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Wagner Operas
Wagner Operas
Written by Ernest Newman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830845
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Wagner Operas

Written by Ernest Newman


Format: eBook, 736 pages
On Sale: July 3, 2013
Price: $20.99

The foremost authority on Wagner presents in this comprehensive volume all that the opera-goer, radio listener, music-love, and confirmed Wagnerite will wish to know about:
   
   The Flying Dutchman

   Tannhäuser
   Lohengrin
   Tristan and Isolde
   The Mastersingers of Nuremberg 
   The Nibelung’s Ring
   The Rhinegold
   The Valkyrie
   Siegfried
   The Twilight of the Gods
   Parsifal

Newman’s complete grasp of his is clear at every turn, as are... Read more >
More Stories of Famous Operas
More Stories of Famous Operas
Written by Ernest Newman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830821
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More Stories of Famous Operas

Written by Ernest Newman


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2013
Price: $15.99

This book contains the definitive treatment of the stories, texts, and music of Turandot, Gianni Schicchi, The Barber of Bagdad, Thaïs, Eugen Onegin, Prince Igor, The Golden Cockerel, Elektra, Orfeo ed Euridice, Lakmé, Les Huguenots, Così fan tutte, The Seraglio, Les Troyens, Don Pasquale, La Juive, Manon, Falstaff, Louise, Pelléas and... Read more >
Seventeen Famous Operas
Seventeen Famous Operas
Written by Ernest Newman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830838
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Seventeen Famous Operas

Written by Ernest Newman


Format: eBook, 688 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2013
Price: $18.99

“The great composer does not set to work because he is inspired, but becomes inspired because he is working.” –Ernest Newman
 
In Seventeen Famous Operas, renowned musicologist and music critic Ernest Newman goes beyond simply retelling the plots of the operas he has chosen to feature in this volume. Because for Newman... Read more >
QUARTET PLAYING,ART OF
QUARTET PLAYING,ART OF
Written by David Blum
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831804
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QUARTET PLAYING,ART OF

Written by David Blum


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2013
Price: $13.99

How do four instrumentalists with strong individual tastes and temperaments manage to forge a distinctive approach to the music they play? This extraordinary book ushers readers into the workshop of one of the world's most accomplished string quartets. In rich and probing conversations with their longtime friend and musicologist and conductor... Read more >
The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 9th Edition
The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 9th Edition
Written by Joel Whitburn
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307985125
Our Price: $24.99
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The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 9th Edition
Complete Chart Information about America's Most Popular Songs and Artists, 1955-2009
Written by Joel Whitburn


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 18, 2012
Price: $24.99

The Essential Reference Guide to America’s Most Popular Songs and Artists Spanning More than Fifty Years of Music
 
Beginning with Bill Haley & His Comets’ seminal “Rock Around the Clock” all the way up to Lady Gaga and her glammed-out “Poker face,” this updated and unparalleled resource contains the most complete chart... Read more >
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The Musician's Guide to the Road
The Musician's Guide to the Road
Written by Susan Voelz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307786326
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The Musician's Guide to the Road
A Survival Handbook & All-Access Backstage Pass to Touring
Written by Susan Voelz


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2012
Price: $12.99

An all-access pass to what goes on backstage, onstage, and on the way to the stage. What's a tour bus like? What are the band members saying to each other on stage? Exactly how much sex, how many drugs, how much rock 'n' roll are we talking here? The Musician's Guide... Read more >
A Night at the Opera
A Night at the Opera
Written by Sir Denis Forman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307807823
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A Night at the Opera
An Irreverent Guide to The Plots, The Singers, The Composers, The Recordings
Written by Sir Denis Forman


Format: eBook, 976 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2011
Price: $12.99

This slightly irreverent guide to opera summarizes the plots of 17 of the world's great operas, including Aida, La Boheme, and Carmen, and describes their characters, artists, and composers.


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Guitars Illustrated
Guitars Illustrated
Written by Terry Burrows
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780823082698
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Guitars Illustrated
A Stunning Visual Catalog Charting the Origins of Over 250 of the Most Influential Makes and Models
Written by Terry Burrows


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $40.00

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Rock & Roll ...And the Beat Goes On
Rock & Roll ...And the Beat Goes On
Written by Cousin Brucie Morrow and Rich Maloof, Preface by Petula Clark, Epilogue by Billy Joel, Foreword by Brian Wilson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781936140282
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Rock & Roll ...And the Beat Goes On

Written by Cousin Brucie Morrow and Rich Maloof
Preface by Petula Clark
Epilogue by Billy Joel
Foreword by Brian Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2011
Price: $17.95

Rock & Roll is here to stay—so get back to the roots of this exciting, explosive music with the man who saw it all happen: legendary radio personality Cousin Brucie!

