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Witness of Music, the : 80 Years of Pro Musica in Detroit (Signed)

By: Suczek, Alexander

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Marick Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16498

ISBN: 097797037X

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


290 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Dark purple-brown cloth, 290 pages, three extensive appendixes including list of performances, list of officers and board members, over 50 b/w photos of musicians and soloists. Title page inscribed 'To Stephen Stackpole [Detroit philanthropist] with Sincere Thanks and Best Wishes' and SIGNED by author Alex Suczek and dated Sept 20, 2006. ; History of illustrious chamber music concert society which brought to Detroit many famous composers... View more info

Cox and Box, Or, the Long-Lost Brothers : Triumviretta in One Act, Adapted to the Lyrical Stage from J. Maddison Morton's Farce

By: Sullivan, Arthur Seymour, and F. C. Burnand

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes: 1940

Seller ID: 18557

Condition: Good+


64 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, pale green covers, [viii] + 56 pages, complete script with dialogue, 8 original songs with lyrics, tunes, and full piano accompaniment, plus Overture with no lyrics. ; Copyright 1866. This edition 1921, later printing, 1940. Front cover states Boosey & Co's Savoy Edition. Title page states Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers Limited. ; A bizarre one-act musical by the great Arthur Sullivan composed about five years before he to... View more info

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Golden Legend, the : A Cantata by Arthur Sullivan

By: Sullivan, Arthur, with Longfellow, Bennett, Tours

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Novello, Ewer & Company: 1888

Seller ID: 20056

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


137 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, tan boards with red-brown lettering, [xiv] + 137 + 4 pages, complete vocal score with full piano accomapniment in standard notation. Argument (plot synopsis) in front, publisher catalog in rear and on endpapers. ; Originally published 1886. This is an early reprint, 1888. An epic contata depicting saints, sinners, princes, Lucifer, you name it. Sullivan's most famous work apart from light... View more info

Urban Blues for Guitar :

By: Summer, Sandy

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Goodman Group Music Publishers: 1988

Seller ID: 20299

ISBN: 0793507995

Condition: Near Fine


112 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall softcover, 112 pages, 16 b/w photos and brief bios of electric blues greats, 69 hit rhythm and blues songs of the 1950s and 1960s, with tunes, lyrics, guitar chords. Also lists first artist to record the song and other noted blues artists who recorded the song. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks or defects. View more info

This is Music, Volume 8 : (Book Eight)

By: Sur, William R, with Robert E. Nye and Charlotte Dubois; Illustrated by Ben Black

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon: 1963

Seller ID: 20205

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


240 pages; 4to (10.75") 28 cm; Hardcover, white cloth decorated in full color, 240 pages, keyboard design on rear endpaper, 2 indexes, glossary, color and b/w illustrations throghout, about 150 songs of all kinds, with tunes, lyrics, some also with harmony parts or guitar chords. ; Color art by Ben Black. Line drawings by Kenneth A. Wagner. ; School music book. Includes classical, folk, showtunes, rounds, squaredance songs, hymns, etc. ; No marks, no scribbles, hardl... View more info

Ballad Makin ' in the Mountains of Kentucky : (Ballad Making)

By: Thomas, Jean

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Henry Holt & Company: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2729

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


270 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, blue-green cloth, gilt lettering and decor, [xviii] + 270 pages, 30 b/w photos with captions, about 50 authentic folklore songs with lyrics, tunes, and lots of history. ; Music arranged by Walter Kob. ; Topics include war, feuds, murders, floods and fires, railroads, chanteys, and hymn making. ; Lower corners bumped, cloth faded on spine and spotted on front, gilt dark but readable. Interior clean, binding tight. Scarce. View more info

Yours for a Song

By: Tobitt, Janet E.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Janet E. Tobitt: 1939

Seller ID: 20715

Condition: Very Good


64 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Gray softcover booklet, red lettering, 64 pages, over 55 songs including 29 folklore songs, 8 hymns and carols, 9 art songs, 11 rounds and canons, with tunes and lyrics, and a few with piano parts. English throughout except a few easy ones in Dutch or other languages. ; Songs from over 20 countries, suitable for children, community singing, singing classes, etc. Many never before published in US. ; One of Tobitt's earliest and best collect... View more info

