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Appreciation

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    Guitar Zero

    The New Musician and the Science of Learning

    by Gary Marcus ...
    Narrated by Gary Marcus ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 33 min

    On the eve of his fortieth birthday, a professor of no discernible musical talent learns to play the guitar and investigates how anyone of any age might master a new skill.Just about every human being knows how to listen to music, but what does it take to make music? Is musicality something we are born with? Or a skill that anyone can develop at any time? If you don't start piano at the age of six ... Read more

    $26.21 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Music Lesson

    A Spiritual Search for Growth Through Music

    Unabridged

    7 hours 53 min

    "Boy, do I have a lot to learn!" Anyone who's ever picked up a musical instrument of any kind-from the first caveman banging rocks to that little kid at the guitar shop-has though that. I know I did. I'd been trying for years to break in to the music scene, to show everyone my chops, to make my mark. And I was good. But I wasn't great. I knew that there was something wrong. Then the teacher showed ... Read more

    $25.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Keyboard Conversations®: The Romance of the Piano

    Narrated by Jeffrey Siegel ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 5 min

    Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel combine the virtuosity and poetry of a world-class pianist with entertaining commentary to create a magical concert experience. His lively, engaging insights and captivating performances make listening an enthralling experience for all music lovers.For information about the other titles in this series please visit www.randomhouse.com/audio. ... Read more

    $11.22 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    This is Your Brain on Music

    Understanding a Human Obsession

    Narrated by Daniel Levitin ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 46 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Using musical examples from Bach to the Beatles, Levitin reveals the role of music in human evolution, shows how our musical preferences begin to form even before we are born and explains why music can offer such an emotional experience.Music is an obsession at the heart of human nature, even more fundamental to our species than language. In This Is Your Brain On Music ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Wo bitte geht's zum Hit?

    Was man über das Musikproduzieren schon immer wissen wollte!

    Unabridged

    1 hour 29 min

    Wo bitte geht´s zum Hit ist ein Leitfaden zum Musik produzieren. Hier findet man "Alles" erklärt, was man über das Musikproduzieren schon immer wissen wollte. Es ist eine Einführung und Anleitung in die Produktionsabläufe und Hintergründe einer Musikproduktion in den Bereichen: Home Recording, Musikband, Tonstudio. Unwesentliches wurde weggelassen, aber das "Wichtige" ist hier zu finden. ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Verborgene Winkel meines Lebens

    Der musikalische Geist des Compositeur de Musique: Erik Satie

    series Pickpocket Edition

    Abridged

    21 min

    Erik Satie, ein Pionier von scheinbar beziehungslosen Harmonien und surrealer Sprach- und Musikexperimente, hinterließ ein erstaunliches Gesamtwerk, darunter auch etliche kurze Prosatexte. Auf Hunderten von Zettelchen notierte er kleine Geschichten, Bizarrerien und fiktive Inserate. Seine Partituren durchsetzte er mit allerlei Bemerkungen und Spielanweisungen. Er hielt Vorträge, erfand absurde ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Who’s Afraid of Opera?

    A Highly Opinionated, Informative, and Entertaining Guide to Appreciating Opera

    by Michael Walsh ...
    Narrated by Michael Walsh ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 13 min

    For anyone who has been intimidated, overwhelmed, or just plain confused by what they think opera is, Who’s Afraid of Opera? offers a lively, readable guide to what author Michael Walsh describes as “the greatest art form yet invented by humankind.”From opera’s origins in Renaissance Italy to the Who’s rock odyssey “Tommy,” and Stephen Sondheim’s “Into the Woods,” Walsh explores what opera is and ... Read more

    $25.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Music Therapy Profession, The

    Inspiring Health, Wellness, and Joy

    Narrated by Trei Taylor ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 12 min

    Many musicians, music students, and general music lovers are curious about the field of music therapy -- the who, what, where, and how. This book provides a general overview of the profession, and it includes 26 audition essays, written by former students, confirming their motivation to "do good in the world through music." A career in music therapy combines their love of music with the desire to ... Read more

    $3.74 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    How to Write One Song

    by Jeff Tweedy ...
    Narrated by Jeff Tweedy ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 9 min

    A ROUGH TRADE and PITCHORK BOOK OF THE YEAR'A guide to rediscovering the joys of creating that we all felt as children.'NEW YORK TIMESOne of the century's most feted singer-songwriters, Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, digs deep into his own creative process to share his unique perspective about song-writing and offers a warm, accessible guide to writing your first song, championing the importance of making ... Read more

    $30.69 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Last Interview - 14th January 1978

    Narrated by Sex Pistols ...

    Unabridged

    23 min

    The Sex Pistols initiated the UK punk movement and became one of the most influential bands in the history of popular music. This is their final interview.Be warned: Explicit language. May cause offense. ... Read more

    $5.59 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Music Is History

    Narrated by Questlove ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours

    In MUSIC IS HISTORY 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. MUSIC IS HISTORY focuses on the years 1971 to the present, not only the country’s most complex and rewarding half-century when it comes to the ways that pop culture and ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Keyboard Conversations®: The Romanticism of the Russian Soul

    Narrated by Jeffrey Siegel ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 5 min

    Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel combine the virtuosity and poetry of a world-class pianist with entertaining commentary to create a magical concert experience. His lively, engaging insights and captivating performances make listening an enthralling experience for all music lovers.For information about the other titles in this series please visit www.randomhouse.com/audio. ... Read more

    $11.22 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Keyboard Conversations®: The Power and Passion of Beethoven

    Narrated by Jeffrey Siegel ...

