An exuberant, uniquely accessible, beautifully illustrated look
inside the enigmatic art and craft of conducting, from a celebrated
conductor whose international career has spanned half a
John Mauceri brings a lifetime of experience to bear in an
unprecedented, hugely informative, consistently entertaining
exploration of his profession, rich with anecdotes from decades of
working alongside the greatest names of the music world.
"Every guitar player will want to read this book twice. And even
the casual music fan will find a thrilling narrative that weaves
together cultural history, musical history, race, politics,
business case studies, advertising, and technological
Tune In is the first volume of All These
Years—a highly-anticipated, groundbreaking biographical
trilogy by the world's leading Beatles historian. Mark Lewisohn
uses his unprecedented archival access and hundreds of new
interviews to construct the full story of the lives and work of
John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr.
The author of the national bestseller Love is a Mix Tape returns,
with a different-but equally personal and equally universal- pin on
music as memory."No rock critic-living or dead, American or
otherwise-has ever written about pop music with the evocative,
hyperpoetic perfectitude of Rob Sheffield.
“All men become brothers . . .
Be embraced, ye millions.”
The Ninth Symphony, a symbol of freedom and joy, was
Beethoven’s mightiest attempt to help humanity find its way
from darkness to light, from chaos to peace. Yet the work was born
in a repressive era, with terrified Bourbons, Hapsburgs, and
Romanovs using every means at their disposal to squelch populist
rumblings in the wake of the French Revolution and Napoleon’s
What Is love. Great minds have been grappling with this question
throughout the ages, and in the modern era, they have come up with
many different answers. According to Western philosopher Pat
Benatar, love is a battlefield. Her paisan Frank Sinatra would add
the corollary that love is a tender trap.
Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel combine the
virtuosity and poetry of a world-class pianist with entertaining
commentary to create a magical concert experience. His lively,
engaging insights and captivating performances make listening an
enthralling experience for all music lovers.