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My Music in London
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 88,200. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
a review of the post-war period in classical music mostly in London by music critic John Amis
La musica. Significado y funcion
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,900. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music reference
En las paginas de este libro, el autor, musico y musicologo, se plantea preguntas tan elementales como: Que es la musica?. Para que sirve?. Las respuestas no atienden a las definiciones clasicas de un diccionario, el autor procura llegar a las esencias de la sustancia sonora, humana y divina, material y trascendente.
Gordon's Blues Guides, Volume One: Delta Blues
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Blues
A quick and easy guide to the Delta blues style and artists with recommended albums.
The Beatles Are the Greatest Rock Band of All Time and I Can Prove It
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 83,960. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
Who is the greatest band in rock history? This book argues that it's the Beatles. Don't think so? Well, read and find out. This is as thorough an examination of the Beatles music in context as you will find. If you are skeptical of the Beatles greatness, read this book and you will be skeptical no longer: this is an iron clad argument about the most seminal of rock bands.
The Beach Boys On CD Volume 2: 1970 - 1984
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 51,020. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
Between 1970 and 1984 the Beach Boys, both solo and together, made some of the best albums ever recorded - and some not so good. In this book, Andrew Hickey takes a personal look at this music track by track, analysing every song that Brian, Carl, Dennis, Mike, Al, Bruce, Blondie and Ricky recorded and released during that time period.
Top 40 Annual 2012
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 85,150. Language: British English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music reference
The full story of every UK Top 40 hit of the year. Artist by artist and song by song, the hits that defined this most memorable year in pop music. The reference book every chart fan has been waiting for - your complete guide to the hits of 2012.
51 Questions for the Diehard Music Fan: Billy Joel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
From the author of music trivia titles such as The Beatles IQ and Rock & Roll IQ comes a new challenge—51 questions for the diehard music fan that will test your knowledge and celebrate the iconic artist Billy Joel.
51 Questions for the Diehard Music Fan: Grateful Dead
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
From the author of music trivia titles such as The Beatles IQ and Rock & Roll IQ comes a new challenge—51 questions for the Dead Head music fan that will test your knowledge of the legendary Grateful Dead.
51 Questions for the Diehard Music Fan: Elton John
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
From the author of music trivia titles such as The Beatles IQ and Rock & Roll IQ comes a new challenge—51 questions for the diehard music fan that will test your knowledge and celebrate the iconic artist Elton John.
51 Questions for the Diehard Music Fan: The Who
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
With nearly thirty top 40 singles and 100 million record sales, The Who have been one of the world’s preeminent rock bands for five decades. Now from the author of music trivia titles such as The Beatles IQ and Rock & Roll IQ comes a new challenge—51 questions for the diehard music fan that will test your knowledge and celebrate the legendary band The Who.
51 Questions for the Diehard Music Fan: The Rolling Stones
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Celebrate the legendary Stones with this ultimate trivia test—51 Questions for the Diehard Music Fan: The Rolling Stones.
51 Questions for the Diehard Music Fan: Bob Dylan
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
A singer-songwriter, record producer, artist, and author, Bob Dylan has influenced American culture for more than five decades. Now from the author of music trivia titles such as The Beatles IQ and Rock & Roll IQ comes a new challenge—51 questions for the diehard music fan that will challenge your knowledge and celebrate the iconic career of Bob Dylan.
Sound's Weight
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,440. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
"Sound's Weight" encourages readers to think about music politically and politics musically. Tracing the history of Western music as a process in which taste is dictated by politics, this extended essay advocates for a way of thinking and living liberated by the confines of calculated interests.
Protestmusik gegen den Vietnamkrieg: Die amerikanische Hippie-Kultur zwischen überzeugter Kriegsopposition und Kommerzialisierung
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Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: German. Published: April 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
„If you wanna end the war and stuff you've gotta sing loud“ (Arlo Guthrie). Der Vietnamkrieg war ein Wendepunkt in der US-Kultur. Teile der Gesellschaft begehrten auf und protestierten gegen die Regierung und den Krieg im fernen Dschungel. Die Bewegung wurde von Musik begleitet. Die Autorin beleuchtet die Hippiekultur und die Entwicklung der Protestmusik bis nach Woodstock und darüber hinaus.
Protestmusik gegen den Vietnamkrieg: Die amerikanische Hippie-Kultur zwischen überzeugter Kriegsopposition und Kommerzialisierung
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Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: German. Published: April 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
„If you wanna end the war and stuff you've gotta sing loud“ (Arlo Guthrie). Der Vietnamkrieg war ein Wendepunkt in der US-Kultur. Teile der Gesellschaft begehrten auf und protestierten gegen die Regierung und den Krieg im fernen Dschungel. Die Bewegung wurde von Musik begleitet. Die Autorin beleuchtet die Hippiekultur und die Entwicklung der Protestmusik bis nach Woodstock und darüber hinaus.
Frank Sinatra: The Artist and His Music
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,000. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
In Frank Sinatra: The Artist and His Music, bestselling David Morrell discusses the talent and determination that led Sinatra to become the greatest interpretive singer of the recording era. Based on more than forty years of listening and reading, Morrell provides an in-depth analysis of Sinatra’s career. After you read it, you might never listen to Sinatra or any other singer the same way again.
Nelson Riddle: The Man Behind the Music
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
In Nelson Riddle: The Man Behind the Music, bestselling Morrell discusses the career of a musical genius, who changed popular music and proved that a great arranger is as important as a great song and a great singer. This groundbreaking study describes Riddle’s famous collaborations with Nat “King” Cole, Rosemary Clooney, and Frank Sinatra, whose career Riddle helped to resurrect.
Trotz alledem - Kleine Geschichte des politischen Liedes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: German. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
“Ein garstig Lied, ein politisch Lied”? Von wegen: Arbeiterlieder waren die Protestsongs des 19. & frühen 20. Jahrhunderts, und wurden von Millionen Menschen intoniert. Dieses Buch macht sich auf die Spuren des politischen Lieds in Deutschland – vom Klassiker “Die Gedanken sind frei” bis zum Rap “Wir sind nicht die Roboter der Deutschland-AG”.
Preservation: The Kinks' Music 1964-1974
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 52,490. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
In the first ten years of their career, the Kinks underwent a creative explosion that was almost unparalleled in popular music. In this book, Andrew Hickey analyses every studio recording by the Kinks from their first album in 1964 through to the epic triple concept album Preservation a decade later, in a book that is full of forthright and sometimes controversial opinion.
The Beatles IQ: The Ultimate Test of Fab Four Fandom
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Series: THE ULTIMATE TEST OF TRUE FANDOM, Book 26. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
You are invited to take the challenge: 200 multiple choice questions that take you from the Beatles anonymous beginnings in Liverpool, through their rise in the ranks of show business and finally to their triumphant years as worldwide superstars.