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German Heritage A Series Written For The South East Asia Programme of Deutsche Welle.
Deutsche Welle, 1967. Soft Cover, Ex-Library, Ex German Institute Library, so stamp to title page and issue label to inner back cover. Some pencil underlining, so a good reading copy only. Essays in English on famous German musicians, writers etc... Good.
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Book number: 7424
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 US$ 4.86 | JP¥ 518]
Catalogue: Music
Keywords: Einstein, Thomas Mann, Karl Marx, Bismarck, Luther, Durer, Beethoven, Edith Stein, nun, Wagner, Daimler

 
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Harrap's Illustrated Dictionary of Music & Musicians.
Harrap, 1989. First Edition. Hard Cover, 469pp, complete dustjacket, b + w illustrations. A very clean copy... As New /Fine.
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Book number: 2708
GBP 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 10 US$ 10.94 | JP¥ 1165]
Catalogue: Music

 
BACHARACH, A L (ED)
British Music of Our Time.
Penguin Pelican, 1944. First Edition. Mass Market Paperback, 2560pp, blue and white softback covers with a couple of light spots of foxing. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean and tight. British Music from the C19th century, through Holst, Delius, Vaughan Williams, Warlock, Walton, Bliss etc to Britten.. Very Good.
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Book number: 14322
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.25 US$ 2.43 | JP¥ 259]
Catalogue: Music
Keywords: Music, Holst Bax Bliss, Britten

 
BACHARACH, A L (ED)
Lives of the Great Composers Volume 3 Brahms, Wagner and their Contemporaries.
Penguin Pelican, 1948. Mass Market Paperback, 191pp, blue and white softback covers. Previous owner's name on half title, otherwise clean and VG+ Includes Brahms, Debussy, Elgar, Grieg, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, Wagner and Wolf... Very Good.
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Book number: 5276
GBP 1.50 [Appr.: EURO 1.75 US$ 1.82 | JP¥ 194]
Catalogue: Music
Keywords: Brahms, Debussy, Elgar, Grieg, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, Wagner, Wolf

 
BACHARACH, A L (ED)
Lives of the Great Composers Volume 2 Beethoven and the Romantics.
Penguin Pelican, 1947. Mass Market Paperback, 22opp, blue and white softback covers. A very clean, VG+ copy. This volume includes Beethoven, Berlioz, Chopin, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Moussorgsky, Rossini, Schubert, Schumann and Weber... Very Good.
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Book number: 5277
GBP 1.50 [Appr.: EURO 1.75 US$ 1.82 | JP¥ 194]
Catalogue: Music
Keywords: Beethoven, Berlioz, Chopin, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Moussorgsky, Rossini, Schubert, Schumann, Weber

 
BACHARACH, A L (ED)
The Musical Companion.
Gollancz, 1940. Hard Cover, 6th impression. 751 pp, slightly browned with age to edges. Folding chart, frontispiece illustration. Blue cloth boards. Previous owner's signature on flyleaf, otherwise clean... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 1996
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.5 US$ 3.65 | JP¥ 388]
Catalogue: Music
Keywords: music

 
BISHOP, JOHN
Hamilton's Celebrated Dictionary Comprising an Explanation of 3,500 Italian French German English and Other Musical Terms Phrases and Abbreviations and Also A Copious List of Musical Characters.
Robert Cocks, 1111. Soft Cover, Probably late C19th century - the publishers are 'by Appointment to Queen Victoria and the Prince of Wales'. 130th edition. Pocket sized book of 178 pp and publisher's catalogue. card covers, the front one now with loss to edges and attached with tape. Internally clean and tight... Good.
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Book number: 13472
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 9.11 | JP¥ 970]
Catalogue: Music
Keywords: Music, Musical Terms, Dictionary, Musical Dictionary