The artists presented here played vital roles in the earth-shattering changes that unfolded over the decades, from the time rock started to... Read more >
Ticket to the Opera
Ticket to the Opera
Written by Phil G. Goulding
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307761842
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Ticket to the Opera
Discovering and Exploring 100 Famous Works, History, Lore, and Singers, with Rec
Written by Phil G. Goulding


Format: eBook, 720 pages
On Sale: March 30, 2011
Price: $15.99

In Ticket to the Opera, Phil G. Goulding finally makes the magic and mystique of opera accessible to all. Here he offers a complete operatic education, including history, definitions of key musical terms, opera lore and gossip, portraits of famous singers and the roles they immortalized, as well as pithy introductions... Read more >
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Classical Music
Classical Music
Written by Phil G. Goulding
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307760463
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Classical Music
The 50 Greatest Composers and Their 1,000 Greatest Works
Written by Phil G. Goulding


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: March 16, 2011
Price: $14.99

MAKE A SOUND INVESTMENT IN CLASSICAL MUSIC
Who are the ten most important classical composers? Who in the world was Palestrina? Why did Stravinsky's "Rite of Spring" cause a riot? Which five of each important composer's works should you buy? What is a concerto and how does it differ from a sonata?
Maybe... Read more >
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The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 9th Edition
The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 9th Edition
Written by Joel Whitburn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823085545
Our Price: $35.00
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The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 9th Edition
Complete Chart Information about America's Most Popular Songs and Artists, 1955-2009
Written by Joel Whitburn


Format: Trade Paperback, 912 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $35.00

The Essential Reference Guide to America’s Most Popular Songs and Artists Spanning More than Fifty Years of Music
 
Beginning with Bill Haley & His Comets’ seminal “Rock Around the Clock” all the way up to Lady Gaga and her glammed-out “Poker face,” this updated and unparalleled resource contains the most complete chart... Read more >
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This Business of Urban Music
This Business of Urban Music
Written by James Walker
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307874979
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This Business of Urban Music
A Practical Guide to Achieving Success in the Industry, from Gospel to Funk to R &B to Hip-Hop
Written by James Walker


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: July 7, 2010
Price: $13.99

The first reference book all about the business side of gospel and urban music. Hip-hop and R&B hold 25 percent of the consumer music market. Another 20 percent is held by religious (gospel and Christian) music, soul, disco, dance, and jazz. Here’s the first reference book to offer sound business and... Read more >
Is Tiny Dancer Really Elton's Little John?
Is Tiny Dancer Really Elton's Little John?
Written by Gavin Edwards
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307496232
Our Price: $11.99
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Is Tiny Dancer Really Elton's Little John?
Music's Most Enduring Mysteries, Myths, and Rumors Revealed
Written by Gavin Edwards


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2010
Price: $11.99

Sex, Drugs, Rock 'n' Roll, and . . . Ham Sandwiches?

If you are a music fan, you may be aware of some of music’s most enduring mysteries. Where did Pearl Jam get their name? Are the White Stripes related by blood or by marriage? Did Mama Cass really die from choking... Read more >
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The Wire Primers
The Wire Primers
Edited by Rob Young, Contribution by Mike Barnes, Nick Cain, Louise Gray and David Keenan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844674275
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The Wire Primers
A Guide to Modern Music
Edited by Rob Young
Contribution by Mike Barnes, Nick Cain, Louise Gray and David Keenan


Format: Trade Paperback, 200 pages
On Sale: November 3, 2009
Price: $19.95

Since it was founded in 1982, The Wire magazine has covered a vast range of alternative, experimental, underground and non-mainstream music. Now some of that knowledge has been distilled into The Wire Primers: a comprehensive guide to the core recordings of some of the most visionary and inspiring, subversive and radical... Read more >
Is Tiny Dancer Really Elton's Little John?
Is Tiny Dancer Really Elton's Little John?
Written by Gavin Edwards
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307346032
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Is Tiny Dancer Really Elton's Little John?
Music's Most Enduring Mysteries, Myths, and Rumors Revealed
Written by Gavin Edwards


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 8, 2006
Price: $13.95

Sex, Drugs, Rock 'n' Roll, and . . . Ham Sandwiches?

If you are a music fan, you may be aware of some of music’s most enduring mysteries. Where did Pearl Jam get their name? Are the White Stripes related by blood or by marriage? Did Mama Cass really die from choking... Read more >
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