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The Reed Organ: How to Give It the Proper Care: Simple Complaints and Easy Remedies; With Full Explanation of the Value of the Stops, and Directions for Their Proper Use

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sears, Roebuck and Co.: 1910

Seller ID: 2269206

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1910 Stapled Binding. 22 pp. The Reed Organ: How to Give It the Proper Care: Simple Complaints and Easy Remedies; With Full Explanation of the Value of the Stops, and Directions for Their Proper Use. View more info

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: American Unitarian Association: 1874

Seller ID: 2294788

Condition: Very Good


Custom-bound copy with owner's name in gilt on front board. Edges rubbed, some loss to spine head and spine base. 1874 Hard Cover. xxxvi, 329 pp. Marbled page ridges. CONTENTS: Classified Index; Alphabetical Index; Index of Tunes; Index of Authors. HYMNS: Sabbath and Sanctuary; God's Attributes and Providence; Devout Aspirations and Affections; The Word and the Spirit; Christ: His Life and Work; Christ's Church and Kingdom; Christian Ordinances and Occasions; The Christian Life; Miscellaneous. View more info

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Deck the Hall: A Traditional Carol

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2296376

ISBN: 0811828212

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A nice copy. 2000 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. Bestselling artist Sylvia Long brings the holidays to life in this beautifully illustrated edition of a beloved Christmas carol. Readers will delight in singing along with the familiar lyrics celebrating the joys of the seasondecorating the mantel, singing carols and sharing quiet moments with family. A wonderful gift, this lively carol and the rich details of Sylvia Long's illustrations combine perfectly to evoke the magic and warmth of this favorite time of year. View more info

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U2 by U2

By: (U2), Bono; The Edge; Clayton, Adam; Mullen, Larry, Jr.; McCormick, Neil

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2277184

ISBN: 0007196687

Condition: Near Fine


First U.S. edition. 2006 Large Hardcover. 345, [7] pp. U2 are a rock band that formed in Dublin, Ireland. The band consists of Bono (vocals and rhythm guitar), The Edge (guitar, keyboards, and vocals), Adam Clayton (bass guitar), and Larry Mullen, Jr. (drums and percussion). The band formed at secondary school in 1976 when the members were teenagers with limited musical proficiency. Within four years, they [contracted with] Island Records and released their debut album. By the mid-1980s, they had become a top international act. They were more successful as a live act than they were at selling ... View more info

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Top of the Chart: Country Hits

By: .

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Warner Bros. Publications, Inc.: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1693144

Condition: Good


First edition. 1982 Large Softcover. 96 pp. A collection of Country / Western sheet music from Warner Bros. Contains songs from Earl Thomas Conley, Davis Housten, Oak Ridge Boys, Conway Twitty, Roy Orbison, Glen Campbell, Kenny Rogers, Hank Williams Jr., Alabama and many more. View more info

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Spirit

By: .Jewel

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Warner Brothers: 1999

Seller ID: 1788517

Condition: Near Fine


Single sticker on front wrapping. 1999 Large Softcover. 100 pp. This great folio contains all the piano/vocal/chords arrangements from the second hit Jewel album entitled Spirit. The popular hit single Hands is included. View more info

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The Wax Works of Duke Ellington: An Up-to-Date Discography - Including 78:s. Microgrooves and Non-Commercial Material: The 6 March 1940 - 30 July 1942 RCA Victor Period

By: Aasland, Benny

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Distributionstryck / DEMS: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266636

Condition: Very Good


Ink title on spine, wrappers lightly soiled. 1978 Trade Paperback. Unpaginated. A discography of Duke Ellington's recordings during the RCA Victor period, with a section of black-and-white photographs. Other than the photo section, pages only have printing on the recto. More than 40 years of notations and research is the basis for this 'Wax Works of Duke Ellington' series of specialized discographies for advanced collectors... [with] numerous corrections concerning dates, titles, personnel, soloists, etc., compared with other Duke discographies. Solo routines, presented in the Alphabetical Sec... View more info

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Hallelujah Junction: Composing an American Life

By: Adams, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2008

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2200965

ISBN: 0374281157

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Very good.Jacket lightly toned. 2008 Hard Cover. 340 pp. John Adams is one of the most respected and loved of contemporary composers, and he has won his eminence fair and square: he has aimed high, he has addressed life as it is lived now, and he has found a language that makes sense to a wide audience (Alex Ross, The New Yorker). Now, in Hallelujah Junction, he incisively relates his life story, from his childhood to his early studies in classical composition amid the musical and social ferment of the 1960s, from his landmark minimalist innovations to his controversial docu-op... View more info

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Antique Woodwind Instruments: An Identification And Price Guide

By: Adams, Peter H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Schiffer: 2005

Seller ID: 2261833

ISBN: 0764322249

Condition: Near Fine


Tiny scratch to rear wrapper. 2005 Soft Cover. This far-reaching and absorbing book is designed to help identify and value woodwind instruments made in Europe and the United States during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Drawing upon the author's many years of research in the field, the book includes a brief history of European woodwind instruments made during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries; biographies of important makers; a glossary of terms that will be a welcome help for the novice; a list of key systems; resources for obtaining further information from books, museums, soc... View more info

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Pearl: The Obsessions and Passions of Janis Joplin, a Biography

By: Amburn, Ellis

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Time Warner Paperbacks: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201580

ISBN: 075150856X

Condition: Very Good


Spine faintly creased, pages toned. 2003 Trade Paperback. xii, 371 pp. Janis Joplin died in 1970 at the age of 27. This edgy talented emotional drifter was as lost as anyone you will meet in either fiction or non-fiction.The singer Janis Joplin's childhood in a backwater Texas town, where her classmates punished her for her individuality, fueled the compulsion to shock which became her hallmark. This account of the forces that drove her through a short, impulsive life, to her death from a drug overdose at the age of 27, encompasses her binges, her egotism, her insecurities, and her affairs wi... View more info

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My Lord, What a Morning

By: Anderson, Marian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1956

Seller ID: 2266782

ISBN: 0670500119

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, boards lightly foxed, gift note on front endpaper. 1956 Hard Cover. viii, 312 pp. Marian Anderson (February 27, 1897 – April 8, 1993)[1] was an American singer. Anderson was one of the most celebrated singers of the twentieth century. Music critic Alan Blyth said: Her voice was a rich, vibrant contralto of intrinsic beauty.[2] Most of her singing career was spent performing in concert and recital in major music venues and with famous orchestras throughout the United States and Europe between 1925 and 1965. Although offered roles with many important European opera companies, Anders... View more info

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French Organ Music from the Revolution to Franck and Widor

By: Archbold, Lawrence; Peterson, William J.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: University of Rochester Press: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2294808

ISBN: 1580460712

Condition: Near Fine


Very minor general wear. 1999 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 323 pp. Nineteenth-century French organ music attracts an ever-increasing number of performers and devotees. The music of Cesar Franck and other distinguished composers-Boëly, Guilmant, Widor-and the impact upon this repertoire of the organ-building achievements of Aristide Cavaillé-Coll, are here explored through stylistic analysis, the study of the compositional process, and the exploration of how ideas about organ technique and performance practice traditions developed and became codified. N... View more info

Image for Johnson Organs 1844-1898: Wm. A. Johnson, Johnson Organ Co., Johnson & Son--A Documentary Issued in Honor of the Two Hundredth Anniversary of His Birth, 1816-2016 [William]

Johnson Organs 1844-1898: Wm. A. Johnson, Johnson Organ Co., Johnson & Son--A Documentary Issued in Honor of the Two Hundredth Anniversary of His Birth, 1816-2016 [William]

By: Archbold, Lawrence; Peterson, William J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Rochester Press: 2015

Seller ID: 2294809

ISBN: 1512169552

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2015 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 239 p. A documentary issued in honor of the two hundredth anniversary of William A. Johnson' birth, 181-2016. View more info

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Music (Eyewitness Books)

By: Ardley, Neil

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1989

Seller ID: 2278986

ISBN: 0394822595

Condition: Very Good


Light foxing to page ridge. 1989 Hard Cover. Ardley introduces types of musical instruments in a scintillating blend that spans ancient to modern. Interesting historical asides and highlights about famous musicians contrast with the precisely labeled parts of the numerous illustrated instruments. View more info

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The Organ of the Twentieth Century

By: Audsley, George Ashdown

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dover: 1971

Seller ID: 2262191

ISBN: 0486225291

Condition: Very Good


Spine lightly creased. 1971 Trade Paperback. This work extends and reiterates Audsley's thinking with regard to organ design and should be regarded as an extension of his landmark work The Art of Organ-Building which was published several years earlier. View more info

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Organ-Stops and Their Artistic Registration: Names, Forms, Construction, Tonalities, and Offices in Scientific Combination

By: Audsley, George Ashdown

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The H.W. Gray Co.: 1949

Seller ID: 2277206

Condition: Good


no jacket, front hinge starting, bookplate on front endpaper, ink underlining, pencil marginalia, pencil notes on rear endpapers. 1949 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 294 pp. A classic guide to the Monarch of all Instruments supplies various names of each stop in different languages, traces their origins, and describes their construction, tonal characteristics, and value in artistic combination and registration. A must-have for the organist's library. View more info

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Organ-Stops and Their Artistic Registration: Names, Forms, Construction, Tonalities, and Offices in Scientific Combination

By: Audsley, George Ashdown

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The H. W. Gray, Co.: 1949

Seller ID: 2294816

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Near fine. 1949 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 294 pp. Blue boards with gilt titles on spine and on front board. Organ-Stops and Their Artistic Registration: Names, Forms, Construction, Tonalities, and Offices in Scientific Combination. View more info

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Susanna, Jeanie, and the Old Folks at Home: The Songs of Stephen C. Foster from His Time to Ours - Second Edition (Music in American Life Series)

By: Austin, William W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of Illinois Press: 1989

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 1833760

Condition: Near Fine


Second edition. Spine lightly faded, small sticker ghost on front corner. 1989 Trade Paperback. xxiv, 422 pp., 2-page terminal publisher ad. An examination of the music of celebrated composer Stephen Foster, showing how his songs have remained popular, being preserved by several generations of Americans. View more info

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Notes on the Piano

By: Bacon, Ernst

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Syracuse: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2207362

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by author. First edition. Jacket lightly rubbed. 1963 Hard Cover. An accomplished composer, pianist, writer, and teacher presents an easy and entertaining guide for players at all levels of expertise. Ernst Bacon offers valuable tips on working, listening, and playing habits in five sections that cover The Performer, The Learner, The Player and Writer, The Observer, and Technically Speaking. This edition features an informative Introduction by virtuoso pianist and professor Sara Davis Buechner. View more info

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Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung: The Work of a Legendary Critic

By: Bangs, Lester

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Vintage: 1988

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2260212

ISBN: 0679720456

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Pages lightly toned. 1988 Trade Paperback. Vintage presents the paperback edition of the wild and brilliant writings of Lester Bangs--the most outrageous and popular rock critic of the 1970s--edited and with an introduction by the reigning dean of rock critics, Greil Marcus. View more info

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Modalite Dans Nos Melodies Populaires (Memoires de la Societe Royale du Canada, Troisieme Series - 1944, Tome XXXVIII [38])

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Imprime Pour La Societe Royale Du Canada: 1944

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276909

Condition: Good


Inscribed and signed to Hella Sachs by author on front wrapper. This volume was acquired from the personal collection of Julian Street, Jr., Hella's husband. Edges faintly creased, minor loss from corners, light stain on top page margin. 1944 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 15-25, [1] pp. French text, title translates as Modality in Our Popular Melodies. A brief study of music. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a Rhodes Scholar and advocate of the preservation and celebration of the traditions of native peoples. View more info

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The Contemporary American Organ: Its Evolution, Design and Construction

By: Barnes, William Harrison

Price: $20.00

Publisher: J. Fisher & Bro.: 1937

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2294817

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. No jacket. Gilt titles on spine and front board rubbed. Edward Atwater's copy (pencil name on front paste-down endpaper). 1937 Large Hardcover. 366 pp. Blue boards with gilt titles on spine and on front board. A profusely illustrated history of the organ. View more info

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Louis Armstrong: An Extravagant Life

By: Bergreen, Laurence

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Broadway Books: 1998

Seller ID: 2268398

ISBN: 0767901568

Condition: Very Good


Minimal ink marks. 1998 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Born in 1901 to the sixteen-year-old daughter of a slave, he came of age among the prostitutes, pimps, and rag-and-bone merchants of New Orleans. He married four times and enjoyed countless romantic involvements in and around his marriages. A believer in marijuana for the head and laxatives for the bowels, he was also a prolific diarist and correspondent, a devoted friend to celebrities from Bing Crosby to Ella Fitzgerald, a perceptive social observer, and, in his later years, an international goodwill amb... View more info

