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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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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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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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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 >
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Parallels and Paradoxes
Parallels and Paradoxes
Written by Edward W. Said and Daniel Barenboim
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400075157
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Parallels and Paradoxes
Explorations in Music and Society
Written by Edward W. Said and Daniel Barenboim


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2004
Price: $16.00

These free-wheeling, often exhilarating dialogues—which grew out of the acclaimed Carnegie Hall Talks—are an exchange between two of the most prominent figures in contemporary culture: Daniel Barenboim, internationally renowned conductor and pianist, and Edward W. Said, eminent literary critic and impassioned commentator on the Middle East. Barenboim is an Argentinian-Israeli and... Read more >
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A Freewheelin' Time
A Freewheelin' Time
Written by Suze Rotolo
Format: eBook
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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Nutcracker
Nutcracker
Written by E.T.A. Hoffmann, Illustrated by Maurice Sendak, Translated by Ralph Manheim
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385348645
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Nutcracker

Written by E.T.A. Hoffmann
Illustrated by Maurice Sendak
Translated by Ralph Manheim


Format: Hardcover, 120 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $24.99

"A classic, new and complete. One of the ten best illustrated children's books of the year."
-- New York Times Book Review

The tale of Nutcracker, written by E.T.A. Hoffmann in 1816, has fascinated and inspired artists, composers, and audiences for almost two hundred years. It has retained its freshness because it appeals... Read more >
Le Freak
Le Freak
Written by Nile Rodgers
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ISBN: 9780679644033
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Le Freak
An Upside Down Story of Family, Disco, and Destiny
Written by Nile Rodgers


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $15.99

NAMED ONE OF THE TOP 10 ROCK MEMOIRS OF ALL TIME BY ROLLING STONE
 
From Chic to Daft Punk, Nile Rodgers is the creative force behind some of the biggest hits ever recorded. Here is the story of how global pop’s greatest genius transformed his own dramatic life into the... Read more >
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Rebel Music
Rebel Music
Written by Hisham Aidi
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307908681
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Rebel Music
Race, Empire, and the New Muslim Youth Culture
Written by Hisham Aidi


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $15.99

This fascinating, timely, and important book on the connection between music and political activism among Muslim youth around the world looks at how hip-hop, jazz, and reggae, along with Andalusian and Gnawa music, have become a means of building community and expressing protest in the face of the West’s policies in...

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Back in the Days
Back in the Days
Text by Ernie Paniccioli, Photographed by Jamel Shabazz, Introduction by Fab 5 Freddy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576871065
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Back in the Days

Text by Ernie Paniccioli
Photographed by Jamel Shabazz
Introduction by Fab 5 Freddy


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2001
Price: $35.00

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