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Paperback. Aimed at students, scholars, and those interested in Baroque music, this work demonstrates how the circumstances of Bach's life helped to shape the music he wrote at various periods. It presents a picture of Bach, his music, and his posthumous reputation and influence. Series: Master Musicians Series. Num Pages: 320 pages, numerous halftones, musical examples and 2 line drawings. BIC Classification: AVGC3; AVH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 155 x 21. Weight in Grams: 526.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
331
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
3rd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780195307719
ISBN
9780195307719

€ 27.99
€ 20.48

Paperback. Some Fun Tonight! The Backstage Story of How the Beatles Rocked America: The Historic Tours of 1964 1966 Volume 1 is the first title, in a comprehensive two volume set, which gives you a city-by-city synopsis of the group s activities as they travelled the United States and Canada for their ground-breaking series of concerts. Num Pages: 306 pages, Over 400 photographs and illustrations throughout. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJPK; AVGP; AVH; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 259 x 310 x 21. Weight in Grams: 1452.
Publisher
Backbeat Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781495065675
ISBN
9781495065675

€ 40.99
€ 33.79

Paperback. Translator(s): Tyrrell, John. Num Pages: 416 pages, photographs. BIC Classification: AVGC9; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 128 x 25. Weight in Grams: 288.
Publisher
Faber & Faber United Kingdom
Number of pages
416
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571225101
ISBN
9780571225101

€ 13.99
€ 10.22

Paperback. The ultimate book on records by The Clash. An album by album, track by track, examination of every song released by The Clash, from their first single 'White Riot' to Combat Rock and beyond. Num Pages: 112 pages, colour photos. BIC Classification: AVD; AVGU; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 172 x 248 x 8. Weight in Grams: 254.
Publisher
Omnibus Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
112
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780383033
ISBN
9781780383033

€ 10.54

Paperback. In 1962 Sean O Se recorded 'An Poc ar Buile' with Sean O Riada and Ceoltoiri Chualann. It proved a huge success and resulted in seven wonderful years working with Sean O Riada and over sixty years of singing. This is his story. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJ; AVGH; AVH; BM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 159 x 234 x 19. Weight in Grams: 352.
Publisher
The Collins Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848892538
ISBN
9781848892538

€ 17.99
€ 15.15

Hardcover. Sir Richard Rodney Bennett, in the enormous diversity of his activities, is arguably the most complete musician. Not only does he have a remarkable 300 commissioned concert works to his credit, he has also contrived to lead several completely different musical lives. This book studies this gifted musician. Num Pages: 596 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: AVGC6; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 241 x 171 x 50. Weight in Grams: 1144.
Publisher
Omnibus Press United Kingdom
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849385459
ISBN
9781849385459

€ 27.99
€ 23.74

Paperback. Num Pages: 240 pages, 12 mono images. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 155 x 229 x 20. Weight in Grams: 374.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781501325229
ISBN
9781501325229

€ 26.99
€ 26.53

Paperback. When Paul McCartney told the world in 1970 that he had no plans to work with the Beatles again, it was widely viewed as a cultural tragedy by the media and public alike. But one of the most fascinating phases of the Beatles' story was just about to begin. This book tells the dramatic story of the Fab Four post 1969. Num Pages: 400 pages, ports. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 133 x 22. Weight in Grams: 284.
Publisher
Vintage
Number of pages
400
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099532361
ISBN
9780099532361

€ 15.99
€ 12.00

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
Condition
New
SKU
V9781623560652
ISBN
9781623560652

€ 11.21

Paperback. We've sort of flirted with greatness, R E M's Peter Buck admitted. But we've yet to make a record as good as Big Star's Third. Although Big Star were together for less than four years and had little commercial success, influence of their three original albums - continues to grow. This title offers a definitive history of rock's forgotten band. Num Pages: 288 pages, 20 Colour and Black and White in Plate Section. BIC Classification: AVH; BGFA; GBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 214 x 153 x 26. Weight in Grams: 735.
Publisher
Outline Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Revised and Updated
Condition
New
SKU
V9781908279361
ISBN
9781908279361

€ 18.99
€ 17.46

Paperback. Num Pages: black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: AVGC8; AVH; AVQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 244 x 170 x 5. Weight in Grams: 136.
Publisher
Petrucci Library Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
Unabridged
Condition
New
SKU
V9781932419160
ISBN
9781932419160

€ 13.69

Paperback. Begins in Berkeley in 1968, and ends with a piece on Dylan's show at the University of Minnesota on election night 2008. This title follows not only recordings but performances, books, movies, and various manner of highways and byways in which Bob Dylan has made himself felt in our culture. Num Pages: 512 pages. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 154 x 40. Weight in Grams: 662.
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571254453
ISBN
9780571254453

€ 19.99
€ 14.46

Hardcover. This superb new collection of photographs shows a fascinating variety of blues, folk and rock performers as they appeared at events across North America during the second half of the 20th century. Num Pages: 168 pages, b/w photo. BIC Classification: AJC; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 315 x 265 x 17. Weight in Grams: 1342.
Publisher
Omnibus Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
168
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849382304
ISBN
9781849382304

