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Decomposition
Decomposition
Written by Andrew Durkin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307911759
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Decomposition
A Music Manifesto
Written by Andrew Durkin


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $28.95

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.

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Finishing the Hat
Finishing the Hat
Written by Stephen Sondheim
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679439073
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Finishing the Hat
Collected Lyrics (1954-1981) with Attendant Comments, Principles, Heresies, Grudges, Whines and Anecdotes
Written by Stephen Sondheim


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $45.00

Stephen Sondheim has won seven Tonys, an Academy Award, seven Grammys, a Pulitzer Prize and the Kennedy Center Honors. His career has spanned more than half a century, his lyrics have become synonymous with musical theater and popular culture, and in Finishing the Hat—titled after perhaps his most autobiographical song, from... Read more >
A Natural History of the Piano
A Natural History of the Piano
Written by Stuart Isacoff
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307279330
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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: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $17.95

A fascinating celebration of the piano, including tales of its masters from Mozart and Beethoven to Oscar Peterson and Jerry Lee Lewis, told with the expertise of composer and author of Temperament, Stuart Isacoff.
 
This history takes us back to the piano's humble genesis as a simple keyboard, and shows how...

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Come As You Are
Come As You Are
Written by Michael Azerrad
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385471992
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Come As You Are
The Story of Nirvana
Written by Michael Azerrad


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: September 1, 1993
Price: $21.00

Nirvana came out of nowhere in 1991 to sell  nearly five million copies of their landmark album  Nevermind, whose thunderous sound  and indelible melodies embodied all the confusion,  frustration, and passion of the emerging  Generation X. Come As You Are is the  close-up, intimate story of Nirvana -- the  only book with exclusive in-depth  interviews with bandmembers Kurt Cobain... Read more >
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Gig Posters Volume I
Gig Posters Volume I
Written by Clay Hayes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781594743269
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Gig Posters Volume I

Written by Clay Hayes


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2009
Price: $40.00

The Rock, Pop, Hip-Hop, Dance, Folk, Metal, Electronic, Indie Music Spectacular
 
Here are more than 700 extraordinary posters from the archives of GigPosters.com—the Internet’s premier destination for concert poster art. With the rising popularity of MP3 files and streaming digital music—and the near-extinction of traditional album art—concert posters have become... Read more >
100 Great Operas And Their Stories
100 Great Operas And Their Stories
Written by Henry W. Simon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385054485
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100 Great Operas And Their Stories
Act-By-Act Synopses
Written by Henry W. Simon


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: April 22, 1989
Price: $17.95

An invaluable guide for both casual opera fans and afficionados, this volume contains act-by-act descriptions of operatic works ranging from the early seventeenth century masterworks of Monteverdi and Purcell to the modern classics of Menotti and Britten. Written in a lively anecdotal style, entries include character descriptions, historical background, and much... Read more >
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Wild Tales
Wild Tales
Written by Graham Nash
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385347549
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Wild Tales
A Rock & Roll Life
Written by Graham Nash


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $28.00

From Graham Nash—the legendary musician and founding member of the iconic bands Crosby, Stills & Nash and The Hollies—comes a candid and riveting autobiography that belongs on the reading list of every classic rock fan.
 
Graham Nash's songs defined a generation and helped shape the history of rock and roll—he’s written over...

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Shakey: Neil Young's Biography
Shakey: Neil Young's Biography
Written by Jimmy McDonough
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679750963
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Shakey: Neil Young's Biography

Written by Jimmy McDonough


Format: Trade Paperback, 816 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2003
Price: $19.95

Neil Young is one of rock and roll’s most important and enigmatic figures, a legend from the sixties who is still hugely influential today. He has never granted a writer access to his inner life – until now. Based on six years of interviews with more than three hundred of Young’s... Read more >
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Elvis: My Best Man
Elvis: My Best Man
Written by George Klein and Chuck Crisafulli
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307452757
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Elvis: My Best Man
Radio Days, Rock 'n' Roll Nights, and My Lifelong Friendship with Elvis Presley
Written by George Klein and Chuck Crisafulli


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $15.00

When George Klein was an eighth grader at Humes High, he couldn’t have known how important the new kid with the guitar—the boy named Elvis—would later become in his life. But from the first time GK (as he was nicknamed by Elvis) heard this kid sing, he knew that Elvis Presley... Read more >
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The Piano Shop on the Left Bank
The Piano Shop on the Left Bank
Written by Thad Carhart
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375758621
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The Piano Shop on the Left Bank
Discovering a Forgotten Passion in a Paris Atelier
Written by Thad Carhart


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2002
Price: $15.00

Walking his two young children to school every morning, Thad Carhart passes an unassuming little storefront in his Paris neighborhood. Intrigued by its simple sign—Desforges Pianos—he enters, only to have his way barred by the shop’s imperious owner. Unable to stifle his curiosity, he finally lands the proper introduction, and a... Read more >
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