Performing Arts

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MILLION YEARS OF MUSIC: THE EMERGENCE OF HUMAN MODERNITY

Written by Tomlinson, Gary
A new narrative for the emergence of human music, drawing from archaeology, cognitive science, linguistics, and evolutionary theory.
October 9, 2018 | Paperback | Zone Books |
$21.95
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CONTEMPORARY STAGE DESIGN: IMPRESSIVE ART OF STAGE

-Systematically explains what stage design is, and how to do it -Includes more than 100 projects, divided into different categories such as drama, dance, opera, and music -Includes stage design concepts for Lady Gaga, Muse, R.E.M., and The Academy Awards amongst others Stage design is an important and indispensable part of stage performance, and includes scenery, lightning, make-up, costume, effec
June 1, 2019 | Hardcover | Artpower International Publishing | 320 Pages |
$80.00
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BURNING DESIRE - JIMI HENDRIX: THE JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE THROUGH THE LENS OF ED CARAEFF

Written by Caraeff, Ed
- Rare and unseen photos of Jimi Hendrix including 100 black-and-white and color images including the greatest rock-and-roll image of all time: Hendrix burning his guitar on-stage at the Monterey International Pop Music Festival - Exclusive backstage shots - Immortalizes Hendrix's most iconic onstage performances, including Monterey, Whisky A-Go-Go and Newport where fans "may have seen the best pe
October 15, 2018 | hc | Acc Art Books |
$29.95
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HARD ROCK HOTEL

Written by Barrell, Tony
-Explore the rich rock history behind one of London's most famous hotels -Features stories and photographs of major music icons, including Bob Dylan, Stevie Wonder, Jim Hendrix and Madonna -Written by esteemed music journalist Tony Barrell With a finger on the pulse of the twentieth century music scene - tapping along to the beat, in fact - the Hard Rock Hotel, previously known as the Cumberland,
April 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Acc Art Books | 192 Pages |
$45.00
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TCHAIKOVSKY: THE MAN REVEALED

Written by Suchet, John
A shy, emotional child, intended for the civil service by his father, Tchaikovsky came late to composing as a career, and despite his success he was a troubled character. Doubting himself at every turn, he was keenly wounded by criticism. The death of his mother haunted him all his life and his incessant attempts to suppress his homosexuality took a huge toll.
June 4, 2019 | Hardcover | Pegasus Books | 304 Pages |
$29.95
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TYRANT: SHAKESPEARE ON POLITICS

Written by Greenblatt, Stephen
Examining the psyche--and psychoses--of the likes of Richard III, Macbeth, Lear, and Coriolanus, Greenblatt illuminates the ways in which William Shakespeare delved into the lust for absolute power and the disasters visited upon the societies over which these characters rule.
May 14, 2019 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 224 Pages |
$13.95
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BEETHOVEN: THE RELENTLESS REVOLUTIONARY

Written by Clubbe, John
Beethoven imbibed Enlightenment and revolutionary ideas in Bonn, where they were fervently discussed in cafés and at the university. At the age of twenty- one, he moved to Vienna to study with Haydn, gaining renown as a master pianist and innovative composer.
July 9, 2019 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 512 Pages |
$39.95
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DRAWING THE CURTAIN: MAURICE SENDAK'S DESIGNS FOR OPERA AND BALLET

Written by Mattaliano, Christopher
This book showcases a lesser-known aspect of Maurice Sendak's oeuvre--his set designs for operas and ballets. Maurice Sendak is well-known for his acclaimed children's books, but he was also an avid opera lover and designed a number of sets for opera and ballet productions, among them Mozart's The Magic Flute, Janacek's The Cunning Little Vixen, Prokofiev's The Love for Three Oranges, T
June 4, 2019 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing | 208 Pages |
$40.00
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DOCUMENTARY: A HISTORY OF THE NON-FICTION FILM

Written by Barnouw, Erik
Now brought completely up to date, the new edition of this classic work on documentary films and filmmaking surveys the history of the genre from 1895 to the present day. With the myriad social upheavals over the past decade, documentaries have enjoyed an international renaissance; here Barnouw considers the medium in the light of an entirely new political and social climate.
January 7, 1993 | Paperback | Oxford University Press, USA | 416 Pages |
$19.99
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CHARLIE CHAPLIN'S OWN STORY

Written by Geduld, Harry
Charlie Chaplin once said, "Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long shot." Chaplin released the first of his four autobiographies in 1916 when he was on top of the world. He had just signed to appear in films for Mutual Company for the massive sum of $670,000. Three years earlier, he was earning $150 per week.
April 1, 2019 | Paperback | Indiana University Press | 236 Pages |
$18.00

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