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Fine and Dandy: The Life and Work of Kay Swift
Vicki Ohl.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300102611.  Daedalus Item Code: 11734
 
Kay Swift (1897–1993) was one of the few women composers active on Broadway in the first half of the 20th century. Best known as George Gershwin's assistant, musical adviser, and intimate friend, ... (Read More)
 
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Geniuses of the American Musical Theatre: The Composers and Lyricists
Herbert Keyser.
Publisher: Applause.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781423462750.  Daedalus Item Code: 21795
 
This book presents 28 illustrated biographies of the greatest songwriters, lyricists, and writing teams of Broadway musicals, from Irving Berlin, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, and Cole Porter to ... (Read More)
 
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The Gershwins' Porgy & Bess: A 75th-Anniversary Celebration
Robin Thompson, text. Marc Gershwin, foreword.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781574671919.  Daedalus Item Code: 36354
 
Premiering in 1935, with music by George Gershwin and lyrics by his brother Ira and DuBose Heyward, the author of the 1925 novel Porgy, Porgy and Bess has endured cycles of praise and ... (Read More)
 
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Glenn Gould: A Life in Pictures
Meg Taylor, ed. Yo-Yo Ma, foreword. Tim Page, intro.
Publisher: Firefly.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781554072897.  Daedalus Item Code: 34405
 
"Master cellist Yo-Yo Ma and Pulitzer Prize–winning music critic [Tim] Page (The Glenn Gould Reader) provide the text for this large-format collection of photographs assembled by publisher ... (Read More)
 
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The Godfather Effect: Changing Hollywood, America, and Me
Tom Santopietro.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250005137.  Daedalus Item Code: 33545
 
In his brilliant examination of our 40-year obsession with the Godfather film trilogy, biographer and longtime New York theater manager Tom Santopietro also gives us a personal reflection on what it ... (Read More)
 
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The Good, the Bad and the Godawful: 21st-Century Movie Reviews
Kurt Loder.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312641634.  Daedalus Item Code: 33546
 
No film snob, the former Rolling Stone senior editor and MTV contributor rolls up his sleeves and delves into some of the best—but mostly the worst—that contemporary Hollywood has to offer. ... (Read More)
 
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Hail, Hail, Euphoria!: Presenting the Marx Brothers in Duck Soup, the Greatest War Movie Ever Made
Roy Blount Jr.
Publisher: It Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061825927.  Daedalus Item Code: 40717
 
Nearly 80 years after its release, the Marx Brothers film Duck Soup remains one of the most influential pieces of political satire in film history. A slim, agile, quick-witted, self-assured ... (Read More)
 
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Halfway to Hollywood: Diaries 1980–1988
Michael Palin.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312682026.  Daedalus Item Code: 33178
 
This second volume of Michael Palin's diaries (quite logically following 1969–1979: The Python Years) covers many momentous things that happened in his life through much of the 1980s, a decade ... (Read More)
 
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Hitler and the Nazi Cult of Celebrity
Michael Munn.
Publisher: Robson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849541893.  Daedalus Item Code: 40137
 
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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Isadora Duncan: American Dancer
Susan Keating. Isabelle Forestier, illus.
Publisher: Mason Crest.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781590841440.  Daedalus Item Code: 30990
 
Inspired by Greek culture, athleticism, and her own irresistible impulses for movement and freedom, Isadora Duncan (1877–1927) is portrayed here as a woman who was born to dance. Realistic yet ... (Read More)
 
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James Levine: 40 Years at the Met
James Levine et al. Peter Gelb, foreword.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781574671964.  Daedalus Item Code: 36356
 
This superb collection of photographs and essays chronicles the career of conductor James Levine over four decades at New York's Metropolitan Opera. Operatic artists like Pierre Boulez, Plácido ... (Read More)
 
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Jazz Modernism: From Ellington and Armstrong to Matisse and Joyce
Alfred Appel Jr.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300102734.  Daedalus Item Code: 40126
 
How does the jazz of Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Fats Waller, Billie Holiday, and Charlie Parker fit into the great movement of the modern arts between 1920 and 1950? Alfred Appel, whose The ... (Read More)
 
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