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Carmen  English National Opera Guide 13, BIZET, Georges; JOHN, Nicholas (editor)
1 BIZET, Georges; JOHN, Nicholas (editor) Carmen English National Opera Guide 13
74238 New York Riverrun Press Inc. 1982 0714539376 / 9780714539379 Trade Paper Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Accompaniment to the great opera includes English and French text, presented together. With essays and photos to add depth to the opera-goer's experience. A clean, bright copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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101 Masterpieces of Music and Their Composers Revised and Updated, BOOKSPAN, Martin
2 BOOKSPAN, Martin 101 Masterpieces of Music and Their Composers Revised and Updated
75365 Garden City, New York Dolphin Books/Doubleday 1973 0385057210 / 9780385057219 Trade Paper Very Good- with no dust jacket 
A firm, unmarked copy. Covers composers from J.S. Bach to Antonio Vivaldi. A nice copy, though covers a bit yellowed. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 465 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Wonderful World of Music, BRITTEN, Benjamin; HOLST, Imogen
3 BRITTEN, Benjamin; HOLST, Imogen The Wonderful World of Music
79268 Garden City, New York Garden City Books 1958 Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
A pictorial history of the development of music by the noted composer Benjamin Britten and the daughter of noted composer Gustav Holst, Imogen Holst. With color and black & white illustrations and photos throughout. --- In pictorial boards (repeated on jacket). With small tears and edgewear to covers, as well as a rubberstamping to front free endpaper by prior owner, otherwise a sound copy. Fair only dust jacket with considerable chipping, creasing and small tears along edges; clipped flap price.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 69 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Chiming Bells For the Day School and Singing School, CRIST, D.W.; McPHERSON, John
4 CRIST, D.W.; McPHERSON, John Chiming Bells For the Day School and Singing School
75641 Moultrie, Ohio D. W. Crist 1891 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
A musical primer, apparently intended to aid the beginning music student learn the basics through the use of bells. The book opens with ten pages describing the 'Rudiments of Music'; followed by several pages of music and lyrics. --- The book is intact but somewhat loose. The first signature has partially detached from the volume. A few pages have penciled notations and marks. Front free endpaper w/ a dainty, ornate sticker and previous owner's signature.; Small 8vo 7˝" - 8" tall; 111 pages 
Price: 57.00 USD
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The Plays of Gilbert and Sullivan, GILBERT, W. S.; SULLIVAN, Arthur
5 GILBERT, W. S.; SULLIVAN, Arthur The Plays of Gilbert and Sullivan
78226 New York The Book League of America 1941 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
12 of the much-admired comic operas of Gilbert & Sullivan, in a nice reprint edition. Includes "H.M.S. Pinafore", "The Pirates of Penzance", "The Mikado" and others. With line drawings scattered throughout by Mr. Gilbert. --- In navy flexible leatherette covers, silver-stamped titling and decorations on spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A clean, firm, bright copy but with minor rubbing & creasing to covers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 504 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Liederfibel Kinderlieder, GRUEGER, Heribert (music); GRUEGER, Johannes (illustrations)
6 GRUEGER, Heribert (music); GRUEGER, Johannes (illustrations) Liederfibel Kinderlieder
74782 Breslau Ostdeutsch Verlagsanstalt (East German Publishing House) Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Children's music primer in German language. Tape-repaired book is missing pages 1-8, remaining 26 pages present. Includes music on verso (on left) with charming, colorful artwork related to the songs on facing/recto pages (on right). Bears young child's scribblings with crayon on some pages. All words in German, and in Sütterlin typeface. Missing title page, thus no date, but likely published c.1927; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 26 pages 
Price: 29.00 USD
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Gilbert and Sullivan Song Book, HYATT, Malcolm; FABELL, Walter (selections); SHANNON, Irene (arrangements)
7 HYATT, Malcolm; FABELL, Walter (selections); SHANNON, Irene (arrangements) Gilbert and Sullivan Song Book
76130 New York Random House 1955 Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Formerly property of a library. With music and lyrics; along with illustrations by Margaret Ayer. With red cloth spine and illustrated paper-covered hardcovers; jacket in library-style permanent Brodart cover. --- Volume is firm, but with soiling, small tears, and dampstains. Front free endpaper torn out. Jacket & cover are very chafed; but functional. ; Ex-Library; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 64 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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The New Kobbé's Opera Book, KOBBÉ; Gustave; The Earl of Harewood (editor and revisor)
