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Thursday 29th February 2024


The AB guide to music theory, part 1 (Eric Taylor : Associated Board 1990) xiv,114p. {MuzTh : Tay}

The AB guide to music theory, part 2 (Eric Taylor : Associated Board 1991) 272p. {MuzTh : Tay}

An ABC of music: a short, practical guide to rudiments, harmony, form (Imogen Holst : OUP 1963) ix,189p. {MuzTh : Hol}

Aberdeen Bach Choir (1956-1985): its origins and history (Alison I Shiel : Aberdeen Bach Choir 1985) 69+9p. {Pf-Cho : Shi}

Aberdeen Bach Choir (1956-1996): its origins and history (Alison I Shiel : Aberdeen Bach Choir 1996) 93p. {Pf-Cho : Shi}

The Academus book of questions on the rudiments of music: for use by the Royal Scottish Academy of Music (RSAMD : OUP 1933) 99p. {MuzTh : RSA}

The Academus rudiments primer: [for use by the Scottish National Academy of Music] (Robert Barrett-Watson et al : OUP 1933) 98p. {MuzTh : Bar}

Aldeburgh anthology (Ronald Blythe ed. : Faber 1972) 457p. {MusFes : Bly}

Always playing: [reminiscences and ruminations] (Michael Kennedy : Weidenfeld and Nicholson 1991) 154p. {Pf-Ins-X : Ken}

Am I too loud?: memoirs of an accompanist (Gerald Moore : Hamish Hamilton 1962) 304p. {Pf-Ins : Moo}

Analyses of musical classics Bks 1-4 (Annie O Warburton : Longman 1963-1974) 4 v.p. {MusAna : War}

The anatomy of music: a complete popular outline of musical theory (Winthrop Parkhurst : Alfred Knopf 1930) 211p. {MuzTh : Par}

Anthology of medieval music (Richard H Hoppin ed. : Norton 1978) xiii,173p. {MuzH-Med : Hop}

Approach to music (Lawrence Abbot : Harrap 1942) 286p. {MusApp : Abb}

Are you beating two or four?: some hints to help you make up your mind (Maurice Miles : Novello 1977) 54p. {MuzTe-Cnd : Mil}

Arnold Schoenberg (H. H. Stuckenschmidt : John Calder 1959) 168p. {Comp-Scho : Stu}

The art of counterpoint (C H Kitson : OUP 1924) 344p. {MuzTe-Cou : Kit}

The art of saxophone playing (Larry Teal : Summy-Birchard 1963) 111p. {MuzIns-Sax : Tea}

The artless musician (Sidney Harrison : Pelham Books 1964) 119p. {Mus : Har}

Artur Schnabel: a biography (César Saerchinger : Cassell 1957) xxi,354p. {Pf-Ins : Sae}

Auf den Lebenswegen Johann Sebastian Bachs (Werner Neuman : Verlag der Nation 1953) 319p. {Comp-Bac : Neu}

An autobiography (James Galway : Coronet Books 1979) 208p. {Pf-Ins-X : Gal}


Bach (Eva Mary : Dent 1947) 239p. {Comp-Bac : Mar}

Bach organ music (Peter Williams : BBC Music Guides 1972) 71p. {MusApp : Wil}

Bach's orchestra (Charles Sanford Terry : OUP 1961) xix,250p. {MuzIns- E : Ter}

The background of Passion music: J S Bach and his predecessors (Basil Smallman : SCM Press 1957) 125p. {Comp-Bac : Sma}

The ballad minstrelsy of Scotland: romantic and historical (Anon. : Maurice Ogle 1871) 656p. {Folk-Sco : Ano}

Baroque instrumental music 1: people instruments and the continuo (A304 Course Team Open University : Open University 1974) 128p. {MuzH-Bar : Ope}

Baroque instrumental music 2: suite sonata and concerto (A304 Course Team Open University : Open University 1974) 157p. {MuzH-Bar : Ope}

Baroque instrumental music [3]: scores (A304 Course Team Open University : Open University 1974) 48+31p. {MuzH-Bar : Ope}

The Baroque organ; and Bach organ music (A304 Course Team Open University : Open University 1974) 121p. {MuzH-Bar : Ope}

The Baroque organ; and Bach organ music [scores] (A304 Course Team Open University : Open University 1974) 22p. {MuzH-Bar : Ope}

Bars rest (John Burness : Paterson 1975) 32p. {Pf-Orc : Bur}

Bartók (Novello Short Biographies) (Kenneth Dommett : Novello 1978) 23p. {Comp-Bar : Dom}

Bartok orchestral music (John McCabe : BBC Music Guides 1974) 64p. {MusApp : McC}

Bartók's workshop: Documents of the compositional process (László Somfai : MTA ZI, Budapest 1995) 44p. {Comp-Bar : Som}

Basic music knowledge (Annie O Warburton : Longman 1967) xxii+215p. {MuzTh : War}

Beecham stories: anecdotes sayings and impressions of Sir Thomas Beecham (Harold Atkins comp. : Futura 1979) 96p. {Pf-Con : Atk}

Beethoven (A202 Course Team Open University : Dent/Dutton 1934) 340p. {Comp-Bee : Ope}

Beethoven (Marion M Scott : Pelican Books 1949) 159p. {Comp-Bee : Sco}

Beethoven: the man revealed (John Suchet : Elliott & Thompson 2012) xii,274p. {Comp-Bee : Suc}

Beethoven (J W N Sullivan : Open University 1972) 108p. {Comp-Bee : Sul}

Beethoven: the man who freed music (Robert Haven Schauffler : Tudor Pub 1946) xxvii,693p. {Comp-Bee : Sch}

Beethoven: notes on the sonatas (Frederic Lamond : n.p. n.d.) 14p. {Comp-Bee : Lam}

Beethoven piano sonatas (Denis Matthews : BBC Music Guides 1967) 56p. {MusApp : Mat}

Beethoven string quartets 2 (Basil Lam : BBC Music Guides 1975) 72p. {MusApp : Lam}

Beethoven's hair: an extraordinary historical odyssey and a musical mystery solved (Russell Martin : Bloomsbury 2000) 276p. {Comp-Bee : Mar}

Bela Bartók Memorial House: [an illustrated guide] (Márta Strack : 2006) 74p. {Comp-Bar : Str}

Benjamin Britten: a biography (Humphrey Carpenter : Faber 1993) 680p. {Comp-Bri : Car}

Benjamin Britten: pictures from a life 1913-1976 (Donald Mitchell comp. : Faber 1978) viii,16p. {Comp-Bri : Mit}

Benjamin Britten - The Rape of Lucretia [and] Albert Herring (Covent Garden Operas) (Hans Keller : Boosey & Hawkes 1947) 35p. {Comp-Bri : Kel}

Berlioz (Novello's Biographies of Great Musicians) (Edward Lockspeiser : Novello 1945(?)) 16p. {Comp-Ber : Loc}

Beyond frontiers: Ashkenazy (Vladimir Ashkenazy : Collins 1984) 239p. {Pf-Ins : Ash}

Bizet (Novello's Biographies of Great Musicians) (Edward Lockspeiser : Novello 1951) 16p. {Comp-Biz : Loc}

Bliss (Novello Short Biographies) (Christopher Palmer : Novello 1976) 24p. {Comp-Bli : Pal}

Bluff your way in music (Peter Gammond : Wolfe 1966) 63p. {MusHum : Gam}

The book of jazz: a guide to the entire field (Leonard Feather : Arthur Baker 1957) 280p. {MuzF-Jaz : Fea}

The book of musical anecdotes (Norman Lebrecht : Sphere Books 1987) 382p. {MusAnec : Leb}

Brahms (Novello's Biographies of Great Musicians) (Alec Robertson : Novello 1941(?)) 16p. {Comp-Bra : Rob}

Brahms (Charles V Stanford : Murdoch, Murdoch n.d.) 28p. {Comp-Bra : Sta}

Brahms piano music (Denis Matthews : BBC Music Guides 1978) 76p. {MusApp : Mat}

Brahms songs (Eric Sams : BBC Music Guides 1972) 68p. {MusApp : Sam}

Brahms: the symphonies (The Musical Pilgrim) (P. A. Browne : OUP 1944) 71p. {MusAna : Bro}

Britten's children (John Bridcut : Faber 2007) xvii,334p. {Comp-Bri : Bri}

Bruckner symphonies (Philip Barford : BBC Music Guides 1978) 68p. {MusApp : Bar}


The Caledonian Companion: [a collection of Scottish fiddle music and guide to its performance] (Alastair James Hardie : EMI 1981) 144p. {Folk-Sco : Har}

Cameos of musical history (Stewart Macpherson : Winthrop Rogers 1937) [iv]+209p. {MuzH : Mac}

Carl Nielsen, symphonist (Robert Simpson : Kahn & Averill 1986) 260p. {Comp-Nie : Sim}

