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Prices based on the New Tariff, as per our Circular of October 4, 1890 [String Instruments].
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Prices based on the New Tariff, as per our Circular of October 4, 1890 [String Instruments].

By C. Bruno & Son.

New York: Wm. J. Schnaufele, Printer, 1890. First edition. Cloth backed card wraps. Narrow 4to. pp. 79. Very Good. Cover chip upper right corner with corresponding corning curls. Price list for larger Catalog of Harmonicas and string instruments, cases, parts, music, etc..

$25.00

STANDARD 26 AMERICAN DRUM RUDIMENTS as Adopted by the N.A.R.D.: The Thirteen Essential Rudiments (recto) and the Thirteen Rudiments to Complete (verso, The.

By National Association of Rudimental Drummers.

Chicago: W. F. Ludwig Drum Co, 1946. Reprint edition. 6-46-10M-Greenlee Co. Single printed sheet. 4to. pp. [2]. Near Fine. NARD Examination requirements..

$10.00

Estey Phonorium, The.
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Estey Phonorium, The.

By Estey, Jacob 1814-90.

[Vermont]: Estey Organ Works (Forbes Co.), nd [ca. 1893]. Illustrated by chromolithograph trade card. unspecified edition. American trade card. 12.5x7.5cm. pp. [2]. Near Fine. Promotional card from Estey Organ Works in Brattleboro, VT, established in 1846. The company produced approximately 520,000 reed organs and 320,00 pump organs by 1955 and had piano production in New York until 1960. The Church Phonorium was their largest and most complex reed organ in N84 and O86 styles with 2 extra stops in the later (8 Trumpet & 8 Gamba). Only several are in existence today..

$30.00

Richter's Manual of Harmony: A Practical Guide to Its Study: Expressly Prepared for the Conservatory of Music at Leipsic.
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Richter's Manual of Harmony: A Practical Guide to Its Study: Expressly Prepared for the Conservatory of Music at Leipsic.

By Richter, Ernst Friedrich.

Boston: Oliver Ditson Co, 1873. Translated by J. C. D. Parker from the 8th German Edition. Illustrated by music notation throughout. First thus English edition. Original brown cloth, beveled edges gilt topboard emblem. 8vo. pp. 215. About Very Good. Worn/chipped caps and corners, internally very good. Period ink owner (Meddaugh). Author prefaces to 1st, 7th and 8th editions..

$20.00

ARCHIVES DU MUSEE TEYLER: SŽrie III, Vol. VII (Fascicule 1 & 2)
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ARCHIVES DU MUSEE TEYLER: SŽrie III, Vol. VII (Fascicule 1 & 2)

By Fokker, A.D. (Adriaan) 1887-1972, M. Nuygens & Philippi, Fokker & Strutt.

Haarlem (and) La Haye: Les HŽritiers Loosjes (and) Marinus Nijhoff, 1929 & 1930. Illustrated by b/w text illustrations, plates. First thus edition. 2 volumes. Original printed wraps, uncut & unopened. 8vo (24.5cm). pp. 72; 73-132. Very Good. Covers soiled (one small corner chip), most sections unopened with some edge darkening. Text in Dutch, French, English. Contents (note though there are other important articles, this selection is gouped for music): (F1) Sur l'accoustique des salles, des instruments de musique et de la voix humaine with 37 figures & plates; Sur la Forme d'un RŽflecteur du Son with 4 figures; On the construction of sound reflectors (1 figure); Measurements on the acoustic efficiency of specially designed sound reflectors (with 3 plates, 11 figures); Krachten en Bewegingen (Forces and Movement) with 54 figures. Early works of Adriann Daniel Fokker (from physics to music; or, expanding 12 tones to 31!). [Fokker wrote short pieces under pseud. Arie de Klein using expanded tones or 'microtonality'] see Huygens-Fokker Foundation (Est. 1960). (Postage as 1 book)..

$30.00

AESTHETICS OF PIANOFORTE-PLAYING...from the Third German Edition edited and revised by Dr. Hans Bischoff, Edith Roberts Copy, The.
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AESTHETICS OF PIANOFORTE-PLAYING...from the Third German Edition edited and revised by Dr. Hans Bischoff, Edith Roberts Copy, The.

By Kullak, Adolph 1823-62.

