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Paperback. Matthew Healy and his band The 1975 have taken the music world by surprise with their brand of 80s-inspired art funk. BIC Classification: AVGN; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
Music Press Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
SKU
V9781786062598
ISBN
9781786062598

€ 11.99
€ 9.90

Paperback. Jimi Hendrix was very probably the greatest solo rock artist of all time. He was the supreme physical and musical emblem of rock music. If anyone personified the genre in its purest, most potent and inflammatory form, it was Hendrix. He was unparalleled as a sonic sculptor of fretboard electricity. Num Pages: 192 pages, 125 colour & b/w photographs. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 194 x 147 x 13. Weight in Grams: 342.
Publisher
Carlton Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
SKU
KSG0014747
ISBN
9781847325877

€ 4.64

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
SKU
V9780275973407
ISBN
9780275973407

€ 68.16

Paperback. Written by the author who during 1967 and 1968, spent eighteen months with the Beatles at the peak of their powers as they defined a generation and rewrote popular music. This book brings fresh insights to their legend. Num Pages: 544 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 42. Weight in Grams: 420.
Publisher
Ebury
Number of pages
544
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
SKU
V9780091930516
ISBN
9780091930516

€ 18.99
€ 13.77

Paperback. A musical composer who dabbled in the Dada movement, a Bohemian gymnopediste of fin-de-siecle Montmartre, and a legendary dresser known as The Velvet Gentleman for his sartorial choices, Erik Satie was nearly unprecedented in technique, style and philosophy among European composers in the early twentieth century. This book tells his story. Series: Critical Lives. Num Pages: 192 pages, 30 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DDF; AVGC6; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 199 x 131 x 12. Weight in Grams: 200.
Publisher
Reaktion Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
SKU
V9781861893215
ISBN
9781861893215

€ 21.99
€ 17.15

Paperback. Details the story of Guns N' Roses, a band that originated in the gutters of Sunset Strip and went on to become one of the baddest band on the planet. This book captures the birth of Guns' raw power, which - despite rape charges, drug-induced rampages and a general appetite for destruction - launched the band into the pantheon of rock gods. Num Pages: 464 pages, ports. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 29. Weight in Grams: 318.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
464
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
SKU
V9780141027739
ISBN
9780141027739

€ 16.99
€ 13.89

Paperback. Idolized by his fans, Ian Curtis left behind a legacy rich in artistic genius. Mesmerizing on stage but introverted and prone to desperate mood swings in his private life, Curtis died by his own hand on 18 May 1980. This book documents how, with a wife, child and impending international fame, Curtis was seduced by the glory of an early grave. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 146 x 16. Weight in Grams: 206.
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Main
SKU
V9780571313600
ISBN
9780571313600

€ 14.99
€ 11.17

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
SKU
V9780571250981
ISBN
9780571250981

€ 33.52

Paperback. A work on Richard Strauss that spans the years 1912 to 1933 (the premiere of Arabella), taking in the Ariadne versions, Die Frau ohne Schatten, the ballets and much incidental music. Num Pages: 478 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 156 x 37. Weight in Grams: 718.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Faber and Faber United Kingdom
Number of pages
478
SKU
V9780571250974
ISBN
9780571250974

€ 33.52

Paperback. This account reconceptualizes the notion of genius by placing the life and career of Ludwig van Beethoven in its social context. It explores the musical world of late 18th-century Vienna and follows the activities of the aristocratic patrons who paved the way for the composer's success. Num Pages: 252 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DFA; 3JF; 3JH; AVGC5; AVH; BGF; BGH; HBJD; HBLL; JH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 152 x 228 x 15. Weight in Grams: 348. Musical Politics in Vienna, 1792-1803. 252 pages, illustrations. This account reconceptualizes the notion of genius by placing the life and career of Ludwig van Beethoven in its social context. It explores the musical world of late 18th-century Vienna and follows the activities of the aristocratic patrons who paved the way for the composer's success. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 1DFA; 3JF; 3JH; AVGC5; AVH; BGF; BGH; HBJD; HBLL; JH. Dimension: 152 x 228 x 15. Weight: 348.
Publisher
University of California Press
Number of pages
252
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
SKU
V9780520211582
ISBN
9780520211582

€ 34.99
€ 31.23

Paperback. Series: 33 1/3. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: AVGU; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 166 x 123 x 10. Weight in Grams: 156.
Publisher
Continuum Publishing Corporation United States
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
SKU
V9781623560652
ISBN
9781623560652

€ 11.46

Hardcover. This full-colour book will be the perfect companion for fans around the globe. Num Pages: 176 pages, colour photos. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 261 x 211 x 19. Weight in Grams: 852.
Publisher
Omnibus Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
SKU
V9781783055470
ISBN
9781783055470

