MUSIC, MUSICIANS and the HISTORY OF MUSIC

Studies of musical subjects, including classical, traditional and popular forms.
Biographies of musicians and groups.
Guidebooks and studies of musical instruments.
Music scores including some sheet music and tab books.

All these fortunabooks.com prices are in New Zealand dollars.
BAEZ Joan
And a voice to sing with, a memoir

VG

$8 C/C [Item# 183 BIOG]

NEL/ Plume 1988 trade paperback, 378pp + plates. Autobiographical memoir by the singer, includes her experiences with politics and the anti-draft movement. ISBN 0452260949


BAEZ Joan
Gulf Winds SHEET MUSIC

VG- light rubbing, small water stain lower corners.

$8 B/B [MUS 8]

Almo 1977 softcover, 60pp, 9 songs.


BEE GEES
E.S.P. SHEET MUSIC

VG

$15 B/B [MUS 3]

Chappell & Co 1988 stapled wrappers, 60pp including photos. 10 songs. ISBN 0863595189


BEE GEES
Size Isn't Everything SHEET MUSIC

VG

$20 B/B [MUS 4]

Wise 1993 perfect bound softcover, 64pp. 12 songs for voice , piano and guitar. ISBN 0711936811


DiORIO Al
Borrowed Time, the 37 years of Bobby Darin

VG- VG- tidy ex library.

$45 C/C [MUS 13]

Running Press 1981 hardcover 4to, 256pp illustrated throughout. Biography of the singer. ISBN 0894711113


GIBB Andy
After Dark SHEET MUSIC

VG

$10 B/B [MUS 2]

Chappell & Co 1980 stapled wrappers, 52pp including photos. 10 songs.






JOHN LENNON

LENNON Cynthia  
A Twist of Lennon

From ex-Beatle wife Cynthia Lennon- the real story of the incredible Beatles. Insights into the Beatles from John's ex-wife.
ISBN0380454505

VG+ paperback
$15 A/A
Avon (45450) 1980 second printing of the mass market paperback, 190pp + plates. [PB1404 music, pop, biography, beatles]




LENNON Cynthia  
A Twist of Lennon

From ex-Beatle wife Cynthia Lennon- the real story of the incredible Beatles. Insights into the Beatles from John's ex-wife.
ISBN0352301961

VG- paperback with sunned spine with faded red lettering.
$8 A/A
Star 1980 first reprint, 173pp + plates. [#368 music, pop, biography, beatles ]





WENNER Jann  Lennon Remembers The Rolling Stone Interviews
G+ some handling wear and light foxing to prelims $15 B/A Penguin 1980 softcover, 188pp, well illustrated with b&w photographs. ISBN 0140035818 [# 727 music]


PETRA
Beyond Belief SHEET MUSIC

VG- rubbed edges, bookseller label foot of title page, middle 4pp photo section missing.

$8 B/B [MUS 5]

Word Music 1990 stapled wraps, 95pp, 10 songs from Christian metal band. ISBN 3010188498


PETRA
On Fire SHEET MUSIC

VG- light rubbing to edges,bookseller label foot of title page.

$8 B/B [MUS 6]

Word Music 1989 stapled wrappers, 87pp with photo section. 10 songs from Christian metal band. ISBN 3010169493



PIDGEON John 
Slade in Flame

Book based on the documentary film about the band.
ISBN0586042520

VG paperback with owners name and address to first page.
$5 A/A
Panther 1975 first edition paperback, 158pp + plates. [PB1513 pop. music, glam ]





REES Dafydd  Star File Annual; The Ultimate Rock Reference
Incorporating the year's record information from Music Week and Billboard, 1977
VG- cover wear $5 C/B Hamlyn 1978 paperback, 439pp. reference of music sales, chart ratings etc. ISBN 0600383334 [PB# 369 music]

SCHOLES Percy 
The Oxford Companion to Music

Corrected Ninth Edition of this complete guide to music. Self indexed with a pronouncing glossary and over 1100 portraits and pictures.

VG hardback in VG dust jacket
$25 D/ overseas will be MORE than D rate as 2.5kg weight
Oxford 1956, lx 1195pp +plates. [#2810 music, reference, history ]

VG hardback in VG- price clipped dust jacket with edge wear, tape stain top edge of fep.
$20 D/ overseas will be MORE than D rate as 2.5kg weight
Oxford 1956, lx 1195pp +plates. [MUS9 music, reference, history ]





STAFF Bryan and Sheran Ashley 
For the Record

A history of the recording industry in New Zealand. Well illustrated with reproductions of record sleeves etc. Discography. ISBN1869535081

VG+ softback
$30 B/C
Bateman 2002 first edition, 175pp. [#2799 new zealand, music, records, collecting ]




STREISAND Barbara
Guilty SHEET MUSIC

G+ edges of wrappers taped and plastic sleeve taped down to inside covers with tape residue offsetting to fep etc.

$8 B/B [MUS 7]

Chappell 1980 softcover, 63pp, 9 songs.



TONKS Joy 
The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
The First Forty Years

An excellent pictorial record of the orchestra’s development and is an engaging and entertaining account of the country’s longest established performing arts organisation. Contents: Birth of an orchestra, First concerts, Consolidation and innovation, A New Zealand conductor for a New Zealand orchestra, Selling the orchestra, The golden era of John Hopkins, A launching pad for young musicians, The concert orchestra, A shade exotic, Going it alone, Overseas touring begins at last, A new direction, The challenge of the Eighties. Appendices: A: Current and former members of the National Orchestra, NZBCSO, the NZBC Concert Orchestra and the NZSO. B: Orchestral Bursaries Awarded. C: Guest Conductor's, Soloists and Groups. D: Major New Zealand Compositions and Year First Performed/Recorded by the NZSO. E: Bibliography. F: Discography
ISBN9780474001482

VG hardback in VG dust jacket, name blacked out to free end paper.
$25 B/D
Reed Methuen 1986 First Edition, 302 pp.
[#2999 ]





TREMLETT George 
Slik (The Slik Story)

The story of the 1970s pop group from Glasgow.
ISBN0860071979

G+ paperback, price blacked out to lightly rubbed covers, stripe to outside bottom page edges.
$10 A/A
Futura 1976 first edition paperback, 144pp + plates. [PB1512 music, glam, pop ]





WALE Michael 
The Bay City Rollers

Sensational inside story of Britain's No. 1 pop group. The the authorised version, written with the co-operation of 'Colonel' Tam Paton.
ISBN0903925605

VG paperback with lightly rubbed covers.
$5 A/A
Everest Books 1975 reprint, 154pp + plates.[ PB1511 music, glam, pop ]






© 2015 by Fortuna Books (NZ).