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Image for The Art of the Carillon in the Low Countries

The Art of the Carillon in the Low Countries

By: Lehr, André

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Lannoo: 1991

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 11268

ISBN: 9020919172

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


318pp, many illustrations, colour and b/w. Translated from Dutch. A very heavy book (2.5kg) , extra postage will be required. View more info

Image for Geschichte Des Deutschen Liedes Im XVIII Jahrhundert

Geschichte Des Deutschen Liedes Im XVIII Jahrhundert

By: Lindner, Ernst Otto

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Brietkopf: 1871

Seller ID: 9173

Condition: Good


167pp, music examples. Herausgegeben von Ludwig Erk. Cover torn, taped repair to spine, internally clean, a reading copy. View more info

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Music Discourse from Classical to Early Modern Times: Editing and Translating Texts

By: Maniates, Maria Rika

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Toronto University Press: 1997

Seller ID: 6296

ISBN: 0802009727

Condition: 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 m... View more info

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The Sonata Principle

By: Mellers, Wilfrid

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Barrie & Rockliff: 1969

Seller ID: 10677

ISBN: 214665828

Condition: Very Good


xiii, 232pp, music examples. Backed with clear plastic. ; Man and His Music: the Story of Musical Experience in the West. View more info

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Romanticism and the Twentieth Century

By: Mellers, Wilfrid

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Barrie & Rockliff: 1969

Seller ID: 10678

ISBN: 0214665836

Condition: Very Good-


viii, 278pp, music examples. Covered with protective film, previous owners name. ; Man and His Music: the Story of Musical Experience in the West. View more info

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British Museum Yearbook 4: Music and Civilization

By: Mitchell, T. C.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: British Museum: 1980

Seller ID: 11704

ISBN: 0714120049

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


247pp, illustrations. A heavy book, extra postage will be required outside UK. View more info

Image for Music and Musicians in the Escorial Liturgy under the Habsburgs, 1563-1700

Music and Musicians in the Escorial Liturgy under the Habsburgs, 1563-1700

By: Noone, Michael

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Rochester University Press: 1998

Seller ID: 6831

ISBN: 1878822713

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


416pp, colour frontis, illustrations. An examination of the performance and composition of liturgical music at El Escorial from 1563 to the death of Charles II in 1700. A fine copy in a very slightly bumped dust jacket. ; Eastman Studies in Music View more info

Image for Byrd to Britten. A Survey of English Song

Byrd to Britten. A Survey of English Song

By: Northcote, Sydney

Price: £10.00

Publisher: John Baker: 1966

Seller ID: 8643

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


152pp, frontis, 6 plates, music examples. Previous owners name written neatly on endpaper. View more info

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The Story of German Song

By: Oliphant, W.Elwin

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Arnold Fairbairns: 1909

Seller ID: 5540

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


243pp, frontis, 4 plates. Previous owners inscription. boards a little worn, content v good. View more info

Image for Music of the World: a History The Authoritative Account of the Art of Music & the Lives of Musicians in all Times and in all Countries

Music of the World: a History The Authoritative Account of the Art of Music & the Lives of Musicians in all Times and in all Countries

By: Pahlen, Kurt

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Spring Books: N.D.

Seller ID: 4805

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


424pp, 400 illustrations. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. View more info

Image for The World of the Oratorio - Oratorio, Mass, Requiem, Te Deum, Stabat Mater and Large Cantatas

The World of the Oratorio - Oratorio, Mass, Requiem, Te Deum, Stabat Mater and Large Cantatas

By: Pahlen, Kurt

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Aldershot, Scolar Press: 1990

Seller ID: 12418

ISBN: 0859678660

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


357pp, plates, music examples. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. View more info

Image for Vincent Novello 1781-1861. Music for the Masses

Vincent Novello 1781-1861. Music for the Masses

By: Palmer, Fiona M. & Professor Bennett Zon

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Limited: 2006

Seller ID: 12345

ISBN: 0754634957

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


274pp, 10 b&w illustrations and 20 music examples. ; Music in Nineteenth Century Britain View more info

Masterpieces of Music before 1750

By: Parrish & Ohl:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1952

Seller ID: 6749

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


x, 235pp, 50 extended music examples. An Anthology of Musical Examples from Gregorian Chant to J. S. Bach. Compiled & Edited with Historical & Analytical Notes. Previous owner's signature and very slight foxing on endpaper. View more info

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Victorian Popular Music

By: Pearsall, Ronald

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1973

Seller ID: 10462

ISBN: 0715371290

Condition: Very Good


240pp, illustrations. View more info

Image for To Talent Alone. Royal Irish Academy of Music, 1848-1998

To Talent Alone. Royal Irish Academy of Music, 1848-1998

By: Pine, Richard & Charles Acton

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Gill & Macmillan Ltd: 1998

Seller ID: 12342

ISBN: 0717127591

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


xxv, 627pp, colour frontis, plates, text illustrations. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. View more info

Image for The English Musical Renaissance, Twentieth century British composers & their Works

The English Musical Renaissance, Twentieth century British composers & their Works

By: Pirie, Peter J.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: 1979

Seller ID: 10782

ISBN: 0575026790

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


270pp, 8 plates. Ex school library, unobtrusive name name stamped on title page. View more info

Image for Changing the Score. Arias, Prima Donnas, and the Authority of Performance

Changing the Score. Arias, Prima Donnas, and the Authority of Performance

By: Poriss, Hilary

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2009

Seller ID: 12689

ISBN: 019538671X

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


236pp, 6 b/w halftones, 18 line illustrations. Fully explores the practice of aria insertion during the 19th century. It uncovers many examples of prima donnas singing their own aria choices and provides new insight into personalities and talents of many individual singers. The last chapter focuses on a short story published in 1849, forgotten until now. ; AMS Studies in Music View more info

Image for The Impresario's Ten Commandments. Continental Recruitment for Italian Opera in London, 1763-64

The Impresario's Ten Commandments. Continental Recruitment for Italian Opera in London, 1763-64

By: Price, Curtis & Judith Milhous & Robert D. Hume

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Royal Musical Association: 1992

Seller ID: 12321

ISBN: 0947854053

Condition: Near Fine


viii, 94pp, plates. ; Royal Musical Association Monographs View more info

Image for The Land Without Music. Musical Education in England 1800-1860 & its Continental Antecedents

The Land Without Music. Musical Education in England 1800-1860 & its Continental Antecedents

By: Rainbow, Bernarr

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Novello: 1967

Seller ID: 10870

ISBN: 0853600325

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


208pp, frontis, 12 plates, text figures. Previous owner's signature. View more info

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Music in the Renaissance

By: Reese, Gustave

Price: £6.00

Publisher: J. M. Dent: 1954

Seller ID: 12293

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


1022pp, plates, music examples. Dust jacket price clipped. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. View more info