Casals and the art of interpretation (David Blum : UCLA 1980) xiv,222p. {MuzTe-Int : Blu}

A century of ballads 1810-1910: their composers and singers (Harold Simpson : Mills & Boon 1910) 349p. {Folk-Eng : Sim}

Chamber music (Alexander Hyatt King : Max Parrish / Chanticleer 1948) 72p. {MuzH : Kin}

Chamber music (Alec Robertson ed. : Penguin 1957) 427p. {MuzF-Cha : Rob}

Children singing (Cyril Winn : OUP 1952) 87p. {MuzTch-Chi : Win}

Choir (Gareth Malone : Collins 2012) xii,308p. {Pf-Cho : Mal}

Chopin (J Cuthbert Hadden : Dent/Dutton 1934) 243p. {Comp-Cho : Had}

Chopin (Arthur Hedley : Dent 1974) viii,214p. {Comp-Cho : Hed}

Chopin's funeral (Benita Eisler : Little, Brown 2003) 230p. {Comp-Cho : Eis}

Choral technique and interpretation (Henry Coward : Novello c. 1920) 333p. {MuzTe-Voc : Cow}

The Chorale preludes of J. S. Bach: a handbook (Stainton de B. Taylor : OUP 1942) x,126p. {MuzF-Org : Tay}

Clarinet (Yehudi Menuhin Music Guides) (Jack Brymer : Macdonald and Jane's 1979) xii+259p. {MuzIns-Cla : Bry}

A classical music quiz with Richard Baker (Roy Carter comp. : David & Charles 1980) 128p. {MusQuz : Car}

Classics: major and minor: with some other musical ruminations (Eric Blom : Dent 1958) xi,212p. {MusAna : Blo}

The clock of the years : a Gerald and Joy Finzi anthology (Rolf Jordan ed. : Chosen Press 2007) xx,299p. {Comp-Fin : Jor}

Cobbett's cyclopedic survey of chamber music, 3 vol. (Walter Wilson Cobbett comp. : OUP 1963) xiv,585,641;viii,209p. {MusRef : Cob}

Collins music encyclopedia (Jack Allan (Sir) Westrup : Collins 1959) 739p. {Mus : Wes}

Common sense in music teaching (William Lovelock : G. Bell & Sons 1965) 124p. {MuzTch : Lov}

The common sense of music (Sigmund Spaeth : Bodley Head 1925) 375p. {MusApp : Spa}

Commonsense in pianoforte playing (Cuthbert Whitemore : Augener 1926) v,47p. {MuzTe-Kyb : Whi}

A companion to Beethoven's pianoforte sonatas: complete analyses (Donald Francis Tovey : ABRSM c.1950) xiv+301p. {Comp-Bee : Tov}

A companion to Beethoven's pianoforte sonatas: bar-to-bar analysis (Donald Francis Tovey : Associated Board 1931) xiv,284p. {MuzF-Son : Tov}

Companion to Congregational praise: with notes on the music by Erik Routley (K. L. Parry ed. : Independent Press 1953) xli,580p. {MuzF-Chu : Par}

A companion to Mozart's piano concertos (Arthur Hutchings : OUP 1950) xiv,211p. {Comp-Moz : Hut}

The complete operas of Strauss: a critical guide (Charles Osborne : Grange Books 1995) 252p. {Comp-StrR : Osb}

Compose music (Teach Yourself Books) (King Palmer : Hodder & Stoughton 2nd ed. 1972) viii,276p. {MuzTe-Cmp : Pal}

Composers' gallery: biographical sketches of contemporary composers (Donald Brook : Rockliff 1946) 218p. {Comp : Bro}

Composers' notes: financial triumphs and disasters of the great composers (John Suchet : Edition Peters (for Classic FM) 2006) 190p. {MusBio : Suc}

Composing with tape recorders: musique concrète for beginners (Terence Dwyer : OUP 1971) iv,74p. {MuzF-Mus : Dwy}

The concerto (Ralph Hill ed. : Penguin 1952) 448p. {MuzF-Con : Hil}

A concise history of music (William Lovelock : Bell & Hyman 1980) 244p. {MuzH : Lov}

The concise Oxford dictionary of music (Michael Kennedy : OUP 3rd ed. 1980) [vi]+724p. {MusRef : Ken}

Conducted tour: a journey through twelve music festivals of Europe and Australia (Bernard Levin : Coronet Books 1983) 240p. {MusFes : Lev}

Conductor's world (David Wooldridge : Barrie & Rockliff 1970) xiv,379p. {MuzTe-Cnd : Woo}

Conductors' gallery: biographical sketches ... including notes on leading symphony orchestras ... (Donald Brook : Rockliff 2nd ed. 1946) 188p. {Pf-Con : Bro}

Contemporary music: an introduction (Francis Routh : EUP 1968) 292p. {MuzH-Con : Rou}

Contemporary music - case studies 1 (A304 Course Team Open University : Open University 1974) 92p. {MuzH-Con : Ope}

Contemporary music - case studies 2 (A304 Course Team Open University : Open University 1974) 71p. {MuzH-Con : Ope}

Contrapuntal technique in the sixteenth century (R. O.. Morris : Clarendon Press 1922) xii,74p. {MuzTe-Cou : Mor}

Couperin (David Tunley : BBC Music Guides 1982) 104p. {MusApp : Tun}

The Covent Garden album: 250 years of theatre opera and ballet (Charles Drogheda (Earl of) : Routledge & Keegan Hall 1981) 208p. {MusFes : Dro}

The Cromar collection (Paul Anderson : Paul Anderson (privately pub.) 2003) 86p. {Folk-Sco : And}

Czechoslovak opera: a brief outline (Pavel Eckstein : Theatre Institute, Prague 1964) 115p. {MuzHZ-Cze : Eck}


Daring to excel: the story of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain (Ruth Railton : Secker & Warburg 1992) ix,466p. {Pf-Orc : Rai}

Debussy orchestral music (David Cox : BBC Music Guides 1974) 64p. {MusApp : Cox}

A dictionary of music (Robert Illing : Penguin Books 1950) 318p. {Mus : Ill}

Dictionary of music (Theodore Karp : Dell 1973) 448p. {MusRef : Kar}

Diplomas in music (T. C. L. Pritchard : Dent 1960) xii,112p. {MuzTe : Pri}

A directory of composers for the organ (John Henderson : John Henderson 1999) 789p. {MusRef : Hen}

The dramatic works of Vaughan Williams (The Musical Pilgrim) (Frank Howes : OUP 1937) 108p. {MusAna : How}

Dvorák (John Clapham : David & Charles 1979) 238p. {Comp-Dvo : Cla}

Dvorák (Novello's Biographies of Great Musicians) (Mosco Carner : Novello 1941) 14p. {Comp-Dvo : Car}


The early music revival: a history (Harry Haskell : Thames & Hudson 1988) 232p. {MuzPf-Ear : Has}

Elementary harmony part 1 (C H Kitson : OUP 1920(1978)) vi+108p. {MuzTh-Har : Kit}

Elementary harmony, Parts 1-3 (in 1 vol.) (C H Kitson : OUP 1920 (1932-3)) 108,106,94p. {MuzTh-Har : Kit}

The elements of orchestration (Gordon Jacob : Herbert Jenkins 1962) 216p. {MuzTe-Cmp : Jac}

Elgar (Simon Mundy : Omnibus 2001) 224p. {Comp-Elg : Mun}

Elgar: (Master musicians series) (Ian Parrott : J.M. Dent 1971) xi,143p. {Comp-Elg : Par}

Elgar (W H Reed : Dent 1939) 227p. {Comp-Elg : Ree}

The English folksinger: 159 modern and traditional folksongs (Sam Richards : Collins 1979) 224p. {Folk-Eng : Ric}

English hymns and hymn writers (Adam Fox : Collins 1947) 48p. {MuzF-Hym : Fox}

English music (W J Turner : William Collins 1943) 48p. {Folk-Eng : Tur}

English music (W J Turner : Longmans Green 1931) 188p. {Folk-Eng : Tur}

Erich Kleiber: a memoir (John Russell : Andre Deutsch 1957) 256p. {Pf-Con : Rus}

Essays and lectures (H. C. Colles : OUP 1945) vii,224p. {MusAna : Col}

Essays in musical analysis vol. 1: symphonies (Donald Francis Tovey : OUP 1935) 223p. {MusAna : Tov}

Essays in musical analysis vol. 2: symphonies (II) variations and orchestral polyphony (Donald Francis Tovey : OUP 1935) 212p. {MusAna : Tov}

Essays in musical analysis vol. 3: concertos (Donald Francis Tovey : OUP 1936) 226p. {MusAna : Tov}

Essays in musical analysis, vol. 5: vocal music (Donald Francis Tovey : OUP 1937) 256p. {MusAna : Tov}

Essays on music: an anthology from 'The Listener' (Felix Aprahamian ed. : Cassell 1967) xi,260p. {MusAna : Apr}

