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A Night at the Opera
A Night at the Opera
Written by Sir Denis Forman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375751769
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A Night at the Opera
An Irreverent Guide to The Plots, The Singers, The Composers, The Recordings
Written by Sir Denis Forman


Format: Trade Paperback, 976 pages
On Sale: September 1, 1998
Price: $24.95

With an encyclopedic knowledge of opera and a delightful dash of irreverence, Sir Denis Forman throws open the world of opera--its structure, composers, conductors, and artists--in this hugely informative guide. A Night at the Opera dissects the eighty-three most popular operas recorded on compact disc, from Cilea's Adriana Lecouvreur to Mozart's... Read more >
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Musicophilia
Musicophilia
Written by Oliver Sacks, Read by Simon Prebble
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739357408
Our Price: $14.98

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Musicophilia
Tales of Music and the Brain
Written by Oliver Sacks
Read by Simon Prebble


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 16, 2007
Price: $14.98

Music can move us to the heights or depths of emotion. It can persuade us to buy something, or remind us of our first date. It can lift us out of depression when nothing else can. It can get us dancing to its beat.  But the power of music goes much... Read more >
Temperament
Temperament
Written by Stuart Isacoff
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375703300
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Temperament
How Music Became a Battleground for the Great Minds of Western Civilization
Written by Stuart Isacoff


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2003
Price: $16.00

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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The Ninth
The Ninth
Written by Harvey Sachs
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812969078
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The Ninth
Beethoven and the World in 1824
Written by Harvey Sachs


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $16.00

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...

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What You Want Is in the Limo
What You Want Is in the Limo
Written by Michael Walker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812992885
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What You Want Is in the Limo
On the Road with Led Zeppelin, Alice Cooper, and the Who in 1973, the Year the Sixties Died and the Modern Rock Star Was Born
Written by Michael Walker


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $26.00

An epic joyride through three history-making tours in 1973 that defined rock and roll superstardom—the money, the access, the excess—forevermore.
 
The Who’s Quadrophenia. Led Zeppelin’s Houses of the Holy. Alice Cooper’s Billion Dollar Babies. These three unprecedented tours—and the albums that inspired them—were the most ambitious of these artists’ careers... Read more >
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Everybody Loves Our Town
Everybody Loves Our Town
Written by Mark Yarm
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307464453
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Everybody Loves Our Town
An Oral History of Grunge
Written by Mark Yarm


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $13.99

Twenty years after the release of Nirvana’s landmark album Nevermind comes Everybody Loves Our Town: An Oral History of Grunge, the definitive word on the grunge era, straight from the mouths of those at the center of it all.
 
In 1986, fledgling Seattle label C/Z Records released Deep Six, a compilation featuring a...

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100 Great Operas And Their Stories
100 Great Operas And Their Stories
Written by Henry W. Simon
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ISBN: 9780307773708
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100 Great Operas And Their Stories
Act-By-Act Synopses
Written by Henry W. Simon


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2010
Price: $14.99

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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The First Four Notes
The First Four Notes
Written by Matthew Guerrieri
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ISBN: 9780307960924
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The First Four Notes
Beethoven's Fifth and the Human Imagination
Written by Matthew Guerrieri


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $13.99

A TIME Magazine Top 10 Nonfiction Book of 2012
A New Yorker Best Book of the Year
Los Angeles Magazine's #1 Music Book of the Year

A unique and revelatory book of music history that examines in great depth what is perhaps the best-known and most-popular symphony ever written and its four-note opening, which... Read more >
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A Freewheelin' Time
A Freewheelin' Time
Written by Suze Rotolo
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ISBN: 9780767929127
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A Freewheelin' Time
A Memoir of Greenwich Village in the Sixties
Written by Suze Rotolo


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2008
Price: $11.99

A Freewheelin’ Time is Suze Rotolo’s firsthand, eyewitness, participant-observer account of the immensely creative and fertile years of the 1960s, just before the circus was in full swing and Bob Dylan became the anointed ringmaster. It chronicles the back-story of Greenwich Village in the early days of the folk music explosion... Read more >
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This Business of Artist Management
This Business of Artist Management
Written by Xavier M. Frascogna, Jr. and H. Lee Hetherington
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780823076888
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This Business of Artist Management

Written by Xavier M. Frascogna, Jr. and H. Lee Hetherington


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2004
Price: $24.95

This authoritative reference on artist management in the music industry is the standard for all phases of managing a musician's career from both the artist's and manager's point of view. This substantially updated edition covers the major changes that have transformed the business world and music industry over the past six... Read more >
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