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  • WAGNER, Richard
    SIEGFRIED. English translation by Frederick Jameson. Version française par Alfred Ernst

    London: Ernst Eulenburg. Green cloth, bound-in ribbon marker. pp 1164 + frontispiece portrait. Text paper lightly toned, spine lightly darkened, bookplate, VG+ otherwise. Complete score. 1.35 kg parcel; Octavo

    Book ID: 54564
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  • VEENSTRA, Coby
    SING A NEW SONG

    Hampton, ON: Cricket Music Ministry, no date (1985). pp 94, wire bound in orange card covers. Soft cover creases, else fine. "A collection of hymns for children - written and composed by Coby van Duyvenwoorde-Veenstra". Words and music. Voilà locates at LAC only. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.; Octavo

    Book ID: 49475
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  • Sweeney, Regina M.
    Singing Our Way to Victory: French Cultural Politics and Music during the Great War (Music Culture)

    Edition: First Edition

    Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2001. pp (xii), (356). Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. Ink owner name at front, else fine. 0819564737

    Book ID: 44205
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  • LAWRENCE, Arthur
    SIR ARTHUR SULLIVAN: life-story, letters, and reminiscences. With critique by B.W. Findon, and bibliography by Wilfrid Bendall

    Edition: First printing

    London: James Bowden, 1899. Dark green cloth. pp xvi, 360, (8, ads) + frontispiece portrait with tissue guard and other plates including two folding plates of music. Index. Damp stain with cloth rippling to front and rear covers, damp stain to early and late leaves, page edges yellowed, 1905 ink gift inscription at front, else a good, clean and unworn copy. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 50646
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  • LENNON, John
    SKYWRITING BY WORD OF MOUTH

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Harper & Row, 1986. Blue cloth. Fine in fine, price-clipped jacket.

    Book ID: 41717
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  • LARGE, Brian
    SMETANA

    Edition: First US Edition

    New York: Praeger, 1970. Tall octavo, tan cloth. pp (xx), 473 + plates. Music in text, list of works, idex. Small bump to lower outer corners, VG clean copy, no owner marks, in VG jacket. Definitive biography in English of the great Czech composer.

    Book ID: 46306
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  • HOPKINS, Anthony
    SONGS FROM THE FRONT & REAR Canadian Servicemen's Songs of the Second World

    Edmonton, Alberta: Hurtig, 1979. Oblong quarto, card covers. pp 192. Illustrations, words and music. Tidy ink name at front, else fine. Includes many of the dirty songs. Background notes. Laid in is a small printed note that this book is not for children.

    Book ID: 45349
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  • WHYTE, J.M. and D.A. WHYTE
    SONGS OF CALVARY by the Whyte Brothers

    Toronto: William Briggs, c.1889. "Revised and enlarged edition". pp (2), 122, (2, Index), beige card covers. Some yellowing to covers; small chip to upper outer corner of covers; yellowing to page edges and lightly to text; small margin tear to title leaf; VG otherwise. Gospel songs - words and music. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.; Octavo

    Book ID: 49463
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  • SUDNOW, David
    TALK'S BODY: a meditation between two keyboards

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Knopf, 1979. Cloth & boards. Fine copy. Jacket has a corner crease to rear flap, faint spine yellowing, else fine. A sociologist sets out to master jazz piano and records the process of learning how. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 53869
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  • WAGNER, Richard
    TANNHÄUSER and the tournament of song at Wartburg. Romantic opera in three acts . Edited and translated into English by Natalia MacFarren

    New York: G. Schirmer. Green cloth. pp (vi), 343 + frontispiece portrait. Ink owner name and rubber stamp at front, owner's rubber stamp in corner of title page and p.1, spine lightly sunned, near fine otherwise. Vocal score. 1.2 kg parcel. ; G. Schirmer's Collection of Operas; Quarto

    Book ID: 54887
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  • NEUHAUS, Heinrich
    THE ART OF PIANO PLAYING. Translated by K.A. Leibovitch

    London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1986. Black boards. pp (xvi), 240. Index. Fine in fine jacket. One of the best texts on the subject; Octavo

    Book ID: 54158
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  • THE CANADIAN ROSE BUD SONG BOOK. Containing all the Popular Songs of the Day.

