Here are 129titles about various aspects of music or musicians and dance. These books were all in stock as of February 3, 2014. Please make a note of the Order No(.s.) [just before the price] of the book(s) you would like to order, and feel free to place an order at any time from Ray Boas, Bookseller in Walpole, New Hampshire.

1. 100 GREATEST ALL TIME COUNTRY HITS: ARRANGED FOR VOICE, PIANO & GUITAR, Tele House, Inc., New York, n.d., 272pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 36732 ), $15.00

2. THE HAWLEY COLLECTION OF VIOLINS, Lyon & Healy, Chicago, 1904, 34 tipped in color plates, 105pp, good+, spine rebacked in red cloth (hardcover) light edgewear, Introduction by Theodore Thomas. Sketch of Royal De Forest Hawley by Albert H. Pitkin. Subtitle: "With a history of their makers and a brief review of the evolution and decline of the art of violin making in Italy 1540-1800." Copy 1131 of an edition of 2,000. Desireable book on violins., (Order No: 7642 ), $125.00

3. MORE SONGS OF THE FORTIES: THE DECADE SERIES, Hal Leonard Corporation, Milwaukee, WI, 1994, music examples, 222pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0793530938 Over 60 songs including Bali Ha'i, Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend; Some Enchanted Evening; Too Darn Hot; Younger Than Springtime; Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah; Buttons And Bows; That Old Black Magic; The Last Time I Saw Paris; San Antonio Rose, and more., (Order No: 53319 ), $13.50

4. THE SINGER'S OWN BOOK: A WELL SELECTED COLLECTION OF THE MOST POPULAR SENTIMENTAL, PATRIOTIC, NAVAL, AND COMIC SONGS, Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., Philadelphia, PA, 1838, B&W frontis, 320pp, good, dark green cloth (hardcover) nice clean and tight copy, "As Sung By: Messrs. Sinclair, Braham, Phillips, Horn, Pearman, Wood, Brough and Russell; Mesdames Austin, Knight, Feron, Pearman, Keely, Watson and Wood; Misses Hughes, Rock, Povey, Kelly, Clara Fisher, Turpin, Horton, and Watson." Starts with preface to First Edition (not dated), followed by Preface to the Thirtieth Edition (dated January 1835)., (Order No: 55325 ), $150.00

5. BOB SEGER AND THE SILVER BULLET BAND ANTHOLOGY, Warner Bros. Publications, Secaucus, NJ, 1988, musical scores, 143pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 59621 ), $15.00

6. Alberti, Luciano (translated by Richard Pierce), MUSIC OF THE WESTERN WORLD, Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, (1974), over 350 B&W & color ill., 320pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0517516268 Here is a comprehensive popular history of the personalities, the movements, and the social forces that have shaped the sound of our music from the first primitive experiments with rhythm to the latest, most sophisticated experiments with electronic synthesizers., (Order No: 16675 ), $6.00

7. An Antiquary, THE DANCE - HISTORIC ILLUSTRATIONS OF DANCING FROM 3300 B.C. TO 1911 A.D., John Bale Sons & Danielsson, London, 1911, B&W illustrations, 68pp, good+ cream cloth boards (hardcover), "This sketch of the iconography of the dance does not pretend to be a history of the subject, except in the most elementary way. It may be taken as a summary of the history of posture; a complete dance cannot be easily rendered illustration. ... It is hoped that this work may be of some use as illustrating the costume, position and accessories of the dance in various periods to those producing entertainments.", (Order No: 43068 ), $40.00

8. Andersen, Christopher, JAGGER UNAUTHORIZED, Delacorte Press, New York, (1993) 1st ptg, 64 B&W ill., 440pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0385308256 The riveting portrait that emerges is based on years of research and countless interviews with friends, teachers, fellow musicians, family members, neighbors, industry insiders, and lovers., (Order No: 18997 ), $5.00

9. Armstrong, William H., ORGANS FOR AMERICA: THE LIFE AND WORK OF DAVID TANNENBERG, Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, PA, (1969) 2nd ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 154pp, very good, brown cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, ISBN 0812275543, (Order No: 2872 ), $9.00

10. Armstrong, Lucile (Gleeson, Diki edited by), A WINDOW ON FOLK DANCE: WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE DANCES OF THE IBERIAN PENINSULA, Springfield Books Limited, West Yorkshire, England, (1985) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 128pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0947655042 The origins and meanings of folk dance, with special reference to the dances of Spain and Portugal., (Order No: 13151 ), $6.00

11. Arnold, Denis and Fortune, Nigel (edited by), THE BEETHOVEN READER: A SYMPOSIUM BY LEADING SCHOLARS, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., New York, (1971) 1st ptg, music examples, B&W ill., 542pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0393021491 This book as a whole offers both scholars and music lovers a broad and fresh view of this great genius, and the individual essays offer not only new facts but also new viewpoints on well-known works., (Order No: 35575 ), $20.00

12. Bailey, Pearl, TALKING TO MYSELF, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York, (1971) 1st ed, 233pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) signed by the author, Signed on half title, "Love Pearl.", (Order No: 4983 ), $30.00

13. Balliett, Whitney, BARNEY, BRADLEY, AND MAX: SIXTEEN PORTRAITS IN JAZZ, Oxford University Press, New York, 1989 1st ptg, 213pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) previous owners inscription, ISBN 0195061241 This book, intended as a supplement to AMERICAN MUSICIANS, offers sixteen additional profiles--seven of which have never appeared in book form before., (Order No: 36086 ), $6.00

14. Baron, Stanley (introduction by), BENNY, KING OF SWING - A PICTORIAL BIOGRAPHY BASED ON BENNY GOODMAN'S PERSONAL ARCHIVES, William Morrow and Co., Inc., New York, 1979, 212 B&W illustrations, 63pp of text, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's inscription, ISBN 0688035027, (Order No: 54859 ), $6.00

15. Bartlett, Ella Herbert (selected and edited by) Agnolucci, Mario (specially arranged and simplified for young people by), STEPHEN FOSTER: SONGS FOR BOYS AND GIRLS, Whittlesey House, New York, (1945), ill. by Stephen J. Voorhies, 47pp, good++, pictorial boards w/light wear (hardcover), (Order No: 15160 ), $10.00

