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A Guide to Critical Reviews, Part IV: The Screenplay, from The Jazz Singer to Dr. Strangelove.
Translation of: Morricone, Ennio. Comporre per il cinema, 2001.
In these writings, available here in English for the first time, the distinguished Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu reflects on his contemporaries, including John Cage, Olivier Messiaen, and Merce Cunningham; on nature, which has profoundly influenced his
No. 3 in the series, Count Basie: Swingin' The Blues 1936-1950, chronicles Basie's life from the Kansas City years, discovery by John Hammond, triumph in New York with the floating swing of the All-American rhythm section and tenor saxist Lester Young, th
A collection of essays about the portrayals of female vampires through the history of film, beginning with Carl Theodore Dreyer's Vampyre and culminating with the Twilight series. The contributors to these essays will be primarily female writers/scholars
More than a discography, this book compiles the complete recorded music of Duke Ellington and his sidemen, including studio recordings, movie soundtracks, concerts, dance dates, radio broadcasts, telecasts, and private recordings, creating an easy to use
Freddie Francis was regarded as one of the great cinematographers of the last half of the 20th century. He won Academy awards for Sons and Lovers and Glory. This is Francis' memoir in which he recalls working on such films as Room at the Top, Sons and Lov
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
This title explores the evolution of mime and pantomime from the Greeks to the 20th century, including an in-depth study of 20th-century mime masters. It documents present-day training programmes in North American and Europe and has contact addresses and
Terry Gibbs, jazz vibraphonist and bandleader, was 12 years old when he began his career as a professional musician. This autobiography tracks jazz from the turbulent post-war years through the rise of bebop, traversing its changes through the eyes of a p
To commemorate To Kill a Mockingbird's 50th anniversary, Meyer has assembled a collection of new essays that celebrate this enduring work of American literature. These essays approach the novel from educational, legal, social, and thematic perspectives.
This second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Austria has been thoroughly updated and greatly expanded. Greater attention has been given to foreign affairs, economic institutions and policies, Austrian financial and commercial relations with the cou
This edition of Historical Dictionary of the British Intelligence covers the history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 1,000 cross-referenced entries on specific operati
Offers an introduction to the complex and changing world of European international organizations.
This second edition relates the long and brutal history of slavery and the struggle for abolition using several key features: *Chronology *Introductory essay *Appendixes *Bibliography *Over 500 cross-referenced entries on forms of slavery, famous s
This book uses all the resources available to establish what each instrument in the bible really was, what it looked like, and how it was played and is arranged in the same order as the King James Bible, with explanation where this differs from other vers
This historical survey of the Russian folk musical tradition provides educators with authentic material for integration into practical work, a classificational survey, and discussion of musical genres and categories relating the folk songs to their social
Originally published as "Historical dictionary of the People's Republic of China," in the series "Historical dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East; no. 63."
This work treats the critical theory of religion of Max Horkheimer, Walter Benjamin, Friedrich Pollock, Herbert Marcuse, Jurgen Habermas and other critical theorists who tried to make sense out of the senseless war experience by exploring the writings of
This is a day-by-day calendar of plays produced at the major London theatres from January 1, 1890 to December 31, 1899. Covering dozens of west-end theatres and including production details of thousands of plays, operas, and ballets, this revised edition
The primary focus of this book is on the definition of the work. Its main role is to inform the continuing development of catalogues, search engines, and information retrieval tools that will be able to lead people through the maze of editions and revisio
This collection of essays addresses and critically examines key issues in contemporary ethnomusicology. Set in two parts, the volume explores ethnomusicology's shifting disciplinary relationships and plots a range of potential developments for its future.
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