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Wedding Music for Classical Guitar
Wedding Music for Classical Guitar
Paperback      ISBN: 0871662175
Yesterdays: Popular Song in America
Yesterdays
Popular Song in America
Paperback      ISBN: 0393300625
The author contends that America has a continuous and coherent musical history spanning two hundred years and he covers that history from the eighteenth century through the present decade
Kill Your Idols: A New Generation of Rock Writers Reconsiders the Classics
Kill Your Idols
A New Generation of Rock Writers Reconsiders the Classics
Paperback      ISBN: 1569802769
Ticket to Ride: Inside the Beatles' 1964 & 1965 Tours That Changed the World
Ticket to Ride
Inside the Beatles' 1964 & 1965 Tours That Changed the World
Paperback      ISBN: 014303426x
An insider's chronicle of the world's first major rock-and-roll tour follows the Beatles' groundbreaking 1965 and 1965 North American tours, following the legendary group around the country as they evolved from four young musicians from Liverpool into rock icons. Reprint.
Mel Bay Presents Recital Classics: A Collection of Original Piano Classics for the Beginner & Early Intermediate Piano Student
Mel Bay Presents Recital Classics
A Collection of Original Piano Classics for the Beginner & Early Intermediate Piano Student
Paperback      ISBN: 0786636254
26 Italian Songs and Arias: Medium Low
26 Italian Songs and Arias
Medium Low
Paperback      ISBN: 0882849360
This authoritative, new edition of the world's most loved songs and arias draws on original manuscripts, historical first editions and recent research by prominent musicologists to meet a high standard of accuracy and authenticity. Includes fascinating background information about the arias and their composers as well as a singable rhymed translation, a readable prose translation and a literal translation of each single Italian word.
Notebook for Willhelm Friedmann Bach: For Piano
Notebook for Willhelm Friedmann Bach
For Piano
Paperback      ISBN: 0769278736
Johann Sebastian Bach's "Notebook for Wilhelm Friedemann Bach" is a collection of keyboard music Bach began compiling in around 1720. Most of the pieces included are better known as parts of the Well-Tempered Clavier and the Inventions and Sinfonias. The authorship of some of the other works in the collection is debated. The comb binding creates a lay-flat book that is perfect for study and performance. 62 Selections, 123 pages.
Getting Opera: A Guide for the Cultured but Confused
Getting Opera
A Guide for the Cultured but Confused
Paperback      ISBN: 0671041398
A fun, breezy guide to this often misunderstood musical form offers readers an irreverant tour of the opera world and the music it supports. Original.
Shaw's Music: The Complete Musical Criticism of Bernard Shaw, 1890-1893
Shaw's Music
The Complete Musical Criticism of Bernard Shaw, 1890-1893
Paperback      ISBN: 0370312716
Piano Lessons: Music, Love, & True Adventures
Piano Lessons
Music, Love, & True Adventures
Paperback      ISBN: 0385318219
The author describes his midlife decision to learn to play the piano, a lifelong dream that made him reevaluate his life achievements and that was bolstered by his admiration for accomplished pianists