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American Music Since 1910, Thomson, Virgil
1 American Music Since 1910 Thomson, Virgil
0030914841 / 9780030914843 Good. 
Paperback. Softcover 1972 Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Noticeable average wear to covers. Light sun-fading to spine. Text clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. 204 pages; Index; Suggested Reading List; black-and-white photos. With Introduction by Nicolas Nabokov; The Operas of Virgil Thomson, by Victor Fell Yellin; Music in Latin America, by Gilbert Chase. Language: English. 'From a unique vantage point as both a major American composer and Pulitzer Prize-winning critic, Virgil Thomson traces the course of American musical development in the 20th century. He demonstrates how American music has evolved to its own distinct national idiom by freeing itself from the French-dominated traditions of the turn of the century.'--from back cover. Keywords: music history, criticism, modern, Charles Ives, Carl Ruggles, Aaron Copland, Edgard Varese, Milton Babbitt, John Cage. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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2 Beethoven and His Forerunners  Mason, Daniel Gregory
Acceptable.  
Hardcover. Hardcover reprint 1934 Macmillan. Rear hinge broken; reinforced with archival tape. NO DUSTJACKET. Cloth at top and bottom edges of spine is worn and frayed. Previous owner's name and 1935 date written on first blank page. Text clean and unmarked; pages bright. Good reading / research copy. 352 pages. Includes Bibliographical Introduction to the 1930 edition. Language: English. Scan, if available here, shows title page. Dark-blue cloth-covered boards with faded title on spine. Keywords: music, history, biography, composer, German, Haydn, Mozart. No ISBN.  
Price: 9.00 USD
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Callas: Portrait of a Prima Donna, Jellinek, George
3 Callas: Portrait of a Prima Donna Jellinek, George
0486250474 / 9780486250472 Very Good. 
Paperback. Softcover published 1986 by Dover. Light wear to covers. Clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. 355 pages; Index; black-and-white photos. Language: English. 'Maria Callas was the most glamorous, most talked about, most flamboyantly idolized and most spectacularly assailed operatic figure of our time. ... Written in 1960, at the height of her fame, this is the extraordinary story of the struggles, storms and successes of a dazzlingly talented, fiercely determined woman. For this edition ... Jellinek provides a new preface and epilogue covering the period 1960 to the star's death in 1977 and her posthumous glory.' -- from back cover. Keywords: music, opera, diva, biography. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Christina Aguilera: An Unauthorized Biography , Robb, Jackie
4 Christina Aguilera: An Unauthorized Biography  Robb, Jackie
0061075590 / 9780061075599 Very Good.  
Paperback. Softcover 1999 Perennial Currents. Superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Only light wear. 64pp. Language: English. For ages ca. 9-12. Keywords: pop, idol, teen, diva, singer.  
Price: 7.00 USD
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Del-Se-Nango Olde Tyme Fiddlers , No author stated.
5 Del-Se-Nango Olde Tyme Fiddlers  No author stated.
Good.  
Paperback. Softcover stapled booklet, no additional printings indicated, published 1985 by Del-Se-Nango Old Tyme Fiddlers Association, New Berlin, New York. Name and phone number written at top of page 2. Otherwise clean; pages bright; binding tight; no creases. Some sun discoloration to front cover. Noticeable average wear. Ca. 72pp (pages not numbered); B/W photos. Language: English. Album of members of the Del-Se-Nango Old Tyme Fiddlers Association, formed in 1978 (name derived from New York counties of Delaware, Otsego, and Chenango). Includes member biographies; many photographs; reminiscences; documentation of tours, parties, festivals, and contests; fiddle makers and history; and essay, 'The Future of Old-Time Fiddling,' by Kelley Kirksey. Notable members include Hilton (Hilt) and Stella Kelly of Sidekicks fame, William Powers, James Ryan, Ruth I. Stearns, Robert E. Dougherty, many more. Scarce item. Keywords: traditional, American, rural, United States, fiddling, fiddle, violin, square dance, caller, old time, old timey, musician, performer, performing, performance, country, bluegrass, Catskill, upstate, county, mountain, central, New England, ephemera, region, regional, local. No ISBN.  
Price: 50.00 USD
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Der Rosenkavalier , Strauss, Richard
6 Der Rosenkavalier  Strauss, Richard
0316568341 / 9780316568340 Very Good.  
