Timothy Schroder and Michael Middeke£45.00
Beautifully illustrated throughout with 124 colour images, it explores Henry VIII’s magnificent – and now largely lost – collection of gold and silver, the most spectacular of any British monarch.
The first detailed account of this iconic work's performance history in the Sistine Chapel.
Bonny H. Miller£95.00
The first comprehensive biography of any American woman musician born before the Civil War brings to life a composer whose story is both old-fashioned and strikingly modern.
Lewis Lockwood£18.98 £17.65
The essential guide to Beethoven biography through the ages.
Richard Barber£14.99 £13.94
One of our most popular books, a delightful translation of one of the finest, and most beautiful, examples of a medieval Bestiary. 136 colour illustrations.
The story of British musical film from the very beginning of talkies to the end of the Second World War.
Ernest N. Emenyonu£17.98
A guide to the engaging voice and multiple stories of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
How the story of Crippen persists in memory and popular culture.
The most comprehensive history of German cinema.
Ngugi Wa Thiong`o£12.99
Ngugi wa Thiong'o's timeless, powerful classic.
Andrew Small, Liam Fitzgerald, et al.£60.00
Uncovers the cultural and historical significance of Norman Sicily's mosaics, frescoes, art and architecture.
Kate Tiller£19.98 £18.58
Updated and expanded edition of the classic guide.
Lutz Koepnick£12.99 £12.08
"Only the dreamers..." A fresh look at Herzog's classic.
Michael Middeke, Christopher Dingle, et al.£45.00
Provides revealing insights into the practicalities and psychology of composing.
Harry Potter and Michael Middeke£17.98
An entertaining history of common law from the Anglo-Saxons to the present day.
Daniel Abraham, Andrew H. Weaver, et al.£85.00 £79.05
How Leonard Bernstein influenced American culture, society, and politics.
Richard Barber£30.00 £27.90
Possibly our most beautiful book: 108 colour illustrations in large format.
Alan V. Murray and Karen Watts£60.00
The tournament as social display.
Nicholas Rogers£16.98 £15.79
How the death of a slave girl triggered trials and scandal.
Bruce Bruce Adolphe, Barry Cooper, et al.£95.00
New essays on Beethoven's personal life, composing process, manuscripts, and his greatest works.
Jean-Marie Teno and Melissa Thackway£60.00
A journey through the filmmaker's challenging body of work.
Yuval Noah Harari£14.99 £13.94
From the author of Sapiens, the exciting history of medieval assassination, kidnap, treason and sabotage.
The first study of medieval "double tomb" effigies.
Balint Andras Varga£25.00 £23.25
Renowned contemporary composers answer the same three probing questions.
Alan Cheuse, Andre Dubus, et al.£19.98 £18.58
Leading short-story writers discuss their favourite American short stories.