paul griffiths

Moon Pavilion:

Noh Stories


let me tell you
Reality Street Editions​

(Hastings) 2008

​The Lay of Sir Tristram
Chatto and Windus (London) 1991


Myself and Marco Polo
Chatto and Windus

(London) 1989


Type your paragrlet me tell you (2013)
The General (2007)
there is still time (2003)
What Next? (1999)
Marco Polo (1996)
Æneas in Hell (1994)
The Jewel Box (1991)aph here.

words for music

books on music


La musica del Novecento

Einaudi (Torino) 2014​

Modern Music and After
third edition
​OUP (New York) 2010

​A Concise History of Western Music
CUP (Cambridge) ​2006


The Substance of Things Heard
URP (Rochester N.Y.) 2005

The Penguin Companion to Classical Music
Penguin (London) ​2004


​The Sea on Fire:

Jean Barraqué
URP (Rochester N.Y.) ​2003

​When Divas Confess
Universe (Milford Conn.) 1999


Dent (Lonon) ​1992

György Ligeti
second edition

Robson (London) 1992

​The Thames and Hudson Encyclopedia of 20th-Century Music
Thames and Hudson (London) 1986

​New Sounds,

New Personalities
Faber Music (London) ​1985

​Olivier Messiaen and the Music of Time
Faber (London) ​1985


Dent (London) ​1984


Igor Stravinsky:

​The Rake's Progress
CUP (Cambridge) ​1982


​The String Quartet
Thames and Hudson

(London) 198​2


​Peter Maxwell Davies
Robson (London) 198​2

OUP (London) ​1981


​A Guide to Electronic Music
Thames and Hudson

(London) ​1979


OUP (London) ​1978


​A Concise History of Modern Music
Thames and Hudson (London) ​1978