HELMHOLTZ, HFL: On the Sensations of Tone As A Physiological Base for the Theory of Music

 On the Sensations of Tone As A Physiological Base for the Theory of Music, book coverHelmholtz, Hermann F. L. On the Sensations of Tone As A Physiological Base for the Theory of Music. Dover Publications, Inc., 1954. Unmarked. Previous owner’s name stamped on edge. Crease on front end page. Good. Paperback. (#26205) $16.00

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This classic links music theory and the natural sciences. A survey of the different principles of musical styles in history is followed by a detailed study of our own tonal system. Includes graphs, diagrams, tables, and musical examples.

New introduction by Henry Margenau (1954). The second English edition, translated, thoroughly revised and corrected, rendered conformal to the fourth (and last) German edition of 1877, with numerous additional notes and a new additional appendix bringing down information to 1885 and especially adapted to the use of music students by Alexander J. Ellis.

JANOS, F: Ferencsik János, az ember es muvesz portreja

Fejer, Gabor. Ferencsik Janos, az ember es muvesz portreja. Muszaki Konyvkiado, 1984. ISBN: 963106459X. Unmarked. Very Good. Hardcover. (#26177) $70.00

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Extensively illustrated. Musical notation on end pages. Text in Hungarian. Janos Ferencsik (1907-1984) was a Hungarian conductor.

He studied in Budapest under such conductors as Arturo Toscanini, Bruno Walter, Felix Weingartner and Wilhelm Furtwängler.

A friend of Hungarian composers Laszlo Lajtha, Bela Bartok and Zoltan Kodaly, Janos was also known for his interpretations of their works.

IONE, A: Dancer In the Dark: Greeting Card by Amy Ione, Ink Painting, blank inside for message, Signed by the Artist, Suitable for framing

Dancer In the Dark: Greeting Card by Amy Ione, Ink Painting, blank inside for message, Signed by the Artist, Suitable for framing, card image Dancer In the Dark Greeting Card by Amy Ione. Ink Painting, blank inside for message. (#25934) $15.00

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Signed by the Artist, Suitable for framing. Studio Ione, 2017. Original Drawing/Greeting Card, Image on front. Blank inside for your personal message. Each side of the card measures 6.75×5 inches. Full size (unfolded) measures 6.75x 10 inches. Drawn on white Strathmore 140-lb acid free paper. Includes Envelope measuring 5-1/4″x7-1/4″.

Dancer In the Dark: Greeting Card by Amy Ione, Ink Painting, blank inside for message, Signed by the Artist, Suitable for framing, card with envelopg

MACHAUT: Machaut’s World: Science and Art in the Fourteenth Century (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, V. 314)

Machaut's World: Science and Art in the Fourteenth Century (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, V. 314), book coverCosman, Madeleine Pelner; Changler, Bruce (editors). Machaut’s World: Science and Art in the Fourteenth Century (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, V. 314). New York Academy of Sciences, 1978. ISBN: 089072072X. Unmarked. Cover and a few early pages have a small tear at the bottom. Bibliography. 348p. Measures 6×9 inches. Acceptable. Paperback. (#25903) $12.00

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Contributors include Bernard R. Goldstein, John E. Murdoch, Edward Grant, Susan O. Thompson, Jonathan B. Riess and others. Guillaume de Machaut (1300–1377) was a medieval French poet and composer. He is one of the earliest composers on whom significant biographical information is available.

PEYSER, HF: Robert Schumann: Tone Poet, Prophet and Critic by Herbert F. Peyser

Robert Schumann: Tone Poet, Prophet and Critic by Herbert F. Peyser, book coverPeyser, Herbert F. Robert Schumann: Tone Poet, Prophet and Critic. New York: Philharmonic-Symphony Society, 1948. Unmarked. Age tanning on edges. 48p. Measures 4×6 inches. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#25711) $12.00

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Written for and dedicated to the Radio Members of the Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York. Images and musical notation. Robert Schumann (1810-1856), a German composer and influential music critic, is widely regarded as one of the greatest composers of the Romantic era.

SONY CORPORATION: Sony Walkman Radio Cassette Player WM-AF42, 55, 61

Operating Instructions: Sony Walkman Radio Cassette Player WM-AF42, 55, 61. Sony Corporation, 1988. Unmarked. Very Good. Unbound. (#25665) $12.00

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Introduction to the Walkman device with sections on batteries, tape playback, and radio reception. Also includes precautions, power sources, service centers, and visual diagrams. Measures 16×11.5 inches unfolded. Folded into 8 panels, printed on both sides.

The walkman was the 20th century listening device of choice for many before the introduction of CDs, ipods and MP3 players.

ZSCHIETZSCHMANN, W: Hellas and Rome: The Classical World in Pictures

Zschietzschmann, W. Hellas and Rome: The Classical World in Pictures 1959. Universe Books. Unmarked text. Rubbed dust jacket with edge wear.Good in good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#25554) $12.00

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More than 500 illustrations. 68p text. Index. Cultural history of ancient Greece that takes the reader into the everyday life of classical antiquity.