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12492. : Airs Nationaux.

Paris: no details. 9 by 12.5 cms. 24 pp. A small printed collection of national anthems, Anglais, Italien, Polonais, Allemand, Francais, Belge, Autrichien, Hollandais, Russe, Danois, Portugais, Espagnol. It is bound with a decorative cord and is undated but probably mid/late nineteenth century. 12.00


13017. : Music.

London: Dublin: various publishers c.1868. 36 by 25.5 cms. separately paginated, (111pp.) a bound volume of published scores of printed music, songs for the pianoforte and voice. The album belonged to Florence Harriet Manley, Lisburn 1868, half leather and cloth boards, six panelled spine with gilt lining and a small gilt lyre in each panel. Boards are generally in very good condition, there are some marginal small edge tears on some pages caused by usage. Engraved score covers, one with a decorative portrait. This will be a heavy, large volume to post, additional postage will be required outside the UK. Music includes, John Blockley, duett, "The Messenger Swallow", "Today" a duett, "Tomorrow" a duett, "Yesterday", a duett, Percy Fendall, "Not Wisely but too well", a song, Charles H. Horn, "I know a Bank whereon the Wild Thyme Blows", vocal duet, J.A. Wade. "I've Wandered in Dreams" Duet, A. Kettenus, "Oh Ere We Part" for soprano and tenor, dedicated to the Marchioness of Downshire, Chas. W. Glover, "Two Merry Hearts are We or From our Merry Swiss Home,"duet, Steven Glover, "The Gypsy Countess" duet, Miss Davis, "Ruth", Henri Herz, "Night at Sea" sung by Madame Malibran from a set of six songs and two duets. "Bygone Hours" composer unclear, J. Augustine Wade, "And Are We Met Again Love" a ballad for two voices. Two scores are Dublin printed, Wade's "And are We" by W. Power Westmoreland street, and Miss Davis's "Ruth", by Marcus Moses Westmoreland street. Wade was an Irish composer, b.1796 d. London 1845. A successful composer of popular ballads of which these two were once hugely popular. 95.00


5949. Bach, J.S.: Cantata No. 25 for three solo voices choir and orchestra. Es Nichts Gesundes An Meinem Leibe. There is Nought of Soundness.

London: Novello & Co. n.d. 25.5 by 17 cms 31 pp. paper covers. The English version by Miss G.E. Troutbeck (English translation of the German text) good. 5.00


13046. Bach, J.S.: God Goeth Up (Gott Fahret Auf Mit Jauchzen) Ascension Day Cantata for four solo voices, chorus and orchestra.

London: Novello & Co. n.d. 25.5 by 17 cms. music score. 37 pp. softcovers, showing minor wear from use, very good. Cantata no 43. The pianoforte accompaniment arranged by Robert Franz. The English words translated from the German and adapted by Rev. W.H. Milman. Please note the text here is English not German. 5.00


13047. Bach, J.S.: O Christ My All in Living (Christus Der Ist Mein Leben) Cantata for Soprano, Tenor and Bass soli, chorus and orchestra.

London: Novello & Co. n.d. 25.5 by 17 cms. music score. 31 pp. softcovers, showing some wear from use, minor annotation, good. Cantata no 95 for the 16th Sunday after Trinity. Edited by John E. West. The English text by Claude Aveling. Please note the text here is English not German. 5.00


13147. Barty-King, Hugh: The Drum A Royal Tournament tribute to the Military Drum.

London: Royal Tournament 1988. 128 pp. illustrated, softcovers, in very good condition, a well researched and illustrated study of the subject. 6.00


15215. Baylis, Barnard: The Often Mis-Used Voice.

London: Bosworth & Co., 1900. Reprinted from the London Musical Courier. iv + 69 + ii pp. 19 x 13 cm. Frontispiece portrait. Two Appendices. Blue boards with gilt title to front board. Spine professionally relaid. A good tight copy and a scarce title. 30.00


501. Becker, N: German Songs of Seven Centuries.

Dublin: 1943. 71 pp. Introduction in Irish. This Deutse Leider aus 7 JahrHunterten was a product of the contemporary German Irish friendship movement, which still hoped for German wartime victory. 10.00


5992. Beethoven, Ludwig van: Sonatas for Pianoforte Opus 23 in Fminor (Appassionata)

London: Associated Boards of the Royal Schools of Music n.d. 31 by 23.5 cms. 35 pp. paper covers, very good. Commentary by Donald Francis Tovey, phrasing, fingering by Harold Craxton. 5.00


6396. Beethoven, Ludwig van: Sonaten Fur Clavier.

Leipzig: Breitkopf & Hartel n.d. Urtext Klassischer Musikwerke herausgegeben auf veranlassung und unter verantwortung der Akademie der Kunste zu Berlin. Sonata Op. 2 no 1,Op. 2 no 2, Op 2 no 3, Op. 7,Op. 40 no. 1, Op. 10 no 2, Op 10 no. 3, Op. 13, Op. 14 no 1, Op. 14 no 2, Op. 22, and Op. 26. introduction by Carl Krebs, German text, 1898. 12 life enhancing piano sonatas, some wear to covers, wear as usual to right hand corners, some light, neat pencilling otherwise good. 15.00


