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Britten's Century. Celebrating 100 Years of Benjamin Britten

By: Bostridge, Mark. Introduced by Nicholas Kenyon.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12258

ISBN: 1441177906

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


xvii, 183pp. Considers various aspects of Britten's life and work and written by biographers, performers and music critics. View more info

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Early Music Vol 13 No 3 August 1985

By: Kenyon Nicholas

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press:

Seller ID: 8965

Condition: Very Good


Many illustrations, music examples. Contents includes: - Messiah and Progress in Victorian England; Handel's London theatre orchestra; ‘La Pecorina’ at Mantua, Musica Nova at Florence; New light on Ockeghem's Missa ‘Mi-mi’ The Guitar and Italian song; A Trio in C major for recorder, violin and continuo by J. S. Bach? 16th-century Venetian wind instrument makers and their clients; Giovanni Girolamo Savoldo's Portrait of a Man with a Recorder; Musica ficta; Handel's Appoggiaturas: a tradition destroyed. 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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Early Music Vol 13 No 4 November 1985

By: Kenyon Nicholas

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press:

Seller ID: 9600

Condition: Very Good


Many illustrations, music examples. Slight damage to spine. Contents include: Handel's Chamber Music; Handel and regularizatio; Interpreting on of Handel's free preludes for harpsichord; John Dowland and Elizabethan Melancholy; Elizabeth Claude Jacquet de la Guerre and the secular cantate francoise; 'His own worst enemy' Scarlatti: some unanswered questions; Coreli in Calcutta. View more info

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Early Music Vol 14 No 4 November 1986

By: Kenyon Nicholas

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press:

Seller ID: 9604

Condition: Very Good


Many illustrations, music examples. Slight damage to the spine. Contents include: Very low ranges in the sacred music of Ockeghem and Tinctoris; Instruments and the Faenza Codex; The secular music of Alessandro Grandi; Portraits of Johann Joachim Quantz; How Alfonso della Viola tuned his viols, and how he transposed; Vincentius and the earliest harpsichords; The Guadalupe angel musicians; The early history of the clarinet and chalumeau; The clarinet and chalumeau revisited. View more info

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Early Music Vol XVI No 4 November 1988

By: Kenyon Nicholas

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press:

Seller ID: 9612

Condition: Very Good


Many illustrations, music examples. Contents include: When is an Orchestra not an Orchestra? ; The instrumentation of Handel's early Italian works; Italian oratorio and the Baroque Orchestra; Improvized ornamentation in a Handel aria with obbligato wind accompaniment; Newly found works of C. P. E. Bach; C. P. E. Bach and the tradition of Passion music in Hamburg; Performing C. P. E. Bach: some open questions; Morality and music: a study of a Flemish transformation scene of the later 16th century. View more info

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Early Music Vol XVIII No 3 August 1990

By: Kenyon Nicholas

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press:

Seller ID: 9617

Condition: Very Good


Many illustrations, colour and b/w, music examples. Contents include: The Vestal Virgin and the Fire-stealer: memory, creation and authenticity; Instrumental music in the early 16th-century Mass: new evidence; Two polyphonic istampite from the 14th century; Six new dances by kellom Tomlinson: a recently discovered manuscript; ‘And Now About the Cauldron Sing’: music and the supernatural on the Restoration stage; Handel, the Dead March and a newly identified trombone movement; What Samuel Pepys heard on 3 February 1661: English trumpet style under later Stuart monarchs; Farinelli revisited. 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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Early Music Vol 14 No 3 August 1986

By: Kenyon, Nicholas

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press:

Seller ID: 9603

Condition: Very Good


Many illustrations, music examples. Contents include: Imagery, musical confrontation and cultural difference in early 18th-century London; The 15th–century balli tunes: a new look; Monteverdi's earliest extant ballet; Swedish sword dances in the 16th and 17th centuries; Music at the Pietà before Vivaldi; Public opera and the trials of the Teatro San Moisè ; A curious instrument with a five-octave compass; Graham Pont's ‘Paradigm of Inconsistency’. View more info