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Book Review Index

Author/Editor Title  
ABRSM ABRSM Performers’ Guides review
Richard Adeney Flute - an autobiography review
Adlington, Robert Louis Andriessen: De Staat review
Ainger, Michael Gilbert & Sullivan review
Aldous, Richard Tunes of Glory - The Life of Malcolm Sargent review review
Allen, Kevin August Jaeger: Portrait of Nimrod review
Kevin Allen Gracious Ladies: The Norbury Family and Edward Elgar review review
Kevin Allen Hugh Blair: Worcester’s Forgotten Organist review
Amory, Mark Lord Berners: The Last Eccentric Lewis Foreman
Anderson, Keith (ed.) The A to Z of Classical Music review
Anderson, Martin (ed.) Klemperer On Music: Shavings from a Musician's Workbench Gerald Fenech
Appelo, Tim Ally McBeal - The Official Guide review
Appleby, David P Heitor Villa-Lobos: A Bio-bibliography review
Angela Aries et al Armstrong Gibbs: A Countryman Born and Bred review
Arnold, Elsie; Baldauf-Berdes, Jane Maddalena Lombardini Sirmen: Eighteenth-Century Composer, Violinist and Businesswoman review
Ashbee, Andrew The Harmonious Musick of John Jenkins: Volume 1, The Fantasias for Viols review
Ashbee, Andrew The Harmonious Musick of John Jenkins: Volume 2, Suites, Airs and Vocal Music review
Atkins, Harold; Newman, Archie Beecham Stores review
Badura-Skoda, Paul Interpreting Bach at the Keyboard Kirk McElhearn
Bailey, Walter B; Bailey, Nancy Radie Britain - A Bio-bibliography review
Cuillin Bantock A Musical Wanderer review
Barber, David W A Musician's Dictionary review
Barber, David W Getting a Handel on Messiah review
Barber, David W When the Fat Lady Sings: Opera History As It Ought To Be Taught David Dyer
Barlow, Michael Whom the Gods Love - the Life and Music of George Butterworth review
Andrew Barnett Sibelius review
Bashford, Christina; Langley, Leanne (ed.) Music and British Culture 1785-1914: Essays in Honour of Cyril Ehrlich Phil Scowcroft
Balthazar, Scott L The Cambridge Companion to Verdi Robert Farr
Anastasia Belina-Johnson (ed.) A musician divided - Andre Tchaikowsky in his own words review
Silvia Bencivelli Why We Like Music: Ear, Emotion, Evolution Carla Rees
Benson, David Music - a Mathematical Offering review
de Bernières, Louis Captain Corelli's Mandolin review
Jamie Bernstein Famous Father Girl review
Berry, Mark Treacherous Bonds and Laughing Fire: Politics and Religion in Wagner’s Ring review
Bessette, Roland Mario Lanza - Tenor in Exile review
Bird, John Percy Grainger review
Björling, Anna-Lisa; Farkas, Andrew Jussi review
Blackburn, Philip Enclosure 3: Harry Partch review
Blake, Eric Charles Wars, Dictators and the Gramophone 1898-1945 Evan Dickerson
Bledsoe, Robert Henry Fothergill Chorley: Victorian Journalist review
Carey Blyton The doggy tales of Arnold Gary Higginson
Beata Bolesławska The Life and Works of Andrzej Panufnik review
Anthony Boden & Paul Hedley The Three Choirs Festival: A History review
Colin Booth Did Bach really mean that? Dominy Clements
Jonathan Boswell Palestrina Unwrapped Mark Sealey
Andrew J. Boyle Delius and Norway review
Boult, Adrian Boult On Music review
Ian Bradley Lost Chords and Christian Soldiers review
Richard Bratby Forward - 100 Years of the CBSO review
British Music Society Journal Vol. 24 review
British Music Society Journal Vol. 26 John Leeman
British Music Society Journal Vol. 27 review
Michael Brittan Jascha Heifetz in South Africa review
Marguerite and Terry Broadbent Leginska: Forgotten Genius of Music. review
Brown, David Tchaikovsky: The Man and His Music  review
Jonathan Brown Great Wagner conductors review
Brown, Malcolm A Shostakovich Casebook review
Budd, Vincent An Introduction to the Life and Work of Sir Granville Bantock review
Burrows, Donald The Cambridge Companion to Handel review
Burton, Humphrey; Murray, Maureen Walton: The Romantic Loner review
Butterworth, Neil The Music of Aaron Copland review
Cairns, David Berlioz Arthur Baker
David Cairns Discovering Berlioz review
Campion, Paul Ferrier: A Career Recorded review
William Carragan Anton Bruckner: 11 Symphonies Stephen Barber
Carley, Lionel Edvard Grieg in England review
review
Carroll, Brendan The Last Prodigy - A Biography of Korngold review
David Chandler (ed) The First Lives of Alfredo Catalani Robert Farr
Essays on the Montemezzi-D’Annunzio Nave Robert Farr
Americans on Italo Montemezzi
Charlton, David The Cambridge Companion to Grand Opera review
Cheer, Clarissa Lablache
The Great Lablache review
Robert Farr
Chilton, John Roy Eldridge - Little Jazz Giant Don Mather
Chlupaty, Richard Antal Dorati and the joy of making music Tony Flynn
Chlupaty, Richard Antal Dorati and his recorded legacy Tony Flynn
Clark, Caryl (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Haydn Kirk McElhearn
Walter Clark Isaac Albéniz: A Research and Information Guide review
Cody, Judith Vivian Fine: A Bio-bibliography review
Coffin, Barton Coffin’s Sound of Singing review
Connock, Stephen; Vaughan Williams, Ursula & Wells, Robin (eds) There Was a Time: Ralph Vaughan Williams - A pictorial journey review
Stephen Connock The Edge of Beyond review
Contemporary Music Network Changing Platforms Peter Grahame Woolf
David Cooper Bela Bartok Stephen Greenbank
Cotton, Maggie Wrong Sex, Wrong Instrument