3865. Bishop, Sir H.R: Popular Glees composed by Sir H.R. Bishop in Vocal Score.

London: The Music Publishing Company no date c. 1860. 24.5 by 18 cms. half leather, no regular pagination but around 300 odd pages. Made up from various parts, including, Bishop's Popular Glees, Crystal Palace Grand Performance of G.W.Martin's National Part songs, Prize Glees etc of 1860,from the Journal of Part Music, One Hundred Glees, Rounds Catches Canons, music and words with piano of 1857, and Novello's Octavo Choruses, minor rubbing internally very fresh, wonderful Victorian musical interest. 95.00


13070. Boughton, Rutland: Bethlehem Cantata for Equal Voices. (Unison, S.A. and S.S.A. chorus with soprano and contralti soli)

London: J. Curwen and sons n.d. 26 by 18 cms. Curwen Edition no 3747 vocal score. 87 pp. softcovers, small library sticker on cover otherwise very good. From the choral drama by Rutland Boughton adapted by Trevor Widdicombe. Duration about 50 minutes. 5.00


13069. Brahms, J: A Song of Destiny (Schicksalsleid) opus 54.

London: Novello . Published for the Purcell Society. 25.5 by 17 cms. 24 pp. music score. Translated from the German of Friedrich Holderlin by the Rev. J. Troutbeck. Softcovers, ln good condition, front cover dusty. Written between 1868-71. 5.00


17368. Brahms, Johannes: Complete Piano Works for Four Hands.

New York: Dover Publications, 1976. Edited by Eusebius Mandyczewski. The Vienna Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde Edition. 216 pp. 30.5 x 23 cm. Variations on a Theme by Schumann Op.23, Waltzes Op.39, Liebeslieder Waltzes Op.65a, and 21 Hungarian Dances. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 10.00


5945. Brahms, Johannes: Pianoforte Works, Sonata in F minor Opus 5.

London: Alfred Lengnick & Co. n.d. 30.5 by 23 cms. 43 pp. Revisions, ausgabe by M. Mayer-Mahr. In very good bright condition. 6.00


13948. Briggs, HB, Frere, Rev WH, and Palmer, Rev GH,: The Elements of Plainsong compiled from A Series of Lectures...

London: The Plainsong & Mediaeval Music Society, 1909. New Edition, curtailed & rearranged. xi + 83 + 6 + iv pp. 22 x 14.5 cm. The Series of Lectures was delivered before the members of The Plainsong & Mediaeval Music Society. While there is musical notation interspersed in the main text the six-page section is specifically "The Tones of the Psalms". The final section is a list of publications of the Society. Gold-blocked red boards in very good condition. No dw. Front board has the seal of the Society. 35.00


6870. Buckley, Robert J: Cassell's Nation's Music - A Representative Collection of the Songs of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, Sacred and Secular... Volume II Scotch.

London: The Waverley Book Company, Limited, c1900. 16 + 160 pp.+ plates. 36.5 x 25.5 cm. One volume from the Waverley edition. Six full-page illustrations by A Nasmyth, J Pettie RA, W Ralston, WB Hole RSA, Thomas Duncan ARA and Mary L Gow. Prepared for subscribers, and not available through booksellers. The volume comprises, in effect, the sheet music of 70 of the best-loved Scottish songs, preceded by an introduction and notes on most of the songs, interleaved with illustrations. Gold-blocked dark-red boards, with additional blind-stamped decoration on front board. Two illustrations missing, o/w good. 15.00


14331. Carulli, Ferdinando: Rondeau pour 2 Guitarres par Carulli; Andante varie et Rondeau aus der sonate in As dur Op. 26 von Beethoven, arrange pour 2 guitares, opus155; Trois Petits Duos pour 2 guitarres par Carulli, opus 146.

Torino: R. Stab. Music F. Blanchi, n.d. Printed music score. Second Part Guitarre. 35 by 27 cms. 4+4+7 pp. bound in brown textured paper, stapled, with handwritten title label. Staples rusty but no discolouration. Clean and fresh, in very good condition. Carulli was an Italian guitar player and composer b. Naples 20.2.1770, d. Paris 17.2.1841. He went to Paris in 1808 and prospered as a guitar teacher. His works comprise some 400 items. We know this item is by this publisher as we have a second score identically bound with the publisher's front cover. 10.00


14332. Carulli, Ferdinando: Rondo "Dame Blanche" opus 290.

Torino: R. Stab. Music F. Blanchi, n.d. Handwritten music score. Second Guitar. 35 by 27 cms. 12 pp. bound in brown textured paper, stapled, with handwritten title label. Staples rusty but no discolouration. Clean and fresh, in very good condition. As loose inserts are handwritten sheets for, "Scenes that are Brightest by W.V. Wallace, "Meditation" by E Shand opus 69 no.2. and five others not by Carulli. Carulli was an Italian guitar player and composer b. Naples 20.2.1770, d. Paris 17.2.1841. He went to Paris in 1808 and prospered as a guitar teacher. His works comprise some 400 items. This copy looks nineteenth century, and was probably done in France. It is labelled oeuvre rather than opus. The printed paper on which it is written is by Johann Andre, Offenbach a Main. 20.00


14333. Carulli, Ferdinando: Sei Piccoli Duetti opus 128, par Carulli;

Torino: R. Stab. Music F. Blanchi, n.d. Printed music score. Second guitar part. 35 by 27 cms. 9+9+5+6+7 pp. bound in brown textured paper, stapled, with handwritten title label. Publisher's title page listing those works of Carulli he published. Staples rusty but no discolouration. Clean and fresh, in very good condition. Carulli was an Italian guitar player and composer b. Naples 20.2.1770, d. Paris 17.2.1841. He went to Paris in 1808 and prospered as a guitar teacher. His works comprise some 400 items. 10.00


