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image of ALPHABETICAL CATALOGUE OF COLUMBIA RECORDS COMPLETE TO AND INCLUDING JUNE, 1941.  (COLUMBIA COMPLTE RECORD CATALOGUE.)

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Hayes, Middlesex: Columbia Gramaphone Co., 1941. 336 pp, 7" H. Interior - light toning to the pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - slight lean to the spine, light browning to the fore-edge and to the top of the text block, three small soft corner creases, slight colour fading to the cover edges,… Read more
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THE HAPPY GANG BOOK OF WAR SONGS.

by Pearl, Bert, compiler.

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Published
1941
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Toronto: Gordon V. Thompson, 1941. 48 pp, 12" H. No date, but the latest song copyright is 1941. B&w photographs of the members of "The Happy Gang" with captions. Words and music for: Carry On; There'll Always Be an England; The King Is Still in London; The Navy's Here; Good Night Little Soldier Good Night; Ma, I… Read more
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SONGS FROM THE FRONT & REAR: CANADIAN SERVICEMEN'S SONGS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR.

by Hopkins, Anthony.

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Published
1979
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Very Good+
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First Edition
ISBN
9780888301727
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Edmonton: Hurtig, 1979. 192 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H). B&w photographs, drawings, cartoons, musical notation. **Warning: Some of the lyrics may be considered offensive!** Contains jovial drinking songs, outrageous songs, fighting songs, cynical songs, funny songs and just plain bawdy songs. You'll find the words and music that sustained Canadian soldiers, sailors and airmen through six… Read more
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REGIMENTAL MUSIC OF THE QUEEN'S REGIMENT.

by Wilson, L.M.B., Major (QM), The Queen's Regiment. Foreword by Major General Rowley Mans.

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Published
1980
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Good
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2nd Printing
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Self-published, 1980. Unpaginated, 8 1/8" H. Many b&w illustrations - photographs, drawings. Contents: Foreword; Introduction; The Queen's Regiment (The Queen's Regiment / List of records recorded by Bands of The Queen's Regiment / List of Regiments who continue to use music associated with The Queen's Regiment / Soldiers of the Queen / The Caledonian March / The… Read more
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THE HERITAGE OF CANADIAN MILITARY MUSIC.

by Kopstein, Jack and Pearson, Ian.

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Published
2002
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Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9781551250502
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NZ$43.61

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St Catharines, Ontario: Vanwell, 2002. 335 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4' H). B&w and color photographs. "(A)n overview of the history of military bands in Canada, including bands, marches, pipes, drums and tattoos. The authors have collected information from many sources over the years on individual bands, marches and songs, recordings, and the treasury of well-known and… Read more
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THE ROYAL SCOTS (THE ROYAL REGIMENT): PIPE MUSIC.

by Richardson, R. F., Major General, foreword.

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Published
1981
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Very Good-
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London: Paterson's, 1981. 92 pp, oblong (6 7/8" H x 10" D). Contents: Foreword; History of Piping in The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment); Pipe Music: Part I - The Royal Scots Selection. / Part II - Regimental Marches. Company Marches. / Part III - Regimental Calls and Warnings; Index of Tunes; Index of Composers and Arrangers in… Read more
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image of SOUSA'S GREAT MARCHES IN PIANO TRANSCRIPTION.  ORIGINAL SHEET MUSIC OF 23 WORKS BY JOHN PHILIP SOUSA.

SOUSA'S GREAT MARCHES IN PIANO TRANSCRIPTION. ORIGINAL SHEET MUSIC OF 23 WORKS BY JOHN PHILIP SOUSA.

by Sousa, John Philip. Selected, with an introduction, by Lester S. Levy.

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Published
1975
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Very Good
ISBN
9780486231327
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New York: Dover, 1975. 111 pp, 4to (11 3/4" H). "In this playing edition of Sousa's great marches, Lester S. Levy has included 23 favorites that have continued to enjoy universal appeal to this day. Here are the great standards that are everyone's favorites: 'The Stars and Stripes Forever' (both piano transcription and song publication), 'The Gladiator', 'Semper Fidelis',… Read more
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image of JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH.  MARCH, 1966.  VOL. XLIV.  NO. 177.

JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH. MARCH, 1966. VOL. XLIV. NO. 177.

by McGuffie, T.H., ed. (Major N.P. Dawnay, Captain M.C. Spurrier, A.C.A. Ogg, J.P. Entract, Major A. McK. Annand, Brigadier O.F.G. Hogg, J.M. Selby, G. Derbridge, Lt-Col. R.J.T. Hills, W.A. Thorburn, et al.)

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Published
1966
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London: Society for Army Historical Research, 1966. 62 pp, 9 3/4" H. One colour plate, 4 pages sepiatone illustrations, 1 b&w map. Contents include: Captain Henry Hanmer, Royal Horse Guards (The Blues), c.1826; The Career of Robert Craufurd in the 75th Foot; Some Medals of the First (King's) Dragoon Guards; Henry Boswell Bennett: A Victim of the Last… Read more
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image of JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH.  JUNE, 1957.  VOL. XXXV.  NO. 142.

JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH. JUNE, 1957. VOL. XXXV. NO. 142.

by McGuffie, T.H., ed. (L.E. Buckell, T.H. McGuffie, Lt-Col. Peter Young, C.T. Atkinson, Major A.F. Flatow, W.Y. Carman, Brigadier H. Bullock, Lt-Col. R.J.T. Hills, R. Scurfield, et al.

