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Image for Monstrous Opera; Rameau and the Tragic Tradition

Monstrous Opera; Rameau and the Tragic Tradition

By: Dill, Charles

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1998

Edition: First (Number Line Begins in 1)

Seller ID: 007629

Condition: Near Fine


Original dark blue cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. Rameau, 1683-1764, was a leading composer of the French Baroque era, known especially for works for the harpsichord. "Balances critical analysis with historical scholarship." - DJ. ISBN 0-691-04443-0. 181 pp. plus bibliography. View more info

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Music Hall Parade

By: Disher, M. Willson

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Charles Scribner's Sons: 1938

Edition: First Published 1938

Seller ID: 005904

Condition: Very Good


Original bright maroon cloth on boards. Many illustrations with a few in colour. A delightful pictorial view of the British entertainment scene. 147 pp. No writing or damage. View more info

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The Cape Breton Fiddle Companion

By: Doherty, Liz

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Sydney, N.S., Cape Breton University Press: 2015

Edition: First( No Additional Printings)

Seller ID: 011361

ISBN: 978-1-77206-024

Condition: Near Fine


A bible for Cape Breton fiddlers ! 425 pp. of useful information with only a few photos. Bibliographical list is 20 pages long ! 425 pp. View more info

The Penguin Book of Canadian Folk Songs

By: Fowke, Edith (Ed.)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Penguin Books, Inc.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012824

Condition: Good Plus


Green softcover of 224 pp. Library stamp. 82 songs with lyrics and scores. Index of titles and first lines. Bibliography and discography. View more info

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The Evolution of the English Hymn; An Historical Survey of the Origins and Development of the Hymns of the Christian Church

By: Gillman, Frederick John

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Macmilla Company: 1927

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 008860

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Library discard stamp. Previous owner's name. "Next only to the Bible, the Hymnody of Christendom is probably the most influential medium of religious culture we possess." - Preface. 312 pp. with index. View more info

Folk Songs of Prince Edward Island (First Series)

By: Gledhill, Christopher

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Charlottetown, Square Deal Publications: 1973

Seller ID: 012917

Condition: Very Good


Fifteen songs with music and lyrics are given. No writing or damage. Covers reversed. View more info

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The Book of Musical Thoughts; A Musician's Garden of Verses

By: Good, Eliza Leypold

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Chicago, P.F. Volland and Co.: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012032

Condition: Good


Tan paper boards bound with ribbon . Top cover corners worn. 64 pp. View more info

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La Gioconda

By: Gorrio, Tobia (Arrigo Boito)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Fred Rullman, Inc.:

Seller ID: 012313

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Libretto in original Italian with English translation. Small tear bottom of cover, taped inside. View more info

Image for Makers of Music; The Story of Singers and Instrumentalists

Makers of Music; The Story of Singers and Instrumentalists

By: Grew, Sydney

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, G.T. Foulis & Co., Ltd.:

Seller ID: 009576

Condition: Good Plus


Red cloth on boards. Faint foxing to endpapers and edges. DJ chipped all around. Text clean and well-illustrated by several monochrome portraits. The author has limited his subject by including only violinists, pianists, and singers. Still, it is a book to have handy when enjoying classical music. 361 pp. plus index. View more info

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The Master Works of Richard Wagner

By: Gribble, George Dunning

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Everett & Co., Ltd.: 1913

Seller ID: 008213

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth on boards. Previous owner's initials. No other writing or damage. Foxing to endpapers only. 316 pp. View more info

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Ideal Sunday-School Hymns

By: Hall, J. Lincoln; Miles, C. Austin; Geibel, Adam (Eds.)

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Hall-Mack Company: 1913

Seller ID: 002031

Condition: Good Plus


Original blue cloth on boards. Three small chips to covers. Interior age-toned but unmarked. 226 selections with words and music plus Orders of Worship and Index. View more info

Image for Kate Smith; A Biography, with a Discography, Filmography, and List of Stage Appearances

Kate Smith; A Biography, with a Discography, Filmography, and List of Stage Appearances

By: Hayes, Richard K.

