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Blues & Chaos: The Music Writing of Robert Palmer
Robert Palmer. Anthony DeCurtis, ed.
 
Publisher: Scribner
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781416599753
Daedalus Item Code: 53959
 
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The Reinvention of Religious Music: Olivier Messian's Breakthrough ...
Sander Van Maas.
 
Publisher: Fordham University
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780823230587
Daedalus Item Code: 64092
 
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Mom in the Movies: The Iconic Screen Mothers You Love (And a Few You Love to Hate)
Richard Corliss. Debbie Reynolds & Carrie Fisher, foreword.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476738260.  Daedalus Item Code: 51617
 
In this irresistible tour of movie motherhood, film critic and historian Richard Corliss explores the many ways Hollywood and its leading ladies have celebrated, vilified, and otherwise memorialized ... (Read More)
 
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Theater of a City: The Place of London Comedy, 1598–1642
Jean E. Howard.
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812220636.  Daedalus Item Code: 40306
 
The commercial stage of 17th-century London depended on the demographic growth and commercial vibrancy of the city to fuel its own development, creating a particular synergy between the early modern ... (Read More)
 
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Miles: The Autobiography
Miles Davis & Quincy Troupe.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447218371.  Daedalus Item Code: 70122
 
(American Book Award Winner) "Listen. The greatest feeling I ever had in my life—with my clothes on—was when I first heard Diz and Bird back in 1944. I've come close to matching the feeling of ... (Read More)
 
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Dangerous Rhythm: Why Movie Musicals Matter
Richard Barrios.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199973842.  Daedalus Item Code: 63878
 
Love them or hate them, movie musicals have been a cornerstone of the film industry for more than eight decades, and they continue to be reinvented for each generation. From such classics as The ... (Read More)
 
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The Treasures of Noël Coward: Star Quality
Barry Day.
Publisher: Andre Deutsch.   Format: hardcover & DVD.
ISBN: 9780233003498.  Daedalus Item Code: 51753
 
Playwright, director, actor, songwriter, singer: few artists have influenced popular culture more than Noël Coward. He chronicled high society with sparkling wit, played a crucial role in Britain's ... (Read More)
 
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Great Shakespeare Actors: Burbage to Branagh
Stanley Wells.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780198703297.  Daedalus Item Code: 63974
 
No playwright has inspired such loyal devotion among performers as William Shakespeare, and here Stanley Wells profiles 39 of the Bard's best interpreters in overlapping essays that combine to offer ... (Read More)
 
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This Land that I Love: Irving Berlin, Woody Guthrie, and the Story of Two American Anthems
John Shaw.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781610392235.  Daedalus Item Code: 61661
 
February 1940: After a decade of worldwide depression, World War II had begun in Europe and Asia; Irving Berlin had captured America's hopeful and patriotic mood a little more than a year before with ... (Read More)
 
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Discover Classical Music of the 20th Century
David McCleery.
Publisher: Naxos.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843792376.  Daedalus Item Code: 54888
 
Even at the beginning of the new millennium, the label "20th-century music" often inspires apprehension in audiences; although Debussy, Vaughan Williams, and Stravinsky have become concert hall ... (Read More)
 
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Victoria: The Heart and Mind of a Young Queen: Official Companion to the Masterpiece Presentation on PBS
Helen Rappaport. Daisy Goodwin, foreword.
Publisher: Harper Design.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062568892.  Daedalus Item Code: 79005
 
(Pre-order now! Release date 1/31/17) Gorgeously illustrated with photography from the Masterpiece presentation on PBS television, as well as period imagery from the era, this companion ... (Read More)
 
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Tibetan Sacred Dance: A Journey Into the Religious and Folk Traditions
Ellen Pearlman.
Publisher: Inner Traditions.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780892819188.  Daedalus Item Code: 64267
 
From the time Buddhism was established in Tibet in the eighth century, adherents have expressed their spiritual devotion and celebrated their culture with dance. The 20th-century diaspora of the ... (Read More)
 
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