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1957
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London: Society for Army Historical Research, 1957. Paging runs 47 - 94, 10" H. Colour frontispiece, 6 pages sepiatone illustrations. Contents include: 2nd Life Guards Kettledrummer, 1839; The 7th Light Dragoons and their First Hussar Clothing; "The Praying Captain" - A Cavalier's Memoirs; A Swiss Officer in Wellington's Army; Crimean Photographs; Mounted Rifle Volunteers, c.1861; Some Indian Army… Read more
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SONGS FROM THE FRONT & REAR: CANADIAN SERVICEMEN'S SONGS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR.

by Hopkins, Anthony.

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Published
1979
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Very Good -
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First Edition
ISBN
9780888301710
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Edmonton: Hurtig, 1979. 192 pp, 4to (11" H). B&w photographs, drawings, cartoons, musical notation. **Warning: Some of the lyrics may be considered offensive!** Contains jovial drinking songs, outrageous songs, fighting songs, cynical songs, funny songs and just plain bawdy songs. You'll find the words and music that sustained Canadian soldiers, sailors and airmen through six years… Read more
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image of LOGAN'S COMPLETE TUTOR FOR THE HIGHLAND BAGPIPE AND A SELECTION OF MARCHES, QUICKSTEPS, LAMENTS, STRATHSPEYS, REELS & COUNTRY DANCES FOLLOWED BY PIOBAIREACHD EXERCISES & THE FAMOUS PIOBAIREACHD CHA TILL McCRUIMEIN (MAC CRIMMON WILL NEVER RETURN).

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London: Paterson's xviii, 44 pp, oblong (7" H x 9 7/8" D). No date. Contents: Introduction; Notation; This is the Way to Make the Notes; Method Of Handling the Highland Bagpipe; Exercises; Important Hints to the Pupil; Drone Reeds; Chanter Reeds; Tunes. Interior - cigarette odour, very light browning in margins, two tiny light stains on… Read more
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SONGS OF THE SEA: THE TALES AND TUNES OF SAILORS AND SAILING SHIPS.

by Hugill, Stan.

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Published
1977
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Very Good
ISBN
9780070311381
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Maidenhead: McGraw-Hill, 1977. 198 pp, small 4to (10" H). Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour with reproductions, photographs, musical notation. "Life was short, brutal, lonely and joyless for the 'jolly tar', except for strong drink, women - and the solace of song. So he sang: short, rhythmic, onomatopoeic chants to time his backbreaking work at capstan and halyard, the… Read more
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COCKNEY DING DONG.

by Keeping, Charles.

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Published
1975
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Very Good-
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First Edition
ISBN
9780722650615
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NZ$72.69

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Harmondsworth / London : Kestrel Books / EMI Music Publishing, 1975. 190 pp, 4to (11" H). Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour with Charles Keepings wonderful drawings of London and Londoners of the past. "Charles Keeping, one of Britain's finest illustrators, was brought up in Vauxhall, South London, where a Saturday-night sing song (or 'ding dong', as it was… Read more
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image of THE HOUSEHOLD CAVALRY PRESENTS A SEARCHLIGHT TATTOO.  HOME PARK, WINDSOR, 6th, 7th, 8th, JULY, 1954.

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(Household Cavalry), 1954. 30 pp, 8 1/2" H. The programme of the Tattoo. B&w drawings, advertisements. The programme gives details of the following events: The Band and Guard of the Sea Cadet Corps (Guildford); Household Cavalry Egyptian War Saga; Drill Display by the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards; The Corps of Drums of the Guards Training Battalion; Display by… Read more
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SCOTTISH AND BORDER BATTLES AND BALLADS.

by Brander, Michael. Musical arrangements by Jimmie Macgregor.

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Published
1975
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780854221059
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London: Seely Service, 1975. 300 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). Music notation, maps. "(Selects) a number of the better-known (Scottish ballads) and place(s) them in their historical setting. Each ballad is introduced by an account of the events which led to its composition and accompanied by a map of the battle where appropriate. There then follows the… Read more
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MASSED BANDS SPECTACULAR. BELLAHOUSTON PARK, GLASGOW 1990. SOUVENIR BROCHURE.

by N/A

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Published
1990
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Glasgow: Michael Kelly Associates, 1990. Unpaginated (42 pp.), 11 3/4" H. Color illustrations (photographs, reproductions, uniform studies, tartans). Contents: Foreword; The Army Benevolent Fund; City of Glasgow Council; The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards; The Scots Guards; The Royal Scots; The Royal Highland Fusiliers; The King's Own Scottish Borderers; The Cameronians; The Black Watch; Queen's Own Highlanders; Programme of… Read more
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image of WHEN THIS BLOODY WAR IS OVER:  SOLDIERS' SONGS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

WHEN THIS BLOODY WAR IS OVER: SOLDIERS' SONGS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

by Arthur, Max. Introduction by Lyn Macdonald.

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Piatkus, (London, 2001), reprint. 130 pp, 8vo (8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w illustrations (contemporary cartoons, drawings, reproductions). "The poignant songs of the First World War still posses a haunting power; and here are the authentic lyrics of the songs - by turns funny, cynical, bawdy, angry, wistful - that the soldiers sang on the march,… Read more
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image of ON BRASS: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY.

ON BRASS: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY.

by Mortimer, Harry. With Alan Lynton.

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Published
1981
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Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780906670040
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Sherborne, Dorset : Alphabooks, Sherborne, 1981. 224 pp, large 8vo (10" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs, reproductions. "Although primarily a book about music, this is also the story of a family through two world wars, in which my father Fred provides the link with the golden age of brass bands at the end of the nineteenth century,… Read more
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