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Alba Second Hand Music - Online Catalogue

This catalogue is primarily intended to list out-of-print, rare or unusual material. The retail outlets in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Wigtown have the standard repertoire not shown here.

Books on Music or Instruments

Title Code Composer/Author Description Condition Price
Galpin Society Journal

Most issues available from 1967-1999

Good £5.00 each
Musical Instruments in the South Kensigton Museum St.2.21

Descriptive Catalogue, including woodcuts and photographs, preceded by an essay on the history of the instruments by Carl Engel. Printed Eyre & Spottiswoode for Her Majesty's Stationery Office 1874. Green cloth with leather backstrip.

Good but some foxing. £30.00
Musique et Poesie au XVIe Siecle St.2.1.22

Editions du Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scietifique MCMXXIII. Colloques Internationaux du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique. Text in French. Hardback green cloth embossed in gold.

Very Good. Faint library stamp on flyleaf. £25.00
Officium et Missa Pro Defunctis cum Exsequariarum Ordine St 1.5

Solesmis 1892. Brown cloth hb, 8 1/2" tall, 84 pp, Psalms and music.

Good, slight browning of paper, particularly flyleaf. £25.00
Popular Music Studies Reader Shp.pop Andy Bennett, Barry Shank & Jason Toynbee (Ed)

Publ. Rouledge 2006, places popular music in its cultural context. Maps the changing nature of popular music over the last decade.

Mint £15.00
The Art of Accompanying and Coaching Shop Books Adler, Kurt

Pb, 260pp, pub Da Capo Press 1965.

As new £10
Celtic Song Book St.3.1.1 Alfred Perceval Graves

Published 1928 Ernest Benn, being 'Representative Folk Songs of the Six Celtic Nations chosen by Graves. Green cloth hb, a little worn, 332 pp. Flyleaves foxed, contents clean.

Good £25.00
Historical Sets, Collected Editions, and Monuments of Music St.1.2.10 Anna Harriet Heyer

Ex Libris HB, publ. American Library Assn. Chicago 1969

Good £17.50
Handbuch der Schlag-und Effektinstrumente St 1.13 Avgerinos, Gerassimos

Copyright 1967 Verlag das Musikinstrument, Frankfurt am Main.
Comprehensive account of percussion instruments (in German).

Good Sold
Joh. Seb. Bach's Handschrift St .2.3.16 Bach, J.S.

Originally published Breitkopf, Republished 1969 Gregg International. Hb, 142pp b&w facsimile extracts from Bach's works dating from 1708 to 1749. Preface and notes in German.

Very good, library stamp on pastedown and flyleaf. £75.00
A Dictionary of Musical Themes SL-B01 Barlow & Morgenstern

Dictonary of themes from works by most major composers. Hardback, 656pp, pub Ernest Benn ltd, 1972

Very good. £16.50
Rachmaninoff - Composer, Pianist, Conductor Sh.Rach Barrie Martyn

Published Scolar Press 1990, HB.

Ex Libris but good £30.00
Practical History of the Violin St.2.3.33 Baur, Heinrich

Copyright 1911, Baur, New York. Containing 778 Genuine violin labels in True Photographic Reproduction together with names and Biographies.

Very Good Sold
Darius Milhaud St.2.22 Beck, Georges

'Etude suivie du Catalogue chronologigue complet de son oevre', publ Heugel, Paris 1949 bound with the supplement of works 1949 -1956. Small octvo library binding in red cloth.In French.

Very good ,but with some library stamps £20.00
Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major Op. 55 (Eroica) Shp Beethoven

Critical Commentary.
pp. 56

Excellent £11
Forty Years of Music 1865-1905 St.2.20 Bennett, Joseph

Published Methuen & Co 1908, 24 illus. 415pp + 40pp ads, red cloth gilt.

Good, light fading and wear to spine, sign. 1912. £30.00
Tuba Family St.2.2.37 Bevan, Clifford

Hb publ Faber 1978, 303 pp. DJ

Mint with d/w Sold
Early Percussion from the Middle Ages to the Baroque Blades & Montagu

Paperback published OUP 1976, 76 pp + bibliography

good £10.00
A Westminster Pilgrim St.2.1.23 Bridge, Sir Frederick

Novello & Co., Ltd. First Edition c.1920, embossed hard cover in good condition, no dust wrapper. A record of service in Church, Cathedral and Abbey, College, University and Concert Room with a few notes on sport.

