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    • Beethoven's Shadow

    • Written by: Jonathan Biss
    • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The American pianist Jonathan Biss is known to audiences throughout the world for his artistry, musical intelligence and deeply felt interpretations. What is less known until now is that Jonathan Biss writes about music in a most compelling and engaging way. For anyone who has ever enjoyed a Beethoven concert or a Beethoven recording or one of the many films about Beethoven, this audiobook is an inspiring listening experience. For those of you who have heard Beethoven in concert or listened to a Beethoven recording, Jonathan Biss takes you behind the scenes of those performances.

    Price: CDN$ 3.96

    • A Pianist Under the Influence

    • Written by: Jonathan Biss
    • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
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    A Pianist Under the Influence reflects on Biss' lifelong, intense, multilayered relationship with the composer's music and historical treatment. As Biss writes from the unique position of performer, scholar, and fan, his work is both a personal and professional love letter to the 19th-century composer. An engaging listen for anyone interested in the creative process, it also includes a guide for listeners who wish to delve further into the material.

    Price: CDN$ 3.96

    • The Moment of 'Psycho'

    • How Alfred Hitchcock Taught America to Love Murder
    • Written by: David Thomson
    • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 46 mins
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    It was made like a television movie, and completed in less than three months. It killed off its star in 40 minutes. There was no happy ending. And it offered the most violent scene to that date in American film, punctuated by shrieking strings that seared the national consciousness. Nothing like Psycho had existed before, and the movie industry, even America itself, would never be the same.

    Price: CDN$ 22.43

    • Anyone Who Had a Heart

    • My Life and Music
    • Written by: Burt Bacharach
    • Narrated by: Tony Call, Jeff Woodman, Therese Plummer
    • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
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    Anyone Who Had a Heart is the story of a man who has always expressed his deepest feelings through his music. Filled with the emotional power that defines Burt Bacharach's most unforgettable songs, his memoir offers a candid backstage look at show business as well as the personal struggles of an artist whose incredible body of work has earned him a unique position in the American cultural landscape.

    Price: CDN$ 33.20

    • Wild in the Seats

    • Written by: James Wolcott
    • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman
    • Length: 46 mins
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    On an extravagant evening in May 100 years ago, the scandalous premiere of The Rite of Spring rocked the epicenter of culture and fashion - Paris - and sent aftershocks across the world. Not bad for a ballet! But this was no traditional scamper in tulle and pink toe-shoes, but a bold provocation by a trinity of avant-garde genius: composer Igor Stravinsky, choreographer Vaslav Nijinsky (the first male god of dance), and impresario Serge Diaghilev, founder of the Ballet Russes.

    Price: CDN$ 3.96