 
BRAHMS, JOHANNES AND FAGGE, ARTHUR
Four Songs with Pianoforte Accompaniment Op. 43.
Breitkopf & Hartel, 1111. First Edition. Soft Cover, Probably circa 1900. Large format. 19pp, soft covers illustrated by wanderer with a little wear to ends of spine. Internally clean. Words in German, with an English translation by Arthur Fagge with the voice and piano music Op.43 Nos.1, 2, 3 and 4... Very Good.
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Book number: 13743
GBP 14.50 [Appr.: EURO 16 US$ 17.62 | JP¥ 1876]
Catalogue: Music
Keywords: Music, Brahms

 
CARNER, MOSCO
Of Men and Music Collected Esssays and Articles.
Joseph Williams, Hard Cover, Probably 1920s. 182pp, brown cloth covered boards. Internally very clean. Interesting essays on Puccini, Mahler, Bartok, Beethoven, Johann Strauss, Schubert, Elgar, Bruckner etc... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 9694
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.25 US$ 6.68 | JP¥ 712]
Catalogue: Music
Keywords: Mahler, Puccini, Beethoven, Dvorak, Elgar, Bartok, Judaism, Wagner

 
COWAN, ROB
Guinness Classical 1000 The Top 1000 Recordings of All Time.
Guinness, 1992. Soft Cover, Large format. 272pp, softback covers with a crease to the back corner.. Over 200 b + w illustrations. A very clean Near Fine copy. Full label details - the perfect way to build your classical CD collection... Very Good.
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Book number: 11867
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.29 | JP¥ 776]
Catalogue: Music
Keywords: Music, Classical Music

 
GIACOSA, G AND ILLICA, L AND PUCCINI, G
Tosca.
Ricordi, 1978. Soft Cover, Small book of 70pp with illustrated buff soft covers. Clean and tight. The libretto - the text in italian of the opera by Giacoas and Illica for the music of Puccini, as first performed in 1902. Does not contain the music... Very Good.
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Book number: 15298
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 9.11 | JP¥ 970]
Catalogue: Music
Keywords: Opera, Libretto, Music

 
ILLING, R
A Dictionary of Music.
Penguin, 1119. First Edition. Mass Market Paperback, 318pp, the paper now browning with age, softback covers. One snowpake mark to front cover, otherwise a clean copy... Very Good.
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Book number: 5073
GBP 1.50 [Appr.: EURO 1.75 US$ 1.82 | JP¥ 194]
Catalogue: Music
Keywords: Music

 
ILLING, ROBERT
A Dictionary Of Music.
Penguin, 1950. First Edition. Mass Market Paperback, 318pp, red and white card covers with matching dustjacket with wear to top edge. Internally very clean and tight. Includes definitions of musical terms and articles on instruments, notation and composition etc... Fine /Very Good.
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Book number: 5275
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 2.75 US$ 3.04 | JP¥ 323]
Catalogue: Music
Keywords: composition, notation, instrument

 
KAUFMANN, HELEN L
Stories of 100 Operas.
Grosset & Dunlap, 1960. First Edition. Hard Cover, Pocket sized book of 336pp. Priceclipped dustjacket with a little wear to top of spine. Internally very clean. The story of each opera is told simply and clearly, act by act... Fine /Very Good.
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Book number: 12858
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.25 US$ 6.68 | JP¥ 712]
Catalogue: Music
Keywords: Opera, Music

 
KELLY, DANNY (ED)
The Q Omnibus Press Rock'N'Roll Reader.
Omnibus Press, 1994. First Edition. Soft Cover, 191pp, one scrape mark to back cover, otherwise as new. Music articles on Elvis, The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Sex Pistols, Hendrix, Dylan etc, originally given away with Q91 magazine... Fine.
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Book number: 7739
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 2.75 US$ 3.04 | JP¥ 323]
Catalogue: Music
Keywords: Rock and Roll, Music, Beatles, Elvis, Dylan, Rolling Stones

 
KUPFERBERG, HERBERT
Classical Music Lists.
Ward Lock, 1986. First Edition. Hard Cover, 175pp, complete dustjacket. A clean copy. More than 100 enjoyable lists including composers, compositions, forms and instruments, operas (including ones that were never written), gourmet dishes etc... Fine /Fine.
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Book number: 13533
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 US$ 8.51 | JP¥ 906]
Catalogue: Music
Keywords: Music, Classical Music

