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The Banjo and How to Play It by Converse, Frank B - 1872

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The Banjo and How to Play It by Converse, Frank B - 1872

The Banjo and How to Play It

by Converse, Frank B

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New York: Dick & Fitzgerald Publishers, 1872. Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket. 96 pages plus approx 50 pages of ads. worn at corners, smudges on covers, internally very clean and nice with covers intact and hinges NOT broken. spine title reads "Converse's Banjo and How to Play It"; 4 1/2 x 6 7/8
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  • Publisher Dick & Fitzgerald Publishers
  • Place of Publication New York
  • Date Published 1872

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The Piano-Forte Primer; Containing the Rudiments of Music / The Thorough-Base Primer: Containing...

The Piano-Forte Primer; Containing the Rudiments of Music / The Thorough-Base Primer: Containing Explanations and Examples of the Rudiments of Harmony; with Fifity Exercises. Two Books in One.

by Burrowes, J. F.

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London IN POOR CONDITION. Piano-Forte Primer: 1821, 3rd edition. Published for the Author by Chappell and Co; and Clementi and Co. vii, [2] 70pp. Thorough-Base Primer: 1824. 3rd edition, Published for the Author by Clementi and Co.; and Chappell and Co. - with Author's inked initials on title page - JFB. viii, 93pp [1] 3699 of exercises. Includes musical notation. In a leather binding, with covers detached, lacks backstrip, first few leaves detached, inner joint split.
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A History of Irish Music

A History of Irish Music

by Flood, Wm. H. Grattan

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Dublin: Browne and Nolan Limited, 1913 IN GOOD + CONDITION. Third Edition. xv, [1], 357pp, bound in original blue cloth, with binding tight. Includes Ancient Irish Music, Ancient Irish Musical Instruments, Ancient Irish Scales, Anglo-Irish Music, O'Carolan, The Jacobite Period, Irish Pipers in the Eighteenth Century, Harp and much more. Backstrip wear at gutters, back hinge cracked, appears a label was removed from spine. IRISH MUSIC HISTORY.
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[K. 621]. La Clemenza di Tito [Piano-vocal score]

[K. 621]. La Clemenza di Tito [Piano-vocal score]: Opera seria ... Ernsthafte Oper in Zwey Akten ... Klavierauszug von A.E. Müller.

by MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus 1756-1791

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Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel [PN 3610], 1824. Oblong folio. Contemporary paper boards. 1f. (title), 88 pp. Lithographed. With label of the late 19th century lending library of Fritz Möller of Hamburg, Germany to upper board and advertising to front pastedown. Binding worn and rubbed; partially detached; spine chipped; joints split; endpapers lacking. Moderately foxed throughout; title browned. Köchel 8, p. 720. Hirsch IV, 1227. RISM M5105. La Clemenza di Tito, an opera seria in two acts to a libretto by Pietro Metastasio adapted by Caterino Mazzolà, was first performed in Prague at the National Theatre on September 6, 1791, approximately 3 months before Mozart died on December 5, 1791. He had arrived in Prague on August 28 and, despite his illness, finished work on the opera on the eve of the performance. "Although mostly composed after Die Zauberflöte, La clemenza di Tito was performed first... The reception was modest until a triumphant last night was reported to Mozart (who had left… Read More
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Tres Missae; Opus 1 // XII Ariae, seu Offertoria Selectissima [tenor parts]
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Tres Missae; Opus 1 // XII Ariae, seu Offertoria Selectissima [tenor parts]

by Lasser, Johann Baptist // Dittersdorf, Carl Ditters von

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Augustae [Augsburg]: Joannis Jacobi Lotter & Filii /Johann Jakob Lotter & Söhne, 1795. Hardcover. Good +. The tenor part only for two religious works printed in 1795 in Augsburg by the important German music publishing family Johann Jakob Lotter & Söhne. 20, 6 p.: engraved music; 34 cm. Contemporary binding: calf spine and corners; patterned paper over boards with handwritten paper label on front board. Woodcut headpieces and tailpieces, including an elaborate woodcut tailpiece on Dittersdorf, p. 6. Lasser, p. 13 mispaginated 5. In Good+ Condition: leather is worn; paper over boards is rubbed and soiled with minor loss at corners and along spine; 1st leaf has 10-cm. tear from lower edge along gutter and 2nd leaf has similar for 8 cm., both without loss; light soiling.
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The Methodist Hymnal
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The Methodist Hymnal: Official Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, The Methodist Episcopal Church, The Methodist Protestant Church

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This book is in good condition. There is wear on the front, back and spine of the cover boards and the edges are worn as well. The corners are bumped as well. The previous owners names are affixed and written on the inside of the front and back cover boards.There is staining on the front, back and spine of the cover boards. The pages are yellowed and tanned, but free of markings. "For each worshiping generation "the people called Methodists" have provided a revised edition of the HYMNAL. In every revision, however urgent the need for different devotional expression, the constraining motive has accorded with the counsel of the apostle:"Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord...." - Preface from The Methodist Hymnal
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THE M. STEINERT COLLECTION OF KEYED & STRINGED INSTRUMENTS Various  Treatises on the History...

