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The ukulele has gone from strength to strength in recent years, undergoing a massive resurgence. You can hear the uke all over the place, from trendster indie rock to top ten pop songs, from unshakeable TV ads to YouTube megahits. And this obsession shows no sign of abating - ... read more

The Ukulele Handbook
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Here is a fascinating collection of 20 wide-ranging interviews with the preeminent opera singers, conductors, directors, and designers working on and behind the stage today. In Living Opera, Joshua Jampol invites opera-lovers to listen in as performers such as Renee Fleming, Natali... read more

Living Opera
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This new edition of leading opera critic Rupert Christiansen's perennially popular Pocket Guide has between extensively revised, and incorporates many more operas from all periods, including recent works by Philip Glass, Mark Anthony Turnage, Thomas Ades and George ... read more

The Faber Pocket Guide to Opera
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The life of Giacomo Puccini, composer of many well-loved operas.Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) is perhaps the world's most popular composer of operas and said to represent Verdi's only true successor. A superb dramatist and gifted melodist, he had a wh... read more

Giacomo Puccini (20th Century Composers Series)
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Series:The Landmark Library

In 1805, the world of music was set on its ears by a new work from a German composer. Intellectually and emotionally, Beethoven's Third Symphony, the 'Eroica', was revolutionary music. After those first two stunning chord... read more

Sinfonia Eroica: The First Great Romantic Symphony (Beethoven's Third Symphony)
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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 ... read more

Music as Alchemy: Journeys with Great Conductors and Their Orchestras
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June 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of what many think is the greatest Beatles album. This book is a new way of telling the story of the album and is split into two distinct halves: the "A-side" is all about the Beatles, the music on the album, the recording p... read more

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
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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 first, after Handel's death Messiah enjoyed an extraordinary surge in po... read more

Messiah: The Landmark Library
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A comprehensive, revealing biography of the versatile Russian composer and pianist.A revealing and comprehensive biography of Sergey Prokofiev (1891

Sergey Prokofiev (20th Century Composers Series)
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A lavishly illustrated, comprehensive reference to western classical music. Hundreds of colour photographs, artworks, musical manuscripts and maps, along with authoritative and engaging text by eminent musical scholars from around the world take you on a musical journey through time, revealing how classical music has been created.

Musica: 1 000 Years Of Classical Music
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Series:Music Icons

This title presents redemption songs. Few artists can lay claim to representing an entire music genre: singer-songwriter, guitarist Bob Marley is one. His name is synonymous with the indigenous Jamaican off-beat music of reggae, a local genre he took from his beloved island homeland ... read more

Bob Marley
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Music is Andrew Zuckerman's latest masterpiece, an extraordinary sequel to the highly acclaimed Wisdom. For this new, ambitious project, he now turns his unique perspective to music. Sixty eminent individuals - artists, composers, producers and performers from rock, rap, dance, soul, RB, ... read more

Music
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