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Vocal Poetry, Or, a Selection of English Songs : To Which is Prefixed, an Essay on Song Writing, by John Aikin, M. D.

By: Aikin, John

Price: $60.00

Publisher: David Longworth: 1811

Seller ID: 9400

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


226 pages; 24mo (5.75") 15 cm; Small format (3.5 x 5.75 inches) 91 x 144 mm, b/w frontispiece engraving of ancient lyre, about 220 songs and ballads by various poets, including anonymous, under the following headings: Pastoral, Moral, Convivial, Amatory. Lyrics only, no tunes. ; Reprint of 1772 original. This edition 1811, with essay revised by author, and addition of original poem, Origin of Song Writing, by Mrs. Anna Laetitia Barbauld, author's sister. ; Author wro... View more info

Scottish Songs : The Morven Collection of Scottish Songs with Accompaniments for Piano

By: Allan, Mozart

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Mozart Allan: 1912

Seller ID: 20078

Condition: 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 Sco... View more info

Music Master, the : A Love Story and Two Series of Day and Night Songs, with Nine Woodcuts . . .

By: Allingham, William; Illustrated by Arthur Hughes

Price: $16.00

Publisher: University Microfilms: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 9403

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


221 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; Hardcover, teal-green cloth, [xvi] + 221 pages, color illustration on front paste-down, tan endpapers, 7 monochrome illlustrations and titles in magenta, otherwise text in black, 62 songs and ballads including title ballad. Texts only, no tunes. ; 7 woodcuts by Arthur Hughes, 1 by D. G. Rossetti, 1 by John E. Millais. ; Originally published in London, 1855. This is a fine quality facsimile reprint, 1967, with a new intrduction by C. A. ... View more info

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ACTWU Songbook : Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union; A. C. T. W. U.

By: Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union (Fred Small)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union;: 1985

Seller ID: 2868

Condition: Very Good


68 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Blue softcover booklet, 68 pages, a few b/w illustrations, 52 labor and protest songs, 6 with tunes and guitar chords, others with tunes indicated. ; Songs by Fred Small, Woody Guthrie, Joe Hill, Joe Glazer, Les Rice, Pete Seeger, Merle Travis, anonymous and more. ; Light wear. Rear cover faintly dampstained, not affecting interior. Binding of two staples intact. Scarce. View more info

Shaker Hymnal, a ; A Facsimile Edition of the 1908 Hymnal of the Canterbury Shakers

By: Anderson, Cheryl P.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Overlook Press: 1996

Seller ID: 20068

ISBN: 0879516402

Condition: Very Good+


288 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover, [xvi] + 273 pages, index, over 270 songs and hymns with lyrics and music in 4-part harmony in standard notation. ; Originally published 1908. This edition copyright 1990. This printing 1996. Edited and with new introduction by Cheryl P. Anderson, scholar of shaker music. ; Rear cover very faintly creased. Otherwise appears unused. View more info

Dance Style Melodies for Improvisation : Based on Jazz, Contemporary and World Music Dance Style Rhythms

By: Angeloni, Armand

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Armand Angeloni: 2000

Seller ID: 16469

Condition: Near Fine


112 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, black plastic comb binding, 112 pages numbered to 86, 86 modern tunes (no lyrics) arranged by author as dance music, each one labeled as to which style of dance, such as alley cat, Cajun, choro, Cuban bolera, funk, gospel, Motown, paso doble, ragtime, shuffle, swing and more. Includes appendixes on claves, drum set notation, basic drum patterns. ; 'This book was designed with the creative literate musician in mind. When mus... View more info

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Show Songs from the Black Crook to the Red Mill : Original Sheet Music for Sixty Songs from 50 Shows 1866-1906

By: Appelbaum, Stanley

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dover Publications: 1974

Seller ID: 16077

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


279 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Ex-Library; Tall hardcover, tan cloth, 279 pages, introduction and commentary, 30 b/w photos and illustrations from shows, 60 original songs reproduced from original sheet music, with tunes, piano parts, and lyrics. ; Includes two hit songs from 1902 stage show of The Wizard of Oz (Sammy, and, Hurrah for Baffin's Bay). Other songs include: Mulligan guard. Paddy Duffy's cart. Maggie Murphy's home. Song of brown October ale. Mister Johnson t... View more info