14334. Carulli, Ferdinando: Sei Piccoli Duetti opus128, par Carulli; Andante varie et Rondeau aus der sonate in As dur Op. 26 von Beethoven,

Torino: R. Stab. Music F. Blanchi, n.d. Italian guitar player and composer b. Naples 20.2.1770, d. Paris 17.2.1841. He went to Paris in 1808 and prospered as a guitar teacher. His works comprise some 400 items. 15.00


18491. Chase, Richard and Josua Tolford: Hullabaloo and Other Singing Folk Games.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company and Cambridge: The Riverside Press,1949. 56 pp. 24 x 17 cm. Illustrated by Josua Tolford. Six piano settings by HiltonDuffy. Black-blocked grey boards. In very good condition. No dustwrapper. (We have the battered damaged dw which we will include with a sale, but it really needs to be relaid). There are 10 Folk Games; 6 Children's Singing Games and 2 Boy's Singing Games. 10.00


6830. Chopin, Frederic: Etudes pour Piano de Fr. Chopin.

Braunschweig: Henry Litolff's Verlag n.d. 31 by 25.5 cms. Music Score, contains Vol.I, Douze Grandes Etudes op.10 et trois nouvelles etudes, and Vol. II, Douze etudes op.25. 52 pp. Revues et doigtees par Louis Kohler. Red boards with an elaborate black and gilt tooled design, marbled foreedges, some wear and minor edge rubbing,owner's name on ffep, but generally a very handsome copy, designed to look good sitting on a piano, and with a treasure-house inside. 18.00


9254. Coates, Eric: From The Countryside Suite.

no publishing information. music score 32 pp. parts for oboe, 2nd cornet, 1st and 2nd trombones, viola, 2nd violin, In good condition and we think complete. 6.00


13050. Coleridge-Taylor, Samuel: Scenes from The Song of Hiawatha No. 2. The Death of Minnehaha A Cantata for Soprano and Baritone Soli, Chorus and Orchestra.

London: Novello and Co. n.d. 25.5 by 17 cms. Music Score, 110 pp. softcovers a little wear from use otherwise good. Best known for this hugely popular oratorio, Hiawatha, setting Longfellow's poem to music, written as a trilogy of which this is a part. Op.30 No2. written 1899. 5.00


13068. Coleridge-Taylor, Samuel: Scenes from The Song of Hiawatha No. 3. Hiawatha's Departure A Cantata for Soprano and Baritone Soli, Chorus and Orchestra.

London: Novello and Co. 1930. 25.5 by 17 cms. Music Score, 200 pp. softcovers a little wear from use otherwise good. Best known for this hugely popular oratorio, Hiawatha, setting Longfellow's poem to music, written as a trilogy of which this is a part. Op.30 No4. written 1900. 5.00


14452. Columbia Records: Catalogue of Columbia Records 1935 up to and including Supplement No. 252

London: Columbia Gramophone Company, 1935. Mostly Electrical Recordings. 383 pp. 18 x 13 cm. Pictorial matt card covers. A little dusty but in good condition. A great absorbing browse. 12.00


3864. Cramer: Cramer's Glees and Part Music Vol 1.

London, Cramer and Co. no date, c 1860's. 25.5 by 18 cms. half leather with marbled boards. 394pp. Music and text in English of works by Gounod, Balfe, Wallace Linley, Weber, Moore, and others. Ranges from Gounod's O Salutaris Hostia to Balfe's Wine Wine the Magician Thou art, a Baccanalian trio. Some rubbing to the boards but very clean and fresh internally. 85.00


19728. Curwen, John: The Standard Course of Lessons and Exercises in the Tonic Solfa Method of teaching Music

London: J. Curwen & Sons,1892. 320 pp. 18 x 16 cm. Embossed red boars, with some shelfwear and fading to the boards. Otherwise in good condition. 15.00


11585. D'Este, John: The Vocalist's Vade Mecum; or, Pocket Companion. Practical Hints on Singing, and the Cultivation of the Voice:

London: Hart and Co. no date, new and revised edition. c.1880? 16.5 by 10.5 cms. 76 pp. red softcovers, in very good condition. Please note this is not a modern reprint. "The cultivation of the voice, its qualities, capabilities and management; with the anatomy of the vocal organs, recipes for the regulation of the throat, and producing power of voice." The first edition of this book was in 1872, but the BL does not show this new and revised edition, which is rather shorter than the original. 25.00


15241. Elgar, Edward: Scenes from the Saga of King Olaf by Longfellow and Acworth, set to music for Soprano, Tenor and Bass soli, Chorus and Oechestra. Opus 30.

London: Novello n.d. 26 by 18 cms. 173 pp. paper covers, old replacement spine. Covers dusty, otherwise a fair copy. Text in English. written for the North Staffordshire Musical Festivalal 1896. 10.00


15231. Gardiner, H. Balfour: News From Whydah, Ballad for Chorus and Orchestra.

London: Novello n.d. c.1940. The words by John Masefield. 25 by 17 cms. 15 pp. paper covers, old replacement spine. Covers dusty otherwise a fair copy. Text in English and German. Gardiner,1877-1950, was an ardent collector of English folksongs. 10.00


7549. Gattey, Charles Neilson: Queens of Song.

London: Barrie and Jenkins 1979. 248 pp. illustrated, very good in a price-clipped dustwrapper. Melba, Malibran, Tetrazzini, Patti, Lind and other Divas. Tofts, who played Queens in operas so often she became deranged and believed she was one, Faustini and Cuzzoni and their bitter feud, Gabrielli, the most dangerous siren of the eighteenth century, shot by the French Ambassador in Vienna but mercifully saved by her whalebone stays. Quelle relief! A cavalcade of larger than life Prima Donne superstars. 12.00


6090. German, Edward: Selection from the Comic Opera Merrie England arranged for the Pianoforte.

London: Chappell & Co. n.d. 31 by 24.5 cms. 18 pp. paper covers, music score. Good. 5.00


14492. Glover, Professor John, editor.: Irish Melodies with Symphonies and Accompaniments by Sir John Stevenson and characteristic words by Thomas Moore.