 
MACPHERSON, STEWART
Melody and Harmony Book Two Elementary Harmonic Progression.
Joseph Williams, 1923. First Edition. Soft Cover, 178pp and Appendices. Soft covers. Spots of foxing to foredge, a couple of pages with pencil marking, otherwise a clean, tight copy. Harmony for the teacher and the student... Very Good.
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Book number: 13744
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 9.11 | JP¥ 970]
Catalogue: Music
Keywords: Music, Harmony

 
MACPHERSON, STEWART
Music and Its Appreciation or The Foundations of True Listening.
Joseph Williams, First Edition. Hard Cover, Circa 1920. 166pp, blue cloth covered boards. Music illustrations, including fold-outs. Original owner's name dated 1924 to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 8266
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.25 US$ 6.68 | JP¥ 712]
Catalogue: Music
Keywords: Music

 
MAINE, BASIL
Maine On Music.
Westhouse, 1945. First Edition. Hard Cover, Preface by Sir Adrian Boult. 129pp, dustjacket with wear to edges of spine. Internally clean. Essays in musical criticism, including Elgar, Holst, Mozart Chopin... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 3546
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.9 | JP¥ 841]
Catalogue: Music
Keywords: Elgar, Holst, Chopin, Mozart, Boult

 
MOORE, STEPHEN S
The Road To The Orchestra.
Nelson, 1939. First Edition. Hard Cover, 124pp, red cloth covered boards. Sepia photographs, including St Hilda's and Belle Vue Schools, Bradford and instrument players such as Sidonie Goossens. Music and percussion parts. Light spots of foxing, otherwise clean and VG. An introduction to the orchestra and its instruments for young people... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 5231
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.25 US$ 6.68 | JP¥ 712]
Catalogue: Music
Keywords: Goossens, Bradford, music teaching, harp

 
PIAVE, FRANCESCO MARIA AND VERDI, G
Rigoletto.
Ricordi, 1979. Soft Cover, Small book of 70pp with illustrated buff soft covers. Clean and tight. The libretto - the text in italian of the opera by Piave for the music of Verdi, as first performed in 1851. Does not contain the music... Very Good.
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Book number: 15299
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Catalogue: Music
Keywords: Opera, Libretto, Music

 
ROMANI, FELICE AND DONIZETTI, GAETANO
L'Elisir D'Amore.
Ricordi, 1979. Soft Cover, Small book of 56pp with illustrated buff soft covers. Clean and tight. The libretto - the text in italian of the opera by Romani for the music of Donizetti, as first performed in 1832. Does not contain the music... Very Good.
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Book number: 15300
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Catalogue: Music
Keywords: Opera, Libretto, Music

 
ROMANI, FELICE AND BELLINI, V
Norma.
Ricordi, 1978. Soft Cover, Small book of 46pp with illustrated buff soft covers. Clean and tight. The libretto - the text in italian of the opera by Romani for the music of Bellinii, as first performed in 1831. Does not contain the music... Very Good.
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Book number: 15301
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Catalogue: Music
Keywords: Opera, Libretto, Music

 
ROSSINI, GIOACCHINO AND DENT, EDWARD J
The Barber of Seville.
Oxford, 1944. Soft Cover, 59pp, buff soft covers with an illustration of Sadler's Wellls Theatre. Preface, Introduction and opera libretto in English. Internally clean... Very Good.
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Book number: 14387
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 6.08 | JP¥ 647]
Catalogue: Music
Keywords: Opera, Libretto, Sadler's Wells

 
SCRIBE, E AND LEGOUVE, E AND CILEA, F
Adriana Lecouvreur.
Milan, Casa Musicale Sonzogno, 1978. Soft Cover, Small book of 96pp with illustrated white soft covers. Clean and tight. The libretto - the text in italian of the opera by Scribe and Legouve, edited for 4 acts by A Colautti, for the music of Cilea as first performed in 1902. Does not contain the music... Very Good.
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Book number: 15297
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Catalogue: Music
Keywords: Opera, Libretto, Music

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