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A Philosophical Approach to Playing the Piano by Daniel Bennett
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 43,540. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Piano & Keyboard, Nonfiction » Music » Music theory and composition
What I offer is a philosophical approach, a way to develop your mind and remove any doubt; a promise that, as long as you subscribe to the principle that the repetition of a positive ideal results only in its manifestation, you will succeed.
How Cuba put the World to Dance by Juan Carlos Roque Garcia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,540. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
How Cuba put the World to Dance: Twenty years of Buena Vista Social Club intertwines the "official" story with unpublished testimonies and documents by the protagonists and witnesses of this world phenomenon.
Mist by Emily Mims
Series: The Smokey Blues. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,820. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Bluegrass, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
The widow of a lying drug dealer, dulcimer-player Kylie Barstow Richards finds herself struggling to see through the mists of the Smokey Mountains to the truth—about her life, about the nightclub where she works, and about the bluegrass-playing musician who has arrived to steal her heart.
Rock God by Brooklyn Ann
Series: Hearts of Metal. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Heavy Metal, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Fleeing tragedy and infidelity, twenty-five-year-old Shayna Jones takes the longest walk of her life—which ends with her in the protective and possessive arms of heavy metal music’s hottest commodity, Dante Deity.
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.
Revive America: A Call to Revival in the Land that We Love by Stan Toler & Dean Hickman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,500. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016 by Dust Jacket Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional, Nonfiction » Music » Religious - Gospel
Revive America will give tried and tested steps for drawing closer to God in a world that seems to be going the other direction. In its pages, you will find some of your favorite song lyrics which will remind you of the importance of music and its role in great renewals as well as challenge you to surrender everything to Christ.
The Greatest Rock Musicians Based On Their Sales Volume (Includes Brief Biographies And Statistics) by Thomas J. Strang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,920. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
This ebook consists of the top selling musicians or recording artists in terms of global sales volume. Numbering nearly 100, they are: The Beatles, Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, Pink Floyd, Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, Queen, The Rolling Stones and Taylor Swift. Due to space limitations we can only list part of them (see Long Description for full list).
The MusicSocket.com Music Industry Directory 2017 by J. Paul Dyson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,900. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016 by JP&A Dyson. Categories: 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 1,500 record labels, and over 1,000 managers.
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.
Elvis Before Graceland by Adrian Keller
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,090. Language: American English. Published: August 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
With over 70 unique and never-seen photos, “Elvis Before Graceland” is a treasure trove of documents and events never released or told before. “Elvis Before Graceland” is a must-read for all who hope to understand Elvis' life.
How [Not] To Write Great Lyrics! - 40 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Writing Lyrics For Your Songs by Brian Will Oliver
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 38,510. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Songwriting, Nonfiction » Music » Lyrics
This book looks at the essential lyrical elements found in the structure of all hit songs. It highlights the most common mistakes made when these key components are built into a song, and offers expert advice on how new writers can avoid such errors in their own lyrics. It will help aspiring writers to eradicate weaknesses in their lyrics so they can achieve the success they’re striving for.
Banana Punk Rawk Trails: A Euro-Fool’s Metal Punk Journeys in Malaysia, Borneo and Indonesia by Marco Ferrarese
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,140. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016 by Gerakbudaya Digital Sdn Bhd. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Punk, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Between 2010 and 2015, travel writer, author and metal punk guitarist Marco Ferrarese was the one and only ‘white elephant in the room’ of the Malaysian metal punk scene. In this highly electric and graphic memoir, Ferrarese tells you how it was to play lead guitar in Penang’s thrash core band WEOT SKAM, negotiating flimsy stage set-ups and shady promoters to gel into a developing world’s music.
Piping Hot! by Susan Planck
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,700. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Ethnic, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Join the zany adventures and crazy gigs of author Susan Planck as she mixes the culture of Scottish music with the distinctive cultures of China, Japan, and Chile, all with a twist of humor that ties them together. What was it like to play bagpipes to Chinese performing the martial art of Tai Chi? Or on the Great Wall of China? The top of Fujiyama in Japan?
Io Tu Noi Lucio - Le canzoni non comuni per i giorni comuni di Lucio Battisti by Massimo Del Papa
Price: $8.79 USD. Words: 30,460. Language: Italian. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician, Essay » Sociology
Niente come i dischi di Lucio Battisti ha saputo raccontare agli italiani chi erano, chi non erano più, chi sognavano di essere. Dal 1966 al 1994, una piccola storia d'Italia (e non solo) intrecciata con una manciata di album-capolavori. Ma l'eredità di Battisti non si spegne, e questo libro, aggiornato al 2016, è anche un viatico alla scoperta di un autore immortale.
Mahzuni Şerif by Eren Sarı
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 33,270. Language: Turkish. Published: July 28, 2016 by noktaekitap. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » World music
Aşık Mahzuni özgürlükten, demokrasiden, barıştan, insan haklarından ve laiklikten yana olan çağdaş, devrimci bir ozandır. Aşık Mahzuni Şerif’in kişiliğinde, sanatında, mücadelesinde hümanist tarafı ağır basar.
Cem Karaca by Eren Sarı
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 23,580. Language: Turkish. Published: July 17, 2016 by noktaekitap. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
Cem Karaca'nın Anadolu müziği ile ciddi anlamda ilk tanışması ise askerliği esnasında oldu. Askerliği sırasında Anadolu'yu daha yakından tanımasının yanısıra birgün orada askerliğini yapan birisinin saz çalışı sonucu daha önce son derece ilkel ve sıkıcı bulduğu bu müziğin aslında onun o anki gerçek duygularını yansıttığını ve hiçbir batı müziğinin o sazın içerdiği duyguları içeremeyeceğini anladı.
Michael Jackson by Eren Sarı
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 48,010. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2016 by noktaekitap. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » World music
Jackson's personal life was often written about by the tabloids, and still is today over six years since his death. He was accused of child sexual abuse in 1993. Even though that wasn't true, Jackson paid the accuser $25 million. After this there was no trial.