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Authenticity and Early Music, A Symposium, Kenyon, Nicholas (ed.)
41 Kenyon, Nicholas (ed.) Authenticity and Early Music, A Symposium
Oxford Oxford University Press 1988 0198161530 / 9780198161530 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
This book explores the thinking behind the search for so-called authenticity in musical performance, and questions some of the received opinions about its worth and purpose. The contributors include critics Nicholas Kenyon of Early Music and Will Crutchfield of the New York Times, alongside Howard Mayer Brown, Philip Brett, Robert P. Morgan, Richard Taruskin, and Gary Tomlinson, all of them experts in their field. Fine copy in soft covers. 219 pages. Shipping Category: Book/Large Score. 
Price: 19.95 GBP
 
 
Fugue and Fugato in Rococo and Classical Chamber Music, Kirkendale, Warren
42 Kirkendale, Warren Fugue and Fugato in Rococo and Classical Chamber Music
Durham, N.C. Duke University Press 1979 0822304163 / 9780822304166 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Revised and expanded second edition translated from the German. VG+ copy in publishers brown cloth. No dust jacket. 381 pages. Shipping Category: Book. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
 
 
Authenticities - Philosophical Reflections on Musical Performance, Kivy, Peter
43 Kivy, Peter Authenticities - Philosophical Reflections on Musical Performance
Ithaca Cornell University Press 1997 0801484804 / 9780801484803 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Very slight fading on spine, otherwise a Fine copy in soft covers. xiv, 299 pp. Shipping Category: Book/Large Score. 
Price: 12.95 GBP
 
 
44 Legge, Walter Homage to Gerald Moore
London Philharmonia Concert Society 1967 Soft cover Very Good Brochure 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Souvenir programme from the Homage to Gerald Moore concert at the Royal Festival Hall on Monday 20th February 1967. Gerald Moore, piano, Victoria de los Angeles, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Elisabeth Schwarzkopf. Full page b&w photos of artists, programme notes and texts of songs, and four pages of homages from many colleagues. in VG Maroon card covers with just a few spots on front. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Authenticity in Music, Leppard, Raymond
45 Leppard, Raymond Authenticity in Music
London Faber & Faber Ltd 1988 0571100880 / 9780571100880 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
VG copy in soft covers. 80 pages. Shipping Category: Book 
Price: 5.95 GBP
 
 
Basic Principles in Pianoforte Playing, Lhevinne, Josef
46 Lhevinne, Josef Basic Principles in Pianoforte Playing
New York Dover Publications, Inc. 1972 Soft cover Very Good Sheet music 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Foreword by Rosina Lhevinne. VG copy in slightly faded soft covers. Couple of tiny nicks on spine. 48 pages. Shipping Category: Sheet Music. 
Price: 3.95 GBP
 
 
47 Long, Kenneth R. The Music of the English Church
London Hodder and Stoughton 1972 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Major work of reference for all who are interested in English Church Music. Light shelf wear and a very few spots of foxing, otherwise a VG hardback copy in good dust jacket, a little faded and chipped. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
 
 
Relaxation Studies in the Muscular Discriminations required for Touch, Agility and Expression in Pianoforte Playing, Matthay, Tobias
48 Matthay, Tobias Relaxation Studies in the Muscular Discriminations required for Touch, Agility and Expression in Pianoforte Playing
London Bosworth & Co Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Bosworth Edition No.601. Previous owners name on title page, otherwise a Fine unmarked copy in soft covers. 144 pages. Shipping Category: Book/Large Score. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
 
 
Journal of the Royal College of Organists Volume 4 (New Series), 2010, McCrea, Andrew (ed.)
49 McCrea, Andrew (ed.) Journal of the Royal College of Organists Volume 4 (New Series), 2010
London The Royal College of Organists 2010 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Contents: Robert Schumann's Organ (?) Music, hints on its performance by Ludger Lohmann; Edward John Hopkins, an organist and choirmaster re-examined by Peter Horton; The changing face of Church Music Society publications by Richard Lyne; Lectures given at the (Royal) College of Organists, 1864-1903, an introduction and checklist by Andrew McCrea. VG softback copy. 80 pages. 
Price: 5.95 GBP
 
 
Moriz Rosenthal in Word and Music. A Legacy of the Nineteenth Century., Mitchell, Mark and Evans, Allans (eds.)
50 Mitchell, Mark and Evans, Allans (eds.) Moriz Rosenthal in Word and Music. A Legacy of the Nineteenth Century.
Bloomington, IN Indiana University Press 2006 0253346606 / 9780253346605 Hardcover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Preface by Charles Rosen. Near Fine hardback copy in VG dust jacket complete with CD. xx, 184 pages. Shipping Category: Book/Large Score. 
Price: 95.00 GBP
 
