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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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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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Film and Video Art
Stuart Comer, ed.
Publisher: Tate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781854376077.  Daedalus Item Code: 60128
 
Over the past four decades, film and video have played an increasingly important role in contemporary art. This book traces the history of artists' involvement with the moving image, from the ... (Read More)
 
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George Harrison: Living in the Material World
Olivia Harrison. Martin Scorsese, foreword. Paul Theroux, intro.
Publisher: Abrams.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781419702204.  Daedalus Item Code: 51000
 
Even if you already have your favorite Beatle, this beautifully produced book—a companion to the documentary Martin Scorsese directed for HBO—might change your mind about George, the "quiet" one, who ... (Read More)
 
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Giuseppe Verdi: Pocket Giants
Daniel Snowman.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752493251.  Daedalus Item Code: 63080
 
Deemed the Shakespeare of opera, Giuseppe Verdi (1813–1901)—the composer of Rigoletto, Il Trovatore, La Traviata, and Aida, as well as Otello and Falstaff—is ... (Read More)
 
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Globe: Life in Shakespeare's London
Catharine Arnold.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781471125706.  Daedalus Item Code: 63159
 
The life of William Shakespeare is inextricably linked with the history of London; as Catharine Arnold tells the story, the great dramatist and the great city came of age together at the turn of the ... (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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The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments, Second Edition (5 Vols.)
Laurence Libin, ed.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: 5 set.
ISBN: 9780199743391.  Daedalus Item Code: 63882
 
Thirty years ago, the three-volume first edition of this dictionary was met with wide acclaim and went on to become an essential library research tool. This five-volume second edition—the work of ... (Read More)
 
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Guitars 2017 Wall Calendar: A Year of Pure Mojo
David Shiller.
Publisher: Workman.   Format: calender.
ISBN: 9780761188179.  Daedalus Item Code: 65754
 
Every month of this oversized wall calendar (12 × 28 inches open) spotlights a groundbreaking, rare, or otherwise notable guitar. Check out Elvis's Martin D18, his name spelled out on the top (minus ... (Read More)
 
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Hitchcock and Philosophy: Dial M for Metaphysics
David Baggett & William A. Drumin, eds.
Publisher: Open Court.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812696165.  Daedalus Item Code: 63314
 
The gushing shower in the Bates Motel suddenly becomes a shower of blood. The birds line up on a fence, waiting and watching. An airplane chases Cary Grant through a cornfield. These moments are as ... (Read More)
 
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Hitler and the Nazi Cult of Film and Fame
Michael Munn.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781620877272.  Daedalus Item Code: 42156
 
Adolf Hitler believed that he was more of an artist than a politician, and in his Germany, politics and culture became one. Under his regime, loyal actors, writers, and musicians were lauded, while ... (Read More)
 
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