Very good. Inscription on pasted down flyleaf. Very slight foxing to uncut fore-edge. £17.50
Handels Will FS Shp Burrows, Donald

Facsimiles of Handels will with commentaries by various authors.
Edited by Donald Burrows.
The Gerald Coke Handel Foundation.
Circa 34 x 24 cm
pp. 64

*Two copies in stock*

Like new £7
Handbuch Querflote St.2.1.20 Busch-Salmen und Krause-Pichler

Hb publ Baerenreiter 1999, 357 pp. In German.

Very good £17.50
English Folk Songs (Centenary edition). ShpV1 Cecil Sharp

Published Novello 1959. The Centenary Edition containing the two volumes originally published in 1920.

Ex-libris but quite good condition with dw. £28.50
Popular Music of the Olden Time Vol.I Chappell, W.

Published: Cramer, Beale & Chappell 1859, a collection of ancient songs, ballads, and dance tunes illustrative of the National Music of England. 384pp. original boards intact but crudely taped in position.

Very good, apart from slight foxing of a few pages and the crude taping . £35.00
Old English Popular Music SL-C01 Chappell, William

Hardback, 174pp, pub. Jack Brussel 1961.

Very good. £23.50
Joh. Seb. Bach Cantata Texts Sacred and Secular St.2.2.1 Charles Sanford Terry

Publ 1926 London Constable & Company, 656 pages,pages uncut, front board detached. 550 copies only printed, of which 500 are for sale. This copy not numbered.

good - apart from loose board and dusty edges. £95.00
Paganini St.2.3.55 Claudio Casini

Published Electa, Milano 1982, 142pp. Pictures, facsimiles and text in Italian relating to Nicolo Paganini.

Wrapper a little worn, binding strained, contents good £25.00
Cyclopedic Survey of Chamber Music Sh Cobbett, Walter Wilson

Old edition of vols. I & II only. A valuable reference source.

Fairly good £25.00
Beethoven - the Last Decade BM-02 Cooper, Martin

HB, 483pp, pub. Oxford University Press 1970

Very good £6.50
Lute Construction St.!.!.3 Cooper,Robert S.

Small paperback 34 pp plus 4 pp diagrams, printed Savannah Georgia USA, copyright 1963, including a short history of the lute by Suzanne Bloch. Many drawings by the author and 5 plates.

Good. £25.00
Wagner St.12.1.21 Curt von Westernhagen

Atlantis Verlag 1968, hardback 572pp. Discussion on Wagner. Text inGerman. Ex-libris.

Good, but library stamps inside cover and on flyleaf £10.00
Dictionary of Contemporary Violin and Bow Makers St.2.2.48 Cyril Woodcock

Standard Edition Published Amati Publishing 1965 HB, 96pp and 132 illustrations.

New £15.00
Mahler, Consciousness and Temporality SH David B. Greene

Copyright 1984 Gordon Breach, Hb 314 pp

Near Mint £25.00
Techniques of the Contemporary Composer Shp David Cope

Paperback pub Schirmer 1997.

Good £20.00
Salons,Singers and Songs St.1.2.8 David Tunley

Published Ashgate 2002,Hb inc Dust Wrapper,283 pp.

Mint £25.00
Taverner St.1,3.23 Davies, Peter Maxwell

Published 1972 B&H. Hardback vocal score signed by the composer.

Mint £30.00
Ferruccio Busoni - A Biography BM-06 Dent, Edward J

HB, 370pp, pub. Oxford University Press 1933.

Cover grubby, contents excellent. £12.50
The Forgotten Master, Louis Spohr St.2.2.54 Dorothy Moulton Mayer

The life and Times of Louis Spohr, publ Weidenfeld and Nicolson 1959. Hb 1st ed 204 pp.

Good with wrapper. £18.50
Baroque Tricks. St.1.1.8 Downes, Ralph.

