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Beeswing: losing my way and finding my voice 1967-1975

by Thompson, Richard, with Scott Timberg

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2021
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2021. Third Printing. Hardcover. As New/As New. Signed by Author. Certified Guitar-God signs this fine autobiography at title page. Unlike Charles Barkley, in his autobiography, Richard Thompson will not likely claim that he was misquoted. A superior copy inside and out, being a sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised… Read more
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The Romance of the Mendelssohns

by Petitpierre, Jacques

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Published
1947
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First Edition
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London: Denis Dobson, 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Fine and compelling biography of a marriage, penned by a family intimate, Jacques Petitpierre, between the composer Felix Mendelsohnn Bartholdy and his bride Cecile Jeanrenaud Bartholdy. Bound in a linen weave tan cloth, with browned paper tips, gilt lettering to spine, gilt embossed cameo of Cecile to front cover.… Read more
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cover of Music And The Aesthetics Of Modernity: Essays

Music And The Aesthetics Of Modernity: Essays

by Berger, Karol and Anthony Newcomb, eds

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2005
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Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Department of Music, 2005. First Edition. Hardcover. As New. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Fine-looking festschrift to Reinhold Brinkmann, bound in black cloth, with gilt lettering to cover and spine, and with… Read more
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cover of The Pianist's Mechanism

The Pianist's Mechanism

by Whiteside,Abby

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Published
1929
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First Edition
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New York: G. Schirmer Incorporated, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Martha Eaton. Scarce in the trade, there being only two copies available on-line. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs but for previous owner's inscription, neatly rendered. ; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Bound in printed tan… Read more
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cover of Music of the Highest Class: Elitism and Populism in Antebellum Boston

Music of the Highest Class: Elitism and Populism in Antebellum Boston

by Broyles, Michael

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1992
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New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New. The author, a professor and historian of music at the University of Maryland, looks at the place of music in Boston in revolutionary and then early 19th-century America and then some sacred-music reforms by looking at men such as Lowell Mason, Samuel A. Eliot and… Read more
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cover of Frontier Fiddler: The Life of a Northern Arizona Pioneer, Kenner C. Kartchner

Frontier Fiddler: The Life of a Northern Arizona Pioneer, Kenner C. Kartchner

by Shumway, Larry V., ed

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Published
1990
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Tucson, Arizona: University of Arizona Press, 1990. First Edition. As New/As New. Farming, poking cows, trading horses, working for the Forest Service; in the later trade particular his fiddle ability allowed him to break down barriers. The book includes 17 original tunes, lyrics and music. A superior copy inside and out, being a sterling condition hardcover copy, with… Read more
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cover of Briefe aus den Jahren 1833 bis 1847 von Felix Mendelsohn Bartholdy. Nebst einem Verzeichnisse der sämmtlichen musikalischen Compositionen von Felx Mendelsohn Bartholdy zusammengestellt von Dr. Julius Rietz. Zweiter Band

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Leipzig, Germany: Hermann Mendelsohn, 1964. Hardcover. Very Good. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. German language text. Bound handsomely in marbled paper over boards, green cloth-backed, sunned to brown at spine, with sharp and distinct gilt lettering to spine in two compartments,… Read more
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cover of Realist Music: 25 Soviet Composers

Realist Music: 25 Soviet Composers

by Moisenko, Rena

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Published
1949
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First Edition
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London: Meridian Book Ltd, 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. This volume, penned by a long-interested follower of Soviet music and musicians, expands upon a 1942 pamphlet of the same name. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Bound in burgundy cloth, rubbed… Read more
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cover of Bartok and His World

Bartok and His World

by Laki, Peter, ed

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Published
1995
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Fine
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Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. a fine and loving, scholarly homage to the Hungarian composer, Bela Bartok, edited by and contributed to by Peter Laki (who also translates several pieces from the original Hungarian into English), Leon Botstein, Laszlo Somfai, Tibor Tallian, Carl Leafstedt, Vera Lampert, David E. Schneider, and many others,… Read more
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Madama Butterfly: opera in three actsPublished by

by Puccini, Giacomo

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Published
1963
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First Edition Thus
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New York: G. Schirmer, New York, 1963 , 1963. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Very Good. Great-looking copy of the vocal score to the beloved opera, based on the book by John L. Long and the play by David Belasco. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither… Read more
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cover of The Bride of the Wind: The Life and Times of Alma Mahler-Werfe

The Bride of the Wind: The Life and Times of Alma Mahler-Werfe

by Keegan, Susanne

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Published
1992
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First U.S. Edition
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New York: Viking Penguin, 1992. First U.S. Edition. Hardcover. As New/Fine. A readable, accessible volume of biography and social history regarding the wife of Gustav Mahler and wife of and mistress to other famous men in the arts and humanities, from Kokoschka to Berg, Gropius to Werfel. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean… Read more
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cover of The Legacy of Sebastian Virdung: the Frederick R. Selch Collection Pertaining to the History of Musical Instruments

The Legacy of Sebastian Virdung: the Frederick R. Selch Collection Pertaining to the History of Musical Instruments

by Selch, Frederick R. and H. Reynolds Butler, with additional commentary by Laurence Libin

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Published
2005
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First Edition
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New York: The Grolier Club, 2005. First Edition. Softcover. As New. Designed lavishly by Jerry Kelly, printed by the Studley Press on Mohawk Superfine paper, this is one of an edition of 500 copies, bound handsomely in illustrated tan heavy card stock wraps, perfect-bound. Foreword and additional commentary by Laurence Libin, but an absolutely gorgeously illustrated catalogue (in… Read more
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cover of Priape, Opera En Musique 1694 Piece Attribuee A Blessebois, Reimprimee Textuellement, Avec Fac Simile Des Vignettes Et Une Notice

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Paris: Jules Gay, 1868. Hardcover. Fine. The Notice is by Paul Lacroix (who went by the name Pierre Dufour, author of a magisterial work on prostitution). Reprinted for Jules Gay for the series: Gayetes Francoises. "L'Attribution a Corneille Blessedbois est de fantasie," from Barbier's Dict. des ouvrages anonymes, Geneve, Impression Special Faite Pour La Bibliomaniac Society. Tirage a… Read more
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cover of Du principe essentiel de l'harmonie

Du principe essentiel de l'harmonie

by Marchand, Alexandre

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Published
1872
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, 1872. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. A most handsomely bound volume in marbled paper over boards, half-leather, raised bands to spine, gilt tooled title and author to spine, silk linen ribbon bookmark laid in. Beautifully decorated endpapers. Previous owner's name penned at first free endpaper, Gustave Lefevre (?). Some soiling to and foxing of endpapers,… Read more
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