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image of Mr. William Shakespeare's Songs

Mr. William Shakespeare's Songs

by Shakespeare, William; Keller, Henry G.

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1916
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Very Good
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$36.00

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Cleveland, OH: Drama League of America, 1916. Paperback. Very Good. 15 p.: illustrations; 21 cm. Plain wrapper with yapp edges, printed in red and black with wrapper illustration; tied. "Four original Drawings by Henry G. Keller. Typography and Lettering by Horace Carr." This is one of a limited edition of 2,000 copies. Contains lyrics to 13 songs found… Read more
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image of The Lansdowne Choristers Present H.M.S. Pinafore by Gilbert and Sullivan [program]

The Lansdowne Choristers Present H.M.S. Pinafore by Gilbert and Sullivan [program]

by Lansdowne Choristers

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1934
Condition
Near Fine
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$19.00

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Lansdowne, Pa: Lansdowne Choristers, 1934. Pamphlet. Near Fine. [12] p.; 23 cm. Green cover; stapled. The program from a production of H.M.S. Pinafore by the Lansdowne Choristers under the direction of Katharine Yardley Thurber (d. 1954) for the benefit of the Lansdowne Fire Company in the Lansdowne High School on Nov. 1 and 2, 1934. They were accompanied… Read more
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image of Apollo Orchestra program -- Conductor J. W. F. Leman with soprano Bertha Hirshberg

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Philadelphia: Apollo Orchestra, 1918. Pamphlet. Fine. [4] p.; 13 cm. Folded card printed in black. Program for an open rehearsal on May 5, 1918, at "Broad Street Drawing Rooms," 715 N. Broad St., Philadelphia. "Invitation Rehearsal" -- on front cover. Conducted by J. W. F. Leman. Founded in 1870, the orchestra consisted of professional musicians, music students, and… Read more
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image of Apollo Orchestra program -- Conductor J. W. F. Leman [La Nuit et L'Amour by Augusta Holmes]

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Philadelphia: Apollo Orchestra, 1917. Pamphlet. Fine. [4] p.; 13 cm. Folded card printed in black. Program for an open rehearsal on Dec. 16, 1917, at "Broad Street Drawing Rooms," 715 N. Broad St., Philadelphia. "Invitation Rehearsal" -- on front cover. Conducted by J. W. F. Leman. Founded in 1870, the orchestra consisted of professional musicians, music students, and… Read more
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All Join In Pioneer Community Song Sheet

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1942
Condition
Near Fine
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$14.00

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New York: Paull-Pioneer Music Corp, 1942. Paperback. Near Fine. Victory Edition. 10, [2] p.: illustration; 22 cm. Stapled. No date of publication; the latest copyright date included is 1938. "Victory Edition" suggests that this was published after the U.S. entered World War Two. Contains lyrics to 75 popular songs, the first 5 of which are patriotic. Final page… Read more
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image of Program for Chimes of Normandy [Les Cloches de Corneville] by Robert Planquette

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Philadelphia: F. A. North & Co, 1888. Pamphlet. Good -. [4] p.; 22 cm. "Planquette's Charming Opera" was performed at Mercantile Hall with musical director J. G. Whiteman and stage manager Jos. C. Fox. No opera company is named; according to the Philadelphia Inquirer for May 15 and 17, 1888, this production was by "members of Philadelphia church… Read more
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image of The Lansdowne Choristers Present The Gondoliers by Gilbert and Sullivan [program]

The Lansdowne Choristers Present The Gondoliers by Gilbert and Sullivan [program]

by Lansdowne Choristers

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1936
Condition
Good
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$16.00

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Lansdowne, Pa: Lansdowne Choristers, 1936. Pamphlet. Good. [8] p.; 23 cm. Green cover; stapled. The program from a production of The Gondoliers by the Lansdowne Choristers, musical direction by Katharine Yardley Thurber (d. 1954) and stage direction by Joseph P. Galton for the benefit of the Lansdowne Fire Company in the Lansdowne High School on Feb. 14 and… Read more
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image of Concert under the Direction of the Commissioners of Fairmount Park -- Hunting Park -- The Burness Band -- Owen J. W. Burness, Conductor

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Philadelphia, 1910. Fair. 1 leaflet (27 x 13 cm. Printed on one side only. Program for two performances by the Burness Band in Philadelphia's Hunting Park on Sept. 3, 1910. The band leader, Owen Jones Wister Burness (1855-1932), was a choir director and band leader in and around Philadelphia. The ten numbers listed for… Read more
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Taylor & Smith Entertainment and Orchestras

by Taylor, Harry M.; Smith, James S.

