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Guide to Sonatas
Guide to Sonatas
Edited by Melvin Berger
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ISBN: 9780307754882
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Guide to Sonatas
Music for One or Two Instruments
Edited by Melvin Berger


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2011
Price: $11.99

With the same authority, insight, and unique ability to bring music to life on the printed page that he brought to his Guide to Chamber Music, Melvin Berger gives us an indispensable guide to the sonata form. Comprehensive, analytical, and historical, including descriptions in nontechnical language of over two hundred of... Read more >
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The Romantic Revolution
The Romantic Revolution
Written by Tim Blanning
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ISBN: 9780679605003
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The Romantic Revolution
A History
Written by Tim Blanning


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 2, 2011
Price: $11.99

“A splendidly pithy and provocative introduction to the culture of Romanticism.”—The Sunday Times
 
“[Tim Blanning is] in a particularly good position to speak of the arrival of Romanticism on the Euorpean scene, and he does so with a verve, a breadth, and an authority that exceed every expectation.”—National Review
 
... Read more >
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Book of Ice
Book of Ice
Written by Paul D. Miller, Introduction by Brian Greene
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781935613145
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Book of Ice

Written by Paul D. Miller
Introduction by Brian Greene


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: July 19, 2011
Price: $29.95

Antarctica, the only uninhabited continent, belongs to no single country and has no government. While certain countries lay claim to portions of the landmass, it is the only solid land on the planet with no unified national affiliation. Drawing on the continent’s rich history of inspiring exploration and artistic endeavors, Paul... Read more >
White Riot
White Riot
Edited by Stephen Duncombe and Maxwell Tremblay
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ISBN: 9781844676880
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White Riot
Punk Rock and the Politics of Race
Edited by Stephen Duncombe and Maxwell Tremblay


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: July 18, 2011
Price: $24.95

From the Clash to Los Crudos, skinheads to afro-punks, the punk rock movement has been obsessed by race. And yet the connections have never been traced in a comprehensive way.

White Riot is the definitive study of the subject, collecting first-person writing, lyrics, letters to zines, and analyses of punk history from... Read more >
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White Riot
Punk Rock and the Politics of Race
Edited by Stephen Duncombe and Maxwell Tremblay


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 1, 2011
Price: $24.95

From the Clash to Los Crudos, skinheads to afro-punks, the punk rock movement has been obsessed by race. And yet the connections have never been traced in a comprehensive way. White Riot is a definitive study of the subject, collecting first-person writing, lyrics, letters to zines, and analyses of punk history... Read more >
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The Joy of Classical Music
The Joy of Classical Music
Written by Joan Kennedy
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ISBN: 9780307786104
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The Joy of Classical Music
A Guide for You and Your Family
Written by Joan Kennedy


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 20, 2011
Price: $2.99

Who’s Afraid of Classical Music?
 
For years Joan Kennedy, at home, on the campaign trail, and in concert, has shared her love of classical music with adults and children. Now she uses her experience as a teacher and musician to show how you and your family can make music an enriching part... Read more >
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The Music Business
The Music Business
Written by Dick Weissman
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ISBN: 9780307788962
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The Music Business
Career Opportunities and Self-Defense
Written by Dick Weissman


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 20, 2011
Price: $12.99

The Must-Have Guide for Breaking
into the Music Business

Completely revised and updated for the twenty-first century, The Music Business provides essential career advice and information on how to get started and advance in all areas of the music industry—from an author who’s had careers in music as an artist and professor... Read more >
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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
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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 >
Def Jam, Inc.
Def Jam, Inc.
Written by Stacy Gueraseva, Introduction by Brett Ratner
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ISBN: 9780307520395
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Def Jam, Inc.
Russell Simmons, Rick Rubin, and the Extraordinary Story of the World's Most Inf
Written by Stacy Gueraseva
Introduction by Brett Ratner


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 30, 2011
Price: $12.99

In the early ‘80s, the music industry wrote off hip-hop as a passing fad. Few could or would have predicted that the improvised raps and raw beats busting out of New York City’s urban underclass would one day become a multimillion-dollar business and one of music’s most lucrative genres.

Among those few... Read more >
Ticket to the Opera
Ticket to the Opera
Written by Phil G. Goulding
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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
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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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Lady Sings the Blues the 50th Anniversary Edition
Lady Sings the Blues the 50th Anniversary Edition
Written by Billie Holiday and William Dufty, Foreword by David Ritz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307786166
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Lady Sings the Blues the 50th Anniversary Edition

Written by Billie Holiday and William Dufty
Foreword by David Ritz


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: March 2, 2011
Price: $11.99

With photos
Originally released by Doubleday in 1956, Harlem Moon Classics celebrates the publication with the fiftieth-anniversary edition of Billie Holiday’s unforgettable and timeless memoir. Updated with an insightful introduction and a revised discography, both written by celebrated music writer David Ritz.
Lady Sings the Blues is the fiercely honest, no-holds-barred autobiography of... Read more >
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Ani DiFranco
Verses
Written by Ani DiFranco


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $24.95

With eight Grammy nominations and sales of over 4.5 million, Ani DiFranco is one of America’s most fiercely independent and beloved musicians, as well as an outspoken voice of conscience. For the first time, she releases a book of poetry and paintings, capturing her essential artistry that has helped define and... Read more >
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Elvis: My Best Man
Elvis: My Best Man
Written by George Klein and Chuck Crisafulli
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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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Wicked Messenger
Bob Dylan and the 1960s; Chimes of Freedom, revised and expanded
Written by Mike Marqusee


