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Lowside of the Road: A Life of Tom Waits

Spanning Tom Waits' extraordinary 40-year career, from Closing Time to Orphans, Lowside of the Road is Barney Hoskyns' unique take on one of rock's great enigmas. Like Bob Dylan and Neil Young, Waits ..

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Lunch With The Wild Frontiers: A History of Britpop and Excess in 131/2 Chapters

Phill Savidge is widely credited as being the main instigator of the Britpop music movement that swept the UK in the mid-1990s. Savidge was co-founder and head of legendary public relations company Sa..

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Lyrics: Since 1962

For the first time, a comprehensive, definitive collection of lyrics of music legend and poet Bob Dylan, complete with expert annotations. A major publishing event - a beautiful, comprehensive collect..

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M Train

REVISED EDITION WITH FIVE THOUSAND WORDS BONUS MATERIAL AND NEW PHOTOGRAPHS M Train begins in the tiny Greenwich Village cafe where Smith goes every morning for black coffee, ruminates on the world as..

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M Train

M Train begins in the tiny Greenwich Village cafe where Smith goes every morning for black coffee, ruminates on the world as it is and the world as it was, and writes in her notebook. Through prose th..

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Mad Scenes and Exit Arias: The Death of the New York City Opera and the Future of Opera in America

In October 2013, the arts world was rocked by the news that the New York City Opera-"the people's opera"-had finally succumbed to financial hardship after 70 years in operation. The company had been a..

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Mad Skills

A history of electronic music technology that goes way beyond the Moog. Part rigorous history, part insightful commentary, and part memoir, Mad Skills tells the story behind MIDI, aka the Musica..

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Madonna

Who is the real Madonna? At the age of sixty, she is still one of the richest and most successful pop stars in the world. Her provocative behaviour continues to generate headlines yet she remains an e..

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Madonna: An Intimate Biography of an Icon at Sixty

Who is the real Madonna? At the age of sixty, she is still one of the richest and most successful pop stars in the world. Her provocative behaviour continues to generate headlines yet she remains an e..

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Madonna: Like an Icon

The definitive biography of one of the world's most famous women. Madonna is the biggest-selling female recording artist in the world and one of our greatest living pop stars. With each pioneerin..

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Maestros And Their Music

John Mauceri brings a lifetime of experience to bear in an unprecedented, hugely informative, consistently entertaining exploration of his profession, rich with anecdotes from decades of working along..

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Making Money with Music: Generate Over 100 Revenue Streams, Grow Your Fan Base, and Thrive in Today's Music Environment

Whether you're a solo artist, band, DJ, EDM producer, or other musician, Making Money With Music gives you strategies to generate revenue, grow your fan base, and thrive in today's technology-driven m..

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Making Poor Man's Guitars: Cigar Box Guitars and Other DIY Instruments

Many books have been written about how to build cigar box guitars and other unique hand-made instruments... but few have touched on why. This book presents the authentic stories of American DIY music ..

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Malcolm Young: The Man Who Made Ac/Dc

'What a great read. The last chapters really got to me-so sad.' Herm Kovac, bandmate and lifelong friend of Malcolm (and co-founder of TMG) Malcolm Young was a legend: the founder and the driv..

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Mars by 1980: The Story of Electronic Music

Electronic music is now ubiquitous, from mainstream pop hits to the furthest reaches of the avant-garde. The future, a long time coming, finally arrived. But how did we get here? In Mars by 1980,..

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Marshall: The Book of Loud

Since 1962, Marshall amps have been used by just about every iconic artist and band in music history - from Led Zeppelin and AC/DC to Iron Maiden and Nirvana. Now, inspired by all of the artists that,..

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Meet Me in the Bathroom: Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City 2001-2011

Joining the ranks of the classics Please Kill Me, Our Band Could Be Your Life, and Can't Stop Won't Stop, an intriguing oral history of the post-9/11 decline of the old-guard music industry and rebirt..

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Meet Me in the Bathroom: Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City 2001-2011

New York, 2001. 9/11 plunges the US into a state of war and political volatility-and heralds the rebirth of the city's rock scene. As the old-guard music industry crumbles, a group of iconoclastic ban..

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Memphis Rent Party: The Blues, Rock & Soul in Music's Hometown

"Blues, being the wellspring of all American music for over a century, is always worth studying. Robert does it right." --Keith Richards "An emotional map of musical Memphis. If you don't know th..

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Merle Haggard's Okie from Muskogee

Every now and then, a song inspires a cultural conversation that ends up looking like a brawl. Merle Haggard's Okie from Muskogee, released in 1969, is a prime example of that important role of popula..

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Messiah

The story of the composition, first performances and cultural afterlife of one of the best-loved and most widely performed works in the entire history of music. In 1741, in just 24 days, the German-b..

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Messiah: The Landmark Library

In 1741, in just 24 days, the German-born, British-naturalized composer George Frideric Handel wrote an oratorio rich in tuneful arias and choruses of robust grandeur. Coolly received in London at fir..

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Metallica: The Stories Behind the Songs

Metallica grew from the fledgling thrash metal scene of the early 1980s to become one of the biggest metal acts in the history of music. They have released a slew of critically acclaimed albums over t..

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Michael Jackson: All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Track

This is the full story of every single song that Michael Jackson recorded and released during his long and remarkable solo career. With fascinating stories and detailed information on every track..

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Midnight Oil: The Power and the Passion

Midnight Oil are one of the most 'Australian' rock bands this country has produced. Born from the Australian pub rock scene that gave us AC/DC, Cold Chisel and INXS, the Oils were able to break out of..

