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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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Balanchine & the Lost Muse: Revolution & the Making of a Choreographer
Elizabeth Kendall.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199959341.  Daedalus Item Code: 63928
 
Part biography and part cultural history, this superb dual biography chronicles the early lives of famed choreographer George Balanchine and his close childhood friend, the extraordinary ballerina ... (Read More)
 
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The Beatles: The BBC Archives: Recording Dates 1962 to 1970
Kevin Howlett.
Publisher: BBC Books.   Format: box.
ISBN: 9781849906883.  Daedalus Item Code: 70857
 
In Britain, BBC radio and television played crucial roles in promoting and broadcasting the Beatles, from the unprecedented excitement of Beatlemania to the mature reflection of the last interviews ... (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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Michael Palin: The Complete Diaries: The Python Years, Halfway to Hollywood, Travelling to Work
Michael Palin.
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson.   Format: boxed set.
ISBN: 9781474601702.  Daedalus Item Code: 73367
 
Throughout his years in Monty Python, his appearances in films like Time Bandits and A Fish Called Wanda, and his travels to all corners of the globe with a BBC film crew, one constant ... (Read More)
 
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Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland 1861–2008
Robin Jaffee Frank.
Publisher: Wadsworth Atheneum/Yale.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780300189902.  Daedalus Item Code: 73379
 
Called "America's playground," New York's Coney Island is a cultural symbol that over the past century and a half has inspired music, literature, and films that mirror the aspirations and ... (Read More)
 
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Decomposition: A Music Manifesto
Andrew Durkin.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307911759.  Daedalus Item Code: 73067
 
From Beethoven to Duke Ellington, from Conlon Nancarrow to Evelyn Glennie, this is a bracing, revisionary, provocative inquiry into music as a personal and cultural experience, exploring how it is ... (Read More)
 
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