 
Harpsichord Manual ~ A Historical and Technical Discussion, Neupert, Hanns
51 Neupert, Hanns Harpsichord Manual ~ A Historical and Technical Discussion
Kassel Barenreiter 1968 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Second Edition. Slight wear to extremities, otherwise a VG copy in soft covers. 119 pages + 16 pages of plates. Shipping Category: Book. 
Price: 11.95 GBP
 
 
The Russian Piano Concerto. Volume I: The Nineteenth Century, Norris, Jeremy
52 Norris, Jeremy The Russian Piano Concerto. Volume I: The Nineteenth Century
Bloomington, IN Indiana University Press 1994 0253341124 / 9780253341129 Hardcover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Fine hardback copy in VG dust jacket which has just a small crease on the inside flap. 227 pages. Shipping Category: Book 
Price: 19.50 GBP
 
 
Pianola, The History of the Self-Playing Piano, Ord-Hume, Arthur W.J.G.
53 Ord-Hume, Arthur W.J.G. Pianola, The History of the Self-Playing Piano
London George Allen and Unwin Ltd 1984 0047890096 / 9780047890093 Hardcover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Inscription on front end paper, otherwise a Fine hardback copy in dust jacket. xx, 395 pages. Shipping Category: Book/Large Score. 
Price: 59.95 GBP
 
 
Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers - Concert Music, 1960 - 2000, Parsons, Laurel & Ravenscroft, Brends (eds.)
54 Parsons, Laurel & Ravenscroft, Brends (eds.) Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers - Concert Music, 1960 - 2000
New York Oxford University Press 2016 0190236868 / 9780190236861 Hardcover As New Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
As New hardback copy in dust jacket. 244 pages. Shipping Category: Book/Large Score. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
 
 
Thorough Bass Made Easy or Practical Rules for finding & applying it's Various Chords with little Trouble: Together with Variety of Examples in Notes, shewing the manner of accompanying Concertos, Solos, Songs, and Recitatives., Pasquali, Nicolo
55 Pasquali, Nicolo Thorough Bass Made Easy or Practical Rules for finding & applying it's Various Chords with little Trouble: Together with Variety of Examples in Notes, shewing the manner of accompanying Concertos, Solos, Songs, and Recitatives.
London Preston and Son No.97 Strand, and Exeter Change 1797 Hardcover Very Good Book Landscape Folio 
Library book plate on front paste down (no other stamps). Quarter bound in Library blue cloth. Small closed tear on title page and occasional light foxing, otherwise a lovely well preserved copy. 45 pages plus 29 plates. Shipping Category: Book/Large Score 
Price: 195.00 GBP
 
 
56 Patterson, Frank Practical Instrumentation for School, Popular and Symphony Orchestras.
New York G.Schirmer, Inc. 1923 Hardcover Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Pages lightly tanned, otherwise a good hardback copy, covers a little worn at extremities. 
Price: 5.95 GBP
 
 
Dennis Brain, A Biography, Pettitt, Stephen
57 Pettitt, Stephen Dennis Brain, A Biography
London Robert Hale 1989 0709036914 / 9780709036913 2nd Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Second Edition with an appreciation by Benjamin Britten. Slight foxing on top edge, otherwise a VG clean copy in soft covers.. 208 pages. Shipping Category:Book 
Price: 9.95 GBP
 
 
The Clarinet and Clarinet Playing, Pino, David
58 Pino, David The Clarinet and Clarinet Playing
Mineola, New York Dover Publications, Inc. 1998 0486402703 / 9780486402703 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Small crease on front cover, otherwise a Fine copy in soft covers. 306 pages. Shipping Category: Book/Large Score. 
Price: 7.95 GBP
 
 
Furtwängler and the Art of Conducting, Pirie, Peter
59 Pirie, Peter Furtwängler and the Art of Conducting
London Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd. 1980 071561486X / 9780715614860 Hardcover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
This book examines his conducting style in detail, showing it to have been deeply personal and yet central to the great European tradition. Previous owners name on front paste down, otherwise a VG copy in VG dust jacket. 149 pages. Shipping Category: Book/Large Score. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
 
 
On Playing the Flute, Quantz, Johann Joachim
60 Quantz, Johann Joachim On Playing the Flute
London Faber & Faber Ltd 1985 0571180469 / 9780571180462 2nd Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Second Edition. Translated with notes and an introduction by Edward R. Reilly. Previous owners name inside front cover, otherwise a VG copy in soft covers. 412 pages. Shipping Category: Book. 
Price: 11.95 GBP
 
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