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Miles And Me

Poet, activist and journalist Quincy Troupe's candid account of his friendship with Miles Davis is a revealing portrait of a great musician and an engrossing chronicle of the author's own artistic and..

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Miles: The Autobiography

Miles: The Autobiography, like the man himself, holds nothing back. He talks about his battles against drugs and racism, and discusses the many women in his life. But above all, Miles talks about musi..

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Mo' Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove

The World According to Questlove Mo' Meta Blues is a punch-drunk memoir in which Everyone's Favorite Questlove tells his own story while tackling some of the lates, the greats, the fakes, the philosop..

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Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures At An Exhibition (Piano Version)

(Piano Large Works). This favorite piano cycle was composed by Mussorgsky in about 3 weeks, and was inspired by the drawings and watercolors of a his friend, the painter Victor Hartmann. Many changes ..

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Monk!: Thelonious, Pannonica, and the Friendship Behind a Musical Revolution

She is Pannonica de Koenigswarter, British baroness of the Rothschild family. He is Thelonious Sphere Monk, a musical genius fighting against the whims of his troubled mind. Their enduring friendship ..

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Monster Scales And Modes

(Instructional). This book is a complete compilation of scales, modes, exotic scales, and theory. It covers the most common and exotic scales, theory on how they're constructed and practical applicati..

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Morrissey: Alone and Palely Loitering

Taken by renowned photographer Kevin Cummins and featuring hundreds of previously unseen images, Alone and Palely Loitering chronicles Morrissey's world as he emerged from The Smiths and established h..

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Most Beautiful: My Life with Prince

In The Most Beautiful, a title inspired by the hit song Prince wrote about their legendary love story, Mayte Garcia for the first time shares the deeply personal story of their relationship and offers..

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Music as Alchemy: Journeys with Great Conductors and Their Orchestras

How are conductors' silent gestures magicked into sound by a group of more than a hundred brilliant but belligerent musicians? The mute choreography of great conductors has fascinated and frustrated m..

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Music Flash Cards Set a

(Educational Piano Library). 120 color-coded cards to learn basic musical symbols, all notes from low ledger C to high ledger C, and rhythm patterns in 4/4 and 3/4. Also includes cards that focus on r..

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Music for Life: 100 Works to Carry You Through

How does music reflect the key moments in our lives? How do we choose the works that inspire, delight, comfort or console? Fiona Maddocks selects 100 classical works from across nine centuries, arguin..

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Music for Life: 100 Works to Carry You Through

Fiona Maddocks selects 100 classical works from across nine centuries, arguing passionately, persuasively and at times obstinately for their inclusion, putting each work in its cultural and musical co..

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Music Oracles

Be guided and inspired by the gods of the music world with this creative set of oracle cards. Are you suffering from creative block? Struggling to make a difficult life decision? ..

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Music Theory 101: From keys and scales to rhythm and melody, an essential primer on the basics of music theory

Learn the basics of music theory in this comprehensive and easy-to-understand guide.From classical to hard rock, and jazz to hip hop, music is constantly evolving, but many of the basics have stayed t..

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Music Theory For Dummies

Get more out of music with this essential guide. Music Theory For Dummies makes music theory easy to understand, with a friendly, unintimidating overview of everything you need to know to become fluen..

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Music Wars: The Sound of the Underground

The story of Central Station Records and its crucial role in the development of the electronic dance music scene in Australia and New Zealand from the 1970s to today. Founded in the 1970s, Central Sta..

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Music, Sense and Nonsense: Collected Essays and Lectures

Alfred Brendel, one of the greatest pianists of our time, is renowned for his masterly interpretations of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and Liszt, and has been credited with rescuing from oblivio..

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Music: Ideas in Profile

Ideas in Profile Series Is music a science or an art? It's both, as Andrew Gant reveals in this lively and accessible account of what music is and what it's for. Music has been central to life since t..

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Musicals: The Definitive Illustrated Story

From The Phantom of the Opera and The Sound of Music to Les Miserables, Musicals: The Definitive Illustrated Story brings the world's best-loved productions to life. The complete history of the musica..

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My First Guitar: Tales of True Love and Lost Chords

Featuring Les Paul, Carlos Santana, Joe Satriani, Melissa Etheridge, Jimmy Page, and more! Julia Crowe interviews the world's leading guitarists, from Les Paul, Carlos Santana, Peter Frampton ..

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My Life: It's a Long Story

Five decades in the music industry, 100 albums, 10 Grammys, the Kennedy Center Honors, and the Country Music Hall of Fame. Add high-profile activism for the legalisation of marijuana, the foundation o..

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Necessity for Consolation, The

John Psathas has said that, of all New Zealand composers, John Cousins has `thrown the spear furthest', meaning he is one of our most original artists, going beyond the edge. Provocative and penetrati..

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New Penguin Dictionary of Music

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New York Rock

As a city that represents endless possibilities, New York has been the setting for the dawning of new movements, styles, and genres. In the 20th century, the birth of Rock represented a connection bet..

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New Zealand Jazz Life

Drawing on 39 interviews with leading New Zealand jazz musicians, New Zealand Jazz Life is a ground-breaking survey of the vibrant local scene. In best jazz style, eight solos - first-person portraits..

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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds: An Art Book

In his graphic biography Nick Cave: Mercy on Me, Reinhard Kleist paints an expressive and enthralling portrait of the musician, novelist, poet and actor. It is, according to Nick Cave himself, "a comp..

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