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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: $18.95

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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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.

Andrew Durkin... Read more >
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What They'll Never Tell You About the Music Business
What They'll Never Tell You About the Music Business
Written by Peter M. Thall
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823007080
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What They'll Never Tell You About the Music Business
The Myths, the Secrets, the Lies (& a Few Truths)
Written by Peter M. Thall


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $21.99

“For someone on the way up, this book is a must; for everyone else, it’s a bible.”—Danny Strick, co-President, SonyATV Music Publishing, Inc.
 
This completely revised and expanded edition of What They'll Never Tell You About the Music Business is a must-have reference not only for aspiring songwriters, record producers, and... Read more >
A Long Strange Trip
A Long Strange Trip
Written by Dennis McNally
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307418777
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A Long Strange Trip
The Inside History of the Grateful Dead
Written by Dennis McNally


Format: eBook, 704 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $15.99

The complete history of one of the most long-lived and legendary bands in rock history, written by its official historian and publicist–a must-have chronicle for all Dead Heads, and for students of rock and the 1960s’ counterculture.

From 1965 to 1995, the Grateful Dead flourished as one of the most beloved, unusual... Read more >
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The Mysticism of Sound and Music
The Mysticism of Sound and Music
Written by Hazrat Inayat Khan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570622311
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The Mysticism of Sound and Music

Written by Hazrat Inayat Khan


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: September 3, 1996
Price: $24.95

Music, according to Sufi teaching, is really a small expression of the overwhelming and perfect harmony of the whole universe—and that is the secret of its amazing power to move us. The Indian Sufi master Hazrat Inayat Khan (1882–1927), the first teacher to bring the Islamic mystical tradition to the West... 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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Please Be with Me
Please Be with Me
Written by Galadrielle Allman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588369604
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Please Be with Me
A Song for My Father, Duane Allman
Written by Galadrielle Allman


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $12.99

A deeply personal, revealing, and lyrical portrait of Duane Allman, founder of the legendary Allman Brothers Band, written by his daughter
 
Galadrielle Allman went to her first concert as an infant in diapers, held in her teenage mother’s arms. Playing was her father—Duane Allman, who would become one of the... Read more >
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Come As You Are
Come As You Are
Written by Michael Azerrad
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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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A Night at the Opera
A Night at the Opera
Written by Sir Denis Forman
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ISBN: 9780307807823
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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: eBook, 976 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2011
Price: $2.99

This slightly irreverent guide to opera summarizes the plots of 17 of the world's great operas, including Aida, La Boheme, and Carmen, and describes their characters, artists, and composers.


From the Hardcover edition. Read more >
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The Piano Shop on the Left Bank
The Piano Shop on the Left Bank
Written by Thad Carhart
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ISBN: 9780375507007
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The Piano Shop on the Left Bank
Discovering a Forgotten Passion in a Paris Atelier
Written by Thad Carhart


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 12, 2001
Price: $13.99

Thad Carhart never realized there was a gap in his life until he happened upon Desforges Pianos, a demure little shopfront in his Pairs neighborhood that seemed to want to hide rather than advertise its wares. Like Alice in Wonderland, he found his attempts to gain entry rebuffed at every turn... Read more >
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