16. Bauer, Marion, TWENTIETH CENTURY MUSIC - HOW IT DEVELOPED - HOW TO LISTEN TO IT, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, (1933) 5th ptg, 351pp, good, green cloth (hardcover) very light edgewear, (Order No: 45501 ), $4.50

17. Bendelari, Augusto (music by), MUSICAL ALBUM FOR 1863 - A COLLECTION OF TEN SONGS, A DUET AND TRIO WITH ENGLISH WORDS, Oliver Ditson & Co., Boston, MA, 1862, musical scores, 50pp, good, original green cloth (hardcover) some light edgewear, Clean and tight copy, albeit lacking free endpapers. Music includes: List, Lady, List; Do You Really Think He Did; The Sea of Love; Thine Eyes are Dim With Weeping; Hope - I Know He Will Return; Birds, Birds; I Lost My Way; I Arise from Dreams of Thee; You've Forgot the Cottage Door; The Angel of the Storm; Meet Me There; and, Chorus of Angels., (Order No: 49413 ), $75.00

18. Benn, Christopher (introduction by Richard Capell), MOZART ON THE STAGE, Ernest Benn Limited, London, (1946), ill. by Kenneth Green, 178pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The author deals with the story, the music, the characters and the staging of each opera, comparing the production in this country and abroad to see how far the intentions of Mozart and his collaborators have been fulfilled., (Order No: 34468 ), $6.00

19. Bodky, Erwin, THE INTERPRETATION OF BACH'S KEYBOARD WORKS, Harvard University Press, Cambrigde, MA, 1960 2nd ptg, 421pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0674459504, (Order No: 2956 ), $12.50

20. Brown, A. Peter, JOSEPH HAYDN'S KEYBOARD MUSIC - SOURCES AND STYLE, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN, (1986) 2nd ptg, music examples, 450pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 025333182X Keyboard instruments and their music were of prime concern to Joseph Haydn throughout his life, and it was he who was mainly responsible for transforming the Viennese sonata from a work of little consequence to one that is at the core of keyboard repertoire., (Order No: 57393 ), $21.50

21. Brown, Calvin S., TONES INTO WORDS: MUSICAL COMPOSITIONS AS SUBJECTS OF POETRY, University of Georgia Press, Athens, GA, (1953), music examples, 171pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This book is a study of the relationship between music and literature--the use of specifically identified musical compositions as subjects of poetry., (Order No: 35732 ), $12.00

22. Brubaker, Robert L., MAKING MUSIC CHICAGO STYLE, Chicago Historical Society, Chicago, IL, 1985, B&W and color illustrations, 72pp, very good, wraps (softcover) small bump bottom corner, A glimpse of Chicago's musical heritage., (Order No: 39203 ), $7.50

23. Buckle, Richard (in collaboration with John Taras), GEORGE BALANCHINE: BALLET MASTER - A BIOGRAPHY, Hamish Hamilton, London, (1988), B&W illustrations, 409pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0241121809, (Order No: 58689 ), $5.00

24. Bunner, Henry C. (music by Oscar Weil), THE SEVEN OLD LADIES OF LAVENDER TOWN: AN OPERETTA IN TWO ACTS, Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, (1910), B&W illustrations, music, 37pp, very good+, decorated cream colored boards (hardcover), Exceptionally nice clean and tight copy!, (Order No: 32911 ), $75.00

25. Canarina, John, UNCLE SAM'S ORCHESTRA: MEMORIES OF THE SEVENTH ARMY SYMPHONY, Univ. of Rochester Press, Rochester, NY, (1998), B&W illustrations, 204pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1580460194 Formed in 1952, the US Army once maintained a symphony orchestra based in Stuttgart, Germany., (Order No: 61163 ), $60.00

26. Carter, George Calvin, WALTER KITTREDGE: MINSTREL OF THE MERRIMACK, published by the author, Manchester, NH, 1953, B&W illustrations, 124pp, very good+, light blue cloth (hardcover) signed by the author, Walter Kittredge is most known for "Tenting On the Old Camp Ground.", (Order No: 36832 ), $8.00

27. Casanova, Carlamaria, RENATA TEBALDI: LA VOCE D'ANGELO -- [THE VOICE OF AN ANGEL], Electa, Stampato, Italy, (1981), B&W illustrations, 254pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by author & subject, Text in Italian. Publicity photo of Renata Tebaldi laid in. Inscribed by Tebaldi (1995) on the front free endapaper and inscribed by the author (1995) on the title page., (Order No: 54304 ), $30.00

28. Cohen, Joel and Snitzer, Herb, REPRISE: THE EXTRAORDINARY REVIVAL OF EARLY MUSIC, Little, Brown & Company, Boston, MA, (1985) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 227pp, good w/lightly edgeworn dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0316150371 In words and pictures, the authors accomplish their aim: to show the real people (not angels or cherubs) who are making the music of the distant past a vital art form of today., (Order No: 44274 ), $5.00

29. Cohen, Norm (music edited by David Cohen), LONG STEEL RAIL: THE RAILROAD IN AMERICAN FOLKSONG, University of Illinois Press, Urbana, IL, (1981), 710pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0252003438, (Order No: 62462 ), $40.00

30. Cooper, Martin (edited by), THE MODERN AGE, 1890-1960 (OXFORD HISTORY OF MUSIC VOLUME X), Oxford University Press, London, 1974, B&W ill., music examples, 764pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0193163101 The volume opens with two chapters by Gerald Abraham on the music of the period up to 1914 and one by Martin Cooper specifically on stage works during the same period. Then follows a chapter by Mosco Carner on music in the European mainland from 1918 to 1940. The narrative is concluded by Peter Evans, who deals with music on the European mainland from 1940 to 1960. As a complement to the account of events in Europe from 1918, there are separate chapters on the music of important peripheral territories during the same period., (Order No: 35924 ), $30.00

31. Copland, Aaron & Perlis, Vivian, COPLAND 1900 THROUGH 1942, St. Martin's, New York, (1984) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 402pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) owner's name, ISBN 0312169620, (Order No: 2959 ), $5.00