Published Positif Press Oxford 1983. Red Cloth hb with jacket (spine sunned) 244pp. Adventures with the organ builders. Many plates, graphs & tables. Ex-libris, contents fine.

Good. SOLD
The History of the Violin St.1.2.14 E.Van Der Straeten

HB, Two Volumes, Publ. Cassell 1933, with a letter dated 10/08/33 to Mrs Honeyman offering to publish photographs of the Guarnerius in the Strad.

Some light foxing, otherwise very good. £50
A Register of First Performances of English Operas and Semi-Operas 16th Century to 1980 St.1.1.14 Eric Walter White

Published Society for Theatre Research 1983. Hb 8vo 130pp, an interesting list of first performances from c. 1517 to 1980.

Mint but no DJ. £10
A Three-Legged tour in Greece [March24-May4, 1925] St.1.2.3 Ethyl Smyth

Published Heinemann 1927.

No dw, cover worn £12.50
Flutes, Flautists & Makers S19 Fairley, Andrew

Large format paperback publ Pan 1982, 140 pp

Good Sold
Turkish Instruments of Music in the Seventeenth Century St.2.4.23 Farmer, George Henry

Pamphlet published Civic Press Glasgow 1937, 47 pages including 2 illustrations. Soft cover. No. 147 of 225 copies printed. Ex libris. Bearing a very clear inscription to Bert Dudman signed by the author.

Wrapper worn and taped, contents good. Sold
Notice of Anthony Stradivarius St 1.14 Fetis, translated by Bishop

Published Cocks & Co. 1864.
Notice of Anthony Stradivari,Preceded by historical and critical researches on the origins of bow instruments, .. analysis of the bow and remarks on Tourte,the author of its final improvements.

Very good for it's age, a little dusty. £45.00
English Theatre Music in the Eighteenth Century. St.1.1.2 Fiske, Roger

Published OUP 1973, 684 pp, 16 plates and many musical examples. Ex libris but in excellent condition apart from the flyleaf.

Good. SOLD
George Frideric Handel, His Personality & His Times St.1.1.12 Flower, Newman

Published 1923 Waverley Book Co.Ltd. Hb 378pp with over fifty illustrations in colour and black & white. Frontispiece tipped in portrait from the painting by Hudson.

Good. £12.50
Music and Nationalism St 2.2.19 Forsyth, Cecil

Published Macmillan 1911,359pp. A study of English Opera. Tail uncut. Ex-libris with usual stamps. No d/w

Fairly good £10.00
Kaunitz & enlightened absolutism 1753-1780 St.2.1.28 Franz Szabo

Published Cambridge 1994, paperback.

Mint £15.00
Sterndale Bennett and Sheffield St. 2.2.31 Freemantle, W.T.

Published Sheffield 1919 Pawson & Brailsford, comprising an account of the Bennett Family. Parts I&II 170pp. Card cover.

Cover a little faded and grubby, Contents good. £50.00
Pianos, Pianists and Sonics Sh.p G.A. Briggs

Published Wharfedale Wireless Works 1951. A remarkable examination of technical aspects of the piano by G.A. Briggs, better known for his work in the early days of 'hi-fi' including the views of contemporary well known pianists.

Very good £7.50
Old English Instruments of Music Galpin, Canon Francis

Publ Methuen 1932. Green cloth, some sunning, university bookplate but no stamps, no dust wrapper. Contents good.

good £10.00
Hints on Singing St2.1.26 Garcia, Manuel

New revised edition published Ascherberg, Hopwood and Crew, Ltd London 1911. Original dark green cloth with gilt title. Translated from the original 'L'art du Chant' by Beata Garcia with a preface by Hermann Klein. This remarkable book gives some detail of the physiology of the voice based on the use of the laryngoscope.

Near mint £25.00
The Bach Family BM-04 Geiringer, Karl

The Bach Family - Seven Generations of Creative Genius. HB, 514pp, pub. George Allen & Unwin Ltd. Ex libris Stirling University

Very good. £10
The Scottish Fiddle Music Index BK-GOR2 Gore, Charles

The Scottish Fiddle Music Index - Tune Titles from the 18th and 19th Century Printed Instrumental Music Collections; List of indexed and related collections and where to find them; Index to numerical Musical Theme Codes. The Amaising Publishing House Ltd. 1994.

