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The Story of the Ring: Richard Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen
Retold by Michael Birkett. Elizabeth Bury, illus. Peter Hall, foreword.
Publisher: Oberon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781840029383.  Daedalus Item Code: 41190
 
The son of the 1st Baron Birkett (an important member of the board of judges at the Nuremberg trials and one of the British Parliament's great orators), Michael Birkett, 2nd Baron Birkett, had a ... (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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This Day in Music: An Everyday Record of Musical Feats and Facts
Neil Cossar.
Publisher: Omnibus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849385435.  Daedalus Item Code: 30143
 
As a radio disc jockey in Manchester, England, 20 years ago, Neil Cossar began collecting pop music trivia for his on-air broadcasts—artist birthdays, musical firsts and lasts, chart-topping albums ... (Read More)
 
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A Thousand Times More Fair: What Shakespeare's Plays Teach Us About Justice
Kenji Yoshino.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061769108.  Daedalus Item Code: 36313
 
In this book by the author of Covering (his surprisingly popular discourse on civil rights and discrimination law), constitutional law professor Kenji Yoshino turns to the broad question of ... (Read More)
 
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Ticket to Ride: Inside the Beatles' 1964 and 1965 Tours That Changed the World
Larry Kane.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback & CD.
ISBN: 9780143034261.  Daedalus Item Code: 43388
 
In 1964, the Beatles changed everything about pop music, and inaugurated that great institution of the 1960s and 70s, the rock 'n' roll concert tour. Through a stroke of luck, Emmy Award–winning ... (Read More)
 
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Unsinkable: A Memoir
Debbie Reynolds & Dorian Hannaway.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062213655.  Daedalus Item Code: 42758
 
In the closing pages of her 1988 autobiography Debbie: My Life, iconic actress and Hollywood memorabilia collector Debbie Reynolds wrote about finding her "brave, loyal, and loving" new ... (Read More)
 
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The Violin: An Illustrated History (with CD)
Yehudi Menuhin. Catherine Meyer, contributor. Ed Emery, trans.
Publisher: Flammarion.   Format: hardcover & CD.
ISBN: 9782080300973.  Daedalus Item Code: 41361
 
From its possible origins in the bow and arrow through the legendary Stradivarius, one of the 20th century's greatest violinists and conductors weaves the history of the violin with his own career, ... (Read More)
 
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Warning Shadows: Home Alone with Classic Cinema
Gary Giddins.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393337921.  Daedalus Item Code: 23898
 
Exploring the evolution of film from the first moving pictures and peepshows to the digital era of DVDs and streaming video, cultural critic Gary Giddins considers how technologies have changed our ... (Read More)
 
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What a Wonderful World: The Magic of Louis Armstrong's Later Years
Ricky Riccardi.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307378446.  Daedalus Item Code: 32597
 
Prodigiously researched and richly detailed, this is a comprehensive account of the remarkable final 25 years of the life and art of one of America’s greatest and most beloved musical icons. Ricky ... (Read More)
 
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Wild Women & Tricky Ladies: Rodeo Cowgirls, Trick Riders, and Other Performing Women Who Made the West Wilder
Jill Charlotte Stanford.
Publisher: TwoDot.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762758708.  Daedalus Item Code: 34929
 
In this abundantly illustrated, sassy look at rodeo cowgirls of the past and present, the Oregonian author of The Cowgirl's Cookbook here celebrates dozens of female trick riders and ... (Read More)
 
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Working with Bernstein: A Memoir
Jack Gottlieb.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781574671865.  Daedalus Item Code: 36362
 
Composer Jack Gottlieb has been described as Leonard Bernstein's amanuensis, and the preeminent Bernstein scholar. This memoir, by a man who knew the maestro personally and worked closely with him ... (Read More)
 
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