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Ballroom, The

by Dolores San Miguel

The Ballroom is a brutally frank memoir of what has become known as one of the most pivotal, fascinating and influential periods of Australian musical and cultural history. The story is illustrated with original flyers and candid photos, some ...

ISBN: 9781877096419

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Bangkok is Ringing

Sound, Protest, and Constraint

by Benjamin Tausig

<p><em>Bangkok Is Ringing</em> is an on-the-ground sound studies analysis of the political protests that transformed Thailand in 2010-11. Bringing the reader through sixteen distinct &quot;sonic niches&quot; where dissidents used media to ...

ISBN: 9780190847555

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Bartok's Viola Concerto

The Remarkable Story of His Swansong

by Donald Maurice

<p>When Bela Bartók died in September of 1945, he left a partially completed viola concerto commissioned by the virtuoso violist William Primrose. Yet, while no definitive version of the work exists, this concerto has become arguably the ...

ISBN: 9780190288938

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Bartolomeo Cristofori and the Invention of the Piano

by Stewart Pollens

<p>This is the first comprehensive study of the life and work of Bartolomeo Cristofori, the Paduan-born harpsichord maker and contemporary of Antonio Stradivari, who is credited with having invented the pianoforte around the year 1700 while ...

ISBN: 9781108161183

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Bass Guitar Exercises For Dummies

by Patrick Pfeiffer

<b>Learn to play bass guitar quickly and easily with this guide and bonus interactive CD!</b> <p>The bass guitar is utilized in almost every single genre of music-rock, classical, jazz, metal, funk, and country just to name a few. <i>Bass ...

ISBN: 9780470647226

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Baton Basics

Communicating Music through Gestures

by Diane Wittry

<p><em>Baton Basics</em> offers a unique approach to teaching conducting based upon the concept of conveying weight, resistance, and energy in order to communicate a better concept of musical sound to the musicians. Featuring many detailed ...

ISBN: 9780190214432

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Baudelaire in Song

1880-1930

by Helen Abbott

<p>Why do we find it hard to explain what happens when words are set to music? This study looks at the kind of language we use to describe word/music relations, both in the academic literature and in manuals for singers or programme notes ...

ISBN: 9780192513656

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BBC Proms 2017

Festival Guide

by Bloomsbury Publishing

<p>The BBC Proms is the world's biggest and longest-running classical music festival and one of the jewels in the crown for the BBC. It is one of the strongest brand names in the music world and attracts a glittering array of artists and ...

ISBN: 9781912114726

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BBC Proms 2019

Festival Guide

by Bloomsbury Publishing

<p>The BBC Proms is the world's biggest and longest-running classical music festival and one of the jewels in the crown for the BBC. It is one of the strongest brand names in the music world and attracts a glittering array of artists and ...

ISBN: 9781912114047

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Beastie Boys Book

by Michael Diamond

A panoramic experience that tells the story of Beastie Boys, a book as unique as the band itself - by band members AD-ROCK and Mike D, with contributions from Amy Poehler, Colson Whitehead, Spike Jonze, Wes Anderson, Luc Sante, and more. ...

ISBN: 9780571308040

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Beat Happening's Beat Happening

by Bryan C. Parker

<p>This is the album that sent a shockwave of empowerment through the nation's cultural underground. In 1985, Olympia, Washington band Beat Happening released their eponymous debut of lo-fi pop songs on K Records and challenged every conception ...

ISBN: 9781628929294

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Beautiful Affair: A Journey in Music, Food and Friendship

by Mike Hanrahan

From the early days of his music with Stockton's Wing to training at Ballymaloe Cookery School, food and music have been parallel lines that have kept Mike Hanrahan on track his entire life. Mike Hanrahan, cook and teacher, songwriter and ...

ISBN: 9780008333003

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Beckett and Musicality

by Sara Jane Bailes & Nicholas Till

<p>Discussion concerning the ’musicality’ of Samuel Beckett’s writing now constitutes a familiar critical trope in Beckett Studies, one that continues to be informed by the still-emerging evidence of Beckett’s engagement with music throughout ...

ISBN: 9781317175896

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Becoming a Music Teacher

From Student to Practitioner

by Donald L. Hamann & Shelly Cooper

<p>New music teachers often struggle to find a way to connect the content learned in college classes with the content that will be taught in the classroom, since the nature of their work demands a high level of both musical and educational ...

ISBN: 9780190245108

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Becoming Creative

Insights from Musicians in a Diverse World

by Juniper Hill

<p>How are our ability and motivation to be creative shaped by the world around us? Why does creativity seem to flourish in some environments, while others seem to stifle it? Many societies value creativity as an abstract concept and many, ...

ISBN: 9780190874421

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Becoming Heinrich Schenker

Music Theory and Ideology

by Robert P. Morgan

<p>Much controversy surrounds Schenker's mature theory and its attempt to explain musical pitch motion. Becoming Heinrich Schenker brings a new perspective to Schenker's theoretical work, showing that ideas characteristic of his mature theory, ...

ISBN: 9781316054703

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Been So Long

My Life and Music

by Jorma Kaukonen

In a career that has spanned a half-century, guitarist Jorma Kaukonen has been at the forefront of American music and culture. A pioneer of the 1960s San Francisco scene, Jorma is best known for co-founding psychedelic rock band The Jefferson ...

ISBN: 9781250125484

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Beethoven

by Barry Cooper

<p>The connections between a great artist's life and work are subtle, complex, and often highly revealing. In the case of Beethoven, however, the standard approach has been to treat his life and his art separately. Now, Barry Cooper's new volume

ISBN: 9780190463496

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Beethoven

Anguish and Triumph

by Jan Swafford

<p><i><b>Sunday Times </b></i><b>Classical Music Book of the Year</b><br><b></b><br><b></b>'Magisterial, warm, and engaging . . . A triumph of scholarship and musical affinity . . . Jan Swafford is to be saluted.' <i>Independent</i></p><p>Jan ...

ISBN: 9780571312573

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