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Author: John Mauceri | Narrator: John Mauceri
Release Date: November 07, 2017
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 century.

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.
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Author: Brad Tolinski, Alan di Perna and Carlos Santana | Narrator: Rob Shapiro
Release Date: October 25, 2016
"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 discovery.
$22.50
ISBN: 9780735285507
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Author: Lisa Robinson | Narrator: Lisa Robinson
Release Date: April 22, 2014
From a legendary journalist with four decades of unprecedented access and untold stories, an insider’s behind-the-scenes look at the major personalities of rock and roll.
 
Lisa Robinson has interviewed everyone from John Lennon to Bono to Patti Smith, Eminem to Lady Gaga to Jay-Z and Kanye West.
$17.50
ISBN: 9780698149434
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Author: Mark Lewisohn | Narrator: Clive Mantle
Release Date: October 29, 2013

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.

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Author: Rob Sheffield | Narrator: Scott Sheppard
Release Date: July 15, 2010
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.
$17.50
ISBN: 9781101147610
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Author: Harvey Sachs | Narrator: Patrick Egan
Release Date: June 15, 2010
“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 wars.
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Author: Daniel J. Levitin | Narrator: Daniel J. Levitin
Release Date: August 19, 2008
The author of The New York Times bestseller This is Your Brain on Music reveals music’s role in the evolution of human culture and “will leave you awestruck.” (The New York Times)
 
Daniel J. Levitin’s astounding debut bestseller, This is Your Brain on Music, enthralled and delighted readers as it transformed our understanding of how music gets in our heads and stays there.
$17.50
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Author: Rob Sheffield | Narrator: Rob Sheffield
Release Date: January 02, 2007
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.
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Author: Jeffrey Siegel | Narrator: Jeffrey Siegel
Release Date: June 20, 2006
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.
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