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The Beauty of Transgression: A Berlin Memoir.

by De PICCIOTTO, Danielle.

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(Berlin): Gestalten, (2011). First edition. Octavo, pictorial boards printed in red, black and white, pp. 288, the pagination includes 16 pages of photos, most in colour. Engaging account of artistic life in Berlin between Autumn 1987 through 2010. Multi media artist and musician Danielle De Picciotto brings this era vividly to life in her striking,… Read more
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San Francisco: Backbeat Books, (2003). First edition. Quarto, pale blue boards, pp. 132; illustrated in colour. Beautifully presented inlay work of Canadian guitar maker / luthier Willim Grit Laskin. Laskin is the first and only musical instrument maker to receive Canada’s most prestigious national craft award, the Saidye Bronfman Award for Excellence. Fine in dust jacket.… Read more
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Ojai, California: Creative Concepts, (1994). , 2000. 144 pages illustrated. Includes songs by Gene Vincent, Eddie Cochran, Carl Perkins, and many others. Melodies in standard notation only; guitar parts in both standard notation and tablature. Light creasing to covers, else very good. .
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Make Your Own Classical Guitar.

by DOUBTFIRE, Stanley.

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London: Victor Gollancz, 1981. First edition. Ca.27.5 x 25 cm; pp. 120;illustrated. Errata slip tipped to half-title. Fine in dust jacket with a large adhesive stain (the size of an address label) to the top corner of the front panel, and some light edge wear/tiny tears, else very good. .
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Analyzing Popular Music

by MOORE, Allan F.

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9780521771207
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (2004). Reprint (3).. Octavo, black boards,pp. viii, [2], 270; illustrtaed. Very good or better in dust jacket. .
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A Newfoundlander in Canada.

by DOYLE, Alan.

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(N.p): Doubleday Canada, (2017). First printing. Hardcover, 244 pages; Incscribed by Alan Doyle, frontman of Great Big Sea, with a small drawing: "Cheers Terry / Alan Doyle". Book was printed and bound in the USA. Fine in dust jacket. ..
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Kyrie.

by SOMERS, Kyrie.

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Toronto: House of Exile, 1976. First edition, #134 of 300 copies signed by Somers. 8 ½" x 5 ½", orange cloth, unpaginated. The text reproduces in facsimile Canadian composer Harry Somer's score for this notable work for voice. Exile Editions number 4. Fine in dust jacket with slight wrinkling along the spine, else near fine. … Read more
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London: Hamish Hamilton, (1979). Twelfth impression. Octavo, dark blue boards, pp. 304; illustrated. Previous owner's name on endpaper, remainder mark to bottom page edge, else very good in dust jacket..
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The Oboe and the Bassoon.

by JOPPIG, Gunther. Translated from the German by Alfred Clayton.

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1988
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9780713456806
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London: B.T. Batsford Ltd., (1988). First English edition., 1988. Octavo, dark blue boards, pp. 223, [1]; illustrated. Very good in a price-clipped dust jacket with faint damp-staining along the top edge..
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The English Ballet.

by TURNER, W.J.

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London: William Collins, 1944. First edition. A volume in the "Britain in Pictures" series. Edges of the fragile boards rubbed, else a very good clean copy in a faded and torn used dust jacket..
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Faith in Time : The Life of Jimmy Scott.

by RITZ, David.

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2002
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9780306810886
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Cambridge, MA, U.S.A.: (Cambridge): Da Capo Press, (2002). First edition., 2002. Octavo, plum boards, pp. xvii, 270; illustrated. Biography of the influential jazz singer who was afflicted with Kallman's syndrome, a genetic deficiency. Fine in dust jacket..
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Les Oeuvres Completes de Nicolas De Radom.

by De RADOM, Nicolas. Introduction by D'Adam Sutkowski.

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Brooklyn: Institute of Medieval Music, Ltd., (1969). Quarto, navy blue cloth, pp. [xi], 70. Musical scores. A fine copy. No dust jacket, presuably so issued..
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Eddie Condon's Scrapbook of Jazz.

by (STEINBECK, John). Condon, Eddie & Hank O'Neal.

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New York: St. Martin's Press, [1973]. First edition. Square 4to., purple cloth, unpaginated, illustrated in b&w. With a 2 page introduction by Steinbeck. Previous owner has written Condon's date of birth and death beneath Condon's name on the title page. Book is otherwise internally clean and near fine. The dust jacket is price-clipped, with a small chip to the rear… Read more
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On With the Dance.

by BARBOUR, Scharlie.

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New York: George Sully and Company, (1928). Octavo, light blue cloth, pp. [xv], 105; illustrated. A variety of stunts, and masquerade suggestions for dances and balls. Front free endpaper roughly removed, small stain to fore-edge, covers lightly soiled, else about very good..
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Horst H. Lange's The Fabulous Fives.

by LANGE, Horst H.; Jewson, Ron; Hamilton Smith, Derek; Webb, Ray.

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Chigwell: Storyville Publications, (1978). Octavo, black cloth, pp.xiv, 150. A near fine copy [no dust jacket]..
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The NDM Principle of Relative Music.

by de MONFRED, Avenir H. Introduction by Nicolas Slonimsky.

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1970). First edition. Octavo, white cloth, pp. xxviii, 226; illustrated with musical scores. The subject of the book is "New Diatonoic Modal Principle". Date written in ink and smudged area on front free endpaper, else very good, in a dust jacket with a few tears and condiderable creasing to the front flap..
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Life of Richard Wagner.

by GLASENAPP, C.F., & Wm Ashton Ellis.

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New York: Da Capo Press, 1977. An unabridged reprint of the English edition in six volumes. originally published between 1900-1908. Octavo, sturdy blue cloth bindings, pp. xiii, 400; ix, 436; ix, 528, [x], 538; vi, 460; x, 472. The first three volumes are authorized translations by Ellis, volumes four to six are original works by him. Previous owner's small… Read more
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My First Forty Years.

by DOMINGO, Placido.

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9780002171236
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Toronto: Collins, (1983). First Canadian edition. Inscribed by Domingo, "To Ellen, In Friendship". The book additionally bears a non-authorial inscription to the same individual, presenting the book as a gift. Book is fine, the attractive dust jacket has some scuffing to the rear panel, else very good..
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Wagner: A Biography.

by Westernhagen, Curt Von. Translated by Mary Whittall.

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9780521219303
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1978). First English edition in two volumes. Octavo, black boards, pp. xxiii, 327; x, 329 - 654. This translation is based on the second, revised and Enlarged German-lanuage edition of 1978. A fine set in slipcase, lacking the dust jackets..
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