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The Magic of Music
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The Magic of Music

By Baker, Richard

Universe Books, 1975. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. Illustrated in color and black/white. Index. Bibliography. Covers making music, the written language of music, enjoying music, great composers (Purcell, Bach, Handel, Schumann, Brahms, Debussy, Mahler, and others. Looks at music from the Middles Ages to the late 20th century. 152p. Measures 6.75x9.5 inches.

$12.00

The American Singer (Second edition, Book 4)
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The American Singer (Second edition, Book 4)

By Beattie, John W.; Wolverton, Josephine; Wilson, Grave V.; Hinga, Howard

American Book Company, 1950. Hardcover. Acceptable. Unmarked text. Withdrawn stamp and previous owner's name crossed out on half title page. Illustrated throughout. 204p. Measures 6.5x8.25 inches.

$12.00

The Musical Mind: The Cognitive Psychology of Music (Oxford Psychology Series)
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The Musical Mind: The Cognitive Psychology of Music (Oxford Psychology Series)

By Sloboda, John A

Oxford University Press, 1993. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. The 1993 edition is the 1985 edition, "printed with corrections." Musical notations. 291p. Measures 6x9 inches. This is a survey of late 20th century knowledge concerning the cognitive psychology of music, before the broad use of imaging technologies in the final decade of the 20th century. The author--a psychologist and practicing musician--examines the mental processes involved in composing, performing, listening to, and "understanding" music, and shows how such skills are acquired. Jerry Sloboda (b 1950) is known for his work in music psychology, with a focus on the psychological aspects of the study of music performance, the emotional response to music, the functions of music in everyday life, and learning and skill acquisition in music.

$12.00

Early Keyboard Instruments (Small Picture Book No. 48)
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Early Keyboard Instruments (Small Picture Book No. 48)

By Russell, Raymond

Victoria and Albert Museum, 1959. Booklet (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. Illustrated in black and white. 32p. Measures 4.75x7.25 inches.

$12.00

The Physical Basis Of Piano Touch And Tone: An Experimental Investigation of the Effect of the Player's Touch Upon the Tone of the Piano
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The Physical Basis Of Piano Touch And Tone: An Experimental Investigation of the Effect of the Player's Touch Upon the Tone of the Piano

By Ortmann, Otto

Foster Press, 2008. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Reprint of 1925 edition. 189p. Illustrated. Bibliography. Index. Measures 5.5x8.5 inches. An Experimental Investigation of the Effect of the Player's Touch Upon the Tone of the Piano. Otto Rudolph Ortmann (1889-1979) was an American pianist, music researcher and educator.

$24.00

Journal of the American Musicological Society (Volume 61, Number 3, Fall 2008)
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Journal of the American Musicological Society (Volume 61, Number 3, Fall 2008)

By Orden, Kate van (editor)

Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Articles include "Continuity in Composing the American Cross-Cultural: Eichheim, Cowell, and Japan" by W. Anthony Sheppard; "Free Jazz and the French Critic" by Eric Drott; and "Colloquy: Finishing Mozart's Requiem" by Robert D. Levin, Richard Maunder, Duncan Druce, David Black, Christoph Wolff, and Simon P. Keere. Illustrated. Musical Notation. pp465-702. Measures 6x9.25 inches.

$20.00

Journal of the American Musicological Society (Volume 59, Number 2, Summer 2006)
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Journal of the American Musicological Society (Volume 59, Number 2, Summer 2006)

By Brown, Bruce Alan (editor)

Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006. Paperback. Good. Unmarked. Rubbed Cover. Illustrated. Articles include "Neumatizing the Sequence--Special Performances of Sequences in the Central Middle Ages" by Lori Kruckenberg, "The Marian Symbolism of Spring, ca. 1200- ca. 1500P Two Case Studies" by David J. Rothenberg, Colloquy on Maniera Smorfiosa ( Beverly Jerold, Marco Mangani) and a response to each by Elisabeth Le Guin, Reviews and more.

$12.00

An Exhibit of Music and Materials on Music, Early and Rare
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An Exhibit of Music and Materials on Music, Early and Rare

By Luper, Albert T

State University of Iowa, 1953. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked text. Some age tanning. Inscribed to previous owner by the exhibition's curator. Presented in Honor of the Midwest Chapters, American Musicological Society and Music Library Association, April 17-19, 1953, with the Cooperation of the Library of Congress, the Newberry Library, the University of Illinois Libraries, the Sibley Musical Library. Illustrated. Index. 39p Measures 7.5x10.5 inches. Sections on autograph scores, early editions and manuscripts, and books on music.

$14.00

Staatliches Institut fur Musikforschung. Preussischer Kulturbesitz. Musikinstrumenten--Museum
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Staatliches Institut fur Musikforschung. Preussischer Kulturbesitz. Musikinstrumenten--Museum

By Adelmann, Olga

Staatliches Institut fur Musikforschung, 1978. Paperback. Good. Unmarked. A few bumps. Text in German. Beautiful color plates. 88p. Measures 8.25x8 inches.

$15.00

Paul Hindemith: Werkverzeichnis, List of Works
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Paul Hindemith: Werkverzeichnis, List of Works

By Hindemith, Paul

Schott, 1985. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. Small spot on cover. A catalog of Paul Hindemith's work completed in 1985. Includes a chronology of his life. Also a short 4-paragraph introduction to the artist in German and English. Catalog in German. 75p. Measures 5.75x8.25 inches. Paul Hindemith (1895-1963) was a prolific German composer, violist, violinist, teacher and conductor. Notable compositions include his song cycle Das Marienleben, Der Schwanendreher for viola and orchestra, and opera Mathis der Maler.

