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  1. The Cultural History of Musical Instruments in Scotland

    The Cultural History of Musical Instruments in Scotland: 1700 to the Present Day [Paperback]

    Vivien E. Williams(Editor); Hugh Cheape(Editor)

    $50.00

    ISBN: 9781910900208
    Published by : John Donald
    What can a bagpipe, a fiddle or a harpsichord tell us about national culture and identity? Each country has a different story to tell, and Scotland’s story has not yet been told. This book traces the cultural and social history of musical in... .... Learn More
  2. A Description of Moldavia

    A Description of Moldavia [Hardback]

    Dimitrie Cantemir(Author)

    $39.99

    ISBN: 9781592110254
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Written by one of the country’s most renowned rulers, A Description of Moldavia provides unique insight into the geography, history, economy, ethnography, culture, and traditions of the principality. Born to a noble family, the author, Dimit... .... Learn More
  3. The Works of Thomas Traherne [complete set]

    The Works of Thomas Traherne [complete set] [Hardback]

    Jan Ross(Editor)

    $965.00

    ISBN: 9781843840473
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Works of Thomas Traherne
    Thomas Traherne [1637? - 1674], a clergyman of the Church of England during the Restoration, was little known until the early twentieth century, when his poetry and Centuries of Meditations were discovered. There have been since miscellaneo... .... Learn More
  4. Proceedings of the Privy Council of Queen Elizabeth I, 1582-83

    Proceedings of the Privy Council of Queen Elizabeth I, 1582-83: Two Volume Set [Hardback]

    David Crankshaw(Editor)

    $325.00

    ISBN: 9781843836537
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Proceedings of the Privy Council of Elizabeth I
    By 1540, the Privy Council had been established as the Crown's principal policy-making and executive arm. Under the later Tudors, it governed England on the sovereign's behalf, functioning as an elite corporate board, and imbued with a sense of co... .... Learn More
  5. African Theatre 19

    African Theatre 19: Opera & Music Theatre [Hardback]

    Christine Matzke(B12); Lena van der Hoven(B12); Christopher Odhiambo and Hilde Roos(B12)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847012579
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: African Theatre
    Volume: Volume 19
    Music is often cited as a central artistic mode in African theatre and performance practices. However, little attention has been paid to music theatre on the continent in general, and to opera in particular, with the exceptions of a few noted genr... .... Learn More
  6. Robin Hood: Legend and Reality

    Robin Hood: Legend and Reality [Hardback]

    David Crook(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783275434
    Published by : Boydell Press
    For over a century and a half scholars have debated whether or not the legend of Robin Hood was based on an actual outlaw and, if so, when and where he lived. One view is that he was not a legend as such but a myth: an idea, rather than a person w... .... Learn More
  7. Romantic Violin Performing Practices

    Romantic Violin Performing Practices: A Handbook [Hardback]

    David Milsom(Author)

    $115.00

    ISBN: 9781783275274
    Published by : Boydell Press
    This book discusses key issues (and barriers) of putting into practice nineteenth-century violin performing practices. It deals with a number of well-known problems concerning romantic performance including the widely perceived 'gap' between schol... .... Learn More
  8. Music in North-East England, 1500-1800

    Music in North-East England, 1500-1800 [Hardback]

    Stephanie Carter(Editor); Kirsten Gibson(Editor); Roz Southey(Editor)

    $130.00

    ISBN: 9781783275410
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Music in Britain, 1600-2000
    Volume: Volume 27
    Music in North-East England provides a wide-ranging exploration of musical life in the North-East of England during the early modern period. It contributes to a growing number of studies concerned with developing a nationwide account of Bri... .... Learn More
  9. The Flageolet in England, 1660-1914

    The Flageolet in England, 1660-1914 [Hardback]

    Douglas MacMillan(Author)

    $115.00

    ISBN: 9781783275489
    Published by : Boydell Press
    The flageolet is a small recorder-like instrument dating back to the seventeenth century. Predominantly an instrument of the amateur, the flageolet seldom featured in the orchestra but nevertheless occupied a unique niche in musical history. In ni... .... Learn More
  10. Music and Instruments of the Middle Ages

    Music and Instruments of the Middle Ages: Essays in Honour of Christopher Page [Hardback]

    Tess Knighton(Editor); David Skinner(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783275564
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music
    Volume: Volume 22
    Christopher Page is one of the most influential and distinguished scholars and performers of medieval music. His first book, Voices and Instruments of the Middle Ages (1987), marked the beginning of what might be called the "Page turn&... .... Learn More

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