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History of the Pianoforte (1879), Brinsmead, Edgar
41 Brinsmead, Edgar History of the Pianoforte (1879)
Frits Knuf 1986 9060275012 / 9789060275016 Paperback New 
201pp, illustrations. A mid-19th century overview of the development of the piano and earlier forms of keyboard instruments from the Ancients until the 1870s. Examines the forerunners of the piano, including the clavicytherium, virginals, spinet and harpsichord, and the fundamental acoustic properties they have in common, to the invention and development of the modern instrument and the work of significant European and British makers. Facsimile reprint. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Letters from a Life: Selected Letters and Diaries of Benjamin Britten Volume Two 1939-45, Britten, Benjamin - edited by Donald Mitchell & Philip Reed
42 Britten, Benjamin - edited by Donald Mitchell & Philip Reed Letters from a Life: Selected Letters and Diaries of Benjamin Britten Volume Two 1939-45
Faber & Faber 1998 0571194001 / 9780571194001 Paperback New 
848pp, plates. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. The letters in this second volume are among the most fascinating of the correspondence, and - supplemented by the editors' detailed commentary and by exhaustive contemporary documentation - offer a unique insight into American history, politics and culture during the Second World War. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
Victor Trumper and the 1902 Australians, Brown, Lionel H.
43 Brown, Lionel H. Victor Trumper and the 1902 Australians
Secker & Warburg, 1981 043607107X / 9780436071072 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
. xv, 208pp, 8 plates, scores, statistics. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Barton Remembered 1939 - 1945. Part Three. Those Who Came Back., Bryant, Geoffrey F.
44 Bryant, Geoffrey F. Barton Remembered 1939 - 1945. Part Three. Those Who Came Back.
Barton-on-humber Workers Educational Association 2000 0900959150 / 9780900959158 Paperback Very Good 
vi, 144pp, illustrations. Slight crease on bottom corner of cover. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Beethoven's Ninth - A Political History, Buch, Esteban
45 Buch, Esteban Beethoven's Ninth - A Political History
University of Chicago Press 2003 0226078124 / 9780226078120 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
327pp, illustrations, music examples. A little creasing to rear endpaper and rear wrap-around of dust jacket. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
J Craig Annan: Selected Texts and Bibliography, Buchanan, William
46 Buchanan, William J Craig Annan: Selected Texts and Bibliography
Oxford Clio 1994 1851092072 / 9781851092079 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
192pp, illustrations. The work of J Craig Annan (1864-1946) all but disappeared after his death. The author presents an essay on Annan, the 'international pictorialist', and a collection of documents including several reviews of exhibitions in Annan's home city of Glasgow and two letters from Annan to Stieglitz. New copy; The World Photographers Reference Series 
Price: 20.00 GBP
 
 
Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music, Bukofzer, Manfred
47 Bukofzer, Manfred Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music
J. M. Dent 1951 Hardcover; Blue Cloth, Gilt Titles Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
324pp, 4 plates, music examples. Dust jacket slightly chipped at top of spine in removable protective cover. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
A History of English Cathedral Music 1549 - 1889. (2 Volumes), Bumpus, John S.
48 Bumpus, John S. A History of English Cathedral Music 1549 - 1889. (2 Volumes)
T. Werner Laurie Ltd. N.D. Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
No Date (circa 1908) 580pp, illustrations. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
 
 
Study & Listening Guide for Grout / Palisca; a History of Western Music 6th Edition & Palisca; Norton Anthology of Western Music 4th Edition, Burkholder, J. Peter
49 Burkholder, J. Peter Study & Listening Guide for Grout / Palisca; a History of Western Music 6th Edition & Palisca; Norton Anthology of Western Music 4th Edition
New York Norton 2001 0393976947 / 9780393976946 Softcover New 
412pp. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
A General History of Music from the Earliest Ages to the Present Period (1789) 2 Volumes With Critical and Historical Notes by Frank Mercer, Burney, Charles
50 Burney, Charles A General History of Music from the Earliest Ages to the Present Period (1789) 2 Volumes With Critical and Historical Notes by Frank Mercer
G. T. Foulis & Company Ltd. 1935 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Pages 817,1098, frontispiece to each volume, hundreds of musical examples, an appendix with a selection of Burney's letters, a memoir of Burney, indexes, illustrations of ancient musical instruments. Bound in blue cloth boards with gilt titles, faded on spines. Very heavy volumes, extra postage will be requested. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
 
