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Appreciation Audiobooks

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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

    $22.99 AUD

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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

    $24.99 AUD

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    The Inner Game of Music

    by Barry Green ...
    Narrated by Roxanne Abbott ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 33 min

    The Inner Game of music is that which takes place in the mind, played against such elusive opponents as nervousness, self doubt, and fear of failure. Using the same principles of "natural learning" W. Timothy Gallwey developed so successfully for tennis, golf, and skiing and applying them to his own field, noted musician Barry Green shows how to acknowledge and overcome these internal obstacles in ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Im Einklang. Richard Wagner trifft auf Lyrik seiner Zeit

    Abridged

    2 hours 14 min

    Im Einklang – Richard Wagner trifft auf Lyrik seiner Zeit entwirft ein klangvolles Zeitbild des langen 19. Jahrhunderts. Bekannte und unbekannte Gedichte, die neben der intensiven Musik Wagners bestehen können, sorgen für eine besondere Darstellung, die im Nebeneinander von Wort und Musik etwas Neues bietet: Es entsteht eine wechselseitige Dynamik, die uns nicht nur Richard Wagner, sondern auch ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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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 or Free with Kobo Plus

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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

    $24.99 AUD

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    The Musician Healer

    Transforming Art Into Medicine

    Narrated by Lorene Shyba, PhD ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 18 min

    The Musician Healer resurrects a long-forgotten role for musicians and provides clear guidance for preparation and self-development as a musician healer in order to reactivate this role for the modern world. It begins with the author’s personal musical story that draws upon her Mi’kmaq/Abenaki First Nation and French roots, followed by a section on the history of musician healers from ancient ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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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

    $6.99 AUD

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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

    $19.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    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

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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

    $3.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    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

    $6.99 AUD

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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

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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 or Free with Kobo Plus

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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 Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Nina Simone's Gum

    A Memoir of Things Lost and Found

    Unabridged

    4 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

    $46.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Piano by Ear: Pop and Standards Box Set 7

    by Bill Brown ...
    Narrated by Bill Brown ...
    Series series The Piano by Ear Series

    Unabridged

    11 hours 49 min

    Peanuts, Shania, Disney, Yiruma, and Zeppelin all make a showing in this Piano by Ear box set. Because this set covers intermediate to advanced level playing, can come back to it over time as your skills increase. This set contains over eleven hours of high quality piano instruction, by a world-class teacher, taught entirely “By Ear!”This Box Set Includes:“We Don’t Talk About Bruno”“Peaches Etude” ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

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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

    $10.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Music Is History

    Narrated by Questlove ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours

    A New York Times bestseller, Music Is History combines multi–Grammy Award winner Questlove’s deep musical expertise with his curiosity about history, examining America over the past fifty years.Focusing on the years 1971 to the present, Questlove finds the hidden connections in the American tapestry, whether investigating how the blaxploitation era reshaped Black identity or considering the way ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    古典留聲故事第12輯

    by 焦元溥 ...
    Narrated by 焦元溥 ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 29 min

    自從有聲錄音普及之後,我們認識音樂作品的方式也隨之改變。如今,我們主要透過錄音,而非現場演出,來認識音樂作品。然而,演出者的詮釋,自然也更影響我們對音樂作品的認識。貝多芬的樂譜可能改變不大,但八十年前的貝多芬演奏,必然和今日的貝多芬演奏有所不同。這個節目不只介紹古典音樂作品,更介紹古典音樂錄音背後的故事:為什麼會有這個錄音?這個錄音又造成什麼影響?認識作品,也帶我們認識這些音樂藝術家。講者簡介:焦元溥國立台灣大學政治學系國際關係組畢業,倫敦國王學院音樂學博士、大英圖書館艾迪生研究員。是台灣知名樂評人、資深專欄作家。好家庭廣播電台《焦點音樂》、《NSO Live雲端音樂廳》主持人。2013年以「焦點音樂」獲第48屆廣播金鐘獎最佳非流行音樂節目獎。著有許多與音樂相關的書籍,內容涵蓋音樂作品分析、詮釋討論、鋼琴演奏技巧解析、音樂家訪問、國際鋼琴大賽報導與文學創作。章節 ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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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

    $10.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    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

    $5.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Performance Insight (for musicians) vol. II

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    Narrated by Herrick Destin ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 56 min

    This is a transformative guidebook that goes beyond conventional musical instruction and enables musicians to unlock their individual artistic potential. The author, a famous teacher and musician, goes into the intricacies of performance psychology in this exciting book and provides priceless insights and tactics that will help improve any musician's performance abilities, regardless of their ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    古典留聲故事第11輯

    by 焦元溥 ...
    Narrated by 焦元溥 ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 39 min

    自從有聲錄音普及之後,我們認識音樂作品的方式也隨之改變。如今,我們主要透過錄音,而非現場演出,來認識音樂作品。然而,演出者的詮釋,自然也更影響我們對音樂作品的認識。貝多芬的樂譜可能改變不大,但八十年前的貝多芬演奏,必然和今日的貝多芬演奏有所不同。這個節目不只介紹古典音樂作品,更介紹古典音樂錄音背後的故事:為什麼會有這個錄音?這個錄音又造成什麼影響?認識作品,也帶我們認識這些音樂藝術家。講者簡介:焦元溥國立台灣大學政治學系國際關係組畢業,倫敦國王學院音樂學博士、大英圖書館艾迪生研究員。是台灣知名樂評人、資深專欄作家。好家庭廣播電台《焦點音樂》、《NSO Live雲端音樂廳》主持人。2013年以「焦點音樂」獲第48屆廣播金鐘獎最佳非流行音樂節目獎。著有許多與音樂相關的書籍,內容涵蓋音樂作品分析、詮釋討論、鋼琴演奏技巧解析、音樂家訪問、國際鋼琴大賽報導與文學創作。章節:121拉威爾的波麗露 ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus