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Life of R Wagner Vol 2
Life of R Wagner Vol 2
Written by Ernest Newman
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ISBN: 9780804152365
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Life of R Wagner Vol 2

Written by Ernest Newman


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On Sale: June 25, 2014
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In the vast literature on Richard Wagner, Ernest Newman's classic four-volume Life remains unsurpassed.

Volume II carries the story from 1848 to 1860. It describes the important, formative years in Wagner's life and reconstructs his role in the Dresden rising of 1849. Newman also discusses the changes that the Ring poem underwent during this... Read more >
Life of R Wagner Vol 3
Life of R Wagner Vol 3
Written by Ernest Newman
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ISBN: 9780804152372
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Life of R Wagner Vol 3

Written by Ernest Newman


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On Sale: June 25, 2014
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In the vast literature on Richard Wagner, Ernest Newman's classic four-volume Life remains unsurpassed.

Volume III covers the years 1859-66 including the Tannhäuser debacle in Paris, the crisis with Minna, the first production of Tristan und Isolde and the flight from Munich. Read more >
Life of R Wagner Vol 4
Life of R Wagner Vol 4
Written by Ernest Newman
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ISBN: 9780804152389
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Life of R Wagner Vol 4

Written by Ernest Newman


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On Sale: June 25, 2014
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Ernest Newman's four-volume Life of Wagner, originally published between 1933 and 1947, remains a classic work of biography. The culmination of forty years' research on the composer and his works (Newman's first Study of Wagner was first published in 1899), these books present a detailed portrait of perhaps the most influential... Read more >
Days that I'll Remember
Days that I'll Remember
Written by Jonathan Cott
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ISBN: 9780307951281
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Days that I'll Remember
Spending Time with John Lennon and Yoko Ono
Written by Jonathan Cott


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
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Bach
Bach
Written by John Eliot Gardiner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375415296
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Bach
Music in the Castle of Heaven
Written by John Eliot Gardiner


Format: Hardcover, 672 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $35.00

Johann Sebastian Bach is one of the most unfathomable composers in the history of music. How can such sublime work have been produced by a man who (when we can discern his personality at all) seems so ordinary, so opaque—and occasionally so intemperate?

John Eliot Gardiner grew up passing one of...

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Bach
Bach
Written by John Eliot Gardiner
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ISBN: 9780385351980
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Bach
Music in the Castle of Heaven
Written by John Eliot Gardiner


Format: eBook, 672 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $16.99

Johann Sebastian Bach is one of the most unfathomable composers in the history of music. How can such sublime work have been produced by a man who (when we can discern his personality at all) seems so ordinary, so opaque—and occasionally so intemperate?

John Eliot Gardiner grew up passing one of...

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Tune In
Tune In
Written by Mark Lewisohn
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ISBN: 9781400083053
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Tune In
The Beatles: All These Years
Written by Mark Lewisohn


Format: Hardcover, 944 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $40.00

Tune In is the first volume of All These Years—a highly-anticipated, groundbreaking biographical trilogy by the world's leading Beatles historian. Mark Lewisohn uses his unprecedented archival access and hundreds of new interviews to construct the full story of the lives and work of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo...

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Tune In
Tune In
Written by Mark Lewisohn
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ISBN: 9780804139342
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Tune In
The Beatles: All These Years
Written by Mark Lewisohn


Format: eBook, 944 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $19.99

Tune In is the first volume of All These Years—a highly-anticipated, groundbreaking biographical trilogy by the world's leading Beatles historian. Mark Lewisohn uses his unprecedented archival access and hundreds of new interviews to construct the full story of the lives and work of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo...

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Tune In
Tune In
Written by Mark Lewisohn, Read by Clive Mantle
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804164818
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Tune In
The Beatles: All These Years
Written by Mark Lewisohn
Read by Clive Mantle


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $45.00

Tune In is the first volume of All These Years—a highly-anticipated, groundbreaking biographical trilogy by the world's leading Beatles historian. Mark Lewisohn uses his unprecedented archival access and hundreds of new interviews to construct the full story of the lives and work of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo...

