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Derek Bailey and The Story Of Free Improvisation

Derek Bailey and The Story Of Free Improvisation

by Ben Watson

Ben Watson is a writer on music and culture. He is the author of numerous books including Frank Zappa: The Negative Dialectics of Poodle Play; Art, Class & Cleavage; and Adorno for Revolutionaries.
Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton

by Marc Roberty

Mozart

Mozart

by H C Robbins Landon

Confess

Confess

by Rob Halford

Fingerstyle Guitar

Fingerstyle Guitar

by Brian Gore

Top Pop Singles 1955-1999

Top Pop Singles 1955-1999

by Joel Whitburn

Monkeemania

Monkeemania

by Glenn a Baker

But Beautiful

But Beautiful

by Geoff Dyer

Understanding Music

Understanding Music

by Antony Hopkins

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Anthem

by Stravinsky

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Scott, Michael

by The Great Caruso

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Please Kill Me

by Legs; and Gilliam McCain McNeil

Music Reference Books & Ephemera

Blown Away: The Rolling Stones And The Death Of The Sixties

Blown Away: The Rolling Stones And The Death Of The Sixties

by A. E. Hotchner

Simon & Schuster, 1990. 1st. Hardback. Very Good/Good. First edition hardback, 1990, with unclipped jacket. In overall good to very good condition with minor signs of handling and storage - dj a little shelfworn. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; page-ends lightly toned but text and plates bright and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book.
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€15.57
Popular Music In England 1840-1914: A Social History

Popular Music In England 1840-1914: A Social History

by Dave Russell

Manchester University Press, 1987. 1st. Hardback. Very Good/Very Good. First edition hardback in the Music and Society, 1987, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage - dust jacket a touch rubbed; boards clean and crisp. Binding tight and appears little read. Internally clean, no annotation or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book.
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€23.99
The Reed Organ: Its Design And Construction. A Practical Guide For Craftsmen With Instructions For Making, Including Chapters On Tuning and Voicing, etc. with forty-two figures and diagrams by the Author

The Reed Organ: Its Design And Construction. A Practical Guide For Craftsmen With Instructions For Making, Including Chapters On Tuning and Voicing, etc. with forty-two figures and diagrams by the Author

by H. F. Milne

Boston, Massachussetts: The Organ Literature Foundation. Paperback. Very Good. Unabridged facsimile reprint of the 1930 original, in overall very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - white covers tanned to spine and lightly stained to rear. Binding tight and appears little read. Internally clean, no annotation or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Photographs available. Not an old library book.
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€60.07
Sur la scène et dans la coulisse

Sur la scène et dans la coulisse

by Goulet, Charles

Québec: Ministère des affaires culturelles (Collection Civilisation du Québec), 1981 Photographies en n./b. hors-texte. Appendices. Mémoires de Charles Goulet, fondateur des disciples de Massenet et cofondateur des Variétés lyriques.. Couverture souple. Très bon.
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€9.48
The Organs Of J. S. Bach: A Handbook

The Organs Of J. S. Bach: A Handbook

by Christopher Wolff and Markus Zepf

University Of Illinois Press, 2012. Paperback. Fine. English paperback edition translate by Lynn Edwards Butler, 2012, in overall fine, unread condition. Binding tight and appears almost unopened. Internally clean, no annotation or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Photographs available. Not an old library book.
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€23.99
Triumphs And Trials Of An Organ Builder

Triumphs And Trials Of An Organ Builder

by Jerome Markowitz

Vox Humana Press, 1989. 1st. Hardback. Very Good/Fair. First edition hardback, 1989, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a fair dust jacket with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dust jacket rubbed to edges and faded to spine with a couple of scuffs (now protected); boards clean and crisp. Binding tight and appears little read. Internally clean, no annotation or inscriptions - name and address label to front endpaper; slight toning to page-ends but text and... Read more about this item
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€30.00
Chanson à la lune [partition]

Chanson à la lune [partition]

by E. Jacques-Dalcroze

Sandoz Jobin & Cie, 1905. Pamphlet. Good. Partition 4 pages, J&Cie 506 Chant seul
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€5.00
Music Publishing In The British Isles From The Beginning Until The Middle Of The Nineteenth Century: A Dictionary Of Engravers, Printers, Publishers And Music Sellers With An Historical Introduction

