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Training Soprano Voices

Oxford University Press, Oxford
3rd Impression Large 8vo in blue boards, gilt lettering to spine, 177pp, musical examples and illustrations in text, index etc
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Believing in Opera (SIGNED COPY)

Faber & Faber, London
Heavy 8vo. in red boards, white lettering to spine, 464pp, illustrations in text, index. Inscribed and signed by author on the title-page
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy in an almost AS NEW Dust Jacket (faintly edge-rubbed, looks new in its protector)
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Gabriel Faure Sonata No 1 Op 13 for Violin and Piano in A Major (Urtext - Edition Peters No 7487)

Edition Peters, London, New York & Leipzig
Extra Large 4to. in stiff glossy card covers, 87pp piano and violin part with 16pp violin part loosely inserted (as issued)
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unused or barely used copy (minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips)
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Robert Louis Stevensons Songs for Children - Set to Music by Edith Swepstone (both voice and piano parts)

J Curwen & Sons, London
Large 4to. in illustrated blue paper wrappers (as issued) 22pp, cover illustration in dark blue ink also by Mildred Emra, making this the 1st Edition. The typeface is extremely sharp suggesting this is one of the first issue (printing plates wore down quickly making later printings far less sharp edged)
VERY GOOD, a well preserved clean and tight copy (mild chipping to cover at spine fold and corner tips, few spots of tanning to covers)
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Richard Wagner - Die Walkure - Complete Vocal & Orchestral Score

Dover, New York
Thick, heavy 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 710pp
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Rap Music and Street Consciousness

University of Illinois Press, Urbana
Large 8vo Paperback. 302pp
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Music and Medicine- Vol / Volume 1 Haydn Mozart Beethoven Schubert - Notes on Their Lives Works and Medical Histories

Medi-ed Press, Bloomington
Heavy 8vo. in green cloth, gilt lettering to spine and decoration to front cover, 447pp, illustrations in text, bibliog, index etc
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Music and Medicine - Vol / Volume 3 - Chopin Smetana Tchaikovsky Mahler - Notes on Their Lives Works and Medical Histories

Medi-ed Press, Bloomington
Heavy 8vo. in green cloth, gilt lettering to spine and decoration to front cover, 400pp, illustrations in text, bibliog, index etc
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Studies in Music History Presented to H C Robbins Landon on His 70th Birthday

Thames & Hudson, London
4to in orange cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 272pp, portrait frontispiece, plates, index etc
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Otto Klemperer - His Life and Times - Vol One I / Volume 1 1885 - 1933

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
Heavy, large 8vo. in black cloth, silver lettering to spine. 492pp, plates, index etc
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy in a slightly corner nicked but otherwise VERY GOOD Dust Jacket (looks fine in its protector)
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Music in Eighteenth- Century England - Essays in Memory of Charles Cudworth

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
4to in blue faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 265pp, index musical examples in text etc
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Oboe (SIGNED by Leon Goossens)

Macdonald and Jane's, London (Yehudi Menuhin Music Guides)
8vo in green faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 236pp, plates, musical examples in text, index etc. This copy signed by Leon Goossens on the front blank fly-leaf below a photo of him which has been pasted to the page
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy
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Sixty Studies for the Violin Op 45 Viola

Edition Peters (Nr. 9166)
Large 4to. in stiff paper wraps, 53pp. All 60 studies transcribed and edited for the Viola
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy
Softcover
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Streich Quartette / Quartet Op 18 Nr 3 (All 4 Parts)

Augener, London
Al four parts in separate booklets for Violin I, Violin II, Viola and Cello within pale green printed folder (as issued)
All FINE clean and tight copies with ink name to ttop corner of each part, the folder is near FINE having being very slightly nicked at the spine fold ends.
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Streich Quartette Op 18 Nr 4 C minor (All 4 Parts)

Edition Peters, Frankfurt, New York & London
Al four parts in separate booklets for Violin I, Violin II, Viola and Cello within pale green printed folder (as issued)
All FINE clean and tight copies, the folder is near FINE having being very slightly nicked at the spine fold ends.
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Streich Quartette Op 18 Nr 2 G major (All 4 Parts)