$20.00

Flutecraft: An Artisan's Guide to Flute Acoustics and Bamboo Flutemaking
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Flutecraft: An Artisan's Guide to Flute Acoustics and Bamboo Flutemaking

By Shepard, Mark

San Francisco: Simple Press, 1978. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Some bumps and age tanning on cover. Third edition, completely revised. Topics include selecting bamboo, cutting, hollowing, tuning, and more. Appendix covers flute repair, dangerous materials, etc. 41p. Illustrated throughout.

$24.00

Memories and Commentaries
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Memories and Commentaries

By Stravinsky, Ivor; Craft, Robert

University of California Press, 1981. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Illustrated. 183p. Index. The conversations between Igor Stravinsky and Robert Craft are unique in musical history. In this volume Stravinsky (1882-1971) reflects on his childhood, his family life, professional associates, and personal relationships into sharper focus and places the major compositions in their cultural milieux.

$12.00

Music Together: Bells
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Music Together: Bells

By Guilmartin, Kenneth K.; Levinowitz, Lili M

Center for Music and Young Children, 2009. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. Music activity resource. Illustrated. Contains musical notation. Use in a classroom, for family activities, as a storybook, etc. 52p. Measures 8.5x11 inches. Music and movement approach to early childhood music development for infant, toddler, preschool & kindergarten children and their parents, teachers, and other caregivers.

$12.00

Giuseppe Verdi (Musik-Konzepte 10)
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Giuseppe Verdi (Musik-Konzepte 10)

By Metzger Heinz-Klaus, Riehn Rainer (Hrsg.)

Edition Text + Kritik, 1979. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Text in German. Includes "Worte und Musik im Melodramma" by Luigi Dallapiccola, "Aida--Ende aller Utopie" by Attila Csampai and more. Musical notation. 124p.

$12.00

Klee and Kandinsky: Polyphonic Painting, Chromatic Chords and Synaesthesia
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Klee and Kandinsky: Polyphonic Painting, Chromatic Chords and Synaesthesia

By Ione, Amy

Exeter, UK: Imprint Academic, 2004. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked throughout. Offprint from Art and the Brain III, the Journal of Consciousness Studies, 11, No. 3/4, 2004. pp148-58. References. Ione compares how Klee and Kandinsky composed visual music, with an emphasis on the synesthe (Kandinsky) and non-synesthe (Klee) perspectives.

$12.00

Young Musicians Singapore (Souvenir Program From the International Festival of Youth Orchestras, 1971)
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Young Musicians Singapore (Souvenir Program From the International Festival of Youth Orchestras, 1971)

By Abisheganaden, Paul

Singapore: Federal Publications, 1971. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked souvenir program, with the word "tour" written lightly on cover. Illustrated in black and white. Includes sections on the Singapore Junior Symphony Orchestra, the instruments in the Chinese Orchestra, Malay Music, Music of India, figures involved in the event, and more. 36p. Measures 8.5x11.5 inches.

$18.00

Ferencsik Janos, az ember es muvesz portreja
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Ferencsik Janos, az ember es muvesz portreja

By Fejer, Gabor

Muszaki Konyvkiado, 1984. Hardcover. Very Good. Unmarked. Extensively illustrated. Musical notation on end pages. Text in Hungarian. Janos Ferencsik (1907-1984) was a Hungarian conductor. He studied in Budapest under such conductors as Arturo Toscanini, Bruno Walter, Felix Weingartner and Wilhelm Furtwangler. A friend of Hungarian composers Laszlo Lajtha, Bela Bartok and Zoltan Kodaly, Janos was also known for his interpretations of their works. 129p. Measures 8.25x10 inches.

$70.00

Machaut's World: Science and Art in the Fourteenth Century (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, V. 314)
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Machaut's World: Science and Art in the Fourteenth Century (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, V. 314)

By Cosman, Madeleine Pelner; Changler, Bruce (editors)

New York Academy of Sciences, 1978. Paperback. Acceptable. Unmarked. Cover and a few early pages have a small tear at the bottom. Bibliography. 348p. Measures 6x9 inches. Contributors include Bernard R. Goldstein, John E. Murdoch, Edward Grant, Susan O. Thompson, Jonathan B. Riess and others. Guillaume de Machaut (1300

$12.00

Cowboy Fiddler
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Cowboy Fiddler

By McWhorter, Frankie ( As Told To John R. Erickson)

Texas Tech Univ Press, 1992. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. Foreword by William W. Savage, Jr. Afterword by Charles R. Townsend. Topics include Frankie McWhorter's favorite horse and cowboy stories, cowboy fiddler in Bob Willis's band, etc. Illustrated. 112p. As told to John R. Erickson.

$12.00

Journal of the American Musicological Society (Volume 54, Number 1, Spring 2001)
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Journal of the American Musicological Society (Volume 54, Number 1, Spring 2001)

By Grey, Thomas S. (editor)

Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Articles include "The invention of the Cyclic Mass" by Andrew Kirkman, "Heightenting Levels of Activity and J.S. Bach's Parallel Section Construction" by Joel Lester, "Chopin at the Funeral: Episodes in the History of Modern Keath" by Lawrence Kramer, and more. 207p. Musical notation. Advertisements.

$12.00

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