Books tagged: music legend

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Caruso's Mustache Off - and Other Writings about Music and Musicians
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 116,520. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011 by Mondial. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
Van Vechten wrote lively and often audacious essays on musical subjects. He was first to offer serious assessments of the music of Stravinsky, Erik Satie, Gershwin, and the operas of Richard Stauss. He wrote the earliest study in America of the music of Spain. He was first to advocate musical scores for movies. He contended that ragtime and jazz were the only uniquely American music.
The Prince with a Musical Bottom
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
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A nineteenth century fairy tale from a fictional kingdom high in the mountains of Europe. A royal nanny discovers that her charge has a truly musical bottom. Like all good fairy tales, best read to children from two to ninety two. The author is a dreadful artist (see cover)and as fairy tales should have pictures, you are invited to draw them.
Die Beatles, die Musik und ich
Series: The Beatles, Kleines eBook als Essay. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: German. Published: September 6, 2011. Categories: Essay » Literature
Seit fünf Jahrzehnten schreiben die Beatles Musikgeschichte und lösten eine Revolution der Jugend aus. Auch Jahre später erklingen ihre Lieder frisch und unverbraucht. Die Songs der Beatles lösen bis heute unterschiedliche Empfindungen aufgrund der eigenen Lebensgeschichte aus. Woher das kommen kann, wird in diesem Text aus persönlicher Sicht beschrieben und untersucht.
The Beatlend: Los Beatles Después De Los Beatles
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,210. Language: Spanish. Published: October 13, 2011 by Music Brokers. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Este libro ofrece una mirada en profundidad al final de la carrera de los Beatles como grupo. Con una meticulosa investigación, los autores han proporcionado una detrás de las cámaras en el más famoso de las bandas. Una crónica importante del fin de una era que es una lectura obligada para cualquier fan de los Beatles.
The Beatlend: The Beatles After The Beatles
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,850. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011 by Music Brokers. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
This book provides an in depth look at the end of the Beatles career as a group, touching on such issues as why they split up and providing an up close analysis of each of their subsequent careers. With meticulous research, the authors have provided a behind the scenes look at this most famous of bands. An important chronicle of the end of an era that is a must read for any die hard Beatles fan.
Payola Bribery In The Record Business And Television
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime
Payola, or paying disc jockeys and other radio and television employees to play particular songs, was the subject of Congressional hearings in 1959 and 1960. Dick Clark, host of American Bandstand, was summoned to testify before a House subcommittee of investigators. At issue was censorship, the suspension of radio and television station licenses, etc. The lessons of payola are pertinent today.