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Image for The first night Gilbert and Sullivan: Centennial edition containing complete librettos of the fourteen operas, exactly as presented at their premiere performances.

The first night Gilbert and Sullivan: Centennial edition containing complete librettos of the fourteen operas, exactly as presented at their premiere performances.

By: Allen, Reginald (ed)

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Chappell & Co. Ltd: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 42554

ISBN: 0903443104

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Clean, tightly bound book, boards bumped and rubbed at bottom edge, diagonal mark across bottom page edges and spots on foreedge. There is a neat bookplate on the half title page. The unclipped dustjacket is creased and chipped at the edges and lightly tanned. xxii + 466 pages, illustrations in the text, sources View more info

Image for Guida introduttiva agli strumenti musicali meccanici: collezione Marino Marini

Guida introduttiva agli strumenti musicali meccanici: collezione Marino Marini

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Italy, Museo di Strumenti Musicali Meccani: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31063

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound landscape format book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has minor edge wear. 304 pages, colour and b/w photos, bibliography, index. Undated, probably around 1990. Heavy book. Text in Italian View more info

Image for Cambridge University Musical Club: 70 programmes for events between January 1932 and June 1935

Cambridge University Musical Club: 70 programmes for events between January 1932 and June 1935

By: Anon

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Musical Club: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45918

Condition: Good


70 items, mainly single sheets for Club concerts and some folded A5 size programmes for other concerts View more info

Image for Vocal scores no. 1: favourite compositions from the musical salvationist

Vocal scores no. 1: favourite compositions from the musical salvationist

By: Anon

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Salvationist Publishing and Supplies Ltd.: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 48006

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in red cloth with black titles, cloth is rubbed and marked, corners bumped, neat name and date (1953) on front endpaper. Bottom edge is water marked and red has leached into bottom edge of pages. 126 pages, 72 hymns, index View more info

The Oxford easy anthem book with supplement

By: Anon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1957

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 54971

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


Clean & tightly bound hardback book with name on title page, in an unclipped dustjacket which is rubbed and marked and chipped at the spine and foldovers. 234 pages, index. No date but Copac gives 1957 View more info

Liturgical music

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Society of SS. Peter & Paul Ltd.: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 57339

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Clean hardback bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, binding pulled at front board, cloth rubbed at edges, name, date & place on front endpaper. Unpaginated and undated. Appears to be sheet music bound for St Thomas's Church Oxford, predecimal but 1955 is a guess View more info

Moses and Aaron: Royal Opera House programme 1 July 1965

By: Anon

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Royal Opera House: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 57644

Condition: Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, stapled spine, worn glossy covers, name on front cover. 32 pages View more info

Image for A collection of graded pieces for violin and pianoforte grade II (elementary)

A collection of graded pieces for violin and pianoforte grade II (elementary)

By: Anon

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 61374

Condition: Good


Clean, large format, tightly bound paperback, stapled spine, card covers rubbed, pencil annotations. 11 pages plus an insert for violin, 6 pages. Undated but assume mid 1970s View more info

The Apollo or harmonist in miniature: a selection of ancient & modern catches, glees, canons, epigrams etc. Volumes 4 and 5 in one book

By: Arne, Webbe, Rossini, Mozart

Price: £40.00

Publisher: T. Williams: 1821

Edition: New edition

Seller ID: 34770

Condition: Poor


A half leather bound hardback with marbled boards. Spine faded and worn with remains of gilt lettering and pattern on the spine. Edges and corners very rubbed and worn. Contents include music and words, generally clean and unmarked. Engravings of Mr W Knyvett on frontispiece of vol 4 and of Dr Arne of vol 5. Vol 4 paginated from 241 - 322 and Vol 5 from 321 - 404 including index. List of early patrons dated October 1821 at rear View more info

Image for The organ works: the chorale preludes - book XVI (16): the six 'Schubler' chorale preludes and the 'Clavierbung' part 3

