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Individual composers & Music & Entertainment

Hardcover. Tracing the emergence of Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and John Bonham from provincial roots to global rock superstardom, this title captures the private, relaxed side of the band, away from the fans, the constant touring, and the media: from their formation in 1968 to their breakup after the death of drummer John Bonham in 1980. Num Pages: 176 pages, colour photos throughout. BIC Classification: AJC; AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 297 x 249 x 18. Weight in Grams: 1180.
Publisher
Titan Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
176
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
SKU
V9780857685964
ISBN
9780857685964

€ 16.99
€ 14.19

Paperback. From bad music, fame and infomercials to raising kids, sex and airport security, this book is the result of a one-man mission to demonstrate the alarming rise in worldwide idiocy, buffoonery and out-and-out disregard for intelligent thought. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: AVGT; AVH; BGFA; WH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 129 x 198 x 19. Weight in Grams: 182.
Publisher
Ebury Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
SKU
V9780091960339
ISBN
9780091960339

€ 14.99
€ 11.49

Hardcover. In Experiencing Rush: A Listener's Companion, music scholar Durrell Bowman guides readers through Rush's long career, explaining through the artful combination of biography, history, and musical exegesis how to listen to this unique act. Series: Listener's Companion. Num Pages: 194 pages. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 159 x 229 x 17. Weight in Grams: 452.
Publisher
ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
SKU
V9781442231306
ISBN
9781442231306

€ 48.99
€ 45.29

Paperback. Num Pages: 416 pages, 52, 28 black & white halftones, 21 printed music items, 3 tables. BIC Classification: AVGC5; AVH; BG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 232 x 155 x 24. Weight in Grams: 600.
Publisher
Cornell University Press United States
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780801486371
ISBN
9780801486371

€ 27.99
€ 27.24

Paperback. The story of Joy Division told by the band's legendary bassist, Peter Hook Num Pages: 368 pages, 16pp colour plates. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 132 x 199 x 26. Weight in Grams: 286.
Publisher
Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
UK ed.
SKU
V9781471148330
ISBN
9781471148330

€ 13.99
€ 10.50

Hardcover. Tells the full story of the 21st century's most important rock star. Num Pages: 320 pages, colour photos. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
Omnibus Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
SKU
V9781783058181
ISBN
9781783058181

€ 21.99
€ 20.09

Paperback. Career-spanning biography of one of the most acclaimed and innovative musicians of the past three decades. Num Pages: 256 pages, 20 black and white and colour in plate section. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 154 x 217 x 25. Weight in Grams: 616.
Publisher
Jawbone Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
SKU
V9781908279606
ISBN
9781908279606

€ 19.99
€ 17.92

Hardcover. David Bowie: The Early Years Num Pages: 144 pages, Full colour. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; BGF; FXZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 267 x 2. Weight in Grams: 740.
Publisher
SelfMadeHero
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
SKU
V9781910593264
ISBN
9781910593264

€ 16.99
€ 15.24

Paperback. When Alan Hull joined the band Brethren, soon renamed Lindisfarne, in 1968, it was the start of a chequered saga. From their origins in the beat and folk boom of the 1960s to acclaim as a popular UK live act and the successful second album 'Fog on the Tyne', their disbanding, and reunion, Lindisfarne have a history that has lasted over forty years. Num Pages: 176 pages, 12 colour and 11 black & white photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYN; 3JJ; AVGH; AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 13. Weight in Grams: 300.
Publisher
Fonthill Media
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
SKU
V9781781555897
ISBN
9781781555897

€ 21.99
€ 17.09

Paperback. This new biography is a fascinating account of the period in which Chopin lived, and the way in which the political scene helped shape his music. Num Pages: 144 pages, b/w photos. BIC Classification: AVGC5; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 171 x 13. Weight in Grams: 400.
Publisher
Omnibus Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Reprint
SKU
V9781780384443
ISBN
9781780384443

€ 14.99
€ 14.12

Paperback. Heard the one about the drummer who had to fly separately from the rest of Oasis because they thought he was bad luck? Or the drummer who drummed his way out of prison? Well, here they are - the ultimate collection of stories about legendary drummers and you won't have heard any of these before. Num Pages: 288 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; AVRJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 131 x 19. Weight in Grams: 230. The Book of Drummers' Tales. 288 pages, Illustrations. Heard the one about the drummer who had to fly separately from the rest of Oasis because they thought he was bad luck? Or the drummer who drummed his way out of prison? Well, here they are - the ultimate collection of stories about legendary drummers and you won't have heard any of these before. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; AVRJ. Dimension: 196 x 131 x 19. Weight: 228.
Publisher
John Blake
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
SKU
V9781844549849
ISBN
9781844549849

