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Schubert Studies. Problems of Style and Chronology, Badura-Skoda, Eva & Peter Branscombe
1 Badura-Skoda, Eva & Peter Branscombe Schubert Studies. Problems of Style and Chronology
Cambridge University Press 1982 0521226066 / 9780521226066 Hardcover Very Good 
xiv, 369pp, illustrations, music examples. This collection of articles, written by European, American and British scholars, clarifies problems of style and chronology in the music Schubert composed during the last decade of his life. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
A Collection of Three Pieces: - Valediction / Aubade / a Voluntary in the Style of John Stanley, Gaze, Nigel
2 Gaze, Nigel A Collection of Three Pieces: - Valediction / Aubade / a Voluntary in the Style of John Stanley
Ely, Cambridgeshire Oecumuse Spiral bound Fine 
5pp Valediction: A quiet recessional piece for the organ; 8pp. Aubade. 11pp. A Voluntary in four movements for organ solo (manuals only) ; Sheet Music 
Price: 5.00 GBP
3 Gerald, Abraham. Chopin's Musical Style
Oxford University Press 1941 Reprint Hardcover Good+ 
xiii, 116pp, music examples. No dust jacket, a little wear to boards. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
French Opera.  A Short History, Giroud, Vincent
4 Giroud, Vincent French Opera. A Short History
Yale University Press 2010 0300117655 / 9780300117653 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
x, 366pp, 16 plates. From the 17th century to the present this book surveys of works by composers from Lully to Messiaen. Tracing the development of form and style, it profiles the performers and audiences, and unwraps the politics and the scandals. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
Proceedings of the Royal Musical Association: Volume 103, 1976/1977, Greer, David
5 Greer, David Proceedings of the Royal Musical Association: Volume 103, 1976/1977
Paperback Good+ 
218pp, music examples, plates, text figures. Cover creased, slight damage to spine. Contents includes: North Italian Falsobordone and its Relevance to the early Style Recitativo; French Classical Organ Music in the Liturgy; A View of Elgar's Methods of Composition through the Sketches of the Symphony no 2 in Eb (op. 63) ; English Song Repertories in the Mid-fifteenth Century; Handel's Early Musical Development; Music and Spectacle at the Gonzaga Court, c. 1580-1600; The Henrician Partbooks at Peterhouse, Cambridge; The Early History of the Viol; Toward the Revival of the Classical Orchestra; Economic History and Music. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
Early Music Vol XVIII No 3 August 1990, Kenyon Nicholas
6 Kenyon Nicholas Early Music Vol XVIII No 3 August 1990
Oxford University Press Paperback Very Good 
Many illustrations, colour and b/w, music examples. Contents include: The Vestal Virgin and the Fire-stealer: memory, creation and authenticity; Instrumental music in the early 16th-century Mass: new evidence; Two polyphonic istampite from the 14th century; Six new dances by kellom Tomlinson: a recently discovered manuscript; ‘And Now About the Cauldron Sing’: music and the supernatural on the Restoration stage; Handel, the Dead March and a newly identified trombone movement; What Samuel Pepys heard on 3 February 1661: English trumpet style under later Stuart monarchs; Farinelli revisited. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
The Creative World of Beethoven. Studies by Eminent Scholars in Beethoven's Style, Technique, Life and Works, Lang, Paul Henry
7 Lang, Paul Henry The Creative World of Beethoven. Studies by Eminent Scholars in Beethoven's Style, Technique, Life and Works
Norton 1971 0393006050 / 9780393006056 Paperback Very Good 
291pp, music examples, illustrations. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
Music Discourse from Classical to Early Modern Times: Editing and Translating Texts, Maniates, Maria Rika
8 Maniates, Maria Rika Music Discourse from Classical to Early Modern Times: Editing and Translating Texts
Toronto University Press 1997 0802009727 / 9780802009722 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
148pp. Papers given at the Twenty-Sixth Annual Conference on Editorial Problems. The study of medieval and Renaissance music relies heavily on scholarly editions and translations of theoretical and liturgical sources to provide means of interpreting notation, style and compositional processes. The five essays in this volume deal with the problems inherent in editing and translating such writings, covering topics including early music theory, medieval Arabic writings on music, liturgy, and Euclid's Sectio canonis and Ptolemy's Harmonica in the Latin tradition. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
Singing Schumann. An Interpretive Guide for Performers, Miller, Richard
9 Miller, Richard Singing Schumann. An Interpretive Guide for Performers
Oxford University Press 2005 0195181972 / 9780195181975 Paperback New 
245pp, illustrations, music examples. Practical advice for bringing Robert Schumann's Lieder to life in performance. Guides the reader through the interpretation of all the solo and duet songs, drawing on Schumann's compositional style and its historical background. In particular, the author focuses on the rich and varied repertoire of Schumann's later years, challenging the conventional view that these works reflect a decline in the composer's creative powers. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
Twentieth-Century Music: a History of Musical Style in Modern Europe and America, Morgan, Robert P.