Hardcover. Stated 1st edition hardcover w/ dustjacket 1982 Little, Brown. Very clean; pages bright; binding tight. Only light wear. Story adapted by Anthony Burgess. 204pp, Notes, Discography, B/W and color photos. Handsome book.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Encore! 3 Tenors , Rudas, Tibor
7 Encore! 3 Tenors  Rudas, Tibor
0006382827 / 9780006382829 Like New.  
Paperback. Softcover. Superclean; no marks or creases; pages bright; binding tight. Gift-giving condition. Official program of 1994 concert televised on PBS. 70pp, color photos, lyrics with translation. Language: English. Keyword: opera.  
Price: 10.00 USD
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8 Evening at Symphony: A Portrait of the Boston Symphony Orchestra  Baker
Good.  
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1977. Clean, tight, bright. Previous owner's BOOKSTAMP on title page. Jacket has VERY HEAVY WEAR. 172pp, Index, Bibliography, B/W photos. Language: English.  
Price: 7.00 USD
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Great Pop Stars, Gray, Andy
9 Great Pop Stars Gray, Andy
0600386961 / 9780600386964 Good. 
Hardcover. Oversize 2nd printing hardcover with dustjacket pulished 1974 by Hamlyn U.K. Heavy edgewear to jacket: chips; small archivally-repaired rips. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 160 pages; more than 250 fab photos (including 16 in color). Language: English. NOTE: Large format-- cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope; requires additional international postage. Traces general trends and lists best sellers for years 1955 to 1974 -- creating a strange mix of Great American Songbook, Motown, British Invasion, bubblegum, and classic rock. All the big names are represented --The Beatles, David Bowie, Elvis Presley, The Rolling Stones, Tina Turner, etc. -- but the lesser names evoke a great deal of nostalgia, too. Keywords: musical, popular, teen, teenager, radio, records, albums, hits, fans, photographs, publicity, stills, bands, groups, rock 'n' roll, disco, folk, country, idol, star, singer, musician, performers, singing, groups, solo, Top 10, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Hipper Than Our Kids: A Rock & Roll Journal of the Baby Boom Generation , Pollock, Bruce
10 Hipper Than Our Kids: A Rock & Roll Journal of the Baby Boom Generation  Pollock, Bruce
0028720636 / 9780028720630 Good.  
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1993 Schirmer / Scribner. Edge-crumpling to jacket. Abrasion from removed label inside cover. Text clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. 319pp, Index. Language: English. 'Without a doubt, Pollock knows the songs, styles, performers, places, and the era of rock'n'roll. He recounts its historical and social development from the mid-1950s to the present, using the musical, sexual, social, and political evolution of the baby boomers as a unifying thread. All the big names are here--Elvis, Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Bruce Springsteen--and then some.'--Carol J. Binkowski, Library Journal.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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I Dream of Madonna: Women's Dreams of the Goddess of Pop, Turner, Kay (editor and illustrator); Kolwyck, David (illustrator)
11 I Dream of Madonna: Women's Dreams of the Goddess of Pop Turner, Kay (editor and illustrator); Kolwyck, David (illustrator)
0002552574 / 9780002552578 Very Good. 
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover published 1993 by HarperCollins. Glossy picture cover-- no dustjacket; presumably as issued. Has REMAINDER MARK at bottom page edge. Otherwise clean; pages bright; binding tight; unread. 128 pages; color illustrations. Language: English. 'The dreams of 50 women reveal their nocturnal encounters-- by turns moving, bizarre, and erotic-- with the Material Girl and are accompanied by original collages that help illustrate the dreams.'--Ingram. Keywords: music, art, singer, rock, pop, diva, performer, fan, subconscious, psyche, sexuality, symbol, surreal. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Irving Berlin: American Troubadour, Jablonski, Edward
12 Irving Berlin: American Troubadour Jablonski, Edward
0805040773 / 9780805040777 Very Good. 
Hardcover. Stated 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket, published 1999 by Henry Holt. Light store shelfwear. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight; never read. 406 pages; Index; black-and-white photos; list of all known Berlin songs. Language: English. 'With the same contagious enthusiasm that made his Gershwin the definitive biography, Jablonski explains how Irving Berlin became the personification of American musical theater.'--Ingram. Keywords: music, biographies, 20th century, composer, lyricist. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Led Zeppelin: A Celebration, Lewis, Dave
13 Led Zeppelin: A Celebration Lewis, Dave
0711924163 / 9780711924161 Good. 
