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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 (1891–1953) 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 (1858–1924) 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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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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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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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 (1934–1998) 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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Schubert: A Survey of His Symphonic, Piano and Chamber Music
John Bell Young.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: paperback & CD.
ISBN: 9781574671773.  Daedalus Item Code: 36347
 
Though Franz Schubert (1797–1828) composed more than a thousand works, in a career spanning less than two decades, he struggled to achieve acclaim during his short life. It was after his death in ... (Read More)
 
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Schubert's Theater of Song: A Listener's Guide
Mark Ringer.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: paperback & CD.
ISBN: 9781574671766.  Daedalus Item Code: 36348
 
Before his death at 31, Franz Schubert (1797–1828) wrote more than 600 leider—German art songs for voice—and utterly transformed a modest genre into a vehicle of intense emotional power. ... (Read More)
 
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Schumann: A Chorus of Voices
John C. Tibbetts. Emanuel Ax, foreword.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: hardcover & CD.
ISBN: 9781574671858.  Daedalus Item Code: 36360
 
In these previously unpublished interviews and conversations, more than 30 biographers, musicians, and commentators—including Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Erich Leinsdorf, Jacques Barzun, Nancy Reich, ... (Read More)
 
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