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Eminent Hipsters
Eminent Hipsters
Written by Donald Fagen, Read by Donald Fagen
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ISBN: 9780698135789
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Eminent Hipsters

Written by Donald Fagen
Read by Donald Fagen


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 22, 2013
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Duke
Duke
Written by Terry Teachout, Read by Peter Francis James
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ISBN: 9780698135697
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Duke
A Life of Duke Ellington
Written by Terry Teachout
Read by Peter Francis James


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 17, 2013
Price: $39.95

A major new biography of Duke Ellington from the acclaimed author of Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong
 
Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington was the greatest jazz composer of the twentieth century—and an impenetrably enigmatic personality whom no one, not even his closest friends, claimed to understand. The grandson of a slave, he... Read more >
Caffe Lena
Caffe Lena
Written by Jocelyn Arem, Photographed by Joe Alper, Foreword by Tim Robbins
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576876527
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Caffe Lena
Inside America's Legendary Folk Music Coffeehouse
Written by Jocelyn Arem
Photographed by Joe Alper
Foreword by Tim Robbins


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $49.95

In 1960, burgeoning actress and defiant dreamer Lena Spencer opened a small, grassroots coffeehouse in the quaint upstate New York town of Saratoga Springs. Within her then-husband’s plan to start the Caffè as a means for the couple to artistically flourish while “making enough money to retire in Europe” lay the... Read more >
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Critical Mass
Critical Mass
Written by James Wolcott
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385527798
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Critical Mass
Four Decades of Essays, Reviews, Hand Grenades, and Hurrahs
Written by James Wolcott


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $30.00

A career-spanning collection of critical essays and cultural journalism from one of the most acute, entertaining, and sometimes acerbic (but in a good way) critics of our time

From his early-seventies dispatches as a fledgling critic for The Village Voice on rock ’n’ roll, comedy, movies, and television to the literary criticism... Read more >
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Critical Mass
Critical Mass
Written by James Wolcott
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ISBN: 9780385536912
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Critical Mass
Four Decades of Essays, Reviews, Hand Grenades, and Hurrahs
Written by James Wolcott


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $15.99

A career-spanning collection of critical essays and cultural journalism from one of the most acute, entertaining, and sometimes acerbic (but in a good way) critics of our time

From his early-seventies dispatches as a fledgling critic for The Village Voice on rock ’n’ roll, comedy, movies, and television to the literary criticism... Read more >
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Legends, Icons & Rebels
Legends, Icons & Rebels
Written by Robbie Robertson, Jim Guerinot, Sebastian Robertson and Jared Levine
Format: Package
ISBN: 9781770495715
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Legends, Icons & Rebels
Music That Changed the World
Written by Robbie Robertson, Jim Guerinot, Sebastian Robertson and Jared Levine


Format: Package, 128 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $29.00

Exclusive insights from a celebrated musician and passionate industry insiders, two accompanying CDs of legendary tracks and beautiful packaging make for a book with broad appeal -- one that will captivate fans of Robbie Robertson and music lovers of all ages.

Part memoir, part tribute, and all great storytelling ...
Music industry veterans...

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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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Wild Tales
Wild Tales
Written by Graham Nash
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ISBN: 9780385347556
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Wild Tales
A Rock & Roll Life
Written by Graham Nash


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $11.99

This ebook includes 4 videos, 34 audio clips, and 11 additional photos from Graham Nash’s personal collection. Audio and video content does not play on all reading devices. Check your user manual for details.

From Graham Nash—the legendary musician and founding member of the iconic bands Crosby, Stills & Nash and The...

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Wild Tales
Wild Tales
Written by Graham Nash, Read by Graham Nash
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780385367516
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Wild Tales
A Rock & Roll Life
Written by Graham Nash
Read by Graham Nash


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $45.00

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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Wild Tales
Wild Tales
Written by Graham Nash, Read by Graham Nash
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385367523
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Wild Tales
A Rock & Roll Life
Written by Graham Nash
Read by Graham Nash


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $22.50

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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Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung
Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung
Written by Lester Bangs
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804150163
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Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung
The Work of a Legendary Critic: Rock'N'Roll as Literature and Literature as Rock 'N'Roll
Written by Lester Bangs


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2013
Price: $11.99

Vintage presents the paperback edition of the wild and brilliant writings of Lester Bangs--the most outrageous and popular rock critic of the 1970s--edited and with an introduction by the reigning dean of rack critics, Greil Marcus. Advertising in Rolling Stone and other major publications. Read more >
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Opera As Drama
Opera As Drama
Written by Joseph Kerman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307834003
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Opera As Drama

