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GREAT MELODIC ROCK HITS Piano/Vocal/Guitar

By: N/A

Price: $13.16

Publisher: New Jersey, U.S.A., Warner Bros. Publications: 1993

Seller ID: 010295

Condition: Very Good +


128pp. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly surface scuffed only. Piano/vocal/guitar tab arrangements for 28 melodic rock songs, including: The Best of My Love, Desperado, The Living Years, Save the Best for Last, Time in a Bottle, You've Got a Friend, All My Love, Cherish, It's Too Late, P.S. I Love You, Sister Golden Hair and more . . . Book weight approx. 430g. View more info

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IRINA: Ballet, Life and Love

By: Baronova, Irina

Price: $11.28

Publisher: Camberwell, Victoria, Australia, Viking [Penguin Australia]: 2005

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 009894

ISBN: 0670028487

Condition: Very Good +


x, + 534pp., unpaginated [2 x 16 page], candidly-illustrated b/white halftone plate sections. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed limp wrapper has a very light crease to lower edge rear panel, light bump to head. Wraparound, pictorial, heavy paper dustjacket lightly creased at head, minor indentations. Born into a privileged family in Russia in 1919, which was soon forced to flee, eventually to Paris, where Irina's talent for ballet blossomed, ultim... View more info

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MUSIC AND THE LISTENER: A Guide to Musical Understanding (Third Edition with Index)

By: Barry, Keith

Price: $15.04

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Robertson & Mullins: 1941

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 012809

Condition: Very Good


130pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Flapped card wrapper lightly edgeworn only. Textblock edges minimally flecked, else leaves clean. The author has written this book "with the object of helping people appreciate music by setting forth in simple, intelligent form, the rules, as he expresses it, of the game of music . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Acks., Foreword, Introduction, 15 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 130g. *Postage charge will be reduced... View more info

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ARTISTS OF THE AUSTRALIAN BALLET

By: Baum, Caroline (Text)

Price: $16.92

Publisher: Australia, The Australian Ballet Foundation: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009516

ISBN: 0959526218

Condition: Very Good +


56pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout by Earl Carter. Item clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has small, soft corner creases, minimal edgewear. Sponsored by Waterford Wedgewood, this publication includes: Introduction by Maina Gielgud, text and photo re individual dancers, Pas de Deux, Coryphees & Corps de Ballet, Company Members. Item weight approx. 330g. Postage charge will be reduced as this book will post under 500g. packed weig... View more info

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THE COMPANY WE KEEP : An Intimate Celebration of Opera Australia

By: Berman, Annarosa (Photography by Bridget Elliot)

Price: $15.04

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, Currency Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009475

ISBN: 0868197866

Condition: Very Good +


ix, + 245pp., b/white photographic illustrations throughout by Bridget Elliot. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. "An illustrated celebration of Opera Australia compiled on the eve of its 50th anniversary . . . presents a lively and informative account of everything that goes into bringing an opera production to the stage, from preliminary concept to the final dress rehearsal. Lively, edifying text... View more info

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THE ILLUSTRATED DIRECTORY OF GUITARS

By: Bonds, Ray (Edited by)

Price: $16.92

Publisher: London, Salamander Books: 2001

Seller ID: 011476

ISBN: 1840652888

Condition: Very Good +


480pp., colour illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, reading creases there-on. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper very good. Spectacularly illustrated details of acoustic and electric guitars from the sixteenth century to the present day. Thousands of facts, over 240 full-colour photograph. Description and profiles of guitar makers . . . Book weight approx. 630g. View more info

HI FI FOR BEGINNERS

By: Borwick, John

Price: $14.05

Publisher: London, Miles Henslow Year Books:

Seller ID: 001527

Condition: Very Good


No publication date [c.1965]. 84pp., intext, b/w halftones and instructional line drawings and graphs. Book square. Leaves clean. Illustrated, papered stiff boards have light fingermarks and a very mild lower foredge bump. 10 chapters: What we need, Loudspeakers, Amplifiers, Pickups, Tuners, Turntables, Tape, Stereo, Installing, Hi-Fi, Questions and answers. Book weight approx. 200g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

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TOTAL GUITAR TUTOR (Includes CD)

