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SWING ERA ENCORE!

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Publisher: TIME LIFE CUSTOM PUBLISHING:

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VIKING BOOK OF FOLK BALLADS

By: ALBERT B. FRIEDMAN

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Publisher: PENGUIN:

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LISTEN TO THIS

By: ALEX ROSS

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Publisher: FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX INC.:

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One of "The Telegraph"'s Best Music Books 2011 Alex Ross's award-winning international bestseller, "The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century," has become a contemporary classic, establishing Ross""as one of our most popular and acclaimed cultural historians." Listen to This," which takes its title from a beloved 2004 essay""in which Ross describes his late-blooming discovery of pop music, ""showcases the best of his writing from more than a decade at" The... View more info

EIGHT LECTURES ON EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC

By: ALVIN LUCIER

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Publisher: WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY PRESS:

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MUSIC OF THREE MORE SEASONS 1977-1980

By: ANDREW PORTER

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Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

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THIS MAN & MUSIC

By: ANTHONY BURGESS

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Publisher: APPLAUSE BOOKS:

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(Applause Books). Anthony Burgess was the author of over 50 books, including his best known novel, "A Clockwork Orange." But Burgess always emphasized music as the ruling passion in his creative life. Largely self-taught in music, Burgess composed his first symphony before he was twenty, many years before his first novel, and he was the composer of over 65 musical works. In these deeply insightful meditations, the renowned writer explores the meaning of music, the intent... View more info

MUSIC POWER : CREATIVE LIVING THROUGH TH

By: BARBARA SCARANTINO

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Publisher: DODD MEAD & CO:

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B SIDE : THE DEATH OF TIN PAN ALLEY AND

By: BEN YAGODA

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Publisher: RIVERHEAD BOOKS:

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Thinking Musically: Experiencing Music, Expressin

By: BONNIE C. WADE

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Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS:

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Thinking Musically is the central volume in the Global Music Series. Designed for undergraduates and general readers with little or no background in music, it incorporates music from many diverse cultures--including the Americas, Asia, Africa, Oceania, and Europe--and establishes the framework for exploring the practice of music around the world. It sets the stage for an array of case study volumes, each of which focuses on a single area of the world. Each case study use... View more info

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BETWEEN ROMANTICISM AND MODERNISM : FOUR

By: CARL DAHLHAUS

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Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRES:

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Carl Dahlhaus here treats Nietzsche's youthful analysis of the contradictions in Wagner's doctrine (and, more generally, in romantic musical aesthetics); the question of periodicization in romantic and neo-romantic music; the underlying kinship between Brahms's and Wagner's responses to the central musical problems of their time; and the true significance of musical nationalism. Included in this volume is Walter Kauffman's translation of the previously unpublished fragme... View more info

SOUND : THE RISE OF ROCK AND ROLL

By: CHARLIE GILLETT

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UNSUNG : A HISTORY OF WOMEN IN AMERICAN

By: CHRISTINE AMMER

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Publisher: GREENWOOD PUBLISHING GROUP INC:

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NORTON ANTH. OF WESTERN MUSIC VOL. 1

By: CLAUDE V. PALISCA

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Publisher: NORTON, W.W. & COMPANY, INC.:

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BREWER'S TWENTIETH-CENTURY MUSIC

By: DAVID PICKERING

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AND THE GRAMMY GOES TO... : THE OFFICIAL

By: DAVID WILD

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Publisher: PUBLISHER RESOURCES INC.:

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HARVARD CONCISE DICTIONARY OF MUSIC

By: DON MICHAEL RANDEL

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Publisher: HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM207886


THIS EDITION HAS BEEN REPLACED BY A NEWER EDITION This authoritative and up-to-date reference work is the perfect music guide for home, students, teachers and professional musicians. It provides core biographical material for over 2,000 composers from the Middle Ages to the present, and it carefully defines musical forms, instruments and terms, as well as specific musical works. View more info

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SMITHSONIAN MUSIC : THE DEFINITIVE VISUA

By: DORLING KINDERSLEY

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Publisher: DK PUBLISHING INC.:

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Produced in association with the Smithsonian and including images from The National Music Museum in South Dakota, "Music: The Definitive Visual History" guides readers through the progression of music since its prehistoric beginnings, discussing not just Western classical music, but music from all around the world. Telling the story of musical developments, era by era, linking musical theory, technology, and human genius into the narrative, "Music: The Definitive V... View more info

MUSIC THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS

By: FRITZ SPIEGEL

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Publisher: ROUTLEDGE HOLDINGS INC.:

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DANCING IN YOUR HEAD : JAZZ BLUES ROCK

By: GENE SANTORO

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Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS:

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As music columnist for The Nation, Gene Santoro has established himself as an important new critical voice, able to write well on a broad spectrum of popular music and jazz without losing touch with the cutting edge of today's music scene. About Nat "King" Cole, Santoro comments: "adjectives can't describe the swinging, ingratiating self-confidence laced with tenderness that colors Nat "King" Cole's singing. His baritone/tenor is so airy and elemental, so palpably physic... View more info

HOW TO BECOME A MUSIC CRITIC

By: GEORGE BERNARD SHAW

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Publisher: HILL AND WANG:

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