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Messenger, Bill.

Summary: Presents an overview of jazz, its elements, and its history. Includes performances by various jazz artists.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 1998

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 781.65 MES

Kristiansen, Jon

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Summary: Twenty-five years of Norway's Slayer Mag on heavy metal music.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bazillion Points Books 2011

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Summary: "Traces the evolution of electronic music as one of the most provound artistic developments of the 20th century ... celebrates, replicates, and illuminates the nomadic drift of the post-human techno sound"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Caipirinha Productions 1998

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MUSIC MOD

Questlove

Summary: Bestselling author and Sundance award-winning director Questlove harnesses his encyclopedic knowledge of popular music and his deep curiosity about history to examine America over the past fifty years. Choosing one essential track from each year, Questlove unpacks each song's significance, revealing the pivotal role that American music plays around issues of race, gender, politics, and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Guralnick, Peter

Summary: "Peter Guralnick's remarkable work... covers old ground from new perspectives, offering deeply felt, masterful, and strikingly personal portraits of creative artists, both musicians and writers, at the height of their powers. "You put the book down feeling that its sweep is vast, that you have read of giants who walked among us," rock critic Lester Bangs wrote of Guralnick's earlier work in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 780.92 GUR

McNally, Dennis.

Summary: "On Highway 61 explores the historical context of the significant social dissent that was central to the cultural genesis of the sixties. The book is going to search for the deeper roots of American cultural and musical evolution for the past 150 years by studying what the Western European culture learned from African American culture in a historical progression that reaches from the minstrel...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 781.64 McNally 2014

Summary: Throughout history, musicians and musical works have reflected the fashion, culture, and social attitudes of their times. Music today is more diversified than ever, from the megahits of teen pop stars to the depth and emotionality of gospel choirs to the tones and textures produced by large-scale orchestras. Add to this the unstoppable forces of MySpace, YouTube, the iPod, and a rapidly...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Fishbone rose to become one of the most original bands of the last 25 years. With a blistering combination of punk and funk, they demolished the walls of genre and challenged the racial stereotypes and political order of the music industry and the nation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC EVE

Eddy, Chuck.

Summary: "Chuck Eddy is one of the most entertaining, idiosyncratic, influential, and prolific music critics of the past three decades...Rock and Roll Always Forgets features the best, most provocative reviews, interviews, columns, and essays written by this singular critic."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Duke University Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.64 EDD

Astor, Peter

Summary: "To wander the streets of a bankrupt, often lawless, New York City in the early 1970's wearing a tee shirt with PLEASE KILL ME written on it was an act of arch nihilism, and one often recounted in the first reports of Richard Hell filtering into pre-punk UK. Pete Astor, an archly nihilistic teenager himself at the time, was most impressed. The fact that it emerged (after many years) that Hell...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 780.33 AST

Wiederhorn, Jon

Summary: From the author of the celebrated classic Louder Than Hell comes an oral history of the badass Heavy Metal lifestyle―the debauchery, demolition, and headbanging dedication―featuring metalhead musicians from Black Sabbath and Judas Priest to Twisted Sister and Quiet Riot to Disturbed, Megadeth, Throwdown and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Diversion Books 2020

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Westhoff, Ben

Summary: "A monumental, revealing narrative history about the legendary group of artists at the forefront of West Coast hip-hop: Eazy-E, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, and Tupac Shakur,"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.6 WES

Summary: Liszt frequently expanded upon the work of previous composers to create new musical forms. His transcription of Verdi's Rigoletto was part of a completely new style of piano composition. In this program, Martino Tirimo guides students toward a mastery of the Rigoletto paraphrase and an understanding of its compositional layers. Assembled at London's Royal Academy of Music, pianists from the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Taylor, Charlotte

Summary: "Songs such as the "Star-Spangled Banner," which students may recognize from sporting events, memorialize significant events in American history. With this engaging text full of fun facts about American songs, students will learn about the valuable role songs play in helping express American pride. Dynamic photographs enhance the approachable text which compliments elementary social studies...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishing 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 782.42 TAY

Edwards, Terry

Summary: "One Step Beyond" isn't the best album in the world it's not even the best album by Madness. It is, however, a great record and an exceptional debut album -fully formed despite half the band still being in their teens and it remains as exhilarating, inspiring and as much fun as when people first heard it nearly 30 years ago. Through extensive interviews with the band, as well as producers Clive...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 780.33 EDW

Browne, David

Summary: Fifty years after they first came together and changed the sound of rock 'n' roll, the Grateful Dead remain one of rock's most beloved bands—a musical and cultural phenomenon that spans generations and paved the way for everything from the world of jam bands and the idea of independently released music to social networking. Much has been written about the band, but nothing quite as vibrant and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.7 BRO

Cone, James H.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orbis Books 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.6296 CON

Lauterbach, Preston.

Summary: A definitive account of the birth of rock 'n' roll in black America...The Chitlin' Circuit brings us into the sweaty back rooms where such stars as James Brown, B. B. King, and Little Richard got their start.--Amazon.com

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.66 LAU

Ryan, Jack.

Summary: Includes updates on many of the performers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Glendower Media LLC 2012

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Summary: "Rush is one of rock's most influential bands. Ranked third in consecutive gold or platinum albums after the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, the band enjoys a devoted following by legions around the world and is revered by generations of musicians. Yet, their incredible success story has, up to this point, remained largely untold. Featuring never-before-seen archival footage and interviews...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rush Doc Films, Inc. 2010

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Blackaby, Susan

Summary: "Meet Leo--a creative, shy, young boy in search of a special talent that he can share with the world. Curious and persistent, Leo tries all kinds of activities. Then, with the unknowing help of his sister, he discovers music. Leo may seem quiet, but the piano gives him a big voice, helps his confidence soar, and propels him to embrace the treasure inside him and share it with the world....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Loyala Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BLA

Summary: An entertaining film about Léon Thérémin, a Russian émigré who pioneered the field of electronic music 4 decades before the rise of electronic rock music, and then mysteriously vanished, not to be seen again for over 50 years. Includes rare film clips from classic Hollywood films and soundtracks.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM/UA Home Entertainment 2001

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Kopp, Bill

Summary: In celebration of the 45th anniversary of The Dark Side of the Moon, Bill Kopp explores the ingenuity with which Pink Floyd rebranded itself following the 1968 departure of Syd Barrett. Not only did the band survive Barrett's departure, but it went on to release landmark albums that continue to influence generations of musicians and fans. Reinventing Pink Floyd follows the path taken by the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.6 KOP

Hart, Mickey.

Summary: More than 350 photographs and illustrations capture and illuminate the global primacy of percussion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 786.9 HAR

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