By: Burrows, Terry

Price: $31.02

Publisher: United Kingdom, Carlton Books: 2000

Edition: Sixth Impression

Seller ID: 008211

ISBN: 1858684862

Condition: Very Good +


256pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has several small, soft creases. Undamaged interactive 67 minute tutorial CD housed in pocket attached to inside front cover. "The ultimate guide to playing, recording and performing every guitar style . . . This comprehensive audio-visual course provides all the guidance and information you need not only to learn to play the guitar, but also t... View more info

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THE LITTLE CAPOEIRA BOOK

By: Capoeira, Nestor

Price: $20.68

Publisher: Berkeley, California, U.S.A., North Atlantic Books: 1996

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008460

ISBN: 1556431996

Condition: Very Good +


xiv, + 147pp., b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, small soft corner crease to small section at rear. Art-illustrated (Edson Campos) card wrapper negligibly edgeworn, small soft corner crease to rear panel. Translated by Alex Ladd. "Capoeirista, historian, sociologist, actor, author, teacher and inquisitive traveller, Nestor Capoeira presents the reader with a unique and personal vision of capoeira, an Afro-Brazilian art fo... View more info

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THE MAGIC FLUTE UNVEILED : Esoteric Symbolism in Mozart's Masonic Opera. An Interpretation of the Libretto and the Music

By: Chailley, Jacques

Price: $33.09

Publisher: Rochester, Vermont, U.S.A., Inner Traditions: 1992

Edition: First Paperback Edition, 4th Impression

Seller ID: 008591

ISBN: 089281358x

Condition: Very Good +


xii, + 336pp., plus xi., plus 16 page, b/white illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has small, soft corner crease to front panel. " . . . establishes the social, historical, and religious context of Mozart's brilliant final opera, presenting compelling evidence that the entire libretto, sustained by the music, was fashioned according to Masonic ritual . . . In addition to its detailed and constructive scholarship... View more info

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JAZZ

By: Claxton, William

Price: $20.68

Publisher: San Francisco, California, U.S.A., Chronicle Books: 1996

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008940

ISBN: 0811813517

Condition: Very Good


124pp., full-page b/white photographic illustrations throughout by William Claxton. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, soft crease to title page. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper nominally scuffed and edgeworn only. " . . . an exciting and original collection of over seventy duotone portraits of such jazz greats as Charlie Parker, Billy Holiday, Gerry Mulligan, Mahalia Jackson, Dave Brubeck, Chet Baker, Theolonius Monk, Art Pepper and Max Roach . . . By t... View more info

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ONCE UPON A TIME (Or a Trip Through Storyland)

By: Cole, P.C. (Words by) Loam, Arthur S. (Music by)

Price: $10.34

Publisher: Melbourne/London, Allan & Co./Paxton & Co.:

Seller ID: 006639

Condition: Good


No publication date (copyright 1951). 28pp. Staple-bound. Several annotations, tape stains to margins. Art-illustrated limp wrapper edgeworn, nipped, several closed tears, plus previous owner's name and a number to top corner, front cover. 'Once Upon A Time' is a visit to Storyland, which includes such endearing favourites as: Red Riding Hood, Bo-Peep, Dick Whittington, Cinderella, Mother Hubbard, Aladdin, Jack and Jill, Witch and others. Contents include: Prelims., Char... View more info

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THE TEACHING OF INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

By: Colwell, Richard J.

Price: $20.68

Publisher: New Jersey, U.S.A., Prentice-hall:

Seller ID: 006897

ISBN: 0138931313

Condition: Very Good


ix, + 428pp. Later printing (1977) of publication first printed in 1969. Intext, b/white illustrations throughout: halftone plates, line-drawings, short rhythms. Ex-Library copy with minimal identifiers. Book clean and square. Minor bumps and abrading on illustrated boards. Save for noted ex-library identifiers, leaves are clean. No dustjacket. A handbook to aid in the teaching, to various school students, of a range of instrumental music. Contents include: Prelims., His... View more info

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HEIDELBERG MUSICIANS PAST AND PRESENT

By: Dean, Louise

Price: $14.10

Publisher: Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia, Heidelberg Historical Society: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012942

