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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

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

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

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

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Old-Time Songs of Newfoundland

By: Doyle, Gerald S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St. Johns, Newfoundland, Gerald S. Doyle, Limited: 1955

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 012036

Condition: Good Plus


Green stapled softcover of 88 pp. Due to weakness around rusty staples I have glued the rear gutter full length to hold the cover on. This Third Edition does contain some songs from the first two, but also has many new songs among the 48 listed in the Index (Table of Contents). All 48 songs in this edition are complete with lyrics and simple melody. Cover rubbed and handsoiled. Interior clean. View more info

The Penguin Book of Canadian Folk Songs

By: Fowke, Edith (Ed.)

Price: $20.00

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

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

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

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

La Gioconda

By: Gorrio, Tobia (Arrigo Boito)

Price: $15.00

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

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Makers of Music; The Story of Singers and Instrumentalists

By: Grew, Sydney

Price: $20.00

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

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

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

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

Image for Jousse's Catechism:To Which is Added Burrowes' Guide to Practice, Robert Schumann's Rules for Young Musicians, and an Enlarged Dictionary of Musical Terms

Jousse's Catechism:To Which is Added Burrowes' Guide to Practice, Robert Schumann's Rules for Young Musicians, and an Enlarged Dictionary of Musical Terms

By: Hermann. G. (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Whaley, Royce & Co., Limited:

Edition: Standard Edition

Seller ID: 006599

Condition: Good


Original grey softcover booklet of 96 pp. Scribbles on last Notes page. View more info

Image for The Beatles; Unseen Archives

The Beatles; Unseen Archives

By: Hill, Tim and Clayton, Marie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bath, England, Parragon Publishing: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011841

ISBN: 1-40540-716-6

Condition: Very Good


Laminated board photo cover, matching DJ. Previous owner's name. Primarily photos, some of which were not published previously. Follows developments from 1960 to 1975 in nine chapters, with Chapter 10 highlighting Post-Beatle activities to June of 2002. 383 pp. View more info

Rigoletto; An Opera in Four Acts

By: Hugo, Victor

Price: $15.00

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

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

Elvis

By: Kirkland, K.D.

Price: $15.00

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

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

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

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

By: LaPointe, William E. (Bill)

Price: $15.00

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