Good (38) Sold
The Early English Carols St.1.1.11 Greene, Richard Leighton

Published Clarendon Press 1935. Lyrics prior to 1550 considered carols by the editor. Hb 461pp. Ex-libris.

Some library stamps, otherwise very good. £30.00
Grove's Dictionary of Music & Musicians Shp Grove, edited Eric Blom

The fifth edition in nine volumes, pb, with Supplementary Volume published 1961, reprinted in 1975. Heavy! Buyer collects!

Good £75.00
The Music of Thomas Wilson - A Symposium BK-MS3 Hair, Graham

The Music of Thomas Wilson - A Symposium (Historical Studies of Scottish Music 2). The Musica Scotica Trust 2004.

Good - new SOLD
Die Kunst des Cembalo -Spiels St 2.2.38 Harich-Schneider, Eta

Published Baerenreiter 1970, 244pp,+ 'notenbeilage' 20pp

Very good internaly, boards a little worn and water stain on rear board. £15.00
Music in Purcell's London St 1.15 Harley, John

First Ed. Published Dobson 1968.Provides a comprehensive study of music in post-Restoration London together with the social background.

Good with sound d/w but spine slightly faded £22.50
Dr John Bull BM-07 Henry, Leigh

Hb, 304pp, pub. Herbert Joseph Ltd 1937.

Cover a little worn, contents excellent. £7.50
Modern British Composers St.2.3.53 Herbert Lambert

Published 1923 by F&B Goodwin Ltd. Hardback (no d/w), containing 17 fine portraits of British Composers of the early 20th Century with a forward on contemporary British Music by Eugene Goossens.

Ex-libris with some stamps and damage to cover, but the tipped in portraits are all in fine conditio £95.00
Le Don Giovanni de Mozart shp Hocquard, Jean-Victor

Paperback copyright Aubier Montaigne 1978, 223pp, In French.

good £5.00
Blind Musician Looks Back Hollins, Alfred

Published 1936 William Blackwood, the autobiography of Alfred Hollins, the famous blind organist. 478pp

contents good but edges foxed, wrapper very dusty and torn Sold
Later English Broadside ballads St.1.1.13 Holloway, John & Joan Black

Published 1975 Routledge & Kegan Paul. Hb 296pp with decorative dust-jacket by Kate Russell. Contains the words of 127 ballads from 18th & early 19th Centuries together with reproductions of the original head & tail blocks.

Good, spine sunned. £17.50
The Organ Shp Hopkins, Edward

Published Cocks & Co. 1870. Second Ed. 588pp, Its History & Construction: A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities, preceded by a New History of The Organ by Edward Rimbault.

Rebound. A little dusty but sound. £65.00
Bibliography of Hector Berlioz BM-01 Hopkinson, Cecil

A bibliography of the musical and literary works of Hector Berlioz. Hb, 230pp, pub. Richard Macnutt Ltd 1980.

Excellent £20
History of Modern Music St.1.1.10 Hullah, John

A course of lectures delivered in 1862. This is the ninth impression published Longmans,Green & Co. 1901. 210 pp + Chronological tables & 40 pp Ads. A fine bright copy.

Very Good. £15.00
Outstanding Dissertations in Music From British Universities St.1.2.9 John Caldwell

Published Garland 1989, Hb 323 pp.

Mint £15.00
Wagner's Rienzi A reappraisal based on a study of the sketches and drafts. St.2.3.56 John Deathridge

Clarendon Press Oxford 1977, hardback.

Mint £25.00
African Music in Northern Rhodesia and some other Places St.2.2.47 Jones A.M.

Published by The Rhodes-Livingstone Museum 1949, 78pp, an occasional paper no.4. Offered together with a long letter (six pages) from the author to Mr Gordon West and also extensive notes for a letter to Mr Jones.

Contents good, paper cover slightly foxed and worn £15.00
The Significance of Elgar St 1.15 Jose,,Everard

First edition published Heath Cranton 1934. 8vo. 29pp. No D/W red cloth a little faded. Previous owner's stamp on reverse of front board

Good £6.50
Dieterich Buxtehude Organist in Lubeck Kerala Snyder

Hardcover, ISBN 0028730801, 1st ed publ. Schirmer 1987

good clean copy with d/w £45.00
Musicians and Mummers shp Klein, Herman

Published Cassell 1925, life of the critic and the people he met.

