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Interpreting Chopin: Analysis and Performance
Interpreting Chopin: Analysis and Performance
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ean: 9781138247871, isbn: 1138247871,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
Music theory is often seen as independent from - even antithetical to - performance. While music theory is an intellectual enterprise, performance requires an intuitive response to the music. But this binary opposition is a false one, which serves ne...


Paul Sharits: Catalogue Raisonné 1962–1992: A Retrospective
Paul Sharits: Catalogue Raisonné 1962–1992: A Retrospective
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mpn: 188 colour, 7 b&w illustrations, ean: 9783863356811, isbn: 3863356810,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
American avant-garde filmmaker Paul Sharits (1943–93)―a protagonist of the "structural film" movement, alongside Michael Snow, Tony Conrad and others―was internationally acclaimed for his installations of endless film loops, multiple projection...


The Castrato: Reflections on Natures and Kinds (Ernest Bloch Lectures)
The Castrato: Reflections on Natures and Kinds (Ernest Bloch Lectures)
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ean: 9780520279490, isbn: 0520279492,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
The Castrato is a nuanced exploration of why innumerable boys were castrated for singing between the mid-sixteenth and late-nineteenth centuries. It shows that the entire foundation of Western classical singing, culminating in bel canto, was birthed ...


Mozart Studies 2 (Cambridge Composer Studies)
Mozart Studies 2 (Cambridge Composer Studies)
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mpn: 2 b/w illus. 13 tables 99 music exampl, ean: 9781107044234, isbn: 1107044235,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
Cultural, historical and reception-related contexts are central to understanding Mozart, one of the greatest and most famous musicians of all time. Widening and refining the lens through which the composer is viewed, the essays in Mozart Studies 2 fo...


Gilbert and Sullivan: Interviews and Recollections
Gilbert and Sullivan: Interviews and Recollections
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sku: GRP35442628, ean: 9780333570128, isbn: 033357012X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
Sir William Schwenk Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sullivan created fourteen comic operas - witty satires set to sparkling music - that instantly won a large and enthusiastic audience and remain immensely popular today. Their talents brought the two men toge...


Icons of Russia
Icons of Russia
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ean: 9781460261606, isbn: 1460261607,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
"Icons of Russia" is a glorious revelation of Russia's cultural and historical heritage as well as its modern achievements gathered in a beautiful full color book. The book brings the reader a cornucopia of the achievements, skills and inventions of ...


Engaging Haydn: Culture, Context, and Criticism
Engaging Haydn: Culture, Context, and Criticism
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ean: 9781107686137, isbn: 110768613X,

Haydn is enjoying renewed appreciation as one of the towering figures of Western music history. This lively collection builds upon this resurgence of interest, with chapters exploring the nature of Haydn's invention and the cultural forces that he bo...


Bel Canto: Chopin Teaching the Art of Singing (Icon series) (Volume 11)
Bel Canto: Chopin Teaching the Art of Singing (Icon series) (Volume 11)
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9782960038545, isbn: 2960038541,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
Chopin tutored opera stars in the art of singing! This new discovery overturns the traditional view that Chopin’s teaching was limited to piano playing and that his pupils were mainly high-society ladies in Paris. – The "Bel Canto" booklet was i...


Dior: The Collections, 1947-2017 (Catwalk)
Dior: The Collections, 1947-2017 (Catwalk)
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ean: 9780300225846, isbn: 0300225849,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
A stunning and comprehensive overview of the legendary house of Dior, from its founding in 1947 to today, featuring over 170 collections presented through original catwalk photography  In spring 1947, Christian Dior presented the first collection of...


The VR Book: Human-Centered Design for Virtual Reality (Acm Books)
The VR Book: Human-Centered Design for Virtual Reality (Acm Books)
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mpn: colour illustrations, ean: 9781970001129, isbn: 1970001127,

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Without a clear understanding of the human side of virtual reality (VR), the experience will always fail. The VR Book bridges this gap by focusing on human-centered design. Creating compelling VR applications is an incredibly complex challenge. When ...


George Frideric Handel: Volume 1, 1609-1725: Collected Documents (Collected Documents of George Frideric Handel)
George Frideric Handel: Volume 1, 1609-1725: Collected Documents (Collected Documents of George Frideric Handel)
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ean: 9781107019539, isbn: 1107019532,

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The life and career of George Frideric Handel, one of the most frequently performed composers from the Baroque period, are copiously and intricately documented through a huge variety of contemporary sources. This multi-volume major publication is the...


The Josephine Baker Critical Reader: Selected Writings on the Entertainer and Activist
The Josephine Baker Critical Reader: Selected Writings on the Entertainer and Activist
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ean: 9781476665818, isbn: 1476665818,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
Star of stage and screen, cultural ambassador, civil rights and political activist--Josephine Baker was defined by the various public roles that made her 50-year career an exemplar of postmodern identity. Her legacy continues to influence modern cult...


Heidi Klum by Rankin
Heidi Klum by Rankin
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ean: 9780995574106, isbn: 0995574103,

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Photographer Rankin presents a publication of nude photography featuring supermodel Heidi Klum.Compelling, erotic and personal, Heidi Klum by Rankin, offers a chance to see behind the scenes and under the clothes of model, designer, and personality, ...


Brahms in the Home and the Concert Hall: Between Private and Public Performance
Brahms in the Home and the Concert Hall: Between Private and Public Performance
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ean: 9781107042704, isbn: 1107042704,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
Johannes Brahms was a consummate professional musician, and a successful pianist, conductor, music director, editor and composer. Yet he also faithfully championed the world of private music-making, creating many works and arrangements for enjoyment ...


Radical Bodies: Anna Halprin, Simone Forti, and Yvonne Rainer in California and New York, 1955-1972
Radical Bodies: Anna Halprin, Simone Forti, and Yvonne Rainer in California and New York, 1955-1972
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mpn: 9780520293366, ean: 9780520293366, isbn: 0520293363,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
In August 1960, Anna Halprin taught an experimental workshop attended by Simone Forti and Yvonne Rainer (along with Trisha Brown and other soon-to-be important artists) on her dance deck on the slopes of Mount Tamalpais, north of San Francisco. Withi...



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