Dublin: James Duffy, 1859. New edition. 29 by 21.5 cms. vii+333 pp. embossed green boards with very faded gilt titling, a.e.g. Former owner's small stamp on a couple of pages. Showing a little wear, a couple of pages slightly sprung, but overall in good tight condition. 25.00


18859. Greer, David, editor: Hamilton Harty His Life and Music.

Belfast: Blackstaff Press, n.d. (1978). 161 pp. 22 x 15.5 cm. 22 illustrations. Gold-blocked blue faux leather boards. No dustwrapper. Neat signature on ffep, o/w in good condition. Chapters by John Barry, Philip Hammond, Leonard Hirsch, David Greer, Raymond Warren, Philip Cranmer, Ivor Keys, and Cyril Ehrlich, along with a Discography and List of Harty's Works. 10.00


19179. Grindle, W.H.: Irish Cathedral Music A History of Music at the Cathedrals of tthe Church of Ireland.

Belfast: The Institute of Irish Studies The Queen's University of Belfast, 1989. xii + 261 pp. 25 x 16.5 cm. 10 plates. Lots of line drawings, and music, in text. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Gold-blocked red boards, in very good condition, in a vg dustwrapper. 12.00


15144. Hammond, David, editor: Songs of Belfast.

Skerries, Co. Dublin: Gilbert Dalton, 1978. 63 pp. 18.5 by 11 cms. Hammond was a great collector of Irish songs as well as a television producer. These songs are ones associated with the City of Belfast. Illustrated. Pictorial card covers. Previous owner's signature on ffep, otherwise in very good condition. 15.00


1802. Handel, G. F: Handel. Israel in Egypt, An Oratorio in Vocal Score.

Novello's pocket Edition n.d. c.1866. 183pp. in a contemporary handsome cloth and leather binding. Edited and the pianoforte accompaniment arranged by Vincent Novello 23.00


13059. Handel, G. F: The Passion of Christ.

London: Novello and Co. 1961. Music score.25.5 by 17 cms. 47 pp. softcovers, some wear from use otherwise good. Music edited by Prout. Written 1716. 5.00


3844. Handel, G.F: Judus Maccabaeus an Oratorio.

London: Novello no date c.1890. 21 by 15 cms 182 pp. In vocal score, edited and the pianoforte accompaniment arranged by Vincent Novello. original stiff cloth, purple boards with gilt spine title, a little fading, internally very good. 15.00


15240. Harty, Hamilton: The Mystic Trumpeter poem by Walt Whitman set to music for Baritone solo, Chorus and Oechestra.

London: Novello n.d. 26 by 18 cms. 74+8 pp. paper covers, old replacement spine. Covers dusty, tear to rear cover, otherwise a poor/fair copy. Text in English. written for the Leeds Music Festival 1913 5.00


13955. Hatton, JL, editor: A Collection of New, Standard, and Popular Humorous Songs, Selected and Edited with New Symphonies & Accompaniments.

London: Boosey & Co., c1878. Third edition. iv + 194 + iv pp. 26 x 17.5 cm. Seventy -two comic songs, words and music, including work by Offenbach and Sullivan. Gold- and black-blocked blue boards. Slight wear at top and bottom of spine, but good, clean, tight copy. Former owner's name and address, with the date 1878, neatly written on the ffep. 35.00


11714. Hatton, John Liptrot: John L. Hatton.

no publication details. An engraved print 32 x 26 cm. mounted on stiff card 41.5 x 31.5 cm, of English composer John L. Hatton. The print is marked Kniekuben 844 Ged. bei Hofelich. The print is inscribed in pencil, "Charles Manly from his friend J.L. Hatton". Slightly dusty otherwise in good condition. Hatton, born Liverpool 1808 died Margate 1886, was a British Composer of light music, operas, songs and hymns. He was an accomplished singer and pianist as well as composer and conductor. He produced operettas at Drury Lane and Covent Garden and was Musical Director at the Princesses Theatre. Grove describes him as,"the inventor, or at least one of the earliest exponents, of a kind of popular one man show in which he spoke, played the piano and sang to his own accompaniment." 95.00


11467. Henke, James: Lennon Legend An Illustrated Life of John Lennon.

London: Weidenfeld & Nicholson 2003. 27 by 24.5 cms. 63 pp. illustrated, hardcover, in a maching pictorial slipcase. Old price label on ffep, otherwise in fine condition. Includes a 60 minute cd of John speaking about his life and art, including a live recording of "Imagine", reproductions of rare removable memorabilia, handwritten lyrics and the like. We have carefully checked all this material and everthing seems to be present. A fascinating and beautifully produced book. 42.00


