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Fancy Nancy Collector's Quintet (I Can Read Book 1)
Jane O'Connor

HarperCollins, 2009


The Classical Style: Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven
Charles Rosen

W. W. Norton & Company, 1997

Winner of the 1972 National Book Award. A reissue of a masterpiece by a world-class pianist and top-rank thinkernow expanded and with a compact disc. This outstanding book focusing on the three most-beloved composers of the Vienna School is considered basic to any study of the music from their era. Drawing on his rich experience and intimate familiarity with the works of these giants, Charles Rosen presents his keen insights in language that ...


The Dream Ten: David's Miracle
A.D. Erving, 2014

When David Malone and his friends get rejected by the prestigious Raymond Hills Warriors, their local club basketball team, what do they do? They form their own team, the Dream Ten!With a little help from a local hoops legend, Michael Erwin, and with a lot of hard work, the boys learn to confront the unforgiving challenges of youth basketball, including their biggest rival: Dennis “the Truck” McDonald. Filled with exhilarating basketball ...


Indivisible by Four: A String Quartet in Pursuit of Harmony
Arnold Steinhardt

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2000

The Guarneri Quartet is fabled for its unique longevity and high-spirited virtuosity. Here is its story from the inside--a story filled with drama, humor, danger, compassion, and, of course, glorious music. A player who studies and performs the exalted string-quartet repertoire has opted for a very special life. Arnold Steinhardt, tracing his own development as a student, orchestra player, and budding young soloist, gives a touching account of ...


Night Masks: Forgotten Realms: The Cleric Quintet, Book 3

Audible Studios, 2013

Salvatore's The Cleric Quintet tells the tale of the scholar-priest Cadderly, who is plucked from the halls of the Edificant Library to fulfill a heroic quest across the land of Faern. The assassins of the Night Masks stalk the shadowy streets of the city of Carradoon, led by the sinister killer known as Ghost. Cadderly struggles against the dreaded Chaos Curse in these dark, evil-haunted alleyways, with a silent death around every corner.


The Chaos Curse: Forgotten Realms The Cleric Quintet, Book 5

Audible Studios, 2013

The prequel series to The Ghost King comes to an explosive end! Cadderly journeys home to the Edificant Library, hoping to rebuild his shattered life - but the chaos curse has one last surprise in store for him. Failure means the loss of his beloved Danica, success might usher in a new era for the followers of Denier.


Foods of the World
Time Life Books

Time Inc, 1968

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Lady of Light and Shadows
C. L. Wilson

Leisure Books, 2007

The richly imagined second novel in C. L. Wilson's New York Times bestselling epic series. As her magical powers awake along with the growing darkness covering the land, Elly must discover who her true father is and whether the man she is destined to love can accept her real identity.


Beyond Talent: Creating a Successful Career in Music
Angela Myles Beeching

Oxford University Press, 2010

The first edition of Beyond Talent quickly became a favorite among classical and jazz musicians, and has been used in courses at scores of conservatories and universities. This expanded second edition provides updated user-friendly advice, inspiring examples, and practical tools to advance a career in music. Packed with new tips and resources, Beyond Talent now covers everything from social networking tools, to commissioning, branding, and ...


Fancy Nancy Collector's Quintet (I Can Read Book 1)
Jane O'Connor

HarperCollins, 2009

This box set contains five of the most enchanting stories from the Fancy Nancy I Can Read series: Fancy Nancy at the Museum, Fancy Nancy and the Boy from Paris, Fancy Nancy Sees Stars, Poison Ivy Expert and The Dazzling Book Report. The box has a velcro closure and plastic handles.


Miles Davis: The Complete Illustrated History

Voyageur Press, 2012

Here is the illustrated history of Miles Davis, the world’s most popular jazz trumpeter, composer, bandleader, and musical visionary. Davis is one of the most innovative, influential, and respected figures in the history of music. He’s been at the forefront of bebop, cool jazz, hard bop, modal jazz, and jazz-rock fusion, and remains the favorite and best-selling jazz artist ever, beloved worldwide. He’s also a fascinating ...