10 Morgan, Robert P. Twentieth-Century Music: a History of Musical Style in Modern Europe and America
New York Norton 1991 039395272X / 9780393952728 First Edition Hardcover; Green Cloth/Gilt Titles Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
554pp, illustrations, music examples. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. ; Norton Introduction to Music History 
Price: 25.00 GBP
Dead Man Blues. Jelly Roll Morton Way out West, Pastras, Phil
11 Pastras, Phil Dead Man Blues. Jelly Roll Morton Way out West
University of California Press 2001 0520215230 / 9780520215238 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
xxiv, 246pp, illustrations. Dust jacket has very slight crease. Pastras's discovery of a previously unknown collection of memorabilia, including a 58-page scrapbook compiled by Morton himself, sheds new light on Morton's personal and artistic development, as well as on the crucial role played by Anita Gonzales. Pastras traces Morton's artistic development as a pianist, composer, and bandleader. Among many other topics he discusses the complexities of racial identity for Morton and his circle, his belief in voodoo, his relationships with women, his style of performance, and his roots in black musical traditions. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
Skyscraper Lullaby: the Life and Music of John Alden Carpenter, Pollack, Howard
12 Pollack, Howard Skyscraper Lullaby: the Life and Music of John Alden Carpenter
Smithsonian 1995 1560984007 / 9781560984009 Hardcover; Green Cloth/Black Titles New in Fine dust jacket 
511pp, plates, music examples. Heavy book, extra postage may be requested for delivery outside UK. John Alden Carpenter (1876-1951) was one of the wealthiest businessmen in Chicago, and also one of the most inventive and original American composers of his generation whose work was championed by Koussevitsky, Diaghilev and Bruno Walter. The first full length study of this major figure chronicles Carpenter's hectic artistic and business career, and examines the influences of popular music and jazz that played a vital role in the development of his distinctively Modernist musical style. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
The Flute, Powell, Ardal
13 Powell, Ardal The Flute
New Haven Yale University Press 2002 0300093411 / 9780300093414 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
347pp, illustrations & plates, colour & b/w. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. The history of the flute from the twelfth century to the present day. It discusses the evolution of the instrument, the revolutions in playing style and repertoire, the lives of flute players and makers, and the uses of the instrument within various types of music. ; Yale Musical Instrument Series 
Price: 35.00 GBP
Beethoven's String Quartets, Radcliffe, Philip
14 Radcliffe, Philip Beethoven's String Quartets
Cambridge University Press 1978 052129326X / 9780521293266 Second Edition Paperback Fine 
192pp, music examples. Each work is examined in detail describing the development of style and is compared with Beethoven's other music and with the string quartets of composers before and since. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
Choir & Organ, Ramsey, Basil (editor)
15 Ramsey, Basil (editor) Choir & Organ
1996 Paperback Very Good 
volume 4. (no's 1, 2, 4, 5, & 6 only). Includes ; - David Willcocks and the Bach Choir; The Ranworth Antiphoner; Organo Pleno. Musical Revolution - The Baltic States rise again; Ave Verum - Reminiscences of Mozart's late style; mNicholas Danby. A Question of Style - Interpreting Bach; Giles Swayne; Centenary - American Guild of Organists. Danish Issues; Haydn's Hermenegeld masses reassessed. St Petersburg Kapelle. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
Choir & Organ - Quarterly, Ramsey, Basil (editor)
16 Ramsey, Basil (editor) Choir & Organ - Quarterly
1993 Paperback Very Good 
The four issues of volume 1. Includes ; - A Survey of Church Music Today; A Rieger organ in Edinburgh; Tourneire and the romantic organ. Organs in Reykjavik and York; Jeffrey Lewis on cathedral music. Choirs across America; William Byrd at 450; French-style organ at Royal Academy of Music. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
The Novello Band Book, Rivers, Patrick
17 Rivers, Patrick The Novello Band Book
Sevenoaks, Kent Novello 1975 Paperback Very Good 
Vi, 69pp. Crease on front cover. Section headings: - Development and Technique; Easy Dotted-Note Rhythms; Style; Semiquaver Rhythms; Compound Time; Syncopation. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
Overture. D Major (In the Italian Style) D590, Schubert, Franz
18 Schubert, Franz Overture. D Major (In the Italian Style) D590
Eulenburg 1971 Paperback Very Good 
ee1130. Miniature score. Foreword by Max Alberti (in English & German) 47pp. Small discoloured area top of cover. ; Sheet Music 
Price: 5.00 GBP
American Klezmer: its Roots and Offshoots, Slobin, Mark
19 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. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
J. S. Bach's Great Eighteen Organ Chorales, Stinson, Russell
20 Stinson, Russell J. S. Bach's Great Eighteen Organ Chorales
Oxford University Press 2001 0195116666 / 9780195116663 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
171pp, music examples, facsimiles. A comprehensive monograph of this unique collection of Bach's organ works, examining its musical style, origin, issues for performance and reception history. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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