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Behind the Muse: Pop and Rock's Greatest Songwriters Talk About Their Work and Inspiration
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Behind the Muse: Pop and Rock's Greatest Songwriters Talk About Their Work and Inspiration

By Bill DeMain

Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania: Tiny Ripple Books, 2001. BV2 - A paperback book in very good condition that has some bumped corners, wrinkling, and crease, light discoloration and shelf wear. 9"x6", 297 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. . Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.99

The Foundations of Rock: From "Blue Suede Shoes" to "Suite: Judy Blue Eyes"
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The Foundations of Rock: From "Blue Suede Shoes" to "Suite: Judy Blue Eyes"

By Walter Everett

New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. BV2 - A paperback book in very good condition that has some bumped corners and wrinkling, crease on the back, light discoloration and shelf wear. 9.25"x6.25", 425 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. . Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Ride for the Brand
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Ride for the Brand

By Red Steagall

Forth Worth, Texas: Texas Christian University Press, 1993. BY4 - A first edition (no additional printings) hardcover book SIGNED and inscribed by auhtor to previous owner on the page after the front free endpaper in very good condition that has some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear with no dust jacket. Cowboy Poet of the State of Texas with a foreword by Elmer Kelton, an afterword by Joyce Gibson Roach, drawings by Joe Beeler, Fred Fellows, Bill Owen and Howard Terpning. 9.5"x6.5", 168 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Behind the Curtain: An Intimate Autobiographical Probe Into the Esoteric World of Opera
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Behind the Curtain: An Intimate Autobiographical Probe Into the Esoteric World of Opera

By William M Weibel

Voyage, 2016. CD3 - A hardcover book SIGNED and dated by Pasquina Weibel with "Please enjoy this book. It was written with the same passion and love for music as the composer's themselves" written on the front free endpaper in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket and book have some bumped corners and light shelf wear. Alos SIGNED by Walter Weibel below Pasquina Weibel's signature. 9.5"x6.5", 437 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. A native of Queens, N.Y., Maestro Weibel was never in doubt about the avenue his future career would take. His talent and love for musical expression began at an early age. He attended both the Juilliard School and Mannes College of Music in Manhattan where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in conducting and piano. Upon graduation he was awarded a Fulbright scholarship from the U.S. government for further study of opera and conducting in Italy. While there he acquired a wealth of valuable experience and knowledge as well as a beautiful young Italian model, Pasquina Scarpa, as his wife. Weibel's professional life began at the Cincinnati Summer Opera, which led to a job offer from the Metropolitan Opera. Maestro Weibel worked there on the musical staff of the world's leading opera house for eleven years. During these rich years, he served as assistant to Leonard Bernstein, Claudio Abbado, Sir Georg Solti, and many more. The Maestro coached and conducted some of the most illustrious singers of the 20th century including Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti (who was godfather to his two sons), and Renata Tebaldi. He conducted opera at international opera houses and in the United States. William M. Weibel led a colorful life as an opera conductor culminating in a twelve-year tenure as Artistic Director at Opera in the Heights in Houston, Texas. He passed away on Oct. 3, after a long illness.. Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$49.99

Disciplining Music: Musicology and Its Canons
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Disciplining Music: Musicology and Its Canons

By Katherine Bergeron and Philip V. Bohlman (Edited by)

Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press, 1992. AO1- A first edition (numberline starts at "1") hardcover book in very good condition in very good dut jacket. Dust jacket has some wrinkling and chipping on the edges, crease on the flaps, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book lightly bowed, some bumped corners, previous owner's name and date written on the front free endpaper, light discoloration and shelf wear. Provocative and timely, Disciplining Music confronts a topic that has sparked considerable debate in recent years: how do musicians and music scholars "discipline" music in their efforts to confer order and meaning on it? This collection of essays addresses this issue by formulating questions about music's canons rules that measure and order, negotiate cultural constraints, reconstruct the past, and shape the future. Written by scholars representing the fields of historical musicology, ethnomusicology, and music theory, many of the essays tug and push at the very boundaries of these traditional division within the study of music. 9.25"x6.25", 220 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.00

Max Reger: Briefwechsel mit dem Verlag C.F. Peters
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Max Reger: Briefwechsel mit dem Verlag C.F. Peters

