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American Big Bands
American Big Bands American Big Bands
Dr. William F. Lee - Hal Leonard Corporation

Count Basie, the Dorsey Brothers, Duke Ellington - these and more were the American idols of the golden era of the big bands. This is the ultimate guide to American big bands, with over 650 entries spanning... view details
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Christmas Music Companion Fact Book
Christmas Music Companion Fact Book Christmas Music Companion Fact Book
Dale Nobbman - Hal Leonard Corporation

This fascinating book deserves a place of honor in every Christmas music collection! For 50 beloved traditional tunes, readers will learn the story of how the song came to be, the author and the historical... view details
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Excellence in Choral Music
Excellence in Choral Music Excellence in Choral Music (A History of the American Choral Directors Association)
Marvin E. Latimer Jr - Hal Leonard Corporation

This comprehensive volume is a splendid history of the ACDA and the people that founded it and built it into the vehicle for the advancement of choral music that it is today. Beyond the history is also the

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A Friend of the Devil
A Friend of the Devil A Friend of the Devil (The Glorification of the Outlaw in Song, from Robin Hood to Rap)
John Kruth - Hal Leonard Corporation

This book is a fun and informative historical survey of songs that lionize notorious brigands from Ireland to Brazil, Italy to Australia, to the drug lords of Mexico and the inner-city gangs of the United

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The Great British Recording Studios
The Great British Recording Studios The Great British Recording Studios
Howard Massey - Hal Leonard Corporation

The Great British Recording Studios tells the story of the iconic British facilities where many of the most important recordings of all time were made. The first comprehensive account of British recording

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On This Day in Music History
On This Day in Music History On This Day in Music History
WARNER, J - Hal Leonard Corporation

The dictionary defines trivia as: matter or things of very slight importance, commonplace, or ordinary. Yet anyone who has ever read anything about a favorite sports star, singer, historic figure or celebrity... view details
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Prog Rock FAQ
Prog Rock FAQ Prog Rock FAQ (All That's Left to Know About Rock's Most Progressive Music)
Will Romano - Hal Leonard Corporation

Prog Rock FAQ traces the controversial but much misunderstood musical genre through its five-decade history, highlighting the rise, eventual decline, and recent resurgence of one of the most

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The Epiphone Guitar Book
The Epiphone Guitar Book The Epiphone Guitar Book
Walter Carter - Hal Leonard Corporation

The story of Epiphone, one of the oldest and most famous guitar companies, is told by former staff historian Walter Carter. It's an epic story spanning three centuries, from Old World roots in the 19th century... view details
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The Ultimate Guide to Vinyl and More
The Ultimate Guide to Vinyl and More The Ultimate Guide to Vinyl and More (All You Need to Know About Collecting Essential Music, from Cylinders and CDs to LPs and Tapes)
Dave Thompson - Hal Leonard Corporation

An in-depth and comprehensive guide to - and history of - music collecting, The Ultimate Guide to Vinyl and More traces the hobby from its beginnings over a century ago. The book features informative and

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Visions of Music
Visions of Music Visions of Music (Sheet Music in the Twentieth Century)
Tony Walas - Hal Leonard Corporation

Lavishly illustrated with over 700 faithful reproductions of sheet music covers, this collection provides fans with an indispensable outlet to connect with these pieces from the past, preserving their

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