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Broken Beauty

Musical Modernism and the Representation of Disability

by Joseph N. Straus

<p>Preeminent music theorist and leader in the study of music and disability Joseph Straus presents a truly groundbreaking take on musical modernism--demonstrating in an expansive and vivid multimedia presentation that modernist music is ...

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Brothers, Sing On!

My Half-Century Around the World with the Penn Glee Club

by Bruce Montgomery

<p>In 1862, a group of undergraduates at the University of Pennsylvania put the University's colors of red and blue in their buttonholes and gave the first performance of the University of Pennsylvania Glee Club. Ninety-four years later, in ...

ISBN: 9780812293807

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Bruce Springsteen

The Stories Behind the Songs

by Brian Hiatt

Packed full of insightful stories from Springsteen&#39;s long career, <B>Bruce Springsteen: The Stories Behind the Songs</B> takes a detailed look at each and every one of Springsteen&#39;s album tracks, providing a unique look at this rock ...

ISBN: 9781787391215

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Bruce Springsteen and Popular Music

Rhetoric, Social Consciousness, and Contemporary Culture

by William I. Wolff

<p>This interdisciplinary volume enters the scholarly conversation about Bruce Springsteen at the moment when he has reinforced his status of global superstar and achieved the status of social critic. Covering musical and cultural developments, ...

ISBN: 9781317372271

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Bruce Springsteen, Cultural Studies, and the Runaway American Dream

by Jerry Zolten

<p>There is little question about the incredible power of Bruce Springsteen's work as a particularly transformative art, as a lyrical and musical fusion that never shies away from sifting through the rubble of human conflict. As Rolling Stone ...

ISBN: 9781317171157

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BTS

Icons of K-pop

by Adrian Besley

<P>Seven good-looking boys &ndash; Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook &ndash; who can dance as well as they can sing, are tearing up the global music charts. Nothing new? Think again. BTS, who rose to fame in their native South Korea ...

ISBN: 9781782439684

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BTS

Icons of K-Pop

by Adrian Besley

<p>BTS is the breakthrough K-pop band. For the first time, this unofficial biography tells the story of the Korean boy band with a global army of fans, who have propelled their heroes to the top of the charts all over the world. Seven ...

ISBN: 9781782439707

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Buddy Holly

Learning the Game

by Spencer Leigh

<p>Buddy Holly died in 1959. He was just 22 years old.</p> <p>Don McLean called that fatal day ‘The Day the Music Died’. But Buddy’s music hasn’t died and he left behind a wonderful legacy. With his animated voice, trademark black glasses, ...

ISBN: 9780857161895

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Bulgarian Harmony

In Village, Wedding, and Choral Music of the Last Century

by Kalin S. Kirilov

<p>An in-depth study of the Bulgarian harmonic system is long overdue. More than two decades since the Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares choir was awarded a Grammy (1990), there is no scholarly study of the captivating sounds of Bulgarian vertical ...

ISBN: 9781351954105

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Buried Treasure Volume 2

Overlooked, Forgetten and Uncrowned Albums

by Dan Hagerty

<p>Buried Treasure is a colorful smorgasboard of music. Revered musicians, actors, and pop culture icons each contribute their favourite albums to create a fantastically eclectic collection.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781910742747

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Burma, Kipling and Western Music

The Riff from Mandalay

by Andrew Selth

<p>For decades, scholars have been trying to answer the question: how was colonial Burma perceived in and by the Western world, and how did people in countries like the United Kingdom and United States form their views? This book explores how ...

ISBN: 9781317298892

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Burning Down The Haus

by Tim Mohr

ISBN: 9780349701318

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Burning Down The Haus

by Tim Mohr

<p><strong>LONGLISTED FOR THE CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE</strong></p> <p><strong>'Mohr digs into the subject of East German punk like nobody before'</strong> <em>Rolling Stone Germany</em></p> <p><strong>Tim Mohr brings us the secret ...

ISBN: 9780349701295

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Buzzcocks - The Complete History

by Tony McGartland

<p>BUZZCOCKS | THE COMPLETE HISTORY is the bible for fans of the legendary Manchester band who gave birth to the independent record movement and released some of the greatest punk records of all time.</p> <p>By distinctively combining sardonic ...

ISBN: 9781786065209

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Bye Bye Baby

by Caroline Sullivan

<p>Over four hot summers from 1975 to 1979, teenager Caroline Sullivan and her friends criss-crossed the USA in the Rollers' wake. They staked out airports and hotels, tricking airline clerks and wheedling information out of PR companies.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781408879955

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Cabals and Satires

Mozart's Comic Operas in Vienna

by Dr. Ian Woodfield

<p>When Joseph II placed his <em>opera buffa</em> troupe in competition with the re-formed <em>Singspiel</em>, he provoked an intense struggle between supporters of the rival national genres, who organized claques to cheer or hiss at ...

ISBN: 9780190692650

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Cadence

by Eddie Ayres

<p>Memoir, intercontinental cycling adventure, music guide, <em>Cadence</em> is the debut book by ABC Classic FM's Emma Ayres.</p> <p>Accompanied by Vita, her steadfast bicycle, and her violin, Aurelia, Emma Ayres cycles her way from England to

ISBN: 9781743098660

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Caetano Veloso’s A Foreign Sound

by Associate Professor Barbara Browning

<p>What makes a song sound foreign? What makes it sound &quot;American,†? or Brazilian? Caetano Veloso's 2004 American songbook album, <em>A Foreign Sound</em>, is a meditation on these questions-but in truth, they were questions he'd been ...

ISBN: 9781501319259

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Cajun Breakdown

The Emergence of an American-Made Music

by Ryan Andre Brasseaux

<p>In 1946, Harry Choates, a Cajun fiddle virtuoso, changed the course of American musical history when his recording of the so-called Cajun national anthem &quot;Jole Blon&quot; reached number four on the national Billboard charts. Cajun music ...

ISBN: 9780190451110

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Camp Lo's Uptown Saturday Night

by Patrick Rivers & William Fulton

<p>Geechi Suede and Sonny Cheeba are Camp Lo. These two emcees from the Bronx, NY entered the American hip hop scene with an insider slang that bewildered listeners as they radiated the look of a bygone era of black culture. In 1996, they ...

ISBN: 9781501322709

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