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Grenet, Emilio
Popular Cuban Music 80 revised and corrected compositions
Private, 1939. Private. Hardcover. B006YVPKFE 1939 first edition Carasa and Co. / Republic of Cuba (Havana, Cuban), 9 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches tall brown buckram cloth hardcover, no dust jacket, white lettering to front cover, xlix, 199 pp. Laid in is a note indicating: 'This book was presented to John E. Curtiss by Addison Durland, representative in Hollywood of the government of the Republic of Cuba, September, 1944.' Very slight soiling and moderate rubbing and edgewear to covers, with bumping to all four tips, lower spine, top edges of front and rear covers and to the fore edges of both front and rear covers. The bumping has resulted in very slight creasing to the lower portion of pages throughout. Otherwise, a very good copy - clean, bright and unmarked - of this rare work. OCLC (No. 959046210) locates only nine copies at institutions worldwide. Note that this is a heavy and oversized book, so additional postage will be required for international or priority orders. ~SP31~ [3.0P] A rare early exploration of Cuban music - one of the earliest contributions to musicological studies in Cuba - provided by Emilio Grenet (1901-1941), brother of the famous Cuban composer Eliseo Grenet (1893-1950). Popular Cuban Music presents a serious study of the Cuban popular music genres, and a thorough insight into the most important aspects of the musical creation in Cuba, from the nineteenth Century until that time. The book also includes 80 scores of representative compositions. A lifelong resident of Havana, Emilio 'Neno' Grenet studied sight-reading and music theory with professor Armando … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Flamingo Books [Temecula, CA, U.S.A.]

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