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Product Description: Dr. Herb Wong (1926-2014) was an internationally recognized jazz industry leader and the author of more than 400 liner notes from the 1940s through the early 2000s. He reviewed not only the tracks on those albums but the artists and their eras as well...read more
By Paul Simeon Fingerote (contributor) and Herb Wong

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9780786496402 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, April 18, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Dr.

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Product Description: The classical record business gained a new lease on life in the 1980s when period instrument performances of baroque and classical music began to assume a place on the stage. This return to the past found its complement in the musical ascension of the American minimalists, in particular the music of Steve Reich, Philip Glass, and John Adams, and smaller specialty labels that focused on experimental composers like John Cage...read more

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9781442249356 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, November 5, 2015, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: The classical record business gained a new lease on life in the 1980s when period instrument performances of baroque and classical music began to assume a place on the stage.

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Product Description: If writing about music is like dancing about architecture, you'd do best to hone your chops and avoid clichés (like the one that begins this sentence) by learning from the prime movers. How to Write About Music offers a selection of the best writers on what is perhaps our most universally beloved art form...read more
By Ally Jane Grossan (editor)

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9781628920444 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, February 26, 2015, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: If writing about music is like dancing about architecture, you'd do best to hone your chops and avoid clichés (like the one that begins this sentence) by learning from the prime movers.

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9781628920437 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, February 26, 2015, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: If writing about music is like dancing about architecture, you'd do best to hone your chops and avoid clichés (like the one that begins this sentence) by learning from the prime movers.

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Product Description: Founded in 1935, The American Record Guide is America's oldest classical music review magazine. In 1987, when Donald Vroon assumed its editorship, he took on the Herculean task of writing editorials on a vast array of subjects, amassing a wealth of commentary and criticism on not only the foibles and failings, but glimmers of light in American culture...read more

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9781442234543 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, July 2, 2014, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Founded in 1935, The American Record Guide is America's oldest classical music review magazine.

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Product Description: For over three decades Michael Nyman's music has succeeded in reaching beyond the small community of contemporary music aficionados to a much wider range of listeners. An important element in unlocking the key to Nyman's success lies in his writings about music, which preoccupied him for over a decade from the late 1960s to the early 1980s...read more
By Pwyll Ap Si“n (editor)

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9781409464693 | Ashgate Pub Co, August 28, 2013, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: For over three decades Michael Nyman's music has succeeded in reaching beyond the small community of contemporary music aficionados to a much wider range of listeners.

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Product Description: People chat about music every day, but they also treat it as a limit, as the boundary of what is sayable. By addressing different perspectives and traditions that form and inform the speaking of music in Western culture--musical, literary, philosophical, semiotic, political--this volume offers a unique snapshot of today's scholarship on speech about music...read more
By Keith Chapin (editor) and Andrew H. Clark (editor)

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9780823251384 | Fordham Univ Pr, August 22, 2013, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: People chat about music every day, but they also treat it as a limit, as the boundary of what is sayable.

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9780823251391 | Fordham Univ Pr, August 22, 2013, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: People chat about music every day, but they also treat it as a limit, as the boundary of what is sayable.

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Product Description: One of the foremost composers of the twentieth century, Olivier Messiaen wrote widely on his music and on his beliefs. This is the first edition of his early journalism and provides both the original French text and an English translation...read more

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9780754608769, titled "Olivier Messiaen: Journalism 1935–1939" | Ashgate Pub Co, April 1, 2012, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: One of the foremost composers of the twentieth century, Olivier Messiaen wrote widely on his music and on his beliefs.

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Product Description: This book focuses on three aspects in Glenn Gould’s (1932-1982) musical thought and practice: Gould’s embrace of music technology, his notions of the ontology of music and musical interpretation, and the place of his thought in Canadian intellectual history...read more

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9783631622797 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, February 6, 2012, cover price $63.95 | About this edition: This book focuses on three aspects in Glenn Gould’s (1932-1982) musical thought and practice: Gould’s embrace of music technology, his notions of the ontology of music and musical interpretation, and the place of his thought in Canadian intellectual history.

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Product Description: One of The Telegraph's Best Music Books 2011 Alex Ross's award-winning international bestseller, The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century, has become a contemporary classic, establishing Ross as one of our most popular and acclaimed cultural historians...read more

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9780312610685 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, October 25, 2011), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: One of The Telegraph's Best Music Books 2011 Alex Ross's award-winning international bestseller, The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century, has become a contemporary classic, establishing Ross as one of our most popular and acclaimed cultural historians.

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9781429977616 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 28, 2010, cover price $12.99

The most important writing of Francis Davis, whose essays on American music and American culture have appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, and Village Voice for more than twenty years, are collected in a definitive anthology. Original.

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9780306810558 | Da Capo Pr, March 16, 2004, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The most important writing of Francis Davis, whose essays on American music and American culture have appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, and Village Voice for more than twenty years, are collected in a definitive anthology.

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