Mr. Tuba
Harvey Phillips

Indiana University Press, 2012

With warmth and humor, tuba virtuoso Harvey Phillips tells the story of his amazing life and career from his Missouri childhood through his days as a performer with the King Brothers and the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circuses, his training at the Juilliard School, a stint with the US Army Field Band, and his freelance days with the New York City Opera and Ballet. A founder of the New York Brass Quintet, Phillips served as vice president ...


Blue Note: Album Cover Art
Graham Marsh, Glyn Callingham

Chronicle Books, 2002

Smaller in trim size, greatly expanded in content, this compendium of Chronicle’s classic Blue Note books (50,000 copies sold) is now an appealingly chunky paperback. Blue Note remains one of the most influential jazz labels of all time, and its cover art is a virtual time-capsule of cool. Now comprehensive, Blue Note: Album Cover Art gathers nearly 400 of the legendary covers, spanning the ’40s to the ’70s, and features the greatest ...


Pepper Adams' Joy Road: An Annotated Discography (Studies in Jazz)
Gary Carner

Scarecrow Press, 2012

Pepper Adams' Joy Road is more than a compendium of sessions and gigs done by the greatest baritone saxophone soloist in history. It's a fascinating overview of Adams' life and times, thanks to colorful interview vignettes, drawn from the author's unpublished conversations with Adams and other musicians. These candid observations from jazz greats about Adams and his colleagues reveal previously unknown, behind-the-scenes drama about legendary ...


The Mozart Forgeries
Daniel N Leeson

iUniverse, Inc., 2004

Mozart's music, forged manuscripts, and a murder! Could any music aficionado who enjoys a unique, fascinating, and well-told tale ask for more?-Conductor George Cleve, Music Director, San Francisco's Midsummer Mozart Music Festival.The idea of creating a counterfeit of a genuine Mozart manuscript is outrageous, but to attempt the forging of two such compositions for the purpose of a technical/musical swindle is an order of magnitude more ...


The Art of Quartet Playing: The Guarneri Quartet in Conversation with David Blum (Cornell Paperbacks)
David Blum

Cornell University Press, 1987

The members of the Guarneri Quartet discuss their backgrounds, training, cooperative efforts, problems with specific repertoire, and reactions to composers and conductors, as well as such detailed matters as bowing, intonation, vibrato, pizzicato, dynamics and the use of the left hand.


Johannes Brahms: Life and Letters
Johannes Brahms

Oxford University Press, 1998

This book is the first comprehensive collection of the letters of Johannes Brahms ever to appear in English. Over 550 are included, virtually all uncut, and there are over a dozen published here for the first time in any language. Although he corresponded throughout his life with some of the great performers, composers, musicologists, writers, scientists, and artists of the day, and although thousands of his letters have survived, English ...


Le Grand Tango: The Life and Music of Astor Piazzolla
María Susana Azzi, Simon Collier

Oxford University Press, 2000

Astor Piazzolla was a musical genius, a man who used the national dance of Argentina as raw material for a whole new musical genre. In Le Grand Tango , María Susana Azzi and Simon Collier vividly capture the life of this extraordinary musician--a visionary who won worldwide acclaim, but sparked bitter controversy in his native land. Azzi and Collier trace Piazzolla's early life from his birth in Argentina in 1921 to his childhood years ...


The Gospel at Colonus
Lee Breuer

Theatre Communications Group, 1993

A founding member of the acclaimed New York-based company Mabou Mines, Breuer's gifts as a writer and director have have made him a mainstay of the theatrical avant-garde.


From Birdland to Broadway: Scenes from a Jazz Life
Bill Crow

Oxford University Press, 1993

In the 1950s, New York City's Birdland was the center of the world of modern jazz--and a revelation to Bill Crow, a wet-behind-the-ears twenty-two-year-old from Washington State. Located on Broadway between 52nd and 53rd streets, the club named for the incomparable Charlie "Bird" Parker boasted lifesize photo murals of modern jazzmen like Dizzy Gillespie, Lennie Tristano, and, of course, Bird himself, looming large against jet black walls. ...



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