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Alan Bush, Modern Music, and the Cold War

The Cultural Left in Britain and the Communist Bloc

by Joanna Bullivant

<p>The first major study of Alan Bush, this book provides new perspectives on twentieth-century music and communism. British communist, composer of politicised works, and friend of Soviet musicians, Bush proved to be 'a lightning rod' in the ...

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Alan Jay Lerner

A Lyricist's Letters

by Dominic McHugh

<p>The man behind &quot;I Could Have Danced all Night&quot; and &quot;Almost Like Being in Love&quot;, lyricist Alan Jay Lerner (1918-1986) is widely regarded as one of the most important figures of the American musical stage. In penning the ...

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Albert Schweitzer

A Biography

by Nils Ole Oermann

<p>This biography provides a versatile insight into the life, work, and thought of Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965). Nils Ole Oermann offers a detailed account of the multifaceted life of Albert Schweitzer who was a theologian, organist, ...

ISBN: 9780191087042

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Album Of Scandinavian Piano Music - Forty One Pieces In Two Volumes

by Various Authors

<p>Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original ...

ISBN: 9781473351530

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Alfred Schnittke's Concerto Grosso no. 1

by Peter J. Schmelz

<p><em>Concerto Grosso no. 1</em> is one of Alfred Schnittke's best-known and most compelling works, sounding the surface of late Soviet life while resonating with contemporary compositional currents around the world such as postmodernism. It ...

ISBN: 9780190653743

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All Gates Open

The Story of Can

by Irmin Schmidt & Rob Young

<p><em>All Gates Open</em> presents the definitive story of arguably the most influential and revered avant-garde band of the late twentieth century: CAN. It consists of two books.</p> <p>In Book One, Rob Young gives us the full biography of a ...

ISBN: 9780571311514

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All That Jazz

The Life and Times of the Musical Chicago

by Ethan Mordden

<p>In 1975, the Broadway musical <em>Chicago</em> brought together a host of memes and myths - the gleefully subversive character of American musical comedy, the reckless glamour of the big-city newspaper, the mad decade of the 1920s, the work ...

ISBN: 9780190651817

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All the Madmen

Barrett, Bowie, Drake, the Floyd, The Kinks, The Who and the Journey to the Dark Side of English Rock

by Clinton Heylin

ISBN: 9781780335537

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All Things Remembered

by Goldie

<p>Who better to tell the story of the gentrification of a musical genre than the man who started out as Jungle's most streetwise ambassador and went on to collect an MBE from Buckingham Palace? But Goldie's uncensored, hard-hitting memoir is ...

ISBN: 9780571332083

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All Time Low - Don't Panic. Let's Party: The Biography

by Joe Shooman

<p>With punk tunes to die for, raucous gigs to get the world jumping and lyrics that resonate with a generation, All Time Low are putting the power back into power-pop and owning stages across the globe.</p> <p>In 2003, four best friends, Alex ...

ISBN: 9781786062970

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Allegro in F minor - A Score for Solo Piano (1864)

by PyotrIlyich Tchaikovsky

<p>Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 – 1893) was a Russian composer during the late-Romantic period. Although his music was and remains popular, it originally received a mixed critical reception, with some Russian commentators feeling that it did ...

ISBN: 9781528781213

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America 51

A Probe into the Realities That Are Hiding Inside 'The Greatest Country in the World'

by Corey Taylor

ISBN: 9780306825446

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America 51

A Probe into the Realities That Are Hiding Inside 'The Greatest Country in the World'

by Corey Taylor

ISBN: 9780306921872

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America’s Songs III: Rock!

Rock!

by Bruce Pollock

<p><em>America’s Songs III: Rock!</em> picks up in 1953 where <em>America’s Songs II</em> left off, describing the artistic and cultural impact of the rock ’n’ roll era on America’s songs and songwriters, recording artists and bands, music ...

ISBN: 9781317269632

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American Bandstand

Dick Clark and the Making of a Rock 'n' Roll Empire

by John Jackson

<p>&quot;I don't make culture, I sell it&quot; Dick Clark once remarked. Indeed, the man who reigned as host of <em>American Bandstand</em> for nearly four decades may not have invented rock 'n' roll, but he sold it to the American public better

ISBN: 9780190284909

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American Pioneers

Ives to Cage and Beyond

by Alan Rich

ISBN: 9780714847696

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American Political Opera in the Twentieth Century

by Joanna Miklaszewska

<p>The author analyses the substantial contribution made by American composers to the development of twentieth-century opera. The methodological approach employed in this book is influenced by Mieczyslaw Tomaszewski’s method of integral ...

ISBN: 9783631779125

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Amplifications

Poetic Migration, Auditory Memory

by Prof Paul Carter

<p>Written by one of the most prominent thinkers in sound studies, <em>Amplifications</em> presents a perspective on sound narrated through the experiences of a sound artist and writer. A work of reflective philosophy, <em>Amplifications</em> ...

ISBN: 9781501344497

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An Encyclopedia of American Culture

by Marek Golebiowski

<p>This encyclopedia aims to provide a ready reference to various aspects of American culture. The time frame is from the colonial period to the end of the 20th century. The areas covered are fine arts (painting, sculpture, photography); ...

ISBN: 9783653991932

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Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers: Concert Music, 1960-2000

by Laurel Parsons & Brenda Ravenscroft

<p>Over the past 30 years, musicologists have produced a remarkable new body of research literature focusing on the lives and careers of women composers in their socio-historical contexts. But detailed analysis and discussion of the works ...

ISBN: 9780190613846

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