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What They'll Never Tell You About the Music Business, Revised and Updated Editio
What They'll Never Tell You About the Music Business, Revised and Updated Editio
Written by Peter M. Thall
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307874955
Our Price: $16.99
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What They'll Never Tell You About the Music Business, Revised and Updated Editio
The Myths, the Secrets, the Lies (And a Few Truths)
Written by Peter M. Thall


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: June 23, 2010
Price: $16.99

Bad news: The music business is packed with hidden agendas. Good news: There’s one indispensable guide that helps songwriters, musicians, executives, lawyers, and managers understand the music business and travel its shark-infested waters safely and confidently. What They’ll Never Tell You About the Music Business sold more than 20,000 copies in... Read more >
The Life and Death of Classical Music
The Life and Death of Classical Music
Written by Norman Lebrecht
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307487469
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The Life and Death of Classical Music
Featuring the 100 Best and 20 Worst Recordings Ever Made
Written by Norman Lebrecht


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2008
Price: $13.99

In this compulsively readable, fascinating, and provocative guide to classical music, Norman Lebrecht, one of the world’s most widely read cultural commentators tells the story of the rise of the classical recording industry from Caruso’s first notes to the heyday of Bernstein, Glenn Gould, Callas, and von Karajan.

Lebrecht compellingly demonstrates that classical recording... Read more >
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Wagner Operas
Wagner Operas
Written by Ernest Newman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830845
Our Price: $20.99
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Wagner Operas

Written by Ernest Newman


Format: eBook, 736 pages
On Sale: July 3, 2013
Price: $20.99

The foremost authority on Wagner presents in this comprehensive volume all that the opera-goer, radio listener, music-love, and confirmed Wagnerite will wish to know about:
   
   The Flying Dutchman

   Tannhäuser
   Lohengrin
   Tristan and Isolde
   The Mastersingers of Nuremberg 
   The Nibelung’s Ring
   The Rhinegold
   The Valkyrie
   Siegfried
   The Twilight of the Gods
   Parsifal

Newman’s complete grasp of his is clear at every turn, as are... Read more >
Is Tiny Dancer Really Elton's Little John?
Is Tiny Dancer Really Elton's Little John?
Written by Gavin Edwards
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307496232
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Is Tiny Dancer Really Elton's Little John?
Music's Most Enduring Mysteries, Myths, and Rumors Revealed
Written by Gavin Edwards


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2010
Price: $11.99

Sex, Drugs, Rock 'n' Roll, and . . . Ham Sandwiches?

If you are a music fan, you may be aware of some of music’s most enduring mysteries. Where did Pearl Jam get their name? Are the White Stripes related by blood or by marriage? Did Mama Cass really die from choking... Read more >
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The House That George Built
The House That George Built
Written by Wilfrid Sheed
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588367228
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The House That George Built
With a Little Help from Irving, Cole, and a Crew of About Fifty
Written by Wilfrid Sheed


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 13, 2008
Price: $13.99

From Irving Berlin to Cy Coleman, from “Alexander’s Ragtime Band” to “Big Spender,” from Tin Pan Alley to the MGM soundstages, the Golden Age of the American song embodied all that was cool, sexy, and sophisticated in popular culture. For four glittering decades, geniuses like Jerome Kern, George Gershwin, Cole Porter... Read more >
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Parallels and Paradoxes
Parallels and Paradoxes
Written by Edward W. Said and Daniel Barenboim
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307489371
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Parallels and Paradoxes
Explorations in Music and Society
Written by Edward W. Said and Daniel Barenboim


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

These free-wheeling, often exhilarating dialogues—which grew out of the acclaimed Carnegie Hall Talks—are an exchange between two of the most prominent figures in contemporary culture: Daniel Barenboim, internationally renowned conductor and pianist, and Edward W. Said, eminent literary critic and impassioned commentator on the Middle East. Barenboim is an Argentinian-Israeli and... Read more >
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On a Cold Road
On a Cold Road
Written by Dave Bidini
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551996752
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On a Cold Road
Tales of Adventure in Canadian Rock
Written by Dave Bidini


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 2, 2011
Price: $9.99

David Bidini, rhythm guitarist with the Rheostatics, knows all too well what the life of a rock band in Canada involves: storied arenas one tour and bars wallpapered with photos of forgotten bands the next. Zit-speckled fans begging for a guitar pick and angry drunks chucking twenty-sixers and pint glasses. Opulent... Read more >
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Learning to Sing
Learning to Sing
Written by Clay Aiken and Allison Glock
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588364531
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Learning to Sing
Hearing the Music in Your Life
Written by Clay Aiken and Allison Glock


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 16, 2004
Price: $7.99

“My mother prophesied years ago that my voice would take me places. She was certain that there was a reason I was able to sing. I am still discovering what that reason is, what it is that God wants to happen.”
–CLAY AIKEN, from Learning to Sing

When he was a kid singing... Read more >
Love Rock Revolution
K Records and the Rise of Independent Music
Written by Mark Baumgarten


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $17.95

Punk isn't a sound--it's an idea! In its history, K Records has fostered some of independent music's greatest artists, including Bikini Kill, Beat Happening, Built to Spill, Beck, Modest Mouse, and the Gossip. In 1982, K Records released its first cassette and put its own spin on punk's defiant manifesto: You... Read more >
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The Essential Jazz Recordings
The Essential Jazz Recordings
Written by Ross Porter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551992471
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The Essential Jazz Recordings
101 CDs
Written by Ross Porter


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 19, 2008
Price: $12.99

A guide to the all-time must-have jazz recordings by a maven of the genre.

Possibly the twentieth century’s greatest musical innovation, jazz is now more popular than it has been for the past fifty years. But with the plethora of new recordings and the phenomenon in jazz of the same standards being... Read more >
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