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The Mechanics of Songwriting: A Guitarist's Guide
Leo Coulter.
Publisher: Siduri Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780956205216.  Daedalus Item Code: 41744
 
Exploring the hidden structure that defines a piece of popular music, this book reveals the workings of some of the most successful songs ever recorded, using straightforward language aimed at ... (Read More)
 
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Meeting Jimmie Rodgers: How America's Original Roots Music Hero Changed the Pop Sounds of a Century
Barry Mazor.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199891863.  Daedalus Item Code: 34485
 
(Winner of the 2010 Belmont Book Award for the Best Book on Country Music) Often considered to be the Father of Country Music, Jimmie Rodgers rose from obscurity to stardom on the strength of ... (Read More)
 
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Mick Jagger: The Photobook
Francois Hebel, foreword.
Publisher: Contrasto.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9788869652905.  Daedalus Item Code: 41390
 
"His extremely distinctive face has made him the archetypal rock star: Mick Jagger is universal," notes François Hébel in the introduction to this remarkable album. From Cecil Beaton to Herb Ritts, ... (Read More)
 
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Mozart: The Real Amadeus
Michel Parouty.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500300367.  Daedalus Item Code: 33606
 
In popular culture, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart has become almost a savant—an innocent musical prodigy from whom the most magnificent works of the classical era flowed—even though he himself was unaware ... (Read More)
 
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Music
Andrew Zuckerman, photog.
Publisher: Abrams.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780810996526.  Daedalus Item Code: 23193
 
The New York photographer, author, and filmmaker who gave us the superb portrait albums Creature and Wisdom turns his unique perspective to musical artists. In large studio photos that ... (Read More)
 
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Music of Domenico Scarlatti for Two Guitars, Vol. 1
Domenico Scarlatti.
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780786674275.  Daedalus Item Code: 22605
 
Melodic, creative, and diverse, the keyboard music of Domenico Scarlatti has always lent itself well to being adapted for guitar. This collection of nine sonatas arranged by the eminent American ... (Read More)
 
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Musical Life in a Changing Society
Kurt Blaukopf. David Marinelli, trans.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780931340550.  Daedalus Item Code: 21783
 
The sociology of music is a young discipline, and this book addresses the seminal issues, explaining the role musical activity plays in our social and cultural life. This 1982 book by Viennese-born ... (Read More)
 
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The New York Philharmonic: From Bernstein to Maazel
John Canarina.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781574671889.  Daedalus Item Code: 36357
 
Though functioning as a continuation of Howard Shanet's Philharmonic: A History of New York's Orchestra, which ended with the 1970–71 season, this book begins with a retrospective of the ... (Read More)
 
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No Direction Home: The Life and Music of Bob Dylan: Revised and Updated
Robert Shelton. Elizabeth Thomson & Patrick Humphries, eds.
Publisher: Backbeat.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781617130120.  Daedalus Item Code: 36358
 
New York Times critic Robert Shelton (1926–1995) met and befriended Bob Dylan in 1961 when the young singer first arrived in the city, and wrote a review in the paper that gave Dylan's career ... (Read More)
 
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No Eyes: Lester Young
David Meltzer.
Publisher: Black Sparrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781574231298.  Daedalus Item Code: 42443
 
In 1959, the influential tenor saxophone legend Lester Young died alone in the Arvin Hotel in Manhattan at the age of 49. David Meltzer's poetic meditation on the last year of Young's life is neither ... (Read More)
 
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An Orchestra Beyond Borders: Voices of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Elena Cheah. Daniel Barenboim, foreword.
Publisher: Verso.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844674084.  Daedalus Item Code: 32056
 
Bringing together young musicians from Palestine, Israel, and other countries of the Middle East, the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra was founded by Daniel Barenboim and Edward Said in 1999 to promote ... (Read More)
 
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The Piano Improvisation Handbook: A Practical Guide to Musical Invention
Carl Humphries.
Publisher: Backbeat.   Format: hardcover & CD.
ISBN: 9780879309770.  Daedalus Item Code: 41854
 
In this companion to his Piano Handbook, Carl Humphries provides an overview of the practical skills and theoretical issues involved in mastering all forms of piano improvisation, with an ... (Read More)
 
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