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1 Allan, Mozart >> Scottish Songs : The Morven Collection of Scottish Songs with Accompaniments for Piano
Glasgow: Mozart Allan; 1912 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
240 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, red cloth over spine, tartan boards, gilt lettering, all edges red, about 120 songs with tunes, lyrics, full piano arrangements in standard notation, with tunes also in solfa notation. ; Originally published 1884. This edition 1912. A superb collection of old folksongs and more recent (mid to late 1800s) popular songs by Scottish composers on Scottish themes. (Morven or Morvern is a craggy remote peninsula in western Scotland); Edges of boards worn and chipped. Front endpaper has an old song lyric taped in and several names penned in a small hand. Interior clean, binding tight. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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2 Carawan, Guy, and Candie Carawan >> Freedom is a Constant Struggle : Songs of the Freedom Movement
N. Y. : Oak Publications; 1968 Second Printing Softcover Good+ 
224 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; SOFTCOVER. Brown pictorial covers, tons of b/w photos, numerous telling quotes and short poems from civil rights activists, 56 extraordinary songs with lyrics, guitar chords, and tunes in standard notation. ; Copyright 1968. This is 2nd printing, 1968. ; Quite worn. Top 1 inch of backstrip missing. Spine creased and rolled. Two page numbers penned on half title. Binding tight. Scarce in any condition. ; From estate of Bishop Moses Anderson of Detroit. Laid in: two small color glossy real photos of Anderson, who was an African American Roman Catholic Bishop. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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3 Chorbajian, Ropovt >> Shirag Songbook, Volume 3 : Popular and Classic Armenian Songs with Music
Beirut, Lebanon: Shirag Press; 1967 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
208 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall hardcover, blue boards, 208 pages, 80 songs with tunes, piano accompaniments, and most also with lyrics in Armenian. Each song includes at least one verse in transliterated Armenian, otherwise text is entirely in Armenian. Introduction in parallel English and Armenian. ; Volume 3 stated, of a series of at least 4. ; Wonderful collection of folklore songs, troubador songs, dance songs, art songs, etc, of Armenia. Published in Beirut by Shirag Press, Hannessian Brothers. ; Light bump to heel. Coating along hinges starting to flake, as usual. Interior clean, binding tight. Scarce. ; Shirag Songbook Series; Vol. 3 
Price: 32.00 USD
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4 Chorbajian, Ropovt >> Shirag Songbook, Volume 4 : Popular and Classic Armenian Songs with Music
Beirut, Lebanon: Shirag Press; 1970 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
208 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall hardcover, blue boards, 208 pages, about 80 songs with tunes, piano accompaniments, and most also with lyrics in Armenian. Each song includes at least one verse in transliterated Armenian, otherwise text is entirely in Armenian. Introduction in parallel English and Armenian. Errata sheet bound in rear, as issued. ; Volume 4 stated, of a series of 4. ; Wonderful collection of folklore songs, troubador songs, jazz songs, love songs, songs by Gomidas, etc, of Armenia. Published in Beirut by Shirag Press, Hannessian Brothers. ; Very minor wear only. Scarce. ; Items laid in: 1) publisher's flyer, dated 1971, in Armenian. 2) publisher's pamphlet in English and Armenian. 3) original sales receipt dated 1972.; Shirag Songbook Series; Vol. 4 
Price: 38.00 USD
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5 Chroman, Eleanor >> Songs That Children Sing
N. Y. : Oak Publications; 1987 0825600111 / 9780825600111 Revised Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
120 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, 120 pages, 71 folklore songs from 29 countries, given in 24 different languages plus singable English, with tunes, lyrics, easy piano arrangements, and guitar chords, with brief info on background of each song. Illustrated throughout with wonderful b/w photos. ; Copyright 1970. This is revised edition, 1987. Authentic folklore children's songs from around the world. ; A few pages bound out of order but none missing. Heel bumped and lower front cover wrinkled. Otherwise appears unused. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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6 Cole, William, with Norman Monath >> Folk Songs of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales
Garden City, N. Y. : Doubleday & Company; 1961 Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone 
243 pages; 4to (11.5") 30 cm; Tall hardcover, [xii] + 243 pages, 2 indexes, discography, illustrated throughout with charming monochrome drawings, about 100 songs with tunes, lyrics, guitar chords, and full piano accompaniments in standard notation, and with historical info. English throughout, with some songs in Irish and English, or Welsh and English. ; Music arranged by Norman Montath. Typography by Diana Klemin. Of one the best song collections of its type. Includes the rare beauty 'Fairest Gwen.' ; Owner name penned on reverse of front free endpaper. Otherwise book shows little wear. Jacket unclipped but has small edge chips. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Goodwin, George >> World's Most Beloved Humorous and Nostalgic Songs, the : Song Dex Treasury of Humorous and Nostalgic Songs, Part 1
N. Y. : Song Dex; 1956 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
