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Theory & Criticism Audiobooks

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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

    $54.99 AUD $46.99 AUD

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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 Songlines

    by Bruce Chatwin ...
    Narrated by Hugh Fraser ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 36 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Bruce Chatwin provides a fascinating background to indigenous Australian life.The songlines are the invisible pathways that criss-cross Australia, tracks connecting communities and following ancient boundaries. Along these lines, Aboriginals passed the songs which revealed the creation of the land and the secrets of its past. In this magical account, Chatwin recalls his ... 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 View from the Cheap Seats

    Selected Nonfiction

    by Neil Gaiman ...
    Narrated by Neil Gaiman ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 29 min

    The View from the Cheap Seats draws together myriad non-fiction writing by international phenomenon and Sunday Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman. From Make Good Art, the speech that went viral, to pieces on artists and legends including Terry Pratchett and Lou Reed**, the collection offers a glimpse into the head and heart of one of the most acclaimed writers of our time.**</p... ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

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    They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us

    Narrated by Hanif Abdurraqib ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 38 min

    *2018 "12 best books to give this holiday season" TODAY Show*Best Books of 2018* Rolling Stone"A Best Book of 2017" NPR, Buzzfeed, Paste Magazine, Esquire, Chicago Tribune, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, CBC, Stereogum, National Post, Entropy, Heavy, Book Riot, Chicago Review of Books, The Los Angeles Review, Michigan Daily*American Booksellers Association (ABA) 'December 2017 Indie Next List Great Reads' ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Our Band Could Be Your Life

    Scenes from the American Indie Underground, 1981-1991

    Unabridged

    21 hours 6 min

    The definitive chronicle of underground music in the 1980s tells the stories of Black Flag, Sonic Youth, The Replacements, and other seminal bands whose DIY revolution changed American music forever.Our Band Could Be Your Life is the never-before-told story of the musical revolution that happened right under the nose of the Reagan Eighties -- when a small but sprawling network of bands, labels, ... Read more

    $66.99 AUD

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    Seven Deadly Sins

    by Corey Taylor ...
    Narrated by Corey Taylor ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 12 min

    'I was 22 years old, a hard-on with a pulse: wretched vice-ridden, too much to burn and not enough minutes in a hour to do so. 1995 was a full 365-day year of drinking, fucking, lying, raging and exploration for me - not a dull one in the bunch. It was a time of self-shit: self-importance, self-absorption, self-indulgence and selfishness. I was the only person in the known galaxy and I wanted what ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

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    The Rest Is Noise

    Listening to the Twentieth Century

    by Alex Ross ...
    Narrated by Grover Gardner ...

    Unabridged

    23 hours 8 min

    The scandal over modern music has not died down. While modern paintings by Picasso and Pollock sell for a hundred million or more, shocking musical works from Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring onward still send ripples of unease through audiences; yet the influence of modern sound can be felt everywhere. Alex Ross, music critic for the New Yorker, shows how modern music has pervaded every corner of ... Read more

    $46.99 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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    Ear Training Course for Piano: Intervals & Chords | Practice that and become great at piano playing | A music lesson you don't want to miss

    Narrated by Florian Kockott ...
    Series Audiobook 3 - Ear Training Course for Piano | Practice that and become great at piano playing | A music lesson you don't want to miss

    Unabridged

    11 hours 52 min

    Hi, fellow music lover! Congratulations on starting your music-making journey.This lesson is broken into several chapters. The first part focuses on interval identification exercises, starting with grouped intervals and ending with all intervals mixed up. The second part of the book focuses on extremely valuable exercises with the help of fifths. The third part is a simple yet powerful exercise ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    More Fun in the New World

    The Unmaking and Legacy of L.A. Punk

    Narrated by John Doe, Tom Desavia, Various ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 35 min

    Sequel to Grammy-nominated bestseller Under the Big Black Sun, continuing the up-close and personal account of the L.A. punk scenePicking up where Under the Big Black Sun left off, More Fun in the New World explores the years 1982 to 1987, covering the dizzying pinnacle of L.A.'s punk rock movement as its stars took to the national -- and often international -- stage. Detailing the eventual ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

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    Pocket Music Theory For Everybody

    Things You Should Know (Questions and Answers)

    Unabridged

    17 min

    This book will explain music theory for beginners, and it helps for self-study. It will make you discover music theory in its entirety. All in the form of questions and answers to facilitate understanding of the subject.Narration: "Female synthesized voice" ... Read more

