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Category: All Categories: Music: Instrument Method
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Smith's Simplified-Illustrated Baritone Ukulele Method and Songs

Publisher: New York: Wm. J. Smith Music Co., Inc., 1952..
Pamphlet. 26 X 17 cm. G/No dj. Stapled through fold, 32 pp, cover printed on same stock as the rest of the book. Paper is somewhat cockled, spine rubbed, else VG. Contains rudimentary instruction on tuning the ukulele, fingerings for chords, and reading chord charts, accompanied by 35 tunes (melody & chord charts, with abbreviated lyrics). Shipping weight 1 lb.

Appr.: | AUD 24.32 CAD 24.00 EUR 16.98 GBP 14.24 JPY 1,800.00 MXN 300.00 ZAR 257.14 

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Auer, Leopold, Illustrated by: B&W Portraits  
Violin Playing as I Teach It

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Co. New York 1930.
Green cloth hardcover with gilt stamped titles and photo portrait paste-down. 225 pages covering technique, bowing, tone production, harmonics, and other violin method. A real classic, this book remained in print over several decades. This is an early printing and pleasing to both eye and hand. A notation in light pencil on one page - I removed a few tick marks in light pencil, there might be others although a quick perusal doesn't reveal them (easily erased). Previous owner's attractive book plate on the front pastedown. Spine heel shows light wear, cover portrait is a little scuffed, otherwise this copy is in remarkably clean, solid condition.COLLECT 3512 Later Printing No Dust Jacket Hard Cover Very Good Condition 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Performing Arts

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Bay, Mel  
MANDOLIN CHORDS In Photo Diagram Form
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications Kirkwood, MO 1963.
Softcover Very Good- with no dust jacket; Wear at edges, soiling on covers. ; B&W Illustrations; 32 pages

Appr.: | AUD 13.51 CAD 13.33 EUR 9.43 GBP 7.91 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 166.67 ZAR 142.86 

Purchase direct from: Gibson's Books. Item number: 40309.
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Derbin, John Illustrated by: Illustrated by Joel Pelletier  
How to Play the Piano Instantly, Volume 1 : For Beginners (Book and VHS Video Cassette)

Publisher: Harmonica Publishing; Hermosa Beach, Calif: 1994.
Very Good+ Softcover 16 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; SET: Tall blue16-page booklet and 30-minute video cassette. NTSC video for Region 1. You will get one book and two videos which appear to be two units of the same video. ; 'This video and book series is intended to show anyone how to quickly play literally thousands of songs with no previous musical instrument experience.' The reader will learn how to play three basic chords in the key of C and basic rhythms 4-4 and 3-4. ; Book shows minor shelfwear only. No major defects. Both videos are intact: one is in a boxboard slipcase, one is in a plastic clamshell box.

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Donald, Mary Ellen  
Arabic Tambourine : A Comprehensive Course in Techniques and Performance for the Tambourine, Tar, and Mazhar

Publisher: Mary Ellen Books; San Francisco: 1985.
Near Fine Softcover 119 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, black plastic comb binding, orange covers, [x] + 119 + 8 pages, 5 appendixes, 20 lessons, dozens of musical examples in text, 38 b/w photos. English throughout, with some technical terms in transliterated Arabic and English. ; Photos by Elliot Zalta. Musical transcriptions by Yoko Abe. Foreword by A. Jihad Racy. ; Rhythmic techniques and traditions from Egypt and Syria for the tambourine, tar (hand drum) and mazhar (giant tambourine) used in belly dance and in classical music of the region. ; No defects. Appears unused.

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Edwards, Ruth  
The Compleat Music Teacher

Publisher: Los Altos, CA: Geron-X, Inc., 1970..
Signed by Author recto ffep. 21 X 14 cm. Fine/VG+. Red cloth, foil titles on spine, ix, 150 pp, bibliography. DJ spine slightly faded, spine ends and corners worn & slightly chipped; in Brodart archival cover. Edwards brings her many years of experience as a piano teacher and as chairman of the Piano Pedagogy and Teachers' Training Department at the Cleveland Institute of Music to this book on teaching music students of all ages. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 4 oz.)