    Unabridged

    56 min

    Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel combine the virtuosity and poetry of a world-class pianist with entertaining commentary to create a magical concert experience. His lively, engaging insights and captivating performances make listening an enthralling experience for all music lovers.For information about the other titles in this series please visit www.randomhouse.com/audio. ... Read more

    $11.22 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Keyboard Conversations®: Mozart and Friends

    Narrated by Jeffrey Siegel ...

    Unabridged

    56 min

    Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel combine the virtuosity and poetry of a world-class pianist with entertaining commentary to create a magical concert experience. His lively, engaging insights and captivating performances make listening an enthralling experience for all music lovers.For information about the other titles in this series please visit www.randomhouse.com/audio. ... Read more

    $11.22 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Great Romantic

    Cricket and the golden age of Neville Cardus - Winner of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year

    Narrated by David Mounfield ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 2 min

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERDuncan Hamilton is already a multiple award-winning sports writer, but it is hard to imagine he will write a better book than this superb, elegiac portrait of the sociable, feted, but ultimately unknowable, man who virtually invented modern sports writing...This is writing every bit the equal of Cardus himself. - Daily Mail'Hamilton is a worthy biographer... as much ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Scala Radio's A Soundtrack for Life

    Classical Music to Take You Through the Day

    by Scala Radio ...
    Narrated by Charles Nove ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 10 min

    Bringing together much-loved masterpieces with exciting new works, this accessible and inspiring guide is a celebration of classical music.Discussing pieces ranging from Vaughan Williams's The Lark Ascending and Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony to the scores for Avatar and Assassin's Creed, each entry puts the piece of music into context, providing fascinating insights into the inspirations behind ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Spirit of Music

    The Lesson Continues

    Narrated by Victor L. Wooten, Various ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 13 min

    Grammy Award winner Victor Wooten's inspiring parable of the importance of music and the threats that it faces in today's world.We may not realize it as we listen to the soundtrack of our lives through tiny earbuds, but music and all that it encompasses is disappearing all around us. In this fable-like story three musicians from around the world are mysteriously summoned to Nashville, the Music ... Read more

    $29.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Als Musik meine Sprache wurde - Der Graf liest seine Autobiografie (Ungekürzt)

    Narrated by Der Graf ...

    Abridged

    9 hours 53 min

    Viel wurde über Unheilig und den Grafen geschrieben und gesagt - aber noch nie hat er sich selbst umfassend und ausführlich zu sich und seiner Person geäußert. Nun bricht der Graf endlich sein Schweigen und gibt in seiner offiziellen Autobiografie einen überaus ehrlichen und offenen Einblick in sein bewegtes Leben. Er spricht über seine Jugend und seinen familiären Hintergrund, die ersten Jahre im ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    How to Listen to Jazz

    by Ted Gioia ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 58 min

    A "radiantly accomplished" music scholar presents an accessible introduction to the art of listening to jazz (Wall Street Journal)In How to Listen to Jazz, award-winning music scholar Ted Gioia presents a lively introduction to one of America's premier art forms. He tells us what to listen for in a performance and includes a guide to today's leading jazz musicians. From Louis Armstrong's ... Read more

    $37.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Man that Shocked Britain - Gate of Horn, Chicago, December 1962

    Narrated by Lenny Bruce ...

    Unabridged

    51 min

    Lenny Bruce was a prominent stand-up comedian, social critic, and satirist who heralded the free-speech movement and helped to push culture towards open and honest expression. He was repeatedly arrested for obscenity.Here he performs at the Gate of Horn in Chicago, December, 1962. The performance concludes with his arrest. ... Read more

    $7.48 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Schnellkurs Romantik (Ungekürzt)

    Unabridged

    1 hour 1 min

    Vor dem Hintergrund von Kriegen und Revolutionen trieben die Komponisten des 19. Jahrhunderts die Musik zu ungeahnter Blüte. In der Nachfolge Beethovens schufen Musiker wie Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Wagner oder Verdi - um nur ein paar Namen herauszugreifen - einige der größten, bedeutsamsten und bekanntesten Werke der Musikgeschichte. Klassische Muster und Gattungen wurden aufgegriffen, ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

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    Schnellkurs Barock (Ungekürzt)

    Narrated by Axel Thielmann ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 13 min

    Von etwa 1600 bis zum Tod Johann Sebastian Bachs im Jahre 1750 reichte die Epoche der Barockmusik. In dieser Zeit fand die Musik neue Ausdrucksformen: So wurden das Oratorium und die Oper erfunden, und die heute noch gebräuchlichen Tonsysteme Dur und Moll entstanden. Doch nicht nur der musikalische Stil veränderte sich, auch die Darbietung entsprach dem Zeitgeist des damaligen Absolutismus: ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

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    WFMT Chicago Radio Interview 1963

    Narrated by Bob Dylan ...

    Unabridged

    36 min

    In the spring of 1963, a 22 year old Bob Dylan was introduced to Studs Terkel's Chicago radio listeners. The up-and-coming musician sheds some insight into his life, ideas, and song writing process. ... Read more

    $7.48 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Nina Simone's Gum

    A Memoir of Things Lost and Found

    by Warren Ellis ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours

    THE TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLERA GUARDIAN, TELEGRAPH, THE TIMES, IRISH TIMES, ROUGH TRADE, MOJO, CLASH, ROLLING STONE, UNCUT BOOK OF THE YEARFrom award-winning musician and composer Warren Ellis comes the unexpected and inspiring story of a piece of chewing gum.FEATURING AN INTRODUCTION BY NICK CAVE<... ... Read more

    $47.16 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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