Sing Together : A Girl Scout Songbook

By: Tobitt, Janet E.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Girl Scouts National Organization: 1936

Seller ID: 20734

Condition: Very Good


96 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Blue softcover, 96 pages, 2 indexes, 100 songs with lyrics and tunes, some also with descant or other harmony. ; Foreword by Janet E. Tobitt. Includes folksongs of many lands, art songs, rounds, more. English throughout. ; Very light wear. Owner name stamped on front cover and title page in old ink. No other marks. Binding tight. View more info

Beaver Island

By: Toot, Bob

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bob Toot: 1953

Seller ID: 20265

Condition: Very Good


12 pages; Folio (12.5") 32 cm; Tall softcover, self-wraps, 12 pages printed one-side only. G major, 3 4 time, with tune, lyrics, full piano in standard notation. ; Sheet music. A lovely lilting song of a fisherman's love for tranquill yet trochilic Beaver Island, in northern Lake Michigan, former home of infanous Mormon King Strang, who merits a brief mention in verse 2. ; Very light wear and a touch of sunning only. Intact and clean. Bound page to page for music-sta... View more info

Methodist Hymn and Tune Book : Compiled and Published by Authority of the General Conference of the Methodist Church of Canada, 1894

By: Torrington, F. H., and T. C. Jeffers

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Methodist Book & Publishing House: 1894

Seller ID: 13812

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


487 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, gilt lettering, 487 pages, 7 indexes including metrical index, 936 hymns with 4-part music in standard notation, lyrics under (outside) the music, plus 14 doxologies and benedicitons. ; Music edited by F. H. Torrington and T. C. Jeffers. Publication committee chair John Kay. Copyright filed by the Rev. William Briggs. Published under auspices, Methodist Church of Canada. ; This is NOT a recent reprint or a book-o... View more info

Chinese Book of Popular Song

By: Tsai Chia-Ying

Price: $12.00

Publisher: English Language Press: 1960

Seller ID: 20503

Condition: Very Good


116 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Tan softcover, 116 pages, text printed in dark brown ink, over 40 well-known occidental songs including art songs, arias, folksongs by such artists as Beethoven, Brahms, Robert Burns, Stephen Foster, more. ; Each song has title in Chinese, title in English, composer in English and Chinese, tune in standard notation, tune in solfege, lyrics in Chinese, lyrics in English. ; Edges of covers, which extend beyond textblock, show many small cre... View more info

Twenty-Five Old Fashioned Dance Tunes for Piano

By: Tyson, James C.; Illustrated by Sydney Leff

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Belwin Music Publishers: 1941

Seller ID: 19245

Condition: Very Good


30 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Black softcover booklet, 30 pages, 25 popular old dance and fiddle tunes (jigs, reels, contra dances, strathspeys, etc) superbly arranged for piano. No lyrics, no chords. ; Amusing cover art by Sydney Leff featuring pig dancing jig atop honky tonk piano. ; Includes: Come Under My Pladdie, Devil's Dream, Fisher's Hornpipe, Haste to the Wedding, Highland Fling, Irish Washerwoman, Low Backed Car, McLeod's Reel, Rakes of Mallow, more. ; Minor... View more info

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Let's Sing UAW Songs : United Auto Workers

By: United Auto Workers

Price: $10.00

Publisher: United Auto Workers: 1959

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 20768

Condition: Near Fine


20 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Yellow softcover, 20 pages including covers, 2 patriotic songs, 7 labor songs, 24 old-time singalongs, 33 songs total. Lyrics only, no tunes. ; Revised edition, August, 1959, oeiu42aflcio stated. ; No defects. Scarce. View more info

Penguin Book of English Folk Songs, the : From the Journal of the Folk Song Society and the Journal of the English Folk Dance and Song Society

By: Vaughan Williams, Ralph, and A. L. Lloyd

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20306

ISBN: B0000CKWMT

Condition: Very Good


128 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Blue and brown softcover, 128 pages, index, bibliography, endnotes, about 70 authentic English folklore songs, as collected in the field, with tunes in standard notation, and complete lyrics. No accompaniments. ; A scarce book of beautiful tunes and haunting folktales in rhyme. ; Former owner has neatly penciled guitar chords for several songs. Pages yellowed from age but not brittle. Almost no exterior wear. Binding tight and square. (... View more info

