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Choral Performance: A Guide to Historical Practice
Choral Performance: A Guide to Historical Practice
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ean: 9780810851412, isbn: 0810851415,

This guide presents a detailed discussion of various aspects of historical performance practice, especially as they relate to liturgical polyphony of the Renaissance. The author considers such issues as timbre, tempo, and rhythm, the makeup of the en...


The Use of the International Phonetic Alphabet in the Choral Rehearsal
The Use of the International Phonetic Alphabet in the Choral Rehearsal
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mpn: 61 black & white illustrations, 104 tabl, ean: 9780810881693, isbn: 0810881691,

“The fusion of text with music is one of the most powerful methods by which a composer can express emotion to an audience, yet, all too often, the diction of choral groups is lacking to such a degree as to make the text unintelligible.” So argues...


Stage Presence from Head to Toe: A Manual for Musicians
Stage Presence from Head to Toe: A Manual for Musicians
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ean: 9780810847774, isbn: 0810847779,

Stage Presence from Head to Toe is the only resource of its kind-a practical, authoritative guide to accepted practices of stage presence for performing musicians. It answers the basic questions every musician has about a performance: how to prepare,...


From the Greek Mimes to Marcel Marceau and Beyond: Mimes, Actors, Pierrots and Clowns: A Chronicle of the Many Visages of Mime in the Theatre
From the Greek Mimes to Marcel Marceau and Beyond: Mimes, Actors, Pierrots and Clowns: A Chronicle of the Many Visages of Mime in the Theatre
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ean: 9780810845930, isbn: 0810845938,

Annette Bercut Lust has spent a lifetime developing the knowledge to produce this definitive work on mime.One of the few studies covering the historical flow of mime from its beginnings to postmodern movement theatre, this book explores the evolution...


Choral Masterworks from Bach to Britten: Reflections of a Conductor
Choral Masterworks from Bach to Britten: Reflections of a Conductor
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mpn: Illustrations, music, ean: 9780810859036, isbn: 0810859033,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
Sixteen of classical music's greatest choral compositions are discussed at length in Choral Masterworks from Bach to Britten: Reflections of a Conductor. Pieces such as Bach's Mass in B Minor and St. Matthew's Passion, Schubert's Mass in G, Stravinsk...


Race in Space: The Representation of Ethnicity in ''Star Trek'' and ''Star Trek: The Next Generation''
Race in Space: The Representation of Ethnicity in "Star Trek" and "Star Trek: The Next Generation"
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ean: 9780810833227, isbn: 0810833220,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
Drawing on autobiographical, biographical, historical, and rare archival materials, author Micheal Pounds explores the relationship between "Star Trek" and ethnic equality, one of America's most enduring social issues. Using two television series for...


The Big Broadcast 1920-1950
The Big Broadcast 1920-1950
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ean: 9780810829572, isbn: 0810829576,

The Big Broadcast will guide readers in their search for an inside look at a radio that helped to shape the lives and the attitudes of the American people through the Twenties, the Depression, World War II and beyond. It is a compilation of informati...


The Craft of Piano Playing: A New Approach to Piano Technique
The Craft of Piano Playing: A New Approach to Piano Technique
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mpn: 9780810877139, ean: 9780810877139, isbn: 0810877139,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
In The Craft of Piano Playing, master pianist Alan Fraser offers readers an original and comprehensive approach to piano technique, offering over 100 illustrations and a series of unique exercises to guide the reader....


Television Drama Series Programming: A Comprehensive Chronicle, 1947-1959
Television Drama Series Programming: A Comprehensive Chronicle, 1947-1959
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ean: 9780810813304, isbn: 0810813300,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
"...Gianakos has done for television what Roget did for the Thesaurus and Bartlett did for Familiar Quotations. He has codified the industry, brought order out of chaos, made sense of what for decades was insensible. He is a pioneer, and his works wi...


Gustav Mahler and the New York Philharmonic Orchestra Tour America
Gustav Mahler and the New York Philharmonic Orchestra Tour America
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ean: 9780810857209, isbn: 0810857200,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
In 1909, when the troubled New York Philharmonic Orchestra needed a leader to rejuvenate and reshape it, composer and conductor Gustav Mahler accepted the challenge. By instituting regular rehearsals, developing a season with forty-six concerts―tri...