    Toronto: A.S. Irving, no date [ca. 1870]. 16mo, 16.5 cm. pp (v)-(x), 11-99, sewn, in original pink pictorial paper covers. Covers, title page, and last (blank) page damp stained; back strip perished and shallow chipping along inner margins, all neatly repaired with rice paper (loss of one letter and parts of two digits on rear cover); page edges browned; in all, a good copy, tight in the binding, text clean and unworn, of a fragile little book. Front cover says that this is "No. 2", and the rear cover solicits agents to sell Irving's edition of Mark Twain's THE INNOCENTS ABROAD. The book contains only words, no music. Publication would have been somewhere between 1867 and 1874, the years…

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    Toronto: A.S. Irving, no date [ca. 1870]. 16mo, 16.5 cm. pp (v)-(x), 11-99, sewn, in original pink pictorial paper covers. Covers, title page, and last (blank) page damp stained; back strip perished and shallow chipping along inner margins, all neatly repaired with rice paper (loss of one letter and parts of two digits on rear cover); page edges browned; in all, a good copy, tight in the binding, text clean and unworn, of a fragile little book. Front cover says that this is "No. 2", and the rear cover solicits agents to sell Irving's edition of Mark Twain's THE INNOCENTS ABROAD. The book contains only words, no music. Publication would have been somewhere between 1867 and 1874, the years Irving was in business at the 35 King Street West address given on the front cover, though ca. 1870 seems a good bet. Irving's edition of THE INNOCENTS ABROAD was published in 1870. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

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    Book ID: 43822
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  • ROSEN, Charles
    THE CLASSICAL STYLE: Hayden, Mozart, Beethoven

    Edition: First Printing

    New York: Viking, 1971. Tan cloth. Former owner's name rubber stamped to front free endpaper and all three page edges; page edges tanned, text paper lightly toned; else a VG+ clean and unworn copy in a VG+ price-clipped jacket. 1.15 kg parcel; Octavo; 465 pages

    Book ID: 54735
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  • OSBORNE, Charles
    THE COMPLETE OPERAS OF MOZART: a critical guide

    New York: Da Capo Press, 1983. B&W Illustrations; Octavo

    Condition: Very Good

    Book ID: 54452
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  • WATTS, Isaac, 1674-1748
    THE PSALMS OF DAVID, Imitated in the Language of the New Testament, and Applied to the Christian State of Worship [AND] Hymns and Spiritual Songs. In Three Books. [BOUND WITH] A Valuable Collection of Sacred Musick, Adapted to the Various Metres in Watts

    Exeter, New Hampshire: J.J. William, Printer, 1818. Contemporary (original?) calf. Text: pp 250, [5, table of first lines and list of subscribers]. Music: pp 251, [3, index]. Issued in two parts horizontally divided about 2.5 up from bottom, hymns at top, music at bottom. Calf worn and scuffed, top inch of spine surface worn away; ink name in block letters on rear cover; erasures on title page affecting clarity of some type, but everything still easily readable; several closed tears to text edges, and a thumb-mail size chip to fore margin of pp 171-72 of text with loss of some words and a smaller corner chip to 191-92 with loss of a few words; page 132 of text has…

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    Exeter, New Hampshire: J.J. William, Printer, 1818. Contemporary (original?) calf. Text: pp 250, [5, table of first lines and list of subscribers]. Music: pp 251, [3, index]. Issued in two parts horizontally divided about 2.5 up from bottom, hymns at top, music at bottom. Calf worn and scuffed, top inch of spine surface worn away; ink name in block letters on rear cover; erasures on title page affecting clarity of some type, but everything still easily readable; several closed tears to text edges, and a thumb-mail size chip to fore margin of pp 171-72 of text with loss of some words and a smaller corner chip to 191-92 with loss of a few words; page 132 of text has some old cellotape repairs; text has some foxing and soiling; joints cracked but holding; lacking the front free endpaper; rear free endpaper of the music portion pasted down to rear endpaper; in all, just a good, sound copy, typical of hymn books. Each part of the text and the music has its own title page. Unusual item with the divided text and music so that each can be read at the same time.; Octavo