review
review
review

Couling, Della Ferruccio Busoni: A Musical Ishmael review
Craggs, Stewart (ed.) Peter Maxwell Davies: Source Book Chris Thomas
Craggs, Stewart R Alan Bush - A Source Book review
Jonathan Cross Igor Stravinsky Roy Westbrook
Michael Crump Martinu and the symphony Tony Flynn
Max Cryer

Love Me Tender – The Stories behind the world’s best-loved songs

review
Dallapiccola, Luigi On Opera David Wright
Daniel, Estelle The Art Of Gormenghast: The Making of a Television Fantasy review
Alissa Deeter & Robert Peavler The Mélodies of Francis Poulenc. A Study Guide review
Delphian Organs of Edinburgh Simon Thompson
Deutsch, Didier C Musichound Soundtracks Jeffrey Wheeler
Jeremy Dibble Charles Villiers Stanford: Man and Musician review
review
Jeremy Dibble Hamilton Harty: Musical Polymath review
Dickinson, Peter (ed.) Marigold - The Music of Billy Mayerl review
Dickinson, Peter (ed.) CageTalk - Dialogues with & about John Cage Evan Dickerson
Dickinson, Peter (ed.) Lennox Berkeley and Friends review
Peter Dickinson Words and music review
Dickreiter, Alan Score Reading - A Key to the Music Experience review
Christopher Dingle Messiaen's final works Dominy Clements
Downes, Stephen Szymanowski, Eroticism and the Voices of Mythology review
Drayer, Suzanne Rhodes A Singer’s Guide to the Songs of Joaquín Rodrogo review
Dressler, John C Gerald Finzi - A Bio-Bibliography review
Alan Rawsthorne - A Bio-Bibliography review
Granville Bantock: A Guide to Research review
William Alwyn: A Research and Information Guide review
Louise Dubin (ed.) Auguste Franchomme: Selected Works for Cello and Piano review
Dunhill, David Thomas Dunhill: Maker Of Music Richard Noble
Dvorák Society Rudolf Firkušný 1912-1994 Ralph Smith
Christopher Dyment Conducting the Brahms Symphonies Geoff Diggines
Easton, Carol Jacqueline du Pré David Wright
Ebrecht, Ronald (ed.) Maurice Duruflé review
Adrián Rius Espinós