European music in the twentieth century (Howard Hartog ed. : Penguin 1961) 360p. {MuzH-Twe : Har}

The evolution of the art of music (Charles Hubert H. Parry : Routledge & Kegan Paul 1950) x,342p. {MuzH : Par}

The examination fugue (William Lovelock : Hammond n.d.) 125p. {MuzF-Fug : Lov}

Examination questions with model answers for candidates preparing for all examinations in music (Wilson Manhire : Larway c1940) 174p. {MuzTh : Man}

An exhibition of European musical instruments: Galpin Society 21st anniversary exhibition (Graham Melville-Mason : The Society 1968) 100p. {MuzIns : Mel}


Facing the music: an autobiography (Joseph Cooper : Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1979) x,213p. {Pf-Ins : Coo}

Fanfare: fourteen stories on a musical theme [by Carol Shields et al.] (Duncan Minshull ed. : BBC 1999) 160p. {Rel-Lit : Min}

Farewell recital: further memoirs (Gerald Moore : Penguin Books 1979) 208p. {Pf-Ins : Moo}

The farthest north of humanness: letters of Percy Grainget 1901-14 (Kay Dreyfus ed. : Macmillan 1985) 542p. {Comp-Gra : Dre}

The fiddle music of Scotland: a comprehensive annotated collection of 365 tunes with a historical introduction (James Hunter : Hardie Press 1988) [190]p. {Folk-Sco : Hun}

The Finzi journal 2011, 2014 (Rolf Jordan ed. : Finzi Friends 2011,14) 92,156p. {Comp-Fin : Jor}

First night fever: the memoirs of Herman Prey (Herman Prey : John Calder 1986) 288p. {Pf-Sin : Pre}

First principles of pianoforte playing (Tobias Matthay : Longmans Green 1910) viii+128p. {MuzTe-Kyb : Mat}

First year harmony (complete) (William Lovelock : A. Hammond n.d.) 109p. {MuzTh-Har : Lov}

First year harmony: appendix on figured bass (William Lovelock : A. Hammond n.d.) 23p. {MuzTh-Har : Lov}

Folk songs of Australia: and the men and women who sang them (John Meredith : Ure Smith 1967) 300p. {Folk-Aus : Mer}

Form in music: with special reference to the designs of instrumental music (Stewart Macpherson : Joseph WIlliams 1930) xii+279p. {MuzTh-Frm : Mac}

Form in brief (William Lovelock : A. Hammond n.d.) 49p. {MuzTh-Frm : Lov}

Formal analysis (William Lovelock : A. Hammond n.d.) 16p. {MuzTh-Frm : Lov}

The forty-eight preludes and fugues of Johann Sebastian Bach analysed for the use of students (Frederick Iliffe : Novello c.1950) 194p. {Comp-Bac : Ili}

Foundations of pianoforte technique: co-ordination exercises (Ambrose Coviello : OUP 1934) 99p. {MuzTe-Kyb : Cov}

Franz Liszt: a romantic biography (Jean Rousselot : Jonathan Cape 1960) 248p. {Comp-Lis : Rou}

From Classical to Romantic keyboard music (A304 Course Team Open University : Open University 1974) 185p. {MuzH-Cla : Ope}

Full orchestra (Frank Howes : Secker & Warburg 3rd ed. 1943) 176p. {MusApp : How}


G. B. S. on music (George Bernard Shaw : Penguin 1962) 189p. {MusApp : Sha}

Get to know music: answers to 1001 questions on every aspect of the art (J Raymond Tobin : Evans Bros. 1946) 144p. {MuzTh : Tob}

The Gideon Stove tune book, vol. 1 (Magnus J Stove ed. : Shetland Folk Festival Society 1986) 77p. {Folk-Sco : Sto}

The Gilbert & Sullivan Book (Leslie Baily : Cassell 1952) xiv+443p. {Comp-GS : Bai}

The Glenn Gould reader (Glenn Gould : Faber 1987) xvi+475p. {Mus : Gou}

Gluck (Novello's Biographies of Great Musicians) (Frank Howes : Novello 1941 (?)) 16p. {Comp-Glu : How}

Going to the opera (Lionel Salter : Penguin 1958) 189p. {MusApp : Sal}

The golden treasury [of songs and lyrical poems in the English language]: with a supplementary fifth book sel. etc. by Laurence Binyon (Francis T Palgrave comp. : Macmillan 1939) 524p. {MuzF-Sng : Pal}

The good musician, Book 3: a pupil's course leading to the understanding and enjoyment of music (James Easson : Novello c1935) 46p. {MuzTe : Eas}

Good vibrations: my autobiography (Evelyn Glennie : Hutchinson 1990) xii,179p. {Pf-Ins-X : Gle}

The Grainger journal (1978-1984): vol. 3 no. 1, vol. 5 no. 2, vol. 6 no. 1 only (Grainger Society : Grainger 1980-1984) p. {Comp-Gra : Gra}

The Grainger Society journal (1985- ): vol. 7 no. 1 - vol. 9 no. 2 (Grainger Society : Grainger Society 1985-1989) p. {Comp-Gra : Gra}

The Gramophone guide to classical composers and recordings (Lionel Salter : Salamander books 1978) 217p. {Mus : Sal}

Great pianists of our time (Joachim Kaiser : Allen & Unwin 1971) 230p. {Pf-Ins : Kai}

The Gregorian highway code (Schola Gregoriana of Cambridge : Paraclete Press 1981) 4p. {MuzH-Med : Sch}

Grove's dictionary of music and musicians (10 vol.): 5th ed. (including supplementary volume) (Eric Blom ed. : Macmillan 1954-61) 10 v.: 8438 + 493p. {MusRef : Blo}

The growth of music: a study in musical history for schools Parts 1-3 (in 1) (H. C. Colles : OUP 1951) 160,176,194p. {MuzH : Col}

A guide to bowing: Strathspeys, reels, pastoral melodies, hornpipes, etc (J Scott Skinner : Hardie Press 1984) 32p. {MuzTe-Str : Ski}

A guide to musical acoustics (Harry Lowery : Dennis Dobson 1956) 94p. {Rel-Sou : Low}

Guide to the pianist's repertoire: supplement (Maurice Hinson : Indiana UP 1979) xxxiii,413p. {Pf-Ins : Hin}

Guitar (Dan Morgan : Corgi Books 1965) 173p. {MuzTe-StrG : Mor}

Gustav Mahler 1860-1911: a companion to the BBC's celebrations of the centenary of his birth (Deryck Cooke : BBC 1960) 47p. {Comp-Mah : Coo}


Handbook for music teachers, Bks 1-2 (Bernarr Rainbow ed. : Novello 3rd ed. 1964) 2v.: 230,222p. {MuzTch : Rai}

A handbook of musical knowledge part 1: Rudiments of music (James Murray Brown : Trinity College of Music 3rd ed. 1972) 55p. {MuzTh : Bro}

A handbook of musical knowledge part 2: Basis of harmony and composition (James Murray Brown : Trinity College of Music 3rd ed. 1972) 103p. {MuzTh-Har : Bro}

A handbook on the technique of conducting (Adrian Boult : Hall 7th ed. 1949) 47p. {MuzTe-Cnd : Bou}

Handel (Percy M Young : Dent/Dutton 1947) 246p. {Comp-Han : You}

Handel (Novello's Biographies of Great Musicians) (Jack Allan (Sir) Westrup : Novello 1941(?)) 22p. {Comp-Han : Wes}

Handel and the Opera Seria (Winton Dean : Univ. California Press 1969) xi,220p. {Comp-Han : Dea}

Handel: Messiah (Cambridge music handbook) (Donald Burrows : CUP 1991) x,127p. {Comp-Han : Bur}

Harmony and counterpoint with the Masters: [musical examples] (Paul Steinitz comp. : Novello 1963) 179p. {MuzTe-Har : Ste}

Harmony for students (A Eaglefield Hull : Augener c1947) vii,291p. {MuzTh-Har : Hul}

Harmony: a simple and systematic treatise on the harmonization of melodies and basses (Thomas Keighley : Bayley & Ferguson 1914) 189p. {MuzTh-Har : Kei}

Harmony (Annie O Warburton : Longman 1979) vi+322p. {MuzTh-Har : War}

Harmony, counterpoint and improvisation, Book 1 (B. J. Dale : Novello 1964) [vi],106p. {MuzTe-Har : Dal}

Haydn: a documentary study (H. C. Robbins Landon : Thames & Hudson 1981) 224p. {Comp-Hay : Lan}

Haydn: his life and music (H. C. Robbins Landon : Thames and Hudson 1988) 383p. {Comp-Hay : Lan}

Haydn string quartets (Rosemary Hughes : BBC Music Guides 1966) 56p. {MusApp : Hug}

