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Category: All Categories: Music: Scores and Songbooks: Folk and Ethnic Music
16 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Carreño, F. & A. Vallmitjana  
30 Cantos del Oriente Venezolano
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Publisher: Servicio de Investigaciones Folkloricas Nacionales, 1947 [Editorial Grafolit].
Oblong 8vo, 69, [2] p., music; 15 x 23.5 cm. Thirty songs from eastern Venezuela with words and music. Printed grey boards scuffed, edges rubbed; bookplate; good. stock#45436.

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2.
Walter, L. Edna, editor. Broadwood, Lucy E., harmoniser. Hartley, J. H., illustrator.  
Christmas Carols. Old English Carols for Christmas and other Festivals.

Publisher: NY, Macmillan / London, A&C Black. 'Published, Autumn, 1922'.
58 p., music & illus. (14 color incl. front cover label & front.); 29 cm. Selected and Edited by L. Edna Walter. Harmonised by Lucy E. Broadwood. Illustrated by J. H. Hartley. Twenty-eight songs with music & lyrics. Color pictorial dj; small closed tears at spine ends, some soiling, musty odor from seaside home; VG. stock#915.

Appr.: | AUD 53.48 CAD 54.95 EUR 36.23 GBP 29.76 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 625.00 ZAR 500.00 

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3.
Wright, Rochelle & Robert L. Wright  
Danish Emigrant Ballads and Songs

Publisher: Carbondale, Southern Illinois UP [1983].
ix, [1], 302 p., indexes, music; 29 cm. Music arranged and transcribed by Richard P. Smiraglia. Songs printed in parallel columns of Swedish & English. Stock# 36,535. Fine, blue cloth boards/ no dj.

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4.
Ledbetter, Huddie / Edited by John A. Lomax and Alan Lomax  
Leadbelly: A Collection of World-Famous Songs by Huddie Ledbetter
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Publisher: New York: Folkways (1959).
6"x9" Printed wraps. 80pp. Black & white portrait of Leadbelly. Hally Wood, music editor. Special note on Leadbelly's 12-string guitar by Pete Seger. Music and lyrics to Leadbelly's songs, including C.C. Ryder, De Midnight Special and his two personal favorites, Good Night Irene and Pick a Bale O' Cotton. Wraps lightly soiled with small stain near spine heel, old penciled price just visible in upper right corner, upper corner lightly curled. Paper darkening but clean throughout.

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5.
Conway, Patrick  
Mel Bay's Deluxe Tinwhistle Songbook
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Publisher: Pacific, MO 1982.
New with no dust jacket; New book Mel Bay Publications Paperback Oblong 16mo 6" - 7"; 88 pages; Ireland's Patrick Conway has collected 71 favorite Irish ballads, hornpipes, jigs, and reels and transcribed them for the D tinwhistle. Complete fingering diagrams and guitar chords are shown for each piece. Also included is basic information on how to play the tinwhistle, a fingering chart for the keys of D and G on the D whistle, an introduction to music reading, and a section on ornamentation. Beginning to intermediate in difficulty.; ISBN: 0871666707

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6.
Small, Christopher, b. 1927  
Music of the Common Tongue: Survival and Celebration in Afro-American Music

Publisher: London, J. Calder; New York: Riverrun Press, 1987.
4 p.l., 495 p., index; 22 cm. Includes bibliographies. "In contrast to the now degenerate European classical tradition, Afro-American music can become for all people a tool for the exploration, affirmation and celebration of identity." Stock # 37,242.Vg/ dj vg.

Appr.: | AUD 32.09 CAD 32.97 EUR 21.74 GBP 17.86 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 300.00 

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7.
McKellar, Kenneth.  
ROMANTIC SCOTLAND: In Picture and Song.
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Publisher: Norwich: Jarrold and Sons (1972)..
ISBN: 0853068828 Lyrics, background notes and colour photographs for each of McKellar's forty most-requested songs. 64p: full-page colour photos; 27cm. 460g. Book: Very Good Plus (clean, bright, and tight; address sticker free-front endpaper). Dustjacket: Very Good Plus (minor shelfwear, 2 inch indentation front cover). Blue hardcover with gilt titles. Book condition: Very Good Plus. Jacket condition: Very Good Plus.

Appr.: | AUD 9.73 CAD 10.00 EUR 6.59 GBP 5.42 JPY 910.00 MXN 113.75 ZAR 91.00 

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8.
Whall, W. B., 1837-1925? Whall, R. H. (Roughton Henry), 1862- , & Ernest Reeves, editors.  
Sea Songs and Shanties. Collected by W. B. Whall, Master Mariner... Sixth Edition, Enlarged.

Publisher: Glasgow, Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd. 'Reprinted October 1930'.
xv, 154 p., b/w illus. & vignettes; 24.5 cm. 64 shanties, music and words, illustrated with sailing ships. Flexible green cloth stamped in blue; spine sunned, minor wear; VG. stock#906.

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9.
Gordon, Dorothy. Gartlan, George H. Conover, Alida, illustrator.  
Sing It Yourself. Collection of Folk Songs from 'The Young People's Concert Hour'.

