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All Hopped Up and Ready to Go: Music from the Streets of New York 1927–77
Tony Fletcher.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393334838.  Daedalus Item Code: 21110
 
With great attention to the colorful characters behind the sounds—from Dizzy Gillespie to Tito Puente, Bob Dylan, and the Ramones—musical biographer and Jamming! magazine founder Tony Fletcher ... (Read More)
 
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American Epic: The Companion Book to the PBS Series
Bernard MacMahon & Allison McGourty, with Elijah Wald.
Publisher: Touchstone.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781501135606.  Daedalus Item Code: 73590
 
In the 1920s, as radio took over the popular music business, record companies were forced to leave their studios in major cities in search of new styles and markets. Ranging the mountains, prairies, ... (Read More)
 
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Angelic Music: The Story of Benjamin Franklin’s Glass Armonica
Corey Mead.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476783031.  Daedalus Item Code: 73906
 
Renowned for such landmark creations as bifocals and the lightning rod, Benjamin Franklin said that the invention that gave him the greatest personal satisfaction is the instrument known as the glass ... (Read More)
 
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The Art of Youth: Crane, Carrington, Gershwin, and the Nature of First Acts
Nicholas Delbanco.
Publisher: New Harvest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544114463.  Daedalus Item Code: 53037
 
In a triptych of indelible portraits, Nicholas Delbanco gives us three great creative spirits who lived colorful, productive lives before dying in their 20s or 30s: writer Stephen Crane (The Red ... (Read More)
 
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Beale Street Dynasty: Sex, Song, and the Struggle for the Soul of Memphis
Preston Lauterbach.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393082579.  Daedalus Item Code: 71707
 
After the Civil War, Memphis's Beale Street thrived as a cauldron of sex, music, and violence, but out of this turmoil emerged a center of black progress, optimism, and cultural ferment. In his ... (Read More)
 
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Bollywood: The Passion of Indian Film and Music (English/German Languages)
Silja Schriever-Klassen.
Publisher: Ear Books.   Format: hardcover & CDs.
ISBN: 9783937406480.  Daedalus Item Code: 51999
 
Splashed with colorful images, this book looks at the dream factory of Mumbai's film industry, nicknamed "Bollywood" for its similarity to the American movie capital of decades past, churning out ... (Read More)
 
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Born to Run
Bruce Springsteen.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781501141522.  Daedalus Item Code: 79480
 
(A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2016) In 2009, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Bruce Springsteen performed at the halftime show of Super Bowl XLIII with the E Street Band, an ... (Read More)
 
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Bowie Treasures 1947–2016
Mike Evans.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9781780978857.  Daedalus Item Code: 73414
 
This slipcased, heavily illustrated tribute album takes us through the life and career of David Bowie, from his student days listening to Fats Domino, Elvis Presley, and Little Richard, to his final ... (Read More)
 
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Britten's Century: Celebrating 100 Years of Benjamin Britten
Mark Bostridge, ed. Nicholas Kenyon, intro.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781441177902.  Daedalus Item Code: 54606
 
In the nearly four decades since Benjamin Britten's death, appreciation for his music—particularly the opera Peter Grimes and the masterful War Requiem—has only grown, even as his ... (Read More)
 
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A Broken Hallelujah: Rock and Roll, Redemption, and the Life of Leonard Cohen
Liel Leibovitz.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393082050.  Daedalus Item Code: 71711
 
Why is it that, even before his death, Leonard Cohen earned the sort of reverence we reserve for a precious few living artists? Why have his songs been gracing the charts and movie soundtracks again ... (Read More)
 
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Carmen: The Complete Opera on Two CDs: The Complete Libretto with Annotations and Critical Historical Commentary
Georges Bizet. Grace Bumbry, Mirella Freni, Eliane Lublin, Viorica Cortez, Jon Vickers & others. Orchestra e Coro del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma. Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos, conductor. David Foil, text. William Berger, commentary.
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal.   Format: 3 cloth books & CDs.
ISBN: 9781579125080.  Daedalus Item Code: 70587
 
Georges Bizet's tragic tale of the irresistible Carmen and the vengeful Don José became a hit only after the composer's 1875 death at the age of 36. On this 1970 recording, Grace Bumbry stars as ... (Read More)
 
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The Chronicle of Classical Music: An Intimate Diary of the Lives and Music of the Great Composers
Alan Kendall.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500282137.  Daedalus Item Code: 73385
 
Vividly and profusely illustrated with portraits, engravings, ephemera, photos, and reproductions of art, this musical diary offers a year-by-year chronicle of great composers, performers, and ... (Read More)
 
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