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The Free Fantasia and the Musical Picturesque

By: Richards, Annette

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 6500

ISBN: 0521640776

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


256pp. Focusing on the music of CPE Bach, Haydn and Beethoven, this book explores the late 18th century free fantasia and its relationship to the aesthetics of landscape and the picturesque. ; New Perspectives in Music History and Criticism View more info

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Catechism of Musical History Volume II (Augener's Edition No. 9203)

By: Riemann, Dr H.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Augener: 1892

Seller ID: 11761

Condition: Very Good


186pp. Red limp cloth binding. Crease to bottom corner of the cover. View more info

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The Early Romantic Era. Between Revolutions: 1789 and 1848

By: Ringer, Alexander

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1990

Seller ID: 10929

ISBN: 033351601X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


x, 325pp, illustrations, chronology. Spine of dust jacket faded. ; Man & Music Series View more info

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Music and Musicians in Nineteenth Century Italy

By: Rosselli, John

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Batsford: 1991

Seller ID: 12323

ISBN: 0713461535

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


160pp, 16 plates. View more info

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The Italian Trio Sonata

By: Schenk, Erich (general Editor K.G.Fellerer)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Koln, Arno Volk Verlag: 1955

Seller ID: 5268

Condition: Very Good


75pp. Six sonatas by Giovanni Cima, Francesco Turini, Giovanni Bononcini, Antonio Caldara, Francesco Bonporti & Gaetano Pugnani. Previous owners signature. ; Anthology of Music: a Collection of Complete Musical Examples Illustration the History of Music. View more info

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American Klezmer: its Roots and Offshoots

By: Slobin, Mark

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California Press: 2002

Seller ID: 12681

ISBN: 0520227182

Condition: New


245pp, illustrations, music examples. Klezmer, the Yiddish word for a folk instrumental musician, has also come to mean a musical style and scene The essays collected in this volume investigate American klezmer: its roots, its evolution, and its revitalization. View more info

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Music Making in the West Riding of Yorkshire. The Exploration of a Unique Musical Phenomenon

By: Smith, Adrian

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Huddersfield, R. H. Wood: 2000

Seller ID: 9939

ISBN: 0953988503

Condition: Very Good+


224pp, many illustrations, colour & b/w. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. View more info

A Bibliography of the Musical Works Published by John Walsh During the Years 1721 - 1766

By: Smith, William C. and Humphries, Charles

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Bibliographical Society: 1968

Seller ID: 11300

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


xx, 351pp, frontis. View more info

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A History of Music

By: Smoldon, William L.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins Limited: 1965

Edition: 2nd Edition - revised and enlarged

Seller ID: 10956

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


472pp, illustrations, music examples. Dust jacket chipped. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. View more info

The Music of the Bible with Some Account of the Development of Modern Musical Instruments from Ancient Types.

By: Stainer, John

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Novello: N.D.

Seller ID: 11642

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


xii, 230pp, plates, text illustrations. Additional illustrations and supplementary notes by the Rev. F. W. Galpin. View more info

The Earliest English Music Printing A Description and Bibliography of English Printed Music to the Close of the Sixteenth Century

By: Steele, Robert

Price: £30.00

Publisher: 1965

Seller ID: 8859

ISBN: 0197217729

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


102pp, + facsmile plates of early printed music. Illustrated Monographs No.11 issued by the Bibliographical Society. Published 1903, reprinted photographically with corrections. From Arthur D, Walker Library, corner of front free endpaper clipped. View more info

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Listening to Reason. Culture, Subjectivity, and Nineteenth Century Music

By: Steinberg, Michael P.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 2004

Seller ID: 9831

ISBN: 0691116857

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


244pp, 8 halftones. Discussing composers from Mozart to Mahler, Steinberg reveals the pivotal role of musical works and musical culture in the debates that forged European modernity during the 19th century. View more info

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Tudor Church Music

By: Stevens, Denis

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1966

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 11105

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


97pp, music examples. Previous owners book plate. Lacks recording. View more info

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Composers of Classical Music of Jewish Descent

By: Stevens, Lewis

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Vallentine Mitchell: 2003

Seller ID: 10606

ISBN: 0853036136

Condition: 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... View more info

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Choral Music in the Nineteenth Century

By: Strimple, Nick

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Amadeus Press: 2008

Seller ID: 11124

ISBN: 1574671545

Condition: 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, Sc... View more info

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The History of American Classical Music: Macdowell through Minimalism

By: Struble, John Warthen

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Robert Hale: 1995

Seller ID: 5468

ISBN: 070905677X

Condition: 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. View more info

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The History of American Classical Music: Macdowell through Minimalism

By: Struble, John Warthen

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Robert Hale: 1995

Seller ID: 11912

ISBN: 070905677X

Condition: 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. View more info

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The Renaissance: Source Readings in Music History

By: Strunk, Oliver

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1981

Seller ID: 6901

ISBN: 0571116515

Condition: Very Good


xiv, 175pp. Previous owners signature. View more info

Image for New World Symphonies: How American Culture Changed European Music

New World Symphonies: How American Culture Changed European Music

By: Sullivan, Jack

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 12816

ISBN: 0300072317

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


262pp, illustrations. This book shows the influence of American literature, music, and mythology on European music. View more info

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Singing Our Way to Victory: French Cultural Politics and Music During the Great War

By: Sweeney, Regina M.

Price: £13.00

Publisher: Middletown, Connecticut, Wesleyan University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 8458

ISBN: 0819564737

Condition: 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. View more info