32. Crisp, Clement and Clarke, Mary, MAKING A BALLET, Macmillan Publishing Co., New York, (1975) 1st Amer, B&W illustrations, 160pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Largely in the words of the men and women who collaborate in the creative process, this book presents an intimate view of the role each plays in shaping a performance. Includes fascinating stories of the making of the great ballets, the leading ballet companies, and a survey of the ballet from its early years through the new developments in the wake of World War II., (Order No: 15234 ), $5.00

33. Diebboll, John (introduction by Sandy Davis), THE ART OF THE PIANO - DRAWINGS, David R. Godine, Publisher, Jaffrey, NH, (2001), color illustrations, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1567921744, (Order No: 62680 ), $12.50

34. Dolge, Alfred, PIANOS AND THEIR MAKERS, Dover Publications, Inc., New York, (1972), B&W illustrations, 478pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0486228568 First published in 1911. A comprehensive history of the development of the piano from the monochord to the concert grand player piano., (Order No: 46853 ), $5.00

35. Dowley, Tim, BACH: HIS LIFE AND TIMES, Midas Books, Kent, UK, (1981), B&W illustrations, 144pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0859361454 In this biography, Dowley traces his earliest musical efforts in Eisenach, his cultural inheritance, his series of posts as organist or musician, and his stormy career in Leipzig., (Order No: 25952 ), $5.00

36. Duckles, Vincent H. and Keller, Michael A., MUSIC REFERENCE AND RESEARCH MATERIALS: AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY, FOURTH EDITION, REVISED, Schirmer Books, New York, (1994), 740pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket small closed tear on jacket, ISBN 0028708229 Since 1964, this book has been the standard guide to the research and reference literature of music. The Fourth Edition, Revised, a completely corrected new edition, retains the scope, authority, and organization of previous editions that have made this book indispensable to scholars and librarians., (Order No: 29385 ), $10.00

37. Ewen, David, THE STORY OF JEROME KERN, Henry Hold and Company, New York, (1953) 1st ed, 148pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 17538 ), $5.00

38. Ewen, David, THE STORY OF AMERICA'S MUSICAL THEATER, Chilton Company, Philadelphia, PA, (1961) 1st ed, 268pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) w/ review slip, Here is a rich and eventful panorama of musical entertainment in this country. We are introduced to the earliest forms of indigenous musical theater-the burlesque and the minstrel show. We see the birth of American comic opera and American operetta and are shown how the revue, the musical comedy, and the musical play came into being., (Order No: 12567 ), $6.00

39. Ewen, David, AMERICAN COMPOSERS: A BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, (1982), 793pp, good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0399126260 Listings for almost 300 composers; listings of principal works; statements of musical philosophies; title index; bibliographies for each entry., (Order No: 36145 ), $10.00

40. Farneth, David; Juchem, Elmar; and, Stein, Dave, KURT WEILL - EIN LEBEN IN BILDERN UND DOKUMENTEN - [KURT WEILL - A LIFE IN PICTURES AND DOCUMENTS], Ullstein, Berlin, Germany, (2000), B&W and color illustrations, 320pp, fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 389834004X The first lavishly illustrated document of Kurt Weill's extraordinary life and musical career. Text in German., (Order No: 60554 ), $20.00

41. Fellowes, Edmund Horace, THE ENGLISH MADRIGAL COMPOSERS, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1921, music examples, 364pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover), This volume is divided into two parts, the first of which deals with the history and meaning of the Madrigal with special reference to its position in English musical history. The second part treats briefly the life and works of the individual composers of the School., (Order No: 36362 ), $6.50

42. Fenner, Theodore, LEIGH HUNT AND OPERA CRITICISM: THE "EXAMINER" YEARS, 1808-1821, University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, (1972), 353pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0700600876 This study brings to light an aspect of Hunt's genius that has been all but overlooked in surveys of his life and work: the strength and breadth of his critical abilities as a reviewer of opera., (Order No: 33598 ), $5.00

43. Flower, Newman, FRANZ SCHUBERT: THE MAN AND HIS CIRCLE, Tudor Publishing Co., New York, 1935, B&W ill., 369pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), First published in 1928. The life-story of the great composer., (Order No: 34463 ), $5.00

44. Frank, Gerald David, A GERMAN ORGANBUILDER ON THE TEXAS FRONTIER - THE LIFE AND WORK OF JOHANN TRAUGOTT WANDKE, Boston Organ Club Chapter, Harrisville, NH, 1990 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 100pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0961009217 "A vivid view into the life of pioneer German immigrants," with a resulting "view into a small but fascinating corner of the history of American organbuilding, as well as an important contribution to Texana and Americana." Published by The Boston Organ Club Chapter of the Organ Historical Society., (Order No: 46704 ), $50.00

45. Fuller, Sophie, THE PANDORA GUIDE TO WOMEN COMPOSERS: BRITAIN AND THE UNITED STATES 1629-PRESENT, Pandora/HarperCollins Pub., London, (1994) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 368pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0044408978 Unique resource of over a hundred women composers from Britain and the United States since 1629., (Order No: 13454 ), $8.50

46. Galatopoulos, Stelios, MARIA CALLAS: SACRED MONSTER, Simon & Schuster, New York, (1998), B&W illustrations, 564pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0684859858, (Order No: 62941 ), $10.00

47. Garis, Robert, FOLLOWING BALANCHINE, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, (1995) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 260pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0300061781 The ballets of George Balanchine are among the great theatrical achievements of the 20th century., (Order No: 60200 ), $5.00

48. George, Nelson; Banes, Sally; Flinker, Susan; Romanowski, Patty, FRESH - HIP HOP DON'T STOP, Random House, New York, (1985) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 119pp, near fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0394737393 "In pictures and words, the definitive guide to the music, the fashion, the art and the dance of hip hop: the most dynamic, subversive subculture in America since the 60's.", (Order No: 57477 ), $300.00

49. Germer, Jerry and Germer, Lucie, HORNING IN: THE GROWN-UP'S GUIDE TO MAKING MUSIC FOR FUN, Frost Hill Press, Marlborough, NH, (2000) 1st ed, B&W ill., music examples, 244pp, fine, wraps (softcover) inscribed by the authors, ISBN 0967551706 A virtual mini-encyclopedia of unpretentious, easy-to-assimilate practical wisdom on the subject of the hows, whys, and whats for adults learning to play musical instruments., (Order No: 51158 ), $6.00

