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Aberbach, Alan David. The ideas of Richard Wagner: an examination and analysis. 2d ed. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, c2003, xiii, 452 p. ISBN 0-7618-2524-X (pbk.: alk. paper). LC 2003-044784.

Adams, Tony R. Drumset tuning theory. Germantown, TN: Two One Pub., c2001. 108 p. ISBN 0-9674888-0-X. LC 2003-278269.

Adelman, Kim. The girl's guide to country: the music, the hunks, the hair, the clothes, and more! New York: Broadway Books, 2003. 210 p. ISBN 0-7679-1418-X. LC 2003-041820.

Adorno, Theodor W. Philosophy of modern music. Trans. by Anne G. Mitchell and Wesley V. Blomster. New York: Continuum, 2003. xiv, 220 p. ISBN 0-8264-1490-7 (pbk.). LC 2003-276732.

Athlone contemporary European thinkers.

Aikin, Jim. Software synthesizers: the definitive guide to virtual musical instruments. San Francisco: Backbeat Books; Berkeley, CA: Distrb. to the book trade in the U.S. and Canada by Publishers Group West; Milwaukee, WI: Distrb. to the music trade in the U.S. and Canada by Hal Leonard, c2003. xi, 290 p. + 1 CD. ISBN 0-87930-752-8 (alk. paper). LC 2003-040441.

Albertson, Chris. Bessie. Rev. and expanded ed. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, c2003. xix, 314 p. ISBN 0-300-09902-9 (hbk.: alk. paper). LC 2002-155414.

All music guide to hip-hop: the definitive guide to rap & hip-hop. Ed. by Vladimir Bogdanov ... et al. San Francisco: Backbeat Books; Berkeley, CA: Distrb. to the book trade in the U.S. and Canada by Publishers Group West; Milwaukee, WI: Distrb, to the music trade in the U.S. and Canada by Hal Leonard, c2003. x, 646 p. ISBN 0-87930-759-5 (alk. paper). LC 2003-057799.

AMG all media guide

All music guide to soul: the definitive guide to R & B and soul. Ed. by Vladimir Bogdanov ... et al. San Francisco: Backbeat Books; Berkeley, CA: Distrb. to the book trade in the U.S. and Canada by Publishers Group West; Milwaukee, WI: Distrb. to the music trade in the U.S. and Canada by Hal Leonard, c2003. xii, 899 p. ISBN 0-87930-744-7 (alk. paper). LC 2003-052270.

All music guide

Allan, Johnnie. Johnnie Allan: a souvenir book. Lafayette, LA: Jadfel Pub., c2003. 65 p. ISBN 0-9619335-5-0. LC 2003-090775.

Altschuler, Glenn C. All shook up: how rock 'n roll changed America. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. xiv, 226 p. ISBN 0-19-513943-7. LC 2003-001214.

Pivotal moments in American history

Amatneek, Bill. Acoustic stories: playing bass with Peter, Paul & Mary, Jerry Garcia and Bill Monroe and eighteen other unamplified tales. Sebastopol, CA: Vineyards Press, 2003. 191 p. ISBN 1-928578-11-X (pbk.). LC 2003-105666.

Andersen, Mark and Mark Jenkins. Dance of days: two decades of punk in the nation's capital. New York: Akashic Books, c2003. 437 p. ISBN 1-888451-44-0. LC 2003-102243.

Apple, Wynolia C. The Red Hots. Bahama, NC: Moon Lodge Press, c2002. Xviii, 187 p. ISBN 0-9666073-1-7 (pbk.). LC 2003-266834.

The art of piano pedaling: two classic guides. Anton Rubinstein and Teresa Carreno; introd. by Joseph Banowetz and Brian Mann. Mineola, NY: Dover, c2003. xiii, 77 p. ISBN 0-486-42782-X. LC 2003-277209.

Asobele, S. Jide Timothy. Historical trends of Nigerian indigenous and contemporary music. Lagos: Rothmed International Ltd., 2002. ix, 144 p. ISBN 9783013004. LC 2003-546990.

Aspects of British music of the 1990s. Ed. by Peter O'Hagan. Aldershot, Hants, England; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, c2003. xviii, 164 p. ISBN 0-7546-3041-2 (alk. paper). LC 2002-024922.

Aspen Composers' Conference (2001: Aspen Institute, Aspen, Colo.). The proceedings of the 2001 Aspen Composers' Conference, August 13, 2001, the Aspen Institute. Natalie Synhaivsky, ed. Minneapolis, MN: The Conference, c2002. …