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Concert-goer's Companion

Concert-goer's Companion

by: Antony Hopkins

 

This guide to the main concert repertory explores and interprets significant and frequently-played orchestral works. Each of the 39 composers is introduced in a biographical sketch and placed in the musical context of his time. The author also offers the reader his thoughts on style, form and...


ISBN: 9780460861090

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Music

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Parallels and Paradoxes: Explorations in Music and Society

Parallels and Paradoxes: Explorations in Music and Society

by: Edward W. Said

 

Israeli Daniel Barenboim, one of the finest musicians of our times, and Palestinian Edward Said, eminent literary critic and leading expert on the Middle East, have been close friends for years. "Parallels and Paradoxes" is a series of discussions between the two friends about music, politics,...


ISBN: 9780747563853

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Music

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The Rough Guide to ''Pink Floyd''

The Rough Guide to ''Pink Floyd''

by: Toby Manning

 

"The Rough Guide to Pink Floyd" is the ultimate companion to the band that changed the sound and scale of pop music forever. Features include: The Story: from the Syd Barrett era, the Dark Side Of The Moon phenomenon to their transformation into one of the world's biggest bands, The Music: 50...


ISBN: 9781843535751

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Music

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Music and the Internet Revolution

Music and the Internet Revolution

by: Conrad Mewton

 

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ISBN: 9781860743252

Publisher: Sanctuary Publishing Ltd

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Music

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IPod, Therefore I Am

IPod, Therefore I Am

by: D.M. Jones

 

Since 1972, when he was eleven, Dylan Jones has been regularly buying records in a 30-year binge of glam rock, punk, disco and rap. His life is full of disparate pop stars and their disparate records. But now, the iPod has changed everything, because Apple CEO Steve Jobs and his chief designed...


ISBN: 9780297848752

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Music

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The Guinness Book of Music

The Guinness Book of Music

by: Robert Dearling

 

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ISBN: 9780851124605

Publisher: Guinness World Records Limited

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Music

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The Faber Book of Pop

The Faber Book of Pop

by: Hanif Kureishi

 

Charting the course of pop from its underground origins, through its low- and high-art phases, out to the mainstream, this book takes in fiction, reportage, fashion, art and fantasy, as filtered through pop music. It includes work by authors such as Joe Orton, Roddy Doyle and Malcolm X.


ISBN: 9780571179800

Publisher: Faber and Faber

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Music

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The Rough Guide to Jazz

The Rough Guide to Jazz

by: Ian Carr

 

The third edition of the Rough Guide to Jazz has over 2,100 critical biographies, ranging from greats like Louis Armstrong and Miles Davis to rising stars like Stacey Kent and Jamie Cullum. As well as outlining every artist's career, each entry concludes with recommendations of the best of their...


ISBN: 9781843532569

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Music

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Glastonbury: An Oral History of the Music, Mud and Magic

Glastonbury: An Oral History of the Music, Mud and Magic

by: John Shearlaw

 

This is the remarkable story of how the Glastonbury Festival, that started as a party in a Somerset field in the 1970s, went on to become one of the world's most famous music festivals. The tales are told in the words of everyone involved with the festival, from Michael and Emily Eavis and...


ISBN: 9780091897635

Publisher: Ebury Press

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Music

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Classic Tracks Back to Back: Singles/Albums

Classic Tracks Back to Back: Singles/Albums

 

"Classic Tracks Back To Back" is a richly illustrated chronological history of popular music from the 1950s to the present day. Albums tells the stories behind more than 50 years of great recordings, from 'In The Wee Small Hours' by Frank Sinatra to Radiohead's 'In Rainbows'. Flip the book upside...


ISBN: 9781906002138

Publisher: Outline Press Ltd

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Music

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