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The Tales Behind the Tunes of Glory

By: Archer, Stuart

Price: £10.99

Publisher: Deeside Books: 2019

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 200056

ISBN: 1907813101

Condition: New


Does the sound of the pipes make the hair on the back of your neck stand up? Does the sight of a pipe band make your spine tingle in a way that other bands cannot? Then this book is for you! The author has crafted thirty tales around our best-known pipe tunes, introducing you to some fantastic historical figures and spectacular places. Not only does this book delve deeply into the origins and history behind the tunes, it outlines the basic musical rudiments of the compositions, exploring why they have so much appeal. There are surely few cultures on the globe that have such a powerful link... View more info

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Main's Wooin': A Drama of Northern Rural Life with the original music.

By: Greig, Gavin.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Aberdeen City Council, 1996. 0946920141: 1996

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 818

ISBN: 0946920141

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, Very Good condition. New edition [1912], pp viii, 59, 14 plates of original music scans. A classic doric play, including the scans of original sheet music. S10. View more info

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The Scots Musical Museum 1787-1803.

By: Johnson, James & Burns, Robert.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Scolar Press, 1991.: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1380

Condition: Very Good


2 Volumes: Hardbacks, in Very Good condition with dustwrappers in Very Good condition. Both volumes in original slipcase, in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 28, 310, vi, 620, 81, 21, b&w illustrations, index, bibliography. SCARCE. From 1787 Burns became involved in a project of the Edinburgh music-seller James Johnson, to collect and publish the words and music of all Scottish songs. Johnson had published the first volume of 'The Scots Musical Museum' in 1787, and thereafter Burns made a major contribution to the rest of the collection. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO... View more info

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A Rock Solid.

By: Lent, John.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Dreadnought: 1978

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 004742

Condition: Near Fine


Folded card covers in an illustrated card slipcase, 8 loose folded stanzas, some very light shelfwear to slipcase but otherwise in Near Fine condition. Limited edition of 100, unpaginated but 8 loose folded stanzas in a tri-folded card wrap contained in a slipcase. From Wikipedia: A Rock Solid plays off the various senses of the term rock: geological, musical, and etymological, with emphasis on its derivation from the Old High German rucken: "to cause to move". The term solid relates to the Cubist-influenced geometric structure, an insight prompted by the epigraph from Albert Gleizes... View more info

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Eilean Fraoich: Lewis Gaelic Songs and Melodies.

By: Morison, Duncan & MacLeod, Mary & Macleod, Jane & Mackenzie, Jessie A.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Acair, 1982. 0861520521: 1982

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 367

ISBN: 0861520521

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in very good condition. Revised print of the 1938 edition.With pp 238, with foreword in both Gaelic and English, with musical scores and index of the songs. A collection of Lewis Gaelic songs and melodies. S3. View more info

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That Guy Fae the Corries

By: Ronnie Browne

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Sandstone Press Ltd: 2015

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003247

ISBN: 1910124362

Condition: New


New hardcover, b&w illustrations. With his musical partner, Roy Williamson, Ronnie Browne became a national and international figure as one half of The Corries. His autobiography describes his childhood in war time and the austerity Britain of the 1950s and 60s, his musical career including Scotland's unofficial national anthem, Flower of Scotland, the death of Ronnie Williamson, and the following years as a solo artist. Through all of this time he has been an active and sought after painter and portraitist. Ronnie's account of his life is both funny and fascinating. S14. View more info

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The Days Grow Short: The Life and Music of Kurt Weill.

By: Sanders, Ronald.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1980. 0297777831: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1507

ISBN: 0297777831

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback in Very Good+ condition with dustwrapper in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 469, b&w illustrations, index. Biography of German composer Kurt Weill. S24. View more info