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    Songs of Cabin and Field by Dunbar, Paul Lawrence (Paul Laurence). Music by Evelyn McCue Wright

    Cleveland, Ohio: Mrs. Evelyn McCue Wright, 1903. First Edition. Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Good. 31 pages. The lyricist is identified on the title page as 'Paul Lawrence Dunbar' but with each song as 'Paul Laurence Dunbar.' Songs include The Deserted Plantation, Hunting Song, Little Brown Baby, Chris'mas is a-Comin', Tu'ky Song, Time to Tinker 'Roun', Lullaby, and A Banjo Song. First edition (first printing). Good in wrappers (paperback), sewn with green string. Covers are separated. Front cover with edge chips not affecting the title or border. Rear cover is in two pieces (split vertically in middle) with edge chips. Contents are very good+. [JSP01] First Edition


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    The American Singer, Book Two by Beattie, John W, et al, eds

    No dust jacket, cover worn on the edges and somewhat stained as expected with its age. A few minor tears on interior pages, no tape. A songbook for children with over 175 songs. 190 pages, including index. Illustrated, some color.


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    J. S. Bach by Albert Schweitzer

    paperback book heavily used just acceptable condition– tear in the front –creases near the spine– interior the book is unmarked =except pencil remarks first page– minutia on the edges of the pages- look to the pictures make your own decision pages 141- 148 slight crease bottom -The most important single contribution to the increase in appreciation and understanding of Bach in recent years. Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965) won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1952. While still a young man he demonstrated extraordinary abilities in a wide range of pursuits, including science, theology, and music. In 1908 he published his magisterial study of the life and works of Johann Sebastian Bach. He studied medicine from 1905 to 1913 at the University of Strasbourg, then founded a hospital in French Equatorial Africa, where he spent most of the remainder of his life. Schweitzer used his Nobel Prize stipend to expand the hospital and to build a leper colony. His book-The Quest of the Historical Jesus -see pictures maybe this will do it maybe it won't. you'll know by looking at the pictures, I try to note all defects,so you can make an informed buying decision... At least you know what you're getting into Expedited Shipping available I have a good description and pictures, however books can be an expensive purchase, how does one sell expensive books without pictures & ensure happiness ,no buyers remorse.I actually-photograph hand enter & research every book listed, no scanner no generic catch phrase description..Ruth Reaser..LAX Vespa- J. S. Bach, Volume 11 J. S. Bach, Albert Schweitzer [David Lewis Crosby collection] Author Albert Schweitzer Edition illustrated Publisher B. Humphries, 1962 Length 498 pages Subjects Music ' Genres & Styles ' Classical paperback Publisher: Humphries (1962) no ISBN this book 2 of possibly a set inv bmk 11 bib 2179


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    Music: An Appreciation: Third Brief Edition by Kamien, Roger

    Boston, Mass: McGraw-Hill College. Fair with no dust jacket. 1998. Softcover. 0070365210 . This book is tightly bound and has a small amount of highlighter. However, quite a few pages are curled on their edges and many have moisture damage on their edges. The page block is soiled. The cover is edge-worn and has roughed-up corners with bends. The laminate is rippled. It is a useful reading copy. ; 8vo 8"-9" tall. .


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    A Treatise on Fugue, Including the Study of Imitation and Canon by Richter, Ernest Friedrich

    Boston MA: Oliver Ditson Company, 1878. Book. Good. Hardcover. First Thus. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Hardback - brown cloth with gilt title label. 187 pp, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Translated from the third German edition by Arthur S. Foote. Oliver Ditson Company, 1878, first printing. Pages are very lightly aged, clean, unmarked, no creases or tears. Some wrinkling to front endpapers. Cover is clean with scuffing and a little chipping with rubbing and fading around the edges and spine. Edges have some wear and chipping with a bit of tearing and fraying to spine ends. Cover gilt is still very bright. Hinges are intact and binding tight. Hardcover.


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    Der musikalische Schaffensprozess. Psychologie der schöpferischen Erlebnis- und Antriebsformen by Bahle, Julius

    Leipzig: Verlag Von S. Hirzel in Leipzig, 1936. Paperback. Very Good. Leipzig: Verlag Von S. Hirzel in Leipzig, 1936. Paperback. Very Good. Text is in German. Moderate edgewear; faint underlining of selected surnames in blue pencil on almost every page; otherwise excellent condition. [B018A]


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    Columbia Long Playing Microgroove Records, a Complete Listing of all 10- and 12-inch Microgroove Records Through August 1949 Plus Complete 7-inch Microgrove Record Listing

    New York, New York: Columbia Records, 1949. Softcover. Good/No Jacket. Used Book: Soft Cover Standard used condition. Reading copy or better.


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    Music: An Appreciation by Roger Kamien

    1996-04-06. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!


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    Music: An Appreciation by Roger Kamien

    VG+; 683p; comprehensive discussion of the musical style and sociological aspects of each historical period; numerous illustrations and photos, some in color.


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    Mozart: A Musical Biography by Kuster, Konrad

    Albany, New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. First U.S. Printing. Hardcover. Fine/very good +. Cloth. 409 pages including an Index. Illustrated.