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    Book ID: 26414
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  • BUTTREE, Julia M. (Ernest Thompson Seton)
    THE RHYTHM OF THE REDMAN in song, dance and decoration. By Julia M. Buttree (Julia M. Seton). Introduction, art section and illustrations by Ernest Thompson Seton

    New York: A.S. Barnes. Inscribed by Author; Presumed later printing ca. 194-? (first was in 1930). Orange pictorial cloth stamped in black. pp (xviii), 280, [6] + colour frontispiece and 2 other colour plates; numerous line drawings and photos in text, index. Two private bookplates to front pastedown, else a fine bright copy in poor dust jacket (large chips, faded spine, internally repaired tears). Inscribed by the author "To Beatrice Schroeder with appreciation of the interest. Julia M. Buttree (Mrs. Ernest Thompson Seton) Sept. 15, 1952." Rear panel of jacket advertises books from 1937-39, rear flap is for a 1946 book. The Indian Art section, by E.T. Seton, is on pp 229-261. Excellent book on native American arts. ; Tall octavo; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 50211
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  • ROSEN, Charles
    THE ROMANTIC GENERATION

    Edition: Fourth Printing

    Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1995. Maroon cloth & boards. pp (xviii), 723. Index. Includes at rear a 75 minute CD of Rosen performing Chopin, Liszt, and Schumann on piano. A survey of the Romantic period in European music. 1.5 kg parcel; Octavo

    Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

    Book ID: 54605
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  • Kimball, Jacob, 1761-1826
    The rural harmony, being an original composition, in three and four parts. For the use of singing schools and musical societies

    Edition: First Edition

    Boston: Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews, 1793. pp xvi, (17) -(112). Errata at bottom of p (112). 14 x 23 cm. Original greenish grey paper over wooden boards, leather spine. Spine rubbed; paper on boards stained, partially peeled, 1 x 5 cm piece of board at lower outer corner of front cover chipped away; front free endpaper softly creased and not attached to inside cover; lacking most of rear free endpaper; text printed on thick paper, with small creases to lower outer corners, some tanning, corner torn from pp 63-64 with loss of last and first bar, small holes in outer margin; but otherwise quite clean and unworn. In all, a VG copy. >>> The Introduction gives a…

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    Boston: Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews, 1793. pp xvi, (17) -(112). Errata at bottom of p (112). 14 x 23 cm. Original greenish grey paper over wooden boards, leather spine. Spine rubbed; paper on boards stained, partially peeled, 1 x 5 cm piece of board at lower outer corner of front cover chipped away; front free endpaper softly creased and not attached to inside cover; lacking most of rear free endpaper; text printed on thick paper, with small creases to lower outer corners, some tanning, corner torn from pp 63-64 with loss of last and first bar, small holes in outer margin; but otherwise quite clean and unworn. In all, a VG copy. >>> The Introduction gives a sketch explanation of music and musical notation in general. Text is music and lyrics, each assigned to a town, mostly Massachusetts. Jacob Kimball, of Topsfield, Massachusetts, a Harvard graduate, was one of the earliest American composers. He played the fife and drum in the Revolution and was present at Lexington and Bunker Hill. This was his first book. It includes psalm and hymn tunes as well as anthems. Evans 25695, American Antiquarian Society. Wellsprings of a nation, 252, ESTC W22054.; Oblong quarto

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    Book ID: 50564
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  • HART, George
    THE VIOLIN: its famous makers and their imitators

    London: Dulau, 1909. Octavo, dark green bevel edge cloth stamped in gilt. pp xxxii, (527) + 21 plates. 2 illustrations in text. Page edges yellowed; sunning to spine, else a VG clean and tight copy, no owner names. Text has some additions to the 1887 edition. Hart was the leading London violin dealer in his day. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Book ID: 41319
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  • NEWMAN, Ernest (Richard Wagner)
    THE WAGNER OPERAS

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Knopf, 1949. Red cloth. pp (xiv), 724, v, index + frontispiece photo. Musical notations throughout. Ink owner name and rubber stamp at front, spine a bit sunned, else a VG clean and unworn jacketless copy. 1.55 kg parcel; Octavo

    Book ID: 54544
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