€ 27.99
€ 23.79

Paperback. Begins by addressing the problems associated with performing Mozart's piano music on "modern" instruments. This work moves through each element of performance - from dynamics to tempo and rhythm, articulation, ornamentation, embellishments, and cadenzas. It also addresses problems of "text" (scholarship on Mozart's scores). Num Pages: 496 pages, 1200 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: 3JF; AVGC4; AVH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 251 x 180 x 26. Weight in Grams: 888.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
496
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415977517
ISBN
9780415977517

€ 62.03

Paperback. The Beatles in Hamburg is a detailed, objective analysis of the events and personalities that shaped the Beatles as performers, composers and musicians, and the role that Hamburg itself played in their remarkable story. Series: Reverb. Num Pages: 224 pages, 30 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 209 x 150 x 16. Weight in Grams: 282.
Publisher
Reaktion Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781861899156
ISBN
9781861899156

€ 18.99
€ 17.46

Hardcover. Comprehensive visual history of the "World's Greatest Rock & Roll Band" as told through the recording of their monumental catalog, including 29 studio and 24 compilation albums, and more than a hundred singles. Num Pages: 704 pages, 500 b&w & colour. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 223 x 278 x 60. Weight in Grams: 2752.
Publisher
Black Dog & Leventhal
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780316317740
ISBN
9780316317740

€ 54.99
€ 42.08

Paperback. Read the story of Joe Dolan through his own interviews and the memories and anecdotes of his family that vividly bring to life the essence of Joe. Num Pages: 368 pages, 36 colour illustrations, 15 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: AVGN; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 26. Weight in Grams: 419.
Publisher
O'Brien Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847172754
ISBN
9781847172754

€ 11.99
€ 11.66

Paperback. Love it or loathe it, few would disagree that the music of Harrison Birtwistle stands amongst the most assured, original and challenging music ever to have been produced by a British composer. This title offers an account of his musical, dramatic and aesthetic preoccupations through an examination of such topics as theatre, myth, ritual and more. Num Pages: 320 pages, music. BIC Classification: AVGC6; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 213 x 138 x 19. Weight in Grams: 436.
Publisher
Faber & Faber United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571193455
ISBN
9780571193455

€ 23.99
€ 16.58

Paperback. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 19. Weight in Grams: 140.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408860564
ISBN
9781408860564

€ 18.46

Paperback. Like Bob Dylan and Neil Young, Tom Waits is a chameleonic survivor who's achieved long-term success while retaining cult credibility and outsider mystique. From his perilous 'jazzbo' years in '70s Los Angeles to the multiple-Grammy winner, this biography charts Waits' life step-by-step and album-by-album. Num Pages: 640 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 133 x 43. Weight in Grams: 490.
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Number of pages
640
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571235537
ISBN
9780571235537

€ 18.99
€ 13.75

Hardcover. Series: Franz Liszt Studies S. Num Pages: 520 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: AVGC5; AVH; BGH; DSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 292 x 229. Weight in Grams: 1701.
Publisher
Pendragon Pr
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Edition
annotated edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781576470060
ISBN
9781576470060

€ 123.07

Hardcover. A biography of the composer Arnold Bax (1883-1953). Documenting his life and times, it informs of the revival of Bax's music and reputation. It also discusses his music from first hand acquaintance with the revivals and recordings. Num Pages: 618 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JJ; AVGC6; AVH; BGF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 241 x 163 x 38. Weight in Grams: 1080. A Composer and His Times. 618 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. A biography of the composer Arnold Bax (1883-1953). Documenting his life and times, it informs of the revival of Bax's music and reputation. It also discusses his music from first hand acquaintance with the revivals and recordings. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JJ; AVGC6; AVH; BGF. Dimension: 241 x 163 x 38. Weight: 1044.
Publisher
BOYE6
Number of pages
618
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843832096
ISBN
9781843832096

€ 54.99
€ 46.22

Hardcover. Robert Schumann was far ahead of his time, not least in his attitude to children and young people; his 'Advice for Young Musicians', originally created to accompany his famous 'Album for the Young', remains as relevant today as when it was written. In this book, the author adds his own extensive commentary to Schumann's words of wisdom. Num Pages: 112 pages. BIC Classification: AVGC5; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 138 x 204 x 14. Weight in Grams: 208.
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571330911
ISBN
9780571330911

€ 16.99
€ 12.34

Hardcover. Million Dollar Quartet' is the name given to recordings made on Tuesday December 4, 1956 in the Sun Record Studios in Memphis, Tennessee. The recordings were of an impromptu jam session among Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Johnny Cash. Num Pages: 224 pages, b/w photos. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 164 x 26. Weight in Grams: 586.
Publisher
Omnibus Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780385143
ISBN
9781780385143

€ 21.99
€ 19.61

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