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Edith Head: The Taj Mini Books Series
Isabella Alston & Kathryn Dixon.
Publisher: Bellagio Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781627320221.  Daedalus Item Code: 70555
 
A Hollywood icon, having won an unrivaled eight Oscars for costume design (from 35 nominations), Edith Head also had such a distinctive personality that she appeared as herself or inspired characters ... (Read More)
 
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Elizabeth Taylor: The Taj Mini Books Series
Kathryn Dixon.
Publisher: Bellagio Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781627320023.  Daedalus Item Code: 70557
 
Known for her stunning beauty and for her seven husbands and eight marriages—two of which were to tempestuous Welsh actor Richard Burton—as well as for the offscreen dramas of her life and for her ... (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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Four-Handed Monsters: Four-Hand Piano Playing and Nineteenth-Century Culture
Adrian Daub.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199981779.  Daedalus Item Code: 63898
 
Frequently understood as a socially acceptable way of flirting, a flurry of hands that made touching—often of men and women—not just acceptable but necessary, four-hand piano playing became a central ... (Read More)
 
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Giacomo Puccini: 20th-Century Composers
Conrad Wilson.
Publisher: Phaidon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780714847757.  Daedalus Item Code: 54397
 
The composer of such works as La Bohème and Madame Butterfly, Giacomo Puccini (1858–1924) gave us some of the world's most popular and widely performed operas. Here Scottish music ... (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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The Great Folk Discography: Volume 1: Pioneers & Early Legends
Martin C. Strong. Robin Williamson, foreword.
Publisher: Polygon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781846971419.  Daedalus Item Code: 70239
 
This thorough compendium by the author of The Great Rock Discography includes more than 500 entries with expansive biographies, more than 2,000 album reviews, and comprehensive discographies ... (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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Henry Cowell: A Man Made of Music
Joel Sachs.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780190227920.  Daedalus Item Code: 63964
 
A pivotal figure in American music, Henry Cowell (1897–1965) was a revolutionary composer, who made a lasting impression on pupils George Gershwin, John Cage, and Lou Harrison. An equally gifted ... (Read More)
 
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I'm Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen
Sylvie Simmons.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099549321.  Daedalus Item Code: 70907
 
The musical legend behind such unforgettable, often-covered ballads as "Suzanne," "Bird on the Wire," and "Hallelujah," as well as groundbreaking literary works like Beautiful Losers and ... (Read More)
 
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Jazz: Body and Soul
Bob Willoughby. Dave Brubeck, foreword.
Publisher: Evans Mitchell.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9781901268584.  Daedalus Item Code: 70501
 
With a foreword by Dave Brubeck, this singular collection of photos by Bob Willoughby forms a superb visual history of jazz on the West Coast in the 1950s, presented in a fine slipcased edition with ... (Read More)
 
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