Author:Biba, Otto and Jones, David Wyn (Ed)

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Studies in Music History Presented to H. C. Robbins Landon on His Seventieth Birthday

By: Biba, Otto and Jones, David Wyn (Ed)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Thames and Hudson: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11215

ISBN: 0500016968

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. 272pp, tipped in frontis portrait, plates, 27 music examples. The studies in English include a recently rediscovered manuscript copy of a Domenico Scarlatti opera, Haydn's early Pastorellas, works by Mozart marketed in London by Longman and Broderip, Haydn's contract with his London publisher and an appreciation of H. C. Robbins as founder of the Haydn Society. The studies in German include information about the Haydn brothers and Mozart, freemasonry in Vienna under Emperor Leopold II, the interpretation of music in the 18th ... View more info