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1928
Condition
Very Good -
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$16.00

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Philadelphia: Taylor & Smith, 1928. Very Good -. [4] p.; 24 cm. Contains lyrics to 22 popular songs. No date of publication; many of the songs were copyrighted in 1928. Presumably handed out at events where people wanted to sing along with a piano or orchestra. In Very Good- Condition: creased; minor loss at… Read more
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image of Westminster Abbey Hymns for Services on July 30, 1922

Westminster Abbey Hymns for Services on July 30, 1922

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Published
1922
Condition
Very Good -
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$13.00

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London: Westminster Abbey, 1922. Pamphlet. Very Good -. 6 p.; 21 cm. Contains the words for the hymns for the seventh Sunday after Trinity, which was also Westminster School election Sunday. The morning service began with the procesion of the choir and school with the electors so the rousing strains of "For All the Saints." … Read more
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image of Program from Victor Herbert's The Red Mill at the Shubert Theatre, Philadelphia

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Philadelphia: Shubert Theatre, 1947. Paperback. Very Good -. 13, [3] p.: illustrations; 23 cm. Stapled. The Red Mill was directed by Billy Gilbert with book and lyrics by Henry Blossom and dances staged by Aida Broadbent. The cast included Jack Cassidy, Marthe Errolle, Hal Price, Dorothy Stone, Hope O'Brady, Frank Jacuet, Jack Whiting, Jack Albertson,… Read more
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image of The Symphony Society of Frankford Programme: Second Concert, Second Season

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Philadelphia: Symphony Society of Frankford, 1910. Paperback. Very Good. [8] p.; 21 cm. Brown card cover with dark brown title and illustration. Sewn, as issued. The concert was conducted by T. Worcester Worrell and held May 26, 1910 at St. Mark's P. E. Church. This church was founded in 1832 in the Frankford neighborhood… Read more
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image of I'm Going' to Occupy [sheet music]

I'm Going' to Occupy [sheet music]

by Lehman, Louis P., Jr.

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1946
Condition
Good -
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Washington, PA: L. P. Lehman, 1946. Paperback. Good -. [8] p.: music, illustrations; 22 cm. Stapled. Louis P. Lehman (1914-1986) composed a number of gospel hymns. This contains the piano score with one verse of I'm Going' to Occupy, as well as 2 pages of photographs of his young daughter, Karen Lehman, performing motions to… Read more
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image of The Complete Lyrics of Lorenz Hart; Edited by Dorothy Hart and Robert Kimball; With an Appreciation by Alan Jay Lerner

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good. xxvii, [1], 317, [3] p.: illustrations; 30 cm. Black cloth spine with silver spine title; light pink paper over boards with silver cover title. Dust jacket designed by Holly McNeely with photograph of Lorenz Hart and Richard Rodgers on the back section. Stated First Edition.… Read more
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image of The International Scrap Book and Illustrated Magazine, vol. 1, no. 2 -- Sept. 1877

The International Scrap Book and Illustrated Magazine, vol. 1, no. 2 -- Sept. 1877

by Hay, Mary Cecil

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1877
Condition
Good -
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Philadelphia: International Publishing Co, 1877. Paperback. Good -. 15, [1] p.: illustrations, music; 40 cm. Contents include international news (the Russo-Turkish War); fiction: The Arundel Motto by Mary Cecil Hay, and Lost and Won: A Sea Sketch by Roger Starbuck; a sermon by C. H. Spurgeon; advice for the farm, garden, and household; the song Just Touch… Read more
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image of Prospectus for Pythagoras at the Forge: An Annotated Catalogue of the Rosenbaum Collection of Western European Musical Instruments by Robert M. Rosenbaum

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Boston: Philidor Press, 1981. Near Fine. [8] p.: illustrations; 28 cm. Printed in red and black. Prospectus for Pythagoras at the Forge: An Annotated Catalogue of the Rosenbaum Collection of Western European Musical Instruments by Robert M. Rosenbaum with a sample page and illustration. The Rosenbaum Collection contains over 700 musical instruments, of which nearly… Read more
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image of Gounod's Opera Faust, Containing the Italian Text, with an English Translation, and The Music of all the Principal Airs

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Boston: Oliver Ditson Co, 1892. Paperback. Good +. 24 p.: music; 24 cm. Light green wrapper printed in black. Wrapper title: Faust, composed by Gounod with English and Italian Words, and the Music of the Principal Airs. Imprint includes: New York: C. H. Ditson & Co.; Chicago: Lyon & Healy; Philadelphia: J. E. Ditson & Co.;… Read more
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A Smattering of Ignorance [provenance: Ann Wyeth McCoy]

by Levant, Oscar

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1940
Condition
Very Good
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New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co, 1940. Hardcover. Very Good/very good -. xi, [1], 267 p.; 21 cm. Grey cloth with red and black spine title and illustration that runs continuously from the spine onto the front cover. Top page edges red. Illustrated dust jacket in mylar cover. Gift inscription on front free endpaper: "Ann… Read more
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London: Thomas Hailes Lacy, 1860. Good -. 24 p., folded frontispiece; 18 cm. Lacking binding but retaining the back free marbled endpaper. "Including the popular songs of Guy Fawkes . . . To which is added the monopolylogue of The Yorkshire Gamester, In which is introduced the favourite comic song of The Loves of Humphrey Suckit… Read more
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image of The Creation of Jazz: Music, Race, and Culture in Urban America

The Creation of Jazz: Music, Race, and Culture in Urban America

by Peretti, Burton W.

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1994
Condition
Very Good -
ISBN
9780252064210
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$13.00

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Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1994. Paperback. Very Good -. Illini Books edition. xii, [2], 277, [7] p.: illustrations, tables; 23 cm. Paperback. Part of the series Music in American Life and the series Blacks in the New World. List of titles in both series are on the final 7 unpaginated pages. The… Read more
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