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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: eBook
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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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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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: $14.99

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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A Natural History of the Piano
A Natural History of the Piano
Written by Stuart Isacoff
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307701428
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A Natural History of the Piano
The Instrument, the Music, the Musicians--from Mozart to Modern Jazz and Everything in Between
Written by Stuart Isacoff


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: November 15, 2011
Price: $13.99

A beautifully illustrated, totally engrossing celebration of the piano, and the composers and performers who have made it their own.
 
With honed sensitivity and unquestioned expertise, Stuart Isacoff—pianist, critic, teacher, and author of Temperament: How Music Became a Battleground for the Great Minds of Western Civilization—unfolds the ongoing history... Read more >
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Critical Mass
Critical Mass
Written by James Wolcott
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385536912
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Critical Mass
Four Decades of Essays, Reviews, Hand Grenades, and Hurrahs
Written by James Wolcott


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $15.99

A career-spanning collection of critical essays and cultural journalism from one of the most acute, entertaining, and sometimes acerbic (but in a good way) critics of our time

From his early-seventies dispatches as a fledgling critic for The Village Voice on rock ’n’ roll, comedy, movies, and television to the literary criticism... Read more >
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Life on Planet Rock
Life on Planet Rock
Written by Lonn Friend
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307487490
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Life on Planet Rock
From Guns N' Roses to Nirvana, a Backstage Journey through Rock's Most Debauched Decade
Written by Lonn Friend


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2008
Price: $11.99

For the generation coming of age in the years from 1987 to 1994, RIP magazine was every bit as crucial as Rolling Stone. Life on Planet Rock describes how Friend, the editor of RIP, became the Zelig-like chronicler of the biggest musical moments of that time—from introducing Guns N’ Roses (in... Read more >
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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Four Strong Winds
Four Strong Winds
Written by John Einarson
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ISBN: 9780771030406
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Four Strong Winds
Ian and Sylvia
Written by John Einarson


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $13.99

An acclaimed music historian brings us the long-awaited story of Ian & Sylvia - marking the first time that the legendary folk duo has endorsed a biography of their groundbreaking career.

Their classic "Four Strong Winds" is widely considered to be one of the great songs of all time. Bob Dylan, Gordon... Read more >
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Young Man with a Horn

Written by Dorothy Baker
Afterword by Gary Giddins


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $14.95

Rick Martin loved music and the music loved him. He could pick up a tune so quickly that it didn’t matter to the Cotton Club boss that he was underage, or to the guys in the band that he was just a white kid. He started out in the slums of... Read more >
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Bandbox
Bandbox
Written by Thomas Mallon
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307824318
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Bandbox
A Novel
Written by Thomas Mallon


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: August 8, 2012
Price: $13.99

From the author of Henry and Clara, a dazzling, hilarious novel that captures the heart and soul of New York in the Jazz Age.

Bandbox is a hugely successful magazine, a glamorous monthly cocktail of 1920s obsessions from the stock market to radio to gangland murder. Edited by the bombastic Jehoshaphat “Joe&rdquo... Read more >
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