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Individual composers & Music & Entertainment

Paperback. From their dramatic entry into the world, to getting a tough time at school from their peers; from their passion for running to their discovery of performing and bid for stardom via Myspace; from initially ruffling feathers and dividing opinion on X Factor to winning the hearts of both the panel and the public - it's all here in this must-read book Num Pages: 288 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 136 x 18. Weight in Grams: 276. 8vo.Good copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
John Blake Publishing
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0297193
ISBN
9781843583356

€ 4.64

Paperback. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: AVGT; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 135 x 20. Weight in Grams: 278.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Ebury Press
Condition
New
SKU
KSG0020041
ISBN
9780091960322

€ 18.95

Paperback. J.S. Bach's sonatas and partitas for solo violin have been central to the violin repertoire since the mid-18th century. This introduction to these works explores their place within Bach's music, focusing on their structural and stylistic features as they have been perceived since their creation. Num Pages: 200 pages, numerous tables & music examples. BIC Classification: AVGC4; AVH; AVRL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 233 x 156 x 12. Weight in Grams: 294.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc United States
Number of pages
200
Condition
New
SKU
V9780195171440
ISBN
9780195171440

€ 37.51

Paperback. Marking the centenary of Tchaikovsky's death and the upsurge of interest in his music, this study assesses the operas, ballets and other works against the background of the composer's eventful life: his ill-judged marriage, his pen-friendship with his patron Nadezhda von Meck, and his relationship with Balakirev and other Russian composers. Series: Master Musicians Series. Num Pages: 192 pages, 8 pp black and white halftones, 23 music examples. BIC Classification: AVGC5; AVH; BGF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 233 x 153 x 15. Weight in Grams: 331.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Edition
2 Rev ed
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198164746
ISBN
9780198164746

€ 37.51

Hardback. This text provides a close examination of one of the greatest achievements of 20th-century music - the trilogy of works by composer Olivier Messiaen based on the Tristan myth - and analyzes it both thematically and musically, showing that it was informed by more than just the mythic tale. Num Pages: 160 pages, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: AVGC6; AVH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 156 x 15. Weight in Grams: 417.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
ABC-CLIO United States
Number of pages
160
Condition
New
SKU
V9780275973407
ISBN
9780275973407

€ 66.12

Paperback. "One of the most entertaining and informative books of the year..to be enjoyed not only by rock fans, but by anyone interested in popular culture and social change."--NPR.org Num Pages: 392 pages, 8 pages b/w photos. BIC Classification: 3JJPL; AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 149 x 226 x 28. Weight in Grams: 484. The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, James Taylor, CSNY and the Lost Story of 1970. 400 pages, 8 pages b&w illustrations. Set against a backdrop of world-changing historical and political events, this book tells the extraordinary story of one pivotal year in the lives and music of four legendary artists, and reveals how these artists and their songs both shaped and reflected their times. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 3JJPL; AVGP; AVH. Dimension: 149 x 226 x 28. Weight: 462.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Da Capo Press
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
400
Condition
New
SKU
V9780306820724
ISBN
9780306820724

€ 14.99
€ 11.86

Hardcover. Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies. Num Pages: 200 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: AVGC5; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 238 x 158 x 17. Weight in Grams: 406.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Routledge
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415840323
ISBN
9780415840323

€ 151.30

Paperback. Presents the life and works of Richard Strauss. This book spans from 1934 to Strauss' death in 1949, taking in the last five operas, the late instrumental music, a variety of songs from early youth to the "Vier letzte Lieder", and concluding with eight appendixes of works, dates and opus numbers, and a meticulous index. Num Pages: 584 pages. BIC Classification: AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 152 x 46. Weight in Grams: 868.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Faber and Faber United Kingdom
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571250981
ISBN
9780571250981

€ 32.78

Hardcover. The official Austin Mahone book! Num Pages: 208 pages, full-colour, with fully integrated photos. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; BGFA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 238 x 194 x 19. Weight in Grams: 842.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Sphere
Condition
New
SKU
V9780751556209
ISBN
9780751556209

€ 18.99
€ 15.04

Paperback. This volume develops a methodology for close analysis of verbal art that is heard, rather than seen, using as comparative examples 24 performances of 11 songs by Bob Dylan. Num Pages: 280 pages, footnotes, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 231 x 166 x 23. Weight in Grams: 402.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
University Press of America United States
Edition
2 Rev ed
Number of pages
280
Condition
New
SKU
V9780761819479
ISBN
9780761819479

€ 62.23

Paperback. Num Pages: 560 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: AVGJ; AVH; BGFA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 163 x 45. Weight in Grams: 892.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
University of Minnesota Press United States
Number of pages
560
Condition
New
SKU
V9780816665471
ISBN
9780816665471

€ 20.92

Hardcover. An official celebration of Nick Drake's life and music. Num Pages: 448 pages, throughout. BIC Classification: AVGH; AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 267 x 39. Weight in Grams: 2018.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
John Murray
Condition
New
SKU
V9781444792591
ISBN
9781444792591