Good, slight foxing and dusty edges. Prize bookplate. £15.00
Antonio Vivaldi his Life and Work Bd Kolneder, Walter

First published UK by Faber 1970.Includes Many music examples and index of works.

Good £17.50
Principles of Dance and Movement Notation St Laban, Rudolf

Published MacDonald & Evans1956. 56pp containing 114 basic movement graphs and their explanation

Good, Wrapper a little dusty and repaired. ?
Haydn Chronicle and Works, Early Years 1732-1765 Sh Landon, Robbins

Published Thames & Hudson 1980, 655pp.

Wrapper a lttle worn otherwise very good £40.00
Wagner's Music Drama of the Ring St.1.1.9 Leroy, L.Archier

Published Noel Douglas 1925. Decorative boards, Wood Engravings by Paul Nash. Fine copy with some pages uncut.

Very Good. £45.00
Vaughn Williams and the Symphony Shp.VW Lionel Pike

Mint £25.00
Shuttle & Cage St 1.2 MacColl

Pub Hargail Music Press 2nd printing 1965 USA, Industrial Folk-Ballads HFA-3, small booklet 7 inches high, 30pp.

Very good £6.00
Music and the Brain St.1.2.7 Macdonald Critchley & R A Henson

Published Heiemann 1977, Hb inc dust wrapper 459 pp.

Near Mint £12.50
Theory of the Scots Highland Bagpipe ALB MacDonald, Joseph

Republished SRPublishers 1971 from the 1927 edition by Alexander MacDonald. First published 1803. Folio hb with dust jacket, reprinted 1978 with introduction by Seumas MacNeill.

Good £25
History of Music in Sheffield St 1.3 Mackerness

Published 1974. Earlier history, Nineteenth Century, Henry Coward, First World War and after. Ex-libris.

Good but slight damage to wrapper Sold
Voicing Pierrot BK-MAN Manning, Jane

Voicing Pierrot - A practical, analytical and personal guide to the vocal part of Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire. Includes a CD of the instrumental parts. Southern Voices (Canberra, Glasgow) 2012. Price includes UK postage.

New £35 - postage free within the UK.
Le Mecanisme du toucher, L'etude du piano St.1.2.13 Marie Jaell

PB, Publ. Colin Paris 1897, 146pp.

Text VG but binding loose. £17.50
The Compositional Process of J.S.Bach St.1.3.20 Marshall, Robert Lewis

Published Princeton 1972, 2 volumes. A study of the autograph Scores of the Vocal Works.

Ex libris but an excellent working copy £70.00
Chopin Playing Shp Methuen-Campbell, James

Published Gollancz 1981, Hardback 289pp.Chopin playing from the composer to the present day.

Mint £10
Gustav Mahler vol 3 Songs and Symphonies... shp Mitchell, Donald

Publ Faber & Faber 1985, hb.

As new £20.00
Orain Nam Beann (Songs of the Mountains ALB Morrison, Angus

Collection of Gaelic Songs containing many Airs not hitherto published. Aird & Coghill Ltd after 1913, 53 pp. Words in Gaelic only with both musical notations.

Ex libris hb binding including original wrapper. £12.00
A Treatise on the Fundamental Principles of Violin Playing SI-V1 Mozart, Leopold

Translated by Editha Knocker. 233pp, pb, pub. Oxford University Press 1985

Brand new. £25
Mozart Portrait of a Genius St.2.1.28 Norbert Elias

Published in English 1993 University of California Press.

Very good, no dust wrapper £10.00
The Offices or Introits for Sundays and Festivals with the Musical Notation from the Sarum Graduale Palmer,Rev. G.H.

Published Wantage, S. Mary's Convent 1918. 84pp of music.

Very good £17.50
Some Aspects of Gipsy Music St 1.9 Parker, D.C.

Published Reeves nd, small green cloth hb 6 3/4 " tall with 61 pp.

