Books tagged: music humor

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The Working Musicians Dictionary Of Terms
Price: Free! Words: 130. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music reference, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Appreciation
The Slang Of Pop, Rock, Jazz, Blues & Country
Making Noises
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 93,830. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015 by OverDog Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
If you’ve ever dreamed of making it in music, then "Making Noises" is your novel. “Euan Mitchell, author of the independent bestseller 'Feral Tracks', knows his rock’n’roll … and this laid-back, ironic take on the Australian music industry in the ’90s captures the spirit of the time. It’s fast-paced and grungy, full of backroom intrigue and colourful characters.” The Age
Agent Nine and the Killer Beats
Price: Free! Words: 11,560. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Agent Nine, an intergalactic secret agent, is forced to complete his coworker's failed mission. As his team tries to protect the world from hearing the most horrific music ever produced, Russia and America are on the brink of a nuclear war.
Starring on Bay Street
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,880. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Quirky characters! Funny and touching! A warm and humorous look at a local theater in the Pacific Northwest and the artistic director who fights to keep it alive. Full of comedic dialogue, human foibles and moving interactions, "Starring on Bay Street" will make you laugh, touch your heart, stir your emotions, and inspire you to find your inner muse. Reviewed as "Heart-warming and hilarious."
250 Music Anecdotes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,390. Language: American English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
This book contains 250 music anecdotes, including this one: Marian Anderson was a famous singer of opera and African-American spirituals. Occasionally, someone would tell her that they would do anything to be able to sing like her. She would smile and then ask, “Would you practice eight hours a day?”
Waving, Not Drowning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,920. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Classical, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
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Waving, Not Drowning is a mercifully short book comprising the last and definitive thoughts of the great and under-appreciated Maestro Barrington Orwell, as told to his colleague and friend Lev Parikian. Part biography, part conducting manual, Waving Not Drowning acts as a compendium for the aspiring conductor as well as startling insight into life on the podium.
Please Stop the Music
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 52,590. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Having developed an aversion toward music since high school, Kevin McCormick has gone to extremes to achieve a lifestyle as devoid of song as possible. However, his world unravels when he becomes afflicted with Musica Chorea: a rare dancing disease that he shares with only two other people in the entire world. Once infected, his body dances—spontaneously and uncontrollably—whenever he hears music.