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    Dvorak's Prophecy: And the Vexed Fate of Black Classical Music

    Joseph Horowitz, George Shirley

    Hardback

    A provocative interpretation of why classical music in America “stayed white”—how it got to be that way and what can be done about it.

  • Featured9780393868388 72

    Counterpoint: A Memoir of Bach and Mourning

    Philip Kennicott

    Paperback

    A Pulitzer Prize–winning critic reflects on the meaning and emotional impact of a Bach masterwork.

  • Featured9781631495182 72

    Ten Masterpieces of Music

    Harvey Sachs

    Hardback

    Some pieces of music survive; most fall into oblivion. What gives the ten masterpieces selected for this book their extraordinary vitality?

  • 9781631492563 72

    The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present

    Paul McCartney, Paul Muldoon

    Volume: Two-Volume Set

    Hardback

    A work of unparalleled candour and splendorous beauty, The Lyrics celebrates the creative life and the musical genius of Paul McCartney through 154 of his most meaningful songs.

  • 9781631495892 72

    Wild Thing: The Short, Spellbinding Life of Jimi Hendrix

    Philip Norman

    Hardback

    New York Times Book Review • "The Best Books to Give This Year"
    Publishers Weekly
    Best Books of the Year (Nonfiction)

    A shattering new biography of rock music’s most outrageous—and tragic—genius.