    $7.00 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    They Just Seem a Little Weird

    How KISS, Cheap Trick, Aerosmith, and Starz Remade Rock and Roll

    by Doug Brod ...
    Narrated by Eric Stuart ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 52 min

    A veteran music journalist explores how four legendary rock bands—KISS, Cheap Trick, Aerosmith, and Starz—laid the foundation for two diametrically opposed subgenres: hair metal in the '80s and grunge in the '90s.It was the age when heavy-footed, humorless dinosaurs roamed the hard-rock landscape. But that all changed when into these dazed and confused mid-'70s strut-ted four flamboyant bands that ... Read more

    $41.99 AUD

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    Rock 'N Roll and American Society

    Narrated by William McKeen ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 37 min

    Professor William McKeen delves into the origins of rock beginning with its emergence in the 1950s ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    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

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    Ten Masterpieces of Music

    by Harvey Sachs ...
    Narrated by Paul Bellantoni ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 40 min

    In this magisterial volume, Harvey Sachs, author of the highly acclaimed biography Toscanini, takes listeners into the heart of ten great works of classical music?works that have endured because they were created by composers who had a genius for drawing music out of their deepest wellsprings. These masters?Mozart and Beethoven; Schubert, Schumann, Berlioz, Verdi, and Brahms; Sibelius, Prokofiev, ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Teoría musical aplicada 3

    Acordes de segunda suspendida y novena añadida

    Narrated by Brynner Vallecilla ...
    Series Audiobook 3 - Teoría musical aplicada

    Unabridged

    47 min

    Un acorde suspendido se deriva de un acorde mayor en el que la tercera es sustituida por una segunda o una cuarta justa, provocando una sensación flotante que invita a volver a llegar al acorde origen. Estos acordes son fáciles de utilizar en cualquier género musical y debido a su sonoridad suave los hace útiles para sustituir otros acordes.El efecto que produce el acorde de novena añadida al ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Love Goes to Buildings on Fire

    Five Years in New York That Changed Music Forever

    by Will Hermes ...
    Narrated by Adam Verner ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 2 min

    Punk rock and hip-hop, disco and salsa, the loft jazz scene and the downtown composers known as Minimalists—in the mid-1970s, New York City was a laboratory where all the major styles of modern music were reinvented, all at once, from one block to the next, by musicians who knew, admired, and borrowed from one another. Crime was everywhere, the government was broke, and the city’s infrastructure ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

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    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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    PIANO & Keyboard Exercises for Beginners

    Advanced Methods to Simple Sheet Music of Famous Favorites

    Narrated by Betty Johnston ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 19 min

    As a music teacher and performer, I have seen many students struggle to advance beyond the beginner level. They may become frustrated or feel that they are not progressing as quickly as they would like. However, I believe that anyone can become a skilled pianist or keyboardist with the right guidance and practice.I wrote this book to provide a comprehensive guide for beginners who want to take ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Confessions of a Southern Beauty Queen

    Narrated by Elisabeth Ashby ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 53 min

    In the late 1960s, Patsy Channing, a stunningly beautiful young woman, was suspended from the venerable Mississippi State College for Women for breach of conduct. The resulting scandal reached all the way to the Columbus courthouse, and the press ate it up. But Patsy's story starts long before that, living with a preoccupied and troubled mother in Memphis, Tennessee. Music becomes her ticket out ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Woody Guthrie

    An Intimate Life

    Narrated by Jeff Zinn ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 25 min

    Dismantles the Woody Guthrie we have been taught—the rough-and-ready rambling’ man—to reveal an artist who discovered how intimacy is crucial for political struggleWoody Guthrie is often mythologized as the classic American “rambling’ man,” a real-life Steinbeckian folk hero who fought for working-class interests and inspired Bob Dylan. Biographers and fans frame him as a foe of fascism and focus ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Marian McPartland’s Jazz World

    All In Good Time

    Narrated by Marian McPartland ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 46 min

    In this collection of musical portraits, jazz pianist and radio host Marian McPartland pays sparkling tribute to such beloved and legendary figures as Benny Goodman, Bill Evans, Joe Morello, Paul Desmond, Alec Wilder, Mary Lou Williams, and others.In a preface to this new edition, published originally as All in Good Time, McPartland extends her commentary to include details of her long-running ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD