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Bach, Beethoven and the Boys (Music History As It Ought To Be Taught)
David W. Barber - Mayfair Music Publications

All the famous composers in music history are skewered in this outrageous look at music from the cavemen to the modern era. Clever, delightfully funny, and surprisingly enough, it's all true! ... view details

Book of Musical Anecdotes
LEBRECHT, N - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here is one of the most enjoyable and illuminating books ever published for the music lover. There are stories of appetites (Handel eating dinner for three), embarrassments (Brahms falling asleep as Liszt... view details

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
Adam Long, Daniel Singer & Jess Winfield - Applause Publications

Abridged, revised edition.  To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Reduced Shakespeare Company's classic farce, two of its original writer/performers have thoroughly revised the show to bring it up to date... view details

Drum and Percussion Cookbook, The (Creative Recipes for Players and Teachers)
Ivan Sokolov - Meredith Music Publications

This valuable collection of quick-to-read yet deeply insightful strategies is like finding expert trade secrets all placed in one convenient source. Contributors to the book were even eager to get a look at... view details

Excelsior You Fathead the Art and Enigma of Jean Shepherd
BERGMANN, E - Hal Leonard Corporation

Jean Shepherd (1921-1999), master humorist, is best known for his creation A Christmas Story, the popular movie about the child who wants a BB gun for Christmas and nearly shoots his eye out. What else did... view details

The Greatest Music Stories Never Told
Rick Beyer - Harper Collins Pub Inc

Prepare to be astonished, bewildered, and stupefied by the tantalizing tidbits of music history collected by master historian Rick Beyer! Did you know about: The ballet that sparked a riot? The rock star who... view details

If It Ain't Baroque... (More Music History As It Ought To Be Taught)
David W. Barber - Mayfair Music Publications

Classical music is defined through musical genres in this humorous look at traditional musical forms:"Chants Encounters," "Deathly Passions," "Arias of Influence," and "Keyboard Input." You're sure to get a... view details

Imagery in Music (Art of Piano Performance Series)
Peter Coraggio & Jon. J. Murakami - Neil A Kjos Music Co

If you want your students to truly learn, understand and recall the many Italian terms of tempo, character, and spirit, give them this thorough and entertaining glossary in the form of a comic book.... view details