Piano Treasury of Golden Favorites, the : Book & CD Set

By: Appleby, Amy

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Amsco Publications: 2006

Seller ID: 19654

ISBN: 0825634849

Condition: Near Fine


399 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall softcover, white plastic comb binding, 399 pages, over 180 hit songs and showstoppers, including 25 piano solos (no lyrics) and over 150 songs with lyrics, all with complete piano arrangements. No chords. Also has CD containing 15 songs performed by Chris Gentile vocal and David Pearl piano. ; A fine collection of popular songs and music of the 1870s-1940s. ; Owner name and two addresses neatly penned on half-title page. A whisper of ... View more info

Wizard of Oz Made Simplified, the : With Large Notes and Words

By: Arlen, Harold, and E. Y. Harburg

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Leo Feist: 1957

Seller ID: 20419

Condition: Good+


20 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall red softcover, 20 pages, 24 small b/w photos and 5 songs from the beloved 1939 film Wizard of Oz, with tunes, lyrics, and easy piano. ; Music arranged by John Lane. Contents: Ding dong the witch is dead. If I only had a brain. In the merry old land of Oz. We're off to see the wizard. Somewhere over the rainbow. ; Edges moderately worn. One song has harmony notes and bass notes penciled in, but all readable. Old pricesticker inked out o... View more info

Wizard of Oz, the : Easy Piano

By: Arlen, Harold, and E. Y. Harburg, with Dan Coates

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Warner Brothers Publications: 1995

Seller ID: 20124

Condition: Near Fine


32 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall softcover, 32 pages, 6 b/w photos from film, 9 songs with lyrics, guitar chords, and easy piano arrangements. ; Includes: Over the rainbow. Munchkinland. Lullaby league and lollipop guild. Ding dong the witch is dead*. If I only had a brain, a heart, the nerve. We're off to see the wizard*. Optimistic voices. Merry old land of Oz. If I were king of the forest. (* have sections not heard in the film) View more info

Modern Street Ballads : With Fifty-Six Illustrations

By: Ashton, John, with Leslie Shepard

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Singing Tree Press: 1968

Seller ID: 20272

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


405 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, gold spine lettering, [xx] + 405 pages, gray-brown endpapers, bibliography, 56 b/w illustrations reproduced from old woodcuts, complete texts of over 150 street ballads (broadsides) collected in London in 1700s and early to mid 1800s. Some have historical info and/or footnotes. No authors, no tunes. ; Copyrght 1888, published London: Chatto & Windus. This is a high-quality facsimile reprint, with new introduction by ... View more info

Evangelischer Liederschatz, eine Auswahl der Bekanntesten Kernlieder fur Sonntags Schulen, Vereine und Gottesdienste, 3e, 3rd Edition : (Evangelical Hymnal, a Selection of Congregational Songs for Sunday Schools, Societies, and Worship Services) (Lutheran)

By: Author Unknown

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Verlag Von Gebrueder Geiger: 1906

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2800

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


318 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, title blindstamped on front, small white title label on spine, 318 pages, 383 hymns with lyrics and 4-part music, small section with 62 English hymns and index, otherwise entirely in German language in old script. ; Light wear to extremities. No marks or writing. Pages slightly yellowed from age. Three signatures pulled but textblock intact. Scarce. View more info

Nurse Lovechild's Legacy : Being a Mighty Fine Collection of the Most Noble, Memorable and Veracious Nursery Rhymes, Embellished by C. Lovat Fraser for the Poetry Bookshop

By: Authors Various; Illustrated by C. Lovat Fraser

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Poetry Bookshop: 1922

Seller ID: 8462

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


63 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Small hardcover (5 x 7.5 inches) 127 x 182 mm. Black cloth over spine, red boards, laid cotton-fiber (rag) paper throughout, 54 nursery rhymes, both familiar and obscure, illustrated with interesting, concise b/w line drawings. ; States 'New Edition', seventh thousand, 1922.; Gift note dated 1941 penned on front endpaper. Upper edge sunned, cloth frayed at crown. Light foxing throughout. Binding tight. Scarce. View more info