8 KOBBÉ; Gustave; The Earl of Harewood (editor and revisor) The New Kobbé's Opera Book
79251 New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1976 0399116338 / 9780399116339 Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket 
A modern revision of Gustave Kobbé's monumental guide to opera, revised and edited by The Earl of Harewood. --- In full maroon cloth-covered boards, with descriptions and musical notations throughout. --- With minor corner bumps and a little sunning to cloth, gift inscription to half title page; otherwise a sound, unmarked copy. Dust jacket with severe damage (back flap has torn away but is present) and in removable mylar protector. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xi, 1694 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Composers on Music: An Anthology of Composers' Writings from Palestrina to Copland, MORGENSTERN, Sam (editor)
9 MORGENSTERN, Sam (editor) Composers on Music: An Anthology of Composers' Writings from Palestrina to Copland
79204 New York Greenwood Press, Publishers 1969 0837111471 / 9780837111476 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
The writings of noted classical composers on the topic of their music are compiled in this volume. Stated first printing of this reprint edition (original publication date was 1956). --- In full light blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A firm, clean, bright copy but with a couple of scratches to front cover. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xxiii, 584 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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The Victrola Book of the Opera: Fifth Revised Edition, ROUS, Samuel Holland
10 ROUS, Samuel Holland The Victrola Book of the Opera: Fifth Revised Edition
76971 Camden, New Jersey, Victor Talking Machine Company 1919 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
A quaint artifact from the early 20th century, in which most of the leading operas are summarized, with photos of actors/singers and sets throughout. With a series of photos of the world's leading opera houses at the time, and an index. --- Published on glossy papers in full blue cloth-covered boards. Titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Top edge gilt. --- Front cover is loose (but attached), with chafing to edges and sunned covers (especially at spine); but overall volume is intact and apparently complete. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 436 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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My Life and Music, SCHNABEL, Artur
11 SCHNABEL, Artur My Life and Music
79317 London Longmans, Green and Co., Ltd. 1961 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
A first edition of the great concert pianist and composer's autobiography. Edited and with an introduction by Edward Crankshaw. In full blue paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Frontis portrait of the subject, repeated on jacket cover. --- With prior owner's signature to front paste-down, otherwise a clean, bright copy. Dust jacket bears original 30/- Net flap price, with tears and curling along edges and in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xv, 223 pages 
Price: 28.50 USD
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The Golden Age of Opera, TUGGLE, Robert (text); MISHKIN, Herman (photography)
12 TUGGLE, Robert (text); MISHKIN, Herman (photography) The Golden Age of Opera
79451 New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1983 0030577780 / 9780030577789 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. A celebration of the very best of the art of opera. With over 200 duotone photos of some of the principal singers of the era by Herman Mishkin. With a foreword by Anthony A. Bliss. --- In cream paper-covered boards backed in brown cloth, w/gilt-stamped spine titling. Dust jacket with a striking Mishkin portrait on the cover. --- With an inked gift inscription to front free endpaper, else a clean, firm, bright copy lacking additional apparent damages. Price-clipped jacket without additional noticeable damages.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; x, 246 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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George Grove 1820-1900: A Biography, YOUNG, Percy M.
13 YOUNG, Percy M. George Grove 1820-1900: A Biography
78923 London Macmillan London Limited 1980 0333196023 / 9780333196021 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
A biography of the multi-talented engineer, lexicographer, educator and author who is perhaps best known for his Dictionary of Music and Musicians, versions of which are still being published. Includes a section of black & white photos. --- In full brown textured paper-covered boards with titling in gilt on spine. Jacket features a portrait of the bewhiskered Mr. Grove. --- A bright, clean, unmarked copy lacking damages. Jacket with very slight creasing to edges; else in good shape and with orig. Ł12.50 net flap price intact. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 344 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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