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Arnold Schoenberg (Critical Lives)

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Arnold Schoenberg (Critical Lives)

Mark Berry

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

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The most radical and divisive composer of the twentieth century, Arnold Schoenberg remains a hero to many, and a villain to... [more]

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The Real Traviata: The Song of Marie Duplessis

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The Real Traviata: The Song of Marie Duplessis

Rene Weis

Opera; Biography; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history

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The story of Marie Duplessis, the woman who inspired Verdi's La traviata. A rags-to-riches fairytale, from rural poverty to... [more]

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On Streisand: An Opinionated  Guide

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On Streisand: An Opinionated Guide

Ethan Mordden

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Individual actors & performers; Music; Musicals; Easy listening, MOR music; Biography: arts & entertainment

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She said, I became a singer because I couldn't get work as an actress, but Barbra Streisand not only became both but revolutionized... [more]

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Crazy Man, Crazy: The Bill Haley Story

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Crazy Man, Crazy: The Bill Haley Story

Bill, Jr. Haley, Peter Benjaminson

Music; Rock & Pop music; Biography: arts & entertainment

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An authorized biography of rock n roll s true pioneer Bill Haley. [more]

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50 Years: The Story of Woodstock Live: Relive the Magic, Artist by Artist

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50 Years: The Story of Woodstock Live: Relive the Magic, Artist by Artist...

Julien Bitoun

Pageants, parades, festivals; Music; Easy listening, MOR music; Rock & Pop music; Cultural studies

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A complete chronological account of Woodstock, hour by hour, performance by performance. Released to coincide with its 50th... [more]

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The Way It Was: My Life with Frank Sinatra

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The Way It Was: My Life with Frank Sinatra

Eliot Weisman, Jennifer Valoppi

Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

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In the bestselling tradition of Henry Bushkin's Johnny Carson comes THE WAY IT WAS: My Life with Frank Sinatra, a frank and... [more]

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No Walls And The Recurring Dream: A Memoir

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No Walls And The Recurring Dream: A Memoir

Ani DiFranco

Music; Rock & Pop music; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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In her new memoir, No Walls and the Recurring Dream, Ani DiFranco recounts her early life from a place of hard-won wisdom,... [more]

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Hearing the Crimean War: Wartime Sound and the Unmaking of Sense

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Hearing the Crimean War: Wartime Sound and the Unmaking of Sense

Gavin Williams (Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow, Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow, King's College London)

Theory of music & musicology; Romantic music (c 1830 to c 1900); History

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Hearing the Crimean War: Wartime Sound and the Unmaking of Sense examines the experience of listeners and the politics of... [more]

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Coal Black Mornings

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Coal Black Mornings

Brett Anderson

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

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A brilliant, beautifully written memoir from Suede founder and lead singer Brett Anderson. [more]

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Any Road Will Get Us There (If We Don't Know Where We're Going)

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Any Road Will Get Us There (If We Don't Know Where We're Going)

Noel Gallagher

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

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'I've been on six-week tours of America and it breaks you open, but to do it straight off the bat, in the middle of winter,... [more]

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Bob Dylan and the British Sixties: A Cultural History

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Bob Dylan and the British Sixties: A Cultural History

Tudor Jones

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Rock & Pop music; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Politics & government

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Britain played a key role in Bob Dylan's career in the 1960s. He visited Britain on several occasions and performed across... [more]

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Stoned Beyond Belief

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Stoned Beyond Belief

Action Bronson, Rachel Wharton

Rap & Hip-Hop; Popular culture; Food & society; Cookery, food & drink

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Rapper, chef, and television star Action Bronson is a marijuana superhero, both its champion and devoted consumer, and Stoned... [more]

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Lady Sings the Blues

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Lady Sings the Blues

Billie Holiday

Music; Jazz; Blues; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Originally published: Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1956. [more]

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How To Make Gravy

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How To Make Gravy

Paul Kelly

Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Memoirs

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Over four nights the author performed, in alphabetical order, one hundred of his songs from the previous three decades. In... [more]

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La Boheme

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La Boheme

Giacomo Puccini

Music; Opera; Musical scores, lyrics & libretti

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This edition of La boheme has over twenty photographs, a detailed thematic analysis and the original libretto with a facing... [more]

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The Indispensable Composers: A Personal Guide

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The Indispensable Composers: A Personal Guide

Anthony Tommasini

Music; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Hardback

An exploration into the question of greatness from the Chief Classical Music Critic of the New York Times When he began... [more]

$54.95

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The Book of Daniel: From Silverchair to Dreams

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The Book of Daniel: From Silverchair to Dreams

Jeff Apter

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

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Apter has reveals the struggles and triumphs of one of Australia's most distinctive and dazzling talents. [more]

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The Beatles, Or The White Album

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The Beatles, Or The White Album

Mark Goodall

Music

Paperback

Critical opinion on The Beatles (aka the 'White Album') in 1968 varies, the record being seen as something of a comedown after... [more]

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British Pop Invasion

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British Pop Invasion

Alan J. Whiticker

Music; Rock & Pop music

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British Pop Invasion is a photographic record of that era using hundreds of rare Daily Mirror images, with text by respected... [more]

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World Domination

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World Domination

Gillian G. Gaar

Music; Music reviews & criticism; Rock & Pop music

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Founded in the late 1980s by Bruce Pavitt and Jonathan Poneman, Seattle-based Sub Pop Records released early recordings by... [more]

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Shake Your Hips

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Shake Your Hips

Fox Randy

Music; Music reviews & criticism; Blues

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The electrifying sounds of groovin' jump blues, Southern-fried rock 'n' roll, fervent black gospel, and the simmering sounds... [more]

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Bon: The Last Highway

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Bon: The Last Highway

Jesse Fink

Music; Memoirs

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Music fans around the world have been waiting for the original, forensic, unflinching, and masterful biography AC/DC's Bon... [more]

$22.99

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Why Dylan Matters

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Why Dylan Matters

Richard F. Thomas

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: poetry & poets

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Harvard Classics professor and celebrated Dylanologist Richard F. Thomas makes a compelling case for why the music and lyrics... [more]

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Ed Sheeran

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Ed Sheeran

Sean Smith

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

Paperback

`Compelling new biography' Daily Express `A well-researched, entertaining look at... [more]

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Toscanini: Musician of Conscience

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Toscanini: Musician of Conscience

Harvey Sachs (Curtis Institute of Music)

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

Paperback

On the 150th anniversary of his birth comes this monumental biography of conductor Arturo Toscanini, whose dramatic life was... [more]

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