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Music books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Music category. Presented with a red border are the Music books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Music books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!


Recently Published

Seeking Solitude Glenn Gould and the Goldberg Variations by Dale Innes Seeking Solitude Glenn Gould and the Goldberg Variations

A compelling history of Glenn Gould s association with the Goldberg Variations, for novices and specialists alike!
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/09/2017

Musical Response in the Early Modern Playhouse, 1603-1625 by Simon (University of Birmingham) Smith Musical Response in the Early Modern Playhouse, 1603-1625

This book re-examines early modern musical culture to suggest how music shapes meaning in plays by Shakespeare and his contemporaries.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Gypsy Music The Balkans and Beyond by Alan Ashton-Smith Gypsy Music The Balkans and Beyond

This is a new history of gypsy music, from traditional performers such as Taraf de Haidouks and the Boban Markovic Orkestar, to more experimental groups such as Gogol Bordello. Covering the 13th century to the present, and from Romania to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Musical Maryland A History of Song and Performance from the Colonial Period to the Age of Radio by David K. Hildebrand, Elizabeth M. Schaaf Musical Maryland A History of Song and Performance from the Colonial Period to the Age of Radio
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Bringing to life not only portraits of musicians, composers, and conductors whose stories and recollections are woven into the fabric of this book, but musical scores and concert halls, Musical Maryland is an engaging, authoritative, and bold look at an...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/08/2017

Musician's Business and Legal Guide by Mark Halloran Musician's Business and Legal Guide

For courses in Overview of the Music Industry, Copyright and Publishing, Recording and Merchandising: Major and Independent Levels, Performing and Marketing Your Music, and Managers and Agents. Definitive in scope and written specifically for musicians and songwriters by top professionals...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/08/2017

Prince: Purple Rain by Coco Balderrama Prince: Purple Rain


Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2017

Performing Queer Modernism by Penny (Professor of Drama, University of Calgary) Farfan Performing Queer Modernism
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Focusing on some of the best-known and most visible stage plays and dance performances of the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-centuries, Penny Farfan's interdisciplinary study demonstrates that queer performance was integral to and productive of modernism, that queer modernist performance...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/08/2017

Turn Up The Strobe The KLF, The JAMS, The Timelords - A History by Ian Shirley Turn Up The Strobe The KLF, The JAMS, The Timelords - A History


Format: Paperback - Released: 07/08/2017

Coming Soon

Managing Stage Fright A Guide for Musicians and Music Teachers by Julie Jaffee-Nagel Managing Stage Fright A Guide for Musicians and Music Teachers

Managing Stage Fright: A Guide for Musicians and Music Teachers is a practical and enlightening guide to overcoming one of the most common and debilitating psychological phenomena experienced by performers. Musician, psychologist, and psychoanalyst Julie Jaffee Nagel delves deep into...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/09/2017

A Friend of the Devil The Glorification of the Outlaw in Song, from Robin Hood to Rap by John Kruth A Friend of the Devil The Glorification of the Outlaw in Song, from Robin Hood to Rap

A captivating look at rebel characters and outlaw tales captured in songs from the 13th century to Dylan to today.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/09/2017

Hear Me Out by Armando Iannucci Hear Me Out

A celebration of music from Armando Iannucci - creator of Alan Partridge, The Thick of It and Veep.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

Theory for Today's Musician Workbook, Second Edition by Ralph Turek Theory for Today's Musician Workbook, Second Edition

The package (ISBN 978-0-415-73036-5) contains the second edition of Theory for Today?s Musician (ISBN: 978-0-415-66332-8) and the Theory for Today?s Musician Workbook (ISBN: 978-0-415-66333-5). The package is available for print books only. This workbook accompanies the second edition of Theory...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

How Popular Musicians Learn: A Way Ahead for Music Education by How Popular Musicians Learn: A Way Ahead for Music Education

During the last 150 years or so, many societies all over the world have developed complex systems of formal music education based on Western models. Common to most are one or more of the following: educational institutions, from primary schools...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Mary Gladstone and the Victorian Salon Music, Literature, Liberalism by Phyllis (Saint Louis University, Missouri) Weliver Mary Gladstone and the Victorian Salon Music, Literature, Liberalism
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This volume reveals music's role in Victorian liberalism and its relationship with literature, locating the Victorian salon within intellectual and cultural history.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

A Descriptive Catalogue of the Music Collection at Burghley House, Stamford by Gerald Gifford A Descriptive Catalogue of the Music Collection at Burghley House, Stamford

This title was first published in 2002: Burghley House, Stamford, was built between 1555 and 1587 for William Cecil, Lord Burghley, the Lord High Treasurer to Queen Elizabeth I. The library there contains an extensive collection of manuscript and printed...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Musical Classroom Backgrounds, Models, and Skills for Elementary Teaching by Carolynn Lindeman Musical Classroom Backgrounds, Models, and Skills for Elementary Teaching

With this Eighth Edition, The Musical Classroom celebrates thirty years as a leading resource for future and in-service teachers as they engage children in the exciting world of music! Teachers, with the help of this user-friendly text, can develop the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Music and the Cognitive Sciences 1990 by Ian Cross Music and the Cognitive Sciences 1990

This issue comprises the twenty-five papers presented at the Second Music and the Cognitive Sciences conference held at Cambridge University in 1990.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Encyclopedia of Music Instruments of the Orchestra and the Great Composers by Max Wade-Matthews, Wendy Thompson The Encyclopedia of Music Instruments of the Orchestra and the Great Composers
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Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Rhythms of Revolt: European Traditions and Memories of Social Conflict in Oral Culture by Eva Guillorel Rhythms of Revolt: European Traditions and Memories of Social Conflict in Oral Culture

