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The Mikado, or the Town of Titipu, Gilbert, Sir W.S.
The Mikado, or the Town of Titipu

Leonard Cohen - Hallelujah - a New Biography, Footman, Tim
Leonard Cohen - Hallelujah - a New Biography

Sixty Old-Time Variety Songs, Coburn, Charles ;   Robey, George
Sixty Old-Time Variety Songs

Whatever you say I am - The life and times of Eminem, Bozza, Anthony
Whatever you say I am - The life and times of Eminem

The Worcester Psalter - Edited and Pointed for Chanting, Atkins (D.MUS.. OXON; F.S.A.), Sir Ivor ;   Brown (D.D.), S.L.
The Worcester Psalter - Edited and Pointed for Chanting

Leonard Cohen - A Remarkable Life, Reynolds, Anthony
Leonard Cohen - A Remarkable Life

Bruckner and Mahler, Redlich, H.F.
Bruckner and Mahler

Kiri - A biography of Kiri te Kanawa, Fingleton, David
Kiri - A biography of Kiri te Kanawa

 

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The Worcester Psalter - Edited and Pointed for Chanting, Atkins (D.MUS.. OXON; F.S.A.), Sir Ivor ;   Brown (D.D.), S.L.
1 The Worcester Psalter - Edited and Pointed for Chanting
Atkins (D.MUS.. OXON; F.S.A.), Sir Ivor ; Brown (D.D.), S.L.. Adam & Charles Black, London, 1965. fourth edition, Hardback, 220mm x 137mm dark blue cloth boards, vi prelims, 208pp. Good +++/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. Book has been handled but still clean and tight with minimal wear. The Psalms and Canticles as used in Anglican worship laid out for chanting by Atkins with notes by Brown. Catalogue: Music. Keywords: magnificat, cantate, nunc, psalm. 14642

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Yesterday When I Was Young, Aznavour, Charles
2 Yesterday When I Was Young
Aznavour, Charles. W.H. Allen, London, 1979. first edition, Hardback, 22cm x 14cm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 202+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Less than good/Good. Book in good condition save for pages 73-78 being detached, though present. Spine and borads bumped, block has been handled. Dustwrapper has been handled and has some light shelfwear. Remarkable life of a refugee family's son who became an international singing star. Catalogue: Music. Keywords: Aznavour, Paris, Piaf. 6498

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Cilla Black Through the Years - My Life in Pictures, Barrow, Tony             (ed)
3 Cilla Black Through the Years - My Life in Pictures
Barrow, Tony (ed). Headline, London, 1993. first edition, Hardback, 26cm x 20cm purple cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, 160pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book is not new and has been handled but still bright and clean. Dustwrapper (now protected) is clean with minimal wear. A celebration of thirty years of success in music and entertainment by Liverpool's own Cilla Black. Catalogue: Music. Keywords: Mersey, Blind, Liverpool, Beatles. 12055

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4 The New Jazz Book - A History and Guide
Berendt, Joachim. The Jazz Book Club - Peter Owen, London, 1965. first thus, Hardback, 208mm x 126mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, vi prelims, 314pp. plus index, Good +/NoWrapper. Book has been read, exterior bumped and worn but clean, block edges just a little worn, pages also clean. English edition of Berendt's excellent short-compass history of jazz and jazzmen, first published in Germany in 1959. Catalogue: Music. Keywords: Beiderbecke, syncopation, saxophone, Ellington. 14602

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The Autobiography of Maria Callas: A Novel, Bond, Alma H.
5 The Autobiography of Maria Callas: A Novel
Bond, Alma H.. Birch Brook Press, Delhi, NY, 1998. first edition, Paperback, 230mm x 152mm , 224pp. Very Good/NoWrapper. Paperback is nice and clean in a clear plastic protective jacket. A psychoanalyst's brave and perhaps surprisingly successful attempt to get inside the mind of a celebrated but troubled giant of 20th century performance. Catalogue: Music. Keywords: opera, psychology, mind, spirit. 11974

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Whatever you say I am - The life and times of Eminem, Bozza, Anthony
6 Whatever you say I am - The life and times of Eminem
Bozza, Anthony. Corgi, London, 2004. first thus, Paperback, 195mm x 128mm , 336+pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Paperback has been handled, light wear to edges, spine a little creased, else clean. Softcover edition of 2003 biography of big-selling American rapper. Catalogue: Music. Keywords: Mathers, Shady, rap, LP. 14651

