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Variaciones y Exégesis Sobre Temas Musicales - Lo que nunca se había escrito sobre Blues y Rock by Juan Avila
Price: Free! Words: 56,580. Language: Spanish. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues
Juan Ávila, gran personaje del mundo del blues en México, relata datos y hechos poco conocidos o ya olvidados, que van desde el gran Robert Johnson; pasando por las diversas culturas que impulsan el blues por el sur de Estados Unidos y el norte de México, hasta la aparición del rock.
Be Still My Soul: Soothing Hymn Meditations by John Zehring
Series: Spiritual Growth. Price: Free! Words: 27,420. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional, Nonfiction » Music » Religious - Hymns
“Be Still My Soul: Soothing Hymn Meditations” is designed to provide you with comforting lyrics and meditations from soothing hymns for when you need to be cradled in God’s arms. Each meditation contains the lyrics to the hymn, draws you to find your place of soothing calm, and shares a bit of information about the author or the composer.
Beethoven's Early Chamber Music: A Listening Guide by Terence O'Grady
Price: Free! Words: 108,580. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Chamber, Nonfiction » Music » Classical
Beethoven’s early chamber music is, for many listeners, largely an unexplored treasure trove of fresh, often highly creative, sometimes surprising music. This listening guide will help the interested listener experience this music more fully, by providing detailed examples of what to expect and what to listen for in Beethoven’s chamber works up to and including the famous string quartets of Op.18.
No Encore!: Musicians Reveal Their Weirdest, Wildest, Most Embarrassing Gigs by Drew Fortune
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,000. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Featuring never-before-told stories, No Encore! takes you on tour with over sixty iconic musicians as they relive their weirdest, wildest, most embarrassing gigs.
Richard Wagner's Der Ring Des Nebelungen Vernacularized into American by Arthur W. Ritchie
Price: Free! Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Opera
This is both a precise and the libretti of Wagner's four ring operas in simple to read and understand American English.
Play Hard by L.P. Maxa
Series: The Devil's Share. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,880. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2016 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
After years of pining for his best friend, a woman he could never have, Devil's Share drummer Luke Matthews finally meets his true match in the savvy Harlow Davis.
Riding So High: The Beatles and Drugs by Joe Goodden
Price: $4.99 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.
Royalty by L.P. Maxa
Series: RiffRaff Records. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,170. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Fiction » Romance » New adult
Despite being born to Hollywood royalty, Mason Maxwell signed with RiffRaff Records on his own merits--which is also the only way he'll win the down-to-earth Payton Adkins.
The Operas of Richard Wagner Vernacularized into American by Arthur W. Ritchie
Price: Free! Words: 107,010. Language: American English. Published: August 9, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Opera
This is a vernaularization of all of Wagner's 13 operas into a language the average American can easily understand. A massive number of repetitions have been deleted as well as countless useless adjectives.
I Still Believe: A Memoir of Wreckage, Recovery, and Relentless Love by Russ Taff, Tori Taff, & Mark Smeby (contributing author)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,200. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Love & Marriage
Faith. Fame. Abuse. Shame. Alcoholism. Recovery. Redemption. This is the captivating, untold story of Christian music legend, Russ Taff.
And the Band Begins to Play. Part Twelve: The Definitive Guide to the Beatles’ Abbey Road by Steve Lambley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,380. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal, Nonfiction » Music » Reference
And the Band Begins to Play is an in-depth, 12-volume guide to every song recorded by the Beatles. Updated in 2017, Part Twelve examines the LP Abbey Road. It provides full musical analysis, with a detailed description of the recording process, instrumentation, overdubs, production innovations and recording techniques.
Conversations With and About John Fahey by Bob Gersztyn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,120. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
“Conversations With and About John Fahey” is divided into two parts with the first made up of 8 interviews with John Fahey about music, religion, philosophy and a variety of other subjects during the late 1990’s. Part two is 7 interviews with his former wife Melody, Country Joe McDonald, Terry Robb, Tim Knight, Rob Scrivner and Stevan Allred along with “30” inside photographs taken by the author.
Ronnie Lane - Can You Show Me A Dream by John Hellier & Paolo Hewitt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,230. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2017 by Griffiths Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Ronald Frederick “Ronnie” Lane was an English musician, songwriter, and producer who is best known as the bass guitarist and founding member of two prominent English rock and roll bands: the Small Faces where he was nicknamed “Plonk” and, after losing the band’s frontman, the Faces, with two new members added to the line-up (from The Jeff Beck Group), who dubbed him “Three-Piece”.
Los palos by Pedro Alcántara Capiscol
Price: Free! Words: 47,270. Language: Spanish. Published: March 4, 2019 by Runa Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Folk, Nonfiction » Music » World music
Presentamos en este volumen un panorama de los diferentes palos, poniéndolos en su contexto histórico y humano, con el objetivo de que este trabajo ayude a los aficionados noveles a entender el flamenco desde sus raíces, y a los veteranos a que conozcan algo de su historia.
Greatest Hits: An Anthology in Four Volumes by Daniel Thomas MacInnes
Price: Free! Words: 93,310. Language: American English. Published: December 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Games
Greatest Hits is a collection of essays that dissect and satirize every angle of the pop culture universe: film & television, animation & live-action, music and hi-fi audio, video games, politics & life. Writer and artist Daniel Thomas MacInnes delivers his signature style of sharp wit, biting sarcasm, warm nostalgia, and the search for the cultural threads that bring us all together.
Learn To Play C6 Lap Steel Guitar: For Absolute Beginners To Intermediate Level by Joe Dochtermann
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,150. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar
The Lap Steel Guitar is gaining popularity and crossing musical borders from it's traditional stomping grounds in folk, blues, and country music into rock and popular music. In this 140 page eBook, you'll learn the basics of the C6 lap steel (incl. music theory and reading tabs), work your way through chords and scales, and learn six example pieces. Includes MP3 audio for even easier learning.
Jeff Buckley: From Hallelujah to the Last Goodbye by Dave Lory & Jim Irvin (contributing author)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,760. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The definitive book on iconic cult hero Jeff Buckley, the singer who died tragically after just one album, but inspired a generation of musicians. His manager Dave Lory speaks out after 20 years of silence and interviews others who knew Buckley professionally, creatively, and intimately.
The Sonorous World Of Dante's Commedia by Lobke Sprenkeling
Price: Free! Words: 27,650. Language: British English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Medieval
This work investigates exhaustively the musical references in Dante's Commedia. It is a critical survey of their literal and symbolical significance within Dante's narrative. This investigation of the sonorous references in the Commedia has taken into account a historical-musical perspective, as is applied by musicians and musicologists specialized in Early Music.
“How [Not] To Write A Hit Song! - 101 Common Mistakes To Avoid If You Want Songwriting Success” by Brian Oliver
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,370. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Songwriting
This book looks at the essential elements found in the structure, melodies and lyrics of all hit songs. It highlights the most common mistakes made when these key components are built into a song, so that new songwriters can try to avoid such errors in their own songs. It will help aspiring writers to eradicate weaknesses in their songwriting so they can achieve the success they’re seeking.
And the Band Begins to Play. Part Nine: The Definitive Guide to the Beatles’ White Album by Steve Lambley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,780. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal, Nonfiction » Music » Reference
And the Band Begins to Play is an in-depth, 12-volume guide to every song recorded by the Beatles. Updated in 2017, Part Nine examines the White Album. It provides full musical analysis, with a detailed description of the recording process, instrumentation, overdubs, production innovations and recording techniques. And the Band Begins to Play tells the story of the Beatles' unique musical legacy.