Alba Second Hand Music - Online Catalogue

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Lieder, Solo Song

Title Code Composer/Author Description Condition Price
Moore's Irish Melodies St.2.2.55 (Accompaniments by Stevenson & Bishop)

Published Dublin 1879 by Gill & Son. Symphonies and Accompaniments by Sir John Stevenson and Sir Henry Bishop.Hb 261 pp. Popular Centenary Edition.

fairly good, cover signs of wear, foxing of index, contents clean. £22.50
Zweistimmige Lieder mit Begleitung des Pianoforte. Op.48 u. Op.67. Neue Ausgabe St.2.2.56 Anton Rubinstein

Published Leipzig, Bartholf Senff, p/no.1600, 95pp. pencil markings first two songs. Small piece torn from front wrapper.German only.

Fairly good £18.50
Vauxhall Songs A.23 Bach, J.C.

Facsimile publ Richard Mcnutt 1985.
Favourite Songs sung at Vauxhall c.1760-65

New SOLD
Rout St2.3.34 Bliss, Arthur

Copyright Goodwin & Tabb 1921. For Soprano and piano four hands, first edition limited to 500 copies. With separate cued part for soprano. Decorative cover.

Owners name and stamp. Spine repaired with brown paper. Contents good. £25.00
Songs of the North Volume Two VS-SN2 Boulton, Harold and Malcolm Lawson

Volume Two of Songs of the North - Gathered Together from the Highlands and Lowlands of Scotland. Edited by Harold Boulton, music arranged by Malcolm Lawson. Subscriber's Edition. Cramer & Co. London 1895. Signed by Boulton.

Good £20
Lyra Britannica Shop-Sp-1 Boyce, William

Music for London Entertainment, Series F Volume 3. Originally published 1749-1759, facsimile of original edition. 108pp, hardback, pub. Macnutt 1985.

New. £45
Manual of Plainsong Briggs & Frere

Manual of Plainsong for divine service containing canticles & psalter noted to Gregorian Tones. A new edition Novello 1902, 320pp.

Good but decorative boards a little worn. £25.00
The Island Princess Shop-Sp-2 Clarke, Jeremiah, Richard Leveridge & Daniel Purcell

Music for London Entertainment Series C Volume 2. A Semi-Opera, the libretto by Motteux, the music by Jeremiah Clarke, Richard Leveridge and Daniel Purcell. Facsimile of the original handwritten score. Hardback, c. 100pp, pub. Macnutt 1985.

New. £25
Cornelius Album SL-C02 Cornelius, Peter

Christmas Songs, Four Songs Op. 15, Bridal Songs. Hardback, 66pp, pub. Schott & Co. 1905

Excellent. £15
Franz-Album SL-F01 Franz, Robert

Band IV (4), hardback, 67pp, pub. Peters.

Very good. SOLD
Die F.A.K. = Volksangbundel St 1.5.01 Gutsche, Hugo

Published De Bussy, Pretoria 1940.
xxiv+435pp.

Contents good, front board weak, spine sunned and worn £17.50
The Book of Brave Old Ballads St.1.1.6 Hans Sholz

Published Ward, Lock & Tyler nd, 229pp+2pp ads. Words only,16 coloured engravings from drawings by John Gilbert . Attractive gold design on front board. Boards loose.

Wear to head of spine, boards loose, contents good. £25
Collection of Scottish Songs S-Outsize- Haydn, Joseph

Burns' Songs set by Haydn. A Select Collection of Original Scottish Airs for the Voice, with Introductory and Concluding Symphonies and Accompaniment for Piano. Hardback, folio size. Printed and sold by T. Preston, 97 Strand, signed by G. Thomson the Editor & Proprietor.

Front board detached, contents good £65.00
Songs of France Hayes (Miss M.X. translator)

Published Boosey & Co. [c.1890]. Royal Edition. 275pp. Blue cloth, gilt.

good, some scuffing of head and tail of spine. £17.50
Plain Song St.2.2.38 Helmore, Rev. Thomas

Accompanying Harmonies to the Brief Directory of Plain Song,46pp nd; Harmonies for Psalter Noted 36pp + appendix 7pp,1857; Brief Directory of Plain Song 12pp nd; Canticles Noted, 27pp,1850; Psalter Noted,245pp,1849. All published Novello, bound together in full red leather binding with gold design.

Very good. Slight wear to extremities of the binding, some foxing to fly-leaf £45.00
La Flora St.2.4.5 Jeppesen (ed)

Published Hansen 1949, Arie & Antiche Italiane,many composers of the 17th Cent in 3 volumes 149,135,133pp

Good £50.00
Songs of the Hebrides Volume Three VS-SH3 Kennedy-Fraser, Marjorie and Kenneth MacLeod

Volume Three of Songs of the Hebrides. Hardback. Collected, arranged and with words in Gaelic and English by Marjory Kennedy-Fraser and Kenneth MacLeod. Boosey and Co 1921.

Good SOLD
Songs of the Hebrides Volume Two VS-SH2 Kennedy-Fraser, Marjorie and Kenneth MacLeod

Volume Two of Songs of the Hebrides. Hardback. Collected, arranged and with words in Gaelic and English by Marjory Kennedy-Fraser and Kenneth MacLeod. Boosey and Co 1922. 1st edition.

