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backbeat books logo Since 1991, Backbeat Books have been favorites among passionate music fans and musicians. Known for their depth, spirit, and authority, Backbeat offers a diverse range of books—from biographies and memoirs, critical examinations and histories, to authoritative volumes on musical instruments and instruction—covering all areas of rock 'n' roll, jazz, and beyond.
applause logo Now in its third decade, Applause is America's foremost publisher of theatre and cinema books. Their books range from biographies of film and theatre luminaries, to playscripts, librettos, monologue books, and explorations of film and theatre history. Applause also publishes the long-running Screen World and Theatre World annuals as well as the Best American Short Plays series, and the Playbill Broadway Yearbooks.
limelight editions logo For more than 20 years, Limelight Editions has been one of the world's leading performing arts publishers. Now part of Hal Leonard Performing Arts Publishing Group, Limelight offers essential resources for working and aspiring actors, producers, writers, directors, filmmakers, set designers, and others, as well as guides to navigating a successful career in film and theatre. From winning that audition, to getting your film made, to managing your own theatre company, Limelight books have the information you need.
amadeus press logo Founded in 1987, Amadeus Press offers a full line of books on classical music and opera. Their mission is to publish books that appeal to the wide audience of discerning music lovers while also maintaining the highest scholarly integrity. Through series such as Unlocking the Masters, Amadeus brings the joy and beauty of the world's greatest composers to the largest possible audience.
hal leonard logo Hal Leonard's Reference Books category includes publications covering a wide range of topics of interest to musicians, music fans, collectors, and performing artists from some of the leading publishers and authors in the world.