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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. 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
  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. 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 previously unexplored archival documentation, this biography offers the first comprehensive critical reappraisal of the career and achievement of Nikolay Myaskovsky (1881-1950). The story of Myaskovsky's unlikely rise to pro... .... Learn More
  5. Gerald Finzi's Letters, 1915-1956

    Gerald Finzi's Letters, 1915-1956 [Hardback]

    Diana McVeagh(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783275724
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Gerald Finzi's (1901-1956) masterpiece is the radiant and touching cantata Dies Natalis. He is also highly regarded for his Thomas Hardy song-settings, for his Intimations of Immortality, and for his fine cello and clarinet concertos... .... Learn More
  6. J.S. Bach's Material and Spiritual Treasures J.S. Bach's Material and Spiritual Treasures

    J.S. Bach's Material and Spiritual Treasures J.S. Bach's Material and Spiritual Treasures: A Theological Perspective [Hardback]

    Noelle M. Heber(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781783275717
    Published by : Boydell Press
    This book explores theological themes related to earthly and heavenly 'treasures' in J.S. Bach's sacred music through an examination of selected texts from Bach's personal theological library. The chapters are organized around biblical ideas that ... .... Learn More
  7. 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
  8. Bizet's Carmen Uncovered

    Bizet's Carmen Uncovered [Hardback]

    Richard Langham Smith(Author)

    $39.95

    ISBN: 9781783275250
    Published by : Boydell Press
    What were the forces that brought Carmen to the Operatic stage? There were certainly many: for example, the liberation of Spain from the Napoleonic rule in 1813; the subsequent emigration of Spanish artists and musicians to form an active communit... .... Learn More
  9. Music's Nordic Breakthrough

    Music's Nordic Breakthrough: Aesthetics, Modernity, and Cultural Exchange, 1890-1930 [Hardback]

    Philip Ross Bullock(Editor); Daniel M. Grimley(Editor)

    $115.00

    ISBN: 9781783275687
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Following the end of the Cold War in Europe, the former East-West binary model of European identity has been replaced with different patterns. Northern Europe (and/or the idea of the North) is one such territory/concept now being more under the mi... .... Learn More
  10. Healing Power

    Healing Power: Living Traditions, Global Interactions [Paperback]

    Cunera Buijs(Editor); Dr Wouter Welling(Editor)

    $50.00

    ISBN: 9789088909184
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Hidden healing practices exert fascination as well as stimulate extensive scientific and public interest. It is a contested topic for many indigenous peoples. Throughout the ages, numerous spiritual healing forms have been marginalized or severely... .... Learn More

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