Francisco Tarrega - Biography

Zane Turner
Eustis, Lynn The Singer’s Ego: Finding Balance between Music and Life Kevin Sutton
Fabian, Dorottya Bach Performance Practice 1945 - 1975 review
 David Fallows and David Ellis (eds) Manchester Sounds (Manchester Musical Heritage Trust Journal v8) review
Fanning, David Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 8 Terry Barfoot
Michael Faure José Serebrier - Portraits of the Maestro review
Vladimir Feltsman Piano Lessons Ralph Moore
review
Jessie Fillerup Magician of Sound review
Fifield, Christopher Ibbs and Tillett: The Rise and Fall of a Musical Empire review
Fifield, Christopher Max Bruch: His Life and Works review
Fifield, Christopher (ed.) Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier John Talbot
review
review
Fitzgerald, Carol & Harvey, Brian Elgar, Vicat Cole and the Ghosts of Brinkwells review
Foreman, Lewis (ed.) Information Sources in Music review
Lewis Foreman (ed) A John Ireland companion review
Foreman, Lewis & Susan London - A Musical Gazetteer review
review
Foreman, Lewis Bax - A Composer and his Times
review
review
Lewis Foreman (ed) A John Ireland companion review review
Foreman, Lewis & Susan (eds) Felix Aprahamian – Diaries and Selected Writings on Music review
Michael Foster The idea was good review
Frank, Mortimer H Arturo Toscanini – The NBC Years review
Fredman Myer The Drama of Opera review
Gater, Dilys Summer With Bax Colin Clarke
John Georgiadis Bow to baton Tony Flynn
Gedda, Nicolai My Life and Art review
Kenneth Gilbert Kettle of Fish review review
Christopher Gillett Who's my bottom? review
Gillies, Anne Lorne Songs of Gaelic Scotland review
Goossens,Renée Belonging: A Memoir review
Gramophone The Penguin Guide to Recorded Classical Music 2008 Brian Wilson review
Gramophone Classical Music Guide 2008 review
Linda Gray & Ian Partridge Thinking Around Great Singing review
Greaves, Peter In the Bavarian Highlands Arthur Baker
Green, Sharony Andrews Grant Green - rediscovering the forgotten genius of jazz guitar review
Greenberg, Prof. Robert The string quartets of Beethoven Kirk McElhearn
Greenberg, Rodney George Gershwin review
Edward Greenfield Portrait gallery review
Grimley, Daniel & Rushton, Julian The Cambridge Companion to Elgar Em Marshall
Grimley, Daniel Grieg: Music, Landscape and Norwegian Identity review
Grimley, Daniel The Cambridge Companion to Sibelius review
Gritten, John Constantin Silvestri, A Musician Before His Time: Conductor, Composer, Pianist Evan Dickerson
Raymond Gubbay Lowering the tone and raising the roof review
von Gunden, Heidi The Music of Vivian Fine David Wright
Gundry, Inglis Last Boy of the Family - A Musical Memoir review
Gundry, Inglis Composers by the Grace of God review
Wim de Haan Youri Egorov: His Complete Original Diary - Italy 1976 review
Wim de Haan Youri Egorov: The Complete Discography review
Halbreich, Harry Arthur Honegger review
Hamilton, Kenneth (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Liszt John Leeman
Hancock-Child, Ro Madeleine Dring: Her Life and Music review
Jean-Marc Harari The Golden Book of Classical LP Records, French issues review
Paul Harris; Anthony Meredith Malcolm Williamson - A Mischievous Muse review
Harrison, Max Rachmaninoff: Life, Works, Recordings review
Karla Hartl and Erik Entwistle The Kaprálová Companion review
Stephen Hastings The Björling sound review
Raymond Head Holst and India Alan Gibbs
Roger Hecht Audition review
Heckstall-Smith, Dick & Grant, Pete Blowing The Blues Don Mather
Julian Hellaby The Mid-Twentieth-Century Concert Pianist review
Helsby, Genevieve Meet the Instruments of the Orchestra! review
David Hendy The BBC: A People's History review
Henley, Darren The ClassicFM Friendly Guide To Music review
Gary Higginson Gallery David Jennings
Paul Hindmarsh Frank Bridge - The Complete Works review
Ho, Allan; Feofanov, Dmitri Shostakovich Reconsidered David Dyer
Hodgkins, Geoffrey (ed.) Elgar: The Best of Me John Kemsey-Bourne
Hold, Trevor The Walled-In Garden – The songs of Roger Quilter review
Holden, Amanda The New Penguin Guide to Opera review
Holden, Amanda The Penguin Concise Guide to Opera Em Marshall
Holden, Raymond The Virtuoso Conductors Geoff Diggines
Maestro Glorioso review
Barbirolli - A Chronicle of a Career review
Holmboe, Vagn Experiencing Music David Wright
Holmes, Stewart Quentin An Affinity with Gustav Mahler Tony Duggan
Bice Horszowski Costa (ed.) Miecio. Letters and postcards of Janina Roza Horszowska 1900-1904 review
Howard, Keith Preserving Korean Music review
Hughes, Meirion The English Musical Renaissance and the Press 1850-1914 John Talbot
Derek Hudson Norman O'Neill: A Life of Music review
Mary Christison Huismann Gustav Holst: A Research and Information Guide review
Hulme, Derek C Shostakovich - A Catalogue, Bibliography and Discography review
Úna Hunt and Peter Jaggard William Wallace music album 1854 review
Hurwitz, David The Mahler Symphonies - An Owner’s Manual Kirk McElhearn
Fabian Huss The music of Frank Bridge review
 Árni Heimir Ingólfsson Jón Leifs and the Musical Invention of Iceland Dave Billinge
Irvine, Demar Massenet - A Chronicle of his Life and Times review
Irving, John Mozart Piano Concertos review
Donald Isler Afterthoughts of a Pianist/Teacher review
Jackson, Paul RW The Life and Music of Sir Malcolm Arnold review
Erik Jensen Debussy review
Johnson, Dr David Music and Society in Lowland Scotland in the 18th Century review
Graham Johnson Britten, Voice and Piano: Lectures on the Vocal Music review
John Talbot
Schubert: The complete songs Kirk McElhearn
Johnson, Ian William Alwyn: The Art of Film Music review
Stephen Johnson Discover Music of the Classical Era review
Stephen Johnson How Shostakovich changed my mind Michael Wilkinson
Simon Thompson
Stephen Johnston Wilfred Brown review
Bryony Jones The Music of Lord Berners review
Nicholas Jones & Richard McGregor The Music of Peter Maxwell Davies Stephen Barber
Rufus Jones Jr Dean Dixon: Negro at Home, Maestro Abroad review
Rolf Jordan