The culture of insurgents in early modern Europe was primarily an oral one; memories of social conflicts in the communities affected were passed on through oral forms such as songs and legends. This popular history continued to influence political choices...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/10/2017

Gitarre Fur Dummies Jubilaumsausgabe by Jon Chappell, Mark Phillips Gitarre Fur Dummies Jubilaumsausgabe
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Format: Paperback - Released: 04/10/2017

Anatomy of a Song The Inside Stories Behind 45 Iconic Hits by Marc Myers Anatomy of a Song The Inside Stories Behind 45 Iconic Hits

Forty-five oral histories of iconic rock and R&B hits based on the popular Wall Street Journal column 'Anatomy of a Song'.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Bruce Springsteen Like a Killer in the Sun by Leonardo Colombati Bruce Springsteen Like a Killer in the Sun

An unprecedented look at the heart of Bruce Springesteen's writing, this is the only authorized book of his lyrics
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

Stranded in the Jungle Jerry Nolan's Wild Ride-A Tale of Drugs, Fashion, the New York Dolls, and Punk Rock by Curt Weiss Stranded in the Jungle Jerry Nolan's Wild Ride-A Tale of Drugs, Fashion, the New York Dolls, and Punk Rock

The story of the New York Dolls powerhouse drummer, Jerry Nolan
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/10/2017

Other books in this genre

Performing Queer Modernism by Penny (Professor of Drama, University of Calgary) Farfan Performing Queer Modernism
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Focusing on well-known plays and performances of the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-centuries, Performing Queer Modernism demonstrates that queer performance was integral to modernism, that queer modernist performance played a key role in the historical emergence of modern sexual identities,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

Teaching Music to Students with Special Needs A Practical Resource by Alice Hammel Teaching Music to Students with Special Needs A Practical Resource

Teaching Music to Students with Special Needs: A Practical Resource is brings together theory and policy and planning for instruction in K-12 classrooms. The resource presents a collaboration of K-12 teachers, outstanding undergraduate and graduate music education students, and professionals...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Teaching Music to Students with Special Needs by Alice Hammel, Ryan Hourigan Teaching Music to Students with Special Needs
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The Second Edition of Teaching Music to Students with Special Needs offers updated accounts of music educators' experiences, featured as vignettes throughout the book. An accompanying Practical Resource includes lesson plans, worksheets, and games for classroom use.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Undergraduate Research in Music A Guide for Students by Gregory Young, Jenny Olin Shanahan Undergraduate Research in Music A Guide for Students
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Undergraduate Research in Music: A Guide for Students supplies tools for scaffolding research skills, with examples of undergraduate research activities and case studies on projects in the various areas of music study. Undergraduate research has become a common degree requirement...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Undergraduate Research in Music A Guide for Students by Gregory Young, Jenny Olin Shanahan Undergraduate Research in Music A Guide for Students
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Undergraduate Research in Music: A Guide for Students supplies tools for scaffolding research skills, with examples of undergraduate research activities and case studies on projects in the various areas of music study. Undergraduate research has become a common degree requirement...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Teaching Music to Students with Special Needs by Alice Hammel, Ryan Hourigan Teaching Music to Students with Special Needs
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The Second Edition of Teaching Music to Students with Special Needs offers updated accounts of music educators' experiences, featured as vignettes throughout the book. An accompanying Practical Resource includes lesson plans, worksheets, and games for classroom use.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

The Music and Sound of Experimental Film by Holly (Senior Lecturer in Music and Film, Goldsmiths, University of London) Rogers The Music and Sound of Experimental Film
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This book explores the role of music and sound in experimental film from the earliest work of pioneers such as Walther Ruttmann to latter-day experiments with new and digital media. Chapters examine issues relating to the avant-garde, abstraction, animation, found...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

The Music and Sound of Experimental Film by Holly (Senior Lecturer in Music and Film, Goldsmiths, University of London) Rogers The Music and Sound of Experimental Film
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This book explores the role of music and sound in experimental film from the earliest work of pioneers such as Walther Ruttmann to latter-day experiments with new and digital media. Chapters examine issues relating to the avant-garde, abstraction, animation, found...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

A City Haphazard Jewish Musicians in Los Angeles, 1887-1927 by Jonathan Friedmann A City Haphazard Jewish Musicians in Los Angeles, 1887-1927

Covers a crucial but overlooked period of music history and Jewish life in Los Angeles through five case studies of nearly forgotten musicians. In their own ways, large and small, Leopold M. Loeb, Alfred Arndt, Victor Rosenstein, Abraham Frankum Frankenstein,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/07/2017

Frank Talk The Inside Stories of Zappa's Other People by Andrew Greenaway Frank Talk The Inside Stories of Zappa's Other People

Compiled from over 40 interviews with those who knew and worked with Zappa - including family, members of the Mothers of Invention, Warren Cuccurullo, Steve Vai, Terry Bozzio, Ike Willis, Scott Thunes & Mike Keneally who played in Zappa's last...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/07/2017

The Musical-Mathematical Mind Patterns and Transformations by Emilio Lluis-Puebla The Musical-Mathematical Mind Patterns and Transformations

This book presents a deep spectrum of musical, mathematical, physical, and philosophical perspectives that have emerged in this field at the intersection of music and mathematics. In particular the contributed chapters introduce advanced techniques and concepts from modern mathematics and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/07/2017

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