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A Complete Catalogue of the Works of Percy Grainger

By Balough, Teresa (ed.)

Perth: University of Western Australia, 1975. 1st edition. card covers. Nice copy. small octavo. xvi + 258pp., Music Monograph 2

$22.40

Vocal Authority: Singing Style and Ideology

By Potter, John

Cambridge: Cambridge U. P., 2000. reprint. laminated boards. Nice copy. octavo. xvi + 217pp., text ills., notes, references, index, ÔWhy do singers sing in the way they do? Why, for example, is western classical singing so different from pop singing? How is it that Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballe could sing together? These are the kinds of questions which John Potter, a singer with the Hilliard Ensemble and Red Byrd, and himself the master of many styles, poses in this fascinating bookÕ

$42.00

The Tenth Muse: A Historical Study of the Opera Libretto

By Smith, Patrick

New York: Knopf, 1970. 1st edition. hardback with dust jacket. Nice copy. octavo. xxii + 417 + xvipp., bibliog., index, The first critical history of the libretto

$28.00

Hot Man: The Life of Art Hodes

By Chadwick Hansen; Art Hodes

Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1992. 1st edition. hardback with dust jacket. Nice copy. octavo. 160pp., b/w plates, discography, index, Memoir by an internationally renowned Russian jazz pianist; a legend among Chicago musicians. Neat ownership signature o/w nice copy

$33.60

David Bowie Black Book

By Miles, Barry

London: Omnibus Press, 1980. 1st edition. softback with stiff wrappers. As New. quarto. 144pp., colour & b/w plates, Nice copy of the original first British edition paperback. Scarce

$56.00

Capturing Music: The Story of Notation

By Kelly, Thomas Forrest

New York: Norton, 2015. 3rd printing. hardback with dust jacket. Nice copy. octavo. xv + 238pp., colour & b/w plates, text ills., notes, appendix, index, A history of musical notation from mediaeval monks through 500 years. Neat ownership inscription o/w Ôas newÕ

$33.60

Four Orchestral Works

By Prokofiev, Sergei [Lewis Roth]

New York: Dover, 1974. 1st ed. thus. softback with stiff wrappers. Nice copy. quarto. 444pp., music, Complete scores of Peter and the Wolf;ÊLieutenant Kije Suite; Classical Symphony; Alexander Nevsky Cantata

$42.00

O'Neill's Music of Ireland: Eighteen Hundred and Fifty Melodies, Airs, Jigs, Reels, Hornpipes, Long Dances, Marches etc.

By O'Neill, Capt. Francis (ed.) O'Neill, James (arranged)

New York: Shanachie Records, 1979. 1st ed. thus. softback with stiff wrappers. Nice copy. large octavo. 349pp., music, index, A veritable mine of Irish tunes

$42.00

Capoeira: A Brazilian Art Form: History, Philosophy, and Practice

By Almeida, Bira

Berkeley: North Atlantic Press, 1986. revised edition. softback with stiff wrappers. Nice copy. octavo. 181pp., b/w plates, text ills., bibliog., index, ÔCapoerira weaves fighting, music, dance, prayer, & ritual into an urgent strategyÕ

$28.00

The Maestro Myth: Great Conductors in Pursuit of Power

By Lebrecht, Norman

London: Simon & Schuster, 1991. 1st edition. hardback with dust jacket. As New. octavo. 380pp., b/w plates, text ills., notes, appendix, bibliog., index, ÔDrawing on secret documents and wide ranging conversations with leading maestro's; Lebrecht has written a book that is not only about conductors, but also about the conduct of western politics and society. For the conductor is in many respects a nebulous creature who responds chameleon-like to a totalitarian era and ascetic in a time of austerity. Today's maestro argues Lebrecht has become a corporate raider, and now faces moral and professional bankruptcy. Illustrated with drawings, prints and photographs, many of them rare and unpublishedÕ

$33.60

Fritz Kreisler

By Lochner, Louis P.

London: Rockliff, 1951. 1st edition. hardback with dust jacket. Nice copy. octavo. xx + 459pp., frontis., b/w plates, discography, bibliog., index, Biography of the Ôundisputed king of violinistsÕ

$18.20

Symphony No. 4. in G Major for Soprano and Orchestra

By Mahler, Gustav

New York: Dover, 2010. reprint. softback with stiff wrappers. Nice copy. octavo. xi + 123pp., music, Republished from the Vienna edition of 1906

$18.20

Rock Chronicles: A Visual History of the World's Greatest 250 Rock Acts

By Roberts, David

London: Cassell, 2012. 1st edition. hardback with dust jacket. As New. large octavo. 576pp., colour & b/w plates, text ills., index, A unique visual encyclopaedia of rock and a must-have reference guide for any serious music fan. Documenting the development and impact of 250 of the world's most influential rock acts

$33.60

Ludwig Van Beethoven: The 35 Piano Sonatas Volumes 1 & 2

By Beethoven, Ludwig Van (Composer); Cooper, Barry (ed.)

New York: Carroll & Graf, 2007. 1st edition. softbacks with stiff wrappers. Nice copies. quarto. 280, 243 + 59pp., b/w plates, text ills., music, 2 volumes covering the first 25 sonatas; music with commentaries

$56.00

Songs of Italy; Sixty-five Tuscan Florentine Lombardian and other Italian Folk- and Popular songs

By Marzo, Eduardo

np: Nabu, 2012. 1st edition. softback with french flaps. As New. large octavo. ix + 188pp., music, Facsimile of the 1904 Schirmer edition

$28.00

Therese Malten: WagnerÕs Devoted Kundry

By Letchford, Michael

London: Goar Lodge, 2010. 1st edition. softback with stiff wrappers. As New. small octavo. 143pp., colour & b/w plates, appends., index, Brings together unpublished letters & photographs of a great Wagnerian soprano

$22.40

English Folk Songs From The Southern Appalachians

By Sharp, Cecil J.

London: Oxford U. P., 1973. reprint. hardback with dust jacket. Nice copy. octavo. xxxvii + 410 + 427pp., fldg. map, notes, bibliog., index, Ex-library copy with usual stamps & labels o/w nice copy of the single volume edition

$49.00

Nellie Melba: A Contemporary Review

By Moran, William R.

Westport: Greenwood Press, 1985. 1st edition. hardback in original cloth. Very Good. octavo. 491pp., frontis., b/w plates, discography, index, Occasional pencil notes, small institutional stamps & lacks end papers o/w a very good reading / reference copy

$36.40

Speak Low (when You Speak Love): The Letters of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya

By Symonette, Lys & Kowalke, Kim H. (eds.) [Kurt Weill; Lotte Lenye]

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996. 1st edition. hardback with dust jacket. As New. octavo. 554pp., b/w plates, index, These letters spanning six decades have never previously been published

$36.40

The Music and History of the Baroque Trumpet before 1721

By Smithers, Don L.

London: Dent, 1973. 1st edition. hardback with dust jacket. Very Good. octavo. 323pp., colour & b/w plates, text ills., maps, appends., bibliog., index, Ex-library copy with small stamps & labels o/w nice copy of the scarce first UK edition

$56.00

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