1,000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (1,000... Before You Die Books)

1,000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (1,000... Before You Die Books)

Tom Moon


The musical event of a life-time. the main intriguing e-book on song in years. A booklet of treasure, a ebook of discovery, a ebook to open your ears to new worlds of delight. Doing for tune what Patricia Schultz—author of the outstanding 1,000 areas to work out earlier than You Die—does for go back and forth, Tom Moon recommends 1,000 recordings absolute to supply listeners the enjoyment, the secret, the revelation, the sheer enjoyable of serious music.

this can be a e-book either wide and deep, drawing from the various worlds of classical, jazz, rock, pop, blues, nation, people, musicals, hip-hop, global, opera, soundtracks, and extra. it truly is prepared alphabetically through artist to create the type of unforeseen juxtapositions that holiday down style bias and expand listeners’ horizons— it makes each listener a seeker, actively pursuing new artists and new sounds, and reconfirming the greatness of the classics. Flanking J. S. Bach and his six entries, for instance, are the little-known R&B singer child Huey and the '80s Rastafarian hard-core punk band undesirable Brains. Farther down the record: The Band, Samuel Barber, Cecelia Bartoli, count number Basie, and Afropop superstar Waldemer Bastos.

each one access is passionately written, with professional listening notes, interesting anecdotes, and the occasional excellent quote—"Your assortment might be full of not anything yet track from Ray Charles," acknowledged Tom Waits, "and you would have a very balanced diet." each access identifies key tracks, extra works by means of the artist, and the place to move subsequent. And within the again, indexes and playlists for various moods and occasions.

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