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Gieseking, Walter, 1895-1856, & Karl Leimer, 1858-1944  
Piano Technique

Publisher: NY, Dover, 1972.
140 p., music, 21.5 cm. Contains two unabridged works by the piano teacher and his most illustrious student: The Shortest Way to Pianistic Pefection (1932) and Rhythmics, Pedal and Other Problems of Piano Playing (1938). Stock# 32,798. Fine/ paper. Music.

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Johnson, Mary Teel Illustrator: Illustrated by Black and White Photos  

Publisher: Somma Seaside, CA 1987.
Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Trade PB; 112 pages

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Purchase direct from: Gibson's Books. Item number: 1273.
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Lehmann, Lilli  
How to Sing (Meine Gesangskunst)

Publisher: New York: The Macmillan Company, 1934..
Later printing. 19 X 13 cm. VG/G. Chestnut cloth, gilt titles on spine, blind frame on front board, frontispiece, xi, 303 pp, many rubricated diagrams. This is a reprint of the 1924 edition, translated by Richard Aldrich. Corners and bottom edges of boards bumped, spine ends rubbed, top edge rather dusty, gift inscription on recto of ffep, scattered pencil notes. DJ (with portrait of author on front panel) soiled, rubbed, torn and chipped, overall rather tired-looking, but no important bits are missing; in Brodart archival cover. This comprehensive treatise by "one of the greatest Wagnerian sopranos in history" (according to Britannica) is still in print over 100 years after its original publication. The most recent hardcover reprint is priced at $89.00.

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Purchase direct from: Twin City Antiquarian Books. Item number: MUIN00002.
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McHose, Allen I. & Donald F. White  
The Contrapuntal Harmonic Techniqe of the 18th Century; Keyboard and Dictation Manual (2 volumes)

Publisher: New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc., 1947..
26 X 18 cm. Varying/No dj. Both volumes full green cloth with gilt titles. Contrapuntal Harmonic Technique (by McHose only): 2nd ptg, xvi, 433, [1] pp; very good with moderate edge-wear, titles on spine dull but on front board bright. Analysis of counterpoint & harmony in 18th-century music, with special attention to Johann Sebastian Bach. Keyboard & Dictation: published 1949, xii, 169 pp; good, corners bumped & worn through, pencil scribbles on front endpapers but internally clean. Keyboard drills to accompany McHose's Contrapuntal Harmonic Technique. These drills are intended to give the student practice in the 17th & 18th century style of playing, especially of the thorough (or figured) bass. Each exercise is accompanied by a brief explanation of the associated music theory. Shipping weight 5 lbs.

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Sachs, Curt, 1881-1959.  
Real-Lexikon der Musikinstrumente zugleich. Ein Polyglossar fur das gesamte Instrumentengebeit...

Publisher: New York, Dover, 1964.
xxiii, 451 p. illus., music. 24 cm. Mit 200 Abbildungen. American Musicological Society-Music Library Association reprint series. Bibliography: p. xv-[xx]. Stock# 37,148. Vg/ dj torn; good+.

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Santerre, Joe  
Slap Bass Lines : Berklee Press Workshop, Book and CD

Publisher: Berklee Press Publications; Boston: 2001.
Near Fine Softcover ISBN: 0634021443 72 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall softcover, [xiv] + 53 + 5 pages, tips on standard music theory and tab notation, eight lessons, three scale exercises, tons of musical examples in both standard and tab. CD is included, in unopened pocket. ; Co-published by Berklee Press and Hal Leonard Corporation. ; Only a touch of wear. CD is pristine and unused. ; Workshop Series

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Schelling, Ernest, Chales J. Haake, Gail Martin Haake & Osbourne McConathy  
Oxford Piano Course: Teacher's Second Manual

Publisher: New York: Oxford University Press, 1932..
First Edition. 22 X 14 cm. G+/No dj. Blue cloth, yellow titles on front board & spine with dec. on front board, xxiv, 218 pp, index. Tail of spine beginning to fray, else very good, extremities rubbed, shaken hinges reglued with acid-free PVA. According to the Foreword, "under the guidance of a truly competent instructor, the pupil should gain the rudiments of a rounded musical education. Such an education includes the development of appreciation, understanding, and skill." Contents: bridging from the song type to standard piano material; building a rounded pianism; technic; rhythm & time; form; harmonic analysis & keyboard harmony; sight reading; expression, interpretation, & appreciation; creative experience; the psychology of teaching & learning; class, group, & individual instruction; essentials in class management; home practice, parent cooperation, & other problems; teaching plans and outlines for all pieces in the second, third, and fourth books of the course. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 4 oz.)

