Music
(by title)
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Biography - Musicians & Composers / String Instruments / Women's Biography

American Luthier

The female pioneer who revolutionized violin acoustics and built the first violin octet
Whitney, Quincy

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Opera / Biography - Entertainment & Performing Arts

Angela Gheorghiu

The biography of the great soprano, in her own words
Gheorghiu, Angela w/ Jon Tolansky

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Rock Music / Entertainment Law / Popular Culture

Baby You're a Rich Man

How Allen Klein, Morris Levy, and Nixon’s Justice Department battled to bring down the world’s greatest band
Soocher, Stan

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Jewish Studies / Biography

The Darker Side of Genius

Richard Wagner’s anti-Semitism considered in the context of his time, place, and aspirations rather than in relation to his later appropriation by the Nazis.
Katz, Jacob.

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Education History / Music

Dartmouth Song Book

Zeller, Paul R.

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Rock Music

The Decibel Diaries

An insider’s tour of rock through 50 memorable concerts
Alan, Carter

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Philosophy / Literary Criticism - French / Music

Essay on the Origin of Languages and Writings Related to Music
Trans. from the French


Rousseau's major works, available for the first time in a uniform English edition, continue with a work that situates Rousseau's linguistic and musical theory within his larger philosophical system.
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques. John T. Scott, trans. and ed.

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Jewish Studies / Cultural Studies / Music / Theater & Performing Arts

In Search of American Jewish Culture

A leading cultural historian explores the complex interactions of Jewish and American cultures.
Whitfield, Stephen J.

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True Crime

Killer Show

The definitive book on The Station nightclub fire on the 10th anniversary of the disaster
Barylick, John

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Biography - Musicians & Composers / Composer/Musician / Classical Music

Mad Music

The life and times of the famed modernist composer
Budiansky, Stephen

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Biography - Musicians & Composers / Composer/Musician

Memoirs and Reflections

The life of a musical prodigy
Kissin, Evgeny

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Theater & Performing Arts / Music / Ancient History

Musical Design in Sophoclean Theater

A new way to interpret the musical design underlying the music and choreography of Sophoclean theater.
Scott, William C.

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Theater & Performing Arts / Popular Culture / Musicals

Our Musicals, Ourselves

The first comprehensive social history of the American musical theater
Jones, John Bush

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Radio History & Criticism / Rock Music

Radio Free Boston

The definitive story of the pioneering rock radio station that galvanized a city and a generation
Alan, Carter with a Foreword by Steven Tyler

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Jewish Studies / Jewish Religious Music / Biography - Musicians & Composers

A Season of Singing

Describes the development of feminist Jewish songwriting in the United States and analyzes key composers and their songs
Ross, Sarah M.

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Music / Shakers

A Shaker Musical Legacy

A unique collection of Shaker songs and dances that keeps alive this important musical heritage
Opdahl, Robert; Opdahl, Viola

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Composer/Musician / Literary Criticism - American / American Studies

Silencing the Sounded Self

Understanding John Cage in America’s experimental continuum
Shultis, Christopher

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Rock Music / Music History & Criticism / Biography - Entertainment & Performing Arts

Why the Grateful Dead Matter

What a long, strange trip it’s been
Benson, Michael



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