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Believe Your Ears
Believe Your Ears Believe Your Ears (Life of a Lyric Composer)
Kirke Mechem - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

Believe Your Ears is the memoir of composer Kirke Mechem, whose unorthodox path to music provides a fascinating narrative. Along the way, readers will meet Dimitri Shostakovich, Wallace Stegner, Billie Jean

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Dynamic Duets
Dynamic Duets Dynamic Duets (The Best Pop Collaborations from 1955 to 1999)
Bob Leszczak - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

This book uncovers the stories behind 110 of the most memorable duets between otherwise independent musical artists. Whether the two artists came together for only one song or for many, the story of each

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The Encyclopedia of Musicans and Bands on Film
The Encyclopedia of Musicans and Bands on Film The Encyclopedia of Musicans and Bands on Film
Melissa U.D. Goldsmith, Paige A. Willson & Anthony J. Fonseca - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

Musicians, both fictional and real, have long been subjects of cinema. From biopics of composers Beethoven and Mozart to the rise (and often fall) of imaginary bands in The Commitments and Almost Famous,

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Experiencing Alice Cooper
Experiencing Alice Cooper Experiencing Alice Cooper (A Listener's Companion)
Ian Chapman - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

In Experiencing Alice Cooper, Ian Chapman surveys Cooper's career through his twenty-seven studio albums (1969-2017). While those who have written about Cooper have traditionally kept their focus on the

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Experiencing Beethoven
Experiencing Beethoven Experiencing Beethoven (A Listener's Companion)
Geoffrey Block - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

 Experiencing Beethoven paints a portrait of the composer's youth in Bonn, his early triumphs and artistic maturation in Vienna, and - despite the challenges his music posed to his contemporaries - the

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Experiencing Berlioz
Experiencing Berlioz Experiencing Berlioz (A Listener's Companion)
Melinda P. O'Neal - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

Experiencing Berlioz: A Listener’s Companion is an in-depth entree into the sound world of Hector Berlioz, recognized today as one of the most profoundly original and engaging composers in

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Experiencing Bessie Smith
Experiencing Bessie Smith Experiencing Bessie Smith (A Listener's Companion)
John Clark - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

In Experiencing Bessie Smith, John Clark chronicles Bessie Smith's vital contribution to and influence on music, the music industry, and the recording industry. While her recording career lasted only a

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Experiencing Billy Joel
Experiencing Billy Joel Experiencing Billy Joel (A Listener's Companion)
Thomas MacFarlane - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

Experiencing Billy Joel explores each of Joel's albums, laying out their appeal to musicians and non-musicians alike while also exploring the various production styles that have characterized Joel's

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Experiencing Black Sabbath
Experiencing Black Sabbath Experiencing Black Sabbath (A Listener's Companion)
Nolan Stolz - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

In this book, musician and scholar Nolan Stolz leads the reader through Sabbath's twenty studio albums and additional songs, closely examining their music and the storied history of the band. Along the way,

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Experiencing Carl Maria von Weber
Experiencing Carl Maria von Weber Experiencing Carl Maria von Weber (A Listener's Companion)
Joseph E. Morgan - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

In Experiencing Carl Maria von Weber, Joseph Morgan walks readers through the many masterpieces that comprise Weber's oeuvre, providing key insights by integrating critical points in the composer's life

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Experiencing Chick Corea
Experiencing Chick Corea Experiencing Chick Corea (A Listener's Companion)
Monika Herzig - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

Experiencing Chick Corea looks at the full span of Corea's career, decade by decade, touching on the vast array of musical styles he engaged, from his initial work with Herbie Mann to his free explorations

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Experiencing Debussy
Experiencing Debussy Experiencing Debussy (A Listener's Companion)
Teresa Davidian - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

In this book, Teresa Davidian welcomes readers into the infectious appeal of Debussy's major works to consider how they can still attract and move audiences. In such works as the hauntingly beautiful Clair

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Experiencing Herbie Hancock
Experiencing Herbie Hancock Experiencing Herbie Hancock (A Listener's Companion)
Eric Wendell - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

In Experiencing Herbie Hancock, author Eric Wendell looks beyond the successes and failures of Hancock's career in an effort to explore Hancock's musical design both within the jazz community and within the

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Experiencing Led Zeppelin
Experiencing Led Zeppelin Experiencing Led Zeppelin (A Listener's Companion)
Gregg Akkerman - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

In this book, musician and writer Gregg Akkerman looks behind the curtain of "rock gods" sensationalism at this performing act's musical legacy through their studio and live recordings. Drawing on his many

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Experiencing Ornette Coleman
Experiencing Ornette Coleman Experiencing Ornette Coleman (A Listener's Companion)
Michael Stephans - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

Experiencing Ornette Coleman: A Listener's Companion encourages both jazz devotees and readers with little knowledge of the music to trace the inspirational journey of this now-seminal figure from his early

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Experiencing Progressive Rock
Experiencing Progressive Rock Experiencing Progressive Rock (A Listener's Companion)
Robert G.H. Burns - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

In Experiencing Progressive Rock: A Listener's Companion, Robert G. H. Burns brings together the many strands that define the "prog rock" movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s to chart the evolution of

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Experiencing Rush
Experiencing Rush Experiencing Rush (A Listener's Companion)
Durrell Bowman - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

In this book, music scholar Durrell Bowman guides readers through Rush's long career, explaining through the artful combination of biography, history, and musical exegesis how to listen to this unique act.

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Experiencing Schumann
Experiencing Schumann Experiencing Schumann (A Listener's Companion)
Donald Sanders - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

Experiencing Schumann: A Listener’s Companion combines a concise biography of Robert Schumann with an analysis of works from the most important genres in which he worked. The music is discussed in the

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Experiencing Tchaikovsky
Experiencing Tchaikovsky Experiencing Tchaikovsky (A Listener's Companion)
David Schroeder - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

In Experiencing Tchaikovsky: A Listener's Companion, historian and scholar David Schroeder looks beyond traditional views of Tchaikovsky to explore the dramatic impact of his music by walking readers

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Experiencing the Beatles
Experiencing the Beatles Experiencing the Beatles (A Listener's Companion)
Brooke Halpin - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

Brooke Halpin takes readers on a comprehensive tour behind the masterful instrumentation, timeless (yet sometimes mysterious) lyrics, and experimental recording techniques of the Beatles' American releases

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Glam Rock
Glam Rock Glam Rock (Music in Sound and Vision)
Simon Philo - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

Until recently, glam rock has been a mere footnote in popular music history: a style-over-substance lark in an otherwise serious industry. Glam Rock: Music in Sound and Vision reveals the true story of how

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Latin American Classical Composers
Latin American Classical Composers Latin American Classical Composers (A Biographical Dictionary)
Martha Furman Schleifer & Gary Galvan - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

Now in its third edition, this book provides a singular English-language resource for biographical information on hundreds of composers from Central and South America and the Hispanic Caribbean.

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The Life and Songs of Stephen Foster
The Life and Songs of Stephen Foster The Life and Songs of Stephen Foster
Joanne O'Connell - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

An intimate biography of a complex, controversial, and now neglected composer, The Life and Songs of Stephen Foster is an important story about the father of American music. This invaluable portrait of the

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Pat Patrick: American Musician and Cultural Visionary
Pat Patrick: American Musician and Cultural Visionary Pat Patrick: American Musician and Cultural Visionary
Bill Banfield - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

Based on research in the recently opened archive of personal papers, artifacts, scrapbooks, music, news clippings and photographs, Pat Patrick: American Musician and Cultural Visionary, explores the life

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