Ex-libris usual stamps otherwise good. £15.00
Boulez: Composer, conductor, enigma BM-08 Peyser, Joan

HB, 303pp, pub. Cassell 1977.

Very good, Cover a little worn. £7.50
The Life and Music of John Field, Creator ofthe Nocturne St.2.2.55 Piggott, Patrick

Published Faber 1973, 287pp.

Good but slight fading and no dust-wrapper. SOLD
Vivaldi et la Musique Instrumentale Pincherle

Reprint by Johnson publ USA 1968. Red cloth with gold title. Text in French 310pp + index + 74pp thematic index. Ex libris but only stamped on frontispiece.

Good, but head bumped. £35.00
John Dowland BM-09 Poulton, Diana

Second Edition. PB, 528pp, pub. Faber & Faber 1982

Very good. Sold
John Dowland St.2.2.34 Poulton,Diana

Published Faber 2nd ed 1982, hb, 528 pp.

Mint, but previous owners neat signature on flyleaf. Sold
Polish Music and its Composers (and Chopin its Laureate). St.3.5.02 Rayson, Ethel

Published William Reeves nd, 64 pp, with four illustrations 'tipped in'. Hardback brown cloth Ex libris with usual stamps.

good apart from stamps. £10.00
Thematic Patterns in Sonatas of Beethoven St.1.1.5 Reti, Rudolf

Published Faber 1967. Ex-libris, no dust-jacket contents mint.

Good. £17.50
Lute Construction St.1.1.3 Robert S.Cooper

Copyright R S Cooper 1963, designed & printed R.Dilley at Pigeonhole Press, Savannah, Georgia, 34pp together with 5 diagrams

Good. Sold
Harmonics or The Philosophy of Musical Sounds Sh Theo 2 Robert Smith

An unabridged republication of the first edition, originally published in Cambridge in 1749. 1966 Da Capo Press, hardback, 292pp, ex libris Stirling University Library.

Content excellent (as new), cover very good. £17.50
On Choosing a Piano St 1 Rose, Algernon

Published 1903 Walter Scott Publishing. Red boards a little faded but contents good.

Cover a little faded and grubby £10.00
Musick Fyne St 1.17 Ross, D.James

Published Mercat Press 1993, Robert Carver and the Art Music in Sixteenth Century Sootland, 185pp

Mint £22.50
Free Composition S6 Schenker, Heinrich

Volume III of New Musical Theories and Fantasies, published Longman 1979 with a separate volume containing 158 examples. Translated Ernst Ostler. Hardback.

Very good , but with some library stamps sold
Instruments of the Modern Orchestra and Precursors of the Violin Family Schlesinger, Kathleen

Publ William Reeves 1910, Vol II Ancient, only. Front board a little loose, boards a little grubby and dusty. Ex libris with some stamps.

Contents good SOLD
Richard Wagner an Mathilde Maier St.1.1.7 Scholz, Dr. Hans

Published Weicher Leipzig 1930, 286pp. Pale green inen boards faded. Ex-libris, usual stamps.

Contents good. £15
Vaughan Williams Sh.RVW Simon Heffer

Published Weidenfeld & Nicholson 2000 HB.

Very Good £500
Century of Ballads 1810-1910 St 1.7 Simpson, Harold

Publ Mills & Boon 1910 ~ story of popular song, many illustrations, 349pp including index to ballads & songs.

Contents good, corners bumped , cloth some spots £35.00
Essence of Bruckner St.2.1.24 Simpson, Robert

Gollancz 1977. Hardback 206pp. An essay towards the understanding of his music.

Good but backstrip faded £12.50
Dietrich Buxtehude, Organist in Lubeck BM-05 Snyder, Kerala J.

HB, 550pp, pub. Schirmer 1987.

Excellent £35
Joseph Haydn 1.3.22 Somfai, Laslo

Published Faber 1969. His life in Contemporary Pictures.

Very good but lacking dw. £10.00
The Orchestral Works of Antonin Dvorak Sh Sourek, Otakar

Publisher: Artia. In German

Boards stained but good working copy £7.50
Style and Idea, selected writings of Arnold Schoenberg shp Stein, Leonard

Publ 1975 Faber paperback

Good but spine a little faded. £10 .00
The Life of Sterndale Bennett St1.1.1 Sterndale Bennett, J.R.