The Clock of the Years - a Gerald and Joy Finzi Anthology

review
Kadiatu Kanneh-Mason House of music review
Kaufman, Louis A Fiddler’s Tale: How Hollywood and Vivaldi Discovered Me review
Jonathan Keates Messiah review
Keefe, Simon (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to the Concerto Evan Dickerson
Keller, Hans; Cosman, Milein Stravinsky Seen And Heard Andrew Seivewright
Kate Van Winkle Keller Dance And Its Music In America, 1528-1789 review
Kate Kennedy Dweller in Shadows: The life of Ivor Gurney review
Kennedy, Michael Barbirolli: Conductor Laureate review
Kenyon, Nicholas Elgar: An anniversary portrait Garry Humphreys
Kitamura, Satoshi Carnival of the Animals: poems inspired by review
Mark Kroll Ignaz Moscheles and the Changing World of Musical Europe review
Judith Kuhn Shostakovich in Dialogue Gavin Dixon
de La Grange, Henry-Louis Gustav Mahler: Vienna - Triumph and Disillusion Marc Bridle
Lamb, Andrew Leslie Stuart: Composer of Florodora review
Lamb, Andrew Henry Russell - A Life on the Ocean Wave review
Langfield, Valerie Roger Quilter: His Life and Music John Talbot
Gianluca La Villa

La Sala Bianca Della Musica; the White Music Room

review
Gianluca La Villa & Annalisa Lo Piccolo Leone Sinigaglia - La musica delle alte vette review
Gerald Leach British composer profiles review
Martin Lee-Browne & Paul Guinery Delius and his music review
Lehmann, Stephen Rudolf Serkin: A Life review
Leonard, Geoff; Walker, Pete; Bramley, Gareth John Barry: A Life In Music Paul Tonks
Richard Lester Girolamo Frescobaldi - A Variety of Inventions review
Michael Letchford Softly Awakes My Heart Paul Steinson
Levin, Bernard Conducted Tour Len Mullenger
Nathaniel Lew Tonic to the nation review
Tim Lihoreau The Classic FM Musical Treasury review
Stephen Lloyd et al (ed) Music in their time review
Charles Long Adventures in the scream trade Robert Farr
Domenico Luigi Alfredo Catalani - Composer of Lucca Robert Farr
Richard Lysons
Were you there? review
David McCleery Discover Classical Music of the 20th Century review
MacDonald, Malcom (ed.) Havergal Brian on Music - Volume I: British Music review
MacDonald, Malcom Varèse: Astronomer in Sound  John Leeman
McGuire, Charles Elgar's Oratorios: The creations of an Epic Narrative review
McLatchie, Stephen The Mahler Family Letters Jim Pritchard
Mackie, David Arthur Sullivan and the Royal Society of Musicians review
Maconie, Robin The Second Sense: Language, Music & Hearing review
Maconie, Robin Experiencing Stravinsky review
MacRae, Julia (ed.) Wigmore Hall 1901-2001 - A Celebration review
McVeagh, Diana Elgar the Music Maker Garry Humphreys
Maeckelbergh, Lucrèce Antonio Pappano - Con Passione Evan Dickerson
Magee, Bryan Wagner and Philosophy Arthur Baker
Malcolm, Noel George Enescu - His Life and Music review
Maloney, Paul Scotland and the Music Hall 1850-1914 review
David Manning

