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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
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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: $13.99

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
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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: $16.99

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: $12.99

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
Format: eBook
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
Format: Trade Paperback
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: $24.95

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
Format: eBook
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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Loretta Lynn: Coal Miner's Daughter
Loretta Lynn: Coal Miner's Daughter
Written by Loretta Lynn and George Vecsey, Read by Sissy Spacek
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307912862
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Loretta Lynn: Coal Miner's Daughter

Written by Loretta Lynn and George Vecsey
Read by Sissy Spacek


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $17.50

Loretta Lynn’s classic memoir tells the story of her early life in Butcher Holler, Kentucky, and her amazing rise to the top of the music industry.
 
Born into deep poverty, married at thirteen, mother of six, and a grandmother by the time she was twenty-nine, Loretta Lynn went on to become one... Read more >
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All of Me
All of Me
Written by Anne Murray and Michael Posner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307398451
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All of Me

Written by Anne Murray and Michael Posner


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $19.50

In this revealing autobiography, Canada’s first lady of song, for the first time, tells the whole story of her astonishing 40-year career in show biz. It is a candid retrospective of the extraordinary success achieved, and the prices that had to be paid.

“After ‘Snowbird’ hit, I was swept up like Dorothy... Read more >
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Finishing the Hat
Finishing the Hat
Written by Stephen Sondheim
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679439073
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Finishing the Hat
Collected Lyrics (1954-1981) with Attendant Comments, Principles, Heresies, Grudges, Whines and Anecdotes
Written by Stephen Sondheim


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $45.00

Stephen Sondheim has won seven Tonys, an Academy Award, seven Grammys, a Pulitzer Prize and the Kennedy Center Honors. His career has spanned more than half a century, his lyrics have become synonymous with musical theater and popular culture, and in Finishing the Hat—titled after perhaps his most autobiographical song, from... Read more >
Start and Run Your Own Record Label, Third Edition
Start and Run Your Own Record Label, Third Edition
Written by Daylle Deanna Schwartz
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ISBN: 9780307774903
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Start and Run Your Own Record Label, Third Edition

Written by Daylle Deanna Schwartz


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2010
Price: $16.99

For everyone interested in starting a record label–to market new talent or to release and promote their own music–there has never been a better time to do it!

Music can be released, distributed, and promoted for a fraction of traditional costs. Veteran author and music-business consultant Daylle Deanna Schwartz (who started... Read more >
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Five Lessons on Wagner
Five Lessons on Wagner
Written by Alain Badiou, Afterword by Slavoj Zizek, Translated by Susan Spitzer
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ISBN: 9781844674817
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Five Lessons on Wagner

Written by Alain Badiou
Afterword by Slavoj Zizek
Translated by Susan Spitzer


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2010
Price: $26.95

For over a century, Richard Wagner’s music has been the subject of intensedebate among philosophers, many of whom have attacked its ideological—some say racist and reactionary—underpinnings. In this major new work,Alain Badiou, radical philosopher and keen Wagner enthusiast, offers adetailed reading of the critical responses to the composer’s work, whichinclude Adorno’s... Read more >
Why Mahler?
Why Mahler?
Written by Norman Lebrecht
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307379504
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Why Mahler?
How One Man and Ten Symphonies Changed Our World
Written by Norman Lebrecht


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $13.99

Although Gustav Mahler was a famous conductor in Vienna and New York, the music that he wrote was condemned during his lifetime and for many years after his death in 1911. “Pages of dreary emptiness,” sniffed a leading American conductor. Yet today, almost one hundred years later, Mahler has displaced Beethoven...

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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
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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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Bowie
Bowie
Written by Marc Spitz
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ISBN: 9780307716996
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Bowie
A Biography
Written by Marc Spitz


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $17.00

Finally an expansive biography of one of the twentieth century’s greatest music and cultural icons

From noted author and rock ’n’ roll journalist Marc Spitz comes a major David Bowie biography to rival any other. Following Bowie’s life from his start as David Jones, an R & B—loving kid from Bromley... Read more >
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Loretta Lynn: Coal Miner's Daughter
Loretta Lynn: Coal Miner's Daughter
Written by Loretta Lynn and George Vecsey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307741233
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Loretta Lynn: Coal Miner's Daughter

Written by Loretta Lynn and George Vecsey


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $15.00

Loretta Lynn’s classic memoir tells the story of her early life in Butcher Holler, Kentucky, and her amazing rise to the top of the music industry.
 
Born into deep poverty, married at thirteen, mother of six, and a grandmother by the time she was twenty-nine, Loretta Lynn went on to become one... Read more >
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