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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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Practice for Performance: For Cello and Related String Instruments
Daniel Morganstern.
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780786643646.  Daedalus Item Code: 22608
 
The principal cellist for the Lyric Opera of Chicago and the American Ballet Theatre at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York, Daniel Morganstern offers many tips for cellists, including not only ... (Read More)
 
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Prokofiev: Life & Times Series
Thomas Schipperges. J.M.Q. Davies, trans.
Publisher: Haus Publishing.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781904341321.  Daedalus Item Code: 24026
 
Sergey Prokofiev (18911953) lived a life caught between East and West, traditional and modern. Born in Russia, where he was seen as a musical rebel, he left Russia in the wake of the Revolution and ... (Read More)
 
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Puccini: A Listener's Guide
John Bell Young.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: paperback & CD.
ISBN: 9781574671728.  Daedalus Item Code: 41852
 
The operas of Giacomo Puccini (18581924) have become mainstays of the repertoire, contributing such unforgettable melodies as "O mio babbino caro" and "Nessun dorma." Here John Bell Young takes ... (Read More)
 
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Reinventing Bach
Paul Elie.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374281076.  Daedalus Item Code: 41684
 
(Finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism) In his remarkable second book, following The Life You Save May Be Your Own (also a finalist for the National ... (Read More)
 
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Rock Guitar Manuscript Book (French Edition): Cahier De Musique Special Guitare

Publisher: Mel Bay Publications.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780786677429.  Daedalus Item Code: 22675
 
Each tear-out page of this book for guitarists and songwriters presents 5 stave systems, with the top staff for writing in standard notation and the bottom for tablature. Blank chord grids are ... (Read More)
 
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The Rolling Stones: The Illustrated Biography
Jane Benn.
Publisher: Transatlantic Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780955794926.  Daedalus Item Code: 23631
 
This album tells the story of rock's original bad boys, the Rolling Stones, in 200 page-filling black and white and color photographs captured for London's Daily Mail. From their first ... (Read More)
 
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Running the Voodoo Down: The Electric Music of Miles Davis
Philip Freeman.
Publisher: Backbeat.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780879308285.  Daedalus Item Code: 32808
 
Steering clear of the Davis mystique and focusing on the music, Philip Freeman reassesses Miles Davis's "electric period" and analyzes its continuing influence on contemporary music. While jazz ... (Read More)
 
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The Saddest Music Ever Written: The Story of Samuel Barber's Adagio for Strings
Thomas Larson.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605981154.  Daedalus Item Code: 32171
 
In this exploration of the cultural impact of Samuel Barber's Adagio for Strings, a work now synonymous with mourning on a national scale, music and literary critic Thomas Larson tells the ... (Read More)
 
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Satchmo: The Wonderful World and Art of Louis Armstrong
Steven Brower. Hilton Als, foreword.
Publisher: Abrams.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780810995284.  Daedalus Item Code: 23137
 
The author of Woody Guthrie Artworks here reveals the artistic expressions of another iconic musician. Louis Armstrong typically spent more than 300 days a year on the road, bringing his music ... (Read More)
 
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A Schnittke Reader
Alfred Schnittke. Alexander Ivashkin, ed. Mstislav Rostropovich, foreword.
Publisher: Indiana.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780253338181.  Daedalus Item Code: 31952
 
The compositions of Alfred Schnittke (19341998) are known for their exquisite construction, their embrace of material from disparate sources, their predisposition for melancholia, and their ... (Read More)
 
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