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#1767363 - 10/09/11 03:36 PM Interpreting Bach - Not going for a song
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I read on another thread that Badura-Skoda's Interpreting Bach at the Keyboard is a worthwhile read, so I checked it out on Amazon UK, and found that someone with a hardback edition (in the US) is looking for £1,244.75. I like that .75. crazy

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Interpreting-Bach-Keyboard-Clarendon-Paperbacks/dp/0198165765

The table of contents does look interesting.
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#1767409 - 10/09/11 04:51 PM Re: Interpreting Bach - Not going for a song [Re: Eglantine]
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Obviously Eglantine, since "cardboardanno" made the urban dictionary, the price of cardboard has rocketed in the USA as a result, and this has now been reflected in the price of the hardcover copy .
At least the paperback has the same info in it.

The.75 is to cover the cost of the carrier bag it is posted out in.


Edited by Rostosky (10/09/11 04:52 PM)
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#1767693 - 10/10/11 02:00 AM Re: Interpreting Bach - Not going for a song [Re: Eglantine]
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As you say, the pb has the same info, but still does not come in cheap - either new or second hand - at 30 or 40 quid. University press publications - or at least some of them - are getting seriously pricey.
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#1768088 - 10/10/11 03:45 PM Re: Interpreting Bach - Not going for a song [Re: Eglantine]
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I would have thought you would be chuffed at finding a copy for £1,204.75 less than the hardback version.

Still, like you say no one really wants to pay 30 40 hard earned queens heads for a book, have you tried abe books? you never know.
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#1768094 - 10/10/11 03:53 PM Re: Interpreting Bach - Not going for a song [Re: Eglantine]
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Here is a copy for 19.99, a lot cheaper and here in the UK too, hope this helps.
Regards Rossy.

Click here


Edited by Rostosky (10/10/11 03:54 PM)
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