Books tagged: composers

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Meet My Famous Friends
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
"Meet My Famous Friends" is a whimsical picture book that pays homage to famous people in witty ways, whereby stimulating the imagination and a fondness for brilliant role models.
Liszt's Dante Symphony
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,010. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » General
A high-concept thriller that intertwines two generational tales of spy-craft and intrigue, as Franz Liszt and the protagonist, Angelo Di Purezza Jr., battle the belligerent rise of Otto von Bismarck and Adolf Hitler respectively.
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.
What's So Great About Bach? A Biography of Johann Sebastian Bach Just for Kids!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Music
If you ever study music, chances are that you will end up hearing the name “Bach” somewhere along the line. The German composer is one of the most famous musicians of all time, and throughout his life he penned absolutely beautiful music that is still popular today. Johann Sebastian Bach, sometimes only referred to as J.S. Bach, or Sebastian Bach, wrote music that today is considered part of the
100 Hits of Classical Music
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,350. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
An easy guide to classical music (not only for beginners). The best way to be converted to the love of Bach & Co.
The Beatles In Cleveland: Memories, Facts & Photos About The Notorious 1964 & 1966 Concerts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,470. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Two of the wildest concerts in Beatles and rock'n roll history. Includes never before published photos of The Beatles and eyewitness accounts from promoters, opening acts, deejays, fans and others. A concert by The Beatles was not just about the music, but also the emotions stirred by the most influential group in the history of popular music. Foreword by Bill Harry, founder of "Mersey Beat."
The Funniest People in Music, Volume 3: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Funniest People in Music, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,480. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: Even very good musicians can have an off night. A team of musicians led by jazz saxophonist Branford Marsalis once mightily messed up “April in Paris.” After they had “played” the song, Mr. Marsalis announced to the audience that they had just heard “April Embarrassed.”
The Funniest People in Music, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Funniest People in Music, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,210. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: Giacomo Puccini enjoyed hunting pheasant. While living in the country so he could work on composing a new opera, he used to hire someone to go to his composing room and play the music he had written so that his wife would think that he was working on the opera when he was really out hunting.
The Funniest People in Music: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Funniest People in Music, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,630. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: World-renowned conductor Pierre Monteux was once denied a room at a hotel, but when the manager discovered that Mr. Monteux was famous, he said that he could arrange a room for him because Mr. Monteux was “somebody.” Mr. Monteux refused the room and departed, saying, “Everybody is somebody.”
More Movie Musicals: 100 Best Films plus 20 "B" Pix
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,840. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Music » Musicals
Musicals detailed range from best-loved movies like An American in Paris, Great Caruso and South Pacific to such personal favorites as Band Wagon, Calamity Jane, Deep In My Heart, Emperor Waltz, Footlight Parade, Fra Diavolo, Hollywood Hotel, Hollywood Party, Kiss, Lillian Russell, Make Mine Music, One Night With You, Roman Scandals, Rose Marie, State Fair, Whoopee! and You Can't Have Everything.