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American Music. A Quarterly Journal Devoted to all Aspects of American Music and Music in America.
1 American Music. A Quarterly Journal Devoted to all Aspects of American Music and Music in America.
The Sonneck Society / University of Illinois Press 1985 Paperback Very Good 
Volume 3 number 4, Winter 1985. Contents includes: - A Preliminary Chronology of the Early Career of Ferd "Jelly Roll" Morton; The Musical Theater of Marc Blitzstein; Synchronized Sound and Movie-House Musicians, 1926-29; Jesse B. Aikin and the Christian Minstrel; Charles Martin Loeffler and George Gershwin: A Forgotten Friendship, Music in Kansas Grade Schools from 1870 to 1900: A Study of Organization and Growth; Milton Babbitt on Milton Babbitt. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Proceedings of the Royal Musical Association: Volume 90, 1963/64
2 Proceedings of the Royal Musical Association: Volume 90, 1963/64
Paperback Very Good 
146pp, music examples. Contents includes: The Avant-garde in America; The Music of Rumanian Gypsies; Bach and the Bible; Did Purcell set 'The Tempest'? Harps in the Baroque Era; The English Chapel Royal before 1300; Giacomo Meyerbeer, 1791-1864; 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Unsung. A History of Women in American Music, Ammer, Christine
3 Ammer, Christine Unsung. A History of Women in American Music
Portland, OR Amadeus Press 2001 1574670581 / 9781574670585 Second Revised Edition Hardcover; Red Cloth/Gilt Titles New in Fine dust jacket 
382pp. Surveys 200 years of women active in American music. From the earliest organists to contemporary innovators in jazz, biographical sketches show the influences of and influences on hundreds of musicians, and the important strides women musicians have made in the last 20 years. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
 
 
Schubert Studies. Problems of Style and Chronology, Badura-Skoda, Eva & Peter Branscombe
4 Badura-Skoda, Eva & Peter Branscombe Schubert Studies. Problems of Style and Chronology
Cambridge University Press 1982 0521226066 / 9780521226066 Hardcover Very Good 
xiv, 369pp, illustrations, music examples. This collection of articles, written by European, American and British scholars, clarifies problems of style and chronology in the music Schubert composed during the last decade of his life. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
 
 
Barney, Bradley, and Max. Sixteen Portraits in Jazz, Balliett, Whitney
5 Balliett, Whitney Barney, Bradley, and Max. Sixteen Portraits in Jazz
Oxford University Press 1989 0195061241 / 9780195061246 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Dust jacket price clipped. This book, intended as a supplement to 'American Musicians', offers sixteen additional profiles--seven of which have never appeared in book form before. (The article on clarinettist Buddy De Franco has never been printed anywhere. Beginning with a profile of the jazz fan Jean Bach, who calls herself "the first jazz groupie" he continues with club owners Max Gordon (The Village Vanguard) , Barney Josephson (Cafe Society) , and Bradley Cunningham (Bradley's) , and finally introduces us to such virtuoso jazz musicians as Benny Goodman and Charlie "Bird" Parker. In between are pieces about pianists Claude Thornhill, Mel Powell, George Shearing; trumpet player Ruby Braff; and more. ; 223 pages 
Price: 6.00 GBP
 
 
American Indian Love Lyrics and Other Verse. from the Songs of the North American Indians, Barnes, Nellie (Selected by).
6 Barnes, Nellie (Selected by). American Indian Love Lyrics and Other Verse. from the Songs of the North American Indians
MacMillan 1925 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
190pp. Songs of Love, Grief, Friendship, Nature, Deities, Holy Places, and other subjects, by native American poets from various tribes. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
They all Played Ragtime:  the True Story of an American Music, Blesh, Rudi & Janis, Harriet
7 Blesh, Rudi & Janis, Harriet They all Played Ragtime: the True Story of an American Music
New York Knopf 1950 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
xviii, 338pp, xviii, 16 plates, includes the complete score of Maple Leaf Rag. Lists of published ragtime pieces, phonograph records (both cylinder & disk) , and player piano rolls. Dust jacket slightly Chipped. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
 
 
Amy Beach: Passionate Victorian The Life and Work of an American Composer 1867-1944, Block, Adrienne Fried
8 Block, Adrienne Fried Amy Beach: Passionate Victorian The Life and Work of an American Composer 1867-1944
Oxford University Press 2000 0195137841 / 9780195137842 Paperback New 
409pp, illustrations, music examples. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
 