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Scherchen, Hermann  
Handbook of Conducting

Publisher: London: Oxford University Press, 1942..
4th ptg. 19 X 13 cm. VG/No dj. Translated by M. D. Calvocoressi. Brown cloth, gilt titles on spine, xi, 243, [1] pp. Corners bumped, extremities sunned, owner's signature dated in 1946 on fpd. Contents: the teachable technique of conducting; idiosyncrasies of conducting, orchestral playing & conducting; the bow instruments; the woodwind; the brass; the percussion; the harp; technique of conducting; applied technique, or practice of conducting; practical examples. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 8 oz.)

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Scruggs, Earl Illustrated by: Illustrated by Burt Brent  
Earl Scruggs and the 5 String Banjo : (Five String)

Publisher: Peer International Corporation; N. Y. : 1968.
Very Good- First Edition Softcover 156 pages; 4to (11") 28cm; SOFTCOVER. Black plastic comb binding, tons of b/w drawings and diagrams, several b/w photos. ; History, beginner's guide, how to build a banjo, plus 16 exercises and 33 songs in both standard notation and tab, some also with lyrics. Published by: NY: Peer International Corporation; 1968. 1st Edition, 156 pages. ; Covers moderately worn, mainly rear cover near crown. All pages attached.

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Sevck, O. (Otakar), 1852-1934.  
School of Violin Technics: Op. 1 / O. Sevcik edited by Philipp Mittell.

Publisher: New York, G. Schirmer, c1905..
1 score. 43 p., 30 cm. Series: Schirmer's library of musical classics ; vol. 844. Schule der Violine-Technik. Part 1 (of 4). Exercises in the first position. Stock# 37,032. Good+/ paper.

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Theobald Boehm, trans. by Dayton C. Miller  
The Flute and Flute-Playing, in Acoustical, Technical, and Artistic Aspects
Publisher: Dayton C. Miller, Cleveland, 1908.
G cloth hardback, gilt lettering, no DJ. Cover with spine, edge and corner wear. Binding tight. End papers slightly foxed, one nick. Some pages are lightly marked. 12mo, 100 pps with illustrations, intact fold-out diagram.

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Van Auken, Zane  
Pointer System for Guitar : Book 1

Publisher: Hal Leonard Music; Winona, Minn: 1964.
Very Good First Edition Softcover 48 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Black pictorial covers, fold-and-staple binding, numerous musical examples and diagrams, 16 lessons for self instruction, including tuning, C, G7, counting in 3, counting in 4, D7, adding bass tones, more. ; Simple, easy method for beginners to learn to play basic chords on guitar. Includes 34 complete folklore songs with tunes, lyrics, and chords. ; Light wear only.

Appr.: | AUD 9.46 CAD 9.33 EUR 6.60 GBP 5.54 JPY 700.00 MXN 116.67 ZAR 100.00 

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White, William Braid  
Piano Tuning and Allied Arts

Publisher: Boston: Tuners Supply Company, 1962..
5th Ed, later printing. 19 X 13 cm. G+/No dj. Maroon cloth, gilt titles on spine, vii, 295 pp, glossary, bibliography, index. Small tear to bottom margin of pp 153-4, coffee stain to same margin of that and a few adjacent leaves, else near fine. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 12 oz.)

Appr.: | AUD 18.24 CAD 18.00 EUR 12.74 GBP 10.68 JPY 1,350.00 MXN 225.00 ZAR 192.86 

Purchase direct from: Twin City Antiquarian Books. Item number: MUIN00008.
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