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  1. Book ImageGeorge Frideric Handel: A Life with Friends

    Ellen T. Harris

    An intimate portrait of Handel’s life and inner circle, modeled after one of the composer’s favorite forms: the fugue.More

  2. Book ImageYeah! Yeah! Yeah!: The Story of Pop Music from Bill Haley to Beyoncé

    Bob Stanley

    An addictively readable, encyclopedic history of pop music in chapters as short and adrenaline-fueled as the best pop songs themselves.More

  1. Book ImageThe Musician's Guide to Theory and Analysis

    Jane Piper Clendinning, Elizabeth West Marvin

    Third Edition

    The most comprehensive and integrated package for every music theory classroom.More

  2. Book ImageConcise Introduction to Tonal Harmony

    L. Poundie Burstein, Joseph Straus

    The music theory text that students read and understand.More

  3. Book ImageThe Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory

    John Seabrook

    There's a reason hit songs offer guilty pleasure—they're designed that way.More

  4. Book ImageYeah! Yeah! Yeah!: The Story of Pop Music from Bill Haley to Beyoncé

    Bob Stanley

    “Breezy, opinionated and totally delicious.”—David Kirby, Wall Street JournalMore

  5. Book ImageA History of Opera

    Carolyn Abbate, Roger Parker

    “The best single volume ever written on the subject, such is its range, authority, and readability.”—Times Literary SupplementMore

  6. Book ImageThe Enjoyment of Music

    Kristine Forney, Andrew Dell'Antonio, Joseph Machlis

    Twelfth Edition

    Setting the Standard. Raising the Bar. The Enjoyment of Music has been the most trusted introduction to music for more than five decades.More

  7. Book ImageDreams to Remember: Otis Redding, Stax Records, and the Transformation of Southern Soul

    Mark Ribowsky

    A soul icon and the southern music he helped popularize come to life in this moving requiem.More

  8. Book ImageThe Enjoyment of Music

    Kristine Forney, Andrew Dell'Antonio, Joseph Machlis

    Twelfth Shorter Edition

    Setting the Standard. Raising the Bar. The Enjoyment of Music has been the most trusted introduction to music for more than five decades.More

  9. Book ImageWords Without Music: A Memoir

    Philip Glass

    The long-awaited memoir by “the most prolific and popular of all contemporary composers” (New York Times).More

  10. Book ImageA Broken Hallelujah: Rock and Roll, Redemption, and the Life of Leonard Cohen

    Liel Leibovitz

    Brings to life a passionate poet-turned-musician and what compels him and his work.More

  11. Book ImageLouis Armstrong, Master of Modernism

    Thomas Brothers

    Finalist for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in Biography.

    "Profoundly evocative and altogether admirable…The writing and detail are so brilliant that I found the volume revelatory." —Tim Page, Washington PostMore

  12. Book ImageJazz

    Scott DeVeaux, Gary Giddins

    Second Edition

    All That Jazz—Total Access to the music and the players.More

  13. Book ImageSoundscapes: Exploring Music in a Changing World

    Kay Kaufman Shelemay

    Third Edition

    Listening without boundaries—Total Access to the music of the world.More

  14. Book ImageWhat's That Sound?: An Introduction to Rock and Its History

    John Covach, Andrew Flory

    Fourth Edition

    The music—front and center.More

  15. Book ImageCapturing Music: The Story of Notation

    Thomas Forrest Kelly

    An entertaining history of how musicians learned to record music for all time, filled with art that sings.More

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