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Love Songs and Bugle Calls, Boyle, Virginia Frazer
1 Boyle, Virginia Frazer Love Songs and Bugle Calls
A. S. Barnes 1906 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Gray cloth.. Gold embossed. Inscription says "to my cousin Amanda Austin Byrne from Virginia Frazer Boyle in loving memory of our meeting at the UDC Cnvention held in Memphis, Tenn. Nov 20th, 1932. Slight yellowing of end pages otherwise fine. Contains Demetria a Musical Extravaganza (an old Black Mammy's Story) Rare. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Author Signed; p; Signed by Inscribed By Author 
Price: 37.98 USD
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The Heritage of Sumter County, Alabama, Committee
2 Committee The Heritage of Sumter County, Alabama
Clanton, Al Heritage Publishing Consultants 2003 1891647644 / 9781891647642 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Blue cover with gilt decorations in a handsome leatherlike binding. Contains historical and genealogical information. Sumter County is located in the west-central part of Alabama in the Black Belt region. Sumter was also the birthplace of Ruby Pickens Tartt, who helped to collect African American narratives and local musical traditions, and of Vera Hall Ward, a blues singer whom Tartt helped bring to fame. The county also was home to Julia S. Tutwiler, pioneer advocate of women's education, prison reform, and women's rights, and who wrote the state song. Sumter County was created by the Alabama legislature on December 18, 1832, from former Choctaw Indian lands ceded to the United States in the Choctaw Treaty of 1830, also known as the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek. Sumter County was named in honor of Gen. Thomas Sumter of South Carolina, a Revolutionary War hero. ; The Heritage of Alabama Series; Vol. 60; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 297 pages 
Price: 149.97 USD
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3 Fordham, E. Little Meg's Children
London Weekes & Co. N.D. First Edition; First Impression paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cover soiled with foxing. Black print. Rare religious musical. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Paperback may indicate a booklet, phamplet, tract or book.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 23 pages 
Price: 41.91 USD
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Slave Songs Of the Georgia Sea Islands, Parrish, Lydia
4 Parrish, Lydia Slave Songs Of the Georgia Sea Islands
New York Creative Age Press 1942 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Black cloth cover with picture . Red and silver lettering. Very clean contents small tear in top of spine otherwise fine condition. Music transcribed by Creighton Churchill and Robert MacGimsey, introduction by Olin Downes, the book represents 25 years of research by the author, Lydia Parrish, the wife of the famous artist and illustrator Maxfield Parrish, filled with music, maps, photos, and other illustrations. Includes chapters on Slave Songs and their preservation, African survivals on the Coast of Georgia, Afro-American Shout Songs, Ring-Play Dance and Fiddle Songs, Religious songs, Work Songs, and B ibliography. Also contanis a listo of the music and a listof illustrations. Complete bibliography. Scarce.; Musical score, photo, map; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 256 pages 
Price: 99.97 USD
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The Choral Revival in the Anglican Church, 1839-1872, Rainbow, Bernard
5 Rainbow, Bernard The Choral Revival in the Anglican Church, 1839-1872
New York Oxford Univ Press 1970 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Green cloth cover with gilt print. Dus has minor tears and now in Mylar protective cover. Former owners name in front. This classic is unique in being the only book specifically on the musical history of the Catholic Movement in the CofE. NEW DIRECTIONS. When Bernarr Rainbow was director of music at the College of St Mark and St John, Chelsea, he came across the 1849 diary of service music of Thomas Helmore. Astonished at its breadth of repertoire, he was inspired to investigate the circumstances of the document. His findings are recorded in this book, which sets Thomas Helmore's contribution in perspective against the background of the Choral Revival as a whole.In tracing the history of the remarkable revival of care for the music of the liturgy, the author produced a socio-musical history of a period vital in the evolution of the Anglican Church, and made clear, probably for the first time, how music in the Anglican Church came to follow lines which are unique in Christendom. His book was originally published at a time of important changes in ecclesiastical thinking; his presentation of the decisions taken in the past which led to the existing relationship between choirs and congregations, interesting in itself, is also valuable in the continuing debate.; Studies in Church Music; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 368 pages 
Price: 9.97 USD
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Jan Rubes  A Man of Many Talents, Schabas, Ezra
6 Schabas, Ezra Jan Rubes A Man of Many Talents
Dundurn Press 2007 1550026852 / 9781550026856 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Book and dust look new. Inscribed and signed by Rubes. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Jan Rubes has been a leading performer and director on stage, film, and TV, and in concert, opera, musical comedy, and drama. With an operatic career already established, the Czechoslovakia native immigrated to Canada in 1949 and was soon the leading bass in the Canadian Opera Company. He has performed throughout Canada and the U.S. both with the company and in countless solo recitals and appearances with symphony orchestras. Rubes has done more than 100 operatic roles and has appeared in more than 70 films, inluding the well-remembered Witness with Harrison Ford.With his wife, Susan Douglas Rubes, he helped develop Young People's Theatre in Toronto. A member of the Order of Canada and holder of two honourary doctorates, he has won Geminis for his film work. His life is rich in detail -- he has been both a national tennis champion and an important part of the history of the performing arts in Canada. Rare.; 1 x 9.1 x 6.2 Inches; 376 pages; Signed by Biographee 
Price: 35.97 USD
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7 Sola, Ralph De Abbreviations Dictionary
Elsevier Publishing Company 1986 0444008071 / 9780444008077 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Looks new. Still the standard reference of abbreviations after 35 years, the Abbreviations Dictionary, Ninth Edition continues the tradition of accuracy and comprehensiveness that has made it a classic. This new edition is the international sourcebook for locating elusive or general information on a vast array of topics. The Abbreviations Dictionary, Ninth Edition carries a comprehensive listing of abbreviations, acronyms, appellations, contractions, eponyms, geographic equivalents, initials, and slang shortcuts. It provides a current, easily accessible resource for locating some of the most elusive and confusing elements of our language. The Abbreviations Dictionary, Ninth Edition, is also a ready reference for useful information on such diverse topics as computer jargon, earthquake data, English grammar and usage, international conversions, medical terminology, wedding anniversaries, zip coding, and others. FeaturesoMore than 15,000 new entriesoAddenda on air pollution, American states and capitals, inventions and inventors, musical superlatives, oldest American settlements, phobias, as well as airlines, bafflegab divulged (euphemisms), corrections facilities, earthquake data, eponyms and nicknames, numbered abbreviations, prisons of the world, railroads of the world, signs and symbols, steamship lines, superlatives, volcanos, and much moreoExpanded and updated treatment of many previous topics of interest. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. ; 1240 pages 
Price: 39.97 USD
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