Category: Music

Bizet in Italy

Bizet in Italy

Hugh Macdonald’s new book Bizet in Italy is the first English translation of Bizet’s letters and journals from the composer’s nearly three-year stay in Italy (1857-1860). Bizet never wrote any… READ MORE

The Books of…Adrian Wright

The Books of…Adrian Wright

Writer, novelist, playwright, biographer, actor and singer, Adrian Wright is a busy man! Thankfully he has managed to find the time to publish five titles with Boydell, each of which… READ MORE

Greek and Latin Music Theory

Greek and Latin Music Theory

Greek and Latin Music Theory: Principles and Challenges by Edward Nowacki is a long-needed overview of, and guide to, the principles behind the treatises on music theory written in ancient… READ MORE

The Books of… Peter Dickinson

The Books of… Peter Dickinson

A composer, a pianist, a writer, an editor and a painter walk into a bar. “Good evening, Professor Dickinson,” says the barman, “Your usual?” Yes, Peter Dickinson, who has produced… READ MORE

The Operas of Sergei Prokofiev

The Operas of Sergei Prokofiev

Christina Guillaumier’s new book The Operas of Sergei Prokofiev is the first book in the English language to engage with Prokofiev’s operatic output in its entirety. The book draws on… READ MORE

Brahms’s A German Requiem

Brahms’s A German Requiem

Our newest book on the music of Johannes Brahms is R. Allen Lott’s Brahms’s A German Requiem: Reconsidering Its Biblical, Historical, and Musical Contexts, a detailed examination of the contexts… READ MORE