By Max Reger

Germany: Ferd. Dummlers Verlag, 1995. AO1- A paperback book in very good condition that has some bumped corners, some scattered wrinkling, crease, and light stains, light discoloration and shelf wear. Text in German. Max Reger: Briefwechsel mit dem Verlag C.F. Peters herausgegeben von Susanne Popp und Susanne Shigihara. Mit 53 Abbildungen Dümmlerbuch 8636. Veröffentlichungen des Max-Reger-Institutes Elsa-Reger-Stiftung Bonn, Dreizehnter Band. Dem Andenken an Henri Hinrichsen. Die Herausgabe dieses Briefbandes wurde von der Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach-Stiftung gefördert. 8.25"x5.75", 707 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. Johann Baptist Joseph Maximilian Reger, commonly known as Max Reger, was a German composer, pianist, organist, conductor, and academic teacher. He worked as a concert pianist, as a musical director at the Leipzig University Church, as a professor at the Royal Conservatory in Leipzig, and as a music director at the court of Duke Georg II of Saxe-Meiningen. Reger first composed mainly Lieder, chamber music, choral music and works for piano and organ. He later turned to orchestral compositions, such as the popular Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Mozart (1914), and to works for choir and orchestra such as Gesang der Verklärten (1903), Der 100. Psalm (1909), Der Einsiedler and the Hebbel Requiem (both 1915). . Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Max Reger als Bearbeiter Bachs
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Max Reger als Bearbeiter Bachs

By Johannes Lorenzen

Wiesbaden: Breitkopf & Hartel, 1982. AO1- A paperback book in very good condition that has some bumped corners, wrinkling and crease, some light foxing and stains on the page edges, light discoloration and shelf wear. Includes a laid in sheet "Berichtigungen und Zusätze zu Johannes Lorenzen: Max Reger als Bearbeiter Bachs." Text in German. Schriftenreihe des Max-Reger-Instituts Bonn-Bad Godesberg Band II. 9.5"x6.75", 258 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. Johann Baptist Joseph Maximilian Reger, commonly known as Max Reger, was a German composer, pianist, organist, conductor, and academic teacher. He worked as a concert pianist, as a musical director at the Leipzig University Church, as a professor at the Royal Conservatory in Leipzig, and as a music director at the court of Duke Georg II of Saxe-Meiningen. Reger first composed mainly Lieder, chamber music, choral music and works for piano and organ. He later turned to orchestral compositions, such as the popular Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Mozart (1914), and to works for choir and orchestra such as Gesang der Verklärten (1903), Der 100. Psalm (1909), Der Einsiedler and the Hebbel Requiem (both 1915). . Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$45.00

Moon River and Me
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Moon River and Me

By Andy Williams

New York: Viking, 2009. CD4 - A first edition (complete numberline) hardcover book SIGNED by author on the title page in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket and book have some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. A remarkable memoir by one of the most popular and beloved entertainers of the twentieth century. 9.5"x6.5", 308 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. Howard Andrew Williams was an American singer. He recorded 43 albums in his career, of which 15 have been gold-certifiedand three platinum-certified. He was also nominated for six Grammy Awards. He hosted The Andy Williams Show, a television variety show, from 1962 to 1971, and numerous TV specials. The Andy Williams Show won three Emmy awards. The Moon River Theatre in Branson, Missouri is named after the song for which he is best known - Johnny Mercer and Henry Mancini's "Moon River". He sold more than 100 million records worldwide, including more than 10 million certified units in the United States. Williams was active in the music industry for 74 years. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.99

A Life Remembered: Memoirs
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A Life Remembered: Memoirs

By Karl Bohm

London: Marion Boyars, 1992. B2 - A hardcoverr book in good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket has wrinkling, chipping, crease, and few small tears on the edges and corners, some soiled patches on the edges, light tanning and shelf wear. Book cocked, some bumped corners, dents and cover edgewear, scattered writing and underlining, some stains on the page edges, light tanning and shelf wear. Translated by John Kehoe, With an introduction by Hans Weigel. 8.75"x5.75", 170 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. Karl August Leopold Böhm was an Austrian conductor. He was best known for his performances of the music of Mozart, Wagner and Richard Strauss. . Hard Cover. Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.99

Music Librarianship in America
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Music Librarianship in America

By Michael Ochs (Edited by)

Cambridge, Massachusetts: Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library, Harvard University, 1991. CJ1 - A paperback book in very good condition that has some bumped corners, wrinkling, chipping and crease, less than an inch tear on the right side of the title page with previous owner's name and date written on the top, ISBN typewritten on a label adhered on the copyright page, some light discoloration and shelf wear. Papers of a symposium held 5-7 October 1989 to honor the establishment of the Richard F. French Librarianship at Harvard University. Originally published in the Harvard Library Bulletin, N.s., vol. 2, no. 1, Spring 1991. 12"x9", 144 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. . Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.00

A Story and a Song: 40 Favorite Rodney Griffin Songs and the Stories Behind Them
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A Story and a Song: 40 Favorite Rodney Griffin Songs and the Stories Behind Them

By Rodney Griffin (Compiled by)

Morristown, Tennessee: Greater Vision Music Ministries, Inc., 2003. BL1 - A paperbcak book SIGNED by Rodney Griffin on the front cover in very good condition that has some bumped corners, wrinkling and chipping, a few scattered stains, light discoloration and shelf wear. 11"x8.5", 133 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. . Signed by Author. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$25.00

Waxing The Gospel: Mass Evangelism & The Phonograph 1890-1900
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Waxing The Gospel: Mass Evangelism & The Phonograph 1890-1900

