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Motown
Motown
Written by Gerald Posner
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307538628
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Motown
Music, Money, Sex, and Power
Written by Gerald Posner


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2009
Price: $13.99

In 1959, twenty-nine-year-old Berry Gordy, who had already given up on his dream to be a champion boxer, borrowed eight hundred dollars from his family and started a record company. A run-down bungalow sandwiched between a funeral home and a beauty shop in a poor Detroit neighborhood served as his headquarters... Read more >
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The Billboard Guide to Writing and Producing Songs that Sell
The Billboard Guide to Writing and Producing Songs that Sell
Written by Eric Beall
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307875181
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The Billboard Guide to Writing and Producing Songs that Sell
How to Create Hits in Today's Music Industry
Written by Eric Beall


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 26, 2010
Price: $16.99

The Billboard Guide to Writing and Producing Songs that Sell unveils the secrets to climbing the charts and reaching success in today’s ultracompetitive music industry. Eric Beall supplies his firsthand knowledge of today’s record business, as well as interviews with successful writers, producers, and executives from the worlds of pop, hip-hop... Read more >
The Portable Henry Rollins
The Portable Henry Rollins
Written by Henry Rollins
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ISBN: 9780307568090
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The Portable Henry Rollins

Written by Henry Rollins


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2009
Price: $15.99

Henry Rollins is an artist whose legendary, no-holds-barred performances encompasses music, acting, and written and spoken word.  As Details magazine said when it named Rollins the 1994 Man of the Year: "through two decades of rage and discipline, Henry Rollins has transformed himself from an L.A. punk rocker into a universal soldier.  His... Read more >
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Tori Amos:  Piece by Piece
Tori Amos: Piece by Piece
Written by Tori Amos and Ann Powers
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307492043
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Tori Amos: Piece by Piece

Written by Tori Amos and Ann Powers


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $11.99

I choose to fight my battles through my music . . . I was born a feminist. And then at age five, when my strict Christian grandmother punished me, I realized, I’m not penetrating here. I’m just pissing people off. So I had to find another way to penetrate. I had... Read more >
100 Great Operas And Their Stories
100 Great Operas And Their Stories
Written by Henry W. Simon
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307773708
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100 Great Operas And Their Stories
Act-By-Act Synopses
Written by Henry W. Simon


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2010
Price: $14.99

An invaluable guide for both casual opera fans and afficionados, this volume contains act-by-act descriptions of operatic works ranging from the early seventeenth century masterworks of Monteverdi and Purcell to the modern classics of Menotti and Britten. Written in a lively anecdotal style, entries include character descriptions, historical background, and much... Read more >
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A Freewheelin' Time
A Freewheelin' Time
Written by Suze Rotolo
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780767929127
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A Freewheelin' Time
A Memoir of Greenwich Village in the Sixties
Written by Suze Rotolo


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2008
Price: $11.99

A Freewheelin’ Time is Suze Rotolo’s firsthand, eyewitness, participant-observer account of the immensely creative and fertile years of the 1960s, just before the circus was in full swing and Bob Dylan became the anointed ringmaster. It chronicles the back-story of Greenwich Village in the early days of the folk music explosion... Read more >
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The First Four Notes
The First Four Notes
Written by Matthew Guerrieri
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ISBN: 9780307960924
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The First Four Notes
Beethoven's Fifth and the Human Imagination
Written by Matthew Guerrieri


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $12.99

A TIME Magazine Top 10 Nonfiction Book of 2012
A New Yorker Best Book of the Year
Los Angeles Magazine's #1 Music Book of the Year

A unique and revelatory book of music history that examines in great depth what is perhaps the best-known and most-popular symphony ever written and its four-note opening, which... Read more >
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The Baroness
The Baroness
Written by Hannah Rothschild
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307961990
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The Baroness
The Search for Nica, the Rebellious Rothschild
Written by Hannah Rothschild


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $13.99

Beautiful, romantic and spirited, Pannonica, known as Nica, named after her father’s favorite moth, was born in 1913 to extraordinary, eccentric privilege and a storied history. The Rothschild family had, in only five generations, risen from the ghetto in Frankfurt to stately homes in England. As a child, Nica took her...

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Verdi With a Vengeance
Verdi With a Vengeance
Written by William Berger
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307756336
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Verdi With a Vengeance
An Energetic Guide to the Life and Complete Works of the King of Opera
Written by William Berger


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: June 23, 2010
Price: $15.99

Everything you could possibly know about Verdi and his operas, from the brilliant and humorous author of Wagner Without Fear.

If you want to know why La traviata was actually a flop at its premiere in 1853, it's in here.  If you want to know why claiming to have heard Bjorling's Chicago performance... Read more >
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Wagner Without Fear
Wagner Without Fear
Written by William Berger
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307756343
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Wagner Without Fear
Learning to Love--and Even Enjoy--Opera's Most Demanding Genius
Written by William Berger


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: June 16, 2010
Price: $14.99

Do you cringe when your opera-loving friends start raving about the latest production of Tristan? Do you feel faint just thinking about the six-hour performance of Parsifal you were given tickets to? Does your mate accuse you of having a Tannhäuser complex? If you're baffled by the behavior of Wagner worshipers... Read more >
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