Henry Purcell (A. K. Holland : Penguin 1948) 191p. {Comp-Pur : Hol}

Henry Purcell (Dennis Arundell : OUP 1927) 136p. {Comp-Pur : Aru}

Henry Purcell: the English musical tradition (A. K. Holland : G. Bell & Sons 1932) 248p. {Comp-Pur : Hol}

The heritage of music, 2nd series: essays by E.H. Fellowes etc (Hubert J. Foss coll./ed. : OUP 1946) vi,263p. {Comp : Fos}

The history of music (Cecil Gray : Kegan Paul 2nd ed. 1931) viii,284p. {MuzH : Gra}

A history of music (William Smoldon : Herbert Jenkins 1965) 472p. {MuzH : Smo}

A history of Scottish music (Kenneth Elliott : BBC 1973) 84p. {MuzHZ-Sco : Ell}

A history of the pianoforte and pianoforte players (Oscar Bie : Dent / Dutton 1899) 336p. {MuzIns-Pia : Bie}

The Hoffnung music festival: [cartoon sketches] (Gerard Hoffnung : Dobson/Putnam 1956) 56p. {MusHum : Hof}

The Hoffnung symphony orchestra: [cartoon sketches] (Gerard Hoffnung : Dobson 1955) 64p. {MusHum : Hof}

How to acquire ease of voice production: the preservation of the voice (Charles Tree : Joseph Williams 1911) 61p. {MuzTe-Voc : Tre}

How to be tremendously tuned in to opera (E. O. Parrott comp./ed. : Penguin 1990) ix,230p. {MusHum : Par}

Hugo Wolf songs (Mosco Carner : BBC Music Guides 1982) 72p. {MusApp : Car}

Hush! Handel's in a passion: tales of Bach, Handel and their contemporaries (Norman Lebrecht comp. : Andr? Deutsch 1985) 127p. {Comp : Leb}


I found my horn: one man's struggle with the orchestra's most difficult instrument (Jasper Rees : Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2008) 294p. {MuzIns-Hor : Ree}

Im Konzersaal karikiert: [100 autographed caricature drawings of well-known performers and conductors] (R. P. Bauer : Langen/Muller 1961) 88p. {MusHum : Bau}

Infant school singing: a graded course (Hugh Hunter : Bayley & Ferguson c.1950) 38p. {MuzTch-Sin : Hun}

The instruments of music (Robert Donington : Methuen 3rd ed., 1970) xxvi,262p. {MuzIns : Don}

Interpretation in song (Harry Plunket Greene : Macmiillan 1919) xii,323p. {MuzTe-Int : Gre}

The interpretation of the music of the XVII and XVIII centuries: revealed by contemporary evidence (Arnold Dolmetsch : Novello/OUP ) x,493p. {MuzTe-Int : Dol}

Introduction to counterpoint (R. O.. Morris : OUP 1944) 35p. {MuzTh-Cou : Mor}

Introduction to music (A100 Course Team Open University : Open University 1971) 49p. {Mus : Ope}

An introduction to musical history (Jack Allan (Sir) Westrup : Hutchinson 1955) 174p. {MuzH : Wes}

The invention and composition of music (Arthur Hutchings : Novello 1958) 309p. {MuzTe-Cmp : Hut}

Invertible counterpoint and canon (C H Kitson : OUP 1928) 96p. {MuzTh-Cou : Kit}

ISM music journal (Incorporated Society of Musicians): Nov. 1999 onwards (ISM : ISM ) p. {MusJnl : ISM}

The ISM: the first hundred years: a short history ... in honour of the Centenary in October 1982 (Edmund Bohan : ISM 1982) 80p. {Pf : Boh}


Jazz: 5th ed. (Rex Harris : Penguin 1957) 272p. {MuzF-Jaz : Har}

Jenufa Katya Kabanova (Leos Janácek): Opera guide, 33 ( : ENO / John Calder 1985) 128p. {MuzF-Op : }

The Joan Sutherland album (Joan Sutherland comp. : Craftsman House 1986) 191p. {Pf-Sin : Sut}

Journey towards music: a memoir (Victor Gollancz : Gollancz 1964) 238p. {MusApp : Gol}


Keyboard music (Denis Matthews ed. : Penguin 1972) 386p. {MuzF-Key : Mat}

Kobbé's complete opera book (Gustave Kobbé : Bodley Head 1987) xvii,1404p. {MuzF-Op : Kob}

Kurt Weill: an illustrated life (Jürgen Schebera : Yale UP 1995) xii,381p. {Comp-Wei : Sch}


The language of modern music (Donald Mitchell : Faber 1966) 168p. {MuzH-Twe : Mit}

The language of music (Deryck Cooke : OUP 1962) xiv,289p. {MuzTh : Coo}

The Larousse encyclopedia of music (Geoffrey Hindley ed. : Hamlyn 1971) 576p. {MusRef : Hin}

The last master: vol. 1 of a fictional biography of Ludwig van Beethoven (John Suchet : Little Brown 1996) 622p. {Comp-Bee : Suc}

Leos Janácek: letters and reminiscences (Bohumír Stedron : Artia 1955) 234p. {Comp-Jan : Ste}

Let us sing correctly (Kodály choral method) (Zoltán Kodály : Boosey & Hawkes 1965) 16p. {MuzTch-Sin : Kod}

Letters to a musical boy (Mervyn Bruxner : OUP 1940) 175p. {Mus : Bru}

Lexicon of musical inventive: critical assaults on composers since Beethoven's time (Nicolas Slonimsky : Univ. Washington P. 2nd ed. 1969) 325p. {MusAna : Slo}

The life of Benvenuto Cellini, written by himself (Benvenuto Cellini : Dent 1960) xi,368p. {MusBio : Cel}

The listener's book on harmony (Lawrence Abbot : Harrap 1943) xvi,237p. {MuzTh-Har : Abb}

The listener's history of music, vol. 1: to Beethoven (Percy A Scholes : OUP 6th ed. 1943) xiv,175p. {MusAna : Sch}

The listener's history of music, vol. 1: to Beethoven (Percy A Scholes : OUP 7th ed., 1954) xiii,176p. {MuzH : Sch}

The listener's history of music, vol. 2: the Romantic and Nationalist schools of the 19th century (Percy A Scholes : OUP 3rd ed. 1943) xii,216p. {MusAna : Sch}

The listener's history of music, vol. 3: to the composers of to-day (Percy A Scholes : OUP 4th ed. 1949) xii,169p. {MusAna : Sch}

Liszt (The Master Musicians) (Walter Beckett : Dent 1956) ix,185p. {Comp-Lis : Bec}

The lives of the great composers (Harold C Schonberg : Davis-Poynter 1971) 600p. {Comp : Sch}

Lives of the great composers, vol. 1: From Byrd to Mozart and Haydn - the Classics (A L Bacharach ed. : Pelican Books 1942) 192p. {Comp : Bac}

Lives of the great composers vol. 2: Beethoven and the Romantics (A L Bacharach ed. : Pelican Books 1943) 192p. {Comp : Bac}

Lives of the great composers, vol. 3: Brahms, Wagner and their contemporaries (A L Bacharach ed. : Penguin 1943) 186p. {Comp : Bac}

Lives, wives and loves of the great composers (Fritz Spiegel : Marion Boyars 1997) 256p. {Comp : Spi}

The Lochnagar collection : 308 original compositions (Paul Anderson : Highland Music Trust 2009) viii,128p. {Folk-Sco : And}

Lucia di Lammermoor - Gaetano Donizetti: [synopsis and opera guide] (Eduard Mörike : Scottish Opera 2007) 54p. {MuzF-Op : Mör}

Ludwig van Beethoven 1770-1827: [exhibition catalogue] (Joseph Schmidt-Görg : IFR Stuttgart 1970) 120p. {Comp-Bee : Sch}

Die Lyrik des Mittelalters: eine Einführung (Peter Dronke : C H Beck 1968) xi+297p. {Rel-Lit : Dro}


Madama Butterfly - Giacomo Puccini: [synopsis and opera guide] ( : Scottish Opera 2007) 54p. {MuzF-Op : }

The magic flute / Die Zauberflöte (W. A. Mozart): Opera guide, 3 ( : ENO / John Calder 1983) 128p. {MuzF-Op : }

The Mahler companion (Donald Mitchell ed. : OUP 2002) 647p. {Comp-Mah : Mit}

Maine on music (Basil Maine : John Westhouse 1945) 129p. {MusApp : Mai}

Makers of music: the story of singers and instrumentalists [ie violinists and pianists] (Sydney Grew : Foulis c1910) 365p. {MuzH : Gre}

Man, mind and music (Frank Howes : Secker & Warburg 1948) viii,184p. {Rel-Psy : How}

The marriage of Figaro / Le nozze di Figaro (W. A. Mozart): Opera guide, 17 ( : ENO / John Calder 1983) 128p. {MuzF-Op : }

The mastersingers of Nuremberg / Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Richard Wagner): Opera guide, 19 ( : ENO / John Calder 1983) 128p. {MuzF-Op : }

