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QUARTET PLAYING,ART OF
QUARTET PLAYING,ART OF
Written by David Blum
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831804
Our Price: $13.99
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QUARTET PLAYING,ART OF

Written by David Blum


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2013
Price: $13.99

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 >
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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Ani DiFranco
Verses
Written by Ani DiFranco


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $24.95

With eight Grammy nominations and sales of over 4.5 million, Ani DiFranco is one of America’s most fiercely independent and beloved musicians, as well as an outspoken voice of conscience. For the first time, she releases a book of poetry and paintings, capturing her essential artistry that has helped define and... Read more >
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Living with Jazz
Living with Jazz
Written by Dan Morgenstern
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307487605
Our Price: $19.99
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Living with Jazz
A reader edited by Sheldon Meyer
Written by Dan Morgenstern


Format: eBook, 736 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2009
Price: $19.99

A collection of essays, biographical profiles, and critical analyses by one of the twentieth century's leading jazz writers includes commentary on the work of jazz entertainers, including Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, John Coltrane, Dizzy Gillespie, and Louis Armstrong, as well as assessment of the role of jazz in contemporary culture and... Read more >
Derek Bailey and the Story of Free Improvisation

Written by Ben Watson


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: July 2, 2013
Price: $26.95

This brilliant biography of the cult guitar player will likely cause you to abandon everything you thought you knew about jazz improvisation, post-punk and the avant-garde. Derek Bailey was at the top of his profession as a dance band and recordsession guitarist when, in the early 1960s, he began playing an... Read more >
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The Beatles in America
The 50th Anniversary
Contribution by Chris Hutchins, Peter Thompson, Gloria Steinem, Ed Sanders and Robert Santelli


Format: eBook, 104 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2013
Price: $9.95

The Beatles in America is a limited edition special e-short presented by the Smithsonian and the Grammy Museum. It’s hard to believe that the Beatles first came to America 50 years ago. Their influence cannot be understated- music, fashion, design, film, production, politics, and then some. The Beatles gave an outsized...

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The Life and Death of Classical Music
The Life and Death of Classical Music
Written by Norman Lebrecht
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307487469
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The Life and Death of Classical Music
Featuring the 100 Best and 20 Worst Recordings Ever Made
Written by Norman Lebrecht


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2008
Price: $13.99

In this compulsively readable, fascinating, and provocative guide to classical music, Norman Lebrecht, one of the world’s most widely read cultural commentators tells the story of the rise of the classical recording industry from Caruso’s first notes to the heyday of Bernstein, Glenn Gould, Callas, and von Karajan.

Lebrecht compellingly demonstrates that classical recording... Read more >
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Why Mahler?
Why Mahler?
Written by Norman Lebrecht
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307379504
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Why Mahler?
How One Man and Ten Symphonies Changed Our World
Written by Norman Lebrecht


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $13.99

Although Gustav Mahler was a famous conductor in Vienna and New York, the music that he wrote was condemned during his lifetime and for many years after his death in 1911. “Pages of dreary emptiness,” sniffed a leading American conductor. Yet today, almost one hundred years later, Mahler has displaced Beethoven...

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Music Quickens Time

Written by Daniel Barenboim


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 7, 2009
Price: $14.95

In this eloquent book, Daniel Barenboim draws on his profound and uniquely influential engagement with music to argue for its central importance in our everyday lives. While we may sometimes think of personal, social and political issues as existing independently of each other, Barenboim shows how music teaches that this is... Read more >
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Dead to the Core
Dead to the Core
Written by Eric Wybenga
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307768407
Our Price: $11.99
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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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