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Brahms in Context

by Natasha Loges & Katy Hamilton

<p>Brahms in Context offers a fresh perspective on the much-admired nineteenth-century German composer. Including thirty-nine chapters on historical, social and cultural contexts, the book brings together internationally renowned experts in ...

ISBN: 9781316732243

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Brahms in the Home and the Concert Hall

Between Private and Public Performance

by Katy Hamilton & Natasha Loges

<p>Johannes Brahms was a consummate professional musician, and a successful pianist, conductor, music director, editor and composer. Yet he also faithfully championed the world of private music-making, creating many works and arrangements for ...

ISBN: 9781316054222

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Brian Eno

Oblique Music

by Sean Albiez & David Pattie

<p>On the back of his published diary Brian Eno describes himself variously as: a mammal, a father, an artist, a celebrity, a pragmatist, a computer-user, an interviewee, and a 'drifting clarifier'. To this list we might add rock star (on the ...

ISBN: 9781441148063

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Brian Eno's Ambient 1: Music for Airports

by John T. Lysaker

<p>Brian Eno's seminal album <em>Ambient 1: Music for Airports</em> continues to fascinate and charm audiences, not only as a masterpiece of ambient music, but as a powerful and transformative work of art. Author John T. Lysaker situates this ...

ISBN: 9780190497323

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Bright Star of the West

Joe Heaney, Irish Song Man

by Sean Williams & Lillis Ó Laoire

<p><em>Bright Star of the West</em> examines the life, repertoire, and influence of Ireland's greatest <em>sean-nos</em> (old-style) singer, Joe Heaney (1919-1984). Best known for popularing this form of Gaelic a cappella folk song in the United

ISBN: 9780199841028

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Bring It On Home

Peter Grant, Led Zeppelin and Beyond: The Story of Rock's Greatest Manager

by Mark Blake

<p><strong>A <em>SUNDAY TIMES</em> POP BOOK OF THE YEAR</strong></p> <p><strong>A <em>DAILY TELEGRAPH</em> MUSIC BOOK OF THE YEAR</strong></p> <p><strong>A <em>DAILY</em> <em>MAIL</em> MUSIC BOOK OF THE YEAR</strong></p> <p><strong>A ...

ISBN: 9781472126870

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Bring It On Home

Peter Grant, Led Zeppelin and Beyond: The Story of Rock's Greatest Manager

by Mark Blake

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Bring It On Home

Peter Grant, Led Zeppelin and Beyond: The Story of Rock's Greatest Manager

by Mark Blake

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Bring Me the Horizon - Heavy Sounds from the Steel City

by Ben Welch

<p>Whether onstage or off, Oli Sykes is not one to bite his tongue. As the frontman of Bring Me the Horizon, one of the most polarising bands to emerge from the UK rock scene, he is the commander-in-chief of a band as uncompromising as it is ...

ISBN: 9781786061713

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Bring the Noise

by Simon Reynolds

<p>An anthology of writings spanning Simon Reynolds's extraordinary career as a music writer, <em>Bring the Noise</em> weaves together interviews, reviews, essays, and features to create a critical history of the last twenty years of pop ...

ISBN: 9780571252282

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British Literature and Classical Music

Cultural Contexts 1870-1945

by David Deutsch

<p><em>British Literature and Classical Music</em> explores literary representations of classical music in early 20th century British writing. Covering authors ranging from T.S. Eliot and Virginia Woolf to Aldous Huxley, H.G. Wells and D.H. ...

ISBN: 9781474235822

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British Musical Modernism

The Manchester Group and their Contemporaries

by Philip Rupprecht

<p>British Musical Modernism explores the works of eleven key composers to reveal the rapid shifts of expression and technique that transformed British art music in the post-war period. Responding to radical avant-garde developments in post-war ...

ISBN: 9781316287330

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British Musical Theatre since 1950

by Robert Gordon, Olaf Jubin & Millie Taylor

<p>This critical introduction to British musical theatre since 1950 is the first book to discuss its post-war developments from the perspective of British – as opposed to American – popular culture. The genre is situated within the historical ...

ISBN: 9781472584380

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British Pop Invasion

by Alan J Whiticker

1964 was the start of the British ‘pop’ invasion of the United States and the world was never the same. The Beatles paved the way for countless British bands and performers to find international success during the 1960s, taking the US and other ...

ISBN: 9781760790752

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British Rock Modernism, 1967-1977

The Story of Music Hall in Rock

by Barry J. Faulk

<p>British Rock Modernism, 1967-1977 explains how the definitive British rock performers of this epoch aimed, not at the youthful rebellion for which they are legendary, but at a highly self-conscious project of commenting on the business in ...

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Britten's Children

by John Bridcut

<p><strong>Britten's Children</strong> confronts the edgy subject of the composer's obsessional yet strangely innocent relationships with adolescent boys. One of the hallmarks of Benjamin Britten's music is his use of boys' voices, and John ...

ISBN: 9780571260928

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Britten's Unquiet Pasts

Sound and Memory in Postwar Reconstruction

by Heather Wiebe

<p>Examining the intersections between musical culture and a British project of reconstruction from the 1940s to the early 1960s, this study asks how gestures toward the past negotiated issues of recovery and renewal. In the wake of the Second ...

ISBN: 9781139579070

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Broadway Musicals:From the Pages of The New York Times

From the Pages of The New York Times

by Ben Brantley

ISBN: 9781419703379

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Broadway to Main Street

How Show Tunes Enchanted America

by Laurence Maslon

<p>The music of Broadway is one of America's most unique and popular calling cards. In <em>Broadway to Main Street: How Show Tunes Enchanted America,</em> author Laurence Maslontells the story of how the most beloved songs of the American ...

ISBN: 9780190620417

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Broadway Yearbook 2001-2002

A Relevant and Irreverent Record

by Steven Suskin

<p>Called the &quot;theater equivalent of longtime New Yorker film critic Pauline Kael&quot; by <em>Matinee Magazine,</em> critic and producer Steven Suskin chronicles the 2001-2002 theater season in his latest installment in the <em>Broadway ...

ISBN: 9780190289263

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