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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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Start and Run Your Own Record Label, Third Edition
Start and Run Your Own Record Label, Third Edition
Written by Daylle Deanna Schwartz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307774903
Our Price: $17.99
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Start and Run Your Own Record Label, Third Edition

Written by Daylle Deanna Schwartz


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2010
Price: $17.99

For everyone interested in starting a record label–to market new talent or to release and promote their own music–there has never been a better time to do it!

Music can be released, distributed, and promoted for a fraction of traditional costs. Veteran author and music-business consultant Daylle Deanna Schwartz (who started... Read more >
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The First Four Notes
The First Four Notes
Written by Matthew Guerrieri
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307960924
Our Price: $12.99
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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: $12.99

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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Clubland
Clubland
Written by Frank Owen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767917353
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Clubland
The Fabulous Rise and Murderous Fall of Club Culture
Written by Frank Owen


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: June 8, 2004
Price: $19.00

Outrageous parties. Brazen drug use. Fantastical costumes. Celebrities. Wannabes. Gender-bending club kids. Pulse-pounding beats. Sinful orgies. Botched police raids. Depraved criminals. Murder.

Welcome to the decadent nineties club scene.
 
In 1995, journalist Frank Owen began researching a story on Special K, a designer drug that fueled the after-midnight club scene.  He went...

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Music Quickens Time

Written by Daniel Barenboim


Format: eBook
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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Is Tiny Dancer Really Elton's Little John?
Is Tiny Dancer Really Elton's Little John?
Written by Gavin Edwards
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307496232
Our Price: $11.99
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Is Tiny Dancer Really Elton's Little John?
Music's Most Enduring Mysteries, Myths, and Rumors Revealed
Written by Gavin Edwards


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2010
Price: $11.99

Sex, Drugs, Rock 'n' Roll, and . . . Ham Sandwiches?

If you are a music fan, you may be aware of some of music’s most enduring mysteries. Where did Pearl Jam get their name? Are the White Stripes related by blood or by marriage? Did Mama Cass really die from choking... 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: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400096589
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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: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $16.00

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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Please Be With Me
Please Be With Me
Written by Galadrielle Allman, Read by Galadrielle Allman
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804165112
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Please Be With Me
A Song for My Father, Duane Allman
Written by Galadrielle Allman
Read by Galadrielle Allman


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $45.00

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 most influential... Read more >
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Glenn Gould Reader
Glenn Gould Reader
Written by Tim Page
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679731351
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Glenn Gould Reader

Written by Tim Page


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: September 12, 1990
Price: $23.00

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Mawrdew Czgowchwz

Written by James McCourt
Introduction by Wayne Koestenbaum


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 9, 2012
Price: $15.95

Diva Mawrdew Czgowchwz (pronounced “Mardu Gorgeous”) bursts like the most brilliant of comets onto the international opera scene, only to confront the deadly malice and black magic of her rivals. Outrageous and uproarious, flamboyant and serious as only the most perfect frivolity can be, James McCourt’s entrancing send-up of the world... Read more >
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