Condition: Very Good


23pp., saddle-stitched, staplebound format booklet. Staples clean and tight. B/white halftone plate illustrations throughout. Booklet clean and square. Illustrated card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. Textblock unmarked. A stand-alone volume, the second in a series relating to the history of the Heidelberg (Victoria) district. Concise, but never-the-less interesting, contents include: Prelims., Singers, Instrumentalists, Organists, Accompanists, Pianists, Composers & Co... View more info

CREATIVE CAREERS IN MUSIC

By: Des Pres, Josquin, Landsman, Mark

Price: $14.89

Publisher: New York, Allworth Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000262

ISBN: 1581150490

Condition: Very Good


ix, 213pp., b/w text. Pages crisp, clean and tight. Illustrated stiff card wrap has minimal bumps to foredge corners; else good. Divided into five parts: Publishing, Recording Business, Varied Careers, Career Development, and Changes In The Music Business. Each part has subchapters covering a variety of considerations such as: Songwriting, Copyright, Independant and Major Labels, Solo Artist, Group Member, Studio Muso, Career Development, Professional Help. An insightful... View more info

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THE GLORIOUS CHRISTMAS SONGBOOK: A Classic Illustrated Edition

By: Edens, Cooper and Darling, Benjamin

Price: $13.16

Publisher: San Francisco, California, Chronicle Books: 1999

Edition: 1st Thus, 1st Impression

Seller ID: 004513

ISBN: 0811822044

Condition: Very Good +


77pp., pattern-print endpapers, plus colour-art illustrations [raised from antique picture books, postcards and magazine covers] throughout. Oblong format. Quarter-cloth spine square. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. Containing the lyrics of over 50 favourite songs, both contemporary and time-honoured, from 'All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth' and 'Joy To The World' to 'Winter Wonderland', this 'Glorio... View more info

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THE SHEARERS SONGBOOK

By: Egan, Ted (Compiled by)

Price: $15.04

Publisher: Richmond, Vic, Australia, Greenhouse Publications: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009698

ISBN: 0909104751

Condition: Very Good +


79pp., b/white halftone photographic illustrations, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Small area of surface abrasion to title page, else leaves clean. Art-illustrated ('Jacky Howe: Shearing at Alice Downs' 1892, by Robert Ingpen) card wrapper negligibly scuffed, tiny soft corner crease to front panel. This stand-alone volume in the 'Faces of Australia' series features sheet music, lyrics and guitar chords for songs on 'The Shearers' album: Northward to the Shed... View more info

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DANCING WITHOUT DANGER : The Prevention and Treatment of Ballet Dancing Injuries

By: Featherstone, Donald F., with Allen, Rona

Price: $20.68

Publisher: London, Kaye and Ward: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008043

ISBN: 0718208676

Condition: Very Good


258pp., illustrated throughout with b/white halftone plates, and line-drawings. Book clean. Bright gilt title over firm spine. Rear board slightly concaved, else boards undamaged. Textblock clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, mildly edgeworn, plus minor laminate lifting over hinge gutters. This book, unique when it was published, addresses all facets of the injuries thay may inflict the ballet dancer, be they amateur or profe... View more info

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PIANO TUNING: A Simple and Accurate Method for Amateurs

By: Fischer, J. Cree

Price: $15.04

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1975

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 013002

ISBN: 0486232670

Condition: Very Good


201pp., plus (xiii). Several intext b/white line-drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped on head and heel. Colour-illustrated card wrapper mildly bumped and edgeworn. Textblock minimally bumped, else unmarked. Originally published 1907 by Theo Presser. "This is the clearest and most complete book available (read 1975) for beginning tuners and amateur pianists . . . Contents include: Prelims., Preface, Lesson 1/ Introduction, ... View more info

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KNOWING IN MY BONES

By: Foster, Ruth

Price: $15.04

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012741

ISBN: 0713616644

Condition: Very Good


131pp., b/white halftone plate illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Monochrome, illustrated card wrapper lightly edgeworn, with a soft reading crease on front wrap. Textblock unmarked. "In this book, Ruth Foster - a pioneer in movement education - explores the nature of movement and of its expressive quality, discussing with professional actors, dancers and directors how this quality is inherent in their work." Contents include: Prelims., ... View more info