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The Beatles: The Biography
The Beatles
The Biography
Hardcover      ISBN: 0316803529
Challenging popular myths attributed to the Beatles, an extensively researched band portrait traces their individual experiences of rising from young, angry rock-and-roll musicians to fame, in an account that endeavors to provide balanced coverage of all four members. 300,000 first printing.
We'll Understand It Better by and by: Pioneering African American Gospel Composers
We'll Understand It Better by and by
Pioneering African American Gospel Composers
Paperback      ISBN: 1560981679
Looks at the development of gospel music and its influence on contemporary music, and profiles six gospel artists
City of Angels
City of Angels
Paperback      ISBN: 1557830819
The script to the Tony winning music featuring a book by Larry Gelbart, music by Cy Coleman, and lyrics by David Zippel. The book also includes an introduction by Larry Gelbart, illustrations by Al Hirschfeld, production photographs, and original costume designs. Paperback
Moment's Notice: Jazz in Poetry & Prose
Moment's Notice
Jazz in Poetry & Prose
Paperback      ISBN: 1566890012
Gathers poems and prose selections about jazz by Langston Hughes, Eudora Welty, Julio Cortazar, Jack Kerouac, James Baldwin, Frank O'Hara, Gregory Corso, Amiri Baraka, Ishmael Reed, and Ntozake Shange
The Secret Power of Music
The Secret Power of Music
Paperback      ISBN: 0892810564
This study of the hidden side of music and its subtle effects is one of the most detailed books ever written on the subject.
The Complete Operas of Puccini: A Critical Guide
The Complete Operas of Puccini
A Critical Guide
Paperback      ISBN: 0306802007
Provides historical background, plot summaries, and critical analyses of the music and librettos of all Puccini's operas
The American Songbag
The American Songbag
Paperback      ISBN: 015605650x
Two hundred and eighty songs and ballads trace the growth of America
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Paperback      ISBN: 1557830649
Book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart Introduction by Larry Gelbart "This brazenly retro Broadway musical, inspired by Plautus, is as timeless as comedy itself." -Vincent Canby, The New York Times "The most urbane and literate musical comedy text ever conceived." -John Simon, New York magazine
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Sweeney Todd
The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Paperback      ISBN: 1557830665
Book by Hugh Wheeler Introduction by Christopher Bond "Mr. Sondheim fearlessly explores psychic caverns where civilized people are not dying to go ... A naked Sweeney Todd stands revealed as a musical of naked rage, chewing up everyone in its path as it spits out blood and tears." - Frank Rich, The New York Times * "A work of such scope and such daring that it dwarfs every other Broadway musical that even attempts to invite comparison." - Rex Reed, New York Daily News
Mel Bays Modern Guitar Method: Grade 1
Mel Bays Modern Guitar Method
Grade 1
Paperback      ISBN: 0871663546