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Menuhin, Burton, Humphrey
7 Menuhin
Burton, Humphrey. Faber & Faber, London, 2000. first edition, Hardback, 24cm x 16cm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xiii prelims, 559+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Book is tight and clean with no obvious imperfections. Just a few small and light blotches to boards, block a little tanned around edges, likely as produced. Dustwrapper is bumped at base of spine, else clean with minimal wear. Heavyweight biography of a heavyweight figure in 20th century classical music - the child prodigy violinist who retained global fame over seven decades of performance. Catalogue: Music. Keywords: Menuhin, Jewish, violin, Grappelli. 9772

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My Daughter - Maria Callas, Callas, Evangelia ;   Blochman, Lawrence G.
8 My Daughter - Maria Callas
Callas, Evangelia ; Blochman, Lawrence G.. Leslie Frewin, London, 1967. first edition, Hardback, 216mm x 140mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 175+pp. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Less than good. Book has been read over years but still clean with minimal wear. Dustwrapper (now protected) has loss at corners and to 15% of front, yet still functional, with protection. Recollections of the (wartime) childhood of a Greek superstar by her mother. Catalogue: Music. Keywords: opera, Athens, Nazi, Callas. 11960

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Sixty Old-Time Variety Songs, Coburn, Charles ;   Robey, George
9 Sixty Old-Time Variety Songs
Coburn, Charles ; Robey, George. The News Chronicle, London, Hardback, 281mm x 215mm orange cloth boards, black titles, , 152pp. Good +/NoWrapper. Exterior bumped and scuffed with a few smudges, differential fading to endpapers, pages otherwise clean. Undated but surely a 1950s publication, being a second News Chronicle collection of music and lyrics of old music hall songs, introduced by Coburn with an Appreciation by Robey. Catalogue: Music. Keywords: banshee, lassie, Piccadilly, henery This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 14653

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Autobiography, Dolin, Anton
10 Autobiography
Dolin, Anton. Oldbourne, London, 1960. first edition, Hardback, 222mm x 140mm blue cloth boards, black titles, first edition, 336+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +/Less than good. Book is not new and has been read but still tight and clean save for some grubbiness from handling to block edges, also a hint of foxing. Spine bumped with a very light crease. Dustwrapper is worn with some staining and a large tear out of the front at base. Memoirs of a legendary English ballet dancer and choreographer. With 32 pages of photographic plate illustrations. Catalogue: Music. Keywords: Ballet, Dolin, Grace. 9522

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My First Forty Years, Domingo, Placido
11 My First Forty Years
Domingo, Placido. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1983. first edition, Hardback, 8vo black card boards over cloth spine, gilt titles, first edition, 256pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Owners inscription. Book has been read, spine a little bumped, top of block dusty and right edge ragged, but as produced. Dustwrapper is bright and clean with a little shelfwear along top. Memoirs of a superstar tenor. Catalogue: Music. Keywords: Domingo, tenor, opera. 5817

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Kiri - A biography of Kiri te Kanawa, Fingleton, David
12 Kiri - A biography of Kiri te Kanawa
Fingleton, David. Collins, London and Auckland, 1982. first edition, Hardback, 245mm x 169mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 192+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Book is tight and clean with no obvious imperfections. Retailer sticker on front endpaper. Dustwrapper is clean with little or no wear. Biography of the New Zealand opera star published in the aftermath of her performance at the 1981 Royal Wedding and her subsequent appointment as a Dame. Catalogue: Music. Keywords: opera, Sutherland, Figaro, Diana. 12069

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Lord of the Dance - My Story, Flatley, Michael ;   Thompson, Douglas
13 Lord of the Dance - My Story
Flatley, Michael ; Thompson, Douglas. Sidgwick & Jackson, London, 2006. first edition, Hardback, 8vo black cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, 322pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Near Fine/Near Fine. Book is near fine. Dustwrapper is near fine. Autobiography of Irish-American dancer who burst onto the world's stage at Eurovision 1994. Catalogue: Music. Keywords: Flatley, Riverdance, Eurovision. 5816

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Leonard Cohen - Hallelujah - a New Biography, Footman, Tim
14 Leonard Cohen - Hallelujah - a New Biography
Footman, Tim. Chrome Dreams, New Malden, Surrey, 2009. first edition, Paperback, 235mm x 144mm , 272+pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has been handled but still clean with no creasing or signs of wear. UK biography of the Canadian songwriter-poet covering Cohen's whole life up to his triumphant tour of 2009. Catalogue: Music. Keywords: Suzanne, poetry, Jewish, Dylan. 14631