15220. Holmes, Gordon: The Science of Voice Production and Voice Preservation for the Use of Speakers and Singers.

London: Chatto & Windus, 1880. xi+157+32 pp. Seven illustrations, and Index. The final 32 pages are Chatto & Windus's Catalogue for August 1880. Gold-blocked red boards, boards ruled, and blind-stamped device on front board. The top inch of the title page has been removed with a loss of the words "The Science", but it has been professionally replaced, otherwise in good condition. 30.00


13065. Horowitz, Joseph: Sing Unto the Lord a New Song. Motet for SABT with divisions (unaccompanied).

London: Novello 1972. 25 by 17 cms. music score. vocal score with piano reduction.22 pp. softcovers, ln very good condition. A commission for the Festival Service at St Paul's Cathedral, 13.5.1971. 5.00


8591. Hullah, John: A Grammar of Musical Harmony (?)

London: no information c. 1860-1880. 23.5 15.5 cms. 90 pp. Half leather and marbled boards, edgerubbed, scuffed, some wear, otherwise good. No title page. The book consists of sheets 1 to 92 listed as chapters I to XLVIII. First Course. Covers aspects of musical theory from the diatonic scale, tones and semi-tones, time table unisons and seconds, thirds, quavers, fourths, fifths, sevenths, octaves seconds solfeggio and the like. We are not certain if this all or part of the work listed under the title, "A Grammar of Musical Harmony" more details can be supplied, and we welcome help with this item. 25.00


13064. Hurd, Michael: Music's Praise serenade for SABT and string orchestra.

London: Novello 1969. 25 by 17 cms. music score. vocal score with piano reduction.30 pp. softcovers, ln very good condition. A 20 minute work commissioned by the Stroud Festival, first performed 30.10.1968. 5.00


10842. Johnston, Roy: Bunting's Messiah.

The Belfast Natural History and Philosophical Society, Ulster Historical Foundation. 2003. 143 pp. illustrated, softcovers, in very good condition, almost as new. Bunting transcribed the airs of The Belfast Harp Festival. His musical energies culminated in the four day sacred and secular music festival in Belfast, 1813, at which the first near-complete performance of Handel's Messiah was given. This is No. 7 of the Natural History & Philosophical Society Publications. 15.00


5404. Jude, W.H.: Music and the Higher Life A Collection of Descriptive and Choral Hymns Solos and Choruses.

London: Reid Bros 1904. viii+257 pp, tissue guarded portrait frontispiece. Pages 32 to 257 are entirely music. pages 13 to 31 contain a biographical sketch of William Herbert Jude. Born Suffolk he was a song writer and organist in England but in 1890 moved to Australia where he became a Christian evangelist. 12.00


15084. Keane, Colm: The Beatles Irish Concerts.

Dublin: Capel Island, 2008. 223 pp. 23 x 15.5 cm. Illustrated. Pictorial card covers. "The madness and mayhem of 1963 when the group appeared in Dublin and Belfast". This title appears to be now scarce. In very good condition. 30.00


5989. Kenyon, Max: Harpsichord Music.

London: Cassell and Company 1949. 256 pp. with frontispiece and eight pages of illustrations. A survey of the virginals, spinet, harpsichord and their Continental equivilent; the people who played upon them; the composers for them; and the music they wrote. No dustwrapper, spine sunfaded and a little spotted, internally very good. "The advent of Radio's Third Programme was the inspiration for this book" It represents an early stage in the revival of these instruments. 12.00


13056. Kodaly, Zoltan: Missa Brevis for mixed chorus, and organ or orchestra.

London: Boosey and Hawkes 1955. 26 by 18 cms. music score. 53 pp. softcovers, showing minor wear from use otherwise good. Written 1942-44. 5.00


19430. Kohler, CC, bookseller's catalogue: Thomas Moore Music Collection

Dorking, Surrey: Kohler, CC, c1999. x + 43 pp. 29.5 x 20.5 cm. Bookseller's catalogue by CC Kohler, offering for sale a collection of words and music by Thomas Moore (1779 - 1852). The 530 Lots were offered at 16,000, en bloc, and included copies of Moore's best-known collections, sheet music, and an autograph letter. The 25 illustrations include 20 photocopies and 7 mounted photographs. The pages are bound in plastic comb. There is a very slight damage to the front cover, not affecting the illustration. 95.00


12215. Larchet, John F: The Legend of Lough Rea ( The Death Sign ).

London: Stainer & Bell Dublin: Pigott n.d. ( 1921 ). Poem by Lageniensis set to music for mixed voices (unaccompanied) by John F. Larchet. 26 by 18 cms. 19 pp. music score, paper covers, with an old unattractive stain on the front cover. The title page bears an inscription, "Dublin 29/8/21 To Padraic Gregory with sincerest regards John F. Larchet." Padraic Gregory, 1886-1962, was an Ulster architect and poet. Lageniensis was the pseud. of Rev. John O'Hanlon 1821-1905, famous for his Lives of Irish Saints, and Irish Local Legends. John F. Larchet was born in Dublin, educated at the Royal Irish Academy of Music by Esposito and others. He was Director of Music at the Abbey, 1907-34 and a Prof. of Music at UCD 1921-58. He did much to encourage new Irish composers. A nice Association item. 45.00


15222. Liszt, F: 12 Lieder von Franz Schubert fur das Pianoforte ubertragen von Franz Liszt.

Leipzig: aug. Crantz In die edition Peters aufgenommen. n.d. 31 by 23.5 cms. 65 pp. paper covers, old replacement spine. Some light pencil annotation. In good condition. Includes Sei mir gegrusst, Auf dem Wasser zu singen, Du bist die Ruh', Erlkonig, Meerstille, Die Junge Nonne, Fruglingsglaube, Gretchen am Spinnrade, Standchen von Shakespeare, Ratlose liebe, Der Wanderer and Ave Maria. 10.00


