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1.

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.

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2.
Auer, Leopold  
Violin Playing As I Teach It

Publisher: New York: Dover, 1980 reissue..
99pp. paperback 8vo: Fine. An attractive reissue of an instrument method classic by the famous violin pedagogue Auer (1845-1930), originally published in 1921.

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3.
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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4.
Bay, Mel  
MANDOLIN CHORDS In Photo Diagram Form
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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

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5.
Buck, Percy C.  
Unfigured Harmony: A Short Treatise on Modulation, Harmonization of Melodies, Unfigured Basses, Inner Melodies, Canons and Ground Basses (2nd ed.)

Publisher: London: Oxford University Press, 1961,.
hard bound, 2nd edition, 174pp. Bright gilt lettering to spine. Very good.

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6.
Cooper, Morton, Dr.  
Change Your Voice, Change Your Life

Publisher: New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1984..
First Edition. 21 X 14 cm. Near Fine/Fine. Quarter beige cloth, brick-red paper-covered boards with matching titles on spine, x, 180 pp, 3 b&w drawings. Tops of a few leaves slightly wrinkled, else fine. DJ in Brodart archival cover. "..how to develop your natural, dynamic voice.." by the noted speech therapist and voice training expert.

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7.
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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8.
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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9.
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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10.
Grossman, Stefan, compiled by  
British Fingerpicking Guitar
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Publisher: Pacific: Mel Bay, 1990.
ISBN: 1562220667 9"x12" Spiral-bound wraps. 156pp with black & white illustrations from photographs, discography. Includes interviews with Davey Graham, Bert Jansch, and John Renbourn and 22 songs with music. A little edge wear and wear at spine ends. About Very Good.

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11.
Hall, Wendell and edited by May Singhi Breen  
Wendell Hall's Ukulele Method
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Publisher: Chicago: Foster Music, 1950.
4to Stapled wraps. 64pp. "A complete course of instruction" 40 photographic illustrations of correct playing positions. Helpful hints. Small archival mend to spine heel. Good.

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12.
Harp, David  
Blues & Rock Harmonica Made Easy

Publisher: Montpelier, VT: Musical I. Press, 1993 2nd revised ed..
64pp. illus. slim paperback 4to: Fine [slight ripple near bottom edge of back cover; else F]

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13.
Johnson, Mary Teel Illustrator: Illustrated by Black and White Photos  
KEYS TO SUCCESSFUL PIANO LESSONS

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

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14.
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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15.
Leonard, Hal Illustrated by: Illustrated by Wagner  
Fun at the Lowrey Organ, Box Set : Organ Course, 1970
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Publisher: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation; Milwaukee, Wisc: 1970.
Very Good+ Softcover 401 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; 10 softcover songbooks and instructional books, and 40 pieces of sheet music (numbered 21 to 60) all arranged for Lowrey organ, in original slipcase with flap and elastic cord closure, as issued. Psychedelic color illustration repeated in different colors on all covers. 120 songs all together. ; Includes the following books: 1) Fun at the Lowrey, part one, 84 pages. 2) Fun at the Lowrey, part two, 28p. 3) Sing along fun, 24p, plus 4 loose sheets laid in with lyrics only, as issued. 4) Special effects, 44p. 5) Special rhythms, 44p. 6) Season's greetings, 24p. 7) Hymns, 12p. 8) Party time, 10p. 9) Registration charts, 4p. 10) Chord inversion chart, 3p. ; Books and sheet music are in Very Good+ to Fine condiiton, with only few items having minor creases to tips. No other defects, no marks, no stains, no tears. Box shows light wear but is solid, however the elastic cord is too stretched to keep the flap shut. ; Cover Art

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16.
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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17.
Rainey, Chuck  
Complete Electric Bass Player, The, Book 1 : The Method

Publisher: Amsco/Music Sales Corporation; N. Y. : 1985.
Near Fine Softcover ISBN: 0825624258 192 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Yellow pictorial covers, index, appendix of musical terms and symbols, hundreds of musical examples and exercises, plenty of b/w photos and diagrams. ; Edited by Ronnie Ball and Antonio Fernandez. Photos by Leonard Vogler. Cover photo by Rod Shone. ; Everything you need to know to play the horizontal electric bass, also known as Fender Bass. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks.

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18.
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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19.
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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20.
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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21.
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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22.
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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23.
Suzuki, Shinichi  
Suzuki Violin School : Volumes 1 to 5

Publisher: Birch Tree Group; Princeton, N. J. : 1978.
Near Fine Softcover 152 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Introductory text in Japanese, English, French, German and Spanish. Song titles in English and Japanese. Stiff white covers with blue and black lettering, numerous musical exercises and complete pieces for young violin student, in standard notation. Vols 1-2 copyright 1978, vols 3-5 copyright 1970. ; Published by Summy-Birchard, Secaucus NJ, and Birch Tree Group, Princeton NJ. Distributed by Warner Brothers Publications. Front cover states Suzuki Method International. ; Vol-1, Violin Part, 12th printing, 0874871441, 32 pages. Vol-2, Violin Part, 8th ptg, 0874871468, 20 pgs. Vol-3, Piano Accompaniments, 4th ptg, 0874870192, 28p. Vol-4, Piano Accompaniments, 6th ptg, 0874871514, 32p. Vol-5, Piano Accompaniments, 4th ptg, 0874871530, 40p. ; No defects apart from minor thumb creases and small pr ice stickers on covers. No marks. Stapled bindings intact.

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24.
Theobald Boehm, trans. by Dayton C. Miller  
The Flute and Flute-Playing, in Acoustical, Technical, and Artistic Aspects
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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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25.
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.

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26.
Wessels, Mark  
Fresh Approach to the Snare Drum, a : With Instructional DVD, MP3 CD with Musical Accompaniments, and Poster of 40 Snare Drum Rudiments

Publisher: Mark Wessels Publications; Prosper, Tex: 1994.
Fair Softcover ISBN: 0971478414 83 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Large softcover, 20 progressive snare drum lessons, plus basic info on reading music, etc. Tons of musical examples in text. Large appendix of additional exercises. ; Book includes CD, DVD, and large glossy poster, all as issued. ; Book, CD, DVD, and poster all present and intact. We grade CD and DVD As New. Poster is Very Good, with small edge tears and tape marks. Book is Fair, the main defect being a dampstain that affects the lower margin throughout, but does not affect any text or images. Otherwise only minor wear. Everything is readable. Binding is intact. Sold as is.

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27.
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.)

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