 
Handel and the English Chapel Royal, Burrows, Donald
51 Burrows, Donald Handel and the English Chapel Royal
Oxford University Press 2006 0198162286 / 9780198162285 Reprint Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
676pp, 60 music examples, 28 halftones. Full-length study of Handel's English Church music. As well as dealing with the many aspects of the compositions themselves, it traces the background to the items in the repertory and also examines the circumstances of Handel's performances, the building which (unlike his theatres) still survives in London today. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. ; Oxford Studies in British Church Music Series. 
Price: 70.00 GBP
 
 
Handel and the English Chapel Royal, Burrows, Donald
52 Burrows, Donald Handel and the English Chapel Royal
Oxford University Press 2008 0199550964 / 9780199550968 Paperback New 
656pp 60 music examples, 28 halftones. Full-length study of Handel's English Church music. As well as dealing with the many aspects of the compositions themselves, it traces the background to the items in the repertory and also examines the circumstances of Handel's performances, the building which (unlike his theatres) still survives in London today. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. ; Oxford Studies in British Church Music Series. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
 
 
The Daily Telegraph Guide to Britain's Maritime Past, Burton, Anthony
53 Burton, Anthony The Daily Telegraph Guide to Britain's Maritime Past
Aurum Press 2003 185410909X / 9781854109095 Softcover Near Fine 
174pp, many colour Illustrations, maps. Previous owner's signature inside cover. A unique gazetteer of sites associated with Britain's seafaring tradition. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Almshouses in the West Riding of Yorkshire 1600 - 1900, Caffrey, Helen
54 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
 
 
The Edinburgh Highland Reel and Strathspey Society: A History, Calder, James Moray
55 Calder, James Moray The Edinburgh Highland Reel and Strathspey Society: A History
East Linton, Scotland Tuckwell Press 2001 1862321442 / 9781862321441 Paperback New 
129pp, 20 plates. The Edinburgh Highland Reel and Strathspey Society was formed in 1881, 'for the practice or promotion of Scottish National Music, more especially Reel and Strathspey playing in the old Highland fashion'. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
The Great Violinists, Campbell, Margaret
56 Campbell, Margaret The Great Violinists
Granada Publishing 1980 0236401831 / 9780236401833 Hardcover; Green Cloth/Gilt Titles Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
xxix, 366pp, plates, discography. Foreword by Ruggiero Ricci. Brief accounts of the lives, characters and history of many of the greatest violinists. A chart shows the stylistic lineage of such differing players as Perlman, Stern and Menuhin in unbroken teacher-pupil continuity back to Corelli. 
Price: 13.00 GBP
 
 
Musical Wind Instruments: A History of the Wind Instruments Used in European Orchestras and Wind-Bands from the Later Middle Ages Up to the Present Time, Carse, Adam
57 Carse, Adam Musical Wind Instruments: A History of the Wind Instruments Used in European Orchestras and Wind-Bands from the Later Middle Ages Up to the Present Time
MacMillan 1939 Hardcover Very Good- 
xv, 381pp, plates, fingering charts, text figures. Previous owner's signature on endpaper, slight rubbing to boards, no dust jacket. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
Sounds Magnificent: The Story of the Symphony, Chappell, Herbert
58 Chappell, Herbert Sounds Magnificent: The Story of the Symphony
BBC 1984 0563202440 / 9780563202448 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
172pp, many illustrations, colour & b/w. Traces the development of the symphony and the growth of the orchestra from the early string ensembles to the full scale symphony orchestras of today. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Gretry & the Growth of Opera-Comique, Charlton, David
59 Charlton, David Gretry & the Growth of Opera-Comique
Cambridge University Press 1986 052125129X / 9780521251297 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
383pp, frontis, 9 plates, music examples. This is the first book in English on Grétry who composed some thirty-four opéras-comiques, twenty-four of these are given a chapter each, with plot summary, critical discussion, summary of different versions and history of performance in Paris. The biographical chapters incorporate original material from his Memoires, not previously translated. A comprehensive survey of opéra-comique between 1768 and 1791. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
 
 
Moreschi and the Voice of the Castrato, Clapton, Nicholas
60 Clapton, Nicholas Moreschi and the Voice of the Castrato
Haus Publishing 2008 1905791429 / 9781905791422 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
354pp, illustrations. Alessandro Moreschi (1858-1922) was known during his life as the 'Angel of Rome' and is remembered as the only castrato singer of whom recordings survive. Historically he was the last representative of the centuries-old tradition of castrating boy singers in order to preserve the pitch of their voices to adulthood - an act of cruelty that produced come of the greatest singers the world had ever known. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
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