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Backstage Pass: Rock and Roll Photography
Thomas Deneberg, ed. Greil Marcus, Anne Wilkes Tucker, Laura Levine, ...
 
Publisher: Yale/Portland Museum of Art
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780300151633
Daedalus Item Code: 52776
 
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House of Blues Learn to Play Blues Guitar, Level 2: Includes CD & ...
John McCarthy, contributor. Steve Gorenberg, text.
 
Publisher: Fred Russell
Format: paperback & CD
ISBN: 9780976434764
Daedalus Item Code: 52549
 
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House of Blues Learn to Play Blues Guitar, Level 2: Includes CD & DVD: A Complete System for Learning to Play Guitar
John McCarthy, contributor. Steve Gorenberg, text.
Publisher: Fred Russell.   Format: paperback & CD.
ISBN: 9780976434764.  Daedalus Item Code: 52549
 
With an emphasis on creativity and improvisation, this book contains the chords, scales, riffs, and leads you will need to play classic or contemporary blues. All of the music is written in ... (Read More)
 
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American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare: The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee
Karen Abbott.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812978513.  Daedalus Item Code: 51943
 
A strutting, bawdy, yet surprisingly erudite stripper, Gypsy Rose Lee possessed a gift for delivering exactly what America needed to forget about the Great Depression. Karen Abbott, author of Sin ... (Read More)
 
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Oktoberfest: With Original Bavarian Music (English/German/Japanese Languages)
Marlo Scheder-Bieschin, photog. Peter Cadera, preface.
Publisher: Ear Books.   Format: hardcover & CDs.
ISBN: 9783940004260.  Daedalus Item Code: 52021
 
"Ozapft is!"—"It's tapped!" With this exclamation the mayor himself marks the traditional opening of Munich's Oktoberfest, one of the world's most famous and exuberant fun fairs; along with liters of ... (Read More)
 
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The Treasures of Mozart
John Irving.
Publisher: Andre Deutsch.   Format: hardcover & CD.
ISBN: 9780233002729.  Daedalus Item Code: 51752
 
In addition to chronicling the brief yet extraordinarily productive life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and analyzing some of his most characteristic works, this large-format, sumptuously illustrated ... (Read More)
 
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Strindberg: A Life
Sue Prideaux.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300136937.  Daedalus Item Code: 51994
 
(Winner of the 2012 Duff Cooper Prize and a finalist for the Samuel Johnson Prize) The author of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize winner Edvard Munch: Behind the Scream here gives us ... (Read More)
 
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Wagner: His Life & Music
Stephen Johnson.
Publisher: Sourcebooks.   Format: 2 cloth books & CDs.
ISBN: 9781402210006.  Daedalus Item Code: 52893
 
Blending elements of German folklore and Christian legend, Richard Wagner transformed the genre of opera with his massive Ring Cycle. Stephen Johnson's succinct biography follows the composer's rise ... (Read More)
 
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Classique: Cover Art for Classical Music
Horst Scherg & Robert Klanten, eds.
Publisher: Gestalten.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9783899552287.  Daedalus Item Code: 52695
 
Although we have grown accustomed to seeing classical recordings with innocuous, even uninteresting cover designs, it was not always the case. As the 777 full color examples in this overview of album ... (Read More)
 
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The I Love Lucy Guide to Life
Elisabeth Edwards.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762424023.  Daedalus Item Code: 51312
 
Pairing hilarious and memorable stills from the classic 1950s sitcom I Love Lucy with proverbial epigrams and aphorisms, this little book is not only a delightful scrapbook of Lucy memories, ... (Read More)
 
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The Oedipus Cycle: Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone
Sophocles. Dudley Fitts & Robert Fitzgerald, trans.
Publisher: Harcourt.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780156027649.  Daedalus Item Code: 51424
 
The ancient myth of Oedipus provided Sophocles with material for three great tragedies—Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone—that together recount the downfall of ... (Read More)
 
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So Calypso!: The Soul of Trinidad (English/German/French Languages)
Vern Evans, photog. Lori Münz, ed.
Publisher: Ear Books.   Format: hardcover & CDs.
ISBN: 9783937406343.  Daedalus Item Code: 52025
 
Trinidad is the home of calypso music, which gave birth to hit songs from the 1930s and 40s like "Ugly Woman" and "Rum & Coca Cola," and evolved into the beat of Soca in the 1970s. Nowhere else are ... (Read More)
 
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Olivia Harrison. Martin Scorsese, foreword. Paul Theroux, intro.
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Mervyn Cooke.
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Yunte Huang.
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4. American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare: The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee
Karen Abbott.
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5. The Violin: An Illustrated History (with CD)
Yehudi Menuhin. Catherine Meyer, contributor. Ed Emery, trans.
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6. The I Love Lucy Guide to Life
Elisabeth Edwards.
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7. Uncloudy Days: The Gospel Music Encyclopedia
Bil Carpenter. Edwin Hawkins, foreword. Mavis Staples, intro.
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8. Lives of the Musicians: Good Times, Bad Times (and What the Neighbors Thought)
Kathleen Krull. Kathryn Hewitt, illus.
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9. Cecil B. DeMille and the Golden Calf
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