50. Goldin, Milton, THE MUSIC MERCHANTS: THE COLORFUL CHRONICLE OF THE IMPRESARIOS, ENTREPRENEURS & PATRONS WHO POPULARIZED SERIOUS MUSIC IN AMERICA, The Macmillan Company, New York, (1969) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 242pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), From P.T. Barnum to Sol Hurok, from early opera to Lincoln Center, here is the fabulous history of the wheelers and dealers, artists, patrons and institutions that have brought serious music to the American marketplace., (Order No: 14048 ), $5.00

51. Granniss, Lewis C., CONNECTICUT COMPOSERS, CT State Federation of Music, New Haven, CT, 1935, 125pp, very good+, blue cloth (hardcover) w/original plain brown jacket, The object in compiling this volume is to place at the disposal of The Connecticut State Federation of Music Clubs and the music-loving public in general, a convenient, alphabetical reference to "Connecticut Composers", a biographical sketch of each, and a list of their published and unpublished compositions., (Order No: 35237 ), $20.00

52. Green, Stanley and Goldblatt, Burt, STARRING FRED ASTAIRE, Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, (1973), B&W illustrations, 501pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0396068774 First complete text-and-photo book dealing with the career of the most acclaimed dancer ever to appear on stage and screen., (Order No: 36476 ), $8.50

53. Haddon, Celia, GREAT DAYS AND JOLLY DAYS: THE STORY OF GIRLS' SCHOOL SONGS, Hodder and Stoughton, London, (1977), B&W illustrations, 128pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) wear on bottom edge, ISBN 0340222301 Recaptures the world of girls' education over a hundred years and more, reflected in the lines they sang., (Order No: 38486 ), $14.50

54. Harris, Jane A.; Pittman, Anne; and, Waller, Marlys S., DANCE A WHILE: HANDBOOK OF FOLK, SQUARE, AND SOCIAL DANCE - THIRD EDITION, Burgess Publishing Company, Minneapolis, (1966) 6th ptg, B&W illustrations, 351pp, good, pictorial boards (hardcover), (Order No: 31900 ), $6.00

55. Hartmann, Rudolf, RICHARD STRAUSS: THE STAGING OF HIS OPERAS AND BALLETS, Oxford University Press, New York, 1981, B&W and color illustrations, 280pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) in publisher's slipcase, ISBN 0195202511 This volume treats all of Stauss's dramatic works - fifteen operas and two ballets - from the first performance to those of today., (Order No: 56949 ), $15.00

56. Haskell, Arnold L. (in collaboration with Walter Nouvel), DIAGHILEFF: HIS ARTISTIC AND PRIVATE LIFE, Simon and Schuster, New York, 1935 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 359pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 34124 ), $5.00

57. Heine, Heinrich (done into English and edited by Basil Ashmore; with an introduction by J. C. Trewin), DOKTOR FAUST: A DANCE POEM; TOGETHER WITH SOME RARE ACCOUNTS OF WITCHES, DEVILS AND THE ANCIENT ART OF SORCERY - LIMITED EDITION, Peter Nevill, London, (1952), ill. by Hellmuth Weissenborn, 64pp, very good, 1/4 red leather, teg, (hardcover), Copy 87 of 150 specially bound copies - unsigned., (Order No: 25143 ), $35.00

58. Hess, Nancy Wise and Wolf, Stephanie Grauman Wolf, THE SOUNDS OF TIME: WESTERN MAN & HIS MUSIC, J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA, (1969) 1st ed, B&W ill., maps, 218pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This book attempts to identify for the reader changes in musical styles and fashions from the blaring trumpets of ancient Egypt to the "silent music" of John Cage., (Order No: 35814 ), $5.00

59. Holdridge, Larry, SYMPHONY IN B MINOR - PATHETIQUE: THE PASSION OF PETER ILITCH TCHAIKOVSKY, Stemmer House, Owings Mills, MD, 1978, B&W illustrations, 57pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0916144267 "A Confession for Narrator and Orchestra in Four Movements.", (Order No: 8824 ), $6.00

60. Howe, M. A. DeWolfe (introduction by Serge Koussevitzky), THE TALE OF TANGLEWOOD - SCENE OF THE BERKSHIRE MUSIC FESTIVALS, The Vanguard Press, New York, (1946), B&W illustrations, 101pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) owner inscription, The story of the famous Berkshire Music Festival, which has attracted thousands of Americans every summer since it was started in 1934., (Order No: 59108 ), $5.00

61. Hurd, Michael, ELGAR - THE GREAT COMPOSERS, Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York, (1969), B&W illustrations, 66pp, very good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The year 1899 was marked by the first performance of the ENIGMA Variations, the work of an obscure musician and composer named Edward Elgar., (Order No: 50847 ), $5.00

62. Hutchings, Arthur, MOZART - THE MAN, THE MUSICIAN, Schirmer Books, New York, (1976), B&W and color illustrations, 131pp, good++, pictorial boards (hardcover), (Order No: 51023 ), $5.00

63. Jablonski, Edward, GERSHWIN: A BIOGRAPHY, Doubleday, New York, 1987 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 436pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0385194315 A noted Gershwin authority presents a major work on the life and musical accomplishments of one of America's most enduring composers., (Order No: 17841 ), $5.00

64. Jacobs, Arthur, A NEW DICTIONARY OF MUSIC, Aldine Publishing Company, Chicago, IL, (1962), 416pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 45504 ), $6.00

65. James, Jamie, THE MUSIC OF THE SPHERES: MUSIC, SCIENCE, AND THE NATURAL ORDER OF THE UNIVERSE, Grove Press, New York, (1993), B&W illustrations, 263pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0802113079 The parallel histories of music and science--from celestial harmony to cosmic dissonance., (Order No: 26751 ), $10.00

66. Keillor, Elaine, JOHN WEINZWEIG AND HIS MUSIC: THE RADICAL ROMANTIC OF CANADA, The Scarecrow Press, Inc., Metuchen, NJ, 1994, B&W ill., music examples, 317pp, very good+, light blue cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0810828499 This study examines and describes the compositional style of John Weinzweig and identifies his place in Canadian musical life. Although Weinzweig has long been regarded as a pivotal force in Canadian composition, no book-length investigation of his life and output has until now appeared., (Order No: 45061 ), $20.00

