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...
MOZART IN THE JUNGLE: Sex, Drugs and Classical Music
BLAIR TINDALL    Book Number: 88445
Published price: $16
Bibliophile price: £1.88
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...
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...
DEAD STRAIGHT GUIDE TO LED ZEPPELIN
NIGEL WILLIAMSON    Book Number: 89026
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £3.25
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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
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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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
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Hardback

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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
Bibliophile price: £2.75
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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...
CAVERN CLUB: Rise of the Beatles and Merseybeat
SPENCER LEIGH    Book Number: 90095
Published price: £14
Bibliophile price: £2.75
Product format: Paperback

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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
Bibliophile price: £1.75
Product format: Hardback

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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...
SINFONIA EROICA: The First Great Romantic Symphony
JAMES HAMILTON-PATERSON    Book Number: 90069
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £1.38
Product format: Hardback

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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
Product format: Paperback

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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 ...
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...
WEST SIDE STORY: Original Soundtrack CD
SIMPLY MEDIA TV    Book Number: 90723
Bibliophile price: £2.25
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From the award-winning motion picture, this is the original soundtrack featuring the now classic and memorable songs Maria, America, Tonight (Jimmy Bryant and Marni Nixon), I Feel Pretty, One Hand ...
PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
GASTON LEROUX    Book Number: 58181
Bibliophile price: £2.99
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Erik, the Phantom of the Paris Opera House, is one of the great icons of horror literature. This tormented and disfigured creature has made his home in the labyrinthine cellars of this opulent buil...
INDIAN SUN: The Life and Music of Ravi Shankar
OLIVER CRASKE    Book Number: 90865
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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Ravi Shankar became a household name when the Beatles started promoting his music in 1968, but he was already a prominent figure in the American West Coast scene, with David Crosby of The Byrds pro...
OKIE FROM MUSKOGEE CD
MERLE HAGGARD    Book Number: 91077
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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'On a freight train leaving town, not knowin' where I'm bound, no one could change my mind but Mama tried.' With his easy voice and mellow tones, the jailbird and rebel country singer Merle Haggar...
TOGETHER AGAIN CD
MICHAEL BALL & ALFIE BOE    Book Number: 91081
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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West Side Story Medley, As If We Never Said Goodbye from Sunset Boulevard, He Lives In You from The Lion King, Evermore from Beauty and the Beast, Bring Me Sunshine, Some Enchanted Evening from Sou...
WHERE’S MY GUITAR?
BERNIE MADSEN    Book Number: 91102
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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'Guitar hero, rock legend and mega-hit songwriter... A true living legend... A fascinating personal look into one of Britain's most brilliant musicians, and some of the greatest rock music ever cre...
LIKE A BAT OUT OF HELL
MICK WALL    Book Number: 91122
Published price: £9.99
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"I never wanted to be a big star. I just wanted to be the biggest at what I do! Powerful, unstoppable, heavy - when that word still meant something good!" - Meat Loaf, as told to Mick Wall. Everyt...
WILD THING
PHILIP NORMAN    Book Number: 91132
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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Sub-titled 'The Short, Spellbinding Life of Jimi Hendrix', this first-rate analysis is an engaging memorial to a rock revolutionary. 'Arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock m...
IN THE COUNTRY OF COUNTRY
NICHOLAS DAWIDOFF    Book Number: 91155
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
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A journey to the roots of American music, this is the riveting and often poignant story of country music's golden years. From Jimmie Rodgers to Emmylou Harris via the Carter Family, Ralph Stanley,...
MINDFULNESS IN SOUND: Tune In To The World Around Us
MARK TANNER    Book Number: 91425
Published price: £10.99
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Concert pianist, composer, recording artist and writer, Mark Tanner has performed both on land and the high seas for more than 30 years and taught music to all ages and abilities. He embraces mind...
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