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Northern Journey: A Guide to Canadian Folk Music on CD
Price: Free! Words: 142,080. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Folk
NORTHERN JOURNEY is a guide to the traditional and contemporary acoustic music of Canada released in CD format. In scope, it is similar to a Canadian folk festival, featuring artists who embrace a mix of styles ranging from traditional Scottish/Cape Breton Celtic music to contemporary performing songwriters, plus a sprinkling of blues, bluegrass, First Nations music, and Canadian-base
Outside Music, Inside Voices: Dialogues on Improvisation and the Spirit of Creative Music
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 113,940. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
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 Christian Band Handbook
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 164,440. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015 by UnLeashed Arts. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Adult
Why Learn from the School of Hard Knocks if You Don’t Have To? The Christian Band Handbook is a step by step how-to guide for building a Christian band that brings people closer to Jesus. If you are willing to work diligently while keeping God as your first love, you can create an extraordinary music ministry. The Christian Band Handbook contains the practical advice needed to impact the world.
Piove con il sole
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 103,510. Language: Italian. Published: September 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Nonfiction » Music » World music
Un viaggio intorno al mondo nella memoria di Mistero, alla scoperta degli strumenti e delle tradizioni musicali dei vari continenti. Dall'India all'Africa, dalla Cina all'Argentina, una storia d'amore che si confonde con le note di un trattato musicale. Oltre i confini dello spazio e del tempo, un'avventura bagnata dalla pioggia e illuminata dal sereno.
Karol Szymanowski: Correspondence, Volume 1: 1902–1919
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 184,640. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
This first volume of Karol Szymanowski's correspondence, edited and translated by Alistair Wightman, is now accessible in English for the first time. Spanning 1902–1919, the letters begin with the composer’s student years, leading to his experiences of the First World War and the Bolshevik Revolution, and culminate with his desperate attempts to find a way to the newly independent Poland.
Soft Machine: Out-Bloody-Rageous
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 159,330. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: 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..
Лица Рока
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,590. Language: Russian. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Занимательное повествование о творцах рок-музыки, портреты известных рок-музыкантов в свете теории структурного гороскопа.
The Festive Fifty
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 145,880. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Alternative
The Festive Fifty was broadcast annually by John Peel from 1976 until his passing in 2004. Dandelion Radio have since taken responsibility for the chart, continuing to collate votes from listeners in the Peel tradition This updated version of a book that first came out in 2005 contains information from the Dandelion festive fifties as well as statistics from throughout the chart's history.
Hawkwind: Sonic Assassins
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 152,080. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Hawkwind: Sonic Assassins relates the long and twisting history of one of the most iconic British rock bands, told through interviews with many of the legion of musicians who have passed through the ranks.
The Top 40 Annual 1988
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 112,840. Language: British English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Discography & Buyer’s Guides, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
Leading chart historian James Masterton presents a detailed account of every act and every hit single to reach the UK Top 40 during the course of this historic year in popular music.
Riding So High: The Beatles and Drugs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,060. Language: British English. Published: October 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
‘Who gave the drugs to the Beatles? I didn’t invent those things. I bought it from someone who got it from somebody. We never invented the stuff.’ – John Lennon The only full-length study of the Beatles and drugs, Riding So High documents the Beatles’ extraordinary odyssey from teenage drinking and pill-popping, to cannabis, LSD, the psychedelic Summer of Love and the darkness beyond.
As The Years Go By ... Conversations With Canada's Folk Rock & Pop Pioneers
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,600. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Canada's music scene was magical in the 50s, 60s & 70s. As The Years Go By tells the stories behind The Diamonds, Lighthouse, Steppenwolf, Mashmakhan, Patsy Gallant, Skylark, Bobby Curtola, Edward Bear, Susan Jacks, Denny Doherty, Moxy, Lucille Starr, The Ugly Ducklings, Prism, The Five Man Electrical Band and many more amazing Canadian performers. It is the 10th book by Mark Kearney & Randy Ray
Musical Truth
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 174,170. Language: British English. Published: February 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
To most people, the music industry represents a source of harmless fun and entertainment. Beneath the glossy veneer, however, lies the devastating truth of who really controls these institutions, and the deeply malevolent agendas for which they're being used.
Song Hits
Price: $4.99 $2.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 117,500. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Sheet music and song books
Compiled for your guitar playing and singing pleasures! More than 8000 songs: Including New Top Hits, Billboard Top Hits 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 2000s, Acoustics, Love Songs, Alternative Rock, OPM, POP and many more.
Incidental and Dance Music in the American Theatre from 1786 to 1923 Vol. 3
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 214,710. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2017 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Reference
Elaborating on the introduction and chronology in Volume 1 and the biographical profiles in Volume 2, the author explores the careers of the masterminds of music from Edgar Stillman Kelley to Charles Zimmerman, with more than 150 musical examples and extensive Notes.
Me & U2 Around the World - Part 2 - North America 2009
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 154,960. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Cathal describes his dramatic time following the U2 360˚ tour through North America in the summer of 2009, from Chicago to Vancouver, through Boston, New York, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and every other city U2 visited in between.
Me & U2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,310. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
‘Me And U2’ is an account of Cathal's life set to the backdrop of his love affair with U2's music. For all U2 fans who have ever disliked an album, loved a single, struggled to get a ticket, camped outside an arena, worn out favourite videotapes or simply just sometimes got lost in the music, this book will have at least one reference that will make you say, ‘That could have been me!’.
Me & U2 360
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,380. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Between 30th June 2009 in Barcelona and 30th July 2011 in Moncton, Cathal followed the U2 360° tour, writing reviews and tales of the concerts as he went. The ebook of Me & U2 360° is a multimedia collection of all those concert tales. If you saw a U2 360° concert, or are a U2 fan, then you will thoroughly enjoy this book!
Thirty Men & a Girl: A Singer’s Memoirs of War, Mountains, Travel, and always Music
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 176,750. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
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.
ENTRE UN AMOR Y LA LEYENDA DE MECANO
Price: $22.00 USD. Words: 203,490. Language: Spanish. Published: February 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » General, Nonfiction » Music » Musicals
Sinopsis de: ENTRE UN AMOR Y LA LEYENDA DE MECANO La novela trata de dos chicos, Marcos y Sara, que se encuentran por casualidad con una caja de madera. Dentro de la caja hay varias cosas, entre ellas hay una pieza de puzzle y un pequeño cuaderno. (todo esto lo había preparado Jose María Cano, cuando era joven y quería hacer realidad su sueño de ser músico). En ese cuaderno hay unas pistas a segu