Twenty-Four Negro Melodies Transcribed for the Piano

Coleridge-Taylor, Samuel

Published by Oliver Ditson Company, Boston, 1905
Condition: Good Hardcover
From The Ridge Books (Calhoun, GA, U.S.A.)

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The covers have edge and corner wear along with some chips and tears both front and back including top right and bottom right corners. The spine has some damage both top and bottom with minor loss. The gilt lettering on the spine is still in excellent readable condition. There is a previous owners name top right on the front (see scan). Some interior underlining, otherwise the interior is EX and the book is square and securely bound. ; Full transcriptions of Coleridge-Taylor's compositions based on African-American sources. ; The Musicians Library; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 127 pages; Preface by Booker T. Washington. Samuel Coleridge-Taylor came to America for the first time in 1904. Influenced by W. E. B. DuBois and Paul Lawrence Dunbar, he produced these twenty-four compositions based on slave melodies. Oliver Ditson Company published this as one of The Musicians Library. Bookseller Inventory # 6283

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Title: Twenty-Four Negro Melodies Transcribed for ...

Publisher: Oliver Ditson Company, Boston

Publication Date: 1905

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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