9187. Lyon, James: The Elements of Harmony.

York: Banks and Son 1920. 176 pp. limp green covers, good. 10.00


3842. MacFarren, G.A: The Rudiments of Harmony, with Progressive Exercises.

London: J.B. Cramer Third edition 1872. 25.5 by 17.5 cms. 92 pp Original blue cloth boards , some minor rubbing otherwise good. This was first published in 1860 and was designed for the use of beginners. 20.00


9927. Macpherson, Stewart: Cameos of Musical History.

London: Boosey and Hawkes seventh impression, n.d. c.1944. 209pp. hardback, in very good condition. A series of 16 short essays on various aspects of music. Titles include, Music in the Sixteenth Century - Mass and Madrigal. The Early Days of Opera and Oratorio. Alessandro Scarlatti, Wagner the Musician, The Art of Cesar Franck, Elgar Richard Strauss and Debussy. and others 6.00


19047. Magee, John: The Heritage of the Harp.

Belfast: Linenhall Library, 1992. 31 pp. 21 x 14.5 cm. . Pictorial semi matt card covers. 12 illustrations. Bibliography. Dedication from the author on the title page, o/w in very good condition. Deals with the Belfast Harp Festival of 1792, the Belfast Harp Society, Bunting and the preservation of the music of the past. 10.00


13055. Maunder, J. H: Song of Thanksgiving A Cantata for Harvest and General Festival use.

London: Novello and Co. 1923. For Soprano, Tenor and Bass (or Contralto), Soli and Chorus, with Hymns to be sung by the Congregation. The words written and arranged by Shapcott Wensley. Music score.25.5 by 17 cms. 65 pp. softcovers, some wear from use otherwise good. Maunder, 1858-1920, began as a theatre composer but later devoted himself entirely to sacred music. 5.00


13287. Maxwell, Victor: Singing We Go Fifty Years with The Woodvale.

Belfast: Ambassador Press, 1998. 127pp. illustrated, softcovers, in very good condition. Autographed by the members on the title page. The story of a famous Ulster Gospel Choir. 8.00


10843. McCann, Wesley: H. B. Phillips Impresario The Man who brought McCormack, Kreisler and Robeson to Derry.

The Belfast Society, Ulster Historical Foundation 2001. 55 pp. illustrated, softcovers, in very good condition, almost as new. Phillips was an impresario, owner of the Carl Rosa Opera Company. This is No. 4 of the Natural History & Philosophical Society Publications. 10.00


13428. McNamee, Peter: Traditional Music: Whose Music?

Queens University Ireland Institute of Irish Studies 1991. Proceedings of a co-Operation North Conference. xi+115 pp. paperback, in very good condition, almost as new. 8.00


5948. Mendelssohn, F. B: Hymn of Praise Lobgesang, Sinfonia Cantata Opus 52.

London: Novello & Co. n.d. 25.5 by 17 cms 104 pp. paper covers. The English version by J.Alfred Novello. (English translation of the German text) good. 5.00


17369. Mendelssohn, Felix: Lobgesang Eine Symphonie-Kantate nach Worten der Heiligen Schrift fur Soli, Chor, Orchester und Orgel Op.52.

Wiesbaden: Breitkopf & Hartel, 1998. Number 8676. Piano Vocal Score. Herausgegeben von Edited by Wolf Konald. 109 pp. 27 x19 cm. Matt green card covers, printed green and black. In very good condition. 10.00


3845. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy F: Athalie, Opus 74.

London: Novello n.d. c.1860. Novello's original octavo edition. 121 pp. Half leather with gilt title to spine and front board. In very good condition. The music composed by Mendelssohn, the English adaptation by W. Bartholomew. Text in English. 45.00


16939. Moore, Thomas, arr. Sir John Stevenson and Sir Henry Bishop: Moore's Irish Melodies.

Dublin: M.H. Gill & Son,1885. 261 pp. 21 x 17 cm. Gold-blocked green boards, no dw. Signature of Katie J Lambert on front pastedown, a preliminary, and rear fep. Boards are worn. Book is shook, and front gutter is splitting. Still - useful to have all of Moore's melodies between two covers. 20.00


4733. Mozart, Donizetti, Rossini and others: Music Album.

1854. folio, 23 songs and arias including Mozart's Il Mio Tesoro, and Non Piu Andrai, Rossini's Largo al Factotum, arias by Bellini, from La Sonammbula, Donezetti, from Lucrezia Borgia, and Lucia di Lammermoor, Mercadante, from Zaire, Meyerbeer, from Les Hugenots, Verdi, from Il Lombardi, Vincent Wallace, Lady Dufferin, Loder, Lindpainter, Linley, Kuhlau and others. 23 in all. The album inscribed July 12 1854. Leather spine, marbled boards. Showing some wear and use but a nice collection. 45.00


1771. Mozart, W.A: New and Correct edition of Mozart's original Quintetts for two Violins two Tenors and Bals

London: n.d. c.1820's Violin Primo part ( First Violin ) 50pp. Dedicated to HRH The Prince of Wales. Original leather and marbled boards. The boards are worn but the spine has been restored. Internally very good. Contains the first violin part for each of these quintets. 25.00