Price: $32.00 USD

Publisher: Jefferson, NC, McFarland & Company, Inc.: 2005

Seller ID: 003623

ISBN: 0-7864-0053-6

Condition: Very Good


Original bright red cloth lettered in gilt on boards. One index page corner wrinkled, otherwise no faults or writing. Tribute by Helen Hayes. Smith enjoyed a long career in radio, stage, and screen performances. High point was in the 40's, but the last was not until 1976. 306 pp. with index and various lists of records and performances. View more info

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Rigoletto; An Opera in Four Acts

By: Hugo, Victor

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Fred Rullman, Inc.:

Seller ID: 012316

Condition: Good Plus


Music by Giuseppe Verdi. Cover has been re-stapled. Ad for Knabe pianos on back cover. 31 pp. View more info

Image for One Hundred Short and Easy Athems for Parish Choirs and Home Use

One Hundred Short and Easy Athems for Parish Choirs and Home Use

By: Hutchins, Rev. Charles L.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Medford, MA, Self Published: 1883

Seller ID: 008531

Condition: Good


Original gold cloth on boards. Anthems with tunes and lyrics vary from 1-4 pp. in length. Hinges cracked. Choir name on title page. No other writing or damage. Cover handsoiled and corners bent. 208 pp. View more info

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Elvis

By: Kirkland, K.D.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Bison Books: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012349

ISBN: 0-86124-499-0

Condition: Very Good


Preface by Sandy Martindale. A broad selection of photos as well as text. 112 pp. View more info

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Famous Singers of To-day and Yesterday

By: Lahee, Henry C.

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, L.C. Page and Company, Inc.: 1898

Seller ID: 003321

Condition: Good Plus


Original blindstamped maroon cloth decorated and lettered in gilt on boards. Green ribbon bookmark. Very clean overall. Biographical sketches of opera, oratorio, and concert singers of renown from the beginning of Italian opera to the 1880's. Several full-length portraits. Newspaper clipping of portrait and story of Caruso glued inside back cover. The front hinge has been strained at the head, but is not separated. Green ribbon bookmark. Lahee (1856-1953) was a we... View more info

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Forty Years of Gospel Music; The Gospel Trio and The Gospelaires

By: LaPointe, William E. (Bill)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Self-published: 1986

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010411

ISBN: 0-9692459-0-4

Condition: Very Good


Blue photo cover paperback. The history of a local gospel-singing group which has performed widely in Canada, the U.S., and Jamaica. One chapter describes other gospel singing groups. This book does not contain musical scores. 140 pp. View more info

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Folksinger's Guide to the 12-String Guitar: As Played By Leadbelly

By: Lester, Julius and Seeger, Pete

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Oak Publications: 1965

Seller ID: 010299

Condition: Very Good


Portrait cover trade paperback. From basic accompaniment to complex mixed accompaniments. The Water is Wide, Poor Howard, Freight Train, and many others. 80 pp. View more info

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Practical Anthems; A Collection of Easy Anthems for Volunteer Choirs

By: Lorenz, E. S. (Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Lorenz Publishing Co.: 1909

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002479

Condition: Good


Original brown cloth on boards. Backstrip torn and glued. Church bookplate and insciption. Front free endpaper lower right corner missing, otherwise good. More than 75 four-part selections on 224 pp. View more info

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Songs for Little Children

By: MacMillan, Rev. Alexander (Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, United Church Publishing House: 1937

Seller ID: 012275

Condition: Good Plus


Maroon book on cloth boards. Approx. 125 songs and finger plays with recommendations for three age groups: Nursery (3 yrs.), Beginner (4-5 yrs.), and Primary (6,7, and 8 yrs.). Pp. 95-96 have a long tear, but are readable. 100 pp. View more info