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    Music: An Appreciation by Roger Kamien

    2010-01-07. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!


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    The Saga of the Empire State Music Festival: A Personal Recollection by Harris, Harold

    Pine Bush, New York, U.S.A.: Greycore Pr. New in New dust jacket. 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. 0967185114 . New, unread, unmarked. 122 pp, b/w photos, index. This work is a charming recollection of how the humble town of Ellenville, New York came to host one of the world's most important musical events in the 1950s. Beginning in 1955, and continuing for four summers, the most famous musicians and celebrities came to Ellenville, New York for the Empire State Music Festival. .


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    Music: An Appreciation, 6th Brief Edition by Roger Kamien

    2007-01-02. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!


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    The Zarzuela Companion by Webber, Christopher; foreword by Placido Domingo

    Lanham, MD: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2003. First Edition. Hardcover . Fine. 341 pages. A guide to the history and players of the dramatic Spanish performance style that mixes singing with spoken word. First edition (first printing). A fine hardcover copy; no dust jacket.


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    Music: An Appreciation by Roger Kamien

    2005-03-01. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!


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    Music: An Appreciation Brief Edition I. E. by Roger Kamien

    2006-02-07. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!


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    Music: An Appreciation by Roger Kamien

    1994-08-06. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!


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    Bjork by Bjork

    Bloomsbury USA, 2001. Paperback. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Size: 7.9 x 0.7 x 9.6 inches. 192 pages. Text unmarked . Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust Jacket is paper-backed canvas. Some smalls spotting to canvas and small fraying to edges. Vertical crease to back cover.. Some reading-wear and bumping to corners. A gorgeously produced, stunningly beautiful collection of photographs by Björk and m/m, the celebrated Paris design firm that has collaborated Balenciaga, Visionaire, and Yohji Yamamoto, the book boasts contributions from the world's top photographers, fashion designers and video makers as well as original writing and artwork by Björk herself. A visual and literary companion to one of the most original performers of our time, coinciding with the release of her new album, Vespertine. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: Music; ISBN: 1582342261. Inventory No: 028928. . ISBN: 1582342261.


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    BLUES WHO'S WHO A BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF BLUES SINGERS by Harris, Sheldon

    Arlington House. VG+/VG-. 1979. no edition/printing given. Hardcover. 0870004255 . Very good plus condition/blue covers. Light blue publishers logo on front/also light blue lettering on spine. Some minor shelf rub at bottom/top edges/spine ends probably because of weight. Endpapers are solid light blue. A thorough history of the blues singers in film, radio, television, theater/song. Good index of names/places. 571 biographies of blue singer s from 1900-1977. Such as Pink Anderson, Little Milton Campbell Amos Easton, Georgia White, John Hogg, Huddle Ledbetter, Esther Phillips, George Harmonica Smith, Antoine Fats Domino, etc. Over 450 photos. DJ is blue/black with photos. Some repaired tears. Book weighs 61/2 lbs unpacked. Due to size/weight special handling is needed. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; Very good plus condition. ; 11x81/2; 775 pages .


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    History of the Blues by Francis Davis

    New York: Hyperion, 1995. First Edition. Hardcover . Very Good/Fine. 309 pages. 'The Roots, the Music, the People from Charley Patton to Robert Cray Francis Davis' -- from the jacket cover. First edition (first printing). A fine copy in a dust jacket with a small stain to the rear panel else fine.


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    BLUE BOOK OF HOLLYWOOD MUSICALS SONGS FROM THE SOUND TRACKS AND THE STARS WHO SANG THEM SINCE THE BIRTH OF THE TALKIES A QUARTER CENTURY AGO by Burton, Jack

    Watkins Glen NY: Century House. VG/VG-. 1953. 1st Edition (?). Hardcover. Very good condition with dark blue covers/yellow lettering. Only light usage showing. Bottom front cover by spine has 2 very small bumps. Text is clean/tight however blank endpapers do show some glue coming through from underside. Nothing major. B/w photos from movies. DJ is yellow with dark blue lettering/illustrations. At top right of front DJ you can see a 1x2 area that is faded for some reason. DJ has some normal edge nicks/tears. Contents include songs awarded the Oscar & GOlden Circle musicals, Hollywood movie musicals, Hollywood tribute to Jane Froman, record albums of Hollywood musicals, errata, etc. This edition has contents page wrongly numbered. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" ; 296 pages .


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    Music : An Appreciation (1980, Hardcover)VERY GOOD by Roger Kamien

    1980. hardcover. very good.


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    Here Comes the Band by Ray Giles

    New York: Harper & Brothers, 1936. First Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Fair. 205 pages. An amateur history of bands and band instruments. First edition (first printing). A very good hardcover (a few pages with pencil markings, a bit musty) in a largely intact but torn and tape-repaired dust jacket. First Edition


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    Basic Materials in Music Theory (A Programed Course) by Harder, Paul O

    Cover has a couple of small stains. Some of the exercises are completed lightly in pencil (see photo #2), most are untouched. Has a little corner curling, but nothing unexpected for a large paperback. The spine is broken in one place (see photo #3).


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