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Chasin the Trane
Chasin the Trane
Written by J.C. Thomas
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307820327
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Chasin the Trane

Written by J.C. Thomas


Format: eBook, 252 pages
On Sale: June 6, 2012
Price: $13.99

He was always elusive, on and off the stand; like his music, he was constantly moving, incessantly changing. Just as Charlie Parker stood astride the jazz world of the late 40s and 50s, so did John Coltrane in the late 50s and 60s.

Trane was a giant of the saxophone and... Read more >
That Magic Feeling
That Magic Feeling
Written by John C. Winn
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307452405
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That Magic Feeling
The Beatles' Recorded Legacy, Volume Two, 1966-1970
Written by John C. Winn


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 16, 2009
Price: $22.99

From Revolver to Let It Be, That Magic Feeling: The Beatles Recorded Legacy, Volume Two, 1966—1970, continues the chronicle of the group’s spectacular career from its creative zenith to its irrevocable split

As the Beatles moved into the mid and late 1960s, their collective and individual musical talent and innovations evolved at... Read more >
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Stardust Melodies
Stardust Melodies
Written by Will Friedwald
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307559982
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Stardust Melodies
The Biography of Twelve of America's Most Popular Songs
Written by Will Friedwald


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 1, 2009
Price: $14.99

In Stardust Melodies, Will Friedwald takes each of these legendary songs apart and puts it together again, with a staggering wealth of detail and unprecedented understanding.

Each chapter gives us an extended history of one song—the circumstances under which it was written and first performed—and then explores its musical and lyric content... Read more >
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Cinderella and Company
Cinderella and Company
Written by Manuela Hoelterhoff
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307773241
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Cinderella and Company
Backstage at the Opera with Cecilia Bartoli
Written by Manuela Hoelterhoff


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 15, 2010
Price: $13.99

A wickedly funny look at opera today--the feuds and deals, maestros and managers, divine voices and outsized egos--and a portrait of the opera world's newest superstar at a formative point in her life and career.
        In Cinderella & Company, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Manuela Hoelterhoff takes us on a two-year trip on the... Read more >
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Heavy Metal Islam
Heavy Metal Islam
Written by Mark LeVine
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307449603
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Heavy Metal Islam
Rock, Resistance, and the Struggle for the Soul of Islam
Written by Mark LeVine


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 8, 2008
Price: $11.99

“We play heavy metal because our lives are heavy metal.”
—Reda Zine, one of the founders of the Moroccan heavy-metal scene

“Music is the weapon of the future.”
—Fela Kuti

An eighteen-year-old Moroccan who loves Black Sabbath. A twenty-two-year-old rapper from the Gaza Strip. A young Lebanese singer who quotes Bob Marley’s “Redemption Song.” They... Read more >
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Songs in the Key of My Life
Songs in the Key of My Life
Written by Ferentz Lafargue
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307497956
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Songs in the Key of My Life
A Memoir
Written by Ferentz Lafargue


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2010
Price: $2.99

“Music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand.” —Stevie Wonder, “Sir Duke”

In 2003, young professor Ferentz LaFargue traveled to Paris, where his fiancée, Tricia, declared she wasn’t happy with their relationship, ending what he thought was a wonderful engagement. After days of “craying”—“that sorrow-laden blend of crying... Read more >
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Seventeen Famous Operas
Seventeen Famous Operas
Written by Ernest Newman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830838
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Seventeen Famous Operas

Written by Ernest Newman


Format: eBook, 688 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2013
Price: $18.99

“The great composer does not set to work because he is inspired, but becomes inspired because he is working.” –Ernest Newman
 
In Seventeen Famous Operas, renowned musicologist and music critic Ernest Newman goes beyond simply retelling the plots of the operas he has chosen to feature in this volume. Because for Newman... Read more >
Night Beat
Night Beat
Written by Mikal Gilmore
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385500296
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Night Beat
A Shadow History of Rock & Roll
Written by Mikal Gilmore


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: January 4, 2000
Price: $15.99

Few journalists have staked a territory as definitively and passionately as Mikal Gilmore in his twenty-year career writing about rock and roll. Now, for the first time, this collection gathers his cultural criticism, interviews, reviews, and assorted musings. Beginning with Elvis and the birth of rock and roll, Gilmore traces the... Read more >
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More Stories of Famous Operas
More Stories of Famous Operas
Written by Ernest Newman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830821
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More Stories of Famous Operas

Written by Ernest Newman


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2013
Price: $15.99

This book contains the definitive treatment of the stories, texts, and music of Turandot, Gianni Schicchi, The Barber of Bagdad, Thaïs, Eugen Onegin, Prince Igor, The Golden Cockerel, Elektra, Orfeo ed Euridice, Lakmé, Les Huguenots, Così fan tutte, The Seraglio, Les Troyens, Don Pasquale, La Juive, Manon, Falstaff, Louise, Pelléas and... Read more >
Army of She
Army of She
Written by Evelyn McDonnell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679647003
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Army of She
Icelandic, Iconoclastic, Irrepressible Bjork
Written by Evelyn McDonnell


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 6, 2001
Price: $11.99

Wearing thick glasses, speaking in her thick Icelandic accent, and, well, seeming a touch thick, Bjork stormed the public consciousness in 2000 as an unlikely heroine in the experimental musical film Dancer In the Dark. Army of She is an in-depth look at the woman who first took the public stage... Read more >
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