€ 49.99
€ 38.20

Paperback. In this collection of beautifully crafted autobiographical vignettes that encompasses everything from the people Farrar has met and the places he's journeyed over 20 years as a traveling musician, to his formative childhood experiences, to his parents' cultural identity as Missouri Ozarks. Num Pages: 192 pages, black & white halftones. BIC Classification: AVH; BGFA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 10. Weight in Grams: 231.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Counterpoint United States
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
SKU
V9781593765125
ISBN
9781593765125

€ 15.99
€ 12.66

Paperback. Morrissey & Marr: The Severed Alliance is among the most successful - and controversial - rock biographies ever published. Twenty years after it's original publication, Johnny Rogan has written a completely revised edition. Num Pages: 460 pages, b/w photos. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 155 x 234 x 47. Weight in Grams: 1028.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Omnibus Press
Edition
Revised
Number of pages
460
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780383040
ISBN
9781780383040

€ 16.99
€ 15.52

Paperback. Wild, defiant and startlingly inventive, The Slits were ahead of their time. Although they created some unique hybrids - dub reggae and pop-punk, African rhythms, funk and free jazz - they were dismissed as being unable to play. This work shows how The Slits phenomenon came about. Num Pages: 320 pages, b/w photos. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 157 x 19. Weight in Grams: 438.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Omnibus Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847727800
ISBN
9781847727800

€ 16.99
€ 15.56

Paperback. The One Where WH Auden, Carson McCullers, Benjamin Britten, Paul and Jane Bowles and Gypsy Rose Lee Become Housemates. Num Pages: 336 pages, 16 pages B&W plates. BIC Classification: 1KBBEY; 3JJH; APB; AVH; BGF; BGL; DSBH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 205 x 166 x 22. Weight in Grams: 362. Good copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Pocket Books
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KEX0305414
ISBN
9781416522607

€ 4.64

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Flame Tree Publishing United Kingdom
Edition
New
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857753946
ISBN
9780857753946

€ 13.99
€ 11.08

Paperback. Benjamin Britten was a most reluctant public speaker. Yet he was an influential and thoughtful artist and cultural commentator. This book brings together all his published and draft articles, unpublished speeches, transcriptions of important radio interviews, and programme notes. Editor(s): Kildea, Paul. Num Pages: 466 pages, 4pp plate section. BIC Classification: AVGC6; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 157 x 25. Weight in Grams: 704.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
448
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199550975
ISBN
9780199550975

€ 64.78

Paperback. Canadian progressive rock band Rush was the voice of the suburban middle class. This book assesses the band's impact on popular music and its legacy for legions of fans. It explores the ways in which Rush's critique of suburban life - and its strategies for escape - reflected middle-class aspirations and anxieties. Series: Profiles in Popular Music. Num Pages: 272 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBC; AVGP; AVH; JFSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 217 x 142 x 17. Weight in Grams: 384.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780253221490
ISBN
9780253221490

€ 21.99
€ 21.82

Paperback. Stephen Sondheim has made it clear that he considers himself a "playwright in song." This book talks about how he arrived at this unique appellation. It is a study of the influences on Sondheim's work not normally associated with musical composition, such as theater and film. It also traces the development of Sondheim's musical language. Num Pages: 336 pages, musical scores & tables. BIC Classification: AVGM; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 157 x 24. Weight in Grams: 552.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
University of Michigan Press
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780472032297
ISBN
9780472032297

€ 30.49

Paperback. Num Pages: 320 pages, Ill. BIC Classification: AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 154 x 19. Weight in Grams: 514.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Hal Leonard Corporation United States
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9781574671049
ISBN
9781574671049

€ 25.99
€ 19.08

Paperback. A biography that contains exclusive material and interviews on Leonard Cohen - singer-songwriter, musician, poet, and novelist. It explores various facets of Cohen's life. Num Pages: 560 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 41. Weight in Grams: 524.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
SKU
9780099549321
ISBN
9780099549321

€ 16.99
€ 11.64

Paperback. The 1841 English translation, with additional material, of the controversial 1840 biography of the great composer by his private secretary. Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Music. Num Pages: 332 pages, 1 b/w illus. BIC Classification: AVGC4; AVH; BGF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 19. Weight in Grams: 420.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Cambridge Library Collection United Kingdom
Number of pages
332
Condition
New
SKU
V9781108077422
ISBN
9781108077422

€ 33.37

Paperback. Arlo Guthrie revisits Guthrie's fifteen-year ride as a recording artist. With a look at Guthrie's life and times before and after this prolific period of his career, this biography is a goldmine of information on the Guthrie family's legacy to American music, the counterculture of the 1960s, and the record industry of the 1970s. Series: American Folk Music and Musicians Series. Num Pages: 348 pages, 2 black & white illustrations, 12 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: AVGH; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 149 x 37. Weight in Grams: 516.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Condition
New
SKU
V9781442242562
ISBN
9781442242562

€ 29.99
€ 29.47

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