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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STAYING ALIVE: The Disco Inferno of the Bee Gees
SIMON SPENCE    Book Number: 87834
Published price: £14.95
Bibliophile price: £3.25
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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...
TRY THIS AT HOME: Adventures In Songwriting
FRANK TURNER    Book Number: 88307
Published price: £10.99
Bibliophile price: £1.50
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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: £1.88
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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...
SWING DANCE
SCOTT CUPIT    Book Number: 88735
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £2.00
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...
DOUBLE ACT: A History of British Comedy Duos
ANDREW ROBERTS    Book Number: 89279
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £3.75
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From music hall and Variety of the 1920s and 30s came Will Collinson and Alfie Dean, Bud in a raccoon coat and old straw hat and Ches, dapper and deadpan, emphasising the words in a mellow croak. ...
DYLAN GOES ELECTRIC!
ELIJAH WALD    Book Number: 89281
Published price: £16.99
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In 1965 on the evening of 25th July, Bob Dylan took to the stage at Newport Folk Festival in black jeans, black boots, and a black leather jacket, carrying a Fender Stratocaster in place of his fam...
LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL
KENNEY JONES    Book Number: 89303
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Bibliophile price: £3.00
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'The Small Faces were the most creative, The Faces were the most fun, The Who were the most exciting. These were electrifying days in music. We were all untried, untested. What was stopping us? N...
DEAD STRAIGHT GUIDE TO LED ZEPPELIN
NIGEL WILLIAMSON    Book Number: 89026
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In 1968 Robert Plant made his way down to Jimmy Page's houseboat with a view to becoming the lead singer of the New Yardbirds, soon to be rebranded as Led Zeppelin. They bonded over favourite recor...
THE WHO: I Was There
RICHARD HOUGHTON    Book Number: 89036
Published price: £12.99
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More than any other band that emerged in the 1960s, The Who is associated with live performance, and these accounts of over 300 gigs by people who were there is an unusual take on the band's colour...
VIOLIN MANUAL: HAYNES
JOHN GOSLING & MARCUS CORRIE    Book Number: 89015
Published price: £21.99
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The violin finds its origins in Moorish instruments from the Northern African and Arabian tribes. The rebab and rebec were popular folk instruments with a simple sound box and only a couple of str...
WAGING HEAVY PEACE
NEIL YOUNG    Book Number: 89632
Published price: £9.99
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Southern Man has a fantastic music and song writing career spanning 40 years and 34 studio albums of rock and roll, folk and country. From his early days with Buffalo Springfield and his solo care...
TWO RIDERS WERE APPROACHING:
MICK WALL    Book Number: 89979
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £2.75
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The UK's best known rock writer draws upon his own interviews and extensive research to produce an inimitable, novelistic portrait of the Guitar God. Jimmy was a down-at-heel guitarist in New York...
50 YEARS: THE STORY OF WOODSTOCK LIVE: Relive the Magic
JULIEN BITOUN    Book Number: 89407
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Hardback