Medieval music (Richard H Hoppin : Norton 1978) 566p. {MuzH-Med : Hop}

Melody and harmony: a treatise for the teacher and the student (Stewart Macpherson : Joseph Williams 1920) vii+304p. {MuzTh-Mel : Mac}

Melody and harmony Book 1: Melodic movement (Stewart Macpherson : Joseph Williams 1923) vii+63+xvip. {MuzTh-Har : Mac}

Melody and harmony Book 2: Elementary harmonic progression (Stewart Macpherson : Joseph Williams 1923) vii+64-178+xxip. {MuzTh-Har : Mac}

Melody and harmony Book 3: Advanced harmony (Stewart Macpherson : Joseph Williams 1923) vii+179-297p. {MuzTh-Har : Mac}

Melody writing and analysis (Annie O Warburton : Longman 2nd ed. 1960) xi+188p. {MuzTe-Mel : War}

Mendelssohn (Stephen S Stratton : Dent/Dutton 1934) 233p. {Comp-Men : Str}

Mendelssohn (Novello's Biographies of Great Musicians) (Marion M Scott : Novello 1951(?)) 14p. {Comp-Men : Sco}

Method in orchestration (Ian Parrott : Dennis Dobson 1957) 85p. {MuzTe-Orc : Par}

A mingled chime: leaves from an autobiography (Thomas (Sir) Beecham : Hutchinson 1944) 198p. {Pf-Con : Bee}

Mini music (Leighton Lucas : Duckworth 1967) 48p. {MusHum : Luc}

Monteverdi madrigals (Denis Arnold : BBC Music Guides 1967) 61p. {MusApp : Arn}

More opera nights (Ernest Newman : Putnam 1954) ix,708p. {MuzF-Op : New}

More than singing: the interpretation of songs (Lotte Lehmann : Boosey & Hawkes 1945) 192p. {MuzF-Sng : Leh}

Mozart: his character, his work (Albert Einstein : Cassell 1946) xi,492p. {Comp-Moz : Ein}

Mozart (Master Musicians series) (Eustace Breakspeare : Dent/Dutton 1906) x,300p. {Comp-Moz : Bre}

Mozart (Eric Blom : Dent/Dutton 1935) 388p. {Comp-Moz : Blo}

Mozart chamber music (Alexander Hyatt King : BBC Music Guides 1968) 68p. {MusApp : Kin}

Mozart (Hugh Ottaway : Orbis Publishing 1979) 208p. {Comp-Moz : Ott}

Mozart piano concertos (Philip Radcliffe : BBC Music Guides 1978) 72p. {MusApp : Rad}

Mozart's operas: a critical study (Edward J. Dent : OUP 2nd ed. 1960) xii,276p. {Comp-Moz : Den}

Mozart's women: his family, his friends, his music (Jane Glover : Pan 2006) 406p. {Comp-Moz : Glo}

Mozart's journey to Prague [fiction] (Eduard Mörike : Penguin 2006) 91p. {Comp-Moz : Mör}

Mozart's letters (Eric Blom ed. : Penguin 1956) vii,278p. {Comp-Moz : Blo}

Music (William Henry (Sir) Hadow : OUP 3rd ed. 1949) ix+198p. {MuzH : Had}

Music, a joy for life (Edward Heath : Sidgwick & Jackson 1976) 208p. {MusApp : Hea}

Music and society today (A304 Course Team Open University : Open University 1974) 32p. {MuzH-Con : Ope}

Music and the line of most resistance (Artur Schnabel : Wolke ) 144p. {Pf : Sch}

Music and the mind (Anthony Storr : HarperCollins 1993) xii,212p. {Rel-Psy : Sto}

A music course for teacher and student (E. Markham Lee : Banks & Son c1932) iv,68p. {MuzTch : Lee}

Music dictionary (Marilyn Kornreich Davis : Faber & Faber 1957) 63p. {Mus : Dav}

The music dramas of Richard Wagner and his Festival Theatre in Bayreuth (Albert Lavignac : Dodd, Mead 1903) ix,511p. {Comp-Wag : Lav}

Music Ho! (Constant Lambert : Pelican Books 1948) 251p. {MusApp : Lam}

Music in England (Eric Blom : Penguin rev. ed., 1947) 288p. {MuzHZ-Eng : Blo}

Music in schools (J Brian Brocklehurst : Routledge & Kegan Paul 1962) vii+172p. {MuzTch : Bro}

Music in the age of Confucius: [exhibition catalogue] (Jenny F. So : Smithsonian 2000) 152p. {MuzH-Anc : So}

Music in the Renaissance (Howard Mayer Brown : Prentice-Hall 1976) 384p. {MuzH-Ren : Bro}

Music in the Renaissance (Gustave Reese : Norton 1954) xvii,1022p. {MuzH-Ren : Ree}

Music in the secondary school curriculum: trends and developments in class music teaching (John Paynter : Cambridge UP 1982) xiv,256p. {MuzTch : Pay}

Music in Western civilization (Paul Henry Lang : Norton 1941) xxii,1107p. {MuzH : Lan}

Music journal (Incorporated Society of Musicians): Nov. 1999 onwards (ISM : ISM ) p. {Pf : ISM}

The music lover's literary companion (Dannie Abse comp. : Robson Books 1988) 330p. {Rel-Lit : Abs}

Music making in the olden days: the story of the Aberdeen concerts 1748-1801 (Henry George Farmer : Peters-Hinrichsen 1950) 122p. {MusFes : Far}

The music masters, [vol. 1]: from the sixteenth century to the time of Beethoven (A L Bacharach ed. : Maurice Fridberg 1948) 366p. {MuzH : Bac}

The music masters, vol. 4: the Twentieth Century (A L Bacharach ed. : Penguin 1957) 416p. {MuzH : Bac}

The music of Man (Yehudi Menuhin : Macdonald and Jane's 1980) 320p. {MuzH : Men}

The music of Rosemary Brown (Ian Parrott : Regency Press 1978) 92p. {Rel-Psy : Par}

Music of the World: a history (Kurt Pahlen : Spring Books c.1960) 424p. {MuzH : Pah}

A music quiz (Neil Butterworth : Banks 1974) 62p. {MusQuz : But}

Music sounded out: essays, lectures, interviews, afterthoughts (Alfred Brendel : Robson 1990) 258p. {MusAna : Bre}

Music, wit and wisdom: the autobiography of Artur Schnabel (Artur Schnabel : Wolke 2009) 298p. {Pf-Ins : Sch}

A musical chair (Compton Mackenzie : Chatto and Windus 1939) 303p. {MusApp : Mac}

The musical companion: a compendium for all lovers of music (A L Bacharach ed. : Victor Gollancz 1940) 751p. {MusApp : Bac}

Musical composition for pleasure (Percy M Young : Hutchinson 1961) 166p. {MuzTe-Cmp : You}

Musical experience through the use of the recorder: a method for the descant and tenor recorder (Malcolm Hey Anderton : Longman 1970) viii+216p. {MuzTch-Win : And}

Musical instruments: from the Renaissance to the 19th century (Sergio Paganelli : Hamlyn 1970) 157p. {MuzIns : Pag}

Musical instruments through the ages (Anthony Baines : Penguin Books 1961) 383p. {MuzIns : Bai}

Musical interpretation: its laws and principles, and their application in teaching and performing (Tobias Matthay : Jos. Williams c1912) xiv,169p. {MuzTe : Mat}

Musical theory: books 1-5 (John Curwen : Curwen 8th ed. a.1879) 372p. {MuzTh : Cur}

A musician talks, 1: the integrity of music (Donald Francis Tovey : OUP 1941) xv,161p. {Mus : Tov}

Musorgsky: the Russian musical nationalist (M. D. Calvocoressi : Kegan Paul / Dutton n.d.) 216p. {Comp-Mus : Cal}

My favourite intervals: lives of the musical giants and other facts you didn't know you'd missed (Victor Borge : Sphere Books 1976) 189p. {MusHum : Bor}

My heart and I (Diana Napier Tauber : Evans Bros. 1959) 208p. {Pf-Sin : Tau}

My life (Tito Gobbi : Futura 1980) 286p. {Pf-Sin : Gob}

My life (2 v.) (Richard Wagner : Constable 1911) (2 v.) 911p. {Comp-Wag : Wag}

My life of music (Henry J (Sir) Wood : Victor Gollancz 1946) 384p. {Pf-Con : Woo}

My own trumpet (Adrian Boult : Hamish Hamilton 1973) 213p. {Pf-Con : Bou}


A new dictionary of music (Arthur Jacobs : Penguin 1958) 416p. {Mus : Jac}

A new dictionary of music (Arthur Jacobs : Penguin 2nd ed. 1967) 425p. {Mus : Jac}

Nights at the opera: Wagner (Wakeling Dry : Foulis 1924) vi,234p. {Comp-Wag : Dry}

