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Curiosities of Music: A Collection of Facts Not Generally Known, Regarding the Music of Ancient and Savage Nations

By Elson, Louis C.

Boston: Oliver Ditson and Co.. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards worn, hinges cracked, owner names and . writing on front free endpaper, pages toned.. 1880. Hardcover. Brown beveled cloth with titles in gilt on spine. History of music among the Hindoos, ancient Egyptians, Biblical and Hebrew music, music of ancient Greece and Rome, Chinese and Japanese music, music of Tasmania, Australia, Africa, the early Christian church, Gregorian chants, medieval troubadors, and curiosities of the opera. ; 363 pages .

$15.00

Mozart:  A Musical Biography
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Mozart: A Musical Biography

By Kuster, Konrad

Oxford, UK: Clarendon Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1996. First Printing. Hardcover. 0198163398 . Dark blue cloth. xviii, 409 pages. Pictorial endpapers, black and white illustrations, select bibliography, and indexes. A study of Mozart's working life as a composer focusing on the lives of Mozart's associates, with a particular piece, or sequence of works. .

$12.00

Paul Hindemith in the United States
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Paul Hindemith in the United States

By Noss, Luther

Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1989. Second Printing. Hardcover. 9780252015632 . Glossy pictorial hardcover. xii, 219 pages. Black and white photos, notes, and indexes. A biography of the noted composer, conductor, and teacher concentrating on his musical career in the United States and his association with Yale University. A volume in the publisher's Music in American Life series. .

$25.00

Selected Letters of Paul Hindemith
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Selected Letters of Paul Hindemith

By Hindemith, Paul; Skelton, Geoffrey (editor)

New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Page tops mildly dust spotted.. 1995. First Printing. Hardcover. 0300064519 . Edited and translated from the German by Geoffrey Skelton. Black cloth. xiii, 255 pages. Black and white photographs and illustrations, indexes. A collection of correspondence by the acclaimed composer, musician, and author, revealing personal and professional thoughts with family, friends, and colleagues. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$15.00

Gustav Mahler, Richard Strauss:  Correspondence 1888-1911
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Gustav Mahler, Richard Strauss: Correspondence 1888-1911

By Blaukopf, Herta

Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Near Fine. 1996. Second Printing. Softcover. 0226057682 . Edited with Notes and an Essay by Herta Blaukopf. Black and white illustrations, key to principal bibliographical sources, notes, chronologies, and indexes. A critical examination of this collection of letters which studies how two artists with contrasting musical ideas, objectives, and identities struggled with difficult conditions in the musical world at the turn of the century. ; 172 pages .

$25.00

Mahler:  Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth)
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Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth)

By Hefling, Stephen E.

Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. Very Good. 2000. First Paperback Edition. Softcover. 0521475589 . xiv, 159 pages. Appendix: translation, notes, select bibliography, and index. A study of the composer's most personal and widely admired symphonic masterpiece. A volume in the publisher's Cambridge Music Handbooks series. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$7.00

Mozart:  The Wonder Boy
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Mozart: The Wonder Boy

By Wheeler, Opal; Deucher, Sybil

NY: E. P. Dutton & Co.. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Owner name on front pastedown endpaper, . gift inscription on front free endpaper, jacket soiled and tattered.. 1938. First Edition; Tenth Printing. Hardcover. Cloth-backed illustrated boards. A look at the life and music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart for younger readers. ; 92 pages .

$25.00

Drumming At the Edge of Magic:  A Journey Into the Spirit of Percussion
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Drumming At the Edge of Magic: A Journey Into the Spirit of Percussion

By Hart, Mickey; Stevens, Jay

San Francisco: Harper. Very Good. 1990. First Edition. Softcover. 006250374X . Inscribed by Mickey Hart in silver marker on inside front cover. Many illustrations and photos. ; 264 pages; Signed by Author .

$25.00

Joseph Haydn The Merry Little Peasant
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Joseph Haydn The Merry Little Peasant

By Wheeler, Opal; Deucher, Sybil

NY: E. P. Dutton & Co.. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Owner name on front pastedown endpaper, jacket soiled and tattered. 1940. First Edition; Eleventh Printing. Hardcover. Cloth-backed illustrated boards. A look at the life and music of Joseph Haydn for younger readers. 118 pages .

