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Best Music Writing 2008 (Da Capo Best Music Writing)

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

The ninth entry in the acclaimed series celebrating the best writing on every style of music, from rock to hip-hop, R&B to jazz, pop to blues, and more.

Best music writing is the definitive guide to the year in music writing, an annual feast of essays, missives, and musings on every musical style by critics, novelists, and musicians themselves. Culled from publications ranging from blogs to the New Yorker, the 2008 edition captures a year in music writing as diverse and riveting as the music it illuminates.

Writers who have appeared in Best Music Writing include: Greil Marcus, Sarah Vowell, Nick Tosches, Jonathan Lethem, Dave Eggers, David Rakoff, David Hadju, Lenny Kaye, The Onion, Gary Giddins, Jessica Hopper, Luc Sante, Kelefa Sanneh, David Byrne, Daphne A. Brooks, Jody Rosen, Anne Midgette, Sasha Frere-Jones, Elizabeth Méndez Berry, Alex Ross, Touré, Lynn Hirschberg, Chuck Klosterman, Elizabeth Gilbert, Jay McInerney, Elvis Costello, Susan Orlean, Mike Doughty, Lorraine Ali, and many more.

Review:

"[A]lways a treat and a delight...this year's edition proves no different, and the scope, variety and quality are quite impressive." Nashville city Paper

Synopsis:

A collection of essays, missives, and musings on every musical style by critics, novelists, and musicians themselves.

Synopsis:

The ninth entry in the acclaimed series celebrating the best writing on every style of music, from rock to hip-hop, R&B to jazz, pop to blues, and more.

 

 

About the Author

Nelson George is the award-winning author of a dozen books, including Hip Hop America. He lives in Brooklyn.

Daphne Carr writes about music for the Associated Press and Paper Thin Walls. She lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780306817342
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Subject:
General Music
Editor:
Carr, Daphne
Editor:
George, Nelson
Editor:
George, Nelson; Carr, Daphne
Author:
George, Nelson
Author:
Carr, Daphne
Subject:
General
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Musicology
Subject:
History & Criticism - General
Subject:
Music
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
Music -- 20th century.
Subject:
Rock music -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Jazz -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Music-Science of Music
Subject:
Music -- History and criticism.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Da Capo Best Music Writing
Series Volume:
09
Publication Date:
20081007
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
360
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 12.5 oz

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Music » General
Arts and Entertainment » Music » Genres and Styles » Rock » Reference and Criticism
Arts and Entertainment » Music » History and Criticism

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Product details 360 pages Da Capo Press - English 9780306817342 Reviews:
"Review" by , "[A]lways a treat and a delight...this year's edition proves no different, and the scope, variety and quality are quite impressive."
"Synopsis" by , A collection of essays, missives, and musings on every musical style by critics, novelists, and musicians themselves.
"Synopsis" by ,

The ninth entry in the acclaimed series celebrating the best writing on every style of music, from rock to hip-hop, R&B to jazz, pop to blues, and more.

 

 

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