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Amy Winehouse's Only Masterpiece

by Donald Brackett

(Book). Be a fly on the wall of sound: get the inside history and behind-the-scenes events in the making of a masterpiece. In this refreshing book which focuses solely on Amy Winehouse's musical artistry, stylistic influences, and creative ...

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Amy Winehouse's Only Masterpiece

by Donald Brackett

<p>Be a fly on the wall of sound: get the inside history and behind-the-scenes events in the making of a masterpiece. In this refreshing book – which focuses solely on Amy Winehouse's musical artistry, stylistic influences, and creative ...

ISBN: 9781617136801

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Bar Yarns and Manic-Depressive Mixtapes

Jim Walsh on Music from Minneapolis to the Outer Limits

by Jim Walsh

<DIV><P><I>Bar Yarns and Manic Depressive Mix Tapes</I> distills thirty delirious, jam-packed years of some of the best music writing ever to come out of the Twin Cities. As a writer and musician, the ever-curious Jim Walsh has lived a life ...

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Baroque Music

by Peter Walls

<p>Research in the 20th and 21st centuries into historical performance practice has changed not just the way performers approach music of the 17th and 18th centuries but, eventually, the way audiences listen to it. This volume, beginning with a ...

ISBN: 9781351574716

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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 ...

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Beadle's Dime Song Book No. 4

by Various

<p>BETWEEN April, 1859, and June, 1876, the Beadles issued 34 Dime Song Books, as well as a series of Patriotic (and Campaign) Songsters, a few Pocket Songsters, ten One Cent Song Books, a Melodist, and aSchool Melodist. At the same time, under ...

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Beatles '66

The Revolutionary Year

by Steve Turner

<p>A riveting look at the transformative year in the lives and careers of the legendary group whose groundbreaking legacy would forever change music and popular culture.</p> <p>They started off as hysteria-inducing pop stars playing to ...

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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 ...

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Becoming Artists

The Beatles' Rubber Soul

by Bruce Muckala

<p>Becoming Artists explores the writing, recording and influence of The Beatles' 1965 Rubber Soul album. With a primer on the recording processes used in Abbey Road studios and details on the album's songs, the timelessness and far-reaching ...

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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

A Critical Biography

by Vincent D' Indy

<p>It appears certain that the career Of every creative artist, Whose life attains normal duration, divides into three periods differing one from the other in the character Of the composi tions: Imitation, transition, re?ection.</p> ...

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Beethoven

by Michael Spitzer

<p>Our image of Beethoven has been transformed by the research generated by a succession of scholars and theorists who blazed new trails from the 1960s onwards. This collection of articles written by leading Beethoven scholars brings together ...

ISBN: 9781351574297

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Beethoven's Piano Music - A Listener's Guide

Unlocking the Masters Series, No. 23

by Victor Lederer

<p>(Amadeus). Beethoven's works for solo piano the sonatas, variations, and bagatelles and the five concertos for piano and orchestra stand at the heart of the repertory. Beethoven's Piano Music: A Listener's Guide , by Victor Lederer, will help

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Beethoven's Pianoforte Sonatas

Explained for the Lovers of the Musical Art

by Ernst von Elterlein

<p>To describe the contents of a musical work is always a difficult task; and it cannot be denied that a great deal of nonsense has been written, in the endeavour to analyze, describe, and annotate the works of great musical composers. No author

ISBN: 9780259702757

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Beethoven's Symphonies

Nine Approaches to Art and Ideas

by Martin Geck

<p>In the years spanning from 1800 to 1824, Ludwig van Beethoven completed nine symphonies, now considered among the greatest masterpieces of Western music. Yet despite the fact that this time period, located in the wake of the Enlightenment and

ISBN: 9780226453910

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Before and After Corroboree: The Music of John Antill

by David Symons

<p>John Antill (1904-1986) was one of the foremost composers of Australia's post-colonial period. Although a relatively prolific and much esteemed composer in Australia, Antill's wider reputation is sustained chiefly by his famous ballet ...

ISBN: 9781134801039

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Bernstein Meets Broadway

Collaborative Art in a Time of War

by Carol J. Oja

<p><strong>Winner of the 2015 Music in American Culture Award from the American Musicological Society</strong> When Leonard Bernstein first arrived in New York City, he was an unknown artist working with other brilliant twentysomethings, notably

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Best Seat in the House

Drumming in the '70s with Marriott, Frampton, and Humble Pie

by Jerry Shirley

<p>(Book). Here is a hard rock memoir essentially an authorized bio on the endearing British rock band Humble Pie as told from the drum throne and backstage hallways during the emerging days of the Seventies classic rock era. In 1969, Jerry ...

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Better Git It in Your Soul

An Interpretive Biography of Charles Mingus

by Krin Gabbard

<p>Charles Mingus is one of the most important—and most mythologized—composers and performers in jazz history. Classically trained and of mixed race, he was an outspoken innovator as well as a bandleader, composer, producer, and record-label ...

ISBN: 9780520963740

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Between Baudelaire and Mallarmé

Voice, Conversation and Music

by Helen Abbott

<p>As the status of poetry became less and less certain over the course of the nineteenth century, poets such as Baudelaire and Mallarmé began to explore ways to ensure that poetry would not be overtaken by music in the hierarchy of the arts. ...

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