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Image for Herbert Von Karajan. My Autobiography

Herbert Von Karajan. My Autobiography

By: Karajan, Herbert Von. (As Told by Franz Endler)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson: 1989

Seller ID: 9401

ISBN: 0283997230

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


150pp, plates. Dust jacket price clipped with a tiny tear. View more info

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Musical Lives

By: Kenyon Nicholas

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2002

Seller ID: 7352

ISBN: 0198605285

Condition: New


313pp. Contains miniature biographies taken from the archives of the Dictionary of National Biography. View more info

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Simon Rattle The Making of a Conductor

By: Kenyon, Nicholas

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1987

Seller ID: 3857

ISBN: 0571146708

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


246pp, many illustrations, chronology of first appearances & appointments, discography. Previous owners signature. Corners slightly bumped. View more info

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Simon Rattle The Making of a Conductor

By: Kenyon, Nicholas

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1989

Seller ID: 6140

ISBN: 0571147976

Condition: Very Good


246pp, many illustrations, chronology of first appearances & appointments, discography. View more info

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Conducting Without Fears, a Helpful Handbook for the Beginner, Part One: A General Survey

By: Lewis, Joseph

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Ascherberg, Hopwood & Crew Ltd: 1945

Seller ID: 10476

Condition: Very Good


55pp. View more info

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The Genius of Valhalla. The Life of Reginald Goodall

By: Lucas, John

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Boydell Press: 2009

Seller ID: 12742

ISBN: 1843835177

Condition: New


245pp Illustrations. Reginald Goodall conducted the triumphant 1945 premiere of Britten's Peter Grimes, but it was not until the Wagner performances of his last two decades that he became well known. In this update of his 1993 book Reggie, John Lucas uses letters, diaries and interviews with Goodall himself to unravel the mysteries of his early life and wartime Mosleyite sympathies; he also catalogues the frustrations of Goodall's years at Covent Garden and the positive ... View more info

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Dialogues & Discoveries: James Levine, His Life and His Music

By: Marsh, Robert C.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Scribner: 1998

Seller ID: 5812

ISBN: 0684831597

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


331pp, 16 plates, discography. View more info

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Practical Guide for the Conductor and Useful Notes for the Orchestra

By: Massi-Hardman, F. W. De

Price: £8.00

Publisher: William Reeves: N.D.

Seller ID: 8350

Condition: Very Good


x, 50pp, diagrams, music examples. View more info

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Arturo Toscanini

By: Matthews, Denis

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Tunbridge Wells, Midas Books: 1982

Seller ID: 7368

ISBN: 0859361721


176pp, illustrations, selected discography by Ray Burford. Ex library, book plate else very good in very good dust jacket View more info

Image for Behind the Baton. a Who's Who of Conductors

Behind the Baton. a Who's Who of Conductors

By: May, Robin

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Frederick Muller: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4883

ISBN: 0584104561

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


152pp, b/w illustrations. View more info

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The Score of My Life.

By: Mehta, Zubin, (with Renate Gräfin Matuschka)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Amadeus Press: 2009

Seller ID: 11167

ISBN: 157467174X

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


214pp, 16 plates. An account of Mehta's entire musical life, from his childhood days in Bombay to his journey to Vienna to study music at the age of 18, and on through his entire professional career. View more info

Image for It's all in the Music - The Life and Work of Pierre Monteux

It's all in the Music - The Life and Work of Pierre Monteux

By: Monteux, Doris

Price: £8.00

Publisher: William Kimber: 1966

Seller ID: 5176

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


255pp, frontis. ex library (1 unobtrusive stamp, small remains from pocket) View more info

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Bernard Haitink: A Working Life

By: Mundy, Simon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Robson Books: 1987

Seller ID: 12673

ISBN: 0860514455

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


191pp, 12 plates, discography. Dust jacket very slightly chipped on top edge of spine, previous owner's inscription. View more info

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Leopold Stokowski

By: Opperby, Preben

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Midas Books: 1982

Seller ID: 7087

ISBN: 0859362531

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


288pp, illustrations, discography, list of first performances. Previous owners name on endpaper View more info

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Leopold Stokowski

By: Opperby, Preben

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Midas Books: 1982

Seller ID: 7620

ISBN: 0859362531


288pp, illustrations, discography, list of first performances. Ex library, usual stamps else very good in very good dust jacket View more info

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Conversations with Karajan

By: Osborne Richard:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1991

Seller ID: 11898

ISBN: 019284024X

Condition: Very Good+


169pp, illustrations, selected recordings. View more info

Image for Boulez: Composer, Conductor, Enigma

Boulez: Composer, Conductor, Enigma

By: Peyser, Joan

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cassell & Co: 1977

Seller ID: 7253

ISBN: 0304299014

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


303pp, plates, music examples. Ex library, usual stamps sellotape remains on boards. View more info

Image for To Boulez and Beyond: Music in Europe Since The Rite of Spring

To Boulez and Beyond: Music in Europe Since The Rite of Spring

By: Peyser, Joan

Price: £8.50

Publisher: New York, Billboard Books: 1999

Seller ID: 12436

ISBN: 0823078752

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


382pp, plates. Traces the development of classical music from the beginning of the 20th century to the present day. A guide to the sense behind the sound and an analysis of major musical trends. View more info

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Charles Mackerras. A Musicians' Musician

By: Phelan. Nancy

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: 1987

Seller ID: 10625

ISBN: 0575036206

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


367pp, 16 plates, music examples, discography. With appendices by Sir Charles MacKerras, foreword by Lord Harewood. View more info

Image for The Musician and the Man: Portrait of Victor Desarzens 1908-1986

The Musician and the Man: Portrait of Victor Desarzens 1908-1986

By: Pittier, Jacques Michel

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Vevey, Switzerland, Nestle: 1992

Seller ID: 3833

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


156pp, many photographs. Published on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra. View more info