Vaughan Williams on Music

review
March, Ivan; Greenfield, Edward; Layton, Robert The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs & DVDs 1999 Arthur Baker
The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs & DVDs: Yearbook 2000/1 Arthur Baker
The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs & DVDs 2002 review
The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs & DVDs 2003/4 review
The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs & DVDs 2005/6 review
The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs & DVDs: Yearbook 2006/7 review
Ivan March, Edward Greenfield, Robert Layton and Paul Czajkowski The Penguin Guide to Recorded Classical Music 2009 review
Em Marshall Music in the landscape review
Andy Martin Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra - From 1893 to the World review
Donald Maurice (ed.) The Leipzig Diary - Alfred Hill Dr Rita Crews
Luvy Mauro & Donald George Master Singers: Advice from the Stage review
Ian Maxwell Moeran - His Life and Music review
Melograni, Piero Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: a Biography review
Anita Mercier Guilhermina Suggia: Cellist
review
Meredith, Anthony & Harris, Paul Malcolm Arnold - Rogue Genius review
Anthony Meredith Malcolm Arnold - The Inside Story review
Milsom, David Theory and Practice in Late Nineteenth Century Violin Performance review
Minnion, John Uneasy Listening - A caricature guide to 20th century composers review
Mitchell, Alastair; Poulton, Alan (eds) A Chronicle of First Broadcast Performances - UK 1923-96 review
Mitchell, Thomas J Rosslyn Chapel & The Music of the Cubes Gary Higginson
Gillian Moore The Rite of Spring review
Moore, Jerold Northrop Elgar – Child of Dreams review
Em Marshall
Morin, Alexander J Classical Music: The Essential Listening Companion review
Christopher Morley Confessions of a music critic review
Morris, Edmnd Beethoven: The Universal Composer review
Morrish, Joihn The Classical Guitar Book - A Complete History Andy Daly
Morrison, Richard Orchestra, The LSO: A Century of Triumph and Turbulence Marc Bridle
Brian Morton Shostakovich: A Coded Life in Music review
Walter Moskalew Svetik - A Family Portrait of Sviatoslav Richter Stephen Greenbank
MG Mota Canto di Tenore Patrick Waller
The dark side of dawn Robert Beattie
Thomas E. Muir Roman Catholic Church Music in England, 1791 - 1914: A Handmaid of the Liturgy review
Myers, Paul Leonard Bernstein review
Nectoux, Jean-Michel The Correspondence of Camille Saint-Saëns and
Gabriel Fauré
review
Newman, Richard Alma Rose: Vienna to Auschwitz Tony Duggan
Nicholas, Jeremy Chopin: His Life & Music Göran Forsling
Roger Nichols Poulenc: A biography review
Philip Norman Wild thing review
Avalon Nuovo Orchestra review
Jennifer Oates Hamish MacCunn: A musical life review
O'Carroll, Brendan The Mammy review
O'Higgins, Rachel (ed.) The Correspondence of Alan Bush and John Ireland review
Osborne, Richard Herbert von Karajan: A Life in Music Gerald Fenech
Osborne, Robert 70 Years Of The Oscar - The Official History of the Academy Awards review
Andrew Palmer Composing in words: William Alwyn on his Art (Musicians on Music: Volume 9) review