The biography of William Sterndale Bennett by his son published Cambridge University Press 1907, 469 pp & 14 plates. Previous owner's names on flyleaf.

Good. Sold
Busoni Stuckenschmidt

Publ Calder & Boyars 1970

Fair with dust-wrapper a little worn. £8.50
Der Getreue Music Meister St.2.3.27 Telemann, Georg Philipp

Published Musica Musica, Basel nd. A ring-bound facsimile of the collection published Hamburg 1728.

Good £25
Bach's Orchestra BM-03 Terry, Charles Sanford.

HB, 250pp, pub Oxford University Press 1932. Ex libris The Manning School, Nottingham.

Content very good, cover a little worn. £10
John Christian Bach St.1.1.14 Terry, Charles Sanford.

Published OUP 1929. Hb half- leather, front board detached. Ex-libris presented by the author and bearing his bookplate. Many illustrations. Bears a number of amendments in ink which appear to be by the author for the intended German translation.

Contents good but leather decayed. SOLD
Alfred Cortot's Studies in Musical Interpretation St.2.1.27 Thiefrey, Jeanne

Published Harrap 1937, Translated Robert Jaques, forward Alfred Cortot.

Very good £35.00
Early Music (Magazine) H Thomson, Kenyon, Knighton.

Early Music Magazine published by Oxford Journals. A complete run from its inception in January 1973 until November 2007. Privately owned and most volumes are in near mint condition. Very heavy but delivery may be possible within the UK.

Very good Offers invited for the whole set .
Some New specimens of Byzantine Music St 2.2.35 Tillyard, H.J.W.

Pages 151-173 reprinted from Annual of The British School at Athens No.XXVII 1925-26. An illustration from a good manuscript in 'Round Notation'. In soft, worn grey cover bearing the ink inscription 'With the writers compliments'. It is in The First Authentic Mode and belongs to the Sunday before Christmas. Includes transcriptions.

Cover worn and a little torn, contents good £7.50
Julian Bream A Life on the Road St.1.2.4 Tony Palmer

Published Macdonald & Co 1982, Hb 216pp.

Wrapper a little worn and spine sunned, otherwise good. £17.50
Beethovens Ninth Symphony in D minor Op. 125 SS Shp Tovey, Donald Francis

An essay in musical analysis.
James Thin (published), 1927, revised edition.
pp. 46

Good, stamp on the cover £4.50
The Eighteenth-Century French Cantata SL-t01 Tunley, David

Hardback, 272pp, pub. Dobson 1974.

Very good. £20
Die Musikphilosophie Thomas Manns St.1.2.2 Ute Jung

Published Bosse Regensburg 1969. Ex-libris with plastic wrapper,160 pp in German.

Library marks on flyleaf, contents good £10.00
Della voce umana SH Vannini, Vincenzo

Della voce umana ma principalmente della voce del soprano (Italian, On human voice but particularly on the voice of the soprano)

Unread, pages not cut.
Florence 1924.
pp. 279

Unread, cover and spine slightly worn £14
The English Ayre St 1.6 Warlock, Peter

Published OUP 1926, A very attractive copy of a delightful and informative little book, 142 pp, 7 1/2" tall, pleasing geometric pattern on front board.

Good £10.00
Technique de l'Orchestre Moderne Sh Theo 1 Widor, Charles-Marie

Technique of the modern orchestra, following the treaty of instrumentation and orchestration of Berlioz. Lemoine & Co, 1910, 4th ed, pb, 281pp. IN FRENCH.

Cover grubby and a little torn, all content good. Sold
Practical Information on Bow Instruments St.2.2.58 William Hepworth

Published William Reeves. hardback foolscap octavo (7" tall),information for players,owners, dealers and makers of bow instruments, 89pp + 18pp cats.&6ppads.

Very Good £18.50
Venetian Opera in the Seventeenth Century St.1.3.21 Worsthorne, Simon Townley

Published Oxford 1954. Describes the first attempts to produce opera under conditions approaching those of the present day, in one of the great formative periods of the art.

Book good, wrapper a little dusty and foxed. £22.50

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