New York: G. Schirmer, 1903. Translated by Dr. Th. Baker. Illustrated by music notation. later printing of 3rd revised edition. c.1898, G. Shirmer, 10978. Original burgundy blind-stamped cloth, gilt stamped spine and topboard. 8vo. pp. 323. Near Fine/No jacket, as issued. Traces of edgewear to binding. Copy and ink signature of Edith Roberts (1899-1935, Mrs. Harold Carter), child Vaudeville performer and later silent film actress from NYC. Blank period postcard (Napoli: Ediz. Salvatore Simeoli) of Florestano Rossomandi (1857-1933, Italian pianist and composer) laid in. Small bookseller ticket: Boston Music Co. Preface to the second edition by Theodor Kullak (1876) and Bischoff second (1879) and third (1889) editor prefaces..

$75.00

BACH'S CLAVIER-UBUNG III, THE MAKING OF A PRINT with a companion study of the Canonic Variations on "Von Himmel Hoch" BWV 769
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BACH'S CLAVIER-UBUNG III, THE MAKING OF A PRINT with a companion study of the Canonic Variations on "Von Himmel Hoch" BWV 769

By Butler, Gregory G.

Durham & London: Duke University Press, 1990. Edited by Peter Williams. Illustrated by music notation, facsimiles. First (SD) edition. Sources of Music and Their Interpretation, Duke Studies in Music. Gray cloth. 8vo. pp. xiv, 139, [1]. Notes, Bibliography, Index. Fine/In like jacket/No price in mylar. Dedicated to Christoph Wolff; on the third organ collection and new date findings. ISBN: 0822310090..

$175.00

GREATNESS IN MUSIC.
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GREATNESS IN MUSIC.

By Einstein, ALFRED 1880-1952.

London: Oxford University Press, (1945). Translated by CŽsar Saerchinger (1889-1971) from the German (but not published as Grosse in der Musik until 1951). First thus UK edition. [c.1941 OUP New York (287 pages)]. Navy cloth, gilt spine and topboard print. 8vo (22cm). pp. vii, [3], 299. Index. Near Fine/About Very Good/Unclipped price ($3.00) in mylar. Traces of edgewear to binding with a dot of stain to pp. 31-2. Scarce jacket with watermark Canterbury Text blue paper printed black is toned and edge chipped with three worn holes at spine area. Musicologist, exiled and teaching at Smith College in Northampton, MA from 1937. Though acquainted with Albert in Berlin in 1928 and brief visits at Princeton, no blood relation..

$25.00

STUDIES IN FOLK-SONG AND POPULAR POETRY.
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STUDIES IN FOLK-SONG AND POPULAR POETRY.

By Williams, Alfred M. 1840-96.

Boston & New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Co. (Riverside Press), 1894. First edition. Green cloth, gilt topboard emblem, slate end papers, t.e.g., uncut. 8vo. pp. 329. Near Fine. Traces of wear to binding. Contents: American Sea Songs, Folk-songs of the Civil War, English and Scottish popular ballads, Lady Nairne and her songs, Sir Samuel Ferguson and Celtic poetry, William Thom the weaver poet, Folk-songs of lower Brittany, Folk-songs of Poitou, Some ancient Portuguese ballads, Hungarian folk-songs, Folk-songs of Roumania..

$50.00

Edison Hours with Famous Composers, Presented weekly November 20 to December 25, 1928
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Edison Hours with Famous Composers, Presented weekly November 20 to December 25, 1928

By Bonime, Joseph, director Edison Ensemble.

New York: Edison Co, 1928. Illustrated by Leslie Crump (cover); b&w ports and reproductions throughout. First edition. Illustrated stapled wraps. 8vo. pp. 60. Near Fine. Traces of wear. Composers of weekly radio broadcasts on rear cover (pictured). "From 8 July 1925 onward, advertisements begin to appear for the New York Edison Hour, an hour-long program on WJZ featuring the Edison Ensemble, under the direction of Bonime. The show's format was essentially a short orchestral concert program, frequently 17 Olin Downes, "Music: Mischa Elman Returns," New York Times, 15 October 1928. In his biography of Elman, Allan Kozinn states that Bonime and Elman worked together from 1920 through 1928, at which time Marcel van Gool became Elman's regular accompanist. In the last several years of their partnership, however, Elman began devoting more energy to his string quartet and only performed with Bonime on several recordings." Rika Asai 2011. Scarce program catalog..

$45.00

Nannerl Mozarts TagebuchblŠtter mit Eintragungen ihres Bruders Wolfgang Amadeus. Vorgelegt und berbeitet im Auftrage der Internationalen Stiftung Mozarteum.
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Nannerl Mozarts TagebuchblŠtter mit Eintragungen ihres Bruders Wolfgang Amadeus. Vorgelegt und berbeitet im Auftrage der Internationalen Stiftung Mozarteum .

