Memoir of Musical Discoveries and Adventures
Thames and Hudson 1999 0500019320 / 9780500019320 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
176pp, 42 illustrations. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
I Play As I Please: The Memoirs of an Old Etonian Trumpeter, Lyttelton, Humphrey
12 Lyttelton, Humphrey I Play As I Please: The Memoirs of an Old Etonian Trumpeter
Macgibbon & Kee 1954 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
2nd Impression. 200pp, frontis, 8 plates. Dust jacket slightly worn, reinforced on the inside edge. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
Testimony. The Memoirs of Dmitri Shostakovich, Shostakovich, Dmitri. edited by Solomon Volkov
13 Shostakovich, Dmitri. edited by Solomon Volkov Testimony. The Memoirs of Dmitri Shostakovich
Faber & Faber 1981 0571118291 / 9780571118298 Paperback Very Good 
289pp, plates. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Perfect Pitch: An Autobiography, Slonimsky, Nicolas
14 Slonimsky, Nicolas Perfect Pitch: An Autobiography
Oxford University Press 1988 0193151553 / 9780193151550 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
263pp, 16 plates. The memoirs of Russian conductor, composer, lexicographer and music theorist. Nicolas Slonimsky looks back over a long life which saw him serve in the Russian Imperial Army, emigrate to America, and become conductor of the Hollywood Bowl orchestra. Dust jacket faded. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Music on My Mind: the Memoirs of an American Pianist, Smith, Willie The Lion (with George Hoefer )
15 Smith, Willie The Lion (with George Hoefer ) Music on My Mind: the Memoirs of an American Pianist
MacGibbon & Kee 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
xvi, 318pp. Foreword by Duke Ellington. Dust jacket a little worn and bruised. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
Memories and Commentaries, Stravinsky, Igor & Craft, Robert
16 Stravinsky, Igor & Craft, Robert Memories and Commentaries
Faber & Faber 1981 0571100333 / 9780571100330 Paperback Very Good 
183pp, frontis, 18 b/w plates. The second in a series of Stravinsky/Craft conversation books. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
 
 
Memories and Commentaries One-volume edition compiled and edited by Robert Craft., Stravinsky, Igor & Craft, Robert
17 Stravinsky, Igor & Craft, Robert Memories and Commentaries One-volume edition compiled and edited by Robert Craft.
Faber & Faber 2002 0571212425 / 9780571212422 Paperback New 
311pp, 16 b/w plates. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
Myself Among Others. A Life in Music, Wein, George with Nate Chinen
18 Wein, George with Nate Chinen Myself Among Others. A Life in Music
Da Capo Press 2003 0306813521 / 9780306813528 Paperback New 
xiv, 546pp,16pp b&w plates. The memoirs of impresario and founder of three major jazz festivals George Wein. He recounts his relationships including Duke Ellington, Miles Davis and Frank Sinatra, and anecdotal stories such as Charlie Mingus’ visit to the White House and the day when Bob Dylan first went electric. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
Reminiscences of Rimsky-Korsakov, Yashtrebtsev, V. V.
19 Yashtrebtsev, V. V. Reminiscences of Rimsky-Korsakov
Columbia University Press 1985 023105260X / 9780231052603 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
xv, 578pp. Edited and translated by Florence Jonas. Two tiny tears to top edge of dust jacket. 
Price: 32.00 GBP
 


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