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Music Guides and Theory -

Related category: Music & Performing Arts
Related booklists: Festivals, Music - Books for Young Adults,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 12 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Going For A Song: A Chronicle of the UK Record Shop by Garth Cartwright
    Going For A Song: A Chronicle of the UK Record Shop - by Garth Cartwright

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781911374046 | ISBN 10: 1911374044

    Garth Cartwright has travelled the length and breadth of the country, conducting more than 100 interviews with some of the icons of the record shop trade and the wider music industry, including Martin Mills (Beggars Banquet), Geoff Travis (Rough Trad ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mindfulness in Music by Mark Tanner
    Mindfulness in Music - by Mark Tanner

    £9.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781782405672 | ISBN 10: 1782405674

    Mindfulness in Music is a joyful exploration into the meditative nature of music and its holistic beauty. Mark Tanner reveals how composers and musicians have always embraced mindful connections, and how everyone can cherish the same life-affirming ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ukulele for Beginners: How To Play Ukulele in Easy-to-Follow Steps by Will Grove-White
    Ukulele for Beginners: How To Play Ukulele in Easy-to-Follow Steps - by Will Grove-White

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781844039418 | ISBN 10: 1844039412

    Interested in the ukulele and want to learn how to play it? This is the book for you.   Originally published as Get Plucky, this all-encompassing guide to the ukulele is written by Will Grove-White, one of the world-renowned Ukulele Orchestra of G ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Importance of Music to Girls by Lavinia Greenlaw
    The Importance of Music to Girls - by Lavinia Greenlaw

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571332274 | ISBN 10: 0571332277

    If I had not kissed anyone, or danced with anyone, or had a reason to cry, the music made me feel as if I had gone through all that anyway... the music attracted and repelled, organised and disturbed and then let us into the night, clusters of emotio ... more

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  • Cover image of book The People
    The People's Songs: The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Records - by Stuart Maconie

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780091933807 | ISBN 10: 0091933803

    These are the songs that we have listened to, laughed to, loved to and laboured to, as well as downed tools and danced to.   Covering the last seven decades, Stuart Maconie looks at the songs that have sound tracked our changing times, and Ė ... more

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  • Cover image of book How Music Works by David Byrne
    How Music Works - by David Byrne

    £14.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780857862525 | ISBN 10: 0857862529

    How Music Works is David Byrne's bestselling, buoyant celebration of a subject he has spent a lifetime thinking about.  Drawing on his own work over the years with Talking Heads, Brian Eno, and his myriad collaborators - along with journeys to W ... more

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  • Cover image of book What to Listen for in Music by Aaron Copland
    What to Listen for in Music - by Aaron Copland

    £6.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780451531766 | ISBN 10: 0451531760

    Whether they listen to Mozart or Duke Ellington, Aaron Copland invites readers to ask two basic questions: Are they hearing everything that is going on? Are they really being sensitive to it? With his provocative suggestions, Aaron Copland guides rea ... more

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  • Cover image of book Singing For Dummies (2nd revised edition) by Pamelia S. Phillips
    Singing For Dummies (2nd revised edition) - by Pamelia S. Phillips

    £16.99   book with CD   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780470640203 | ISBN 10: 0470640200

    Take your voice to the next level and grow as a performer.  Whether you're a beginning vocalist or a seasoned songster, Singing for Dummies makes it easy for you to achieve your songbird dreams. This practical guide gives you step-by-step in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Everything is Connected: The Power of Music by Daniel Barenboim
    Everything is Connected: The Power of Music - by Daniel Barenboim

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780753825945 | ISBN 10: 0753825945

    'The power of music lies in is its ability to speak to all aspects of the human being-the animal, the emotional, the intellectual, and the spiritual. Music teaches us, in short, that everything is connected'   Daniel Barenboim's new book viv ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jim
    Jim's Very Large Handbook of Rock n' Roll - by Jim Alexander

    £4.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780955485077 | ISBN 10: 095548507x

    What is rock n roll? Scandal, statement, style, it has shocked parents, terrified governments and changed the political consciousness of nations. It created the teenager and soundtracked rebellions. Societies sprang up in alarm to check its subversiv ... more

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  • Cover image of book Harmonograph: A Visual Guide to the Mathematics of Music by Anthony Ashton
    Harmonograph: A Visual Guide to the Mathematics of Music - by Anthony Ashton

    £5.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781904263364 | ISBN 10: 1904263364

    Music is one of the oldest and most universal of the ancient Arts, yet few people understand what the elements of harmony really are and how they actually fit together, or sometimes donít quite.  In this charming little book Anthony Ashton us ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cuban Music from A to Z by Helio Orovio
    Cuban Music from A to Z - by Helio Orovio

    £16.95   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780951105559 | ISBN 10: 0951105558

    Available in English for the first time, this encyclopedic guide to one of the richest and most influential musical cultures in the world is the life's work of Cuban historian and musician Helio Orovio. It is the most extensive compendium of informa ... more

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