€ 11.99
€ 9.85

Paperback. 'A copy .. ought to be on everybody's Desert Island' Independent Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: AVGJ; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 16. Weight in Grams: 170. 240 pages. 'A copy . ought to be on everybody's Desert Island' Independent. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: AVGJ; AVH. Dimension: 199 x 129 x 16. Weight: 170.
Publisher
Canongate Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Main
SKU
V9780857864024
ISBN
9780857864024

€ 13.99
€ 10.43

Paperback. Series: 33 1/3. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: AVGU; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 165 x 120. .
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
SKU
V9781501302404
ISBN
9781501302404

€ 11.46

Paperback. Larger than life, and a legend in his own lifetime - an incredible true story, told in this, the first full biography of Seasick Steve. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJ; 3JM; AVGK; AVGL; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 197 x 19. Weight in Grams: 204.
Publisher
John Blake
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
SKU
9781784189884
ISBN
9781784189884

€ 12.99
€ 4.64

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

Paperback. Editor(s): Fitzgerald-Morris, Krystyna; Fitzgerald-Morris, Peter; Cross, Dave. Num Pages: 648 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 279 x 215 x 35. Weight in Grams: 1588.
Publisher
Crescent Moon Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
SKU
V9781861714794
ISBN
9781861714794

€ 53.29

Paperback. Num Pages: 168 pages. BIC Classification: AVGC4; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 213 x 144 x 9. Weight in Grams: 158.
Publisher
Penguin Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Reprint
SKU
V9780143126065
ISBN
9780143126065

€ 19.99
€ 15.44

Paperback. From humble beginnings Adele has come to be a globally recognised icon. Her first album shot her to fame and the second consolidated her position as a singing/songwriting superstar. She has already won more than 40 industry awards, including 11 Billboard Music Awards, a BRIT award, and eight Grammy awards. This book tells her story. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 188 x 247 x 15. Weight in Grams: 542.
Publisher
Carlton Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
SKU
V9781780978239
ISBN
9781780978239

€ 16.99
€ 12.70

Hardcover. Revealed for the first time here is the correspondence that Percy French, one of Ireland's most influential songwriters, wrote to his fiancee and second wife-to-be, Ettie Sheldon, between May 1892 and January 1894. Num Pages: 184 pages, 20 full colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; AVGP; AVH; BJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 154. .
Publisher
The Lilliput Press Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
SKU
V9781843516606
ISBN
9781843516606

€ 25.00
€ 20.49

Paperback. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; BGFA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 173 x 199 x 18. Weight in Grams: 202.
Publisher
John Blake Publishing Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
SKU
V9781786061256
ISBN
9781786061256

€ 13.99
€ 10.59

Paperback. Shaun Ryder has lived a life of glorious highs and desolate lows. As lead singer of the "Happy Mondays", he turned Manchester into Madchester, combining all the excesses of a true rock'n'roll star with music and lyrics. This title presents his story. Num Pages: 416 pages, Illustrations (chiefly col.). BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; BGFA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 137 x 197 x 27. Weight in Grams: 326.
Publisher
Corgi
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
SKU
V9780552165471
ISBN
9780552165471

€ 14.99
€ 11.49

Paperback. The Complete David Bowie is widely recognized as the foremost source of analysis and information on every facet of Bowie's career. From the 11-year-old's skiffle performance at a Scouts' Summer Camp in 1958, to the surprise 2011 appearance of the last album Toy and beyond, to his passing in January 2016. Num Pages: 800 pages. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 170 x 311 x 52. Weight in Grams: 1402.
Publisher
Titan Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Expanded, Updated ed.
SKU
V9781785653650
ISBN
9781785653650

€ 21.99
€ 17.77

Paperback. The "Treatise on Musical Objects" by Pierre Schaeffer is regarded as his most important work on music and its relationship with technology. Drawing on acoustics, physics, and physiology, but also philosophy and the relationship between subject and object, this book summarizes his theoretical and practical work in music composition. Translator(s): North, Christine; Dack, John. Series: California Studies in 20th-Century Music. Num Pages: 543 pages, 6 music ex, 7 b/w halftones, 55 line art. BIC Classification: AVC; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152. .
Publisher
University of California Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
First
SKU
V9780520294301
ISBN
9780520294301

€ 47.99
€ 41.36

Hardcover. Earl Scruggs chronicles the life and legacy of the man who revolutionized the five-string banjo and left an indelible mark on bluegrass and folk music. Including interviews with the Scruggs family and more than 60 notable musicians, this narrative biography testifies to Scruggs's enduring influence and sheds light on the history of bluegrass. Series: Roots of American Music: Folk, Americana, Blues, and Country. Num Pages: 256 pages, 26 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JJ; AVGL; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152. .
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
SKU
V9781442268654
ISBN
9781442268654

€ 41.99
€ 38.64