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Songs of Miramichi

by Manny, Louise (With James Reginald Wilson.)

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Fredericton: Brunswick Press [0-88790-022-4] 1976, 3rd printing. (Trade paperback) 330pp. Very good. Photographs, musical notation, glossary, index. Locale: Canada; Miramichi River; New Brunswick. (Music, Music, Songbooks).
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Mahler; A Documentary Study

by Blaukopf, Kurt (editor)

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New York: Oxford University Press 1976. (4to) 280pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Black and white and color illustrations and photographs. "Here is the first attempt to present documentary evidence of Mahler's activities both as composer and as conductor, and to relate them to the social and cultural background of his time".… Read more
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Galina; A Russian Story

by Vishnevskaya, Galina (Biography of Galina Vishnevskaya.)

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9780151342501
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San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich [0-15-134250-4] 1984. (Hardcover) 519pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Illustrations, photographs, appendix, repertory. The spine is faded at the edges and lightly soiled along the front joint and the dust jacket is lightly edgeworn and chipped around the spine edges. "Seldom does an autobiography appear… Read more
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Letters of Giuseppe Verdi

by Osborne, Charles (editor) (Letters of Giuseppe Verdi.)

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9780030860072
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New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston [0-03-086007-5] 1971, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 280pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. Illustrations, photographs, musical notation, appendix, index. "This is the first book in the English language to be devoted to Verdi's letters. Here is the authentic voice of the great Italian composer - shrewd, frank,… Read more
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The Choral Experience; Literature, Materials, and Methods

by Robinson, Ray (With Allen Winold.)

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9780061614194
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New York: Harper & Row, Publishers [0-06-161419-X] 1976. (Hardcover) 510pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Lightly rubbed and edgeworn and there is a previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. "Of all the forms of musical expression, choral singing is the most accessible to the amateur. Because extensive and serious musical study is… Read more
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Pearl Jam; Twenty

by Pearl Jam

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9781439169216
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New York: Simon & Schuster 978-1-4391-6921-6 [978-1-4391-6921-6] 2011. (4to) 384pp. Very good plus in fine dust jacket. Photographic endpapers, black and white and color photographs and illustrations, index. A remainder mark on the bottom edge and a small rectangle of the front endpaper has been clipped out. "In the fall of 1990, in a… Read more
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The Harvard Biographical Dictionary of Music

by Randel, Don Michael (editor)

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9780674372993
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Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press [0-674-37299-9] 1996. (4to) 1013pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Photographs, illustrations, musical notation. The dust jacket is faded along the spine. "An incomparable guide to the thousands of characters, from humble artisan to lofty genius, who people the unfolding history of music, this… Read more
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So What!; The Good, the Mad, and the Ugly

by Chirazi, Steffan (editor)

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9780767918817
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New York: Broadway Books [0-7679-1881-9] 2004. (4to) 273pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Color photographic endpapers, black and white and color photographs and illustrations. "From their early days in the 1980s as young, exciting, abrasive, and loud unknowns through their current multimillion-selling album, St. Anger (including the 2004 Grammy-winning title track), Metallica… Read more
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The Country Music Encyclopedia

by Shestack, Melvin

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9780690012200
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£21.60

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New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company [0-690-01220-9] 1974. (4to paperback) 410pp. Very good. Photographs, discography, musical notation, credits. Light edgewear to the covers and spine and there is a previous bookseller's sticker on the front cover. "Country music has come of age. It has a rich history in American life, and until now its… Read more
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Bloomington: Indiana University Press [0-253-33757-7] 2000, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 193pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Notes, photographs, illustrations, bibliography, index. "In illuminating essays rich with anecdote, Mark Mitchell explores the many domains of the virtuoso, taking on such subjects as music competitions, the phenomenon of the child prodigy, the virtuoso in literature… Read more
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London: Heinemann [0-434-46300-0] 1986, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 148pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Photographs, illustrations. The dust jacket is lightly sunned along the spine. "This fascinating book offers a key to the life and art of one of our greatest musicians. The legendary violinist Yehudi Menuhin describes his own approach to music… Read more
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New Rochelle: Arlington House Publishers [0-905983-00-9] 1977. (Hardcover) np. Very good, no dust jacket. Photographs, index. "Jazz in the Movies is the most thorough work ever attempted on the work of jazz musicians for the cinema. Covering sixty years of film production since 1917, and from all countries of the world, it is an… Read more
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Harmony

