Booklist

Christmas 2021: Music

Selected by the Bookshop


From the publisher:
From award-winning musician and composer Warren Ellis comes the unexpected and inspiring story of a piece of chewing gum. Featuring an introduction from Nick Cave.‘Warren has turned this memento, snatched from his idol’s piano…

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A unique Companion to J S Bach's iconic Cello Suites from internationally-renowned cellist Steven Isserlis.…

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The most anticipated book in more than a decade by the legendary band, The Beatles: Get Back is the official account of the creation of their final album, Let It Be, told in The Beatles’ own words, illustrated with…

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A fascinating history of the piano explored through 100 pieces chosen by one of the UK's most renowned concert pianists An astonishingly versatile instrument, the piano allows just two hands to play music of great complexity and subtlety.…

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A self-portrait in 154 songs, by our greatest living songwriter'More often than I can count, I've been asked if I would write an autobiography, but the time has never been right. The one thing I've always managed to do, whether at home or…

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A celebration of the process and artwork created for the Radiohead albums Kid A and AmnesiacWhilst these records were being conceived, rehearsed, recorded and produced, Thom Yorke and Stanley Donwood made hundreds of images.…

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The music and life of one of modernity's most prevalent figures through the compositions that shaped him, from a dazzling new writer of non-fiction.Mozart holds a central, unwavering place in our culture, and his works are widely loved and…

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From his own adolescence, when his allegiance was to punk rock, to his work as one of the essential voices of our time on music and culture at the New York Times and the New Yorker, Kelefa Sanneh has made a deep study of how our popular…

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