Music Publishing In The British Isles From The Beginning Until The Middle Of The Nineteenth Century: A Dictionary Of Engravers, Printers, Publishers And Music Sellers With An Historical Introduction

by Charles Humphries and William C. Smith

Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1970. Hardback. Very Good/Good. Second edition hardback with supplement, 1970, in an unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a good dust jacket with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - dust jacket rubbed and tanned to spine and edges with the odd spot of foxing (now protected); boards clean and crisp. Binding tight and appears little read. Internally clean, no annotation or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and... Read more about this item
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€60.07
Éblouissement. Gilles Tremblay et la musique contemporaine

Éblouissement. Gilles Tremblay et la musique contemporaine

by Richard, Robert

Nota Bene, 2013 « Rafale, ruagh, lumière, éblouissement. Voilà l'oeuvre de Gilles Tremblay. Une oeuvre qui domine. Qui avance dans le néant. Néant lumineux. Néant à visage divin. Une aventure inédite, insoupçonnée au sein de la culture québécoise.» Quelques petites marques incolores sur la couverture.. Couverture souple. Très bon.
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€9.61
Devil Sent the Rain: Music and Writing in Desperate America

Devil Sent the Rain: Music and Writing in Desperate America

by Piazza, Tom

U.S.A.: Harper Perennial, 2011. Advanced Reading Copy. Soft cover. Very Good. Advanced reading copy in fine condition. Softcover. Appears to have never been read. WorldCat summary: ""Profiles such cultural icons as Charlie Chan, Norman Mailer, and Bob Dylan, and presents a new collection of essays and writings on music, film, literature, and politics that explore the American landscape and cultural traditions.""
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€13.74
Ce qu'on chante toujours - Valse comique - Création des Vagabons Parisiens

Ce qu'on chante toujours - Valse comique - Création des Vagabons Parisiens

by G. Brévard & Paul Nast (Musique) - G. Brévard (paroles)

Paul Beuscher, editeur, 1935. Pamphlet. Good. Partition 4 pages, PB 4893
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€5.00
Si tu reviens [partition]

Si tu reviens [partition]

by Saint Giniez, Tiarko Richepin

Editions Paul Beuscher, 1936. Pamphlet. Good. Partition 4 pages, PB5029. Light general wear, yellowed, one pen notation. Presque TBE.
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€5.00
Jazz Portraits: the Lives and Music of the Essential Jazz Musicians

Jazz Portraits: the Lives and Music of the Essential Jazz Musicians

by [MULTIPLE, JAZZ] Lyons, Len and Don Perlo

NY: Quill, 1989. Soft cover. Very Good. Stated First Edition Quill. Soft cover in very good condition with crisp wraps; no creases. Text block clean and tight. No markings noted. Contains black & white photos throughout. 610 numbered pages. Concludes with an Appendix, Glosary, Bibliography, Photo Credits, and a comprehensive Index. * From the book, ""This book achieves the difficult daily double of being musically authoritative and idiomatically diverse, covering everything from... Read more about this item
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€15.64
The English Musical Renaissance 1840-1940: Constructing A National Music

The English Musical Renaissance 1840-1940: Constructing A National Music

by Meirion Hughes and Robert Stradling

Manchester University Press, 2001. Hardback. Fine. Second edition first printing hardback, 2001, with no jacket. In overall fine condition. Binding tight and appears almost unopened. Internally clean, no annotation or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book.
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€48.04
Politikens Lystige Viser og enkelte sorgelige… bind 4

Politikens Lystige Viser og enkelte sorgelige… bind 4

by Politikens

Denmark, : Politikens Forlag A/S.. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. Danish. 7 x 10 inches. 256 pages. Pictorial laminated boards very good with minimal signs of handling and shelfwear. No jacket as published. Binding very tight, no annotations or inscriptions, slight stain to leading page edges. Text, illustrations and musical manuscript crisp and clear throughout. An as-new, unread copy.
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€12.03
Sidelights On A Century Of Music (1825-1924)

Sidelights On A Century Of Music (1825-1924)

by Gervase Hughes

Macdonald, 1969. 1st. Hardback. Very Good/Very Good. First edition hardback, 1969, with price-clipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - dust jacket rubbed to edges; boards clean and crisp. Binding tight and appears little read. Internally clean, no annotation or inscriptions; text and musical examples bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book.
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€17.98
A propos de la percussion

A propos de la percussion

by Jean-Claude Tavernier

Paris, : Gerard Billaudot.. Paperback. Very Good. Kay Marshall. Large Format paperback written in French. 7.5 x 10.5. 565 pages. Heavy book! In generally very good condition the book shows signs of having been read - minor crease to spine, corners slightly bumped, but it is a handsome item with a striking illustration to the front cover. No annotations or inscriptions. There is a small 'Hommage de l'editeur' stamp on the title page. Contains many examples of instruments and regional variations in... Read more about this item
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€30.06
De Orgelmaaker, behelzende eene uitvoerige beschrijving van alle de uit- en inwendige deelen des orgels, en handleiding tot het maaken, zamenbrengen en herstellen derzelven. Benevens de beschrijving en afbeelding der werktuigen, welke tot deze kunst gebezigd worden.

