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Sun Ra: The Immeasurable Equation - The Collected Poetry and Prose

By: Sun Ra; Wolf, James L.; Geerken, Hartmut

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Waitawhile: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2195260

ISBN: 3833426594

Condition: Fine


Sealed in plastic. 2005 Hard Cover. 544 pp. 8vo. 'This edition presents Sun Ra's collected poetry and prose for the first time.' His works were originally scattered among numerous self-published pamphlets and other publications, so collecting them in one place was no easy task. From the jacket: 'A talented pianist and composer in his own right, Sun Ra (1914 - 1993) founded and conducted one of jazz's last great big bands from the 1950s until he left planet Earth. Few only know that he also was a gifted thinker and poet. Sun Ra's poetry leaves everything behind what's called contemporary, and f... View more info

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Organs for America: The Life and Work of David Tannenberg

By: Tannenberg, David; Armstrong, William H.; Biggs, E. Power

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press: 1969

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2294812

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. Spine and front jacket panel lightly toned, front jacket flap price-clipped. 1969 Hard Cover. xvi, 154 pp. This book is the story of David Tannenberg, the organ builder of Lititz, and of his organs. One of America's first full-time organ builders, Tannenberg built or helped to build almost fifty pipe organs for churches and individuals in six states preparing them for such distant cities as Albany, New York, and Salem, North Carolina. They were built not only for the use of the Moravian Brethren, of which he was a member, but for German Reformed and Lutheran churches as well a... View more info

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The Aeolian Pipe-Organ and its Music

By: The Aeolian Company

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Aeolian Company: 1919

Seller ID: 2294592

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Edges rubbed, a few light spots to page ridges. 1919 Hard Cover. 538 pp. The Aeolian Pipe Organ And Its Music is the story of America’s oldest, largest, and longest-lived residence organ company, whose instruments provided music in the home in the era before the wide-spread use of the phonograph and radio. A list of Aeolian patrons is a veritable Who’s Who in American business, industry, and finance. View more info

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Songs of the University of Rochester

By: The Class of 1908

Price: $30.00

Publisher: .: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266331

Condition: Good


First edition. No jacket, two circular faint marks on front and rear boards, front and rear hinges starting. 1908 Large Hardcover. 58 pp. Songs of the University of Rochester presented to the College by the Class of 1908. ...we have tried to select those songs which seem to reflect most clearly a distinctly Rochester spirit. View more info

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John Denver

By: Victor Music

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Victor Music:

Seller ID: 1703188

Condition: Very Good


Japanese edition. Binding tight, pages clean and bright. 76 pp. John Denver guitar tab includes 15 of his greatest hits. Song lyrics are in English, all other text in Japanese. View more info

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Twilight of the Wagners: The Unveiling of a Family's Legacy

By: Wagner, Gottfried

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Picador USA: 2000

Seller ID: 2206893

ISBN: 0312264046

Condition: Near Fine


Minor sticker adhesive to front wrapper. 2000 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 310 pp. In Twilight of the Wagners, Gottfried Wagner chronicles his family's connection with National Socialism, from his great-grandfather's anti-Semitic pamphlets to his father's, uncle's and grandparent's close relationship with Adolf Hitler. Gottfried's discovery of his family's controversial past has led him on an impassioned crusade as an adult to examine the hatred and racism he knew growing up in Bayreuth-- where the family's annual festivals in honor Richard Wagner's ope... View more info

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MusicHound Folk: The Essential Album Guide (Includes CD)

By: Walters, Neal; Mansfield, Brian; Moss, Mark D.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Visible Ink: 1998

Seller ID: 2274169

ISBN: 157859037X

Condition: Very Good


Includes CD. Sticker on rear wrapper, rear wrapper creased, light smell of smoke. 1998 Large Softcover. xxiv, 1030 pp. Whether you're a serious fan of folk music or just starting your collection, MusicHound Folk is sure to satisfy. You'll appreciate unabashed reviews and sound advice on what to buy and what to avoid. And in classic MusicHound style, all 1,200 profiles are packed with interesting facts and strong opinions. Read about folk legends and lesser-known - but equally talented - performers. The Hound examines traditional American folk music as well as Cajun, Celtic, alternative folk, E... View more info

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The Andrew Lloyd Webber Anthology: Piano, Vocal