67. Kellogg's Singing Lady (as told by), WHEN THE GREAT WERE SMALL - CHILDHOOD STORIES OF THE GREAT ARTISTS AND MUSICIANS, Kellogg Company, Battle Creek, MI, (1935), 54pp, good+, brown cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 60113 ), $15.00

68. Laskaris, Maria (editor), HITTING THE HIGH NOTES - OPERA NORTH: THE FIRST 25 SEASONS, Opera North, Lebanon, NH, (2007), color illustrations, 90pp, fine, wraps (softcover), History of this opera group in Lebanon, New Hampshire., (Order No: 56899 ), $25.00

69. Leach, MacEdward (edited by), THE BALLAD BOOK, A. S. Barnes and Company, South Brunswick, NJ, (1975) 6th ptg, 842pp, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0498060551 First published in 1955., (Order No: 59363 ), $6.50

70. Lockwood, Albert (with a new preface by Frederick Freedman), NOTES ON THE LITERATURE OF THE PIANO, Da Capo Press, New York, 1968, 235pp, good+, brown cloth (hardcover), First published in 1940. "This book is not intended as an encyclopedia of the piano literature, although it may be stated at the outset that I have endeavored to mention every piano work of importance, even if it no longer appeals to the taste of today.", (Order No: 45059 ), $10.00

71. Macdougall, Hamilton C., EARLY NEW ENGLAND PSALMODY - AN HISTORICAL APPRECIATION 1620-1820, Stephen Daye Press, Brattleboro, VT, (1940), B&W illustrations, 179pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The story of psalmody as expressed in New England life from the days of the Pilgrims in 1620 to the time in 1820 when the States began to feel the urge of the national spirit. This is a full account of the first hymnal, THE BAY PSALM BOOK of 1640, which was also the first book printed in the colonies., (Order No: 51027 ), $20.00

72. Machlis, Joseph, INTRODUCTION TO CONTEMPORARY MUSIC, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., New York, (1961), B&W ill., music examples, 714pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0393095460 A guide to the understanding of the complexities of twentieth-century music., (Order No: 35750 ), $5.00

73. Mascagni (an autobiography compiled, edited and translated from original sources by David Stivender), MASCAGNI: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY COMPILED, EDITED AND TRANSLATED FROM ORIGINAL SOURCES BY DAVID STIVENDER, PRO/AM Music Resources, Inc., White Plains, NY, (1988), B&W illustrations, 372pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0912483067, (Order No: 62542 ), $25.00

74. Maynard, Olga (foreword by Agnes de Mille), THE BALLET COMPANION, Macrae Smith Company, Philadelphia, (1957), B&W illustrations, 175pp, good+, black spine, pictorial boards (hardcover), An illustrated how to look and how to listen guide to four of the most popular ballets in the modern repertoire and the great ballet companies that perform them. Included are: Ballet of La Sylphide; Ballet of Le Pas de Quatre; Ballet of Cinderella; and, Ballet of the Nutcracker., (Order No: 31898 ), $5.00

75. McAleer, Dave (compiled by), THE ALL MUSIC BOOK OF HIT ALBUMS - THE TOP 10 US & UK ALBUM CHARTS FROM 1960 TO THE PRESENT DAY, Miller Freeman Books, San Francisco, CA, (1995), B&W illustrations, 352pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 087930393X, (Order No: 54815 ), $5.00

76. McCarthy, Albert, THE DANCE BAND ERA: THE DANCING DECADES FROM RAGTIME TO SWING - 1910-1050, Chilton Book Company, Radnor, PA, (1982), B&W illustrations, 176pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0801956811 Comprehensive critical survey of the bands and bandleaders of this period., (Order No: 54855 ), $7.00

77. McDonagh, Don, HOW TO ENJOY BALLET, Doubleday and Company, Inc., New York, 1978 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 293pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0385126905, (Order No: 35331 ), $5.00

78. Mellers, Wilfrid, FRANCOIS COUPERIN AND THE FRENCH CLASSICAL TRADITION, Roy Publishers, New York, (1951), 412pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 58973 ), $7.50

79. Merkling, Frank (et al), THE GOLDEN HORSESHOE: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE, The Viking Press, New York, (1965), B&W and color illustrations, 319pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 5149 ), $7.50

80. Miller, Norma with Evette Jensen, SWINGIN' AT THE SAVOY - THE MEMOIR OR A JAZZ DANCER, Temple University Press, Philadelphia, PA, (1996), B&W illustrations, 261pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1566394945 Former Savoy Ballroom dancer Normal Miller shares fascinating anecdotes about her youthful encounters with many of the greatest jazz legends in music history., (Order No: 57391 ), $35.00

81. Murphy, Howard A., FORM IN MUSIC FOR THE LISTENER, Radio Corporation of America, Camden, NJ, (1948), music examples, 225pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) a few pencil marks, Dr. Murphy's remarkably helpful book may easily lead many listeners to find coherence, completeness, unity of design in compositions which heretofore have been difficult to grasp as wholes., (Order No: 36063 ), $5.00

82. Newman, Ernest (annotated and edited by) (translated by Rachel Holmes and Eleanor Holmes), MEMOIRS OF HECTOR BERLIOZ: FROM 1803 TO 1865 COMPRISING HIS TRAVELS IN GERMANY, ITALY, RUSSIA, AND ENGLAND, Tudor Publishing Co., New York, 1935, B&W ill., music examples, 534pp, index, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), First published in 1932. An incomparable picture of musical life in Europe during the first half of the nineteenth century., (Order No: 34462 ), $5.00

83. Nichols, Beverley (selected and with an introduction by), A BOOK OF OLD BALLADS, Hutchinson & Co., Publishers, London, 1934 1st ed, ill. by H. M. Brock, 280pp, very good, brown cloth (hardcover) faint edgwear top of spine, (Order No: 62470 ), $14.50

84. Nicholson, Stuart, ELLA FITZGERALD: A BIOGRAPHY OF THE FIRST LADY OF JAZZ, Da Capo Press, New York, (1995) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 334pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0306806428 First published in 1993., (Order No: 54867 ), $5.00

