New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004.
First Edition. Hardcover. 9 1/2" X 6 3/8". xii, 465pp. Moderate wear to dust jacket, with deep scratches to spine, mild edgewear, and light surfacewear. Black paper over boards, with spine lettered in gilt. Mild edgewear and bumping to binding. Previous owner's gift inscription to front free endpaper. Binding is firm and sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. A solid copy of this collection of letters and notes about music by the most influential choral conductor in American history, revealing the full breadth of Shaw's knowledge, intensity, and humor. Very good / good. Item #4507