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Blues & Chaos: The Music Writing of Robert Palmer
Robert Palmer. Anthony DeCurtis, ed.
Publisher: Scribner
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781416599753
Daedalus Item Code: 53959
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The Wit and Wisdom of Downton Abbey
Jessica Fellowes.
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Format: laminated cover
ISBN: 9781250093608
Daedalus Item Code: 59810
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Giacomo Puccini: 20th-Century Composers
Conrad Wilson.
Publisher: Phaidon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780714847757.  Daedalus Item Code: 54397
The composer of such works as La Bohème and Madame Butterfly, Giacomo Puccini (1858–1924) gave us some of the world's most popular and widely performed operas. Here Scottish music ... (Read More)
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Tragedies and Mysteries of Rock 'n' Roll
Michele Primi, text. Richard Pierce, trans. Norman Gilligan, ed.
Publisher: White Star Publishers.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9788854406773.  Daedalus Item Code: 54194
John Lennon once said: "We're going to live, or we're going to die. If we're dead, we're going to have to deal with that. If we're alive, we're going to have to deal with being alive." Is there a ... (Read More)
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Carnival in Rio: Samba Samba Samba!
Terry George, photog. Lori Munz, ed.
Publisher: Ear Books.   Format: hardcover & CDs.
ISBN: 9783937406381.  Daedalus Item Code: 54383
During Carnival, Rio de Janeiro shuts down and throws itself into the world's most famous party, celebrating unbridled hedonism to the rhythm of samba. Capturing the experience of the legendary ... (Read More)
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The Beatles Lyrics: The Stories Behind the Music, Including the Handwritten Drafts of More Than 100 Classic Beatles Songs
Hunter Davies, ed.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316247177.  Daedalus Item Code: 59560
For the Beatles, writing songs was a process that could happen anytime and anywhere; songs we know by heart often began as a scribble on a napkin, the back of an envelope, or a pad of hotel ... (Read More)
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LIFE: Remembering Grace
Howell Conant, photog. Robert Sullivan, ed.
Publisher: Life Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781603200394.  Daedalus Item Code: 54523
The beauty, elegance, and dignity of Grace Kelly are immortalized in this book by her lifelong friend, Howell Conant. Along with the iconic image of the actress emerging from the water, here are ... (Read More)
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Classic Love Songs Knowledge Cards: A Trivia Quiz Deck of Enduring Romantic Melodies
Michael Ashenfelder.
Publisher: Pomegranate.   Format: .
ISBN: 9780764925580.  Daedalus Item Code: 56112
Think you know your Broadway tunes and standards? Each of these 48 cards presents a multiple-choice question—for example: "Which Cole Porter song was featured in the 1936 Jimmy Stewart film Born ... (Read More)
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Britten's Century: Celebrating 100 Years of Benjamin Britten
Mark Bostridge, ed. Nicholas Kenyon, intro.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781441177902.  Daedalus Item Code: 54606
In the nearly four decades since Benjamin Britten's death, appreciation for his music—particularly the opera Peter Grimes and the masterful War Requiem—has only grown, even as his ... (Read More)
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360 Sound: The Columbia Records Story
Sean Wilentz.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781452107561.  Daedalus Item Code: 54475
Since 1887, Columbia Records has remained one of the most vibrant and storied names in recorded music, nurturing the careers of Bessie Smith, Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Miles Davis, Bob Dylan, ... (Read More)
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Bob Dylan—All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Track
Jean-Michel Guesdon & Philippe Margotin.
Publisher: Black Dog.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781579129859.  Daedalus Item Code: 59571
This encyclopedic history of Bob Dylan's work tells the inside stories and reveals little-known details behind the recordings of every album and every single released during Dylan's career. Music ... (Read More)
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What Do You Know About Classical Music? Knowledge Cards: A Quiz Deck
Margaret E. Wagner, text. Stephanie Odeh, designer.
Publisher: Pomegranate.   Format: .
ISBN: 9780764953507.  Daedalus Item Code: 56116
Can you describe the function of the "Guidonian hand" or name the Stravinsky ballet that caused a near riot at its 1913 premiere? Do you know who was the first woman to be a full-time member of a ... (Read More)
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