Books on Music

HISTORY - APPRECIATION - FORM

(Clothbound)

GUIDE TO CHAMBER MUSIC -Berger (W/quotes from composers discusses over 230 of the best known works of diverse instrument compositions by 55 composers: 18th century to present.

42.50

THE CHRONICLE OF OPERA -Raeburn(Compendium history of opera full of fascinating facts & hundreds of creative illustrations.

42.50

HOW TO SUCCEED IN AN ENSEMBLE: Reflections on a life in chamber Music-Loft (Advice on choosing colleagues, performing, repertoire, programs, touring ,Peaks/pitfalls. Hilarious to sobering

24.00

THE MASTERY OF MUSIC: 10 Pathways to True Artistry-Green Author of “The Inner Game of Music” reveals ten unique artistic qualities for extraordinary musicianship, shared by many of the world’s most successful musicians.  Proven specific ways all musicians can take their skills to higher levels of  expression
24.00
(Paperbound)

THE FORM OF MUSIC -Cole(Clear introduction to musical forms structures used from 17th. cent. onwards. Resource for performers.

18.50

WOMEN AND MUSIC: A History-Pendle (Fresh & unbiased account of the accomplishment of women in music thru history.

24.00

THE PIANO TRIO: History, Technique, Repertoire-Smallman
Excellent resource for the professionals & amateur musicians

24.50

A TREASURY OF EARLY MUSIC:Masterworks of Middle Ages
Renaissance &Baroque Era-Parrisch (Music compositions document development of musical styles from middle ages to 18th century).

12.50

VENETIAN Instrumental Music From Gabrieli to Vivaldi-Selfridge

13.50

HISTORY OF ORCHESTRATION -Carse

12.50

GUIDE TO MUSICAL STYLES: Madrigals to Modern Music-Mor

13.50

MUSIC AESTHETIC OF THE BAROQUE -Milner

5.50

MUSIC IN ENGLAND: A Short History(BBC)

5.50

THE STRING QUARTET: From its Beginnings to Schubert-Konold

11.50

THE BAROQUE CONCERTO -Hutchins ( Amazing detail of facts scrutiny describe the orchestral concerto from 16th. to 18th cent.

15.00

MUSIC HISTORY IN EXAMPLES:Antiquity to J.S.Bach-Hambur

10.00

THE GREAT HAYDN QUARTETS: Their Interpretation-Keller
Will give insights to players of all levels. 45 great quartets.

24.00

A HISTORY OF MUSICAL STYLE-Crocker (576pp /140 mus. ex)

17.50

MOZART’S SYMPHONIES: Context, Performance Practice, Reception-Zazlow (The most important study of Mozart’s output to have appeared in many years. Full survey of his symphonic works

55.00