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Polley Picks – March 2009


Carolyn D.Polley Picks: Some Recent Additions to the Polley Music Library
Bethany Branch BooksTalk, March 27, 2009
Carolyn D.

Classical Music

Challenges: A Memoir of My Life in Opera
by Sarah Caldwell [Music 782.109 Cal]

Journey of a Thousand Miles: My Story
by Lang Lang [Music 786.2 Lan]

The Young Musician’s Survival Guide: Tips From Teens and Pros
by Amy Nathan [Music 780.7 Nat]

The Voice: A Memoir
by Thomas Quasthoff [Music 782.109 Qua]

Music in the Post-9/11 World
by Jonathan Ritter and J. Martin Daughtry [Music 780.905 Rit]

1001 Classical Recordings You Must Here Before You Die
by Matthew Rye, ed. [Music 781.68 Rye]

A History of American Classical Music
by Barrymore Laurence Scherer [Music 780.983 Sch]

Note by Note: A Celebration of the Piano Lesson
by Tricia Tunstall [Music 786.2 Tun]

Yo-Yo Ma: A Biography
by Jim Whiting [Music 787.4 Ma]

Country & Folk Music

The New Generation of Country Music Stars: Biographies of 50 Artists Born After 1940
by David Dicaire [Music 781.642 Dic]

River of No Return: Tennessee Ernie Ford and the Woman He Loved
by Jeffrey Buckner Ford [Music 781.642 For]

Sing it Pretty: A Memoir
by Bess Lomax Hawes [Music 781.62 Haw]

Sing Me Back Home: Love, Death and Country Music
by Dana Jennings [Music 781.642 Jen]

Lonesome Cowgirls and Honky-Tonk Angels: The Women of Barn Dance Radio
by Kristine M. McCusker [Music 781.642 McC]

Behind the Grand Ole Opry Curtain: Tales of Romance and Tragedy
by Robert K. Oermann [Music 781.542 Oer]

Born Country: How Faith, Family and Music Brought Me Home
by Randy Owen [Biography Owen]

Rock, Pop & Blues

The Lost Supreme: The Life of Dreamgirl Florence Ballard
by Peter Benjaminson [Music 781.644 Bal]

Heaven and Hell: My Life in the Eagles (1974-2001)
by Don Felder with Wendy Holden [Music 781.66 Fel]

Tell the Truth Until They Bleed: Coming Clean in the Dirty World of Blues and Rock and Roll
by Josh Alan Friedman [Music 781.66 Fri]

Delta Blues: The Life and Times of the Mississippi Masters Who Revolutionized American Music
by Ted Gioia [Music 781.643 Gio]

Bumping Into Geniuses: My Life Inside the Rock and Roll Business
by Danny Goldberg [Music 781.66 Gol]

Crossroads: The Life and Afterlife of Blues Legend Robert Johnson
by Tom Graves [Music 781.643 Joh]

When We Get to Surf City: A Journey Through America in Search of Rock and Roll, Friendship and Dreams
by Bob Greene [Music 781.66 Gre]

Ska’d for Life: A Personal Journey With The Specials
by Horace Panter [Music 781.646 Spe]

It Still Moves: Lost Songs, Lost Highways and the Search for the Next American Music
by Amanda Petrusich [Music 781.64 Pet]

Wild Boy: My Life in Duran Duran
by Andy Taylor [Music 781.66 Tay]

Woodstock: A New Look
by Greg Walter and Lisa Grant [Music 780.79 Wal]


Home: A Memoir of My Early Years
by Julie Andrews

Mary Martin: Broadway Legend
by Ronald L. Davis [Music 782.14 Mar]