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1 AIDE, William Starting from Porcupine
Oberon Press, 1996, ISBN:0778010473 
AIDE, William. Starting from Porcupine. []: Oberon Press, (1996). Pp. (4),5-121,(7). 8vo, illustrated black card covers with white spine, black titles to spine. "William Aide is widely known as a solo pianist -- Chopin and Liszt are specialties. Here he writes about music and the life that informs it, about family, friends and fellow-musicians, about Alberto Guerrero,Glenn Gould, Margaret Avison, Tomson Highway. He writes too about the love of art and the ravages of depression. He even tells you how to play Respig hi with an empty cigarette package. This is a story told with sensitivity and infectious enthusiasm."- from the rear cover. Very good. 25.00

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2 FERRAS, Christian ANDREWS, Mitchell Community Concert Association presents Christian Ferras, Violinist, Assisted by Mitchell Andrews at the Piano. Signed by both
Halifax Community Concert Association, Halifax, N.S., 1962, 
FERRAS, Christian, and Mitchell ANDREWS. The Community Concert Association presents Christian Ferras, Violinist, Assisted by Mitchell Andrews at the Piano. (Halifax, N.S.: Halifax Community Concert Association, 1962). Pp (12). Outside 8 pages (ads) are 8vo while the inner 4 pages (the programme) are4to, stapled. This was the Third Concert in the 1961-1962 Series, held at Queen Elizabeth Auditorium, Monday, March 5th, 1962, at 8.30 p.m. ChristianFerras (June 17, 1933, Le Touquet September 14, 1982, Paris) was a famed French concert violinist. Andrews (b. Iowa). Creased, some browning to mar gins, else very good. The first page of the programme is signed by both Christian Ferras (in pencil) and Mitchell Andrews (in pen). Scarce. 200.00

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3 GARBETT, A. S. (compiled by) Gallery of Eminent Musicians
Theodore Presser Co., Philadelphia, 1911, 
GARBETT, A. S. (compiled by). Gallery of Eminent Musicians : A collection of portraits and concise biographies of the world's foremost composers, singers, pianists and violinists of the past and present, arranged in alphabetical order for students, teachers and music lovers. This book is the second in a series of original pictorial biographical sketches, designed to form the most convenient and practical works upon this subject. The first volume is entitled "Gallery of Musical Celebrities." Philadelphia : Theodore Presser Co., 1911. Pp (128). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated green stapled card covers, lettered in maroon, with green string to spine. Covers worn and smudged, presentation bookplate, else very good. Uncommon. 40.00

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4 GERIG, Reginald R. Famous Pianists & Their Technique. no dj
Robert B. Bruce, Inc., Washington - New York, 1974, ISBN:088331066x 
GERIG, Reginald R. Famous Pianists & Their Technique. Washington - New York: Robert B. Bruce, Inc., (1974). Pp 560. 8vo, green cloth. Name, much penc illed notes and underlining, else vg. 30.00

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