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The Funniest People in Music: 250 Anecdotes By David Bruce
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Paperback edition. This book is one-half of my previous book "The Funniest People in Books and Music: 500 Anecdotes." It contains 250 anecdotes about music, including this one: British... More > actor Stanley Holloway once mentioned to Jascha Heifetz that he was looking for a school for his son, and he named one school that accepted pupils very early in their life—at two and a half years old. “Two and a half,” Mr. Heifetz said. “What’s he going to do till then? Just loaf around?”< Less
Alfredo Catalani: Composer of Lucca By Domenico Luigi Pardini
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The full, tragic story of Puccini’s great rival, now available in English for the first time. Born in Lucca four years before Puccini, Alfredo Catalani (1854–93) was the main hope of... More > Italian opera in the 1880s. Alarming conservative critics with the sophisticated modernism of his music, he nonetheless won steadily increasing popularity with the opera-going public. But Catalani’s entire adult life was a grim and increasingly hopeless battle with tuberculosis; the year after his greatest triumph with La Wally (1892), he died at just 39, leaving the future of Italian opera to other men, all of whom had been influenced by his innovations. This is the story of the man and his music, as told by friends and contemporaries.< Less
Merseyside to Manhattan By William Tyrer
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Bill Tyrer is a master storyteller, sharing the magic of his journeys working on troop ships, luxury liners, meeting celebrities and some very special everyday people in this personal memoir. He... More > takes you through his heritage and his youth before, during and after the bombings in WWII Liverpool, England. In this riveting read Bill brings you along with him on fantastic voyages including the exquisite "Queen Elizabeth". He meets many celebrities such as Liberace, boxer Rocky Marciano, classical conductor Arturo Toscanini, famous Welsh actor Richard Burton, Formula One race car driver Sterling Moss and actress Rita Hayworth travelling with the Aga Khan. You are even with Bill as he serves tea to Winston Churchill! You'll hear stories about murder on the high seas, loyalty and love; all as true as a man's memory can be. A wonderful read.< Less
Merseyside to Manhattan By Bill Tyrer
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Bill Tyrer is a master storyteller, sharing the magic of his journeys working on troop ships, luxury liners, meeting celebrities and some very special everyday people in this personal memoir. He... More > takes you through his heritage and his youth before, during and after the bombings in WWII Liverpool, England. In this riveting read Bill brings you along with him on fantastic voyages including the exquisite "Queen Elizabeth". He meets many celebrities such as Liberace, boxer Rocky Marciano, classical conductor Arturo Toscanini, famous Welsh actor Richard Burton, Formula One race car driver Sterling Moss and actress Rita Hayworth travelling with the Aga Khan. You are even with Bill as he serves tea to Winston Churchill! You'll hear stories about murder on the high seas, loyalty and love; all as true as a man's memory can be. A wonderful read.< Less
La filosofia della musica di Fernando Liuzzi By Alessandro Marangoni
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Una visione a tutto tondo del filosofo e musicista Fernando Liuzzi, attraverso i suoi scritti di Estetica della Musica e le sue composizioni. In appendice testi inediti e un catalogo completo degli... More > scritti e delle partiture< Less

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