Beyond Hollywood's Grasp
Beyond Hollywood's Grasp
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ean: 9780810828414, isbn: 0810828413,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
Between 1914 and 1945, many Hollywood fixtures ventured outside America to make films. This group ranged from directors such as Rex Ingram, Josef von Sternberg, and Orson Welles, to stars such as Erich von Stroheim, Louise Brooks, Dorothy Gish, and B...


Buffy, Ballads, and Bad Guys Who Sing: Music in the Worlds of Joss Whedon
Buffy, Ballads, and Bad Guys Who Sing: Music in the Worlds of Joss Whedon
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ean: 9780810869455, isbn: 0810869454,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
When writer and director Joss Whedon created the character Buffy the Vampire Slayer, he could hardly have expected the resulting academic interest in his work. Yet almost six years after the end of Buffy on television, Buffy studies—and academic wo...


Blood on the Stage: Milestone Plays of Crime, Mystery, and Detection
Blood on the Stage: Milestone Plays of Crime, Mystery, and Detection
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ean: 9780810861237, isbn: 0810861232,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
Acts of crime and criminal minds have always fascinated the world's authors. During 1900-1925, world stages were full of plays in which transgression and lawbreaking were the common denominators. In Blood on the Stage: Milestone Plays of Crime, Myste...


The Piano Works of Serge Prokofiev
The Piano Works of Serge Prokofiev
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ean: 9780810829015, isbn: 0810829010,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
To find more information about Rowman & Littlefield titles please visit us at www.rowmanlittlefield.com.Used Book in Good Condition. ...


The Complete Costume Dictionary
The Complete Costume Dictionary
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ean: 9780810840041, isbn: 0810840049,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
While there are costume and fashion dictionaries tied to specific countries or periods, none have been comprehensive. In The Complete Costume Dictionary, Elizabeth Lewandowski has collected from a variety of sources―including costume history texts,...


Films into Books: An Analytical Bibliography of Film Novelizations, Movie and TV Tie-Ins
Films into Books: An Analytical Bibliography of Film Novelizations, Movie and TV Tie-Ins
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ean: 9780810829282, isbn: 0810829282,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
Since the early 1960s, movie novelizations have become a noticeable part of popular literature and a unique avenue for authors to express on the page what a movie portrayed on screen. In the midst of the tide of movie tie-ins published in America and...


Theatre: Stage to Screen to Television (Two Volumes)
Theatre: Stage to Screen to Television (Two Volumes)
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ean: 9780810813748, isbn: 0810813742,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
These volumes will be of interest and value to a wide range of researchers, students, and general readers. No other publication attempts to synthesize the voluminous detail of this work. It will be a widely used addition at reference desks. --CHOICE...


Kubrick's 2001: A Triple Allegory
Kubrick's 2001: A Triple Allegory
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ean: 9780810837966, isbn: 081083796X,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Acclaimed in an international critics poll as one of the ten best films ever made, Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey has nonetheless baffled critics and filmgoers alike. Its reputation rests largely on its awesome special effects, yet the plot ...


John Frankenheimer: Interviews, Essays, and Profiles
John Frankenheimer: Interviews, Essays, and Profiles
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ean: 9780810890565, isbn: 0810890569,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
John Frankenheimer’s career as a professional director began and ended in television. In the mid-1950s, he won acclaim working on live productions for anthology series like Playhouse 90, and from the mid-1990s until his death in 2002 he helmed a st...


Biblical Quotation and Allusion in the Cantata Libretti of Johann Sebastian Bach
Biblical Quotation and Allusion in the Cantata Libretti of Johann Sebastian Bach
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ean: 9780810833296, isbn: 0810833298,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
The libretti of Johann Sebastian Bach's church cantatas, which function in parallel to the liturgical propers of the Sundays and festivals of the church year, are rich in biblical language and imagery. In this pioneering work of systematic research, ...



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