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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 >
Shostakovich and Stalin
Shostakovich and Stalin
Written by Solomon Volkov
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ISBN: 9780307427724
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Shostakovich and Stalin
The Extraordinary Relationship Between the Great Composer and the Brutal Dictato r
Written by Solomon Volkov


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $15.99

“Music illuminates a person and provides him with his last hope; even Stalin, a butcher, knew that.” So said the Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich, whose first compositions in the 1920s identified him as an avant-garde wunderkind. But that same singularity became a liability a decade later under the totalitarian rule of... Read more >
FM
FM
Written by Richard Neer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588360731
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FM
The Rise and Fall of Rock Radio
Written by Richard Neer


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 18, 2001
Price: $16.99

"It was all so honest, before the end of our collective innocence. Top Forty jocks screamed and yelled and sounded mightier than God on millions of transistor radios. But on FM radio it was all spun out for only you. On a golden web by a master weaver driven by fifty... Read more >
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Rhythm And The Blues
Rhythm And The Blues
Written by Jerry Wexler
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307819000
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Rhythm And The Blues
A Life in American Music
Written by Jerry Wexler


Format: eBook, 334 pages
On Sale: November 7, 2012
Price: $18.99

Atlantic Records partner and producer, Wexler presided over the evolution of the modern music business and made prodigious contributions through to our cultural history. Wexler has worked with the entire range of American genius: Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, and others. 75 photographs. Read more >
The Romantic Revolution
The Romantic Revolution
Written by Tim Blanning
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679605003
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The Romantic Revolution
A History
Written by Tim Blanning


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 2, 2011
Price: $11.99

“A splendidly pithy and provocative introduction to the culture of Romanticism.”—The Sunday Times
 
“[Tim Blanning is] in a particularly good position to speak of the arrival of Romanticism on the Euorpean scene, and he does so with a verve, a breadth, and an authority that exceed every expectation.”—National Review
 
... Read more >
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Temperament
Temperament
Written by Stuart Isacoff
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307560513
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Temperament
How Music Became a Battleground for the Great Minds of Western Civilization
Written by Stuart Isacoff


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: January 16, 2009
Price: $13.99

Few music lovers realize that the arrangement of notes on today’s pianos was once regarded as a crime against God and nature, or that such legendary thinkers as Pythagoras, Plato, da Vinci, Galileo, Kepler, Descartes, Newton and Rousseau played a role in the controversy. Indeed, from the time of the Ancient... Read more >
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Bowie
Bowie
Written by Marc Spitz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307462398
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Bowie
A Biography
Written by Marc Spitz


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: October 27, 2009
Price: $13.99

Finally an expansive biography of one of the twentieth century’s greatest music and cultural icons

From noted author and rock ’n’ roll journalist Marc Spitz comes a major David Bowie biography to rival any other. Following Bowie’s life from his start as David Jones, an R & B—loving kid from Bromley... Read more >
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To a Young Jazz Musician
To a Young Jazz Musician
Written by Wynton Marsalis and Selwyn Seyfu Hinds
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307498311
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To a Young Jazz Musician
Letters from the Road
Written by Wynton Marsalis and Selwyn Seyfu Hinds


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $11.99

In To a Young Jazz Musician, the renowned jazz musician and Pulitzer Prize—winning composer Wynton Marsalis gives us an invaluable guide to making good music–and to leading a good life.
Writing from the road “between the bus ride, the sound check, and the gig,”

Marsalis passes on wisdom gained from experience, addressed... Read more >
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QUARTET PLAYING,ART OF
QUARTET PLAYING,ART OF
Written by David Blum
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831804
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QUARTET PLAYING,ART OF

Written by David Blum


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2013
Price: $12.99

How do four instrumentalists with strong individual tastes and temperaments manage to forge a distinctive approach to the music they play? This extraordinary book ushers readers into the workshop of one of the world's most accomplished string quartets. In rich and probing conversations with their longtime friend and musicologist and conductor... Read more >
Iggy Pop: Open Up and Bleed
Iggy Pop: Open Up and Bleed
Written by Paul Trynka
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ISBN: 9780767927222
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Iggy Pop: Open Up and Bleed

Written by Paul Trynka


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 7, 2011
Price: $11.99

“Fellow rock stars, casual members of the public, lords and media magnates, countless thousands of people will talk of their encounters with this driven, talented, indomitable creature, a man who has plumbed the depths of depravity, yet emerged with an indisputable nobility. Each of them will share an admiration and appreciation... Read more >
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