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The Elgar-Atkins Friendship

By: Atkins, E. Wulstan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: North Pomfret, Vermont, USA, David & Charles: 1984

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW11289

ISBN: 0715385836

Condition: Good


CE3 - A tight, clean, sound copy in textured green paper covered boards with gold lettering on the spine with minor overall shelf wear with the dust jacket endflaps glued to the front and back fixed endpapers plus there is a piece (about 1.25"x2.5") torn from the bottom right corner of the front free endpaper plus there are the usual library stamps and pocket on the top outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, and the title page. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear with a 4.5" cut across the back through both the mylar and the dust jacket plus the front and back end... View more info

Pres: The Story of Lester Young

By: Delannoy, Luc

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA, University of Arkansas Press: 1993

Edition: First Printing

Book ID: SCW10379

ISBN: 1557282633

Condition: Very Good


BD5 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear with the dust jacket endflaps glued to the front and back fixed endpapers plus there are the usual library stamps and label on the top outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, and the title page. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf ewar with the front and back endflaps glued to the fixed endpapers plus there is a library label on the back plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. Translated from the French by Elena B. Odio. A noted biography of one of the greatest Jazz musicians playing the tenor s... View more info

Gluck

By: Einstein, Alfred

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Collier Books: 1962

Book ID: SCW04656

Condition: Good


CE2 - A mass market paperback withdrawn ex-library book in very good- condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated white wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus some rubbing on the front cover plus some very light soiling on the spine and back cover plus the usual library stamps on the front and back covers plus a 2nd owner's name in ink on the front endpaper.This book was originally published in 1936. It is a biography of a great operatic composer. Christopher Willibald Gluck had significant impacts on Italian, French, and German musical history. He fathered the 18th c... View more info

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Pipe and Strings: Three Historic and Descriptive Sketches

By: Gates, W. Francis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., John Church Co.: 1895

Book ID: SCW11600

Condition: Good


BD3 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear with some moderately heavy soiling on the spine that is lighter on the front and back boards plus there is a very small bump on the top edges of the front and back board with some slight cloth tearing plus there is some light edge wear along the right edge of the back board with patches of board exposed plus there is some very, very light foxing on the front and back endpapers plus there is some light soiling on the outside paper edges. This book contains three articles on the origins of particular instruments in the Western musica... View more info

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A Concise History of Avant-Garde Music: From Debussy to Boulez

By: Griffiths, Paul

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Oxford University Press: 1978

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW13496

ISBN: 0195200446

Condition: Good


CB2 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear with DJ mylar sleeve endflaps glued to the fixed endpapers, usual library stamps, label, & pocket on the top & bottom outside paper edges, free endpapers, & title page, some very light soiling on the outside paper edges. The DJ shows minor overall shelf wear with library label on the spine & original library mylar sleeve. A survey of the history of modern music beginning at the threshold between Romanticism and the modern era and the music of Debussy and Mahler. View more info

Opera

By: Hamm, Charles

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Allyn and Bacon, Inc.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW11818

Condition: Very Good


BC6 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf waer with some very, very light bumping to the right board corners plus there is some very, very light edge wear along the top and bototm spine edges plus there is some very light soiling on the outside paper edges plus there is the original owner's name in felt tip pen on the front free endpaper plus there is a book store price stamp in black ink on the front free endpaper plus there is some spotting of the tinting of the top outside paper edges. Illustrated with black and white photographs and music scoring. A book about the elem... View more info

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Narodni Divadlo (National Theater)

By: Honzikova, Milena et al

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Prague, Czech Republic, Panorama: 1982

Edition: Czech Language Revised Edition

Book ID: FL0026

Condition: Very Good


B1 - A Czech language text hard cover revised edition book in very good condition with a dust jacket in very good condition. The Mylar plastic protected dust jacket has minor overall shelf wear with some light edge wear, very light creasing and rubbing. The blue cloth bound book has only very minor overall shelf wear with an ink inscription on one of the front free endpapers and some edge wear on the back free endpaper. The National Theatre in Prague has an extraordinary position in Czech cultural history. This resulted from the tradition of Czech theater, which since the mid-18th century beca... View more info

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Bellini

By: Orrey, Leslie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1969

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW08641

ISBN: 0460031325

Condition: Good


BX6 - A hard cover first American edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition with a dust jacket in good+ to very good- condition. The words FIRST PUBLISHED and the year appear on the copyright page with no additional printings indicated. A tight, clean, sound copy in green cloth covered boards with silver lettering and a graphic on the spine wity very minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some tape staining on the front and back outside board surfaces and front and back free endpapers from where the dust jacket was taped to the boards plus there is a very, very light bump to... View more info

La Boheme

By: Puccini, Giacomo

Price: $3.25

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Dover Publications, Inc.: 1962

Book ID: SCW11250

ISBN: 0486204049

Condition: Good


BY6 - A trade paperback book in good+ to very good- condition. A tigth, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated light purple wraps with minor overall shelf wear with some very light overall rubbing plus there is some light creasing on the front and back covers. This is book contains the full libretto, translated from the Italian by Ellen Bleiler, in modern English as well as a plot cummary, background information, sources peerformance history, a brief biography of the composer, musical themes, and is illustrated 63 black and white photographs and reproductions. Bibliography and critical co... View more info

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The Essential Guide to Dutch Music: 100 Composers and Their Work

By: Van Der Klis, Jolande (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Netherlands, Amsterdam University Press: 2003

Book ID: SCW08922

ISBN: 9053564608

Condition: Very Good


CE4 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound cop in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear primarily in the form of some light creasing on the bottom edges of the front and back covers. Illustrated with black and white photographs. A book that documents four centuries of music composition in the Netherlands. It contains a hundred articles written by over forty specialists. Eash essay deals with the life and work of an individual composer and includes a discography. About the contributors, indexed, 437p. View more info