€ 18.99
€ 17.59

Paperback. Explores the rich heritage of Bowie's productive and inspired decade, and traces the way in which his music reflected and influenced the world around him. This book examines in detail Bowie's audacious creation of an 'alien' rock star, Ziggy Stardust, and his increasingly perilous explorations of the nature of identity and the meaning of fame. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: 3JJPL; AVGP; AVH; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 27. Weight in Grams: 310.
Publisher
Vintage
Number of pages
432
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
0th Edition
SKU
V9780099548874
ISBN
9780099548874

€ 11.99
€ 9.99

Paperback. A vibrant biography of one of the greatest rock 'n' rollers, the America that made him, and the America he made. Num Pages: 560 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 209 x 141 x 35. Weight in Grams: 444.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
540
SKU
V9780393345841
ISBN
9780393345841

€ 17.06

Paperback. The Eagles wrote the soundtrack to the Seventies and Eighties - and even now their albums top the charts. But backstage, there were no peaceful, easy feelings.. Num Pages: 352 pages, 24. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; BGFA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 154 x 28. Weight in Grams: 440.
Publisher
PHOENIX
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
SKU
V9780753826775
ISBN
9780753826775

€ 16.99
€ 13.03

Paperback. Presents an autobiographical portrait that touches on everything from the cultural figures that mattered the most to him as a teenager, to author's years in the late 1960s at Bard College, to an account of a recent tour he made with Boz Scaggs and Michael McDonald. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; BGFA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 11. Weight in Grams: 132.
Publisher
Vintage
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
SKU
V9780099593331
ISBN
9780099593331

€ 13.99
€ 10.75

Paperback. A new and fascinating biography of the most outstanding composer in musical history, covering Bach's earliest musical efforts in Eisenach, his cultural inheritance, his series of posts as organist or musician, and his stormy career in Leipzig. Num Pages: 144 pages, b/w photos. BIC Classification: AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 171 x 11. Weight in Grams: 362.
Publisher
Omnibus Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Pap/Com
SKU
V9781780384474
ISBN
9781780384474

€ 14.99
€ 14.12

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
SKU
V9781444792591
ISBN
9781444792591

€ 50.99
€ 39.37

Hardcover. Num Pages: 216 pages, 100 color & 100 b-w photos. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJ; 3JMG; AVGN; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 331 x 239 x 24. Weight in Grams: 1398.
Publisher
Chartwell Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Rev Upd
SKU
V9780785834977
ISBN
9780785834977

€ 20.99
€ 16.27

Paperback. In this new interpretation of the music of J.S. Bach, we gain a striking picture of the composer as a unique critic of his age. By reading Bach's music 'against the grain' of contemporaries such as Vivaldi and Telemann, Dreyfus explains how Bach's approach to musical invention in a variety of genres. Num Pages: 288 pages, 6 halftones, 5 line illustrations, 73 musical examples, 15 tables. BIC Classification: AVGC3; AVH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 251 x 175 x 18. Weight in Grams: 506.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
SKU
V9780674013568
ISBN
9780674013568

€ 37.99
€ 36.36

Hardcover. Series: Tempo: A Rowman & Littlefield Music Series on Rock, Pop, and Culture. Num Pages: 200 pages, 1 tables. BIC Classification: AVC; AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152. .
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
SKU
V9781442242050
ISBN
9781442242050

€ 41.99
€ 38.38

Paperback. Dennis Dunaway, the bassist and co-songwriter for the Alice Cooper band, tells a story just as over-the-top crazy as their (in)famous shows. Snakes! Guillotines! Electric Chairs! is the riveting account of the band's creation in the '60s, strange glory in the '70s, and the legendary characters they met along the way. Num Pages: 304 pages, colour photos. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 158 x 233 x 24. Weight in Grams: 512.
Publisher
Omnibus Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
SKU
V9781783059935
ISBN
9781783059935

€ 18.99
€ 17.61

Hardcover. Num Pages: 120 pages, b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1KBB; AVH; HBG; HBLW; JFSL; YFB; YXN. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 226 x 148 x 14. Weight in Grams: 292.
Publisher
Patria Press United States
Number of pages
120
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Edition
Revised edition
SKU
V9781882859382
ISBN
9781882859382

€ 20.99
€ 17.73

Hardcover. Beloved of Clapton, Dylan and the Stones, Robert Johnson remains one of the most iconic and mythologised figures in popular music. Exploring the stories and legends that surround his life and death - his childhood, his womanising, his pact with the devil at the crossroads, this book is about his life. Num Pages: 72 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; FXL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 321 x 17. Weight in Grams: 592.
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Main
SKU
V9780571328833
ISBN
9780571328833

€ 25.99
€ 17.73