Parlett, Graham A Catalogue of the Works of Sir Arnold Bax review
Parrott, Ian Parrotticisms Hubert Culot
Parsonage, Catherine The Evolution of Jazz in Britain, 1880-1935 Robert Gibson
Parsons, James (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to the Lied review
Andrew Payne Pomp and Circumstance March No. 6 in G minor (score) review
Michael Payne The Life and Music of Eric Coates review
James Pegolotti Deems Taylor: A Biography review
Peppercorn, Lisa M Villa-Lobos - His letters translated and edited David Wright
Petsalis-Diomidis, Nicholas The Unknown Callas, the Greek Years David Wright
Peter Phillips What we really do review
Piggott, Patrick Eight Preludes & A Postlude (score) review
Patrick Piggott The Innocent Diversion Phillip Scowcroft
Pike, Lionel Vaughan Williams and the Symphony review
Pilkington, Michael British Solo Song: A Guide John Talbot
John Pitts How to Play Indian Sitar Raags on a Piano review
André Pogoriloffsky The temporalists review
Polisi, Dr. Joseph W American Muse: The Life and Times of William Schuman review
Ponsonby, Robert Musical Heroes: a personal view of music and the musical world over sixty years review
Poulton, Alan A Dictionary-Catalog Of Modern British Composers review
Alan Poulton Malcolm Arnold - Catalogue of works review
Alan Poulton A Nice Conundrum review
Alan Poulton Rooted in Northampton review
Alan Poulton and David Dunstan The Film Music of malcolm Arnold review
Powell, Ardal The Yale Musical Instrument Series: The Flute review
Powrie, Phil; Stilwell, Robin (eds) Changing Tunes: The Use Of Pre-Existing Music In
Film
review
Previn, Andre No Minor Chords - My Days in Hollywood Len Mullenger
John Purser Scotland's Music review
John Purser Erik Chisholm, Scottish Modernist 1904-1965 ‘Chasing a Restless Muse’ review
Quine, Hector Guitar Technique: Intermediate to Advanced Roy Brewer
Rattray, David Masterpieces of Italian Violin Making review
Reed, John The Schubert Song Companion Kirk McElhearn
Philip Reed and Mervyn Cooke (eds) Letters from a life (Britten letters v5) John Sheppard
Philip Reed, Mervyn Cooke (eds) Letters from a life (Britten vol 5) Jürgen Schaarwächter
Robert Reilly Surprised by Beauty Brian Reinhart
review
Sarah Reichardt Four String Quartets by Dmitri Shostakovich Dominy Clements
Richards, Fiona The Music of John Ireland review
review
Eva Rieger Friedelind Wagner : Richard Wagner’s rebellious granddaughter review
Riley, Malcolm The Percy Whitlock Companion review
Paul Robertson Soundscapes review
Robinson, Suzanne (ed.) Michael Tippett: Music and Literature Gary Higginson
Paul Rodmell Charles Villers Stanford review
review
Opera in the British Isles, 1875-1918 review
Rosen, Charles Piano Notes - The Hidden World of the Pianist review
Penelope Roskell The complete pianist review
Alex Ross The Rest is Noise review
Rostal, Max Beethoven: The Sonatas for Violin and Piano John Leeman
Rozsa-Lovett, Suzanne The Aamdeus: Forty Years in Pictures and Words Hein Kropholler
Runcie, Ian Alberich and Friends John Leeman
Philip Rupprecht British Musical Modernism review
Julian Rushton Let Beauty Awake review
Matthew Rye (ed)