Nights at the opera: the stories of 15 popular operas discussed (Barbara McFadyean : Pilot Press 1948) 410p. {MuzF-Op : McF}

The Ninth: Beethoven and the world in 1824 (Harvey Sachs : Faber 2010) 225p. {Comp-Bee : Sac}

Norman O'Neill: a life of music (Derek Hudson : Quality Press 1945) 160p. {Comp-One : Hud}

Norton anthology of Western music vol. 2: Classic, Romantic, Modern (Claude V Palisca ed. : Norton 1988) 822p. {MuzF : Pal}

Notes on form (William Lovelock : A. Hammond n.d.) 10p. {MuzTh-Frm : Lov}

Notes on fugue for beginners (Edward J. Dent : CUP 1958) 47p. {MuzTh-Com : Den}


The oboe (Instruments of the orchestra) (Philip Bate : Ernest Benn 1975) xv,236 +pl.p. {MuzIns-Ob : Bat}

Of German music: a symposium (Hans-Hubert Schonzeler ed. : Wolff/Barnes & Noble 1976) 328p. {MuzHZ-Ger : Sch}

Off-beat: [a book of musical anecdotes] (Dudley Moore : Robson 1992) 168p. {MusAnec : Moo}

The old church gallery minstrels: an account of the church bands and singers in England from about 1660 to 1860 (K H MacDermott : SPCK 1948) IV,77p. {MuzHZ-Eng : Mac}

On teaching the piano (Hetty Bolton : Novello 1954) 93p. {MuzTch-Key : Bol}

One hundred tunes from the great masters, for harmonization (Paul Steinitz comp. : Novello 1963) 36p. {MuzTh-Har : Ste}

Opera and church music 1630-1750: (The New Oxford History of Music, 5) (Anthony Lewis ed. : OUP 1975) xxii,869p. {MuzF-Op : Lew}

Opera annual no. 7 (Harold Rosenthal ed. : John Calder 1960) 218p. {MuzF-Op : Ros}

Opera at home (Gramophone Co. : Gramophone Co. 1921) 392p. {MuzF-Op : Gra}

Opera guide (Gerhart von Westermann : Sphere Books 1968) 580p. {MuzF-Op : Wes}

Opera nights (Ernest Newman : Putnam 1943) x,629p. {MuzF-Op : New}

Operamania (Robin May : Vernon & Yates 1967) 96p. {MuzF-Op : May}

Orchestra: [31] interviews by Michael Foss (André Previn ed. : Macdonald and Jane's 1979) 224p. {Pf-Orc : Pre}

The orchestra speaks (Bernard Shore : Longmans Green 1938) 218p. {Pf-Orc : Sho}

Orchestral technique: a manual for students (Gordon Jacob : OUP 2nd ed. 1940) 106p. {MuzTe-Orc : Jac}

Orchestration (Cecil Forsyth : Macmillan 1955) ix,530p. {MuzIns : For}

Organ playing: its technique and expression (A Eaglefield Hull : Augener 1911) viii+263p. {MuzTe-Kyb : Hul}

Organ playing (The musician's library) (Percy Buck : Macmillan 1929) 102p. {MuzTe-Kyb : Buc}

Organo pleno (Gordon Reynolds : Novello 1970) 48p. {MusHum : Rey}

Orgeln und Orgel-Musik: das Bild der Orgellandschaften (Eberhard Kraus : Fr. Pustet 1972) 302p. {MuzIns-Org : Kra}

The Osprey guide to Gilbert and Sullivan (Michael Hardwick : Osprey 1972) 284p. {Comp-GS : Har}

Our favourite musicians: from Stanford to Holbrooke (Sydney Grew : T.N. Foulis 1922) 257p. {Comp : Gre}

The Oxford companion to music (Percy A Scholes : OUP 9th ed. 1955) lx+1195p. {Mus : Sch}

The Oxford harmony, vol. 2 (H. K. Andrews : OUP 1950) 241p. {MuzTh-Har : And}

The Oxford student's harmony, vol.1-2: a practical approach to creative musicianship (Edwin Smith : OUP 1965-6) 2v. 138,172p. {MuzTh-Har : Smi}


The Paderewski paradox: [with two essays by I. J. Paderewski (Ronald Stevenson : Klavar Music Foundation 1992) 45p. {MuzTe-Kyb : Ste}

Palestrina (Henry Coates : Dent/Dutton 1938) 243p. {Comp-Pal : Coa}

The Pan book of opera (Arthur Jacobs : Pan Books 1969) 492p. {MuzF-Op : Jac}

Paper-work test, Bk 2: suitable for FRCO and other examination candidates (Craig Sellar Lang : Novello 1951) 33p. {MuzTh-Com : Lan}

The path to the new music (Anton Webern : Presser/Universal 1963) 67p. {MuzH-Twe : Web}

The Pelican history of music vol. 1: ancient forms to polyphony (Denis Stevens ed. : Penguin Books 1960) 343p. {MuzH : Ste}

The Pelican history of music vol. 2: Renaiisance and Baroque (Alec Robertson ed. : Penguin Books 1963) 335p. {MuzH : Rob}

The Pelican history of music vol. 3: Classical and Romantic (Alec Robertson ed. : Penguin Books 1968) 250p. {MuzH : Rob}

People who dance (Mary Clarke : Hamlyn 1961) 93p. {MuzF-Dan : Cla}

Percussion (Yehudi Menuhin Music Guides) (James Holland : Macdonald and Jane's 1978) xii+283p. {MuzIns-Per : Hol}

Percy Grainger (John Bird : Faber 1982) xvi,319p. {Comp-Gra : Bir}

Percy Grainger (Wilfrid Mellers : OUP 1992) ix,166p. {Comp-Gra : Mel}

The Percy Grainger companion (Lewis Foreman ed. : Thames 1981) 268p. {Comp-Gra : For}

Peter Pears: a biography (Christopher Headington : Faber 1992) xv,351p. {Pf-Sin : Hea}

The pianist's talent (Harold Taylor : Kahn & Averill 1994) 112p. {MuzTe-Kyb : Tay}

The piano (Teach Yourself Books) (King Palmer : Hodder & Stoughton 3rd ed. 1986) 151p. {MuzTe-Kyb : Pal}

Piano man: a life of John Ogdon (Charles Beauclerk : Simon & Schuster 2014) xvi,416p. {Pf-Ins : Bea}

The piano teacher's yearbook 1947 (James Ching : Walsh Holmes 1946) 40p. {MuzTch-Key : Chi}

Piano technique: foundation principles (James Ching : Murdoch, Murdoch 1934) xiii,117p. {MuzTe-Kyb : Chi}

Piano (Yehudi Menuhin Music Guides) (Louis Kentner : Macdonald and Jane's 1978) xi+204p. {MuzIns-Pia : Ken}

Piano (Yehudi Menuhin Music Guides) (Louis Kentner : Macdonald 1976) xi+204p. {MuzIns-Pia : Ken}

Pianoforte accompaniment writing (Wilfrid Dunwell : A. Hammond n.d.) 55p. {MuzTh-Com : Dun}

Plácido Domingo (Cornelius Schnauber : Robson Books 1997) xvi,268p. {Pf-Sin : Sch}

Placido Domingo: my operatic roles (Plácido Domingo : Little, Brown 2000) xlvi,290p. {Pf-Sin : Dom}

A plain and easy introduction to practical music (Thomas Morley : Dent 2nd ed. 1962) xxix,325p. {MuzH-Ren : Mor}

Play it again!: an amateur against the impossible (Alan Rusbridger : Jonathan Cape 2013) 405p. {Pf-Ins : Rus}

Playing a church organ (Marmaduke P Conway : Canterbury Press 1949) 144p. {MuzTe-Kyb : Con}

Polish music (Jerzy Sulikowski : Polish Publications Committee 1944) 33p. {Folk-Pol : Sul}

Practical harmony: a concise treatise with progressive exercises (Stewart Macpherson : Joseph Williams 1907) 162p. {MuzTh-Har : Mac}

The principles of singing: a practical guide for vocalists and teachers (Albert B Bach : William Blackwood 1895 (2nd) 305p. {MuzTe-Voc : Bac}

Prokofiev (Novello's Biographies of Great Musicians) (Malcolm Rayment : Novello 1961(?)) 24p. {Comp-Pro : Ray}

Psychology for musicians (Percy Buck : OUP 1944) viii,115p. {Rel-Psy : Buc}

Purcell remembered (Michael Burden : Faber 1995) xxv1,188p. {Comp-Pur : Bur}


Questions and exercises in musical knowledge: advanced intermediate division (Charles W Pearce : Trinity College of Music 1918) 62p. {MuzTh : Pea}

The quiz book of music (Graham Hewitt : Futura 1979) 189p. {MusQuz : Hew}


Rachmaninov orchestral music (Patrick Piggott : BBC Music Guides 1974) 60p. {MusApp : Pig}

