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Image for Organs for America: The Life and Work of David Tannenberg

Organs for America: The Life and Work of David Tannenberg

By: Armstrong, William H.

Price: $17.95

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press: 1967

Seller ID: 015592

Condition: Very Good


Very Good/Good Condition: One notation otherwise unmarked. Solid binding. Very minor cover wear. Dustjacket showing worn edges, soil, price clipped. We have added a clear Brodart protective cover over the dustjacket. Hardcover book with dustjacket copy of Organs for America: The Life and Work of David Tannenberg by William H. Armstrong. Foreword by E. Power Biggs. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.1967. Second printing, 1969. Printed in U.S.A. xvi, 154 pages. 6 x 8.75 x 1 inches, 23 cm. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! View more info

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Church of St. John the Evangelist (Episcopal) Saint Paul, Minnesota Centennial History 1881-1981

By: Baker, Robert Orr; Guyer, Lucille Biorn; Baker, Annie Laurie; Thomas, Mary Stevenson; Clary, S. Grayson

Price: $8.95

Publisher: St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church: 1981

Seller ID: 014156

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Used hardcover book copy of Church of St. John the Evangelist Saint Paul, Minnesota Centennial History 1881-1981 by Robert Orr Baker. Mrs. Lucille Biorn Guyer, Miss Annie Laurie Baker, Mrs. Mary Stevenson Thomas and the Rev. Mr. S. Grayson Clary, Contributors. Publish date: 22 March 1981. Printed by the H.M. Smyth Company, Inc., St. Paul, Minnesota. 132 pages. 6-1/4 x 9-3/8 inches, 24 cm. Contents: The Parish Prayer; St. John the Evangelist; History of St. John's; Music of St. John's; The Women of St. John's... View more info

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Memphis Blues: Birthplace of a Music Tradition (Images of America Series)

By: Bearden, William

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: 2006-04-24

Seller ID: 001046

ISBN: 0738542377

Condition: New


New paperback book copy titled Memphis Blues: Birthplace of a Music Tradition by William Bearden. Foreword by Knox Phillips.Images of America series. From the book cover: The blues was born in the Mississippi Delta, and since that fateful night in 1903 when W.C. Handy heard the mournful sound of a pocketknife sliding over the strings of an acoustic guitar and the plaintive song of a long forgotten musician in the hot night of Tutwiler, Mississippi, the blues has been on a journey around the world. Charleston SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2006. 128 pages. 6.5 x 9.25 inches, 24 cm. Current list price ... View more info

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Cleveland's Gospel Music (Black America Series)

By: Burton, Frederick

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: 2003-12-08

Seller ID: 001024

ISBN: 0738532002

Condition: New


New paperback book copy of Cleveland's Gospel Music by Frederick Burton. Black America Series. Charleston SC: Aracadia Publishing (Tempus Publishing), 2003. 128 pages. 200 images. 6.5 x 9.25 inches, 24 cm. Current list price 21.99. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! View more info

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O Clap Your Hands: A Musical Tour of Sacred Choral Works (includes CD featuring Gloria Dei Cantores)

By: Giles, Gordon

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Paraclete Press: 2008-05-30

Seller ID: 004611

ISBN: 1557255679

Condition: New


New hardcover book in dustjacket with CD copy of O Clap Your Hands: A Musical Tour of Sacred Choral Works by Gordon Giles. Includes CD featuring Gloria Dei Cantores. Brewster MA: Paraclete Press, 2008. 150 pages. 6-1/4 x 9-3/8 inches, 24 cm. List price 26.95. This edition is currently out of print. This hardcover edition is currently out of print. Publisher description: In this book of thirty meditations, Gordon Giles introduces readers to some of the most important composers who have shaped the traditions of Western sacred music over the last four centuries. From Monteverdi to Howells, Rachma... View more info

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Close Harmony: A History of Southern Gospel

By: Goff, Jr., James R.

Price: $26.95

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press: 2002-03-25

Seller ID: 001059

ISBN: 0807853461

Condition: New


New paperback book copy titled, Close Harmony: A History of Southern Gospel by James R. Goff, Jr. Publisher description: Close Harmony traces the development of the music known as southern gospel from its antebellum origins to its twentieth century emergence as a vibrant musical industry driven by the world of radio, television, recordings, and concert promotions. Marked by smooth, tight harmonies and a lyrical focus on the message of Christian salvation, southern gospel, particularly the white gospel quartet tradition, had its roots in nineteenth century shape note singing. The spread of whit... View more info

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Centennial Booklet: Hokah Minnesota Methodist Church One Hundredth Anniversary 1853-1953

By: Hokah Methodist Church Centennial Committee

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Hokah [Minnesota] Methodist Church: 1953

Seller ID: 014326

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Minus Vintage Condition: Pencil notations to back cover otherwise unmarked. Intact binding. Light age toning. Minor cover wear. Moderate outer soil. Vintage soft cover pamphlet copy centennial booklet for the commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of Hokah Methodist Church in Hokah, Minnesota, 1853-1953. Prepared by the Centennial Committee. Contents: Greetings from Rev. and Mrs. Lee A. Workman, One Hundred Years of Service for the Master (church history), Centennial Church Services and programs: orders of worship, programs including concert of sacred music presented by the c... View more info