1772. Mozart, W.A: New and Correct Edition of Mozarts Original Quintetts for two Violins, two Tenors and Bals

London: n.d. c. 1820's Viola Secgnea part ( Second Viola ) 38pp. leather and marbled boards worn with spine restored. Internally very good. Contains the second viola part for each of these quintets. 25.00


13384. Mozart?: Twelfth Mass with English and Latin Words composed by Wolfgang A. Mozart.

London: Charles Courtier & Sons, c.1905. 96 pp. 26 x 17 cm. Gold-blocked faux-leather black boards, a.e.g., with a church prize bookplate on the front pastedown, dated March 1906. "This Mass is said to have been composed in the year 1778" - unfortunately not by Mozart. This work was once hughly popular but from early on there was doubt about authorship. It is now though to be by Wenzel Muller, though Carl Zulehner has also been named. It is listed as K.Anh.232/C1.04. The Gloria does get a hearing sometimes but there doesn't seem to be a recording of the complete work. In very good condition. 10.00


17350. Music: Music Album.

London: various publishers, c1905. Multiple pagination. 33 x 25 cm. 21 scores of songs with piano, and solo piano works, all published in London, and all bound with their decorative covers. Includes: "Nazereth" by Gounod, "To Anthea" by J.L.Hatton, "Sing Me to Sleep" by Edwin Green, "Violets" by Ellen Wright, "Abide with Me" by Liddle, "A Dream of Paradise" by Hamilton Gray, "Rest" by Handel, "A Song of Sleep" by Lord Henry Somerset, "Tatters" by Gerald Lane, "Stolen Wings" by Charles Willeby, "Love the Pedlar" by Edward German, "Maying" by A.M.Smith, Mendelssohn's Wedding March" for pianoforte, "The Sailor's Dream" by Pridham, "Steibelt's Rondo", "South American sketch" by Middleton, "Hiawatha" by Neil Moret, "Fete Champetre" by S. Smith, and Beethoven, Sonatas Opus 14, Opus18, and Opus26. The name "Dot Henderson" neatly written on ffep. Showing some wear and use, and rubbing, but overall in good condition. Unpackaged weight 1,900g. 45.00


16905. Music: Music Album.

London: various publishers, c1869. 66pp. 34 x 25 cm. 16 bound scores of songs with piano, all published in London. Includes, "Maggie's Secret", written for Mme Sainton Dolby by Claribel, " I Love the Morn", words by Edwin Ransford, music by Stephen Glover, "The Gleaner" words by W.H. Bellamy, music by Weiss, "No Bud on Earth is Growing" Kein Halmlein nachst auf Erden composed by Franz Abt, "The Green Trees Whispered Low and Mild", poetry by Longfellow, music by M.W.Balfe, "The Maid of Judah" Das Madchen Von Juda composed by f. Kucken, "A Morning Prayer" and "An Evening Prayer" both by Mrs Worthington Bliss, "Too Late, Too Late", words by Tennyson music by Mrs Bliss, The Pilgrims of the Night" by Rev. F. Faber, Gems from the works of the Great Masters arranged for piano by G. West, includes, Handel, "Let the Bright Seraphim", "Lord Remember David, "Comfort Ye My People", ""Benedictus from Mozart's 12th Mass: "Cujus Animam" from Rossini's Stabet Mater by Adolph Marschan, and "Maria's Bild by Franz Jullig. Some decorative chromolith covers. Marbled endpapers. Showing some wear and use, rubbing and loss to the limp red leather covers at spine extremities, sme pencil musical fingering annotation. The ffep has a handwritten name C.E. Clarke March 15th 1869 suggesting a contemoporary binding. 55.00


18875. Novello, Ivor and Christopher Hassall: King's Rhapsody A Musical Romance Vocal Score.

London: Chappell & Co., Ltd,1949. 124 pp. 27.5 x 21.5 cm. Devised, Written and Composed by Ivor Novello. Lyrics by Christopher Hassall. Presented at the Palace Theatre, London, by Tom Arnold, 15 Sept 1949. Spine faded otherwise in very good condition. Glorious music. 12.00


17870. O'Connor, Peter: Walking Good Travels to Music in Romania and Hungary.

London: Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1971. 112 pp. 22.5 x 14 cm. 7 plates. Gold-blocked brown boards, in a repaired dustwrapper. Overall in good condition. Travels in eastern Europe in search of "Gypsy" music. 15.00


15575. Orff, Carl: Orpeus: L'Orfeo. Favola in musica di Claudio Monteverdi 1607 in frier Neugestalung

B. Schotts Sohne Mainz. n.d. c.1940. 30 by 23 cms. music score. 94 pp. paper covers, some dusty spotting to front cover otherwise good. 10.00


5950. Parry, C.H.H: Blest Pair of Sirens(at a Solemn Music) ode by Milton set to music for chorus and orchestra.

London: Novello & Co. n.d. 25.5 by 17 cms 31 pp. paper covers. An edition for schools arranged for four-part S.A.T.B chorus by C.S. Lang. Very good. 5.00


17370. Rachmaninoff, Serge: The Bells Opus 35 for Soprano,Tenor and Baritone Soli, Chorus and Orchestra with Russian, German and English text Vocal Score.