Good SOLD
Songs of Britain shp Kidson & Shaw

Published 1913 Boosey & Co,
hb, 200pp. 100 traditional British songs with piano accompaniments by Martin Shaw.

Good £15.00
Archive du Chant arr Delsarte vol.7 Lully (Lulli)

Various works, plate printed, publ Choudans, no date (mid 19thCent?)
Library binding 13.5" tall

good £25.00
Maver's Collection of Genuine Scottish Melodies St.2.3.35 Maver

Published Maver Glasgow late 19th Century. Melodies harmonised by Morine, ed George Alexander. Contains 488 songs also a supplement containing 23 more songs. Half-leather with gilt title on front board. Heavy! 2Kg +

Good but some foxing of prelims and scuffing of leather. £65.00
Our National Songs SL-M01 Miles, Alfred H (ed.)

180 English-Irish-Scotch-Welsh songs, edited by Alfred H Miles. Hardback, 48pp, pub. Hutchinson & Co.

Good. £17.50
Hand-Book of the Songs of Scotland St.1.1.16 Mitchison, William

Published Mitchison & Co. Glasgow 1851 with descriptive and historical notes and a biographical sketch of the late John Wilson, Esquire, the celebrated Scottish vocalist. Only 196pp, so lacking last 8pp and index. Attractive half-leather binding with raised bands and gilt title and designs. (c.1900?)

Good except for missing pages. Page 196 very dusty. £17.50
Songs of the Orient SL-O01 Oliver, Herbert

For medium voice. Autographed by the composer. Hardback, c. 40pp, pub. J.H. Larway, 1912.

Good £6.50
Songs (Musica Britannica) MB-PAR-XLI Parry, Hubert

Hubert Parry - Songs. Musica Britannica - A National Collection of Music XLIX. Ed. Geoffrey Bush. Stainer and Bell 1982.

Good £40
Scottish Songs St.1.1.4 Ritson, Joseph

Published Hugh Hopkins, Glasgow 1869, vol II only, 575pp, full leather binding with gold tooling. Boards loose and backstrip distressed. Melodies only with full words. Previous owner's signature dated 1871.

Contents mint but binding loose. £35.00
Songs with piano CL3.19 Schoenberg, Arnold

Songs and Canons
Edited by Josef Rufer.
From Complete Works Schott Edition 1966 Hardback

Ex libris, good £89
Drei Gedichte von Emanuel Geibel Op 29 St 3.15 Schumann, Robert

Facsimile Published VEB Leipzig 1981, hb 24pp + 2pp preface in German

Good, slight bump to top of spine £37.50
Idyllic Fantasy st3/1 Scott, Cyril

Published Elkin 1921, trio for voice, oboe & cello, pp 11,7,7.

ex-libris, wrapper worn and stamped, contents clean £17.50
Folk Songs of English Origin collected in The Appalachian Mountains second series St2.3.45 Sharp, Cecil J.

Copyright Novello 1921. 69pp +1p notes. With piano accompaniment

Somewhat worn. Paper covers loose and backstrip missing. £20.00
Scotish Minsrtel Vol.IV St.1.1.15 Smith, R.A. (arranger)

A selection from the Vocal Melodies of Scotland arranged for the Piano Forte by R.A.Smith. Published c. 1820 by Robert Purdie, Edinburgh. Lacking boards. Contains 107 lyrics, 104pp. Complete, page 104 bears the words 'End of volume fourth'. Also includes a nice title page of Vol.V !

Dusty & worn. First 5 pages detached. £12.50
Twelve Songs Op 23 & 35 St.2.4.6 Sterndale Bennett

Published Novello nd (before 1909)
64 pages +8 of Ads. Thin grey card cover. Songs in English with German version underneath.

good, but spine repaired with gummed paper. £12.50
Piesni (Songs with piano). st3/2 Szymanowski

Published PWM 1973? Songs Op. 24,31,32,41,42,54 & op.posth. also Dans les pres fleuris. Introduction in Polish only xxi inc 8pp facsimile, commentary (in Polish),131pp. Also insert with words only 11pp

Contents mint, blue cloth boards faded. Sold
Portrait Series - Album Teresa del Riego

Nine songs published Chappell & Co 1899-1906, attractive library binding but with usual stamps,33pp.

good £10.00
Dreissig Lieder aus Des Knaben Wunderhorn Theodor Streicher

Published Lauterbach & Kuhn Leipzig nd (c 1907 ?) , 30 songs German/English, hb library binding,127pp

contents good £15.00
English Songs 1625 - 1660 MB-ENG-XXX Various

Collection of English Songs 1625-1660 incl. Lanier, Ramsey and Lawes. Transcribed and edited by Ian Spink. Musica Britannica - A National Collection of Music XXXIII. Stainer and Bell 1971. Ex-library.

Good £35
English Songs 1800 - 1860 MB-ENG-XLI Various

Collection of English Songs 1800-1860 incl. Gibbons, Byrd, Arne. Ed. Geoffrey Bush and Nicholas Temperley. Musica Britannica - A National Collection of Music XLIII. Stainer and Bell 1979.

Good £32
The Popular Songs of Scotland St.2.2.57 Various

Published 1908 by Bayley & Ferguson, Glasgow. Popular Songs of Scotland with their Appropriate Melodies arr. by A.C.Mackenzie, G.Farquar Graham, George Macfarren and others. Hb decorative Boards, 426pp.

Contents good, Decorative Cover a little worn and marked. £12.50

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