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- Open Court 2009; US$ 19.95
Since their breakthrough hit "Creep" in 1993, Radiohead has continued to make waves throughout popular and political culture with its views about the Bush presidency (its 2003 album was titled Hail to the Thief ), its anti-corporatism, its pioneering efforts to produce ecologically sound road tours, and, most of all, its decision in 2007 to sell... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99
In The 50 th Law, hip hop and pop culture icon 50 Cent (aka Curtis Jackson) joins forces with Robert Greene, bestselling author of The 48 Laws of Power, to write a ?bible? for success in life and work based on a single principle: fear nothing. With intimate stories from 50 Cent's life on the streets and in the boardroom as he rose to fame after... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00
In her new book, Carolyn Abbate considers the nature of operatic performance and the acoustic images of performance present in operas from Monteverdi to Ravel. Paying tribute to music's realization by musicians and singers, she argues that operatic works are indelibly bound to the contingency of live singing, playing, and staging. She seeks a middle... more...
- University of California Press 2008; US$ 52.95
Alton Augustus Adams, Sr., was a musician, writer, hotelier, and the first black bandmaster of the United States Navy. Born in the Virgin Islands in 1889, Adams joined the U.S. military in 1917. Although naval policy at the time restricted blacks to menial jobs, Adams and his all-black ensemble provided a bridge between the local population and their... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2012; US$ 34.95
Doc is the autobiography of jazz elder statesman Frank ?Doc? Adams, highlighting his role in Birmingham, Alabama?s, historic jazz scene and tracing his personal adventure that parallels, in many ways, the story and spirit of jazz itself. Doc tells the story of an accomplished jazz master, from his musical apprenticeship under John T. ?Fess?... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2002; US$ 12.95
really want to know about the man who continues to leave generations of females ?All Shook Up.? ?It?s just like being in junior high again. This book offers the scoop on Elvis?s way with women?the wives, the girlfriends, the screaming fans?and leaves plenty of room for ever important hair and wardrobe discussions...[and] films and concert highlights... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 144.95
The essays collected here explore themes and trends within Gerhards work and comprise the first full length scholarly work on this composer. Among the themes presented is the way Gerhards work was shaped by his Catalan heritage and his education under Pedrell and Schoenberg. The influence of these and other cultural and literary figures... more...