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Oxford Concise Dictionary of Music: Fifth Edition
Michael Kennedy & Joyce Bourne.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199203833.  Daedalus Item Code: 50931
Derived from the classic Oxford Dictionary of Music, this is a rich mine of information for music lovers. This fifth edition contains more than 200 new entries, including information on some ... (Read More)
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Piano 300: Celebrating Three Centuries of People and Pianos
Cynthia Adams Hoover, Patrick Rucker & Edwin M. Good.
Publisher: Smithsonian.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780929847085.  Daedalus Item Code: 51538
Celebrating the tricentennial of the piano's invention in Florence by Bartolomeo Cristofori, this abundantly illustrated book is a companion volume to the hugely popular Smithsonian Institution ... (Read More)
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Ready for a Brand New Beat: How "Dancing in the Street" Became the Anthem for a Changing America
Mark Kurlansky.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594487224.  Daedalus Item Code: 43127
Can a song change a nation? Lauded for such food-based chronicles as Cod, The Big Oyster, and Salt, Mark Kurlansky returns here to the pop-culture vein of 1968: The Year that ... (Read More)
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Rock Music Gift Wrap: 12 Large Sheets of High-Quality Gift Wrapping Paper
Pepin van Roojen.
Publisher: Pepin Press.   Format: .
ISBN: 9789460090394.  Daedalus Item Code: 46688
The spirit of rock 'n' roll motivates these hard-to-miss wrapping papers. Most feature electric guitars flying across wildly colored backgrounds, while others are decorated with old-school organs, ... (Read More)
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The Rolling Stones: Celebrating 50 Years of the Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World
Jane Benn.
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780956864291.  Daedalus Item Code: 52852
Featuring both classic and rarely seen photographs from the archives of London's Daily Mail, this captioned visual history follows the original "bad boys" of rock 'n' roll, the Rolling Stones, ... (Read More)
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Sacred Christmas Music: The Stories Behind the Most Beloved Songs of Devotion
Ronald M. Clancy.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: hardcover & CD.
ISBN: 9781402758119.  Daedalus Item Code: 52220
A celebration of the Christmas season through art and music, this book and audio CD set looks at the development of sacred Christmas music, exploring the origins of such works as O Magnum ... (Read More)
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Sarah: The Life of Sarah Bernhardt
Robert Gottlieb.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300141276.  Daedalus Item Code: 42104
Everything about Sarah Bernhardt is fascinating, from her obscure birth to her enduring fame as an actress who redefined the nature of her art—and particularly her highly public romantic life and her ... (Read More)
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Seven Mozart Librettos: A Verse Translation
J.D. McClatchy, trans.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393066098.  Daedalus Item Code: 23894
The editor of the Yale Review and president of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, as well as a finalist for the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, J.D. McClatchy is also a librettist with ... (Read More)
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Shakespeare: Staging the World
Jonathan Bate & Dora Thornton.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199915019.  Daedalus Item Code: 40958
Almost as good as time-traveling back to Shakespeare's London to see one of his plays at the Globe Theatre, this heavily illustrated book gives us the streets, shops, and churches that the poet would ... (Read More)
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The Sorcerer of Bayreuth: Richard Wagner, His Work and His World
Barry Millington.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199933761.  Daedalus Item Code: 50873
Richard Wagner (1813–83) remains one of the most influential and also one of the most controversial composers in classical music. Over the course of his long career he produced a stream of ... (Read More)
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Starf*cker: The Rolling Stones Live in London '76
Nobby Clark, photog.
Publisher: Oberon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781840028393.  Daedalus Item Code: 41189
Capturing the Rolling Stones onstage during their legendary 1976 European tour—dubbed by wags as the "Starfucker" tour, largely due to the extraordinary lotus-shaped stage on which the band ... (Read More)
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Star Trek Pop-Ups
Courtney Watson McCarthy, Paula M. Block & Terry J. Erdmann.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: pop-up book.
ISBN: 9780500517499.  Daedalus Item Code: 59596
Boldly go where no pop-up book has gone before with this three-dimensional tribute to Star Trek. The original USS Enterprise rises up out of the page, followed by the dreaded Borg cube ... (Read More)
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