De Orgelmaaker, behelzende eene uitvoerige beschrijving van alle de uit- en inwendige deelen des orgels, en handleiding tot het maaken, zamenbrengen en herstellen derzelven. Benevens de beschrijving en afbeelding der werktuigen, welke tot deze kunst gebezigd worden.

by Jan van Heurn

Gijsbers & van Loon and F. Knuf. Hardback. Very Good. Undated Dutch three volume facsimile hardback reprint of the Dordrecht original (1804-1805), c.1980s (Bibliotheca Organologica vol.56), with no jackets. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - boards slightly faded to spines with a couple of light marks. Bindings tight and appear almost unread. Internally clean, no annotation or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. This set... Read more about this item
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€180.39
Harmonicas, Harps And Heavy Breathers: The Evolution Of The People's Instrument

Harmonicas, Harps And Heavy Breathers: The Evolution Of The People's Instrument

by Kim Field

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993. Paperback. Very Good. First US edition first printing paperback in the Fireside series, 1993, in overall very good condition with only slight signs of handling and storage. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book.
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€15.57
Organs And Tuning, A Practical Handbook For Organists: Being A Treatise On The Construction, Mechanism, Tuning And Care Of The Instrument (signed)

Organs And Tuning, A Practical Handbook For Organists: Being A Treatise On The Construction, Mechanism, Tuning And Care Of The Instrument (signed)

by Thomas Elliston

Weekes & Co., 1898. Hardback. Very Good. Signed. Signed third edition hardback, revised and enlarged, 1898, with no jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - boards slightly faded to spine and rubbed to edges. Binding tight and appears little read. Internally clean, no annotation or inscriptions - signed by E. L. Hawke Organist at Westminster Abbey 1908 to half-title page along with an ownership signature in pencil to reverse of front endpaper;... Read more about this item
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€36.02
The Pursuit of Music

The Pursuit of Music

by Sir Walford Davies

Nelson, 1946. Hardback. Good/Good. Hardback reprint, 1946, with unclipped jacket. In overall good to very good condition - dj tanned to spine and edges, worn to edges with a couple of chips; original blue cloth boards, with bright gilt titles to spine and front, very clean. Binding tight - slight warp to boards, no annotations or inscriptions; page-ends tanned but text and music clean and clear throughout.
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€17.98
The Leffler Manuscript: Facsimile Edition with An Introduction By Peter Williams.

The Leffler Manuscript: Facsimile Edition with An Introduction By Peter Williams.

British Institute Of Organ Studies, 2010. Hardback. Fine. Limited (141/200) facsimile edition hardback, 2010, with no jacket as issued. In overall fine, unread condition. Binding tight and appears almost unopened. Internally clean, no annotation or inscriptions; text and manuscript plates bright and clear throughout. Photographs available. Not an old library book.
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€36.02
More Dialogues In Swing: Intimate Conversations With The Stars Of The Big Band Era

More Dialogues In Swing: Intimate Conversations With The Stars Of The Big Band Era

by Fred Hall

Ventura, CA: Pathfinder Publishing, 1991. Paperback. Very Good. First paperback edition with a foreword by Jo Stafford and Paul Weston, 1991, in overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - faint crease to front cover lower rh corner. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book.
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€11.97
Waldkirch Street And Fairground Organs: Their Construction, Makers and Products

Waldkirch Street And Fairground Organs: Their Construction, Makers and Products

by Herbert Juttemann

A. C. Pilmer Automatic Music (Leasing) Ltd, 2002. Hardback. Fine/Fine. English edition hardback translated from the German by Andrew Pilmer, 2002, with unclipped jacket. In overall fine, unread condition. Binding tight and appears almost unopened. Internally clean, no annotation or inscriptions; text, diagrams and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Photographs available. Not an old library book.
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€36.02
Musique Vivante Avec César Geoffray

Musique Vivante Avec César Geoffray

by Jacques Devillers, editor

Ides editeur, 1965. Soft cover. Fair. Covers have rubbed edges, creased marks and foxed on the back; slanted spine with one abrasion but still strong; interior text block, illustrations and musical scores are unmarked, quite legible, only just slightly yellowed.
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€15.00