A collection of critical essays containing nearly all the concertos in the standard repertory, from Bach to Walton. The choral works include long essays on Bach's "B minor Mass", Beethoven's "Mass in D", Haydn's "The Creation" and Verdi's "Requiem" amongst other famous works. Sir Donald Tovey, best known for his "Essays in Musical Analysis", has also written "Symphonies and Other Orchestral Works", "Chamber Music" and "Beethoven".
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Sir Donald Francis Tovey was Reid Professor of Music at Edinburgh University for many years, as well as a pianist, composer, conductor, and writer on music.
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Book Description Oxford University Press, London, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾", up to 9¾" tall. Red papered binding with gilt lettering on spine and pictorial dust jacket. Binding is slightly corkscrewed, spine ends are lightly bumped and other extremities are slightly bumped. Otherwise (and overall), the book is in very good condition: clean, crisp as though it has hardly been opened, with tight binding, bright boards and gilt, and clean, unmarked interior. Dust jacket is lightly rubbed and lightly bumped along its edges, with one 1/8" closed tear and one 1/8" x 1/8" triangular chip. Otherwise (and overall), the DJ is also in very good condition: clean, crisp, unclipped with original 9.50 pound price, and now protected in an archival mylar cover. Bookseller Inventory # L0055
Book Description Oxford Univ Press, 1938, Volume 1: Symphonies, hardcover, dj,clean and unmarked,.hacaagarJy0. Bookseller Inventory # vesaxf4074
Book Description Oxford University Press, London, 1981. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. viii, 440 pages. *A new edition of Tovey's famous work, which was originally published in six volumes in 1935-9. The companion volume to this new edition, "Symphonies and Other Orchestral Works", is not included with this item. Bookseller Inventory # 7606
Book Description Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1981 (originally published 1935-9), 1981. 22.0 x14.0cms, 440pp, very good hardcover and dustwrapper (some foxing on endpapers). Bookseller Inventory # 107594