By Archeophone Records

Champaign, Illinois: Archeophone Records, 2016. BA4 - A hardcover book with no dust jacket in as new condition that is still in shrinkwrap. Three compact discs featuring 102 original historic recordings from the 1890s. Led by internationally-famous evangelists Dwight Moody and Ira Sankey, the revival business of the late 19th century was an established juggernaut, complete with its own musical soundtrack. It met up with an infant recording industry in the 1890s still experiencing growing pains. Waxing the Gospel is a groundbreaking exploration of how tradition and technology merged in three distinct areas of recording: commercial, celebtrity, and vernacular. This beautifully-illustrated 408-page book includes a prologue by noted folklorist Joseph Hickerson, an extensive essay by Richard Martin, artist biographies, discographical information, historical notes and full transcripts of the recordings, and nearly four hours of music on three CDs. 9"x6.25", 408 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. . Hard Cover. As New/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$45.00

Waxing The Gospel: Mass Evangelism & The Phonograph 1890-1900
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Waxing The Gospel: Mass Evangelism & The Phonograph 1890-1900

By Archeophone Records

Champaign, Illinois: Archeophone Records, 2016. BA4 - A hardcover book with no dust jacket in as new condition that is still in shrinkwrap. Three compact discs featuring 102 original historic recordings from the 1890s. Led by internationally-famous evangelists Dwight Moody and Ira Sankey, the revival business of the late 19th century was an established juggernaut, complete with its own musical soundtrack. It met up with an infant recording industry in the 1890s still experiencing growing pains. Waxing the Gospel is a groundbreaking exploration of how tradition and technology merged in three distinct areas of recording: commercial, celebtrity, and vernacular. This beautifully-illustrated 408-page book includes a prologue by noted folklorist Joseph Hickerson, an extensive essay by Richard Martin, artist biographies, discographical information, historical notes and full transcripts of the recordings, and nearly four hours of music on three CDs. 9"x6.25", 408 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. . Hard Cover. As New/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$45.00

The Great Olympia Band
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The Great Olympia Band

By Mick Burns

New Orleans, Louisiana: Jazzology Press, 2001. BL1 - A first printing paperback book in very good condition that has 2.5" taped tear on the back bottom right side, some bumped corners, wrinkling, chipping and crease, some peeling of the clear plastic film on some cover edges, sides and corners, light tanning and shelf wear. Includes CD at the back pocket. 10"x8", 220 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. . First Printing. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$75.00

Skyscraper Lullaby: The Life and Music of John Alden Carpenter
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Skyscraper Lullaby: The Life and Music of John Alden Carpenter

By Howard Pollack

Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995. P2 - A first printing hardcover book SIGNED by author (first name only) and inscribed to previous owner on the title page in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket and book have some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. 9.5"x6.5", 511 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Signed by Author. First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Daniel Barenboim: A Life in Music
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Daniel Barenboim: A Life in Music

By Barenboim, Daniel

London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1991. CI2 - A first UK edition hardcover book SIGNED by Daniel Barenboim on the front free endpaper in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket and book have some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. Edited by Michael Lewin. 9.5"x6.5", 198 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Signed by Author. First UK Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$35.00

Jascha Heifetz
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Jascha Heifetz

By Weschler-Vered, Artur

London: Robert Hale Ltd, 1986. CI2 - A first UK edition hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has some wrinkling, chipping, and crease on the edges, dust jacket and book have some bumped corners, light tanning and shelf wear. 9.5"x6.5", 240 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. First UK Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$30.00

The Complete Operas of Richard Wagner
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The Complete Operas of Richard Wagner

By Osborne, Charles

London: Michael O'Mara Books Ltd, 1990. CI2 - A first edition hardcover book SIGNED by Charles Osborne on the title page in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket and book have light tanning and shelf wear. 9.5"x6.5", 288 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$55.00

A Thematic Catalogue of the Instrumental Music of Florian Leopold Gassmann
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A Thematic Catalogue of the Instrumental Music of Florian Leopold Gassmann

By Hill, George R,

Hackensack, New Jersey: Joseph Boonin, Inc., 1976. CS1 - An ex-library hardcover book in good condition that has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), some bumped corners and light stains, light discoloration and shelf wear with no dust jacket. No. 12 Music Indexes and Bibliographies. 11.25"x9", 171 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ex-Library.

$55.00

From Arnold Schoenberg's Literary Legacy: A Catalog of Neglected Items
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From Arnold Schoenberg's Literary Legacy: A Catalog of Neglected Items

By Christensen, Jean

Warren, Michigan: Harmonie Park Press, 1988. E2 - An ex-library hardcover book in very good condition that has has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), some bumped corners and light stains, light discoloration and shelf wear with no dust jacket. Detroit Studies in Music Bibliography Number 59. 10.25"x7", 164 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ex-Library.

$30.00

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