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Books are arranged by subject, according to the Librayr of Congress classification system. 

M  Music

ML Literature on Music

MT Instruction and Study


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Here are a few new music titles.

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Why We Left - Joanna Brooks
ISBN: 9780816681259
Publication Date: 2013-05-01
American folk ballads provide a wealth of clues to the catastrophic contexts that propelled early English emigration to the Americas. Brooks follows these songs back across the Atlantic to find histories of economic displacement, environmental destruction, and social betrayal at the heart of the early Anglo-American migrant experience.

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The Death and Life of the Music Industry in the Digital Age - Jim Rogers
Call Number: ML3790 .R63 2013
ISBN: 9781623560010
Publication Date: 2013-05-09
The Death and Life of the Music Industry in the Digital Age challenges the conventional wisdom that the internet is 'killing' the music industry.

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Strings Attached - Joanne Lipman; Melanie Kupchynsky
Call Number: ML423.K975 L56 2013
ISBN: 9781401324667
Publication Date: 2013-10-01
A biography of a Ukranian-born public school music teacher "whose life seemed to conspire against him at every turn and yet who was able to transform his own heartache into triumph for his students

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A Natural History of the Piano - Stuart Isacoff
Call Number: ML650 .I83 2011
ISBN: 9780307266378
Publication Date: 2011-11-15
Unfolds the ongoing history and evolution of the piano and all its myriad wonders: how its very sound provides the basis for emotional expression and individual style, and why it has so powerfully entertained generation upon generation of listeners.

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