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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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Wicked Messenger
Bob Dylan and the 1960s; Chimes of Freedom, revised and expanded
Written by Mike Marqusee


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $18.95

Bob Dylan’s abrupt abandonment of overtly political songwriting in the mid-1960s caused an uproar among critics and fans. In Wicked Messenger, acclaimed cultural-political commentator Mike Marqusee advances the new thesis that Dylan did not drop politics from his songs but changed the manner of his critique to address the changing political... Read more >
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Young Man with a Horn

Written by Dorothy Baker
Afterword by Gary Giddins


Format: eBook0
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $14.95

Rick Martin loved music and the music loved him. He could pick up a tune so quickly that it didn’t matter to the Cotton Club boss that he was underage, or to the guys in the band that he was just a white kid. He started out in the slums of... Read more >
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Enter the Babylon System
Enter the Babylon System
Written by Rodrigo Bascunan and Christian Pearce
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307368461
Our Price: $9.99
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Enter the Babylon System
Unpacking Gun Culture from Samuel Colt to 50 Cent
Written by Rodrigo Bascunan and Christian Pearce


Format: eBook0
On Sale: June 18, 2010
Price: $9.99

A docu-style investigation of our fascination with the gun, from the perspective of the hip-hop generation.

The 2003 shooting death of Toronto community-centre worker Kempton Howard put the spotlight on hip hop’s fixation with guns. Media and police soon blamed rap music and its tales of gang life on bullet-ridden US streets... Read more >
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Mozart's Sister
Mozart's Sister
Written by Rita Charbonnier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307346971
Our Price: $19.00
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Mozart's Sister
A Novel
Written by Rita Charbonnier


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2008
Price: $19.00

The fascinating life of Wolfgang’s older sister, Nannerl—whose talent may have equaled her brother’s

Maria Anna Walburga Ignatia Mozart, affectionately called Nannerl by her family, could play the piano with an otherworldly skill from the time she was a child. At the tender age of five, she gave her first public performance... Read more >
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Tune In
Tune In
Written by Mark Lewisohn, Read by Clive Mantle
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804164818
Our Price: $45.00

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Tune In
The Beatles: All These Years
Written by Mark Lewisohn
Read by Clive Mantle


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $45.00

Tune In is the first volume of All These Years—a highly-anticipated, groundbreaking biographical trilogy by the world's leading Beatles historian. Mark Lewisohn uses his unprecedented archival access and hundreds of new interviews to construct the full story of the lives and work of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo...

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Musicophilia
Musicophilia
Written by Oliver Sacks, Read by John Lee
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781415942673
Our Price: $22.50

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Musicophilia
Tales of Music and the Brain
Written by Oliver Sacks
Read by John Lee


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: October 16, 2007
Price: $22.50

Music can move us to the heights or depths of emotion. It can persuade us to buy something, or remind us of our first date. It can lift us out of depression when nothing else can. It can get us dancing to its beat. But the power of music goes much... Read more >
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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Practicing
Practicing
Written by Glenn Kurtz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307278753
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Practicing
A Musician's Return to Music
Written by Glenn Kurtz


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2008
Price: $16.95

In a remarkable memoir written with insight and humor, Glenn Kurtz takes us from his first lessons at the age of eight to his acceptance at the elite New England Conservatory of Music. After graduation, he attempts a solo career in Vienna but soon realizes that he has neither the ego... Read more >
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Wild Tales
Wild Tales
Written by Graham Nash, Read by Graham Nash
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385367523
Our Price: $22.50

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Wild Tales
A Rock & Roll Life
Written by Graham Nash
Read by Graham Nash


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $22.50

From Graham Nash—the legendary musician and founding member of the iconic bands Crosby, Stills & Nash and The Hollies—comes a candid and riveting autobiography that belongs on the reading list of every classic rock fan.
 
Graham Nash's songs defined a generation and helped shape the history of rock and roll—he’s written over...

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