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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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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 >
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: $17.99

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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 >
Franz Liszt, Volume 1
Franz Liszt, Volume 1
Written by Alan Walker
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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 >
Days That I'll Remember
Days That I'll Remember
Written by Jonathan Cott
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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: $12.99

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 >
Morning Glory
Morning Glory
Written by Linda Dahl
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ISBN: 9780307824523
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Morning Glory
A Biography of Mary Lou Williams
Written by Linda Dahl


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: September 19, 2012
Price: $19.99

Mary Lou Williams -- pianist, arranger, composer, and probably the most influential woman in the history of jazz -- receives the attention she has long deserved in the definitive biography by a leading scholar of women in jazz.

The illegitimate child of an impoverished and indifferent mother, Williams began performing publicly at... Read more >
The Romantic Revolution
The Romantic Revolution
Written by Tim Blanning
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ISBN: 9780812980141
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The Romantic Revolution
A History
Written by Tim Blanning


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $15.00

“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
 
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Love Rock Revolution
Love Rock Revolution
Written by Mark Baumgarten
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ISBN: 9781570618222
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Love Rock Revolution
K Records and the Rise of Independent Music
Written by Mark Baumgarten


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $17.95

Punk isn't a sound--it's an idea! In its history, K Records has fostered some of independent music's greatest artists, including Bikini Kill, Beat Happening, Built to Spill, Beck, Modest Mouse, and the Gossip. In 1982, K Records released its first cassette and put its own spin on punk's defiant manifesto: You... Read more >
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Love Rock Revolution
K Records and the Rise of Independent Music
Written by Mark Baumgarten


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $17.95

Punk isn't a sound--it's an idea! In its history, K Records has fostered some of independent music's greatest artists, including Bikini Kill, Beat Happening, Built to Spill, Beck, Modest Mouse, and the Gossip. In 1982, K Records released its first cassette and put its own spin on punk's defiant manifesto: You... Read more >
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The Jazz Loft Project
The Jazz Loft Project
Written by Sam Stephenson
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ISBN: 9780307962454
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The Jazz Loft Project
Photographs and Tapes of W. Eugene Smith from 821 Sixth Avenue, 1957-1965
Written by Sam Stephenson


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 30, 2012
Price: $23.99

In 1957, Eugene Smith, a thirty-eight-year-old magazine photographer, walked out of his comfortable settled world—his longtime well-paying job at Life and the home he shared with his wife and four children in Croton-on-Hudson, New York—to move into a dilapidated, five-story loft building at 821 Sixth Avenue (between Twenty-eighth and Twenty-ninth streets)... Read more >
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Stradivari's Genius
Stradivari's Genius
Written by Toby Faber
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ISBN: 9781588362148
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Stradivari's Genius
Five Violins, One Cello, and Three Centuries of Enduring Perfection
Written by Toby Faber


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 9, 2012
Price: $11.99

“’Tis God gives skill, but not without men’s hands: He could not make Antonio Stradivari’s violins without Antonio.”
–George Eliot

Antonio Stradivari (1644—1737) was a perfectionist whose single-minded pursuit of excellence changed the world of music. In the course of his long career in the northern Italian city of Cremona, he created more... Read more >
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Site and Sound
Site and Sound
Written by Victoria Newhouse
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932813
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Site and Sound
The Architecture and Acoustics of New Opera Houses and Concert Halls
Written by Victoria Newhouse


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $50.00

Victoria Newhouse, noted author and architectural historian, addresses the aesthetics and acoustics in concert halls and opera houses of the past, present, and future in this stunning companion to the highly regarded Towards a New Museum. Site and Sound explores the daunting, perennial question: Does the music serve the space, or... Read more >
Who Wrote The Book Of Love?
Who Wrote The Book Of Love?
Written by Richard Crouse
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ISBN: 9780385674423
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Who Wrote The Book Of Love?

Written by Richard Crouse


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 15, 2012
Price: $11.99

¸  The words to Little Richard's "Tutti Frutti" were initially so risqué they had to be completely rewritten - in the hallway of the studio, as time was running out - before the song could be recorded. (He wrote the original version while working as a dishwasher in a bus station in... Read more >
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