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A Natural History of the Piano
A Natural History of the Piano
Written by Stuart Isacoff
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307701428
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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: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: November 15, 2011
Price: $13.99

A beautifully illustrated, totally engrossing celebration of the piano, and the composers and performers who have made it their own.
 
With honed sensitivity and unquestioned expertise, Stuart Isacoff—pianist, critic, teacher, and author of Temperament: How Music Became a Battleground for the Great Minds of Western Civilization—unfolds the ongoing history... Read more >
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This Business of Concert Promotion and Touring
This Business of Concert Promotion and Touring
Written by Ray D. Waddell, Rich Barnet and Jake Berry
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307875006
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This Business of Concert Promotion and Touring
A Practical Guide to Creating, Selling, Organizing, and Staging Concerts
Written by Ray D. Waddell, Rich Barnet and Jake Berry


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: November 3, 2010
Price: $14.99

The only book that looks at the business of concert promotion. Concerts are part art, part party—and a big part business. This Business of Concert Promotion and Touring is the first to focus on that all-important business aspect, from creating a show, to selling a show, to organizing the show, to... Read more >
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The Baroness
The Baroness
Written by Hannah Rothschild
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307961983
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The Baroness
The Search for Nica, the Rebellious Rothschild
Written by Hannah Rothschild


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $26.95

Beautiful, romantic and spirited, Pannonica, known as Nica, named after her father’s favorite moth, was born in 1913 to extraordinary, eccentric privilege and a storied history. The Rothschild family had, in only five generations, risen from the ghetto in Frankfurt to stately homes in England. As a child, Nica took her...

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Main Lines, Blood Feasts, and Bad Taste
Main Lines, Blood Feasts, and Bad Taste
Written by Lester Bangs, Edited by John Morthland
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375713675
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Main Lines, Blood Feasts, and Bad Taste
A Lester Bangs Reader
Written by Lester Bangs
Edited by John Morthland


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2003
Price: $16.95

Before his untimely death in 1982, Lester Bangs was inarguably the most influential critic of rock and roll. Writing in hyper-intelligent Benzedrine prose that calls to mind Jack Kerouac and Hunter S. Thompson, he eschewed all conventional thinking as he discussed everything from Black Sabbath being the first truly Catholic band... Read more >
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Jazz
Jazz
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679765394
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Jazz
A History of America's Music
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2002
Price: $45.00

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 >
Also available as an abridged audiobook download and a hardcover.
Classical Music
Classical Music
Written by Phil G. Goulding
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780449910429
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Classical Music
The 50 Greatest Composers and Their 1,000 Greatest Works
Written by Phil G. Goulding


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
On Sale: October 17, 1995
Price: $20.00

MAKE A SOUND INVESTMENT IN CLASSICAL MUSIC
Who are the ten most important classical composers? Who in the world was Palestrina? Why did Stravinsky's "Rite of Spring" cause a riot? Which five of each important composer's works should you buy? What is a concerto and how does it differ from a sonata?
Maybe... Read more >
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Moving to Higher Ground
Moving to Higher Ground
Written by Wynton Marsalis and Geoffrey Ward
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812969085
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Moving to Higher Ground
How Jazz Can Change Your Life
Written by Wynton Marsalis and Geoffrey Ward


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $16.00

In this beautiful book, Pulitzer Prize—winning musician and composer Wynton Marsalis draws upon lessons he’s learned from a lifetime in jazz–lessons that can help us all move to higher ground. With wit and candor he demystifies the music that is the birthright of every American and demonstrates how a real understanding... Read more >
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Queens Reigns Supreme
Queens Reigns Supreme
Written by Ethan Brown
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307489937
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Queens Reigns Supreme
Fat Cat, 50 Cent, and the Rise of the Hip Hop Hustler
Written by Ethan Brown


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 8, 2010
Price: $11.99

Based on police wiretaps and exclusive interviews with drug kingpins and hip-hop insiders, this is the untold story of how the streets and housing projects of southeast Queens took over the rap industry.

For years, rappers from Nas to Ja Rule have hero-worshipped the legendary drug dealers who dominated Queens in the... Read more >
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Coal to Diamonds: A Memoir
Coal to Diamonds: A Memoir
Written by Beth Ditto and Michelle Tea
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385529747
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Coal to Diamonds: A Memoir

Written by Beth Ditto and Michelle Tea


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $10.99

A raw and surprisingly beautiful coming-of-age memoir, Coal to Diamonds tells the story of Mary Beth Ditto, a girl from rural Arkansas who found her voice.
 
Born and raised in Judsonia, Arkansas—a place where indoor plumbing was a luxury, squirrel was a meal, and sex ed was taught during senior... 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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