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Hollywood, Mayfair and all that Jazz - The Roy Fox story, Fox, Roy
15 Hollywood, Mayfair and all that Jazz - The Roy Fox story
Fox, Roy. Leslie Frewin, London, 1975. first edition, Hardback, 224mm x 141mm orange cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 248+pp. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Book has been read but basically clean with minimal wear. Top edge of block dusty. Dustwrapper is clean with little or no wear, spine colour faded. Memoirs of a 20th century trumpet player who flourished at the heart of Hollywood celebrity life. Catalogue: Music. Keywords: Fox, trumpet, Hollywood, jazz. 7208

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The Mikado, or the Town of Titipu, Gilbert, Sir W.S.
16 The Mikado, or the Town of Titipu
Gilbert, Sir W.S.. Macmillan, London, 1979. first thus, Hardback, 242mm x 160mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 96+pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by W. Russell Flint, Charles E. Brock. Very Good/Good +++. Gift Inscription. Just a hint of chipping at ends of spine, book otherwise near fine. Dustwrapper is clean with just a little wear at corners. Facsimile reprint of 1928 edition of the book of a popular G&S light opera, with drawings by Brock and eight colour plate illustrations by Flint. Catalogue: Music. Keywords: Yum-yum, Japan, comedy, pooh-bah. 14632

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The Yeomen of the Guard, Gilbert, Sir W.S.
17 The Yeomen of the Guard
Gilbert, Sir W.S.. Macmillan, London, 1979. first thus, Hardback, tall 8vo red cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, vi prelims, 102pp. Colour illustrations. Illustrations by W. Russell Flint, Charles E. Block. Very Good/Very Good. Dusty pinpoint markings to block edge. Rear of frontispiece slightly stained. Dustwrapper (now protected) has slight bumping / chipping to corners and spine else near fine. Facsimlile reprint of the 1929 book of Gilbert and Sullivan's 1888 opera. Catalogue: Music. Keywords: Gilbert, Sullivan, Yeomen, Guard. 3104

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Princess Ida, or Castle Adamant - Vocal Score, Gilbert, W.S. ;   Sullivan, Arthur
18 Princess Ida, or Castle Adamant - Vocal Score
Gilbert, W.S. ; Sullivan, Arthur. Chappell & Co., London, Paperback, 280mm x 219mm cream card covers, red titles, , 138pp. plus advertisments,Very Good/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Paperback is bright and clean with no curling, creasing or markings. No date or edition stated but this is surely a facsimile of the original vocal score of Princess Ida. Inscription dates from 1963 which appears plausible as a publication date. Catalogue: Music. Keywords: Gilbert, Sullivan, Ida, Adamant. 1558

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Vocal Score - Trial by Jury, Gilbert, W.S. ;   Sullivan, Arthur
19 Vocal Score - Trial by Jury
Gilbert, W.S. ; Sullivan, Arthur. Chappell & Co., London, Paperback, 280mm x 216mm cream card covers, red titles, , 72pp. plus advertisments,Very Good/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Paperback is just a little bumped at ends of spine, else near fine. Impressively clean, given likely age. No date or edition stated but this is surely a facsimile of the original vocal score of Trial by Jury. Inscription dates from 1965 which appears plausible as a publication date. Catalogue: Music. Keywords: Gilbert, Sullivan, Jury, Savoy. 1555

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The Quiet Showman - Sir David Webster and The Royal Opera House, Haltrecht, Montague
20 The Quiet Showman - Sir David Webster and The Royal Opera House
Haltrecht, Montague. Collins, London, 1975. first edition, Hardback, 235mm x 147mm maroon cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, 319+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book is tight and clean with minimal wear. Dustwrapper (now protected) is clean with light wear only. Account of the rise of the Royal Opera House to global prominence in the years 1944-1970 during the tenure of its General Administrator David Webster. Catalogue: Music. Keywords: opera, Sutherland, Guilini, Covent Garden. 12032

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Elton John - The life and music of a legendary performer, Heatley, Michael
21 Elton John - The life and music of a legendary performer
Heatley, Michael. CLB International, Godalming, 1998. first edition, Hardback, 275mm x 220mm decorated boards, 140pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/NoWrapper. Big and bright hardback is clean with no obvious imperfections. Fully illustrated account of perhaps the most glamorous career in superstar rock 'n' roll. Catalogue: Music. Keywords: Dwight, Taupin, watford, gay. 12053

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A Night at the Opera, Hewlitt-Davies, Barry             (ed)
22 A Night at the Opera
Hewlitt-Davies, Barry (ed). Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1980. first edition, Hardback, 24cm x 16cm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 160pp. Black and white illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book is not new and has been handled but still clean with just the faintest smudge to right block edge. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear. An entertaining collection of stories by critics, performers and enthusiasts concerning the business and art of the opera, with 28 cartoons by Lucy. Catalogue: Music. Keywords: opera, Cardus, Tosca, tenor. 12041

