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Aluca, Sotia Tenorului
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Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 54,940. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Povestea adevarata a doua vieti consacrate scenei: Aluca Babeanu, Prim-balerina la Opera Nationala din Bucuresti si Vasile Moldoveanu, marele tenor. Prin munca indarjita, Tenorul ajunge sa fie unanim recunoscut in toata lumea, fiind sustinut indeaproape de Aluca, care renunta la cariera sa artistica de balerina si se dedica trup si suflet iubirii vietii ei.
For No One
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 180,590. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The Beatles were one of the most important musical phenomena of the 20th century, and together with their manager, Brian Epstein, it can truly be stated that they changed the world. But there were dark aspects to the Beatles story to go along with the million-sellers, and the record-breaking tours. Lost opportunities, millions squandered or stolen, and the involvement of some very dark characters.
And the Band Begins to Play. Part Nine: The Definitive Guide to the Beatles’ White Album
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal
And the Band Begins to Play is an in-depth, 12-volume guide to every song recorded by the Beatles. 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.
And the Band Begins to Play. Part Eight: The Definitive Guide to the Beatles’ Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,680. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal
And the Band Begins to Play is an in-depth, 12-volume guide to every song recorded by the Beatles. Part Eight examines Sgt Pepper and the Magical Mystery Tour EP, with full musical analysis, 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.
Russia e Jazz
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,780. Language: Italian. Published: December 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
Il libro analizza i due aspetti che uniscono il jazz alla Russia: da un lato la storia degli immigrati che hanno fatto la musica popolare americana, dall'altro il filo che lega i grandi compositori classici russi ai protagonisti del jazz.
Легенди химерного краю
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: Ukrainian. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Украинскими бывают не только вареники, борщ и гопак. Существует такое явление, как украинский РОК. Антология украинской рок-музыки.
Chasing Jimi
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 53,650. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
A novel by Jim Newport. Chasing Jimi is a rock ‘n’ roll period piece. It spans one year - the summer of 1966 to the summer of 1967. From New York’s Greenwich Village to swinging London to the stage of the Monterey Pop Festival. It follows the ascension of one Jimmy James, a struggling back-up guitar player, to the exalted throne of rock-god superstardom.
Green Suede Shoes: An Irish-American Odyssey
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,810. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This rock 'n' roll Angela's Ashes begins in County Wexford, Ireland, a then womb-like theocracy. After emigrating Kirwan finds himself with the Ramones at CBGBs and the brothers McCourt & Lester Bangs at The Bells of Hell. He forms Black 47 under the watchful eye of Joe Strummer. Green Suede Shoes remembers three decades of a lost New York, and the people who have made it what it is.
The Wrong Outfit
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,850. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Gate 17. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Wrong Outfit is a powerful novel about a boy called Adam Nedman, who grows up through the 1970s and 80s and is greatly affected by both football and Punk Rock. Perhaps Adam was just in the wrong place at the wrong time? From home life to football terrace. Through school days to punk chaos. Perhaps there had never been any doubt? Adam was in the wrong outfit.
A Guide to Essential Popular Music-Volume Two
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,730. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Discography & Buyer’s Guides
This guide to essential popular music covers a period of time spanning more than 100 years beginning with the earliest recordings of ragtime and pop music and continuing up to the present day. The book delves deeply into several musical styles such as traditional country and jazz music which have been largely ignored by similar reference guides in past years.
The Beatles Are the Greatest Rock Band of All Time and I Can Prove It
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 84,280. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
Who is the greatest band in rock history? This book argues that it's the Beatles. Don't think so? Well, read and find out. This is as thorough an examination of the Beatles music in context as you will find. If you are skeptical of the Beatles greatness, read this book and you will be skeptical no longer: this is an iron clad argument about the most seminal of rock bands.
The Beach Boys On CD Volume 2: 1970 - 1984
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 51,020. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
Between 1970 and 1984 the Beach Boys, both solo and together, made some of the best albums ever recorded - and some not so good. In this book, Andrew Hickey takes a personal look at this music track by track, analysing every song that Brian, Carl, Dennis, Mike, Al, Bruce, Blondie and Ricky recorded and released during that time period.
The Top 40 Annual 2012
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 85,450. Language: British English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music reference
The full story of every UK Top 40 hit of the year. Artist by artist and song by song, the hits that defined this most memorable year in pop music. The reference book every chart fan has been waiting for - your complete guide to the hits of 2012.
NaS Lost: A Tribute to the Little Homey
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,190. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
NaS Lost is the Nas book only Byron Crawford could write, and not just due to literacy issues in the hip-hop community. Billed as a tribute to the little homey, it is in fact a tribute, but not in the way that an article in XXL magazine is a tribute to a rapper. NaS Lost considers the artist's career in its totality, from its amazing highs to its crushing lows -- and some of everything in between.
Northern Journey: A Guide to Canadian Folk Music on CD
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Price: Free! Words: 142,080. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: 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
She's a Mod
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,210. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A personal diary of 1964. This was the year of the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, mod fashions -- when the British pop scene changed the world forever. Kay was a sixteen year old schoolgirl from an average middle class family in Melbourne, Australia. She didn’t swear, she didn’t smoke, she didn’t drink, she didn’t do drugs or sex. But where pop stars were concerned it was do or die!
Elvis From One Fan to Another - The Interactive Elvis Book
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,020. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Elvis Presley was the first modern Rock & Roll star who lived a life stranger than fiction. He took the world by storm becoming the most popular Rock & Roll singer of all time. John Lennon himself declared, “Before Elvis there was nothing!” From One Fan to Another is a candid look at Elvis’ life and music between 1953 and 1978. The book is completely interactive and contains hundreds of links.
Free Space Listening. Listen To the Music...Without Hearing The Room!
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Price: $19.97 USD. Words: 66,290. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Recording & reproduction
There are many urban myths when it comes to room acoustics. Those that are not informed will fall prey to these myths and not be able to realize the full potential of their rooms and sound systems within them. This book looks to debunk said myths and provide you, the reader, with all the tools you need to make your studios and rooms perform to their best. No more sticking plaster solutions!
Liverpool Fantasy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,310. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
It's 1987, and The Beatles are gathering in Liverpool. It's been 25 years since John Lennon walked out during the recording of Please Please Me taking George & Ringo with him. Paul Montana now a famous Vegas crooner is returning home for the reunion. Liverpool Fantasy examines the hazards of friendship, life as a rock musician, and a world without the Beatles.
Aluca la Femme du Ténor
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Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 58,500. Language: French. Published: July 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Aluca nous dépeint le magnifique univers artistique de l’Opéra, à travers les incessants voyages entre l’Europe et les Etats-Unis, en quête de la consécration du public, tout en nous révélant l’inexorable détresse d’un couple qui se déchire, malgré ce grand amour, et qui va les pousser à se séparer, dans une souffrance partagée.