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Parallels and Paradoxes
Parallels and Paradoxes
Written by Edward W. Said and Daniel Barenboim
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307489371
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Parallels and Paradoxes
Explorations in Music and Society
Written by Edward W. Said and Daniel Barenboim


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

These free-wheeling, often exhilarating dialogues—which grew out of the acclaimed Carnegie Hall Talks—are an exchange between two of the most prominent figures in contemporary culture: Daniel Barenboim, internationally renowned conductor and pianist, and Edward W. Said, eminent literary critic and impassioned commentator on the Middle East. Barenboim is an Argentinian-Israeli and... Read more >
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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: eBook0
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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Decomposition
Decomposition
Written by Andrew Durkin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307911766
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Decomposition
A Music Manifesto
Written by Andrew Durkin


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $14.99

Decomposition is a bracing, revisionary, and provocative inquiry into music—from Beethoven to Duke Ellington, from Conlon Nancarrow to Evelyn Glennie—as a personal and cultural experience: how it is composed, how it is idiosyncratically perceived by critics and reviewers, and why we listen to it the way we do.

Andrew Durkin... Read more >
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Wagner Operas
Wagner Operas
Written by Ernest Newman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830845
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Wagner Operas

Written by Ernest Newman


Format: eBook, 736 pages
On Sale: July 3, 2013
Price: $19.99

The foremost authority on Wagner presents in this comprehensive volume all that the opera-goer, radio listener, music-love, and confirmed Wagnerite will wish to know about:
   
   The Flying Dutchman

   Tannhäuser
   Lohengrin
   Tristan and Isolde
   The Mastersingers of Nuremberg 
   The Nibelung’s Ring
   The Rhinegold
   The Valkyrie
   Siegfried
   The Twilight of the Gods
   Parsifal

Newman’s complete grasp of his is clear at every turn, as are... Read more >
The Essential Classical Recordings
The Essential Classical Recordings
Written by Rick Phillips
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551995212
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The Essential Classical Recordings
100 CDs for Today's Listener
Written by Rick Phillips


Format: eBook0
On Sale: December 18, 2012
Price: $12.99

Most guides to classical recordings on CD comprise thousands of brief listings. In their attempt to be comprehensive, they end up being heavy and intimidating. Phillips knows better. He sticks to what he considers to be the 101 essential CDs, and tells readers not only why each one is the best... Read more >
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Stardust Melodies
Stardust Melodies
Written by Will Friedwald
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307559982
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Stardust Melodies
The Biography of Twelve of America's Most Popular Songs
Written by Will Friedwald


Format: eBook0
On Sale: July 1, 2009
Price: $13.99

In Stardust Melodies, Will Friedwald takes each of these legendary songs apart and puts it together again, with a staggering wealth of detail and unprecedented understanding.

Each chapter gives us an extended history of one song—the circumstances under which it was written and first performed—and then explores its musical and lyric content... Read more >
Dead to the Core
Dead to the Core
Written by Eric Wybenga
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ISBN: 9780307768407
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Dead to the Core
An Almanack of the Grateful Dead
Written by Eric Wybenga


Format: eBook, 324 pages
On Sale: August 17, 2011
Price: $11.99

The Grateful Dead have left us a musical bounty of thirty years and thousands of shows.  Now Dead to the Core: An Almanack of the Grateful Dead takes Deadheads through the seasons and years of the Dead's dazzling array of music, with lavish treatment of those "bumper crop" eras from which their... Read more >
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Stravinsky
Stravinsky
Written by Stephen Walsh
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307756213
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Stravinsky
The Second Exile: France and America, 1934-1971
Written by Stephen Walsh


Format: eBook, 720 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2010
Price: $19.99

This, the second and final volume of Stephen Walsh’s magisterial biography of Igor Stravinsky, begins in 1934, when Stravinsky is fifty-two and living in France. Already regarded by many as the most important composer of his generation, Stravinsky is nevertheless at this point a fairly unhappy expatriate, all too aware of... Read more >
On the Road with Bob Dylan
On the Road with Bob Dylan
Written by Larry Sloman, Introduction by Kinky Friedman
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ISBN: 9780307539144
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On the Road with Bob Dylan

Written by Larry Sloman
Introduction by Kinky Friedman


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2010
Price: $11.99

“The War and Peace of Rock and Roll.” —Bob Dylan

In 1975, as Bob Dylan emerged from eight years of seclusion, he dreamed of putting together a traveling music show that would trek across the country like a psychedelic carnival. The dream became reality, and On the Road with Bob Dylan is... 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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