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Symphony of Seduction: The Great Love Stories of Classical Composers

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Symphony of Seduction: The Great Love Stories of Classical Composers

Christopher Lawrence

Music; Western "classical" music; Classical music (c 1750 to c 1830); 20th century & contemporary classical music; Popular culture

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Love-crazed geniuses, a killer soundtrack and a garnish of imagined pillow talk - here are the real love stories of the great... [more]

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High Voltage: The Life of Angus Young

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High Voltage: The Life of Angus Young

Jeff Apter

Music; Heavy Metal music; Biography: arts & entertainment

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On title page, the letter 'i' in the first word of the title appears as a lightning bolt. [more]

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Affective Intensities in Extreme Music Scenes: Cases from Australia and Japan

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Affective Intensities in Extreme Music Scenes: Cases from Australia and...

Rosemary Overell

Music; Music: styles & genres; Popular culture

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An ethnographic study of gender, place and belonging, Affective Intensities introduces readers to the embodied sensations,... [more]

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Working Class Man

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Working Class Man

Jimmy Barnes

Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

THE SEQUEL TO THE NUMBER 1 BESTSELLER WORKING CLASS BOY ... [more]

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Strange Stars

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Strange Stars

Jason Heller

Theory of music & musicology; Rock & Pop music; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture

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In [this book, the author] recasts sci-fi and pop music as parallel cultural forces that depended on one another to expand... [more]

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Captain Fantastic: Elton John's Stellar Trip Through the '70s

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Captain Fantastic: Elton John's Stellar Trip Through the '70s

Tom Doyle

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

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The first book to trace Elton John's meteoric rise in the wild 1970s, to a global sensation with sales of 200 million albums... [more]

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Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway Revolution

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Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway Revolution

Todd Purdum

Theatre Studies; Musicals

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A revelatory portrait of the creative partnership that transformed musical theater and provided the soundtrack to the American... [more]

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Sir Elton: The Definitive Biography

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Sir Elton: The Definitive Biography

Philip Norman

Individual actors & performers; Music; Rock & Pop music; Biography: arts & entertainment

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The definitive biography of the much-loved star Elton John. [more]

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Dead People I Have Known

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Dead People I Have Known

Shayne Carter

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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In Dead People I Have Known, the legendary New Zealand musician Shayne Carter tells the story of a life in music, taking us... [more]

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The Big Book of Rock & Roll Names: How Arcade Fire, Led Zeppelin, Nirvana, Vampire Weekend, and 532 Other Bands Got Their Names

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The Big Book of Rock & Roll Names: How Arcade Fire, Led Zeppelin, Nirvana,...

Adam Dolgins

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups

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The Big Book of Rock & Roll Names tells the behind-the-scenes stories of how the world's most popular and influential rock... [more]

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Berlioz: The Making of an Artist 1803-1832

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Berlioz: The Making of an Artist 1803-1832

David Cairns

Music; Classical music (c 1750 to c 1830); Romantic music (c 1830 to c 1900); Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Describes the composer Berlioz's early life and career until the celebrated performance of Symphonie Fantastique in 1832.... [more]

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Berlioz: Servitude and Greatness 1832-1869

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Berlioz: Servitude and Greatness 1832-1869

David Cairns

Music; Romantic music (c 1830 to c 1900); Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Berlioz was one of the towering figures of Romanticism- not only was he a great and revolutionary composer, but also the finest... [more]

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This searing light, the sun and everything else: Joy Division: The Oral History

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This searing light, the sun and everything else: Joy Division: The Oral...

Jon Savage

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups

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Jon Savage's oral history of Joy Division is the last word on the band that ended with the suicide of Ian Curtis in Macclesfield... [more]

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30-Second Jazz: The 50 most fundamental concepts in physics, each explained in half a minute

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30-Second Jazz: The 50 most fundamental concepts in physics, each explained...

Dave Gelly

Music; Jazz

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30-Second Jazz explains, in easy, short riffs that keep you engaged, taking readers from the African-American roots of jazz... [more]

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Life, Death and Cellos (#1 Stockwell Park Orchestra Mystery)

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Life, Death and Cellos (#1 Stockwell Park Orchestra Mystery)

Isabel Rogers

Western "classical" music; Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Adult & contemporary romance; Humour

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In a tale marrying the insight of Sue Townsend with the farcical humour of John O'Farrell, a priceless cello is abducted,... [more]

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The Lark Ascending: The Music of the British Landscape

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The Lark Ascending: The Music of the British Landscape

Richard King

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); 20th century & contemporary classical music; The natural world, country life & pets; Travel & holiday

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His unique and intimate history of a nation celebrates the British countryside as a living, working, and occasionally rancorous... [more]

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Harlem 69: The Future of Soul

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Harlem 69: The Future of Soul

Stuart Cosgrove

Music; Soul & R 'n' B; History of the Americas; Social & cultural history; Politics & government

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Harlem 69 brings Stuart Cosgrove's epic sixties trilogy to a dramatic conclusion... [more]

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A Fabulous Creation: How the LP Saved Our Lives

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A Fabulous Creation: How the LP Saved Our Lives

David Hepworth

Music; Rock & Pop music; Music recording & reproduction

Paperback

The LP itself had been a mark of sophistication, a measure of wealth, an instrument of education, a poster saying things you... [more]

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Tina Turner: My Love Story (Official Autobiography)

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Tina Turner: My Love Story (Official Autobiography)

Tina Turner

Music; Blues; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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_______________________*** The full, dramatic story of one of the most remarkable women in music history, celebrating Tina... [more]

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30-Second Opera: The 50 crucial concepts, roles and performers, each explained in half a minute

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30-Second Opera: The 50 crucial concepts, roles and performers, each explained...

Hugo Shirley

Music; Opera

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30-Second Opera raises the curtain so that anyone can enjoy opera, classical or contemporary, without the elitism. Compiled... [more]

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Lowside of the Road: A Life of Tom Waits

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Lowside of the Road: A Life of Tom Waits

Barney Hoskyns

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

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With his trademark growl, carnival madman persona, haunting music, and unforgettable lyrics, Tom Waits is one of the most... [more]

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Songs from the Stations

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Songs from the Stations

Myfany Turpin, Felicity Meakins, Erika Charola

World music; History

Paperback

Songs from the Stations is the first detailed documentation of wajarra, public songs performed by the Gurindji people. Featuring... [more]

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Definitive Jazz & Blues Encyclopedia: New & Expanded Edition

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Definitive Jazz & Blues Encyclopedia: New & Expanded Edition

Howard Mandel

Music; Jazz; Blues; Reference works

Hardback

Fully updated, tracing the evolution of jazz and blues from their nineteenth-century African-American origins right through... [more]

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CSNY: Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young

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CSNY: Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young

Peter Doggett

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

A must for CSNY fans. -Kirkus Reviews, starred review The first ever biography focused on the formative and highly influential... [more]

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Stravinsky in the Americas: Transatlantic Tours and Domestic Excursions from Wartime Los Angeles (1925-1945)

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Stravinsky in the Americas: Transatlantic Tours and Domestic Excursions...

H. Colin Slim

Music; Music reviews & criticism; Western "classical" music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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Stravinsky in the Americas explores the pre-Craft period of Igor Stravinsky's life, from when he first landed on American... [more]

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