THE M. STEINERT COLLECTION OF KEYED & STRINGED INSTRUMENTS Various Treatises on the History of These Instruments. the Method of Playing Them & Their Influence on Musical Art

by Tretbar, Charles F.

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New York: Charles F. Tretbar. Very Good+. 1893. First Edition. Hardcover. Inscribed by author. Clean reddish-brown cloth with gilt lettering and black ornamental border. Text tight, clean & intact. Profusely illustrated with B/W instruments. Collect and repair instruments and learn the original method of playing them. Endpapers age toned. Music, Musical Instruments; B/W Illus.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 170 pages; Signed by Author .
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Histoire de la Musique (2 volumes)
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Histoire de la Musique (2 volumes)

by Robert Bernard

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Fernand Nathan, 1961. Fourth Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 0x0x0. 2 volume set. Folios. French. Fernand Nathan, 1961. Clean, unmarked pages. Hardcover and dust jacket. Shelf wear. Bindings slightly cocked. Tears to jackets. This is an oversized or heavy book, which requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.
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FERRUCCIO BUSONI SELECTED LETTERS TRANSLATED, EDITED AND WITH AN  INTRODUCTION BY ANTONY BEAUMONT
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FERRUCCIO BUSONI SELECTED LETTERS TRANSLATED, EDITED AND WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ANTONY BEAUMONT

by Beaumont, Antony (translated and edited)

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New York: Columbia University Press. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean grey paper covered boards. Silver title on spine. Text's interior is tight, clean & intact. Illustrated with drawings, b/w photographs and a facsimile. VG+ dust jacket has a small top edge crease. A great pianist and composer. A virtuoso of the pen. Music, Pianist, Composer, ; B/W Photograph & Drawing Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 446 pages .
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Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra
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Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra

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St. Paul MN: Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra Twenty-Fourth Season, 1926-1927, 1927. Hardcover. Near Fine with no dust jacket. The 16 concert programs for the 1926-27 season of the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Henri Verbrugghen, have been bound into hardcovers: red cloth, gilt lettering on spine reads "St. Paul 1926-1927." The concerts were held at The Auditorium in St. Paul Minnesota; all ads, personal listings, and concert information intact. Features ads, for example, for the Great Northern Railway (New Oriental Limited), Balsam-Wool home insulation made by Wood Conversion Co. of Cloquet, the Howard-Farwell musical instrument company...; 6 x 8 1/2
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Les Violons
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Les Violons: Venetian Instruments/ Paintings and Drawings

by Baissait, Compagnie Bernard

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Used- Very good condition. Book is clean and tight. Light shelf wear. Slight creasing on spine. Small spots of discoloration on fore edge. No markings inside of the book. Photos are of the book we have here at Barbed Wire Books.
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The Banjo and how to play it

The Banjo and how to play it

by Frank B. Converse

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The Banjo and how to play it
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The Banjo and how to play it

by Frank B Converse

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Nijinsky and the Last Years of Nijinsky

Nijinsky and the Last Years of Nijinsky

by Nijinsky, Romola

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Nijinsky, Romola. Nijinsky and the Last Years of Nijinsky. The Definitive Biography Copyright 1980. Simon and Schuster stated First Impression Thus. Number line starts with 1. EXLIB. Good Condition/ VG original dust jacket. 260 pages, indexed. ISBN0671411233. PERFORMING ARTS, RUSSIA, BALLET, VASLAV NIJINSKY. Summary: "The life of Vaslav Nijinsky is not merely a record of a great dancer's artistic triumphs; it is one of the strangest stories ever written. There is madness everywhere. From the child's first appearance with a troupe of wandering Russians to that last terrible performance, his "Marriage With God" , it is a growing chaos of madness, abnormality, distortion, genius and beauty." 260 pages, indexed. 5 3/4 X 8 3/4.
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Trial by Jury

Trial by Jury

by W. S. Gilbert, Arthur Sullivan

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69 pp. + ads. Plate 17453. Vocal score, wraps, quarto 8.5 x 11 in. Front cover reattached with Japan paper, some wear to spine and edges, yet very good. Likely a printing from 1992-, given the 62 W. 45th St. address on the wraps. Printed in England. Trial by Jury is a one-act comic opera that could be considered a seminal venture in their partnership. It premiered at the Royalty Theatre in London in March, 1875.
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SKIFFLE:; The Story of Folk-song with a Jazz Beat. With a Foreword by Lonnie Donegan (The King of...

