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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 >
This Business of Global Music Marketing
This Business of Global Music Marketing
Written by Tad Lathrop
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830128
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This Business of Global Music Marketing
Global Strategies for Maximizing Your Music's Popularity and Profits
Written by Tad Lathrop


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2013
Price: $10.99

Think BIG—capture the global music market.

Worldwide tours, internet downloads, international album distribution–the global market for music is expanding with lightning speed, and that means big opportunities for everyone in the music business. The main obstacle? Lack of knowledge. The world market is packed with opportunity, but it's also full of cultural... Read more >
Franz Liszt, Volume 1
Franz Liszt, Volume 1
Written by Alan Walker
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830968
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Franz Liszt, Volume 1
The Virtuoso Years: 1811-1847
Written by Alan Walker


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2013
Price: $22.99

Franz Liszt--child prodigy, virtuoso pianist, co-founder with Chopin and Schumann of the Romantic movement in music--has been the subject of literally hundreds of biographies, but it is only in the last few decades that the importance of Liszt the composer, as opposed to Liszt the Romantic hero, has been recognized. This... Read more >
Franz Liszt, Volume 2
Franz Liszt, Volume 2
Written by Alan Walker
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ISBN: 9780307830449
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Franz Liszt, Volume 2
The Weimar Years: 1848-1861
Written by Alan Walker


Format: eBook, 640 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2013
Price: $22.99

The second volume in Alan Walker's magisterial biography of Franz Liszt.

"You can't help but keep turning the pages, wondering how it will all turn out: and Walker's accumulated readings of Liszt's music have to be taken seriously indeed."-D. Kern Holoman, New York Review of Books

"A conscientious scholar passionate about his subject. Mr... Read more >
The Baroness
The Baroness
Written by Hannah Rothschild
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307961983
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The Baroness
The Search for Nica, the Rebellious Rothschild
Written by Hannah Rothschild


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $26.95

Beautiful, romantic and spirited, Pannonica, known as Nica, named after her father’s favorite moth, was born in 1913 to extraordinary, eccentric privilege and a storied history. The Rothschild family had, in only five generations, risen from the ghetto in Frankfurt to stately homes in England. As a child, Nica took her...

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The Baroness
The Baroness
Written by Hannah Rothschild
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ISBN: 9780307961990
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The Baroness
The Search for Nica, the Rebellious Rothschild
Written by Hannah Rothschild


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $13.99

Beautiful, romantic and spirited, Pannonica, known as Nica, named after her father’s favorite moth, was born in 1913 to extraordinary, eccentric privilege and a storied history. The Rothschild family had, in only five generations, risen from the ghetto in Frankfurt to stately homes in England. As a child, Nica took her...

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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: $12.99

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 >
Swissted
Swissted
Written by Mike Joyce
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ISBN: 9781594746116
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Swissted
Vintage Rock Posters Remixed and Reimagined
Written by Mike Joyce


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $40.00

“Fine art for font nerds.”—New York Magazine 

“One of the most engaging homages I have ever seen.”—Steven Heller


Swissted takes rock concert posters of the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s and remixes and reimagines them through a Swiss modernist lens. The result is some of the coolest images you’ve ever seen! The book features... Read more >
Days That I'll Remember
Days That I'll Remember
Written by Jonathan Cott
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385536387
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Days That I'll Remember
Spending Time with John Lennon and Yoko Ono
Written by Jonathan Cott


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $13.99

Jonathan Cott met John Lennon in 1968 and was friends with him and Yoko Ono until John's death in 1980. He has kept in touch with Yoko since that time, and is one of the small group of writers who understands her profoundly positive influence on Lennon. This deeply personal book... Read more >
Come As You Are
Come As You Are
Written by Michael Azerrad
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307833730
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Come As You Are
The Story of Nirvana
Written by Michael Azerrad


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: January 23, 2013
Price: $12.99

Nirvana came out of nowhere in 1991 to sell  nearly five million copies of their landmark album  Nevermind, whose thunderous sound  and indelible melodies embodied all the confusion,  frustration, and passion of the emerging  Generation X. Come As You Are is the  close-up, intimate story of Nirvana -- the  only book with exclusive in-depth  interviews with bandmembers Kurt Cobain... Read more >
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