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $18.95

Bob Dylan’s abrupt abandonment of overtly political songwriting in the mid-1960s caused an uproar among critics and fans. In Wicked Messenger, acclaimed cultural-political commentator Mike Marqusee advances the new thesis that Dylan did not drop politics from his songs but changed the manner of his critique to address the changing political... Read more >
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Hard Rain
Hard Rain
Written by Tim Riley
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ISBN: 9780307773043
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Hard Rain
A Dylan Commentary
Written by Tim Riley


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: December 29, 2010
Price: $12.99

Ranging over 30 years of Bob Dylan recordings, films, and concerts, this updated edition includes a new epilogue that examines his 30th anniversary celebration and his 1998 Grammy Award comeback. Read more >
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Cinderella and Company
Cinderella and Company
Written by Manuela Hoelterhoff
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ISBN: 9780307773241
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Cinderella and Company
Backstage at the Opera with Cecilia Bartoli
Written by Manuela Hoelterhoff


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 15, 2010
Price: $13.99

A wickedly funny look at opera today--the feuds and deals, maestros and managers, divine voices and outsized egos--and a portrait of the opera world's newest superstar at a formative point in her life and career.
        In Cinderella & Company, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Manuela Hoelterhoff takes us on a two-year trip on the... Read more >
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How to Grow a Young Music Lover
How to Grow a Young Music Lover
Written by Cheri Fuller
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ISBN: 9780307768933
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How to Grow a Young Music Lover

Written by Cheri Fuller


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: December 15, 2010
Price: $11.99

How to Grow a Young Music Lover is the ideal guide for parents who want to boost their children’s education through music; parents who want to aid in their children’s cognitive, motor, and creative development; parents who love music and want their children to do the same; and parents who wish... Read more >
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Bridge of Waves
Bridge of Waves
Written by W. A. Mathieu
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ISBN: 9781590307328
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Bridge of Waves
What Music Is and How Listening to It Changes the World
Written by W. A. Mathieu


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: December 14, 2010
Price: $18.95

Music is, in one sense, merely a series of fleeting vibrations that arise and subside. How could it be that something so insubstantial fills us, and calms us, and makes us weep? Because, says W. A. Mathieu, music bridges mind and heart, self and other, and affirms our place in the... Read more >
Queens Reigns Supreme
Queens Reigns Supreme
Written by Ethan Brown
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ISBN: 9780307489937
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Queens Reigns Supreme
Fat Cat, 50 Cent, and the Rise of the Hip Hop Hustler
Written by Ethan Brown


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 8, 2010
Price: $11.99

Based on police wiretaps and exclusive interviews with drug kingpins and hip-hop insiders, this is the untold story of how the streets and housing projects of southeast Queens took over the rap industry.

For years, rappers from Nas to Ja Rule have hero-worshipped the legendary drug dealers who dominated Queens in the... Read more >
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Decoded
Decoded
Written by Jay-Z
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ISBN: 9781588369598
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Decoded

Written by Jay-Z


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 7, 2010
Price: $4.99

Expanded edition of the acclaimed New York Times bestseller features 16 pages of new material, including 3 new songs decoded.
 
Decoded is a book like no other: a collection of lyrics and their meanings that together tell the story of a culture, an art form, a moment in history, and one of... Read more >
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100 Great Operas And Their Stories
100 Great Operas And Their Stories
Written by Henry W. Simon
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ISBN: 9780307773708
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100 Great Operas And Their Stories
Act-By-Act Synopses
Written by Henry W. Simon


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2010
Price: $14.99

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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This Business of Concert Promotion and Touring
This Business of Concert Promotion and Touring
Written by Ray D. Waddell, Rich Barnet and Jake Berry
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307875006
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This Business of Concert Promotion and Touring
A Practical Guide to Creating, Selling, Organizing, and Staging Concerts
Written by Ray D. Waddell, Rich Barnet and Jake Berry


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: November 3, 2010
Price: $14.99

The only book that looks at the business of concert promotion. Concerts are part art, part party—and a big part business. This Business of Concert Promotion and Touring is the first to focus on that all-important business aspect, from creating a show, to selling a show, to organizing the show, to... Read more >
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A Biographical Guide to the Great Jazz and Pop Singers
A Biographical Guide to the Great Jazz and Pop Singers
Written by Will Friedwald
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ISBN: 9780307379894
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A Biographical Guide to the Great Jazz and Pop Singers

Written by Will Friedwald


Format: eBook, 832 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $24.99

Will Friedwald’s illuminating, opinionated essays—provocative, funny, and personal—on the lives and careers of more than three hundred singers anatomize the work of the most important jazz and popular performers of the twentieth century. From giants like Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra, and Judy Garland to lesser-known artists like Jeri Southern...

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A Biographical Guide to the Great Jazz and Pop Singers
A Biographical Guide to the Great Jazz and Pop Singers
Written by Will Friedwald
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ISBN: 9780375421495
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A Biographical Guide to the Great Jazz and Pop Singers

Written by Will Friedwald


Format: Hardcover, 832 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $45.00

Will Friedwald’s illuminating, opinionated essays—provocative, funny, and personal—on the lives and careers of more than three hundred singers anatomize the work of the most important jazz and popular performers of the twentieth century. From giants like Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra, and Judy Garland to lesser-known artists like Jeri Southern...

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