Miami: Warner Bros. Publications, c1990. 92 pp. 26.5 x 18 cm. Semi-matt card covers, printed black and gold, in spiral binding. Very occasional notes in text: one phrase has the instruction "Let's pretend it's Handel", o/w in very good condition. 10.00


8468. Ramsay, Katherine M.: Song Flowers from "A Child's Garden of Verses" by Robert Louis Stevenson.

London: Gardner Darton & Co. 1897. 27.5 by 24 cms. vi+63 pp. set to music by Katherine M. Ramsay with an introduction by S.R. Crockett and illustrations by Gordon Browne. Blue boards with drawing and title in dark blue on front board, aeg. a little wear, dustiness and rubbing to boards and spine, internally very clean and good, charming illustrations of these 16 songs. 30.00


8593. Scholes, Percy A.: The Listener's Guide to Music With a Concert Goer's Glossary

Oxford University Press Seventh edition 1925. vii+110 pp. illustrated. With an introduction by Sir Henry Hadow. A little sun fading to covers otherwise good. 6.00


13053. Schubert, F.: Communion service in G.

London: Schott & Co n.d. 26 by 18 cms. music score. 45 pp. softcovers, showing wear from use, covers a little dusty, otherwise good. The English adaptation by the Rev. J.Troutbeck. The pianoforte accompaniment arranged from the full score by Berthold Tours. text in English. 5.00


2032. Shaw, Bernard: The Perfect Wagnerite: A Commentary on the Niblung's Ring

London: Constable and Co. Ltd, 1908 vii+140pp. original green boards, former owner's bookplate v.g. This is the Feb.1908 reissue of the second edition of 1902. It was first published in 1898. 12.00


18481. Shields, Hugh: A Short Bibliography of Irish Folk Song.

Dublin: Folk Music Society of Ireland, 1985. Booklet 2. 24 pp. 21 x 14.5 cm. Printed matt card covers. In good condition. 15.00


19428. Slonimsky, Nicholas: The Concise Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Composers and Musicians.

London: Simon & Schuster Limited, 1988. xi + 1407 pp. 24 x 20 cm. More than 6,300 bigraphies of the most enduring musical peronalities of all time. Gold blocked brown boards. In very good condition, in a good dustwrapper. Unpackaged weight 2,500g, so we will have to ask for Extra Charges in addition to Abebooks Quoted Shipping. 14.00


3843. Tartini J: Celebres Sonates pour Violin par J. Tartini.

Leipzig, C.F. Peters no date. 31 by 24 cms. 31 pp +12pp. Music score containing the violin / piano parts for Opus 1 sonatas 2,4,5, Paper cover a little wear but good. 10.00


7382. Thompson, G: Fifty Scottish Songs with Symphonies and Accompaniments by Kozeluch vol II.

Edinburgh: G. Thompson 1801. Music Score. 36 by 26 cms. 51-100 The engraved music page and the facing page bearing the poems to the music, both bear the same page number. Two engravings, viz. a frontispiece, The Soldier's Return, and John Anderson My Jo. Red leather and marbled boards, worn and rubbed. Internally very good bright and clean, a small edge tear in margin, no loss of text or music. This was the second of a set of six which Thompson originally commissioned from Pleyel, but on his abandoning it he turned to Kozeluch and Haydn. Given the war in Europe it took a number of years for Thompson to complete this set which was not commercially successful. G. Thompson signature on the title page. The full title is, A Select Collection of Original Airs for the Voice with Introductory and Concluding Symphonies & Accompaniments for the Pianoforte, Violin and Violincello by Pleyel, Kozeluch & Haydn with select characteristic verses both Scottish and English adapted to the airs including upwards of one hundred new songs by Burns. This volume was published during these composers' lives. 100.00


18495. Tobitt, Janet E. and Alice M.G. White: The Saucy Sailor And Other Dramatized Ballads.

New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1940. 185 pp. 22.5 x 17 cm. Illustrations by John Rowdon. Discreet inscription on ffep. Black-blocked green boards, in good condition, in a worn, price-clipped, dustwrapper. 15.00


4753. Various: Operatic Albums Baritone.

London: Ricordi n.d. Music score, 28pp, Contains, Verdi," Eri tu che macchiavi quell'anima, " from Un Ballo, & "Quan'ero paggio" from Falstaff, Wagner, "Wie Todesahnung" from Tannhauser, Mozart, "Deh Vieni alla finestra", from Don Giovanni, Poncheilli, "Pescator affonda l'esca from La Gioconda, and Rossini, Largo al Factotum " from Il Barbiere di Siviglia. v.g. 6.00


13041. Vaughan Williams, Ralph: Mass in G Minor for Soli, (S.A.T.B.) and double Chorus.

London: J. Curwen and sons 1930. 26 by 18 cms. Curwen Edition music score. 46 pp. softcovers, showing a little wear from use, covers dusty, otherwise good. 5.00


15238. Wood Thomas: Merchantmen. For Baritone solo chorus and orchestra.

London: Stainer & Bell, n.d. Music Score 25.5 by 18 cms. 53 pp. paper covers, old replacement spine. Covers dusty otherwise a fair copy. 5.00


4750. Zanon, Maffeo editor: Twelve Arias by Old Italian Masters for medium voice, Vol II.

Boston: Music Co. n.d. music score, 32 pp. Realised from the original scores by Zanon,English texts by N.H. Dole. Vol II. Contains Pergolesi," Dite Ch'ogni Momento," Piccinni, "Giammi Provai," Sarti," S'Inganna Chi Crede," Aniello, "Lo So Che Pria Mi Moro" and Bruni, "La Vezzosa Pastorella," & "Se Meritar Potessi." Apart from the Pergolesi all are from Mss. in Milan Conservatory Library. v.g. 6.00

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