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Category: All Categories: Music: Folk and Ethnic
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Boullier, Dianna w/illus. by Julian Friers  
Exploring Irish Music and Dance

Publisher: Dublin: The O'Brien Press, 1998 1st ed..
110pp. illus. hardback 8vo: near Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover [hint of tiny age spotting to top & fore edges; else nrF; dj = top corners lightly rubbed; else F] A nice crisp copy of this County Down fiddler’s look at traditional Irish songs, tunes and dance with sketches of such past masters as Micho Russell, Seamus Ennis, et al.

Appr.: | AUD 60.00 CAD 59.21 EUR 40.91 GBP 34.35 JPY 4,500.00 MXN 750.00 ZAR 642.86 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 15809.
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Córdova y Oña / Cordova y Ona, D. Sixto.  
Cancionero Popular de la Provincia de Santander. Libro IV...

Publisher: Santander, 1955 [Aldus, S. A., Artes Gráficas Santander].
Marzas, Picayos, Bailes, Danzas, Romances y Cantos Religiosos. Recogido en Todos los Pueblos, con Constancia de más de Medio Siglo, por el Rvdo. Sr. Doctor D. Sixto Córdova y Oña, Cura Párroco de Santa Lucía de la Ciudad de Santander. 446 p., photos, music throughout, index. ‘Este Libro Cuarto Compendia También los Libros Quinto y Sexto.’ Volume four of four: vol. 1, Cancionero infantil español, 1947; vol. 2, Cantos de labores y ronda, 1949; vol. 3, Cantos romeros, marineros, de quintos, nupciales y de cuna, 1952. Paper; cover edges a bit chipped, owner stamp on title-page; VG. stock#101361.

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Hart, Mickey with K. M. Kostyal  
Songcatchers: In Search of the World's Music

Publisher: Washington, DC: National Geographic, 2003..
172pp. illus. hardback sm 4to in laminated pictorial boards: Fine in a Fine dj.

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 16254.
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Kornfeld, Fritz.  
Die Tonale Struktur Chinesischer Musik.

Publisher: Modling bei Wien, St. Gabriel Verlag,1955.
143 p.; 23 cm. series: St. Gabrieler Studien. XVI Band. Tonal structure in Chinese Music. Stock#28678. Vg/ex library.

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Lochlainn, Colm O.  
Irish Street Ballads
Publisher: The Three Candles Limited, 1967 Dublin, Ireland.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Fair to Good. Hardcover 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall "A choice collection, made by Colm O Lochlainn, of 102 songs -a all well worth singing. Many of them are of respectable antiquity - 200 years or so - and many more were made in fairly recent times, e.g. 'The Foot and Mouth Disease, ' 'Bachelor's Walk, ' 'The Ragman's Ball.' Grave and gay, old and new, rich and rare, free and easy, this book holds many songs which will be loved the world over. Every song has its tune, many of them now first published, and nearly all of them are adorned with woodcuts taken from old Dublin boradsheet ballads. There are also a few notes appended for the guidance of those who delight in delving for further fragments of forgotten lore. A delightful companion for the traveller or week-ender, camper or caravanner, tinker, tailor, soldier, sailor, rich man, poor man - in fact, for the world and Garret Reilly." "Adorned with woodcuts from the original broadsheets." xvi + 235 pages with index. Book is in VERY GOOD condition; previous owner's bookplate on front endpaper. Dust jacket is in FAIR to GOOD condition; a bit more wear than we like to see.

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Loesberg, John, ed.  
Folksongs and Ballads Popular in Ireland Volume 4

Publisher: Cork, Eire: Ossian Publications, 1989..
100pp. illus. paperback 8vo staple bound: Fine. Fifty songs with music, lyrics and guitar chords as well as notes on each song collected, edited and arranged by John Loesberg.

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Lomax, John A. (Avery), 1867-1948. Phelps, William Lyon, 1865-1943.  
Songs of the Cattle Trail and Cow Camp. Collected by John A. Lomax...

Publisher: NY, Macmillan, 1920.
xv, 189 p.; 19.5 cm. "The 'Songs of the Cattle Trail and Cow Camp' does not purport to be an anthology of Western verse. As its title indicates, the contents of the book are limited to attempts, more or less poetic, in translating scenes connected with the life of a cowboy. The volume is in reality a by-product of my earlier collection, 'Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads'." Cowboy Yarns (17), The Cowboy Off Guard (31), and Cowboy Types (26). Lyrics only. Pictorial brown-paper dj has a few chips; VG. stock#857.