University of Chicago Song Book, 6e : Sixth Edition, 1941

By: Bachman, Harold B. and Robert Fitzgerald

Price: $17.00

Publisher: University of Chicago: 1941

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 19774

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


304 pages; 4to (10.75") 28 cm; Tall hardcover, dark red cloth, gilt lettering, 304 pages, index, about 150 songs with tunes, lyrics, and full piano accompaniments. Some also have 4-part harmony. ; Copyright 1921. This is 6th edition, 1941, stated. ; Edited by Harold B. Bachman, Elinor Taylor Engelmann, Robert Fitzgerald, Nelson A. Fuqua, Fred H. Tracht. ; Includes fight songs, march songs, Blackfriars (drama club) songs, songs of other major colleges and universities... View more info

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Bailey's School Songs and Music Reader : A New Singing Book for Schools, Containing a Complete Course of Elementary Instruction, and a Large Collection of Exercises, Songs, Duetts, Trios and Quartettes . . . (1880)

By: Bailey, Eben H.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: White, Smith & Company: 1880

Seller ID: 8457

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


222 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Pr ice just reduced. Dark brown cloth over spine, green lettered boards, about 50 pages of music theory, numerous scales and exercises, about 150 songs. Printed on rag paper, light foxing here and there. ; Complete subtitle: 'A New Singing Book for Schools, Containing a Complete Course of Elementary Instruction, and a Large Collection of Exercises, Songs, Duetts, Trios and Quartettes, Adapted to the Use of Primary, Intermediate, Grammar a... View more info

Bethany, Nebraska, 1922 to 1943 : And, My Musical Avocation Plus Stories of World War II

By: Barker, Raymond Joseph

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Raymond J. Barker: 1989

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17110

Condition: Near Fine


135 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Set of 2 vols, tall black unlettered softcovers, 30 + 105 pages, 1 b/w illustration, 1 small map. ; A personal history of life in Bethany, a suburb of Lincoln, Nebraska, followed by a stint in the Army Air Corps in World War 2 and a double life as a soil scientist and professional jazz-swing musician. ; Vol-1, Bethany, Nebraska, 1922 to 1943, published 1989. Vol-2, My Musical Avocation Plus Stories of World War II, published 1992. ; No def... View more info

Games, Rhythms, Dances : For the Kindergarten, Primary, and Elementary School Teacher ; Teachers and Leaders in Physical Education, Recreation and Playground

By: Barnett, Cecille Jean

Price: $12.00

Publisher: J. O. Frank & Sons: 1941

Seller ID: 20133

Condition: Very Good


128 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall blue softcover, leatherette covers, [viii] + 120 pages, index. Includes: 31 singing games with songs and tunes; 13 story plays; 8 ball games; 32 chasing and hunting games; 15 relay races; 13 schoolroom games; 10 piano pieces suitable for rhythmic activity; 23 folk dances with music, some with lyrics; and 5 tap dances with piano music. ; Old fashioned fun for young children. ; Light exterior wear. A few minor pencil marks here and ther... View more info

Wagner and Russia

By: Bartlett, Rosamund

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15008

ISBN: 0521440718

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


405 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Black boards, [xviii] + 405 pages, index, bibliography, endnotes, 5 appendixes, 32 b/w photos and illustrations in text, 13 full color illustrations on glossy plates, with captions. ; Series editor Malcolm Jones. 'This book, which draws extensively on unpublished archival materials and other contemporary sources, explores the history of the reception of Richard Wagner's works in Russia from 1841 to the 1980s, with particular emphasis on ... View more info

Bluebeard's Castle, Opera in One Act : English Libretto

By: Bartok, Bela, with Bela Balasz and Chester Kallman

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes: 1952

Seller ID: 20702

Condition: Near Fine


16 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; White softcover booklet, 16 pages including covers, English throughout. Lyrics and stage directions only. No music. ; Original edition copyright 1921 by Universal Editions. Original libretto by Bela Balasz. This new English version by Chester Kallman copyright 1952 by Boosey & Hawkes. ; Originalprice in ballpoint on upper front cover, very small and faded. No other defects. View more info

World of Music, Book 4

By: Beethoven, Jane, et al.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Silver Burdett & Ginn: 1988

Seller ID: 2298

ISBN: 0382070488

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


270 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Textbook; Hardcover, silver and purple boards, 270 pages, endpaper diagrams, color illustrations throughout. Tons of songs suitable for elementary music education, with tunes, lyrics, guitar chords. Also rhythm exercises, short poems, other sidebars. ; Yes! This is the book with the famous song 'Don Gato.' ; Light wear. No major marks or defects. No jacket, as issued. Binding tight. ; World of Music Series; Vol. 4 View more info