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Bands of Sisters: U.S. Women's Military Bands during World War II (The American Wind Band)
Bands of Sisters: U.S. Women's Military Bands during World War II (The American Wind Band)
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ean: 9780810881624, isbn: 0810881624,

On Saturday, November 14, 1944, radio listeners heard an enthusiastic broadcast announcer describe something they had never heard before: Women singing the "Marines' Hymn" instead of the traditional all-male United States Marine Band. The singers wer...


A Conductor's Guide to Nineteenth-Century Choral-Orchestral Works
A Conductor's Guide to Nineteenth-Century Choral-Orchestral Works
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ean: 9780810860469, isbn: 0810860465,

A Conductor's Guide to Nineteenth-Century Choral-Orchestral Works, the fifth in the ongoing series of books, addresses works of the Romantic era, from composers such as Beach, Beethoven, Brahms, Dvorák, Fauré, Mendelssohn, Puccini, Rossini, Saint-S...


Bringing the Body to the Stage and Screen: Expressive Movement for Performers
Bringing the Body to the Stage and Screen: Expressive Movement for Performers
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ean: 9780810882126, isbn: 0810882124,

As stage and screen artists explore new means to enhance their craft, a new wave of interest in expressive movement and physical improvisation has developed. And in order to bring authenticity and believability to a character, it has become increasin...


The Pedagogy of Adaptation
The Pedagogy of Adaptation
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ean: 9780810872967, isbn: 081087296X,

From All Quiet on the Western Front and Gone with the Wind to No Country for Old Men and Slumdog Millionaire, many of the most memorable films have been adapted from other sources. And while courses on film studies are taught throughout the world, Th...


The Encyclopedia of Martial Arts Movies
The Encyclopedia of Martial Arts Movies
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ean: 9780810841604, isbn: 0810841606,

Now in Paperback! Early in 1971, Five Fingers of Death premiered in a New York movie theater. This was America's first look at a Chinese martial arts movie. In Chicago that same year, Duel of the Iron Fist debuted. With the release of Bruce Lee's fil...


Blood on the Stage, 1925-1950: Milestone Plays of Crime, Mystery, and Detection
Blood on the Stage, 1925-1950: Milestone Plays of Crime, Mystery, and Detection
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ean: 9780810869639, isbn: 0810869632,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
In Blood on the Stage, 1925-1950: Milestone Plays of Crime, Mystery, and Detection: An Annotated Repertoire, author Amnon Kabatchnik continues the focus of his previous volume (1900-1925) and provides an overview of the most important and memorable t...


Boston Symphony Orchestra: An Augmented Discography
Boston Symphony Orchestra: An Augmented Discography
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ean: 9780810862098, isbn: 0810862093,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
In Boston Symphony Orchestra: An Augmented Discography, James H. North gathers all the information about Boston Symphony musical recordings into one volume, capturing over 90 years of recorded history. Similar to his earlier New York Philharmonic vol...




Radical Juxtaposition
Radical Juxtaposition
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ean: 9780810828636, isbn: 0810828634,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
Examines the work of one of the central figures of the avant-garde from her first feature-length film in 1972, Lives of Performers, through Privilege (1990). The comprehensive study surveys critical reaction and includes Rainer's critical writings, p...


The Functional Unity of the Singing Voice
The Functional Unity of the Singing Voice
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ean: 9780810827080, isbn: 0810827085,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
An understanding of how the singing voice functions should be a prerequisite for all those who wish to teach singing. And fundamental to any safe and efficient teaching method is the recognition that the singing voice is a functional unit. Consequent...


Masters of the French Art Song: Translations of the Complete Songs of Chausson, Debussy, Duparc, Faure, and Ravel
Masters of the French Art Song: Translations of the Complete Songs of Chausson, Debussy, Duparc, Faure, and Ravel
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ean: 9780810842120, isbn: 0810842122,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
Now in paper! An invaluable reference text for singers, teachers, and vocal and operatic coaches, this volume contains the complete song texts of the songs for voice and piano by Chausson, Debussy, Duparc, Faure, and Ravel.All these song texts are in...


The Ridley Scott Encyclopedia
The Ridley Scott Encyclopedia
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ean: 9780810869516, isbn: 0810869519,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
From his first feature film, The Duellists, to his international successes Alien, Blade Runner, Thelma and Louise, Black Hawk Down, Gladiator, and American Gangster, Ridley Scott has directed some of the most compelling films of the last 30 years. Ap...


Mr. Trumpet: The Trials, Tribulations, and Triumph of Bunny Berigan (Studies in Jazz)
Mr. Trumpet: The Trials, Tribulations, and Triumph of Bunny Berigan (Studies in Jazz)
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mpn: 48 black & white illustrations, ean: 9780810881525, isbn: 0810881527,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
The life of jazz trumpeter Roland Bernard "Bunny" Berigan (1908-1942) resembles nothing less than an ancient Greek tragedy: a heroic figure who rises from obscurity to dizzying heights, touches greatness, becomes ensnared by circumstances, and comes ...


Johannes Brahms 2 Vol Set Pb
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ean: 9780810835016, isbn: 0810835010,



Wolf Man's Maker
Wolf Man's Maker
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ean: 9780810838703, isbn: 0810838702,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
German-born Curt Siodmak is perhaps best known for his cult classic sci-fi and horror movies, such as The Wolf Man and Son of Dracula. This outstanding writer, one of the founding members of the Writers Guild of America, has also written 26 novels, i...


Swingin on the Ether Waves
Swingin on the Ether Waves
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ean: 9780810840874, isbn: 0810840871,

This is the first book to fully document the historical contributions of African Americans to broadcasting in the United States from the beginning of commercial broadcasting in 1925 to the age of television in 1955. This work fills a void that has on...


Television Introductions: Narrated TV Program Openings since 1949
Television Introductions: Narrated TV Program Openings since 1949
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ean: 9780810892491, isbn: 0810892499,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
Since the beginning of network television, many shows have been preceded by an announcement or theme song that served various purposes. In the 1950s and ’60s, it was common for announcers to declare that a program had been “brought to you by” a...


Orchestral ''Pops'' Music: A Handbook (Music Finders)
Orchestral "Pops" Music: A Handbook (Music Finders)
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ean: 9780810884229, isbn: 0810884224,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
In this second edition of Orchestral “Pops” Music: A Handbook, Lucy Manning brings forward to the present her remarkable compendium of information about this form of orchestral music. Since the appearance of the first edition in 2009, this work h...


The Authentic Magic Flute Libretto: Mozart's Autograph or the First Full-Score Edition?
The Authentic Magic Flute Libretto: Mozart's Autograph or the First Full-Score Edition?
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ean: 9780810866577, isbn: 0810866579,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
Shortly after Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's death, his widow Constanze sent a manuscript copy of one of his most beloved operas, Die Zauberflöte, to the court of the Elector of Cologne. It was eventually published by Nicolaus Simrock in 1814 as the firs...


Movies Made for Television: 1964-2004 (5 Volume Set)
Movies Made for Television: 1964-2004 (5 Volume Set)
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ean: 9780810851740, isbn: 0810851741,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
In October 1964, NBC aired the first made-for-television film, See How They Run, starring John Forsythe, Jane Wyatt, Leslie Nielsen, and George Kennedy. In the more than forty years since, over 5,400 made-for-television films and miniseries have been...



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