Books tagged: music humor

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Please Stop the Music
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 52,590. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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.
Waving, Not Drowning
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,920. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
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.
250 Music Anecdotes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,380. Language: American English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
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?”