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Hardcover. David Kimbell sets Handel's operas in their biographical and cultural contexts, exploring drama, music and styles of performance. Num Pages: 265 pages, 34 music examples. BIC Classification: AVGC3; AVGC4; AVGC9; AVH. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 247 x 174. .
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
265
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521818414
ISBN
9780521818414

€ 101.97
€ 37.22

Paperback. Dave Van Ronk (1936-2002) was one of the founding figures of the 1960s folk revival. This memoir of Greenwich Village in the '60 offers a first-hand account by a major player in the social and musical history of the '50s and '60s. It also features encounters with young stars-to-be like Bob Dylan, Tom Paxton, Phil Ochs, and Joni Mitchell. Num Pages: 272 pages, 8pgs B&W photos. BIC Classification: AVGH; AVH; BGFA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 209 x 139 x 18. Weight in Grams: 286.
Publisher
The Perseus Books Group United States
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Reissue
Condition
New
SKU
V9780306822162
ISBN
9780306822162

€ 14.99
€ 12.16

Hardcover. A compelling collection that looks at one of the most famed director-composer collaborations in film history. Editor(s): Rawle, Steven; Donnelly, Kevin J. Num Pages: 240 pages, 33 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: APFB; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 163 x 241 x 24. Weight in Grams: 510.
Publisher
Manchester University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780719095863
ISBN
9780719095863

€ 100.74

Paperback. ELO were formed by Roy Wood and Jeff Lynne as a fusion of rock and classically-influenced music with strings. After their 1971 debut, Wood left and Lynne took them into more commercial pastures. They disbanded in 1986, but Lynne returned with an album in 2001 and as Jeff Lynne's ELO in 2014. This book examines all their studio albums in detail. Num Pages: 144 pages, 32 colour photographs. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 16. Weight in Grams: 367.
Publisher
Fonthill Media
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781556009
ISBN
9781781556009

€ 21.99
€ 20.32

Paperback. Num Pages: 384 pages, 64, 20 black & white halftones, 2 tables, 42 printed music items. BIC Classification: AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 158 x 236 x 26. Weight in Grams: 556.
Publisher
Cornell University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801479533
ISBN
9780801479533

€ 32.99
€ 31.85

Paperback. Offers a selection of Philip Glass's successful and best-loved pieces for solo Piano, brought together in one collection. These pieces include selections from the BAFTA-winning and 2003 Academy Award[registered] nominated film "The Hours". This work also covers the "Trilogy Sonata for Piano" and pieces from the "Metamorphosis Suite". Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: AVH; AVQ; AVRG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 305 x 228 x 7. Weight in Grams: 338.
Publisher
Omnibus Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781846094743
ISBN
9781846094743

€ 24.99
€ 18.72

Paperback. Robbie Robertson's singular contributions to popular music have made him one of the most beloved songwriters and guitarists of his time. With songs like 'The Weight', and 'Up on Cripple Creek', he and his partners in the Band fashioned a music that has endured for decades. In this memoir, he tells his story. Num Pages: 512 pages. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; BGFA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
Windmill Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099510956
ISBN
9780099510956

€ 13.99
€ 11.34

Paperback. The final word on music's greatest legend, in which Philip Norman reveals a John Lennon the world has never seen. With ground-breaking insight into the pain, beauty and frustration that shaped the genius of modern music, John Lennon: The Definitive Biography redefines a legend. Num Pages: 864 pages, 30 b/w, 20 col plates (16pp). BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 133 x 49. Weight in Grams: 614.
Publisher
Harper
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007197422
ISBN
9780007197422

€ 19.99
€ 14.42

Paperback. The second volume of the bestselling history of Bob Dylan's songs. Num Pages: 688 pages. BIC Classification: AVG; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 138 x 44. Weight in Grams: 494. The Songs of Bob Dylan. 1974-2008. 688 pages. A survey of the songs of Bob Dylan. It begins in 1974 with "Blood on the Tracks", the album filled with masterworks such as "Tangled Up in Blue" and "Simple Twist of Fate" that heralded a watershed in Dylan's creative journey, and continues to chart his never-ending fascination with music and the art of song up to 2006's "Modern Times". Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: AVG; AVH. Dimension: 196 x 138 x 44. Weight: 474.
Publisher
Constable
Number of pages
688
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849015981
ISBN
9781849015981

€ 16.99
€ 13.80

Paperback. The story of Pussy Riot, punk icons and Russian dissenters, and the untold story of their infamous trial and on-going global significance Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 1DVUA; 3JMG; AVGU; AVH; JPWF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 132 x 20. Weight in Grams: 220.
Publisher
Granta
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847089342
ISBN
9781847089342

€ 13.99
€ 11.20

Paperback. A contributory volume on the work of the influential twentieth-century French composer, Olivier Messiaen. Editor(s): Sholl, Robert. Series: Cambridge Composer Studies. Num Pages: 272 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: AVGC6; AVH. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 171 x 243 x 17. Weight in Grams: 472.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Reissue
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521174534
ISBN
9780521174534

€ 50.91

Paperback. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: AVH; AVRJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 135 x 20. Weight in Grams: 294.
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers Inc United States
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780062307866
ISBN
9780062307866

€ 13.99
€ 10.66

Paperback. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: AVGU; AVH; BGFA; BM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 26. Weight in Grams: 324.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Paperbacks
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408867709
ISBN
9781408867709

