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Classic Tracks: The Real Stories Behind 68 Seminal Recordings
Richard Buskin.
Publisher: Sample Magic.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780956446022.  Daedalus Item Code: 62875
 
What really went on in the studio while recording some of the biggest hits by the Beatles, Bruce Springsteen, and Bob Dylan? How did producers and engineers deal with the huge egos of Oasis and Paul ... (Read More)
 
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Classique: Cover Art for Classical Music
Horst Scherg & Robert Klanten, eds.
Publisher: Gestalten.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9783899552287.  Daedalus Item Code: 52695
 
Although we have grown accustomed to seeing classical recordings with innocuous, even uninteresting cover designs, it was not always the case. As the 777 full color examples in this overview of album ... (Read More)
 
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Composed: A Memoir
Rosanne Cash.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143119395.  Daedalus Item Code: 62638
 
Having moved gracefully from Nashville stardom to critical success as a singer-songwriter and author of essays and short stories, Rosanne Cash here offers a candid and beautifully written account of ... (Read More)
 
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Constellation of Genius: 1922: Modernism and All that Jazz
Kevin Jackson.
Publisher: Windmill Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099559023.  Daedalus Item Code: 51081
 
1922 was the spectacular year that F. Scott Fitzgerald chose as a backdrop for The Great Gatsby. It was also the year in which James Joyce's Ulysses and T.S. Eliot's The Waste ... (Read More)
 
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Dark Shadows: The Complete Original Series: Volume Five
Donald Arneson & Arnold Drake. Joe Certa & George Wilson, illus.
Publisher: Hermes Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781613450147.  Daedalus Item Code: 61821
 
A gothic, supernatural daytime drama series that featured ghosts, witches, monsters, and even time travel, Dark Shadows starred Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins, the scion of an old New ... (Read More)
 
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Days That I'll Remember: Spending Time with John Lennon and Yoko Ono
Jonathan Cott.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385536370.  Daedalus Item Code: 62888
 
A contributing editor at Rolling Stone since its inception (as well as a biographer of Bob Dylan and co-editor of The Ballad of John and Yoko), Jonathan Cott met John Lennon in 1968 and ... (Read More)
 
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Discover Music of the Classical Era
Stephen Johnson.
Publisher: Naxos.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843792352.  Daedalus Item Code: 54886
 
Though all orchestral music is often deemed "classical music," the classical era itself is generally regarded as the period from the mid-18th century to the early 19th, when the art, literature and ... (Read More)
 
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Downton Abbey and Philosophy: Thinking in That Manor
Adam Barkman & Robert Arp, eds.
Publisher: Open Court.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812699036.  Daedalus Item Code: 69021
 
We all know we love Downton Abbey—but why? How has this enactment of a vanished world of decorum and propriety become so enthralling for millions of viewers in the 21st century? In this ... (Read More)
 
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Faber Pocket Guide: Britten
John Bridcut. James Naughtie, foreword.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571237760.  Daedalus Item Code: 50905
 
Benjamin Britten was one of the great composers of the 20th century, producing a feast of music from an early age and first achieving international fame in 1945 with his opera Peter Grimes. ... (Read More)
 
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Faber Pocket Guide: Handel
Edward Blakeman. Felicity Lott, foreword.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571238316.  Daedalus Item Code: 50906
 
Haydn called him "the master of us all," while Berlioz summed him up as "a great barrel of pork and beer"—and Beethoven proclaimed "Handel is the greatest composer who ever lived.... I would bare my ... (Read More)
 
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Favorite Movies of the 90s: Two-Volume Set
Jürgen Müller, ed.
Publisher: Taschen.   Format: 2 vols..
ISBN: 9783836532631.  Daedalus Item Code: 50157
 
The film industry experienced something of a golden age in the 1990s, producing a plethora of engaging, artistic films in practically every genre. This slipcased, two-volume set profiles 144 of the ... (Read More)
 
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Fidelio in Full Score
Ludwig van Beethoven.
Publisher: Dover.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780486466170.  Daedalus Item Code: 10021
 
Beethoven's Fidelio—his only opera—is the tale of the heroic Leonore, who poses as a guard to rescue her husband from political prison, and it has been an audience favorite for nearly two ... (Read More)
 
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