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Molina, Ricardo, 1917-1968. Mairena, Antonio, joint author  
Mundo y Formas del Cante Flamenco
Publisher: Madrid, Revista de Occidente [1963].
326 p., 25 illus., ports.; 23 cm. On the Flamenco tradition and on many performers known to the authors. Bibliography: p. 323-326. Stock#45990. Good+; covers soiled / soft cover.

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Notre Dame Ad Hoc An Tostal "Back to Bullroaring" Committee.  
Back To Bull-Roaring. Bullroaring Fever.

Publisher: [South Bend, no date, 1950s?].
5 sheets typed & illustrated on rectos only. Cover title. An explication on how to make a bull-roarer, full of collegiate erudition. Contents: Bullroaring and You: A Manifesto prepared by the Notre Dame Ad Hoc An Tostal "Back to Bullroaring" Committee; How: You and It; Traditional Australian Bullroarer designs; Bullroaring For Fun and Profit or Let's make a Bullroarer! Brown-paper cover & 5 loose sheets held with paper-clip; 28 cm.; edges frayed; good. stock#974.

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Picken, Laurence E. R.  
Musica Asiatica, Volume 1 : (Volume I, 1977)

Publisher: Oxford University Press; London: 1977.
Very Good+ Softcover ISBN: 0193232340 165 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Stiff red covers, silver lettering, 5 articles by various authors: 1) Tunes notated in flute tablature from 10th-century Japanese source. 2) Trikala: augmentation and diminution in South India. 3) Genesis of carvel-built lutes. 4) Shapes of Shi Jing song texts and their musical implications. 5) 9th-century Sino-Japanese lute-tutor. ; All English, with some parts in English and one other language. Tons of b/w figures, diagrams, musical examples, tables, photos, etc. ; States 'First volume in a series of studies in the history, musicology, and organology of Asian music'. Editor posits that European music and Asian music 'constitute a single historical continuum'. ; Light edgewear only. Half title has small price sticker inked out. Binding tight and square. Scarce. ; Musica Asiatica Series; Vol. 1

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Reyes, Alberto Garcia, Text by; Manual Macias, Coordinator  
Guide to Andalusian Flamenco, with 2 CD's.
Publisher: Junta de Andalucia, Turismo Andaluz, S. A., No date.
Near Fine paperback. Pictorial cover with a little edge and corner wear, old price stick on front. Binding tight. 2 CD's in tight pockets inside back and front covers. Pp look unused. 8vo, 233 pp with illustrations, biographies, glossary and directory. ISBN# 84 8176 438 8.

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Small, Christopher  
Music of the Common Tongue: Survival and Celebration in African American Music
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press / University Press of New England, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1998.
Very Good with no dust jacket. First Edition Thus. 1. Soft Cover. ISBN: 0819563579 Publisher's glossy wraps. 8vo. xi, 495 pp. Some underlining and marginal notes, else as new. VERY GOOD. In clear and elegant prose, Music of the Common Tongue, first published in 1987, argues that by any reasonable reckoning of the function of music in human life the African American tradition, that which stems from the collision between African and European ways of doing music which occurred in the Americas and the Caribbean during and after slavery, is the major western music of the twentieth century. In showing why this is so, the author presents not only an account of African American music from its origins but also a more general consideration of the nature of the music act and of its function in human life. The two streams of discussion occupy alternate chapters so that each casts light on the other. The author offers also an answer to what the Musical Times called the "seldom posed though glaringly obtrusive" question: "why is it that the music of an alienated, oppressed, often persecuted black minority should have made so powerful an impact on the entire industrialized world, whatever the color of its skin or economic status?". 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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Southern, Eileen  
The Music of Black Americans, A History
Publisher: W. W. Norton Co., NY, 1971.
G softback. Cover with spine, edge and corner wear, some scuffs. Binding holding. End paper and end of pages with owner's stamp. Pp are VG. Sml 8vo, 552 pp with illustrations, biblio and index.

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Williamson, Robin w/illus. by James Hutcheson  
The Craneskin Bag: Celtic Stories & Poems (signed)

Publisher: Edinburgh: Canongate, 1989 1st ed..
SIGNED boldly on half-title p. by author. 157pp. paperback tall 8vo: Fine [slight age darkening of top edge; else F] Celtic stories collected and told by the Scottish musician Robin Williamson (b. 1943), founder of the influential 1960s British folk-rock group The Incredible String Band. A very nice collectible copy.

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 6286.
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