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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PROKOFIEV
THOMAS SCHIPPERGES    Book Number: 86513
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Specialising in music and politics in the Soviet Union, Thomas Schipperges is a Lecturer in Musicology at the University of Heidelberg. This 2003 first edition English translation is a quality pub...
ROBERT SCHUMANN
MONICA STEEGMANN    Book Number: 86515
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Christiane Schumann regarded her youngest son, who was born on 8th June 1810, as her 'golden boy', someone special. She was musical herself and made sure that at the age of seven he was sent to th...
DISCOVERING BELLS AND BELLRINGING
JOHN CAMP    Book Number: 86544
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Calling all campanologists is the late John Camp, who first became interested in bell ringing in 1950s. His book is not a technical treatise on the art of ringing or bell sounding, but more a hist...
GREAT JAZZ AND POP VOCAL ALBUMS
WILL FRIEDWALD    Book Number: 86481
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Each of the 57 albums recorded here capture the artist at a high point and individual cuts are evaluated, the sequencing explained, and the songs and songwriters heralded. Appraising each album, F...
CHRISTMASAURUS THE MUSICAL EDITION: Book and CD
TOM FLETCHER    Book Number: 86822
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Meet an elf named Snozzletrump, a nasty piece of work called the Hunter and Brenda Payne, the meanest girl in school (possibly the world). It was a Christmas Eve none of them would ever forget. T...
CHRONICLE OF OPERA: Revised Edition
MICHAEL RAEBURN    Book Number: 87027
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A lavish Thames & Hudson chronology, year-by-year, which encompasses the whole history of opera. With fascinating anecdotes and quotations covering legendary performers and performances, the book ...
HOMEWARD BOUND: Life of Paul Simon
PETER CARLIN    Book Number: 87175
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One half of the incredibly popular duo Simon and Garfunkel, here we take a bridge over troubled waters and learn all the backstage detail in a biography about one of these musicians. To sing 'Brid...
MAGIC STRINGS OF FRANKIE PRESTO
MITCH ABLOM    Book Number: 87179
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A very light read with guest appearances from Hank Williams, Elvis Presley, Carole King and even KISS. Frankie Presto is one of the world's brightest stars. At just nine years old he is sent to A...
HAMILTON THE REVOLUTION: Slipcased
LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA    Book Number: 86967
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Truly a backstage pass to the groundbreaking hit musical 'Hamilton', winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Lin-Manuel Miranda's groundbreaking musical Hamilton is as revolutionary as its su...
BUMPER POPMASTER QUIZ BOOK
PHIL SWERN & NEIL MYNERS    Book Number: 87135
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As played on the Ken Bruce BBC Radio 2 show, here are two books in one with over 200 new questions. Popmaster has thrilled listeners for almost 20 years and now you can enjoy the pop quiz in your ...
BOB DYLAN: The Essential Interviews
EDITED BY JONATHAN COTT    Book Number: 87398
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"Did they censor you from singing what you wanted on the Ed Sullivan Show?" "Yes. It was a long time ago." "You fly your own plane?" "Yes, yes." "I'm really not the right person to tramp around...
ROGER DALTRY: THANKS A LOT MR KIBBLEWHITE: My Story
ROGER DALTREY    Book Number: 87423
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My Generation! Roger Daltrey was THE voice, the front man of The Who and this is his story of My Generation, Tommy and Quadrophenia, of smashed guitars, exploding drums, cars in swimming pools, fi...
DREAMING OF THE BEATLES:
ROB SHEFFIELD    Book Number: 87570
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As last summer's big film "Yesterday" demonstrated, it is impossible to imagine a world without The Beatles. Half a century after they split up, the band remains the biggest and most iconic of all ...
SLOWHAND: The Life and Music of Eric Clapton
PHILIP NORMAN    Book Number: 87595
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Philip Norman has penned bestselling biographies of the greatest in the history of rock music, so when he turns his hand to Eric Clapton, the unrivalled master of rock's most essential tool - the s...
ONLY GIRL
ROBIN GREEN    Book Number: 87685
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Voted Observer Book of the Year, this raucous and vividly dishy memoir is written by the only woman on the masthead of Rolling Stone Magazine in the 60s, a female Almost Famous, during the sex and ...
ROCK AND ROLL IS LIFE: A Novel
D. J. TAYLOR    Book Number: 87686
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"The Stones are in narcotic tax exile somewhere. Hendrix is dead, along with Brian Jones, Janis Joplin and countless lesser lights whose names have already been forgotten. Also dead, according to R...
VERDI: Life & Times
BARBARA MEIER    Book Number: 87747
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Beautifully designed with colour typography and many colour plates, this is one of the acclaimed Life & Times Haus Publishing biographies. Giuseppe Verdi, the popular genius behind Rigoletto, Aida...
YOUNG SOUL REBELS: A Personal History of Northern Soul
STUART COSGROVE    Book Number: 87962
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A rollercoaster journey into the heart of a secret society and the iconic clubs The Twisted Wheel, The Torch, Wigan Casino and the Blackpool Mecca, the infamous Bootleggers, and the DJs and crate-d...
NEVER A DULL MOMENT: 1971
DAVID HEPWORTH    Book Number: 87860
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Sub-titled 'The Year That Rock Exploded', this was indeed a golden year that saw the release of the indelible recordings of Led Zeppelin, David Bowie, The Who, Rod Stewart, Carole King, The Rolling...
PIANO 300
CYNTHIA ADAMS HOOVER ET AL    Book Number: 87861
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Sub-titled 'Celebrating Three Centuries of People and Pianos', the book was published to accompany a special exhibition 20 years ago at the National Museum of American History in the Smithsonian's ...
UKULELE FOR BEGINNERS
WILL GROVE-WHITE    Book Number: 87863
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Hugely popular, easy to play, you will be strumming and singing along just like that cheekie chappie George Formby in no time. The tiny guitar-shaped small banjo is a noble if little instrument. ...
BOB DYLAN: Mr Tambourine Man
ENCORE BOOKS    Book Number: 87784
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It was in July 1965 at the Newport Folk Festival that the newly electrified Bob Dylan had plugged in and turned away a large part of his folk based following. Relive songs like 'It's All Over Now, ...
BOWIE: Starchild
MICHAEL O'NEILL    Book Number: 87785
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With his distinctive one brown one blue eye, chameleon and caricature-changing creations, David Bowie's music is loved by many and known as the soundtrack to the world of changes. That was heralde...
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN: Glory Days - 50 Years of Dreaming
ENCORE BOOKS    Book Number: 87793
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'I want it all' is what Bruce Springsteen once said. Here is an artist whose musical output can switch, seemingly effortlessly, from the gung-ho R&B swing of classic rock albums like 'Born to Run'...
GEORGE MICHAEL: The Biography 1963-2016
ROB JOVANOVIC    Book Number: 87804
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'I've always been pretty self-analytical and my songs have always been like that. But then I am probably a lot of things I wouldn't have been had I not become famous.' - George Michael. From the f...
GETCHA ROCKS OFF
MICK WALL    Book Number: 87805
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Sub-titled 'Life and Death on the Rock 'n' Roll Road', here is Ozzy the clown, Axl the lunatic, and Lemmy the hustler. Hanging out with rock stars, trying to steal their chicks, or throwing up ove...
THE KINKS: Fifty Years on the Road
BLITZ BOOKS    Book Number: 87812
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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
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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
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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
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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...
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