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Carmen's Dance: A Fantasy of Spanish Flamenco and Opera
Tina Deininger & Gerhard Jaugstetter, photogs.
Publisher: Ear Books.   Format: hardcover & CDs.
ISBN: 9783937406039.  Daedalus Item Code: 52002
Carmen, the fiery Gypsy of opera and literature, has become synonymous with love and jealousy, with the passionate Spanish woman, with the city of Seville, and ultimately with flamenco, which Jean ... (Read More)
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Cecil B. DeMille and the Golden Calf
Simon Louvish.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571229000.  Daedalus Item Code: 44395
An enduring Hollywood legend, Cecil B. DeMille is remembered—and sometimes reviled—for his grandiose biblical sagas, including Samson and Delilah and his 1956 version of The Ten ... (Read More)
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A Christmas Story Treasury: A Tribute to the Original, Traditional, One-Hundred-Percent, Red-Blooded, Two-Fisted, All-American Holiday Movie with Sound
Tyler Schwartz.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762448579.  Daedalus Item Code: 53868
Originally released in 1983, and now the subject of annual 24-hour marathon showings on cable television, A Christmas Story is a bona fide holiday classic and a cherished part of the holiday ... (Read More)
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The Chronicle of Jazz
Mervyn Cooke.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199341009.  Daedalus Item Code: 50817
Year by year, this abundantly illustrated history traces the people and events at the forefront of jazz. It charts the evolution of jazz from its West African and southern U.S. roots, beginning with ... (Read More)
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The Chronicles of Downton Abbey: A New Era
Jessica Fellowes & Matthew Sturgis. Julian Fellowes, foreword.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780007453252.  Daedalus Item Code: 36156
Naturally following The World of Downton Abbey, this gorgeously illustrated volume is a companion to the third season of the Emmy-winning, utterly addictive series from PBS's ... (Read More)
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Classique: Cover Art for Classical Music
Horst Scherg & Robert Klanten, eds.
Publisher: Gestalten.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9783899552287.  Daedalus Item Code: 52695
Although we have grown accustomed to seeing classical recordings with innocuous, even uninteresting cover designs, it was not always the case. As the 777 full color examples in this overview of album ... (Read More)
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Constellation of Genius: 1922: Modernism and All that Jazz
Kevin Jackson.
Publisher: Windmill Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099559023.  Daedalus Item Code: 51081
1922 was the spectacular year that F. Scott Fitzgerald chose as a backdrop for The Great Gatsby. It was also the year in which James Joyce's Ulysses and T.S. Eliot's The Waste ... (Read More)
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A Dose of Rock 'n' Roll
Nancy Lee Andrews.
Publisher: Dalton Watson Fine Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781854432353.  Daedalus Item Code: 32867
"The difference between a good photographer and a great one is access," declares Nancy Lee Andrews in her introduction to this book. "Because of my relationship with Ringo Starr, I was offered a ... (Read More)
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Faber Pocket Guide: Britten
John Bridcut. James Naughtie, foreword.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571237760.  Daedalus Item Code: 50905
Benjamin Britten was one of the great composers of the 20th century, producing a feast of music from an early age and first achieving international fame in 1945 with his opera Peter Grimes. ... (Read More)
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Faber Pocket Guide: Handel
Edward Blakeman. Felicity Lott, foreword.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571238316.  Daedalus Item Code: 50906
Haydn called him "the master of us all," while Berlioz summed him up as "a great barrel of pork and beer"—and Beethoven proclaimed "Handel is the greatest composer who ever lived.... I would bare my ... (Read More)
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Favorite Movies of the 90s: Two-Volume Set
Jürgen Müller, ed.
Publisher: Taschen.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9783836532631.  Daedalus Item Code: 50157
The film industry experienced something of a golden age in the 1990s, producing a plethora of engaging, artistic films in practically every genre. This slipcased, two-volume set profiles 144 of the ... (Read More)
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Fidelio in Full Score
Ludwig van Beethoven.
Publisher: Dover.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780486466170.  Daedalus Item Code: 10021
Beethoven's Fidelio—his only opera—is the tale of the heroic Leonore, who poses as a guard to rescue her husband from political prison, and it has been an audience favorite for nearly two ... (Read More)
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