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MUSIC AND NEW TECHNOLOGY, THE MIDI CONNECTION

By: Jacobs, Gabriel

Price: ¥250.00

Publisher: Slawson Communications, Inc: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000000084

ISBN: 1850582319

Condition: Fine


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BIT OF A BLUR: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY

By: James, Alex

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: LITTLE, BROWN BOOK GROUP: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000038383

ISBN: 0316029955

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


For Alex James, music had always been a door to a more exciting life: a way to travel, meet new people and, hopefully, pick up girls. But as bass play er of Blur - one of the most successful British bands of all time - his jou rney was more exciting and extreme than he could ever have predicted. Succe ss catapulted him from a slug-infested squat in Camberwell to a world of pr ivate jets and world-class restaurants. As 'the second drunkest member of t he world's drunkest band' life was always chaotic, but Alex James retained a boundless enthusiasm and curiosity at odds with his hedonistic lifes... View more info

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SOUND MAN: A LIFE RECORDING HITS WITH THE ROLLING STONES, THE WHO, LED ZEPP ELIN, THE EAGLES, ERIC CLAPTON, THE FACES . .

By: Johns, Glyn

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group: 2015

Seller ID: RWARE0000045493

ISBN: 0399163875

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Born just outside London in 1942, Glyn Johns was sixteen years old at the d awn of rock and roll. His big break as a producer came on the Steve Miller Band's debut album, Children of the Future, and he went on to engineer or p roduce iconic albums for the best in the business: Abbey Road with the Beat les, Led Zeppelin's and the Eagles' debuts, Who's Next by the Who, and many others. Even more impressive, Johns was perhaps the only person on a given d... View more info

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RITUAL OPERA, OPERATIC RITUAL: MU-LIEN RESCUES HIS MOTHER IN CHINESE POPULA R CULTURE (PUBLICATIONS OF THE CHINESE POPULAR CULTUR

By: Johnson, David

Price: ¥3,000.00

Publisher: Chinese Popular Culture Proj: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000045039

ISBN: 0962432709

Condition: Good


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I LIVED TO TELL IT ALL

By: Jones, George

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Dell: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000046122

ISBN: 0440223733

Condition: Very Good


Strong and sober, George Jones looks back on his life with searing candor. From his roots in an impoverished East Texas family to his years of womaniz ing, boozing, brawling, and singing with the voice that made him a star, hi s story is a nonstop rollercoaster ride of the price of fame. It is also th e story of how the love of a good woman, his wife Nancy, helped him clean u p his act. View more info

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JOY DIVISION AND THE MAKING OF UNKNOWN PLEASURES

By: Kennedy, Jake

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Unanimous Ltd: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000043882

ISBN: 1903318807

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

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THE NEW GROVE DICTIONARY OF JAZZ

By: Kernfeld, Barry

Price: ¥3,000.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000022474

ISBN: 0333632311

Condition: Very Good+/Very Good


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JOHN CAGE: WRITER: SELECTED TEXTS

By: Kostelanetz, Richard

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publish: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000046393

ISBN: 0815410344

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. No American composer has written about his work as brilliantly and wittily as John Cage (1912-1992), one of the great avant-garde figures of the twentieth century. An essential part of his legacy are the pieces gathered herein, which span over fifty years of Cagean thought and creativity. Generally unknown, they demonstrate Cage's skill in using language to provide insight into his own work as well as the music of Schoenberg, Boulez, and Stockhausen. ... View more info

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PRISCILLA AND ELVIS

By: Latham, Carloine

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Penguin Group (USA): 1985

Seller ID: RWARE0000044794

ISBN: 0451144198

Condition: Good


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COMPANION TO TWENTIETH-CENTURY MUSIC

By: Lebrecht, Norman

Price: ¥1,900.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1993

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007956

ISBN: 0671666541

Condition: F/NF


A highly collectible first edition/printing, a tight clean copy, protected in a new brodart wrapper, no inscriptions or markings, not price clipped an ex-library or a book of the month club edition. British music critic Lebrecht is well known to music lovers for his entertaining, gossipy book Discord. The same droll, opinionated, and eminently quotable author makes a triumphant return with this encyclopedia on the personalities and ideas of this century's music. As with Nicolas Slonimsky's Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, the stamp of an idiosyncratic, unabashedly partial mind ca... View more info

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THE OPERAGOER'S GUIDE: ONE HUNDRED STORIES AND COMMENTARIES (AMADEUS)

By: Lee, M. Owen

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Amadeus Press: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000032869

ISBN: 1574670654

Condition: Very Good


(Amadeus). In this volume, Father M. Owen Lee writes for the 21st-century o peragoer, briskly and stylishly telling the stories of 100 of the world's g reatest music dramas from Aida to Die Zauberflote . The stories told in mus ic by Mozart, Wagner, Verdi, Puccini and Strauss are brought to life here w ith wit, insight and boundless enthusiasm. When compiling and composing thi s pocket-sized handbook, Fr. Lee considered the unique needs of the modern operagoer. Contemporary text-translating services have made pure synopses s omewhat redundant. Fr. Lee, therefore, has focused his commentaries l... View more info

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TUNE IN: THE BEATLES: ALL THESE YEARS