85. Norman, Philip, THE LIFE AND GOOD TIMES OF THE ROLLING STONES, Harmony Books, New York, (1989) 1st Amer, B&W and color photographs, 128pp, very good w/good dustjacket (few tears rear of dustjacket), ISBN 0517574640 A photographic tribute to the superstars., (Order No: 15135 ), $5.00

86. Norris, Gerald, A MUSICAL GAZETTEER OF GREAT BRITAIN & IRELAND, David & Charles, Newton Abbot, UK, (1981), B&W illustrations, 352pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0715378457, (Order No: 61426 ), $5.00

87. Payne, John Howard (editor), THE OPERA GLASS FOR PEEPING INTO THE MICROCOSM OF THE FINE ARTS, AND MORE ESPECIALLY OF THE DRAMA - NOS 1-26 ALL PUBLISHED, London, 1826-27, good+, 3/4 leather (hardcover) lacks backstip, front board off, All issues published bound in one volume. Front board is detached and the backstrip is missing. Clean and tight internally. Complete weekly run from No. 1, October 2, 1826 to No. 26, March 24, 1827. No. 5 has a mourning border due to the death of Talma, and this issue includes a portrait of Talma. Extremely UNCOMMON, with only one auction record in the past 35 years., (Order No: 59736 ), $600.00

88. Propes, Steve, GOLDEN GOODIES: A GUIDE TO 50'S & 60'S POPULAR ROCK & ROLL RECORD COLLECTING, Chilton Book Company, Radnor, PA, (1975) 1st ed, 185pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0801962218 Contents include: Sources; Labels; The Hit Record; Themes in Popular Rock and Roll; The Cover Record; Novelty Records; Rockabilly Roots; Early Teen Idols; Movie Star Rock and Roll; Rock and Roll Vocal Groups; Philadelphia Rock and Roll; West Coast Rock and Roll; Pacific Northwest Rock and Roll; Rockability Roots II, Early 60's Rock and Roll; Twist on Down; Bubble Gum Rock and Roll; Nursery Rhyme Rock; Reissues., (Order No: 40382 ), $5.00

89. Pugmire, M. C. Weller, EXPERIENCES IN MUSIC FOR YOUNG CHILDREN, Delmar Publishers, Inc., Albany, NY, 1977 5th ptg, B&W illustrations, 272pp, good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0827305672, (Order No: 46661 ), $6.00

90. Ramsey, Frederic (with a new introduction by the author and supplementary record listings), A GUIDE TO LONGPLAY JAZZ RECORDS - A DA CAPO PRESS REPRINT SERIES: THE ROOTS OF JAZZ, Da Capo Press, New York, 1977, B&W illustrations, 282pp, fine, orange cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0306708914 First published in 1954, and updated and republished in this edition., (Order No: 54998 ), $10.00

91. Reade, Charles, CREMONA VIOLINS AND VARNISH - A FACSIMILE REPRINT, Intl. Luthiers Supply, Inc., Tulsa, OK, orig pu 1873, B&W illustrations, 40pp, very good, wraps (softcover), "Four Letters Descriptive of the Cremona Violins Exhibited in 1873 at the South Kensington Museum.", (Order No: 52212 ), $35.00

92. Richardson, Ethel Park (compiled by); Spaeth, Sigmund (edited and arranged by), AMERICAN MOUNTAIN SONGS, Greenberg Publisher, New York, (1955), 120pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "From the log cabins of the inaccessible highlands of Tennessee, North Georgia, the Carolinas, Kentucky, Arkansas and Missouri have been brought forth for the music loving public the sixty-one delightful songs that comprise this collection.", (Order No: 48997 ), $12.50

93. Schnoebelen, Anne, PADRE MARTINI'S COLLECTION OF LETTERS IN THE CIVICO MUSEO BIBLIOGRAFICO MUSICALE IN BOLOGNA: AN ANNOTATED INDEX, Pendragon Press, New York, (1979), B&W frontis, 721pp, very good++, red cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0918728118 Padre Giambattista Martini--composer, pedagogue, theorist and historian--assembled during his lifetime one of the most extensive music libraries of the eighteenth century, which now forms the nucleus of the Civico Museo Bibliografico Musicale in Bologna. The breadth of Martini's interests is immediately evident in the diversity of the 970 correspondents whose letters are indexed here--from royalty to obscure church composers in small Italian towns. "Annotated Reference Tools in Music No. 2.", (Order No: 54453 ), $75.00

94. Scholes, Percy A., THE LIFE AND ACTIVITIES OF SIR JOHN HAWKINS: MUSICIAN, MAGISTRATE AND FRIEND OF JOHNSON, Oxford University Press, London, 1953, B&W illustrations, 288pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), A record of Sir John Hawkins career., (Order No: 34157 ), $20.00

95. Schwartz, Charles, GERSHWIN: HIS LIFE AND MUSIC, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, IN, (1973) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 428pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's inscription, ISBN 0672516624 This is the biography of Gerorge Gershwin, the man who gave that magic to America in some of our best loved music., (Order No: 12159 ), $7.50

96. Scott, Temple, SONGS OF THE BIRTH OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, The Monadnock Press, Nelson, NH, 1904, ill. by Albert Durer, 81pp, good, pictorial boards (hardcover), Contents include: Songs of the Annunciation and of the Shepherds; Songs of the Nativity, the Wise Men, and the Flight into Egypt; Carols and Songs of Yule-Tide. Beautiful illustrations including: The Virgin and Child; The Annunciation; The Shepherds; The Coming of the Magi; The Flight into Egypt; Gloria in Excelsis. UNCOMMON !, (Order No: 53706 ), $75.00

97. Searle, Humphrey, BALLET MUSIC: AN INTRODUCTION - SECOND REVISED EDITION, Dover Publications, Inc., New York, (1973), B&W illustrations, 256pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0486229173 First published in 1958., (Order No: 36676 ), $5.00

98. Serkin, Rudolf (Artistic Director), THE FIRST TWENTY-FIVE YEARS: PROGRAMS 1951-1975 -- MARLBORO MUSIC 1951-1975 -- MARLBORO, VERMONT, Marlboro Music School, Marlboro, VT, (1976), 514pp, very good, red cloth (hardcover), Includes: The Programs, 1951-1975; Index of Works Performed; Index of Participating Artists; and, Marlboro Recordings., (Order No: 51179 ), $15.00

