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Caffe Lena
Caffe Lena
Written by Jocelyn Arem, Photographed by Joe Alper, Foreword by Tim Robbins
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576876527
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Caffe Lena
Inside America's Legendary Folk Music Coffeehouse
Written by Jocelyn Arem
Photographed by Joe Alper
Foreword by Tim Robbins


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $49.95

In 1960, burgeoning actress and defiant dreamer Lena Spencer opened a small, grassroots coffeehouse in the quaint upstate New York town of Saratoga Springs. Within her then-husband’s plan to start the Caffè as a means for the couple to artistically flourish while “making enough money to retire in Europe” lay the... Read more >
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Jazz
Jazz
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns, Read by LeVar Burton
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780375417627
Our Price: $14.95

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Jazz
A History of America's Music
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns
Read by LeVar Burton


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 7, 2000
Price: $14.95

The companion volume to the ten-part PBS TV series by the team responsible for
The Civil War and Baseball.

Continuing in the tradition of their critically acclaimed works, Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns vividly bring to life the story of the quintessential American music—jazz. Born in the black community of turn-of-the-century New... Read more >
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The Mansion on the Hill
The Mansion on the Hill
Written by Fred Goodman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679743774
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The Mansion on the Hill
Dylan, Young, Geffen, Springsteen, and the Head-on Collision of Rock and Commerc e
Written by Fred Goodman


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: March 31, 1998
Price: $16.95

In 1964, on the brink of the British Invasion, the music business in America shunned rock and roll. There was no rock press, no such thing as artist management -- literally no rock-and-roll business. Today the industry will gross over $20 billion. How did this change happen?

From the moment Pete Seeger... Read more >
Wilco
Wilco
Written by Greg Kot
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307493194
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Wilco
Learning How to Die
Written by Greg Kot


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

The intimate story of one of the great American bands of our time, creators of the controversial masterpiece Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

When alt-country heroes-turned-rock-iconoclasts Wilco handed in their fourth album, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, to the band’s label, Reprise, a division of Warner Brothers, fans looked forward to the release of another challenging... Read more >
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Sweet Judy Blue Eyes
Sweet Judy Blue Eyes
Written by Judy Collins, Read by Judy Collins
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307941336
Our Price: $20.00

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Sweet Judy Blue Eyes
My Life in Music
Written by Judy Collins
Read by Judy Collins


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $20.00

A vivid, highly evocative memoir of one of the reigning icons of folk music, highlighting the decade of the ’60s, when hits like “Both Sides Now” catapulted her to international fame.
 
Sweet Judy Blue Eyes is the deeply personal, honest, and revealing memoir of folk legend and relentlessly creative spirit... Read more >
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Verdi With a Vengeance
Verdi With a Vengeance
Written by William Berger
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307756336
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Verdi With a Vengeance
An Energetic Guide to the Life and Complete Works of the King of Opera
Written by William Berger


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: June 23, 2010
Price: $15.99

Everything you could possibly know about Verdi and his operas, from the brilliant and humorous author of Wagner Without Fear.

If you want to know why La traviata was actually a flop at its premiere in 1853, it's in here.  If you want to know why claiming to have heard Bjorling's Chicago performance... Read more >
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The Toughest Show on Earth
The Toughest Show on Earth
Written by Joseph Volpe
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307262851
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The Toughest Show on Earth
My Rise and Reign at the Metropolitan Opera
Written by Joseph Volpe


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: May 2, 2006
Price: $25.95

A fascinating, anecdote-filled behind-the-scenes look at more than forty years of the highlights, successes, and day-to-day inner workings—all about productions, the divas, and backstage dramas—of New York’s Metropolitan Opera House, by Joseph Volpe, the only general manager to have risen through the ranks.

This book is the story of Volpe’s years... Read more >
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Music Quickens Time
Music Quickens Time
Written by Daniel Barenboim
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844674022
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Music Quickens Time

Written by Daniel Barenboim


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
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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A Night at the Opera
A Night at the Opera
Written by Sir Denis Forman
Format: eBook
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: $12.99

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 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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