Written by Joseph Kerman


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2013
Price: $16.99

Passionate, witty, and brilliant, Opera as Drama has been lauded as one of the most controversial, thought-provoking, and entertaining works of operatic criticism ever written. First published in 1956 and revised in 1988, Opera as Drama continues to be indispensable reading for all students and lovers of opera. Read more >
Life of Richard Wagner, Volume 1: 1813-1848
Life of Richard Wagner, Volume 1: 1813-1848
Written by Ernest Newman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804150460
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Life of Richard Wagner, Volume 1: 1813-1848

Written by Ernest Newman


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2013
Price: $25.99

From renowned music critic and musicologist Ernest Newman comes the first of four volumes chronicling the life of legendary German composer Richard Wagner. This first volume takes us through the early years of Richard’s life: his birth in Leipzig; his childhood in Dresden and the sparks of his interest in music... Read more >
What You Want Is in the Limo
What You Want Is in the Limo
Written by Michael Walker
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679644156
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What You Want Is in the Limo
On the Road with Led Zeppelin, Alice Cooper, and the Who in 1973, the Year the Sixties Died and the Modern Rock Star Was Born
Written by Michael Walker


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $13.99

An epic joyride through three history-making tours in 1973 that defined rock and roll superstardom—the money, the access, the excess—forevermore.
 
The Who’s Quadrophenia. Led Zeppelin’s Houses of the Holy. Alice Cooper’s Billion Dollar Babies. These three unprecedented tours—and the albums that inspired them—were the most ambitious of these artists’ careers... Read more >
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What You Want Is in the Limo
What You Want Is in the Limo
Written by Michael Walker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812992885
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What You Want Is in the Limo
On the Road with Led Zeppelin, Alice Cooper, and the Who in 1973, the Year the Sixties Died and the Modern Rock Star Was Born
Written by Michael Walker


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $26.00

An epic joyride through three history-making tours in 1973 that defined rock and roll superstardom—the money, the access, the excess—forevermore.
 
The Who’s Quadrophenia. Led Zeppelin’s Houses of the Holy. Alice Cooper’s Billion Dollar Babies. These three unprecedented tours—and the albums that inspired them—were the most ambitious of these artists’ careers... Read more >
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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: $19.99

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 >
Derek Bailey and the Story of Free Improvisation
Derek Bailey and the Story of Free Improvisation
Written by Ben Watson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681053
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Derek Bailey and the Story of Free Improvisation

Written by Ben Watson


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: July 2, 2013
Price: $26.95

This brilliant biography of the cult guitar player will likely cause you to abandon everything you thought you knew about jazz improvisation, post-punk and the avant-garde. Derek Bailey was at the top of his profession as a dance band and recordsession guitarist when, in the early 1960s, he began playing an... Read more >
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Derek Bailey and the Story of Free Improvisation

Written by Ben Watson


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: July 2, 2013
Price: $26.95

This brilliant biography of the cult guitar player will likely cause you to abandon everything you thought you knew about jazz improvisation, post-punk and the avant-garde. Derek Bailey was at the top of his profession as a dance band and recordsession guitarist when, in the early 1960s, he began playing an... Read more >
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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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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 >
Rod
Rod
Written by Rod Stewart
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307987327
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Rod
The Autobiography
Written by Rod Stewart


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $16.00

The extraordinary life and career of music legend Rod Stewart, in his own words for the first time.
 
With his soulful and singular voice, narrative songwriting, and passionate live performances Rod Stewart has paved one of the most iconic and successful music careers of all time. He was the charismatic lead singer...

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THE BASS SAXOPHONE
THE BASS SAXOPHONE
Written by Josef Skvorecky
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307832122
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THE BASS SAXOPHONE

Written by Josef Skvorecky


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2013
Price: $12.99

The two haunting, poetic novellas that comprise The Bass Saxophonebrilliantly evoke the comedy and sadness of life under the Nazi and Soviet dictatorships. They are prefaced by a remarkable memoir of Skvorecky's jazz-obsessed youth. Jazz is a symbol of freedom in both these novellas.

In Emoke, which is set in the shadow of the... 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 >
Musical Motley
Musical Motley
Written by Ernest Newman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830807
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Musical Motley

Written by Ernest Newman


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2013
Price: $16.99

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. . . Composition, it is rather curious that while I was writing on our too great readiness to admire everything a classic does, merely because he is a classic, someone in the Times Literary Supplement should have been regarding much the same fallacy--more particularly in poetry and painting--from a... Read more >
On Music and Musicians
On Music and Musicians
Written by Robert Schumann, Edited by Konrad Wolff, Translated by Paul Rosenfeld
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307829757
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On Music and Musicians

Written by Robert Schumann
Edited by Konrad Wolff
Translated by Paul Rosenfeld


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2013
Price: $12.99

Edited by Konraad Wolff
Translated by Paul Rosenfeld
With twenty black-and-white illustrations

Schumann’s literary gifts and interests almost equaled his musical ones.  From boyhood on he was drawn to literary expression, and his writings on music belong to the best among the romantic literature of the 19th century.  The same fire, poetry, directness of... Read more >
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