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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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Ace Records: Labels Unlimited
David Stubbs.
Publisher: Black Dog.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781906155032.  Daedalus Item Code: 53150
 
Now the world's foremost blues, rockabilly, soul, and rock 'n' roll re-issue label, Britain's independent Ace Records label has been responsible for unearthing lost classics and neglected pioneers ... (Read More)
 
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"Adagio" for Guitar Ensemble
Tomaso Albinoni. Arranged by Glenn Caluda.
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780786662371.  Daedalus Item Code: 22541
 
Long considered one of the greatest Baroque works, Tomaso Albinoni's Adagio was actually composed by 20th-century musicologist Remo Giazotto; regardless, it has become one of the best-loved ... (Read More)
 
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All Hopped Up and Ready to Go: Music from the Streets of New York 1927–77
Tony Fletcher.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393334838.  Daedalus Item Code: 21110
 
With great attention to the colorful characters behind the sounds—from Dizzy Gillespie to Tito Puente, Bob Dylan, and the Ramones—musical biographer and Jamming! magazine founder Tony Fletcher ... (Read More)
 
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The Art of Youth: Crane, Carrington, Gershwin, and the Nature of First Acts
Nicholas Delbanco.
Publisher: New Harvest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544114463.  Daedalus Item Code: 53037
 
In a triptych of indelible portraits, Nicholas Delbanco gives us three great creative spirits who lived colorful, productive lives before dying in their 20s or 30s: writer Stephen Crane (The Red ... (Read More)
 
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The Art Pepper Companion: Writings on a Jazz Original
Todd Selbert, ed.
Publisher: Cooper Square.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780815412656.  Daedalus Item Code: 51024
 
Deemed by many jazz lovers to be the greatest alto saxophonist of the post-Charlie Parker era, Art Pepper (1925–82) played with Benny Carter, Stan Kenton, and Buddy Rich's Big Band. He was dogged by ... (Read More)
 
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The Ballad of Bob Dylan: A Portrait
Daniel Mark Epstein.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061807336.  Daedalus Item Code: 43960
 
Through the lens of four seminal concerts, the poet and biographer who gave us Lincoln and Whitman and The Lincolns: Portrait of a Marriage here offers an intimate, vivid, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Beatles Are Here!: 50 Years After the Band Arrived in America, Writers, Musicians, and Other Fans Remember
Penelope Rowlands.
Publisher: Algonquin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616203504.  Daedalus Item Code: 43842
 
The arrival of the Beatles in America in February 1964 was, for millions, an unforgettable cultural touchstone. For biographer and cultural critic Penelope Rowlands—captured in an iconic photograph ... (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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Benjamin Britten: A Life for Music
Neil Powell.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805097740.  Daedalus Item Code: 54489
 
The son of a dentist and an amateur musician, Benjamin Britten began composing at the age of five, and by his death in 1976 was considered the best English composer of the last 300 years. In this ... (Read More)
 
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Bernstein's Orchestral Music: An Owner's Manual
David Hurwitz.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: paperback & CD.
ISBN: 9781574671933.  Daedalus Item Code: 41850
 
Leonard Bernstein's fame as a conductor and general cultural phenomenon has overshadowed his genius as a composer, despite the fact that some of his orchestral music has entered the standard ... (Read More)
 
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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
 
This anthology surveys the finest work of a writer who "set the standard for newspaper pop-music criticism" (Philadelphia Inquirer). Robert Palmer was the New York Times' first chief ... (Read More)
 
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