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Oh! How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning

By: Berlin, Irving

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co.: 1918

Seller ID: 1812625

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed, very faint crease on front wrapper. 1918 Sheet Music. Cover depicts soldier in uniform playing bugle. Inset photo captioned ‘successfully introduced by Eddie Cantor in Zeigfeld Follies’. Light blue background with green mountains and lettering. View more info

Image for Childhood of Christ Sacred Trilogy: Part I. Herod's Dream Part II. The Flight Into Egypt Part III. The Coming to Sais (G. Schirmer's Editions of Oratorios and Cantatas)

Childhood of Christ Sacred Trilogy: Part I. Herod's Dream Part II. The Flight Into Egypt Part III. The Coming to Sais (G. Schirmer's Editions of Oratorios and Cantatas)

By: Berlioz, Hector

Price: $3.00

Publisher: G. Schirmer Inc.:

Seller ID: 1520531

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 120 pp. L'enfance du Christ (English: The Childhood of Christ), Opus 25, is a choral work by the French composer Hector Berlioz, based on the story of the Holy Family's flight into Egypt. Berlioz wrote his own words for the piece. Most of it was composed in 1853 and 1854, but it also incorporates an earlier work La fuite en Egypte (1850). It was first performed at the Salle Herz, Paris on 10 December 1855, with Berlioz conducting and soloists from the Opéra-Comique: Jourdan (Récitant), Depassio (Hérode), the couple Meillet (Marie and Joseph) and Bataille (Le père de famill... View more info

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Mel Bay Presents Mozart for Acoustic Guitar, with Text in English, Spanish, French and Japanese

By: Bolt, Ben

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mel Bay Publications, Inc.: 1997

Seller ID: 2039136

Condition: Very Good


Lacks CD. 1997 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 126 pp. Because Mozart was a profoundly versatile composer, his music suits the guitar as well as it does a chamber orchestra. Includes outstanding transcriptions of movements from several well-known compositions: Concerto No. 21; 'Romance' and 'Menuetto' from A Little Night Music; Allegro (K525); 'Allegro Molto' from Symphony No 40; and more. The text is written in English, Spanish, French, and Japanese and includes both standard notation and tablature. View more info

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The Showcase of Musical Instruments (Gabinetto Armonica)

By: Bonanni, Filippo

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Dover: 1964

Seller ID: 2269245

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1964 Trade Paperback. Beautiful illustrations of people performing on 152 different kinds of instruments, with caption explaining how the instrument works. View more info

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Fireside Book of Folk Songs

By: Boni, Margaret Bradford (Editor); Lloyd, Norman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1947

Seller ID: 2282971

Condition: Good


Corners rubbed, edges lightly foxed. 1947 Hard Cover. 323, [1] pp. 11 x 8. CONTENTS: Ballads and Old Favorites; Work Songs: English and American; Marching Songs and Songs of Valor; Christmas Carols; Old Hymns and Spirituals. Includes such classics as I Am A Poor Wayfaring Stranger, The Erie Canal, The Riddle, I Been Working on The Railroad, etc. View more info

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Santos Ranger Ensemble: Songs of the Camp Fires

By: Boote, Herbert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Don Santos Pub. Co. Inc.: 1949

Seller ID: 2197297

Condition: Near Fine


Tiny nick on front wrapper. 1949 Stapled Binding. 24, [4] pp. Includes 12 songs.KEYWORDS: HAWAIIAN GUITAR SHEET MUSIC View more info

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The Eastman Theatre: Fulfilling George Eastman's Dream

By: Brayer, Elizabeth

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Inc.: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2269234

ISBN: 061539373X

Condition: Near Fine


Signed without inscription by the author, photographer, designer, project manager, and philanthropist Betty Strasenburgh on the title page. Jacket edges a bit rubbed. 2010 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 203, [1] pp. The Eastman Theatre: Fulfilling George Eastman's Dream provides a stunning celebration of the history and renovation of the Eastman Theatre in Rochester, New York. The book is richly illustrated with period imagery as well as breathtaking photographs by award-winning photographer Andy Olenick. Part one of the book presents the importance of music to ... View more info