 
Letters from a Life: Selected Letters and Diaries of Benjamin Britten Volume Two 1939-45, Britten, Benjamin - edited by Donald Mitchell & Philip Reed
9 Britten, Benjamin - edited by Donald Mitchell & Philip Reed Letters from a Life: Selected Letters and Diaries of Benjamin Britten Volume Two 1939-45
Faber & Faber 1998 0571194001 / 9780571194001 Paperback New 
848pp, plates. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. The letters in this second volume are among the most fascinating of the correspondence, and - supplemented by the editors' detailed commentary and by exhaustive contemporary documentation - offer a unique insight into American history, politics and culture during the Second World War. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
The Organ: A Quarterly Magazine. Volume 68., Carrington, Douglas R. (editor)
10 Carrington, Douglas R. (editor) The Organ: A Quarterly Magazine. Volume 68.
1989 Paperback Very Good+ 
Numbers 267, 269. January & July. Illustrations. Contents includes - Two Richard Bridge Organs in New England; The Kelvingrove Organ, Glasgow; The Bottom Manual: Modern Trends; Three Magdalen Organists; The organ in the Metuen Memorial Hall, Boston; The Organ in Enfield Parish Church; The Ghosts of St John's, Torquay; John Lowe, English-American Organbuilder; The Reforms of S. S. Wesley, pt3; 
Price: 7.00 GBP
 
 
Pasadena - An American Love Song, Clark, Grant; Leslie, Edgar & Warren, Harry
11 Clark, Grant; Leslie, Edgar & Warren, Harry Pasadena - An American Love Song
Lawrence Wright Music Co 1924 Paperback Very Good 
Miss Florrie Forde on the cover. A tiny 1cm tear. Song with piano accompaniment. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
 
 
Jazz Generations: A Life In American Music And Society, Collette, Buddy with Steven Isoardi
12 Collette, Buddy with Steven Isoardi Jazz Generations: A Life In American Music And Society
Continuum 2001 082644721X / 9780826447210 Paperback New 
214pp, 8 plates, discography. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
Copland  1900 Through 1942, Copland, Aaron & Perlis, Vivian
13 Copland, Aaron & Perlis, Vivian Copland 1900 Through 1942
New York St Martin's Griffin 1984 0312011490 / 9780312011499 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
402pp, illustrations. Slight crease on cover. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
 
 
The Selected Correspondence of Aaron Copland, Copland, Aaron (edited by Crist, Elizabeth B. and Shirley, Wayne )
14 Copland, Aaron (edited by Crist, Elizabeth B. and Shirley, Wayne ) The Selected Correspondence of Aaron Copland
Yale University Press 2006 0300111215 / 9780300111217 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
288pp, 10 b/w illustrations. Covers his life from age eight to eighty-seven. The chronologically arranged collection includes letters to many significant figures in American twentieth-century music as well as friends, family, teachers, and colleagues. The letters are carefully annotated and each published in its entirety. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
 
 
Jazz Anecdotes, Crow, Bill
15 Crow, Bill Jazz Anecdotes
Oxford University Press 1990 0195055888 / 9780195055887 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
xiv, 350pp. 1st American Edition 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Jazz and its Discontents - A Francis Davis Reader, David, Francis
16 David, Francis Jazz and its Discontents - A Francis Davis Reader
Da Capo Press 2004 0306810557 / 9780306810558 Paperback New 
338pp. A collection of writings by news columnist and critic Francis Davis, whose essays on American music and culture have appeared in the Atlantic Monthly, the New Yorker and the Village Voice, covering subject matter from Jack Kerouac and Duke Ellington to Jerry Seinfeld and rap music. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Yuman and Yaqui Music, Densmore, Frances
17 Densmore, Frances Yuman and Yaqui Music
New York Da Capo Press 1972 0306705125 / 9780306705120 Hardcover Very Good 
xviii, 216pp, plates, text illustrations, music examples. Reprint of the 1932 edition which was issued as Bulletin 110 of Smithsonian Institute, Bureau of American Ethnology 
Price: 20.00 GBP
 
 
The Musical Quarterly. January 1943. Vol XXIX, No 1, Engel, Carl
18 Engel, Carl The Musical Quarterly. January 1943. Vol XXIX, No 1
New York Schirmer Books Paperback Very Good 
148pp, plates, music examples. Contents includes: Falla's Musical Nationalism; Stendhal as Music Critic; Some Unpublished Brahms Correspondence; The Goddess Fortuna in Music; Arthur Bird, American; The Solo Violin Sonata of the Bologna School; George K. Jackson, Doctor of Music (1745-1822) ; French Canadian Folk Songs. Covers a little marked and dust stained. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
 
 
The Musical Quarterly. October 1942. Vol XXVIII, No 4, Engel, Carl
19 Engel, Carl The Musical Quarterly. October 1942. Vol XXVIII, No 4
New York Schirmer Books Paperback Very Good 
Plates, music examples. Contents includes: MacDowell at Columbia; Some Recollections, Music and Emotion; Dmitri Dmitrievitch Shostakovitch; The Function of Text in French 13th Century Motets; An Unknown Beethoven Letter with Comment; Organ in the Mass of the 15th Century- part II; American Music and American Orchestras; In Memoriam: Fernando Liuzzi. Covers a little dust stained. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
 
 
The Life of Charles Ives, Feder, Stuart
20 Feder, Stuart The Life of Charles Ives
Cambridge University Press 1999 0521599318 / 9780521599313 Paperback New 
199pp, illustrations. ; Musical Lives 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
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