Music & Dance

Music & Dance

Music & Dance

Music & Dance

Music, Dance, Theatre, actors and actresses, ballet dancers and musicians, guitar and piano playing and musical instruments. Biographies and non fiction about eveything musical.
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THE KINKS: Fifty Years on the Road
BLITZ BOOKS    Book Number: 87812
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Hardback

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Ray Davies of The Kinks was the chief songwriter in the band, and the core of the group along with his younger brother Dave. The pair were at each others' throats for a good chunk of The Kinks's c...
KNOW-IT-ALL JAZZ
EDITED BY DAVE GELLY    Book Number: 87813
Published price: $14.99
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Paperback

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Jazz can be slippery to grasp. Without a familiar form or a hard-and-fast format, and largely ruled by improvisation, jazz music can leave a novice baffled, unsure how to listen. Observer columni...
MATTERS OF VITAL INTEREST
ERIC LERNER    Book Number: 87821
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £7.50
Product format: Hardback

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Sub-titled 'A Forty-Year Friendship with Leonard Cohen', the unmistakable and experienced face of the entertainer graces the front cover of this book wearing his trilby, holding a cane and sat besi...
TINA TURNER: My Love Story
TINA TURNER & DEBORAH DAVIS    Book Number: 87825
Published price: $28
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Hardback

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One of the very best musical shows ever in the West End of London is Tina: The Tina Turner Musical on which the superstar herself had great control and input. Her book is an explosive and inspirin...
STAYING ALIVE: The Disco Inferno of the Bee Gees
SIMON SPENCE    Book Number: 87834
Published price: £14.95
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Paperback

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For UK audiences, The Bee Gees were those drippy 60s harmony-singing brothers whose hits such as their 1967 number one Massachusetts and 1968 I Gotta Get A Message to You, were difficult to dislodg...
CHILDREN'S CORNER INDIVIDUAL PIECES FOR PIANO
CLAUDE-ARCHILLES DEBUSSY    Book Number: 88132
Bibliophile price: £7.99
Product format: Paperback

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Softbound musical scores for piano. This Urtext edition contains all the individual piano pieces by Debussy together with the set of pieces known as "Children's Corner." Includes Arabesques, mas...
GERSHWIN - SONGBOOK FOR PIANO
GEORGE GERSHWIN    Book Number: 88138
Bibliophile price: £7.99
Product format: Paperback

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Softbound musical scores of favourites and standards of George Gershwin (1889-1937) including Clap Yo Hand Do It Again, Fascinating Rhythm, I Got Rhythm, I'll Build A Stairway to Paradise, Liza, No...
INDIVIDUAL PIECES FOR PIANO
FREDERIC CHOPIN    Book Number: 88143
Bibliophile price: £7.99
Product format: Paperback

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Softbound musical scores for piano. Includes Bolero, Tarantelle, Prélude, Allegro de Concert, Fantaisie, Trois Ecossaises, Marche funèbre, Cantabile and Feuillet d'album among the 17 piano pieces....
TRY THIS AT HOME: Adventures In Songwriting
FRANK TURNER    Book Number: 88307
Published price: £10.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Paperback

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"Life is about love, last minutes and lost evenings" is an evocative line from folk-punk singer-songwriter Frank Turner's song "I knew Prufrock before he got famous". Like Paul McCartney's "Yesterd...
MOZART IN THE JUNGLE: Sex, Drugs and Classical Music
BLAIR TINDALL    Book Number: 88445
Published price: $16
Bibliophile price: £5.50
Product format: Paperback

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Journalist and first oboe Blair Tindall takes you on a no-holds-barred tour of what really goes on both back-stage and in the orchestra pit! From her acclaimed debut recital at Carnegie Hall to the...
PATTI SMITH: American Artist
FRANK STEFANKO    Book Number: 88447
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Paperback

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PATTI SMITH: American Artist
NO WAY BUT THIS: In Search of Paul Robeson
JEFF SPARROW    Book Number: 88094
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Paperback

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The son of an escaped slave, Paul Robeson became a global African-American figure as a sportsman, scholar, actor who played Othello three times and above all as a singer with a voice of extraordina...
A LOVE SO BEAUTIFUL CD
ROY ORBISON & RPO    Book Number: 88351
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Unknown

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I Drove All Night in a duet with Ward Thomas is the last of 17 glorious tracks by the singer-songwriter with his trademark dark glasses and large guitar, the wonderful and popular Roy Orbison. Oth...
AMERICA'S MISTRESS: The Life and Times of Eartha Kitt
JOHN L. WILLIAMS    Book Number: 88576
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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Orson Welles called Eartha Kitt 'The most fascinating woman in the world'. This intriguing book reveals the trail she blazed in America life and the price she paid. Eartha Kitt was an incandescen...
BEING JOHN LENNON: A Restless Life
RAY CONNOLLY    Book Number: 88579
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £7.50
Product format: Hardback

