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This book provides a practical guide to empirical approaches that are ready for incorporation in the contemporary musicologist's toolkit, including perspectives from music theory, computational musicology, ethnomusicology, and the psychology and sociology of music.

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How does the jazz of Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Fats Waller, Billie Holiday and Charlie Parker fit into the great tradition of the modern arts between 1920 and 1950? In this text, cultural historian Alfred Appel provides the answer.

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The first truly definitive biography of a rock and roll legend, impeccably researched and written by the outstanding author of Heavier then Heaven, the story of Kurt Cobain. Jimi Hendrix continues to intrigue, and sell huge quantities of albums, even 35 years after his death. Quite apart from his influence on musicians and fa... read more

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Author: Ben Ratliff
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John Coltrane, who died aged 40 in 1967, is one of half a dozen truly fundamental contributors to the history of jazz. No-one - not Armstrong, Ellington or Monk, nor even Charlie Parker - inspires quite the same mystique or continuing intensity of fascination. No young saxophonist of the past forty years has been able to esca... read more

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Author: David Perry
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 Music

Series:20th-Century Composers S.

This text is a sequence of biographical portraits of key jazz figures (whose innovatory work as improvisers ranks them with major composers), surveying important developments in the genre. Jazz was dubbed by Bernstein as "the only original American art form". Its fascination lies both in its musical innovations and in the ric... read more

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The first volume in a series of memoirs by a musical and political icon. Circa 1965, arguably the high point in his creative genius, Bob Dylan writes about the beginning of his music career, his early loves, and offers a very personal, anecdotal view of this time of creativity, innovation and music history.

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They never released any singles; most of their albums have no lettering or titles of any description; they spent their early years touring in America -- but all that aside, Led Zeppelin remain probably the greatest, biggest-selling heavy rock band of all time. Their early sound was heavily blues-influenced, but every schoolbo... read more

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An Illustrated Life of Bob Marley Published to coincide with the twenty-fifth anniversary of his death, Marley Legend celebrates the life and work of Bob Marley in an authorized and fully illustrated biography. In the same interactive format as the best-selling Lennon Legend, this innovative book features rare photograph... read more

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When people think of punk they often think of outrageous fashion and iconic bands like The Ramones and the Sex Pistols. But the reality of punk stretches over three decades and numerous countries, with a history as rich and varied as it is shocking and daring. With this lavishly illustrated and authoritative A-Z guide, Brian ... read more

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Author: David Foil
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Series:Black Dog & Leventhal's Opera Library

The Black Dog Opera Library is the best, easiest, and most informative and budget-friendly way to enjoy four of the greatest operas of all time. Each book includes a complete libretto and its English translation, a quality performance of the complete opera on 2 CDs and notes for listening that correspond to every track. Carme... read more

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By far the most comprehensive book on Dylan's words ever written, including a number of songs that have never been released, this first volume will fundamentally change how these lyrics are interpreted and understood. Hundreds of surprising facts are uncovered in this catalogue of 300 songs, spanning Dylan's career up prior t... read more

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Author: Garth Cartwright
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 Music

Series:Five Star Paperback S.

Weaving historical fact, mythic tales and contemporary voices, "Princes Amongst Men" recounts a Balkan odyssey in search of the secret history and culture of Europe's greatest musicians - the Roma Gypsies. Garth Cartwright wanders through the ruins of post-Communist Serbia and observes Roma refugees from the Kosovo conflict. ... read more

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One of the most comprehensive accounts to date, Noise of the World is the authentic story of a burgeoning world music scene, as told by its most seminal artists. Drawing on 20 years of original interviews, music journalist Hank Bordowitz presents the fascinating commentary of world music's most pivotal figures - performers su... read more

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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 musicians and music-lovers for centuries, from Toscanini to Karajan, from Carlos Kleiber to Gustavo Dudamel. Orchestras can be i... read more

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Leonard Cohen: A Remarkable Life tells the story of the life, loves and work of Leonard Cohen, the poet, songwriter and singer 'born with the gift of a golden voice.' As the man himself once dryly put it.Anthony Reynolds' fascinating and detailed biography draws on scores of new interviews conducted with Cohen's band members ... read more

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Author: Gaar Gillian
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 Music

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Though "Nevermind" was Nirvana's most commercially successful album, and the record that broke them - and the grunge phenomenon - internationally, "In Utero" has increasingly become regarded as the band's best album, both by the critics and the band members themselves. This work tells the story behind the creation of "In Utero".

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