By: Lewisohn, Mark

Price: ¥2,500.00

Publisher: Crown/Archetype: 2015

Seller ID: RWARE0000040947

ISBN: 1400083052

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Tune In: The Beatles: All These Years by Mark Lewisohn Tune In is the first volume of All These Years--a highly-anticipated, groun dbreaking biographical trilogy by the world's leading Beatles historian. Ma rk Lewisohn uses his unprecedented archival access and hundreds of new inte rviews to construct the full story of the lives and work of John Lennon, Pa ul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. Ten years in the making, Tune In takes the Beatles from before their childh oods through the final hour of 1962--when, with breakthrough success just d ays away, they stand on the cusp of a w... View more info

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THE NPR GUIDE TO BUILDING A CLASSICAL CD COLLECTION

By: Libbey), Theodore Libbey

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Workman Pub Co: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000022414

ISBN: 156305051X

Condition: Fine


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THE BEST OF "ROLLING STONE": CLASSIC WRITING FROM THE WORLD'S MOST INFLUENT IAL MUSIC MAGAZINE

By: Love, Robert

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Virgin Books: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000029633

ISBN: 0863697690

Condition: Very Good


"Rolling Stone" is one of the most influential rock magazines in the world, and over the last 25 years it has published some of the most innovative, p owerful and evocative writing. It was "Rolling Stone" which first published Hunter S. Thompson's "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" and Tom Wolfe's "The Right Stuff", and "Rolling Stone" which first featured Greil Marcus's writ ing on the Elvis phenomenon and "The Plague Years", and David Black's accou nt of the arrival of the AIDS epidemic in New York. All these pieces, and d ozens more, are collect... View more info

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THE GREAT JAZZ PIANISTS: SPEAKING OF THEIR LIVES AND MUSIC

By: Lyons, Len

Price: ¥1,900.00

Publisher: W. Morrow: 1983

Seller ID: RWARE0000026584

ISBN: 068801920X

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Shows slight wear, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-lib edition: This comprehensive survey of jazz piano, beginning with a brief history of the instrument within the jazz tradition and concluding with interviews that present twenty-seven pianists in their own words, is both wonderfully anecdotal and a serious piece of jazz history. Lyons has assembled a giant concert of piano voices-Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock, Teddy Wilson, Oscar Peterson, Keith Jarrett, Randy Weston, Cecil Taylor, Horace Silver, Dave Brubeck, Sun Ra, McCoy Tyner, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Chick Corea, and many others. The pianists a... View more info

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REVOLUTION IN THE HEAD

By: MacDonald, Ian

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Chicago Review Press: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000043841

ISBN: 1556527330

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This "Bible of the Beatles" captures the iconic band's magical and mysterious journey from adorable teenagers to revered cultural emissaries. In this fully updated version, each of their 241 tracks is assessed chronologically from their first amateur recordings in 1957 to their final "reunion" recording in 1995. It also incorporates new information from the Anthology series and recent interviews with Paul McCartney. This comprehensive ... View more info

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CIDER WITH ROADIES

By: Maconie, Stuart

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Ebury Press: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000043592

ISBN: 0091897459

Condition: Very Good


Cider with Roadies is the true story of a boy's obsessive relationship with pop. A life lived through music from Stuart's audience with the Beatles (a ged 3); his confessions as a pubescent prog rocker; a youthful gymnastic da lliance with northern soul; the radical effects of punk on his politics, ho mework and trouser dimensions; playing in crap bands and failing to impress girls; writing for the NME by accident; living the sex, drugs (chiefly lag er in a plastic glass), and rock and roll lifestyle; discovering the tawdry truth behind the glamor and knowing when to ditch it all for what real... View more info

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PRO TOOLS POWER!

By: MacQueen, Colin

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Course Technology PTR: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000013030

ISBN: 1929685572

Condition: Very Good+


Because it is used by musicians and recording professionals, more of the so unds heard today - from audio CDs to film scores - are created using Digide sign's Pro Tools than any other digital production system. "Pro Tools Power !" covers tons of production tips and shortcuts for using Pro Tool's digita l audio workstations. It will not only enable post, music or dance mixers t o get right to work, but it also offers many advanced tips for veteran Pro Tools operators. View more info

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A HOUSE IN BALI

By: McPhee, Colin

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000045481

ISBN: 9625936297

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This is a book about passion, obsession and discovery in an amazing land, b ut also about the voyage of a highly talented composer and writer. A House in Bali remains one of the most remarkable books ever written about the fabled island of Bali. This classic book tells the story of Balinese c ulture through a history of Balinese music. First published in 1947, it tells the story of the writer and composer Coli n McPhee's (1900-64) obsession with a m... View more info

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JUST IMAGINE!, BOOK 1: 7 ELEMENTARY PIANO SOLOS THAT ENCOURAGE EXPRESSIVE, INAGINATIVE PLAYING

By: Mier, Martha

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Alfred Music: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000029671

ISBN: 0739005421

Condition: Very Good


A variety of moods, color and style are explored in this wonderful collecti on of supplementary solos by Martha Mier. Each volume contains seven pieces which help the student feel the mood of the music. View more info