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When Our Boys Come Marching Home Sheet Music

By: Howard, Joseph E.; Clark, Ethelyn

Price: $19.95

Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons: 1917

Seller ID: 012901

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Vintage Condition: Unmarked. Light outer soil. Spine head nicked, spine tail split to 0.5 inch. One 0.5 inch side edge tear. Light ruffling, corner creases, light and moderate outer soil. Cover: Joseph E. Howard. Hard to find large format vintage sheet music copy of When Our Boys Come Marching Home by Joseph E. Howard of Jos. E. Howard and Ethelyn Clark. Written and sung with great success by the well known composer. Patriotic World War I song. New York: M. Witmark and Sons, 1917. Number 6925. 10-5/8 x 13-7/8 inches, 36 cm. Due to large size additional shipping fee may apply to inter... View more info

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Mystery? Sheet Music

By: Johnson, Howard; Cirina, Joseph A.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Leo. Feist, Inc.: 1919

Seller ID: 015801

Condition: Good


Good Plus Condition: Unmarked. Cover appears very good and suitable for framing. Age toning. Spine tail split 5 inches, from spine head 2.25 inches. Vintage sheet music copy of Mystery? With words by Howard Johnson and music by Joseph Cirina. Cover artist: Lionel S. Reiss. Scored for vocal and piano. Lyrics talk about music that makes people want to move, "makes you start swaying." Performance direction: Mysterioso. New York: Leo. Feist, Inc., 1919. Number 4431. 9.25 by 12.25 inches, 32 cm. Lionel S. Reiss (1894-1986) was a Polish-American Jewish painter born in Jaroslaw, Poland. He wa... View more info

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Minnesota Music Teachers Association: The Profession and the Community 1901-2000

By: Laudon, Robert T.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Minnesota Music Teachers Association: 2000

Seller ID: 002685

ISBN: 0967977703

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Cover shows minor storage wear. Paperback book copy of Minnesota Music Teachers Association: The Profession and the Community, 1901-2000 by Robert Tallant Laudon. Eden Prairie: Minnesota Music Teachers Association, 2000, xi, 188 pages. Illustrations. Robert Laudon (1920-2016) was a professor of musicology and harpsichord at the University of Minnesota. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! View more info

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Encyclopedia of Music Knowledge: Dictionary of Music Terms, Music Theory Guide, History of Music Timeline

By: Lee, William F. [editor]

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Santorella Publications, Ltd.: 2000

Seller ID: 000960

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Moderate visible cover wear, minor outer soil. Encyclopedia of Music Knowledge: Dictionary of Music Terms, Music Theory Guide, History of Music Timeline. Edited by DR. William F. Lee. Includes 20 reference charts. Danvers MA: Santorella Publications, Ltd., 2000, revised 2001. Made in U.S.A. 149 pages. 5.5 x 8.5 inches, 22 cm. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! View more info

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Walking with Legends: Barry Martyn's New Orleans Jazz Odyssey ARC Advance Reading Proof Copy

By: Martyn, Barry

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Louisiana State University Press: 2007

Edition: ARC

Seller ID: 010846

Condition: Very Good


Advance Uncorrected Proof paperback book copy (ARC). Very Good Condition: Unmarked, clean pages, tight binding, minor storage wear. ARC paperback book copy of Walking with Legends: Barry Martyn's New Orleans Jazz Odyssey by Barry Martyn. Mick Burns, editor. Foreword by Bruce Boyd Raeburn. Baton Rouge LA: Louisiana State University Press, 2007. xiii, 138 pages, 9 x 6 inches, 23 cm. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! View more info

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The Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra Program: Tenth Season, Second Popular Concert, Third Series, Sunday Afternoon, February 9, 1913, Minneapolis, Minn.

By: Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra (Minneapolis, MN): 1913

Seller ID: 010871

Condition: Used: Good.


Collectible antique copy in Good Condition of The Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra Program: Tenth Season, Second Popular Concert, Third Series, The Auditorium, Sunday Afternoon, February 9, 1913, Minneapolis, Minn. Emil Oberhoffer, Conductor. Soloist: W. Scott Woodworth, baritone. Sixteenth program. Notes by Caryl B. Storrs. Gold Medal Flour advertisement on back. One sheet of paper folded in half: 8-7/8 x 5-7/8 inches, 23 cm. CONDITION NOTES: Moderate soil overall, few minor edge disturbances, spine nicked at head and tail, ruffling, quarter fold creases. Program: 1 Overture: Semiramide (Rossin... View more info

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Promotional Advertising Card : Ray Stolzenberg and the Northern Playboys

By: Ray Stolzenberg

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 008694

Condition: Used. Very Good.


