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Salamone Rossi, Jewish Musician in Late Renaissance Mantua

By: Harran, Don

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 8498

ISBN: 0198162715

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


320pp, 15 plates, numerous music examples, 1 map. Salamone Rossi (c.1570-c.1628) was the earliest outstanding Jewish composer to work in the European art music tradition. He worked for the Gonzaga dukes in Mantua, yet remaining faithful to his own religious community. ; Oxford Monographs on Music View more info

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Saint Cecilia's Hall in the Niddry Wynd. A Chapter in the History of the Music of the Past in Edinburgh.

By: Harris, David Fraser

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Oliphant Anderson and Ferrier: 1911

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 11610

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


xv, 303pp View more info

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The Symphony

By: Hoffmann-Erbrecht, Lothar

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Koln, Arno Volk Verlag:

Seller ID: 5267

Condition: Very Good


(c1967) 144pp. small crease to front cover. Previous owners signature.; Anthology of Music: a Collection of Complete Musical Examples Illustration the History of Music. View more info

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Music at Court

By: Hogwood Christopher

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 1977

Seller ID: 7737

Condition: Very Good+


127pp, many illustrations, colour & b/w. View more info

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Medieval Music

By: Hoppin, Richard H

Price: £18.00

Publisher: New York, Norton: 1978

Seller ID: 8653

ISBN: 0393090906

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


566pp, illustrations, music examples. Top of front endpaper clipped, tiny (1cm) tear to back of dust jacket . Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. ; A Norton Introduction to Music History View more info

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Early Medieval Music Up to 1300. Volume II

By: Hughes, Dom Anselm (Editor)

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1954

Seller ID: 12296

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


xviii, 434pp, plates, music examples. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. ; The New Oxford History of Music View more info

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Ancients and Moderns. William Crotch and the Development of Classical Music

By: Irving, Howard

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Aldershot, Ashgate: 1999

Seller ID: 8748

ISBN: 1840146044

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


294pp. The Surrey Institute lectures, given in 1818 by William Crotch (1775-1847) Professor of Music at Oxford University. ; Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain View more info

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A Short History of Western Music: a Listener's Guide

By: Jacobs Arthur:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 1972

Seller ID: 4380

ISBN: 0715357433

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


363pp. Aimed at the general music-lover, it covers the period from the 13th century to the latest developments in electronic music, Byrd to Stravinsky. Dust jacket has small repaired tear. View more info

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The Symphony in Beethoven's Vienna

By: Jones, David Wyn

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2006

Seller ID: 12193

ISBN: 0521862612

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


244pp, illustrations, music examples, tables. An account of the development of the symphony in one of the most crucial periods in its history. As well as dealing with unfamiliar works by Czerny, Eberl, Krommer, Reicha, Anton Wranitzky, Paul Wranitzky and others, it charts the changing reception of the symphonies of Haydn and Mozart, and offers insights into the symphonic careers of Beethoven and Schubert. View more info

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Der Kanon. Ein Singbuch Für Alle. 1. Teil: Von Den Anfängen Bis Bach.

By: Jöde, Fritz

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Möseler: 1948

Seller ID: 11702

Condition: Good


120pp. Pages browned, pp113/4 & 114/5 repaired tears. View more info

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The String Quartet, from its beginnings to Franz Schubert

By: Konold, Wulf

Price: £8.00

Publisher: New York, Heinrichshofen Edition: 1983

Seller ID: 12283

ISBN: 3795903459

Condition: Very Good


209pp, music examples. Translated by Susan Hellauer. View more info

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The Church Music of Fifteenth-Century Spain

By: Kreitner, Kenneth

Price: £46.00

Publisher: Boydell Press: 2004

Seller ID: 11739

ISBN: 1843830752

Condition: New


196pp, music examples. ; Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music View more info

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An Incomplete History of the Art of Funerary Violin

By: Kriwaczek, Rohan

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Duckworth: 2006

Seller ID: 9832

ISBN: 0715636049

Condition: New


210pp, illustrations. Describes the curious (possibly not entirely genuine) history of this secretive society, including complete musical scores from its archive. The author recounts the origin of the practice of employing a solo violinist at post-Reformation funerals; the careers of the greatest Funerary Violinists, such as Herr Hieronymous Gratchenfleiss and Pierre Dubuisson, and the 19th-century purge which led to the tradition's almost complete obliteration. View more info

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Norwegian Music. A Survey

By: Lange, Kristian

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oslo, Norway, Johan Grundt Tanum Forlag: 1971

Seller ID: 10461

ISBN: 8251800129

Condition: Very Good


120pp, illustrations. View more info

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Music in London. A History and Handbook

By: Lebrecht, Norman

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Aurum Press: 1992

Seller ID: 9700

ISBN: 1854102230

Condition: Very Good


183pp, illustrations. A chronology of two milennia of musical activity in London, from the time of Julius Caesar to Jeremy Isaacs. View more info

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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

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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: 12850

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 music, liturgy, and Euclid's Sectio canonis and Ptolemy's Harmonica in the Latin tradition. 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