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Three days of Peace and Music at Woodstock in August 1969 became one of the defining experiences of the decade. This beautifully produced book goes through the programme artist by artist, listing a...
DAVID BOWIE A LIFE
DYLAN JONES    Book Number: 89774
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £2.00
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Musicians, groupies, music producers like Tony Visconti, Mick Rock, Angie Bowie, photographer Brian Duffy, the mime artist Lindsay Kemp, musician Nile Rodgers, journalists, actresses and models, To...
1001 CLASSICAL RECORDINGS YOU MUST HEAR BEFORE YOU DIE
EDITED BY MATTHEW RYE    Book Number: 90081
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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Solid, readable and beautifully illustrated, this is a musical education in a single volume. 1001 works are described in chronological order, anchored on a particular recording, with informed and l...
CAVERN CLUB: Rise of the Beatles and Merseybeat
SPENCER LEIGH    Book Number: 90095
Published price: £14
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A companion to Best of the Beatles and by the respected music journalist and BBC Radio Merseyside broadcaster Spencer Leigh, with a little help from Sir Paul McCartney who provides the Foreword, th...
MR MOJO: A Biography of Jim Morrison
DYLAN JONES    Book Number: 90131
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £0.75
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Who was the real Jim Morrison? Found dead in his bathtub aged only 27, having achieved worldwide stardom as lead singer of The Doors, Morrison was quickly immortalised among the rock 'n' roll deit...
ROCK STARS CARS
DAVID ROBERTS    Book Number: 90140
Published price: £12.99
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We absolutely love this one! Simply put, here are 127 mostly colour shots of the world's biggest names in music from the 50s to the present day with cars they have either owned, borrowed, wrecked o...
MESSIAH: The Composition & Afterlife of Handel's Masterpiece
JONATHAN KEATES    Book Number: 90062
Published price: £16.99
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Brimming with detail, Keates skilfully brings to life Handel the man, his music and his Age, accounting for the prehistory, composition and early performances of Handel's Messiah. He brings to lif...
SINFONIA EROICA: The First Great Romantic Symphony
JAMES HAMILTON-PATERSON    Book Number: 90069
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £1.38
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Ludwig van Beethoven's Third Symphony 'The Eroica' was intellectually and emotionally revolutionary music. It rudely broke the mould of the Viennese Classical Symphony and revealed a new and power...
IDIOT'S GUIDES PLAYING GUITAR
DAVID HODGE    Book Number: 89934
Published price: $19.95
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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Over 140 online audios can be found with the link in the introduction to the songs and exercises referenced in the book which can be used alone to get you started playing guitar right away, even yo...
TIME 1969 WOODSTOCK, THE MOON AND MANSON
TIME MAGAZINE     Book Number: 89958
Published price: $39.95
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A TIME magazine 40th anniversary special picture book which is a richly illustrated chronicle of a remarkable and historic year. The year's most memorable photographs include images of the war in ...
SANEST GUY IN THE ROOM: A Life in Lyrics
DON BLACK    Book Number: 90415
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £2.25
Product format: Hardback

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Oscar-winning lyricist Don Black crafted the words behind some of the greatest songs in showbusiness, including "Diamonds Are Forever" and "Tell Me on a Sunday", but lyricists never become househol...
KNOW-IT-ALL CLASSICAL MUSIC
DR JOANNE CORMAC    Book Number: 90577
Published price: $14.99
Bibliophile price: £1.50
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Each of the seven sections has its own glossary explaining unfamiliar terms and one profile of a maestro - singer, musician or conductor - a true master of their art. The 50 topics themselves are ...
LEARN TO PLAY SAX: Book and CD
OLLIE WESTON    Book Number: 90580
Bibliophile price: £2.38
Product format: Hardback

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Create a warm, rich and even sound, master rhythm and notation and improvise until you are ready to join a band and start jamming! The book provides the beginner sax player with all the skills you...
PLAY IT AGAIN HUMOROUS MUSIC GAME WITH KAZOOS
SPLAT GOAT    Book Number: 90657
Published price: £15.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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A brilliant package box set of two duelling kazoos which you hum into rather than blow for a buzzing, timbral quality to the player's voice. One navy blue, one yellow, each made of plastic, and th...
BARRY MANILOW CLASSIC CHRISTMAS ALBUM CD
BARRY MANILOW    Book Number: 90712
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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16 original recordings produced by Barry Manilow and his band and on Sony Music CD, the festive spirit begins with Silver Bells, Happy Holiday/White Christmas, Jingle Bells in a duet, Rudolph the R...
MY FAVOURITE CHRISTMAS SONGS CD
UNION SQUARE MUSIC & WIGGLES    Book Number: 90718
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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A festive mix of 26 tracks beginning with Jingle Bells and ending with Walking in the Air, the theme from The Snowman. Tiny tots at Christmas will adore jumping around and singing to their favouri...
TARTAN PIPES & DRUMS CD
SIMPLY MEDIA TV    Book Number: 90721
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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A selection of Scottish favourites beginning with Scotch on the Rocks and ending with the Rowan Tree, the 16 tracks include Amazing Grace, Campbeltown Loch, Flower of Scotland, Mairi's Wedding, The...
CHILDREN'S NURSERY RHYMES CD
RHYMES 'N' RHYTHM    Book Number: 90722
Bibliophile price: £2.38
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Humpty Dumpty, Jack and Jill, I Had a Little Nut Tree, Do You Know the Muffin Man?, Pop! Goes the Weasel, Tom Tom the Piper's Son, Hickory Dickory Dock, Old King Cole, Hey Diddle Diddle, Mary Mary ...
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