By: Webber, Andrew Lloyd

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Hal Leonard: 1987

Seller ID: 2295094

ISBN: 0881889601

Condition: Near Fine


Top corner of rear wrapper dog-eared. 1987 Large Softcover. 143 pp. Includes: From Joseph And the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - Any Dream Will Do and Close Every Door; From Jesus Christ Superstar - Jesus Christ Superstar, I Don't Know How To Love You, and Herod's Song; From Evita - Don't Dry For me Argentina, Another Suitcase in Another Hall, High Flying Adored, and Rainbow High; From Cats - Memory, Mr. Mistoffelees, and Gus the Theatre Cat; From Song and Dance - Unexpected Song, Take That Look Off Your Face, Tell Me On Sunday, and The Last man In My Life; From Requiem - Pie Jesu; From Starl... View more info

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Student Instrumental Course Cornet Student: Level I

By: Weber, Fred

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Belwin: 2000

Seller ID: 2208258

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 2000 Stapled Binding. The Belwin Student Instrumental Course is a course for individual instruction and class instruction of like instruments, at three levels, for all band instruments. Each book is complete in itself, but all books are correlated with each other. Although each book can be used separately, all supplementary books should be used as companion books with the method. View more info

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Tchaikovsky

By: Weinstock, Herbert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263688

ISBN: 0394408705

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket spine-head and spine-base chipped, jacket edges rubbed with small tears, jacket flaps clipped. Ink note on front endpaper. 1943 Hard Cover. xii, 386, [xxx] pp. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (/'?lj?t? t?a?'k?fski/ IL-yitch chy-KOF-skee;[1] Russian: ???? ????´? ?????´?????;[a 1] 25 April/7 May 1840 – 25 October/6 November 1893),[a 2] often anglicized as Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky, was a Russian composer of the romantic period, some of whose works are among the most popular music in the classical repertoire. He was the first Russian composer whose music made a lasting impression... View more info

Image for White's Excelsior Collection of Jigs-Reels and Hornpipes, Clogs-Highland Flings-Strathspeys and a Miscellaneous Selection of Favorite Tunes Old and New Arranged for the Violin with Bowing and Fingering

White's Excelsior Collection of Jigs-Reels and Hornpipes, Clogs-Highland Flings-Strathspeys and a Miscellaneous Selection of Favorite Tunes Old and New Arranged for the Violin with Bowing and Fingering

By: White-Smith Music Pub. Co.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: White-Smith Music Pub. Co.: 1886

Seller ID: 2298809

Condition: Fair


Stains, wrappers and first few pages loose but included, one inch by three inch chip to first couple pages. 1886 Soft Cover. 96 pp. White's Excelsior Collection of Jigs-Reels and Hornpipes, Clogs-Highland Flings-Strathspeys and a Miscellaneous Selection of Favorite Tunes Old and New Arranged for the Violin with Bowing and Fingering. View more info

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Organ Building for Amateurs. A Practical Guide for Home-Workers, Containing Specifications, Designs, and Full Instructions for Making Every Portion of the Instrument

By: Wicks, Mark

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co., Limited: 1887

Seller ID: 2294593

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date (Preface dated 1887), ink and pencil names on half-title page. 287 pp. Color fold-out frontispiece, fold-outs and diagrams throughout. With over two hundred illustrations and explanatory diagrams. EXCERPT: The method of making pipes of paper, which is an invention of my own, will, I trust, prove a boon to amateurs, especially those of limited means, as by making pipes of this material the most expensive item in the cost of the instrument is reduced to a comparatively nominal sum. I do not think I could adduce better testimony of their efficiency than the fact that a practical... View more info

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The Truth About Windmills: Signed Association Copy of Original Score

By: Wilder, Alec

Price: $250.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1973

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1924521

Condition: Very Good


Signed 'To Ginny McConnell, the best Mrs Fitzgerald there ever was or ever shall be. Alec Wilder' on inner margin of first page. McConnell's Pittsford NY address in blue ink on card taped to inside of front board. Boards a bit rubbed, minor notes on a few pages, ostensibly stage notes by McConnell herself. 1973 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 98 pp. Plastic comb binding, plain black cardstock boards. The Truth About Windmills was an opera Alec Wilder arranged in 1973, based on a libretto by Arnold Sundgaard which had previously been rejected by Schirmer. Interestingly, Wilder also insisted that the pr... View more info

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Memory Lane: The Golden Age of American Popular Music 1890 to 1925

