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Mirror Sound The People and Processes behind Self-Recorded Music
ISBN: HB: 9783791386539, Prestel Publishing, October 2020
192 pp., 29.2x23.5 cm, 100 colour illus.
Everywhere you look, musicians are creating, recording, and selling their music without the help of big-name studios, producers, or labels. This book offers tangible – and visually stunning – proof that self-recording is a path to artistic freedom. E...
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£29,99
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Conversations in Jazz The Ralph J. Gleason Interviews
ISBN: PB: 9780300255232, Yale University Press, October 2020
296 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
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£12,99
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Guitar in Georgian England A Social and Musical History
ISBN: HB: 9780300212471, Yale University Press, October 2020
304 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 20 colour illus., 30 black&white illus.
This book is the first to explore the popularity and novelty of the guitar in Georgian England, noting its impact on the social, cultural, and musical history of the period. The instrument possessed an imagery as rich as its uses were varied; it emer...
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£30,00
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Classical Music Lover's Companion to Orchestral Music
ISBN: PB: 9780300254822, ISBN: HB: 9780300120691, Yale University Press, September 2020
968 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm
Robert Philip, scholar, broadcaster, and musician, has compiled an essential handbook for lovers of classical music, designed to enhance their listening experience to the full. Covering four hundred works by sixty-eight composers from Corelli to Shos...
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£19,99
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£35,00
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Biographic: ABBA Great Lives in Graphic Form
ISBN: HB: 9781781454084, GMC Group, Ammonite Press, September 2020
96 pp., 21x14.8 cm, colour illus.
The Biographics series presents an entirely new way of looking at the lives of the world's greatest thinkers and creatives. It takes the 50 defining facts, dates, thoughts, habits, and achievements of each subject, and uses infographics to convey eac...
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£9,99
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Biographic: Prince Great Lives in Graphic Form
ISBN: HB: 9781781454077, GMC Group, Ammonite Press, September 2020
96 pp., 21x14.8 cm, colour illus.
The Biographics series presents an entirely new way of looking at the lives of the world's greatest thinkers and creatives. It takes the 50 defining facts, dates, thoughts, habits, and achievements of each subject, and uses infographics to convey eac...
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£9,99
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Making of Handel's Messiah
ISBN: PB: 9781851245062, Bodleian Library Publishing, August 2020
144 pp., 21x17 cm, 54 colour illus.
The first performance of Handel's Messiah in Dublin in 1742 is now legendary. Gentlemen were asked to leave their swords at home and ladies to come without hoops in their skirts in order to fit more people into the audience. Why then, did this now fa...
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£15,00
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Pynchon's Sound of Music
ISBN: PB: 9783035802320, University of Chicago Press, Diaphanes, May 2020
448 pp., 21.5x13.3 cm, 18 halftones
"Pynchon's Sound of Music" is dedicated to cataloging, exploring, and interpreting the manifold manifestations of music in Thomas Pynchon's work. An original mix of close and distant readings, this monograph employs a variety of disciplines – from li...
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£32,50
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Both from the Ears and Mind Thinking about Music in Early Modern England
ISBN: HB: 9780226701592, University of Chicago Press, May 2020
384 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 5 colour plates, 25 halftones
"Both from the Ears and Mind" offers a bold new understanding of the intellectual and cultural position of music in Tudor and Stuart England. Linda Phyllis Austern brings to life the kinds of educated writings and debates that surrounded musical perf...
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£44,00
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Biographic: Beethoven Great Lives in Graphic Form
ISBN: HB: 9781781454152, GMC Group, Ammonite Press, May 2020
96 pp., 21x14.8 cm, colour illus.
The Biographics series presents an entirely new way of looking at the lives of the world's greatest thinkers and creatives. It takes the 50 defining facts, dates, thoughts, habits, and achievements of each subject, and uses infographics to convey eac...
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£9,99
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