500 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover, gray leatherette covers, brief glossary, chord list, 4 indexes, 740+ songs with tunes, lyrics and guitar chords, arranged in 30 categories, many never before published. Song Dex Organmaster codes on every song. ; Some songs give first verse only, fake book style. Includes folklore songs, college songs, sentimental songs, old showtunes, etc. ; Gilt lettering dull and hard to read on spine. Yellowing and light wear to edges. Interior clean, binding tight. Scarce. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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8 Hullah, John >> Song Book, the : Words and Tunes from the Poets and Musicians
London: Macmillan & Company; 1877 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
368 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; Small hardcover, dark blue-black cloth, gilt lettering, black endpapers, [xx] + 368 + 4 pages, index, endnotes, 264 songs collected from manuscripts of 1600s-1800s, with tunes in standard notation. ; Copyright 1866. This printing 1877. ; Wonderful collection of classic old songs of England, Scotland, Ireland, some by popular composers, some folklore. ; Cloth shows light wear. Front endpaper chipped and fragile. Binding tight. ; Golden Treasury Series 
Price: 18.00 USD
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9 MacColl, Ewan >> Folk Songs and Ballads of Scotland
N. Y. : Oak Publications; 1965 082560057X / 9780825600579 Softcover Near Fine 
96 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall softcover, 96 pages, index, bibliography, discography, glossary, illustrated throughout with old b/w photos and engravings, 70 songs with lyrics, tunes in standard notation, and with historical info. ; Music edited by Peggy Seeger. Music autography by Carl Rosenthal. A fine collection of authentic old Scottish songs. These are not the same tired old fake 'ethnic' songs you find in most modern books. ; Only a whisper of shelfwear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Muller, Reinhard, and A. B. Noack >> Klingende Heimat, Eine Sammlung Der Schoensten Deutschen Volkslieder : Singing Homeland, a Collection of Beautiful German Folksongs
Hamburg, Germany: Musikverlag Hans Sikorski; Softcover Very Good 
160 pages; Folio (12.5") 32 cm; GERMAN text throughout. Tall softcover, white and red-brown illustrated covers, 160 pages, over 200 folklore songs with lyrics and full music. ; No date but about 1980. Code may indicate 221st printing. ; Covers show light wear, front cover lightly creased, tips starting to curl. Owner name penned on front, ink faded. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Newell, William Wells, with Carl Withers >> Games and Songs of American Children : Collected and Compared by William Wells Newell, with a New Introduction and Index by Carl Withers
N. Y. : Dover Publications; 1963 Softcover Very Good 
289 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Softcover, 289 pages, footnotes, index, 2 appendixes, 190 games described, many with rhymes, 37 with songs. Includes tunes in standard notation, some also with piano parts; rules, movements, variations, etc. ; Author collected material in the field from children, and also from memories of adults. This is an unabridged facsimile reprint of the 2nd edition of 1903, based on 1883 original. This edition 1963. A m a z o n b u y e r s please note: image does not match this edition. This edition has white cover illustrated with children in blue and red. ; One of the best collections of authentic folklore games ever published. ; Covers show light sunning and wear. Front cover lightly creased. No marks. Binding tight. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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12 Nguyen, Phong Thuyet, and Patricia Shehan Campbell >> From Rice Paddies and Temple Yards : Traditional Music of Vietnam
Danbury, Conn: World Music Press; 1990 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
88 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall green softcover, 88 pages, index, bibliography, glossary, numerous b/w photos, 2 pronunciation guides, several tables, small map, numerous musical examples, 11 complete songs with Vietnamese lyrics, phonetic lyrics, English translation, tunes in standard notation. Study guide to each song. Small errata slip laid in, as issued. ; Isbn 0937203327. Authored by two PhDs in music. Foreword by Terry E. Miller. ; Spine faded from green to blue but still readable. Light bump to upper tip. No other flaws to book. Lacks cassette. Scarce. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13 Pawlowska, Harriet M. >> Merrily We Sing : 105 Polish Folksongs
Detroit: Wayne State University Press; 1983 0814317537 / 9780814317532 Softcover Good+ 
255 pages; 4to (10") 26 cm; Ex-Library; White and tan softcover, 255 pages, endnotes, Polish index, English index, appendix table showing folk process, appendix of musical analysis; 105 songs with tunes, Polish lyrics, and English line-by-line translations. No piano parts, no chords. Gives names and locations of individuals the songs were collected from. ; Musical analysis by Grace L. Engel. Foreword by Edmund J. Dehnert. One of the best collections of non-English-language folk-ethnic music published in English. ; Book shows all the usual library marks, moderate edgewear, spine faded but quite readable. Interior clean, no marks. Binding intact. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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14 Rosenbaum, Art >> Folk Visions and Voices : Traditional Music and Song in North Georgia
Athens, Ga: University of Georgia Press; 1983 0820306827 / 9780820306827 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Art Rosenbaum 
240 pages; Oblong 8vo; Oblong hardcover, blue cloth, brown textured endpapers, 240 pages, index, bibliography, discography, small map, 75 songs with tunes, lyrics, guitar chords, several fiddle tunes with no lyrics. ; Includes music of both whites and blacks. Musical transcriptions by Bela Foltin Jr include special symbols for half-flat, half-sharp, etc. Illustrated with exquisite drawings and paintings by author, some in color, numerous b/w photos by Margo Newmark Rosenbaum. Foreword by Pete Seeger. ; Boards slightly bowed. No other defects to book. Jacket worn on spine and corners. Rare. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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