Advertising/Promotional card for Ray Stolzenberg (1915-2010) and The Northern Playboys. Mr. Stolzenberg performed as the drummer in his eight piece band in and around Midwest U.S.A., making his home in Austin, Minnesota. The Northern Playboys played their first gig in LeRoy, Minnesota. Ray must have been quite a guy, as when he retired to Arizona his band moved there, too. This card is in very good condition with light age toning and soil. This is a fabulous piece of Minnesota and Midwest history for those who appreciate the era when local hometown bands traveled from town to town playing wes... View more info

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America the Beautiful: The Stirring True Story Behind Our Nation's Favorite Song

By: Sherr, Lynn

Price: $9.95

Publisher: PublicAffairs: 2001-10-01

Seller ID: 010845

ISBN: 1586480855

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Pages unmarked, clean. Tight binding. Cover and dustjacket show minor visible cover shelfwear and outer soil, no tears. Used hardcover book with dustjacket copy of America the Beautiful: The Stirring True Story Behind Our Nation's Favorite Song by Lynn Sherr. Illustrated. Contents: Introduction, The Poem, The Music, The Song, The Meaning, The Anthem, The Legacy, Acknowledgments, Photo Credits, Bibliography, Index. Publisher summary: In this beautiful, patriotic gift book, colorfully illustrated throughout, ABC News correspondent Lynn Sherr explores the fascinating history ... View more info

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Songs of the Great American West

By: Silber, Irwin; Robinson, Earl

Price: $9.95

Publisher: MacMillan Company: 1967

Seller ID: 013955

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Minor cover wear, minor outer soil. Solid binding. No dustjacket. Vintage hardcover book copy of Songs of the Great American West compiled and edited by Irwin Silber. Music annotated, edited and arranged by Earl Robinson. New York: Macmillan Company, 1967. First printing. Printed in the United States of America. xvi, 334 pages. 8.75 x 11.25 x 1.25 inches, 29 cm. Shipping weight 3 pounds. Additional shipping fee will be requested on international order. Music scores, illustrations, and text about the songs and history of the West in the United States. Free shippin... View more info

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Christian History and Biography Magazine Issue 95 Summer 2007

By: Trafton, Jennifer [editor]

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Christianity Today International: 2007

Seller ID: 012603

Condition: Good


Good Condition: Clean. Unmarked. Intact. Moderate visible cover wear, minor visible outer soil. Used soft cover magazine back issue copy of Christian History and Biography Magazine. Issue 95. Summer 2007. Jennifer Trafton, managing editor. Carol Stream IL: Christianity Today International, 2008. 42 pages. 8 x 10-5/8 inches, 27 cm. The Gospel According to J.S. Bach. Included in this issue: Did You Know? A musical vocabulary for budding Bach fans; To the Glory of God Alone: Fueled by his Lutheran faith, J.S. Bach devoted his life to creating music for refreshment, proclamation and praise (Calvin... View more info

Image for The Hammond Times Volume 29 Number 3 August/September 1967

The Hammond Times Volume 29 Number 3 August/September 1967

By: Various

Price: $3.00

Publisher: The Hammond Organ Co. (Chicago IL): 1967

Seller ID: 009326

Condition: Used. Very Good.


One copy of The Hammond Times, Vol. 29, No. 3. August/September 1967. Very Good Condition. Unmarked, light age toning, intact. Light ruffling from handling and storage. Very minor cover wear and very light outer soil, store stamp on front cover. Feature article: Some Funny Things Happened on the Way to the Modern Organ. Includes music reviews by Porter Heaps, questions and musical crossword. The Hammond Organ Company, Chicago IL, 1967. 16 pages. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! View more info

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Letters to a Young Catholic (Art of Mentoring)

By: Weigel, George

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Basic Books: 2005-11-01

Seller ID: 006123

ISBN: 0465092705

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Small amount of bottom outer page-edge storage soil. Paperback book copy of Letters to a Young Catholic by George Weigel. Art of Mentoring series. Basic Books (Penguin Group), 2004. xii, 251 pages. 5 x 8 inches, 21 cm. Publisher description: In this remarkable tour of the Catholic world, George Weigel helps us understand how Catholicism fosters what Flannery O'Connor called the habit of being. Weaving together insights from history, literature, theology, and music, Weigel uses touchstones to illuminate the beliefs that have shaped Catholicism for two thousand years. With c... View more info

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Apple for the Teacher: Thirty Songs for Singing While You Work

By: Yolen, Jane; Stemple, Adam, Smiles, Eileen Michaelis [art editor]

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams: 2005-09-01

Seller ID: 013599

ISBN: 0810948257

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Cover shows nick at bottom edge, all other wear very minor. Dustjacket shows very minor wear. Hardcover book with dustjacket copy of Apple for the Teacher: Thirty Songs for Singing While You Work collected and introduced by Jane Yolen. Music arranged by Adam Stemple. Art edited by Eileen Michaelis Smiles. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2005. 117 pages. 9-3/8 x 11-1/4 inches, 28 cm. Shipping weight 3 pounds: Additional shipping fee may be requested on international order. Publisher summary: Songs related to different jobs as well as the working class it... View more info