The organ works: the chorale preludes - book XVI (16): the six 'Schubler' chorale preludes and the 'Clavierbung' part 3

By: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Price: £6.25

Publisher: Novello & Co.: 1932

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 33372

Condition: Fair


Clean and tightly bound landscape format paperback original, neat name on front cover, English translations of the German titles pencilled at the top of 6 pages, black tape reinforcement at spine, internal sellotape strengthening to edges of card covers, internally in very good condition. xii + 88 pages, introduction by Ernest Newman, edited by John E. West. This edition first published 1929, this copy has a print code for 1932 View more info

Image for Brass instruments: their history and development

Brass instruments: their history and development

By: Baines, Anthony

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1976

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 38398

ISBN: 0571106005

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 298 pages, photos on 16 plates, 53 text figures, bibliography, index View more info

Image for G. F. Baker & Co. Ltd. - piano manufacturers and dealer's supplies, repairers and covered string makers: general catalogue no. 39

G. F. Baker & Co. Ltd. - piano manufacturers and dealer's supplies, repairers and covered string makers: general catalogue no. 39

By: Baker, G. F.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: G. F. Baker & Co. Ltd.: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 62186

Condition: Good


Clean, small format (18 x 12cm), tightly bound paperback, stapled spine, rubbed card covers, annotations on covers. 48 pages, photos in the text. Undated but appears mid 1950s by reference to books in the catalogue View more info

Antonius Stradivarius

By: Balfoort, Dirk J.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Sweden, Continental Book Company: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 54648

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean, large format, hardback tightly bound in decorated paper boards which are bumped at the corners, endpapers tanned, no inscriptions. 60 pages, photos in the text, bibliography View more info

Life with glorious John

By: Barbirolli, Evelyn

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Robson Books Ltd: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 57908

ISBN: 1861054742

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is a little rubbed at the top edge. xii + 302 pages, 31 photos on plates, appendices, discography, index View more info

Image for Ignaz Jan Paderewski

Ignaz Jan Paderewski

By: Baughan, Edward Algernon

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Bodley Head: 1915

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 33990

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in red cloth with black titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners and is bubbled in places, neat name on front endpaper, scattered light foxing. 92 pages, 10 illustrations on plates View more info

Image for Stories and sketches of our hymns and their writers

Stories and sketches of our hymns and their writers

By: Beattie, David J.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: John Ritchie, Ltd.: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 43804

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Clean hardback bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, cloth is rubbed and worn at corners and spine ends. Front end paper removed, underlining on page 47 but no other marks or inscriptions. 216 pages, 25 illustrations on plates, index View more info

Image for Le barbier de Séville

Le barbier de Séville

By: Beaumarchais, Marquis de

Price: £5.00

Publisher: France, Bordas: 1973

Edition: New edition

Seller ID: 28877

ISBN: 2040080066

Condition: Good


Clean, tightly bound paperback, no inscriptions. Good reading copy. 126 pages, illustrations in the text, biography, chronology, notes. Text in French. (Livre broché en bon état. Le livre est très peu utilisé et sans inscriptions) View more info

Image for Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op.67

Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op.67

By: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Edition Eulenberg: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 61387

ISBN: 3795766184

Condition: Very Good


Clean, small format, tightly bound paperback, spine uncreased, no inscriptions, appears little used. 136 pages. Edition Eulenburg No. 402 View more info

Craft and music: the making and playing of bamboo pipes and recorders

By: Bennett, Irene

Price: £13.50

Publisher: Leicester, Dryad Press: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56262

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has minor chipping at the corners. viii + 54 pages, illustrations in the text, foreword by Adrian Boult View more info

Image for Aural foundations of music reading

Aural foundations of music reading

By: Bentley, Arnold

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Kent, Novello and Company: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47559

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions, spine creased, covers lightly rubbed. 128 pages, appendices View more info