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Books about music and musicians worth reading


Mark Connolly recommends these 3 books:

Born to Run: Bruce Springsteen: 9781501141515

  • Rated 4.7 by 2326 users
  • Reading Springsteen’s ‘Born To Run’ while listening to Cardew’s ‘The Great Learning’ and it works surprisingly well. (Posted on Twitter)

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How Music Works: David Byrne: 9781936365531

  • Rated 4.4 by 260 users
  • Much of his writing is well worth reading. If you haven't yet, do check out his recent book 'How Music Works'. (Posted on Twitter)

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Writings on Music, 1965-2000: Steve Reich, Paul Hillier: 9780195151152

  • Rated 4.8 by 8 users
  • It's from Reich's program notes to a 1969 concert. I found it in his book "Writings about Music". (Posted on Twitter)

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Mark Connolly says,

UX GDE, Partner @Zeitspace

Music, UX, and puns fuel the world. I did a presentation that touched on music and user experience — Metaphor in product design: Are you sure that’s an album?

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