By: Wilk, Max

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1976

Seller ID: 2282981

ISBN: 0345250966

Condition: Very Good


Light general wear. 1976 Large Softcover. 88 pp. 128 full color music covers reproduced with 36 pages of sheet music. View more info

Image for Memory Lane: The Golden Age of American Popular Music 1890 to 1925

Memory Lane: The Golden Age of American Popular Music 1890 to 1925

By: Wilk, Max

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Warehouse Publications: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1691406

ISBN: 0345250966

Condition: Good


First Edition. 1976 Large Softcover. 88pp. 128 full color music covers reproduced with 36 pages of sheet music. View more info

Image for Love in All Ages: Songs and Fragments of Days Old and New (The Good Cheer Books, No. 210)

Love in All Ages: Songs and Fragments of Days Old and New (The Good Cheer Books, No. 210)

By: Willoughby, Lois

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Algonquin Publishing Company: 1913

Seller ID: 2264207

Condition: Very Good


Jacket faintly toned, ink stamp on front jacket flap. 1913 Small Hard Cover. 56 pp. A collection of songs and poetry about love. View more info

Image for Stone Alone: The Story of a Rock 'n' Roll Band

Stone Alone: The Story of a Rock 'n' Roll Band

By: Wyman, Bill; Coleman, Ray

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press: 1997

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2270606

ISBN: 0306807831

Condition: Near Fine


Sixth printing. Faint pink stain on bottom page ridge. 1997 Trade Paperback. xiii, 594 pp. During the height of the Rolling Stones' success, Bill Wyman kept a diary, recoding the churning chaos of the band's creative evolution, power plays, recording sessions, tours, romances, drug busts, and financial disarray. Stone Alone is a meticulous, shrewd and humorous look at the complex personalities of the Stones and the role they played in the startling cultural revolution of the times. View more info

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Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell

By: Yaffe, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2293802

ISBN: 0374248133

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2017 Hard Cover. Joni Mitchell may be the most influential female recording artist and composer of the late twentieth century. In Reckless Daughter, the music critic David Yaffe tells the remarkable, heart-wrenching story of how the blond girl with the guitar became a superstar of folk music in the 1960s, a key figure in the Laurel Canyon music scene of the 1970s, and the songwriter who spoke resonantly to, and for, audiences across the country. View more info

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Nineteenth-Century Music Review: December 2014 (Volume 11, Issue 2)

By: Zon, Bennett

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge: 2014

Seller ID: 2195766

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 2014 Soft Cover. A collection of scholarly essays on music in nineteenth-century Canada. View more info

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Music: Fifty Musicians Defining Their Craft

By: Zuckerman, Andrew

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams: 2010

Seller ID: 2279018

ISBN: 0810996529

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. Still encased in shrink wrap. 2010 Large Hardcover. 228 pp. Following the highly acclaimed Wisdom, Andrew Zuckerman now turns his unique photographic perspective to music. This new book includes fifty eminent musicians—artists, composers, producers, and performers from rock, rap, dance, soul, R&B, classical, country, reggae, pop, jazz, world, and more—who have made an impact on their genre, contributed to the larger conversation, and have a unique perspective on life. Each musician is photographed and interviewed on film about the process of making music, the power of music, a... View more info

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371 Harmonized Chorales and 69 Chorale Melodies with Figured Bass

By: [Bach, Johann Sebastian]; Riemenschneider, Albert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: G. Schirmer, Inc.: 1941

Seller ID: 2277964

Condition: Good


Spine creased, wrappers lightly toned and lightly rubbed, a few light creases to wrappers, page ridge lightly foxed, ink name on front wrapper and title page, one page of sheet music from O Saviour, Hear Me! laid in. 1941 Large Softcover. xvi, 165 pp. German and English text. The great Baroque master composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) wrote music for every combination of instruments and voices. His simplest and purest work are four-part chorale compositions and settings, so perfectly constructed that they evoke meditative spirituality. Figured bass was a Baroque system of notating harm... View more info

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The Three Wakings. With Hymns and Songs

By: [Rundle, Elizabeth Charles]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Robert Carter & Brothers: 1860

Seller ID: 2288955

Condition: Good


Minor loss to spine head, edges rubbed, front hinge starting, ink and pencil names on front endpaper. 1860 Small Hard Cover. vi, 228 pp. A collection of Christian poetry and songs. View more info