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23 Toward Jazz
Hodeir, Andre. The Jazz Book Club, London, 1965. first thus, Hardback, 187mm x 125mm dark blue cloth boards, yellow titles, first thus, 224pp. Good +++/NoWrapper. Book has been handled, minimal spots to endpapers, pages otherwise clean, one page corner folded. In translation by Noel Burch, this is a book club edition of Hodeir's excellent little introduction to jazz history, technique, composition and criticism. Catalogue: Music. Keywords: Basie, Monk, blues, Ellington. 14579

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Beating Time, Hopkins, Antony
24 Beating Time
Hopkins, Antony. Michael Joseph, London, 1982. first edition, Hardback, 8vo maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 224pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book is very good apart from a line of green ink along base of block. Pages clean, binding tight. Dustwrapper (now protected) has been handled but still bright and clean with little or no wear. Recollections of a great 20th century figure in British music - as conductor, composer and performer. Catalogue: Music. Keywords: Hopkins, conductor, Tippett. 5815

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25 My Life in Jazz
Kaminsky, Max ; Hughes, V.E.. Andre Deutsch, London, 1965. first thus, Hardback, 219mm x 140mm red cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first thus, 242pp. Good/NoWrapper. Exterior has some small indentations, generally worn around edges, block has foxing to opening/closing pages but otherwise clean, binding good. Jazz Book Club edition of 1963 autobiography of a legendary jazz trumpeter and bandleader . Catalogue: Music. Keywords: jazz, trumpet, Dorsey, Gleason. 14600

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26 Musicians and Mummers
Klein, Herman. Cassell, London, 1925. first edition, Hardback, 8vo brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xi prelims, 340+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Book has been smartly rebound in very good spine and boards. Surface damage to half-title and rear of index, block edges grubby from handling, some darkening to bottom corners of some pages,overall still clean and presentable. Recollections of a famous English music critic. Catalogue: Music. Keywords: Klein, music, London, memoir This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 8897

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Callas - As they saw her, Lowe, David A.
27 Callas - As they saw her
Lowe, David A.. Robson Books, London, 1987. first edition, Hardback, 240mm x 157mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xv prelims, 264+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Reading copy only/Good. Book is ex-lib and front endpaper has been neatly cut out. Book in otherwise Good+ conditon - a little bumped and worn with library stamps but overall clean and unmarked. Dustwrapper (now protected and secured with tape) has library sticker on spine, and has some indentations and light wear from handling. Reviews and recollections of the unforgettable performance of the greatest of all prima donnas in 20th century opera. Catalogue: Music. Keywords: Giaconda, Tosca, Scala, opera. 11991

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28 Stories from Wagner
McSpadden, J. Walker. George G. Harrap, London, 1934. 19th, Hardback, 190mm x 138mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, 19th, xiv prelims, 231+pp. Black and white illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Gift Inscription and owner's name. Exterior clea, corners bumped, binding exposed by half-title, else tight. Block edges worn, stains to a handful of page edges, else clean. Intended for younger readers, this is a collection of the stories on which Wagner's great operas and music dramas are based. Catalogue: Music. Keywords: Nibelung, Siegfried, Parsifal, Tristan. 14639

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My Wife Maria Callas, Meneghini, Giovanni Battista;   Allegri, Renzo
29 My Wife Maria Callas
Meneghini, Giovanni Battista; Allegri, Renzo. The Bodley Head, London, 1983. first thus, Hardback, 242mm x 163mm dark blue and maroon card boards over cloth spine, gilt titles, first thus, xiv prelims, 331+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book is tight and clean with just a hint of foxing to right block edge, bottom edge faintly smudged. Dustwrapper (now protected) is clean with just a little edgewear, front flap clipped. First UK edition of memoir by the husband left by Maria Callas for Aristotle Onassis, in transaltion from the Italian and with notes by Henry Wisneski. Catalogue: Music. Keywords: Onassis, opera, Verona, Visconti. 11990

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Bruckner and Mahler, Redlich, H.F.
30 Bruckner and Mahler
Redlich, H.F.. J.M. Dent / Farrar, Straus and Giroux, London / New York, 1966. second edition, Hardback, 195mm x 130mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, second edition, 2nd impression, , xi prelims, 300+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book is clean and tight with minimal wear. Distwrapper is clean with minimal wear, front flap clipped. Volume from "The Master Musicans" series reviews the achievement of two 19th century composers,who took the symphonic form to its ultimate expression. Catalogue: Music. Keywords: symphony, Vienna, tonality, song. 14489

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