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Conductors and Conducting

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Conductors and Conducting

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Sir Henry Wood. Fifty Years of the Proms.
1 Sir Henry Wood. Fifty Years of the Proms.
BBC Paperback 
64pp, illustrations. 'This book was designed as the BBC's tribute to Sir Henry Woods's life work for music, on the occasion of the Jubilee Year of the Promenade Concerts and of his seventy-fifth birthday. Covers dust stained. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
The Barbirollis. a Musical Marriage, Atkins, Harold & Cotes, Peter
2 Atkins, Harold & Cotes, Peter The Barbirollis. a Musical Marriage
Robson Books 1983 0860512118 / 9780860512110 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
238pp, 16 plates. A warm-hearted account of a remarkable couple - and two remarkable careers. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
Recording the Classics: Maestros, Music, and Technology, Badal, James
3 Badal, James Recording the Classics: Maestros, Music, and Technology
Ohio Kent State University Press 1996 087338542X / 9780873385428 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
186pp, illustrations. A collection of interviews with major orchestra conductors such as Vladimir Ashkenazy, Colin Davis, Antal Doráti, and Lorin Maazel, exploring the impact of recording technology on contemporary musical culture. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
A Life in Music, Barenboim Daniel
4 Barenboim Daniel A Life in Music
Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2002 0297646494 / 9780297646495 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
x, 246pp, 24 plates, some in colour. Edited by Michael Lewin, revised by Phillip Huscher. This revised edition updates the original material and adds six new chapters. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
Charles Hallé - A Musical Life, Beale, Robert
5 Beale, Robert Charles Hallé - A Musical Life
Ashgate Publishing 2007 0754661377 / 9780754661375 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
300pp, 6 b&w illustrations. ; Music in Nineteenth Century Britain 
Price: 55.00 GBP
A Mingled Chime: Leaves from an Autobiography, Beecham, Thomas
6 Beecham, Thomas A Mingled Chime: Leaves from an Autobiography
Arrow Books 1987 0862873762 / 9780862873769 Paperback Very Good+ 
Price: 5.00 GBP
The conductor.  The theory of his art: Extrait du grand d'instrumentation et d'orchestration modernes, Berlioz, Hector
7 Berlioz, Hector The conductor. The theory of his art: Extrait du grand d'instrumentation et d'orchestration modernes
William Reeves N.D. Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
63pp, +48pp advertisements, music examples, text figures. Edges foxed and pages browned. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
Zubin Mehta, Bookspan, Martin & Yockey, Ross
8 Bookspan, Martin & Yockey, Ross Zubin Mehta
Robert Hale 1980 070917862X / 9780709178620 Hardcover 
226pp, 16 plates. Ex library, plate on front endpaper, else very good in very good dust jacket 
Price: 5.00 GBP
Zubin. The Zubin Mehta Story, Bookspan, Martin & Yockey, Ross
9 Bookspan, Martin & Yockey, Ross Zubin. The Zubin Mehta Story
Harper & Row 1978 0061204005 / 9780061204005 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
226pp, 16 plates 
Price: 5.00 GBP
The Conductor  His Artistry and Craftsmanship, Bowles, Michael
10 Bowles, Michael The Conductor His Artistry and Craftsmanship
G. Bell 1961 Glazed boards 
191pp, music examples. Ex library, usual stamps and small label on spine 
Price: 5.00 GBP
Conductor's Gallery, Brook, Donald
11 Brook, Donald Conductor's Gallery
Rockliff 1946 3rd printing Hardcover 
xii, 188pp, 46 plates. Good in chipped dust jacket. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
Leopold Stokowski: A Profile, Chasins, Abram
12 Chasins, Abram Leopold Stokowski: A Profile
Robert Hale 1981 0801544807 / 9780801544804 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
313pp, frontis, 16 plates, discography. In removable protective cover. Previous owner's book plate on endpaper. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
An Orchestra Beyond Borders. Voices of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, Cheah, Elena. Foreword by Daniel Barenboim
13 Cheah, Elena. Foreword by Daniel Barenboim An Orchestra Beyond Borders. Voices of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Verso 2009 1844674088 / 9781844674084 Paperback New 
viii, 280pp. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
Conducting Berlioz, Del Mar, Norman
14 Del Mar, Norman Conducting Berlioz
Oxford University Press 1997 0198165595 / 9780198165590 Paperback New 
Price: 25.00 GBP
Arturo Toscanini: the NBC Years, Frank, Mortimer H.
15 Frank, Mortimer H. Arturo Toscanini: the NBC Years
Portland, OR Amadeus Press 2002 1574670697 / 9781574670691 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
358 pp, 34 b/w photos. Describes 17 years (1937-1954) conducting the NBC Symphony Orchestra. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
Concerning Music, Furtwangler, Wilhelm
16 Furtwangler, Wilhelm Concerning Music
Boosey & Hawkes 1953 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
96pp, frontis. Translated from the German by L. J. Lawrence. Dust jacket price clipped and slightly chipped along top edge. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
Carl Schuricht, Gavoty, Bernard
17 Gavoty, Bernard Carl Schuricht
Geneva René Kister 1956 illustrated wrappers Very Good 
32pp, illustrations. Slight edge wear. ; Great Concert Artists Series 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Conductors  A New Generation, Hart, Philip
18 Hart, Philip Conductors A New Generation
Robson Books 1980 0860510980 / 9780860510987 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
312pp, 8 plates. Biographies of Zubin Mehta, Ricardo Muti, Claudio Abbado, Daniel Barenboim, Andrew Davis, Seiji Ozawa, James Levine, Edo de Waart. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
The Virtuoso Conductors.  The Central European Tradition from Wagner to Karajan, Holden, Raymond
19 Holden, Raymond The Virtuoso Conductors. The Central European Tradition from Wagner to Karajan
Yale University Press 2005 0300093268 / 9780300093261 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
370pp, illustrations. This study considers some of the greatest figures, in each case tracing the course of the conductor's career and discussing his influences, rehearsal techniques, repertoire, performance practice and place in musical history. The conductors discussed are: von Bulow, Nikisch, Mahler, Weingartner, Richard Strauss, Walter, Klemperer, Furtwangler and Karajan. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
Conductors on Record, Holmes John L
20 Holmes John L Conductors on Record
Victor Gollancz 1982 0575027819 / 9780575027817 34th edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
xv, 734pp. An encyclopaedia of internationally recorded orchestral conductors from the early days of recording to 1977. Dust jacket price clipped. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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