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NHQ  The New Hungarian Quarterly  A Review of Political, Cultural, Social and Economic Life in Hungary  Vol XXVII  No 101
1 NHQ The New Hungarian Quarterly A Review of Political, Cultural, Social and Economic Life in Hungary Vol XXVII No 101
Budapest 1986 Paperback Very Good 
228pp, plates, colour & b/w 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
NHQ  The New Hungarian Quarterly  A Review of Political, Cultural, Social and Economic Life in Hungary  Vol XXVII  No 102
2 NHQ The New Hungarian Quarterly A Review of Political, Cultural, Social and Economic Life in Hungary Vol XXVII No 102
Budapest 1986 Paperback Very Good 
231pp, plates, colour & b/w small area of surface loss on spine 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
NHQ the New Hungarian Quarterly a Review of Political, Cultural, Social and Economic Life in Hungary Vol XXVI No 100
3 NHQ the New Hungarian Quarterly a Review of Political, Cultural, Social and Economic Life in Hungary Vol XXVI No 100
Budapest 1985 Paperback Very Good 
267pp, plates, colour & b/w 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Talent, Wonder and Delight: A Scrapbook of Victorian Entertainment, Adams, Anthony, and Robert Leach
4 Adams, Anthony, and Robert Leach Talent, Wonder and Delight: A Scrapbook of Victorian Entertainment
Blackie & Son 1976 0216900522 / 9780216900523 Paperback Very Good 
88pp, illustrations. Describes the range of the Victorians' leisure-time activities 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
The Pursuit of High Culture. John Ella and Chamber Music in Victorian London, Bashford, Christina
5 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
 
 
Musical Life in a Changing Society: Aspects of Musical Sociology, Blaukopf, Kurt
6 Blaukopf, Kurt Musical Life in a Changing Society: Aspects of Musical Sociology
Portland, OR Amadeus Press 1992 0931340551 / 9780931340550 Paperback New 
Translated by David Marinelli 328pp, colour frontis, diagrams & music examples. Explains the role musical activity plays in our social and cultural life. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
Almshouses in the West Riding of Yorkshire 1600 - 1900, Caffrey, Helen
7 Caffrey, Helen Almshouses in the West Riding of Yorkshire 1600 - 1900
Heritage 2006 1905223218 / 9781905223213 Paperback New 
108pp, many illustrations. Shows the changes and continuities of the period between the Reformation and the Welfare State. The buildings are considered architecturally and functionally for their evidence into contemporary attitudes to the elderly poor. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Musica Practica. The Social Practice of Western Music from Gregorian Chant to Postmodernism, Chanan, Michael
8 Chanan, Michael Musica Practica. The Social Practice of Western Music from Gregorian Chant to Postmodernism
Verso Books 1994 1859840051 / 9781859840054 Paperback Very Good+ 
xi, 302pp, 10 plates. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Hanns Eisler - A Rebel in Music, Grabs, Manfred.
9 Grabs, Manfred. Hanns Eisler - A Rebel in Music
Kahn & Averill 1999 1871082714 / 9781871082715 Paperback New 
223pp. Collected writings by Austrian composer Hanns Eisler who wrote on the premise that music should play a crucial role in creating a better society and future for mankind, including Basic Social Questions of Modern Music and On Stupidity in Music. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
Musical Networks: Parallel Distributed Perception and Performance, Griffith, Niall & Todd, Peter M.
10 Griffith, Niall & Todd, Peter M. Musical Networks: Parallel Distributed Perception and Performance
Cambridge, Mass MIT 1999 0262071819 / 9780262071819 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
385pp, text figures. A collection of neural network models of music and creativity, exploring the processes by which we make and listen to music through studies of pitch and tonality, rhythm and metre, melodic memory and composition. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
 
 
Dvorak, Honolka, Kurt
11 Honolka, Kurt Dvorak
Haus Publishing 2004 1904341527 / 9781904341529 Paperback New 
166pp, b/w & colour illustrations, chronology, list of works. A biography of Czech composer Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904) setting him in the political and social context of the Austro-Hungarian empire in the twilight of its power. ; Life and Times Series 
Price: 7.00 GBP
 
 
Ploughing the South Sea. A History of Merchant Shipping on the West Coast of South America., McGary, E. John
12 McGary, E. John Ploughing the South Sea. A History of Merchant Shipping on the West Coast of South America.
Author House 2006 1420829858 / 9781420829853 Paperback Very Good Signed by Author
364pp, illustrations, map. A study of economic, social and political factors contributing to an affecting the development of merchant shipping along the West Coast of South America, from the Spanish Imperial Era to the end of the 20th Century. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Gustav Mahler: The Early Years, Mitchell, Donald
13 Mitchell, Donald Gustav Mahler: The Early Years
Woodbridge, Suffolk Boydell Press 2003 1843830027 / 9781843830023 Paperback New 
343pp, illustrations, music examples. First published in 1958 and revised by Paul Banks and David Matthews in 1978, this biography includes a new introduction by the author and offers an account of the composers childhood and youth and his musical, personal and social environment up to 1880 and the completion of Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen. Following the biographical chapters are critical discussions of the early works. 
Price: 19.99 GBP
 
 
Medieval Parks of East Yorkshire, Neave, Susan
14 Neave, Susan Medieval Parks of East Yorkshire
Cherry Burton, East Yorkshire Hutton Press 1991 187216711X / 9781872167114 Paperback Very Good 
59pp, many illustrations, colour & b/w, maps. This book deals with the social & economic aspects of medieval parks and their impact on the landscape, followed by a brief history of each of the parks located in the East Riding. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
 
 
Music and the Middle Class. The Social Structure of Concert Life in London, Paris and Vienna, Weber, William
15 Weber, William Music and the Middle Class. The Social Structure of Concert Life in London, Paris and Vienna
Croom Helm 1975 0856642150 / 9780856642159 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
172pp. Dust jacket price clipped and a little chipped at the back, occasional very light pencil underlining. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
 
 
Music & Letters. a Quarterly Publication Volume 50, Westrup, Jack
16 Westrup, Jack Music & Letters. a Quarterly Publication Volume 50
Oxford University Press 1969 Paperback Very Good 
Number 1 January. 218pp, illustrations, music examples. 50th Anniversary Issue, double number. Contents: - Klein; Berlioz's Personality. MacDonald; Two Peculiarities of Berlioz's Notation. Lockspeiser: The Berlioz-Strauss Treatise on Instrumentation. Noske: Social Tensions in 'Le Nozze di Figaro'. McGrady: Henry Lawes and the Concept of 'Just Note and Accent'. Collins: A Reconsideration of French Over-dotting. Williams: Basso Continuo on the Organ I. Anderson: Newly Identified Tenor Chants in the Notre Dame Repertory. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
 
 
Music & Letters. a Quarterly Publication. Volume 52., Westrup, Jack
17 Westrup, Jack Music & Letters. a Quarterly Publication. Volume 52.
Oxford University Press 1971 Paperback Very Good+ 
Number 3, July. Pp233-351. Contents includes: - Thurston Dart; Simone Mayr and his 'L'amor coniugale'; Parsifal as Drama, Some Developments in Early Keyboard Studies; An Introduction to Adorno's Music and Social Criticism; The 'Cantiones Sacrae' of Heinrich Schutz Re-examined. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
18 Whitlock, Ralph The English Farm
J. M. Dent 1983 0460045849 / 9780460045841 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
256pp, many illustrations, colour & b/w. 
Price: 5.00 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
 


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