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Hearing Beethoven A Story of Musical Loss and Discovery
ISBN: HB: 9780226429755, University of Chicago Press, October 2018
288 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm, 28 halftones
We're all familiar with the image of a fierce and scowling Beethoven, struggling doggedly to overcome his rapidly progressing deafness. That Beethoven continued to play and compose for more than a decade after he lost his hearing is often seen as an...
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£19,00
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Classical Music Lover's Companion to Orchestral Music
ISBN: HB: 9780300120691, Yale University Press, October 2018
1024 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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£35,00
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Death and Resurrection of Elvis Presley
ISBN: PB: 9781780239903, Reaktion Books, September 2018
272 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 22 illus.
Elvis Aaron Presley is more popular today than ever, yet he died nearly forty years ago. His music is constantly remixed and re-released to a new generation of fans, and his image thrives in popular art and culture. Elvis's Graceland home and Tupelo...
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£12,00
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Peter Gabriel Global Citizen
ISBN: PB: 9781780239767, Reaktion Books, July 2018
248 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 25 illus.
Peter Gabriel is one of contemporary music's great experimenters. From his work in the progressive group Genesis, through his pioneering solo albums, to his enthusiastic embrace of world music and new technologies, Gabriel has remained steadfastly co...
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£9,00
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Musical Composition Craft and Art
ISBN: PB: 9780300218992, Yale University Press, June 2018
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 125 black&white illus.
This essential introduction to the art and craft of musical composition is designed to familiarize beginning composers with principles and techniques applicable to a broad range of musical styles, from concert pieces to film scores and video game mus...
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£17,00
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Biographic: Bowie Great Lives in Graphic Form
ISBN: HB: 9781781453278, Ammonite Press, May 2018
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 all...
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£9,00
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Biographic: Hendrix Great Lives in Graphic Form
ISBN: HB: 9781781453155, Ammonite Press, May 2018
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 all...
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£9,00
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Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Artworks 2011-2016
ISBN: PB: 9784416716724, Nippan IPS, May 2018
272 pp., 17.8x24 cm, 300 colour and back&white illus., language: English / Japanese
Japanese fashion model and singer Kyary Pamyu Pamyu has gained international popularity with her pop singles and unique and original look, which The Guardian describes as "scarier than Lady Gaga, sartorially freakier than Katy Perry". This is a compl...
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£34,00
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Tchaikovsky Papers Unlocking the Family Archive
ISBN: HB: 9780300191363, Yale University Press, April 2018
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 22 black&white illus.
This fascinating collection of letters, notes, and miscellanea from the archives of the Tchaikovsky State House-Museum sheds new light on the world of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Most of these documents have never before been available in English, and...
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£35,00
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Franz Liszt Musician, Celebrity, Superstar
ISBN: PB: 9780300228755, ISBN: HB: 9780300182934, Yale University Press, April 2018
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 black&white illus.
Hungarian composer Franz Liszt (1811-1886) was an anomaly. A virtuoso pianist and electrifying showman, he toured extensively throughout the European continent, bringing sold-out audiences to states of ecstasy while courting scandal with his frequent...
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£14,00
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£25,00
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