€ 10.99
€ 10.71

Paperback. Few have combined the music with a message in such a radical way as Bob Marley. The best of Marley's work conveys elements of his social background and religious and political experience. This is an biographical examination of the output of material unleashed on a succession of superb singles and albums delivered by Bob Marley & The Wailers. Num Pages: 176 pages, 125 colour & b/w photographs. BIC Classification: AVGS; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 154 x 16. Weight in Grams: 314. The Stories Behind the Songs. 176 pages, 125 colour & b/w photographs. Few have combined the music with a message in such a radical way as Bob Marley. The best of Marley's work conveys elements of his social background and religious and political experience. This is an biographical examination of the output of material unleashed on a succession of superb singles and albums delivered by Bob Marley & The Wailers. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: AVGS; AVH. Dimension: 200 x 154 x 16. Weight: 314.
Publisher
Carlton Books
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847327789
ISBN
9781847327789

€ 13.99
€ 11.29

Paperback. In a series of more than 50 interviews that span seven decades, many never before seen in print, this is the story of Led Zeppelin told by the people who knew it best - the members of the band. Num Pages: 480 pages. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 157 x 233 x 34. Weight in Grams: 780.
Publisher
Omnibus Pr
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781783056330
ISBN
9781783056330

€ 18.99
€ 17.59

Hardcover. Editor(s): LoBalbo, Benedetta. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: AVC; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 135 x 186 x 17. Weight in Grams: 300.
Publisher
Princeton Architectural Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781616893897
ISBN
9781616893897

€ 11.99
€ 10.53

Hardcover. Num Pages: 480 pages, 7 black & white halftones, 2 tables. BIC Classification: AVGM; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 237 x 157 x 34. Weight in Grams: 854.
Publisher
ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780810891913
ISBN
9780810891913

€ 54.21

Paperback. A virtuoso performance by a writer at the peak of his powers, tackling one of his great obsessions: The Talking Heads. Series: 33 1/3. Num Pages: 160 pages, ill. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 182 x 123 x 10. Weight in Grams: 158. Series: 33 1/3. 160 pages, ill. A virtuoso performance by a writer at the peak of his powers, tackling one of his great obsessions: The Talking Heads. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH. Dimension: 182 x 123 x 10. Weight: 156.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781441121004
ISBN
9781441121004

€ 11.49

Hardcover. Every album and every song ever released by The Beatles--from "Please Please Me" (U.S. 1963) to "The Long and Winding Road" (U.S. 1970)--is discussed, analysed and dissected in lively detail by two music historians Editor(s): Freiman, Scott. Num Pages: 672 pages, 600 colour and b&w photos throughout. BIC Classification: AVD; AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 280 x 212 x 57. Weight in Grams: 2638.
Publisher
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Number of pages
672
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Edition
F First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781579129521
ISBN
9781579129521

€ 45.99
€ 35.14

Paperback. This book develops fresh ideas on harmony through analyzing the music of one of Western music's true innovators, Franz Schubert. Num Pages: 334 pages, 220 music examples. BIC Classification: AVA; AVGC4; AVGC8; AVH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 244 x 171 x 18. Weight in Grams: 580.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107442580
ISBN
9781107442580

€ 44.78

Paperback. Iain Robertson was side-by-side with Oasis as their road manager and minder, twenty-four hours a day, eight days a week, as they took on the world and won. No one was closer to the maelstrom. His story is the defining chronicle of life on tour with Oasis. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; BGFA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 198 x 22. Weight in Grams: 236.
Publisher
Music Press Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reissue
Condition
New
SKU
V9781786060389
ISBN
9781786060389

€ 10.99
€ 9.70

Paperback. With the 2001 release of "The Streets" debut single "Has It Come To This?" the landscape of British popular music changed forever. No longer did homegrown rappers have to anxiously defer to transatlantic influences. In this title, the author writes of his musical inspirations, role models and rivals. Num Pages: 384 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: AVGR; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 161 x 199 x 26. Weight in Grams: 270.
Publisher
Transworld Publishers Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
368
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780552165389
ISBN
9780552165389

€ 13.99
€ 11.34

Hardcover. In Sting and The Police: Walking in Their Footsteps, Aaron J. West explores the cultural and musical impact of Stewart Copeland, Andy Summers, and Sting. West details the distinctive hybrid character of The Police's musical output, which would also characterize Sting's post-Police development as a musician. Series: Tempo: A Rowman & Littlefield Music Series on Rock, Pop, and Culture. Num Pages: 204 pages. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 161 x 237 x 24. Weight in Grams: 464.
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield United States
Number of pages
204
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780810884908
ISBN
9780810884908

€ 45.99
€ 42.00

Paperback. To absorb Rum, Sodomy, and the Lash is to be taken on a wild voyage with a cast of downtrodden revolutionaries. Despite this notion, the epic themes of the Pogues' second full length record have been overlooked by both critics and biographers. This book discusses the record's articulation of what it is to be magnificently downtrodden. Series: 33 1/3. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 167 x 122 x 8. Weight in Grams: 116. Series: 33 1/3. 144 pages. To absorb Rum, Sodomy, and the Lash is to be taken on a wild voyage with a cast of downtrodden revolutionaries. Despite this notion, the epic themes of the Pogues' second full length record have been overlooked by both critics and biographers. This book discusses the record's articulation of what it is to be magnificently downtrodden. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH. Dimension: 167 x 122 x 8. Weight: 120.
Publisher
Continuum
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780826429162
ISBN
9780826429162

€ 11.52