By [Mozart siblings] Hummel, Walter.

Salzburg/Stuttgart: Das Bergland-Buch, (1958). Illustrated by folding letters, facsimiles and reproductions (some in color). First edition. tan cloth, green topstain. Cr.4to. pp. 135, [1] ad1958. Very Good/In like jacket/No price in mylar. �Old dampstain with no mildew to jacket facing boards; internally near fine. N�a�n�n�e�r�l� �M�o�z�a�r�t�'�s� �d�i�a�r�y� �s�h�e�e�t�s� w�i�t�h� �h�e�r� b�r�o�t�h�e�r� �W�o�l�f�g�a�n�g� �A�m�a�d�e�u�s'� �e�n�t�r�i�e�s�.� �P�r�e�s�e�n�t�e�d� �a�n�d� �e�d�i�t�e�d� �o�n� �b�e�h�a�l�f� �o�f� �t�h�e� �I�n�t�e�r�n�a�t�i�o�n�a�l� �M�o�z�a�r�t�e�u�m� �F�o�u�n�d�a�t�i�o�n. Scarce first published records..

$30.00

Little Music Library (uniform 3 volumes): THE STORY OF ONE HUNDRED SYMPHONIC FAVORITES [and] THE STORY OF ORCHESTRAL MUSIC AND ITS TIMES [and] THE STORY OF ONE HUNDRED GREAT COMPOSERS.
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Little Music Library (uniform 3 volumes): THE STORY OF ONE HUNDRED SYMPHONIC FAVORITES [and] THE STORY OF ORCHESTRAL MUSIC AND ITS TIMES [and] THE STORY OF ONE HUNDRED GREAT COMPOSERS.

By Grabbe, Paul; Helen Loeb Kaufmann.

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1940, 1942, 1943). Illustrated by silhouettes/John C. Wonsetler drawings/none. First thus edition. 3 volumes. Uniform red cloth, gilt print & decorated spine. 24mo (13cm). pp. xx, 300; viii, 216. Recommended recordings, Index; xvi, 293. Definitions, Appendix. VG-NF/No jackets, as issued. Traces of wear to bindings and corners, internally near fine. Trio of musical information in thumbnail. Post as one. [Note: there were several uniform bindings issued when completing your set]..

$25.00

Lehrbuch der HARMONIE. Praktische Anleitung zu den Studien in derselben zunaechst fur das Conservatorium der Musik zu Leipzig, Zehnte Auflage.
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Lehrbuch der HARMONIE. Praktische Anleitung zu den Studien in derselben zunaechst fur das Conservatorium der Musik zu Leipzig, Zehnte Auflage.

By Richter, Ernst Friedrich 1808-79.

Leipzig: Druck und Verlag von Breitkopf und Hartel, 1873. Illustrated by 456 figures of music notation. 10th edition. [c.1853]. Die praktischen Studien zur Theorie der Musik. In drei Lehrbuchern bearbeit von Ernst Friedrich Richter. Erster Band. Half brown calf over marbled boards. 8vo. pp. 204. Sachregister (Subject Index). Good. Very worn boards, moderate foxing internally. Copy of Moses Rogow [b.1857] from his teacher on ffep with quill column of added pen numbers, pen writing on rear pastedown. Considered the most popular mid-19th century work on harmony..

$30.00

SALZBURGER FESTSPIELE MUSIK 1928 (Program).
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SALZBURGER FESTSPIELE MUSIK 1928 (Program).

[Salzburg]: [Privately Published], [1928]. Illustrated by b&w photographs, reproductions and period ads, some in color. First edition. 2 volumes. Stapled pamphlet. 8vo (21.7x12.7cm). pp. 24; [2]. Very Good. Faint old horizontal and corner creases, tiny sporadic chips. Contents: Aus den "Salzburger Sonetten, V." by Felix Braun; Zur Neuinszenierung der Zauberflot von Lothar Wallerstein; The Festival Idea by Paul Kerby; Bild Mozarts von Bernard Paumgartner; period illustrated ads including Shell and Steyr on rear cover with inserted green broadside (20.5x12cm): International Stiftung Mozarteum Schwarzstrasse 6 und Mozart-GedenkstŠtten. 1928 Program from historic yearly Mozart festival held in his home town..

$25.00

Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York, 4363rd Concert under the Direction of Artur Rodzinski in an All Gershwin Program Thursday Evening April 18, 1945 [signed by] Oscar Levant, Pianist, Anne Brown, Soprano and Todd Duncan, Baritone, The.
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Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York, 4363rd Concert under the Direction of Artur Rodzinski in an All Gershwin Program Thursday Evening April 18, 1945 [signed by] Oscar Levant, Pianist, Anne Brown, Soprano and Todd Duncan, Baritone, The.

