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  1. 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
  2. Musics Lost and Found

    Musics Lost and Found: Song Collectors and the Life and Death of Folk Tradition [Hardback]

    Michael Church(Author)

    $45.00

    ISBN: 9781783276073
    Published by : Boydell Press
    This ground-breaking and highly readable book is the first-ever study of the role played in musical history by song collectors. It examines their extraordinary lives, how they set about their task, and the music they have collected. In showing the... .... Learn More
  3. Debating English Music in the Long Nineteenth Century

    Debating English Music in the Long Nineteenth Century [Hardback]

    John Ling(Author)

    $130.00

    ISBN: 9781783276165
    Published by : Boydell Press
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  4. Composing Myself and Other Texts

    Composing Myself and Other Texts: Collected Writings [Hardback]

    Andrzej Panufnik(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780907689904
    Published by : Toccata Press
    Series: Musicians on Music
    Volume: Volume 11
    Sir Andrzej Panufnik used to say that he communicated in music, not words. But his literary legacy is substantial, as this book demonstrates. Its major element is Composing Myself, the autobiography he wrote in 1985, long since a collector'... .... Learn More
  5. The Patriot

    The Patriot [Paperback]

    Richard Langston(Author)

    $19.95

    ISBN: 9781640140769
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Camden House German Film Classics
    Volume: Volume 6
    Alexander Kluge achieved his breakthrough at the 1966 Venice Biennale with his first feature, Yesterday Girl (Abschied von gestern), but it is arguably his 1979 film The Patriot (Die Patriotin) that first embodied the g... .... Learn More
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Nikolay Myaskovsky

    Nikolay Myaskovsky: A Composer and his Times [Hardback]

    Patrick Zuk(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783275755
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Drawing on a wealth of unexplored documentation, this biography reappraises the life and work of Nikolay Myaskovsky (1881-1950) - a central figure in twentieth-century Russian musical culture.

    The story of Myaskovsky's unlikely rise to pr... .... Learn More
  9. Bizet in Italy

    Bizet in Italy: Letters and Journals, 1857-1860 [Hardback]

    Hugh Macdonald(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781783275809
    Published by : Boydell Press
    In 1857, Georges Bizet (1838-1875) won the prestigious Prix de Rome scholarship which allowed him to study in Italy for a few years at the expense of the French state. While Bizet's correspondence from this time suggests that he was not fond of It... .... Learn More
  10. The Event of Music History

    The Event of Music History [Paperback]

    J.P.E Harper-Scott(Author)

    $24.95

    ISBN: 9781783275991
    Published by : Boydell Press
    This book presents a new theory of how to write music history, and offers an exemplar of this new theory in action, in a series of four chapter-length reflexions on Beethoven's heroic style. The first book-length theory of music history since Carl... .... Learn More

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