The Illustrated London News

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ISBN: ONB:+Z25561260X
Release Date: 1856
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A You re Adorable

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ISBN: 174362638X
Release Date: 2015-10-01
Number of pages: 24
Author: Buddy Kaye

Download and read online A You re Adorable in PDF and EPUB A, you're adorable, B, you're so beautiful, C, you're a cutie full of charms... How do you tell someone they're wonderful using all the letters from A to Z? Find out when you sing along to this adorable alphabet song! Includes charming CD recording by Justine Clarke!

Queering the Pitch

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ISBN: 9781135863821
Release Date: 2013-02-01
Number of pages: 424
Author: Philip Brett
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online Queering the Pitch in PDF and EPUB When the first edition of Queering the Pitch was published in early 1994, it was immediately hailed as a landmark and defining work in the new field of Gay Musicology. In light of the explosion of Gay Musicology since 1994, a new edition of Queering the Pitch is timely and needed. In this new work, the editors are including a landmark essay by Philip Brett on Gay Musicology, its history and scope. The essay itself has become a cause celebre, and this will be its first full appearance in print. Along with this new historical essay, the editors are contributing a new introduction that outlines the changes that have occurred over the last decade as Gay Musicology has grown.

Selling Sounds

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ISBN: 9780674054684
Release Date: 2012-05-07
Number of pages: 368
Author: David Suisman
Publisher: Harvard University Press

Download and read online Selling Sounds in PDF and EPUB From Tin Pan Alley to grand opera, player-pianos to phonograph records, David Suisman explores the rise of music as big business and the creation of a radically new musical culture. Provocative, original, and lucidly written, Selling Sounds reveals the commercial architecture of America’s musical life.


Filename: amadeus.pdf
ISBN: 0141188898
Release Date: 2007-01
Number of pages: 111
Author: Peter Shaffer
Publisher: Penguin Modern Classics

Download and read online Amadeus in PDF and EPUB Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is a genius, the most brilliant musician the world will ever see. But the court of eighteenth-century Vienna doesn’t recognize his talents - only Antonio Salieri, the Court Composer, does, and he is tortured by what he hears. Seething with rage at the genius of this flippant buffoon and suddenly aware of his own mediocrity, Salieri declares war and sets out to destroy the man he sees as God’s instrument on earth. Peter Shaffer’s award-winning play is a rich, exuberant portrayal of a God-like man among mortals, and lives destroyed by envy.


Filename: choro.pdf
ISBN: 0253217520
Release Date: 2005
Number of pages: 254
Author: Tamara Elena Livingston
Publisher: Indiana University Press

Download and read online Choro in PDF and EPUB The first book in English to explore Brazilian choro.

Intimate Letters

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ISBN: 9781400863686
Release Date: 2014-07-14
Number of pages: 432
Author: Leos Janácek
Publisher: Princeton University Press

Download and read online Intimate Letters in PDF and EPUB These are the letters of a great love story. In 1917, the Czech composer Leos Janáçek met Kamila Stösslová while on holiday at Luhaçovice, a spa resort in Moravia. He was sixty-three and locked in a loveless marriage; she was twenty-six, the wife of an antique dealer frequently away from home. After the holiday, Janáçek began writing to Stösslová. Undeterred by her lack of interest in his work and her spasmodic replies, he continued to send her letters until his death eleven years later. An extraordinarily self-revealing portrait emerges of an isolated artist at the height of his creative powers and the beginning of his international fame. It is also a portrait of a lonely man who, as the years went by, came to fantasize about Stösslová as his true "wife"--the inspiration for many of the works of his old age. Most of these letters were suppressed until changing conditions in Czechoslovakia allowed their full publication in 1990. John Tyrrell has edited and translated a comprehensive selection, concentrating on the almost daily letters of the final eighteen months. Supported by a diary of meetings between Janáçek and Stösslová, a decoding of the erotic references in the letters, and a selection of mostly unknown photographs, this remarkable book breathes life into the story one of the greatest of operatic composers and provides vital clues to the nature of his creative genius. Originally published in 1994. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

Learn to Read Music

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ISBN: 9780671210274
Release Date: 1956
Number of pages: 172
Author: Howard Shanet
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Learn to Read Music in PDF and EPUB A study of the fundamentals of reading musical notation that will teach the reader to read music in 4 hours

Inside Conducting

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ISBN: 9781580464116
Release Date: 2013
Number of pages: 268
Author: Christopher Seaman
Publisher: University Rochester Press

Download and read online Inside Conducting in PDF and EPUB Exactly what does a conductor do in front of an orchestra? Internationally renowned conductor Christopher Seaman offers lively and informative answers in this wise yet humorous book.

Nature Noir

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ISBN: 0547526490
Release Date: 2006-05-03
Number of pages: 224
Author: Jordan Fisher Smith
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Download and read online Nature Noir in PDF and EPUB A nature book unlike any other, Jordan Fisher Smith's startling account of fourteen years as a park ranger thoroughly dispels our idealized visions of life in the great outdoors. Instead of scout troops and placid birdwatchers, Smith's beat -- a stretch of land that has been officially condemned to be flooded -- brings him into contact with drug users tweaked out to the point of violence, obsessed miners, and other dangerous creatures. In unflinchingly honest prose, he reveals the unexpectedly dark underbelly of patrolling and protecting public lands.

First Nights

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ISBN: 0300091052
Release Date: 2001-09
Number of pages: 387
Author: Thomas Forrest Kelly
Publisher: Yale University Press

Download and read online First Nights in PDF and EPUB This book takes us back to the first performances of five famous musical compositions - Monteverdi’s Orfeo in 1607, Handel’s Messiah in 1742, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony in 1824, Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique in 1830, and Stravinsky’s Sacre du printemps in 1913. Thomas Forrest Kelly sets the scene for each of these premieres, describing the cities in which they took place, the concert halls, audiences, conductors, and musicians, the sound of the music when it was first performed (often with instruments now extinct), and the popular and critical responses. He explores how performance styles and conditions have changed over the centuries and what music can reveal about the societies that produce it.

Maverick and Me

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ISBN: 0824956877
Release Date: 2017-09-05
Number of pages: 32
Author: Katherine Schwarzenegger
Publisher: Worthykids/Ideals

Download and read online Maverick and Me in PDF and EPUB A heartwarming picture book about dog adoption from a well-known personality