$25.00

Composers on Composing for Band
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Composers on Composing for Band

By Camphouse, Mark (editor)

Chicago: GIA Publications. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly tattered.. 2002. Hardcover. 1579991955 . Blue cloth binding. Foreword by Mallory Thompson. xiii, 385pp. .

$7.00

A Child\'s Book of Music Makers
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A Child's Book of Music Makers

By Frost, Bruno

NY: Maxton Publishers. Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, usual library stamps and markings.. 1957. Hardcover. Pictorial hardcover. Many color illustrations. ; Ex-Library .

$7.00

Drew\'s Blues:  A Sideman\'s Life with the Big Bands
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Drew's Blues: A Sideman's Life with the Big Bands

By Page, Drew

Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Edges soiled, jacket tattered and soiled.. 1980. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0807106860 . Gray cloth binding. Index, photos. ; 226 pages .

$15.00

The Tristan Chord:  Wagner and Philosophy
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The Tristan Chord: Wagner and Philosophy

By Magee, Bryan

NY: Metropolitan Books and Henry Holt and Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket mildly rubbed.. 2001. First US Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. 0805067884 . Red paper boards quarter-bound in brown cloth. xi, 397 pages. Black and white photos and illustrations, acknowledgements, and index. A study of Wagner's musical variations, theatrical creativity, and adventurous inspection of philosophy. .

$12.00

Cavalli
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Cavalli

By Glover, Jane

NY: St. Martin's Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket faded on spine and edges, foxed . along the top edge on the reverse and has one split corner.. 1978. 1st US printing. Hardcover. 0312125461 . Black cloth with red topstain. Black and white illustrations, appendices, bibliography, and index. A biography of the seventeenth century composer studying his librettos, operas, and sacred music. ; 191 pages .

$14.00

Two Lectures in the Form of a Pair:  Music, Culture, and History/  Structuralism and Music
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Two Lectures in the Form of a Pair: Music, Culture, and History/ Structuralism and Music

By Chase, Gilbert

Brooklyn, NY: Brooklyn College Department of Music. Very Good; Covers toned with sticker lift-off, owner name on front free . endpaper.. 1973. First Printing. Softcover. vii, 59 pages. Black and white diagrams and illustrations, notes, references cited, and bibliography. Corrigenda and further addenda slip laid in. Two essays on the nature and methodology of music history together with a bibliography of the published writings of Gilbert Chase. Institute for Studies in American Music Monograph Number 2. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$20.00

Bringing it all Back Home
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Bringing it all Back Home

By Dylan, Bob

NY: M. Witmark and Sons. Very Good; Covers foxed, chipped, and stained.. 1965. First Printing. Softcover. Stapled pictorial softcover. Songbook from the Nobel Laureate's fifth studio album with musical notation, guitar chords, and piano arrangements. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 32 pages .

$15.00

Jazz Records 1942-1965:  Vol. 2: Bl-Co, a Discography
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Jazz Records 1942-1965: Vol. 2: Bl-Co, a Discography

By Jepsen, Jorgen Grunnet

Holte, Denmark: Karl Emil Knudsen. Very Good; Lower corners bumped, page edges mildly dust spotted and . stained, age toned.. 1966. First Printing. Softcover. vii, 400 pages. Explanatory notes, acknowledgements, and abbreviations lists. A solid copy of this essential reference for worldwide jazz music. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$25.00

Deep Blues
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Deep Blues

By Palmer, Robert

NY: Penguin Books. Good; Cover worn, corners bumped, but inside is unmarked.. 1982. Seventh Printing. Softcover. 0140062238 . viii, 310 pages. Bibliography and index. Reading copy of this classic blues reference. Boom Boom Boom Boom.

$7.00

Richard Strauss:  The Man and His Works
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Richard Strauss: The Man and His Works

By Finck, Henry T.

Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, spine faded, owner name on front free endpaper.. 1917. First Edition. Hardcover. Dark green cloth. Includes an appreciation of Strauss by Percy Grainger. xxv, 328pp, index, illustrations. .

$13.00

Shining Trumpets
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Shining Trumpets

By Blesh, Rudi

NY: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Owner name and address stamped on front . free endpaper, jacket price-clipped and shelfworn.. 1958. Second Edition. Hardcover. xiv, 408 + many pages of musical examples, index, records cited, photos. Green decorative cloth. .

$25.00

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