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Composers of Classical Music of Jewish Descent, Stevens, Lewis
121 Stevens, Lewis Composers of Classical Music of Jewish Descent
Vallentine Mitchell 2003 0853036136 / 9780853036135 Paperback New 
384pp, plates, text figures, maps. 'The contribution of Jewish composers to Western classical music over the past two centuries has been disproportionately significant. This book's first part gives a brief history of Jewish music and considers reasons, such as improvements in civil rights, which led to this flowering of talent; part two comprises brief biographies of over 250 composers with at least one Jewish grandparent, from the well-known Mendelssohn, Mahler and Kurt Weill to more obscure figures such as Castelnuovo-Tadesco and Carl Tausig'. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Choral Music in the Nineteenth Century, Strimple, Nick
122 Strimple, Nick Choral Music in the Nineteenth Century
Amadeus Press 2008 1574671545 / 9781574671544 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
283pp, illustrations, music examples. Beginning in 1796 with the composition and performance of Haydn's Mass in B-flat major ('Heiligmesse') , this study covers an extraordinary range of sacred and secular music for vocal ensembles, including works rooted in various ethnicities and nationalities. Strimple examines the choral repertoire by region, with chapters on Austria and Germany; France, Switzerland and the Low Countries; the British Isles; central Europe; Russia, Scandinavia and the Baltics; Spain, Portugal and Italy; and the Americas. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
The History of American Classical Music: Macdowell through Minimalism, Struble, John Warthen
123 Struble, John Warthen The History of American Classical Music: Macdowell through Minimalism
Robert Hale 1995 070905677X / 9780709056775 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
444pp, illustrations, chronology, list of basic repertoire. Ives. Griffes. Gershwin. Copland. Cage. Reich. Glass and many others Begins in colonial times to trace the many different sources of today's music. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
The History of American Classical Music: Macdowell through Minimalism, Struble, John Warthen
124 Struble, John Warthen The History of American Classical Music: Macdowell through Minimalism
Robert Hale 1995 070905677X / 9780709056775 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
444pp, illustrations, chronology, list of basic repertoire. Ives. Griffes. Gershwin. Copland. Cage. Reich. Glass and many others Begins in colonial times to trace the many different sources of today's music. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
The Renaissance: Source Readings in Music History, Strunk, Oliver
125 Strunk, Oliver The Renaissance: Source Readings in Music History
Faber & Faber 1981 0571116515 / 9780571116515 Paperback Very Good 
xiv, 175pp. Previous owners signature. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Singing Our Way to Victory: French Cultural Politics and Music During the Great War, Sweeney, Regina M.
126 Sweeney, Regina M. Singing Our Way to Victory: French Cultural Politics and Music During the Great War
Middletown, Connecticut Wesleyan University Press 2001 0819564737 / 9780819564733 Paperback New 
x, 355pp, 61 illustrations including contemporary postcards and songsheets. Singing and songwriting was an important mode of communication in Europe at the beginning of the 20th century. This book shows how 'songs not just reflected but also created the experience of the French in the Great War. 
Price: 13.00 GBP
 
 
A Concise History of Hungarian Music.  Chapter on Modern Music by Gyory Kroo, Szabolcsi, Bence
127 Szabolcsi, Bence A Concise History of Hungarian Music. Chapter on Modern Music by Gyory Kroo
Budapest Corvina Press 1974 9631366529 / 9789631366525 Hardcover with no dust jacket 
257pp (129pp of music examples) illustrations. Translated by Sara Karig and Fred MacNicol, translation revised by Florence Knepler. Ex university library, usual stamps else very good. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
 
 
Bach's Orchestra, Terry, Charles Sanford
128 Terry, Charles Sanford Bach's Orchestra
Oxford University Press 1932 Hardcover Very Good 
xv, 250pp, plates, music examples. A little foxing to first & last pages. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
French Pianism. A Historical Perspective, Timbrell, Charles
129 Timbrell, Charles French Pianism. A Historical Perspective
Kahn & Averill 1999 1871082668 / 9781871082661 Second Edition Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
370pp, illustrations. A survey of the historical development, performance practices and philosophies of the Paris Conservatoire school of piano playing written by a noted pianist who studied with several exponents of the uniquely French style of playing. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
 
 
The Concerto, Veinus, Abraham
130 Veinus, Abraham The Concerto
Cassell 1948 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
330pp. Slight edge wear to dust jacket, previous owner's signature on endpaper. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Music and the Middle Class. The Social Structure of Concert Life in London, Paris and Vienna, Weber, William
131 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
 
 
The Age of Enlightenment 1745-1790. Vol VII, Wellesz, Egon &  F. W. Sternfeld
132 Wellesz, Egon & F. W. Sternfeld The Age of Enlightenment 1745-1790. Vol VII
Oxford University Press 1974 0193163071 / 9780193163072 2nd impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
xx, 724pp, plates, music examples. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. ; The New Oxford History of Music 
Price: 14.00 GBP
 
 
The Anthem in England and America, Wienandt, Elwyn A. And Young, Robert H.
133 Wienandt, Elwyn A. And Young, Robert H. The Anthem in England and America
New York The Free Press 1970 Hardcover 
495pp, illustrations, music examples. Ex library, book plate, usual stamps, tape marks on boards, internally very good in very good dust jacket. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
The Music from 1650 to 1759: Purcell Odes; The Concerto Grosso, Wilkes, Roger
134 Wilkes, Roger The Music from 1650 to 1759: Purcell Odes; The Concerto Grosso
Knutsford, Cheshire Mostlly Music 1994 1899222502 / 9781899222506 Paperback Very Good 
53pp. ; Mostly Music Study Guides 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Valleys of Song. Music and Society in Wales 1840-1914, Williams, Gareth
135 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
 
 
The Choral Tradition. an Historical and Analytical Survey from the Sixteenth Century to the Present Day., Young, Percy M.
136 Young, Percy M. The Choral Tradition. an Historical and Analytical Survey from the Sixteenth Century to the Present Day.
Hutchinson 1968 0090633210 / 9780090633210 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
371pp, music examples. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Nineteenth Century British Music Studies Volume 1, Zon, Bennett
137 Zon, Bennett Nineteenth Century British Music Studies Volume 1
Aldershot Ashgate 1999 1840142596 / 9781840142594 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
xix, 324pp, illustrations, music examples. Essays from the inaugural biennial conference of Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain, which was held at the University of Hull in July 1997. ; Music in Nineteenth Century Britain 
Price: 50.00 GBP
 
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