99. Shmith's Michael (foreword by Dame Joan Sutherland), AUSTRALIAN MUSICAL ANECDOTES, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, (1997), 231pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0195537734 "Australia, music and anecdotes belong together, given Australians' propensity for yarn-spinning and performing and occasionally making fools of themselves or others.", (Order No: 57212 ), $14.50

100. Sims, Joseph P. (edited by), THE PHILADELPHIA ASSEMBLIES 1748-1948 - AN ACCOUNT OF THE ASSEMBLIES PRINTED FOR THE TWO HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY ..., George H. Buchanan Co., Philadelphia, PA, (1947), B&W illustrations, 51pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover), "... JANUARY 2ND, 1948 BY ORDER OF THE MANAGERS." An interesting history of the dancing assemblies of Philadelphia., (Order No: 59723 ), $12.50

101. Skinner, Ernest M. (with a biographical sketch by T. Scott Buhrman), THE MODERN ORGAN WITH ILLUSTRATIONS, DRAWINGS, SPECIFICATIONS, Organ Literature Foundation, Braintree, MA, orig pub 1917, B&W illustrations, 48pp, 16pp, very good, wraps (softcover), This reprint of the original edition includes a reprint of ERNEST M. SKINNER: A BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH, by T. Scott Buhrman originally published in 1925 in The American Organist., (Order No: 46867 ), $35.00

102. Smith, Cecil, MUSICAL COMEDY IN AMERICA, Theatre Arts Books, New York, (1950), 64 B&W ill., 374pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), This is the story of glamorous personalities, the hilarious panorama of shows--minstrels, pantomimes, burlesques, light operas, revues, and true musical comedies--of the tunes and lyrics that are fused with the nation's pleasantest memories., (Order No: 17466 ), $7.50

103. Smith, Mortimer, THE LIFE OF OLE BULL, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1943, B&W illustrations, 220pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), This is the first full-length biography in English of the Norwegian violinist and patriot whose fame in nineteenth century America rivalled that of Jenny Lind., (Order No: 4729 ), $15.00

104. Smith, William C., A HANDELIAN'S NOTEBOOK, Adam & Charles Black, London, (1965), B&W frontis, 179pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) small chip on jacket, A record of the Handel renaissance which has taken place in England over the last fifty years, giving the names of the musical societies, conductors, producers, performers and writers who have brought about this revival. The book also gives a brief survey of what was done in Germany from the 1920's up to the end of the 1939-45 War to re-establish Handel as a major composer, particularly in the field of opera., (Order No: 14522 ), $10.00

105. Snyder, Louis, COMMUNITY OF SOUND: BOSTON SYMPHONY AND ITS WORLD OF PLAYERS, Beacon Press, Boston, MA, (1979), photos by Milton Feinberg, 164pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0807066508 Here, in a concert of words and images, music critic Louis Snyder and photographer Milton Feinberg present an engrossing account of what it's like to be a member of one of the world's most renowned musical ensembles., (Order No: 28077 ), $5.00

106. Spargo, John, ANTHONY HASWELL: PRINTER - PATRIOT - BALLADER, The Tuttle Company, Rutland, VT, 1925, B&W illustrations, 293pp, very good, 3/4 leather (hardcover) light rubbing and edgewear, A BIOGRAPHICAL STUDY WITH A SELECTION OF HIS BALLADS AND AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAHICAL LIST OF HIS IMPRINTS. One of 300 copies signed by John Spargo. Born Portsmouth, England, in 1756, Haswell played a role in the early development of the State of Vermont, served in the Revolutionary War, was a Master Mason, a Balladier and poet, and publisher and printer., (Order No: 51435 ), $200.00

107. Standish, Lemuel W. (editor), THE OLD STOUGHTON MUSICAL SOCIETY - AN HISTORICAL AND INFORMATIVE RECORD OF THE OLDEST CHORAL SOCIETY IN AMERICA, published by the society, Stoughton, MA, 1928, B&W illustrations, 188pp, good, green cloth spine (hardcover) lt. spotting to spine/boards, "Together With Interesting Data of Its Organization, Meetings, Reunions and Outings, and a Complete List of Past and Present Officers and Members.", (Order No: 43697 ), $10.00

108. Starr, S. Frederick (editor), THE OBERLIN BOOK OF BANDSTANDS, The Preservation Press, Washington, DC, (1987), wonderful B&W ill., 100pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 089133128X Relates the history of bands and bandstands in America along with 50 designs thanks to a design competition sponsored by Oberlin College., (Order No: 8047 ), $5.00

109. Steinway, Theodore E., PEOPLE AND PIANOS: A CENTURY OF SERVICE TO MUSIC - 1853-1953, Steinway & Sons, New York, (1953), B&W illustrations, 122pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), Nicely illustrated company history., (Order No: 3568 ), $10.00

110. Summers-Dossena, Ann, GETTING IT ALL TOGETHER: A HANDBOOK FOR PERFORMING ARTISTS IN CLASSICAL MUSIC AND BALLET, The Scarecrow Press, Inc., Metuchen, NJ, 1985, B&W illustrations, 179pp, good, green cloth (hardcover) nick/tear on front cover, ISBN 0810817225 A handbook for performing artists providing freshman performers with information vital to their understanding of the business and artistic aspects of a career., (Order No: 38235 ), $12.00

111. Svetlov, Valerien (translated from the Russian by H. De Vere Beauclerk & Nadia Evrenov) (edited by Cyril W. Beaumont), THAMAR KARSAVINA, C. W. Beaumont, London, 1922, B&W and color illustrations, 149pp, very good, tan cloth (hardcover) SEE NOTE, This is one of 230 numbered copies printed on antique paper. In addition, 120 copies were printed on hand-made paper, autographed by Madame Thamar Karsavina, with all the decorations coloured by hand. An uncommon history of this reknowned ballerina. Illustrations include: color frontis, sepia prints in text, B&W plates of which 9 have been handcolored; and, all followed by camera portraits at the end. Nice clean and tight copy PLEASE NOTE, there is light rubbing on the bottom of the boards, corners show light wear, and there are a few light "chew" marks on lower corner of front board., (Order No: 55467 ), $950.00