Paperback. Large softcover published 1991 by Omnibus Press. 120 pages; black-and-white and color photos. Language: English. Noticeable average wear: small creases to cover corners. Clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight; spine uncreased. '[T]he first ever comprehensive reference book on the group.' With full international discography; full discography of bootlegs; bibliography, film, video, and complete concert listings; complete Zep equipment file; rare album and single sleeves, posters, and press clippings; and much more. Keywords: music, rock and roll, classic rock, 1970s, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones, John Bonham. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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Listen to the Stories: Nat Hentoff on Jazz and Country Music , Hentoff, Nat
14 Listen to the Stories: Nat Hentoff on Jazz and Country Music  Hentoff, Nat
0060190477 / 9780060190477 Good.  
Hardcover. Stated 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1995 HarperCollins. REMAINDER MARK at bottom page edge. Creased flap; bumped corner. Very clean; pages bright; binding tight; never read. 221pp; Index. Language: English. 'Intimate, authoritative, and opinionated discussions of some of the most legendary jazz, blues, country, and gospel performers ever, including Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Merle Haggard, and Dizzy Gillespie. Here is Nat Hentoff's deeply felt exploration of jazz, blues, country, and gospel--and the musicians who bring the music to life. Hentoff has not only loved music all his life--he has lived it by being friends with many of the musicians he writes about in this collection. Hentoff poignantly describes the early days of Roy Eldridge and the last years of Billie Holiday and Bird. He tells amazing stories of the Count, Duke, and Dizzy.'--from the publisher.  
Price: 16.00 USD
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Liverpool Fantasy: A Novel, Kirwan, Larry
15 Liverpool Fantasy: A Novel Kirwan, Larry
1560254971 / 9781560254973 Very Good. 
Paperback. 1st printing softcover 2003 Thunder's Mouth Press. Remainder mark at bottom. Otherwise superclean; uncreased; unread; gift-giving condition. 310 pages. Language: English. Beatles alternative history. 'It's 1987, and the Beatles are gathering in Liverpool for a reunion. It has been 25 years since John Lennon walked out of the Parlophone studios, taking George and Ringo with him. Paul, American-speaking and -acting, has become the world-famous Las Vegas entertainer Paul Montana, and he's visiting Liverpool for the first time since 1962, hoping to reunite with his boyhood chums, the once hottest little quartet-in Liverpool. Father George, now a Jesuit priest, is recovering from a nervous breakdown; John is embittered, alcoholic, unemployed, and on the dole. His wife has left him, and young Julian has joined the fascist National Front. Ringo lives on the earnings of his entrepreneurial hairdressing wife while he and John sit in weekends with old rivals, Gerry and the Pacemakers. It is Lennon's curse that he can imagine what might have been. Liverpool Fantasy is a blackly comic meditation on the enduring hazards of friendship, the alchemy of collaboration, and what a world without the Beatles--that is, without idealism--looks like.'--from back cover. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Liverpool Fantasy: A Novel, Kirwan, Larry
16 Liverpool Fantasy: A Novel Kirwan, Larry
1560254971 / 9781560254973 Good. 
Paperback. 1st printing softcover 2003 Thunder's Mouth Press. Remainder mark at bottom. Small crease to front cover and 1st 11 pages. Superclean; spine uncreased; never read. 310 pages. Language: English. Beatles alternative history. 'It's 1987, and the Beatles are gathering in Liverpool for a reunion. It has been 25 years since John Lennon walked out of the Parlophone studios, taking George and Ringo with him. Paul, American-speaking and -acting, has become the world-famous Las Vegas entertainer Paul Montana, and he's visiting Liverpool for the first time since 1962, hoping to reunite with his boyhood chums, the once hottest little quartet-in Liverpool. Father George, now a Jesuit priest, is recovering from a nervous breakdown; John is embittered, alcoholic, unemployed, and on the dole. His wife has left him, and young Julian has joined the fascist National Front. Ringo lives on the earnings of his entrepreneurial hairdressing wife while he and John sit in weekends with old rivals, Gerry and the Pacemakers. It is Lennon's curse that he can imagine what might have been. Liverpool Fantasy is a blackly comic meditation on the enduring hazards of friendship, the alchemy of collaboration, and what a world without the Beatles--that is, without idealism--looks like.'--from back cover. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Loose Lips Sink Ships 02, Summer 2004, Gullick, Steve (editor); Chick, Stevie (editor)
17 Loose Lips Sink Ships 02, Summer 2004 Gullick, Steve (editor); Chick, Stevie (editor)
Good. 
