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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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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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Everybody Loves Our Town
Everybody Loves Our Town
Written by Mark Yarm
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307464446
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Everybody Loves Our Town
An Oral History of Grunge
Written by Mark Yarm


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2012
Price: $15.00

A Time Magazine Best Book of 2011, Featuring Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Alice In Chains, Mudhoney and more!

Twenty years after the release of Nirvana’s landmark album Nevermind comes Everybody Loves Our Town: An Oral History of Grunge, the definitive word on the grunge era, straight from the mouths of those at the...

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The Art of Practicing
The Art of Practicing
Written by Madeline Bruser, Foreword by Yehudi Menuhin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307833747
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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: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2013
Price: $9.99

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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Johannes Brahms
Johannes Brahms
Written by Jan Swafford
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307809896
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Johannes Brahms
A Biography
Written by Jan Swafford


Format: eBook, 752 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2012
Price: $16.99

An illuminating new biography of one of the most beloved of all composers, published on the hundredth anniversary of his death, brilliantly written by a finalist for the 1996 National Book Critics Circle Award. Johannes Brahms has consistently eluded his biographers. Throughout his life, he attempted to erase traces of himself... Read more >
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The Mastery of Music
The Mastery of Music
Written by Barry Green
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767911573
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The Mastery of Music
Ten Pathways to True Artistry
Written by Barry Green


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2005
Price: $17.00

The Inner Game of Music, the breakout hit that became a standard primer in the music world, has taught thousands of musicians—professionals and amateurs alike—how to overcome self-consciousness and stage fright and to recapture a youthful, almost effortless capacity to learn. Now, in his follow-up book, The Mastery of Music, Barry... Read more >
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A Natural History of the Piano
A Natural History of the Piano
Written by Stuart Isacoff
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307279330
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A Natural History of the Piano
The Instrument, the Music, the Musicians--from Mozart to Modern Jazz and Everything in Between
Written by Stuart Isacoff


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $17.95

A fascinating celebration of the piano, including tales of its masters from Mozart and Beethoven to Oscar Peterson and Jerry Lee Lewis, told with the expertise of composer and author of Temperament, Stuart Isacoff.
 
This history takes us back to the piano's humble genesis as a simple keyboard, and shows how...

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This Business of Music, 10th Edition
This Business of Music, 10th Edition
Written by M. William Krasilovsky and Sidney Shemel, Contribution by John M. Gross and Jonathan Feinstein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780823077236
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This Business of Music, 10th Edition

Written by M. William Krasilovsky and Sidney Shemel
Contribution by John M. Gross and Jonathan Feinstein


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2007
Price: $29.95

The bible of the music industry! Now in its tenth edition, This Business of Music has been revised and completely updated to reflect the latest changes in the ever-evolving music business. Every chapter has been revised. An entirely new chapter has been added, asking and answering the question “Are there borders... Read more >
Johannes Brahms
Johannes Brahms
Written by Jan Swafford
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679745822
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Johannes Brahms
A Biography
Written by Jan Swafford


Format: Trade Paperback, 752 pages
On Sale: December 7, 1999
Price: $22.00

A New York Times Notable Book

"This brilliant and magisterial book is a very good bet to...become the definitive study of Johannes Brahms."--The Plain Dealer

Judicious, compassionate, and full of insight into Brahms's human complexity as well as his music, Johannes Brahms is an indispensable biography.

Proclaimed the new messiah of Romanticism by Robert... Read more >
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