112. Tanner, Lee (compiled and edited by); Kaliss, Jeff (introduction by); Lees, Gene (essay by), DIZZY - JOHN BIRKS GILLESPIE IN HIS 75TH YEAR, Pomegranate Art Books, San Francisco, CA, (1991), B&W illustrations, 86pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1566403960, (Order No: 46517 ), $4.50

113. Thompson, Herbert, WAGNER & WAGENSEIL: A SOURCE OF WAGNER'S OPERA 'DIE MEISTERSIGNER', Oxford University Press, London, 1927, B&W illustrations, 39pp, plates, very good+, brown cloth (hardcover) unopened copy, (Order No: 33613 ), $10.00

114. Thomson, Virgil & Nabokov, Nicolas (intro by), AMERICAN MUSIC SINCE 1910, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, (1971), B&W illustrations, 204pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0030764653 This volume is the first in a series on twentieth-century music-making written by internationally known figures. Taking as his theme the intriguing and restless search for a distinctly American musical expression, Virgil Thomson draws a lively picture of America's musical progress since the beginning of the century., (Order No: 13986 ), $5.00

115. Titon, Jeff Todd (selected and transcribed by), DOWNHOME BLUES LYRICS: AN ANTHOLOGY FROM THE POST-WORLD WAR II ERA, Twayne Publishers, Boston, MA, (1981), 214pp, fine, brown cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, ISBN 0805794514, (Order No: 58463 ), $17.50

116. Toye, Francis, ITALIAN OPERA, Max Parrish & Co Limited, London, (1952), color frontis, B&W ill., 66pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) one chip on jacket, The history of the Italian opera is the history of opera. No other country can boast such a long and continuous development, nor so many of the richest treasures of opera, as the land that saw its birth., (Order No: 23304 ), $6.50

117. Ward, Mary O., SONGS FOR THE LITTLE ONES AT HOME, American Tract Society, New York, (1852), B&W illustrations, 288pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) light edgewear, (Order No: 56068 ), $10.00

118. Wechsberg, Joseph, THE PANTHEON STORY OF MUSIC FOR YOUNG PEOPLE, Pantheon Books, New York, (1968) 1st ptg, B&W and color ill., 144pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Good introduction for ages 11 and up providing an historical overview of western music., (Order No: 11730 ), $5.00

119. Weigel, Johann Christoph; Berner, Alfred (Faksimile-Nachdruck herausgegeben von), JOHANN CHRISTOPH WEIGEL - MUSICALISCHES THEATRUM - DOCUMENTA MUSICOLOGICA - ERSTE REIHE: DRUCKSCHRIFTEN-FAKSIMILES XXII, Barenreiter Kassel, Basel, 1961, 36 B&W plates, 12pp of text, very good+, pictorial boards (hardcover) in good slipcase, 18th century plates of musicians playing various instruments. Text in German., (Order No: 50157 ), $25.00

120. Wenzel, Lynn and Binkowski, Carol J. (foreword by Barbara Cook), I HEAR AMERICA SINGING: A NOSTALGIC TOUR OF POPULAR SHEET MUSIC, Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, (1989) 1st ed, B&W and color ill., 150pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0517569671 A trip down memory lane with sheet music covers from the ballads of Stephen Foster; minstrel songs; anthems of political and social protest; show tunes; hits from the thirties, forties, and fifties; and pop music from Elvis to the present day., (Order No: 13382 ), $7.50

121. Westin, Helen, INTRODUCING THE SONG SHEET: A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO SONG SHEET WITH CURRENT VALUES, Thomas Nelson, Inc., New York, (1976), color illustrations, 160pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0840743254 A nostalgic recreation of the turn of the century times (1900) known as the Tin Pan Alley Era, and the song sheets that brought the music to life., (Order No: 677 ), $7.00

122. Westrup, Jack (edited by), ESSAYS PRESENTED TO EGON WELLESZ, Clarendon Press, Oxford, London, 1966, B&W frontis, music examples, 188pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This volume, contributed by friends and colleagues in England, Europe, and the United States, pays tribute to the scholarship of Wellesz., (Order No: 33611 ), $10.00

123. Wheeler, Opal (story and music arrangements adapted from Gilbert and Sullivan by), H. M. S. PINAFORE, E. P. Dutton and Co., Inc., New York, 1946 1st ed, ill. by Fritz Kredel, 96pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Written in story form with music arranged for the piano, to accompany the words of the rollicking songs so loved by all., (Order No: 31579 ), $5.00

124. White, John D., MUSIC IN WESTERN CULTURE: A SHORT HISTORY, Wm. C. Brown Co., Publishers, Dubuque, IA, (1972), musical examples, 379pp, very good+, tan cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0697035263 Contents include: The Middle Ages; The Renaissance; The Baroque Period; Classicism; The Romantic Century; The Twentiety Century., (Order No: 35832 ), $7.50

125. Whittall, Arnold, MUSIC SINCE THE FIRST WORLD WAR, St. Martin's Press, New York, (1977), music examples, 277pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0312554923 Significant survey of composers and their techniques., (Order No: 57052 ), $8.50

126. Winold, Allen, ELEMENTS OF MUSICAL UNDERSTANDING, Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, (1966), music examples, B&W ill., 404pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This book teaches the techniques, styles, and history of music through the language and literature of music itself., (Order No: 35859 ), $5.00

127. Wyman, Alice M. (introduction by), SONGS WITH MUSIC - THE KINDERGARTEN CHILDREN'S HOUR VOLUME V, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, (1920), color frontis by W. Pogany, 142pp, very good, red cloth, pictorial pastedown (hardcover), (Order No: 56005 ), $12.50

128. Young, Percy M., STRAVINSKY - MASTERS OF MUSIC SERIES, Ernest Benn Ltd/David White, London/New York, (1969), ill by Richard Shirley Smith, 79pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0510137334, (Order No: 45505 ), $4.50

129. Young, Percy M., HAYDN - MASTERS OF MUSIC SERIES, Ernest Benn Ltd/David White, London/New York, (1969), ill by Richard Shirley Smith, 78pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0510137253, (Order No: 45506 ), $5.00

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