1001 Classical Recordings You Must Hear Before You Die

review
Sadie, Julie Anne (ed.) Companion to Baroque Music Kirk McElhearn
Sadie, Stanley Collins Classical Music Encyclopedia review
Leo Samama The meaning of music Dominy Clements
Samuel, Claude Olivier Messiaen – Music and Colour review
Sant, John Albert Ketelbèy: From the Sanctuary of his Heart review
Dario Sarlo The Performance Style of Jascha Heifetz review
Schelle, Michael The Score - Interviews with Film Composers review
Scherer, Barrymore Laurence

A History of American Classical Music

Kirk McElhearn
Tony Scotland Fleche review
Scott, NK Would you care to say something? The thirty year story of a successful music society Len Mullenger
Scott-Sutherland, Colin (ed.) Ideala: The Love Letters and Poems of Arnold Bax
review
Stephen Lloyd
Ronald Stevenson: The Man and his Music review
Christopher Seaman Inside conducting Christopher Fifeld
Searight, John To Live for you! To Die for you! - The Life of Gustav Mahler Patrick Lam
Paul Seeley Richard d'Oyly Carte review
Paul Seeley d'Oyly Carte: Decline and fall review
Self, Geoffrey The Music Of EJ Moeran review
Senici, Emanuele The Cambridge Companion to Rossini review
Jenny Setchell Organ-isms review
Jenny Setchell Organs and organists review
Jenny Setchell Enigmatic variations review
Siblin, Eric The Cello Suites review
Stephen Siek England's Piano Sage - Tobias Matthay review
A Dictionary for the Modern Pianist review
Siepmann, Jeremy Mozart: His Life & Music Evan Dickerson
Simeone, Nigel Landmarks in Music since 1950 - Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story Nick Barnard
Simpson, Robert The Proms & Natural Justice Reg Williamson
Simmons, Walter Voices in the Wilderness: Six American
Neo-Romantic Composers
review
Slomski, Monica J Paul Creston - A Bio-bibliography review
Smith, Steven C A Heart at Fire's Center - The Life and Music of Bernard Herrmann review
Daniel Snowman Giuseppe Verdi Robert Farr
Southey, Roz Music-Making in North-East England during the Eighteenth Century review
Paul Spicer Sir George Dyson - His Life and Music review
Michael Steen The Lives and Times of the Great Composers Brian Wilson
Stehman, Dan Roy Harris: A Bio-bibliography review
Yrsa Stenius The heart of Jussi Björling review
Tomas Sterner (ed.) Anna Shuttleworth review
Stokes, Richard JS Bach - The Complete Cantatas Kirk McElhearn
Stravinsky, Igor Orchestrations of Mussorgsky & Beethoven Lewis Foreman
John Suchet

The Treasures of Beethoven

review
John Suchet

Beethoven: The man revealed

Ralph Moore
John Suchet

Mozart: The man revealed

review
Suchoff, Benjamin Bartok's Mikrokosmos review
Jack Sullivan Hitchcock's Music review
Swynnoe, Jan G The Best Years of British Film Music (1936-58) John Talbot
Ulrich Tadday (ed.) Musik-Konzepte 151. Arthur Sullivan Jürgen Schaarwächter
Benedict Taylor Arthur Sullivan - A Musical Reappraisal review
Boris Tchaikov The Music Goes Round and Around review
Hernan Tesler-Mabé Mahler's Forgotten Conductor review
Theaker, Daniel A Working Musician's Joke Book review
Thompson, Peter Carey Blyton Gary Higginson
Tilmouth Michael (ed.) Donald Tovey: The Classics of Music - Talks, Essays, and Other Writings Previously Uncollected
Peter Shore
W. E. Timner ELLINGTONIA The Recorded Music of Duke Ellington and his Sidemen Fifth Edition Tony Augarde
Tolkien, JRR The Lord of the Rings review
Toller, Owen Pfitzner's Palestrina - The 'Musical Legend' and its Background review
Tomes, Susan A Musician's Alphabet review
Stephen Town An Imperishable Heritage: British Choral Music from Parry to Dyson Nick Barnard
Traubner, Richard Operetta review
Michael Trott Hubert Parry - A life in photographs review
Turbet, Richard (ed.) Music Librarianship in the United Kingdom review
David Tunley et al Destiny: The extraordinary career of Eileen Joyce review
Tyldsley, William Michael William Balfe: His Life and Operas review
Clive Unger-Hamilton

Discover music of the Baroque Era

review
Valenti, Fernando A Performer’s Guide to the Keyboard Partitas of Bach review
David Vernon Beauty & Sadness review
Vishnevskaya, Galina Galina - A Russian Story Len Mullenger
Vodjani, Sina Zarathustra Glyn Pursglove
Deborah Voigt Call Me Debbie Robert Farr
Walder, David E How to Stay Awake During Anybody's Slow Movement Gill Goodwin
Walker, John (ed.) Halliwell’s Who’s Who In The Movies review
Walker, John (ed.) Halliwell's Film & Video Guide 2000 review
Basil Walsh Michael William Balfe A Unique Victorian Composer review
Walsh, Stephen A Stravinsky: A Creative Spring: Russia and France, 1882-1934 review
Walsh, Stephen A Stravinsky: The Second Exile: France and America, 1934-1971 review
Walsh, Stephen Debussy - A painter in sound review
Peter Watchorn Isolde Ahlgrim, Vienna and the Early Music Revival Brian Wilson
Paul Watt and Anne-Marie Forbes (eds) Joseph Holbrooke: Composer, Critic and Musical Patriot review
Webber, Christopher The Zarzuela Companion review
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