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Books for sale from the Society are listed below.
Items will be dispatched from the UK; please be aware of any additional VAT and/or customs charges that might be payable in your country, which would be the buyer's responsibility.

Carl Michael Ziehrer – From Gold to Silver 

His life and musical works

156pp paperback  ISBN 9781838535902 English

This book on Ziehrer by John Diamond was issued in 2021 in a completely new edition, printed on quality gloss paper with some 240 illustrations, of which over 100 are in colour.  It tells his life story in a non-academic style, and includes a comprehensive list of appendices that cover all of his works and operettas, and an up to date discography.

Price including postage: UK £20; Rest of World £30
For buyers within the EU, the book is also available from the Ziehrer-Stiftung (at EUR 22 plus postage)


Josef Gung’l – A Wandering Minstrel

The story of a long forgotten Waltz and March Composer

214pp paperback  ISBN 9781800682436 English

This A4 sized tome on the life and works of Gung’l by Stanley Goscombe in English provides a very detailed history of his life and works which includes a significant number of newspaper reports  of the day, notices, and black and white illustrations. It was printed in 2021 and it is the by far the most comprehensive book on the composer ever written. There are appendices listing his works and a discography.

Price including postage: UK £33; Europe and Rest of World £41


The Strauss Family  Baton Press 1985

Portrait of a Musical Dynasty

182pp hardback  ISBN 9780859362658 English

Peter Kemp's book should be regarded as the authoritative book on the Strauss family and an essential reference for all those who wish to learn a bit more about the Strauss’s. It is clearly written and covers the life and works of the three Strauss brother, the father, and the next generations too. It not only makes a good read, but is a very useful reference book.

Price including postage UK £8.50; Europe and Rest of World £16

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