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, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used; Good. Bookseller Inventory # 1915733
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 University Press London, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 440pp. Essays, Musical Analysis, Notation, Glosaary. Hard cover - May be termed 1st Edition Thus as in this new edition certain essays no longer necessary have been omitted, it has been rearranged for easier reference. Book and dustwrapper both in Very Good condition with very slight wear. Concertos and Choral Works. (Music). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-17055690454
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