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Latest News: Books

 New Publications, New Music Book Publications - 4th February 2019

by James Longstaffe

New textbooks from Cambridge University Press on music by Schubert, Handel, Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann, and Boulez, books on French Baroque Opera and Renaissance Culture, and new biographies of Buddy Holly and Marie Duplessis, the woman who inspired the plot of Verdi's La Traviata.

 New Publications, New Music Book Publications - 21st January 2019

by James Longstaffe

Books on Russian and Chinese opera, the relationship between dance and politics in contemporary Buenos Aires, how technology influenced avant garde music in Cold War Germany, and changes in audience listening habits from the nineteenth century to the present day.

 New Publications, New Music Book Publications - 7th January 2019

by James Longstaffe

Books on Mozart and the da Ponte operas, an introduction to the psychology of music, a companion to the harpsichord, and volumes discussing music in silent film and the history of The Wizard of Oz on stage and screen.

 Announcement, Introducing Presto Books

by James Longstaffe

We are very pleased to be able to announce the latest development on the Presto website: a new department dedicated to books about music.