Un Ballo in Maschera, Opera in Three Acts : Libretto in Parallel Italian and English

By: Verdi, Giuseppe, with Antonio Somma and Peter Paul Fuchs

Price: $10.00

Publisher: G Schirmer: 1957

Seller ID: 20692

Condition: Near Fine


48 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Softcover booklet, tan covers, [vii] + 20 pages foliated, original Italian lyrics and stage directions on each lefthand page with parallel English on each righthand page. No music. ; G. Schirmer ed. 2638. Originally published 1859. This edition 1957. Libretto by Antonio Somma. Englsh version by Peter Paul Fuchs. ; Only a touch of edgewear. No other defects. View more info

Il Trovatore : The Troubadour, Opera in Four Acts, Libretto by S. Cammarano, the English Version by Natalia MacFarren, with an Essay on the History of the Opera by E. Irenaeus Stevenson

By: Verdi, Giuseppe, with Cammarano, MacFarren, Stevenson

Price: $48.00

Publisher: G. Schirmer: 1898

Seller ID: 20059

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


239 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall hardcover, black leather over flexible boards, gilt title on front, rounded corners, all edges red, green endpapers, [x] + 239 pages, introduction in English, complete opera in Italian and English with full piano accompaniment. ; 1898 edition. Music by Verdi. Libretto by S. Cammarano. English lyrics by Natalia MacFarren. Introduction by E. Irenaeus Stevenson. ; Spine long ago repaired with black tape, title neatly painted in white. No... View more info

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Simon Boccanegra, Opera in a Prologue and Three Acts : Libretto in Parallel Italian and English

By: Verdi, Giuseppe, with F. M. Piave, A. Boito, Frances Winwar

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Franco Colombo: 1931

Seller ID: 20695

Condition: Very Good+


47 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Softcover booklet, tan covers, 47 pages, original Italian lyrics and stage directions on each lefthand page with parallel English on each righthand page. No music. ; Originally performed 1857, then revised in 1881. This new translation originally published 1931. This printing about 1965. Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave, revised by Arrigo Boito. English translation by Frances Winwar. ; A touch of sunning. No other defects. ; Fred Rullman... View more info

Don Carlo, Opera in Five Acts : Libretto in Parallel Italian and English

By: Verdi, Giuseppe, with Joseph Mery, Camille Du Locle, Walter Ducloux

Price: $10.00

Publisher: G. Schirmer: 1963

Seller ID: 20693

Condition: Near Fine


52 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Softcover booklet, tan covers, [vii] + 22 pages foliated, original Italian lyrics and stage directions on each lefthand page with parallel English on each righthand page. No music. ; G. Schirmer ed. 2533. Originally published 1958. This edition 1963. Libretto by Joseph Mery and Camille Du Locle. English version by Walter Ducloux. ; No defects. (Amazonbuyers please note: their image shows red covers. Ours has tan covers) View more info

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Nabucco, an Opera in Four Parts : Libretto in Parallel Italian and English

By: Verdi, Guiseppe, with Temistocle Solera and Glen Sauls

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fred Rullman: 1960

Seller ID: 20694

Condition: Very Good+


31 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Softcover booklet, tan covers, 31 pages, original Italian lyrics and stage directions on each lefthand page with parallel English on each righthand page. No music. ; Originally published 1842. This edition, with new translation, 1960. Libretto by Temistocle Solera. English version by Glen Sauls. ; A touch of sunning. Light bump to upper tip. No defects. ; Fred Rullman Grand Opera Series View more info

Lorenz's Sanctus : A Collection of Anthems for the Use of Church Choirs

By: Von Berge, H.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Lorenz Publishing Company: 1935

Seller ID: 2958

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


224 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Black cloth, silver lettering, 41 anthems arranged for mixed choir, with organ-piano parts. Uses old tenor (C) clef. ; Composers include: Gounod. Wagner. Lorenz. Ashford. Wilson. Heyser. Many others. ; Cloth worn at extremities. Stratford Baptist Church Choir stamped on endpaper in old ink. Front hinge has some play otherwise binding tight. View more info