SKIFFLE:; The Story of Folk-song with a Jazz Beat. With a Foreword by Lonnie Donegan (The King of Skiffle)

by Bird, Brian

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London: Robert Hale, 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good +. 119pp, index; 13pp illus from photographs. Bound in pictorial boards, dust jacket. 8" x 5.25" This first book on the subject traces the history of skiffle from its slave and jazz roots through the 1950s. The second part of the book is a how-to for forming a skiffle band as well as a look at the "origins, progress and personalities" of Britain's most popular skiffle bands.
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The Pirates of Penzance in Full Score

The Pirates of Penzance in Full Score: New Edition by Carl Simpson and Ephraim Hammett Jones

by W. S. Gilbert, Sir Arthur Sullivan

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272 pp. Quarto, 9 x 12 in. Illustrated wraps, near fine, only the slightest wear covers. Full score. New edition by Carl Simpson and Ephraim Hammett Jones. Official Premiere: December 31, 1879, Fifth Avenue Theater, New York, New York, USA; London Premiere: April 3, 1880, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, Orchestra and Chorus Opera Comique, Arthur Sullivan, conductor.
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Bob Dylan: From a Hard Rain to a Slow Train
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Bob Dylan: From a Hard Rain to a Slow Train

by Barry; Dowley, Tim Dunnage

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Turnbridge Wells: Midas Books; New York: Hippocrene Books, [1982], First Edition, 8vo, [11] 176pp [2], photos on 2 plates. Hardcover, red cloth covered boards with dust jacket. Very Good + condition. Pages are unmarked with slight toning and slight foxing to top page edges. Slight shelf wear to dust jacket. Please see photos for specifics. A portion of all book sales from Babcock & 68th are donated to charity.
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The Influence Of Music On History And Morals: A Vindication Of Plato

The Influence Of Music On History And Morals: A Vindication Of Plato

by Scott, Cyril

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London: The Theosophical Publishing House Ltd., 1928. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. X, 245 Pp. First Printing. Blue Cloth, Gilt, With Blindstamped Border On Front Cover. Lightly Used, Pinpoint Fray At Each Of Two Lower Tips, But Spine Frayed Across Top Down To Edge Of Page Block, 1/2" Fray Along Top Spine Edges And Bottom Rear Spine Edge, Hinges Tight, No Names Or Marks, Very Light Foxing To Endpapers, Title Page, And To Edges Of The Page Block. Quite Scarce In The Trade.
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The Sorcerer: An Original Modern Comic Opera

The Sorcerer: An Original Modern Comic Opera

by W. S. Gilbert, Arthur Sullivan

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137 pp. Vocal score, a slight tilt to spine, light wear to wraps, else fine. Quarto, 8.5 x 11 in. "New Edition." An original modern comic opera in two acts, words by W. S. Gilbert, music by Arthur Sullivan. G&S's third production. Based on a story, The Elixir of Love, that Gilbert published in 1876 in The Graphic.
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The Messiah: An Oratorio for Four-Part Chorus of Mixed Voices, Soprano, Alto, Tenor, and Bass...

The Messiah: An Oratorio for Four-Part Chorus of Mixed Voices, Soprano, Alto, Tenor, and Bass Soli and Piano

by Handel, G.F

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Handel,G.F: The Messiah, An Oratorio. 1912 First Edition. G. Schirmer, Inc. New York. G. Schirmer's Editions of Oratorios and Cantatas for Four-Part Chorus of Mixed Voices, Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Bass Soli and Piano by G.F. Handel. VOCAL SCORE COMPLETE. 252 pages. 7 X 10 3/8. Softcover.
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OH BOYS, CARRY ME LONG:; A Plantation Melody. Written & Composed by Stephen C. Foster

OH BOYS, CARRY ME LONG:; A Plantation Melody. Written & Composed by Stephen C. Foster

by Oh Boys...sheet music

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NY: Firth, Pond, 1851. 20th Edition. Decorative Wraps. Very Good. 6pp; embellished cover title; spine reinforced. Contains words and music to four verses and a chorus. 13" x 10.25" In part: "Oh! carry me 'long; Der's no more trouble for me: I's gwine to roam In a happy home Where all de niggas am free...." First published in 1851.
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Whitney's Rapid Method for the Piano-Forte: Foreign Fingering Edition

Whitney's Rapid Method for the Piano-Forte: Foreign Fingering Edition

by W. W. Whitney

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D. W. Crist, Alliance, OH, 1902. Hardcover. Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: 4mo - over 9 3/4" - 12" tall. 182 pp. Pages are yellowed, but are tight and clean. Heavy shelfwear to the cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 - 3 pounds. Category: Music; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001390. . Additional shipping charges may apply.
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