Ravel orchestral music (Laurence Davies : BBC Music Guides 1970) 64p. {MusApp : Dav}

Recital (Elena Gerhardt : Methuen 1953) x,183p. {Pf-Sin : Ger}

Die Reihe, 4: young composers (Eduard Mörike : Theodore Presser 1960) 135p. {MuzH-Con : Mör}

Renaissance music (A201 Course Team Open University : Open University 1972) 111+35p. {MuzH-Ren : Ope}

Richard Strauss (Alan Jefferson : Macmillan 1975) 112p. {Comp-StrR : Jef}

Richard Strauss: the life of a non-hero (George R Marek : Gollancz 1967) 350p. {Comp-StrR : Mar}

Richard Wagner: his life, art and thought (Ronald Taylor : Panther 1983) 480p. {Comp-Wag : Tay}

The Ring: anatomy of an opera (Stephen Fay : Secker & Warburg 1984) vi,218p. {MuzF-Op : Fay}

The rise of the string quartet (A304 Course Team Open University : Open University 1974) 47p. {MuzH : Ope}

The rise of the string quartet [scores] (A304 Course Team Open University : Open University 1974) 24p. {MuzH : Ope}

The rise of the symphony 1 (A304 Course Team Open University : Open University 1974) 86p. {MuzH : Ope}

The rise of the symphony 1 [scores A & B] (A304 Course Team Open University : Open University 1974) 40+40p. {MuzH : Ope}

The rise of the symphony 2 (A304 Course Team Open University : Open University 1974) 103p. {MuzH : Ope}

The rise of the symphony 2 [scores A & B] (A304 Course Team Open University : Open University 1974) 30+30p. {MuzH : Ope}

Romain Rolland's essays on music (Romain Rolland : Dover 1959) 371p. {MuzH : Rol}

Rossini (Novello's Biographies of Great Musicians) (F. Bonavia : Novello 1941(?)) 16p. {Comp-Ros : Bon}

Rossini: a study in trag-comedy (Francis Toye : Norton 1963) xii,269p. {Comp-Ros : Toy}

Royal Opera House retrospective, 1732-1982: 250 years of actors, singers, dancers, [etc] ... seen through the eyes of the artist (Geoffrey Ashton : Royal Academy 1982) 144p. {Rel-Lit : Ash}

Rudiments and theory of music: based on the syllabus of the Royal schools of Music (ABRSM : Assoc Board 1958) 150p. {MuzTh : ABR}

Rudiments of music (Thomas Keighley : Bayley & Ferguson n.d.) 77p. {MuzTh : Kei}

The rudiments of music (William Lovelock : Bell & Hyman 1957) 128p. {MuzTh : Lov}

Rudiments of music (Stewart Macpherson : Joseph Williams n.d.) 84p. {MuzTh : Mac}

The Russell Collection and other early keyboard instruments in St Cecilia's Hall Edinburgh (Sidney Newman comp. : Edinburgh Univ Press 1968) 79p. {MuzIns-Key : New}


St Machar's Cathedral, Old Aberdeen, its organ and music (Michael Thomson : Friends of StMC 2002) 32p. {MuzIns-Org : Tho}

Scales and arpeggios: for advanced players (H J Taylor : Weekes n.d.) 24p. {MuzTe-Kyb : Tay}

Schoenberg (Charles Rosen : Fontana 1976) 124p. {Comp-Scho : Ros}

Schoenberg (Novello Short Biographies) (Christopher Small : Novello 1977) 28p. {Comp-Scho : Sma}

Schoenberg chamber music (Arnold Whittall : BBC Music Guides 1972) 64p. {MusApp : Whi}

Schubert (Edmondstoune Duncan : Dent/Dutton 1934) 244p. {Comp-Schb : Dun}

Schubert: the man and his music (Albert Einstein : Panther 1971) 384p. {Comp-Schb : Ein}

Schubert (Marcel Schneider : Grove Press / John Calder 1959) 191p. {Comp-Schb : Sch}

Schubert songs (Maurice J. E. Brown : BBC Music Guides 1977) 64p. {Comp-Schb : Bro}

Schumann (Novello's Biographies of Great Musicians) (Edwin Evans : Novello 1946(?)) 14p. {Comp-Schm : Eva}

Schumann piano music (Joan Chissell : BBC Music Guides 1972) 72p. {MusApp : Chi}

Score reading exercises, Bk 2 (FRCO) (H. A. Harding : Weekes 1912) 32p. {MuzTh-Sco : Har}

Score reading exercises in two, three and four parts. Book 2: in G, F and C clefs (Craig Sellar Lang : Novello 1951) 83p. {MuzTh-Sco : Lan}

Score reading: form and history (Annie O Warburton : Longmans 1959) xviii+208p. {MusAna : War}

Score reading: form and history (Annie O Warburton : Longman (pbk) 1959) xviii+208p. {MusAna : War}

Scotland's music (Cedric Thorpe Davie : William Blackwood 1980) 56p. {Folk-Sco : Dav}

Scotland's music: a history of the traditional and classical music of Scotland from early times to the present day (John Purser : Mainstream/BBC 1992) 311p. {Folk-Sco : Pur}

The Scottish folksinger: 118 modern and traditional folksongs (Norman Buchan : Collins 1978) 159p. {Folk-Sco : Buc}

Scottish Opera: the first ten years (Conrad Wilson : Collins 1972) 168p. {MuzF-Op : Wil}

Scottish violin makers: past and present (William C Honeyman : Scotpress 1984) 105p. {MuzIns-Str : Hon}

Sea songs and shanties (W B Whall comp. : Jas. Brown 5th ed. 1926) 122p. {Folk-Eng : Wha}

Sea songs and shanties (W B Whall comp. : Brown Son & Ferguson 6th ed. 1927) 154p. {Folk-Eng : Wha}

The second book of Irish ballads (James N Healy : Mercier Press 1964) 128p. {Folk-Ire : Hea}

Second year harmony: complete (William Lovelock : Hammond n.d.) 131p. {MuzTh-Har : Lov}

A short history of music (Alfred Einstein : Cassell 3rd ed. 1944) viii,212p. {MuzH : Ein}

Shostakovich symphonies (Hugh Ottaway : BBC Music Guides 1978) 68p. {MusApp : Ott}

Sibelius (Novello Short Biographies) (Hugh Ottaway : Novello 1968) 18p. {Comp-Sib : Ott}

Sibelius and Nielsen: a centenary essay (Robert Simpson : BBC 1965) 40p. {Comp-Sib : Sim}

Simon Rattle: the making of a conductor (Nicholas Kenyon : Faber 1989) viii,246p. {Pf-Con : Ken}

The singer and the voice: vocal technique for singers (Arnold Rose : Faber and Faber 1962) 252p. {MuzTe-Voc : Ros}

66 two-part exercises (Zoltán Kodály : Boosey & Hawkes 1964) 48p. {MuzTch-Sin : Kod}

Solti on Solti: a memoir, with assistance from Harvey Sachs (Georg (Sir) Solti : Vintage 1998) xi,276p. {Pf-Con : Sol}

Some English symphonists: a selection from 'Essays in musical analysis' (Donald Francis Tovey : OUP 1941) 80p. {MusAna : Tov}

Some great music educators: a collection of essays (Kenneth Simpson ed. : Novello 1976) 128p. {MuzTch : Sim}

Songs of the Ages: the growth of song through the centuries illustrated by examples (Ralph Dunstan : Schofield & Sims 1962) xii+233p. {MuzF-Sng : Dun}

Songs of the Ages - words and airs (Ralph Dunstan : Schofield & Sims 1962) viii+113p. {MuzF-Sng : Dun}

Songs that never die: ... the most famous words and melodies enriched with ... historical-biographical sketches (Henry Frederic Reddall : c. 1910) 615p. {MuzF-Sng : Red}

Sound and silence: classroom projects in creative music (John Paynter : CUP 1970) xv,365p. {MuzTch : Pay}

The sources of keyboard music in England (Charles van den Borren : Novello/OUP c1913) vii+378p. {MuzF-Key : Bor}

Star on the door (Maggie Teyte : Putnam 1958) 192p. {Pf-Sin : Tey}

Stick to the music: scores of orchestral tales (John Boyden comp. : Hutchinson 1984) 117p. {MusAnec : Boy}

Stories of the great operas (Milton Cross : Pocket Books 1956) 482p. {MuzF-Op : Cro}

The stories of Wagner's operas (J. Walker McSpadden : Harrap 1932) xv,282p. {Comp-Wag : McS}

The story of chamber music (N Kilburn : Walter Scott 1904) 252p. {MuzH : Kil}

The story of music (Benjamin Britten : Rathbone Books 1958) 69p. {MuzH : Bri}

The story of the Mikado: illus. Alice B. Woodward (W S Gilbert : Daniel O'Connor 1921) 115p. {Rel-Lit : Gil}