by Piston, Walter

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9780393090345
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New York: W.W.Norton & Company [0-393-09034-5] 1978, 4th edition. (Hardcover) 594pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Musical notation, appendices, index. A crack in the text block in the front matter, the spine is lightly cocked and worn and the dust jacket has some creasing and closed tears to the top edge. "Walter… Read more
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New York: W.W. Norton & Company 978-0-393-07652-3 [978-0-393-07652-3] 2011, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 338pp. Very good plus in fine dust jacket. Photographs, notes, index. "The first history of the network of black nightclubs that created rock 'N' roll through an unholy alliance between vice and entertainment". Book about Black Americans, Chitlin' Circuit & Nightclubs. … Read more
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Lennon Revealed

by Kane, Larry (Biography of John Lennon.)

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9780762423644
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Philadelphia: Running Press 9780-7624-2364-4 [9780-7624-2364-4] 2005. (Hardcover) 296pp. Very good plus in fine dust jacket. Photographs, bibliography, index, DVD. Lightly edgeworn. "John Lennon. The name resonates still, 25 years after his murder on December 8, 1980. Much has been written about the man who started the Beatles, but little has been revealed to answer… Read more
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John

by Lennon, Cynthia (Biography of John Lennon.)

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9780307338556
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New York: Crown Publishers [0-307-33855-X] 2005, 1st U.S. Edition. (Hardcover) 306pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. Black and white and color photographs, index. The covers are lightly splayed and there is a remainder mark on the bottom edge. "When she was eighteen years old, a girl named Cynthia Powell met a… Read more
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Madonna

by Morton, Andrew (Biography of Madonna.)

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9780312287863
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New York: St. Martin's Press [0-312-28786-0] 2001. (Hardcover) 256pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. Color illustrated endpapers, black and white and color photographs, notes, discography, bibliography, index. "'Nothing holds back Madonna,' proclaimed the New York Times after her sold-out appearance in Madison Square Garden in July 2001. At the age of… Read more
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Tattoos & Tequila; To Hell and Back with One of Rock's Most Notorious Frontmen

by Neil, Vince (With Mike Sager.) (Biography of Vince Neil.)

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9780446548045
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New York: Grand Central Publishing 978-0-446-54804-5 [978-0-446-54804-5] 2010. (Hardcover) 290pp. Very good plus in fine dust jacket. Color photographs. "So where do we start? I remember when we did the Dirt, the Motley Crue book, I was interviewed at the Grand Havana Room in Beverly Hills. A lot of people think I didn't get… Read more
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The Colonel; The Extraordinary Story of Colonel Tom Parker and Elvis Presley

by Nash, Alanna (Biography of Tom Parker; Elvis Presley.)

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9780743213011
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New York: Simon & Schuster [0-7432-1301-7] 2003. (Hardcover) 394pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. "In the Colonel, Alanna Nash, the author of Golden Girl: the Story of Jessica Savitch, explroes in depth the amazing story of Colonel Tom Parker, the man behind the legend and the myth of Elvis Presley. The… Read more
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Soul Mining; A Musical Life

by Lanois, Daniel (With Keisha Kalfin.) (Biography of Daniel Lanois.)

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9780865479845
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New York: Faber and Faber, Inc 9780-86547-984-5 [9780-86547-984-5] 2010. (Hardcover) 230pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Musical notation, photographs, index. "Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris, U2, Peter Gabriel, and the Neville Brothers all have something in common: some of their best albums were produced by Daniel Lanois. A French-speaking kid from Canada,… Read more
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