Edition Peters, Frankfurt, New York & London
Al four parts in separate booklets for Violin I, Violin II, Viola and Cello within pale green printed folder (as issued)
All FINE clean and tight copies, the folder is near FINE having being very slightly nicked at the spine fold ends.
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Streich Quartette Op 18 Nr 1 F major (All 4 Parts)

Edition Peters, Frankfurt, New York & London
Al four parts in separate booklets for Violin I, Violin II, Viola and Cello within pale green printed folder (as issued)
All FINE clean and tight copies (one has a small printed address label), the folder is near FINE having being very slightly nicked at the spine fold ends.
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The Amadeus Forty Years in Pictures and Words (SIGNED COPY)

Published by the Author, London
Fo. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 132pp, plates in colour and b/w, etc. This copy signed and dated by Martin Lovett (author's husband and founding member of the Amadeus Quartet) on title-page (no other inscription)
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Rum Bum and Concertina

Weidenfeld & Nicholson, London
8vo in red faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 182pp.
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (page-block edges slightly tanned) in a lightly edge-nicked but otherwise VERY GOOD price-clipped Dust Jacket (looks very presentable in its protector)
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I Am Brian Wilson - A Memoir (New Hardcover Book)

Coronet, London
Large 8vo in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 312pp, plates, index etc
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The Growth of Organ Music - An Historical Survey

Musical Opinion, London
8vo in stiff card covers, 72pp
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Recording the Classics - Maestros Music and Technology (SIGNED COPY)

Kent State University Press, Kent, Ohio & London
8vo in black cloth, silver lettering to spine. 186ppiit bibliog. Inscribed and signed by author on the half title leaf
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The Violin Concerto - A Study in German Romanticism

University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill
Large 8vo in brown cloth, 172pp, musical examples in text, bibliog, index etc
An extremely well preserved FINE+ very clean and tight copy (pages very slightly tanned) in a slightly dusty and very slightly edge-rubbed but otherwise FINE Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Bela Bartok

Harvill Press, London
8vo in black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 256pp, plates, bibliography etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread copy (top edge of page block slightly dusty) in an almost AS NEW Dust Jacket (hint of fading to rear panel, tiny specks of shelf rub to top edges, looks new in its protector)
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Essays on Opera

Dennis Dobson, London
8vo in blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. 158pp, plates, musical examples in text
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy (hint of tanning to leaves) in a FINE Dust Jacket (slightly oversize hence a little rubbed along the top edges, looks almost as new in its protector)
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British Film Music

Skelton Robinson, London
8vo in black cloth, silver lettering to spine and front cover, 247pp, plates, biographical index, discography etc
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (pages tanned) in a near VERY GOOD Dust Jacket (1 inch chip and two closed tears to top edge of front panel, looks very presentable in its protector)
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Eighteenth Century Musical Instruments - France and Britain / Les Instruments de Musique au XVIIIe Siecle - France et Grande-Bretagne (Amended 2nd Impression)

Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Extra Large 4to. in stiff glossy card covers. Dual English and French text. 225pp, plates in colour and b/w
A well preserved VERY GOOD+ clean and tight copy (mild spine crease, speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips)
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The Amadeus Forty Years in Pictures and Words (SIGNED COPY)

Published by the Author, London
Fo. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 132pp, plates in colour and b/w, etc. This copy signed and dated by Martin Lovett (author's husband and founding member of the Amadeus Quartet) on title-page (no other inscription)
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Mozart and Prague

Artia, Prague
Heavy 4to. bound in ornate pink and cream cloth with black and gilt embossing, 16pp text (in English throughout), plus approx 200pp plates in colour, sepia and b/w
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (hint of tanning to leaves) in a faintly edge-creased but otherwise FINE price-clipped Dust Jacket, all housed in the original marbled paper covered card slip-case (a little edge-rubbed, some mild tanning)
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Musiques De la Mer Egee (Geneve Septembre - Decembre 1988)

Ministere Grec De La Culture, Athenes
4to in thick colour printed boards, 71pp text (in French throughout) plus approx 80pp colour plates, 45 rpm vinyl EP in pocket at rear. Published to coincide with the exhibition of the same name in Geneva 1988.
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (tiny bump to bottom edge of rear cover), the EP is in mint new condition
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