Stravinsky: 2nd ed. (Roman Vlad : OUP 1967) p. {Comp-Stra : Vla}

Stravinsky in conversation with Robert Craft (Igor Stravinsky : Penguin 1962) 301p. {Comp-Stra : Str}

The structure of music: an outline for students (R. O.. Morris : OUP 1935) vi,124p. {MuzTh-Frm : Mor}

The student's dictionary of musical terms (Arthur J Greenish : Joseph Williams 1953) 131p. {MusRef : Gre}

Sullivan's music trivia: the greatest music trivia book ever . . . (Paul Sullivan : Sanctuary 2003) 217p. {Mus : Sul}

The symphony (Ralph Hill ed. : Penguin 1949) 416p. {MuzF-Sym : Hil}

The symphony, vol. 2: Elgar to the present day (Robert Simpson ed. : Penguin 1967) 282p. {MuzF-Sym : Sim}

Szymanowski (Christopher Palmer : BBC Music Guides 1983) 104p. {MusApp : Pal}


Talking about concertos: an analytical study ... Mozart to the present day (Anthony Hopkins : Heinemann 1970) 148p. {MuzF-Con : Hop}

Talking about symphonies: an analytical study ... Haydn to the present day (Anthony Hopkins : Heinemann 1961) 157p. {MuzF-Sym : Hop}

Tchaikovsky (Novello's Biographies of Great Musicians) (Gerald Abraham : Novello 1951(?)) 14p. {Comp-Tch : Abr}

Tchaikovsky: symphonies and concertos: (BBC Music Guides) (John Warrack : BBC rev. ed. 1974) 64p. {Comp-Tch : War}

The teacher's guide to Mrs Curwen's pianoforte method: practical course of the elements of music (Annie Jessy (Mrs J Spencer) Curwen : J Curwen & Sons 1914) vii+388+11p. {MuzTe-Kyb : Cur}

The teaching of Elisabeth Schumann (Elizabeth Puritz : Methuen 1956) vii,136p. {MuzTch-Sin : Pur}

The technique and spirit of fugue: an historical study (George Oldroyd : OUP 1948) vii,220p. {MuzF-Fug : Old}

Text-book of musical knowledge: advanced intermediate division (Charles W Pearce : Trinity College of Music 1918) 116p. {MuzTh : Pea}

A textbook of vocal training and preparation for song interpretation (Frank Philip : Wm Reeves c. 1930) 261p. {MuzTe-Voc : Phi}

Think afresh about the voice: a general theory and guide to practice (Arthur D Hewlett : CMC 3rd ed. 1981) viii+90p. {MuzTh-Voc : Hew}

This is your brain on music : understanding a human obsession (Daniel Levitin : Atlantic Books 2007) 322p. {Rel-Psy : Lev}

To make you think: unconventional questions on music (Harry Dexter : Keith Prowse 1950) 79p. {MusQuz : Dex}

Transposition, Book 1 (Kathleen A. Benning : Cramer 1953) 24p. {MuzTh-Tra : Ben}

Tristan and Isolde (Richard Wagner): Opera guide, 6 ( : ENO / John Calder 1983) 96p. {MuzF-Op : }

Twentieth-century music: an introduction (Eric Salzman : Prentice-Hall 1967) v,196p. {MuzH-Twe : Sal}

Twentieth-century music 1900-1945 (A304 Course Team Open University : Open University 1974) 115p. {MuzH-Twe : Ope}

Twentieth-century music 1900-1945 [scores] (A304 Course Team Open University : Open University 1974) 25p. {MuzH-Twe : Ope}

Two Beethoven sketchbooks: a description with musical extracts (Gustav Nottebohm : Gollancz 1979) xi,130p. {Comp-Bee : Not}

200 questions on form (William Lovelock : A. Hammond n.d.) 11p. {MuzTh-Frm : Lov}


Unfigured harmony: a short treatise ... (Percy Buck : OUP 2nd ed., 1920) 174p. {MuzTh-Har : Buc}

Unfinished journey (Yehudi Menuhin : Futura 1978) 508p. {Pf-Ins-X : Men}

Unfinished journey (Yehudi Menuhin : Macdonald and Janes 1977) xvii,393p. {Pf-Ins-X : Men}

Untersuchungen zur italienischen Literatur- und Kulturgeschichtsschreibung in der zweiten Hálfte des Settecento (Klaus Dieter Schreiber : Gehlen 1968) 163p. {Rel-Lit : Sch}


Vaughan Willams symphonies (Hugh Ottaway : BBC Music Guides 1972) 64p. {MusApp : Ott}

Vaughan Williams and the vision of Albion (Wilfrid Mellers : Barrie & Jenkins 1989) 270p. {Comp-VW : Mel}

Verdi (Novello's Biographies of Great Musicians) (Dyneley Hussey : Novello 1941?)) 14p. {Comp-Ver : Hus}

Violin and viola (Yehudi Menuhin Music Guides) (Yehudi Menuhin : Macdonald and Jane's 1978) xiii+250p. {MuzIns-Str : Men}

Virtuoso: the story of John Ogdon (Brenda Lucas Ogdon : Hamish Hamilton 1981) x,293p. {Pf-Ins : Ogd}

Virtuoso: the life and art of Paganini, Liszt, Rubinstein, Paderewski, etc (Harvey Sachs : Thames & Hudson 1982) 208p. {Pf-Ins : Sac}

The visible and invisible in pianoforte technique: a digest (Tobias Matthay : OUP 1947) xiii,176p. {MuzTe-Kyb : Mat}

Vivaldi (Michael Talbot : Dent 1984) 275p. {Comp-Viv : Tal}

Vivaldi and the number 3: and other impossible stories (Ron Butlin : Serpent's Tail 2004) xi,206p. {Comp : But}

Vocal physiology and the teaching of singing (David Slater : J H Larway n.d.) 91p. {MuzTch-Sin : Sla}

Voice and verse: a study in English song (Cramb Lectures 1927) (H. C. Colles : OUP 1928) xii,167p. {MuzHZ-Eng : Col}

Voice production in choral technique (Charles Cleall : Novello 1970) 155p. {MuzTe-Voc : Cle}

Voice-training and conducting in schools (Reginald Jacques : OUP 3rd ed. 1963) x,157p. {MuzTch-Sin : Jac}

Voice (Yehudi Menuhin Music Guides) (Keith (Sir) Falkner ed. : Macdonald 1983) x+310p. {MuzIns-Voc : Fal}

Voice-training in schools (Reginald Jacques : OUP 2nd ed. 1952) viii+110p. {MuzTch-Sin : Jac}

Voices and instruments (Avril Dankworth : Granada 1973) 119p. {MuzTch-Chi : Dan}


Wagner (Robert L Jacobs : Dent/Dutton 1935) 242p. {Comp-Wag : Jac}

Wagner as man and artist (Ernest Newman : J M Dent 1914) 386p. {Comp-Wag : New}

The Wagner clan (Jonathan Carr : Faber 2007) xxvi,409p. {Comp-Wag : Car}

Wagner opera (Audrey Williamson : John Calder 1962) 192p. {Comp-Wag : Wil}

Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung: a companion (Stewart Spencer ed. : Thames & Hudson 2000) 384p. {Comp-Wag : Spe}

We piano teachers: the crotchets and quavers of our early days (Victor Booth : Skeffington & Son 1946) 99p. {MuzTch-Key : Boo}

Weber (Novello's Biographies of Great Musicians) (Scott Goddard : Novello 1941(?)) 16p. {Comp-Web : God}

What Matthay meant: his musical and technical teachings clearly explained ... (Ambrose Coviello : Bosworth n.d.) 72p. {MuzTe : Cov}

Why no Beethoven?: the diary of a vagrant musician (Humphrey Lyttelton : Robson Books 1984) 176p. {MuzF-Jaz : Lyt}

William Walton: behind the façade (Susana Walton : OUP 1988) xi,255p. {Comp-Wal : Wal}

The wit of music (Leslie Ayre comp. : Leslie Frewin 1966) 95p. {MusHum : Ayr}

Words about music: an anthology (John Amis : Faber and Faber 1989) 440p. {MusApp : Ami}

The works of Ralph Vaughan Williams (Michael Kennedy : OUP 1971) viii,405p. {Comp-VW : Ken}

The world of sound: six lectures . . . at the Royal Institution Christmas 1919 (William (Sir) Bragg : G. Bell & Sons 1923) vii+196p. {Rel-Sou : Bra}


Young person's guide to concerts (Michael Hurd : Routledge & Kegan Paul 1962) vii,131p. {MusApp : Hur}

The young person's guide to playing the piano (Sidney Harrison : Faber and Faber 2nd ed. 1973) 100p. {MuzTe-Kyb : Har}


Zoltán Kodály: his life and work (László Eösze : Collet's 1962) 183p. {Comp-Kod : Eös}

Zubin Mehta: the score of my life (Zubin Mehta : Amadeus 2009) xii,212p. {Pf-Con : Meh}


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