Paperback. Softcover with stapled binding, published 2004 by Loose Lips Sink Ships, UK. Light crease to back cover. Otherwise, very good condition: very clean; no marks; page bright; binding tight. 80 pages; color and black-and-white photos; advertisements. Glossy covers with flaps. Brief text and photo(s) of: The Hunches, Cocorosie, Two Lone Swordmen, EsQuire, ...Bender, Cocker Spaniels, 50 Foot Wave, Future eX Wife, Devendra Banhart, The Icarus Line (on cover), The Silent League, Sonic Youth, Comets On Fire, Kevin Shields, Weird War, Lightning Bolt, Johnny Dowd, Mr. Airplane Man, Attack Formation, Joanna Newsom, Blonde Redhead, and more. Keywords: rock music, contemporary music, club scene, England, London, Cargo Records, Buffalo Bar, early 21st century. No ISBN. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro - Metropolitan Opera Playbill - October 21, 1999 , De Waart, Edo (conductor)
18 Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro - Metropolitan Opera Playbill - October 21, 1999  De Waart, Edo (conductor)
Very Good.  
Paperback. Softcover glossy program booklet with stapled binding published October 1999 by Playbill. Very clean; no marks or creases. Only light wear. 114 pages; color and black-and-white photos; advertisements. Cover story: Verdi's Otello. Language: English. The Metropolitan Opera October 21, 1999 performance of Le Nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (libretto: Lorenzo da Ponte), Lincoln Center, New York. Figaro: Ferruccio Furlanetto. Susanna: Rebecca Evans. Count Almaviva: Dwayne Croft. Countess Almaviva: Hei-Kyung Hong. Cherubino: Susan Graham. Dr. Bartolo: Paul Plishka. Marcellina: Delores Ziegler. Don Basilio: Michel Senechal. Antonio: Thomas Hammons. Barbarina: Danielle de Niese. Don Curzio: Tony Stevenson. Peasants: Anita Johnson, Reveka Mavrovitis. Conductor: Edo de Waart. Production: Jonathan Miller. Set designer: Peter J. Davison. Costume designer: James Acheson. Lighting designer: Mark McCullough. Choreographer: Terry John Bates. No ISBN. [code J]  
Price: 22.00 USD
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Music on the Air , Kinscella, Hazel Gertrude Kinscella
19 Music on the Air  Kinscella, Hazel Gertrude Kinscella
Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover 1934 Garden City Publishing. NO DUSTJACKET. Average wear. Moderate age-tanning to pages. Spine wiggles but binding is holding. Text clean and unmarked. Great reading / research copy. 436 pages; Index; black-and-white photos. Language: English. Foreword by Dr. Walter Damrosch. Introduction by Dr. Daniel Gregory Mason. Edition and printing not stated. Boards covered in red cloth with dulled gilt titles on spine; black-and-gilt decoration on spine of lyre and horns entwined with vines. General overview of music for the radio broadcast listener: history; instruments; discussions and biographies of composers; etc. Includes chapters on classical and orchestral pieces, folk, Early American, Appalachian, Native American, African American, 20th-century compositions, much more. Keywords: music, musical, appreciation, broadcasting, mass audience, popular, 1930s, Thirties. No ISBN.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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Music Through the Ages: An Introduction to Music History, Bauer, Marion; Peyser, Ethel; Rogers, Elizabeth E. (editor)
20 Music Through the Ages: An Introduction to Music History Bauer, Marion; Peyser, Ethel; Rogers, Elizabeth E. (editor)
Very Good. 
Hardcover. Third edition (completely revised) hardcover with dustjacket 1967 Putnam's. Previous owner's name on 1st blank page. Otherwise very clean; no marks in text; pages bright; binding tight. Light-to-average edgewear to jacket. 748 pages; Index; Bibliography; black-and-white photos. Language: English. '[A]n understandable study of the fascinating aspects of music history linking past to present. ... [D]esigned to aid the serious student--be he in a college class, a conservatory, a secondary school or his own living room armchair.... [S]erves to telescope experience, to suggest stimulating challenges and to provide pertinent information that heightens a listener's awareness of one of the most profound and meaningful arts.'--from jacket flap. No ISBN. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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