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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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The Chronicle of Opera: Revised Edition
Michael Raeburn.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500286678.  Daedalus Item Code: 73386
 
Arising from modest beginnings four centuries ago as the re-creation of classical Greek drama, opera soon acquired the combination of grandeur and intimacy that continues to beguile audiences around ... (Read More)
 
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Classic Album Covers of the 60s
Storm Thorgerson.
Publisher: Collins & Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843405498.  Daedalus Item Code: 72380
 
From the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band to Jimi Hendrix's Axis: Bold as Love, and from Led Zeppelin's debut to the Band's Music from Big Pink, the album covers of ... (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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Discover Music of the Classical Era
Stephen Johnson.
Publisher: Naxos.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843792352.  Daedalus Item Code: 54886
 
Though all orchestral music is often deemed "classical music," the classical era itself is generally regarded as the period from the mid-18th century to the early 19th, when the art, literature and ... (Read More)
 
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Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington
Terry Teachout.
Publisher: Gotham Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781592407491.  Daedalus Item Code: 71109
 
The author of Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong, as well as a cultural critic, playwright, and musician, Terry Teachout offers this major biography of a singular musical figure. Edward Kennedy ... (Read More)
 
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Dylan: Disc by Disc
Jon Bream. Richie Unterberger, intro.
Publisher: Voyageur.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780760346594.  Daedalus Item Code: 72854
 
Few figures in American music have compiled a body of work as impressive as that of Bob Dylan, who has won the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Nobel Prize in Literature, 11 Grammys, and an Oscar. ... (Read More)
 
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Eurojazzland: Jazz and European Sources, Dynamics, and Contexts
Luca Cerchiari, Laurent Cugny & Franz Kerschbaumer, eds.
Publisher: Northeastern University Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781584658641.  Daedalus Item Code: 73316
 
It is often said that jazz is essentially an American creation, but this belies the surprising, often crucial role that Europe has played in its development and popularity throughout the world. In ... (Read More)
 
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Faber Pocket Guide: Britten
John Bridcut. James Naughtie, foreword.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571237760.  Daedalus Item Code: 50905
 
Benjamin Britten was one of the great composers of the 20th century, producing a feast of music from an early age and first achieving international fame in 1945 with his opera Peter Grimes. ... (Read More)
 
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Faber Pocket Guide: Handel
Edward Blakeman. Felicity Lott, foreword.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571238316.  Daedalus Item Code: 50906
 
Haydn called him "the master of us all," while Berlioz summed him up as "a great barrel of pork and beer"—and Beethoven proclaimed "Handel is the greatest composer who ever lived.... I would bare my ... (Read More)
 
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Giacomo Puccini: 20th-Century Composers
Conrad Wilson.
Publisher: Phaidon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780714847757.  Daedalus Item Code: 54397
 
The composer of such works as La Bohème and Madame Butterfly, Giacomo Puccini (1858–1924) gave us some of the world's most popular and widely performed operas. Here Scottish music ... (Read More)
 
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Giuseppe Verdi: Pocket Giants
Daniel Snowman.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752493251.  Daedalus Item Code: 63080
 
Deemed the Shakespeare of opera, Giuseppe Verdi (1813–1901)—the composer of Rigoletto, Il Trovatore, La Traviata, and Aida, as well as Otello and Falstaff—is ... (Read More)
 
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