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Image for British Museum Yearbook 4: Music and Civilization

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

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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

Image for The Supernatural Voice. A History of High Male Singing

The Supernatural Voice. A History of High Male Singing

By: Ravens, Simon

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, Boydell Press: 2014

Seller ID: 12864

ISBN: 1843839628

Condition: New


254pp, 3 black/white and 14 line illustrations. This history embraces not just singers of counter-tenor and alto parts up to and including presennt time but the castrati of the Ancient world, the male sopranists of late Medieval and Renaissance Europe, and the dual-register tenors of the Baroque and Classical periods. View more info

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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

Image for The Early Romantic Era. Between Revolutions: 1789 and 1848

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

Image for Music and Musicians in Nineteenth Century Italy

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