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Five Lessons on Wagner
Five Lessons on Wagner
Written by Alain Badiou, Afterword by Slavoj Zizek, Translated by Susan Spitzer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844674817
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Five Lessons on Wagner

Written by Alain Badiou
Afterword by Slavoj Zizek
Translated by Susan Spitzer


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2010
Price: $26.95

For over a century, Richard Wagner’s music has been the subject of intensedebate among philosophers, many of whom have attacked its ideological—some say racist and reactionary—underpinnings. In this major new work,Alain Badiou, radical philosopher and keen Wagner enthusiast, offers adetailed reading of the critical responses to the composer’s work, whichinclude Adorno’s... Read more >
Old Gods Almost Dead
Old Gods Almost Dead
Written by Stephen Davis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780767909563
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Old Gods Almost Dead
The 40-Year Odyssey of the Rolling Stones
Written by Stephen Davis


Format: eBook, 624 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2001
Price: $13.99

The acclaimed, bestselling rock-and-roll biographer delivers the first complete, unexpurgated history of the world’s greatest band.

The saga of the Rolling Stones is the central epic in rock mythology. From their debut as the intermission band at London’s Marquee Club in 1962 through their latest record—setting Bridges to Babylon world tour, the... Read more >
Blues Legacies and Black Feminism
Blues Legacies and Black Feminism
Written by Angela Y. Davis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679771265
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Blues Legacies and Black Feminism
Gertrude "Ma" Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie Holiday
Written by Angela Y. Davis


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: January 26, 1999
Price: $17.00

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Puccini Without Excuses
Puccini Without Excuses
Written by William Berger
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307542908
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Puccini Without Excuses
A Refreshing Reassessment of the World's Most Popular Composer
Written by William Berger


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 1, 2009
Price: $15.99

Puccini is the most beloved composer of opera in the world: one quarter of all opera performances in the U.S. are of his operas, his music pervades movie soundtracks, and his plots have infiltrated our popular culture. But, although Puccini’s art still captivates audiences and the popularity of such works as... Read more >
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The Toughest Show on Earth
The Toughest Show on Earth
Written by Joseph Volpe and Charles Michener
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ISBN: 9780307498373
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The Toughest Show on Earth

Written by Joseph Volpe and Charles Michener


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2009
Price: $12.99

The Toughest Show on Earth is the ultimate behind-the-scenes chronicle of the divas and the dramas of New York’s Metropolitan Opera House, by the remarkable man who rose from apprentice carpenter to general manager.

Joseph Volpe gives us an anecdote-filled tour of more than four decades at the Met, an institution full... Read more >
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Inside Music
Inside Music
Written by Karl Haas
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385417747
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Inside Music

Written by Karl Haas


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: September 1, 1991
Price: $17.95

Karl Haas, creator and host of the internationally syndicated radio program "Adventures in Good Music," has an inimitable flair for bringing classical music to life.  This is a definitive and fascinating reference work for anyone who loves classical music and wants to learn more about its many aspects and dimensions. Read more >
Goodbye
Goodbye
Written by Bruce Jenkins
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781583941263
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Goodbye
In Search of Gordon Jenkins
Written by Bruce Jenkins


Format: Hardcover, 376 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2005
Price: $25.95

Goodbye combines biography with a son's discovery of his father. Gordon Jenkins, one of America's most significant musical figures throughout his 50-year career, collaborated with many of the major talents in postwar pop and jazz. Modest by nature, he rarely spoke of his accomplishments, and there was much to discover when... Read more >
The Walrus and the Elephants
The Walrus and the Elephants
Written by James Mitchell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781609804671
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The Walrus and the Elephants
John Lennon's Years of Revolution
Written by James Mitchell


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $23.95

Nineteen-seventy-one was the year John Lennon left London and pop stardom for a life in New York City as a solo artist, record producer and activist looking to help end the war in Vietnam. He settled in Greenwich Village and quickly came to be seen by the leaders of the faltering... Read more >
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A Light That Never Goes Out
A Light That Never Goes Out
Written by Tony Fletcher
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ISBN: 9780307715975
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A Light That Never Goes Out
The Enduring Saga of the Smiths
Written by Tony Fletcher


Format: eBook, 704 pages
On Sale: December 4, 2012
Price: $11.99

The definitive book about The Smiths, one of the most beloved, respected, and storied indie rock bands in music history.

They were, their fans believe, the best band in the world. Hailing from Manchester, England, The Smiths--Morrissey, Johnny Marr, Andy Rourke, and Mike Joyce--were critical and popular favorites throughout their mid-1980s heyday... Read more >
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Tori Amos:  Piece by Piece
Tori Amos: Piece by Piece
Written by Tori Amos and Ann Powers
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307492043
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Tori Amos: Piece by Piece

Written by Tori Amos and Ann Powers


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $11.99

I choose to fight my battles through my music . . . I was born a feminist. And then at age five, when my strict Christian grandmother punished me, I realized, I’m not penetrating here. I’m just pissing people off. So I had to find another way to penetrate. I had... Read more >
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