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Stradivari's Genius
Stradivari's Genius
Written by Toby Faber
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375760853
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Stradivari's Genius
Five Violins, One Cello, and Three Centuries of Enduring Perfection
Written by Toby Faber


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 4, 2006
Price: $16.00

Antonio Stradivari (1644—1737) was a perfectionist whose single-minded pursuit of excellence changed the world of music. In the course of his long career in the northern Italian city of Cremona, he created more than a thousand stringed instruments; approximately six hundred survive, their quality unequalled by any subsequent violin-maker. In this... Read more >
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The Jazz Loft Project
The Jazz Loft Project
Written by Sam Stephenson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307267092
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The Jazz Loft Project
Photographs and Tapes of W. Eugene Smith from 821 Sixth Avenue, 1957-1965
Written by Sam Stephenson


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: November 24, 2009
Price: $40.00

In 1957, Eugene Smith, a thirty-eight-year-old magazine photographer, walked out of his comfortable settled world—his longtime well-paying job at Life and the home he shared with his wife and four children in Croton-on-Hudson, New York—to move into a dilapidated, five-story loft building at 821 Sixth Avenue (between Twenty-eighth and Twenty-ninth streets)... Read more >
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Verdi With a Vengeance
Verdi With a Vengeance
Written by William Berger
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375705182
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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: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: September 12, 2000
Price: $17.95

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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So You Wanna Be a Rock & Roll Star
So You Wanna Be a Rock & Roll Star
Written by Jacob Slichter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780767919012
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So You Wanna Be a Rock & Roll Star
How I Machine-Gunned a Roomful Of Record Executives and Other True Tales from a Drummer's Life
Written by Jacob Slichter


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 29, 2004
Price: $11.99

A hilarious inside look at the real business of popular music by the drummer of Semisonic that does for rock and roll what Jim Bouton's Ball Four did for baseball.

After years of working day jobs and making music in his basement, Jacob Slichter wondered if his dreams of rock stardom were... Read more >
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Mosaic
Mosaic
Written by Amy Grant
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385524148
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Mosaic
Pieces of My Life So Far
Written by Amy Grant


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: October 16, 2007
Price: $9.99

One of America’s most popular music artists shares beautiful pieces of an unforgettable human mosaic, revealing pieces of a life in progress.


With her unmistakable voice and honest lyrics, Amy Grant has captured a unique place in American music. As the bestselling Christian music artist of all time, a crossover pop sensation... Read more >
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On Late Style
On Late Style
Written by Edward W. Said
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375726330
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On Late Style
Music and Literature Against the Grain
Written by Edward W. Said


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $15.95

In this fascinating book, Edward Said looks at the creative contradictions that often mark the late works of literary and musical artists. Said shows how the approaching death of an artist can make its way into his work, examining essays, poems, novels, films, and operas by such artists as Beethoven, Genet... Read more >
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Bowie
Bowie
Written by Marc Spitz
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ISBN: 9780307462398
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Bowie
A Biography
Written by Marc Spitz


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: October 27, 2009
Price: $13.99

Finally an expansive biography of one of the twentieth century’s greatest music and cultural icons

From noted author and rock ’n’ roll journalist Marc Spitz comes a major David Bowie biography to rival any other. Following Bowie’s life from his start as David Jones, an R & B—loving kid from Bromley... Read more >
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An Orchestra Beyond Borders
An Orchestra Beyond Borders
Written by Elena Cheah, Foreword by Daniel Barenboim
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844674084
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An Orchestra Beyond Borders
Voices of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Written by Elena Cheah
Foreword by Daniel Barenboim


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2009
Price: $19.95

Bringing together young musicians from Palestine, Israel and other countries of the Middle East, the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra is both one of the most acclaimed youth orchestras in the world and a rare note of hope in a war-torn region. Founded by Daniel Barenboim and Edward Said in 1999, it aims... Read more >
How Can I Keep from Singing?
How Can I Keep from Singing?
Written by David King Dunaway, Foreword by Pete Seeger
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307495976
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How Can I Keep from Singing?
The Ballad of Pete Seeger
Written by David King Dunaway
Foreword by Pete Seeger


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $13.99

How Can I Keep from Singing? is the compelling story of how the son of a respectable Puritan family became a consummate performer and American rebel. Updated with new research and interviews, unpublished photographs, and thoughtful comments from Pete Seeger himself, this is an inside history of the man Carl Sandburg... 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 >
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