Plumbago Books

Plumbago Books

Plumbago Books is an enterprise launched in London, England in 2000 to publish and promote specialized writings and events in the arts, and particularly those that might otherwise have no outlet. It is named after the bush that grows in the wild in Europe but in Britain needs to be nurtured. Its logo has been designed especially by Mary Fedden RA, OBE and represents the characteristic blue flower of the plumbago capensis. Plumbago Books is based in Dulwich in South London and its technical support and printers in Oxford and Chippenham.

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  • All the Gods

    Christopher Wintle
    Plumbago Books
    Christopher Wintle's in-depth examination of Britten's Notturno includes a full set of sketches, the printed score, an introductory essay and two appendices, providing a new model for the study of Britten's work in general. Learn More

    Starting at: $25.95

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  • BBC Music in the Glock Era and After

    Leo Black
    Edited by Christopher Wintle
    Plumbago Books
    Leo Black's memoir not only recalls 'the Glock Era and After' in a series of informative, poignant, witty and judicious vignettes, but is also a key text for understanding one of the great ages of British music. Learn More

    Starting at: $24.95

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  • Britten

    Hans Keller
    Edited by Christopher Wintle, A.M. Garnham
    Plumbago Books
    A selection of Hans Keller's writings on Benjamin Britten including previously unseen correspondence and reprints of long unavailable writings. Learn More

    Starting at: $24.95

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  • David Matthews

    Edited by Thomas Hyde
    Plumbago Books
    Essays and memoirs by and about one of Britain's leading symphonists. A lively collection by contributions from Roger Scruton, Judith Weir, John McCabe, Arnold Whittall, Hugh Wood and many others. Learn More

    Starting at: $19.95

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  • Disordered Heroes in Opera

    John Cordingly
    Edited by Claire Seymour
    Plumbago Books
    The psychiatrist John Cordingly examines twelve operatic heroes under six sub-categories of personality disorder, placing them within the histories of mental disorder, sexuality, Byronism and their cultural contexts. Learn More

    Starting at: $19.95

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  • Film Music and Beyond

    Hans Keller
    Edited by Christopher Wintle
    Plumbago Books
    A provocative collection of writings on film music by the celebrated critic, Hans Keller [1919-85]. Learn More

    Starting at: $19.95

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  • Hans Keller and Internment

    Alison Garnham
    Edited by Christopher Wintle
    Plumbago Books
    The story of influentiual music critic, Hans Keller's months in British internment camps in 1940 and its effect on his intellectual development. Learn More

    Starting at: $29.95

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  • The Jerusalem Diary

    Hans Keller
    Edited by Christopher Wintle, Fiona Williams
    Plumbago Books
    Keller's record of the artistic, social and political life of Israel towards the close of the 1970s, illustrated with Milein Cosman's remarkable drawings. Learn More
    $19.95

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  • Metapoetics

    Christopher Wintle
    Plumbago Books
    Wintle's 'aphorisms, thoughts and maxims' probe life and art - music, song and opera, and are richly augmented with a series of illustrations by the celebrated Anglo-Brazilian artist, Ana Maria Pacheco. Learn More

    Starting at: $26.95

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  • Music and Psychology: From Vienna to London, 1939-52

    Hans Keller
    Edited by Christopher Wintle
    Plumbago Books
    The first collection of Hans Keller's psychoanalytic music criticism - looking at composers, performers, listeners and critics - much of which appears in print for the first time. Learn More

    Starting at: $25.95

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