Publisher: NY, Dutton [c1928].
[9], 92 p., illus., music; 31 cm. Contents: A Penobscot song of greeting; Winnebago song of the sun & a fable; Hopi Hevebeta song; Kwakiutl cradle song; Grandma Grunts (NC); The Little Pig (VT); Frog Went A-courtin'; American plantation songs Creation, Short'nin' Bread, Louisiana Lullaby, and When Yo' Potato's Done; British: The Old Woman and the Pedlar, John Dory, Come Lasses and Lads, Golden Slumbers, John Grumlie, and The Leprehaun; French: La cigale et la fourmi and Ma fille, veux-tu un bouquet?; German: Ratsel (a riddle song) and Suse liebe Suse; Norway, Paul on the Hillside; Russia, The Wooing of the Titmouse. Arrangers are Suzannah Wetmore, Marshall Bartholomew, Robert Hughes, Philip Gordon, Adele Holsten, Mina Monroe, Cecil J. Sharp, Julien Tiersot, and Kurt Schindler. Decorated paper over boards; minor wear & spotting; VG. stock#728.

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10.
Parrish, Lydia, 1871-1953, Compiler.  
Slave Songs of the Georgia Sea islands, by Lydia Parrish; music transcribed by Creighton Churchill

Publisher: New York ;Creative Age Press, 1942.
xxxi, [1], 256 p. of music : ill., map. front., plates, ports. ; 29 cm. Also transcribed by Robert MacGimsey; introduction by Olin Downes. Includes words and music (melodies unaccompanied) of 60 songs "A selected bibliography": p. 253-256. Survival songs, religious songs, ring play, dance and fiddle songs, work songs: "Day, day Oh- see day's a-comin." NS. Stock# 34,979. Vg/ dg poor, frayed.

Appr.: | AUD 160.43 CAD 164.84 EUR 108.70 GBP 89.29 JPY 15,000.00 MXN 1,875.00 ZAR 1,500.00 

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11.
Spaeth, Sigmund Gotlieb, 1885-1965  
The Facts of Life in Popular Song

Publisher: N.Y., Whittlesey House/McGraw-Hill [1934].
'First Edition.' 148 p.; 23.5 cm. 'This book is the outgrowth of a single essay, first printed in The American Spectator. The late Ring Lardner had been hammering away at the suggestiveness of our popular song lyrics for a long time, but too often letting his honest indignation get the better of his sense of humor. Most of our smutty song texts can be more effectively spoofed than viewed with alarm. "The popular song has become a most revealing index to American life in general. It sums up the ethics, the habits, the slang, the intimate character of every generation" Stock# 37,141. Vg, a few marginal stains; top edge & spine of dj faded from the original pink.

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12.
Crampton, C. Ward (Charles), 1877-1964, comp.  
The Folk Dance Book For Elementary Schools, Class Room, Playgrounds, and the Gymnasium

Publisher: New York, A. S. Barnes, 1910..
xi, 82 p. , music, 29 cm. "Folk dances have come to fill an important place in physical training." Designed for New York City Schools, with music for piano and dance instructions.There are 43 English, Russian, German, Irish, Norwegian, Swedish and other dances arranged by grade of difficulty. Stock# 42,351. Vg / no dj.

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13.
Crampton, C. Wasrd, M.D.  
The Folk Dance Book: For Elementary Schools, Class Room, Playground, and Gtmnasium

Publisher: A.S. Barnes New York 1920.
82 pages, music notation, text dance instructions; 4to, ribbed cloth. Light spotting, edgewear cover, name, faint water mark bottom a few pages; contents very good; no dust jacket Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 16.04 CAD 16.48 EUR 10.87 GBP 8.93 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 150.00 

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14.
Ledbetter, Huddie / Edited by Moses Asch and Alan Lomax  
The Leadbelly Songbook: The Ballads, Blues and Folksongs of Huddie Ledbetter

Publisher: New York: Oak Publications (1962).
6.25"x9.25" Illustrated wraps. 96pp with black & white illustrations. Includes discography and words and music for 74 of Leadbelly's songs. Forward by Moses Asch. Introductory essays and biographical sketches by Alan Lomax, Frederic Ramsey, Jr., Charles Edward Smith, Woody Guthrie and Pete Seger. Probable First Edition with original $1.95 price printed to verso of upper cover. Spine ends chipped, extremities worn, separation between two signatures. About Good.

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15.
Southern, Eileen  
The Music of Black Americans: A History

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton [1971].
xviii, 552 p., illus. facsims, music, index, 21 cm. "Bibliography and discography": p. 511-532. Stock# 36,531. Good+, paper; top of spine torn, ink owner's name crossed out.

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16.
Taube, Evert Axel, 1890-1976. Lybeck, Bertil, illustrator.  
Ultra Marin. Med teckningar av Bertil Lybeck.

Publisher: Stockholm, Albert Bonniers Forlag [1950]. Samlade Visor.
101 p., illus., color front., 25 cm. A book of ballads by the Swedish singer / troubador / traveller. Contents: Frän Vinga och Vidderna (Vinga; Balladen om Ernst Georg Johansson från Uddevalla; Möte i monsunen; Eldarevalsen; Balladen om Gustaf Blom frå Borås; Fritiof och Carmencita); Iroslagens Famn (Här Rosemarie, syns blåa Nämdöfjärden); Toner Frän Utö och Havet (Vals på Mysingen; Sång i Danziger gatt; Ellinors vals; Än en gång däran!). Music for voice & accompaniment. Pictorial dj spine darkened, top edge chipped with closed tears, worn (now in mylar); internally clean, VG. 37264.

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