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Individual composers & Music & Entertainment

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

€ 17.95

Paperback. Robert Plant is one of the few genuine living rock legends. Frontman of Led Zeppelin, musical innovator and seller of millions of records, Plant has had a profound influence on music for over four decades. But the full account of his life has barely been told .. until now. Num Pages: 400 pages, (2x8pp plates). BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 131 x 28. Weight in Grams: 270.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
HarperCollins
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007514892
ISBN
9780007514892

€ 13.99
€ 10.74

Hardcover. 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
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9780275973407
ISBN
9780275973407

€ 68.96

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
€ 11.66

Paperback. The inspiring and life-enhancing memoir of the nineteen-year-old cystic fibrosis sufferer who was the subject of two highly-praised Channel 4 documentaries: A Boy Called Alex in 2008 and A Passion for Life in 2009. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: AVH; BGFA; VFJB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 133 x 230 x 18. Weight in Grams: 174.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton General Division United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780340978535
ISBN
9780340978535

€ 11.99
€ 10.11

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

€ 34.12

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

€ 19.99
€ 14.76

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Hyperion United States
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780786891382
ISBN
9780786891382

€ 20.99
€ 15.54

Paperback. Presenting a fresh picture of Haydn's life and work, this biography captures all the complexities and contradictions of the composer's long career. Series: Musical Lives. Num Pages: 262 pages, 13 b/w illus. BIC Classification: AVGC4; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 139 x 216 x 14. Weight in Grams: 340. Series: Musical Lives. 262 pages, 13 b/w illus. Presenting a fresh picture of Haydn's life and work, this biography captures all the complexities and contradictions of the composer's long career. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: AVGC4; AVH. Dimension: 139 x 216 x 14. Weight: 340.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
262
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107610811
ISBN
9781107610811

€ 22.97

Paperback. Num Pages: 200 pages. BIC Classification: 3JJPR; AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 127 x 203 x 18. Weight in Grams: 218.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
University of Minnesota Press United States
Number of pages
200
Condition
New
SKU
V9781517902582
ISBN
9781517902582

€ 18.25

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
€ 13.19

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
€ 16.07

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
€ 16.07

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

€ 6.69

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

€ 23.99
€ 22.66

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

€ 30.95

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

€ 27.99
€ 20.72

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
€ 11.38

Paperback. One of contemporary music's most significant and controversial figures, Brian Ferneyhough creates complex and challenging music that draws inspiration from painting, literature, and philosophy, as well as music from the recent and distant past. This book examines the issues fundamental to understanding the composer as a musician and a thinker. Series: Critical Guides to Contemporary Composers. Num Pages: 160 pages, 2 colour plates. BIC Classification: AVGC6; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230 x 169 x 24. Weight in Grams: 758.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Intellect Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Condition
New
SKU
V9781783200184
ISBN
9781783200184

€ 32.99
€ 32.18

Paperback. Num Pages: 208 pages, 104 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 204 x 152 x 13. Weight in Grams: 320.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
University of Minnesota Press United States
Edition
Revised
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9780816690411
ISBN
9780816690411

€ 19.40

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