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100 Great Operas And Their Stories
100 Great Operas And Their Stories
Written by Henry W. Simon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385054485
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100 Great Operas And Their Stories
Act-By-Act Synopses
Written by Henry W. Simon


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: April 22, 1989
Price: $17.95

An invaluable guide for both casual opera fans and afficionados, this volume contains act-by-act descriptions of operatic works ranging from the early seventeenth century masterworks of Monteverdi and Purcell to the modern classics of Menotti and Britten. Written in a lively anecdotal style, entries include character descriptions, historical background, and much... Read more >
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Gig Posters Volume I
Gig Posters Volume I
Written by Clay Hayes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781594743269
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Gig Posters Volume I

Written by Clay Hayes


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2009
Price: $40.00

The Rock, Pop, Hip-Hop, Dance, Folk, Metal, Electronic, Indie Music Spectacular
 
Here are more than 700 extraordinary posters from the archives of GigPosters.com—the Internet’s premier destination for concert poster art. With the rising popularity of MP3 files and streaming digital music—and the near-extinction of traditional album art—concert posters have become... Read more >
Wild Tales
Wild Tales
Written by Graham Nash
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385347549
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Wild Tales
A Rock & Roll Life
Written by Graham Nash


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $28.00

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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Secret Lives of Great Composers
Secret Lives of Great Composers
Written by Elizabeth Lunday, Illustrated by Mario Zucca
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781594744020
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Secret Lives of Great Composers
What Your Teachers Never Told You about the World's Musical Masters
Written by Elizabeth Lunday
Illustrated by Mario Zucca


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2009
Price: $16.95

True tales of murder, riots, heartbreak, and great music.
 
With outrageous anecdotes about everyone from Gioachino Rossini (draft-dodging womanizer) to Johann Sebastian Bach (jailbird) to Richard Wagner (alleged cross-dresser), Secret Lives of Great Composers recounts the seamy, steamy, and gritty history behind the great masters of international music. You’ll learn... Read more >
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Shakey: Neil Young's Biography
Shakey: Neil Young's Biography
Written by Jimmy McDonough
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679750963
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Shakey: Neil Young's Biography

Written by Jimmy McDonough


Format: Trade Paperback, 816 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2003
Price: $19.95

Neil Young is one of rock and roll’s most important and enigmatic figures, a legend from the sixties who is still hugely influential today. He has never granted a writer access to his inner life – until now. Based on six years of interviews with more than three hundred of Young’s... Read more >
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The Piano Shop on the Left Bank
The Piano Shop on the Left Bank
Written by Thad Carhart
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375758621
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The Piano Shop on the Left Bank
Discovering a Forgotten Passion in a Paris Atelier
Written by Thad Carhart


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2002
Price: $15.00

Walking his two young children to school every morning, Thad Carhart passes an unassuming little storefront in his Paris neighborhood. Intrigued by its simple sign—Desforges Pianos—he enters, only to have his way barred by the shop’s imperious owner. Unable to stifle his curiosity, he finally lands the proper introduction, and a... Read more >
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The First Four Notes
The First Four Notes
Written by Matthew Guerrieri
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804170192
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The First Four Notes
Beethoven's Fifth and the Human Imagination
Written by Matthew Guerrieri


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $16.95

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

This revelatory book of music history examines what is perhaps the best known and most-popular symphony ever written—and its famous four-note opening. Reaching back before Beethoven’s time, Matthew... Read more >
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Elvis: My Best Man
Elvis: My Best Man
Written by George Klein and Chuck Crisafulli
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307452757
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Elvis: My Best Man
Radio Days, Rock 'n' Roll Nights, and My Lifelong Friendship with Elvis Presley
Written by George Klein and Chuck Crisafulli


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $15.00

When George Klein was an eighth grader at Humes High, he couldn’t have known how important the new kid with the guitar—the boy named Elvis—would later become in his life. But from the first time GK (as he was nicknamed by Elvis) heard this kid sing, he knew that Elvis Presley... Read more >
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The Art of Practicing
The Art of Practicing
Written by Madeline Bruser, Foreword by Yehudi Menuhin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780609801772
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The Art of Practicing
A Guide to Making Music from the Heart
Written by Madeline Bruser
Foreword by Yehudi Menuhin


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: February 2, 1999
Price: $14.95

This landmark book enlightens amateur and professional musicians about a way of practicing that transforms a sometimes frustrating, monotonous, and overly strenuous labor into an exhilarating and rewarding experience. Acclaimed pianist and teacher Madeline Bruser combines physiological and meditative principles to help musicians release physical and mental tension and unleash their... Read more >
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Musicophilia
Musicophilia
Written by Oliver Sacks
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307267917
Our Price: $14.99
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Musicophilia

Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 23, 2008
Price: $14.99

Revised and Expanded

With the same trademark compassion and erudition he brought to The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Oliver Sacks explores the place music occupies in the brain and how it affects the human condition. In Musicophilia, he shows us a variety of what he calls “musical misalignments.&rdquo...

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