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A Very Pagan Holiday Songbook: 37 alternative carols, chants, songs, and parodies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,770. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Lyrics
Just in time for the Winter Solstice! This is an enjoyable sing-along collection of original, alternative lyrics, with a Neopagan sensibility, set to many familiar holiday and folk tunes. Subjects range from stewardship of the Earth, to rollicking send-ups of over-played "store music" holiday songs. No music to read, just fun lyrics, and notation about what tunes they fit.
Find Your Voice – The No.1 Singing Tutor
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,700. Language: British English. Published: December 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Voice
'Find Your Voice – The No.1 Singing Tutor' is the fully revised and extended edition of this classic, best-selling singing book. 'Find Your Voice' is the ultimate, user-friendly guide to singing and the voice for singers of all styles and abilities.The author, Jo Thompson, is one of the UK's leading vocal coaches with over 25 years of experience in TV, film and the music industry.
Welcome to Brown Town: San Antonio Punk and Underground Music 1978-2014
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 29,680. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Punk
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Story of one of the most violent punk scenes in America. Nazis, Suicidals, SHARP Skins, gay bashing, drug dealing, murders, robberies, rapes, prostitution, & gang fights in the pit. Over 200 music links to San Antonio & Texas music Punk thrash hellbilly industrial ska oi Over 60 band biographies Over 30 club & festival histories 9 punk rock & skinhead gang histories Photos and further readi
Hunting Songs Volume Two : Lakeland Songs
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,080. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Sheet music and song books
143 pages, 51 traditional songs interspersed with text and amusing anecdotes. Most of the songs in this book have been passed down from generation to generation, each an important part of Lakeland (Cumbria, UK) oral history. Hence there is no conventional spelling, punctuation or grammar for these written versions, many containing words of dialect.
Flute Essentials: What You Need To Succeed
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 24,270. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Musical instruments
This book is designed for flute players, from beginner level and up. It discusses a broad range of important topics in just a few chapters: choosing a flute, model types, avoiding lemons, saving money, getting deals, and more. It addresses the factors that create disinterest in music, and highlights the facts you need to take hold of the enjoyment you seek.
Rondalla and Stringed Instruments
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,740. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - General
A short and concise ebook that will teach you how to play the stringed instruments found in the Philippine rondalla (Guitar, Bass, Banduria, Laud and Octavina) and learn true basic music concepts at the same time!
Les Chansons des Rolling Stones
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 34,350. Language: French. Published: October 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
« Satisfaction », « Jumpin’Jack Flash », « Sympathy for the Devil », « Angie », « Paint it black », « Start me up », « Ruby Tuesday », « Miss You »… La seule évocation de ces titre suffit à susciter une émotion, à transporter l’âme vers des cimes où elle se sent bien. Dans ce livre, nous découvrons que ces chansons que nous aimons tant ont eu une histoire passionnante,..
Soft Machine: Out-Bloody-Rageous
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,330. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
The biography of the pioneering band who shaped psychedelic rock, progressive rock and jazz-rock. It recounts Soft Machine’s colourful career and unravels the mystique behind this elusive band. This revised and updated edition includes over a hundred illustrations, a concert file and discography. The first edition won an Award for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research..
The Beatles' Recordings. A Compendium
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,890. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Reference
The Beatles’ Recordings gives the facts behind all the Beatles' studio, television, radio and film recordings – dates; locations; take and mix numbers; overdubbing, editing and release details; and UK and US chart data. From ‘Across The Universe’ to ‘Your Feet’s Too Big’, it details the 314 songs that the Beatles recorded and released between 1958 and 2013.
Thirty Men & a Girl: A Singer’s Memoirs of War, Mountains, Travel, and always Music
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 176,750. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This is a wonderful book, tracing the life of an extraordinary and inspirational woman - her wartime experiences, travelling throughout the Middle East during the War performing for the troops with a small orchestra, and becoming a WW2 forces sweetheart. Then follows her post war career as an opera singer, Elisabeth Parry's fascinating memoir fills an important gap in British operatic history.
Top 40 Annual 2013
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 89,140. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » 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 latest reference book in the acclaimed series for chart fans of all ages - your complete guide to the hits of 2013.
Singing My Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,980. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by Bapalar. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Valentina Süzükei takes readers on a journey through the life of legendary throat singer Kongar-ool Ondar. When he came onto the scene in 1989, Ondar was one of the pioneers of Tuvan throat singing in the West. Süzükei tells stories of his childhood, his first travels abroad, his collaborations with Frank Zappa, and his work on the Genghis Blues motion picture.
The Christian Musicians Devotional
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,730. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014 by UnLeashed Arts. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Devotional
The Christian Musicians Devotional is 365 daily devotions specifically for Christian musicians who desire extraordinary music ministries. This book addresses the attitudes, issues, and difficulties involved with music ministry. Digging deeper into ministry means drawing closer to God and living His love for people.
Kanye West Superstar
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,620. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
Kanye West is the self-proclaimed Steve Jobs of the Internet, downtown, fashion and culture. He doesn't just produce critically acclaimed rap albums, he has ideas for water bottle design and architecture. He aspires to design a leather jogging pant for a European clothing line. Kanye West Superstar is the story of how Kanye West became such an important person to himself and also to America.
Big Ban Theory: Elementary Essence Applied to Antimony and How a White Wedding at the Hunger Games Had a Mocking Jay Nixon and Silent Bob Strike Back at Magical ME 23rd, Volume 51
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Series: Big Ban Theory, Book 47. Price: Free! Words: 66,400. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
Volume 51 is a continuation of Volume 50. It covers news for 8/14 of 2014 to 8/16 of 2014. It does a Psychic Examination of the incident in Ferguson, Missouri using Psychic Forensic Analysis of the data. It also covers the theme of Madonna and the news articles pertaining to God that surfaced. There's also references to Harry Potter and the movie "Crazy, Stupid, Love."
The MusicSocket.com Music Industry Directory 2015
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,350. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
This indispensable directory is a must-have for anyone wanting to make it in the music industry! It gives you: hundreds of record labels; hundreds of music managers; indexes by genre, so you can quickly find all the right listings; and access to overseas markets. It also provides free access to the entire current databases online, including over 1,400 record labels, and over 900 managers.
Outside Music, Inside Voices: Dialogues on Improvisation and the Spirit of Creative Music
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 113,940. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
Outside Music, Inside Voices is an exploration of the outer realm of music and the inner voices of creative musicians. Guitarist-composer Garrison Fewell’s book shares musician-to-musician dialogues centered around the ways in which spiritual values inform the lives and art of improvisers.
The Song Creation Formula: 7 Easy Steps to Writing Your Song
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 37,640. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Songwriting
This book is for people who've never written a song as well as songwriters looking for new inspiration. In "7 Easy Steps to Writing Your Song", you'll have a step by step guide to write your first song or write a song in a new way, breaking old patterns. Interviews: Jim Cuddy (Blue Rodeo), Greig Nori (Treble Charger), Oh Susanna, Jeremy Fisher, Kat Goldman, Luke Doucet (Whitehorse), Craig Northey.
Strange Boat - Mike Scott & The Waterboys
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 93,680. Language: British English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Strange Boat charts the twisting and meandering journey of Mike Scott, describing the literary and spiritual references that inform his songwriting and exploring the multitude of locations and cultures in which his band, The Waterboys, have assembled and reflected in their recordings.
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