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Publisher: London: Cassell, 1967.:
Seller ID: 42806
A selection of 55 articles from the BBC magazine "The Listener". Most of them deal with specific compositions that were subsequently broadcast, a few mark anniversaries, while some are transcripts of broadcast talks." Pp.xii/260. Brown cloth, dustwrapper has minor edge wear and chipping to base of spine. VG/VG. View more info
Publisher: Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1957.:
Seller ID: 31439
The fourth and last volume of the series. Contains biographies of 54 composers born after 1863. Pp.416, owners name to fep, pages toned. Pbk, spine slightly toned. G+. View more info
By: BACHARACH, A.L.:
Publisher: Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1957.:
Seller ID: 12626
"Collection of composers biographies that survey musical 'mankind from Pekin to Peru' over the centuries during which music has developed into what we find it today." Pp.372, pages slightly toned, owners name to fep. Pbk, cover illustration by David Gentleman. G+. View more info
Publisher: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985.:
Seller ID: 42637
1st edition. Detailed study of an unusually fruitful interrelationship between English Music and English Poetry. Pp.xvi/619. Blue cloth, only Volume 2 has a dustwrapper which is in very good condition. VG/VG. View more info
By: BARLOW, Michael.
Publisher: London: Toccata Press, 1997. 0907689426:
Seller ID: 42514
1st edition. "Full-length study of the life and music of the composer George Butterworth (1885-1916), whose career was cut short by a sniper's bullet at the Somme. ...All of Butterworth's surviving works are discussed, and important chapters examine his Housman settings and his friendship with Vaughan Williams. Butterworth was also prominent in the English folksong revival, and Michael Barlow chronicles for the first time his extensive activities as a folksong and d... View more info
By: BASTIN, Bruce.
Publisher: Chigwell: Storyville Publications, 1990. 0902391127:
Seller ID: 38637
Joseph M. "Joe" Davis (6 October 1896 – 3 September 1978) was an American music producer, publisher and promoter in jazz, rhythm and blues and pop music...He has to be considered as an important influence for Fats Waller, having actually talked the shy, reluctant Waller into considering a performing career.(wiki). Pp.346, black & white portrait photo frontispiece + 33 further illustrations. White cloth, gilt title to spine. Scarce. VG. View more info
Publisher: London: Hutchinson, 1959.:
Seller ID: 42659
1st edition. "Written in fulfilment of a personal pledge to Jelka Delius[the wife of Delius], and...makes clear the facts of the composer's life, disentangling them from the ambiguity and legend that his previous biographers - and even Delius himself, when in playful mood - have surrounded them." Pp.228, portrait frontispiece + 16 further black & white illustrations, spotting to closed page edges. Green cloth, dustwrapper has edge wear and two 1cm tears to top o... View more info
By: BERNAC, Pierre.
Publisher: London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1977. 0575023287:
Seller ID: 42432
1st edition. "For 25 years the famous baritone Pierre Bernac, with Poulenc at the piano, toured Europe giving recitals, and also visited Britain and America. Thanks to their work, not only in the French repertoire but also in the general Lieder repertoire, the piano-accompanied song increased enormously in popularity in their own country, and in other countries..." Pp.233, black & white photo portrait frontispiece + 6 furthe pages of black & white photo plates. ... View more info
By: BERNAC, Pierre.
Publisher: London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1976. 0575022078:
Seller ID: 42608
Slightly revised edition. "Among the eighteen composers covered in the book are Berlioz, Gounod, Duparc, Chausson, Faure, Debussy, Satie, Ravel - as well as Poulenc and others. The greater part of each composer's output in the genre is discussed: texts of nearly 200 songs are given in French, with line-for-line verse translations by Winifred Radford, notes on pronunciation, and simple but detailed suggestions for performance and interpretation...." Pp.xvi/327. B... View more info
By: BRODY, Elaine.
Publisher: London: Robson Books, 1988. 0860515052:
Seller ID: 42185
"Elaine Brody has captured all the variety and vitality of the city that emerged as the musical capital of the world between 1870 and 1925. Her portrait of Parisian musicians, artists and poets, many of whom made up the city's thriving cafe society, is framed by the struggle between France and Germany for the cultural dominance of Europe." Pp.xvi/359, occasional black & white photos and illustrations. Maroon cloth, dustwrapper. VG/VG. View more info
Publisher: New York: W.W.Norton & Company, 2006. 0393061094:
Seller ID: 43077
1st edition. "Draws from a wealth of autobiographies, memoirs, and interviews with family, friends, and fellow musicians to tell the story of a man, his city, and his music. Alive with the cadence and speech of Armstrong and his contemporaries, the book is both an enjoyable, highly readable biography and a serious contribution to the scholarship of jazz and one of its greatest geniuses." Pp.xii/386, occasional black & white photo illustrations. Yello and orange boards, d... View more info
Publisher: New York: Frederick A Stokes Company, 1915.:
Seller ID: 43378
1st edition. Includes an Account of a von Bulow Class, Hints on Interpretation, by two American Teachers (Dr William Mason and William H Sherwood) and a Summary by the Author. Pp.xii/299, portrait photo frontispiece ( Ignace Jan Paderewsk) + 15 further portrait plates, toning to pages, cracking to inner front hinge but holding. Brown cloth, gilt title to front and spine, photo of Paderewski pasted to front board is rubbed, edges rubbed. Good. View more info
By: BURDEN, Michael.
Publisher: Portland: Amadeus Press, 1995. 0931340934:
Seller ID: 42818
1st US edition. "Contains a group of fresh, new studies on aspects of the composer's background, on his music and on performance practice.....Bibliography details research undertaken on various aspects of Purcell's life and career." Pp.xiv/504, 16 black & white illustrations. Blue cloth, dustwrapper, minor edge wear. VG/VG. View more info