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The Ninth
The Ninth
Written by Harvey Sachs
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588369819
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The Ninth
Beethoven and the World in 1824
Written by Harvey Sachs


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 15, 2010
Price: $13.99

The premier of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony in Vienna on May 7, 1824, was the most significant artistic event of the year—and the work remains one of the most precedent-shattering and influential compositions in the history of music. Described in vibrant detail by eminent musicologist Harvey Sachs, this symbol of freedom and... Read more >
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A Night at the Opera
A Night at the Opera
Written by Sir Denis Forman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307807823
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A Night at the Opera
An Irreverent Guide to The Plots, The Singers, The Composers, The Recordings
Written by Sir Denis Forman


Format: eBook, 976 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2011
Price: $12.99

This slightly irreverent guide to opera summarizes the plots of 17 of the world's great operas, including Aida, La Boheme, and Carmen, and describes their characters, artists, and composers.


From the Hardcover edition. Read more >
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Ticket to the Opera
Ticket to the Opera
Written by Phil G. Goulding
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307761842
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Ticket to the Opera
Discovering and Exploring 100 Famous Works, History, Lore, and Singers, with Rec
Written by Phil G. Goulding


Format: eBook, 720 pages
On Sale: March 30, 2011
Price: $15.99

In Ticket to the Opera, Phil G. Goulding finally makes the magic and mystique of opera accessible to all. Here he offers a complete operatic education, including history, definitions of key musical terms, opera lore and gossip, portraits of famous singers and the roles they immortalized, as well as pithy introductions... Read more >
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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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In the Country of Country
In the Country of Country
Written by Nicholas Dawidoff
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307807083
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In the Country of Country
A Journey to the Roots of American Music
Written by Nicholas Dawidoff


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2011
Price: $15.99

From the author of the bestselling The Catcher Was a Spy comes an exhilarating exploration of the performers, places, and experiences which form country music--a genre which is uniquely and authentically American. 40 photos.


From the Hardcover edition. 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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We Got the Neutron Bomb
We Got the Neutron Bomb
Written by Marc Spitz and Brendan Mullen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307566249
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We Got the Neutron Bomb
The Untold Story of L.A. Punk
Written by Marc Spitz and Brendan Mullen


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

Taking us back to late ’70s and early ’80s Hollywood—pre-crack, pre-AIDS, pre-Reagan—We Got the Neutron Bomb re-creates word for word the rage, intensity, and anarchic glory of the Los Angeles punk scene, straight from the mouths of the scenesters, zinesters, groupies, filmmakers, and musicians who were there.

“California was wide-open sex—no condoms... Read more >
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Opera As Drama
Opera As Drama
Written by Joseph Kerman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307834003
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Opera As Drama

Written by Joseph Kerman


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2013
Price: $16.99

Passionate, witty, and brilliant, Opera as Drama has been lauded as one of the most controversial, thought-provoking, and entertaining works of operatic criticism ever written. First published in 1956 and revised in 1988, Opera as Drama continues to be indispensable reading for all students and lovers of opera. Read more >
Neil and Me
Neil and Me
Written by Scott Young
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551993355
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Neil and Me

Written by Scott Young


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 27, 2009
Price: $7.99

Scott Young chronicles his son’s early years in and around Toronto and Winnipeg and his rise from journeyman, musician to superstar in the 1960s and 1970s. The frequent occasions when Scott and Neil’s paths have crossed – from backstage meetings and family get-togethers to a sold-out appearance at Carnegie Hall –... Read more >
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This Business of Urban Music
This Business of Urban Music
Written by James Walker
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ISBN: 9780307874979
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This Business of Urban Music
A Practical Guide to Achieving Success in the Industry, from Gospel to Funk to R &B to Hip-Hop
Written by James Walker


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: July 7, 2010
Price: $13.99

The first reference book all about the business side of gospel and urban music. Hip-hop and R&B hold 25 percent of the consumer music market. Another 20 percent is held by religious (gospel and Christian) music, soul, disco, dance, and jazz. Here’s the first reference book to offer sound business and... Read more >
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