By [Gershwin, George] Carnegie Hall Program Season 1945-1946.

New York: Alfred Scott Publisher, 1945-6. First edition. Stapled illustrated wraps. Signed by Anne Brown and Todd Duncan (p.7) over second program section (side by side). Inscribed by Oscar Levant To Haney? (p.6) on his portrait. Square 8vo. pp. 14. About Very Good. Old creases. Program: An American in Paris, Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in F major (Oscar Levant); Porgy and Bess selections: Buzzard Song, It Ain't Necessarily So, I got Plenty of Nuttin' (Todd Duncan); Summertime, My Man's Gone Now (Anne Brown; Bess, You is My Woman Now (Brown and Duncan); Rhapsody in Blue (Levant). Porgy and Bess was first performed in 1935 with Anne Brown and Todd Duncan and Gershwin doing stage direction, this program at Carnegie Hall marked 10 years of performance for Brown and Duncan. Duncan performed as Porgy over 1800 times, Brown moved to Norway the following year and married third husband Thorleif Schjelderup, Norwegian Olympic skier, journalist and philosopher in 1948. Pittsburgh born Levant was a pianist, composer, author, actor and comedian in radio, television and film. A bigger than life trio of signatures for one night. Artur Rodzinski, music director 1943-47 featured on program cover with facsimile signature, rear cover ad for Chesterfield..

$450.00

ALL THE STOPS: The Glorious Pipe Organ and Its American Masters.
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ALL THE STOPS: The Glorious Pipe Organ and Its American Masters.

By Whitney, Craig T. b.1943.

New York: Public Affairs (Perseus Books Group), (2003). Illustrated by b&w photographs, reproductions. 5th printing (N) of first edition. Black Cloth, line deckle fore-edge. 8vo. pp. xxv, 323, [1] About Press. Glossary, Recordings, Notes, Bibliography, Index. Fine/In like jacket/Unclipped price in mylar. New York Times (2003) assisting managing editor and amateur pipe organist. First comprehensive history of American manufacturers and performers, with organ types (including monarch). ISBN: 9781586481735..

$20.00

THIS IS JAZZ.

By Williamson, Ken, Ed.

London: Newnes, (1960). Illustrated by Photographs by Ted Williams, Don Hunstein, Eric Jelly, Ian Jennings, Popsy and others; drawings by Humphrey Lyttelton, Diz Disley, Alan Field. First edition. Cloth. 8vo. pp. 256. Fine/Very Good+/Clipped price in mylar. Bright jacket with closed tear and edgewear. Multi-contributors: Feather. Lang, Hentoff, McPartland, Ulanov, Benny Green, Bruynoghe, Hodeir, Panassie, Charles Edward Smith, Amis, Dance, Guttridge, Sykora, Hulsizer, Gitler, Lyttelton, Pat Lynn..

$30.00

CIRCULAR BREATHING for the Wind Performer.

By Knynaston, Trent P.

Hialeah, FL: Columbia Pictures Publications/PR Studio Publications, 1978. Illustrated by cover maze and one line drawing. First edition. SB37. Stapled card wraps. 4to. pp. 20. Near Fine. Faint cover crease. High, middle, low and total breath, with and without instrument techniques, puffed cheeks, hyperventilation, embouchure rejuvenation, vibrato, tonguing, breathing in extreme registers..

$75.00

KEY TO A JAZZY LIFE, The.

By Waters, Benny.

Toulouse: Arts Graphiques, 1985. Illustrated by b&w photographs. First edition. Illustrated wraps. Signed by "4/19/87 Yours in Jazz, Edith Rothman" on dedication page: To the Jazz Queen, Edith Rothman. Inscribed by author on half title. 8vo (21cm). pp. 124, [9] photos, [4] discography laid in between blank pages, [1] colophon. Near Fine. Slightly cocked. Scarce biography signed by both author and dedicator..

$100.00

ITALIAN HARPSICHORD BUILDING IN THE 16TH AND 17TH CENTURIES.

By Shortridge, John D.

Washington, DC: Smithsonian, 1960. Illustrated by b/w frontis, photographs, building plans. GPO reprint thus edition. Contributions from the Museum of History and Technology: Paper 15. United States National Museum Bulletin 225. Stapled wraps. 4to. pp. 93-107. Near Fine. Trace cover soil..

$20.00

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