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Stradivari's Genius
Stradivari's Genius
Written by Toby Faber
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588362148
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Stradivari's Genius
Five Violins, One Cello, and Three Centuries of Enduring Perfection
Written by Toby Faber


Format: eBook0
On Sale: May 9, 2012
Price: $11.99

“’Tis God gives skill, but not without men’s hands: He could not make Antonio Stradivari’s violins without Antonio.”
–George Eliot

Antonio Stradivari (1644—1737) was a perfectionist whose single-minded pursuit of excellence changed the world of music. In the course of his long career in the northern Italian city of Cremona, he created more... Read more >
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Blues Legacies and Black Feminism
Blues Legacies and Black Feminism
Written by Angela Y. Davis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307574442
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Blues Legacies and Black Feminism
Gertrude Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie Holiday
Written by Angela Y. Davis


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2011
Price: $14.99

From one of this country's most important intellectuals comes a brilliant analysis of the blues tradition that examines the careers of three crucial black women blues singers through a feminist lens. Angela Davis provides the historical, social, and political contexts with which to reinterpret the performances and lyrics of Gertrude "Ma"... Read more >
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The Toughest Show on Earth
The Toughest Show on Earth
Written by Joseph Volpe and Charles Michener
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ISBN: 9780307498373
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The Toughest Show on Earth

Written by Joseph Volpe and Charles Michener


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2009
Price: $12.99

The Toughest Show on Earth is the ultimate behind-the-scenes chronicle of the divas and the dramas of New York’s Metropolitan Opera House, by the remarkable man who rose from apprentice carpenter to general manager.

Joseph Volpe gives us an anecdote-filled tour of more than four decades at the Met, an institution full... Read more >
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Elvis: My Best Man
Elvis: My Best Man
Written by George Klein and Chuck Crisafulli
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ISBN: 9780307452764
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Elvis: My Best Man
Radio Days, Rock 'n' Roll Nights, and My Lifelong Friendship with Elvis Presley
Written by George Klein and Chuck Crisafulli


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2010
Price: $13.99

When George Klein was an eighth grader at Humes High, he couldn’t have known how important the new kid with the guitar—the boy named Elvis—would later become in his life. But from the first time GK (as he was nicknamed by Elvis) heard this kid sing, he knew that Elvis Presley... Read more >
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Classical Music
Classical Music
Written by Phil G. Goulding
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307760463
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Classical Music
The 50 Greatest Composers and Their 1,000 Greatest Works
Written by Phil G. Goulding


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: March 16, 2011
Price: $13.99

MAKE A SOUND INVESTMENT IN CLASSICAL MUSIC
Who are the ten most important classical composers? Who in the world was Palestrina? Why did Stravinsky's "Rite of Spring" cause a riot? Which five of each important composer's works should you buy? What is a concerto and how does it differ from a sonata?
Maybe... Read more >
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Kiss and Make-Up
Kiss and Make-Up
Written by Gene Simmons
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ISBN: 9781400045235
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Kiss and Make-Up

Written by Gene Simmons


Format: eBook0
On Sale: December 11, 2001
Price: $11.99

You wanted the truth, you got the truth—the hottest book in the world!

Fueled by an explosive mix of makeup, costumes, and attitude, KISS burst onto the music scene thirty years ago and has become a rock institution. The band has sold more than eighty million records, has broken every concert attendance... Read more >
The Baroness
The Baroness
Written by Hannah Rothschild
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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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Start and Run Your Own Record Label, Third Edition
Start and Run Your Own Record Label, Third Edition
Written by Daylle Deanna Schwartz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307774903
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Start and Run Your Own Record Label, Third Edition

Written by Daylle Deanna Schwartz


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2010
Price: $16.99

For everyone interested in starting a record label–to market new talent or to release and promote their own music–there has never been a better time to do it!

Music can be released, distributed, and promoted for a fraction of traditional costs. Veteran author and music-business consultant Daylle Deanna Schwartz (who started... Read more >
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Molto Agitato
Molto Agitato
Written by Johanna Fiedler
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781400075898
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Molto Agitato
The Mayhem Behind the Music at the Metropolitan Opera
Written by Johanna Fiedler


Format: eBook0
On Sale: September 9, 2003
Price: $16.99

If the opera world is full of “intrigue, double meanings, and devious dramatics,” then no place exemplifies this more than the world-famous Metropolitan Opera, where politics, ambition, and oversized egos have traditionally taken center stage along with some of the world’s richest music. Drawing on her fifteen years as its press... Read more >
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100 Great Operas And Their Stories
100 Great Operas And Their Stories
Written by Henry W. Simon
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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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