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Swerving dead-hero worship, for Connolly, it is John Lennon's insecurities that are ultimately most revealing, rooted in an unsettled childhood in Liverpool's post-war suburbs. With quiet expertis...
BOYS IN THE TREES: A Memoir
CARLY SIMON    Book Number: 88581
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £5.50
Product format: Hardback

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Rock star, poet, feminist icon, seductress, survivor, Carly Simon's life and career is one of the last great untold stories of popular music. Her lyrics, sung in that instantly recognisable husky,...
LIKE A BAT OUT OF HELL
MICK WALL    Book Number: 88597
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £5.50
Product format: Paperback

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Everything about Meat Loaf is big. The place he was born (Texas), the family he was born into (he weighed nearly 250lb before he was even in his teens), the sound he made, and of course the record...
MICHAEL TIPPETT: The Biography
OLIVER SODEN    Book Number: 88599
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £8.00
Product format: Hardback

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Composer, thinker, pacifist, revolutionary prisoner, activist, celebrity, visionary - here is a life lived at the forefront of the 20th century. The music of the British composer Michael Tippet in...
A MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM FRANK SINATRA CD
FRANK SINATRA    Book Number: 88749
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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Jingle Bells, Mistletoe and Holly, I'll Be Home For Christmas, The Christmas Waltz, Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas, Winter Wonderland, First Noel, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, Oh! Little T...
THE BROONS SUMMER HOLIDAY ALBUM: Four CDs
DC THOMSON    Book Number: 88754
Bibliophile price: £7.50
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Here Comes Summer by Jerry Kieller, Rock A Hula Baby (Twist Special) by Elvis Presley, Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini by Bryan Hyland, Move It by Cliff Richard, Rubber Ball by Bo...
HAYNES BRASS INSTRUMENT MANUAL
SIMON CROFT & ANDY TAYLOR    Book Number: 88610
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Paperback

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Catering for trumpet, trombone, tuba, horn and cornet players, from the well known Haynes series this unique step-by-step guide with hundreds of detailed colour illustrations shows you how to maint...
SINATRA THE CHAIRMAN
JAMES KAPLAN    Book Number: 88730
Published price: £26.50
Bibliophile price: £10.00
Product format: Hardback

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In 2010, Frank: The Voice was James Kaplan's rich, distinctive story of Frank Sinatra's meteoric rise to fame, subsequent failures and reinvention as a star of live performance and screen. The sto...
SWING DANCE
SCOTT CUPIT    Book Number: 88735
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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Strictly Come Dancing may be back on our TV screens, but one thing they have missed is the fashion, music, culture and key moves of Swing Dance, the wonderful Lindy Hop we all love to watch. Truly...
CLASSIC FM PUZZLE BOOK
FOREWORD ALEXANDER ARMSTRONG    Book Number: 88766
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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Put your musical and puzzle knowledge to the test with Classic FM's book of 100 classical conundrums - tricky trivia, complex wordplay, visual teasers and more. The sections are named 'Adagio', 'Ac...
FACE IT: A Memoir
DEBBIE HARRY    Book Number: 88777
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £7.50
Product format: Hardback

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Debbie Harry's gorgeous features were the face of punk rock for two decades as the group Blondie repeatedly hit the charts. This must-read memoir features artwork and photos by Debbie's fans, captu...
YULI
CARLOS ACOSTA    Book Number: 88802
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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The life of the ballet dancer Carlos Acosta is told in his own instantly likeable voice as we follow his poor but happy years in the streets of Los Pinos in Cuba to discovering the trappings of the...
1973: ROCK AT THE CROSSROADS
ANDREW GRANT JACKSON    Book Number: 88508
Published price: £24.99
Bibliophile price: £8.00
Product format: Hardback

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In 1973 rock music of all kinds hit its peak while simultaneously splintering and giving birth to new genres. This stunning account of the music and epic social change of 1973 details some of the s...
LITTLE THING CALLED LIFE
LINDA THOMPSON    Book Number: 88523
Published price: £18.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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When Lisa Marie Presley realised her father Elvis was dead, the first person she called from Graceland was songwriter Linda Thompson. Thompson had broken up with Elvis only a few months previously...
BOWIE BY O'NEILL: The Definitive Collection
TERRY O'NEILL    Book Number: 88811
Published price: £40
Bibliophile price: £20.00
Product format: Hardback

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More than 500 stunning photographs, this is the ultimate portrait of the ever-changing artist, David Bowie. The result of a creative partnership spanning a number of years, including images publis...
UKULELE SIMPLE CHORDS
JAKE JACKSON    Book Number: 88984
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Paperback

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Easy to carry and easy to use on its huge black plastic spiral binding, and easy to see because it is in huge print - to put on the floor or the music stand whilst playing along George Formby-like ...
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